Colby C. Swan

Colby C. Swan
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Researcher, Center for Computer Aided Design
(319) 335-5831
4120 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Princeton University, 1993
M.S., Ocean Engineering, University of Miami, 1985
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Maine, 1983
Present Research Interests: 
Structural composites
multi-scale computational clothing models for digital humans
structural topology optimization of compliant mechanisms
and bone adaptation phenomena
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
The Fiber Society
International Society for Structural & Multidisciplinary Optimization (ISSMO)
United States Association for Computational Mechanics (USACM)
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Computational solid mechanics
topology optimization