Datla, Naresh Varma

Areas of Interest: 

Fracture and fatigue, Adhesion and adhesives, Tissue-device interaction mechanics

  • Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada
  • M.E., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • B.Tech., National Institute of Technology, Warangal
Academic/Industrial Experience
  1. Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi, 2014-present
  2. Postdoctoral Fellow, Mechanical Engineering, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA, 2011-2014
  3. Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada, 2006-2011
  4. Scientist, Satellite Structures Group, ISRO, Bangalore, 2004-2006
  5. Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore, 2002-2004
Selected Publications
  1. N.V. Datla and P. Hutapea,"Flexure-based active needle for enhanced steering within soft tissue," Journal of Medical Devices, vol. 9, pp. 041005, 2015.
  2. N.V. Datla, B. Konh, M. Honarvar, T.K. Podder, A.P. Dicker, Y. Yu and P. Hutapea, "A model to predict deflection of bevel-tipped active needle advancing in soft tissue," Medical Engineering & Physics, vol. 36, pp. 285-293, 2014.
  3. N.V. Datla, A. Ameli, S. Azari, M. Papini and J.K. Spelt, “Effects of hygrothermal aging on the fatigue behavior of two toughened epoxy adhesives,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol. 79, pp. 61-77, 2012.
  4. N.V. Datla, M. Papini, J. Ulchni, B. Carlson and J.K. Spelt, “The effects of test temperature and humidity on the mixed-mode fatigue behaviour of a toughened adhesive aluminum joint,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol. 78, pp. 1125-1139, 2011.