Dr. Matthieu Gresil

Dr. Matthieu Gresil

Senior Lecturer, Materials Science and Engineering
Senior Lecturer, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Room 105, 20 Research Way, Clayton


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Physics/Materials, École Normale Supérieure of Cachan
  • Master of Science (MSc), Physics/Materials, University of Nantes
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), Physics/Materials, University of Nantes


Multifunctional Composite Materials, Vitrimers, Nanocomposites, Recycling, Self-healing, Structural health Monitoring, Morphing

Research Interests



  1. Lyu, S.; Zheng, F.; Aguilar-Tadeo, J.; Lin, F.; Wu, R.; Derby, B.; Kinloch, I.; Soutis, C.; Gresil, M.; Blaker J.J.; “Patterned morphing composites via maskless photo-click lithography”, Soft Matter, Soft Matter, 16, 1270, 2020.


  1. Manta, A.; Gresil, M.; Soutis, C.; “Tensile and flexural behaviour of graphene/epoxy composite: Experiments and simulation”, Journal of Physics: Materials, Vol(3), 1, 2019.
  2. Roberts, A.D.; Kelly, P.; Bain, J.; Morisson, J.J.; Wimpenny, I.; Barrow, M.; Woodward, R.; Blanford, C.; Gresil, M.; Hay, S.; Blaker, J.J.; Yeates, S.; Scrutton, N.S.; “Graphene-aramid nanocomposite fibres via superacid co-processing”, Chem. Commun., 55, 11703, 2019.
  3. Khan, J.B., Smith, A.C., Tuohy, P.M., Gresil, M., Soutis, C., Lambourne, A., “Experimental electrical characterisation of carbon fibre composites (CFCs) for use in in future aircraft applications”, IET Science, Measurement & Technology, 13 (8):1131, 2019.
  4. Muller, A.; Soutis, C.; Gresil, M.; “Image reconstruction and characterisation of defects in a carbon fibre/epoxy composite monitored with guided waves”, Smart Materials and Structures, 28(6):065001, 2019.
  5. Manta, A.; Gresil, M.; Soutis, C.; “Infrared thermography for air cavities mapping of GNP/epoxy nancomposite and its full-field thermal simulation”, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, First published 03 February 2019.
  6. Manta, A.; Soutis, C.; Gresil, M.; “Laser aided curing of a GNP/epoxy nanocomposite optimised by multi-scale finite element analysis”, Material Design and Processing Communication, First published 15 January 2019.
  7. Rufai, O.; Gautam, M.; Potluri, P.; Gresil, M.; “Optimisation of optical fibre using micro-braiding for structural health monitoring”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems & Structures, 30(2), 171-185, 2019.


  1. Wu, R.; Roberts, P.; Lyu, S.; Soutis, C.; Zheng, F.; Diver, C.; Gresil, M.; Blaker, J.; “Rigidisation of deployable space polymer membranes by heat-activated self-folding”, Smart Materials and Structures, 27(10), 2018.
  2. Philibert, M.; Soutis, C.; Gresil, M.; Yao, K.; “Damage detection in a composite T-joint using guided Lamb waves”, Aerospace, 5(2), 40, 2018.
  3. Manta, A.; Gresil, M.; Soutis, C.; “Simulated electrical response of randomly distributed and aligned graphene/polymer nanocomposites”, Composites Structures, 192, 452-459, 2018.
  4. Poggetti, I.; Dyson, J.; Sanchez, D.M.; Albertini, G.; Soutis, C.; Gresil, M.; Corinaldesi, V.; “Distributed internal strain measurement of the fluid-solid state coefficients of thermal expansion below the glass transition temperature during a composite manufacture process”, Journal of Composite Materials, 52(22), 3053-3084, 2018.
  5. Manta, A.; Gresil, M.; Soutis, C.; “Graphene in Aerospace Composites: Characterising thermal response”, AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1932 (1), 2018.


  1. Gresil, M.; Wang, Z.; Poutrel, Q-A.; Soutis, C.; “Thermal diffusivity mapping of graphene based polymer nanocomposites”, Scientific reports, Vol. 7, article number 5536, 2017.
  2. Chandarana, N.; Sanchez, D.M.; Soutis, C.; Gresil, M.; “Early damage detection in composite during fabrication and mechanical testing”, Materials, Vol. 10, 685, 2017.
  3. Gresil, M.; Poohsai, A.; Chandarana, N.; “Guided Wave Propagation and Damage Detection in Composite Pipes using Piezoelectric Sensors”, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 188, p148-155, 2017.
  4. Chandarana, N.; Martinez-Sanchez, D.; Soutis, C.; Gresil, M.; “Early Damage Detection in Composites by Distributed Strain and Acoustic Event Monitoring”, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 188, p. 88-95, 2017.
  5. Pullicino, E.; Gresil, M.; Soutis, C.; “The Effect of Shear Mixing Speed and Time on the Mechanical Properties of GNP/Epoxy Composites”, Applied Composite Materials, Vol. 24 (2), 2017.
  6. Muller, A.; Robertson-Welsh, B.; Gaydecki, P.; Gresil, M.; Soutis, C.; “Structural Health Monitoring using Lamb wave reflections and Total Focusing Method with Full Matrix Capture algorithm for image reconstruction”, Applied Composite Materials, Vol. 24 (2), 2017.
  7. Manta, A.; Gresil, M.; Soutis, C.; “Predictive model of graphene based polymer nanocomposites: Electrical Performance”, Applied Composite Materials, Vol. 24 (2), 2017.
  8. Gresil, M.; et al. “EVITA project: comparison between traditional non-destructive techniques and phase contrast X-Ray Imaging applied to aeronautical carbon fibre reinforced polymer”, Applied Composite Materials, Vol. 24 (2), 2017.
  9. Chandarana, N.; Lansiaux, H.; Li, X.; Gresil, M.; “Characterisation of damaged tubular composite by acoustic event monitoring, thermal diffusivity mapping and TSR-RGB projection technique”, Applied Composite Materials, Vol. 24 (2), 2017.
  10. Poutrel, Q-A.; Manta, A.; Wang, Z.; Wang, D.; Soutis, C.; Gresil, M.; “Effect of pre and post-dispersion on electro-thermo-mechanical properties of a graphene enhanced epoxy”, Applied Composite Materials, Vol. 24 (2), 2017.


  1. Gresil, M.; Saleh, M.N.; Soutis, C.; “Transverse Crack Detection in 3D Angle Interlock Glass Fibre Composites using Acoustic Emission”, Materials, 9(8), 699, 2016.
  2. Costa, L.; Gresil, M.; Frazao, O.; “Simultaneous measurement of physical parameters using FBGs embedded in unidirectional and bidirectional composite materials”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 25(1), 2016.


  1. Sanchez, D.M.; Gresil, M.; Soutis, C.; “Distributed internal strain measurement during composite manufacturing using optical fibre sensors”, Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 120, 2015.
  2. Gresil, M.; Giurgiutiu, V.; “Prediction of attenuated guided waves propagation in carbon fiber composites using Rayleigh damping model”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, vol.26 no.16, 2151-2169, 2015.


  1. Pollock, P.; Yu, L.; Sutton, M A.; Guo, S.; Majumdar, P.; Gresil, M.; “Full-Field Measurements for Determining Orthotropic Elastic Parameters of Woven Glass-Epoxy Composites Using Off-Axis Tensile Specimens”, Experimental Techniques, Volume 38, Issue 4, pp 61-71, 2014.
  2. Lin, B.; Gresil, M.; Cuc, A.; Giurgiutiu, V.; “Predictive modeling of piezoelectric wafer active sensors for structural health monitoring”, Ferroelectrics, 470:1, 168-182, 2014.
  3. Guo, S.; Gresil, M.; Sutton, M.A; Deng, X.; Reifsnider, K.M.; Majumdar, P.; “Fiber nonlinear predictive model for combined bending-compression loading of an orthogonal plane weave composite laminate structure”, Journal of Composite Materials, 48 no. 29, 3637-3657, 2014.
  4. Guo, S M; Sutton, M A; Majumdar, P; Reifsnider, K M; Yu, L; Gresil, M.; “Development and application of an experimental system for the study of thin composites undergoing large deformations in combined bending-compression loading”, Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 48 no. 8, 997-1023, 2014.


  1. Gresil, M.; Yu, L.; Shen, Y.; Giurgiutiu, V.; “Predictive model of fatigue crack detection in thick bridge steel structures with piezoelectric wafer active sensors”, Smart Structures and Systems International Journal, Vol.12 No.2, 2013.
  2. Gresil, M.; Giurgiutiu, V.; “Time-domain hybrid global-local prediction of guided waves interaction with damage”, Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 558, pp 116-127, 2013.
  3. Gresil, M.; Giurgiutiu, V.; “Time-domain hybrid global-local concept for guided-wave propagation with piezoelectric wafer active sensor”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, vol. 24 no. 15, 1897-1911, 2013.
  4. Gresil, M.; Giurgiutiu, V.; “Guided wave propagation in composite laminate material using piezoelectric wafer active sensor”, Royal Society Aeronautical Journal, Vol. 117, No. 1196, pp 971-995, 2013.


  1. Gresil, M.; Yu, L.; Giurgiutiu, V.; Sutton, M.; “Predictive modeling of electromechanical impedance spectroscopy for composite materials”, Structural Health Monitoring International Journal, vol. 11 no. 6 671-683, 2012.
  2. Giurgiutiu, V.; Gresil, M.; Lin, B.; Cuc, A.; Shen, Y.; Roman, C.; “Predictive modeling of piezoelectric wafer active sensors interaction with high-frequency structural waves and vibration”, Acta Mechanica, Volume 223, Issue 8, pp 1681–1691, 2012.
  3. Gresil, M.; Shen, Y.; Giurgiutiu, V.; “Benchmark problems for predictive fem simulation of 1-D and 2-D guided waves for structural health monitoring with piezoelectric wafer active sensors”, AIP Conference Proceedings 1430, 1835, 2012.


  1. Bonnet, P.; Gresil, M.; Bizot, H.; Riou, I.; Bertoncini, P.; Buleon, A.; Chauvet, O.; “Single walled nanotubes/Amylose/SDBS complex”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, vol.12, p.545-550, 2010.


  1. Bertoncini, P.; Gresil, M.; Lardoux, J.; Riou, I.; Chauvet, O.; “Morphology of DNA/Single walled nanotubes complexes”, J. of Nanomaterial and Biostructure, Vol. 2, No. 4, p. 293-297, 2007.


Last modified: 12/03/2021