MECE5397 / 6397 – Computational Design of Structures and Materials
Introduction to computer aided design of engineering systems, with a focus on deterministic and continuous methods including linear programming, convex programming. Special attentions are paid to topology optimization methods and machine learning based methods.

MECE3369 – Solid Mechanics
1D small deformation theories. Intermediate studies of the principles of stress analysis, buckling, energy methods, and the theories of failure; includes practical applications.

Student projects

Our lab offers student projects in the broad field of mechanics and materials for both undergraduates and masters students. If you are interested in doing a research project or simply curious to learn more about our lab, check out the student projects page. Explore and find matches with your interests below or come to us with your ideas. To get an idea of what you’d do as a student, please look at the timeline.