CLMI – Dr. Timothy Truster

Computational Laboratory for the Mechanics of Interfaces


CMLI Research Group

The research of our laboratory is supported by a group of talented and dedicated graduate and undergraduate students. I am always looking for highly-motivated students who are interested in computational modeling, damage and fracture of materials, and structural mechanics. Please contact me directly and also consider open posting on the announcements page.

Current Team Members

Sunday Aduloju


Degree Program: Doctoral (Anticipated May 2018)

Previous Degree(s):

  • B.S. in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Federal University of Technology Akure, 2006
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Anambra State University, Uli, 2013

Ran Ma


Degree Program: Doctoral (Anticipated December 2018)

Previous Degree(s):

  • Bachelor of Welding Technology and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2013
  • Master of Materials Processing Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2015

Omar Nassif


Degree Program: Doctoral (Anticipated May 2017)

Previous Degree(s):

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Sharjah, 2011
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Sharjah, 2014


Degree Program

Wesley Hicks
M.S. C.E.E., 2015

Russell Hollman
M.S. C.E.E., 2017

Cameron Snook
B.S. C.E.E., 2015

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