Professor, Oden Institute, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
J. Tinsley Oden is the founding Director of the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES), which was created in January of 2003 as an expansion of the Texas Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics, also directed by Oden for over a decade. The Institute supports broad interdisciplinary research and academic programs in computational engineering and sciences, involving five colleges and 18 academic departments within UT Austin.
Posteriori error estimation
Multi-scale modeling, verification and validation of computer simulations
Uncertainty quantification and adaptive control
Molecular dynamics, continuum-quantum mechanics, modeling of semi-conductor manufacturing processes, and dynamic data-driven simulation systems for control of laser treatment of cancer.
Oden, J. T.. 2011. An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling: A Course in Mechanics . John Wiley and Sons. New York.
Oden, J. T. and Reddy, J.N.. 2011. An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Finite Elements . Dover Publications. Mineola, New York.
Oden, J. T. and Demkowicz, L.F.. 2010. Applied Functional Analysis. CRC Press.
Oden, J. T.. 2006. Finite Elements of Nonlinear Continua . Dover Publications . Mineola, New York.
Oden, J. T. and Ainsworth, M.. 2000. A Posteriori Error Analysis in Finite Element Analysis . John Wiley and Sons.
Awards & Honors
SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science and Engineering
Honorary Doctorate, Ohio State University
Ordinary Member of the General Council, Executive Council of the International Association of Computational Mechanics
University Cooperative Society’s 2009 Career Research Excellence Award
SIAM Distinguished Service Award
Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Member, Louisiana State University Civil and Environmental Engineering Hall of Distinction