Francesco Simonetti

Francesco Simonetti

Professor

Rhodes Hall

726

CEAS - Aerospace Eng & Eng Mechanics - 0070

Research Support

Grant: #PO# 200-18 -14Q16040 Investigators:Simonetti, Francesco 06-22-2012 -12-31-2012 General Electric Aviation UCRI/NDE of Delaminations in Complex Geometries Phase 1 Role:PI $227,000.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #EP-P44363/C193 - Under Master EP-P44636/C19356 Investigators:Simonetti, Francesco 06-14-2012 -12-31-2012 Electric Power Research Institute Data Processing Algorithms for Cast Austenitic Stainless Steel Role:PI $25,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #00-10001292 Investigators:Simonetti, Francesco 08-19-2013 -12-31-2013 Electric Power Research Institute Image Processing of Cast Austenitic Stainless Steel Data Role:PI $19,987.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #Teaming Agmt - AFRL BAA-RQKM-2014-0012 Investigators:Liu, Guirong; Nagy, Peter; Simonetti, Francesco 02-06-2014 -02-05-2015 Wyle Laboratories, Inc. Non-Exclusive Teaming Agreement between Wyle Laboratories, Inc and the University of Cincinnati Role:Collaborator $.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #SC 5860-2094 / N00014-15-P-1110 Investigators:Simonetti, Francesco 07-06-2015 -05-01-2016 Department of Defense STTR - Additive Manufacturing Development of Efficiently Cooled Heat Exchanges Role:PI $34,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #S-108-050-003 / FA8814-15-C-0007 Investigators:Simonetti, Francesco 08-25-2015 -08-18-2017 Air Force Research Laboratory Develop Technology to Use in Scanning Acoustic Microscopy Role:PI $172,218.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #URC Interdisciplinary Award AY2015-16 Investigators:Buchanan, Relva; Gutmark, Ephraim; Jog, Milind; Simonetti, Francesco 05-01-2016 -04-30-2017 UC's University Research Council MATERIAL SURVIVABILITY AND ABLATION INVESTIGATION USING THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER OF A ROTATING DETONATION ENGINE Role:Collaborator $25,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #SAA 8-380-2-161 Investigators:Simonetti, Francesco 02-10-2016 -02-28-2018 Qatar Foundation Corrosion and Erosion Monitoring with Computerized Tomography Role:PI $308,496.00 Active Level:Foreign Non-Profit

Grant: #PO 200-1J-14U11412 Investigators:Simonetti, Francesco 09-01-2019 -12-31-2019 General Electric Company Co-op Research Opportunities in Cryo-UT Evaluation Role:PI $35,899.00 Awarded Level:Industry

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Brath A.; Davis K.; Hayes B.; Porter J.; Satow I.; Simonetti F.; Wells K. (04-01-2018. )Cryo-Ultrasonic NDE: Ice-Cold Ultrasonic Waves for the Detection of Damage in Complex-Shaped Enginee.IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, ,65 (4 ),638-647

Brath A.; Simonetti F. (10-01-2017. )Phased Array Imaging of Complex-Geometry Composite Components.IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, ,64 (10 ),1573-1582

Friedl J.; Howard P.; Quintero R.; Sellinger A.; Simonetti F. (06-01-2017. )Noncontact laser ultrasonic inspection of Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs).NDT and E International, ,88 ,8-16

Brath A.; Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Simonetti F. (05-01-2017. )Guided Wave Tomography of Pipe Bends.IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, ,64 (5 ),847-858

Brath A.; Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Simonetti F. (05-01-2017. )Experimental Validation of a Fast Forward Model for Guided Wave Tomography of Pipe Elbows.IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, ,64 (5 ),859-871

Instanes G.; Pedersen A.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2017. )First field results of guided wave tomography for continuous monitoring of corrosion and erosion dam .Structural Health Monitoring 2017: Real-Time Material State Awareness and Data-Driven Safety Assurance - Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2017, ,2 ,2961-2968

Instanes G.; Pedersen A.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2017. )Long-range detection of wet insulation and corrosion products for CUI .EUROCORR 2017 - The Annual Congress of the European Federation of Corrosion, 20th International Corrosion Congress and Process Safety Congress 2017, ,

Simonetti F.; Willey C. (06-01-2016. )A two-dimensional analysis of the sensitivity of a pulse first break to wave speed contrast on a sca.Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, ,139 (6 ),3145-3158

Instanes G.; Pedersen A.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2015. )Unique technology for 3D integrity monitoring of subsea pipes .Society of Petroleum Engineers - Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, ADIPEC 2015, ,

Bejjavarapu S.; Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Pedersen A.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2015. )Long-range microwave detection of wet insulation for CUI mitigation .NACE - International Corrosion Conference Series, ,2015-January ,

Brath A.; Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Pedersen A.; Simonetti F.; Willey C. (01-01-2015. )Ultrasonic computerized tomography for continuous monitoring of corrosion and erosion damage in pipe .NACE - International Corrosion Conference Series, ,2015-January ,

Bejjavarapu S.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2014. )An Experimental Model for Guided Microwave Backscattering from Wet Insulation in Pipelines.Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, ,33 (4 ),583-596

Quintero R.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2014. )Ultrasonic estimation of the contact angle of a sessile droplet.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1581 33 ,1695-1702

Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Simonetti F.; Willey C. (01-01-2014. )Thermal stability of curved ray tomography for corrosion monitoring.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1581 33 ,324-331

Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Simonetti F.; Willey C. (01-01-2014. )Guided wave tomography of pipes with high-order helical modes.NDT and E International, ,65 ,8-21

Brath A.; Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2014. )Guided wave radiation from a point source in the proximity of a pipe bend.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1581 33 ,316-323

Brath A.; Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2014. )Acoustic formulation of elastic guided wave propagation and scattering in curved tubular structures.IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, ,61 (5 ),815-829

Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2014. )Corrosion and erosion monitoring in plates and pipes using constant group velocity Lamb wave inspect.Ultrasonics, ,54 (7 ),1832-1841

Quintero R.; Simonetti F. (10-24-2013. )Rayleigh wave scattering from sessile droplets.Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, ,88 (4 ),

Huthwaite P.; Simonetti F. (07-01-2013. )High-resolution guided wave tomography.Wave Motion, ,50 (5 ),979-993

Huthwaite P.; Simonetti F.; Zwiebel A. (03-19-2013. )A new regularization technique for limited-view sound-speed imaging.IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, ,60 (3 ),603-613

Huthwaite P.; Simonetti F. (11-26-2012. )Modeling the measurement of ultrasonic beams transmitted through a penetrable acoustic cone.IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, ,59 (10 ),2292-2303

Duric N.; Huthwaite P.; Simonetti F. (09-01-2012. )Combining time of flight and diffraction tomography for high resolution breast imaging: Initial invi.Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, ,132 (3 ),1249-1252

Huthwaite P.; Simonetti F. (07-13-2012. )Damage detection through sound speed reconstruction.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1430 (31 ),777-784

Hutt T.; Simonetti F. (07-13-2012. )Experimental observation of super-resolution imaging in highly attenuative media.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1430 (31 ),739-746

Bradley I.; Jones R.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (07-13-2012. )Use of microwaves for the detection of corrosion under insulation: The effect of bends.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1430 (31 ),1665-1672

Bradley I.; Jones R.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (06-01-2012. )The effect of bends on the long-range microwave inspection of thermally insulated pipelines for the .Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, ,31 (2 ),117-127

Bradley I.; Jones R.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (03-01-2012. )Use of microwaves for the detection of water as a cause of corrosion under insulation.Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, ,31 (1 ),65-76

Hutt T.; Simonetti F. (11-10-2011. )Super-resolution imaging in elastic media.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1335 ,736-743

Bradley I.; Jones R.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (11-10-2011. )Use of microwaves for the detection of corrosion under insulation: A sensitivity study.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1335 ,1714-1721

Huthwaite P.; Simonetti F. (09-01-2011. )High-resolution imaging without iteration: A fast and robust method for breast ultrasound tomography.Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, ,130 (3 ),1721-1734

Huthwaite P.; Simonetti F. (06-08-2011. )On the measurement of ultrasound transmission through a penetrable acoustic cone.Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,7968 ,

Huthwaite P.; Simonetti F. (06-08-2011. )A practical, robust approach to high-resolution breast ultrasound tomography.Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,7968 ,

Hutt T.; Simonetti F. (06-08-2011. )Experimental observation of super-resolution imaging in highly attenuative materials.Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,7968 ,

Heintz P.; Huang L.; Labyed Y.; Rosenberg R.; Sandoval D.; Simonetti F.; Williamson M. (06-08-2011. )High-resolution imaging with a real-time synthetic aperture ultrasound system: A phantom study.Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,7968 ,

Huang L.; Huthwaite P.; Simonetti F. (09-24-2010. )The different structural scales of the breast and their impact on time-of-flight and diffraction tom.Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,7629 ,

Huang L.; Huthwaite P.; Rosenberg R.; Simonetti F.; Williamson M. (09-24-2010. )Detecting breast microcalcifications using super-resolution and wave-equation ultrasound imaging: A .Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,7629 ,

Hutt T.; Simonetti F. (09-15-2010. )Reconstructing the shape of an object from its mirror image.Journal of Applied Physics, ,108 (6 ),

Cawley P.; Clarke T.; Simonetti F. (06-07-2010. )Guided wave health monitoring of complex structures by sparse array systems: Influence of temperatur.Journal of Sound and Vibration, ,329 (12 ),2306-2322

Belanger P.; Cawley P.; Simonetti F. (06-01-2010. )Guided wave diffraction tomography within the born approximation.IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, ,57 (6 ),1405-1418

Hutt T.; Simonetti F. (04-01-2010. )Reconstructing the back of a defect from its mirror image.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1211 ,742-749

Bradley I.; Jones R.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (04-01-2010. )Use of microwaves for the detection of corrosion under insulation.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1211 ,1373-1380

Huthwaite P.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (04-01-2010. )On the convergence of finite element scattering simulations.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1211 ,65-72

Hutt T.; Simonetti F. (02-01-2010. )Reconstructing the back of a defect from its mirror image.Insight: Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring, ,52 (2 ),82-86

Hutt T.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2010. )Super-resolution imaging with elastic waves .Non-Destructive Testing Conference 2010, NDT 2010, ,264

Bradley I.; Jones R.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2010. )Use of microwaves for the detection of corrosion under insulation: A sensitivity study .Non-Destructive Testing Conference 2010, NDT 2010, ,112

Cawley P.; Cicero T.; Rokhlin S.; Simonetti F. (11-01-2009. )Erratum to Potential and limitations of a deconvolution approach for guided wave structural health m.Structural Health Monitoring, ,8 (6 ),574-574

Huang L.; Simonetti F. (09-08-2009. )Synthetic aperture diffraction tomography for three-dimensional imaging.Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, ,465 (2109 ),2877-2895

Cawley P.; Cicero T.; Rokhlin S.; Simonetti F. (09-01-2009. )Potential and limitations of a deconvolution approach for guided wave structural health monitoring.Structural Health Monitoring, ,8 (5 ),381-395

Duric N.; Huang L.; Simonetti F. (08-27-2009. )A multiscale approach to diffraction tomography of complex three-dimensional objects.Applied Physics Letters, ,95 (6 ),

Cawley P.; Clarke T.; Rohklin S.; Simonetti F. (07-01-2009. )Development of a low-frequency high purity A0mode transducer for SHM applicat.IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, ,56 (7 ),1457-1468

Simonetti F. (06-19-2009. )A guided wave technique for needle biopsy under ultrasound guidance.Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,7261 ,

Huang L.; Simonetti F. (06-19-2009. )A novel synthetic aperture technique for breast tomography with toroidal arrays.Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,7265 ,

Simonetti F. (05-05-2009. )Modern ultrasound imaging: An exciting window into the sub-surface world.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1096 ,33-46

Cawley P.; Clarke T.; Simonetti F. (05-05-2009. )Evaluation of a strategy to minimize temperature effects during sparse-array guided wave SHM of real.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1096 ,958-965

Duric N.; Huang L.; Littrup P.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2009. )Diffraction and coherence in breast ultrasound tomography: A study with a toroidal array.Medical Physics, ,36 (7 ),2955-2965

Duric N.; Huang L.; Simonetti F. (09-18-2008. )Transmission and reflection diffraction tomography in breast imaging.BioMedical Engineering and Informatics: New Development and the Future - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics, BMEI 2008, ,2 ,723-727

Huang L.; Simonetti F. (06-09-2008. )From beamforming to diffraction tomography.Journal of Applied Physics, ,103 (10 ),

Duric N.; Huang L.; Simonetti F. (05-19-2008. )Frequency diversity in breast ultrasound tomography.Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,6913 ,

Cawley P.; Clarke T.; Rokhlin S.; Simonetti F. (03-24-2008. )Evaluation of the temperature stability of a low-frequency A0 mode transducer developed for shm appl.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,975 ,910-917

Cawley P.; Cicero T.; Lowe M.; Rokhlin S.; Simonetti F. (03-24-2008. )Deconvolution approach for sparse sensor arrays in structural health monitoring.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,975 ,571-578

Fleming M.; Marengo E.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2008. )Illustration of the role of multiple scattering in subwavelength imaging from far-field measurements.Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision, ,25 (2 ),292-303

Duric N.; Huang L.; Rama O.; Simonetti F. (10-15-2007. )Super-resolution ultrasound tomography: A preliminary study with a ring array.Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,6510 (PART 2 ),

Duric N.; Huang L.; Rama O.; Simonetti F. (09-04-2007. )Imaging beyond the Born approximation: An experimental investigation with an ultrasonic ring array.Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, ,76 (3 ),

Lowe M.; Ma J.; Simonetti F. (08-01-2007. )Feasibility study of sludge and blockage detection inside pipes using guided torsional waves.Measurement Science and Technology, ,18 (8 ),2629-2641

Gruber F.; Marengo E.; Simonetti F. (08-01-2007. )Time-reversal MUSIC imaging of extended targets.IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, ,16 (8 ),1967-1984

Lowe M.; Ma J.; Simonetti F. (05-14-2007. )Measurement of the properties of fluids inside pipes using guided longitudinal waves.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,894 ,1624-1631

Lowe M.; Ma J.; Simonetti F. (05-14-2007. )Practical considerations of sludge and blockage detection inside pipes using guided ultrasonic waves.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,894 ,136-143

Duric N.; Huang L.; Simonetti F. (05-08-2007. )On the spatial sampling of wave fields with circular ring apertures.Journal of Applied Physics, ,101 (8 ),

Simonetti F. (04-19-2007. )Reply to "comment on 'Multiple scattering: The key to unravel the subwavelength world from the far-f.Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, ,75 (4 ),

Jian M.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (03-01-2007. )Measurement of the properties of fluids inside pipes using guided longitudinal waves.IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, ,54 (3 ),647-657

Duric N.; Glide C.; Huang L.; li C.; Littrup P.; Pratt R.; Quan Y.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2007. )TH?E?L100J?06: Detection of Breast Cancer with Ultrasound Tomography.Medical Physics, ,34 (6 ),2646

Simonetti F. (12-01-2006. )Pushing the boundaries of ultrasound imaging to unravel the subwavelength world.Proceedings - IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, ,1 ,313-316

Lowe M.; Ma J.; Simonetti F. (10-16-2006. )Scattering of the fundamental torsional mode by an axisymmetric layer inside a pipe.Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, ,120 (4 ),1871-1880

Simonetti F. (09-08-2006. )Localization of pointlike scatterers in solids with subwavelength resolution.Applied Physics Letters, ,89 (9 ),

Simonetti F. (06-30-2006. )Breaking the resolution limit: An exciting experimental result.Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, ,6147 ,

Simonetti F. (03-31-2006. )Multiple scattering: The key to unravel the subwavelength world from the far-field pattern of a scat.Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, ,73 (3 ),

Simonetti F. (03-06-2006. )Breaking the resolution limit: A new perspective for imaging in NDE.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,820 I ,700-707

Lowe M.; Ma J.; Simonetti F. (03-06-2006. )Sludge and blockage characterization inside pipes using guided ultrasonic waves.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,820 II ,1656-1663

Cawley P.; Nagy P.; Simonetti F.; Sposito G. (03-06-2006. )Potential drop spectroscopy for characterization of complex defects.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,820 I ,407-414

Cawley P.; Davies J.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (03-06-2006. )Review of synthetically focused guided wave imaging techniques with application to defect sizing.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,820 I ,142-149

Cawley P.; Fleming M.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (03-06-2006. )Super resolution imaging: Performance studies.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,820 I ,736-743

Cawley P.; Dem?enko A.; Simonetti F. (08-01-2005. )On the measurement of the Young's modulus of small samples by acoustic interferometry.Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, ,118 (2 ),832-840

Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (07-01-2005. )On the meaning of Lamb mode nonpropagating branches.Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, ,118 (1 ),186-192

Simonetti F. (04-09-2005. )The role of material absorption in guided wave propagation.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,760 ,112-119

Cawley P.; Simonetti F. (08-08-2004. )On the nature of shear horizontal wave propagation in elastic plates coated with viscoelastic materi.Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, ,460 (2048 ),2197-2221

Simonetti F. (05-01-2004. )Lamb wave propagation in elastic plates coated with viscoelastic materials.Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, ,115 (5 I ),2041-2053

Cawley P.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2004. )Ultrasonic interferometry for the measurement of shear velocity and attenuation in viscoelastic soli.Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, ,115 (1 ),157-164

Cawley P.; Simonetti F. (07-01-2003. )A guided wave technique for the characterization of highly attenuative viscoelastic materials.Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, ,114 (1 ),158-165

Cawley P.; Huthwaite P.; Lowe M.; Ribichini R.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2013. )High resolution guided wave tomography.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1511 ,729-736

Fox M.; Simonetti F. (04-01-2019. )Experimental methods for ultrasonic testing of complex-shaped parts encased in ice.NDT and E International, ,103 ,1-11

Huthwaite P.; Lowe M.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2013. )Ultrasonic quantitative imaging with limited view arrays.AIP Conference Proceedings, ,1511 ,714-721

Alqaradawi M.; Simonetti F. (07-01-2019. )Guided ultrasonic wave tomography of a pipe bend exposed to environmental conditions: A long-term mo.NDT and E International, ,105 ,1-10

Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Pedersen A.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2016. )Long-range microwave detection of wet insulation for CUI mitigation .European Corrosion Congress, EUROCORR 2016, ,2 ,1192-1207

Instanes G.; Nagy P.; Pedersen A.; Simonetti F. (01-01-2016. )Ultrasonic computerized tomography for continuous monitoring of corrosion and erosion damage in pipe .European Corrosion Congress, EUROCORR 2016, ,4 ,2954-2969