Research Interests and Projects

Research Interests:

  • Computational and Solid Mechanics
  • Biomechanics and Tissue Engineering
  • Contact and Impact Mechanics
  • Viscoelasticity and Plasticity
  • Multi–Scale Modeling of Polymers and Smart Materials

Research Projects:

  • The use of Graded Elements for Dynamic Analysis of Advanced Smart Structures
  • Visco‑hyperelastic Modeling of the Brain Tissues
  • Laboratory Design of Impact Dynamics
  • Finite Element Analysis on Effects of Bar Framework Material Misfit on the Stress Distribution of an Overdenture-Retaining Bar System
  • Finite Element Modeling of Contact Problems in Functionally Graded Viscoelastic Structures
  • Impact and Perforation Analysis of Sandwich Structures with Visco-Hyperelastic Cores
  • Dynamic Characterization and Modeling of Human Postural Steadiness