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Meet the Team

Dy D. Le

le dyIMMS Director

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Summary of Expertise: Structures, Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) and condition-based monitoring, intelligent sensing, fatigue and damage tolerance, fracture mechanics, materials state awareness, and artificial intelligence and machine learning, and data analytics

 

Satya Atluri

satya atluriChief Scientist
Presidential Chair & University Distinguished Professor
CARES Director

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Summary of Expertise: Computational science and engineering at length scales of nano-to-macro, materials/solid/structural mechanics, failure prevention, and health management

 

Weicheng Pei

weicheng peiVisiting Scholar

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Summary of Expertise: Aerodynamics, structural and multi-body dynamics, computational mechanics, parallel computing

 

 

 

Maryam Tabatabaei

maryam tabatabaeiPostdoc

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Summary of Expertise: Thin films and nanotechnology, nano-biomaterials, nano/micro-scale modeling of defects in ultra-small objects, cellular structure and nonlinear deformation in solid mechanics

 

Guannan Wang

guannan wangPostdoc

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Summary of Expertise: Structural dynamics, computational Mechanics, numerical methods, nonlinear dynamics, asymptotic methods, orbital mechanics, relative spacecraft dynamics

 

 

 

Xuechuan Wang

xuechuan-wangVisiting Scholar

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Summary of Expertise: Trefftz & Voronoi cell FEM, mircomechanics; Composite materials; Homogenization; Multiscale modeling; Viscoelasticity; Optimization; Sensor & "IoT" technology, Partical-interaction composite beams

 

Affiliated Researchers

Yeo Changdong

Yeo ChangdongAssociate Professor

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Phase transition and oxidation of carbon products under dynamic contact. Integrated research on mechanics and magnetic/electrical performance of materials. Atomic-scale & continuum scale simulation of thermomechanical material behavior. Surface coatings: corrosion and wear inhibitor under extreme environments. Dynamic adhesion mechanics of thin films.

 

Zhangxi Lin

zhangxi linAssociate Professor

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Summary of Expertise: Big data, automated data and text mining, bioinformatics, genomics, knowledge base systems, decision support systems, business intelligence and analytics, statistics

 

Sunanda Mitra

sunanda mitraHorn Professor

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Summary of Expertise: Nonlinear System Control Methods and Algorithm Design: Robust Control, Adaptive Control, Neural Networks, Boundary Control of Systems Modeled by PDEs, Real-time Optimization Using Extremum Seeking

 

Michelle Pantoya

michelle pantoyaJ. W. Wright Regents Chair in Mechanical Engineering and Professor

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Summary of Expertise: Energetic materials, combustion, experimental heat transfer

 

 

Beibei Ren

beibei renAssistant Professor

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Summary of Expertise: Nonlinear System Control Methods and Algorithm Design: Robust Control, Adaptive Control, Neural Networks, Boundary Control of Systems Modeled by PDEs, Real-time Optimization Using Extremum Seeking

 

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