Tony Saliba

Contact Information

  • Email: Tony Saliba
  • Phone: 937-229-2627
  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 573

Tony E. Saliba

Wilke Distinguished Professor

  • Full-Time Faculty


Selected Publications

  • Trick, K.A., T.E. Saliba, and S.S. Sandhu. 1996. A kinetic model of the pyrolysis of phenolic resin in a phenolic/carbon composite. Carbon (June 21).
  • Klosterman, D.A. and T.E. Saliba. 1994. Development of an on-line, in-situ fiber optic void sensor. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials 7 (March): 219-229.
  • Saliba, T.E., D.R. Hofmann, and P.A. Smolinski. 1994. Development of an in-situ hall effect sensor for on-line monitoring of thickness and compaction during composite curing. Composites Science and Technology 51, no.1: 1-9.
  • Saliba, S.S., and T.E. Saliba. 1993. Computerization of fracture features and failure analysis of automotive composite materials. In Fractography of Modern Engineering Materials: Composites and Metals, Second Volume, ASTM STP 1203, ed. John E. Masters and Leslie N. Gilbertson, 23 -57.
  • Saliba, T. E., S. R. Quinter, and F. L. Abrams. 1992. Expert model for intelligent control of composite materials processing in a press. International Journal of Composites Engineering 2, no. 2: 105-115.
  • Saliba, T.E., and J.A. Snide. 1990. Composite materials: An educational need. Chemical Engineering Education 24, no. 2 (June): 154-158.
  • Saliba, T.E., and R.A. Servais. 1990. Two-dimensional heat transfer through complex-shaped composite materials part I: Literature review and model development. AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 4, no. 4 (October): 493-498.
  • Saliba, T.E., D.P. Anderson, and R.A. Servais. 1989. Modeling of heat transfer and crystallization in complex-shaped thermoplastic composites. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials 2 (April): 91.
Honors and Awards
  • University of Dayton Alumni Award in Teaching
  • Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering Fellow
  • Affiliate Societies Council of the Engineering and Science Foundation of Dayton Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement in Education
  • Michael Bobal Award of Excellence in Teaching, presented by the University of Dayton Student Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Outstanding Achievement Award to the University of Dayton Engineering Community presented by Epsilon Delta Tau, University of Dayton


  • Ph.D., Materials Engineering, University of Dayton, 1986
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Dayton, 1982
  • B.Cm.E., Chemical Engineering, University of Dayton, 1981

Professional Activities

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • American Society for Composites
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, National Director
  • Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society

Research Interests

  • Development of situ sensors using acoustic, magnetic and fiber optic techniques
  • Intelligent processing of advanced composite materials