Mark Oliver


New York, NY




Dr. Mark Oliver is a Managing Engineer at Veryst Engineering. Dr. Oliver has expertise in the materials science, solid mechanics, and failure analysis of metals, polymers, fiber-reinforced composites, adhesives, and additively manufactured materials. He is experienced in chemical and microstructural characterization, mechanical testing, and finite element analysis, applying his knowledge to issues of materials selection, mechanical design, and root cause determination of material failures. He holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

Latest Posts

This article shares an example of using nTopology to optimize a part and export it as a CAD body, then using Abaqus to calculate the stress intensity factor of cracks that develop perpendicular to the highest tensile principal stress.

Fracture Mechanics Analysis of Topology-Optimized Parts