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John Brigham

Associate Professor
Civil & Environmental Engr Bioengineering Department

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(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 - 2003) Miser Scholarship, Vanderbilt University.

Member, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.

Member, Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society.

Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 2008

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

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

Banyay, G.A., Shields, M.D., & Brigham, J.C. (2020). Efficient global sensitivity analysis of structural vibration for a nuclear reactor system subject to nonstationary loading. NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, 361, 110544.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2020.110544.

Banyay, G.A., Shields, M.D., & Brigham, J.C. (2019). Efficient global sensitivity analysis for flow-induced vibration of a nuclear reactor assembly using Kriging surrogates. NUCLEAR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, 341, 1-15.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2018.10.013.

Zupan, R.J., Xu, J., Beblo, R.V., Clifford, D.T., Aggarwal, A., & Brigham, J.C. (2019). Computational design optimization of a smart material shape changing building skin tile. ENGINEERING STRUCTURES, 201, 109839.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.109839.

Grasinger, M., Overacker, S., & Brigham, J. (2018). Numerical investigation of the accuracy, stability, and efficiency of lattice Boltzmann methods in simulating non-Newtonian flow. COMPUTERS & FLUIDS, 166, 253-274.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2018.02.008.

Zupan, R.J., Clifford, D., Beblo, R., & Brigham, J. (2018). Numerical investigation of capabilities for dynamic self-shading through shape changing building surface tiles. Journal of Facade Design and Engineering, 6(1), 57-69. doi: 10.7480/jfde.2018.1.1781.

Alland, K., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Brigham, J. (2017). Statistical Model to Detect Voids for Curled or Warped Concrete Pavements. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2639(2639), 28-38.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2639-04.

Huang, H., Wang, W.W., Dai, J.G., & Brigham, J.C. (2017). Fatigue Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with Externally Bonded Prestressed CFRP Sheets. JOURNAL OF COMPOSITES FOR CONSTRUCTION, 21(3), 04016108.American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000766.

Qiang, B., Brigham, J.C., McGough, R.J., Greenleaf, J.F., & Urban, M.W. (2017). Mapped Chebyshev pseudo-spectral method for simulating the shear wave propagation in the plane of symmetry of a transversely isotropic viscoelastic medium. MEDICAL & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING & COMPUTING, 55(3), 389-401.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s11517-016-1522-9.

Wang, M., & Brigham, J.C. (2017). A generalized computationally efficient inverse characterization approach combining direct inversion solution initialization with gradient-based optimization. COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS, 59(3), 507-521.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00466-016-1362-3.

Ahmadpoor, M., Notghi, B., & Brigham, J.C. (2016). A Generalized Iterative Approach to Improve Reduced-Order Model Accuracy for Inverse Problem Applications. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MECHANICS, 142(5), 04016020.American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001065.

Li, Z., Vandenbossche, J.M., Iannacchione, A.T., Brigham, J.C., & Kutchko, B.G. (2016). Theory-Based Review of Limitations With Static Gel Strength in Cement/Matrix Characterization. SPE DRILLING & COMPLETION, 31(2), 145-158.Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). doi: 10.2118/178923-PA.

Notghi, B., Ahmadpoor, M., & Brigham, J.C. (2016). Adaptive reduced-basis generation for reduced-order modeling for the solution of stochastic nondestructive evaluation problems. COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, 310, 172-188.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cma.2016.06.024.

Wu, J., Simon, M.A., & Brigham, J.C. (2016). A comparative analysis of global shape analysis methods for the assessment of the human right ventricle. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization, 4(6), 327-343.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/21681163.2014.941442.

Zheng, Y.Z., Wang, W.W., & Brigham, J.C. (2016). Flexural behaviour of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with a composite reinforcement layer: BFRP grid and ECC. CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS, 115, 424-437.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.04.038.

Hao, Z., Notghi, B., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Brigham, J.C. (2015). Optimal Wave Propagation-Based Nondestructive Test Design for Quantitative Damage Characterization. JOURNAL OF NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION, 34(2).Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10921-015-0285-9.

Notghi, B., & Brigham, J.C. (2015). A computational approach for robust nondestructive test design maximizing characterization capabilities for solids and structures subject to uncertainty. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING, 104(4), 297-311.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nme.4945.

Qiang, B., Brigham, J.C., Aristizabal, S., Greenleaf, J.F., Zhang, X., & Urban, M.W. (2015). Modeling transversely isotropic, viscoelastic, incompressible tissue-like materials with application in ultrasound shear wave elastography. PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 60(3), 1289-1306.IOP Publishing. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/60/3/1289.

Wang, M., Dutta, D., Kim, K., & Brigham, J.C. (2015). A computationally efficient approach for inverse material characterization combining Gappy POD with direct inversion. COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, 286, 373-393.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cma.2015.01.001.

Li, F., Wang, J.A., & Brigham, J.C. (2014). Inverse calculation of in situ stress in rock mass using the Surrogate-Model Accelerated Random Search algorithm. COMPUTERS AND GEOTECHNICS, 61, 24-32.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2014.04.003.

Wang, M., & Brigham, J.C. (2014). A Computational Nondestructive Evaluation Algorithm Combining Self-Evolving Parameterization and Multi-Objective Optimization for Quantitative Damage Characterization. JOURNAL OF NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION, 33(4), 547-561.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10921-014-0251-y.

Wu, J., Brigham, K.G., Simon, M.A., & Brigham, J.C. (2014). An implementation of independent component analysis for 3D statistical shape analysis. BIOMEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING AND CONTROL, 13(1), 345-356.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.bspc.2014.06.003.

Dutta, D., Lee, K.W., Allen, R.A., Wang, Y., Brigham, J.C., & Kim, K. (2013). NON-INVASIVE ASSESSMENT OF ELASTIC MODULUS OF ARTERIAL CONSTRUCTS DURING CELL CULTURE USING ULTRASOUND ELASTICITY IMAGING. ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 39(11), 2103-2115.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.04.023.

Notghi, B., & Brigham, J.C. (2013). Optimal nondestructive test design for maximum sensitivity and minimal redundancy for applications in material characterization. SMART MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, 22(12), 125036.IOP Publishing. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/22/12/125036.

Wu, J., & Brigham, J.C. (2013). Computational Techniques for Analysis of Shape and Kinematics of Biological Structures. In Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics. 3, (pp. 251-269).Springer Netherlands. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-4255-0_13.

Wu, J., Wang, Y., Simon, M.A., Sacks, M.S., & Brigham, J.C. (2013). A new computational framework for anatomically consistent 3D statistical shape analysis with clinical imaging applications. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization, 1(1), 13-27.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/21681163.2013.764610.

Dutta, D., Lee, K.W., Allen, R.A., Wang, Y., Brigham, J., & Kim, K. (2012). Non-invasive mechanical strength monitoring of vascular graft during baboon cell co-culture using ultrasound elasticity imaging.

Wang, S., & Brigham, J.C. (2012). A computational framework for the optimal design of morphing processes in locally activated smart material structures. SMART MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES, 21(10), 105016.IOP Publishing. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/21/10/105016.

Wu, J., Wang, Y., Simon, M.A., & Brigham, J.C. (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, 57(23), 7905-7922.IOP Publishing. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/57/23/7905.

Brigham, J.C., Aquino, W., Aguilo, M.A., & Diamessis, P.J. (2011). A spectral finite element approach to modeling soft solids excited with high-frequency harmonic loads. COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, 200(5-8), 692-698.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cma.2010.09.015.

Aguilo, M.A., Aquino, W., Brigham, J.C., & Fatemi, M. (2010). An Inverse Problem Approach for Elasticity Imaging through Vibroacoustics. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MEDICAL IMAGING, 29(4), 1012-1021.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TMI.2009.2039225.

Aguilo, M.A., Aquino, W., Brigham, J.C., & Fatemi, M. (2010). An Inverse Problem Approach for Elasticity Imaging through Vibroacoustics (vol 29, pg 1012, 2010). IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MEDICAL IMAGING, 29(6), 1331.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TMI.2010.2051071.

Wu, J., Brigham, J.C., Simon, M., Tripathy, S., Kim, K., & Sacks, M.S. (2010). Computational analysis and comparison of geometric features of the human right ventricle´╝îwith and without pulmonary hypertension.

Wu, J., Brigham, J.C., Simon, M.A., Tripathy, S., Kim, K., & Sacks, M.S. (2010). Computational geometric analysis of the normal and hypertensive human right ventricle. Annals of Biomedical Engineering.

Aquino, W., Brigham, J.C., Earls, C.J., & Sukumar, N. (2009). Generalized finite element method using proper orthogonal decomposition. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING, 79(7), 887-906.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nme.2604.

Brigham, J.C., & Aquino, W. (2009). Inverse viscoelastic material characterization using POD reduced-order modeling in acoustic-structure interaction. COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, 198(9-12), 893-903.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cma.2008.10.018.

Rosario, D.E., Brigham, J.C., & Aquino, W. (2008). Identification of Material Properties of Orthotropic Elastic Cylinders Immersed in Fluid Using Vibroacoustic Techniques. Ultrasonics, 48(6), 547-552.

Brigham, J.C., & 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, 196(45-48), 4561-4576.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cma.2007.05.013.

Brigham, J.C., Aquino, W., Mitri, F.G., Greenleaf, J.F., & Fatemi, M. (2007). Inverse estimation of viscoelastic material properties for solids immersed in fluids using vibroacoustic techniques. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 101(2), 023509.AIP Publishing. doi: 10.1063/1.2423227.

Aquino, W., & Brigham, J.C. (2006). Self-learning finite elements for inverse estimation of thermal constitutive models. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER, 49(15-16), 2466-2478.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2006.01.031.

Grasinger, M., Li, Z., Vuotto, A., Brigham, J., Iannacchione, A., & Vandenbossche, J. (2015). Simulation of Cement Slurry Flow to Assess the Potential for Voids and Channels in Wellbore Cementing Processes. In All Days, 2015-January.SPE. doi: 10.2118/177311-ms.

Banyay, G.A., Ahmadpoor, M., & Brigham, J.C. (2014). Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Based Reduced Order Modeling of the Very High Temperature Reactor Lower Plenum Hydrodynamics. In Volume 1D, Symposia: Transport Phenomena in Mixing; Turbulent Flows; Urban Fluid Mechanics; Fluid Dynamic Behavior of Complex Particles; Analysis of Elementary Processes in Dispersed Multiphase Flows; Multiphase Flow With Heat/Mass Transfer in Process Technology; Fluid Mechanics of Aircraft and Rocket Emissions and Their Environmental Impacts; High Performance CFD Computation; Performance of Multiphase Flow Systems; Wind Energy; Uncertainty Quantification in Flow Measurements and Simulations, 1D.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/fedsm2014-21896.

Wang, M., & Brigham, J.C. (2014). Assessment of multi-objective optimization for nondestructive evaluation of damage in structural components. In JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT MATERIAL SYSTEMS AND STRUCTURES, 25(9), (pp. 1082-1096).SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1045389X13494933.

Xu, J., Wu, J., Notghi, B., Simon, M., & Brigham, J.C. (2014). A Feasibility Study on Kinematic Feature Extraction from the Human Interventricular Septum toward Hypertension Classification. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 8641 LNCS, (pp. 36-47).Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-09994-1_4.

Balogun, O.A., Mo, C., Mazher, A.K., & Brigham, J.C. (2013). Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulation of Thermomechanical Constitutive Model for Shape Memory Polymers With Application to Morphing Wing Skin. In Volume 1: Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation, 1.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2013-3196.

Brigham, J.C., Notghi, B., & Wang, S. (2013). Methods in Computational Inverse Mechanics for the Advancement of Smart Structure Technologies. In Structures Congress 2013, (pp. 1914-1925).American Society of Civil Engineers. doi: 10.1061/9780784412848.168.

Wang, S., & Brigham, J.C. (2013). An Adjoint Based Approach for Optimal Design of Morphing SMP. In Volume 2: Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Structural Health Monitoring; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting, 2.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2013-3250.

Banyay, G.A., Brigham, J.C., & Rudnyi, E. (2012). Investigation of Transient Thermal Analysis Computational Efficiency Improvements via Frequency Domain Methods. In Volume 1: Codes and Standards, 1, (pp. 861-869).American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/pvp2012-78542.

Wang, M., & Brigham, J. (2012). Evaluation of Damage in a Continuum Through a Multi-Objective Optimization Inverse Approach. In Volume 1: Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems; Structural Health Monitoring, 1, (pp. 687-696).American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2012-7998.

Wang, S., & Brigham, J.C. (2012). An Efficient Computational Inverse Approach for Optimal Design of Localized Activation and Actuation for Morphing SMP Structures. In Volume 1: Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems; Structural Health Monitoring, 1, (pp. 437-446).American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/smasis2012-8050.

Wang, S., & Brigham, J.C. (2011). A computational inverse problem approach for the design of morphing processes in thermally activated smart structural materials. In Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2011, 7977.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.880317.

Wu, J., Brigham, J.C., Simon, M.A., Kim, K., & Sacks, M.S. (2011). Geometric Analysis and Decomposition of Normal and Hypertensive Human Right Ventricle From Diagnostic Medical Imaging. In ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (PARTS A AND B), (pp. 1133-1134).American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2011-53951.

Clark, W.W., Brigham, J.C., Mo, C., & Joshi, S. (2010). Modeling of a high-deformation shape memory polymer locking link. In Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies 2010, 7645.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.847987.

Tripathy, S., Simon, M.A., Sacks, M.S., Brigham, J.C., & Kim, K. (2010). 3-Dimensional Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging for Quantitative Cardiac Mechanical Property Assessment: A Numerical Approach. In ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (PARTS A AND B), (pp. 97-98).American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2010-19291.

Rosario, D.E., Brigham, J.C., & Aquino, W. (2008). Identification of material properties of orthotropic elastic cylinders immersed in fluid using vibroacoustic techniques. In ULTRASONICS, 48(6-7), (pp. 547-552).Elsevier BV.Netherlands. doi: 10.1016/j.ultras.2008.07.004.