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McNAIR Center

Zafer Gürdal

Professor, Mechanical EngineeringGurdal

Phone: 803.777.1910

Office: 1000 Catawba Street
              Columbia, SC 29208


Dr. Gürdal’s research interests are in structural and multidisciplinary design and optimization, design and optimization of composite materials and structures, and computational methods for design with manufacturing emphasis.




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