Peter Gustafson, PhD

Peter Gustafson, PhD
Peter Gustafson, PhD

Associate Professor, Program in Medical Engineering

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


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Peter Gustafson, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Program in Medical Engineering. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Western Michigan University. He is employed by Western Michigan University. Dr. Gustafson is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a SB in Mechanical Engineering in 1999. He earned both his MS and PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan. Aligning with his appointments, Dr. Gustafson has research interest in the mechanics of composite materials, numerical and experimental methods for orthopaedic biomechanics, and finite element modeling and high performance computing.

  • Education and Training

    • PhD 2008, Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan
    • MS 2004, Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan
    • SB 1999, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Publications

    • Bednarcyk B.A., Ricks T.M., Pineda E.J., Murthy P.L.N., Mital S.K., Hu Z., Gustafson P.A. Thermal Conductivity of 3D Woven Composite Thermal Protection System Materials via Multiscale Recursive Micromechanics AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, AIAA SciTech Forum 2022. 2022

    • Gustafson P.A., Pineda E.J., Ricks T.M., Bednarcyk B.A., Hearley B.L., Stuckner J. A Convolutional Neural Network for Enhancement of Multi-Scale Localization in Granular Metallic Representative Unit Cells AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, AIAA SciTech Forum 2022. 2022

    • Jastifer J.R., Gustafson P.A., Silva L.F., Noffsinger S., Coughlin M.J. Nitinol, Stainless Steel, and Titanium Kirschner Wire Durability Foot and Ankle Specialist. 2021;14:317-323.

    • John S.C., Mohammed A., Church J.T., John A.V., Perkins E.M., McLeod J.S., Carr B.D., Smith S., Barnett J.H., Gustafson P.A., Dick M., John S.P. Bubble bilevel ventilation facilitates gas exchange in anesthetized rabbits Pediatric Research. 2021;89:622-627.

    • Pineda E.J., Silva L.F., Gustafson P.A. Geometric requirements for modeling polycrystalline representative volume element using the generalized method of cells AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum. 2021;1 PartF:1-10.

    • Silva L.F., Pineda E.J., Gustafson P.A. Geometric sensitivity of residual fields in metal additive manufacturing AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum. 2021:1-12.

    • Silva L.F., Pineda E.J., Gustafson P.A. Porosity model parameter effects on metal additive manufacturing simulations AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum. 2021:1-12.

    • Sorini A., Pineda E., Stuckner J., Gustafson P.A. A convolutional neural network for multiscale modeling of composite materials AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum. 2021:1-8.

    • John S.C., John A.V., Moss A.W., Gustafson P.A., Fernando-Silva L., John S.P. Bench testing of a bubble noninvasive ventilation device in an infant lung simulator Respiratory Care. 2020;65:1339-1345.

    • Rittenhouse J., Gustafson P. VALIDATION of TWO OPEN SOURCE DISCRETE ELEMENT SOFTWARE PACKAGES against THEORETICAL BENCHMARKS ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). 2020;9

    • Silva L.F., Yapor F., Pineda E.J., Gustafson P.A. Evolving material porosity on an additive manufacturing simulation with the generalized method of cells AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum. 2020;1 PartF

    • Bovid K.M., Kohler E.J., Habeck J.M., Gustafson P.A. Utilization of a 3D-printed model for preoperative planning and operative osteotomy of a pediatric cubitus varus deformity JSES Open Access. 2019;3:219-224.

    • Genao F.A.Y., Pineda E.J., Bednarcyk B.A., Gustafson P.A. Integration of MAC/GMC into CalculiX, an open source finite element code AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. 2019

    • Genao F.A.Y., Pineda E.J., Bednarcyk B.A., Gustafson P.A. Integration of MAC/GMC into CalculiX, an open source finite element code AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. 2019

    • Gustafson P.A., Veenstra J., Bearden C.R., Jastifer J.R. The Effect of Pitch Variation and Diameter Variation on Screw Pullout Foot and Ankle Specialist. 2019;12:258-263.

    • Jastifer J., Christianson E., VanZweden D., Gustafson P. Feasibility of Transosseous Nonarticular Fixation of Lisfranc Injuries Foot and Ankle International. 2019;40:672-678.

    • Rittenhouse J., Gustafson P. Stud designs and their correlated load paths Footwear Science. 2019;11:S94-S96.

    • Alden A.Y.Q., Geeslin A.G., Gustafson P.A. Validation of a finite element model of the mechanical performance of surgical knots of varying topology ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). 2018;3

    • Alrafeek S., Jastifer J.R., Gustafson P.A. A stochastic finite element method for simulating trabecular bone ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). 2018;3

    • Alrafeek S., Jastifer J.R., Gustafson P.A. A stochastic structural finite element model for trabecular bone and other structural foam 33rd Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2018. 2018;5:2927-2942.

    • Jastifer J.R., Gustafson P.A. Three-Dimensional Printing Technology in Foot and Ankle Surgery 3D Printing in Orthopaedic Surgery. 2018:95-104.

    • Rittenhouse J., Gustafson P. Modeling turf through discrete element analysis 33rd Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2018. 2018;2:1015-1024.

    • Alden A.Y.Q., Geeslin A.G., King J., Gustafson P.A. A finite element model of a surgical knot ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). 2017;3

    • Jastifer J., Gustafson P. Three-Dimensional Printing and Surgical Simulation for Preoperative Planning of Deformity Correction in Foot and Ankle Surgery Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2017;56:191-195.

    • Jastifer J., Gustafson P., Labomascus A., Snoap T. Ball and Socket Ankle: Mechanism and Computational Evidence of Concept Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2017;56:773-775.

    • John S.C., Barnett J.D., Habben N.D., Le H.T., Cheng E., John S.P., Gustafson P.A. Development and testing of a bubble bi-level positive airway pressure system Respiratory Care. 2017;62:1131-1136.

    • Gustafson P., Geeslin A., Jastifer J. An open source reverse engineering workflow: Geometry to optimization 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. 2016

    • Gustafson P.A., Geeslin A.G., Jastifer J.R. An open source reverse engineering workflow: Geometry to optimization 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. 2016

    • Gustafson P.A., Geeslin A.G., Prior D.M., Chess J.L. Effect of real-time feedback on screw placement into synthetic cancellous bone Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2016;30:e279-e284.

    • Jastifer J.R., Alrafeek S., Howard P., Gustafson P.A., Coughlin M.J. Biomechanical Evaluation of Strength and Stiffness of Subtalar Joint Arthrodesis Screw Constructs Foot and Ankle International. 2016;37:419-426.

    • Tensmeyer D., Gustafson P., Jastifer J., Patel B., Chess J. The effect of load obliquity on the strength of locking and nonlocking constructs in synthetic osteoporotic bone Medical Engineering and Physics. 2015;37:1047-1052.

    • Gustafson P.A., Jastifery J.R., Kapenga J.A., McKean J.W. Lack of statistical rigor in composite materials experimentation and lessons learned from the science 55th AIAA/ASMe/ASCE/AHS/SC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. 2014

    • Gustafson P.A., Kapenga J.A. Implementation of the CUDA cusp and CHOLMOD solvers in calculix 55th AIAA/ASMe/ASCE/AHS/SC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. 2014

    • Jastifer J.R., Gustafson P.A. The subtalar joint: Biomechanics and functional representations in the literature Foot. 2014;24:203-209.

    • Kapenga J.A., McKean J.W., Gustafson P.A. R: An open source system for statistics and data exploration 55th AIAA/ASMe/ASCE/AHS/SC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. 2014

    • Stoesz M.J., Gustafson P.A., Patel B., Jastifer J.R., Chess J.L. Surgeon perception of cancellous screw fixation Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2014;28

    • Yahamed A., Ikonomov P., Fleming D., Pekarovicova A., Gustafson P. Bone structure by 3D printing Technical Paper - Society of Manufacturing Engineers. 2014;TP14PUB72

    • Jastifer J., Gustafson P., Gorman R. Subtalar arthrodesis alignment: The effect on ankle biomechanics Foot and Ankle International. 2013;34:244-250.

    • Gustafson P. Comparison of stress and strain based iteration for fiber tailoring of bolted composite plates Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2012

    • Gustafson P. Optimal wrap angles for composite pressure vessels part 1: Static orthogonal arrays 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 2012. 2012

    • Gustafson P.A. Comparison of stress and strain based iteration for fiber tailoring of bolted composite plates 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 2012. 2012

    • Gustafson P.A. Comparison of stress and strain based iteration for fiber tailoring of bolted composite plates 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 2012. 2012

    • Gustafson P.A. Optimal wrap angles for composite pressure vessels part 1: Static orthogonal arrays 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 2012. 2012

    • Gustafson P.A. Optimal wrap angles for composite pressure vessels part 1: Static orthogonal arrays Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2012

    • Gustafson P.A. Optimal wrap angles for composite pressure vessels part 2: Dynamic failure modes 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 2012. 2012

    • Gustafson P.A. Optimal wrap angles for composite pressure vessels part 2: Dynamic failure modes 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 2012. 2012

    • Gustafson P.A., Omwans M., Geeslin A.G., Sabesan V.J. Risk of clavicle fracture following coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction for high grade acromioclavicular joint dislocations ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). 2012;2:305-315.

    • Jastifer J., Gustafson P., Patel B., Uggen C. Pectoralis Major Transfer for Subscapularis Deficiency: A Computational Study Shoulder and Elbow. 2012;4:25-29.

    • Jastifer J.R., Gustafson P.A., Gorman R.R. The effect of subtalar arthrodesis alignment on ankle biomechanics ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). 2012;2:317-323.

    • Patel B., Gustafson P., Jastifer J. The effect of clavicle malunion on shoulder biomechanics; A computational study Clinical Biomechanics. 2012;27:436-442.

    • Stoesz M., Jastifer J., Chess J., Patel B., Gustafson P. Surgeon perception of cancellous screw fixation ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC 2012. 2012:1007-1008.

    • Gustafson P. Fiber tailoring for durability improvement of bolted composite plates Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2011

    • Gustafson P., Waas A. Experiments and cohesive zone model parameters for T650/AFR-PE-4/FM680-1 at high temperatures Journal of Aerospace Engineering. 2011;24:285-297.

    • Jastifer J., Toledo-Pereyra L., Gustafson P. Galileo's contribution to modern orthopaedics Journal of Investigative Surgery. 2011;24:141-144.

    • Ji W., Waas A.M., Ng W.H., Gustafson P.A., Pineda E.J., Raveendra R.S.T. Computational modeling of failure in composite structures including uncertainties in material and geometrical properties Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2011

    • Gustafson P.A., Waas A.M. Predictions of delamination of a stiffened panel using a cohesive zone model Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2010

    • Patel B., Gustafson P., Jastifer J. Stiffness of locking and conventional plates in fixation of distal fibula fractures; a finite element study ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). 2010;2:449-464.

    • Collier C., Yarrington P., Gustafson P., Bednarcyk B. Local post buckling: An efficient analysis approach for industry use Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2009

    • Gustafson P.A., Waas A.M. A bonded joint finite element for a symmetric double lap joint subjected to mechanical and thermal loads International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2009;79:94-126.

    • Gustafson P.A., Waas A.M. The influence of adhesive constitutive parameters in cohesive zone finite element models of adhesively bonded joints International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2009;46:2201-2215.

    • Chen X., Su X., Gustafson P., Allison J. Numerical analysis of thermal growth of cast aluminum engine components SAE Technical Papers. 2008

    • Chen X., Su X., Gustafson P., Allison J. Numerical analysis of thermal growth of cast aluminum engine components SAE Technical Papers. 2008

    • Gustafson P.A., Waas A.M. Efficient and robust traction laws for the modeling of adhesively bonded joints Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2008

    • Gustafson P., Waas A. A macroscopic finite element for a symmetric double lap joint subjected to mechanical and thermal loading ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials. 2007

    • Gustafson P., Waas A. A macroscopic finite element for a symmetric double lap joint subjected to mechanical and thermal loading ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials. 2007

    • Gustafson P.A., Bizard A., Waas A.M. Dimensionless parameters in symmetric double lap joints: An orthotropic solution for thermomechanical loading International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2007;44:5774-5795.

    • Gustafson P.A., Waas A.M. A macroscopic finite element for a symmetric double lap joint subjected to mechanical and thermal loading Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2007;7:7390-7410.

    • Gustafson P.A., Waas A.M. T650/AFR-PE-4/FM680-1 mode I critical energy release rate at high temperatures: Experiments and numerical models Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2007;7:7360-7377.

    • Godlewski L., Su X., Allison J., Gustafson P., Pollock T. A test method for quantifying residual stress due to heat treatment in metals SAE Technical Papers. 2006

    • Godlewski L.A., Su X., Allison J.E., Gustafson P., Pollock T.M. A test method for quantifying residual stress due to heat treatment in metals SAE Technical Papers. 2006

    • Gustafson P., Harris S., O'Neill A., Waas A. Measurement of biaxial stress states in silicon using micro-raman spectroscopy Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME. 2006;73:745-751.

    • Gustafson P., Waas A. A macroscopic joint finite element for a symmetric double lap joint American Society for Composites - 21st Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2006. 2006;3:1213-1231.

    • Gustafson P.A., Bizard A., Waas A.M. Dimensionless parameters in symmetric double lap joints: An orthotropic solution for thermomechanical loading Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 2006;6:4455-4471.

    • Gustafson P.A., Waas A.M. Determining the response of glass filled nylon under elevated rate multiaxial loading Polymer Testing. 2006;25:481-491.

    • Gonzalez L., Godlewski T.E., Harris A.M., Fernholz K., Gustafson P.A. The role of surfaces on the impact response of polymers Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. 2005;6:135-139.

    • Gonz├ílez L., Godlewski T., Wooten B., Gustafson P. Mechanical behavior of thermoplastic olefins (TPOs) during three-point bend impact Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. 2004;2:2201-2205.

    • Harris S., O'Neill A., Yang W., Gustafson P., Boileau J., Weber W., Majumdar B., Ghosh S. Measurement of the state of stress in silicon with micro-Raman spectroscopy Journal of Applied Physics. 2004;96:7195-7201.