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Significant Contributions

Integrated simulation, machine learning, and experimental approach to characterizing fracture instability in indentation pillar-splitting of materials 

#C. E. Athanasiou, #X. Liu, #B. Zhang,…, H. Gao
#equal contribution
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids

Lead removal at trace concentrations from water by inactive yeast cells

#P. M. Stathatou, #C. E. Athanasiou, …, H. Gao, N. Gershenfeld
#equal contribution
Communications Earth & Environment 2022, 3, 132 (link)

Featured: Forbes, MIT News, Science Daily etc.

Knowledge extraction and transfer in data-driven fracture mechanics 

#X. Liu, #C. E. Athanasiou, N. P. Padture, B. W. Sheldon, H. Gao
#equal contribution
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

High toughness inorganic solid electrolyte reinforced via the use of reduced graphene-oxide 

C. E. Athanasiou, M.Y. Jin, C. Ramirez, N. P. Padture, B. W. Sheldon
Matter 2020, 3, 1-18. (link)
Featured: Science Daily,  Interesting Engineering, Green Car Congress / Commentary by J.L. Lutkenhaus and P. Flouda, Matter, 3 (12), 2020

A machine learning approach to fracture mechanics problems

X. Liu, C. E. Athanasiou, N. P. Padture, B. W. Sheldon, H. Gao
Acta Materialia 2020, 190, 105-112.
(link, PDF)
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Unraveling brittle fracture statistics out of self-healing patterns forming during femtosecond laser exposure

C. E. Athanasiou, M.Hongler, Y. Bellouard
Physical Review Applied 2017, 8, 054013.


 A monolithic micro-tensile tester for investigating silicon dioxide polymorphs micromechanics, fabricated and operated using a femtosecond laser

C. E. Athanasiou, Y. Bellouard
Micromachines 2015, 6, 1365-1386.


M. Stathatou, F. Tourlomousis, C. E. Athanasiou, A. Mershin, N. Gershenfeld, “Materials and Methods for Biosorption of Micropollutants from Aqueous Solutions.” 63/241,968, September 2021.

Thesis Publications

PhD Thesis N#8323, Christos Edouardos Athanasiou, Non-contact femtosecond laser-based methods for investigating glass mechanics at small scales, Suisse: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), 2018.

PhD Committee Members: Prof. Y. Bellouard (Thesis Director, EPFL), Prof. D. Psaltis (Chair, EPFL), Prof. J. Vlassak (Harvard University), Prof. M. Lancry (Université Paris-Sud 11), Prof. F. Sorin (EPFL)