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

Most Recent Papers

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

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

A non-linear multiaxial fatigue damage model for the cervical intervertebral disc annulus

Shruti Motiwale, Adhitya Subramani, Reuben H. Kraft, Xianlian Zhou, 2018, Advances in Mechanical Engineering

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 T. Richtsmeier, Reuben H. Kraft, 2017, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology

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

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

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

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

Chanyoung Lee, Joan T. Richtsmeier, Reuben H. 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

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

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 non-linear multiaxial fatigue damage model for the cervical intervertebral disc annulus

Shruti Motiwale, Adhitya Subramani, Reuben H. Kraft, Xianlian Zhou, 2018, Advances in Mechanical Engineering