Daniel Kiracofe

Daniel Roy Kiracofe

Assistant Professor - Educator

Rhodes Hall


CEAS - Mechanical Eng - 0072


Ph. D., Purdue University West Lafayette, IN, 2012 (Mechanical Engineering)

M.S., Ohio State University Columbus OH, 2004 (Mechanical Engineering)

B.S., Ohio State University Columbus OH, 2002 (Computer Science Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

2012 -2019 Senior Engineer, Vibration and rotordynamics of large commercial jet engines. , GE Aviation, Cincinnati OH

Research and Practice Interests

Mechanical vibrations and dynamics, rotordynamics of turbomachinery, sound & vibration damping, atomic force microscopy.

Research Support

Grant: #N/A Investigators:Kiracofe, Daniel 07-01-2020 -06-30-2021 UC's Launch Awards Spring Semester (20SS) Research Launch Awards Role:PI $3,500.00 Active Level:Internal UC


Peer Reviewed Publications

Rajabifar B.;Jadhav J.;Kiracofe D.;Meyers G.;Raman A. (12-11-2018. )Dynamic AFM on Viscoelastic Polymer Samples with Surface Forces.Macromolecules, ,51 (23 ),9649-9661

Balasubramaniam S.;Kiracofe D.;Raman A. (11-08-2013. )Understanding Surface Forces Using Static and Dynamic Approach-Retraction Curves.Scanning Probe Microscopy for Industrial Applications: Nanomechanical Characterization, ,49-94

Kiracofe D.;Raman A.;Yablon D. (10-14-2013. )Multiple regimes of operation in bimodal AFM: Understanding the energy of cantilever eigenmodes.Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, ,4 (1 ),385-393

Kiracofe D.;Raman A. (12-01-2012. )Non-linear frequency response of atomic force microscope cantilevers at the solid-liquid interface.Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, ,5 ,319-328

Kiracofe D.;Raman A. (11-05-2012. )Nonlinear dynamics of the atomic force microscope at the liquid-solid interface.Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, ,86 (20 ),

Kiracofe D.;Melcher J.;Raman A. (04-10-2012. )Fundamentals of AFM Cantilever Dynamics in Liquid Environments.Atomic Force Microscopy in Liquid: Biological Applications, ,121-155

Martinez-Martin D.;Carrasco C.;Hernando-Perez M.;de Pablo P.J.;Gomez-Herrero J.;Perez R.;Mateu M.G.;Carrascosa J.L.;Kiracofe D.;Melcher J.;Raman A. (01-25-2012. )Resolving structure and mechanical properties at the nanoscale of viruses with frequency modulation .PLoS ONE, ,7 (1 ),

Kiracofe D.;Melcher J.;Raman A. (01-01-2012. )Gaining insight into the physics of dynamic atomic force microscopy in complex environments using th.Review of Scientific Instruments, ,83 (1 ),

Kiracofe D.;Raman A. (12-02-2011. )Quantitative force and dissipation measurements in liquids using piezo-excited atomic force microsco.Nanotechnology, ,22 (48 ),

Kiracofe D.;Raman A. (12-01-2011. )Unifying theory of quantitative atomic force microscopy using piezo excitation in liquids.Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, ,7 ,507-524

Labuda A.;Kobayashi K.;Kiracofe D.;Suzuki K.;Grütter P.;Yamada H. (09-20-2011. )Comparison of photothermal and piezoacoustic excitation methods for frequency and phase modulation a.AIP Advances, ,1 (2 ),

Kiracofe D.;Yazdanpanah M.;Raman A. (07-22-2011. )Mass and stiffness calibration of nanowires using thermally driven vibration.Nanotechnology, ,22 (29 ),

Kiracofe D.;Kobayashi K.;Labuda A.;Raman A.;Yamada H. (01-01-2011. )High efficiency laser photothermal excitation of microcantilever vibrations in air and liquids.Review of Scientific Instruments, ,82 (1 ),

Kiracofe D.;Raman A. (12-01-2010. )Non-linear dynamics of microcantilevers in liquid environment atomic force microscopy when operating.Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, ,4 ,477-487

Lozano J.;Kiracofe D.;Melcher J.;Garcia R.;Raman A. (11-19-2010. )Calibration of higher eigenmode spring constants of atomic force microscope cantilevers.Nanotechnology, ,21 (46 ),

Kiracofe D.;Raman A. (08-01-2010. )Microcantilever dynamics in liquid environment dynamic atomic force microscopy when using higher-ord.Journal of Applied Physics, ,108 (3 ),

Kiracofe D.;Raman A. (02-24-2010. )On eigenmodes, stiffness, and sensitivity of atomic force microscope cantilevers in air versus liqui.Journal of Applied Physics, ,107 (3 ),

Kiracofe D.;Parker R. (06-13-2008. )Structured vibration modes of general compound planetary gear systems.2007 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2007, ,7 ,511-526

Kiracofe D.;Parker R. (02-01-2007. )Structured vibration modes of general compound planetary gear systems.Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Transactions of the ASME, ,129 (1 ),1-16

Contact Information

Phone: 513-556-2757