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Pinar Acar

Assistant Professor
  • Thrust Area Specialty: Design Materials & Manufacturing
Pinar Acar
213A Goodwin Hall
635 Prices Fork Rd.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Research Interests

  • Computational Multi-Scale Modeling of Materials
  • Optimization
  • Uncertainty Quantification
  • Reduced Order Modeling
  • Machine Learning

See Dr. Acar's publications and research on Google Scholar and Researchgate.

  • 2018-Present, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2017, Research Fellow, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan
  • 2014-2017, Graduate Research Assistant, Multi-Scale Structural Simulations Laboratory, University of Michigan
  • 2016 - Amelia Earhart Fellowship, Zonta International Foundation
  • 2012 - Honor student, Istanbul Technical University, ranked 1st in M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering
  • 2012 - Ph.D. Scholarship from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey
  • Ph.D. - Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, 2017
  • M.Sc. - Aerospace Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 2012
  • B.Sc. - Astronautical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 2010