Krishnamurthi Ramesh

Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras

SEM Awards: M. M. Frocht, F. Zandman

Professor Krishnamurthi Ramesh is currently the K Mahesh Chair Professor at the Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras.

He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering and has made significant contributions to the advancement of Digital Photoelasticity. Written the widely referenced first monograph on Digital Photoelasticity, Springer in 2000, and published a book on Developments in Photoelasticity: A renaissance, IOP in 2021 to popularize the use of photoelasticity in diverse fields. His lectures on Engineering Mechanics, Experimental Stress Analysis, and Engineering Fracture Mechanics are available on YouTube. He has also developed a virtual polariscope for online teaching and simulation and processing software for Photoelastic analysis.

He has received several recognitions: Zandman award in 2012, Distinguished Alumnus Award of NIT, Trichy (2008), and Member of the Editorial Boards of International Journals.


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Last Updated: 11/27/2023