Pranav Shrotriya

Pranav Shrotriya



University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2001
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.S., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 1997
Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, 1995


National Science Foundations Career Development Award 2006

Areas of Interest

Mechanical response of micro/nano scale structures
Experimental and computational mechanics at small length scales
Mechanics of surface stress sensors and molecular adsorption
Stress-assisted dissolution and damage of biomedical implants
Mechanics of Manufacturing Processes

Selected Publications

  • Zhou, J., J. Mah, P. Shrotriya, C. Mercer, and W.O. Soboyejo, Contact damage in an yttria stabilized zirconia: Implications. Journal of Materials Science-Materials in Medicine, 2007. 18(1): p. 71-78.
  • Yu, H.H., P. Shrotriya, Y.F. Gao, and K.S. Kim, Micro-plasticity of surface steps under adhesive contact: Part I – Surface yielding controlled by single-dislocation nucleation. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2007. 55(3): p. 489-516.
  • Shrotriya, P., K.K.S. Karuppiah, R. Zhang, A. Chandra, and S. Sundararajan, Surface stress generation during formation of alkanethiol self-assembled monolayer (SAM). Mechanics Research Communications, 2007. In Press, Uncorrected Proof.
  • Ryu, J.J., V. Dayal, and P. Shrotriya, Onset of surface damage in modular orthopedic implants: Influence of normal contact loading and stress-assisted dissolution. Experimental Mechanics, 2007. 47(3): p. 395-403.
  • Mitchell, A. and P. Shrotriya, Onset of nanoscale wear of metallic implant materials: Influence of surface residual stresses and contact loads. Wear, 2007. 263: p. 1117-1123.
  • Mitchell, A. and P. Shrotriya, Mechanical load-assisted dissolution of metallic implant surfaces: Influence of contact loads and surface stress state. Acta Biomaterialia, 2007. In Press, Corrected Proof: p. 1123.
  • Barnes, C., P. Shrotriya, and P. Molian, Water-assisted laser thermal shock machining of alumina. International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 2007. 47(12-13): p. 1864-1874.


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