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Research Interests

Development of multiscale theories, methods, and software for the design and analysis of large scale engineering material systems, materials design, manufacturing, bio-sensing, and drug delivery.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, California Institute of Technology

… → 1981

MS, California Institute of Technology

… → 1977

Engineering Science , BS, University of Illinois at Chicago

… → 1976

Research interests

  • Computational biology
  • Computational nanotechnology
  • Linear and nonlinear fluid structure interactions
  • Modeling of MEMS and NEMS devices
  • Multi-scale analysis and design
  • Nonlinear finite elements
  • Reproducing kernel particle and wavelets

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Research Output

Efficient multiscale modeling for woven composites based on self-consistent clustering analysis

Han, X., Gao, J., Fleming, M., Xu, C., Xie, W., Meng, S. & Liu, W. K., Jun 1 2020, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 364, 112929.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Predictive multiscale modeling for Unidirectional Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers

    Gao, J., Shakoor, M., Domel, G., Merzkirch, M., Zhou, G., Zeng, D., Su, X. & Liu, W. K., Jan 20 2020, In : Composites Science and Technology. 186, 107922.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A cellular automaton finite volume method for microstructure evolution during additive manufacturing

    Lian, Y., Gan, Z., Yu, C., Kats, D., Liu, W. K. & Wagner, G. J., May 5 2019, In : Materials and Design. 169, 107672.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 6 Scopus citations

    A computational mechanics special issue on: data-driven modeling and simulation—theory, methods, and applications

    Liu, W. K., Karniadakis, G., Tang, S. & Yvonnet, J., Aug 15 2019, In : Computational Mechanics. 64, 2, p. 275-277 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Open Access
    1 Scopus citations

    A data-driven multiscale theory for modeling damage and fracture of composite materials

    Shakoor, M., Gao, J., Liu, Z. & Liu, W. K., Jan 1 2019, Meshfree Methods for Partial Differential Equations IX, 2017. Griebel, M., Schweitzer, M. A., Griebel, M. & Schweitzer, M. A. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 135-148 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering; vol. 129).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution