M. R. Hajj
Muhammad R. Hajj is a Professor of engineering science and mechanics (ESMs) at Virginia Tech. He received a B. Eng. degree (with distinction) from the American University of Beirut in 1983. He received an M.S. and a Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin in 1985 and 1990. He joined the ESM Department in 1992 after spending two years as a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include reduced-order modeling, analysis, and identification of nonlinear systems with applications in fluid dynamics, fluid-structure interactions, and structures vibrations. He has spent summer fellowships at NASA LaRC Langley and the Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He has chaired several conferences as Organizing Secretary of the Third International Colloquium on Bluff Body Aerodynamics and Applications (BBAA III) in 1996, Conference Chair of the 18th Engineering Mechanics Division Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineering in 2007, and Technical Program Chair of the 2009 Joint ASCE-ASME-SES Conference on Mechanics and Materials in 2009. He has served as Associate Editor for the Journal of Engineering Mechanics between 1998 and 2000 and for the Journal of Fluid Engineering between 1999 and 2001.
Biography Updated on 18 August 2010