James GuilkeyPhone: (801) 581-8709
Fax: (801) 585-9826
E-mail: james.guilkey@utah.edu
Office: 413 CME


  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 1997
  • B.A. Physics and Mathematics, Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska, May, 1991
Research Interests

  • Computational Solid Mechanics and Fluid Structure Interaction
  • Mechanical Response of Multi-Cellular Constructs
  • Multi-Scale Simulation
Current Research

  • C-SAFE (Center for the Simulation of Accidental Fires and Explosions) (www.csafe.utah.edu) A DOE funded Center to develop massively parallel computational tools for the simulation of fires and explosions
  • NSF-ITR: “A Simulation Approach for Physical Systems Involving Multi-Material Interaction Dynamics” Scientific development of tools for multi-scale fluid structure interaction simulation
  • NIH-NHLBI “Angiogenesis and the Extracellular Matrix” Characterization of material properties of cellular contstructs and investigation of the effects of local stress on angiogenesis
  • DOE-LANL “Simultaneous PIV/LIF Measurements in a Turbulent Pipe Flow”