• Research

    Computational Multi-Scale Modeling of Materials
    Optimization
    Uncertainty Quantification
    Reduced Order Modeling
    Machine Learning

  • Publications


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  • Professional History


    2018-Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    2017, Research Fellow, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan
    2014–2017, Graduate Research Assistant, Multi-Scale Structural Simulations Laboratory, University of Michigan
  • Awards and Honors


    2016 – Amelia Earhart Fellowship, Zonta International Foundation
    2012 – Honor student, Istanbul Technical University, ranked 1st in M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering
    2012 – Ph.D. Scholarship from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey

    2010 – Honor student, Istanbul Technical University, ranked 2nd in B.Sc. Astronautical Engineering
    2010 – M.Sc. Scholarship from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey

Education

Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, 2017
M.Sc., Aerospace Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 2012
B.Sc., Astronautical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 2010

(540) 231-1776
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Blacksburg, VA 24061
pacar@vt.edu

Pinar Acar

Assistant Professor