Background
Reddy, J. Narasimha was born on August 12, 1945 in Warangal, Associated Press, India.
Mechanical engineering educator
Reddy, J. Narasimha was born on August 12, 1945 in Warangal, Associated Press, India.
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University, 1968. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Mechanics, University Alabama, 1973.
Research scientist, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, 1974-1975;assistant professor, U. Oklahoma, 1975-1978;associate professor, U. Oklahoma, 1978-1980;professor mechanic engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, 1980-1985;Clifton G. Garvin professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, 1986-1992;Oscar S. Wyatt Junior chair, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, since 1992;University Distinguished professor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, since 1998.
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Author: Energy Principles and Variational Methods in Applied Mechanics, 1984, 2nd edition, 2002, Applied Functional Analysis and Variational Methods in Engineering, 1986, An Introduction to the Finite Element Method, second edition, 1993, Mechanics of Laminated Composite Plates and Shells: Theory and Analysis, second edition, 2004, Theory and Analysis of Elastic Plates, 1999, An Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis, 2004, (with others) Variational Methods in Theoretical Mechanics, 1976, A Mathematical Theory of Finite Elements, 1976, Advanced Engineering Analysis, 1982, Finite Element Analysis of Composite Laminates, 1992, The Finite Element Method in Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics, 1994, second edition, 2001, Practical Analysis of Laminated Composite Structures, 1995. Editor-in-chief Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, International Journal Computational Methods Engineering Science Mechanics, International Journal Structural Stability and Dynamics. Member editorial board Journal Applied Mechanics, International Journal Numerical Methods in Engineering, International Journal Numerical Methods in Fluids, others.
Contributor over 300 papers to professional journals.
Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Worcester Reed Warner medal 1992, Charles Russ Richards Memorial award 1995), American Society of Civil Engineers (Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research prize 1983, Nathan M. Newmark medal 1998), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate), American Academy Mechanics, Aeronautical Society India, United States Association Computational Mechanics (Computational Solid Mechanics award 2003), International Association Computational Mechanics, American Society Composites (Excellence in the Field of Composite award 2000, Outstanding Research award 2004).
Married Aruna Reddy; children: Anita, Anil.