P. Venkitanarayanan

PhD (University of Rhode Island)

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD, University of Rhode Island, (1999)
  • M.Tech, Mechancial Engineering, IIT Madras (1988)
  • B.Tech, Mechancial Engineering, University of Kerala (1986)



  • Ravi Sankar H, Adamvalli M, Prasad P. Kulkarni P. Prasad, Parameswaran V., Dynamic strength of single lap joints with similar and dissimilar adherends, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADHESION AND ADHESIVES, 56, 46-52, JAN 2015

  • Gupta S, Parameswaran V, Sutton MA, Shukla A, Study of dynamic underwater implosion mechanics using digital image correlation, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES, 470: 2172, Article Number: 20140576, DEC 2014

  • Bankar, UH, Parameswaran V, Fracture of Edge Cracked Layered Plates Subjected to In-plane Bending, EXPERIMETAL MECHANICS, 53:2, 287-298, FEB 2013

  • Parameswaran V, Shukla D, Evaluation of elastic modulus of epoxy reinforced with 200 nm thick alumina platelets through finite element analysis, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A527, 3792-3799, MAY 2010

  • Wadgaonkar SC, Parameswaran V, Structure of near tip stress field and variation of stress intensity factor for a crack in a transversely graded material, JOURNAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS, 76 (1): 011014, JAN 2009, Times Cited: 3

  • Kommana R, Parameswaran V, Experimental and numerical investigation of a cracked transversely graded plate subjected to in plane bending, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND STRUCTURES, 46 (11-12), 2420-2428, JAN 2009

  • Indigenously developed capability for studying the high strain rate response of a wide variety of materials ranging from high strength armor ceramics to soft tissues.


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