Alagappan Ponnalagu Dr. Alagappan Ponnalagu is an Assistant Professor in the Civil Engineering department of IIT Madras. He teaches courses related to mechanics and analysis. His research focuses on mitigating the effect of the blast and ballistic impact on structures, helmets, and armors. His research work involves experimental and analytical/numerical modeling of materials subjected to blast and ballistic impact.
Awards and Honours
| Blast loading on structures, Impact biomechanics, Damage modelling, Image analysis|