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Jagannatha R. Rao
Dr. Jagannatha Rao
Cullen Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Mechanical Engineering, Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Distance Learning
Office Location N218 Engineering Building 1
Phone 713-743-4535
Fax 713-743-4503
Email rao [at]
Curriculum Vitae
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Research Interests:
Mathematical Optimization Theory and Algorithms—Parametric nonlinear programming, multilevel algorithms, duality in mechanical design models, game theory
Engineering Applications:
Numerical design optimization of mechanisms, machines and structures; optimum topology design of compliant and adaptive mechanisms; mathematical game solutions in cooperative decision-making frameworks