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Faculty

Raffaella De Vita

Associate Professor


Interests

Continuum mechanics with emphasis on solid mechanics; Constitutive modeling of nonlinear elastic, viscoelastic, and liquid crystals biological systems; Cardiovascular mechanics, mechanics of ligaments and tendons, cellular mechanics

Office Hours

Office hours ESM 5124:

Mondays 2.30 to 4.30 pm (or by appointment)

Education

YearDetail
2005PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
2003MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
2000Laurea, Mathematics, University of Naples II

Courses Taught

Course NumTitle
ESM 5124Theory of Elasticity
ESM 4234Mech Bio Matls and Struct
ESM 4234Mechanics Bio Matls and Struct
ESM 4234Mechanics Bio Matls & Struct
ESM 2204Mechanics of Deformable Bodies

Publications

Journals

 

All journal articles by Raffaella De Vita

Honors and Awards

YearDescription
2006American Society of Biomechanics President's Award
2000Laurea cum laude