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Ravindra Duddu

Faculty Head

Rothschild College

Faculty Head of College Ravindra Duddu (he, him, his) is an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering. Duddu received his Ph.D. in civil engineering from Northwestern University and has been a part of the Vanderbilt faculty since 2012. His research focuses on developing advanced physics-based models for fracture of engineering and natural materials, formulating robust and accurate numerical methodologies, and implementing efficient algorithms for parallel computing. In his leisure time,  he likes to play board games with his kids, play ping pong and volleyball, go swimming, and listen to music and podcasts.