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J. Tinsley Oden

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

Associate Vice President for Research
Director, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences
Cockrell Family Regents’ Chair in Engineering #2
Peter O’Donnell Jr. Chair in Computer Systems
Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Professor, Mathematics
Professor, Computer Science

EDUCATION

  • Honorary Doctorates, Doctor Honoris Causa:
    Ohio State University, Doctor of Engineering, Ohio, 2010
    – Ecole Normale Superieure Cachan (ENSC), Cachan, France, 2006
    – The University of Texas at Austin, Presidential Award Citation, Austin, Texas, 2004
    – Cracow University of Technology, Cracow, Poland, 2001
    – Polytechnique de Mons, Mons Belgium, 2000
    – Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, 1987
  • Oklahoma State University: Engineering Mechanics Ph.D. 1962
  • Oklahoma State University: Civil Engineering M.S. 1960
  • Louisiana State University: Civil Engineering B.S. 1959

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION:

Registered Professional Engineer Louisiana & Texas

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS ACADEMIC POSITIONS:

  • Associate Vice President for Research, The University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin), 3/03 – present.
  • Director, Institute of Computational Engineering and Sciences and Peter O’Donnell, Jr. Chair in Computer Systems, UT-Austin, 3/03 – present.
  • Cockrell Family Regents’ Chair in Engineering #2, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department, UT-Austin, 9/94 – present.
  • Professor, Mathematics Department, UT-Austin, 9/81 – present.
  • Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department, UT-Austin, 9/73 – present.
  • Professor, Computer Science Department, UT-Austin, 2011 – present.
  • Director, Texas Institute of Computational and Applied Mathematics, UT-Austin, 9/93 – 2003.
  • Ernest and Virginia Cockrell Chair in Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department, UT-Austin, 9/87 – 8/94.
  • Carol and Henry Groppe Professor of Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department, UT-Austin, 9/79 – 8/87.
  • Director, Texas Institute for Computational Mechanics, UT-Austin, 9/74 – 8/93.
  • Head, Department of Engineering Mechanics, University of Alabama, Huntsville (UA-Huntsville), 9/70 – 9/72.
  • Professor, Engineering Mechanics, UA-Huntsville, 9/67 – 8/73.
  • Associate Professor, Engineering Mechanics, UA-Huntsville, 9/65 – 8/67.
  • Assistant Professor, Engineering Mechanics, UA-Huntsville, 9/64 -8/65.
  • Senior Structures Engineer, Research Department, General Dynamics, Fort Worth, 1963-1964.
  • Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1962-1963.
  • Instructor, Applied Mechanics, Oklahoma State University, 1961-1962.
  • Teaching Assistant, Louisiana State University, 1959.

CONSULTING:

  • Sandia National Laboratories, 1997-Present
  • Altair Engineering, June 1996-2008
  • PDA Engineering, 1991-1993
  • COMCO, Inc., 1982-1996

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL AND HONORARY SOCIETIES:

  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Fellow and Life member, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Fellow and Honorary Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • Fellow, Society of Engineering Science
  • Fellow, Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, United Kingdom
  • Fellow, American Academy of Mechanics
  • Past-President and Fellow, International Association for Computational Mechanics
  • Past-President and Fellow, U.S. Association for Computational Mechanics
  • Past-President and Fellow, The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST)
  • Past-Vice-President,The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST), January 2009-2010.
  • Member, North Carolina State University (NCSU) Institute for Computational Science and Engineering (ICSE) Board of Visitors, Raleigh, NC

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