1950 - B.C.E., Civil Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.
1953 - M.S., Mathematics, New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematics.
1955 - Ph.D., Applied Mechanics, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
Constitutive modelling of elastic-viscoplastic behavior of materials;
Material behavior at high strain rates;
Analysis of ballistic penetration and perforation;
Representation of creep and damage development in rock salt;
On professorial staff of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA (1956-1964)
Visiting Professor, U. California, Berkeley (1970)
Visiting Professor, U. Illinois, Urbana (1975, 1979)
Visiting Professor, ETH-Zurich, Switzerland (1983, 1990, 1994)
Visiting Professor, Kyoto U., Japan (1988)
Public Professional Activities
Head, Material Mechanics Laboratory
Honors and Awards
Rothschild Prize for Engineering (1982)
Markus Reiner Chair in Mechanics and Rheology
S.R. Bodner, "A lower bound on bifurcation buckling of viscoplastic structures", Acta Mechanica [Suppl] 3, Springer-Verlag, Pub. 1992, pp 181-190, (1992).
K.S. Chan, S.R. Bodner, A.F. Fossum and D.E. Munson, "A constitutive model for inelastic flow and damage evolution in solids under triaxial compression", Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 14, pp 1-14, (1992).
M. Ravid, S.R. Bodner and I. Holcman, "Penetration into thick targets - refinement of a 2D dynamic plasticity approach", International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 15, pp 491-499, (1994).
S.R. Bodner and M.B. Rubin, "Modeling of hardening at very high strain rates", Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 76, pp 2742-2747, (1994).
M. Ravid, S.R. Bodner, and I. Holcman, "A two-dimensional analysis of penetration by an eroding projectile", International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 15, pp 587-603, (1994).
K.S. Chan, N.S. Brodsky, A.F. Fossum S.R. Bodner and D.E.Munson, "Damage induced nonassociated inelastic flow in rock salt", International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 10, pp 623-642, (1994).
S.R. Bodner and A. Lindenfeld, "Constitutive modelling of the stored energy of cold work under cyclic loading", European Journal of Mechanics/A Solids (in press).