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Dr Chet Vignes

Research Associate

School of Engineering

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise
Computational solid mechanics applied to problems in biomechanics and fracture mechanics with an emphasis on finite plasticity, constitutive modeling, and finite element development.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering), University of California, Berkeley - USA

Keywords

  • Computational solid mechanics
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Mechanical vibrations
  • Numerical methods
  • Plasticity
  • Solid mechanics
  • Structural mechanics

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
091399 Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Research Associate University of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed0
Current1

Total current UON EFTSL

PhD0.75

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2016 PhD Computational Modelling of Hydraulic Fracture
PhD (Civil Eng), Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle
Principal Supervisor
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News

Australian Research Council (ARC)

ARC Discovery Project funding success

November 21, 2014

Professor Scott Sloan and Dr Chet Vignes have been awarded more than $453,000 in ARC Discovery Project funding commencing in 2015 for their research project Computational modelling of hydraulic fracture.

Dr Chet Vignes

Position

Research Associate
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Contact Details

Email chet.vignes@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 6953

Office

Room EA206
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