Subra Suresh

Subra
Suresh
Vannevar Bush Professor Emeritus of Engineering
Bachelor of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, 1977
MS, Iowa State University, 1979
ScD, MIT, 1981

Research: 

Prof. Suresh's research is in the following areas:

  • Nanomechanics of biological cells and molecules, and human disease states
  • Structure-Mechanical Property-Disease connections in the context of P. falciparum malaria, hereditary blood cell disorders and cancer
  • Computational simulations of cellular and molecular deformation and shape thermodynamics
  • High force optical tweezers studies of biological cells and human disease states
  • Nanostructured materials
  • Nanoindentation and microindentation

 

Six current DMSE faculty members have been elected to the National Academy for Engineering.