John E. Goode, Jr., Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering; Otis Booth Leadership Chair, Division of Engineering and Applied Science
Degrees and Appointments
B.E., University of Madras (Regional Engineering College), 1981; Sc.M. (Solid Mechanics and Structures), Brown University, 1983; Sc.M. (Applied Mathematics), 1984; Ph.D., 1987; D.h.c., Paul Verlaine University. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1990-95; Associate Professor, 1995-99; Professor, 1999-2005; Goode Professor, 2005-. Associate Director, 2008-09; Director, Graduate Aerospace Laboratories, 2009-15; Otis Booth Leadership Chair, 2015-.
Research Group Matters
193 Firestone Laboratory
Professor Ravichandran focuses on deformation and failure of materials, micro/nano mechanics, wave propagation, composites, active materials, biomaterials and cell mechanics, and experimental mechanics.
Mechanics of light-weight materials; active materials with large strain actuation; space structures.
List of Research Areas
deformation and failure of materials, micro/nano mechanics, wave propagation, composites, active materials, biomaterials and cell mechanics, experimental mechanics
Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program, Keck Institute for Space Studies