Areas of Specialization and Interest

Computational Mechanics Modeling with a focus on multi-scale structure-materials analysis and simulations, multi-physics modeling and simulation of multi-functional materials, materials characterization, process modeling, and emerging fields like Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME). Specific areas of activity include:


  • Multiple Spatial and Temporal Scale Modeling and Simulations of Mechanical-Electro-Magnetic Phenomena, Applied to Antenna and Sensor Applications
  • Multi Spatial and Temporal Scale Image-Based Modeling of Polycrystalline Materials
  • Multi Spatial and Temporal Scale Image-Based Modeling of Composite Materials
  • Multi-Scale Material Characterization and Virtual Image Simulation
  • Fatigue and Life Prediction of Metals and Composites with Experimental Integration
  • Brittle and Ductile Failure of Heterogeneous Materials
  • Instabilities in Thermal Barrier Coatings
  • Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Polymeric and Metallic Materials
  • Probabilistic Methods in Multi-Scale Modeling
  • Metal Forming and Materials Processing Simulation and Design
  • Novel Finite Element Model Development with Adaptivity
  • Biomaterials and Design of Bio-Implant and Prosthetics