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Craig Maloney

334 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD (2005), Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research & Scholarship Interests

Modeling, simulation, and theory of nanoscale mechanics, soft matter, and glasses and amorphous materials.
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Department Research Areas

Honors & Awards

  • 2011 NSF CAREER Award

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Society
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Materials Research Society
  • The Minerals Metals and Materials Society
  • Society of Rheology

Selected Publications

  • K. M. Salerno, C. E. Maloney, and M. O. Robbins. “Avalanches in Strained Amorphous Solids: Does Inertia Destroy Critical Behavior?” Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 105703 (2012).
  • A. Hasan and C. E. Maloney. “Saddle-node scalings in homogeneous dislocation nucleation.” International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering 10, pp. 101-108 (2012).
  • K. Karimi and C. E. Maloney. “Local Anisotropy in Globally Isotropic Granular Packings.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 268001 (2011)
  • D. Kaya, N. Green, C. E. Maloney and M. F. Islam. “Density Invariant Vibrational Modes in Disordered Colloidal Crystals.” Physical Review E 83, 051404 (2011)
  • M. L. Falk and C. E. Maloney. “Simulating the mechanical response of amorphous solids using atomistic methods.” Euro Phys. B. 75(4) pp. 405-413 2010.
  • A. Garg, A. Acharya, C.E. Maloney "A Study of Conditions for Dislocation Nucleation in Coarserthan-atomistic Scale Models", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 75, 2015, 76–92
  • A. Hasan, C.E. Maloney "Inferring Elastic Properties of an fcc Crystal from Displacement Correlations: Sub-space Projection and Statistical Artifacts", Physical Review E 90, 87(5-1), 2012, e062309
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October 26, 2015

MIE Associate Professor Craig Maloney’s research was featured on the back cover of Soft Matter for his article on "Gelation and mechanical response of patchy rods".

May 13, 2015

Learn about Northeastern University’s Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE).