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Shailesh Ganpule
Shailesh Ganpule Assistant Professor Website
Areas of Interest
  • Solid Mechanics, ,
  • Mechanics of Materials, ,
  • Finite Element Method, ,
  • Wave propagation, ,
  • Experimental mechanics, ,
  • Modeling and simulation of vibration and zero gravity environments during space missions, ,
  • Fracture and damage of soft tissues, ,
  • Impact and blast induced head injury biomechanics, ,
  • Other: History and philosophy of science, Science education
Professional Background
2016ongoingAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20132016Postdoctoral FellowHopkins Extreme Materials Institute, Johns Hopkins University
20132013Postdoctoral FellowDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
20042006Senior Engineer (Research and Engineering)Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited
Honors and Awards
Travel AwardNational Neurotrauma Society, USA2015
Poster Competition FinalistNational Neurotrauma Society, USA2015
Postdoctoral Development AwardJohns Hopkins University2014
Award Winning Image for a DVD Cover Abaqus 6.10 (Student Edition)2010
Travel AwardWorld Council of Biomechanics2018
Young Investigator AwardInstitution of Engineers India (Roorkee Chapter)2018
Best Outgoing StudentGovt. College of Engineering, Karad2004
Educational Details
Ph.D.Mechanical Engineering and Applied MechanicsUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln2013
B.E.Mechanical EngineeringShivaji University2004
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Measurement of brain biomechanics in head surrogatesDepartment of Science and Technology2017
Evaluation of Test Protocol and Lethality Criteria for Fragments Generated from WarheadDRDO2019
  • Society for Shock Wave Research, Life Member
  • Society for Applied Mechanics, Life Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Engineering Analysis and DesignMIN-291Engineering Analysis and DesignAutumn
Instrumentation and Experimental MethodsMIN-500Instrumentation and Experimental MethodsSpring
Machine DesignMIN-302Machine DesignSpring
Machine DesignMIN-212Machine DesignSpring
Dynamics of Mechanical SystemsMIN-551Dynamics of Mechanical SystemsAutumn
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Measurement of brain biomechanics in head surrogatesAbhilash SinghO2017
Investigation of blast induced brain injurySunil SutarO2018
Fracture and damage of soft tissues under high velocity impactPunit PandeyO2019
Ballistic response of biological phantomsAtul Kumar HarmukhO2019
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