Dr. Vinu Unnikrishnan

  • Assistant Professor

Contact Information

  • Office: 1003 NERC
  • Phone: (205) 348-5193
  • Fax: (205) 348-7240

Areas of Research

  • Computational mechanics
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Hard and soft tissue mechanics
  • Multiscale analysis of multifunctional nano-composites and alloys in rocket engines


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, 2007
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2003
  • B.Tech., Civil Engineering, University of Kerala, India, 1998


Dr. Unnikrishnan’s research interests include computational mechanics and multiscale (atomistic to macroscale) analysis of multifunctional nano-composites and polymeric nano-structures. He is also interested in mechanical characterization of normal and pathological biological systems.