Tod Laursen

PhD

Tod Laursen.

Tod Laursen

PhD

Tod Laursen

PhD

Research Topics

Computational Engineering Mechanics

Education Publications Research Awards

Research

Professor Laursen specializes in computational mechanics, a subfield of engineering mechanics concerned with development of new computational algorithms and tools used by engineers to analyze mechanical and structural systems. He has published over 100 refereed articles, book chapters, and abstracts, and has authored or co-edited two books. His particular focus is development of methods to analyze contact, impact and frictional phenomena, in highly nonlinear and complex systems.