Grants Awarded

  • FY 12-13


    • Towards a Multiscale Failure Modeling Paradigm for Polymers: Statistical Coarse-­Graining of Molecular Dynamics into Peridynamics

      Principal Investigator(s): DR John Foster,
      Sponsor(s): The Johns Hopkins University,
      Awarded Amount: $91,925


    • Study of Modeling and Control of Solar Thermal Power Generation

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Chunjiang Qian,
      Sponsor(s): Alstom Power Inc.,
      Awarded Amount: $6,000


    • Statistical Coarse-Graining of Molecular Dynamics into Peridynamics

      Principal Investigator(s): DR John Foster,
      Sponsor(s): The Johns Hopkins University,
      Awarded Amount: $97,471


    • Probabilistic Modeling of Residual Stress in Life Prediction of Metallic Materials and Structures

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Harry Millwater,
      Sponsor(s): Clarkson Aerospace,
      Awarded Amount: $50,000


  • FY 11-12


    • US-­German Collaboration: The effects of chloride dynamics in cerebellar computation

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Fidel Santamaria,
      Sponsor(s): National Science Foundation,
      Awarded Amount: $550,104


    • Application of Peridynamics to Hydraulic Fracture Modeling

      Principal Investigator(s): DR John Foster,
      Sponsor(s): The University of Texas at San Antonio,
      Awarded Amount: $18,927


    • Developing a Real-Time Visualization System to Explore Nano-World with High-Resolution Electron Microscope and Large-Scale Viz Wall

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Yusheng Feng,
      Sponsor(s): The University of Texas at San Antonio,
      Awarded Amount: $29,964


    • Effect of stratification on the wake interactions of wind turbine array over a rough-­terrain

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Kiran Bhaganagar,
      Sponsor(s): National Science Foundation,
      Awarded Amount: $99,964


    • Peridynamic simulation of granular materials undergoing shock compression

      Principal Investigator(s): DR John Foster,
      Sponsor(s): Sandia National Laboratory,
      Awarded Amount: $32,597


    • Probabilistic Fatigue Management Program for General Aviation

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Harry Millwater,
      Sponsor(s): Federal Aviation Administration,
      Awarded Amount: $1,196,893


    • Fracture Design, Placement and Sequencing in Horizontal Wells

      Principal Investigator(s): DR John Foster,
      Sponsor(s): University of Texas at Austin,
      Awarded Amount: $275,249


    • Probabilistic Modeling of Turbine Engine Sustainment

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Harry Millwater,
      Sponsor(s): General Dynamics Information Technology,
      Awarded Amount: $152,441


    • Predictive Simulation of Material Failure Using Peridynamics - Advanced Constitutive Modeling, Verification and Validation

      Principal Investigator(s): DR John Foster,
      Sponsor(s): Air Force Office of Scientific Research,
      Awarded Amount: $360,000


  • FY 10-11


    • Direct Numerical Simulation of Monodisperse and Polydisperse Particulate Flows

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Zhigang Feng,
      Sponsor(s): National Science Foundation,
      Awarded Amount: $96,512


    • Implementation of Complex Variable Finite Element Methods in Abaqus

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Harry Millwater,
      Sponsor(s): Department of Defense,
      Awarded Amount: $75,452


    • Image-­Based Two-­Scale Cell Migration and Metastasis Simulation and in vitro Experimental Study

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Yusheng Feng,
      Sponsor(s): Princeton University,
      Awarded Amount: $50,000


  • FY 09-10


    • Efficient Finite Element-­based 3D Fracture Mechanics Crack Growth Analysis using Complex Variable Sensitivity

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Harry Millwater,
      Sponsor(s): Department of Defense,
      Awarded Amount: $54,612


    • SHM (Structural Health Monitoring) Analysis Methods for the Management of Rotorcraft Structural Damage

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Harry Millwater,
      Sponsor(s): Federal Aviation Administration,
      Awarded Amount: $75,000


    • Enhanced fracture mechanics crack growth analysis using complex variable sensitivity methods

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Harry Millwater,
      Sponsor(s): Department of Defense,
      Awarded Amount: $375,000


    • Integrating High Performance Computing in Research and Education for Simulation, Visualization and Real-Time Prediction

      Principal Investigator(s): DR Yusheng Feng and DR Efstathios Michaelides,
      Sponsor(s): National Science Foundation,
      Awarded Amount: $5,000,000


    • MRI: Acquisition of an Integrated System for Advanced Visualization with Haptic Feedback Control

      Principal Investigator(s): Yusheng Feng,
      Sponsor(s): National Science Foundation,
      Awarded Amount: $482,667