Jagadeep Thota

Jagadeep Thota

Assistant Professor

ES 307E

Research Interests

Experimental and computational (finite element) analysis of structures under severe loading conditions such as explosions and projectile impacts; developing optimization codes for design improvements in structures; shock mitigation with emphasis on structures with bolted joints; and experimental characterization of polymer composites, metallic and new generation materials under normal and extreme environments.


Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2010); M.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2006); B.E., Bangalore University, India (2001). All degrees in Mechanical Engineering.