Abani Patra


Contact Information

605 Furnas Hall




Ph.D., Computational & Applied Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin, 1995

Research Interests

Computational mechanics, solution adaptive finite element methods, parallel and high performance computing, applications to biomechanical systems.

Selected Publications

  • K. Dalbey, A.K. Patra, E. B. Pitman, M. I. Bursik, and M. F. Sheridan (2008), Input uncertainty propagation methods and hazard mapping of geophysical mass flows, J. Geophys. Res., 113,B05203, doi:10.1029/2006JB004471
  • Tsai,J., Patra, A. and Wetherhold, R, Finite Element Simulation of Shaped Ductile Fiber Pullout Using a Mixed Cohesive Zone/Friction Interface Model , Composites Part A, Vol. 36, no. 6, pp.827-838
  • Dalbey, K., Patra, A., Pateel, V., Arumugasundaram, S., Hatziprokopiou, I., Galganski, R., Incorporating Input Data Uncertainties in Computer Models of Vehicle Systems using the Polynomial Chaos Quadrature Method, SAE Paper 20006-01-1139.
  • Abani K. Patra, A. C. Bauer, C. Nichita, E. Bruce Pitman, M. F. Sheridan, M. Bursik, B.Rupp, A. Webber, L. Namikawa and C. Renschler, Parallel Adaptive Numerical Simulation of Dry Avalanches over Natural Terrain, J, Volc. Geothermal Research, vol 139 pp. 1-21
  • E. Bruce Pitman, C. Nichita, Abani K. Patra, Andrew C. Bauer, Mike Sheridan, Marcus Bursik, Computing Granular Avalanches and landslides, Phys. of Fluids, vol 15 no 12 pp 3638-3646
  • Galganski, R., Hatziprokopiou, I., General, Pateel, V., Arumugasundaram, S., Patra, A., Reexamination of FMVSS 213 Using New Car Assessment Program Test Data, SAE Paper 2006-01-1143.
  • A. Patra, A. Laszloffy and J. Long, Data Structres and Load Balancing for Parallel Adaptive hp finite element methods, Comp. and Math with Appl 46(2003)105-123