Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dr. Stern retired from the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics in January 2000. He served on the faculty for 34 years. He also had two years of industrial experience. He specialized in computational solid mechanics and in the application of boundary element methods to study propagation and scattering of waves in ocean sediments. Dr. Stern published more than 50 technical articles and reports, authored or edited three books.