Pierce D. Umberger

Pierce D. Umberger, Ph.D., P.E.

Senior Staff Consultant

Dr. Pierce Umberger's background includes mechanics of composite materials, polymers (plastics), applied mechanics, and finite element analysis (FEA). Dr. Umberger also has experience and interest in automotive mechanical systems and vehicle dynamics, as well as the design and fabrication of test fixtures. Prior to joining ESi, he conducted research including modeling and mechanical testing with both the Virginia Tech Materials Response Group (MRG), as well as the U.S. Army Research Lab (ARL).


  • Time-temperature Superposition and High Rate Response of Thermoplastic Composites and Constituents, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics, January 2011
  • Through Thickness Shear And Membrane Behavior Of UHMWPE Composites, Proceedings of the 42nd Annual International SAMPE Technical Conference , January 2010

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