Dr. Anh-Vu Phan
Office Hours

SHEC 3132
Ph: (251) 460-6168
Dr. Anh-Vu Phan
Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Symmetric-Galerkin boundary element method (SGBEM) with emphasis on dynamic fracture analysis

  • Boundary integral equations for the static and dynamic T-stresses

  • Dynamic fracture analysis of auxetic fiber reinforced composites

  • Numerical modeling of cAMP signaling

  • Numerical modeling of the solid-phase epitaxial growth in Si-Ge alloy thin films



Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, University of Montreal
M.S. Solid Mechanics, Grenoble Institute of Technology
B.E. Mechanical Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology



A.-V. Phan, ‘Interaction between multiple growing cracks in infinite domains’, (under preparation).

 A.-V. Phan, ‘Dynamic stress intensity factor analysis of the interaction between multiple impact-loaded cracks in infinite domains’, AIMS Materials Science, 3, 1683-1695, (2016).

K. Kwon and A.-V. Phan, ‘Symmetric-Galerkin boundary element analysis of the dynamic T-stress for the interaction of a crack with auxetic inclusions’, Mechanics Research Communications, 69, 91-96, (2015).

S. Ebrahimi and A.-V. Phan, ‘Dynamic crack growth modeling technique based upon the SGBEM in the Laplace domain’, Acta Mechanica, 226, 769-781, (2015).

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EG 284: Dynamics
EG 315: Mechanics of Materials
ME 328: Mechanical Engineering Analysis II
ME 413: Senior Capstone Design Project I
ME 414: Senior Capstone Design Project II
ME 421: Mechanical Systems Design
ME 438/538: Finite Element Analysis
ME 430/530: Mechanism Synthesis
ME 470: Aircraft Structural Analysis
ME 472: Vibration Analysis and Synthesis
ME 518: Advanced Mechanical Engineering Analysis II
ME 583: Applied Elasticity
ME 572: Advanced Vibrations
ME 590: Special Topics: Micromechanics
ME 592: Directed Independent Study