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Tim Truster

Associate Professor

Office Address:
UT’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
318 John D. Tickle Engineering Building
851 Neyland Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2313

Office Phone: 865-974-1913
Fax: 865-974-2669
Email: ttruster@utk.edu

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

  1. Computational methods for interfaces and heterogeneous materials
  2. Delamination of fibrous composite materials
  3. Modeling high temperature creep in metals using crystal plasticity
  4. Crystallographic texture effects on thermal and mechanical response
  5. Contact and friction between metallic surfaces
  6. High performance computing

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013
  • Master of Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering,¬†University of Dayton, 2008