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Joshua H Gordis

Phone: (831) 656-2866
Other Experience
  • 1990 - 1991 Structural Dynamics Research Corp., San Diego, CA
  • 1984 - 1985 Stone and Webster Engineering Corp., Boston, MA
Research Interests
Structural Dynamics
Vibration and Shock
Finite Element Analysis
Modal Testing
Structural System Identification and Damage Detection
Nonlinear Transient Dynamic Reanalysis
Isolation Design and Optimization
Logistics Simulation Development
Teaching Interests
Mechanical Vibrations
Solid Mechanics
System Dynamics
Machine Design
Finite Element Methods in Structural Dynamics
Design Optimization
Numerical Analysis
Advanced Dynamics


  • 2001 - NPS Outstanding Instructional Performance Award, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 1998 - Awarded Academic Tenure
  • 1998 - Grantee, National Science Foundation
  • 1997 - NPS Outstanding Research Achievement Award, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 1993 - Recognition of Excellence, Naval Surface Warfare Center
  • 1990 - Robert L. Lichten Award, American Helicopter Society
  • 1989 - Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship
  • 1988 - Distinguished Fellow, Army Research Office
  • 1988 - Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship
  • 1987 - Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • Reviewer, AIAA Journal, Journal of Shock and Vibration, Aerospace Science and Technology