• Research

    Mechanobiology of cells and tissues
    Continuum thermomechanics
    Computational mechanics
    Multiscale modeling

  • Publications

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  • Professional History

    2019-Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    2017-2019, Postdoctoral Scholar, Laboratori de Calcul Numeric, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    2010-2017, Graduate Research Assistant, NSF Center for High Voltage/Temperature Materials and Structures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Awards and Honors

    2017 – Stanley I. Weiss Outstanding Dissertation Award, UIUC
    2015 – Mavis Future Faculty Fellowship, College of Engineering, UIUC
    2015 – List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by their Students (TAM251)
    2015 – Best Poster Award, NSF Center for Novel HVT Materials and Structures
    2012 – Research Internship in Science and Engineering (RISE) Fellowship, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
B.E. (Hons), Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India

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Laboratory — Mechanics of Living Materials Lab

Sohan Kale

Assistant Professor