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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
  1. Müser, M.H., W.B. Dapp, R. Bugnicourt, P. Sainsot, N. Lesaffre, T.A. Lubrecht, B.N.J. Persson, K. Harris, A. Bennett, K. Schulze, S. Rohde, P. Ifju, G.W. Sawyer, T. Angelini, H. Ashtari Esfahani, M. Kadkhodaei, S. Akbarzadeh, J.-J. Wu, G. Vorlaufer, A. Vernes, S. Solhjoo, A.I. Vakis, R.L. Jackson, Y. Xu, J. Streator, A. Rostami, D. Dini, S. Medina, G. Carbone, F. Bottiglione, L. Afferrante, J. Monti, L. Pastewka, M.O. Robbins & J.A. Greenwood, Meeting the contact-mechanics challenge, Tribology Letters (IF 1.758), 2017 (In Press)
  2. Song, H., A.I. Vakis, X. Liu & E. van der Giessen, Statistical model of rough surface contact accounting for size dependent plasticity and asperity interaction, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids (IF 3.875), 2017, 106
  3. Solhjoo, S. & A.I. Vakis, Surface roughness of gold substrates at the nanoscale: an atomistic simulation study, Tribology International (IF 2.259), 2017, 115
  4. Wei, Y., J.J. Barradas-Berglind, M. van Rooij, W.A. Prins, B. Jayawardhana & A.I. Vakis, Investigating the Adaptability of the Multi-Pump Multi-Piston Power Take-Off System for a Novel Wave Energy Converter, Renewable Energy (IF 3.404), 2017, 111
  5. Solhjoo, S., A.I. Vakis & Y.T. Pei, Two phenomenological models to predict the single peak flow stress curves up to the peak during hot deformation, Mechanics of Materials (IF 2.636), 2016, 105
  6. Solhjoo, S. & A.I. Vakis, Continuum mechanics at the atomic scale: Insights into non-adhesive contacts using molecular dynamics simulations, Journal of Applied Physics (IF 2.101), 2016, 120(21)
  7. Vakis, A.I. & J.S. Anagnostopoulos, Mechanical design and modeling of a single-piston pump for the novel power take-off system of a wave energy converter, Renewable Energy (IF 3.404), 2016, 96(Part A)
  8. Solhjoo, S. & A.I. Vakis, Definition and detection of contact in atomistic simulations, Computational Materials Science (IF 2.086), 2015, 109
  9. Solhjoo, S. & A.I. Vakis, Single asperity nanocontacts: comparison between molecular dynamics simulations and continuum mechanics models, Computational Materials Science (IF 2.086), 2015, 99
  10. Chowdhury, S., A.I. Vakis & A.A. Polycarpou, Optimization of molecularly thin lubricant to improve bearing capacity at the head-disk interface, Microsystem Technologies (IF 0.974), 2015, 21(7)
  11. Vakis, A.I., Asperity interaction and substrate deformation in statistical summation models of contact between rough surfaces, Journal of Applied Mechanics (IF 1.394), 2014, 81(4) &
    Song, H., E. van der Giessen & A.I. Vakis, Erratum: Asperity Interaction and Substrate Deformation in Statistical Summation Models of Contact Between Rough Surfaces [Journal of Applied Mechanics, 2014, 81(4), pp. 041012], Journal of Applied Mechanics (IF 1.394), 2016, 83(8)
  12. Vakis, A.I. & A.A. Polycarpou, An advanced rough surface continuum-based contact and sliding model in the presence of molecularly thin lubricant, Tribology Letters (IF 1.758), 2013, 49(1)
  13. Vakis, A.I. & A.A. Polycarpou, Passive vibration absorption for extremely high density recording, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (IF 1.277), 2012, 48(11)
  14. Vakis, A.I., C.N. Hadjicostis & A.A. Polycarpou, Three-DOF dynamic model with lubricant contact for thermal fly-height control nanotechnology, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (IF 2.772), 2012, 45(13)
  15. Vakis, A.I. & A.A. Polycarpou, Modeling sliding contact of rough surfaces with molecularly thin lubricants, Tribology Letters (IF 1.758), 2012, 45(1)
  16. Vakis, A.I., M. Eriten & A.A. Polycarpou, Modeling bearing and shear forces in molecularly thin lubricants, Tribology Letters (IF 1.758), 2011, 41(3)
  17. Vakis, A.I. & A.A. Polycarpou, Head-disk interface nanotribology for Tbit/in2 recording densities: near-contact and contact recording, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (IF 2.772), 2010, 43(22)
  18. Vakis, A.I. & A.A. Polycarpou, Optimization of thermal fly-height control slider geometry for Tbit/in2 recording, Microsystem Technologies (IF 0.974), 2010, 16(6)
  19. Vakis, A.I., S.-C. Lee & A.A. Polycarpou, Dynamic head-disk interface instabilities with friction for light contact (surfing) recording, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (IF 1.277), 2009, 45(11)
  20. Spagna, J.C., A.I. Vakis, C.A. Schmidt, S.N. Patek, X. Zhang, N.D. Tsutsui & A.V. Suarez, Phylogeny, scaling, and the generation of extreme forces in trap-jaw ants, Journal of Experimental Biology (IF 2.914), 2008, 211(14)

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers
  1. Wei, Y., J.J. Barradas-Berglind, M. van Rooij, W.A. Prins, B. Jayawardhana & A.I. Vakis, A Frequency-Domain Model for a Novel Wave Energy Converter, EWTEC 2017, Cork, Ireland, 27 August-2 September 2017
  2. Barradas-Berglind, J.J., M. Munoz-Arias, Y. Wei, W.A. Prins, A.I. Vakis & B. Jayawardhana, Towards Ocean Grazer's Modular Power Take-Off System Modelling: a Port-Hamiltonian Approach, IFAC 2017 World Congress, Toulouse, France, 9-14 July 2017 (Invited paper)
  3. Dijkstra, H.T., J.J. Barradas-Berglind, H. Meijer, M. van Rooij, W.A. Prins, A.I. Vakis & B. Jayawardhana, Revenue Optimization for the Ocean Grazer Wave Energy Converter through Storage Utilization, RENEW 2016 Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 24-28 October 2016
  4. Barradas-Berglind, J.J., H. Meijer, M. van Rooij, S. Clemente Pinol, B. Galvan Garcia, W. Prins, A.I. Vakis & B. Jayawardhana, Energy Capture Optimization for an Adaptive Wave Energy Converter, RENEW 2016 Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 24-28 October 2016
  5. Solhjoo, S. & A.I. Vakis, Molecular dynamics simulations of rough contact with fractal and statistical surface generation, ASME 2014 12th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design & Analysis (ESDA), Copenhagen, Denmark, 25-27 June 2014
  6. Vakis, A.I., H. Meijer &W.A. Prins, First steps in the design and construction of the Ocean Grazer, ASME 2014 12th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design & Analysis (ESDA), Copenhagen, Denmark, 25-27 June 2014
  7. Vakis, A.I., S.-C. Lee & A.A. Polycarpou, Dynamic contact with friction of an ultra-low flying head-disk interface with thermal protrusion, Asia-Pacific Magnetic Recording Conference (APMRC), Singapore, 14-16 January 2009

Conference (Extended) Abstracts

  1. Brenes-Casasola, J., M. Muņoz-Arias, J.J. Barradas-Berglind, W.A. Prins, A.I. Vakis & B. Jayawardhana, Energy Extraction Analysis of the Ocean Grazer WEC via Digital Particle Image Velocimetry, 36th Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Spa, Belgium, 28-30 March 2017
  2. Barradas-Berglind, J.J., M. Muņoz-Arias, Y. Wei, W.A. Prins, A.I. Vakis & B. Jayawardhana, Energy-based Modeling of the Ocean Grazer Power Take-off System, 36th Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Spa, Belgium, 28-30 March 2017
  3. Mokabber, T., P. van Rijn, A.I. Vakis & Y.T. Pei, Adhesion of cells on synthesized hydroxyapatite coatings with different morphologies, Netherlands Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (NBTE) 25th Annual Meeting, Lunteren, the Netherlands, 1-2 December 2016
  4. Solhjoo, S. & A.I. Vakis, The Area of Contact for Non-Adhesive Rough Surfaces: Comparison between MD and Persson’s Model, Multiscale Materials Modelling (MMM) 2016, Dijon, France, 9-14 October 2016
  5. Solhjoo, S. & A.I. Vakis, Lubricated normal and sliding contact of fractal rough surfaces at the atomic scale, COSTnanoTribo Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 22-26 June 2015
  6. van Rooij, M., H. Meijer, W.A. Prins & A.I. Vakis, Experimental performance evaluation and validation of dynamical contact models of the Ocean Grazer, MTS/IEEE Oceans15, Genoa, Italy, 18-21 May 2015
  7. Solhjoo, S. & A.I. Vakis, Normal contacts of lubricated fractal rough surfaces at the atomic scale, TriboUK 2015, Loughborough, UK, 16-17 April 2015
  8. Vakis, A.I., M. Eriten & A.A. Polycarpou, Molecularly thin lubricant layer contact model accounting for interfacial slip, International Joint Tribology Conference (IJTC), San Francisco, CA, 17-20 October 2010
  9. Vakis, A.I. & A.A. Polycarpou, Nanoscale Mechanics for Extremely High Density Recording, Hellenic Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (HSTAM) International Congress on Mechanics, Limassol, Cyprus, 12-14 July 2010
  10. Zhang, X., K. Li & A.I. Vakis, Biological Inspiration from Dynamic Modeling of Human Hand and trap-jaw ant Mandible Movements, Journal of Biomechanics (IF 2.431), 2007, 40: p. S79
  11. Spagna, J.C., S.N. Patek, A.I. Vakis & A.V. Suarez, Extreme forces and jaw size variation in trap-jaw ants, Integrative and Comparable Biology, 2006, 46: p. E134-E134

Professional Articles
  1. Vakis, A.I. & A.A. Polycarpou, Dynamic adhesive contact with molecularly thin lubricant at the head-disk interface of hard disk drives, STLE’s Official Membership Magazine, TLT (Tribology & Lubrication Technology), 2012 (Invited paper). Additional content: webcast presentation and interview 
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