Director's Bio

Dr. Sridhar Santhanam is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering department at Villanova University.  He obtained his bachelors degree in mechanical engineering in 1984 from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, India.  He has an M.S. and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Arizona State University (ASU), in Tempe, Arizona. At Villanova, Dr. Santhanam has taught a wide variety of classes in mechanics, design, manufacturing, and materials at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.   His primary research interests are in the use of mechanics to model material behavior.  Research problems he is currently engaged in include the use of guided ultrasonic waves for structural health monitoring and the modeling of high temperature refractory materials.Dr. Sridhar Santhanam is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering department at Villanova University.  He obtained his bachelors degree in mechanical engineering in 1984 from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, India.  He has an M.S. and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Arizona State University (ASU), in Tempe, Arizona. At Villanova, Dr. Santhanam has taught a wide variety of classes in mechanics, design, manufacturing, and materials at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.   His primary research interests are in the use of mechanics to model material behavior.  Research problems he is currently engaged in include the use of guided ultrasonic waves for structural health monitoring and the modeling of high temperature refractory materials.

Research Video

Exploring the use of radar imaging for monitoring the elderly living alone.

Contact Us

Dr. Moeness Amin
Director
Center for Advanced Communications
Phone: 610-519-4263

Janice J. Moughan
Center Coordinator
Center for Advanced Communications
Phone: 610-519-4599

Address: 800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova University
Villanova, PA 19085

Research Activities

Research emphases of the Center for Advanced Communications encompass several aspects of advances in broadband wireless communications and RF acoustic sensing, and imaging. Some research activities include:

Acoustics and Ultrasound Lab (AUL)