Dr Eva Hakansson

PhD Mechanical Engineering, University of Denver, Colorado, USA (2016), M.S. Mechancial Engineering, University of Denver (2013), B.S. Environmental Science, Malardalen University, Sweden (2005), B.S. Business Administration with emphasis in Ecological Economics, Malardalen University (2005)

Teaching | Current

ENGGEN 115  - Principles of Engineering Design

Areas of expertise

Research interest:

Mechanics, materials, and aerodynamics for ultra-high speed (electric) vehicles


Electric racing vehicles (builder and rider of the world's fastest electric motorcycle - 434 km/h so far!) Check out my personal website http://www.EvaHakanssonRacing.com

CAD and 3D printing

Materials engineering

Corrosion (PhD dissertation; "Galvanic corrosion of carbon/aluminum composite systems")

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Waters, D. H., Hoffman, J., Hakansson, E., & Kumosa, M. (2017). Low-velocity impact to transmission line conductors. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 106, 64-72. 10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2017.03.010
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39489
  • Hakansson, E., Hoffman, J., Predecki, P., & Kumosa, M. (2017). The role of corrosion product deposition in galvanic corrosion of aluminum/carbon systems. Corrosion Science, 114, 10-16. 10.1016/j.corsci.2016.10.011
  • Hakansson, E. (2016). Galvanic corrosion of aluminum/carbon composite systems University of Denver. University of Denver.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39491
  • Hakansson, E., Predecki, P., & Kumosa, M. S. (2015). Galvanic corrosion of high temperature low sag aluminum conductor composite core and conventional aluminum conductor steel reinforced overhead high Voltage conductors. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 64 (3), 928-934. 10.1109/TR.2015.2427894
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39490
  • Hakansson, E., Predecki, P., & Kumosa, M. (2015). Numerical model of galvanic corrosion in a polymer composite core conductor. Paper presented at 20 th International Conference on Composite Materials, Copenhagen, Denmark. 19 July - 24 July 2015. (pp. 7).
  • Hakansson, E. (2013). Galvanic corrosion of High-Temperature Low-Sag (HTLS) high voltage conductors: New materials - new challenges University of Denver. University of Denver.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39492


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Level 10, Room 1003
New Zealand

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