Ryan Lee Karkkainen

Asst. Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-4097
Locator Code:
0624

 
Career

Education

2006Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering University of Florida
2000M.S. Mechanical Engineering University of Tennessee
1998B.S. Mechanical Engineering Louisiana State University

Professional Experience

2014 - Assistant Professor, University of Miami
2006 - 2014Research Engineer, U.S. Army
2000 - 2003Ford Motor Company Research and Product Development Engineer, Ford Motor Company
Research

Research Interests

Multi-scale modeling for material design, Dynamic finite element based micromechanics, Advanced textile composite materials, Nanoparticulate reinforced polymers, Metamaterials, Impact energy absorbing materials development, Structural batteries