Dan Negrut

Credentials: Mead Witter Foundation Professor, NVIDIA CUDA Fellow

Position title: Mechanical Engineering

Email: negrut@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 265-6124

4150 Mechanical Engineering Building
1513 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706-1572

Dan Negrut headshot

Dan is the Simulation Based Engineering Lab’s Technical Lead and a professor in the Mechanical Engineering department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For a complete list of publications, outreach, and resources, visit Dan’s personal page.


B.S., Aeronautics, Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, Romania
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa

Research interests:

Computational Mechanics (Multibody Dynamics, Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Friction and Contact)
High Performance Computing
Numerical Methods

Application areas of interest:

Ground Vehicle Mobility Simulation
Autonomous Vehicle Simulation
Virtual Reality and Virtual Prototyping
Fluid-Solid Interaction
Granular Dynamics

Courses taught:

ME759: High Performance Computing for Engineering Applications
ME751: Advance Computational Multibody Dynamics
ME451: Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines Systems
ME440: Intermediate Vibrations
ME340: Introduction to Dynamic Systems