Ephraim Suhir l
Professor, Applied Mechanics and Mathematics
Lomonosov Moscow State University,
Dr. E. Suhir is Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (ret), Physical Sciences and Engineering Research Division, Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ, USA. He is currently on the faculty of the Materials and Mechanical Engineering Dept., Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA, and is, on a permanent basis, Visiting Professor, Vienna Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria. Dr. Suhir is Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS); the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME); the Institute of Physics (IoP), UK; the Society of Optical Engineers (SPIE), the International Microelectronics Packaging Society (IMAPS) and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). Dr. Suhir holds 22 US patents and has authored above 300 technical publications (papers, book chapters, books). He presented numerous keynote and invited talks worldwide, and received many professional awards. His current professional interests include a high variety of problems in Physical Mathematics (Applied and Engineering Mechanics, Elasticity Theory, Thermal Stress Analyses, Applied Probability, Shock and Vibrations Analyses, Predictive Modeling in Human-in-the-Loop Problems).