#### Duc Nguyen

319 ENGR & COMP SCIENCE BLDG

NORFOLK, 23529

**Ph.D.** in Civil Engineering, University of Iowa, (1982)

**M.S.** in Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics, University of California, (1976)

**B.S.** in Civil Engineering, Northeastern University, (1974)

## Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

- "Collaborative Research: Development of New Prototype Tools, and Adaptation and Implementation of Current Resources for a Course in Numerical Methods" $143,090. -
- "Holistic Numerical Methods: Unabridged" $500,189. January 2008 - December 2011
- "Implementation Grant: Simulation and Visualization Enhanced Engineering Education" $999,744. September 2005 - September 2009
- Watson, G. S., Shen, Y., Li, J., Mielke, R. R. and Nguyen, D. T. "Collaborative Research: Teaching Cross-Platform Educational Game Development and Its Uses in Multidisciplinary STEM Education" $198,913. Federal. -
- Unal, R., Hou, G. J.W.., Razzaq, Z. and Nguyen, D. T. "Design Code for Lightweight Power Plant Structures" $92,000. Local. July 1, 1992 - July 1, 1993
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Nguyen, D. T. "Simplified Procedures for Dynamic Analysis of Complex Structures" $61,000. November 1986 - August 1987

## Expertise

**Computational Mechanics**

**Finite Element**

**Optimization**

**Parallel (Cluster) Computing**

## Research Interests

Computational Mechanics, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Structural Dynamics, Engineering Design Sensitivity Analysis & Optimization, Parallel Computing for FEA, Efficient Sparse/Dense Linear Solvers, Non-linear Solvers, Eigen-Solvers, Branch & Bound Mixed Real-Integer Linear Programming Problems, etc....

## Articles

- Chokshi, S., Mei, C., Nguyen, D. T. and Rajan, S. (2008). Nonlinear Random Response of Large-Scale Sparse Finite Element Structural Problems.
*Journal of Computational and Applied Mechanics (JCAM)*9 (1) , pp. 1-12. - Hrinda, G. A. and Nguyen, D. T. (2008). Optimization of Stability-Constrained Geometrically Nonlinear Shallow Trusses Using an Arclength Sparse Method with a Strain Energy Density Approach.
*Finite Element Analysis & Design Journal*44 , pp. 933-950. - Mohammed, A., Kadiam, S. B.S.V.. and Nguyen, D. T. (2008). Simulation, Visualization and Self-Assessment Enhanced Engineering Education: The Stiffness Matrix Method Module For Structural Analysys Course. 18 (3) , pp. 99-106.
- Mohammed-Ali, A., Nguyen, D. T. and Kadiam, S. (2008). Simulation, Visualization, and Self- Assessment Enhanced Engineering Education: The Stiffness Matrix Method Modules for Structural Analysis Course.
*Computers in Education Journal*18 (3) , pp. 99-106. - Nguyen, E. N., Nguyen, D. N., Nguyen, D. T. and Tungkahotara, S. (2006). MPI Parallel FORTRAN Dynamic Programming Algorithms and Software for Comparisons of DNA Sequences.
*WSEAS Transactions on Biology and Biomedicine*3 (2) , pp. 145-152. - Vaidya, A., YU, S., Ville, J., Nguyen, D. T. and Rajan, S. D. (2006). Multiphysics CAD-Based Design Optimization.
*Journal Mech. Based Design of Structures and Machines*34 (2) , pp. 157-180. - Nguyen, D. T., Honrao, A. P.., Hou, G. J.W.., Akan, O. and Baysal, O. (2006). Unsymmetrical and Symmetrical Sparse Iterative Algorithm with Multiple Right-Hand-Sides Strategies.
*WSEAS Transactions on Computers*5 (8) , pp. 1694-1700. - Rajan, S. D. and Nguyen, D. T. (2004). Design Optimization of Discrete Structural Systems Using MPI-enabled Genetic Algorithm.
*Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization*27 , pp. 1-9. - Rajan, S. D., Nguyen, D. T., Deshpande, M. D. and Harrell, L. (2004). Optimal Design of Engineering Systems Using MPI-enabled Genetic Algorithm.
*Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Sciences (CAMES) Journal*11 , pp. 1-11. - Nguyen, D. T., Watson, W. R., Tungkahotara, S. and Rajan, S. D. (2003). Parallel Finite Element Domain Decomposition for Structural/Acoustic Analysis.
*Journal of Computational and Applied Mechanics*4 (2) , pp. 189-201. - Watson, W. R., Nguyen, D. T., Reddy, C. J., Vatsa, V. N. and Tang, W. H. (2002). Algorithms and Application of Sparse Matrix Assembly and Equation Solvers for Aeroacoustics.
*AIAA Journal*40 (4) , pp. 661-670. - Nguyen, D. T., Qin, J., Sancer, M. I. and McClary, R. (2002). Finite Element-Boundary Integral Methods in Electro-magnetics.
*Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, an International Journal*38 (5) , pp. 391-400. - Nguyen, D. T., Hou, G. J.W.., Han, B. and Runesha, H. (2000). Alternative Approach for Solving Indefinite Symmetrical System of Equation.
*Advances in Engineering Software*31 , pp. 581-584. - Nguyen, D. T., Hou, G., Runesha, H. and Han, B. (2000). Alternative approach for solving Sparse INDEFINITE Symmetrical system of Equations.
*Advances In Engineering Software*31 (8-9) , pp. 581-584. - Nguyen, D. T., Bai, Y., Qin, J. and Hu, Y. (2000). Computational Aspects of Linear programming Simplex Method.
*Advances In Engineering Software*31 (8-9) , pp. 539-546. - Chen, P., Runesha, H., Nguyen, D. T., Tong, P. and Chang, T. Y. (2000). Sparse Algorithms For Indefinite Systems of Linear Equations,” .
*COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS Journal*25 (1) , pp. 33-42. - Nguyen, D. T., Bunting, C., Moeller, K. J., Runesha, H. B. and Qin, J. (2000). Subspace and Lanczos Sparse Eigen-Solvers for Finite Element Structural and Electromagnetic Applications.
*Advances In Engineering Software*31 (8-9) , pp. 599-606. - Runesha, H. B. and Nguyen, D. T. (2000). Vectorized Sparse UnSymmetrical Equation solver for Computational Mechanics.
*Advances In Engineering Software*31 (8-9) , pp. 563-570. - Nguyen, D. T., Tang, W. H., Tung, H. K. and Runesha, H. B. (1999). Nonlinear Constrained Optimizer and Parallel Processing for Golden Block Line Search.
*COMPUTER ASSISTED MECHANICS and ENGINEERING SCIENCES Journal (CAMES Journal*6 (3-4) , pp. 469-477. - Qin, J. and Nguyen, D. T. (1998). A Tridiagonal Solver for Massively Parallel Computers.
*Advances in Engineering Software*29 (3-6) , pp. 395-397. - Nguyen, D. T., Qamar, R. and Runesha, H. (1998). Automatic Differentiation for Design Sensitivity Analysis of Structural Systems Using Parallel-Vector Processors.
*Advances in Engineering Software*29 (3-6) , pp. 375-382. - Nguyen, D. T., Runesha, H., Belegundu, A. D. and Chandrupatla, T. R. (1998). Interior Point Method and Indefinite Sparse Solver for Linear Programming Problems.
*Advances in Engineering Software*29 (3-6) , pp. 409-414. - Qin, J. and Nguyen, D. T. (1996). A Parallel-Vector Simplex Algorithm On Distributed Memory Computers.
*Structural Optimization Journal*11 (3-4) , pp. 260-264. - Qin, J. and Nguyen, D. T. (1994). A Parallel-Vector Equation Solver for Distributed Memory Computers.
*Computing Systems in Engineering Journal*5 (1). - Qin, J. and Nguyen, D. T. (1994). Generalized Exponential Penalty Function for Nonlinear Programming.
*Computers & Structures Journal*50 (4) , pp. 509-514. - Baddourah, M. A. and Nguyen, D. T. (1994). Parallel-Vector Computations for Geometrically Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis.
*Computers & Structures Journal*51 (6) , pp. 785-789. - Makers, B. N., Qin, J. and Nguyen, D. T. (1994). Performance of NIKE3D with PVSOLVE On Vector and Parallel Computers.
*Computing Systems In Engineering Journal*5 (4-6) , pp. 363-368. - Qin, J. and Nguyen, D. T. (1994). Structure/Load Dependent Vectors For Linear Structural Dynamics.
*Computers & Structures Journal*50 (4) , pp. 515-524. - Storaasli, O. O., Nguyen, D. T., Baddourah, M. A. and Qin, J. (1993). Computational Mechanics Analysis Tools for Parallel-Vector Supercomputers.
*Computing Systems in Engineering Journal*4 (4-6) , pp. 349-354. - Qin, J., Agarwal, T. K., Storaasli, O. O., Nguyen, D. T. and Baddourah, M. A. (1993). Parallel-Vector Out-of-Core Equation Solver for Computational Mechanics.
*Computing Systems in Engineering Journal*4 (4-6) , pp. 381-386. - Zhang, Y., Nguyen, D. T. and Hou, G. W. (1992). An Alternative Formulation for Design Sensitivity on Linear Struct. Dynamic .
*SystemsComputers & Structures Journal*44 (3) , pp. 689-692. - Belvin, W. K., Maghami, P. G. and Nguyen, D. T. (1992). Efficient Use of High Performance Computers for Integrated Controls and Structures Design.
*Computing Systems in Engineering Journal*3 (1-4) , pp. 181-188. - Zhang, Y. and Nguyen, D. T. (1992). Parallel-Vector Design Sensitivity Analysis in Structural Dynamics.
*Computing Systems in Engr. Journal*3 (1-4) , pp. 365-378. - Zhang, Y., Nguyen, D. T. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1992). An Alternative Formulation for Design Sensitivity Analysis of Linear Structural Dynamic Systems.
*International Journal of Computers and Structures*44 (3) , pp. 689-692. - Qin, J., Gray, C. E., Mei, C. and Nguyen, D. T. (1991). A Parallel-Vector Equation Solver for Unsymmetric Matrices on Supercomputers.
*Computing Systems in Engineering, An International Journal*2 (2-3) , pp. 197-202. - Moayyad, M. A. and Nguyen, D. T. (1991). An Algorithm For Domain Decomposition in Finite Element Analysis.
*Journal of Computers and Structures*39 (1-4) , pp. 277-290. - Nguyen, D. T., Storaasli, O. O., Carmona, E. A., Al-Nasra, M., Zhang, Y., Baddourah, M. A. and Agarwal, T. K. (1991). Parallel-Vector Computation for Linear Structural Analysis and Nonlinear Unconstrained Optimization Problems.
*Computing Systems in Engineering, An International Journal*2 (2-3) , pp. 175-182. - Baddourah, M. A. and Nguyen, D. T. (1991). Parallel-Vector Processing for Linear Programming.
*Journal of Computers and Structures*38 (3) , pp. 279-282. - Sroraasli, O. O., Nguyen, D. T. and Nguyen, T. K. (1990). The Parallel Solution of Large-Scale Structural Analysis Problems on Supercomputers.
*AIAA Journal*28 (7) , pp. 1211-1216. - Nguyen, D. T. (1987). Multilevel Structural Sensitivity Analysis.
*Computers & Structures Journal*25 (2) , pp. 191-202. - Nguyen, D. T. and Arora, J. S. (1986). An Algorithm for Solution of Large Eigenvalue Problems.
*Computers & Structures*24 (4) , pp. 645-650. - Nguyen, D. T. and Rogers, J. L. (1986). Optimal Design of Structures with Multiple Design Variables Per Group and Multiple Loading Conditions on the Personal Computer.
*Computers & Structures*22 (2) , pp. 179-184. - Nguyen, D. T., Arora, J. S. and Belegundu, A. D. (1983). Design Optimization Codes for Structures:.
*Journal of Aircraft*2 (9) , pp. 817-824. - Nguyen, D. T. and Arora, J. S. (1982). Fail-Safe Optimal Design of Complex Structures with Substructures.
*AME Journal of Mechanical Design*104 (4). - Arora, J. S. and Nguyen, D. T. (1980). Eigen-solution for Large Structural Systems with Substructures.
*International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering*15 , pp. 333-341.

## Books

- Nguyen, D. T. (2006).
*Finite Element Methods: Parallel-Sparse Statics and Eigen-Solutions*. Springer Publisher.

## Conference Proceeding

- Nguyen, V. H., Ehsaei, M., Creedon, J., Sanjabi, G. and Nguyen, D. T. (2017). Optimal airplanes' paths for minimizing airline company's cost subjected to passengers' demand: Formulation and verification Singapore: International Conference on Advances in Computational Mechanics 2017 (ACOME 2017).

- 2010: ODU Faculty "Shining Star" Award Winner, Old Dominion University
- 2004: Most Highly Cited Researchers in Engineering, ISIHighlyCited.com
- 2001: NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Award, NASA-ASEE Electromagnetic Research Branch
- 2001: A. Rufus Tonelson Distinguished Faculty Award (for excellent contribution in Research, Teaching and Service), Old Dominion University
- 2000: NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Award, Computational Modeling & Simulation Branch
- 1998: Summer Faculty Fellowship Award, NASA-ASEE Structural Mechanic Branch
- 1997: Summer Faculty Fellowship Award, NASA-ASEE Thermal Structural Branch, Structural Division
- 1996: Tech Brief Award, NASA Langley Research Center
- 1990: Faculty Fellow, NASA-ASEE
- 1990: Faculty of the Year Award, American Society of Civil Engineers
- 1989: Gigaflops Performance Award, Cray Research Inc.
- 1989: Faculty Fellow, U.S. Air Force
- 1989: Oustanding Faculty Recognition, Old Dominion University
- 1986: Faculty Fellow, NASA-ASEE
- 1985: Faculty Fellow, NASA-ASEE
- 1984: Faculty Fellow, NASA-ASEE
- 1983: Faculty Fellow, NASA-ASEE