Assistant Professor
Packard Lab 561
19 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Phone Number: 
(610) 758-3784
Ganesh Balasubramanian

Areas of Research

Computational Materials Engineering
Nanoscale Sciences


Ganesh Balasubramanian is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics at Lehigh University. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and of Materials Science and Engineering at Iowa State University. He received his BME degree in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University (India) in 2007, his PhD in Engineering Mechanics from Virginia Tech in 2011, and was a postdoctoral research associate in Theoretical Physical Chemistry at TU Darmstadt (Germany) till fall of 2012. His research and teaching interests are in advanced energy and structural materials, nanoscale transport and mechanics, and multi-scale engineering. Some of his recognitions include the ASEE Outstanding New ME Educator award, AFRL Summer Faculty Fellowship, ISU Miller Faculty Fellowship, Graduate Man of the Year and Liviu Librescu Scholarship at Virginia Tech, and Young Engineering Fellowship from the Indian Institute of Science.


Ph.D., Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech
BME, Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University (India)