Dr David Jesson


Research Fellow and Manager of the Mechanical Testing Facility
PhD BEng (Hons) CEng CSci FIMMM MInstP
+44 (0)1483 686299
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Biography

Biography

Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining - Elected 2015

Member of the Institute of Physics- Elected 2005Chartered as an Engineer and Scientist through the IoM3 from 2011

PhD title- The Interaction of Nano-Composite Particles with a Polyester Resin and the Effect on Mechanical Properties

Research interests

  • Modification of composite systems
  • The role of the interface and the interphase in controlling mechanical properties
  • Natural fibres and resin systems for composite materials
  • Mechanical Performance of Engineering Materials

Research collaborations

Current collaborations include:• Dstl• NPL• Thames Water Utilities Limited• TW

My publications

Publications

Edwards Cerise, Helliker M, James BD, Jesson David, Livesey RL, Ogin Stephen, Oldfield Matthew (2018)The effect of damage on the impact resistance of composite materials, In: ECCM18 conference proceedings
Ellouze Ameni, Jesson David, Ben Cheikh Ridha The effect of thermal treatment on the properties of expanded polystyrene, In: POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Douse E, Kopsidas S, Jesson DA, Hamerton I (2016)Modification of stress-strain behaviour in aromatic polybenzoxazines using core shell rubbers, In: Reactive and Functional Polymers103pp. 117-130 Elsevier
Mäder E, Heinrich G, Jesson DA, Watts JF, Förster T, Scheffler C (2014)Dissolution behaviour of model basalt fibres studied by surfaceanalysis methods, In: Applied Surface Science322pp. 78-84 Elsevier
Garrett Stephen, Jesson David A., Pans Griet, Phanopoulos Chris, Watts John F. (2018)A Model for the Micro-Mechanical Characterization of Wood Fibres, In: Proceedings of Timber 2018 conference The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining - IOM3
Ugoh G., Cunningham R., Farrow J., Mulheron M.J., Jesson D.A. (2019)On the residual strength of ageing cast iron wastewater assets: Models for failure, In: Materials Science and Engineering: A138221 Elsevier
Garrett Stephen, Jesson David A., Pans Griet, Phanopoulos Chris, Watts John F. (2018)The Micro-Mechanical Characterization of Wood Fibers: A strategy for distinguishing between early and late wood growth, In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics British Society for Strain Measurement
Belden Tim J., Jesson David J., Watts John F. (2018)The effect of metal fixings on the fire based degradation of timber: Implications for BS EN 1995 Eurocode 5, In: Proceedings of Timber 2018 conference The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining - IOM3
Belden T.J., Jesson D.A., Watts J.F. (2018)Digital Image Correlation using the natural beauty of wood, In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics British Society for Strain Measurement
Williams DF, Kellar EJC, Jesson David, Watts John (2017)Surface Analysis of 316 Stainless Steel Treated with Cold Atmospheric Plasma, In: Applied Surface Science403pp. 240-247 Elsevier
Fahimi A, Jesson DA, Mulheron MJ, Smith PA, Evans TS, Clay-Michael N, Farrow J (2014)Managing water infrastructure: Corrosion models for cast iron trunk mains, In: WIT Transactions on the Built Environment139pp. 401-409
Adegbite SA, Fahimi A, Evans T, Farrow J, Jesson DA, Mulheron MJ, Smith PA (2013)TRUNK MAINS FAILURES: THE EFFECT OF CORROSION ON RESIDUAL PIPE STRENGTH
Boughanem S, Jesson DA, Smith PA, Mulheron MJ, Eddie C, Psomas S, Rimes M (2011)ENGINEERED CEMENT COMPOSITES PROPERTIES FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS
Ellouze A, Jesson David, Cheikh RB (2017)Does production process influence the mechanical properties of bleached alfa pulpboard?, In: Cellulose24(5)pp. 2313-2329 Springer Verlag
Ajmal Osman, Crocombe Andrew, Gower MRL, Jesson David, Ogin Stephen (2017)A comparison of the use of 3D DIC and thermography in determining the size and growth of delaminations in woven GFRP epoxy laminates, In: ICCM-21 Proceedings ICCM
Jesson David, Arkhireeva A, Hay JN, Smith Paul, Watts John (2004)Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Nano-particles as Modifiers for Polymer Composite Matrices, In: Galliotos C (eds.), 31/05/2004
Ajmal OZ, Crocombe AD, Gower MRL, Jesson DA, Ogin SL (2016)DETECTION OF DELAMINATIONS IN 5-HARNESS SATIN GFRP EPOXY LAMINATES USING DIC
Chard Jonathon M, Basson Lauren, Creech Gavin, Jesson David, Smith Paul Shades of Green: Life Cycle Assessment of a Urethane Methacrylate/Unsaturated Polyester Resin System for Composite Materials, In: Sustainability11(4)1001pp. 1-15 MDPI
Luqmani Adam, Leach Matthew, Jesson David (2016)Factors behind sustainable business innovation: The case of a global carpet manufacturing company, In: Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions24pp. 94-105 Elsevier
Ogin SL, Vadlamani S, Kakaratsios Z, Jesson DA, Kaddour AS, Smith PA, Sirichantra J, Bogdanovich AE (2011)Damage development in a glass/epoxy non-crimp 3d orthogonal woven fabric composite, In: 18th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM18
Chard JM, Creech G, Jesson DA, Smith PA (2011)Green composites: Sustainability and mechanical performance, In: ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials
Fernando S, Mallinson Christopher, Phanopolous C, Jesson David, Watts John (2017)Mechanical characterisation of fibres for engineered wood products: A scanning force microscopy study, In: Journal of Materials Science52(9)pp. 5072-5082 Springer
Khor W., Jesson D. (2019)Loading on plate with different tension-compression strength, In: Proceedings of The BSSM's 14th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics British Society for Strain Measurement
Jesson DA, Abel ML, Hay JN, Smith PA, Watts JF (2006)Organic-inorganic hybrid nanoparticles: Surface characteristics and interactions with a polyester resin, In: LANGMUIR22(11)pp. 5144-5151 AMER CHEMICAL SOC
Mohebbi H, Jesson DA, Mulheron MJ, Smith PA (2010)The fracture and fatigue properties of cast irons used for trunk mains in the water industry, In: Materials Science and Engineering a-Structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing527pp. 5915-5923
Chard JM, Basson L, Creech G, Jesson DA, Smith PA (2013)Shades of Green: Preliminary LCA of Biobased Polymer Resins For Composite Materials
Jesson DA, Le Page BH, Mulheron MJ, Smith PA, Wallen A, Cocks R, Farrow J, Whiter JT (2010)Thermally induced strains and stresses in cast iron water distribution pipes: an experimental investigation, In: Journal of Water Supply Research and Technology-Aqua59pp. 221-229
Boughanem S, Jesson DA, Mulheron MJ, Smith PA, Eddie C, Psomas S, Rimes M (2013)Engineered Cement Composite Materials: Characterization for Tunneling Applications
Jesson DA, Mohebbi H, Belmonte HMS, Mulheron MJ, Smith PA (2007)Comparison of Post-Service Cast Iron Pipes: Linking Properties With Microstructure
Thorne AM, Le Page BH, Jesson DA, Guidon E, Fishpool DT, Maedza BH, Maso J, Ogin S (2008)Fatigue failure of a composite sandwich beam containing a central notch
Jesson DA, Smith PA, Hay JN, Watts JF (2007)The effect of ormosil nano-particles on the toughness of a polyester resin, In: JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE42(9)pp. 3230-3237 SPRINGER
Lekakou C, Kontodimopoulos I, Murugesh AK, Chen YL, Jesson DA, Watts JF, Smith PA (2008)Processability studies of silica-thermoset polymer matrix nanocomposites, In: POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE48(2)pp. 216-222 JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Jesson DA, Mohebbi H, Belmonte HMS, Mulheron MJ, Smith PA (2007)Derivation of Uniaxial Stress-Strain curves for Cast iron from Samples tested in flexure
Fahimi A, Evans TS, Farrow J, Jesson DA, Mulheron MJ, Smith PA (2016)On the residual strength of aging cast iron trunk mains: physically-based models for asset failure, In: Materials Science and Engineering: A663(April)pp. 204-212 Elsevier
Smith P., Jesson David, Farrow J., Nensi T., Mulheron Michael (2017)Achieving Zero Leakage by 2050: Basic Mechanisms of Bursts and Leakage UK Water Industry Research Limited
Beavis L., James B., Livesey R., Matthews S. J. C., Jesson D., Smith P., Heliker M. (2017)Evaluation of external errors relating to portable use of Digital Image Correlation, In: Proceedings of iDICs 2017 Conference & Workshop International Digital Image Correlation Society
Boughanem S, Jesson DA, Mulheron MJ, Smith PA, Eddie C, Psomas S, Rimes M (2014)Tensile characterisation of thick sections of Engineered Cement Composite (ECC) materials, In: Journal of Materials Science50(2)pp. 882-897 Springer
Jesson DA, Gobin VPT, Gallagher SH, Smith PA, Watts JF (2009)Properties of natural fibres for composite materials, In: 17th International Conference on Composite Materials (CD ROM)
Jesson DA, Mohebbi H, Farrow J, Mulheron MJ, Smith PA (2013)On the condition assessment of cast iron trunk main: The effect of microstructure and in-service graphitisation on mechanical properties in flexure, In: Materials Science and Engineering a-Structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing576pp. 192-201
Rainer Alexander, Capell TF, Clay-Michael N, Demetriou M, Evans TS, Jesson David, Mulheron Michael, Scudder L, Smith Paul (2017)What does NDE need to achieve for cast iron pipe networks?, In: Infrastructure Asset Management42(2)pp. 68-82 ICE
Matthews S. J. C., Jesson D., Smith P., Helliker M., Beavis L., James B. (2018)Can a pre-speckled encasement be used for vacuum loading, parallel to assessment via Digital Image Correlation?, In: Proceedings of The 13th BSSM International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics (BSSM 2018) The British Society for Strain Measurement
Chard J, Creech G, Jesson DA, Smith PA (2015)Viscose Rayon Fibres: A Potential Addition to the Technical Fibres Family?, In: ICCM20 Conference Proceedings
Chard JM, Creech G, Jesson DA, Smith PA (2013)Green Composites: Sustainability and Mechanical Performance, In: Polymers, Rubbers and Composites42(10)pp. 421-426 Maney
Smyth M, Trew H, Cox J-A, Druckman A, Jesson DA, Mulheron M (2015)MSW as a Resource Pt 2: A case study in sustainable management, In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Waste and Resource Management
Cox-Rawlings Jade-Ashlee, Druckman Angela, Mulheron Michael, Smyth Matthew, Trew Helen, Jesson David (2019)Treatment of problematic waste: a case study using wood, In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Waste and Resource Management172(WR4)pp. 118-137 Thomas Telford (ICE Publishing)
Sirichantra J, Ogin SL, Sofocleous K, Jesson DA, Marom G, Galpaz N (2009)Controlled impact tests on wovenfabric/ epoxy resin CFRP panels with and without additional carbon nanotube reinforcement, In: 17th International Conference on Composite Materials
Jesson DA, Smith PA, Hay JN, Watts JF (2007)The effect of ormosil nano-particles on the toughness of a polyester resin, In: J MATER SCI42(9)pp. 3230-3237 SPRINGER
Jesson DA, Abel ML, Arkhireeva A, Hay JN, Smith PA, Watts JF (2004)Organic-inorganic hybrid nanoparticles: adsorption characteristics of polyester resins, In: SURFACE AND INTERFACE ANALYSIS36(8)pp. 765-768