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College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Andrew J. Gross

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-0183
Resources: Curriculum Vitae 


Dr. Gross' research interests center on the mechanical properties of materials. This includes the design, fabrication, and characterization of architected materials, especially those with nanoscale constituents; as well as the use of full field experimental data for the calibration of material models.


  • Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, August 2015
  • B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University, May 2010

Selected Publication

  • Gross, A. J., & Bertoldi, K. (2019). Additive manufacturing of nanostructures that are delicate, complex,and smaller than ever. Small, 1902370.
  • Gross, A., Pantidis, P., Bertoldi, K., & Gerasimidis, S. (2019). Correlation between topology and elastic properties of imperfect truss-lattice materials. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 124, 577-598.
  • Gross, A., & Ravi-Chandar, K. (2016). On the deformation and failure of Al 6061-T6 at low triaxiality evaluated through in situ microscopy. International Journal of Fracture, 200(1-2), 185-208.
  • Gross, A., & Ravi-Chandar, K. (2015). On the extraction of elastic{plastic constitutive properties from three-dimensional deformation measurements. Journal of Applied Mechanics, 82 (7), 071013.
  • Gross, A., & Ravi-Chandar, K. (2014). Prediction of ductile failure using a local strain-to-failure criterion. International Journal of Fracture, 186 (1-2), 69-91

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