Dr. Li Ma is a senior staff engineer who focuses on multiscale/multiphysics modeling of various materials and structures. Her recent work includes metallic phase transformation modeling of additive manufacturing processes, thermal mechanical stress analysis of functional graded materials, and multiscale thermomechanical modeling of fiber-reinforced composites. She is a three-time co-organizer of the Materials Science and Technology Conference and the Additive Manufacturing Symposium. Additional areas of expertise include additive manufacturing, computational design of experiments, computational materials science, finite element analysis, material characterization, multifunctional coatings, and thermomechanical modeling.
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
M.S., Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Mechanical Engineering