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Guruswami (Ravi) Ravichandran

John E. Goode, Jr., Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering; Otis Booth Leadership Chair, Division of Engineering and Applied Science
Guruswami (Ravi) Ravichandran
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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; Division Chair, 2015-; Otis Booth Leadership Chair, 2015-.

Research Interests

Laboratory studies of dynamic deformation and failure behavior solids