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
Experience
  • 2001: Director, Center for Advanced Metallic and Ceramic Systems
  • 1997: Professor of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 2002-2003: Visitor (Visiting Professor), Departments of Engineering and Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • 2002-2003: Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge
  • 1999-2002: Chair, Mechanical Engineering
  • 1997-2001: Joint Appointment as Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
  • 1993-1998: Joint Appointment as Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • 1993-1997: Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 1988-1993: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 1987-1988: Postdoctoral Fellow, Center of Excellence in Advanced Materials, University of California at San Diego
Research Areas
  • Dynamics of human tissues and traumatic brain injury

  • Shock, impact, and wave propagation
  • Nanomaterials, nanoscale phenomena
  • High-strain-rate behavior of materials
  • Dynamic failure mechanisms
  • Planetary impact and fragmentation

Awards
  • Received the 2006 Hetenyi Award from the Society of Experimental Mechanics.
  • 2008:  Conference Best Poster Award: Medicine Meets Virtual Reality (MMVR) - with Allison Okamura and graduate student Sarthak Misra. 2008
  • 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
  • Rocks, Shocks and Asteroids: The Dynamic Failure of Brittle Materials Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX. 2011-12-01 (Invited), December 1, 2011
  • Axon Injury Micro-Compression Platform 48th Annual Technical Conference of Society of Engineering Sciences, Evanston, IL. 2011-10-12, October 12, 2011
  • Dynamics of Twin Boundary Motion in Face-centered Cubic Metals 48th Annual Technical Conference of Society of Engineering Sciences, Evanston, IL. 2011-10-12, October 12, 2011
  • Rocks, Shocks and Asteroids: The Dynamic Failure of Brittle Materials Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. 2011-10-06 (Invited), October 6, 2011
  • Rocks, Shocks and Asteroids: The Importance of Being Fractured Brown University, Providence, RI. 2011-09-21 (Invited), September 21, 2011
  • Implementing a Micromechanics Based Continuum Damage Model for Simulating Brittle Material Failure Under Compressive Loading The 11th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Minneapolis, MN. 2011-07-25, July 25, 2011
  • Adding Insult to Injury: The Dynamics of Human Tissues IUTAM Symposium on Impact Biomechanics in Sport, Dublin, Ireland. 2011-07-07 (Invited), July 7, 2011
  • Deformation Mechanisms In Aluminum Nitride Under Shock Loading APS Shock Compression of Condensed Matter 2011, Chicago, IL. 2011-06-26, June 26, 2011
  • Effect of strain rate and dislocation density on the twinning behavior in Tantalum APS Shock Compression of Condensed Matter 2011, Chicago, IL. 2011-06-26, June 26, 2011
  • A Scaled Model Describing the Rate Dependent Failure of Brittle Materials 35th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL. 2011-06-23, June 23, 2011
  • Length Scale Effects on the Dynamic Failure Strengths of Brittle Materials 35th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL. 2011-06-23, June 23, 2011
  • Modeling Interactions, Lengthscales and Timescales in the Dynamics of Armor Ceramics 35th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL. 2011-06-23, June 23, 2011
  • The strength and failure of ceramics at very high strain rates 35th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL. 2011-06-23, June 23, 2011
  • Modeling Study For The Design Of An Innovative Composite Membrane Inflation Test ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Farmington, PA. 2011-06-22, June 22, 2011
  • Dynamic compressive strength of transparent polycrystalline spinel (MgAl2O4) SEM XII International Congress & Exposition on Experimental & Applied Mechanics, Uncasville, CT. 2011-06-13, June 13, 2011
  • Dynamic Response of Aluminum Nitride under Very High Strain Rate and Pressure SEM XII International Congress & Exposition on Experimental & Applied Mechanics, Uncasville, CT. 2011-06-13, June 13, 2011
  • Electrical-Mechanical Response of Dynamically Loaded Piezoelectric Materials SEM XII International Congress & Exposition on Experimental & Applied Mechanics, Uncasville, CT. 2011-06-13, June 13, 2011
  • Understanding Damage Growth Under Global Compression SEM XII International Congress & Exposition on Experimental & Applied Mechanics, Uncasville, CT. 2011-06-13, June 13, 2011
  • Soft, Squishy and Fibrous: a Cellular-Level Injury Criterion for Traumatic Brain Injury in Humans SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY. 2011-05-06 (Invited), May 6, 2011
  • The Dynamic Deformation of Human Tissues, and a Cellular Injury Criterion for White Matter Department of Defense Brain Injury Computational Modeling Expert Panel, MIT, Boston, MA. 2011-03-29, March 29, 2011
  • A Size Dependent Scaling Law Based On The Rate Dependent Strength Of Rocky Bodies 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX. 2011-03-09, March 9, 2011
  • High Strain Rate Behavior of 2139-T8 Al Alloy TMS Symposium on Dynamic Behavior of Materials, San Diego, CA. 2011-02-27, February 27, 2011
  • Lighter, Stronger, Faster: Materials for an Insecure Future TMS Symposium on Dynamic Behavior of Materials, San Diego, CA. 2011-02-27, February 27, 2011
  • Microcompression of Single-Crystal Magnesium – Impact of Initial Dislocation Density TMS Symposium on Dynamic Behavior of Materials, San Diego, CA. 2011-02-27, February 27, 2011
  • Partial Dislocation Nucleaton And Twinning In Aluminum TMS Symposium on Dynamic Behavior of Materials, San Diego, CA. 2011-02-27, February 27, 2011
  • Searching and characterizing deformation twins in tantalum deformed under a wide range of loading conditions and environment temperatures by using TEM and HREM TMS Symposium on Dynamic Behavior of Materials, San Diego, CA. 2011-02-27, February 27, 2011
  • Thermal Stability of Commercially Pure Ultra-fine Grained Al at High Strain Rates TMS Symposium on Dynamic Behavior of Materials, San Diego, CA. 2011-02-27, February 27, 2011
  • Soft, Squishy and Fibrous: a Cellular-Level Injury Criterion for Traumatic Brain Injury in Humans National University of Singapore, Singapore. 2011-01-13 (Invited), January 13, 2011
  • Compressive Behavior of Small Metallic Glass Pillars from Micrometers to Nanometers 2009 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA. 2009-11-30, November 30, 2009
  • The Small, the Swift and the Strong Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. 2009-10-23 (Invited), October 23, 2009
  • The Small, the Swift and the Strong National University of Singapore, Singapore. 2009-08-03, August 3, 2009
  • Predicting variability of the failure strength in materials with pre-existing defects through computational modeling 10th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Columbus, OH. 2009-07-16, July 16, 2009
  • Length Scales and Nanomaterials APS Shock Compression of Condensed Matter 2009, Nashville, TN. 2009-06-29, June 29, 2009
  • Application of Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Modeling Diffuse Axonal Injury 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA. 2009-06-17, June 17, 2009
  • The Processes of Massive Dynamic Failure SEM 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental & Applied Mechanics, Albuquerque, NM. 2009-05-31, May 31, 2009
  • The Mechanics of Nanomaterials The Office of Naval Research, Washington, DC. 2009-04-20, April 20, 2009
  • Visualization of High- and Low-Rate Compressive Failure of Quartz. 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, TX. 2009-03-23, March 23, 2009
  • Quantifying Perception of Nonlinear Elastic Tissue Models using Multidimensional Scaling World Haptics Conference 2009, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 2009-03-20, March 20, 2009
  • The Processes of Massive Dynamic Failure IUTAM Symposium on Dynamic Fracture and Fragmentation, Austin, TX. 2009-03-08, March 8, 2009
  • A Statistical View of High-Rate Material Instability and Failure The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2009 138th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, San Francisco, CA. 2009-02-17 (Invited), February 17, 2009
  • Length-Scale Dependent Failure of Hierarchical Composites The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2009 138th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, San Francisco, CA. 2009-02-17 (Invited), February 17, 2009
  • Uni-axial and confined dynamic compression of AlN 33rd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL. 2009-01-18, January 18, 2009
  • Dynamic Failure Processes Under Confining Stress in AlON, a Transparant Polycrystalline Ceramic 26th Army Science Conference. Orlando, FL. 2008-12-00., November 30, 2008
  • Grain size and sample size effects on the rate-dependent deformation and failure of nanocrystalline metals MRS Fall Meeting 2008. Boston, MA. 2008-12-00. (Invited), November 30, 2008
  • Size-Independent Strength and Deformation Mode in Compression of a Pd-based Metallic Glass MRS Fall Meeting 2008. Boston, MA. 2008-12-00. (Invited), November 30, 2008
  • The Processes of Massive Dynamic Failure Rutgers University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Piscataway, NJ. 2008-11-19. (Invited), November 19, 2008
  • The Processes of Massive Dynamic Failure University of Michigan, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Ann Arbor, MI. 2008-10-17. (Invited), October 17, 2008
  • The Small, the Swift and the Strong Illinois Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Chicago, IL. 2008-10-15. (Invited), October 15, 2008
  • Internal Rupture in a Viscoplastic Solid ASME Int'l. Mechanical Congress & Expo. Boston, MA. 2008-10-00., September 30, 2008
  • Microstructural Aspects of Ductile Rupture in Solids 2008 4th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling (MMM). Tallahassee, FL. 2008-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 2008
  • Needle-Tissue Interaction Forces for Bevel-Tip Steerable Needles 2nd Biennial IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. Scottsdale, AZ. 2008-10-00., September 30, 2008
  • The Small, the Swift and the Strong EPFL, Department of Civil Engineering and Computational Solid Mechanics Laboratory. Lausanne, Switzerland. 2008-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 2008
  • The Small, the Swift and the Strong ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technoloty. Zurich, Switzerland. 2008-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 2008
  • The High-Strain-Rate Deformation and Dynamic Failure of Materials Multi-Scale Materials Behavior in Ultra-High Loading Rate Environments Workshop. Towson, MD. 2008-09-22. (Invited), September 22, 2008
  • Deformation and Failure of Metallic Glasses 18th DYMAT Technical Meeting: The Behaviour of Bulk Nanomaterials and Metallic Glasses under Dynamic Loading. Bourges, France. 2008-09-00. (Invited), August 31, 2008
  • Dynamic Behavior of Nanomaterials 18th DYMAT Technical Meeting: The Behaviour of Bulk Nanomaterials and Metallic Glasses under Dynamic Loading. Bourges, France. 2008-09-00. (Invited), August 31, 2008
  • On the microscale compressive properties of BCC metals International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory & Hardmetals VII. Washington, D.C.. 2008-08-00., July 31, 2008
  • Advances in Experimental Fracture Mechanics: Applications to Fragmentation and Cratering Asteroids, Comets & Meteors 2008. Baltimore, MD. 2008-07-00., June 30, 2008
  • Anisotropic Modeling of Fibrous White Matter 2008 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference. San Marco Island, FL. 2008-06-00., May 31, 2008
  • Deformation Mechanisms in Nanomaterials 2008 SEM Int'l. Congress & Expo on Experimental & Applied Mechanics. Orlando, FL. 2008-06-00. (Invited), May 31, 2008
  • Ultra-fine Grained Aluminum Alloy under Dynamic Load at High Temperatures 2008 SEM International Congress & Expo on Experimental & Applied Mechanics. Orlando, FL. 2008-06-00., May 31, 2008
  • Dynamic Void Growth in a Viscoplastic Material New Models and Hydrocodes. Lisbon. 2008-05-00., April 30, 2008
  • Advances in Experimental Fracture Mechanics: Applications to Planetary Cratering 39th Lunar & Planetary Science Conference (LPSC). Houston, TX. 2008-03-00., February 29, 2008
  • Defects, Distributions and Dynamic Failure Force Protection Workshop UCSB. Santa Barbara, CA. 2008-03-00. (Invited), February 29, 2008
  • MD Simulation of Dislocation Slip and Twinning in Tensile Deformation of Single Crystal Magnesium TMS 137th Annual Meeting & Exhibition. New Orleans, LA. 2008-03-00., February 29, 2008
  • Rate Dependent Characteristics of Pure Magnesium and AK60 Alloy TMS 137th Annual Meeting & Exhibition. New Orleans, LA. 2008-03-00., February 29, 2008
  • Effects of Confinement on the Dynamic Failure of Brittle Materials: Experiments and Micro-mechanical Modeling 32nd Int'l. Conference & Expo on Advanced Ceramics & Composites. Daytona Beach, FL. 2008-01-00., December 31, 2007
  • Microcompression Experiments on AlON Single Crystals 32nd Int'l. Conference & Expo on Advanced Ceramics & Composites. Daytona Beach, FL. 2008-01-00., December 31, 2007
  • Modeling Massive Dynamic Failure Processes ICMMS 2008. Bangalore, INDIA. 2008-01-00. (Invited), December 31, 2007
  • Bulk and Micro-Scale Compressive Properties of a Pd-based Metallic Glass Materials Research Society Fall Meeting. Boston, MA. 2007-12-00., November 30, 2007
  • A parallel multiscale model for brittle materials using a finite element based micromechanical model and homogenization theory American Physical Society, Shock Compression of Condensed Matter. Kauai, HI. 2007-11-00., October 31, 2007
  • Effects of the Strain rate and Confinement on Brittle Failure: An Interacting MIcro-crack Damage Model ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference / Expo. Seattle, WA. 2007-11-00., October 31, 2007
  • Rate Dependent Mechanical Response of Hierarchical Composites: Experiments and Modeling ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Expo. Seattle, WA. 2007-11-00., October 31, 2007
  • The Small, the Swift and the Strong Johns Hopkins University Department of Physics and Astronomy. Baltimore, Maryland. 2007-11-00. (Invited), October 31, 2007
  • Dynamic Failure in Materials and Structures under Impact Loading 7th International Conference on Shock & Impact Loads on Structures. Beijing, China. 2007-10-18. (Invited), October 18, 2007
  • The Processes of Massive Dynamic Failure Northwestern Polytechnical University. Xi'an, China. 2007-10-15. (Invited), October 15, 2007
  • The Small, the Swift and the Strong University of Nebraska. Lincoln. 2007-10-09. (Invited), October 9, 2007
  • A Self-Consistent Statistical Theory for the Dynamics of Void Growth in a Viscoplastic Material Society of Engineering Science. Texas A&M. 2007-10-00., September 30, 2007
  • The Small, the Swift and the Strong Johns Hopkins University, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Baltimore, MD. 2007-09-00. (Invited), August 31, 2007
  • Instabilities in Nanostructured Materials International Conference on Experimental Mechanics. Alexandropoulis, Greece. 2007-07-00., June 30, 2007
  • A Self-Consistent Statistical Theory for the Dynamics of Void Growth in Ductile Materials ASME Mechanics and Materials Conference. Austin, TX. 2007-06-00., May 31, 2007
  • Comparitive study of dynamic deformation mechanisms of fcc and bcc metals with ultrafine and nanocrystalline microstructures ASME Mechanics and Materials Conference. Austin, TX. 2007-06-00., May 31, 2007
  • Finite element based micromechanical modeling of brittle materials under compressive loading American Physical Society, Shock Compression of Condensed Matter. Kauai, HI. 2007-06-00., May 31, 2007
  • High Stain Rate Dependence of Nano-Micro Al 5083 as Compared to Conventional Material ASME Mechanics and Materials Conference. Austin, TX. 2007-06-00., May 31, 2007
  • Improved fragment size distributions from post-processed hydrocode simulations Hypervelocity Impact Symposium. Williamsburg, VA. 2007-06-00., May 31, 2007
  • Finite Element Based Micromechanical Modeling of a Brittle Ceramic Under Compressive Loading Army Symposium on Solid Mechanics. Baltimore, MD. 2007-04-00., March 31, 2007
  • The High-Strain Rate Properties of Nanostructured Metals Nanomaterials for Defense Applications. San Diego, CA. 2007-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 2007
  • The Processes of Massive Dynamic Failure Michigan Technological University. Houghton, MI. 2007-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 2007
  • The Small, the Swift and the Strong: Observations in Solid Mechanics Army Symposium on Solid Mechanics. Baltimore, MD. 2007-04-00. (Invited), March 31, 2007
  • The Processes of Massive Dynamic Failure George Irwin Symposium. University of MD, College Park. 2007-03-20. (Invited), March 20, 2007
  • A Mechanistic Model For Shear Bands in Nanostructured Materials Annual Meeting of TMS. Orlando, FL. 2007-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 2007
  • Plastic Processes Leading to Damage and Failure Annual Meeting of TMS. Orlando, FL. 2007-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 2007
  • Rate Dependent Behavior of Ultrafine Grained Magnesium Alloy Annual Meeting of TMS. Orlando, FL. 2007-02-00., January 31, 2007
  • Techniques for the Measurement of the High-Strain-Rate Deformations of Materials Annual Meeting of TMS. Orlando, FL. 2007-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 2007
  • The High-Strain-Rate Deformations of Structural and Nanocrystalline Metals Annual Meeting of TMS. Orlando, FL. 2007-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 2007
  • Confined Compressive Failure of AlON International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics & Composites. Daytona Beach, FL. 2007-01-00., December 31, 2006
  • Finite-element based modeling of damage in brittle materials: from micro to macro U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics. San Francisco, CA. 2007-00-00., November 30, 2006
  • Force Feedback is Noticeably Different for Linear versus Nonlinear Elastic Tissue Models World Haptics Conference. Tsukuba, Japan. 2007-00-00., November 30, 2006
  • Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Ultrafine Grained Tantalum Processed by Equal Channel Angular Extrusion up to 16 Passes Bulk Nanostructured Materials. Ufa, Ukraine. 2007-00-00., November 30, 2006
  • Modifications to the Compression Kolsky Bar for Characterizing Soft Biomaterials at Impact Loading Rates SAMPE Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. 2007-00-00., November 30, 2006
  • A Finite Element Based Micromechanical Damage Model for Brittle Materials under Compressive Loading ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition. Chicago, IL. 2006-11-00., October 31, 2006
  • A Mechanistic Model for Plastic Instabilities in Nanostructured Materials ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition. Chicago, IL. 2006-11-00., October 31, 2006
  • Dynamic Response of Human Brain Tissues ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition. Chicago, IL. 2006-11-00., October 31, 2006
  • Feeling the Impact: the Dynamics of Human Tissues Seminar: University of Cyprus. Nicosia, Cypress. 2006-10-25. (Invited), October 25, 2006
  • The Processes of Massive Dynamic Failure University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 2009-10-06, October 6, 2006
  • Modeling the Compressive Brittle Failure Mechanism ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition. Chicago, IL. 2006-10-00., September 30, 2006
  • A New Ductile Spall Model Based on Dynamics of Void Growth DYMAT. Dijon, France. 2006-09-00., August 31, 2006
  • Continuumatonistic Analysis of Tension Instability in Carbon Nanotubes: The Effect of Multi-body Interaction Annual Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science. State College, PA. 2006-08-00., July 31, 2006
  • The Effects of Microstructure and Nanostructure on the Mechanical Behavior of Heterogeneous Metals Seminar: Indian Institute of Science. Bangalore, India. 2006-07-05. (Invited), July 5, 2006
  • Compressive Micromechanical Probing for Advanced Materials Society for Experimental Mechanics Annual Meeting. Springfield, MA. 2006-06-00., May 31, 2006
  • Dynamic Damage Nucleation and Growth in Ceramics Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Mechanics. St. Louis, MO. 2006-06-00. (Invited), May 31, 2006
  • Mechanical Properties of Soft Human Tissues under Dynamic Loading Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Mechanics. St. Louis, MO. 2006-06-00. (Invited), May 31, 2006
  • A New Ductile Spall Model Based on Dynamics of Void Growth New Models and Hydrocodes for Shocks in Solids. Dijon, France. 2006-04-09. (Invited), April 9, 2006
  • The High-Strain-Rate Deformation of Structural and Nanocrystalline Metals Seminar: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Livermore, CA. 2006-03-23. (Invited), March 23, 2006
  • The High-Rate Failure of Ceramics: Direct Visualization and Modeling Seminar: Sandia National Laboratory . Albuquerque, NM. 2006-03-22. (Invited), March 22, 2006
  • Mechanical Modeling of Bimodal Al-5083 Alloys TMS Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX. 2006-03-00., February 28, 2006
  • Ceramic Damage under Dynamic Loading: Direct Visualization and Modeling ARO Ceramics Damage Workshop. VA. 2006-02-14. (Invited), February 14, 2006
  • Remarkable Dynamic Mechanical Properties of a "Trimodal" Al 5083/B4C Composite. TMS Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX. 2006-02-00., January 31, 2006
  • Direct Observation of Dynamic Compressive Failure of AIon. International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Cocoa Beach, FL. 2006-01-00., December 31, 2005
  • Adiabatic Shear Banding in Ductile Materials and Bulk Metallic Glass under Impact Loading U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Boulder, CO. 2006-00-00., November 30, 2005
  • High-Speed Transmission Shadowgraphic and Dynamic Photoelasticity Study of Stress Wave and Impact Damage Propagation in Transparent Materials and Laminates using the Edge-On Impact (EOI) Method Army Science Conference. . 2006-00-00., November 30, 2005
  • Microcompression of Bulk Metallic Glass and Tungsten - Bulk Metallic Glass Composites Army Science Conference. . 2006-00-00., November 30, 2005
  • Microcompression of Nanocrystalline and Amorphous Metals Materials Science and Technology Conference. Cincinnati, OH. 2006-00-00., November 30, 2005
  • A Model for Dynamic Fragmentation ASME Int. Mech. ENg. COnf. & Exposition. Anaheim, CA. 2004-11-00., October 31, 2004
  • The Materials Centers of Excellence: A New Model for Government – University Collaborations 3rd International Symposium on the Science of Engineering Ceramics. Osaka, Japan. 2004-11-00., October 31, 2004
  • The Very High Strain Rate Behavior of Metals ASME International Mechanical Engineering COnference and Exhibition. Anaheim, CA. 2004-11-00. (Invited), October 31, 2004
  • The Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Metals Research Seminar. Brown University. 2004-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 2004
  • The Dynamic Fragmentation of Brittle Materials International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials. Goa, India. 2004-09-23. (Invited), September 23, 2004
  • Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Metals Research Seminar. GE Jack Welch Research Center, India. 2004-09-21. (Invited), September 21, 2004
  • A Model for the High Strain Rate Response of BCC Metals TMS Materials Science and Technology Conference . New Orleans. 2004-09-00., August 31, 2004
  • Fragmentation of a Dynamically Expanding Brittle Ring Annual Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science. Lincoln, NE. 2004-09-00., August 31, 2004
  • The Behavior of Aluminum Alloys at High Strain Rates Society for Experimental Mechanics. Costa Mesa,. 2004-06-00. (Invited), May 31, 2004
  • Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Metals Research Seminar. Georgia Institute of Technology. 2004-04-15. (Invited), April 15, 2004
  • Dynamic Failure and Fragmentation Research Seminar. Applied Physics Laboratory. 2004-03-25. (Invited), March 25, 2004
  • Dynamic Fragmentation Investigation: Strain Rate Effects on Fragment Size and Fragment Size Distributions nternational Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Cocoa Beach, FL. 2004-01-00., December 31, 2003
  • Dynamic Failure Mechanisms in Nanostructured Metals and Bulk Metallic Glasses Seminar. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2002-12-02. (Invited), December 2, 2002
  • Mechanisms of dynamic failure in metallic glasses MRS Fall Meeting. Boston, MA. 2002-12-00., November 30, 2002
  • Mechanical Behavior of Ceramics under Impact Loading 9. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress. New Orleans, LA. 2002-11-17., November 17, 2002
  • From Microstructures to Nanostructures: the Behavior of Materials at High Strain Rates Seminar. University of Cambridge (Engineering Department). 2002-11-15. (Invited), November 15, 2002
  • The Deformation and Failure of Metal-Ceramic Composites under Very High Rates of Loading Physics and Chemistry of Solids Colloquium. University of Cambridge. 2002-10-17. (Invited), October 17, 2002
  • Modeling Damage With Shear Bands And Voids In Metals Society of Engineering Science Annual Meeting. State College, PA. 2002-10-00., September 30, 2002
  • Design of Graded Metal Matrix Composites for Ceramic Armor 10. NATO Symposium on Combat Survivability of Air, Sea, and Land Vehicles. Aalborg, Denmark. 2002-09-23., September 23, 2002
  • Effects of Grain Size on the Shear Localization of Iron 14th US Congress on Applied Mechanics. Blacksburg, VA. 2002-06-24., June 24, 2002
  • Shear Band Development In A Bulk Metallic Glass Under Dynamic Loading 14th US Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Blacksburg, VA. 2002-06-24., June 24, 2002
  • The Dynamic Growth of A Single Void in A Viscoplastic Material under Transient Hydrostatic Loading 14th US Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Blacksburg, VA. 2002-06-24., June 24, 2002
  • Constitutive Response Of Active Polymer Gels as Analogs to Biological Materials Seminar. Tulane University. 2002-03-26. (Invited), March 26, 2002
  • From Microstructures to Nanostructures: the Behavior of Materials at High Strain Rates. Seminar. Southern Methodist University. 2002-03-25. (Invited), March 25, 2002
  • From Microstructures to Nanostructures: the Behavior of Materials at High Strain Rates. Seminar. University of Texas at Arlington. 2002-03-24. (Invited), March 24, 2002
  • From Microstructures to Nanostructures: the Behavior of Materials at High Strain Rates. Seminar. Texas A&M University. 2002-03-22. (Invited), March 22, 2002
  • From Microstructures to Nanostructures: the Behavior of Materials at High Strain Rates. Seminar. University of Delaware. 2002-02-22. (Invited), February 22, 2002
  • Crystallization and mechanical behavior of (Hf, Zr)-Ti-Cu-Ni-Al metallic glasses TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Seattle, WA. 2002-02-17., February 17, 2002
  • Shear Banding as the Dominant Deformation Mechanism in Nanophase and Ultrafine-grained Iron TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Seattle, Washington. 2002-02-17. (Invited), February 17, 2002
  • High-Strain-Rate Deformations and Adiabatic Shear Bands in BCC and HCP Metals Seminar. Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. 2001-00-00. (Invited), November 30, 2000
  • 28 Presentations in 2010 submitted as text!, December 31, 1969

Publications

Journal Articles
  • 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.
Books
  • Ramesh, K.T. (2009). Nanomaterials: Mechanics and Mechanisms.
  • Misra, S., Fuernstahl, P., Ramesh, K., Okamura, A., Harders, M. (2009). Quantifying Perception of Nonlinear Elastic Tissue Models using Multidimensional Scaling. WORLD HAPTICS 2009: THIRD JOINT EUROHAPTICS CONFERENCE AND SYMPOSIUM ON HAPTIC INTERFACES FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT AND TELEOPERATOR SYSTEMS, PROCEEDINGS.
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  • Misra, S., Reed, K., Ramesh, K., Okamura, A. (2009). Observations of Needle-Tissue Interactions. Embc: 2009 Annual International Conference of the Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Vols 1-20.
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  • Wright, R., Ramesh, K. (2009). APPLICATION OF DIFFUSION TENSOR IMAGING IN MODELING DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY. Proceedings of the Asme Summer Bioengineering Conference - 2009, Pt a and B.
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  • Wright, R., Ramesh, K. (2009). ANISOTROPIC MODELING OF FIBROUS WHITE MATTER. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME SUMMER BIOENGINEERING CONFERENCE 2008, PTS A AND B.
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  • Misra, S., Reed, K., Douglas, A., Ramesh, K., Okamura, A. (2008). Needle-Tissue Interaction Forces for Bevel-Tip Steerable Needles. 2008 2ND IEEE RAS & EMBS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIOMEDICAL ROBOTICS AND BIOMECHATRONICS (BIOROB 2008), VOLS 1 AND 2.
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  • Misra, S., Okamura, A., Ramesh, K. (2007). Force feedback is noticeably different for linear versus nonlinear elastic tissue models. World Haptics 2007: Second Joint EuroHaptics Conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Proceedings.
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  • Ma, E., Jia, D., Ramesh, K. (2001). Nanophase and ultrafine-grained powders prepared by mechanical milling: Full density processing and unusual mechanical behavior. POWDER MATERIALS: CURRENT RESEARCH AND INDUSTRIAL PRACTICES.
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  • Jia, D., Ramesh, K., Ma, E. (2000). Compressive, tensile, and dynamic behavior of nanophase iron. ULTRAFINE GRAINED MATERIALS.
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  • Chichili, D., Ramesh, K., Hemker, K. (1999). The influence of deformation twinning on the mechanical response of alpha-titanium. ADVANCES IN TWINNING.
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  • Chichili, D., Ramesh, K., Hemker, K. (1996). High strain rate deformation mechanisms in alpha titanium. JOHANNES WEERTMAN SYMPOSIUM.
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  • Lennon, A., Ramesh, K., Hemker, K. (1996). Mechanical properties of polycrystalline tungsten. TUNGSTEN AND REFRACTORY METALS 3 - 1995.
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  • Yadav, S., Ramesh, K. (1995). The high strain rate behavior of tungsten based composites. METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS APPLICATIONS OF SHOCK-WAVE AND HIGH-STRAIN-RATE PHENOMENA.
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  • Bao, G., Ramesh, K. (1993). THE DEFORMATION OF A TUNGSTEN-BASED METAL-MATRIX COMPOSITE UNDER COMPRESSION. MECHANISMS AND MECHANICS OF COMPOSITES FRACTURE.
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  • Dasilva, M., Ramesh, K. (1993). THE EFFECT OF POROSITY ON THE VISCOPLASTIC RESPONSE OF SINTERED TI-6AL-4V. TITANIUM '92: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, VOLS 1-3.
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  • Ramesh, K., Yadav, S., Davis, J. (1993). SHEAR LOCALIZATION IN A TUNGSTEN HEAVY ALLOY. TUNGSTEN & TUNGSTEN ALLOYS - 1992.
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  • Ramesh, K. (1992). THE INFLUENCE OF TUNGSTEN CONTENT, SWAGING, AND GRAIN-SIZE ON THE VISCOPLASTIC RESPONSE OF TUNGSTEN HEAVY ALLOYS. HIGH STRAIN RATE BEHAVIOR OF REFRACTORY METALS AND ALLOYS.
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Book Chapters
  • Misra, S., Reed, K., Schafer, B., Ramesh, K., Okamura, A. (2009). Observations and Models for Needle-Tissue Interactions. Icra: 2009 Ieee International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Vols 1-7. (pp.3423-3428).
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  • Eggert, J., Ryan, S., Ramesh, K., Funk, D. (2009). TOWN HALL MEETING - SCCM 2009. Shock Compression of Condensed Matter - 2009, Pts 1 and 2. vol.1195 (pp.26-29).
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  • Misra, S., Ramesh, K., Okamura, A. (2008). Physically Valid Surgical Simulators: Linear Versus Nonlinear Tissue Models. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 16. vol.132 (pp.293-295).
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  • Wright, T.W., Ramesh, K.T., Molinari, A., Furnish, M., Elert, M., Russell, T., White, C. (2006). Status of statistical modeling for damage from nucleation and growth of voids. Shock Compression of Condensed Matter - 2005, Pts 1 and 2. vol.845 (pp.690-693).
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  • Li, Y., Ramesh, K. (2003). Numerical assessment of a tension Kolsky bar. PROGRESS IN EXPERIMENTAL AND COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS IN ENGINEERING. vol.243-2 (pp.147-152).
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  • Li, Y., Ramesh, K., Chin, E. (2003). Determination of the dynamic fracture initiation toughness of metal-ceramic composites. PROGRESS IN EXPERIMENTAL AND COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS IN ENGINEERING. vol.243-2 (pp.57-62).
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  • 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. vol.754 (pp.243-248).
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  • Marra, S., Ramesh, K., Douglas, A. (2002). Finite-elastic mechanical analysis of bending gel actuators. ELECTROACTIVE POLYMERS AND RAPID PROTOTYPING. vol.698 (pp.159-164).
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  • Bilyk, S., Ramesh, K., Wright, T. (2000). Numerical modeling of electro-mechanical interactions in metal cylinders. MECHANICS OF ELECTROMAGNETIC MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES. vol.19 (pp.1-16).
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  • Marra, S., Ramesh, K., Douglas, A. (2000). The constitutive response of active polymer gels. ELECTROACTIVE POLYMERS (EAP). vol.600 (pp.261-266).
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  • Marra, S., Ramesh, K., Douglas, A. (2000). Mechanical characterization of active polymer gels. SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS 2000: ELECTROACTIVE POLYMER ACTUATORS AND DEVICES (EAPAD). vol.3987 (pp.166-170).
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  • Marra, S., Ramesh, K., Douglas, A. (1999). Mechanical properties of active polyacrylonitrile gels. SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS 1999: ELECTROACTIVE POLYMER ACTUATORS AND DEVICES. vol.3669 (pp.226-235).
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  • Marra, S., Ramesh, K., Douglas, A. (1998). The mechanical and electromechanical properties of calcium-modified lead titanate/poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene) 0-3 composites. SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS 1998: SMART MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES. vol.3324 (pp.94-105).
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  • Marra, S., Ramesh, K., Douglas, A. (1997). Mechanical properties of compliant piezoelectric composites. SMART MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES. vol.3040 (pp.148-159).
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