• Expertise and Interests
  • solid mechanics
  • fracture mechanics
  • novel materials
  • functionally graded materials
  • sandwich structures
  • nanocomposites
  • multifunctional materials
  • electronic materials
  • syntactic foams
  • photomechanics / optical metrology
  • NDE
  • optical information processing
Fracture and Failure Mechanics, Experimental Mechanics, Optical Metrology, Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Failure, High-Strain Rate and Impact Failure of Multiphase Materials (FRP and polymer blends, particulate composites, functionally graded materials, syntactic foams, nanocomposites, biocements).

Mechanical Engineering
PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Mechanical Engineering, 1988
MEng, Indian Institute of Science, India, Mechanical Engineering, 1982
BEng, Bangalore University, India, Mechanical Engineering, 1980
high strain rate phenomenon optical metrology 3d printing additive manufacturing mechanical engineering computational mechanics
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Bioengineering Division