FACULTY: Curriculum Vitae

 

G. P. MacSithigh

Associate Professor of  Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Missouri University of Science and Technology
182 Toomey Hall
400 West 13th Street
Rolla, MO 65409-0050
(573) 341-4597
Fax:  (573) 341-4607
macsithi@mst.edu

Research Interests:

Finite elasticity, viscoelasticity, liquid crystal hydrodynamics, and solid and continuum mechanics

Education:

- Ph.D. in Mechanics, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities (1982)
- M.S. in Mechanics, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities (1979)
- M.S. in Mathematical Physics, University College Dublin of the National University of Ireland (1976)
- B.S. in Mathematical Physics, University College Dublin of the National University of Ireland (1975)

Recent Publications:

``The Graves Condition for Incompressible Finite Elasticity’’ Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, Vol. 8, pp 289-298 (2003)

``Necessary Conditions at the Boundary for Minimizers  in  Incompressible Finite Elasticity’’ Journal of Elasticity, Vol. 81 pp 217-269 (2005)

``Agmon’s condition for incompressible elasticity: a formulation of Mielke-Sprenger type’’ Zeitschrift Fur angewandte Mathematik und Physik, in press.