About the Author
Dr Fish is The Rosalind and John J. Redfern Jr. '33 Chaired Professor in Engineering at the Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute and a Fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics, United States Association for Computational Mechanics, and the International Association for Computational Mechanics. He has written over 150 articles and book chapters on the subject of multiscale computational science. Dr. Fish received numerous NSF awards including Young Investigator Award, NASA Langley research grant related to High Speed Civil Transport (HSCT), contracts from Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Sikorski, ALCOA, Northrop-Grumman, GE, Rolls-Royce, Allison Engines, GM, Chrysler and Ford on various aspects of structural integrity; NSF, AFOSR, ONR, SANDIA and DARPA grants for development of multiscale computational techniques. He is currently directing the National Science Foundation Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Teams (NIRT) program at Rensselaer.