Computational Mechanics Group of Professor Arif Masud



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Harishanker Gajendran ( PhD Candidate )
Civil and Materials Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Research Interests:
  • Stabilized methods for mixture theory
  • Performance and process modeling of composites
  • Multiphysics problems

    Office Mail Address : Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    2112 NCEL (MC-250), 205 N. Mathews St., UIUC, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA

    Phone: +1-919-536-2651, E-mail: harishankerg@gmail.com

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    Pinlei Chen ( PhD Candidate )
    Civil and Materials Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests:
  • Stabilized method for mathematically nonsmooth problems in solid and structural mechanics
  • Evolving material interface problems
  • Coupled field problems

    Office Mail Address : Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    3103 NCEL (MC-250), 205 N. Mathews St., UIUC, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA

    Phone: +1-217-979-3225, E-mail: pchen48@illinois.edu

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    Lixing Zhu ( PhD Candidate )
    Civil and Materials Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests:
  • Stabilized methods for free-surface wave and fluid-structure interaction (FSI)
  • Parallel computation for massive computation fluid dynamics (CFD) simulationss
  • Turbulence

    Office Mail Address : Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    3139 NCEL (MC-250), 205 N. Mathews St., UIUC, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA

    Phone: +1-217-974-5730, E-mail: lzhu15@illinois.edu

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    Ahmad Al-Naseem ( PhD Candidate )
    Civil and Materials Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests:
  • Stabilized modeling of void growth/shrinkage in composite laminates
  • Nano-mechanical modeling of strained electronic structures
  • Stabilized methods for computational multiphase flow modeling

    Office Mail Address : Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    3103 NCEL (MC-250), 205 N. Mathews St., UIUC, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA

    Phone: +1-765-426-5380, E-mail: alnasee2@illinois.edu

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    Soonpil Kang ( PhD Candidate )
    Civil and Materials Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests:
  • Multiscale Methods for Biofluid Mechanics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for Wind Flow
  • Parallel Computing

    Office Mail Address : Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    2112 NCEL (MC-250), 205 N. Mathews St., UIUC, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA

    Phone: +1-217-898-8373, E-mail: skang67@illinois.edu

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    Marcelino Anguiano ( PhD Candidate )
    Civil and Materials Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests:
  • Multi-scale and Stabilized Finite Element Method
  • Time Integrators for Multi-scale Methods
  • Methods for Problems with Steep Gradients or Interfaces

  • Fluid-Solid Interaction and Multi-physics Problems

    Office Mail Address : Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    3103 NCEL (MC-250), 205 N. Mathews St., UIUC, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA

    Phone: +1-915-920-7290, E-mail: manguin2@illinois.edu

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    Ian Tuttle ( PhD Candidate )
    Civil and Materials Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests:
  • Performance and process modeling of composites
  • Thermo-mechanical-chemical problems
    Office Mail Address : Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    3139 NCEL (MC-250), 205 N. Mathews St., UIUC, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA

    Phone: +1-915-920-7290, E-mail: manguin2@illinois.edu

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    Former PhD Stucents from the Computational Mechanics Group of Professor Arif Masud



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    Tim Truster PhD
    Mechanics and Structures Division, Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests:
  • VMS based a-posterriori error estimation methods
  • Stabilized DG methods with embeded interfaces friction models
  • NURBS based computing of soft biological materials


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    Ramon Calderer PhD
    Mechanics and Structures Division, Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests:
  • Turbulent incompressible Navier-Stokes equations on moving domain
  • High-performance computing


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    JaeHyuk Kwack PhD
    Mechanics and Structures Division, Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests:
  • Variational Multiscale Methods for Non-Newtonian fluids
  • Viscoelastic material modeling (Solid and Fluid)
  • Biofluid Mechanics


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    Raguraman Kannan PhD
    Civil and Materials Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

    Research Interests:
  • Stabilized Methods for Schrödinger Wave Equation
  • Multiscale Methods for Nanomechanics
  • Modeling of Carbon Nanotubes


  • © 2017 UIUC and Prof. Arif Masud