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chair of Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and Biomechanics

Kossovich Leonid Yurevich

Kossovich Leonid Yurevich

Rector of Saratov State University,
Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, Professor, member of Academy of Natural Sciences, Laureate of the State Prize in the Field of Science and Engineering

Born: October 15, 1948, Saratov, USSR

Marital status: Married, two children (1985, 1992)

Citizenship: Russian

EDUCATION AND DEGREES

  • 1966 Diploma of Education. Saratov Mathematical School No. 13.
  • 1971 MSc in Mechanics. Saratov State University. Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, Saratov.
  • 1977 PhD in Solid Mechanics. Saratov State University. Thesis: Some problems in dynamic theory of elastic shells of variable thickness.
  • 1989 DSc in Solid Mechanics. The Institute for Problems in Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. Thesis: Non-stationary problems in theory of elastic thin shells of revolution.
  • 1991 Certified full Professorship in Elasticity and Bio-mechanics. Ministry of Education of Russia.

APPOINTMENTS

  • 1975-1978 Assistant Professor in Mathematics. Department of Mathematics and Mechanics. Saratov State University.
  • 1978-1989 Assoc. Professor in Mathematics. Department of Mathematics and Mechanics. Saratov State University.
  • 1989-present Head of Division of Mathematical Theory of Elasticity and Biomechanics. Department of Mathematics and Mechanics. Saratov State University.
  • 1991-present Full Professor in Mechanics. Department of Mathematics and Mechanics. Saratov State University.
  • 1993-2003 Dean of Department of Mathematics and Mechanics. Saratov State University.
  • 2003-present Rector of SSU.

VISITING POSITIONS

  • 03/03/97-28/03/97 University of Ljubljana, Center for Experimental Mechanics,
  • 12/01/98-26/01/98 working with professor I.Emri
  • 15/03/99-13/04/99
  • 01/09/97-17/09/97 University of Salford, Department of Computer and Mathematical
  • 12/07/98-26/07/98 Sciences, working with Professor G.A. Rogerson
  • 20/03/02-20/04/02 University of East Anglia, School of Mathematics, visiting London Mathematical Society Fellow working with Doctor N.H. Scott

RESEARCH AWARDS

Corresponding member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (1997) Russian state annual prize in science and technology (1998), given for Fundamental problems in thin walled structures. Full member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (2002)

FORMER PhD STUDENTS

  • A.V.Nikonov, Nonstationary problems of the theory of thin elastic shells of revolution at shock oscillating loads; 1995.
  • V.L.Beresin, The use of asymptotic approximate problems of 3D elasticity in dynamics of plates and shells; 1996.
  • A.Yu.Kopnin, Asymptotic analysis of transient wave propagation in stiffened shells of revolution; 1997.
  • N.S.Anofrikova, Transient waves in viskoelastic thin shells of revolution, 2000.
  • Ya.A.Parfenova, Flexural transient waves in shells of revolution with a discontinuity in the thickness and material, 2002.

CURRENT STUDENTS

PhD

  • R.R.Moukhomodiarov, The effect of anisotropy of dynamic response of thin walled elastic structures (split programme with University of Salford).
  • N.A.Pushkina. Transient waves in two-layered cylindrical shells.
  • A.N. Kushekkaliev. Transiert waves in shells of revolution at normal shock loads.
  • V.A. Las'kova. Transient wavet in stiffened cylindrical shells.
  • Yu.A. Postnova. Analysis of waves in nonhomogeneous wave guides with deformable walls.
  • E.I. Mel'nikov. Asymptotically approximate equations for blood vessel walls.

DSc

  • Ya.A.Parfenova. Transient waves in stiffened elastic shells.

CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

  • 1990 15th All Union Conference on the Theory of Shells and Plates, Member of the organizing committee. Kazan, Russia.
  • 1994 16th All Union Conference on the Theory of Shells and Plates, Member of the organizing committee. N.Novgorod, Russia.
  • 1994 International Saratov Summer School on Solid Mechanics, Chairman. Saratov, Russia.
  • 1996 International Saratov Summer School on Solid Mechanics, Chairman. Saratov, Russia.
  • 1998 International Conference on Mathematics in Industry, Member of the organizing committee. Taganrog, Russia.
  • 2002 EUROMECH Colloquium 439 "Mathematical Modeling od Dynamic Behavior of thin Elastic Structures", Chairman of the Colloquium. . Saratov, Russia.
  • 2003 International Mini-Conference on Mathematical Analysis of Fluid Flow in Channels with Elastic Walls and Applications to the Study of Blood Vessels, Co-organizer. East Carolina University, Greenville, USA.
  • 2003 3rd Russian Conference on the Theory of Elasticity, Member of the organizing committee. Rostov-na-Donu, Russia.

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GRANTS

  • 1995-1997 International Science Foundation (Grants No. M7X000 and M7X300). Dynamics of thin bodies: an asymptotic approach.
  • 1996-1999 INTAS (Grant No. 96-2113). Asymptotic theory of thin walled structures applied to characterization of viscoelastic materials. Link between Institute for Problems in Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences (Professor J.D. Kaplunov), Department of Elasticity and Bio-Mechanics at Saratov State University (Professor L.Yu. Kossovich), Department of Materials and Constructions at Free University of Brussels (Professor A.H. Cardon) and Reology Group at Huelva University (Professor C. Gallegos).
  • 2000-2003 Salford University Fellowship grant for Young Scientists (University of Salford Promotion Fund) for R.R.Moukhomodiarov (principal investigator Professor G.A. Rogerson). Dynamic response of fibre-reinforced structures.
  • 2001-2003 INTAS Fellowship grant for Young Scientists (No. YSF 01/1-19) for Ya.A.Parfenova, Saratov State University. Nonstationary Waves in Transversely Isotropic Elastic Shells.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Asymptotic methods in continuum mechanics;
  • Vibrations and transient wave propagation;
  • Dynamics of thin-walled elastic and viscoelastic structures;
  • Biomechanics.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

1993

  • L.Yu.Kossovich, A.V. Nikonov. Non-stationary problem of shell theory at shock harmonic tangential loading (in Russian). - Mechanics of Continuum Media (1993), No. 11, Saratov University Press, Saratov, 85 - 102.
  • O.V.Ignatyev, L.Yu.Kossovich. Asymptotic methods of construction of non-stationary membrane component on the basis of the Kirchhoff-Love theory in the case of a conical shell (in Russian). - Mechanics of Continuum Media (1993), No. 11, Saratov University Press, Saratov, 102 - 113.
  • J.D.Kaplunov, I.V.Kirillova and L.Yu.Kossovich. Asymptotic analysis of the dynamic equations of elasticity in the case of thin shells (in Russian). - Prik. Matem. Mekhan. 57 (1993), No. 1, 83-91 (English Transl. PMM Russia 57 (1993)).

1994

  • L.Yu.Kossovich, A.V. Nikonov. Asymptotic analysis of transient wave propagation in cylindrical shells at shock harmonic loading (in Russian). - Proc. of the 16th All-Union Conference on the Theory of Shells and Plates, N.Novgorod (1994), 117-122.
  • V.L.Beresin, J.D.Kaplunov and L.Yu.Kossovich. On the dispersion relation for a thin cylinder (in Russian). - Saratov University Press, Saratov, (1994), 16 p.p.

1995

  • V.L.Beresin, L.Yu.Kossovich, J.D.Kaplunov. Synthesis of the dispersion curves for a cylindrical shell on the basis of approximate theories. - Journal of Sound and Vibration. (1995), V. 186, No.1, 37-53.
  • A.Yu.Kopnin, L.Yu.Kossovich. Investigation of non-stationary Stress-Strain State in stiffened shells of revolution at shock tangential loading (in Russian). - Mechanics of Continuum Media (1995), No. 12, Saratov University Press, Saratov, 9 - 29.

1996

  • A.Yu.Kopnin, L.Yu.Kossovich, S.A.Petrokovski. Non-stationary Stress Strane State in stiffened shells of revolution at shock bending loading (in Russian). - Izv. Akad. Nauk Ros., Ser. Mekhanika Tverdogo Tela 31 (1996), No.6, 127 - 138, (English Transl. Mechanics of Solid 31 (1996)).
  • I.V.Kirillova, L.Yu.Kossovich. Dynamic boundary layer in a vicinity of the dilatation wave front at bending loading (in Russian). - Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Modern Problems of Solid Mechanics, Rostov-na-Donu (1996), 92-96.
  • I.V.Kirillova, L.Yu.Kossovich. Dynamic boundary layer at elastic wave propagation in thin shells of revolution. - ZAMM, 76 (1996), S5, 249-250.
  • I.V.Kirillova, L.Yu.Kossovich. Dynamic boundary layer at non-stationary elastic wave propagation in thin shells of revolution. - Proc. of the 2nd International Conference on Asymptotics in Mechanics (AiM96), S.-Peterburg (1996), 121 - 128.

1997

  • L.Yu.Kossovich, O.V. Shepelenko. Asymptotic integration of elasticity theory dynamic equations for two-layered shells (in Russian). - Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on Modern Problems in Solid Mechanics, Rostov-na-Donu (1997), 23 - 26.

1998

  • J.D.Kaplunov, L.Yu.Kossovich, and E.V.Nolde. Dynamics of Thin Walled Elastic Bodies. - Academic Press, San-Diego, 1998, 226 p.p.
  • L.Yu.Kossovich, Ya.A.Parfenova. Non-stationary bending waves in a cylindrical shell (in Russian). - Proc. of the International Conference on Mathematics in Industry, Taganrog (1998), 205 - 207.
  • I.Emri, L.Kossovich and M.Sukholovskaya. Transient stress waves in viskoelastic shells at tangential longitudinal shock loading. - Proc. 2nd International Conference on Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials. Pasadena (1998), 35-36.
  • P.P.Gadomski, L.Yu.Kossovich, Ya.A.Parfenova. Transverse approximation for transient waves in cylindrical shells. - Proc. of the 6th Conference on Shell Structures Theory and Applications, Gdan'sk (1998), 121 - 123.

1999

  • A.Cardon, J.Kaplunov, L.Kossovich, I.Emri, C.Gallegos. Interactive theoretical-experimental methods for the characterisation of composite systems. - Proc. of Spring Conference of the SEM, Cincinnaty (1999), 825 - 827.
  • L.Yu.Kossovich, G.A.Rogerson. Approximations of the dispersion relation for an elastic plate composed of strongly anisotropic elastic material. - J. Sound and vibration. 225 (1999), No.2, 283 - 305.

2000

  • U.A.Burceva, I.V.Kirillova, L.Yu.Kossovich. Transient stress waves in shells of revolution under shock edge NW loading. - Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Vibration Problems, Kalcutta (2000).
  • J.D.Kaplunov, L.Yu.Kossovich, R.R.Moukhomodiarov. Impact normal compression of an elastic plate: Analysis utilising an advanced asymptotic 2D model. - Mechanics Research Communications. 27 (2000), 117-122.
  • L.Yu.Kossovich, N.S.Bajanova, M.S. Sukholovskaya. Transient waves in viskoelastic shells: Maxwell's model (in Russian). - University News. North-Caucasus Region. Natural Sciences (2000), No.2, 17 - 24.
  • V.A.Kovalev, L.Yu.Kossovich, A.V.Nikonov. Transient wave propagation in a cylindrical shell at suddenly applied harmonic loads (in Russian). - Izv. Russian Akad. Nauk. Ser. Mekhanika Tverdogo Tela 35 (2000), No.2, 169-180 (English Transl. Mechanics of Solids 35 (2000)).
  • L.Yu.Kossovich, Ya.A.Parfenova. Flexural transient waves in shells of revolution: An asymptotic approach. - ZAMP. 51 (2000), No.4, 611-628.
  • J.D.Kaplunov, L.Yu.Kossovich, G.A.Rogerson. Direct asymptotic integration of the equations of transversely isotropic elasticity for a plate near cut-off frequency. - Q. Jl Mech. Appl. Math. 53 (2000), No.2, 323-341.
  • N.S.Anofrikova, L.Yu. Kossovich. Constitutive Equations for Thin Viscoelastic Shells. - Proc. of 3rd International Conference on Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials. Erlangen (2000), 66-68.
  • N.S.Bajanova, L.Yu. Kossovich. Boundary layer in a vicinity of the dilatation wave front in viscoelastic shells of revolution (in Russian). - Problems of Strength and Plasticity, N.Novgorod (2000), 22 - 26.
  • J.D.Kaplunov, L.Yu.Kossovich, M.V.Wilde. Free localized vibration of a semi-infinite cylindrical shell. - Journal Acoust. Soc. America 107 (2000), 1383-1393.

2001

  • I.V.Kirillova, L.Yu.Kossovich. Boundary layers in shells of revolution with a discontinuity in the thickness. - Proc. of the ICOVP (2001), 263 - 266, Moscow, Russia.
  • L.Yu. Kossovich, J.D. Kaplunov. Asymptotic analysis of transient elastic waves in thin shells of revolution at shock edge loading (in Russian). - News of Saratov University (2001), Vol. 1, No. 2, Saratov, 111-131.

2002

  • L.Yu.Kossovich, R.R.Moukhomodiarov, G.A.Rogerson. Analysis of the dispersion relation for an incompressible transversely isotropic elastic plate. - Acta Mechanika, 153 (2002), 89 - 111.
  • L.Yu.Kossovich, R.R.Moukhomodiarov, G.A.Rogerson. Long wave asymptotic integration in incompressible transversely isotropic elastic structures. Acta Mechanika, 159 (2002), 53-64.
  • L.Yu.Kossovich, M.S. Sukholovskaya. Solution of the problem on transient longitudinal waves in viscoelstic beams (in Russian). - Mechanics of Continuum Media (2002), No.14, Saratov University Press, Saratov, 93 - 98.
  • L.Yu.Kossovich, N.A. Pushkina, Yu. V. Shevtsova. Asymptotic integration of three-dimensional elasticity equations for two-layered plate in the case of transient longitudinal waves (in Russian). - Mechanics of Continuum Media (2002), No.14, Saratov University Press, Saratov, 87 - 92.
  • L.Yu.Kossovich, N.A. Pushkina,Yu. V. Shevtsova. Tangential low-frequency approximation in two-layered plates (in Russian). - Mathematics, Mechanics (2002), No.4, Saratov University Press, Saratov, 193 - 196.

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