Research Topics

  • Computational mechanics
  • Design optimization

Professor Sharif Rahman's research interests include multiscale mechanics of heterogeneous media, mathematical models of random microstructure, uncertainty quantification of high-dimensional complex systems, random eigenvalue problems, and stochastic mesh-free and finite-element methods.


Research Team


Sharif Rahman, PhD

Faculty Affiliate, Iowa Technology Institute;
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering;
Professor, Department of Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Sharif Rahman is a professor in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences. He is a researcher at the Iowa Technology Institute.

Recent Publications

Practical uncertainty quantification analysis involving statistically dependent random variables
Dongjin Lee, Sharif Rahman
Applied Mathematical Modelling, Volume 84, August 2020

A spline chaos expansion
Sharif Rahman
SIAM/ASA Journal on Uncertainty Quantification, Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2020

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