Former students and post-docs of J. Tinsley Oden

Former students and post-docs of J. Tinsley Oden – 2013

Career MS Completed: 34 MS in Progress: 0
Career PhD Completed: 45 PhD in Progress: 1
Oden's Tree

J. Tinsley Oden’s Preliminary Academic Geneology.


    1. Hawkins, A., (2008), CAM.  “Survey of Tumor Growth Mathematical Modeling.”
    2. Fuentes, D., (2005), CAM. “Extensions of Goal-Oriented Error Estimation Methods to Simulations of Highly-Nonlinear Response of Shock-Loaded Elastomer-Reinforced Structures.
    3. Bauman, P., (2004), CAM.  Earned through class hours rather than thesis work.
    4. Cho, J.R., (1993), EM, “An HPQ Adaptive Finite Element Method for Hierarchical Modeling of Elastic Structures.”
    5. Westermann, T., (August, 1989), EM, “A Posteriori Estimation of Errors in h-p Finite Element Method for Linear Elliptic Boundary Value Problems.”
    6. Hardy, O., (May 1989), EM, “For an h-p Adaptive Finite Element Method.”
    7. Howe, M., (December, 1987), EM, “Adaptive Compressible Flow Calculation on Unstructured Triangular Grids.”
    8. Mahadevan, L., (December, 1987), EM, “A Hybrid-Stress Finite Element Approach for Stress and Vibration Analysis in Linear Anisotropic Elasticity.”
    9. Faria, L.O., (August, 1985), EM, “Numerical Analysis of One-Dimensional Nonlinear Elastic Problems.”
    10. Manifold, S. M., (December, 1985), EM, “A New Method for Solving the Time-Dependent Convection-Diffusion Equation in One Dimension.”
    11. Thompson, D.H., (December, 1984), EM, “Affine Approximation of Isoparametric Elements.”
    12. Trabucho De Campos, LUIS M., (1981), EM, “A Numerical Analysis of a Class of Contact Problems with Friction in Elastostatics.”
    13. Kim, S. J., (1981), EM, “Interior Penalization Approach to Contact Problems.”
    14. Ichikawa, Yasuaki, (1978), EM, “Numerical Analysis of the Two-Phase Stefan Problem, with Applications in Mechanics.”
    15. Gesteira, C.S., (1976), EM, “Finite Element Approximation of the Dirichlet Problem Associated with Poisson’s Equation on Domains with Corners.”
    16. Kikuchi, N., (1975), EM, “A Study of Variational inequalities for Seepage Flow Problem.”
    17. Sheu, M.G., (1975), EM, “On the Theory of Mixed Finite Element Approximations of Boundary-Value Problems.”
    18. Trochu, F., (1975), EM, “Discontinuous Finite Element Approximations of Elliptic Problems with Singular Data and interfaces.”
    19. Sandidge, D., (1972), EM, “Stability and Postbuckling Behavior of Hyper-Elastic Bodies at Finite Strain by the Finite Element Method.”
    20. Meisler, E. (1971), EM, “An investigation into the Thermoelastic Behavior of Plating.”
    21. Richardson, J.J., (1971), EM, “Application of the Finite Element Method to a Class of Problems in Dynamic Thermoelastic Stability.”
    22. Wellford, Jr., L.C., (1971), EM, “The Finite Element Method and Viscous Fluid Flow.”
    23. Armstrong, W.H., (1971), EM, “Analysis of Non-Linear Coupled Thermoelasticity Problems by the Finite Element Method.”
    24. Cornett, D., (1971), EM, “On the Numerical Solution of a Class of Problems in a Linear First Strain Gradient.”
    25. Kelly, B., (1970), EM, “Formulation and Solution of a General Class of Problems in Dynamic Coupled Electrothermoelasticity by the Finite Element Method.”
    26. Key, J.E., (1969), EM, “Numerical Analysis of Finite Axisymmetric Deformation of incompressible Elastic Solids of Revolution.”
    27. Poe, J., (1969), EM, “On the Solution of Nonlinear Problems of Dynamic Coupled Thermoelasticity by the Finite Element Method.”
    28. Kross, D., (1968), EM, “A Survey of Stiffness Matrices for the Analysis of Flat Plates.”
    29. Neighbors, A., (1967), EM, “Graph Theory in Structural Analysis.”
    30. Sato, T., (1966), EM, “Finite Strains and Displacements of Elastic Membranes by the Finite Element Method.”
    31. Natarajan, M., (1963), EM, “A Flexibility Analysis of Complex Frames Using the String Polygon Method.”
    32. Petal, B.B., (1963), EM, “An Analysis of Point Supported Thin Elastic Plates Subject to Edge Moments.”
    33. Parikh, S.K., (1963), EM, “Bending of Corner Supported Plates with Arbitrary Edge Loadings.”
    34. Wu, C., (1963), EM, “An Experimental Analysis of Thin Elastic Plates Supported at Their Corners.”


  1. Farrell, K. (May 2015). “Selection, Calibration, and Validation of Coarse-Grained Models of Atomistic Systems.” Latest affiliation, Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, Austin, Texas.
  2. Lima, E. (April 2014). “Selection, Calibration, and Validation of Coarse-Grained Models of Atomistic Systems.” Latest affiliation, Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, Austin, Texas.
  3. Hawkins-Daruud, A.  (May 2011). “Toward a Predictive Model of Tumor Growth”, Latest affiliation, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle.
  4. Fuentes, D. (May 2008). “Computational Modeling and Real-Time Control of Patient-Specific Laser Treatment of Prostate Cancer”, Latest affiliation, Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, Austin, Texas.
  5. Bauman, P. (April 2008).  “Adaptive Multiscale Modeling of Polymeric Materials using Goal-Oriented Error Estimation, Arlequin Coupling, and Goals Algorithms”, Latest affiliation, Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, Austin, Texas.
  6. Romkes, A., (May 2003), “Modeling of Wave Phenomena in Heterogeneous Elastic Solids”, Latest affiliation, Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.
  7. Vemaganti, K., (December 2000), “Goal-Oriented Adaptive Modeling of Heterogeneous Elastic Solids”, Latest affiliation, Assistant Professor, University of Ohio, Cincinatti, OH.
  8. Deb, M., (June 2000), “ Solution of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations (SPDEs) Using Galerkin Method and Finite Element Techniques.”  Latest affiliation, Director, Lines of Business Solutions, Tibco Software, Inc., Palo Alto, CA.
  9. Prudhomme, S., (August 1999), “ Adaptive Control of Error and Stability of h-p Approximations of the Transient Navier-Stokes Equations.”  Latest affiliation: Visiting Professor, Departamento de Matematicas, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá D.C., Colombia.
  10. Baumann, C., (August 1997), “An hp Adaptive Discontinuous Finite Element Method for Computational Fluid Dynamics.”  Latest affiliation: Research Engineer, Altair Research and Development, Inc., Austin, TX.
  11. Zohdi, T., (February 1997), “Error Estimation and Adaptive Methods for the Analysis of Elastic Structures Composed of Highly Heterogeneous Media.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
  12. Duarte, C. A., (December 1996) “hp Clouds.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, Universidade de São Paulo, EESC, Brazil
  13. Cho, J.R. (December 1995), EM, “An HPQ Adaptive Finite Element Method for Hierarchical Modeling of Elastic Structures.”  Latest affiliation: Pusan National University, C & AM Lab, School of Mechanical Engineering, Pusan, Korea.
  14. Feng, Yusheng (December 1995), “Optimal H-P Finite Element Methods: Theory and Applications to Fluid Dynamics.” Latest affiliation: University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas.
  15. Patra, A. (Spring 1995), CAM, “Parallel hp Adaptive Finite Element Analysis for Viscous incompressible Flow Problems.”  Latest affiliation: SUNY-Buffalo, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Buffalo, NY.
  16. Bey, K. S. (Spring 1994), EM, “An hp-Adaptive Discontinuous Galerkin Method of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws.”  Latest affiliation: Research Scientist, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.
  17. Geng, P. (Summer 1994), EM, “Parallel H-P Methods for Coupled BE/FE Analysis of Structural Acoustics Problems.”  Latest affiliation: Research Engineer, Shell Oil Corporation, Bellaire Technology Center, Houston, TX.
  18. Safjan, A. (Fall 1993), EM, “High-Order hp Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Hyperbolic Systems with Application to Transient Acoustics.”  Latest affiliation: Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Lincoln, NE.
  19. Wu, W.H., (May, 1993), EM, “h-p Adaptive Methods for incompressible Viscous Flow.”  Latest affiliation: Associate Professor, National Central University Department of Mathematics, Taipei, Taiwan.
  20. Lee, C.Y., (May, 1993), EM, “An h-p Finite Element Method for Contact Problems with Friction.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, Yeungnam University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gyoungsan, Korea.
  21. Rachowicz, W., (August, 1989), EM, “An h-p Finite Element Method for 1-Irregular Meshes, Error Estimation and Mesh Refinement Strategy.” Latest affiliation: Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Department of Computer Modeling and Applied Physics, Cracow University of Technology, Krakow, Poland.
  22. Faria, L., (May, 1989), EM, “Tire Modeling by Finite Elements.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, Centro de Mechanica e Materiais da Universidade Techica de Lisboa, Instituto Superíor Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal.
  23. Devloo, P., (August, 1987), EM, “An h-p Adaptive Finite Element Method for Steady Compressible.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, Universidade Estadual De Campinas, Faculdade De Construcao Civil Cidade, Compinas S.P. CEP, Brazil.
  24. Strouboulis, T., (August, 1986), EM, “Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Flow Problems in Regions with Moving Boundaries.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
  25. Wu, S.R., (August, 1986), EM, “A Study of the Reynolds-Hertz Problem in Elastodynamic Lubrication.”  Latest affiliation: Senior Technical Specialist, Ford Motor Company Research Lab., Safety Research and Development Dept., Dearborn, MI.
  26. Lin, T.L., (December, 1985), EM, “On the General Rolling Contact Problem for Finite Deformations of a Viscoelastic Cylinder.”  Latest affiliation: Glendora, CA.
  27. Jacquotte, O.P., (August, 1985), EM, “Underintegration in Finite Element Methods.”  Latest affiliation: President, Global Reach, Consulting Firm, Paris, France.
  28. Martins, J.A.C., (May, 1986), EM, “Models and Computational Methods in Dynamic Friction Phenomena.” Latest affiliation: Professor and Head, Dep. de Engenharia Civil, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal.
  29. Kim, S.J., (May, 1985), EM, “Development and Applications of a Theory of Finite Elastoplasticity Based on Generalized Potentials.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  30. Bass, J.M., (December, 1985), EM, “Adaptive Methods and integration Schemes for Nonlinear Constitutive Equations in Rate-Dependent Plasticity.”  Latest affiliation: Research Engineer, Computational Mechanics Co., Inc., Austin, TX.
  31. Trabucho de Campos, Luis, (May, 1984), EM, “Relaxation, Regularity and Operator Theoretical Methods for a Class of Problems in Nonlinear Elastostatics.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, Instituto Superior Tecnico, CMAF and Math. Dept., Lisboa, Portugal.
  32. Pires, E., (December, 1983), EM, “ Analysis of Nonclassical Friction Laws for Contact.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, Seccao de Macanicca Aplicada Dept. Engenharia Civil, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, PORTUGAL
  33. Kubrusly, Ricardo Silva, (1981), EM, “Variational Methods for Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems in the Post-Buckling Analysis of Unilaterally Constrained Elastic Structures.” Latest affiliation: Professor, Laboratorio Nacional de Computacao Cientifica (LLNC) – YCNPq, Rio de Janiero, BRASIL
  34. Song, Y.J., (1980), EM, “Reduced integration and Exterior Penalty Methods for Finite Element Approximations of Contact Problems in incompressible Linear Elasticity.”  Latest affiliation:  Professor, Institute for Advanced Engineering, Computing Center, Kyonggi-Do, KOREA
  35. Le Tallec, P., (1980), EM, “Numerical Analyses of Equilibrium Problems in incompressible Non-Linear Elasticity.”  Latest affiliation: Professeur and Directeur General Adjoint pour l’Enseignement, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France.
  36. Ohtake, K., (1979), EM, “An Exterior Penalty Method for the Finite Element Analysis of Certain Unilateral Problems in Von Karman Plate Theory.”  Latest affiliation: Leader – Thermostructure Group, National Aerospace Laboratory, Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.
  37. Alducin-Gonzales, (1978), EM, “Qualitative Analysis and Galerkin Approximations of Monotone and Pseudomonotone Nonlinear Diffusion Problems.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, Instituto de Geofisica, UNAM, Coyoacan, Mexico.
  38. Sheu, M.G., (1978), EM, “Existence and Approximations for Saddle-Point Problems with Applications to Nonlinear incompressible Elasticity.”  Latest affiliation: Seagate, Inc., Cupertino, CA
  39. Chandrupatla, T.R. (1977), EM, “Theory of Finite Element Approximations of a Class of Nonlinear Boundary-Value Problems in Finite Elasticity.”  Latest affiliation: Professor and Program Chair – Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rowan College, Glassboro, NJ
  40. Kikuchi, N., (1977), EM, “Analysis of Contact Problems Using Variational inequalities.” Latest affiliation: Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  41. Lee, J.K., (August, 1976), EM, “Convergence of Mixed Hybrid Finite Element Methods.”  Latest affiliation: Professor, Applied Mechanics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  42. Wellford, Jr., L.C., (1974), EM, “Theoretical Study of Shock and Acceleration Waves in Nonlinear Media by the Finite Element Methods.”  Latest affiliation: Professor and Chairman, Civil/Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
  43. Fost, R.B., (1974), EM, “ A Finite Element Analysis of Shocks and Finite Amplitude Waves in Hyper-Elastic Bodies at Finite Strain.”  Latest affiliation: Wright Patterson AFB, Fairfield, OH.
  44. Reddy, J.N., (1974), EM, “A Mathematical Theory of Complementary-Dual Variational Principles and Mixed Finite-Element Approximations of Linear Boundary-Value Problems in Continuum Mechanics.” Latest affiliation: Professor and Oscar S. Wyatt Chair, Texas A&M University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College Station, TX.
  45. Bhandari, D.R. (1973), EM, “A General Theory of Thermo-Viscoplasticity, Its interpretation and Application to a Class of Problems in Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics.”  Latest affiliation: Westinghouse Electric, Pittsburgh, PA.

Graduate and Postdoctoral Advisors:

  1. Jan J. Tuma, deceased

Thesis Advisor and Postgraduate-Scholar Sponsor (in the last 5 years) for:

  1. Paul Bauman, UT Austin
  2. Emanuel Carneiro, UT Austin
  3. Ludovic Chamoin, ENS Cachan, France
  4. Kathryn Farrell (present)
  5. David Fuentes, UT MD Anderson
  6. Andrea Hawkins-Daarud, Northwestern University
  7. Ernesto Lima, LNCC, Brazil (present)
  8. Pablo Seleson, UT Austin
  9. Kris van der Zee, Eindhoven, Netherlands