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structural engineering and mechanics educator

Ramesh Babu Malla, American structural engineering and mechanics educator.


Malla, Ramesh Babu was born on March 11, 1955 in Chhoprak, Gorkha, Nepal. Came to the United States, 1979. Son of Padma Narayan and Dharma Kumari (Shrestha) Malla.


ISc, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1973. Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 1979. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Delaware, 1981.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Massachusetts, 1986.


Research assistant University Delaware, Newark, 1979-1981. Structural engineer United Engineers Constructors, Inc., Philadelphia, 1981-1983. Research and teaching assistant University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1983-1985.

Visiting assistant professor University Connecticut, Storrs, 1985-1990, assistant professor, 1990-1996, associate professor, since 1996, associate head department, since 1998. Campus director National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Connecticut Space Grant Consortium, since 1991.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Society of Civil Engineers (vice chair executive committee aerospace division, committee on special structures, subcommittee dynamics of lattice towers, space engineering and construction, control group committee dynamics and controls, editorial board Jour Aerospace Engineering), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate editor Journal Spacecraft and Rockets, editorial board International Journal Space Structures), American Association of University Professors, American Academy Mechanics, International Design for Extreme Environmental Association (founding), Tau Beta Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: public service, games, sports, traveling.


Married Sun-Kyeong Lee, July 12, 1989.

Padma Narayan Malla

Dharma Kumari (Shrestha) Malla

Sun-Kyeong Lee