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BioMechanics and Materials Laboratory

Shailesh Ganpule


Shailesh Ganpule  Shailesh earned his Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Shivaji University in 2004. After graduation, he worked for Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited (KOEL) for two and a half years. Shailesh joined the engineering mechanics PhD program at UNL in the spring of 2007. He is currently in his fourth year of his PhD studies. Shailesh is expected to graduate in December, 2011.


BMML Projects


  • Ph.D. (engineering mechanics) University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; Since 2007 (current student)
  • B.E. (mechanical engineering) Shivaji University, Government College of Engineering Karad, Maharashtra, India; 2004


  • 2007 Research Assistant: Dept of Engineering Mechanics, UNL (current). Includes work with molecular dynamics simulation of polymeric materials and computational modeling of human head to understand mechanisms of blast induced Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
  • 2004 Senior Engineering, Research and Development, Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited, Pune, India. Involved in engine development projects, stress analysis of engine components, and development and testing of 6 cylinder V-Engine (two years).

Conference Publications