Callan Luetkemeyer

Callan Luetkemeyer
Callan Luetkemeyer she/her/hers
Assistant Professor
3032E Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg

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  • PhD Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2020
  • MS Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2016
  • BS Biomedical Engineering, Saint Louis University, 2014

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, UIUC, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, 2023-present
  • Schmidt Science Fellow, CU Boulder, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2020-2022

Research Interests

  • Constitutive modeling: anisotropy, hyperelasticity, viscoelasticity
  • Structure-function relationships: soft tissue mechanics and extracellular matrix
  • Deformation imaging, full-field experimental mechanics
  • Full-field inverse method mechanics methods

Research Areas

  • Computation and Applied Math
  • Health and Bio
  • Solid Mechanics and Materials

Selected Articles in Journals

Research Honors

  • Schmidt Science Fellowship (2020 )
  • Savio L-Y Woo Young Researcher Award (2020 )
  • Ivor K. McIvor Award for Excellence in Applied Mechanics Research (2020 )

Recent Courses Taught

  • TAM 251 - Introductory Solid Mechanics