Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, 2009
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, 2008
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, 2006
2014-Present, Associate Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage, Department of Mechanical Engineering
2009-2014, Assistant Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage, Department of Mechanical Engineering
2012-Present, Director, BP Asset Integrity and Corrosion Lab, University of Alaska Anchorage
Professional and Departmental Service
Corrosion, failure analysis, fatigue, materials testing, compliant mechanisms, engineering education
PublicationsM Cullin, T Petersen, N Lobontiu, T Kirk. "Experimental determination of planar compliance values of flexures." Measurement, Accepted. (2014)
M Cullin, T Petersen, A Paris. "Corrosion fatigue failure of a gray cast iron water main." J. of Pipe. Syst. –Eng. and Pract., Accepted, publishing pending. (2014)
N Lobontiu, M Cullin, T Petersen, J Alcazar, S Noveanu. "Planar compliances of symmetric notch flexure hinges: the right circularly corner-filleted parabolic design." IEEE Trans. Automation Sci. Eng. Accepted, publishing pending. (2013) doi: 10.1109/TASE.2012.2228853
N Lobontiu, M Cullin, M Ali, J Hoffman. "Planar compliances of thin circular-axis flexure hinges with midpoint radial symmetry." Mech. Based Des. Struct. Mach. 41.2 (2013): 202-221.
N Lobontiu, M Cullin, J Hoffman, M. Ali, "Circular-Axis Flexure Hinges", International IMT Oradea Conference Paper (2013).
N Lobontiu, M Cullin. "In-plane elastic response of two-segment circular-axis symmetric notch flexure hinges: The right circular design." Precision Engineering 37.3 (2013): 542-555.
N Lobontiu, M Cullin, E Garcia, J McFerran, M Ali. "Compliances of symmetric flexure hinges for planar compliant mechanisms." 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (2012)
M J Cullin, D G Harlow, R P Wei. "Modeling and simulation of constituent particle clustering and distribution in rolled aluminum alloys." Mod. and Sim. in Materials Sci. and Eng. 19.3 (2011)
N Lobontiu, M Cullin, M Ali, J Brock. "A generalized analytical compliance model for transversely symmetric three-segment flexure hinges." Review of Sci. Inst. 82.10 (2011)
A Paris, A Bergeron., M Cullin, A Munk, "Fatigue behavior of stainless steel, titanium, and cobalt chromium molybdenum spinal rods", ASME Conference Paper (2010).