Here is a tentative list of the works (journal papers and books) using FEPX. If you think your work should be listed here, please contact us.


  • L van Wees, A Singh, M Obstalecki, P Shade, T Turner and M Kasemer, An assessment of polarized light microscopy as a characterization method for crystal plasticity simulations, Materialia,

  • ST Abraham, SS Bhat, Crystal plasticity finite element modelling on the influence of grain size and shape parameters on the tensile stiffness and yield strength, Materials Science and Engineering A,


  • DC Pagan, CR Pash, AR Benson, MP Kasemer, Graph neural network modeling of grain-scale anisotropic elastic behavior using simulated and measured microscale data, npj Computational Materials,

  • R Li, R Quey, Y Zhang, M Kobayashi, J Oddershede, D Juul Jensen, A CPFEM based theoretical analysis of strains resolved by the microstructural feature tracking method, 42nd Riso International Symposium on Materials Science, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, https://doi:10.1088/1757-899X/1249/1/012056.

  • JN Fuhg, L van Wees, M Obstalecki, P Shade, N Bouklas, M Kasemer, Machine-learning convex and texture-dependent macroscopic yield from crystal plasticity simulations, Materialia,

  • B Engel, M Huth, C Hyde, Numerical investigation into the influence of grain orientation distribution on the local and global elastic-plastic behaviour of polycrystalline nickel-based superalloy INC-738 LC, Crystals,


  • MP Echlin, M Kasemer, K Chatterjee, D Boyce, JC Stinville, PG Callahan, E Wielewski, JS Park, JC Williams, RM Suter, TM Pollock, MP Miller, PR Dawson, Microstructure-Based Estimation of Strength and Ductility Distributions for α+β Titanium Alloys, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A,

  • J Cappola, JC Stinville, MA Charpagne, PG Callahan, MP Echlin, TM Pollock, A Pilchak, M Kasemer, On the Localization of Plastic Strain in Microtextured Regions of Ti-6Al-4V, Acta Materialia,

  • PR Dawson, MP Miller, TM Pollock, J Wendorf, LH Mills, JC Stinville, MA Charpagne, MP Echlin, Mechanical Metrics of Virtual Polycrystals (MechMet), Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation,


  • M Kasemer, E Zepeda-Alarcon, R Carson, P Dawson, H-R Wenk, Deformation heterogeneity and intragrain lattice misorientations in high strength contrast dual-phase bridgmanite/periclase, Acta Materialia,

  • M Kasemer, P Dawson, A finite element methodology to incorporate kinematic activation of discrete deformation twins in a crystal plasticity framework, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering,

  • M Kasemer, P Dawson, The Incorporation of Discrete Deformation Twins in a Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Framework, Magnesium Technology 2020,


  • K Chatterjee, RA Carson, PR Dawson, Estimation of Errors in Stress Distributions Computed in Finite Element Simulations of Polycrystals, Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation,

  • AC Poshadel, PR Dawson, A Methodology to Evaluate Continuum-Scale Yield Surfaces Based on the Spatial Distributions of Yielding at the Crystal Scale, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A,

  • R Carson, P Dawson, Formulation and characterization of a continuous crystal lattice orientation finite element method (LOFEM) and its application to dislocation fields, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids,

  • AC Poshadel, MA Gharghouri, PR Dawson, Sensitivity of Crystal Stress Distributions to the Definition of Virtual Two-Phase Samples, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A,

  • AC Poshadel, MA Gharghouri, PR Dawson, Initiation and Propagation of Plastic Yielding in Duplex Stainless Steel, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A,

  • AC Poshadel, PR Dawson, Role of anisotropic strength and stiffness in governing the initiation and propagation of yielding in polycrystalline solids, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A,


  • K Chatterjee, MP Echlin, M Kasemer, PG Callahan, TM Pollock, P Dawson, Prediction of tensile stiffness and strength of Ti-6Al-4V using instantiated volume elements and crystal plasticity, Acta Materialia,

  • PR Dawson, DE Boyce, JS Park, E Wielewski, MP Miller, Determining the strengths of HCP slip systems using harmonic analyses of lattice strain distributions, Acta Materialia,


  • M Kasemer, MP Echlin, JC Stinville, TM Pollock, P Dawson, On slip initiation in equiaxed α/β Ti-6Al-4V, Acta Materialia,

  • M Kasemer, R Quey, P Dawson, The influence of mechanical constraints introduced by β annealed microstructures on the yield strength and ductility of Ti-6Al-4V, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids,

  • R Carson, M Obstalecki, M Miller, P Dawson, Characterizing heterogeneous intragranular deformations in polycrystalline solids using diffraction-based and mechanics-based metrics, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering,

  • E Wielewski, DE Boyce, JS Park, MP Miller, PR Dawson, A methodology to determine the elastic moduli of crystals by matching experimental and simulated lattice strain pole figures using discrete harmonics, Acta Materialia,


  • R Quey, JH Driver, PR Dawson, Intra-grain orientation distributions in hot-deformed aluminium: orientation dependence and relation to deformation mechanisms, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids,

  • SL Wong, M Obstalecki, MP Miller, PR Dawson, Stress and deformation heterogeneity in individual grains within polycrystals subjected to fully reversed cyclic loading, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids,

  • PR Dawson, DE Boyce, FEpX–Finite Element Polycrystals: Theory, Finite Element Formulation, Numerical Implementation and Illustrative Examples, arXiv:1504.03296.


  • MP Miller, PR Dawson, Understanding local deformation in metallic polycrystals using high energy X-rays and finite elements, Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science,

  • M Obstalecki, SL Wong, PR Dawson, MP Miller, Quantitative analysis of crystal scale deformation heterogeneity during cyclic plasticity using high-energy X-ray diffraction and finite-element simulation, Acta Materialia,

  • JC Schuren, SL Wong, PR Dawson, MP Miller, Integrating experiments and simulations to estimate uncertainty in lattice strain measurements, The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design,


  • SL Wong, JS Park, MP Miller, PR Dawson, A framework for generating synthetic diffraction images from deforming polycrystals using crystal-based finite element formulations, Computational Materials Science,




  • C Efstathiou, DE Boyce, JS Park, U Lienert, PR Dawson, MP Miller, A method for measuring single-crystal elastic moduli using high-energy X-ray diffraction and a crystal-based finite element model, Acta Materialia,

  • SL Wong, PR Dawson, Influence of directional strength-to-stiffness on the elastic–plastic transition of fcc polycrystals under uniaxial tensile loading, Acta Materialia,

  • H Ritz, P Dawson, T Marin, Analyzing the orientation dependence of stresses in polycrystals using vertices of the single crystal yield surface and crystallographic fibers of orientation space, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids,





  • HS Turkmen, MP Miller, PR Dawson, JC Moosbrugger, A slip-based model for strength evolution during cyclic loading, Journal of Engineering Materials Technology,

  • U Lienert, TS Han, J Almer, PR Dawson, T Leffers, L Margulies, SF Nielsen, HF Poulsen, S Schmidt, Investigating the effect of grain interaction during plastic deformation of copper, Acta Materialia,



  • PR Dawson, DP Mika, NR Barton, Finite element modeling of lattice misorientations in aluminum polycrystals, Scripta Materialia,

  • HS Turkmen, PR Dawson, MP Miller, The evolution of crystalline stresses of a polycrystalline metal during cyclic loading, International Journal of Plasticity,

  • RE Logé, HS Türkmen, MP Miller, R Rogge, PR Dawson, Modelling the distribution of lattice strains following plastic deformation of a polycrystal. Application to aluminum AA 7075 T6., Materials Science Forum,

  • NR Barton, PR Dawson, Lattice misorientations in titanium alloys. Modeling the origins of defects, International Journal of Forming Processes.

  • PR Dawson, Modeling deformation of polycrystalline rocks, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry,


  • P Dawson, D Boyce, S MacEwen, R Rogge, On the influence of crystal elastic moduli on computed lattice strains in AA-5182 following plastic straining, Materials Science and Engineering: A,

  • NR Barton, PR Dawson, On the spatial arrangement of lattice orientations in hot-rolled multiphase titanium, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering,

  • NR Barton, PR Dawson, A methodology for determining average lattice orientation and its application to the characterization of grain substructure, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A,


  • P Dawson, D Boyce, S MacEwen, R Rogge, Residual strains in HY100 polycrystals: comparisons of experiments and simulations, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, vol. 31, pp. 1543-1555, 2000.