Kumar Tamma Professor, Mechanical Engineering Contact 612-625-1821 firstname.lastname@example.org Mechanical Engineering Rm 2104 111 Church Street SE Minneapolis, MN 55455 Biographical Info Research & Teaching Publications & Awards Education Ph.D. 1983, M.S. 1978, Engineering Mechanics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia B.S. 1974, Mechanical Engineering, Andhra University, Waltair, India Research Interests Development/applicability of interdisciplinary finite-element modeling/analysis methodologies and architectures for structure/thermal/fluid interactions in the general area of computational mechanics. Computational methods, algorithms, and mixed time-integration techniques for applicability to computational mechanics on supercomputer architectures. Adaptive/automated finite-element developments and modeling/analysis strategies. Structural/multi-body dynamics and wave propagation. Nonlinear/linear solid mechanics. Solidification and thermal stresses. Computational heat transfer in composite/isotropic structures and numerical methods in thermal problems. CAD/FEM interface and geometric modeling of engineering components/configurations. Research Group Name: Multi-Scale Physics Laboratory Location: ME 2 https://experts.umn.edu/en/persons/kumar-k-tamma Selected Publications K. K. Tamma and A. Jain, “Thermal Contact Applications: Mechanical Contact Models” Encyl. Thermal Stresses, Springer Publishers (to appear); id: 00752 K. K. Tamma and A. Jain, “Thermal Contact Applications: Finite Element Formulations,” Encyl. Thermal Stresses, Springer Publishers (to appear); id: 00737 K. K. Tamma, “Classical Thermomechanical Models: Theoretical Formulations,” Encyl. Thermal Stresses, Springer Publishers (to appear); id: 00768 K. K. Tamma, “Classical Thermomechanical Models: Numerical Formulations,” Encyl. Thermal Stresses, Springer Publishers (to appear); id: 00767 J. Har and K. K. Tamma, “Advances in Computational Dynamics of Particles, Materials, and Structures,” John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2012.