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Duc Nguyen

  • Duc Nguyen
  • Professor
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • 130c Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3761
  • dnguyen@odu.edu
  • Education

    University of Iowa, 1982
    Major: Civil Engineering
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of California, 1976
    Major: Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics
    Degree: M.S.
    Northeastern University, 1974
    Major: Civil Engineering
    Degree: B.S.
  • Expertise

    Computational Mechanics
    Large-Scale Algorithms and Software for Parallel Supercomputing in Engineering and Science Applications / Design Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization / Finite Element Analysis / Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
    Finite Element
    Large-Scale Algorithms and Software for Parallel Supercomputing in Engineering and Science Applications / Design Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization / Finite Element Analysis / Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
    Optimization
    Large-Scale Algorithms and Software for Parallel Supercomputing in Engineering and Science Applications / Design Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization / Finite Element Analysis / Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
    Parallel (Cluster) Computing
    Large-Scale Algorithms and Software for Parallel Supercomputing in Engineering and Science Applications / Design Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization / Finite Element Analysis / Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Holistic Numerical Methods: Unabridged
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: January, 2008 - December, 2011
    Implementation Grant: Simulation and Visualization Enhanced Engineering Education
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: September, 2005 - September, 2009
    Design Code for Lightweight Power Plant Structures
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Innovative Technology, VA Power and The Jonathan
    Date: July 1, 1992 - July 1, 1993
    Awarding Organization: Local
    Investigators:Unal, R.; Hou, G. J.; Razzaq, Z.; Nguyen, D. T.
    Simplified Procedures for Dynamic Analysis of Complex Structures
    Sponsoring Organization: Newport News Shipbuilding
    Date: November, 1986 - August, 1987
    Investigators:Hou, G. J.; Nguyen, D. T.