Researcher

Dr Krishna Shankar

My Expertise

Fracture Mechanics, Fatigue and corrosion of aerospace structures and mechanically fastened joints, Corrosion Fatigue, Composites Testing and Analysis. Impact Damage of Polymeric Foams and Sandwich Structures, Residual Stress Measurement, Adhesively Bonded Joints. Finite Element Modelling, Non-Destructive Inspection, Bio-degradable materials, Polymers, Smart Materials, Structural Vibration and Structural Health Monitoring.

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Biography

Research Interests

  • Structural Health Monitoring, Vibration Analysis
  • Testing and Analysis of Advanced Composites Materials
  • Impact Mechanics of Polymeric Foams, Composite Laminates and Sandwich Structures
  • Vibration and Dynamic Response of Structures
  • Finite Element Simulation
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Biomechanical Testing and Modelling
  • Fatigue and corrosion of mechanically fastened joints, Corrosion Fatigue

Publications (as of May 2018)

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Research Interests

  • Structural Health Monitoring, Vibration Analysis
  • Testing and Analysis of Advanced Composites Materials
  • Impact Mechanics of Polymeric Foams, Composite Laminates and Sandwich Structures
  • Vibration and Dynamic Response of Structures
  • Finite Element Simulation
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Biomechanical Testing and Modelling
  • Fatigue and corrosion of mechanically fastened joints, Corrosion Fatigue

Publications (as of May 2018)

Refereed Journal papers: 77, Conferences: 120

Teaching Experience

  • Engineering Structures, Structural Mechanics
  • Non Destructive Inspection
  • Structural Integrity Assessment
  • Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics
  • Composite Mechanics

Additional Experience

  • Four Years Aircraft Design experience as Stress Analyst in Design Bureau, HAL, Bangalore
  • Six years of post doctoral research experience at University of Toronto and National Research Council of Canada in Composite structural analysis and testing
  • Twenty three years of Academic Teaching in UNSW Canberra

Consulting Interests

Mechanical Testing, Material Characterisation, Impact Testing and Simulation, Non Destructive Inspection, Finite Element Modelling

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Location

Room 364, Building 21
School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

Contact

+61 2 6268 8584
+61 2 6268 8581