Ph.D. 1983, Engineering Mechanics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
M.S. 1978, Engineering Mechanics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
B.S. 1974, Mechanical Engineering, Andhra University, Waltair, India
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.