Mahmoud Hussein

Associate Professor, H. Joseph Smead Faculty Fellow
Aerospace
303-492-3177

Aerospace Engineering Sciences
University of Colorado Boulder
Office: ECAE 194
Boulder, CO 80309-0429

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2004 
  • M.S., Mathematics, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2002 
  • M.S., Applied Mechanics, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1999 
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, 1995 
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The American University in Cairo, 1994

Professional Experience

  • 2014-Present, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder 
  • 2007-2014, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder 
  • 2005-2007, Research Associate, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge 
  • 2004-2005, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Editorships

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics-Transactions of the ASME (2014-Present)
  • Academic Editor, AIP Advances (2014) 
  • Assistant Editor, Computational Mechanics (2012-Present) 
  • Academic Editor, AIP Advances (2011) 

Awards (selected)

  • Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, Univ. Colorado Boulder (2014)
  • H. Joseph Smead Faculty Fellow, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, Univ. Colorado Boulder (2014-Present)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2013)
  • DARPA Young Faculty Award (2011)
  • Dean's Faculty Fellowship, University of Coloardo Boulder (2010)
  • Robert J. Melosh Medal for Best Student Paper on Finite Element Analysis (2005) 
  • 1st Prize, Student Paper Competition, Society of Engineering Science (2003) 
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan (2002) 
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan (2001) 

Interests

Theoretical, computational and experimental dynamics of materials and structures; dispersive, resonant, dissipative and nonlinear dynamics; periodic systems, disordered systems; phononics including phononic crystals and metamaterials; vibrations and wave propagation, fluid-structure interactions, thermal transport in crystals, discrete dislocation dynamics; multiscale methods, model reduction methods, design and optimization.