C. Can Aydıner

Associate Professor
Room / Office: 
Phone Number: 
+90 212 359 4471
Fax Number: 
+90 212 287 2456
  • Ph.D. 2004. Applied Mechanics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
  • M.S. 1999. Applied Mechanics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
  • B.S. 1998. Makina Mühendisliği, O.D.T.Ü, Ankara, Türkiye
  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 2015-
  • Visiting Associate in Mechanical and Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA, USA, 2018-2019
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 2008-2015
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 2005-2008
  • Postdoctoral research associate, Iowa State University / DOE Ames Laboratory, Ames, IA 2004-2005
  • Research Assistant, California Institute of Technology, California, 1998-2004
Courses Taught: 
  • ME 241 Statics
  • ME 345 Mechanics of Materials
  • ME 446 Applied Solid Mechanics
  • ME 447 Introduction to Continuum Mechanics
  • ME 613 Deformation of Engineering Materials
  • ME 618 Mechanical Behavior of Materials
  • ME 502 Advanced Engineering Mathematics II
  • AUTO 542 Finite Element Method
  • AUTO 543 Fatigue And Fracture
Research Interests: 
  • Experimental Mechanics
  • Micromechanics
  • Crystal plasticity
  • Full-field strain measurement
  • In situ microscopy
  • High specific-strength metals
  • Residual stresses
  • Amorphous metals
  • Diffraction measurements of strain
Awards & Honors: 
  • Fulbright Fellowship, Visiting Scholars Program, 2018
  • “Director’s postdoctoral fellowship”, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2005-2008
  • Harold Hellwig Fellowship in Structural Engineering, Caltech, 1998-1999
  • Hacı Ömer Sabancı Bursu , O.D.T.Ü, Ankara, Türkiye, 1994-1998

(Please see the personal website for available manuscript downloads.)

  • S.C. Erman, L. Stainier, C.C. Aydıner, “Guiding severely anisotropic twinning bands in Magnesium: An in situ investigation by full-field microscopic image correlation”, Materials Today Communications, 35 (2023) 106203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2023.106203.
  • E. Kapan, S. Alkan, C.C. Aydıner, J. K Mason, “Energetic contributions to deformation twinning in magnesium”, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 31 (2023) 075002. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-651X/acec8c. 
  • Özdür, N.A., Üçel, İ.B., Yang, J., Aydıner, C.C: "Residual Intensity as a Morphological Identifier of Twinning Fields in Microscopic Image Correlation", Experimental Mechanics, in press., doi:10.1007/s11340-020-00672-8, 2020
  • Shafaghi, N., Kapan, E. & Aydıner, C.C., "Cyclic Strain Heterogeneity and Damage Formation in Rolled Magnesium Via In Situ Microscopic Image Correlation", Experimental Mechanics, 60: 735–751, 2020
  • Üçel İB, Kapan E, Türkoğlu O, Aydıner CC., "In situ investigation of strain heterogeneity and microstructural shear bands in rolled Magnesium AZ31", International Journal of Plasticity, 118:233-51, 2019
  • Enver Kapan, Nima Shafaghi, Sevinc̣ Uc̣ar, C. Can Aydıner, “Texture-dependent character of strain heterogeneity in Magnesium AZ31 under reversed loading”, Materials Science and Engineering: A, vol. 684, pp. 706–711, 2017. (doi: 10.1016/j.msea.2016.12.085)
  • B. Haghouyan, N. Shafaghi, C. C. Aydıner, G. Anlaş, “Experimental and computational investigation of the effect of phase transformation on fracture parameters of SMA”, Smart Material and Structures, vol. 25, 075010, 2016. (doi:10.1088/0964-1726/25/7/075010)
  • C. C. Aydıner, M. Ayça Telemez, “Multiscale deformation heterogeneity in twinning magnesium investigated with in situ image correlation”, International Journal of Plasticity, vol. 56, pp. 203-218,  2014. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijplas.2013.12.001)
  • C. C. Aydıner, M. B. Prime, “Three-Dimensional Constraint Effects on the Slitting Method for Measuring Residual Stress,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology-Transactions of the ASME, 135, 031006 (2013), doi: 10.1115/1.4023849.
  • C. C. Aydıner, J. V. Bernier, B. Clausen, U. Lienert, C. N. Tome, and D. W. Brown, “Evolution of stress in individual grains and twins in a magnesium alloy aggregate,” Physical Review B, 80, 024113 (2009).
  • C. C. Aydıner, D. W. Brown, N. A. Mara, J. Almer, and A. Misra, “In situ x-ray investigation of freestanding nanoscale Cu-Nb multilayers under tensile load,” Applied Physics Letters, 94, 031906 (2009).
  • C. C. Aydıner, D. W. Brown, A. Misra, Y.-C. Wang, J. J. Wall, N. A. Mara, and J. Almer, “Residual strain and texture in free-standing nanoscale Cu-Nb multilayers”, Journal of Applied Physics, 102[8], 083514 (2007).
  • C. C. Aydıner and E. Üstündag, “Residual Stresses in a Bulk Metallic Glass Cylinder Induced by Thermal Tempering,”, Mechanics of Materials, 37, 201-212 (2005).
  • C. C. Aydıner, B. Clausen, E. Üstündag, J. C. Hanan, M. A. M. Bourke and R. A. Winholtz, “Residual Stresses in a Bulk Metallic Glass Stainless Steel Composite,” Materials Science and Engineering A, 399, 107-113 (2005).
  • S. Y. Lee, B. Clausen, E. Üstündag, H. Choi-Yim, C. C. Aydıner and M. A. M. Bourke, “Compressive Behavior of Wire Reinforced Bulk Metallic Glass Matrix Composites,” Materials Science and Engineering A, 399,128-133 (2005).