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Robert
Reiss

Contact

Office: 
L.K. Downing Hall, Room 2036B
Phone: 
202-806-6608
Email: 
rreiss@howard.edu

Faculty Details

Rank: 
Professor
Education: 

Ph.D. Solid Mechanics, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1967;
Brown University, 1963

Subjects Taught: 

Introduction to Engineering I,II
Introduction to Solid Mechanics
Intro to Solid Mechanics Lab
Continuum Mechanics
Statics (Civil Engineering)
Variational Methods in Mechanics
Advanced Dynamics
Mathematical Methods
Aerostructures
Materials Science
Graphics

Research: 

Sensitivity Analysis-basic research and applications to mechanics of composite materials, Structural optimization, and structural dynamics; Development of new variational principles; Biomechanics.

Detailed Information

About Me: 

University of Missouri- Rolla, Assistant Professor of Engineering Mechanics (1970-1973), full-time

University of Iowa, Assistant Professor of Mechanics, Division of Materials Engineering, (1973-1977), full-time

Howard University, Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1982- ); Associate Professor (1977- 1982) full-time
Acting Chairman of Mechanical Engineering (1984-85 & 1986-87).
Associate Chairman of Mechanical Engineering (1981-84 & 1985-86).
Associate Dean for Special Projects (Spring 1988).
Membership – Life Member – ASME; Member – Academy of Mechanics; Member- ASEE

News

Congratulations to the Howard University Class of 2016 Mechanical Engineering Department Graduates!

Thu, June, 23 2016

Congratulations to the Howard University Class of 2016 Mechanical Engineering Department Graduates!Read More >>

Mechanical Engineering Students Presented Oral and Poster Presentations on their Research at Howard University's Annual Research Symposium Thursday April 14th, 2016

Tue, April, 19 2016

Howard University held it's annual Research Symposium April 14th, 2016 as part of its week of events for Research Week. Three students from the department of mechanical engineering presented oral and poster presentations on their current research.Read More >>

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