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Associate Professor Peter J. Attar

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering - 2003 Duke University Durham, North Carolina

M.S., Mechanical Engineering - 1999 Duke University Durham, North Carolina

B.S., Mechanical Engineering - 1997 Tufts University Medford, Massachusetts

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Nonlinear Aeroelasticity
Computational Methods in Aeroelasticity
Reduced Order Modeling
Nonlinear System Identification
Stochastic Methods in Nonlinear Aeroelasticity
Nonlinear Dynamics
Computational Mechanics
Biomechanics

COURSES TAUGHT

AME 2223: Introduction to Aerospace Engineering.
AME3523: Aerospace Structural Analysis.
AME3723: Numerical Methods for Engineering Computation.
AME5023: Elastic Stress Analysis.
AME 5573: Advanced Engineering Analysis.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

LaBryer, A., Attar, P.J. and Vedula, P.,” Optimal spatiotemporal reduced order modeling of the viscous Burgers equation,” Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Vol. 79, 2014, pp. 40-52.

Gordnier, R.E. and Attar, P.J., “Impact of flexibility on the aerodynamics of an aspect ratio two membrane wing.” Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 45, February 2014, pp. 138-152.

Ozcelik, O. and Attar, P.J., “Effect of nonlinear damping on the structural dynamics of flapping beams.” International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics, Vol. 65, October 2014, pp. 148-163.
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AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

NRC Postdoctoral Research Associate, AFRL/VAAC Computations Science Branch

Reviewer: Journal of Aircraft, Journal of Fluids and Structures, Journal of Sound and Vibration

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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Contact Information

(405) 325-1749
Felgar Hall 219D
peter.attar@ou.edu

Office Hours:
Mondays
8:00-9:00AM