Thomas J. Pence


Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Areas of Interest

Continuum mechanics, nonlinear elasticity, wave propagation in solids, mechanics of composite materials, corrosion,  buckling and postbuckling, modeling of phase transitions, shape memory materials, mechanics of thin films, swelling of soft matter.

Professional Service

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Elasticity

Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Solids and Structures

Editorial Board Member, Journal of the Mechanics of Materials and Structures

Member of the U.S. National Committee for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Organizer and Co-chair of the 17th U.S. National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics