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Stephanie TerMaath

Jessie Rogers Zeanah Faculty Fellow


Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

Senior Engineer and Group Leader, Applied Research Associates

Senior Engineer, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company

Mechanics and Materials Engineer, Exponent Failure Analysis Associates

Phantom Works, Engineer/Scientist Specialist, The Boeing Company


  • High performance computing
  • Structural mechanics
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Material Science


PhD, Cornell University

MS, Purdue University

Honors BS, Penn State University

Professional Service

  • Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Faculty Advisor, WISTAR

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2016 Angie Warren Perkins Award
  • 2016 MABE Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
  • Moses E. and Mayme Brooks Distinguished Professor Award, 2015
  • Penn State Schreyer Honors College Outstanding Alumni Mentor, 2014
  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, 2014


Weigand, J. and TerMaath, S. (in review) Sensitivity Analysis of Out-of-Plane Composite Lamina Properties Relative to Configuration and Constitutive Properties. AIAA Journal.

Goodmiller, G. and TerMaath, S. (in review) Investigation of Composite Patch Performance under Low Velocity Impact Loading.  AIAA Journal.

Adley, M., Frank, A., Danielson, K., Akers, S., Cargile, J., Patterson, B., and TerMaath, S. (2012) Generating penetration resistance functions with a virtual penetration laboratory (VPL).  International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 12(4).

Yavuz, A.K., Phoenix, S.L., and TerMaath, S.C. (2006) An accurate and fast analysis for strongly interacting multiple crack configurations including kinked (V) and branched (Y) cracks.  International Journal of Solids and Structures, 43(22-23), pp. 6727-6750.

Yavuz, A.K., Phoenix, S.L., and TerMaath, S.C.  (2006) Multiple Crack Analysis in Finite Plates.  AIAA Journal, 44(11), pp. 2535-2541.

TerMaath, S.C., Phoenix, S.L., and Hui, C.-Y. (2006) An analytical technique for studying interacting cracks of complex geometry in 2D. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 73(8), pp. 1086-1114.

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