Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Professor, Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of Michigan. Graduated (1985) National Technical University of Athens, MS (1987), University of Michigan, MS (1988), University of Michigan, PhD (1989), University of Michigan. Worked in the industry for seven years before joining the University of Michigan in 9/96. Research is performed in the areas of finite element, boundary element, and energy finite element methods for computing noise and vibration. Sponsors include NSF, ONR, Michigan Seagrant, Ford Motor Co, Automated Analysis Corp, NASA, Bell Helicopter, Federal Mogul, and ARC. In the past research was sponsored by RDECOM through SBIR awards.
- Fatigue Resistance Optimization of Armored Vehicle Structures using Weld Master S-N Curve
- Light Weight Vehicle Structures that Absorb and Direct Destructive Energy Away from the Occupant
- Multi-Scale Simulations for Developing Light Weight Vehicles with Increased Survivability from Impulsive Loads
- Modeling of Materials for the Design of Lightweight and Resilient Vehicle Structures
- Processing Image Data from Unstructured Environments