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Solid Mechanics and Materials

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Ryan S. Elliott

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

Research Areas:

Research Areas:
-Buckling in microstructured materials
-Phase transformations
-Atomistic materials simulation
-Scientific Computing and software engineering
-Symmetry, bifurcation, and pattern formation
-Nonlinear continuum mechanics and elasticity


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


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


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


Perry H. Leo

Professor and Department Head
Ph.D. Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science Carnegie Mellon University

Research Areas:

-Phase transformations
-Micromechanics of defects in solids
-Biological materials


See the Faculty Directory additional contact information.

Projects with web pages are listed below:

E. Tadmor

R. D. James

T. W. Shield

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