I am a postdoctoral research associate working with Prof. A. Karma in the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Complex Systems in the Physics Department at Northeastern University. I graduated with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics under the supervision of Prof. B. Bourdin (MATH, LSU). I am currently searching for tenure track positions in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science.

I am fascinated with solving the mysteries of the universe through computational science. My research focus is to advance our understanding of the underlying micro and macro physics of solid mechanics phenomena and to use this knowledge to develop advanced materials that will make life on earth better.

My main research interest is computational solid mechanics, and I specialize in fracture mechanics, thermoelasticity, plasticity, and finite deformation. Starting from doctoral studies, I have worked closely with HPC packages PETSc, TAO, libMesh, and Hypre, and, as a result, have developed a parallel finite element code (vfmfe) for simulation of fracture in an array multiphysics problems.


a.mesgarnejad at northeastern dot edu