Ryan S. Elliott
Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
University of Minnesota
Ryan S. Elliott is an Associate Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at the University of Minnesota. He received a B.S. in Engineering Mechanics from Michigan State University (1998), and a M.S.E. in Aerospace Engineering (1999), a M.S. in Mathematics (2002), and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering and Scientific Computing (2004), all from the University of Michigan. Dr Elliott areas of expertise include atomistic and continuum stability problems, computational mechanics, symmetry group theory, and bifurcation theory. He has received many awards for his work, including: the Tau Beta Pi Matthews Fellowship (1998), the U.S. D.O.E. Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (2000), the Ivor K. McIvor Award in Applied Mechanics, the Frederick A. Howes Scholar in Computational Science award (2005), a National Science Foundation CAREER grant (2007), and a University of Minnesota McKnight Land-Grant Professorship (2009). He is a PI of the KIM project and is one of the primary developers of the openkim-api software implementation.