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Geetha Chimata


Office:   Suite 200, 1 Research Drive, CUIcar
Phone: (864) 365 0436


Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2016
M.S., Texas A & M University, 2012
B.Tech., National Institute of Technology-Warangal, 2008

Research Interests

Tribology of biological systems, Tactile communications, Sustainable tribological solutions for manufacturing applications, Additive manufacturing, Bio-inspired design for manufacturing applications, and Metrology.

Selected Publications

Chimata, G., & Schwartz, C. (2018). Investigation of the Role of Diminishing Surface Area on Friction-Based Tactile Discrimination of Textures. Biotribology, 15, 1-8.

Chimata, G., & Schwartz, C. (2017). Tactile Discrimination of Randomly Textured Surfaces: Effect of Friction and Surface Parameters. Biotribology, 11, 102-109.

Chimata, G., & Schwartz, C. (2015). Investigation of friction mechanisms in finger pad sliding against surfaces of varying roughness. Biotribology, 3, 11-19.

Chimata, G., & Schwartz, C. (2014). Investigation of the effect of the normal load on the incidence of friction blisters in a skin-simulant model. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 229(3), 266-272.

Geetha Chimata