The Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to welcome Dr. Srikanth Phani to the Department. Dr. Phani joins the Department following receipt of a B. Tech. from Nagarjuna University, a M.Sc. from the Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) and a Ph.D. in Engineering from Cambridge University in 2004. While attending Cambridge, Dr. Phani was the recipient of several fellowships, including the Cambridge Nehru Fellowship and the Ford of Britain Fellowship. Following 3 years as a Research Associate at Cambridge, Dr. Phani joined the University of Bath for 2 years as an Academic Research Fellow, prior to accepting a position as Assistant Professor at UBC in November 2008.
Dr. Phani is author or co-author of 12 journal publications in prestigious journals such as the Journal of Sound and Vibration, the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, IEEE Sensors, and the ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics. Dr. Phani has research interests that encompass applied mechanics of materials, dynamics and vibrations, MEMS, and biomedical devices. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is extremely pleased to have a scholar of Dr. Phani’s calibre join our Department.