Ganesh Tamadapu

Assistant Professor

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About Me

Research Interest

  • Nonlinear Mechanics, Mechanics of Membrane Structures
  • Microbubbles for Drug Delivery, Tensegrity Structures
  • Non-local Continuum Mechanics, Applied Mathematics

Office Location

MSB 207B, Mechanical Science Block, Department of Applied Mechanics,
IIT Madras, Chennai - 600036.
Phone: +91 044 2257 4081

Educational Qualification

  • 2014 Ph.D
    Doctor of Philosophy

    Doctor of Philosophy – Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur

  • 2009

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur

  • 2007
    Bachelor of Engineering

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Andhra University

Work Experience

  • Sep. 2016- Present
    Assistant Professor
    Assistant Professor

    Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras

  • May 2016- Aug 2016
    DST-INSPIRE Faculty
    DST-INSPIRE Faculty

    Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

  • Feb 2014- Jan 2016
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Postdoctoral Fellow

    KTH Mechanics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden


  • N. Ashwear, G. Tamadapu, A. Eriksson, 'Optimization of modular tensegrity structures for high stiffness and frequency separation requirements'International Journal of Solids and Structures,80, 297-309, (2016)
  •  G. Tamadapu, A. Nordmark, A. Eriksson, 'Resonances of a submerged fluid-filled spherically isotropic microsphere with partial-slip interface condition', Journal of Applied Physics,118, 044903, (2015)
  • N. N. Dhavale, G. Tamadapu,, A. DasGupta, 'Finite inflation analysis of two circumferentially bonded hyperelastic circular flat membranes', PASME Journal of Applied Mechanics,81, 9, 091012 (2014)
  •  G. Tamadapu,A. DasGupta, 'Finite inflation of a hyperelastic toroidal membrane over a cylindrical rim', International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51, 430-439 (2014)
  •  G. Tamadapu,A. DasGupta, 'Effect of curvature and anisotropy on the finite inflation of a hyperelastic toroidal membrane', European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids,46, 106-114 (2014)
  •  G. Tamadapu, N. N. Dhavale, A. DasGupta, 'Geometrical feature of the scaling behavior of the limitpoint pressure of inflated hyperelastic membranes', Physical Review E, 88, 053201 (2013)
  •  G. Tamadapu,A. DasGupta, 'Finite inflation analysis of a hyperelastic toroidal membrane of initially circular cross-section', International Journal of Non-linear Mechanics, 49, 31-39 (2013)
  • A. DasGupta, G. Tamadapu, 'In-plane surface dynamics of membranes having constant curvature', European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 39, 280-290 (2013)
  •  G. Tamadapu,A. DasGupta, 'In-plane surface modes of an elastic toroidal membrane', International Journal of Engineering Science, 60, 25-36 (2012)

Sponsored Projects

Project Title Agency Value (in Lakhs Co-Investigator Duration
DST-INSPIRE Faculty Research Grant DST - - 2016


Current Ph.D

Current M.S

Current M Tech / Dual Degree

List of Courses Taught