Catalin Picu


Catalin Picu received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, Romania, in 1989. He then joined the faculty of the same institution working in the area of Solid Mechanics. In 1992 he entered the PhD program in Applied Mechanics at Dartmouth College from where he obtained his degree in 1995. Shortly after, Dr. Picu joined the Solid Mechanics group at Brown University where he worked until coming to RPI as a faculty member in August 1998.


Other Focus Areas

Mechanics of Solids, Micro- and Nano-Mechanics of Crystalline Defects, Atomistic Simulations


The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Catalin Picu has 223 indexed publications in the subjects of Engineering, Materials Science, Physics and Astronomy.

N. Parvez, J. Merson, R. C. Picu
Physical Review E
, 108
, 2023
J. Merson, N. Parvez, R. C. Picu
Acta Biomaterialia
, 163
, 2023
, pp.25-34
R. C. Picu, S. Jin
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids
, 172
, 2023
S. N. Amjad, R. C. Picu
Soft Matter
, 18
, 2022
, pp.446-454
S. Deogekar, R. C. Picu
Soft Matter
, 17
, 2021
, pp.704-714
J. Merson, R. C. Picu
International Journal of Solids and Structures
, 206
, 2020
, pp.314-321
Mithil Kamble, Aniruddha Singh Lakhnot, Stephen F. Bartolucci, Andrew G. Littlefield, Catalin R. Picu, Nikhil Koratkar
, 170
, 2020
, pp.220-224

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