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Shivakumar Ranganathan

Associate Professor
  • Thrust Area Specialty: Design Materials and Manufacturing
Shivakumar Ranganathan
Northern Virginia Center, Room 434
7054 Haycock Road
Falls Church, VA 22043

Research Interests

  • Smart Orthopaedic Implants
  • Multiscale Mechanics of Heterogeneous Materials

See Dr. Ranganathan's publications and research on Google Scholar.

  • 2018-Present, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • 2016-2017, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rowan University
  • 2014-2017, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rowan University
  • 2010-2014, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • 2009-2010, Postdoctoral Fellow, Nanomedicine and Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • 2016 – Rising Innovator Award, Office of Technology Commercialization, Rowan University
  • 2015 – Young Mind Award
  • 2013 – Certificate of Recognition awarded by Shell, for work in the design, fabrication and testing of a prototype vehicle for Shell Eco-Marathon Asia
  • 2003 – Management Award, General Electric Research
  • 2002 – Six Sigma Green Belt, General Electric
  • 2002 – Hats Off Award, for outstanding research contributions, General Electric Research
  • 2001 – University Gold Medal for academic performance
  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2008
  • M.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 2002
  • B.S. - Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, 2001