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Ryan Elliott

Ryan S. ElliottRyan Elliott
Associate Professor and Russell J. Penrose Faculty Fellow

Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering and Scientific Computing, University of Michigan

Research Areas:
-Martensitic phase transformations
-Shape memory alloys
-Atomistic materials simulation
-Stability and bifurcation
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Roger Fosdick

Roger L. Fosdick
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Brown University
(Retired 2013)

Research Areas:
-Broad spectrum of problems in thermodynamics and continuum mechanics at both the applied and foundation levels
-Study of non-linear material behavior using the methods of applied mathematics

Richard James

Richard D. James
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Research Areas:
-Thermodynamics of solids
-Phase transformations
-Active materials, especially shape memory materials
-Multiscale mathematical methods
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Perry Leo

Perry H. Leo
Professor and Associate Department Head
Ph.D. Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science Carnegie Mellon University

Research Areas:
-Phase transformations
-Micromechanics of defects in solids
-Biological materials
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Tom Shield

Thomas W. Shield
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley

Research Areas:
-Experimental solid mechanics
-Mechanics of materials
-Single crystal plasticity
-Shape-memory and magnetostrictve materials
-Fracture mechanics
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Ellad Tadmor

Ellad B.Tadmor
Ph.D., Solid Mechanics, Brown University

Research Areas:
-Connection between continuum theory and atomistic models
-The Quasicontinuum (QC) Method
-Peierls criterion for Deformation Twinning at Crack Tips
-Determination of Transition Paths using a Continuous Path Expansion
-Reliability of MEMS Devices
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William Warner

William H. Warner
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Mathematics, Carnegie Institute of Technology
(Retired 1995)

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

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Projects with web pages are listed below:

E. Tadmor

R. D. James

T. W. Shield

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