Education

Ph.D., Engineering Mechanics
University of Washington

M.S., Engineering Mechanics
Stanford University

B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University

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Thomas Cruse

H. Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Emeritus


Mechanical Engineering


Research Focus

Mechanical system reliability and design, solid mechanics, fracture mechanics, stress analysis, composite materials, thermal barrier coatings, design, boundary integral equation methods.


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