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Koenig, Herbert A.
Title: Professor Emeritus
Highest Degree: Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1967
E-Mail: herbert.koenig@uconn.edu

Dr. Koenig joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 1967. He previously held positions at Hazeltine Electronics, Radio Corporation of America, and General Electric. He has consulted on a regular basis for United Technologies Research Center and Pratt & Whitney. During the period 1971-1992, Dr. Koenig was engaged with UConn’s School of Medicine in the numerical […]

Keywords: aerospace applications, biomechanics, composite materials, computational mechanics, emeritus faculty, life predictions, manufacturing, processes, Structural mechanics

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Cassenti, Brice
Title: Professor-in-Residence
Highest Degree: Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1972
E-Mail: brice.cassenti@uconn.edu

Dr. Cassenti joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2009. Professor Cassenti received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1968, 1969, and 1972. At the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn he worked on re-entry vehicles and heat transfer. He joined Bell Telephone Laboratories in 1971 where he worked on […]

Keywords: advance propulsion, applied mechanics, Applied Mechanics and Advanced Materials Processing, computational mechanics, emeritus faculty, gas turbine engines, heat transfer, material modeling, non-linear finite element modeling, programming, re-entry vehicles, super computing

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Pierce, David M.
Title: Associate Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D. Stanford University, 2007
E-Mail: david.pierce@uconn.edu

Dr. Pierce received the B.S. degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees (with S.D. Sheppard) from Stanford University, CA, all in mechanical engineering. Additionally, he received a Ph.D. -Minor degree in mathematics from Stanford University and completed his Habilitation (Venia Legendi) in experimental and computational biomechanics (with G.A. Holzapfel) […]

Keywords: Applied Mechanics and Advanced Materials Processing, biomechanics, computational mechanics, computational solid mechanics, Current, finite element methods

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