» Joby John, Ph.D.

Joby John, Ph.D.Assistant Professor (Mathematics), Schmid College Of Science and Technology
Email: jjohn@chapman.edu

Education/Training

2009 - 2010

Postdoctoral Researcher, Nonlinear Dynamics Lab, Dept. Of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Penn State University (Mentor: Prof. Joseph Cusumano).

2004 - 2009

Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics, Nonlinear Dynamics Lab, Dept. Of Engineering Science Mechanics, Penn State University (Mentor: Prof. Joseph Cusumano).

2001 - 2003

M.S. in Enginnering Mechanics (Solid Mechanics), Penn State University (Mentor: Prof. Eduard S.Ventsel )

1996 - 2000

B.Tech, Mechanical Engineering, University of Kerala.

Research Interests

Dr. John is a mathematically inclined engineer who builds mathematical models to understand
problems, like variability in human movement and how it affects the performance in skilled
tasks, how disease affects symmetry of locomotion, modeling the nonlinear bending behavior
of corrugated plates, and how geometry and mechanics interact to produce structures with
high compressive strengths. He is also interested in Machine learning, specifically Deep
Neural Networks; its application to various time-series data is being explored.