Reuben Kraft

Shuman Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Reuben Kraft

Research Summary

Computational methods and high performance computing to examine brain neurotrauma biomechanics; human structural connectome analysis using physics-based predictions of biomechanical brain injury.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Brain Mechanics Finite Element Method Bone Microstructure Biomechanics Fracture Toughness Modeling Crystal Structure Skull Fibers Modulation Model Head Biomechanical Phenomena Electrodes Polycrystals Bone And Bones Tissue Wounds And Injuries Neurons Statistics Osteoblasts Osteogenesis Axons

Most Recent Papers

Development of optically controlled “living electrodes” with long-projecting axon tracts for a synaptic brain-machine interface

Dayo Adewole, Laura Struzyna, James Harris, Ashley Nemes, Justin Burrell, Dmitriy Petrov, Reuben Kraft, Issac Chen, Mijail Serruya, John Wolf, Kacy Cullen, 2021, Science Advances

Fatigue damage prediction in the annulus of cervical spine intervertebral discs using finite element analysis

Adhitya V. Subramani, Phillip E. Whitley, Harsha T. Garimella, Reuben H. Kraft, 2020, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering on p. 773-784

A computational model of bidirectional axonal growth in micro-tissue engineered neuronal networks (micro-TENNs)

Toma Marinov, Haven A. López Sánchez, Liang Yuchi, Dayo O. Adewole, D. Kacy Cullen, Reuben H. Kraft, 2020, In Silico Biology on p. 15-29

Embedded Finite Elements for Modeling Axonal Injury

Harsha T. Garimella, Ritika R. Menghani, Jesse I. Gerber, Srikumar Sridhar, Reuben H. Kraft, 2019, Annals of Biomedical Engineering on p. 1889-1907

A coupled reaction–diffusion–strain model predicts cranial vault formation in development and disease

Chanyoung Lee, Joan Therese Richtsmeier, Reuben H. Kraft, 2019, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology on p. 1197-1211

Biomechanics of blast TBI with time-resolved consecutive primary, secondary, and tertiary loads

Andrzej Przekwas, Harsha T. Garimella, X. Gary Tan, Z. J. Chen, Yuyang Miao, Vincent Harrand, Reuben H. Kraft, Raj K. Gupta, 2019, Military Medicine on p. 195-205

Computational model of a synovial joint morphogenesis

Andrés Felipe Carrera-Pinzón, Kalenia Márquez-Flórez, Reuben H. Kraft, Salah Ramtani, Diego Alexander Garzón-Alvarado, 2019, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology

Exploring Mechanisms of Cranial Vault Development using a Coupled Turing-Biomechanical Model

Reuben Kraft, Chanyoung Lee, J Richtsmeier, Matthew Dolack, 2019, The FASEB Journal on p. 326.2-326.2

Embedded finite elements for modeling axonal injury.

2018, Annals of Biomedical Engineering

The Multi-Axial Failure Response of Porcine Trabecular Skull Bone Estimated Using Microstructural Simulations

Ziwen Fang, Allison N. Ranslow, Patricia De Tomas, Allan Gunnarsson, Tusit Weerasooriya, Sikhanda Satapathy, Kimberly A. Thompson, Reuben H. Kraft, 2018, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

Most-Cited Papers

Combining the Finite Element Method with Structural Connectome-based Analysis for Modeling Neurotrauma

Reuben H. Kraft, Phillip Justin Mckee, Amy M. Dagro, Scott T. Grafton, 2012, PLoS Computational Biology on p. e1002619

Mesoscale modeling of nonlinear elasticity and fracture in ceramic polycrystals under dynamic shear and compression

J. D. Clayton, Reuben H. Kraft, R. B. Leavy, 2012, International Journal of Solids and Structures on p. 2686-2702

Modeling the mechanics of axonal fiber tracts using the embedded finite element method

Harsha T. Garimella, Reuben H. Kraft, 2017, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering

Fracture toughness of advanced structural ceramics

Jeffrey J. Swab, Jason Tice, Andrew A. Wereszczak, Reuben H. Kraft, 2015, Journal of the American Ceramic Society on p. 607-615

Engineered Axonal Tracts as “Living Electrodes” for Synaptic-Based Modulation of Neural Circuitry

Mijail D. Serruya, James P. Harris, Dayo O. Adewole, Laura A. Struzyna, Justin C. Burrell, Ashley Nemes, Dmitriy Petrov, Reuben H. Kraft, H. Isaac Chen, John A. Wolf, D. Kacy Cullen, 2018, Advanced Functional Materials

A computational analysis of bone formation in the cranial vault using a coupled reaction-diffusion-strain model

Chanyoung Lee, Joan Richtsmeier, Reuben Kraft, 2017, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology

A computational analysis of bone formation in the cranial vault in the mouse

Chanyoung Lee, Joan T. Richtsmeier, Reuben H. Kraft, 2015, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology

Embedded Finite Elements for Modeling Axonal Injury

Harsha T. Garimella, Ritika R. Menghani, Jesse I. Gerber, Srikumar Sridhar, Reuben H. Kraft, 2019, Annals of Biomedical Engineering on p. 1889-1907

Do blast induced skull flexures result in axonal deformation?

Harsha T. Garimella, Reuben H. Kraft, Andrzej J. Przekwas, 2018, PLoS One

Assessing functional connectivity across 3D tissue engineered axonal tracts using calcium fluorescence imaging

Anjali Vijay Dhobale, Dayo O. Adewole, Andy Ho Wing Chan, Toma Marinov, Mijail D. Serruya, Reuben H. Kraft, D. Kacy Cullen, 2018, Journal of Neural Engineering