Students

Dr. T. Jiang, 2006,

Ph.D. Thesis: Impact and penetration studies: simplified models and materials design from ab initio methods

Dr. X. Lu, 2002,

Ph.D. Thesis: Nonequilibrium thermodynamic models for the dynamic behavior of polycrystalline solids

Dr. Wahyu Lestari, 2001,

Dr. M. Bayon de Noyer, 1999,

Dr. D. Steadman, 1997, (co-advised with Dr. Kardomateas),

Delta Airlines, Atlanta, Georgia

Ph.D. Thesis: Growth-arrest behavior of small fatigue cracks

Dr. H. Luo, 1996,

General Electric Laboratories, Scanecteti, New York,

Ph.D. Thesis: Damage Detection and Health Monitoring of Sructures using Dynamic Response and Neural Network Techniques

Dr. S. Griffin, 1996,

Phillips Laboratory, U.S. Air Force, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Ph.D. Thesis: Acoustic Replication in Smart Structures using Active Structural/Acoustic Control

Dr. J. Zhang, 1994

Soft Ware Engineer, Atlanta, Georgia

Ph.D. Thesis: Identification of nonlinear structural dynamical system

Dr. N.L. Gummadi, 1993

Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, Ohio

Ph.D. Thesis: Active control of delaminations in smart composite structures

Dr. S. Sarkar, 1992

Aero Tech Corporation, Arlington, Virginia

Ph.D. Thesis: Recursive formulations of multibody systems in open loop configuration

Dr. E.K. Hall, 1992

Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, California

Ph.D. Thesis: A study of slender beams: finite deformations, chaotic vibrations, and active control

Dr. X. Zhao, 1991

Detroit, Michigan

Ph.D. Thesis: The design and control of uncertain manipulator arms with decoupled inertia matrix

Dr. C.C. Won, 1990

NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California

Ph.D. Thesis: Active control of smart structure : theory and experiment

Dr. Y. Yillikci, 1989

Associate Professor, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

Ph.D. Thesis: Finite difference techniques and rotor blade aeroelastic partial differential equations with quasisteady aerodynamics

Dr. R. Chander, 1988

Washington DC

Ph.D. Thesis: Identification of distributed parameter systems with damping

Dr. P. Sriram, 1988

Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

Ph.D. Thesis: Whole field optical methods for structural mechanics : digital speckle correlation and laser Doppler velocimetry

Dr. B.J Glass, 1988

NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California

Ph.D. Thesis: Identification and control of time-varying flexible structures : an artificial intelligence approach

Dr. Y.P. Cheng, 1987

Ford Motor Company, Detroit, Michigan

Ph.D. Thesis: Frequency domain identification of structural dynamic systems with general damping matrices

Dr. M. Obal, 1986

Retired, U.S. Air Force

President, Obal Technologies, Washington DC

Ph.D. Thesis: Vibration control of flexible structures using piezoelectric devices as sensors and actuators

Dr. N.S. Abhyankar, 1987

Phillips Laboratory, U.S. Air Force, Albuquerque

Ph.D. Thesis: Studies in nonlinear structural dynamics: chaotic behavior and poynting effect

Dr. A Chattopadhyay, 1984

Professor, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona

Ph.D. Thesis: Optimization of vibrating beams including the effects of coupled bending and torsional modes

Dr. H.P. Chen, 1984

Professor, California State University, Long Beach, California

Ph.D. Thesis: A new second order accurate finite difference method for dynamic response of elastic-plastic finite deformation problems

Dr. S. Chandrashekhara, 1983

Ad Tech Corporation, San Diego, California

Ph.D. Thesis: Free vibration analysis of layered plates and composites by a mixed method : state space approach

Dr. R.G. Clinton, 1983

NASA Huntsville, Alabama

Ph.D. Thesis: Acoustic emission analysis of woven graphite-epoxy composite materials

Dr. R.L. Latham, 1982

School of Aerospace Engineering & College of Engineering, Georgia Tech

Ph.D. Thesis: Interaction of stress waves and cracks using a second order accurate finite difference method

Dr. M. Meyyappa, 1981, (co-advised with Dr. Craig)

Boeing Helicopters, Tempe, Arizona

Dr. K. Ghosh, 1981

Lucent Technology, Orange, New Jersey

Ph.D. Thesis: Coupled fluid structure interaction problems; the case of an elastic-plastic shell and an acoustic fluid

Dr. B. Uppaluri, 1978

Senior Engineer, Bell Helicopters, Texas

Ph.D. Thesis: A stochastic model for fatigue and optimum design and maintenance methodologies

Dr. J.M. Thomas, 1974

Retired Vice President, Failure Analysis Associates, Menlo Park, California

Ph.D. Thesis: Reliability-based econometrics of aerospace structural systems: design criteria and test options