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 Modeling Electrodes Fracture Toughness Crystal Structure Fibers Modulation Model Axons Head Morphogenesis Polycrystals Biomechanical Phenomena Neurons Osteoblasts Wounds And Injuries Growth Skull Bone And Bones Osteogenesis

Most Recent Papers

Computation of history-dependent mechanical damage of axonal fiber tracts in the brain: towards tracking sub-concussive and occupational damage to the brain

Jesse Gerber, Reuben Kraft, Harsha Garimella, bioRxiv

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

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

Implications of statistical spread to experimental analysis in a novel miniature kolsky bar

Thomas Hannah, Reuben H. Kraft, Valerie Martin, Stephen Ellis, 2020,

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 morphogenesis of embryonic bone development

Matthew E. Dolack, Chanyoung Lee, Ying Ru, Arsalan Marghoub, Joan T. Richtsmeier, Ethylin Wang Jabs, Mehran Moazen, Diego A. Garzón-Alvarado, Reuben H. Kraft, 2019, on p. 197-219

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

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

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

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

Do blast induced skull flexures result in axonal deformation?

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

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

Effects of torso-borne mass and loading severity on early response of the lumbar spine under high-rate vertical loading

Jiang Yue Zhang, Andrew C. Merkle, Catherine M. Carneal, Robert S. Armiger, Reuben H. Kraft, Emily E. Ward, Kyle A. Ott, Alexis C. Wickwire, Christopher J. Dooley, Timothy P. Harrigan, Jack C. Roberts, 2013, on p. 111-123