Associate Dean of Research and Outreach and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, teaches mechanics of materials, mechanical design, computer aided design, and finite element methods. His research interests and publications are in mechanistic modeling of manufacturing processes, solution of inverse problems, laser assisted manufacturing, and the thermo-mechanics of manufacturing. He received the Engineering Teacher of the Year Award in 1996.
Das earned his BTech from Indian Institute of Technology, and MS and PhD degrees from Iowa State University. He was a post-doctoral research associate at University of Notre Dame and worked as an analysis engineer for Concurrent Technologies Corporation prior to joining the University in 1993.
Go to the Mechanical Engineering Department