Ramon J. Ravelo


rravelo@utep.edu
Physical Sciences Building 223E
Office Phone Number: Phone
(915) 747-5620
Office Fax: Fax
(915) 747-5447
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Education


Ph D - Physics, Boston University,1991
MS - Physics, Boston University,1989
BA - Physics, University of California,1979

Scheduled Teaching Courses


Term Section Course Syllabus Evaluations
Fall 2017 11229 PHYS 3351 - Analytical Mechanics I Link
Fall 2017 13094 CPS 6398 - Dissertation Link
Fall 2017 13536 CPS 6397 - Doctoral Project Link
Fall 2017 11992 PHYS 5396 - Graduate Research in Physics Link
Fall 2017 12886 PHYS 4355 - Intro Quantum Mechanics Link
Fall 2017 19206 MME 5399 - Thesis Link
Fall 2017 14215 PHYS 5398 - Thesis Link
Fall 2017 12274 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Fall 2017 14189 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Fall 2017 15218 RSRC 4033 - Undergraduate Research Link
Summer 2017 34234 PHYS 4342 - Electromagnetics II Link
Summer 2017 31051 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Summer 2017 31031 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Summer 2017 32381 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Summer 2017 33785 RSRC 4033 - Undergraduate Research Link
Spring 2017 23251 PHYS 4356 - Atoms, Molecules, & Solids Link
Spring 2017 23371 CPS 6397 - Doctoral Project Link
Spring 2017 22832 PHYS 4342 - Electromagnetics II Link
Spring 2017 29234 CPS 6396 - Graduate Research Link
Spring 2017 25522 PHYS 5396 - Graduate Research in Physics Link
Spring 2017 29243 MME 5398 - Thesis Link
Spring 2017 22475 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Spring 2017 25174 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Spring 2017 22487 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Spring 2017 24689 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Spring 2017 25575 RSRC 4033 - Undergraduate Research Link
Fall 2016 11383 PHYS 3351 - Analytical Mechanics I Link
Fall 2016 12958 PHYS 4341 - Electromagnetics I Link
Fall 2016 13009 CPS 6396 - Graduate Research Link
Fall 2016 12227 PHYS 5396 - Graduate Research in Physics Link
Fall 2016 14704 PHYS 5398 - Thesis Link
Fall 2016 12534 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Fall 2016 14675 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Fall 2016 15800 RSRC 4033 - Undergraduate Research Link
Summer 2016 34621 PHYS 4342 - Electromagnetics II Link
Summer 2016 31078 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Summer 2016 31056 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Summer 2016 32501 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Summer 2016 34065 RSRC 4033 - Undergraduate Research Link
Spring 2016 28692 PHYS 3351 - Analytical Mechanics I Link
Spring 2016 23539 PHYS 4356 - Atoms, Molecules, & Solids Link
Spring 2016 23671 CPS 6397 - Doctoral Project Link
Spring 2016 23056 PHYS 4342 - Electromagnetics II Link
Spring 2016 26438 PHYS 5396 - Graduate Research in Physics Link
Spring 2016 24179 CPS 5399 - Graduate Thesis Link
Spring 2016 22649 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Spring 2016 25897 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Spring 2016 22661 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Spring 2016 25193 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Spring 2016 26508 RSRC 4033 - Undergraduate Research Link
Fall 2015 11450 PHYS 3351 - Analytical Mechanics I Link
Fall 2015 13186 PHYS 4341 - Electromagnetics I Link
Fall 2015 12384 PHYS 5396 - Graduate Research in Physics Link
Fall 2015 14210 CPS 5399 - Graduate Thesis Link
Fall 2015 15224 PHYS 5398 - Thesis Link
Fall 2015 12712 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Fall 2015 15180 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Fall 2015 16653 RSRC 4033 - Undergraduate Research Link
Summer 2015 35614 PHYS 4342 - Electromagnetics II Link
Summer 2015 31150 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Summer 2015 31128 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Summer 2015 32739 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Summer 2015 34813 RSRC 4033 - Undergraduate Research Link
Spring 2015 23864 PHYS 4356 - Atoms, Molecules, & Solids Link
Spring 2015 23307 PHYS 4342 - Electromagnetics II Link
Spring 2015 28133 PHYS 5396 - Graduate Research in Physics Link
Spring 2015 23575 CPS 5399 - Graduate Thesis Link
Spring 2015 22840 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Spring 2015 27301 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Spring 2015 22852 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Spring 2015 26124 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Spring 2015 28209 RSRC 4033 - Undergraduate Research Link
Fall 2014 11556 PHYS 3351 - Analytical Mechanics I Link
Fall 2014 13485 PHYS 4341 - Electromagnetics I Link
Fall 2014 12582 PHYS 5396 - Graduate Research in Physics Link
Fall 2014 13939 CPS 5398 - Graduate Thesis Link
Fall 2014 16167 PHYS 5398 - Thesis Link
Fall 2014 12959 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Fall 2014 16104 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Fall 2014 18123 RSRC 4033 - Undergraduate Research Link
Summer 2014 31608 CPS 5397 - Graduate Research Link
Summer 2014 31197 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Summer 2014 31175 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Summer 2014 33149 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Spring 2014 24343 PHYS 4356 - Atoms, Molecules, & Solids Link
Spring 2014 23676 PHYS 4342 - Electromagnetics II Link
Spring 2014 23466 CPS 5396 - Graduate Interdisciplinary Res Link
Spring 2014 23087 PHYS 5399 - Thesis Link
Spring 2014 23100 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Spring 2014 27694 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Fall 2013 11651 PHYS 3351 - Analytical Mechanics I Link
Fall 2013 13813 PHYS 4341 - Electromagnetics I Link
Fall 2013 12778 PHYS 5396 - Graduate Research in Physics Link
Fall 2013 17619 PHYS 5398 - Thesis Link
Fall 2013 17534 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Summer 2013 34425 PHYS 4377 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Spring 2013 26226 PHYS 4342 - Electromagnetics II Link
Spring 2013 22611 PHYS 5361 - Quantum Mechanics Link
Spring 2013 25511 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Spring 2013 29661 PHYS 4177 - Undergrad Resrch Probs Physics Link
Fall 2012 11851 PHYS 3351 - Analytical Mechanics I Link
Fall 2012 14318 PHYS 4341 - Electromagnetics I Link
Fall 2012 13203 PHYS 2421 - Fields and Waves Link
Fall 2012 13204 PHYS 2421 - Fields and Waves Link
Spring 2012 25469 PSCI 3304 - Physical Science II Link
Spring 2012 25583 PSCI 3304 - Physical Science II Link
Spring 2012 25586 PSCI 3304 - Physical Science II Link
Spring 2011 26307 PHYS 4342 - Electromagnetics II Link
Spring 2011 23495 PHYS 5371 - Solid State Physics Link
Spring 2011 25026 MASE 5390 - Spec Topics/Chem of Materials Link
Fall 2010 12005 PHYS 3351 - Analytical Mechanics I Link
Fall 2010 16181 PHYS 4341 - Electromagnetics I Link
Fall 2010 11975 PHYS 2421 - Fields and Waves Link
Fall 2010 13889 PHYS 2421 - Fields and Waves Link
Fall 2010 13892 PHYS 2421 - Fields and Waves Link
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Start Date End Date College Department(s) Position
9/1/2017 8/31/2018 College of Science Physics
Computational Science
Associate Professor
9/1/2016 8/31/2017 College of Science Physics
Computational Science
Associate Professor
9/1/2015 8/31/2016 College of Science Physics
Computational Science
Associate Professor
9/1/2014 8/31/2015 College of Science Physics
Computational Science
Associate Professor
9/1/2013 8/31/2014 College of Science Physics
Computational Science
Associate Professor
9/1/2012 8/31/2013 College of Science Physics
Computational Science
Associate Professor
9/1/2011 8/31/2012 College of Science Physics
Computational Science
Associate Professor
9/1/2010 8/31/2011 College of Science Physics
Computational Science
Associate Professor
9/1/2009 8/31/2010 College of Science Physics
Associate Professor
9/1/2008 8/31/2009 College of Science Physics
Associate Professor
9/1/2007 8/31/2008 College of Science Physics
Associate Professor
9/1/2006 8/31/2007 College of Science Physics
Associate Professor
9/1/2005 8/31/2006 College of Science Physics
Associate Professor
9/1/2004 8/31/2005 College of Science Physics
Associate Professor

View Previous Teaching and Administrative Positions >>>

Start Date End Date Type Organization Title
1/1/1998 Academic - Post-Secondary Physics Department and Materials Research Institute, University of Texas El Paso Associate Professor
1/1/2006 12/31/2007 Professional Los Alamos National Security Laboratory Visiting Staff Member
1/1/2000 12/31/2000 Professional Los Alamos National Security Laboratory Visiting Staff Member
1/1/1999 12/31/1999 Professional Centre Europeen de Calcul Atomique et Moleculaire Ecole Normale Superieure Visiting Professor
1/1/1999 12/31/1999 Academic - Post-Secondary Computional Materials Science Department Sandia National Laboratory Visiting Faculty
1/1/1997 12/31/1998 Professional Theoretical Division Los Alamos National Laboratory Visiting Faculty
1/1/1993 12/31/1998 Academic - Post-Secondary Materials Research Institute, University of Texas El Paso Assistant Professor
1/1/1992 12/31/1998 Academic - Post-Secondary Physics Department University of Texas El Paso Assistant Professor
1/1/1994 12/31/1995 Professional Materials and Process Research Department Sandia National Laboratories Visiting Scientist
1/1/1990 12/31/1992 Academic - Post-Secondary Theoretical Division Los Alamos National Laboratory Divisional Fellow
1/1/1982 12/31/1985 Professional Dataproducts Corporation Research and Development Scientist
View Publications >>>

Hammerberg, J.E. ; Milhans, J.L. ; Ravelo, Ramon J ; Germann, T.C. . (June 2014). "Frictional interactions at high velocity ductile metal interfaces ." J. Physics Conf. Series. Volume 500. Page(s) 172003.

Tramontina, Diego ; Erhart, Paul ; Germann, T.C. ; Hawreliak, James ; Higginbotham, Andrew ; Park, Nigel ; Ravelo, Ramon J ; Stukowski, Alexander ; Suggit, Mathew ; Tang, Yizhe ; Wark, Justin ; Bringa, Eduardo . (March 2014). "Molecular dynamics simulations of shock-induced plasticity in tantalum." High Energy Density Physics. Volume 10. Page(s) 9.

Lopez, Jorge A ; Ramirez-Homs, E. ; Gonzalez, R. I. ; Ravelo, Ramon J . (February 2014). "Isospin-asymmetric nuclear matter." The Physical Review C. Volume 89. Page(s) 024611.

Kadau, Kai ; Cherne, Frank ; Ravelo, Ramon J ; Germann, T.C. . (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2013). "Shock-induced phase transformations in gallium single crystals by atomistic methods." Physical Review B. Volume 88. Page(s) 144108.

Ravelo, Ramon J ; Germann, T.C. ; Guerrero, Oscar ; An, Qi ; Holian, B.L. . (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2013). "Shock-induced plasticity in tantalum single crystals: Interatomic potentials and large-scale molecular-dynamics simulations." Physical Review B. Volume 88. Issue 134101.

Levitas, Valery ; Ravelo, Ramon J . (August 2012). "Virtual Melting: A New Mechanism of Stress Relaxation Under High Strain Rate Loading." Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Volume 109. Issue 33. Page(s) 13204.

Hammergberg, J. E. ; Milhans, J. ; Germann, T. C. ; Ravelo, Ramon J . (June 2012). "Interfacial Friction at Ductile Metal Interfaces." Nuclear Explosive Code Development Conference.

An, Q ; Germann, T C ; Holian, B L ; Ravelo, Ramon J . (March 2012). "Large-scale molecular dynamics simulations of shock induced plasticity in tantalum single crystals ." Shock Compression of Condensed Matter AIP Conference Proceedings. Volume 1426. Page(s) 1263.

Hammerberg, J E ; Germann, T C ; Holian, B L ; Ravelo, Ramon J . (March 2012). "FINITE SIZE EFFECTS AT HIGH SPEED FRICTIONAL INTERFACES." Shock Compression of Condensed Matter AIP Conference Proceedings. Volume 1426. Page(s) 1233.

An, Q ; Luo, S N ; Germann, T C ; Tonks, D L ; Goddard III, W A ; Ravelo, Ramon J . (March 2012). "Shock compression and spallation of tantalum: Molecular dynamics simulations." Shock Compression of Condensed Matter - 2011 American Institute of Physics. Volume 1426. Page(s) 1259.

Holian, Brad Lee ; Mareschal, Michel ; Ravelo, Ramon J . (February 2011). "Burnett-Cattaneo Continuum Theory for Shock Waves." Physical Review E. Volume 83. Page(s) 026703.

Holian, Brad Lee ; Mareschal, Michel ; Ravelo, Ramon J . (September 2010). "Test of a New Heat-Flow Equation for Dense-Fluid Shock Waves." Journal of Chemical Physics. Volume 133. Issue 11. Page(s) 114502 .

Hammerberg, J. E. ; Holian, N. L. ; Germann , T. C. ; Ravelo, Ramon J . (December 2009). "High Velocity Properties of the Dynamic Frictional Force between Ductile Metals." AIP Conference Proceedings. Volume 1195. Page(s) 777.

Holian , B. L. ; Germann,, T. C. ; Ravelo, Ramon J . (December 2009). "High Strain Rates Effects in Quasi-Isentropic Compression of Solids." AIP Conf. Proc.. Volume 1195. Page(s) 825.

Levitas, V I ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2008). "Virtual Melting and Amorphization as Mechanisms of High Strain Rate Plastic Deformation." Mechanics and Mechanisms of Finite Plastic Deformation/ Neat Press. Page(s) 286.

Hammerberg, J E ; Germann, T C ; Holian, B L ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2007). "Frictional interactions at compressed Al interfaces." American Institute of Physics. Volume 955. Page(s) 309.

Germann, T C ; Holian, B L ; Lomdahl, P S ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2006). "Directional Dependence of Shock-Induced Melting inf FCC Metals." AIP Conference Proceedings. Volume 845. Page(s) 270-273.

Hammerberg, J E ; Germann, T C ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2006). "High Density Sliding at Ta/Al and Al/Al Interfaces." AIP Conference Proceedings. Volume 845.

B, Holian L ; T, Germann C ; P, Lomdahl S ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2004). "Constant-stress Hugoniostat method for following the dynamical evolution of shocked matter." Physical Review B. Volume 70. Page(s) 014103.

Germann, T C ; Tanguy, D ; Holian, B L ; Lomdahl, P S ; Mareschal, M ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2004). "Dislocation Structure behind a Shock Front in FCC Perfect Crystals: Atomistic Simulations Results." Metallurgical and Materials Transactions. Volume 35A. Page(s) 2609.

Hammerberg, J E ; Holian, B L ; Germann, T C ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2004). "Nanoscale structure and high velocity sliding at Cu/Ag interfaces." Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings. Volume 821. Page(s) 103.

Hammerberg, J E ; Holian, B L ; Germann, T C ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2004). "Non-equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Metallic Friction at Ta/Al and Cu/Ag Interfaces." Metallurgical and Materials Transactions. Volume 35A. Page(s) 2741.

Tanguy, D ; Mareschal, M ; Germann, T C ; Holian, B L ; Lomdahl, P S ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2004). "Plasticity induced by a shock wave: large scale molecular dynamics simulations." Mater. Sci. Eng. A. Volume 387. Page(s) 262.

Cherne, F J ; Baskes, M I ; Germann, T C ; Kadau, K ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2004). "Shock Hugoniot and Melt Curve for a Modiļ¬ed Embedded Atom Method Model of Gallium." AIP Conference Proceedings. Volume 760. Page(s) 281.

Hammerberg, J E ; Germann, T C ; Kress, J D ; Holian, B L ; Ravelo, Ramon J . ( 2004). "Sliding Friction at Compressed Ta/Al Interfaces." AIP Conference Proceedings. Volume 760. Page(s) 565.