Kumar S Vemaganti

Associate Professor

Rhodes Hall

592

CEAS - Mechanical Eng - 0072

Education

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin Texas, 2000 (Engineering Mechanics)

M.S., The University of Texas at Austin Texas, 1997 (Engineering Mechanics)

B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai, India, 1994 (Mechanical Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

09-2009 -06-2010 Visiting Professor, University of Western Australia,

09-2007 -To Present Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati,

09-2001 -08-2007 Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati,

Research Support

Grant: #URC Interdisciplinary Award AY2015-16 Investigators:Krishnan, Deepak; Vemaganti, Kumar 05-01-2016 -04-30-2017 UC's University Research Council TOWARD PATIENT-SPECIFIC COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF MANDIBULAR FRACTURE TREATMENT: A PILOT FINITE ELEMENT STUDY ON THE ROLE OF MINIPLATES AND SCREWS IN ANGLE FRACTURE OUTCOMES Role:Collaborator $25,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #Membership Agreement / W31P4Q-14-2-0001 Investigators:Anand, Sundararaman; Huang, Hongdao Samuel; Kim, J.; Lee, Jay; Meenakshi, Sundaram Murali; Vemaganti, Kumar 01-01-2015 -12-31-2019 Department of Defense Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation (DMDI) - Intelligent Machining Role:Collaborator $.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Investigators:K. Vemaganti 07-01-2012 -To Present P&G via UC Simulation Center UC Simulation Center $397,674 Active

Grant: #CMMI-1120382 Investigators:Liu, Yijun; Meenakshi, Sundaram Murali; Qian, Dong; Schulz, Mark; Shanov, Vesselin; Vemaganti, Kumar; Yin, Zhangzhang 09-15-2011 -08-31-2015 National Science Foundation SNM: Carbon Nanotube Superfiber to Revolutionize Engineering Designs Role:Collaborator $1,145,685.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #Proposal #973 Investigators:Liu, Yijun; Meenakshi, Sundaram Murali; Qian, Dong; Schulz, Mark; Shanov, Vesselin; Vemaganti, Kumar; Yin, Zhangzhang 09-15-2011 -08-31-2015 Ohio Board of Regents SNM: Carbon Nanotube Superfiber to Revolutionize Engineering Designs Role:Collaborator $73,500.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #CMMI 0700747 Investigators:Hunter, Shawn; Schulz, Mark; Vemaganti, Kumar 08-01-2007 -08-31-2009 National Science Foundation Improving the Mechanical Integrity of Biomaterials Using Carbon Nanotubes Role:PI $80,130.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #goodrich Investigators:Vemaganti, Kumar 01-01-2006 -01-01-2008 Goodrich Corporation Numerical Simulation of Plastic Deformation in Aircraft Wheels Role:PI $180,000.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #HIGaward Investigators:Vemaganti, Kumar 10-01-2005 -11-16-2006 Honda Americas, Incorporated A Microstructural Approach to Characterize the Nonlinear Mechanics of Tissue Role:PI $50,000.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #GA10552-124942 Investigators:Vemaganti, Kumar 02-01-2005 -07-31-2007 National Science Foundation Mechanical Properties of Living Cells, Atomic Force Microscopy Studies, Modeling and Education Role:PI $46,988.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #NCE Investigators:Vemaganti, Kumar 07-01-2003 -08-31-2003 University of Texas at Austin Computational and Applied Math Research Role:PI $7,932.00 Closed Level:Institution of Higher Education

Grant: #SOCHE RX13-UC-19-2 sub ODHE Investigators:Anand, Sundararaman; Vemaganti, Kumar 08-25-2019 -08-25-2020 Ohio Department of Higher Education Bayesian Topology Optimization Techniques for Additive Manufacturing Role:PI $52,260.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

K. Vemaganti, S. Madireddy, S. Kedari (2018. )On the inference of viscoelastic constants from stress relaxation experiments.Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, ,

P. Bhagwat, B. Sista, K. Vemaganti (2017. )A Computational Study of the Effects of Strain Hardening in Micro-asperity Friction Models.Tribology Letters, ,65 ,1--14

Deogekar S.;Vemaganti K. (2017. )A computational study of the dynamic propagation of two offset cracks using the phase field method.Engineering Fracture Mechanics, ,182 ,303-321

Madireddy S.;Sista B.;Vemaganti K. (2016. )Bayesian calibration of hyperelastic constitutive models of soft tissue.Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, ,59 ,108-127

Madireddy S.;Sista B.;Vemaganti K. (2015. )A Bayesian approach to selecting hyperelastic constitutive models of soft tissue.Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, ,291 ,102-122

Sullivan J.;Schulz M.;Vemaganti K.;Bhattacharya A.;Jetter B.;Shanov V.;Alvarez N.;Kim J. (2015. )Carbon nanotube fabric cooling system for firefighters and first responders: Modeling and simulation.Journal of Fiber Bioengineering and Informatics, ,8 (1 ),1-12

B. Sista, K. Vemaganti (2015. )A Computational Study of Dry Static Friction between Elastoplastic Surfaces Using a Statistically Homogenized Microasperity Model.ASME Journal of Tribology, ,137 ,021601-01

Sista B.;Vemaganti K. (2014. )Estimation of statistical parameters of rough surfaces suitable for developing micro-asperity fricti.Wear, ,316 (1-2 ),6-18

T. Bhattacharjee, M. Barlingay, H. Tasneem, E. Roan, K. Vemaganti (2013. )Cohesive zone modeling of mode I tearing in thin soft materials .Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, ,28 ,37 -46

Roan E.;Vemaganti K. (2011. )Strain rate-dependent viscohyperelastic constitutive modeling of bovine liver tissue.Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, ,49 (4 ),497-506

Billade N.;Vemaganti K. (2007. )Hierarchical models of thin elastic structures: Overview and recent advances in error estimation and.Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, ,196 ,3508-3523

Roan E.;Vemaganti K. (2007. )The nonlinear material properties of liver tissue determined from no-slip uniaxial compression exper.Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, ,129 (3 ),450-456

Vemaganti K. (2007. )Discontinuous Galerkin methods for periodic boundary value problems.Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations, ,23 (3 ),587-596

Romkes A.;Oden J.;Vemaganti K. (2006. )Multi-scale goal-oriented adaptive modeling of random heterogeneous materials.Mechanics of Materials, ,38 (8-10 ),859-872

Vemaganti K.;Deshmukh P. (2006. )An adaptive global-local approach to modeling functionally graded materials.Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, ,195 (33-36 ),4230-4243

Vemaganti K.;Lawrence W. (2005. )Parallel methods for optimality criteria-based topology optimization.Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, ,194 (34-35 ),3637-3667

Vemaganti K.;Billade N. (2004. )Local error estimation for dimensional reduction: Application to special geometries.Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, ,20 (4 ),323-333

Vemaganti K. (2004. )Modelling error estimation and adaptive modelling of perforated materials .International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, ,59 (12 ),1587-1604

Vemaganti K. (2003. )Local error estimation for dimensionally reduced models of elliptic boundary value problems.Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, ,192 (1-2 ),1-14

Vemaganti K.;Oden J. (2001. )Estimation of local modeling error and goal-oriented adaptive modeling of heterogeneous materials Pa.Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, ,190 (46-47 ),6089-6124

Oden J.;Vemaganti K. (2000. )Estimation of Local Modeling Error and Goal-Oriented Adaptive Modeling of Heterogeneous Materials; Part I : Error Estimates and Adaptive Algorithms.Journal of Computational Physics, ,164 (1 ),22-47

J. Tinsley Oden, Kumar Vemaganti (2000. )Adaptive Modeling of Composite Structures: Modeling Error Estimation .Int. J. Comp. Civil Str. Engrg., ,1 ,1 -16

Oden J.;Vemaganti K. (1999. )Adaptive hierarchical modeling of heterogeneous structures .Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, ,133 (1-4 ),404-415

Moës N.;Oden J.;Vemaganti K.;Remacle J. (1999. )Simplified methods and a posteriori error estimation for the homogenization of representative volume .Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, ,176 (1-4 ),265-278

Tinsley Oden J.;Vemaganti K.;Moës N. (1999. )Hierarchical modeling of heterogeneous solids .Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, ,172 (1-4 ),3-25

Fu Y.;Klimkowski K.;Rodin G.;Berger E.;Browne J.;Singer J.;Van De Geijn R.;Vemaganti K. (1998. )A fast solution method for three-dimensional many-particle problems of linear elasticity .International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, ,42 (7 ),1215-1229

Vemaganti K.;Madireddy S.;Kedari S. (01-01-2019. )On the inference of viscoelastic constants from stress relaxation experiments.Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, ,

Bhagwat P.;Sista B.;Vemaganti K. (12-01-2017. )A Computational Study of the Effects of Strain Hardening in Micro-asperity Friction Models.Tribology Letters, ,65 (4 ),

Sista B.;Vemaganti K. (04-01-2015. )A computational study of dry static friction between elastoplastic surfaces using a statistically ho.Journal of Tribology, ,137 (2 ),

Bhattacharjee T.;Barlingay M.;Tasneem H.;Roan E.;Vemaganti K. (12-01-2013. )Cohesive zone modeling of mode I tearing in thin soft materials.Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, ,28 ,37-46

Schulz M.J.;Ruff B.;Johnson A.;Vemaganti K.;Li W.;Sundaram M.M.;Hou G.;Krishnaswamy A.;Li G.;Fialkova S.;Yarmolenko S.;Wang A.;Liu Y.;Sullivan J.;Alvarez N.;Shanov V.;Pixley S. (09-01-2013. )New Applications and Techniques for Nanotube Superfiber Development.Nanotube Superfiber Materials: Changing Engineering Design, ,33-59

Moës N.;Tinsley Oden J.;Vemaganti K. (01-01-1998. )A two-scale strategy and a posteriori error estimation for modeling heterogeneous structures.Studies in Applied Mechanics, ,47 (C ),115-133

A. Roy, K. Vemaganti (2019. )Anisotropy Characterization Using Abbott-Firestone Curves .Journal of Tribology, ,

Other Publications

Mark J. Schulz, Vesselin N. Shanov, Dong Qian, Murali Sundaram, Kumar Vemaganti, Yijun Liu, Weifeng Li, Noe Alvarez, Brad Ruff, Arvind Krishnaswamy, James Sullivan, Ge Li, Wenwei Jiang, Rohit Parlapalli, Aaron Johnson, Anli Wang, Mark R. Haase, Rachit Malik, Anshuman Sowani, Rajiv Venkatasubramanian (2013. )Carbon Nanotube Superfiber Development .Recent Advances in Circuits, Communications and Signal Processing, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Nanotechnology,

Roan E.;Vemaganti K. (12-01-2009. )A strain rate dependent constitutive model for liver tissue: Experiments and modeling .Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2008, (PART A ),521-522

Tripathy S.;Berger E.;Vemaganti K. (06-13-2008. )AFM indentation and material property identification of soft hydrogels .2007 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2007, 3 PART A ,659-667

Vemaganti K.;Roan E. (12-01-2007. )Viscohyperelastic material modeling of liver tissue .Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference 2007, SBC 2007, 433-434

Berger E.J.;Tripathy S.;Vemaganti K.;Kolambkar Y.M.;You H.X.;Courtney K. (12-01-2005. )An atomic force microscopy indentation study of biomaterial properties .Proceedings of the World Tribology Congress III - 2005, 229-230

Hayes L.;Vemaganti K. (12-01-1995. )Moving grid finite element model for the freezing of tissue .American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD, 322 ,165-177

Book Chapter

Hongxiang Shi, Emily L. Kang, Bledar A. Konomi, Kumar Vemaganti, and Sandeep Madireddy (2017 )Uncertainty Quantification Using the Nearest Neighbor Gaussian Process New Advances in Statistics and Data Science, ICSA Book Series in Statistics .(pp. 89-107).Springer

Mark J. Schulz, Brad Ruff, Aaron Johnson, Kumar Vemaganti, Weifeng Li, Murali M. Sundaram, Guangfeng Hou, Arvind Krishnaswamy, Ge Li, Svitlana Fialkova, Sergey Yarmolenko, Anli Wang, Yijun Liu, James Sullivan, Noe Alvarez, Vesselin Shanov, Sarah Pixley (2014 )New Applications and Techniques for Nanotube Superfiber Development Nanotube Superfiber Materials: Changing Engineering Design .(pp. 33-59).Elsevier

Kumar Vemaganti, Grand R. Joldes, Karol Miller, Adam Wittek (2011 )Total Lagrangian Explicit Dynamics-Based Simulation of Tissue Tearing Computational Biomechanics for Medicine: Soft Tissues and the Musculoskeletal System .(pp. 63-72).Springer

N. Moes, J. Tinsley Oden, and K. Vemaganti (1998 )Two-scale Strategy and A Posteriori Error Estimation for Modeling Heterogeneous Structures New Advances in Adaptive Computational Methods in Mechanics, .(pp. 115-135).New York,Elsevier

Honors and Awards

2015 -2017 Master Engineering Educator, College of Engineering & Applied Science

2010 Professor of the Quarter - Fall 2010, College of Engineering & Applied Science

2009 Robert Hundley Award for Excellence in Teaching, Mechanical Engineering

2007 -2009 Master Educator, College of Engineering & Applied Science

2007 Robert Hundley Award for Excellence in Teaching, Mechanical Engineering

2006 Neil Wandmacher Teaching Award for Young Faculty, College of Engineering

2003 BP Faculty Excellence Award for Undergraduate Education

Keywords

uncertainty quantification, friction, finite element analysis, Bayesian, modeling, simulation, structural optimization, soft tissue, solid mechanics, biomechanics, multiscale modeling

Patents and Inventions

Invention Disclosure: Method for Healing Defects in Carbon Nan- otubes Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov, Arvind Krishnaswamy, Aaron Johnson, Kumar Vemaganti, David Mast, S. Radhakrishnan, David Lashmore, Filed