Surya Kalidindi

Surya Kalidindi

Regents' Professor; School of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering
Rae S. & Frank H. Neely Chair; School of Mechanical Engineering

Surya Kalidindi is a Regents Professor, and Rae S. and Frank H. Neely Chair Professor in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, USA with joint appointments in the School of Materials Science and Engineering as well as the School of Computational Science and Engineering. Surya earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1992, and joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University as an Assistant Professor. After twenty years at Drexel University, Surya moved into his current position at Georgia Tech. Surya’s research efforts have made seminal contributions to the fields of crystal plasticity, microstructure design, and materials informatics. Surya has been elected a Fellow of ASM International, TMS, and ASME. In 2016, he and his group members have been awarded the top prize as well as one of the runner-up prizes in the national Materials Science and Engineering Data Challenge sponsored by the Air Force Research Lab in partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U.S. National Science Foundation. He has also been awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Research Award, the Vannever Bush Faculty Fellow, the Government of India’s Vajra Faculty Award, and the Khan International Award.


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B-H 192

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    Georgia Institute of Technology

    College of Engineering
    George W. Woodruff School Mechanical Engineering
    Research Focus Areas:
  • Computational Materials Science
  • Additional Research:

    Multiscale Modeling; Crystallization; computational mechanics; Materials Informatics; Data Analytics

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