Texas Tech University

Alexander Idesman, Ph.D.


Email: alexander.idesman@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.2606

Fax: 806.742.3540

Office: ME 116

Research Group Website: Computational Mechanics Lab 

Mailing Address: 
Texas Tech University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Box 41021
Lubbock, TX 79409−1021

Shipping Address: 
Texas Tech University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
805 Boston Avenue
ME South Room 201
Lubbock, TX 79409
Alexander Idesman, Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Computational Mechanics Including:
    • Development of New High-Order Numerical Methods with Optimal Accuracy for Partial Differential Equations
    • New Finite Element Algorithms for Wave Propagation, Structural Dynamics and Heat Transfer Problems
    • Time−Integration Methods for Elastodynamics Including Impact Problems
    • Nonlinear Problems with Finite Thermal, Elastic and Plastic Strains, Nonlinear Problems with Martensitic Phase Transitions (Steels, Shape Memory Alloys)
    • Numerical Simulation of Different Engineering Problems

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Continuum Mechanics, Institute of Problems of Strength, (1989)
  • M.S. (Honors), Mechanical Engineering, Kiev Institute of Technology, Kiev, (1982)

Department of Mechanical Engineering