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Professor Alfred G. Striz

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University, 1981

M.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University, Dec. 1976

B.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University, May 1976

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Aeroelasticity
Numerical structural analysis
Design and optimization
Multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO)
Composites
Biomechanics
Acoustics

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
Aerospace Vehicle Design I and II
Aeromechanics Laboratory
Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Structural Analysis
Rigid Body MechanicsSolid
Mechanics I - Strength of Materials
Solid Mechanics II - Adv. Strength of Materials
Mechanical and Aerospace Structural Analysis
Design and Manufacturing Processes
Reliability Concepts in Engineering
PC-Based Finite Element Analysis
Numerical Methods in Engineering Computation

GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
Aeroelasticity
Advanced Aerospace Structures
Matrix Methods in Structural Analysis
Intro to the Finite element Method
Advanced Finite Element Analysis
Computational Solid Mechanics
Structural Optimization
Advanced Structural Analysis
Engineering Acoustics
Fundamental Vehicle Dynamics

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
American Society for Engineering Education
American Association of University Professors
Sigma Gamma Tau, Aerospace Honor Society
Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Honor Society
Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society

PUBLICATIONS REVIEWED

Dr. Striz reviews papers for:

Journal of Aircraft
AIAA Journal
Journal of Sound and Vibration
International Journal of Solids and Structures
Mechanics Research Communication
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering
Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization

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Contact Information

(405) 250-1873
EL 109
striz@ou.edu

Office Hours:
Contact by e-mail for appointment

Dr. Striz is the Associate Director of Research at OU with the Oklahoma NASA Space Grant Consortium and is the Associate Director of the Center for Engineering Optimization in the College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma.