Arif Masud

Professor of Engineering Mechanics and Structures







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Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Computational Science and Engineering
Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

Office Mail Address
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3129-E Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory
205 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana
Illinois 61801, USA

Phone: +1-217-244-2832

    Research Interests

  • Multiscale and Stabilized Finite Element Methods for Multiphysics Problems
  • Turbulence, Biofluid Dynamics, Fluid-structure Interaction
  • Enabling Technologies for Additive Manufacturing
  • Computational Micro- and Nanomechanics


Symposium on "Hierarchical and Multiscale Methods for Simulation Based Design of Materials", Organizers: A. Masud, S. Ghosh, at the EMI 2018 - Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, May 29 - June 1, 2018, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA EMI-2018

Symposium on "Stabilized, Multiscale and Multiphysics Methods". Organizers: V. Calo, I. Harari, and A. Masud, at the 13th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM-XIII) July 22-27, 2018, New York City, USA. WCCM-XIII

    Representative Simulations

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    Isotropic Turbulence

    Turbulence around Circular Cylinders

    Free Stream Channel Flow

    Blood Flow through Stenosed Carotid Artery (Shear thinning fluid)

    Drug Delivery in Patient-Specific Geometries

    Blood Artery Interaction (Coupled Shear-rate fluid and Viscoelastic solid)

    Blood-Artery Interaction (Non-Newtonian Fluid and Viscoealstic Solid)

    Blood-Artery Interaction (Projected Wall Shear Stress; Vorticity)

    Typical Heart-beat cycle through Aeortic-Femoral-Iliac Artery Geometry

    Typical Heart-beat cycle through Carotid and Cerebral Artery Geometry (Time varying Wall Shear Stress)

    2D-Breaking Waves and Wave-Structure Interaction

    3D Breaking Waves

    3D Free Surface Turbulent Flow

    Turbulent Vortex Detachment from an Oscillating Airfoil

    Vortices in Turbulent Flows over Oscillating Airfoil

        Research Group MASUD: National Center for Supercomputing Applications Website

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