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UIC Civil and Materials Engineering, 2095 Engineering Research Facility, 842 W. Taylor Street (M/C 246), Chicago, Illinois 60607-7023

Office: 2083 ERF

Ph.D. Applied Mathematics 
Leningrad Civil Engineering Institute, 1965

M.S. Civil Engineering 
Odessa Civil Engineering Institute, 1962

Theoretical and experimental fracture mechanics

Critical phenomena

Probability and statistics in engineering applications

Reliability and failure analysis

Best Technical Paper Award Society of Plastic Engineers, 1994. 

1. Chudnovsky, A., Baron, D., Shulkin, Y., Sehanobish, K. and Bosnyak, C.P., “Lifetime, Toughness and Reliability of Engineering Thermoplastics,” Proceeding conference SPE/ANTEC 96, Vol. 3, pp. 2712, Indianapolis, Indiana, Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc. 1996.

2. Zhou, Z., Chudnovsky, A., Niu, X. and Stivala, S.S., “Failure of Polybutylene Pipes in Potable Water Application, Case Study,” Proceeding Conference SPE/ANTEC ’96, Vol. 3, pp. 3265-3269, Indianapolis, Indiana, Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc. 1996.

3. Baron, D., Bosnyak, C.P., Sehanobish, K. and Chudnovsky, A., “A New Approach to Toughness Evaluation for Engineering Thermoplastics,” Proceeding conference SPE/ANTEC ’96, Indianapolis, Indiana, Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc., 3:3281-3283, 1996.

4. Chudnovsky, A. and Shulkin, Y., “New Model of Slow Crack Growth in Viscoelastic Thermoplastics,” Proceeding Conference SPE/ANTEC ’96, Indianapolis, Indiana, Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc., 3:3284, 1996.

5. Gorelik, M., Chudnovsky, A. and Shlyapobersky, J., Proceedings of the 2nd North American Rock Mechanics Symposium: NARMS ’96, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, “Rock Mechanics, Tools and Techniques,” edited by M. Aubertin, pp. 1261-1268, 1996.

6. Wen, Z., Gorelik, M., Chudnovsky, A., Dudley II, J.W. and Shlyapobersky, J., “Observation and Characterization of Crack Growth in Porous Rocks,” Proceedings of the 2nd North American Rock Mechanics Symposium” NARMS ’96, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, “Rock Mechanics, Tools and Techniques,” edited by M. Aubertin, pp. 1269-1277, 1996.

7. Chudnovsky, A. and Preston, S., “Geometrical Modeling of Material Aging,” Extracta Mathematicae, Proceedings of the Third Meeting on Current Ideas in Mechanics and Related Fields, Segovia (Spain), Vol. 11, No. 1, 22-36, 1996.

8. D.T. Baron and A. Chudnovsky, “A New Approach to Toughness Evaluation for Engineering Thermoplastics,” J. of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 16, No. 14, 1997, 1263-1269.

9. A. Chudnovsky, D. Baron and Y. Shulkin, “Lifetime Toughness and Reliability of Engineering Thermoplastics,” Proceeding of the Fourth International Colloquium on Aging of Materials and Methods for the Assessment of Lifetimes of Engineering Plant, CAPE Town, South Africa, April 21-25, 1997, 297-307.