Assistant Professor of Mechanics

www: http://lab.fs.uni-lj.si/lanem/~brojan.html

E-Mail: miha.brojan(at)fs.uni-lj.si

Phone: +386 1 4771 604

Office: 608

Education
  • Graduate studies (PhD): University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, 2004-2010
  • Undergraduate studies (BSc): University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, 1998-2003
  • High school: Gimnazija Bežigrad, 1994-1998
Employments & Positions
  • Princeton University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Visiting Scholar, Avg.-Nov. 2016
  • University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Assistant Professor of Mechanics, 2015-
  • University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, TA, 2013-2015
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Post-Doctoral Scholar, 2012-2013
  • University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, TA, 2003-2012
Submitted manuscripts

  1. Method of image charges for describing linear deformation of bounded 2D solid structures with circular holes and inclusions

  2. Elastic multipole method for describing linear deformation of infinite 2D solid structures with circular holes and inclusions

  3. Influence of PSD width on GFA index of uniaxially compressed granular materials

  4. A comparison of computational models for wrinkling of pressurized core-shell systems

  5. A shell finite element model for superelasticity of shape memory alloys
Publications
2020
CS 2020
39. Thin-walled Ni-Ti tubes under compression: ideal candidates for efficient and fatigue-resistant elastocaloric cooling

AUTHORS:
Luka Porenta, Parham Kabirifar, Andrej Žerovnik, Matjaž Čebron, Borut Žužek, Matej Dolenec, M. Brojan, Jaka Tušek

JOURNAL:
Applied Materials Today, 2020.

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TWS 2020
37. Multiple Wrinkling Mode Transitions in Axially Compressed Cylindrical Shell-Substrate in Dynamics

AUTHORS:
M. Lavrenčič, B. Brank, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
Thin-Walled Structures, 2020.

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CM 2020
36. A consistent strain-based beam element with quaternion representation of rotations

AUTHORS:
D. Lolić, D. Zupan, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
Computational Mechanics, 2020.

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EM 2020
35. Digital Image Correlation Based Internal Friction Characterization in Granular Materials

AUTHORS:
R. Venkatesh, A. Voloshin, I. Emri, M. Brojan, E. Govekar

JOURNAL:
Experimental Mechanics, 2020.

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IJRMHM 2020
34. Perspectives of metal-diamond composites additive manufacturing using SLM-SPS and other techniques for increased wear-impact resistance

AUTHORS:
R. Rahmani, M. Brojan, M. Antonov, K.G. Prashanth

JOURNAL:
International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 2020, Volume 88, pages 105192 1-13.

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2019
SV 2019
33. Elastocaloric Cooling: State-of-the-art and Future Challenges in Designing Regenerative Elastocaloric Devices

AUTHORS:
P. Kabirifar, A. Žerovnik, Ž. Ahčin, L. Porenta, M. Brojan, J. Tušek

JOURNAL:
Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2019, Volume 65, Number 11-12, Pages 615-630

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CNSNS 2019
32. Computational Finite Element Model for Surface Wrinkling of Shells on Soft Substrates

AUTHORS:
T. Veldin, B. Brank, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 2019, Volume 79, Pages 104863 1-17

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2018
ActMat 2018
31. Elastocaloric effect vs fatigue life: Exploring the durability limits of Ni-Ti plates under pre-strain conditions for elastocaloric cooling

AUTHORS:
J. Tušek, A. Žerovnik, M. Čebron, M. Brojan, B. Žužek, K. Engelbrecht, A. Cadelli

JOURNAL:
Acta Materialia, 2018, Volume 150, Pages 295-307

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2016
JMPS 2016
30. From wrinkling to global buckling of a ring on a curved substrate

AUTHORS:
R. Lagrange, F. Lopez-Jimenez, D. Terwagne, M. Brojan, P.M. Reis

JOURNAL:
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2016, Volume 89, Pages 77-95

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Springer
29. Surgical Tools and Medical Devices: Titanium and Titanium Alloy Applications in Medicine

EDITORS: W. Ahmed, M. Jackson

AUTHORS: M.J. Jackson, J. Kopac, M. Balažic, D. Bombač, M. Brojan, F. Kosel

Springer, 2016

[E-Book] [Hardcopy]
2015
MBEC 2015
28. Biomechanical Study of Different Plate Configurations for Distal Humerus Osteosynthesis

AUTHORS:
M. Bogataj, F. Kosel, R. Norris, M. Krkovic, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 2015, Volume 53, Number 5, Pages 381-392

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IO 2015
27. Minimal cement volume for vertebroplasty

AUTHORS:
D. Martinčič, M. Brojan, F. Kosel, D. Štern, T. Vrtovec, V. Antolič, R. Vengust

JOURNAL:
International Orthopaedics, 2015, Volume 39, Number 4, Pages 727-733

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IJMS 2015
26. Numerical and experimental analysis of elastic–plastic pure bending and springback of beams of asymmetric cross-sections

AUTHORS:
M. Sitar, F. Kosel, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2015, Volume 90, Pages 77-88

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PNAS 2015
25. Wrinkling crystallography on spherical surfaces

AUTHORS:
M. Brojan, D. Terwagne, R. Lagrange, P.M. Reis

JOURNAL:
PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2015, Volume 112, Number 1, Pages 14-19

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2014
AM 2014
24. Smart Morphable Surfaces for Aerodynamic Drag Control

AUTHORS:
D. Terwagne, M. Brojan, P.M. Reis

JOURNAL:
Advanced Materials, 2014, Volume 26, Number 38, Pages 6608-6611

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ACME 2014
23. Large deflections of nonlinearly elastic functionally graded composite beams

AUTHORS:
M. Sitar, F. Kosel, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 2014, Volume 14, Number 4-5, Pages 700-709

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AAM 2014
22. A simple method for determining large deflection states of arbitrarily curved planar elastica

AUTHORS:
M. Sitar, F. Kosel, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
Archive of Applied Mechanics, 2014, Volume 84, Number 2, Pages 263-275

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MAMS 2014
21. A simple one-dimensional model of constrained recovery in shape memory alloys

AUTHORS:
T. Videnič, M. Brojan, J. Kunavar, F. Kosel

JOURNAL:
Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 2014, Volume 21, Number 5, Pages 376-383

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2013
BE-ABC 2013
20. Internal Fixation of Radial Head Fractures with an Intramedullary Nail

AUTHORS:
M. Krkovič, M. Brojan, D. Bombač, D. Hermann

JOURNAL:
Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications, 2013, Volume 25, Number 1, 1350007 (1-7)

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KSSTA 2013
19. Cryopreservation with Glycerol Improves the In-vitro Biomechanical Characteristics of Human Patellar Tendon Allografts

AUTHORS:
L. Suhodolčan, M. Brojan, F. Kosel, M. Drobnič, A. Alibegovič, J. Brecelj

JOURNAL:
Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 2013, Volume 21, Number 5, Pages 1218-1225

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2012
IJSSD 2012
18. On static stability of nonlinearly elastic Euler's columns obeying the modified Ludwick's law

AUTHORS:
M. Brojan, M. Sitar, F. Kosel

JOURNAL:
International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 2012, Volume 21, Number 6, Pages 1250077 (1-19)

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AMS 2012
17. Large deflections of non-prismatic nonlinearly elastic cantilever beams subjected to a concentrated load at the free end and non-uniform continuous load

AUTHORS:
M. Brojan, M. Čebron, F. Kosel

JOURNAL:
Acta Mechanica Sinica, 2012, Volume 28, Number 3, Pages 863-869

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Analiza 2
16. Analiza II

AUTHORS: J. Globevnik, M. Brojan

FMF, 2012

[E-Book]
2011
JRPC 2011
15. Approximative formula for post-buckling analysis of nonlinearly elastic columns with superellipsoidal cross-section

AUTHORS:
M. Brojan, F. Kosel

JOURNAL:
Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 2011, Volume 30, Number 5, Pages 409-415

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JMEP 2011
14. Elasto-plastic springback of beams subjected to repeated bending unbending histories

AUTHORS:
F. Kosel, T. Videnič, T. Kosel, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2011, Volume 20, Number 6, Pages 846-854

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2010
JM 2010
13. The effect of non-constant young's modulus in modelling of tension and compression of superelastic Ni-Ti shape memory alloys

AUTHORS:
A. Pukšič, J. Kunavar, M. Brojan, F. Kosel

JOURNAL:
Journal of Mechanics, 2010, Volume 26, Number 4, Pages 553-561

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Analiza 1
12. Analiza I

AUTHORS: J. Globevnik, M. Brojan

FMF, DMFA, 2010

[E-Book] [Hardcopy]
2009
M 2009
11. Large deflections of nonlinearly elastic non-prismatic cantilever beams made from materials obeying the generalized Ludwick constitutive law

AUTHORS:
M. Brojan, T. Videnič, F. Kosel

JOURNAL:
Meccanica, 2009, Volume 44, Number 6, Pages 733-739

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MMP 2009
10. Response to hot deformation conditions and microstructure development of nimonic 80A superalloy

AUTHORS:
D. Bombač, M. Brojan, M. Terčelj, R. Turk

JOURNAL:
Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 2009, Volume 24, Number 6, Pages 644-648

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2008
RMZ 2008
9. Shape memory alloys in medicine

AUTHORS:
M. Brojan, D. Bombač, F. Kosel, T. Videnič

JOURNAL:
RMZ - Materials and Geoenvironment, 2008, Volume 55, Number 2, Pages 173-189

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JMISS 2008
8. Biaxial constrained recovery in shape memory alloy rings

AUTHORS:
T. Videnič, F. Kosel, V. Šajn, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 2008, Volume 19, Number 8, Pages 861-874

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2007
ZAMM 2007
7. Buckling and post-buckling of a nonlinearly elastic column

AUTHORS:
M. Brojan, A. Pukšič, F. Kosel

JOURNAL:
ZAMM: Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik - Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 2007, Volume 87, Number 7, Pages 518-527

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Springer
6. Surface Engineered Surgical Tools and Medical Devices: Titanium and Titanium Alloy Applications in Medicine

EDITORS: M. Jackson, W. Ahmed

AUTHORS: M. Balažic, D. Bombač, M. Brojan, R. Caram, J. Kopač, F. Kosel

Springer, 2007

[E-Book] [Hardcopy]
RMZ2 2007
5. Review of materials in medical applications

AUTHORS:
D. Bombač, M. Brojan, P. Fajfar, F. Kosel, R. Turk

JOURNAL:
RMZ - Materials and Geoenvironment, 2007, Volume 54, Number 4, Pages 471-499

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RMZ1 2007
4. Characterization of titanium and stainless steel medical implants surfaces

AUTHORS:
D. Bombač, M. Brojan, M. Krkovič, R. Turk, A. Zalar

JOURNAL:
RMZ - Materials and Geoenvironment, 2007, Volume 54, Number 2, Pages 151-164

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K 2007
3. Modified pre-curved patellar basket plate, reconstruction of the proper lengthand position of the patellar ligament : A biomechanical analysis

AUTHORS:
M. Krkovič, D. Bombač, M. Balažic, F. Kosel, M. Hribernik, V. Senekovič, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
The Knee, 2007, Volume 14, Number 3, Pages 188-193

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JRPC 2007
2. Non-prismatic non-linearly elastic cantilever beams subjected to an end moment

AUTHORS:
M. Brojan, T. Videnič, F. Kosel

JOURNAL:
Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 2007, Volume 26, Number 11, Pages 1071-1082

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2005
AAM 2005
1. Local buckling and debonding problem of a bonded two-layer plate

AUTHORS:
F. Kosel, J. Petrišič, B. Kuselj, T. Kosel, V. Šajn, M. Brojan

JOURNAL:
Archives of Applied Mechanics, 2005, Volume 74, Number 10, Pages 704-726

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