Thomas Mathews

Virginia Tech
Mechanical Engineering
Center for Tire Research
Blacksburg, VA
USA 24060

Biographical Sketch:
Thomas Mathews is master's student at Virginia Tech and is currently specializing in tire and vehicle dynamics. His current work involves tire footprint characterization through finite element modelling and experimental testing. He has obtained his bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from Visvesvaraya Tech. (India) and is a vehicle and tire performance enthusiast.

8 Contact Patch Characterization through Finite Element Modeling and Experimental Testing