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Professor and Dean
Science and Technology
Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne Avenue
Houston, TX 77004

Phone: (814) 865-7138
FAX: (814) 863-4749
Email: davis_dc@tsu.edu
URL: www.tsu.edu

B.S. Pennsylvania State University 1969
M.S. Union College 1974
Ph.D. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1981

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Daniel C. Davis

Description of Research
Dr. Davis' technical expertise are thermal-mechanical stress analysis, finite element method development and applications, dynamic analyses, fatigue and creep of metal alloys, mechanical testing and failure analysis. His principal research interest is on the macro-micro-mechanical behavior of materials under complex thermal-mechanical loads. His research interests in education focused on integrating design and computer-based technologies into the curriculum
Recent Papers or Publications
"Isothermal and Thermomechanical Fatigue of Type 316 Stainless Steel," with S. Y. Zamrik and L.C. Firth, Accepted for Publication in: Thermomechanical Fatigue Behavior of Materials, 2nd Volume, ASTM STP 1263, M. J. Verrilli and M. G. Castelli, Eds., American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, 1995.

"Hydrodynamic Instabilities in Flat-Plate Type Fuel Assemblies", with G. Kim, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 178 (1995) 1-17.

"Engineering Mechanics and Materials Research in the Information Technology Age," with K.P. Chong, Mechanics, Vol. 28, No. 7-8 (1999)

Special Honors or Awards
Elected Member, Executive Committee, Materials Division (1999 - 2005), ASME, June 1999

Selected Member, Materials and Structures Technical Group Board (1998-2001), ASME, June 1999

Elected, Board of Directors, American Society for Engineering Education, PIC IV Chair (2000-2002)

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