Faculty Profile

BIOGRAPHY

  • B.S. Univ. of Wisconsin, 1952
  • M.S. Univ. of Wisconsin, 1953
  • Ph.D. Univ. of Illinois, 1957

RESEARCH INTERESTS

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Senior Award, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Germany, 1974-75
  • Gillam Fellowship, Univ. of Calgary, Canada, 1983
  • Recipient of Sigma Xi award for the outstanding research paper in engineering at the Ga. Inst. of Tech.,1982 & 1985

RECENT PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

ARTICLES
  • Large Symmetrical Deflections of Annular Plates,( with R. Schmidt ), J.A.M, 1958
  • Corrugated Open-Face Sandwich Plate, ( with J. McKinley ), J. Aero.. Eng., 1962
  • Axisymmetric Deflections and Snap-Through of Shallow Conical Shells, J. Mech. Div. ASCE, 1962
  • New Concepts for Finite Elements of Shells, Zeit.. Ang. Math. u. Mech.. 1968
  • Discrete Approximations related to Nonlinear Theories of Solids, Int. J. Solids & Structures, 1971
BOOKS
  • Mechanics of Solids ( with applications to thin bodies ), McGraw-Hill, 1973: Reprinted by Sijthoff-Noordhoff, 1982
  • Mechanics of Solids. PWS Publishing, 1995
  • Mechanics of Solids and Shells, with D. Talaslidis, CRC Press, 2003