Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Ryan Hurley

Postdoctoral Appointment
Atmospheric, Earth and Energy Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Applied Mechanics
California Institute of Technology
2015
M.Sc. Applied Mechanics
California Institute of Technology
2012
MPhys. Civil Engineering
LUniversity of Maryland, College Park
2011

Research Interests

Computational geomechanics, granular and other structurally complex materials, dynamic behavior of materials

Honors and Awards

  • Runner up, Computational Inelasticity Paper Competition, EMI Conference 2015
  • 1st Place, Young Stress Analyst Competition, BSSM 2014
  • 1st Place, Computational Mechanics Poster Competition, EMI Conference 2013

Selected (Recent) Publications

Hurley, R.C., Lim, K.W., Ravichandran, G., & Andrade, J.E. (2015). Dynamic inter-particle force inference in granular materials: Method and application. Experimental Mechanics, 56(2), 217-229.

Hurley, R.C., Lim, K.W., & Andrade, J.E. (2015). Grain-Scale Measurements During Low Velocity Impact in Granular Media. Rapid Penetration into Granular Media: Visualizing the Fundamental Physics of Rapid Earth Penetration, 291.

Hurley, R.C., & Andrade, J.E. (2015). Friction in inertial granular ows: Competition between dilation and grain-scale dissipation rates. Granular Matter, 17(3), 287-295.

Hurley, R.C., & Andrade, J.E. (2015). Strength of Granular Materials in Transient and Steady State Rapid Shear. Procedia Engineering 103, 237-245.

Hurley, R., Marteau, E., Ravichandran, G., & Andrade, J.E. (2014). Extracting inter-particle forces in opaque granular materials: beyond photoelasticity. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 63, 154-166.

Booth, A.M., Hurley, R.C., Lamb, M.P., & Andrade, J.E. (2014). Force chains as the link between particle and bulk friction angles in granular material. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(24) 8862-8869.


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