Narayana R Aluru

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Narayana R Aluru
Professor
  • Mechanical Science and Engineering
3265 Beckman Institute MC 251
405 N. Mathews
Urbana Illinois 61801

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Profile

Education

  • Ph.D. Civil (Major) & Electrical (Minor) Stanford University 1995
  • M.S. Civil Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1991
  • B.S. Civil Engineering Birla Institute of Technology & Science 1989

Academic Positions

  • Director, Computational Science and Engineering Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 2012 - May 2017
  • Co-Chair, Molecular and Electronic Nanostructures Research Initiative, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, UIUC, July 2005 – November 2017
  • Kritzer Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jan. 2009 – date
  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006 – date
  • Willett Faculty Scholar, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Aug. 2002 – Jan 2009
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jan. 2004 – 2006
  • Associate Professor, Department of General Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Nov. 2002 - Jan. 2004
  • Affiliate, Engineering Bioengineering Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jan 2000 - date
  • Full-time Faculty, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Oct. 2000 - date
  • Affiliate, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999 - 2003
  • Part-time Faculty, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Feb. 2, 1998 - Oct. 2000
  • Affiliate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 1998 - date
  • Affiliate, Computational Science and Engineering Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 1998 - date
  • Assistant Professor, Department of General Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jan. 1998 - Nov. 2002
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Jul. 1995 - Dec. 1997

Research Topics

Teaching Honors

  • College of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award, 2012
  • Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising, 2012
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students: Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Fall 2014, Fall 2017, Spring 2018

Courses Taught

  • AE 420 - Finite Element Analysis
  • CSE 450 - Computational Mechanics
  • CSE 451 - Finite Element Analysis
  • ME 310 - Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics
  • ME 471 - Finite Element Analysis
  • ME 598 - MEMS & Microflds: Computations
  • TAM 470 - Computational Mechanics