R. Benjamin Davis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Studies structural vibration and acoustics

Phone: 706-542-4225


Riverbend Research Center South
130 Riverbend Road
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, 2008
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003
B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, Duke University, 2002

Area of Specialty

  • Structural Vibration
  • Acoustics
  • Acoustic-Structure Interaction
  • Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Flow-Induced Vibration
  • Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Elastic Stability

Publications and Scholarly Articles

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► Dr. Davis' work includes a project to help NASA determine if a key rocket component can withstand the rigors of the next generation of space flight