Amit Misra

Professor and Department Chair

3062B H.H. Dow

T: (734) 763-2445






  1. Wang, J, Zhou, Q, Shao, S, and Misra, A (2017). Strength and plasticity of nanolaminated materialsMaterials Research Letters, 5(1):1-19.

  2. Li, N, Demkowicz, M, Mara, N, Wang, Y, and Misra, A (2016). Hardening due to Interfacial He Bubbles in Nanolayered CompositesMATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 4(2):75-82.

  3. Mara, NA, Li, N, Misra, A, and Wang, J (2016). Interface-Driven Plasticity in Metal-Ceramic Nanolayered Composites: Direct Validation of Multiscale Deformation Modeling via In Situ Indentation in TEMJOM, 68(1):143-150.

  4. Sansoz, F, Lu, K, Zhu, T, and Misra, A (2016). Strengthening and plasticity in nanotwinned metalsMRS BULLETIN, 41(4):292-297.

  5. Beyerlein, IJ, Demkowicz, MJ, Misra, A, and Uberuaga, BP (2015). Defect-interface interactionsPROGRESS IN MATERIALS SCIENCE, 74:125-210.

  6. Li, N, Misra, A, Shao, S, and Wang, J (2015). Experimental Quantification of Resolved Shear Stresses for Dislocation Motion in TiNNANO LETTERS, 15(7):4434-4439.

  7. Li, N, Yadav, SK, Liu, X, Wang, J, Hoagland, RG, Mara, N, and Misra, A (2015). Quantification of dislocation nucleation stress in TiN through high-resolution in situ indentation experiments and first principles calculationsSCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 5:15813.

  8. Li, N, Yadav, SK, Wang, J, Liu, X, and Misra, A (2015). Growth and Stress-induced Transformation of Zinc blende AlN Layers in Al-AlN-TiN MultilayersSCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 5:18554.

  9. Shao, S, Wang, J, Beyerlein, IJ, and Misra, A (2015). Glide dislocation nucleation from dislocation nodes at semi-coherent 111 Cu-Ni interfacesACTA MATERIALIA, 98:206-220.

  10. Beyerlein, I, Mayeur, JR, Wang, J, Weng, S, Mara, N, and Misra, A (2014). Survival of the fittest: The emergence of crystallographically stable interphase boundaries under severe plastic deformationPNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(12):4386-4390.

  11. Beyerlein, I, Zhang, X, and Misra, A (2014). Growth twins and deformation twins in metalsAnnual Reviews of Materials Research, 44:329-363.

  12. Dholabhai, PP, Pilania, G, Aguiar, JA, Misra, A, and Uberuaga, BP (2014). Termination chemistry-driven dislocation structure at SrTiO3/MgO heterointerfacesNATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 5:5043.

  13. Li, N, Wang, H, Misra, A, and Wang, J (2014). In situ Nanoindentation Study of Plastic Co-deformation in Al-TiN NanocompositesScientific Reports, 4(6633).

  14. Wang, J and Misra, A (2014). Strain Hardening in Nanolayered Thin FilmsCurrent Opinions in Solid State and Materials Science, 18:19-28.

  15. Beyerlein, I, Caro, J, Demkowicz, M, Mara, N, Misra, A, and Uberuaga, B (2013). Radiation-Damage-Tolerant NanomaterialsMaterials Today, 16:443.

  16. Han, W, Demkowicz, M, Mara, N, Fu, E, Sinha, S, Rollett, R, Wang, Y, Carpenter, J, Beyerlein, I, and Misra, A (2013). Design of Radiation Tolerant Materials via Interface EngineeringAdvanced Materials, 25:6975-79.

  17. Kashinath, A, Demkowicz, M, and Misra, A (2013). Stable Storage of Helium in Nanoscale Platelets at Semicoherent InterfacesPhysical Review Letters, 10:086101.