Andrew Stershic

  • Program Years: 2012-2016
  • Academic Institution: Duke University
  • Field of Study: Civil Engineering/Computational Mechanics
  • Academic Advisor: John Dolbow
  • Practicum(s):
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2013)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Duke University, 2016
    M.S. Civil Engineering, Duke University, 2015
    B.S. Civil Engineering, and B.A. Economics, University of Maryland, 2011

Current Status

  • Research Area: Civil Engineering/Computational Mechanics


A. J. Stershic, S. Simunovic, and J. Nanda. "Modeling the evolution of lithium-ion particle contact distributions using a fabric tensor approach". Journal of Power Sources, 297 (2015). 540-550.


Department of Energy - Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (2012-present)
James B. Duke Fellowship (2011-present)
DOD - NDSEG fellowship awardee (2012, declined)
NSF - GRFP fellowship Honorable Mention (2012)

-3.98 GPA; Graduated Summa Cum Laude, 1st in class
-Banneker-Key Scholar / University Honors Program (2007-2011)
-Dean's Lists (2007-2011, every semester, both majors)
-Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society (2009-present)
-Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society (2009-present)
-Clark Construction Group, LLC Scholarship (2010-2011)
-Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (2010-2011)
-Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society (2011)
-University of Maryland CEE Outstanding Senior Award (May 2011)

-Eagle Scout Award, 3 palms (2007)