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Maniatty's Biographical Sketch


Professional Experience:

1/05 - present, Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
8/02 - 12/07, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1/98 - 12/04, Associate Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
9/92 - 12/97, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
7/91 - 6/92, Visiting Lecturer, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa



1991, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University
1990, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University
1988, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
1987, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, summa cum laude



2005, Elected Fellow of the ASME
2001, First Loewy Visiting Professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Lehigh University
2000 - 2001, Selected to be a member of the Defense Science Study Group
1996, Invited researcher, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Institut fuer Mechanik, Germany
1995, Invited Participant in the National Academy of Engineering's First Annual Symposium on the Frontiers in Engineering
1993 - 1998, National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award
1992, Clare Boothe Luce Professorship from Henry Luce Foundation
1992, Invited researcher, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Institut fuer Mechanik, Germany
1989, McMullen Fellowship for the fall semester, Cornell University
1988 - 1989, General Motors/COMEPP Manufacturing Research Fellowship, Cornell University, academic year
1987 - 1988, Graduate School Fellowship, University of Minnesota, academic year
1987, ASME Clarence E. Davies Award, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Link to Publications


Societies and Professional Activities:

Associate Editor: ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2010.

Organizer, Symposium on Multi-scale Simulations and Experiments in Materials Processing, 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Chicago, IL, Nov. 5-10, 2006.

Organizer, Mini-Symposium on Polycrystalline Material Simulation Honoring Professor Paul Dawson, The 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes, Columbus, OH, June 13-17, 2004.

Organizer, Workshop on Inverse Problems in Solid Mechanics as part of the Center for Inverse Problems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (IPRPI), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, March 24, 2004.

Organizer, Sessions on Multiscale Modeling in Manufacturing, 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, New York, NY, November 11-16, 2001.

Organizer, Symposium on Computational Nanomechanics at US National Congress on Computational Mechanics 2001, Dearborn, MI, August 1-3, 2001.

Local Organizing Committee, 4th International Conference on Constitutive Laws for Engineering Materials, held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, July 27-30, 1999.

Organizer and Chair, Eighth Inverse Problems in Engineering Seminar and Workshop on Selected Topics in Inverse Problem Solving, held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, June 15-17, 1997.

Organizer and Chair, invited session on Modeling and Design of Forming Processes at COMPLAS 5: Fifth International Conference on Computational Plasticity, Barcelona, Spain, March 17-20, 1997.

Co-organizer, Symposium on Engineering Mechanics in Manufacturing Processes and Materials Processing at McNU '97: Joint ASME, ASCE, SES Summer Meeting, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, June 29 - July 2, 1997.

Co-instructor, Plasticity Short Course at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Spring 1997 with E. Krempl and T.-L. Sham.

Society Memberships: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, US Association for Computational Mechanics, American Academy of Mechanics, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Xi.

Various programs for encouraging young women and girls to consider careers in math, science, and engineering.



Antoinette M. Maniatty


Dept of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Office: JEC 2022

email: maniaa at rpi dot edu

phone: 518-276-6984


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