hard at work studying fluid-structure interactions

Prof. Martin Ostoja-Starzewski

Department of Mechanical Science & Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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


Martin Ostoja-Starzewski | Scholar Profiles and Rankings | ScholarGPS

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)

Member ISIMM (Executive Committee, 2013-2016)


Academia Europaea, Foreign Member (2024)

European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Member (2022)

Worcester Reed Warner Medal (ASME – 2018)

Fellow ASME

Fellow AAM

Fellow SES

Fellow WIF

Associate Fellow AIAA

Distinguished Fellow of TK Collegium of Eminent Scientists

Member ISIMM (Executive Committee,2013-2016)

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


Visiting scientist


TTA-UQ and Probabilistic Modeling webinar “Tensor Random Fields in Mechanics” – January 18, 2024

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


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)” selected as Editors’ Choice