College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Welcoming Abhay Ramachandra, assistant professor of mechanical engineering

Education: PhD in Engineering Sciences from the University of California San Diego. MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Carnegie Mellon University.

Research focus: Vascular mechanics and adaptation. He is trained in both computational and experimental biomechanics and has applied his training to multiple problems in vascular adaptation including vein graft failure in coronary artery bypass graft surgery, tissue engineered vascular grafts, systemic hypertension, aortic dissection and various pulmonary pathologies.

Joins Iowa State from: Postdoctoral associate position, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University