Krishnan Suresh

Associate Professor

2059 Mechanical Engineering Building
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 262-3594
Fax: (608) 265-2316
ksuresh@wisc.edu

Primary Affiliation:
Mechanical Engineering


Profile Summary

Prof. Suresh's primary research interests are in topology optimization, design for additive manufacturing, computational mechanics, and high-performance computing.  He is the director of Engineering Representations and Simulation Laboratory (ERSL) and co-director of the Wisconsin Applied Computing Center  ERSL's research is supported by NSF, DOE, Sandia National Labs, Autodesk, and Air Force Research Lab. Prof. Suresh is a member of "Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society" and "The American Society of Mechanical Engineers".

Education

  • PhD, 1998, Cornell University
  • MS, 1995, Cornell University
  • MS, 1992, University of California, Los Angeles
  • BTech, 1990, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Research Interests

  • Topology Optimization
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing
  • Computational Mechanics
  • High-Peformance Computing
  • Advanced Finite Element Analysis
  • Finite Element Mesh Generation

Awards, Honors and Societies

2015       LEED Scholar Engineering Professor (Teaching Award)

2014       ASME Innovative Design & Simulation Challenge Award (Faculty advisor), ASME IDETC/CIE

2013       Subject Matter Expert Award, Wright Patterson Air Force

2013       US Patent 8346584

2012       University Housing Honorary Lecturer Award

2012       Pi-Tau-Sigma Teaching Excellence Award Runner-up

2009      Best paper award, ASME IDETC/CIE Conference

2007      NSF CAREER Award

2006      Best paper award, ASME IDETC/CIE Conference

2003      US Patent, 6,634,545

2001      US Patent 6,227,437

2000      Kulicke and Soffa \"On-the-spot Award for Technical Achievement\"

1999       Kulicke and Soffa \"On-the-spot Award for Technical Achievement\"

1998       Special recognition to lead Ph.D. commencement, Cornell University

1992       Ralph Bolgiano Best Teaching Assistant award, Cornell University

 

- Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

- Member of Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

Publications

Please see www.ersl.wisc.edu

Links

Extended homepage: http://www.ersl.wisc.edu 

Courses

Fall 2016-2017

  • ME 890 - PhD Research and Thesis
  • ME 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • ME 990 - Dissertator Research and Thesis
  • ME 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • ME 331 - Geometric Modeling for Engineering Applications
  • ME 990 - Dissertator Research and Thesis
  • ME 890 - PhD Research and Thesis
  • ME 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • ME 748 - Optimum Design of Mechanical Elements and Systems
  • ME 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • ME 489 - Honors in Research
  • ME 306 - Mechanics of Materials
  • ME 890 - PhD Research and Thesis
  • ME 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • ME 990 - Dissertator Research and Thesis
  • ME 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • ME 491 - Mechanical Engineering Projects I
  • ME 489 - Honors in Research
  • Profile Summary

    Prof. Suresh\'s primary research interests are in topology optimization, design for additive manufacturing, computational mechanics, and high-performance computing.  He is the director of Engineering Representations and Simulation Laboratory (ERSL) and co-director of the Wisconsin Applied Computing Center  ERSL\'s research is supported by NSF, DOE, Sandia National Labs, Autodesk, and Air Force Research Lab. Prof. Suresh is a member of "Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society" and "The American Society of Mechanical Engineers".


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