Prabhakar Marur earned his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Auburn University, Ala., in 1999, and he has more than 20 years of industrial research experience. Currently, he works as a Staff Researcher in General Motors R&D in Bangalore. He served in various organizations such as General Electric joint venture, Indian Space Research Organization, among others, in the R&D area. His research interests include micromechanics, fracture mechanics, crashworthiness, finite element and CAE analysis, and impact biomechanics. He has published 20+ articles in peer reviewed international journals, has delivered invited and keynote lectures in various international conferences, and holds many US patents. He is regular reviewer for journals such as International Journal of Solids and Structures, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, International Journal of Fracture Mechanics, Experimental Mechanics, and Material Letters. He is a Full Member of ASME and SAE.
Biography Updated on 24 November 2010