Areas of Interest
Mechanics of solids, fractures and failure, wave propagation, nondestructive evaluation, composite materials, structural health monitoring, biomechanics.
Mal, S., and Gadh, R., “Real-Time Push Middleware and Mobile Application for Electric Vehicle Smart Charging and Aggregation,” International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, 2011.
Duenas, T., Enke, A., Chai, K., Castellucci, M., Sundaresan, V.B., Wudl, F., Murphy, E.B., Mal, A.K., Alexandar, J.R., Corder, A., and Ooi, T.K.. “Smart self-healing material systems using inductive and resistive heating.” In Smart Coatings III, Chapter 4, ASC Symposium Series (pp. 45-60), 2010.
Banerjee, S., Ricci, F., Monaco, E., Mal, A. K., “A Damage Index Approach for Autonomous Damage Monitoring of Structural Components”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 322 (1-2), 167-183, 2009.
Hoshino Tetsuya, Chow Lori A, Hsu Jeffrey J, Perlowski Alice A, Abedin Moeen, Tobis Jonathan, Tintut Yin, Mal Ajit K, Klug William S, Demer Linda L, “Mechanical stress analysis of a rigid inclusion in distensible material: a model of atherosclerotic calcification and plaque vulnerability,” American journal of physiology, Heart and circulatory physiology, 297 (2), pp. H802-10, 2009.
Hoshino, T., Chow, L., Hsu, J., Perlowski, A., Abedin, M., Tobis, J., Tintut, Y., Mal, A., Klug, S. and Demer, L., “Mechanical Stress Analysis of a rigid inclusion in distensible material: a model of artherosclerotic calcification and plaque vulnerability,” Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, pp. H802 –H810, 2009.
Banerjee, S., Ricci, F., Monaco, E., Mal, A. K., “A Wave Propagation and Vibration-based Approach for Damage Identification in Structural Components,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 332 (1-2), pp. 167-183, 2009.
Rizzo, P., Lanza di Scalea, F., Banerjee, S. and Mal, A.K., “Ultrasonic Characterization and Inspection of Open Cell Foams,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 131(11):1200 – 1208 (2005)
Mal, A.K., Ricci, F., Banerjee, S., and Shih, F., “A Conceptual Structural Health Monitoring System Based on Vibration and Wave Propagation,”Structural Health Monitoring: An International Journal, 4(3):283-293 (2005)
A. Mal, F. Shih and W. Prosser, “Lamb waves from impact damage in composite plates,” Instrumentation — Measure-Metrologie, Special Issue on Ultrasonic Methods for Material Characterization3, 11–37, 2003.
A. Mal, “Elastic Waves from Localized Sources in Composite Laminates,”Int. J. Solids and Structures39, 5481–5494, 2002.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Fellow, American Academy of Mechanics
Fulbright Senior Fellow, Germany
NDE Achievement Award, SPIE
Founder’s Award, ASME NDE Division
Invited Keynote Lecture, 13th Int’l Acoustic Emission Symposium, Nara, Japan
General Chairman, ASME-AMD-MD Summer Conference, UCLA
Special ASME Symposium Celebrating 60th Birthday, Nashville, TN