Shrikrishna M Badiger

Mr. Shrikrishna Badiger

Assistant Professor

With a background in mechanical engineering, Mr Shrikrishna Badiger has been working at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, RUAS since 2014 and teaches for classes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Armed with over 10 years of experience in academics, over 2 years in research and about 4 years in industry, his preferred teaching subjects include Finite Element Method, Advanced Mechanics of Materials, Strength of Materials, Design of Machine Elements, Engineering and Machine Drawing. His chief interests in research concern topics such as computational methods in solid mechanics and fracture mechanics. Currently, he is doing his PhD studies in the field of Body Force Method. In his free time, he pursues many interests and hobbies including reading, trekking and yoga.


  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

    University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, US

  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering

    Gogte Institute of Technology, Karnatak University, Dharwad


Total Experience: 19.36 Years 

Assistant Lecturer — National Institute of Technology, Surathkal

Project Assistant — Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Research and Development Assistant — Engineering Mechanics Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research

Graduate Teaching Assistant — Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Rhode Island

Programmer Analyst — Unify Solutions

Assistant Professor — KLS Dr. M. S. Sheshgiri College of Engineering and Technology, Belagavi

Assistant Professor — Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bengaluru

Assistant Professor — Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences

Research Interest: Solid Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics

Research Expertise: Body Force Method, Solid Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics


  • Solid Mechanics
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Body Force Method

International Journal Papers:

  1. Lal, Amit, & Badiger, Shrikrishna M (Sep 2005). An analogy of a magnetic mirror in mechanics. European Journal of Physics, 26(5), 883 – 899. doi:101088/0143 – 0807/26/5/021
  2. SM Badiger(2004).Design and Fabrication of an Experimental Facility for Controlled, Transient Shock Wave Loading. University of Rhode Island
  3. S Badiger, DS Ramakrishna(2020).Stress Distribution in an Infinite Plate with Circular Hole by Modified Body. Advances in Structures, Systems and Materials: Select Proceedings of ERCAM 2019
  4. CE Rousseau, A Bogdanovich, A Shukla, S Badiger, J Leblanc(2005).Experimental Evaluation of Novel Composites for Use in Transport of Explosive Materials. University of Rhode Island. Transportation Center

  • Indian Structural Integrity Society

    Life member