Seid Koric

Research Associate Professor
(217) 265-8410
1008 Nat Center for Suprcomp Appl

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1993

Academic Positions

  • Technical Assistant Director, National Center for Supercomputer Applications-NCSA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2017-present
  • Research Associate Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering Department, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2016-present
  • Technical Program Manager, Private Sector Program, National Center for Supercomputer Applications-NCSA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2014-2017
  • Senior Technical Lead for Industrial Projects National Center for Supercomputer Applications-NCSA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2011-2014
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering Department, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2010-2014
  • Engineering Applications Analyst National Center for Supercomputer Applications-NCSA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1999-2011
  • Graduate Research Assistant, National Center for Supercomputer Applications-NCSA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1997-1999

Professional Registrations

  • ASME Member
  • U of Illinois Continuous Casting Consortium Research Member

Research Interests

  • Large-scale multiphysics modeling; high-performance computing; materials processing; biomechanics; sparse direct solver technologies and artficial intelligence.

Books Authored or Co-Authored (Original Editions)

  • Koric, S. and B. G. Thomas, Thermo-Mechanical Model of Solidification Processes: Implementation in Abaqus and Application to Continuous Casting of Steel, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller, 2009.

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Honors

  • NCSA Best Collaborative Effort Award 2010
  • NCSA Technical Achievement Award, December 2013
  • Key Scientific Article Certificate, Advances in Engineering 2016

Teaching Honors

  • Chancellor’s List 2005, The US National Award for outstanding graduate/professional students

Research Honors

  • High Performance Computing Innovation Excellence Award from the International Data Corporation (IDC) (November 2011)
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) Innovation Excellence Award from the International Data Corporation (IDC) (Jun 2014)
  • Best Use of an HPC Application in Manufacturing from HPC-wire (November 2014)
  • Top Supercomputing Achievement of 2014 from HPC-wire (November 2014)
  • Editors Choice, Journal of Applied Physics (Jun 2015)
  • HPCwire Editors' Choice Award for Top Supercomputing Achievement, (November 2017)
  • Editor's Choice, Best Use of HPC in Automotive from HPC-wire, with Rolls-Royce, Cray and LSTC, November 2018 (November 2018)
  • HPC Innovation Excellence Award from Hyperion Research for the first successful implementation of Artificial Intelligence in Materials Processing, November 2020 (November 2020)