Recent Research

1999 - Present, Verification & Validation:
Providing planning and execution of a material model verification and validation program for Sandia National Laboratories. The Sandia Point-of-Contact for this effort is Dr. William Scherzinger.

2001, Electrical connector analysis for Loranger, Inc.

1997 - 2001, Meshfree Methods:
Dr. Schwer was the co-author with Professor Ted Belytschko, Professor Wing Liu and Dr. Robert Whirley of a successful effort leading to the "Advanced Numerical Prediction of Target Response" contract DSWA-97-C-0171 ($1.4 million over 3 years), which will develop mesh free methods for simulation of conventional weapons effects on structures. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency's COTR for this effort is Mike Giltrud

1999 - 2000, Analysis of buried pipelines for Southwest Research Institute.

1998 - 1999, Drop test simulations of spent nuclear fuel storage casks for Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory.

1998 - 1999, Stress analysis of redesigned streetcar for the Regional Transit Authority of New Orleans.