Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
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William H. Warner
Professor Emeritus
(Deceased December 27, 2015)

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Research Areas
-Optimal design problems for elastic bodies and structural elements using energy methods
-Biorthogonal series solutions of polyharmonic equations with application to thick plate and shell problems
William H. Warner 

Degrees
B.S., Mathematics, Carnegie Institute of Tech., 1950.
M.S., Mathematics, Carnegie Institute of Tech., 1951.
Ph.D., Mathematics, Carnegie Institute of Tech., 1953.

Experience
1995 - Present: Professor Emeritus
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1968 - 1995: Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1958 - 1968: Associate Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1955 - 1958: Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1953 - 1955: Research Associate
Brown University

Recent Publications
The local assembled form of MLGFM, Boundary Elements XVII (C. Brebbia, et. al. Eds.), Computational Mechanics Publications, 99-106, (1995). With P. de Mendonca and C. de Barcellos.
A Generalization of the Theory of Normal Forms, Journal of Nonlinear Science, 6, 499-506 (1996). With P.R. Sethna and James P. Sethna.
Optimal Design of Elastic Rods Under Axial Gravitational Load Using the Maximum Principle Int. Journal of Solids and Structures, 37, 2709-2726 (2000)
Optimal Design of Elastic Rods: Extension of a Minimum Energy Solution, Int. Journal of Solids and Structures, 38 2879-2891 (2001)
Optimal Design Problems for Elastic Bodies by Use of the Maximum Principle, Journal of Elasticity, 59, 357-367 (2000)
The Maximum Potential Energy of Elastic Rods Under Axial Gravitational Load., International Journal of Solids and Structures 40, No.3, 611-631 (February 2003).
Scientific and Professional Societies
American Mathematical Society
Mathematical Association of America
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Honors and Awards
Listed in American Men of Science, Who's Who in America

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