Malla, Ramesh B.

Ramesh B. Malla, F. ASCE, F. EMI, A.F. AIAA

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1986

Castleman Building Rm 323
Phone: 860-486-3683
Research website:

Research focus

  • Theoretical, Applied, and Computation Structural Mechanics
  • Dynamics & Vibrations of Structures
  • Finite Element Modeling and Analysis
  • Contact and Impact Mechanics
  • Thermal Response and Analysis
  • Structures in Space and Extreme Environments including Moon, Mars and orbits
  • Planetary Drilling Mechanisms
  • Monitoring and Sensor System for Infrastructure
  • Railroad Bridge and Track Structures
  • Highway Bridge Structures and Joint Systems
  • Granular Materials
  • Pavement Subgrade and Joints
  • Progressive Failure of Truss & Frame Structures
  • Space Life Support Systems
  • Renewable and Clean Energy Harvesting systems