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Ken Kamrin

Ken Kamrin

Assistant Professor

Room 1-310C
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Phone: 617-715-4157  
Fax: 617-258-8742  

Curriculum Vitae

Administrative Contact:
Tony Pulsone
Room 1-304
Phone: 617-253-2294  

Research Interests:

  •  Continuum mechanics of deformable materials
  •  Amorphous solids and constitutive modeling based on micro-level mechanics
  •  Simulation methods for multi-phase interaction
  •  Mobility laws for viscous flow over nonuniform surfaces


Academic Degrees:

  • B.S. 2003 UC Berkeley (Engineering Physics, Mathematics minor)
  • Ph.D. 2008 MIT (Applied Mathematics)


Selected Honors and Fellowships:

  • Eshelby Mechanics Award for Young Faculty (2014)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2012)
  • Class of 1956 Career Development Assistant Professor (2011)
  • Nicholas Metropolis Award, [Awarded by APS & J. Comput. Phys.] (2010)
  • NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2009)
  • NDSEG Graduate Research Fellow (2004)
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellow (2004)
  • UC Berkeley Certificate of Distinction (2003)
  • Engineering Science Departmental Citation, UC Berkeley (2003)



For news, publications, teaching, and group information, please visit my personal website listed above.



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