Arun Srinivasa

Holdredge/Paul Professor

Arun Srinivasa

Office: MEOB 505
Phone: 979.862.3999
Fax: 979.845.3081

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Research Interests

Plasticity of metals and polymers; thermomechanics of dissipative processes, dislocation dynamics, Cosserat continua, design and dynamics of compliant mechanisms.

Awards & Honors

  • UC Berkeley Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (1990)
  • The Berkeley Fellowship (1986-1989)
  • The Banco Foundation Gold Medal (1986)
  • The Raghavendra Memorial Prize (1984)


  • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1991
  • B. Tech Indian Institute of Technology, India 1986

Selected Publications

Ghosh, P., Rao, A., and Srinivasa, A. R. “Design of Multi-state and Smart-bias Components Using Shape Memory Alloy and Shape Memory Polymer Composites.” Materials and Design. 44 (2013): 164-171.

Jung S., Phares, D. J. and Srinivasa, A. R. “A Model for Tracking Inertial Particles in a Lattice Boltzmann Turbulent Flow Simulation.” International Journal of Multiphase Flow. 49.107 (2012).

Doraiswamy S., Narayanan, K.R. and Srinivasa, A. R. “Finding Minimum Energy Configurations for Constrained Beam Buckling Problems Using the Viterbi Algorithm.” International Journal of Solids and Structures. 49.2 (2012): 289-297.

Narayanan, K. R. and Srinivasa, A. R. “Shannon-entropy-based Nonequilibrium “Entropic” Temperature of a General Distribution.” Physical Review E. 85.3 (2012).

Srinivasa A. R. "On the Use of the Upper Triangular (or QR) Decomposition for Developing Constitutive Equations for Green-elastic Materials.” International Journal of Engineering Science. 60 (2012): 1-12.