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James Sherwood


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James A. SherwoodInterim Dean of Engineering
  • College
    Francis College of Engineering
  • Department
    Mechanical Engineering
  • Phone
    (978) 934-3313
  • Office
    - Southwick 250
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Research Interests

Composites with specialty in the Forming of Composites, Finite Elements, Sports Engineering with emphasis on Baseball and Football, Constitutive Modeling

Education

  • Ph D: Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, (1987), University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, Ohio
    Supporting Area: Solid Mechanics and Materials Science
  • MS: Applied Mechanics, (1977), University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, Ohio
    Supporting Area: Solid Mechanics
  • BS: Engineering Science, (1976), University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, Ohio
    Supporting Area: Engineering Mechanics

Biography

Dr. Sherwood's most recent works include crash modeling for the Solectria Sunrise All-Composite Electric Car and the modeling and experimental investigation of the bat/ball impacts for Major League baseball and the NCAA.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Fastballs, Flips and Physics _ Science on the Sandlot - Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Featured in ESPN Magazine for compliance testing of Major League Baseball. - ESPN Magazine
  • Invited to be a visiting scientist - Air Force Wright Research Labs in Dayton, OH.
  • Invited to help organize sessions and referee conference papers - Bi-Annual International Conference of Sports Engineering
  • Invited to serve on proposal review panels - National Science Foundation and National Institute of Health
  • Invited to serve on the Editorial Boards - Journal of Sports Engineering and International Journal of Modeling and Simulation
  • Numerous interviews on baseball research. - Boston Globe, Lowell Sun, Nashua Eagle-Tribune and other local newspapers
  • NESN (New England Sports Network) Clubhouse Videos (2014), Service, Community - NESN (New England Sports Network) Clubhouse
  • (2009) - NCAA, NFHS
  • Invited to participate in the PBS Wired Science (2007) - PBS Wired Science
  • Invited to visit the factory in China as a scientific consultant (2007) - MLB
  • Invited to participate in the National Geographic special the "Science of Summer" (2007) - National Geographic "Science of Summer"
  • Invited to participate in a segment of PBS's Scientific American Frontiers (2002) - PBS's Scientific American Frontiers
  • Invited to speak (2002) - Society for American Baseball Research
  • Invited to speak about baseball research (2001) - Massachusetts Professional Engineer's meeting
  • E-Council Teacher of the Year for Mechanical Engineering (1999)
  • E-Council Teacher of the Year for Mechanical Engineering (1998)
  • Teacher of the Year for Mechanical Engineering (1997)

Selected Publications

  • Sherwood, J.A., Hansen, C.J., DRANE, P., Gorczyca, J.L., WHITE, K., Reynaud, E., others, . (2016). An Overview of the NIST FIBERS Roadmap to Advance the State of Composites Manufacturing in the US.
  • Asl, M.E., Niezrecki, C., Sherwood, J.A., Avitabile, P. (2016). Design of scaled-down composite I-beams for dynamic characterization in subcomponent testing of a wind turbine blade (9: pp. 197 - 209). Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series
  • Asl, M.E., Niezrecki, C., Sherwood, J.A., Avitabile, P. (2016). Similitude analysis of composite I-beams with application to subcomponent testing of wind turbine blades (4: pp. 115 - 126). Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series
  • EydaniAsl, M., Niezrecki, C., Sherwood, J.A., Avitabile, P. (2016). Design of Scaled-Down Composite I-beams for Dynamic Characterization in Subcomponent Testing of a Wind Turbine Blade. Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth International Modal Analysis Conference
  • Dangora, L.M., Hansen, C.J., Mitchell, C.J., Sherwood, J.A., Parker, J.C. (2015). Challenges associated with shear characterization of a cross-ply thermoplastic lamina using picture frame tests. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 78 181 - 190.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Drane, P. (2015). Special section on “Technology in Sports Training” (229:2 pp. 79-80). Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology
  • Sherwood, J.A., Cao, J., Boisse, P., Willems, A., Akkerman, R., Harrison, P., Leutz, D., Fetfatsidis, K., Peng, X., Khan, M.R., Mabrouki, T., Lomov, S., Vanclooster, K., Bel, S., Chen, J., Lee, W., Mitchell, C. (). Benchmark Study of Finite Element Models for Simulating the Thermostamping of Woven-Fabric Reinforced Composites. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing
  • Mitchell, C., Dangora, L., Bielmeier, C., Sherwood, J.A. (). Investigation into the Changes in Bending Stiffness of Textile Reinforced Composite as a Consequence of In-Plane Fabric Shear Resulting from Manufacturing. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing
  • Mitchell, C., Fetfatsidis, K., Gorczyca, J.L., Sherwood, J.A. (). Material Characterization and Discrete Mesoscopic Modeling of Composite Materials for Wind Turbine Blades. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing
  • Bielmeier, C. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Sherwood, J.A. (). Meso- and Micro-Finite Element Model Development of Sewing Needle Penetration into E-glass Tow. Textile Research Journal
  • Asl, M.E. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Niezrecki, C., Sherwood, J.A., Avitabile, P. (2015). Predicting the Vibration Response in Subcomponent Testing of Wind Turbine Blades (6: pp. 115-123). Special Topics in Structural Dynamics: Proceedings of the 33rd IMAC
  • Dangora, L., Mitchell, C., Sherwood, J.A. (). Predictive Model for the Detection of Out-of-Plane Defects Formed during Textile-Composite Manufacture. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing
  • Fallon, L., Sherwood, J.A. (). Quantifying the Whip-Action of a Wood Composite Baseball Bat. Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology
  • Bielmeier, C. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Sherwood, J.A. (). Review of Stab and Slash Testing Standards on Woven Fabric for the Development of Flexible Personal Protection Equipment. Textile Research Journal
  • Asl, M., Niezrecki, C., Sherwood, J.A., Avitabile, P. (2014). Application of structural similitude theory in subcomponent testing of wind turbine blades. Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 29th Technical Conference, ASC 2014; 16th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials; ASTM-D30 Meeting
  • Dangora, L., Sherwood, J.A., Gorczyca, J.L. (2014). Investigation into temperature dependence on the mechanical behavior of a thermoplastic fabric for deep-draw forming applications. Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 29th Technical Conference, ASC 2014; 16th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials; ASTM-D30 Meeting
  • Niezrecki, C., Avitabile, P., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., Lundstrom, T., LeBlanc, B., Hughes, S., Desmond, M., Beattie, A., Rumsey, M., Klute, S., Pedrazzani, R., Werlink, R., Newman, J. (2014). Inspection and Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blade-Embedded Wave Defects During Fatigue Testing (13:6 pp. 629-643). Structural Health Monitoring
  • Mitchell, C. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Sherwood, J.A., Dangora, L. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Gorczyca, J.L. (2014). A discrete mesoscopic finite element model used as a design tool for textile composite structures. Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 29th Technical Conference, ASC 2014; 16th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials; ASTM-D30 Meeting
  • Dangora, L. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Sherwood, J.A., Gorczyca, J.L., Mitchell, C. (University of Massachusetts Lowell) (2014). Finite element modeling to predict the formation of out-of-plane defects during the manufacture of textile-reinforced composites. Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 29th Technical Conference, ASC 2014; 16th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials; ASTM-D30 Meeting
  • Yee, J., Sherwood, J.A., Fitzgerald, S. (2014). Batted-Ball Performance of a Composite Softball Bat as a Function of Ball Type (72: pp. 465–470). 10th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA)
  • Ruggiero, E., Sherwood, J.A., Drane, P. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Duffy, M., Kretschmann, D. (2014). Finite element modeling of wood bat profiles for durability (72: pp. 527–532). 10th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA)
  • Drane, P. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Duffy, M., Fournier, J., Sherwood, J.A., Breed, M. (2014). The Behavior of Golf Ball Putting on Artificial Turf (72: pp. 599-604). 10th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA)
  • Ruggiero, E., Sherwood, J.A., Drane, P. (2014). Breaking Bad(ly) – Investigation of the Durability of Wood Bats in Major League Baseball using LS DYNA®. Proceedings of the 13th LS-DYNA International Users Conference
  • Yee, J., Sherwood, J.A., Fitzgerald, S. (2014). Using LS DYNA® to Model the Performance of a Softball Bat as a Function of Ball Type. Proceedings of the 13th LS-DYNA International Users Conference
  • Morris, C., Dangora, L. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Sherwood, J.A. (2014). Using LS DYNA® to Simulate the Thermoforming of Woven-Fabric Reinforced Composites. Proceedings of the 13th LS-DYNA International Users Conference
  • Dangora, L., Sherwood, J.A., Mitchell, C. (2014). Application of a discrete mesoscopic finite element approach to investigate the bending and folding of fiber-reinforced composite materials during the manufacturing process (611-612: pp. 324 - 331). Key Engineering Materials
  • Mitchell, C.J., Sherwood, J.A., Dangora, L.M., Gorczyca, J.L. (2014). Investigation of the mechanical properties of a stitched triaxial fabric (611-612: pp. 332 - 338). Key Engineering Materials
  • Dangora, L. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Sherwood, J.A., Mitchell, C. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Gorczyca, J.L. (2014). Use of a Discrete Mesoscopic Finite Element Approach Implemented in ABAQUS/Explicit to Investigate the Bending and Folding of Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials during the Manufacturing Process. Simulia Community Conference
  • Mitchell, C. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Sherwood, J.A., Dangora, L. (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Gorczyca, J.L. (2014). Using Abaqus/CAE and User-Defined Material Subroutines to Predict the Deformations of a Stitched Triaxial Fabric during Forming Processes. Simulia Community Conference
  • Mitchell, C.J., Sherwood, J.A., Fetfatsidis, K.A. (2013). A methodology for a continuous map of the composite material properties of a wind turbine blade (2: pp. 1022-1037). DEStech Publications
  • LeBlanc, B., Niezrecki, C., Avitabile, P., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A. (2013). Damage detection and full surface characterization of a wind turbine blade using three-dimensional digital image correlation. Structural Health Monitoring, 12(5-6) 430-439.
  • Dangora, L., Sherwood, J.A., Petrov, A., Gorczyca, J.L., Mitchell, C. (2013). Forming of composites using discontinuous non-crimp fabrics (2: pp. 1271 - 1282). 28th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2013, ASC 2013
  • Yee, J., Sherwood, J.A., Fitzgerald, S. (2013). Performance of a composite softball bat as a function of ball type and bat construction (1: pp. 652 - 670). 28th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2013, ASC 2013
  • Niezrecki, C., Avitabile, P., Chen, J., Sherwood, J., Lundstrom, T., LeBlanc, B., Hughes, S., Desmond, M., Beattie, A., Rumsey, M., Klute, S.M., Werlink, R., Newman, J. (2013). Inspection and Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blade Embedded Defects During Fatigue Testing. Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring
  • Kirkwood, R., Sherwood, J.A. (2013). Sustained CAD integration: A proposed method to resolve deficiencies related to data export/import (2 B: pp. Computers and Information in Engineering Division; Design Engineering Division - ). Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • Fetfatsidis, K.A., Jauffres, D., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2013). Characterization of the tool/fabric and fabric/fabric friction for woven-fabric composites during the thermostamping process. International Journal of Material Forming, 6(2) 209 - 221.
  • Mitchell, C.J., Sherwood, J.A., Fetfatsidis, K.A., Dangora, L.M. (2013). Characterization of cured composite materials for wind turbine blades (554-557: pp. 478-483). Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Petrov, A.S., Sherwood, J.A., Fetfatsidis, K.A., Mitchell, C.J. (2013). Finite element modeling of unidirectional non-crimp fabric for manufacturing of composites with embedded cabling (554-557: pp. 484-491). Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Fetfatsidis, K.A., Gamache, L.M., Gorczyca, J.L., Sherwood, J.A., Jauffres, D., Chen, J. (2013). Design of an apparatus for measuring tool/fabric and fabric/fabric friction of woven-fabric composites during the thermostamping process. International Journal of Material Forming, 6(1) 1 - 11.
  • Petrov, A.S., Sherwood, J.A., Fetfatsidis, K.A. (2012). Characterization and finite element modeling of unidirectional non-crimp fabric for composite manufacturing (504-506: pp. 225-230). Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Fetfatsidis, K.A., Mitchell, C., Sherwood, J.A., Harvey, E., Avitabile, P. (2012). Simulating the manufacturing process and subsequent structural stiffness of composite wind turbine blades with and without defects (504-506: pp. 249-254). Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • LeBlanc, B., Niezrecki, C., Avitabile, P., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2012). Surface stitching of a wind turbine blade using digital image correlation (6: pp. 277-284). Springer New York
  • Drane, P., Sherwood, J.A., Colosimo, R., Kretchmann, D. (2012). A study of wood baseball bat breakage. ISEA
  • Ruggiero, E., Sherwood, J.A., Drane, P., Kretschmann, D. (2012). An investigation of bat durability by wood species. ENGINEERING OF SPORT CONFERENCE 2012
  • Yee, J., Sherwood, J.A. (2012). Characterizing the Interactions between Softballs and Softball Bats for Design of Batted-Ball Performance.
  • Munroe, B.J., Sherwood, J.A. (2012). Finite Element Modeling of a Baseball.
  • Giannetti, W.B., Sherwood, J.A. (2012). High Speed X-ray Video Capture of Baseball Impact.
  • Soteropoulos, D., Fetfatsidis, K.A., Sherwood, J.A. (2012). Using Abaqus to Model Delamination in Fiber-reinforced Composite Materials.
  • Fetfatsidis, K.A., Soteropoulos, D., Petrov, A., Mitchell, C.J., Sherwood, J.A. (2012). Using Abaqus/Explicit to Link the Manufacturing Process to the Final Part Quality for Continuous Fiber-reinforced Composite Fabrics.
  • Gorczyca, J.L., Fetfatsidis, K.A., Sherwood, J.A. (2011). Chapter 17: Friction properties of composite reinforcements.
  • Fetfatsidis, K.A., Gamache, L.M., Gorczyca, J.L., Sherwood, J.A., Jauffres, D., Chen, J. (2011). Design of an apparatus for measuring tool/fabric and fabric/fabric friction of woven-fabric composites during the thermostamping process. 1-11.
  • Soteropoulos, D., Fetfatsidis, K., Sherwood, J.A., Langworthy, J. (2011). Digital Method of Analyzing the Bending Stiffness of Non-Crimp Fabrics. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1353(1) 913-917.
  • LeBlanc, B., Niezrecki, C., Avitabile, P., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., Hughes, S. (2011). Full-field inspection of a wind turbine blade using three-dimensional digital image correlation (7979: pp. The Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE); American Society of Mechanical Engineers). SPIE
  • Fetfatsidis, K.A., Sherwood, J.A. (2011). Simulation of the Manufacturing of Non-Crimp Fabric-Reinforced Composite Wind Turbine Blades to Predict the Formation of Wave Defects. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1353(1) 895-900.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Jauffres, D., Fetfatsidis, K. (2011). Finite element simulations of the manufacturing of woven-fabric composite draping during thermostamping.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Fetfatsidis, K., Jauffres, D., Avitabile, P. (2011). Validation of the finite element simulations of the thermostamping of woven-fabric reinforced composites using modal analyses.
  • Soteropoulos, D., Fetfatsidis, K., Sherwood, J.A., Langworthy, J. (2011). Digital Method of Analyzing the Bending Stiffness of Non-Crimp Fabrics.
  • Fetfatsidis, K.A., Sherwood, J.A. (2011). Simulation of the Manufacturing of Non-Crimp Fabric Reinforced Composite Wind Turbine Blades to Predict the Formation of Wave Defects.
  • Drane, P., Sherwood, J.A. (2010). Baseball studies: Baseball bat testing protocol development (2: pp. 2681-2686). Elsevier Ltd
  • Sargent, J., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., Cao, J., Boisse, P., Willem, A., Vanclooster, K., Lomov, S.V., Khan, M., Mabrouki, T., Fetfatsidis, K., Jauffres, D. (2010). Benchmark study of finite element models for simulating the thermostamping of woven-fabric reinforced composites. International Journal of Material Forming, 3 683-686.
  • Jauffres, D., Sherwood, J.A., Morris, C.D., Chen, J. (2010). Discrete mesoscopic modeling for the simulation of woven-fabric reinforcement forming. International Journal of Material Forming, 3 1205-1216.
  • Broe, M., Sherwood, J.A., Drane, P. (2010). Experimental study of the evolution of composite baseball bat performance (2: pp. 2653-2658). Elsevier Ltd
  • Sherwood, J.A., Fetfatsidis, K., Winchester, D., Jauffres, D., Avitabile, P., Chen, J. (2010). Using modal analysis to investigate the validity of finite element models for simulating the thermostamping of woven-fabric reinforced composites. International Journal of Material Forming, 3 687-690.
  • Sutton, A.D., Sherwood, J.A. (2010). Using vibrational analysis to investigate the batted-ball performance of baseball bats (2: pp. 2687-2692). Elsevier Ltd
  • Sargent, J., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., Cao, J., Boisse, P., Willem, A., Vanclooster, K., Lomov, S.V., Khan, M., Mabrouki, T., Fetfatsidis, K., Jauffres, D. (2010). Benchmark Study of Finite Element Models for Simulating the Thermostamping of Woven-Fabric Reinforced Composites.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Fetfatsidis, K., Winchester, D., Jauffres, D., Avitabile, P., Chen, J. (2010). Using Modal Analysis to Investigate the Validity of Finite Element Models for Simulating the Thermostamping of Woven-Fabric Reinforced Composites.
  • Fetfatsidis, K.A., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J., Jauffres, D. (2009). Characterization of the fabric/tool and fabric/fabric friction during the thermostamping process. International Journal of Material Forming, 2 165-168.
  • Jauffres, D., Fetfatsidis, K., Morris, C., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2009). Mesoscopic finite element modelling of woven reinforcements applied to sheet moulding compound forming simulation (pp. Office of Naval Research Science and Technology (ONR); INSTRON; ELSEVIER; Vestas; AIRBUS). International Committee on Composite Materials
  • Jauffr�s, D., Morris, C.D., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2009). Simulation of the thermostamping of woven composites: Determination of the tensile and in-plane shearing behaviors. International Journal of Material Forming, 2(SUPPL. 1) 161-164.
  • Jauffres, D., Morris, C.D., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2009). Simulation of the thermostamping of woven composites: Mesoscopic modelling using explicit FEA codes. International Journal of Material Forming, 2 173-176.
  • Fetfatsidis, K.A., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J., Jauffres, D. (2009). Characterization of the Fabric/Tool and Fabric/Fabric Friction during the Thermostamping Process.
  • Jauffres, D., Morris, D., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2009). Simulation of the Thermostamping of Woven Composites: Determination of the Tensile and In-Plane Shearing Behaviors.
  • Jauffres, D., Morris, D., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2009). Simulation of the Thermostamping of Woven Composites: Mesoscopic Modeling Using Explicit FEA 18 Codes.
  • Morris, C.D., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J., Cao, J. (2008). An experimental investigation of the fabric/tool and fabric/fabric friction during the thermostamping process. International Journal of Material Forming, 1 927-927.
  • Pingle, P., Gorbatikh, L., Sherwood, J.A. (2008). Analysis of multiple rigid-line inclusions for application to bio-materials (10 PART B: pp. 801-807). American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Lee, W., Padvoiskis, J., Cao, J., de Luycker, E., Boisse, P., Morestin, F., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A. (2008). Bias-extension of woven composite fabrics. International Journal of Material Forming, 1 895-898.
  • Cao, J., Akkerman, R., Boisse, P., Chen, J., Cheng, H.S., de Graaf, E.F., Gorczyca, J.L., Harrison, P., Hivet, G., Launay, J., Lee, W., Liu, L., Lomov, S.V., Long, A., de Luycker, E., Morestin, F., Padvoiskis, J., Peng, X.Q., Sherwood, J.A., Stoilova, T., Tao, X.M., Verpoest, I., Willems, A., Wiggers, J., Yu, T.X., Zhu, B. (2008). Characterization of mechanical behavior of woven fabrics: Experimental methods and benchmark results. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 39(6) 1037-1053.
  • Pingle, P., Sherwood, J.A., Gorbatikh, L. (2008). Properties of rigid-line inclusions as building blocks of naturally occurring composites. Composites Science and Technology, 68(10-11) 2267-2272.
  • Fallon, L.P., Sherwood, J.A., Donaruma, M. (2008). An Assessment of Sensing Technologies to Monitor the Collision of a Baseball and Bat.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Drane, P.J. (2008). An Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Performance on Composite Baseball Bats.
  • Sherwood, J.A. (2008). Experimental Investigation of Youth Baseball Bat Performance.
  • Drane, P.J., Sherwood, J.A., Jones, J.W., Connelly, T.P. (2008). The Effect of Baseball Construction on the Game of Baseball.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J., Gorbatikh, L. (2008). Linking Process-Induced Properties to Thermoplastic-Matrix Woven-Fabric Composites Performance.
  • Gorczyca-Cole, J., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2007). A friction model for thermostamping commingled glass-polypropylene woven fabrics. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 38(2) 393-406.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Avitabile, P. (2007). A real-world experience using linkages to teach design, analysis, cad and technical writing (pp. Dassault Systemes; HP; Lockheed Martin; IBM; DuPont; et al). American Society for Engineering Education
  • Sherwood, J.A., Drane, P. (2007). Chapter 6: Design and Materials in Baseball.
  • Gamache, L.M., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J., Cao, J. (2007). Characterization of the Fabric/Tool and Fabric/Fabric Friction during the Thermostamping Process.
  • Shaw, R., Gur, B., Avitabile, P., Sherwood, J.A. (2006). Baseball bat model identification and detection of system changes through in situ experimental modal models developed on the field (pp. Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM)). Springer New York
  • Shaw, R.H., Sherwood, J.A. (2006). Exploring the crack of the bat in the lab: Performance and durability (pp. Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM)). Springer New York
  • Drane, P.J., Sherwood, J.A., Shaw, R.H. (2006). An Experimental Investigation of Baseball Bat Durability.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Cao, J. (2006). Collaborative Research: Enhancing the Understanding of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thermostamping Woven Composites to Develop a Comprehensive Design Tool.
  • Shaw, R.H., Sherwood, J.A. (2006). Experimental Investigations of the Relationship of Baseball Bat Properties on Batted-Ball Performance.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J., Gorbatikh, L. (2006). Linking Process-Induced Properties to Thermoplastic-Matrix Woven-Fabric Composites Performance.
  • Li, X., Sherwood, J.A., Liu, L., Chen, J. (2005). Simulation of Double Dome Stamping of Twill Woven Fabric Composites.
  • Liu, L., Chen, J., Li, X., Sherwood, J.A. (2005). Two-dimensional macro-mechanics shear models of woven fabrics. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 36(1) 105-114.
  • Li, X., Sherwood, J.A., Gorczyca, J., Chen, J., Liu, L. (2005). A Study of the Thermostamping Process for a Woven-Fabric Composite.
  • Sherwood, J.A. (2005). Collaborative Research: Enhancing the Understanding of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thermostamping Woven Composites to Develop a Comprehensive Design Tool.
  • Li, X., Sherwood, J.A., Liu, L., Chen, J. (2004). A material model for woven commingled glass-polypropylene composite fabrics using a hybrid finite element approach (21: pp. 59-70). Inderscience Enterprises Ltd
  • Liu, L., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., Ghosh, S., Castro, J.C., Lee, J.K. (2004). Analytical Model of Shear of 4-harness Satin Weave Fabrics. AIP Conference Proceedings, 712(1) 338-343.
  • Liu, L., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A. (2004). Analytical Model of Shear of 4-harness Satin Weave Fabrics (CP712: pp. 338).
  • Gorczyca, J.L., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2004). Friction at the Tool-Fabric Interface during the Thermostamping of Woven Commingled Glass-Polypropylene Composite Fabrics (7: pp. 337).
  • Li, X., Sherwood, J.A., Liu, J., Chen, J. (2004). Hybrid Finite Element Model of Woven-Fabric Composite.
  • Liu, L., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A. (2004). Material Modeling and Benchmark Testing of Woven-Fabric Composites in the Thermo-Stamping Process (7: pp. 357).
  • Gorczyca, J.L., Sherwood, J.A., Liu, L., Chen, J. (2004). Modeling of friction and shear in thermostamping of composites - Part I (38: pp. 1911-1929). SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Liu, L., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A. (2004). Parametric Study of Commingled Glass/Polypropylene Woven Fabrics during Shear.
  • Gorczyca, J., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2004). Thermostamping of Woven Commingled Glass-Polypropylene Composite Fabrics: FEA with User-Defined Subroutines in ABAQUS/Standard.
  • Qi, X., Mitchell, T., Sherwood, J.A., Dallaire, M. (2004). Ultra-thin whitetopping rehabilitation technology and its bonding evaluation (pp. 566-571). American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Sherwood, J.A. (2004). An Experimental and Finite Element Study of the Relationship amongst the Sweetspot, COP, and Vibration Nodes in Baseball Bats.
  • Drane, P., Sherwood, J.A. (2004). Characterization of the Effect of Temperature on Baseball COR performance.
  • Nabeshima, S., Sherwood, J.A. (2004). Comparison of the Performance of U.S. and Japanese Aluminum Baseball Bats.
  • Sherwood, J.A. (2004). Collaborative Research: Enhancing the Understanding of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thermostamping Woven Composites to Develop a Comprehensive Design Tool.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Sherwood, J., Chen, J. (2003). Friction between the Tool and the Fabric during the Thermostamping of Woven Co-Mingled Glass-Polypropylene Composite Fabrics.
  • Li, X., Sherwood, J.A., Lu, J., Chen, J. (2003). Material Model and Finite Element Model for Woven Commingled Glass-Polypropylene Composite Fabrics.
  • Ospina, M., Vangala, S., Yang, D., Sherwood, J.A., Sung, C., Goodhue, W.D. (2003). Micromechanical characterization of GaSb by microbeam deflecion and using nanoprobe and finite element analysis (782: pp. 173-178). Materials Research Society
  • Fallon, L.P., Sherwood, J.A. (2002). A Study of the Barrel Constructions of Baseball Bats.
  • Drane, P.J., Sherwood, J.A. (2002). The Effects of Moisture Content and Workhardening on Baseball Bat Performance.
  • Chen, J., Chow, S., Lussier, S., Sherwood, J.A. (2002). Viscosity-Based Models for Shear and Friction Response of Glass/Thermo-Plastic Fabrics.
  • Wu, C., Tayabji, S., Sherwood, J.A. (2001). Repair of ultrathin whitetopping pavements (pp. 164-173). National Research Council
  • Gorczyca, J.L., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J.A., Buso, P. (2001). Finite Element Modeling of the Shear Behavior of Woven Co-Mingled lass/Thermoplastic Composites.
  • Chow, S., Lussier, D., Bulusu, A., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2001). Shear and Friction Response of Co-Mingled Glass/Polypropylene Fabrics During Stamping.
  • Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., Buso, P., Chow, S., Lussier, D. (2000). Stamping of continuous fiber thermoplastic composites. Polymer Composites, 21(4) 539-547.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Mustone, T.J., Fallon, L.P. (2000). Characterizing the performance of baseball bats using experimental and finite element methods.
  • Fallon, L.P., Collier, R.D., Sherwood, J.A., Mustone, T.J. (2000). Determining baseball bat performance using a conservation equations model with field test validation.
  • Buso, P.P., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J. (2000). Finite Element Modeling of Co-Mingled Glass/Thermoplastic Fabrics for Low-Cost/High-Volume Composites Manufacturing.
  • King, M.J., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., Brachos, V. (1999). Effect of local material variations on tapered sandwich structures. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 18(16) 1479-1495.
  • Smith, D.R., D'Angelo, J.P., DaSilva, R., Sherwood, J.A. (1998). An Experiment in Improving Student Estimation Skills.
  • King, M.J., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., Brachos, V. (1998). Effect of Local Material Variations on Tapered Sandwich Structures.
  • Brachos, V., Sherwood, J.A., Gorczyca, J.A., Mustone, T.J. (1998). Frontal Impact Investigations on the All-Composite Body-In-White of the Solectria Sunrise™ Electric Vehicle.
  • Rocca, D.P., Sherwood, J.A. (1998). Impact of Steel Projectiles into Thin Polycarbonate Lenses using a Unified State Variable Constitutive Model with Failure in LS-DYNA.
  • Sherwood, J.A. (1998). Using LS-DYNA to Characterize the Performance of Baseball Bats.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Smith, D.R., Weber, S.L., D'Angelo, J.P., DaSilva, R.A. (1998). A Model Course for Integrating Lectures and Labs for a Semester Long Design Experience.
  • Bartlett, W., Sherwood, J.A. (1997). Investigation of Elastic, Plastic, and Creep Response of a Polymeric Clip Using Experimental and Numerical Techniques (pp. 43-45).
  • Parkin, R., Robertson, S., Sherwood, J.A., Smith, D. (1997). Integrating Design, Manufacturing, and Testing across the Mechanical Engineering Curriculum (pp. 113-122).
  • Sherwood, J.A., Quimby, H.M. (1996). Optimization of the manufacturing process of a titanium aluminide metal matrix composite using a viscoplastic constitutive theory. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Transactions of the ASME, 118(2) 235-240.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Quimby, H.M. (1996). Optimization of the Manufacturing Process of a Titanium Aluminide Metal Matrix Composite Using a Viscoplastic Constitutive Theory (pp. 17-22).
  • Sherwood, J.A., Ayres, J.M., Gross, T.S., Watt, D. (1995). An investigation of tire-wheel interface loads using ADINA. Computers and Structures, 56(2-3) 377-387.
  • Quimby, H.M., Sherwood, J.A. (1995). Finite Element Modeling of MMC's (ASME MD-Vol. 63/AMD-Vol. 213: pp. 49-66).
  • Sherwood, J.A., Quimby, H.M. (1995). Micromechanical modeling of damage growth in titanium based metal-matrix composites. Computers and Structures, 56(2-3) 505-514.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Fussell, B.K., Edwards, W.R., Gross, T.S., Watt, D.W. (1995). Study of the pressure distribution on an aircraft tire-wheel interface. Journal of Aircraft, 32(5) 921-928.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Doore, R.J. (1993). A robust methodology for estimating material parameters for the Ramaswamy-Stouffer constitutive model (43: pp. 259-273). Publ by ASME
  • Sherwood, J.A., Quimby, H.M. (1993). Micromechanical Modeling of Damage Growth in Titanium Based Metal-Matrix Composites.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Quimby, H.M., Doore, R.J. (1992). Damage Modeling in Fiber Reinforced Composites (ASME AD-Vol. 27: pp. 59-63).
  • Sherwood, J.A., Frost, C.C. (1992). Constitutive Modeling and Simulation of Energy Absorbing Polyurethane Foam Under Impact Loading" (pp. 55-158).
  • Sherwood, J.A., Frost, C.C. (1991). Constitutive Modeling and Simulation of Energy Absorbing Polyurethane Foam Under Impact Loading (ASME MD-Vol. 29: pp. 347-370).
  • Kroupa, J.L., Sherwood, J.A., Ashbaugh, N.E., Quimby, H.M., Boyle, M.J. (1991). Comparison of Responses of a MMC Using Classical and Unified Constitutive Matrix Theories (pp. 410-429).
  • Sherwood, J.A., Fay, E.M., Jayaraman, N. (1991). Application of a Unified Constitutive Theory to the Nonproportional Multiaxial Strain Deformation of 1045 Steel.
  • Sherwood, J.A., Boyle, M.J. (1990). Investigation of the thermomechanical response of a titanium-aluminide/silicon-carbide composite using a unified state variable model and the finite element method (111: pp. 151-161). Publ by ASME
  • Sherwood, J.A., Stouffer, D.C. (1986). A Constitutive Model with Damage for High-Temperature Superalloys.

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Material Characterization of Composites (2015), Sponsored Research - XCraft
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Wood-Composite Bat Evaluation for Short Season Use (2015), Sponsored Research - Baum Bat Co.
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Fibers and Textiles NNMI (2016), Grant - NNMI Program
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Collaborative Research: I/UCRC for Wind Energy, Science, Technology, and Research (WindSTAR) (2014), Grant - National Science Foundation and company members
    Sherwood, J.A., Avitabile, P., Niezrecki, C., Hansen, C.J., Willis, D.J.
  • AFP (Automatic Fiber Placement) Physics-Based Process Models (2015), Grant - NASA + Aurora Flight Sciences
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Facilitating Industry By Engineering, Roadmapping and Science (FIBERS) to Advance (2014), Grant - National Institute of Standards and Technology
    Hansen, C.J. (Co-Principal), Sherwood, J.A. (Principal), Reynaud, E. (Co-Principal), Gorczyca, J.L. (Co-Principal), Chen, J. (Co-Principal)
  • Concussion Prevention and Diagnosis Workshop (2015), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Sherwood, J.A., Moore, C. (Co-Principal), Wang, X. (Co-Principal)
  • Design of a Test to Quantify Fabric Resistance to Insect Bites (2015), Grant - Natick HEROES
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Multi-Mode Energy Absorption for Helmet Low-Velocity Impact Protection (2015), Grant - Natick HEROES
    Sherwood, J.A., Orbey, N.
  • Prevention and Diagnosis of Concussions (2015), Sponsored Research - Mass S&T
    Sherwood, J.A., Wang, X. (Co-Principal), Moore, C. (Co-Principal)
  • Modeling the Forming Process Used in the Fabrication of Combat Helmets (2013), Grant - Natick HEROES
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Achieving a Sustainable Energy Pathway for Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing (2012), - National Science Foundation
    Schmidt, D. (Co-Principal), Niezrecki, C., Reynaud, E., Turcotte, D.A., Sherwood, J.A.
  • Study of Baseball Compliance and Specifications- Extension (2011), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • SEP Collaborative: Achieving a Sustainable Energy Pathway for Wind Turbine Blade (2012), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Sherwood, J.A. (Co-Principal)
  • 2015 Wind Energy Research Workshop (2015), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Hansen, C.J. (Co-Principal), Willis, D.J. (Principal), Sherwood, J.A. (Co-Principal), Niezrecki, C. (Co-Principal), Inalpolat, M. (Co-Principal)
  • Facilitating Industry By Engineering, Roadmapping and Science (FIBERS) to Advance (2014), Grant - NIST
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Fabric Mechanical Characterization Study (2015), Sponsored Research - Albany Engineered Composites
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Design for Composite Wind Turbine Blades (2014), Grant - NSF WindSTAR I/UCRC
    Sherwood, J.A., Frank, . (Co-Principal)
  • Bat Reinforcement Durability Study (2014), Sponsored Research - Progressive Tool
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Study Simulating Different Profiles in Taper Region of Bats (2014), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Youth baseball bat study using new test procedure (2014), Sponsored Research - Rawlings Sporting Goods
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Study of Protective Headgear (2012), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Study of Protective Headgear- Extension (2012), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Golf Ball Putting - Phase II - Physical and Finite Element Simulation Analyses (2013), Sponsored Research - ABS
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Study of Baseball Compliance and Specifications (2011), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Golf Ball Putting - Experiment and Simulation (2013), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • NFHS Soccer Ball Testing (2013), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • NFHS Baseball Coefficient of Restitution Testing (2013), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Study of International Baseballs (2013), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Study of the Effects of a One-Piece Bat Handle Grip for Wood Bats (2013), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Golf Ball Putting - Experimental Friction and Finite Element Stimulation Analysis (2013), Grant - ABS
  • Study of Fabric Stiffness (2013), Grant - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Taber Abrasion Testing (2013), Grant - UFP
  • Durability of European Beech Baseball Bats (2013), Sponsored Research - Mine Bats
  • Mechanical Characterization of a Material for its Friction and Tensile Properties (2013), Sponsored Research - Aurora Flight Sciences
  • Tater Grip - Study of the effects of a one-piece bat handle for wood bats (2013), Sponsored Research - Global Tour Golf
  • Taber Abrasion Testing (2013), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Tensile Testing of Glass Samples (2013), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Collaborative Research: Planning Grant: I/UCRC for Wind Energy, Science, Technology, and Research (WindSTAR) (2012), Sponsored Research - National Science Foundation
  • Inertial, Physical, and BBCOR Performance Testing with Accelerated Break-In (ABI) (2012), Sponsored Research - Under Armor
  • Study of Durability Improvement for Wood Baseball Bats (2012), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • Study of Protective Headgear (2012), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • An Experimental and Finite Element Study of the Relationship between a Softball and the Feel of a Softball Bat (2011), Sponsored Research - Combat Sports
  • Study of Baseball Compliance and Specifications (2011), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • Study to Develop a Protocol for Adopting New Wood Species for Listing in the Wooden Baseball Bat Supplier Regulations (2011), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • Automotive Lightweight Composite Structures with Embedded Communications (2010), - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Automotive Lightweight Composite Structures with Embedded Communications (2010), Sponsored Research - National Center for Manufacturing Sciences and United States Department of Energy
  • Mechanical Characterization of Fabrics (2012), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Study of Bat Constructed Using Molding Process (2012), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Study of European Beech - Species Durability Study - Specific Densities (2013), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Collaborative Research: Planning Grant: I/UCRC for Wind Energy, Science, Technolo (2012), Grant -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Co-Principal)
  • Study of Durability Improvement for Wood Baseball Bats (2012), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Study to Develop a Protocol for Adopting New Wood Species for Listing in the Wood (2011), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Study of High School Baseballs (2012), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Study and Compare Wood-Composite Bat Design (2012), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Study of Fabric Bending Stiffness (2012), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • A Fundamental Study of the Relationship of Batted-Ball Speed (2011), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Aluminum Bat Coating Performance Project (2012), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Aluminum Bat Coating Performance (2012), Sponsored Research - U.S. Chrome Corp
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Flowform Bat Project (2012), Sponsored Research - Dynamic Flowform Corp
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Mizuno Durability Study - Repeated Impacts (2012), Sponsored Research - Mizuno USA
  • Performance and Construction of NFHS Baseballs (2012), Sponsored Research - National Federation of High Schools
  • Performance and Durability Study of a Laminated Baseball Bat (2012), Sponsored Research - Rutland Plywood Corp
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Study and Compare Wood-Composite Bat Design (2012), Sponsored Research - Rawlings Sporting Goods
  • Study of the Taper Durability of Bats (2012), Sponsored Research - Marucci Sports
  • Wind Energy Research Workshop (2011), Grant - National Science Foundation
  • Development of a Baseball Bat through Characterization of Barrel Section Properties (2011), Sponsored Research - PlastiComp
  • Effect of Environmental Conditions on Batted-Ball Performance (2011), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • Workshop: 2011 Wind Energy Research Workshop, Lowell, MA August 2011 (2011), Grant -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Co-Principal)
  • Study of the Taper Durability of Bats (2011), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • D271 Wood-Composite Study (2011), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Comparison of a Composite Wood Bat to a Solid Wood Bat for use in Minor League Baseball (2011), Sponsored Research - DeMarini
  • The Brown University Batting Cage Bat Performance Study (2011), Sponsored Research - USA Baseball
  • Studies of Baseball Bat Characterization, Modeling, and Construction (2010), Sponsored Research - PlastiComp
  • Wind and Clean Energy Initiative to Build Collaboration and Cluster Competitiveness (2010), Sponsored Research - Science and Technology Initiatives Fund Massachusetts
  • Effect of Manufacturing-Induced Defects on Reliability of Composite Wind Turbine Blades (2009), Sponsored Research - United States Department of Energy
  • Invention of Potential Durability Improvements for Chemical Treated Baseball Bat (2009), Sponsored Research - Pioneer Industrial Corp.
  • NCAA Baseball Bat Research and Certification (2006), Sponsored Research - NCAA
  • Mizuno Durability Study - Repeated Impacts (2011), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • USA Baseball Batting Cage Study (2011), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Studies of Baseball Bat Characterization, Modeling and Construction (2010), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Invention of Potential Durability Improvements for Chemical Treated Baseball Bat (2009), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Accelerated Break-In Study of Little League Youth Composite Bats (2010), Sponsored Research - Little League Baseball
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Baseball Bat Durability (2010), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Study of Comparative Performances and Other Properties of Solid Wood Barrel (2009), Sponsored Research - MetalWood Bat Co.
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Investigation of Potential Durability Improvements for a Reinforced Baseball Bat (2009), -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Investigation of the Comparative Durability of Laminated Wood Baseball Bat Design (2008), Grant -
    Sherwood, J.A. (Principal)
  • Drape Analysis of SMC Structural Parts (2008), Sponsored Research - United States Council for Automotive Research Automotive Composites Consortium
  • Linking Process-Induced Properties to Thermoplastic-Matrix Woven-Fabric Composites Performance (2005), Sponsored Research - National Science Foundation
  • (2007), - National Science Foundation
    Kurup, P.U. (Co-Principal), Niezrecki, C. (Principal), Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., Avitabile, P.
  • Collaborative International Research to Explore a Global Bat-Performance Standard (2007), Sponsored Research - All Japan Baseball Bat Industry Association
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • MRI: Acquisition of a 3D Scanning Laser Vibrometer (2007), Sponsored Research - National Science Foundation
  • Durability Study to Investigate a new Composite Design for Softball Bats (2006), Sponsored Research - Excel OYJ
  • Experimental Characterization of Aluminum Alloy Tubes (2006), Sponsored Research - AlCan
  • Study to Investigate a Special Maple and Birch Woods for Wood Baseball Bat Design (2006), Sponsored Research - BatCo
  • Collaborative Research: Enhancing the Understanding of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thermostamping Woven Composites to Develop a Comprehensive Design Tool (2003), Sponsored Research - National Science Foundation
  • Investigation of the Durability of Youth Al Baseball Bat Designs (2006), Sponsored Research - PowerMetal Technologies
  • Comparison of the 2003 NCAA Baseball Bat Certification Protocol and the ASTM High-Speed Baseball Standard (2005), Sponsored Research - NCAA
  • Design and Testing of a Revolutionary Helmet (2005), Sponsored Research - Xenith
  • Laboratory and Field Experimental Investigations of the Relationship of Bat Properties on Batted-Ball Performance (2005), Sponsored Research - Rawlings Sporting Goods
  • Multifunctional Composites (2004), Sponsored Research - NASA SBIR Phase II with EIC Laboratories
  • Experimental Investigation of Wood Baseball Bat Durability (2004), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • Comparison Testing of the Regular Season and World Series Baseballs for 2003, 2004, and 2005 (2003), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • Test Program for Composite Materials (2003), Sponsored Research - KaZaK Composites
  • NCAA Baseball Bat Certification (1999), Sponsored Research - NCAA et al.
  • Honeycomb Compression and Crush Tests (2004), Sponsored Research - KaZaK Composites
  • Testing of Carbons (2004), Sponsored Research - Triton
  • Carbon and Ceramic Foam Compression Test (2003), Sponsored Research - KaZaK Composites
  • Design of an Attachment Insert for a Balsa-Core Composite Pan (2003), Sponsored Research - Office of Naval Research STTR with KaZaK Composites
  • Evaluate the Structural Performance of a US Navy Equipment Mounting Adapter System (2003), Sponsored Research - KaZaK Composites
  • Perform Tensile and 4-Point Bend Tests (2003), Sponsored Research - KaZaK Composites
  • PTC Collaborative Learning and Reference Center - Lowell Campus (2003), Sponsored Research - Parametric Technologies
  • Provide Strength and Stiffness Evaluation of Laminated and Pultruded Glass-Vinyl Ester and Hybrid Glass/Graphite-Vinyl Ester Composites (2003), Grant - KaZaK Composites
  • Evaluation of the Regular Season Minor League Baseballs (2003), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • Short Beam Shear Tests on Boron Epoxy Tape (2003), Sponsored Research - Specialty Materials
  • Continuation of the Major League Baseball Studies (2002), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • Investigation of the Relationship among Wood Bat Performance, Material Choice, and Manufacturing Process (2002), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • NCAA 32-in and 33-in Baseball Bat Research (2002), Sponsored Research - NCAA
  • NCAA Baseball Bat Research; $62,384 (2000), Sponsored Research - NCAA
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Modeling of Co-mingled Glass/Thermoplastic Fabrics for Low-Cost/High-Volume Composites Manufacturing (1998), Sponsored Research - National Science Foundation GOALI (w/ Ford Motor Company)
  • NCAA Baseball Bat Research; $`16,000 (2000), Sponsored Research - NCAA
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Composite Side Intrusion Beam (1999), Sponsored Research - Ford Research Lab
  • NCAA Baseball Bat Research (1999), Sponsored Research - NCAA
  • NFHS Baseball Bat Research (1999), Sponsored Research - NFHS
  • Establishment of a Baseball Research Center (1998), Grant - Major League Baseball and Rawlings Sporting Goods
  • Characterization of a Composite Material Air Separation System (1998), Sponsored Research - Innovative Membrane Systems, Norwood, MA
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • WWW Based Instruction and Survey of Finite Element Methods (1997), Grant - University of Massachusetts Professional Developments Grant
    Sherwood, J.A.
  • Design for Crashworthiness (1997), Sponsored Research - Solectria, Wilmington, MA
  • Experimental Testing of Wheel Wells (1997), Sponsored Research - Solectria, Wilmington, MA
  • Design and Performance of Baseball Bats: Analysis & Experiment (1997), Sponsored Research - Major League Baseball
  • Assuring the Structural Integrity and CAD Documentation of the Sunrise Vehicle (1996), Sponsored Research - Solectria, Wilmington, MA
  • Design for Manufacturing and Crashworthiness (1995), Sponsored Research - Solectria and Northeast Alternative Vehicle Consortium/ARPA
  • Product Realization Curriculum Support (1995), Sponsored Research - NSF Engineering Academy of Southern New England
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 201/208 Instrument Panel Program (1994), Sponsored Research - Davidson-Textron, Dover, NH
  • Aircraft Tire/Wheel Interface Load Measurement (1991), Sponsored Research - Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • Constitutive Modeling of Metal Matrix Composites (1991), Sponsored Research - AFOSR/NASA/Ohio Aerospace Institute
  • Aircraft Tire/Wheel Interface Load Measurement (1990), Sponsored Research - Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • Optimization of the Manufacturing Process of a Titanium Aluminide Metal Matrix Composite Using a Viscoplastic Constitutive Theory (1990), Sponsored Research - ASME Engineering Foundation and AFOSR
  • Investigation of the Thermomechanical Behavior of a Titanium Aluminide Metal Matrix Composite Using a Viscoplastic Constitutive Model (1989), Sponsored Research - Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • Predicting the Impact Response of Energy Absorbing Urethan Foam (1989), Sponsored Research - Davidson-Textron, Dover, NH
  • Development of an Aircraft Tire/Wheel Interface Model for Flange/Beadseat Contact Loads (1988), Sponsored Research - Air Force Office of Scientific Research