Faculty:
Dimitris C. Lagoudas
Jim Boyd
Darren Hartl
Ibrahim Karaman


Staff:
Theocharis Baxevanis
Rodney Inmon


Graduate:
Babatunde O. Agboola
Christopher Bertagne
Stephen Cornell
Austin Cox
Sameer Jape
Brian Lester
Edwin Peraza Hernandez
John Rohmer
Robert Saunders
Robert Wheeler
Majid Tabesh


Undergraduate: 
Ken Cundiff
Brookelynn Russey
Farid Saemi
William Whitten


Former Students
and Staff:
Grant Atkinson Olivier Bertacchini Wendell S. Bielefeld Erin Bishop Zhonghe Bo Alicia Broederdorf Chris Calhoun George Chatzigeorgiou Yves Chemisky Terry L. Clancy Keegan Colbert Kaushik Das Brett J. deBlonk Zhonghai Ding Pavlin B. Entchev Luke J. Garner Praveen Kumar Gnanasekaran Olivier Godard Krishnendu Haldar Claire Hazelbaker Stephen D. Howard Declan Hughes P.K. Imbrie Juan C. Jimenez-Victory William Jinkins Hyoung Yoll Jun Mughees Khan Bjoern Kiefer Ross Kotlar Mayur Govind Kulkarni Parikshith Kumar David Lerohl Zingzheng Ma Luciano Machado Raghavendran Mani J.J. Mayes Matthew D. McNeese Tony Menn David Miller Abhay Mohan Jesse Mooney Ren Sang Nah Bryan Nelson James Nolan Stephen Oehler Bong Taek Oh Rajagopal S. Pachalla Antonino Parrinello Luke Penrod Jamie Pfaeffle Francis Phillips Peddiraju Pravin Muhammad A. Siddiq Qidwai Mohammad Atiqur Rahman Randy W. Ransom Jr. Matthew E. Rosenthal Justin Schick Heather S. Scurry Kristi Shryock David Smith Justin Strelec Robertus Triharjanto Eric Vandygriff Brent Volk Kai Wang Jeff Warren Glenn Viktor Webb Larry N. Wilson Robert Worsham Gongming Xu Shouze Xu
 
Parikshith Kumar, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate


City/Country of Origin:
Chennai, India

Full CV

Ph.D. Dissertation

Education:
PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
MS, Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas A&M, College Station, Texas BE, Mechanical Engineering, University of Madras, Chennai, India
Research Areas: Binary NiTi Shape Memory Alloys
High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys
Fabrication, Thermomechanical Testing and Characterisation
Microstructure Engineering
Publications in Books: Shape Memory Alloys, In Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering, R. Blockley and W. Shyy(Ed.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2010 Introduction to Shape Memory Alloys, In Shape Memory Alloys, Modeling and Engineering Applications, D. C. Lagoudas(Ed.), Springer, ISBN: 978-0-387-47684-1, 2008 Publications in Journals: Modeling and Experimental Study of Simultaneous Creep and Transformation in Polycrystalline High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys Thermomechanical Fatigue of Shape Memory Alloys Experimental and Microstructural Characterization of Simultaneous Creep, Plasticity and Phase Transformation in Ti50Pd40Ni10 High Temperature Shape Memory Alloy Modeling and Experimental study of Simultaneous Creep, Plasticity and Transformation of High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys during Cyclic Actuation A Constitutive Model for Cyclic Actuation of High-Temperature Shape Memory Alloys (submitted) Tensile Transformation Behavior and Actuation Characteristics of Ti50Pd40Ni10 High Temperature Shape Memory Alloy (submitted) Proceedings: Thermomechanical Characterization of Large Diameter SMA Actuators under Cyclic Loading(2003) Interaction of Creep with the Martensitic Transformation in TiPdNi High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys(2009) Creep Behavior in TiPdNi High Temperature Shape Memory Alloy(2009) Thermomechanical Characerization of a TiPdNi High Temperature SMA under Tension(2007) Thermomechanical Characterization of High Temperature SMA Actuators(2006) Thermomechanical Characterization of SMA Actuators under Cyclic Loading(2003) Experiment and Modeling of Simultaneous Creep, Plasticity and Transformation of High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys During Cyclic Actuation The Influence of Stress and Temperature on the Residual Strain Generated During Pseudoelastic Cycling of NiTi SMA Wires Contact Information:
223F Wisenbaker Engineering Research Center
979-458-3629 pkk9318@aero.tamu.edu