Florin Bobaru.


Hergenrader Distinguished Scholar

Mechanical and Materials Engineering

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Lincoln, NE 68588
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  • Ph.D., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2001
  • M.S., Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, University of Bucharest, Romania, 1997
  • B.S., Mathematics and Mechanics, University of Bucharest, Romania, 1995

Research Interests
  • Damage and fracture with peridynamics
  • Modeling of corrosion damage and stress corrosion cracking
  • Damage in heterogeneous materials (fiber-reinforced composites, polycrystalline ceramics, etc.)
  • Dynamics of Granular Materials
  • Optimization of material composition and optimal shape design

Selected Publications

Handbook of Peridynamic Modeling, Edited by Florin Bobaru, J.T. Foster, P.H. Geubelle, S.A. Silling. Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2017.

Book Chapters
  1. "Peridynamic Functionally Graded and Porous Materials: Modeling Fracture and Damage", Z. Chen, S. Niazi, G. Zhang, and F. Bobaru. In "Handbook of Nonlocal Continuum Mechanics for Materials and Structures", G.Z. Voyiadjis (ed.), 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-22977-5_36-1