Ashutosh Khandha, PhD

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and surgery, knee gait biomechanics, neuromusculoskeletal modeling, finite element modeling , semi-quantitative and quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), spine biomechanics

TEACHING INTERESTS

Computational biomechanics, biomedical imaging, biomedical instrumentation

WORK EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor: 09/2018 – Present

Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware, DE, US

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses pertaining to medical device design, imaging, instrumentation and biomechanics
  • Mentoring undergraduate student teams for junior and senior design projects

Assistant Professor: 10/2017 – Present

Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware, DE, US

  • Mentoring graduate students in Biomechanics and Movement Science

Associate Scientist: 01/2017 – 08/2018 (01 Years 08 Months)

Delaware Rehabilitation Institute, DE, US

  • Investigating relation between biomechanical and biochemical changes in knee joint after ligament injury
  • Co-investigator for NIH R01-HD087459 grant, Principal Investigator: Thomas S. Buchanan, Ph.D.
  • Supervising database creation, management and support initiatives in biomedical/rehabilitation research

Postdoctoral Researcher: 06/2016 – 12/2016 (00 Years 07 Months)

University of Delaware, DE, US

  • Evaluating the biomechanical basis of knee osteoarthritis using gait analysis

Research Assistant: 08/2012 – 05/2016 (03 Years 10 Months)

University of Delaware, DE, US

  • Gait analysis and mathematical modeling for subjects with knee ligament reconstruction

Research Associate: 10/2010 – 07/2011 (00 Years 10 Months)

Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, OH, US

  • Computer aided design, cadaveric testing and finite element analysis of medical implants

Director of Biomechanical Research: 04/2008 – 09/2010 (02 Years 06 Months)

Applied Spine, CT, US, Scientific Founder: Manohar Panjabi, Ph.D.

  • Design, development and training pertaining to spinal fusion implants complementing dynamic stabilization

Research Engineer: 07/2004 – 03/2008 (03 Years 09 Months)

Applied Spine, CT, US, Scientific Founder: Manohar Panjabi, Ph.D.

  • Formulation of biomechanical protocols and design of testing equipment for dynamic stabilization spinal implants

Research Assistant: 08/2002 – 06/2004 (01 Years 11 Months)

University of Toledo, OH, US

  • Material testing, cadaveric testing and finite element analysis of spinal fusion implants and techniques

Customer Support Engineer: 06/2001 – 07/2002 (01 Years 02 Months)

Stream Tracmail, Maharashtra, India

  • Technical assistance for issues related to desktops and peripherals

Customer Support Engineer: 08/2000 – 05/2001 (00 Years 10 Months)

Life Care, Maharashtra, India

  • Training and support for dental implant systems

OTHER TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant: 08/2012 – 01/2013 (00 Years 06 Months)

University of Delaware, DE, US

  • Bioengineering mechanics

Teaching Assistant: 10/2010 – 07/2011 (00 Years 10 Months)

University of Toledo, OH, US

  • Introduction to bioengineering
  • Computer applications in bioengineering

Teaching Assistant: 08/2002 – 06/2004 (01 Years 11 Months)

University of Toledo, OH, US

  • Computational biomechanics
  • Advanced biomechanics
  • Introduction to C++

MENTORSHIP SERVICE AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Dissertation Committee Member: 01/2018 – Present

Mentee: Jacob Capin, graduate student

Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware, DE, US

Research Co-Mentor: 01/2018 – Present

Mentee: Kelsey Neal, graduate student

Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, DE, US

Research Co-Mentor: 06/2017 – Present

Mentee: Jack Williams, graduate student

Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, DE, US

Research Mentor: 08/2017 – 07/2018 (01 Year 00 Months)

Mentee: Vivian Chan, first year, physical therapy program

Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, DE, US

Research Mentor: 05/2018 – 07/2018 (00 Years 03 Months)

Mentee: Russell Martin, college junior

Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa, IA, US

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program

Research Mentor: 05/2018 – 07/2018 (00 Years 03 Months)

Mentee: Logan Faux-Dugan, college senior

Movement Science, Delaware State University, DE, US

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Program

Research Mentor: 08/2016 – 07/2017 (01 Year 00 Months)

Mentee: Bryn Bonner, first year, physical therapy program

Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, DE, US

Research Mentor: 05/2017 – 08/2017 (00 Years 04 Months)

Mentee: Riley Curtin, college junior

Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware, DE, US

Delaware Rehabilitation Institute Summer Scholars Program

Research Mentor: 05/2017 – 08/2017 (00 Years 04 Months)

Mentee: Daniel Lowe, college sophomore

Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia, VA, US

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program

Research Mentor: 11/2016 – 04/2017 (00 Years 06 Months)

Mentee: Ivanka Carbajal, high school senior

Newark Charter High School, DE, US

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Capstone

Research Mentor: 05/2016 – 08/2016 (00 Years 04 Months)

Mentee: Jacob Dexter Fish, college junior

Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware, DE, US

Delaware Rehabilitation Institute Summer Scholars Program

Research Mentor: 05/2016 – 08/2016 (00 Years 04 Months)

Mentee: Oluwajomiloju Olaode, college junior

Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA, US

National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program

Biomedical Engineering Workshop Instructor: 04/2014 (00 Years 01 Months)

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Expo, Glasgow High School, DE, US

HONORS & AWARDS

NSF SBIR Innovation Corps Phase 0 Award: Principal Investigator: 04/2018

National Science Foundation, VA, US

UD National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Sites Award: 03/2017

University of Delaware, DE, US

Biomedical Engineering Best Thesis Award: 05/2016

University of Delaware, DE, US

University Innovation Fellow (UIF): 10/2015

Epicenter/Stanford University, CA, US

Professional Development Award for Graduate Students: 06/2015

University of Delaware, DE, US

Image-Based Biomedical Modeling (IBBM) Fellow: 04/2015

Musculoskeletal Research Laboratories/University of Utah, UT, US

Matching Dissertation Grant Award: 02/2015

International Society of Biomechanics

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Teaching Assistant Fellow: 07/2014

University of Delaware, DE, US

Biomechanics Research Symposium Presentation Award: 04/2014

University of Delaware, DE, US

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Teaching Assistant Award: 04/2013

University of Delaware, DE, US

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Khandha A, Goel V. (2018) Design rationale for posterior dynamic stabilization relevant for spine surgery. (submitted, in review)
  1. Goel V, Khandha A, Vadapalli S. (2005) Musculoskeletal biomechanics, an overview. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 8, Chapter 4, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 39-56

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Khandha A, Manal K, Wellsandt E, Marmon A, Capin JJ, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2018) High Muscle Co-contraction Does Not Result in High Joint Forces During Gait in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficient Knees. (accepted, in press)
  1. Capin JJ, Khandha A, Zarzycki R, Arundale AJH, Ziegler ML, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L. (2018) Tibiofemoral Loading and Gait Mechanics in Men of the ACL-SPORTS Randomized Control Trial. Journal of Orthopaedic Research (accepted, in press)
  1. Capin JJ, Khandha A, Zarzycki R, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L. (2018) Gait Mechanics Differ after ACL Reconstruction Based on Medial Meniscal Treatment. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (accepted, in press)
  1. Khandha A, Manal K, Wellsandt E, Capin JJ, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2017) Gait mechanics in those with/without medial compartment knee osteoarthritis five years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Special Issue: Injury and Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis, Journal of Orthopaedic Research 35(3)625-633
  1. Wellsandt E, Khandha A, Manal K, Axe MJ, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L. (2017) Predictors of knee joint loading after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Special Issue: Injury and Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis, Journal of Orthopaedic Research 35(3)651-656
  1. Capin JJ, Khandha A, Zarzycki R, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L. (2017) Gait mechanics and second ACL rupture: Implications for delaying return-to-sport. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 35(9) 1894-1901
  1. Robbins AK, Mateson AB, Khandha A, Pugarelli JE, Buchanan TS, Akins RE, Barthold JS. (2016) Fetal rat gubernaculum mesenchymal cells adopt myogenic and myofibroblast-like phenotypes. The Journal of Urology 196(1) 270-278
  1. Hallab N, Khandha A, Malcolmson G, Timm J. (2008) In vitro assessment of serum-saline ratios for fluid simulator testing of highly modular spinal implants with articulating surfaces. International Journal of Spine Surgery 2(4) 171-183
  1. Bono C, Khandha A, Vadapalli S, Holekamp S, Goel V, Garfin S. (2007) Residual sagittal motion after lumbar fusion: A finite element analysis with implications on radiographic flexion-extension criteria. Spine 32(4) 417-422
  1. Vadapalli S, Sairyo K, Goel V, Robon M, Biyani A, Khandha A, Ebraheim N. (2006) Biomechanical rationale for using PolyEtherEtherKetone (PEEK) Spacers for lumbar interbody fusion – A finite element study. Spine 31(26) E992-E998
  1. Vadapalli S, Robon M, Biyani A, Sairyo K, Khandha A, Goel V. (2006) Effect of lumbar interbody cage geometry on construct stability – A cadaveric study. Spine 31(19) 2189-2194

INVITED TALKS / PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

  1. Khandha A, Capin J, Williams JR, Manal K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2018) Correlation between inter-limb differences in knee biomechanical and biochemical variables 3 and 6 months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Proceedings of the World Congress of Biomechanics: Dublin, Ireland.
  1. Williams JR, Khandha A, Neal K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2018) Minimum inter-limb difference of tri-compartment knee cartilage T2 values in healthy subjects. Proceedings of the World Congress of Biomechanics: Dublin, Ireland.
  1. Capin J, Khandha A, Zarzycki R, Arundale A, Ziegler ML, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L (2018) Gait mechanics and tibiofemoral loading in men of the ACL-SPORTS randomized control trial. Proceedings of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International: Liverpool, UK
  1. Bonner B, Capin J, Khandha A, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L. (2018) Patient reported outcomes and frontal plane knee biomechanics improve between 3 and 6 months after ACL reconstruction, but sagittal plane asymmetries do not improve. APTA Combined Sections Meeting: New Orleans, LA, US.
  1. Khandha A. (2017) Knee biomechanical and biochemical variables early after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction – mathematical modeling and experimentation. University of Delaware Mathematical Sciences Seminar Series: Newark, DE, US.
  1. Khandha A, Manal K, Capin J, McGinnis K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2017) Inter-limb differences in knee gait and quantitative magnetic resonance imaging variables 3 months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference (SB3C): Tucson, AZ, US.
  1. Khandha A, Manal K, Capin J, McGinnis K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2017) Relationship between inter-limb differences in knee gait and cartilage T2 variables 3 months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. International Society of Biomechanics: Brisbane, Australia.
  1. Khandha A, Manal K, Capin J, McGinnis K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2017) From ACL injury to altered gait to osteoarthritis: biomechanical pathways. International Society of Biomechanics: Brisbane, Australia.
  1. Khandha A, Manal K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2016) Knee medial tibial cartilage stress one and five years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference (SB3C): National Harbor, MD, US.
  1. Khandha A. (2016) Gait mechanics in those with/without medial compartment osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. University of Toledo Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series: Toledo, OH, US.
  1. Khandha A, Manal K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan T. (2015) Kinematic/Kinetic Differences between subjects with/without knee Osteoarthritis after Unilateral Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, and the Influence on Stress Distribution. American Society of Biomechanics: Columbus, OH, US.
  1. Wellsandt E, Khandha A, Manal K, Buchanan T, Snyder-Mackler L. (2015) Relationship of Biomechanical and EMG Factors to Joint Contact Forces and Early Knee OA after ACL Reconstruction. Orthopedic Research Society: Las Vegas, NV, US.
  1. Khandha A, Gardinier E, Capin J, Manal K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan T. (2014) Peak Medial Compartment Contact Forces in the knee after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction – Five-year follow-up. Annual Biomechanics Research Symposium: Newark, DE, US.
  1. Castellvi A, Khandha A, Ferrara L, Anand N, Cheng J, Yonemura K, Robie B. (2010) Analysis of PreOp/PostOp Motion of Stabilimax. Annual Preservation of Motion Meeting: Duck Key, FL, US.
  1. Kitchel S, Wharton N, Khandha A. (2010) Clinical Assessment of Adjacent Level Effects (ALE) induced by Stabilimax Lumbar Posterior Dynamic Stabilization (PDS) Implant through Measurement of Range of Motion (ROM) and InterPedicular Travel (IPT). Spine Arthroplasty Society: New Orleans, LA, US.
  1. Hallab N, Khandha A, Malcolmson G, Timm J. (2007) Wear from a spinal stabilization implant with metal-on-metal articulating bearings dramatically depends on type of simulator fluid. Spine Arthroplasty Society: Berlin, Germany.
  1. Goel V, Matyas A, Vadapalli S, Khandha A, Navarro R, Biyani A, Cameron B. (2004) Kinematics of a metal-on-polymer disc vs. a telemeterized natural motion elastomer disc (TNMED) – A finite element study. European Society of Biomechanics: S-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.
  1. Khandha A, Vadapalli S, Holekamp S, Goel V, Bono C, Garfin S. (2003) Quantifying motion across a solid lumbar interbody fusion using a finite element model. American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Advances in Bioengineering: Washington, DC, US.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  1. Khandha A, Capin J, Williams JR, Manal K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2018) Knee Biomechanical and biochemical variables early after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Proceedings of the Orthopedic Research Society: New Orleans, LA, US.
  1. Neal K, Williams JR, Khandha A, Buchanan TS (2018) Comparison of knee biochemical variables in involved and uninvolved knees 6 months post anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). American Society of Biomechanics: Rochester, MN, US.
  1. Johnson J, Capin J, Khandha A, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L. (2018) Gait biomechanics early after ACL reconstruction do not predict medial compartment joint space width 5 years after ACLR. American Society of Biomechanics: Rochester, MN, US.
  1. Naoaki I, Capin J, Khandha A, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L (2018) Sex and mechanism of injury (MOI) influence knee mechanics after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). American Society of Biomechanics: Rochester, MN, US.
  1. Khandha A, Capin J, McGinnis K, Manal K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2017) Knee Biomechanical and Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Variables Three Months After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Proceedings of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International: Las Vegas, NV, US.
  1. Khandha A, Capin J, McGinnis K, Manal K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan TS. (2017) Knee Gait and Quantitative Cartilage Imaging Variables After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Proceedings of the Orthopedic Research Society: San Diego, CA, US.
  1. Capin J, Khandha A, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L. (2017) Gait Mechanics Differ after ACL Reconstruction Based On Medial Meniscal Pathology and Surgical Treatment. Proceedings of the Orthopedic Research Society: San Diego, CA, US.
  1. Capin J, Khandha A, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L. (2017) The effect of post-operative neuromuscular training on gait mechanics in men after ACL reconstruction. Proceedings of the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association: San Antonio, TX, US.
  1. Capin J, Zarzycki R, Khandha A, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L. (2017) Altered Knee Loading in Patients with Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone ACL Reconstruction May Mediate Osteoarthritis Risk. Proceedings of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Conference: Shanghai, China.
  1. Olaode O, Khandha A, Buchanan TS. (2016) Establishing a Mathematical Model to Estimate Knee Joint Loading During Gait. Research Experience for Undergraduates Symposium: Arlington, VA, US.
  1. Capin J, Khandha A, Zarzycki R, Manal K, Buchanan TS, Snyder-Mackler L. (2016) Lower Knee Flexor Muscle Forces During Gait Are Associated with Second Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Young Female Athletes. American Society of Biomechanics: Rayleigh, NC, US.
  1. Lanier A, Khandha A, Rooney S, Santare M, Higginson J, Buckley J. (2016) Improving Scientific Writing Capability in an Undergraduate Population using a Fading Paradigm Scaffolding Approach. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education: New Orleans, LA, US.
  1. Khandha A, Manal K, Wellsandt E, Capin J, Buchanan T, Snyder-Mackler L. (2016) Peak knee flexion and adduction moments are inversely correlated in subjects with medial compartment osteoarthritis 5 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Proceedings of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International: Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  1. Khandha A, Manal K, Wellsandt E, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan T. (2016) Knee Gait Mechanics and Joint Load Distribution after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (ACLR) for Osteoarthritic (OA) vs. Non-OA Subjects. Proceedings of the Orthopedic Research Society: Orlando, FL, US.
  1. Khandha A, Manal K, Wellsandt E, Buchanan T, Snyder-Mackler L. (2015) The onset of knee osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament surgery is associated with early unloading followed by an extended period of normal loading. Proceedings of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International: Seattle, WA, US.
  1. Khandha A, Wellsandt E, Manal K, Marmon A, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan T. (2015) Can Medial Compartment Contact Forces in an ACL Deficient Knee Be Lower Despite Higher Muscle Co-contraction? Proceedings of the Orthopedic Research Society: Las Vegas, NV, US.
  1. Khandha A, Gardinier E, Capin J, Manal K, Snyder-Mackler L, Buchanan T. (2014) Do Decreased Medial Compartment Contact Forces and Loading Asymmetries exist after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Rehabilitation? – A 5-year Follow-Up Study. Proceedings of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International: Paris, France.
  1. Buckley J, Higginson J, Bucha A, Khandha A, Elliott D, Buchanan T. (2013) Research-Focused Undergraduate Laboratory Exercises in Biomechanics. Proceedings of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division: Sunriver, OR, US.
  1. Robie B, Wharton N, Yonemura K, Ferrara L, Khandha A, Anand N, Castellvi A. (2011) A clinical assessment of a new technique to assess motion quality. Proceedings of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery: Las Vegas, NV, US.
  1. Castellvi A, Khandha A, Wharton N, Ferrara L, Anand N, Cheng J. (2010) An Analysis of the PostOp performance of the Stabilimax Posterior Dynamic Stabilization (PDS) implant through measurement of Range of Motion (ROM) and InterPedicular Travel (IPT). Proceedings of the Spine Arthroplasty Society: New Orleans, LA, US.
  1. Parikh R, Kiapour A, Goel V, Mhatre D, Castellvi A, Khandha A. (2010) Effects of different Posterior Dynamic Systems (PDS) on graded facetectomies. Proceedings of the Spine Arthroplasty Society: New Orleans, LA, US.
  1. Ambati D, Nayak A, Kiapour A, Goel V, Khandha A. (2010) A comparison of Range of Motion (ROM) and Forces in a single level vs. multi-level lumbar Posterior Dynamic Stabilization (PDS) implant – Finite Element (FE) study. Proceedings of the Spine Arthroplasty Society: New Orleans, LA, US.
  1. Bono C, Khandha A, Vadapalli S, Holekamp S, Goel V, Garfin S. (2006) Residual motion after lumbar fusion: Are current radiographic flexion-extension criteria correct? Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine: Bergen, Norway.
  1. Goel V, Vadapalli S, Sairyo K, Vishnubhotla S, Biyani A, Khandha A, Ebraheim N. (2005) Effect of spacer material stiffness on stability, fusion rate and subsidence – A FEM study. Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine: New York, NY, US.
  1. Vadapalli S, Khandha A, Goel V, Sairyo K, Biyani A, Ebraheim N. (2005) PEEK spacers promote better bone graft fusion and lesser subsidence across a spinal segment as compared to titanium spacers – A biomechanical rationale. Proceedings of the Orthopedic Research Society: Washington, DC, US.
  1. Vishnubhotla S, Goel V, Vadapalli S, Masuda A, Khandha A, Shaw M, Walkenhorst J, Boyd L. (2004) Dynamic Fixation Systems Compared to Rigid Spinal Instrumentation – A Finite Element Investigation. Proceedings of the American Society of Biomechanics: Portland, OR, US.
  1. Matyas A, Goel V, Vadapalli S, Khandha A, Navarro R, Biyani A, Cameron B. (2004) Motion characteristics of a metal-on-polymer disc and a telemeterized natural motion elastomer disc (TNMED) – A finite element study. Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine: Porto, Portugal.
  1. Vadapalli S, Khandha A, Goel V, Biyani A, Sairyo K, Malak M. (2004) Stability due to cages placed using antero-lateral and posterior surgical approaches – A biomechanical investigation. Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine: Porto, Portugal.
  1. McGowan D, Goel V, Vadapalli S, Khandha A, Garfin S. (2004) Optimized pedicle screw placement for the upper level of lumbar instrumentation. Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine: Porto, Portugal.
  1. Khandha A, Vadapalli S, Goel V, Bono C, Garfin S. (2004) Residual motion after lumbar fusion – Are current radiographic flexion-extension criteria correct? Proceedings of the Orthopedic Research Society: San Francisco, CA, US.
  1. Vadapalli S, Khandha A, Biyani A, Robon M, Goel V, Long R, Malak M. (2003) Stability of a posterior lumbar interbody fusion cage with and without posterior instrumentation. Proceedings of the American Society of Biomechanics: Toledo, OH, US.
  1. Khandha A, Vadapalli S, Holekamp S, Goel V, Bono C, Garfin S. (2003) Quantifying sagittal motion across a solid lumbar interbody fusion using finite element modeling. Proceedings of the American Society of Biomechanics: Toledo, OH, US.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member: Orthopaedic Research Society

Member: American Society of Biomechanics

Member: International Society of Biomechanics

Ad-hoc reviewer: Journal of Orthopaedic Research

Ad-hoc reviewer: PLOS ONE

Ad-hoc reviewer: Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy

Ad-hoc reviewer: Exercise and Sports Science Reviews

Ad-hoc reviewer: Journal of Biomechanics

Ad-hoc reviewer: Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering

Ad-hoc reviewer: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (MSSE)

Ad-hoc reviewer: Biomed Central (BMC): Musculoskeletal Disorders

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy: Biomedical Engineering: 08/2012 – 05/2016 (03 Years 10 Months)

University of Delaware, DE, US

Advisors: Thomas S. Buchanan, Ph.D., Lynn Snyder-Mackler, Sc.D.

Master of Science: Bioengineering: 08/2002 – 06/2004 (01 Years 11 Months)

University of Toledo, OH, US

Advisor: Vijay Goel, Ph.D.

Bachelor of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering: 08/1995 – 07/2000 (05 Years 00 Months)

University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

COURSE WORK

University of Delaware, DE, US

Advanced Mammalian Physiology II

Advanced Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

Advanced Regional Anatomy

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Communication and Ethics in Biomedical Engineering

Entrepreneurship and Risk

Introduction to Finite Element Methods

Motor Behavior

Statistical Research Methods

University of Toledo, OH, US

Advanced Engineering Mathematics I and II

Computational Biomechanics

Computational Physiology

Mathematical Methods for Bioengineering

New Venture Creation

Object Oriented Models in Bioengineering

Orthopedic Biomechanics

Physiology and Anatomy for Bioengineering

Research Methods in Bioengineering

Soft and Hard Tissue Mechanics

University of Mumbai, India

Analog and Digital Integrated Circuits

Basic Electricity and Electronics I and II

Biomedical Instrumentation I and II

Computer Programming I and II

Electronics I and II

Electrical Technology and Instruments

Microprocessor I and II

Principles of Control Systems

Radiology and Medical Imaging

Signal Processing

TOOLS

Design: ProEngineer, SolidWorks, UniGraphics

Image Analysis: ImageJ, ScanIP

Material Testing: Instron, MTS

Motion Analysis: OptoTrak, Visual3D

Productivity: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project

Programming: Visual Basic for Applications, LabView, MatLab

Simulation: Abaqus, FEBiO, SPICE

Statistics: JMP

Database: REDCap

Learning Management System: Sakai, Canvas

ONLINE PROFILES

Website: http://sites.udel.edu/ashutosh

ORCIDhttp://orcid.org/0000-0001-6003-3881

LinkedInhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/ashutoshkhandha

ResearchGatehttp://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ashutosh_Khandha

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