Adarsh Krishnamurthy


Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Human Computer Interactions
Electrical and Computer Engineering (Courtesy)


2014 Black Engr.
2529 Union Dr.
Ames, IA 50011



  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of California-Berkeley, 2010
  • MTech, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institutes of Technology-Madras, 2005
  • BTech, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institutes of Technology-Madras, 2005

Interest Areas

  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Cardiovascular Biomechanics
  • Geometric Modeling
  • Geometric Machine Learning
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Isogeometric Analysis
  • GPU and Parallel Computing
  • Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Evaluation


Aditya Balu, Manoj R. Rajanna, Joel Khristy, Fei Xu, Adarsh Krishnamurthy, Ming-Chen Hsu; Direct immersogeometric fluid flow and heat transfer analysis of objects represented by point clouds, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 404(115742), 2023.

Josh Mineroff, Balaji Pokuri, Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, Adarsh Krishnamurthy; Optimization framework for patient-specific modeling under uncertainty, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, e3665, 2022.

Aditya Balu, Soumik Sarkar, Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, Adarsh Krishnamurthy; Physics-aware machine learning surrogates for real-time manufacturing digital twin, Manufacturing Letters, 34:71–74, 2022.

Jaydeep Rade, Juntao Zhang, Soumik Sarkar, Adarsh Krishnamurthy, Juan Ren, Anwesha Sarkar; Deep learning for live cell shape detection and automated AFM navigation, Bioengineering, 9(10):522, 2022.

Harshil Shah, Sambit Ghadai, Dhruv Gamdha, Alex Schuster, Ivan Thomas, Nathan Greiner, Adarsh Krishnamurthy; GPU-accelerated collision analysis of vehicles in a point cloud environment, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 42(5):37–50, 2022.

Anjana Deva Prasad, Aditya Balu, Harshil Shah, Soumik Sarkar, Chinmay Hegde, Adarsh Krishnamurthy; NURBS-Diff: A differentiable programming module for NURBS, Computer Aided Design, 146(103199), 2022.

Aditya Balu, Sambit Ghadai, Onur Bingol, Adarsh Krishnamurthy; HyBODT: Hybrid bounded distance transform of trimmed NURBS models, Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 22(4):041008, 2022.

Harshil Shah, Xin Huang, Onur Bingol, Manoj Rajanna, Adarsh Krishnamurthy; GPU-accelerated post-processing and animated volume rendering of isogeometric analysis results, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 19(4):779–796, 2021.

Jaydeep Rade, Aditya Balu, Ethan Herron, Jay Pathak, Rishikesh Ranade, Soumik Sarkar, Adarsh Krishnamurthy; Algorithm consistent deep learning for structural topology optimization, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 106(104483):1–19, 2021.

Nathan Scheirer, Stephen Holland, Adarsh Krishnamurthy; Fiber layup generation on curved composite structures, Computer-Aided Design, 136:103031, 2021.

Sambit Ghadai, Anushrut Jignasu, Adarsh Krishnamurthy; Direct 3D printing of multilevel voxel models, Additive Manufacturing, 40, 2021.

Fei Xu, Emily L. Johnson, Chenglong Wang, Arian Jafari, Cheng-Hau Yang, Michael S. Sacks, Adarsh Krishnamurthy, Ming-Chen Hsu; Computational investigation of left ventricular hemodynamics following bioprosthetic aortic and mitral valve replacement, Mechanics Research Communications, 112(103604):1–12, 2021.

Primary Strategic Research Area

Advanced Materials & Manufacturing