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Duc Nguyen

Duc Nguyen


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Civil & Environmental Engineering

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  • Expertise

    Computational Mechanics
    Parallel Computing, Sensitivity Analysis & Optimization, Structural Dynamics
    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
  • Research Interests

    Computational Mechanics, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Structural Dynamics, Engineering Design Sensitivity Analysis & Optimization, Parallel Computing for FEA, Efficient Sparse/Dense Linear Solvers, Non-linear Solvers, Eigen-Solvers, Branch & Bound Mixed Real-Integer Linear Programming Problems, etc....
  • 2010: ODU Faculty "Shining Star" Award Winner, Old Dominion University
  • 2004: Most Highly Cited Researchers in Engineering, ISIHighlyCited.com
  • 2001: NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Award, NASA-ASEE Electromagnetic Research Branch
  • 2001: A. Rufus Tonelson Distinguished Faculty Award (for excellent contribution in Research, Teaching and Service), Old Dominion University
  • 2000: NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Award, Computational Modeling & Simulation Branch
  • 1998: Summer Faculty Fellowship Award, NASA-ASEE Structural Mechanic Branch
  • 1997: Summer Faculty Fellowship Award, NASA-ASEE Thermal Structural Branch, Structural Division
  • 1996: Tech Brief Award, NASA Langley Research Center
  • 1990: Faculty Fellow, NASA-ASEE
  • 1990: Faculty of the Year Award, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • 1989: Gigaflops Performance Award, Cray Research Inc.
  • 1989: Faculty Fellow, U.S. Air Force
  • 1989: Oustanding Faculty Recognition, Old Dominion University
  • 1986: Faculty Fellow, NASA-ASEE
  • 1985: Faculty Fellow, NASA-ASEE
  • 1984: Faculty Fellow, NASA-ASEE
  • 1983: Faculty Fellow, NASA-ASEE
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    , "Holistic Numerical Methods: Unabridged" $500,189. January, 2008 - December, 2011
    , "Implementation Grant: Simulation and Visualization Enhanced Engineering Education" $999,744. September, 2005 - September, 2009
    Unal, R.; Hou, G. J.; Razzaq, Z.; Nguyen, D. T. "Design Code for Lightweight Power Plant Structures" $92,000. Local. July 1, 1992 - July 1, 1993
    Hou, G. J.; Nguyen, D. T. "Simplified Procedures for Dynamic Analysis of Complex Structures" $61,000. November, 1986 - August, 1987