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Erdogan Madenci

University of Arizona
Tucson, United States

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Short Bio:

Erdogan Madenci has been a professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona since 1989. He received his B.S. degrees on both Mechanical and Industrial engineering, and his M.S. degree in Applied Mechanics from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa in 1980, 1981, and 1982, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in Engineering Mechanics from UCLA in 1987. Prior to joining the University of Arizona, he worked at Northrop Corporation, Aerospace Corporation, and the Fraunhofer Institute. Also, he worked at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, NASA Langley Research Center, Sandia National Labs and MIT as part of his sabbatical leaves. He is the lead author of five books on Peridynamics (available in Chinese) and Finite Element analysis. He serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Peridynamics and Nonlocal Modeling and an Associate Editor of ASME Open Journal of Engineering. He is a Fellow of ASME and an Associate Fellow of AIAA.