Matt Fago

  • Program Years: 2000-2003
  • Academic Institution: California Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Aeronautical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Michael Ortiz
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2002)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Aeronautical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2004
    M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1999
    B.S.E. Aeronautical Engineering, U. of Michigan, 1995
    B.S.E. Mechanical Engineering, U. of Michigan, 1995

Current Status

  • Status: Research Scientist / Program Manager, Arcfield, Colorado Springs
  • Research Area: Computational Structural Mechanics and Materials Science


Prediction of dislocation nucleation during nanoindentation by the orbital free Density Functional Theory based local quasicontinuum method. R.L. Hayes, M. Fago, M. Ortiz and E.A. Carter. Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, to appear.

Density functional theory based local quasicontinuum method: Prediction of dislocation nucleation. M. Fago, R.L. Hayes, E.A. Carter, and M. Ortiz. Physical Review B, 70:100102 (2004).

A constrained sequential-lamination algorithm for the simulation of sub-grid microstructure in martensitic materials. S. Aubry, M. Fago, M. Ortiz. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 192(26-27):2823-2843, 2003.

Experimental investigation of the behavior of edge delaminations using holographic interferometry. M.J. Fago and A.M. Waas. Optical Engineering, Vol. 37 (1998), pp. 1420- 1428.