Ramesh, Kaliat T.

Professor
Department Of Mechanical Engineering

Malone Hall 140
3400 N Charles St
(410) 516-7735
ramesh@jhu.edu

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Johns Hopkins traumatic brain injury expert available to discuss the mechanics of concussion in light of lacrosse helmet recall

December 10, 2014

The recent decertification of two popular lacrosse helmets, the Warrior Regulator and the Cascade Model R, is causing concern for those involved in men’s lacrosse, one of the nation’s fastest-growing sports. The decertification by the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment comes at a time of growing worries about concussions in athletes. At […]

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JHU, Morgan State Establish New Science, Engineering Partnership

May 2, 2014

  Johns Hopkins University and Morgan State University have joined forces in a new collaborative educational program designed to combine the strengths of both institutions to benefit their students and faculty members, as well as the fields of science and engineering. The Extreme Science Internships program will build a bridge between talented science and engineering […]

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About

Education
  • Other Master's Degree (Sc.M.) 1987, Brown University
  • Ph.D. 1987, Brown University
  • Other Master's Degree (Sc.M.) 1985, Brown University
  • Other Bachelor's Degree (B.E.) 1982, Bangalore University
Research Areas
Awards
  • 2014:  M.G. McLaren Lecture Award
  • 2013:  Fellow
  • 2013:  Glass Memorial Lecturer
  • 2012:  B.J. Lazan Award
  • 2012:  Midwest Mechanics Lecturer
  • 2008:  Conference Best Poster Award: Medicine Meets Virtual Reality (MMVR) - with Allison Okamura and graduate student Sarthak Misra. 2008
  • 2006:  M. Hetenyi Award
  • 2002:  Invited Southwest Mechanics Series Lecturer - 2002
  • 2001:  Fellow - ASME
  • 1995:  William H. Huggins Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 1994:  Honorary Member - Pi Tau Sigma
  • 1987:  Best Paper - ASME Division of Tribology
  • 1986:  Elected Member - Sigma Xi
Presentations
  • "The Dynamics of Twinning and the High-Strain Rate Behavior of Magnesium", International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition.  November 16, 2014
  • "Scaling and Dynamics Applied to Materials and Asteroids", Hopkinson Centenary Conference.  Cambridge.  September 9, 2014
  • "Modeling Large Impacts on Rocky Bodies", Asteroids, Comets and Meteors.  Helsinki.  June 29, 2014
  • "Impact Loading of Soft Structures: the dominant cause of injury to the human brain", 4th International Conference on Impact Loading of Lightweight Structures.  Cape Town.  January 12, 2014

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Fournier, A., Rajbhandari, L., Shrestha, S., Venkatesan, A., Ramesh, K. (2014).  In vitro and in situ visualization of cytoskeletal deformation under load: traumatic axonal injury.  FASEB JOURNAL.  28(12).  5277-5287.
  • Lambert, P., Hustedt, C., Vecchio, K., Huskins, E., Casem, D., Gruner, S., Tate, M., Philipp, H., Woll, A., Purohit, P., Weiss, J., Kannan, V., Ramesh, K., Kenesei, P., Okasinski, J., Almer, J., Zhao, M., Ananiadis, A., Hufnagel, T. (2014).  Time-resolved x-ray diffraction techniques for bulk polycrystalline materials under dynamic loading.  Review of Scientific Instruments.  85(9).
  • Prasad, K., Ramesh, K. (2014).  In-situ observations and quantification of twin boundary mobility in polycrystalline magnesium.  MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING.  617.  121-126.
  • Williams, C., Chen, C., Ramesh, K., Dandekar, D. (2014).  On the shock stress, substructure evolution, and spall response of commercially pure 1100-O aluminum.  MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING.  618.  596-604.
  • Wilkerson, J., Ramesh, K. (2014).  A dynamic void growth model governed by dislocation kinetics.  JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS.  70.  262-280.
  • Zhang, J., Ramesh, K., Joshi, S. (2014).  Stochastic size-dependent slip-twinning competition in hexagonal close packed single crystals.  MODELLING AND SIMULATION IN MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING.  22(7).
  • Libourel, G., Delbo, M., Wilkerson, J., Murdoch, N., Michel, P., Ramesh, K., Ganino, C., Verati, C., Marchi, S. (2014).  THERMAL FATIGUE AS THE ORIGIN OF REGOLITH ON SMALL ASTEROIDS..  METEORITICS & PLANETARY SCIENCE.  49(1, SI).  A235.
  • Chen, C., Florando, J., Kumar, M., Ramesh, K., Hemker, K. (2014).  Incipient deformation twinning in dynamically sheared bcc tantalum.  ACTA MATERIALIA.  69.  114-125.
  • Daphalapurkar, N., Wilkerson, J., Wright, T., Ramesh, K. (2014).  Kinetics of a fast moving twin boundary in nickel.  ACTA MATERIALIA.  68(15).  82-92.
  • Delbo, M., Libourel, G., Wilkerson, J., Murdoch, N., Michel, P., Ramesh, K., Ganino, C., Verati, C., Marchi, S. (2014).  Thermal fatigue as the origin of regolith on small asteroids.  NATURE.  508(7495).  233+.
  • Agnew, S., Whittington, W., Oppedal, A., El Kadiri, H., Shaeffer, M., Ramesh, K., Bhattacharyya, J., Delorme, R., Davis, B. (2014).  Dynamic Behavior of a Rare-Earth-Containing Mg Alloy, WE43B-T5, Plate with Comparison to Conventional Alloy, AM30-F.  JOM.  66(2).  277-290.
  • Prasad, K., Li, B., Dixit, N., Shaffer, M., Mathaudhu, S., Ramesh, K. (2014).  The Dynamic Flow and Failure Behavior of Magnesium and Magnesium Alloys.  JOM.  66(2).  291-304.
  • Bhardwaj, R., Ziegler, K., Seo, J., Ramesh, K., Nguyen, T. (2014).  A computational model of blast loading on the human eye.  BIOMECHANICS AND MODELING IN MECHANOBIOLOGY.  13(1).  123-140.
  • Schuster, B., Wei, Q., Hufnagel, T., Ramesh, K. (2008).  Size-independent strength and deformation mode in compression of a Pd-based metallic glass.  Acta Materialia.  56(18).  5091-5100.
  • Schuster, B., Wei, Q., Ervin, M., Hruszkewycz, S., Miller, M., Hufnagel, T., Ramesh, K. (2007).  Bulk and microscale compressive properties of a Pd-based metallic glass.  Scripta Materialia.  57(6).  517-520.
  • Ott, R., Sansoz, F., Jiao, T., Warner, D., Fan, C., Molinari, J., Ramesh, K., Hufnagel, T. (2006).  Yield criteria and strain-rate behavior of Zr57.4Cu16.4Ni8.2Ta8Al10 metallic-glass-matrix composites.  Metallurgical and Materials Transactions a-Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science.  37A(11).  3251-3258.
  • Ott, R., Sansoz, F., Molinari, J., Almer, J., Ramesh, K., Hufnagel, T. (2005).  Micromechanics of deformation of metallic-glass-matrix composites from in situ synchrotron strain measurements and finite element modeling.  Acta Materialia.  53(7).  1883-1893.
  • Jiao, T., Kecskes, L., Hufnagel, T., Ramesh, K. (2004).  Deformation and failure of Zr57Nb5Al10Cu15.4Ni12.6/W particle composites under quasi-static and dynamic compression.  Metallurgical and Materials Transactions a-Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science.  35A(11).  3439-3444.
  • Gu, X., Jiao, T., Kecskes, L., Woodman, R., Fan, C., Ramesh, K., Hufnagel, T. (2003).  Crystallization and mechanical behavior of (Hf, Zr)-Ti-Cu-Ni-Al metallic glasses.  Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids.  317(1-2).  112-117.
  • Hufnagel, T., Jiao, T., Li, Y., Xing, L., Ramesh, K. (2002).  Deformation and failure of Zr57Ti5CU20Ni8Al10 bulk metallic glass under quasi-static and dynamic compression.  Journal of Materials Research.  17(6).  1441-1445.
  • Marra, S., Ramesh, K., Douglas, A. (2002).  The actuation of a biomimetic poly(vinyl alcohol)poly(acrylic acid) gel..  Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences.  360(1791).  175-98.
  • Xing, L., Li, Y., Ramesh, K., Li, J., Hufnagel, T. (2001).  Enhanced plastic strain in Zr-based bulk amorphous alloys.  Physical Review B.  64(18).
Book Chapters
  • Jiao, T., Fan, C., Keeskes, L., Hufnagel, T., Ramesh, K. (2003).  Effect of loading rate on failure in bulk metallic glasses.  Supercooled Liquids, Glass Transition and Bulk Metallic Glasses.  754.  243-248.
Other Publications
  • Xing, L., Hufnagel, T., Ramesh, K.  High strength amorphous alloy which maintains toughness.  Xing L; Hufnagel T C; Ramesh K T; Univ Johns Hopkins.
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