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John Domann, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Genderless Silhouette
219-B Norris Hall
495 Old Turner St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Research Areas

  • Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomedical imaging
  • Dynamics and control
  • Nanobioengineering
  • Solid mechanics

Research Interests

Dr. Domann is interested in the dynamics of coupled electro-magneto-mechanical systems with integrated smart materials. This research enables the creation of disruptive energy efficient multiferroic electronics, with industrial and biomedical applications.


  • University of California, Los Angeles, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 2017 
  • University of Kansas, M.S., Bioengineering, 2011 
  • University of Kansas, B.S., Mechanical Engineering 2008

Recent Publications

Domann, J. P., Wu, T., Chung, T.K. & Carman, G. Strain-mediated magnetoelectric storage, transmission, and processing: Putting the squeeze on data. MRS Bulletin 43, 848-853, 2018.

Crum, R.; Domann, J. P.; Carman, G. & Gupta, V. Propagation and Dispersion of Shock Waves in Magnetoelastic Materials Smart Materials and Structures, 2017

Wang, Q.; Li, X.; Liang, C. Y.; Barra, A.; Domann, J. P.; Lynch, C.; Sepulveda, A. E. & Carman, G. Strain-mediated 180 degree switching in CoFeB and Terfenol-D nanodots with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy Applied Physics Letters, 2017, 110, 102903

Domann, J. P. & Carman, G. P. Strain powered antennas Journal of Applied Physics, 2017, 121, 044905

Domann, J. P.; Sun, W.-Y.; Schelhas, L. T. & Carman, G. P. Strain-mediated multiferroic control of spontaneous exchange bias in Ni-NiO heterostructures Journal of Applied Physics, 2016, 120, 143904

Domann, J. P.; Loeffler, C. M.; Martin, B. E. & Carman, G. P. High strain-rate magnetoelasticity in Galfenol Journal of Applied Physics, AIP Publishing, 2015, 118, 123904

Tobaben, N. E.; Domann, J. P.; Arnold, P. M. & Friis, E. A. Theoretical model of a piezoelectric composite spinal fusion interbody implant Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Wiley Online Library, 2013