Injury Biomechanics; Orthopedic Devices

Courses Taught




ENGR 5117

Experimental Methods


ENGR 5314

Continuum Mechanics


MEE 2305

Instrumentation and Data Acquisition Lab


MEE 3301

Machine Theory and Design


MEE 4405

Vibrations Laboratory


Selected Publications

  • Karchner, J.P., Yousefi, F., Bitman, S.R., Darvish, K., & Pleshko, N. (2019). Non-Destructive Spectroscopic Assessment of High and Low Weight Bearing Articular Cartilage Correlates with Mechanical Properties. Cartilage, 10(4), pp. 480-490. United States. doi: 10.1177/1947603518764269

  • Wolfson, M.R., Pleshko, N., Darvish, K., Marcinkiewicz, M., Wu, J., Rakymzhan, A., Kyada, R., Enkhbaatar, P., Fukuda, S., Nelson, C., Williams, R.O., Komissarov, A., Florova, G., Shaffer, T.H., & Idell, S. (2019). Understanding Airway Casts Secondary to Inhalational Smoke-Induced Acute Lung Injury (ISALI): Independent Assessment Tools of Composition and Fibrinolysin Impact. AMERICAN JOURNAL of RESPIRATORY and CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 199. Retrieved from

  • Darvish, K., Chen, Z.W., Phan, M., & Pasang, T. (2018). Selective laser melting of Co-29Cr-6Mo alloy with laser power 180–360 W: Cellular growth, intercellular spacing and the related thermal condition. Materials Characterization, 135, pp. 183-191. doi: 10.1016/j.matchar.2017.11.042

  • Assari, S. & Darvish, K. (2018). Brain tissue material and damage properties for blast trauma. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), 3. doi: 10.1115/IMECE201888419