• Holdredge/Paul Professor
Arun Srinivasa

Educational Background

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

Research Interests

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

Awards & Honors

  • The Archie Higdon Distinguished Educator Award (2018)
  • UC Berkeley Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (1990)
  • The Berkeley Fellowship (1986-1989)
  • The Banco Foundation Gold Medal (1986)
  • The Raghavendra Memorial Prize (1984)

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.