IIT Gandhinagar: 15 Years of ExcellenceNews

Raghavan Ranganathan


Raghavan Ranganathan

Assistant Professor, Materials Engineering

  • BTech: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 2011
  • PhD: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2016

Email: rraghav -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 11/308 A
VOIP: 2557

  • Selected Publications

    1. R. Ranganathan, V. Kumar, A. L. Brayton, M. Kroger, and G. C. Rutledge, "Atomistic modeling of plastic deformation in semicrystalline polyethylene: role of interphase topology, entanglements, and chain dynamics", Macromolecules, 53, 4605, 2020.

    2. W. Peng, R. Ranganathan, P. Keblinski, P. Akcora and R. Ozisik, "Viscoelastic and dynamic properties of polymer grafted nanocomposites with high glass transition temperature graft chains", Journal of Applied Physics, 126, 195102, 2019.

    3. R. Ranganathan, Y. Shi, P. Keblinski, “Commonalities in frequency-dependent viscoelastic damping in glasses in the MHz to THz regime", J. Appl. Phys., 122, 145103, 2017.

    4. R. Ranganathan, R. Ozisik, and P. Keblinski, “Frequency-dependent mechanical damping in alloys", Phys. Rev. B, 95, 214112, 2017.

    5. R. Ranganathan, S. Rokkam, T. Desai, P. Keblinski, P Cross, and R Burnes, “Generation of amorphous carbon models using liquid quench method: A reactive molecular dynamics study", Carbon, 113, 87, 2017.

    6. W. Peng, R. Ranganathan, P. Keblinski, R. Ozisik, “Viscoelastic and dynamic properties of well-mixed and phase separated binary polymer blends: A molecular dynamics simulation study", Macromolecules, 50, 6293, 2017.

  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (Jul 2019 to present)
    • Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sep 2016 – Apr 2019)