Dr. Samit Roy

  • William D. Jordan Professor

Contact Information

  • Office: 1001 SEC
  • Phone: (205) 348-5883

Areas of Research

  • Durability of composite materials
  • Nanomaterials
  • Multi-Scale modeling using FEA


  • Ph.D., Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1988
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1986
  • B.Tech, Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, India, 1981


Dr. Samit Roy primarily works in computational solid mechanics with an emphasis in composite materials and nanostructured materials. He has been working in the development of analytical and numerical models of various solid structural systems for almost 20 years. As the Jordan Chair, Roy provides leadership in the solid mechanics group and expand the research areas, particularly in composite materials.