Ph.D. Applied Mathematics (1962)
B.S. Civil Engineering (1956)

Contact Information  
Email: tting@uic.edu  Faculty Profile Publications 
Research InterestsWave propagation, continuum mechanics, anisotropic elasticity, composite materials, surface waves, plastic waves, nonlinear waves. 
Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 197582. Chairman of Editorial Committee, 15th Midwestern Mechanics Conference, 1977. Foreign Advisory Board, Acta Mechanica Sinica (China), 1990  present. Guest Editor, A special issue of International Journal of Solids and Structure in honor of Professor John Dundurs, 1995. Editorial Board, Journal of Elasticity, 1996  present. International Associate Editors, the Chinese Journal of Mechanics, 1999  present. Advisory Board, Acta Mechanica (Autria), 2000  present.
Advisory Professor, Tongji Univ., Shanghai, China, 1986  present. Guest Professor, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China, 1990  present. Advisory Professor, Harbin Inst. of Tech., Harbin, China, 1991. Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Honorary Member, Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Republic of China. Fellow, Am. Assoc. for the Advancement of Science, 1995  present. U.S. Army Summer Faculty Research and Engineering Program, 1996. Faculty Research Awards, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1998. Award of Distinguished Service, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2001.
T. C. T. Ting, "Anisotropic elasticity: theory and Applications," Oxford University Press. 570 pages, 1996.
[163] T. C. T. Ting, "A modified Lekhnitskii formalism a la Stroh for anisotropic elasticity and classifications of the 6X6 matrix N," Proc. Roy. Soc. London, A455, 6989 (1999).
[165] T. C. T. Ting, "The remarkable nature of cylindrically orthotropic elastic material under plane strain deformations," Q. J. Mech. Appl. Math., 52, 387404 (1999).
[166] T. C. T. Ting, "The remarkable nature of radially symmetric deformation of spherically uniform linear anisotropic elastic solids," J. Elasticity, 53, 4764 (1999).
[167] T. C. T. Ting, "Singularityfree composites," Proc. 12th Int. Conf. Composite Materials, ed. by Thierry Massard, paper #1301 (1999).
[168] T. C. T. Ting and S. C. Chou, "Constitutive equations for strainrate sensitive and temperaturerate sensitive materials," Proc. 4th Int. Conf. Constitutive Laws for Engineering Materials, ed. by R. C. Picu and E. Kremple, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 180183 (1999).
[169] T. C. T. Ting, "New solutions to pressuring, shearing, torsion, and extension of a cylindrically anisotropic elastic circular tube or bar," Proc. Roy. Soc. London, A455, 35273542 (1999).
[170] T. C. T. Ting, "Independence on the presence of cracks or inclusions of the net interaction force acting on a dislocation by a skewed line singularity," J. Elasticity, 55, 6172 (1999).
[171] T. C. T. Ting, "Recent developments in anisotropic elasticity," in the special volume, Research Trends in Solid Mechanics, Int. J. Solids Structures, 37, 401409 (2000).
[172] D. M. Barnett, T. C. T. Ting and H. O. K. Kirchner, "The net interaction force between two skew dislocations in an anisotropic linear elastic bimetallic medium," Materials Science and Engineering A (Proc. Symp. in honor of T. Mori's 65th Birthday), edited by M. Taya and R. J. Arsenault, in press (2000).
[173] T. C. T. Ting, "Anisotropic elastic materials that uncouple antiplane and inplane displacements but not antiplane and inplane stresses, and vice versa," Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, in press (2000).
[174] T. C. T. Ting, "A new modified Lekhnitskii formalism a la Stroh for steady state waves in anisotropic elastic materials," Wave Motion, 32, 125140 (2000).
[175] T. C. T. Ting, "Anisotropic elastic constants that are structurally invariant," Q. J. Mech. Appl. Math, 53, 511523 (2000).
[176] T. C. T. Ting, "Anisotropic elastic materials that uncouple all three displacement components, and existence of onedisplacement Green's functioni," J. Elasticity, 57, 133155 (2000).
[177] T. C. T. Ting, "Common errors on mapping of nonelliptic curves in anisotropic elasticity," J. Appl. Mech., 67, 655657 (2000).
[178] T. C. T. Ting and D. M. Barnett, "On Nix's theorem for two skew dislocations in anisotropic elastic halfspaces and bimaterials," Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 6, 327 (2001).
[179] T. C. T. Ting, "Can an anisotropic elastic material have a uniform contraction under a uniform pressure?", Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 6, 235243 (2001).
[180] T. C. T. Ting, Yuantai Hu and H. O. K. Kichner, "Anisotropic elastic materials with a parabolic or hyperbolic boundary  a classical problem revisited," J. Appl. Mech. 68, 537542 (2001).
[181] Stuart S. Antman and T. C. T. Ting, "Anisotropy consistent with spherical symmetry in continuum mechanics," J. Elasticity, 62, 8593 (2001).
[182] T. C. T. Ting, "The wonderful world of anisotropic elasticity  An exciting theme park to visit," Proc. 4th Pacific International Conference on Aerospace Science and Technology, 17 (2001).
[183] T. C. T. Ting, "Explicit secular equations for surface waves in monoclinic materials with the symmetry plane at x1=0, x2=0 or x3=0," Proc. Roy. Soc. London, A458, 115 (2002).
[184] T. C. T. Ting, "An explicit secular equation for surface waves in an elastic material of general anisotropy," Q. J. Mech. Appl. Math, 55, 297311 (2002).
[185] M. Destrade, P. A. Martin and T. C. T. Ting, "The incompressible limit in linear anisotropic elasticity, with applications to surface waves and elastostatics," J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 50, No. 7, 14531468, (2002).
[186] T. C. T. Ting, "A unified formalism for elastostatics or steady state motion of compressible or incompressible anisotropic elastic materials," Int. J. Solids and Structures, in press (2002).
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