B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering at the Middle East Technical University, 1990; M.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering at the Middle East Technical University, 1995; Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at University of Florida, 2001.
Areas of Interest
J15. Ozden, E., Menceloğlu, Y. Z., Papila, M., "Engineering Chemistry of Electrospun Nanofibers and Interfaces in Nanocomposites for Superior Mechanical Properties,” Applied Materials&Interfaces, Vol. 2 (7), pp.1788-93, July 2010.
J14. Alkoy, E. M., Papila, M., "Microstructural Features and Electrical Properties of Copper Oxide Added Potassium Sodium Niobate Ceramics,” Ceramics International, Vol. 36 (6), pp.1921-1927, August 2010.
J13. Cilingir, D., Papila, M., "Equivalent electromechanical coefficient for IPMC actuator design based on equivalent bimorph beam theory,” Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 50 (8), pp.1157-1168, 2010.
J12. Dagdeviren, C., Papila, M., "Dielectric Properties of Fibrous-ZnO/PVDF Nanocomposites” Polymer Composites, Vol. 31(6), pp.1003-1010, June 2010.
J11. Alkoy, E. M., Dagdeviren, C., Papila, M., "Investigation of the processing conditions and aging effect on the properties of PZT nanofibers obtained by electrospinning process” Journal of American Ceramic Society,accepted and published online September 2009.
J10. Papila, M., Sheplak, M., Cattafesta, L., “Optimization of Clamped Circular Piezoelectric Composite Actuators,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 147 (1), pp 310-323, September 2008.
J9. Yordem, O. S., Papila, M., Menceloglu, Y. Z., “Effects of Electrospinning Parameters on Polyacrylonitrile Nanofiber Diameter: An Investigation by Response Surface Methodology,” Materials & Design Vol. 26 (1) , pp. 33 - 44, January 2008.
J8. Papila, M., Haftka, R. T., Nishida, T. and Sheplak, M., “Piezoresistive microphone design Pareto optimization: tradeoff between sensitivity and noise floor,” Journal of Microelectromechanical Sytems, Vol. 15 (6), pp. 1632 - 1643, December 2006.
J7. Goel, T., Haftka, R. T., Papila, M. and Shyy, W., “Generalized Pointwise Bias Error Bounds for Response Surface Approximations ,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 65 (12) , pp. 2035 - 2059, December 2005.
J6. Papila, M., Haftka, R. T. and Watson, L. T., “Pointwise Bias Error Bounds and Min-Max Design for Response Surface Approximations,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 43 (8) pp. 1797-1807, August 2005.
J5. Papila, M. and Haftka, R. T., “Implementation of A Crack Propagation Constraint within A Structural Optimization Software,” Journal of International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 25 (5-6), pp. 327-338, December 2003
J4. Kim, H., Papila, M., Mason, W. H., Haftka, R. T., Watson, L. T. and Grossman, B., “Detection and Repair of Poorly Converged Optimization Runs,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 39 (12) pp. 2242-2249, December 2001
J3. Papila, M. and Akgun, M. A., “Post-buckling of Composite I-Sections Part 1: Theory,” Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 35(9), pp. 774-796, 2001
J2. Papila, M., Akgun, M. A., Niu, X. and Ifju, P.,” Post-buckling of Composite I-Sections Part 2: Experimental Validation,” Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 35(9), pp. 797-821, 2001
J1. Papila, M. and Haftka, R. T., “Response Surface Approximations: Noise, Error Repair, and Modelling Errors,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 38, pp.2336-2343, December 2000