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Orestes Marangos, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher, Drs. Misra & Spencer
Graduate Research Assistant, Drs. Misra & Spencer
Civil Engineering Ph.D.
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Dr. Marangos compeleted his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering in 2010. His dissertation was "Scanning Acoustic Microscopy Modeling for Micromechanical Measurements of Complex Substrates." While working towards his doctorate, Dr. Marangos assisted Dr. Spencer as a graduate research assistant. Upon his graduation, he became a postdoctoral researcher with the BERC.

Selected Publications

Katz, J.L., P. Spencer, Y. Wang, A. Misra, O. Marangos, and L. Friis. 2008. "On the anisotropic elastic properties of woods." Journal of Materials Science, 43(1): 139-45.

Marangos, O., A. Misra, P. Spencer, and J.L. Katz. 2011. “Scanning acoustic microscopy investigation of frequency-dependent reflectance of acid-etched human dentin using homotopic measurements.” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 58(3): 585-95. Abstract.

Marangos, O., A. Misra, P. Spencer, B. Bohaty, and J.L. Katz. 2009. “Physico-mechanical properties determination using microscale homotopic measurements: Application to sound and caries-affected primary tooth dentin.” Acta Biomaterialia, 5(4): 1338-48. Abstract.

Misra, A. and O. Marangos. 2008. “Micromechanical model of rough contact between rock blocks with application to wave propagation.” Acta Geophysica, 56(4): 1109-28.

Misra, A. and O. Marangos. 2010. “Rock Joint Micromechanics: Relationship of Roughness to Closure and Wave Propagation.” International Journal of Geomechanics, 11(6): 431-9. 

Singh, V., A. Misra, O. Marangos, J.G. Park, Q. Ye, S.L. Kieweg, and P. Spencer. 2011. “Fatigue life prediction of dentin-adhesive interface using micromechanical stress analysis.” Dental Materials, 27: e187–e195.  Abstract.

Singh V., A. Misra, O. Marangos, J.G. Park, Q. Ye, S.L. Kieweg, and P. Spencer. 2010. “Viscoelastic and Fatigue Properties of Model Methacrylate Based Dentin Adhesives.” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B, 95B, 283-290. Abstract.

Spencer, P., Q. Ye, J.G. Park, E.M. Topp, A. Misra, O. Marangos, Y. Wang, B. Bohaty, V. Singh, F. Sene, J. Eslick, K. Camarda, and J.L. Katz. 2010. “Adhesive/Dentin Interface: The Weak Link in the Composite Restoration.” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 38(6), 1989-2003. Abstract.