Mechanics, Uncertainty and Simulation in Engineering

MUSE

Mechanics, uncertainty, and simulation focuses on select problems, often multidisciplinary in nature, whose solution requires the synergy of applied mechanics, applied mathematics, reliability and stochastic analysis, computational simulation, and/or physical experiments. Our graduates are employed by engineering consulting and design firms, engineering companies offering specialized and high-value services, the offshore oil and gas industry, and academic institutions worldwide.

Our work is primarily driven by the need to understand physical processes, and a desire to provide engineering solutions to problems affecting infrastructure and the built environment. Our areas of expertise cover broad as well as focused topics in including 

  • Earthquake engineering
  • Wind engineering
  • Reliability and risk assessment of components and systems
  • Computational mechanic
  • Wave propagation
  • Soil-structure interaction
  • Acoustics
  • Inverse problems and imaging
  • Coupled physics problems
  • Simulation of structural response to blast and impact loads
  • Collapse modeling
  • Stability of structures
  • Structural dynamics.

Resources

Faculty in Mechanics, Uncertainty, and Simulation Engineering
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MUSE graduate program
MUSE website

Research Facilities

MUSE lab (ECJ 4.602)

MUSE too lab (ECJ 3.301)

Faculty

Berkin Dortdivanlioglu

Loukas Kallivokas

Lance Manuel