Tiago Morkis Siqueira


Tiago Morkis Siqueira is affiliated with the Civil Engineering Department at Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, Brazil, as a Professor since 2019. He holds his MS and PhD degrees in Structural Engineering from São Carlos School of Engineering (EESC) of the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil, in 2016 and 2019 and obtained his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) in 2013. He has experience in Structural Engineering, with emphasis in Computational Mechanics acting on the following subjects: numerical simulation, finite element method, nonlinear analysis and solid and structural dynamics.

Research Area

Computational Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Development of Finite Element Method formulations
  • Dynamical analysis of structures and mechanisms
  • Physical and geometrical nonlinearities
  • Contact mechanics


  • Nonlinear Structural Analysis (graduate program)

Geometrical nonlinearity. Strain and stress measures. Equilibrium and stability. Physical nonlinearity: uniaxial and multiaxial elastoplastic models. Fundamentals of limit analysis. Aspects of damage and fracture mechanics. Comments on large strain deformations.

  • Concrete Structures (undergraduate program)

Reinforced concrete properties and constituent materials. Design principles for beams, columns and slabs under their usual loads based on actions and safety. General procedures for the design of conventional concrete structures.

  • Wood Structures (undergraduate program)

Properties and terminology of structural wood. Design principles for members under axial tension, column members, beams under flexure and connections. Procedures for the design of structural systems in wood.

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