Alagappan Ponnalagu I am Dr. Alagappan Ponnalagu working as an Assistant Professor in the Civil Engineering department of IIT Madras. I teach courses related to mechanics and analysis. My research focuses on mitigating the effect of blast and ballistic impact on structures, helmets, and armours. We carry out experimental and analytical/numerical modelling of materials subjected to blast and ballistic impact.
Awards and Honours
| Blast loading on structures, Impact biomechanics, Damage modelling, Image analysis|