Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Brigham, John C
Civil & Environmental Engr, Bioengineering Department
Brigham, John C
Faculty
Assistant Professor
Office: 703 Benedum
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Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 2008

M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 2007

B.E. in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, 2003

(2012) J. Tinsley Oden Faculty Fellowship, Institute for Computational Science and Engineering, UT Austin.

(2008) George Winter Graduate Fellowship, Cornell University.

(2003) Dyer Memorial Prize, Vanderbilt University.

(2002) Miser Scholarship, Vanderbilt University.

Member, Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society.

Member, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.

Wu, J., Wang, Y., Simon, M.A., Sacks, M.S., and Brigham, J.C., In press, "A New Computational Framework for Anatomically Consistent 3D Statistical Shape Analysis with Clinical Imaging Applications," Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging and Visualization.

Dale, A., Green, O., Shatzer, K., Brigham, J.C., Landis, A., and Bilec, M., "Bounding Environmental Impact Reductions for Life-Cycle Impacts of Gasoline Blends," Energy Policy, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Dutta, D., Lee, K.W., Allen, R.A., Wang, Y., Brigham, J.C., and Kim, K., "Non-invasive Monitoring of Mechanical Properties in Arterial Constructs During Cell Culture Using Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging," Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Wang, M., and Brigham, J.C., "Multi-Objective Optimization for Nondestructive Evaluation of Damage in Continua," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Manuscript submitted for publication.

2012, "Analysis of In Vivo Human Right Ventricle Shape Change with and without Pulmonary Hypertension," 10th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Berlin, Germany.

Banyay, G.A., Rudnyi, E., and Brigham, J.C., 2012, "Investigation of Transient Thermal Analysis Computational Efficiency Improvements via Frequency Domain Methods," Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Wang, M., and Brigham, J.C., 2012, "Evaluation of Damage in a Continuum through a Multi-Objective Optimization Inverse Approach," ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Stone Mountain, GA.

Wang, S., and Brigham, J., 2012, "A Computational Framework for the Optimal Design of Morphing Processes in Locally Activated Smart Material Structures," Smart Materials and Structures, no.10, pp. 105016-105029.

Wang, S., and Brigham, J., 2012, "An Efficient Computational Inverse Approach for Optimal Design of Localized Activation and Actuation for Morphing SMP Structures," ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Stone Mountain, GA.

Wu, J., and Brigham, J.C., 2012, "Computational Techniques for Analysis of Organ-Level Shape and Kinematics," in Image-based Geometric Modeling and Mesh Generation, Z. Yongjie, ed., Springer.

Wu, J., Wang, Y., Simon, M.A., and Brigham, J., 2012, "A New Approach to Kinematic Feature Extraction from the Human Right Ventricle for Classification of Hypertension: a Feasibility Study," Physics in Medicine and Biology, no.23, pp. 7905-7922.

Brigham, J., 2011, "A Spectral Finite Element Approach to Modeling Soft Solids Excited with High-Frequency Harmonic Loads," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, pp. 692-698.

Wang, S., and Brigham, J., 2011, "A Computational Inverse Problem Approach for the Design of Morphing Processes in Thermally Activated Smart Structural Materials," SPIE: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems V, San Diego, CA.

Wu, J., and Brigham, J., 2011, "Geometric Analysis and Decomposition of 3-D Closed Surfaces for Applications in Diagnostic Medical Imaging," 2nd International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Biomedical Engineering, Washington, DC.

Aguilo, M.A., Aquino, W., Brigham, J.C., and Fatemi, M., 2010, "An Inverse Problem Approach for Elasticity Imaging through Vibroacoustics," IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, no.4, pp. 1012-1021.

Clark, W.W., Brigham, J., Mo, C., and Joshi, S., 2010, "Modeling of a high-deformation shape memory polymer locking link," SPIE: Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies, San Diego, CA.

Brigham, J., and Aquino, W., 2009, "Inverse Viscoelastic Material Characterization Using POD Reduced-Order Modeling in Acoustic-Structure Interaction," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, pp. 893-903.

Aquino, W., Brigham, J.C., Sukumar, N., and Earls, C.J., 2009, "Generalized Finite Element Method Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition," International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, no.7, pp. 887-906.

Aquino, W., and Brigham, J.C., 2008, "Computational Inverse Problem Techniques in Vibroacoustics," in Biomedical Applications of Vibration and Acoustics for Imaging, Characterization, and Diagnostics, A. Al-Jumaily, and M. Fatemi, eds., ASME.

Rosario, D.E., Brigham, J.C., and Aquino, W., 2008, "Identification of Material Properties of Orthotropic Elastic Cylinders Immersed in Fluid Using Vibroacoustic Techniques," Ultrasonics, no.6, pp. 547-552.

Brigham, J., and Aquino, W., 2007, "Surrogate-Model Accelerated Random Search Algorithm for Global Optimization with Applications to Inverse Material Identification," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, pp. 4561-4576.

Brigham, J.C., Aquino, W., Mitri, F.G., Greenleaf, J.F., and Fatemi, M., 2007, "Inverse Estimation of Viscoelastic Properties for Solids Immersed in Fluids Using Vibroacoustic Techniques," Journal of Applied Physics, no.2.

Rosario, D.E., Brigham, J., Choi, Y., and Aquino, W., 2007, "Identification of Material Properties of Orthotropic Elastic Cylinders Immersed in Fluid Using Vibroacoustic Techniques," International Congress on Ultrasonics, Vienna, Austria.

Aquino, W., and Brigham, J.C., 2006, "Self-Learning Finite Elements for Inverse Estimation of Thermal Constitutive Models," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, pp. 2466-2478.

Dale, A., Green, O., Shatzer, K., Bilec, M., Brigham, J., and Landis, A.E., 2011, "Preliminary Methods in Optimal Design for Minimal Life-Cycle Impacts of Gasoline Blends," Poster, 2011 The Symposium on Industrial Ecology for Young Professionals (SIEYP II), Berkeley, California.

Brigham, J., "Computational Methods for Optimal Design and Quantitative Evaluation of Multiphysics Systems," Air Force Research Laboratory, NDE Group, Dayton, OH.

Brigham, J., 2007, "Identification of Material Properties of Orthotropic Elastic Cylinders Immersed in Fluid Using Vibroacoustic Techniques," International Congress on Ultrasonics, Vienna, Austria.

Brigham, J., 2007, "Strategies to Improve Accuracy and Efficiency of Numerical Methods for the Solution of Forward and Inverse Vibroacoustic Problems," Columbia University, New York, NY.

Brigham, J., 2008, "A Model-Updating Approach for Material Characterization of Biological Structures Using Vibroacoustic Testing," University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Brigham, J., 2009, "Computational Mechanics for Engineering Inverse Problems: From Biology to Buildings," Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Brigham, J., 2009, "Computational Mechanics for Engineering Inverse Problems: From Biology to Buildings," Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Brigham, J., 2009, "Computational Mechanics for Inverse Problems in Biomechanics," 24-700 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Brigham, J., 2010, "Computational Diagnostics and Inverse Mechanics," 2nd Annual Biomechanics Day, Pittsburgh, PA.

Brigham, J., 2011, "A Computational Approach to Consistent Analysis and Decomposition of Organ-level Shape and Kinematics from Segmented Medical Images," 11th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Minneapolis, MN.

Brigham, J., 2011, "A Computational Framework for the Optimal Design of Morphing Processes in Smart Material Structures," 11th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Minneapolis, MN.

Brigham, J., 2012, "Concepts and Challenges in Computational Inverse Mechanics for Optimal Design and Quantitative Evaluation of Multiphysics Systems," Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Brigham, J., 2012, "From Concrete to the Cardiovascular System: Computational Mechanics for Engineering Inverse Problems," University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.