Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931
Tel: (906) 487-2747
Fax: (906) 487-2822
Office Hours Fall 2012
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
M. Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
Fellow of Wessex Institute of Great Britain, 2002
Distinguished Faculty Member Award from Michigan Association of Governing Boards of State Universities, 1999.( Returned award Oct. 14th, 2009 )
Michigan Technological University Distinguished Teacher Award, 1998. ( Returned award Oct. 14th, 2009 )
Member of Academy of Teaching Excellence of Michigan Technological University.( Resigned Oct. 14th, 2009 )
Most valuable research project award from Michigan Materials and Processing Institute for 1994/95 year.
Member of Editorial Board of The International Journal of Boundary Element Methods Communications. (1994-2004).
I conduct research in the area of computational mechanics and have developed algorithms for finite element method, finite difference method and boundary element method. A list of selected publication and brief description of software development can be obtined by clicking on the links below.
Computer Program BEAMUP
Mechanics of Materials Mechanics of Materials, Second Edition Intermediate Mechanics of Materials
Oxford University Press Free Online Oxford University Press
2002-2009 2009- 2007-
I teach and have taught the following courses
MEEM 2110 Static
MEEM 2700 Introduction to Dynamics
MEEM 2150 Introduction to Mechanics of Materials
MEEM 4150 Intermediate Mechanics of Materials
MEEM 4450 Introduction to Finite Elements
MEEM 4900 Senior Design I
MEEM 4910 Senior Design II
MEEM 5150 Advanced Mechanics of Materials
MEEM 5170 Finite Element and Variational Methods in Engineering
MEEM 5990 Special Topics: Plates
MEEM 5990 Special Topics: Boundary Element Method in Engineering
See Blackboard Learning System for syllabus, course policy, and other course related material not posted below.
Textbook, Sample Syllabus, Lecture Slides and Sample Exams are available as pdf files on the links below.
Mechanics of Materials, Second Edition; Online book, Slides, Sample Syllabus, Sample Exams
Intermediate Mechanics of Materials Slides, Sample Syllabus,Sample Exams
Introduction to Finite Element Method Slides, Sample Syllabus,Sample Exams
Last Updated: August, 2012