Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Administrative Coordinator:
Colleen Bonesteel
Phone: (518) 276-6521    
Email: carroc@rpi.edu

Director, Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging for Medicine (CeMSIM)
Office of the Vice President of Research

Business Coordinator:
Shannon Carrothers
Phone: (518) 276-2524    
Email: bonts@rpi.edu

Joint appointments:

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Information Technology and Web Science

Email: des_at_rpi_dot_edu
   

Education


B.E., Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India – Mechanical Engineering (1993)

M.E., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – Mechanical Engineering (1995)
Sc. D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Mechanical Engineering (2001)



Research Interests

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Multiscale Modeling
  • Thermomechanics of Energetic Materials
  • Biomechanics of Soft Tissues
  • Medical Simulations
  • Haptics and Virtual Environments