Computational Mechanics and Materials

Active research projects include finite element modeling, multi-scale modeling, large-scale parallel simulations, nanomaterials synthesis and characterization, mechanical testing of nanostructures and ultrafine grain nanocrystalline materials.

Graduate Faculty:

Harish Cherukuri | Howie Fang | Robert E. Johnson | Russell Keanini | Praveen Ramaprabhu | Ronald Smelser |Alireza Tabarraei | Mesbah Uddin | Qiuming Wei | Terry Xu | Haitao Zhang

Depending on interest, graduate students with interests in bioengineering typically make primary course selections from the following list. For a complete listing of available courses, students are advised to consult the course delivery schedule.

  • MEGR 6141/8141: Theory of Elasticity I
  • MEGR 7108/8108: Finite Element Analysis & Applications
  • MEGR 7163/8163:Materials Characterization and Analysis
  • MEGR 7172/8172: Computational Methods in Engineering
  • MEGR 7173/8173: Engineering Design Optimization
  • MEGR 7090/8090: Special Topics: Fracture Mechanics
  • MEGR 7090/8090: Special Topics: Computational Plasticity
  • MEGR 7090/8090: Special Topics: Advanced Computational Mechanics