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Suresh Shrivastava


Suresh Shrivastava

Professor
PhD

Education

BScEng (Vikram)
MCE (Delaware)
Eng ScD (Columbia)

Contact
Tel: 514-398-6676
Fax: 514-398-7361
suresh [dot] shrivastava [at] mcgill [dot] ca (E-mail)

General information

Professor Shrivastava's specialty is solid mechanics with reference to large-deformation behaviour of structures and materials.

Research interests

  • Buckling of Plates and Shells
  • Large Deformation of Membranes
  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics related to knee joint replacements and scoliosis of spine
  • Large Deformation Plasticity of Metals

Courses offered

  • CIVE 514 Structural Mechanics 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • CIVE 460 Matrix Structural Analysis 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Highlights

  • Recipient of the 1993 CEGB prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Strain Analysis (with J. Tang)
  • Recipient of the 1989 CEGB prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Strain Analysis (with J.M. Charrier and R. Wu)
  • Recipient of the 1983 Volvo Award on Low Back Pain Research (with A. Shirazi-Adl and A.M. Ahmed)

Representative publications

  • Shrivastava, S. "Inelastic buckling of rectangular sandwich plates". International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 32, 1995, pp. 1099-1120.
  • Shrivastava, S. and Tang, J.. "Large deformation finite element analysis of nonlinear viscoelastic membranes with reference to thermoforming". Journal of Strain Analysis, Vol. 28, No. 1, 1993, pp. 31-51.