faculty profile

Dr. Kishore Pochiraju

Room: Carnegie 301
Phone: 201.216.8053
Fax: 201.216.8963
Email: kishore.pochiraju@stevens.edu
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal (Previously known as Regional Engineering College), 1986
  • Master of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Inst. of Technology, Kanpur, 1988
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, 1993
  • Multi-Scale Simulation of Performance and Durability of High Temperature Polymeric Composites and Structures
  • Real-Time Autonomous or Remotely Operated Robotic Systems
  • Product Design and Manufacturing Process Sciences

Industrial Experience:

  • Programmer Analyst-II, Tata Engineering, Jamshedpur, India, 1988
  • Engineer Trainee, Ind-Suzuki, Bangalore, India, 1986

Academic Experience :

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Composite Materials, University of Delaware, Newark DE, 1993- 1995
  • Research Associate, Design and Manufacturing Institute, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1995-1997
Institutional Service
  • Member, Departmental Graduate Curriculum Committee, 2007- present
  • Member, Graduate Curriculum Committee, 2005-2006
Professional Service
  • Reviewer for:ASME, Heat Transfer Conferences; Composites Science and Technology; Journal of Thermoplastic Composites; Journal of Polymer Composites
  • Member of ASME Committee on Advanced Materials and Processing
  • Member ASME Committee on Computing in Applied Mechanics (CONCAM)
  • Organized ASME Regional Student Conference at Stevens Institute of Technology, 2002
  • Co-Chair (1996-1998) ASME Trenton Section
Honors & Awards
Harvey N. Davis Distinguished Teaching Assistant Professor award, 1999.
Professional Societies
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, American Society for Composites
  • Member, American Soceity for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)


Patents & Inventions
Zhu, Z., Cui, H., Pochiraju, K. Flexible parallel manipulator for nano-, meso-or macro-positioning with multi-degrees of freedom WO06107664 (2006).
Selected Publications
  1. G. Tandon K. Pochiraju and G. Schoeppner. (2008). "Thermo-oxidative Behavior of High Temperature PMR-15 Resin and Composites", Materials Science and Engineering, Part-A, 498 (1-2), 150-161.
  2. Y. Yu and K. Pochiraju. (Dec 2008). "Modeling Long-Term Degradation due to Moisture and Oxygen in Polymeric Matrix Composites", Materials Science and Engineering, Part-A, 498 (1-2), 162-165.
  3. K. Pochiraju, G. P. Tandon, G. (Nov 2008). "Evolution of stress and deformations in high-temperature polymer matrix composites during thermo-oxidative aging", J. Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 12 (1), 45-68.
  4. K. H. Ko, K. Pochiraju and S. Manoochehri. (2007). "An Embedded System for Knowledge-Based Cost Evaluation of Molded Parts", J. of Knowledge-Based Systems, 20 (3), 291-299.
  5. K. H. Ko, K Pochiraju and S Manoochehri. (2007). "Dynamic Evolution of Information Complexity for Analysis of Design and Development", JSME J. of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems and Manufacturing, 1 (1), 36-47.
  6. Y. Yu and K. Pochiraju. (2007). "Characterization of temperature-dependent moisture diffusivity in PMR-15 resin", J. of Applied Polymer Science, 106 (2), 1281-1290.
  7. K. H. Ko, K Pochiraju and S. Manoochechri. (Mar 2007). "An Embedded System for Knowledge-Based Cost Evalutaion of Molded Parts", Journal of Knowledge-Based Systems, 20 (3), pp 291-299.
  8. KH Ko, K Pochiraju and S Manoochehri. (2007). "Dynamic Evolution of Information Complexity for Analysis of Design and Development", JSME Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, 1 (1), pp:36-47.
  9. K. V. Pochiraju and G. P. Tandon. (Apr 2005). "Extraction of Singular Stress Fields Using the Axisymmetric Single-Fiber Micromechanics Model", International Journal of Fracture. 132 pp: 329-349.
  10. Kee Park, K. Pochiraju, C. Chassapis, S. Manoochehri, D. Newport. (2002). "Knowledge-based rapid design evaluation methodology for die-cast components", Concurrent Engineering and Research Applications Journal.. 10 (1), 67-74.
  11. K. Pochiraju, G. P. Tandon, and N. J. Pagano. (2001). "Analyses of Single Fiber Pushout Considering Interfacial Friction and Adhesion", Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids.. (49), 2307-2338.
  12. Pochiraju, K., and T-W. Chou.. (1999). "Three-dimensionally woven and braided composites- II: An Experimental Characterization", Polymer Composites.. 20 (6), 733-747.
  13. Pochiraju, K., and T-W. Chou. (1999). "Three-dimensionally woven and braided composites- I: A model for anisotropic stiffness prediction", Polymer Composites. 20 (4), 565-580.
  14. L. Q. Tang, K. Pochiraju, C. Chassapis, S. Manoochehri.. (Mar 1998). "A Computer-Aided Optimization Approach for the Design of Injection Mold Cooling Systems", Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of ASME.. 120 165-174.
  • ME 322 Engineering Design VI
  • ME 345 Modeling and Simulation
  • ME 471 Mechanics of Materials
  • ME 520 Analysis and Design of Composites
  • ME 554 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design
  • ME 566 Design for Manufacturability
  • ME 663 Finite-Element Methods
  • IPD 611 Modeling and Simulation
  • ME 635 Modeling and Simulation
  • ME 664 Special Topics in Applied Finite-Element Methods
  • E 120 Engineering Graphics
  • ME 624 Intelligent Mechatronic Systems