• Professor
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Educational Background

  • 1973 - B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • 1976 - M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
  • 1988 - Ph.D. in Materials Engineering Science, VPI & SU

Research Interests

    • Prediction of damage initiation and growth in cryogenic composites and foams
    • Multiscale computational mechanics from nano to macro
    • Multifunctional materials
    • Numerical simulation of electric double layer supercapacitor
    • Mechanics of textile composites
    • Mechanics of polymer film scratching
    • Novel finite element analysis strategies