Stress analysis, Vibrations and Failure of mechanical components and composite structures; Stochastic and non-linear mechanics
Rajamohan Ganesan is a Full Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Concordia University, Montreal. He obtained his Engineering Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. Degrees from Madurai Kamaraj University, Anna University and Indian Institute of Science in India. He joined the faculty of Concordia University in 1996. Before that he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow, Part-Time Lecturer and Adjunct Professor in the same Department during 1992 - 1995. He has been a member of Concordia Centre for Composites since 1994. He has been working in the area of Composite Materials and Structures for about 15 years. He has authored/co-authored more than 70 International Journal publications and more than 80 International Conference publications. He has also made more than 15 contributions to books and monographs. He has directed many industrial projects in the areas of Composite Materials and Structures, High-velocity impact, Automotive Composites, and Fatigue of materials. He has been appointed to a Concordia Research Chair (Tier 2) for the period 2001 - 2007.
Actual research interests
Non-linear response of machine components and composite materials and structures; Stress analysis, Vibrations and Failure of mechanical components and composite structures; Stochastic and non-linear vibrations
Stochastic Mechanics of machine components and composite structures particularly the aspects of Stress Analysis, Buckling, Vibrations and Dynamic Instability
Analysis, design and development of Smart Composite Structures
Stochastic process modeling of Fatigue and Fracture failures in Composite Materials and Structures
Development of Stochastic Finite Element and Boundary Element Methods and applications to machine components and composite Structures