Brad Darrall

Brad Darrall

Teaching Assistant Professor

Contact Information

221 Bell Hall



Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University at Buffalo, 2016

Research Interests

Computational and applied mechanics: finite element methods, variational approaches for classical and quantum mechanics, mutliphysics continuum dynamics, piezo- and flexo-electrics, micro mechanics, and size-dependent continuum theories.

Courses Taught

 Computational and applied mechanics, solids and structures, dynamics

Selected Publications

  • Darrall, B.T., Dargush, G.F. “Variational principle and time-space finite element method for dynamic thermoelasticity based on mixed convolved action”, Eur. J. Mech. A-Solids,  71, 351-364, (2018).
  • Darrall, B.T. “Variational principles and time-space finite element methods based on mixed convolved action for heat diffusion, dynamic thermoelasticity, poroelasticity, and time-dependent quantum mechanics”, Ph. D. Dissertation, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (2016).
  • Darrall, B.T., Dargush, G.F. “Mixed convolved action variational methods for poroelasticity”, ASME J. App. Mech, 83, 091011 (2016).
  • Dargush, G.F., Darrall, B.T., Kim, J., Apostolakis, G. “Mixed convolved action principles in linear continuum dynamics”, Acta Mech., 226, 4111-4137 (2015).
  • Darrall, B.T., Hadjesfandiari, A.R., Dargush, G.F. “Size-dependent piezoelectricity: A 2D finite element formulation for electric field-mean curvature coupling in dielectrics”, Eur. J. Mech. A-Solids, 49, 308-320 (2015).