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Faculty

Feruza A Amirkulova

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Education:
Ph.D., Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering , Rutgers University, 2014
M.Sc., Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University, 2011
Ph.D., Technique (specializing in Civil Engineering), Samarkand State University, 2000
B.Sc.-M.Sc., Mathematics, Samarkand State University, 1995
Office: S 213B
413-782-1657
CURRICULUM VITAE
INTERESTS

Research Interests

Metamaterials:
Computational modeling and simulation of metamaterials that exhibit extraordinary wave bearing properties such as cloaking, super-lensing, negative refraction, enhanced transmission of sound, etc. Design of Luneburg lens, GRIN lens, negative index lens, etc.
Cloaking:
Design of cloaking devices devices that can render an object “invisible” in both acoustic & elastic media. Design of active and passive cloaking devices.
Acoustic-structure interaction:
Acoustic-structure and solid-structure interactions, and wave propagation in structures and mechanical systems including multiple scattering effects, non-reciprocity, anisotropy, heterogeneity, and Willis coupling.
Multiple scattering:
Implementation of new efficient parallel techniques to expedite the solution of multiple scattering and wave propagation problems. High performance computing using fast direct, recursive, and iterative solvers.
Dynamic material characterization:
Development of efficient models for dynamic material characterization of ultrasonic elastic scattering and study the feasibility of using ultrasound to nondestructively evaluate the properties of fiber interfaces.

COURSES TAUGHT

ENGINEERING MECHANICS - STATICS

ENGINEERING MECHANICS - DYNAMICS

SENIOR DESIGN PROJECTS

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Amirkulova F.A. (2017 ). Fast iterative solution of acoustic multiple scattering problems . J. Acoust. Soc. Am. ,141 , 4035.

Amirkulova F., Norris A. (2015 , November ). Negative refraction of acoustic waves in phononic crystals using recursive algorithms for block Toeplitz matrices . J. Acoust. Soc. Am. ,138 , 1751.

Amirkulova F.A., Norris A.N. (2015 , October ). Acoustic multiple scattering using recursive algorithms . J. Comput. Phys. ,299 , 787-803.

Norris A., Amirkulova F., Parnell W. (2014 , April ). Active elastodynamic cloaking . Math. Mech. Solids. ,19 , 603-625.

Norris A., Nagy A., Amirkulova F. (2013 , May ). Stable methods to solve the impedance matrix for radially inhomogeneous cylindrically anisotropic structures . J. Sound & Vib. ,332 , 2520–2531.

Titovich A., Amirkulova F. (2013 ). Tuned elastic shells with matched acoustic impedance and sound speed in water . J. Acoust. Society of America. ,134 , 4067.

Norris A., Amirkulova F., Parnell W. (2012 ). Source amplitudes for active exterior cloaking . Inverse Problems. ,28 , 105002.