Kumar K. Tamma

University of Minnesota, USA

Kumar K. Tamma is a world renowned expert in modeling and simulation and new technology developments for research advances in computational mechanics and industrial applications. He serves currently as a Professor of mechanical engineering, University of Minnesota, Minn, USA. He has published over 160 research papers in archival journals, and over 225 research papers in refereed conference proceedings/book chapters. His areas of research encompass are computational mechanics with emphasis on multiscale/multiphysics in space and time with emphasis on design and development of novel numerical methods and computational algorithms for HPC applications; computational fluid-thermal-structural interactions; structural dynamics and large deformation and large strain contact impact penetration damage; solidification and heat transfer with fluid flow and thermomechanical and thermal stresses, metal forming, extrusion, and finite deformation application; continuum damage mechanics and progressive failure and damage in materials and structures; multibody dynamics with rigid and flexible bodies; computational aspects of microscale / nanoscale heat transfer; advanced and lightweight composites and multifunctional materials manufacturing processes and solidification; advanced finite element and meshless methods technology for nonlinear, large deformation and multiscale in space-time dependent algorithms; CAD – FEM interface technology; development of simulation techniques for applications to large-scale problems and high performance parallel computing environments. He has presented several invited Plenary/Keynote lectures in national/international conferences. He serves as the Fellow of the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute. He serves also the Member of AIAA, ASME, and the International Association of Computational Mechanics (IACM), and the United States Association for Computational Mechanics (USACM). Professor Tamma is also listed in various Who's Who of organizations and professionals.

Biography Updated on 17 January 2011

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