hard at work studying fluid-structure interactions

Prof. Martin Ostoja-Starzewski

Room 232 Mechanical Engineering Building
Department of Mechanical Science & Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1206 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL, 61801-2906


Tel: 217-265-0900
Fax: 217-244-9980

Site co-Director of NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Novel High Voltage/Temperature Materials and Structures

My departmental webpage

Interview on International Innovation download

Interview on ScienceWatch.com

AIAA short course: Stochastic Mechanics of Materials and Structures

Illinois team uses Ember to simulate 1 million-grain cube of steel

Short-Course: Mechanics-of-Random-and-Fractal-Materials-and-Structures

Discussing multifunctional filters at Freiberg-workshop

Member of The Institute for Condensed Matter Theory, 2007-
Faculty at Beckman Institute, 2008-
Member of University Senate, 2007-2009

IACAT Fellow of NCSA (2013-14)

Associate of Center for Advanced Study (2013-14)

Worcester Reed Warner Medal (ASME – 2018)


Fellow ASME
Fellow AAM
Fellow WIF

Fellow SES

Associate Fellow AIAA

Member ISIMM (Executive Committee)

Chairman of PACAM (Pan American Congresses of Applied Mechanics, 2004-2012) Committee at American Academy of Mechanics AAM


Visiting scientist


S. Kale, P. Karimi, F. Sabet, I. Jasiuk, M. Ostoja-Starzewski, “Tunneling-percolation model of multicomponent nanocomposites,” Journal of Applied Physics, 123, 085104-1-12 (2018) featured article

“Tunneling-percolation behavior of polydisperse prolate and oblate ellipsoids” by S. Kale, F. Sabet, I. Jasiuk, and Martin Ostoja-Starzewski, J. Appl. Phys. 118, 154306 (2015) featured article

“Scaling and bounds in thermal conductivity of planar Gaussian correlated microstructures” by Sohan Kale, Ankit Saharan, Seid Koric, and Martin Ostoja-Starzewski, J. Appl. Phys. 117, 104301 (2015)” has been selected as Editors’ Choice