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Education and Credentials
Ph.D. in Engineering Science, December 2003 – Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
Dissertation: Development of a friction layer model for the brake pad-rotor interface for noise and vibration
Dissertation Advisors: Drs. Ajay Mahajan and Peter Filip

M.Tech. in Applied Mechanics, August 1996 – Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
Thesis: Numerical simulation of viscoelastic contact problems
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Anand Jagota

Professional Experience

THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY, Ewing, NJ

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor (09/2011 – Present)

Assistant Professor (08/2006 – 8/2011)

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Springfield, Illinois
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Research Assistant Professor (01/2006 – 08/2006)
Director, Biomechanics Laboratory (02/2004 – 08/2006)
Post-Doctoral Fellow (2/2004 to 12/2005)

Supervised and facilitated biomechanical and clinical research. Played key role in development of biomechanics test protocols. Oversaw research teams consisting of multiple faculty members, laboratory engineers, medical residents, and students. Analyzed and interpreted research findings. Prepared grant proposals for submission to federal agencies, industry, and internal agencies.

Selected accomplishments:

  • Established inter- and intra- institutional research collaborations.
  • Upgraded Biomechanics Laboratory, including addition of data-acquisition system, and advanced software.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, Carbondale, Illinois
Research Assistant, Center for Advanced Friction Studies (8/2001 to 12/2003)

Provided critical research expertise for the $1 million-per-year research center funded by National Science Foundation, State of Illinois, and a 10-company consortium including Boeing, Honeywell, ABS, Link Engineering, Tribco Inc., and Messier-Bugatti. Coordinated laboratories and periodically served as lecturer for various engineering courses. Prepared and submitted quarterly technical reports to the Industrial Advisory Board. Published in refereed journals and presented scientific findings at international conferences.

  • Developed novel theory and model for frictional contact to demonstrate effect of friction layer on noise and vibration on disc brake system.
  • Developed finite element nonlinear contact models (using ANSYS) to represent rotor-pad coupling stiffness using nano-scale measurements.
  • Introduced automated data-acquisition laboratory.

RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LIMITED (a Fortune 500 Company), Mumbai, India

Assistant Manager (8/1997 to 7/2001)
Graduate Management Trainee (8/1996-07/1997)

Performed system engineering, system integration, project planning,and project execution for wide variety of projects.
Developed 1000 TPH Petcoke-based CFBC boiler design, combustion by-product disposal and
handling plan.

 

Teaching

Classes taught:

Statics

Biomechanics

Strength of Materials

Finite Element Analysis in Mechanical Design

Mechanical Design Analysis -I

Mechanical Design Analysis -II

Mechanical Measurement Laboratory-I

Vibration Analysis

Coordinator for Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Projects

 

Journal Publications

Sidebottom, M., Allan, DG, and Paliwal, M., “Analysis of a retrieved squeaking ceramic-on-ceramic hip arthroplasty bearing”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science ( Under review)

O’Laughlin, R., Abbruzzese, K., Lee, D., Allan, D. G., and Paliwal, M., “Failure analysis of surrogate tibial constructs with medium and fast setting bone cements”. Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol. 32, pp 312-321, 2013.

Paliwal, M., Allan, D. G., and Filip, P., “Failure analysis of three uncemented titanium alloy modular total hip stems”. Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol. 17, Issue 5, pp 1230-1238, 2010.

Froelich, J., Idusuyi, O.B., Clark, D., Kogler, G., Paliwal, M., Dyrstad, B., and Milbrandt, J., “Torsional stiffness of an intramedullary nail versus blade plate fixation for tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis: A biomechanical study”. The Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp 109-113, 2010.

Paliwal, M., Allan, D. G., and Filip, P., “Retrieval Analysis of a Cementless Modular Total Hip Arthroplasty Prosthesis.” International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalized Medicine, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp 45 – 56, 2009.

Allan, D. G., Paliwal, M., and Filip, P., “Trabecular Metal Patella Implanted into Soft-tissue in a post-Patellectomized Knee” International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalized Medicine, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp 285-294, 2008.

Paliwal, M., Mahajan, A., Don, J., Chu, T., and Filip, P., “Investigation of high frequency squeal in a disc brake system using a friction layer-based coupling stiffness.” Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 19:513-522, 2005

Paliwal, M., Mahajan, A., Don, J., Chu, T., and Filip, P., “Noise and vibration analysis in a disc brake system using a stick-slip friction model involving contact stiffness.” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 282:1273-1284, 2005.

Filip, P., Paliwal, M., and Mazanec, K., “Fatigue crack propagation in pseudoelastic TiNi smart microarticles.” Zeitschrift für Metallkunde, 95:5, 2004.


Refereed Conference Proceedings

Rajput, S., and Paliwal, M., “Stochastic Modeling of Crevice Corrosion with emphasis on Titanium alloys modular total joint arthroplasty”, Paper# IMECE2014-37300, Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 14-20, 2014, Montreal, Canada.

Paliwal, M., and Wickramasinghe, T.W.,  “Mathematical Analysis of the Motion of Fluid in between Ceramic-on-Ceramic Total Joint Atthroplasty Bearing Surfaces”, Paper# IMECE2014-37301, Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 14-20, 2014, Montreal, Canada.

Sidebottom, M., Allan, D.G., and Paliwal, M.,  “Ceramic-on-Ceramic Hip Implants: Analysis of Friction induced squeal”, Paper# IMECE2014-36821, Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 14-20, 2014, Montreal, Canada.

Hazlett, L., Becker, G., Calvis, A., Verzi, M., and Paliwal, M.,  “Design of Bioabsorbable Polymeric Humeral Fracture Fixation Device”, Paper# IMECE2014-39743, Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 14-20, 2014, Montreal, Canada.

Paliwal, M., “Numerical analysis on stress induced corrosion with emphasis on Ti-Alloy total hip arthroplasty stem failure”, Paper# IMECE2013-63689, Proceedings of the 2013 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 15-21, 2013, San Diego, California, USA.

Candiotti, H.; Karl, B.; Knowles, K.; Mathews, D.; Hall, C.; Mohen, K.; Paliwal, M., “Fused Deposition Modeling BioPrinter,” Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC), 2013 39th Annual Northeast , vol., no., pp.177,178, 5-7 April 2013

Polhemus, A.; Doherty, B.; Mackiw, K.; Patel, R.; Paliwal, M., “uGrip II: A Novel Functional Hybrid Prosthetic Hand Design,” Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC), 2013 39th Annual Northeast , vol., no., pp.303,304, 5-7 April 2013

Erndt-Marino, J.; Ghodbane, S.A.; Pachomski, C.; White, D.; Paliwal, M., “A Novel Inductive Biphasic Proximal Humerus Internal Fracture Fixator,” Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC), 2013 39th Annual Northeast , vol., no., pp.239,240, 5-7 April 2013

Sidebottom, M., Paliwal, M., and D. Gordon Allan, “Influence of coupling stiffness on friction-induced squeak of Ceramic-on-Ceramic Hip Implants”, Poster # 1766, 2013 Annual Orthopaedic Research Society, January 26-29, 2013, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Abbruzzese, K., O’Laughlin, R., Lee, D., Allan, D. G., and Paliwal, M., “Effect of cement viscosity in total knee arthroplasty”, Paper# IMECE2012- 89094, Proceedings of the 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 9-15, 2012, Houston, Texas, USA.

Sidebottom, M., and Paliwal, M., “Friction induced squeak of ceramic-on-ceramic hip implants: A stability design criterion”, Paper# IMECE2012- 87119, Proceedings of the 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 9-15, 2012, Houston, Texas, USA.

Paliwal, M., and Sepahpour, B., “A Revised Approach for Better Implementation of Capstone Senior Design Projects”, Paper#AC 2012-5442, 119th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, TX.

Sidebottom, M., and Paliwal, M., “Design criteria for preventing friction-induced squeak of Ceramic-on-Ceramic Hip Implants”, Poster presentation, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) 2011 Annual Meeting, October 12-15, 2011, Hartford, CT.

Abbruzzese, K., Lee, D., Swedberg, A., Talasan, H., Paliwal, M., ” An innovative design for an Assistive Arm Orthosis for stroke and muscle dystrophy”,  Poster presentation, 2011 IEEE 37th Northeast Bioengineering Conference, April 1-3, Troy, NY

Abbruzzese, K., O’Laughlin, R, Lee, D., Paliwal, M., Allan, D., “Investigation of the Effect of Cement Viscosity in Total Knee Arthroplasty using Digital Image Correlation” Poster # 1080, Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Annual Meeting, January 13-16, 2011, Long Beach, California.

Abbruzzese, K., O’Laughlin, R., Lee, D., Paliwal, M., Allan, D G, “Investigation of the effect of cement viscosity in TKA”, Poster presentation, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) 2010 Annual Meeting, October 6 – 9, 2010, Austin, TX.

Lee, D., McDonough, M., Paliwal, M., and Yan, K., “A Novel Method for Measuring the Micromechanics of Soft Tissue using Digital Image Correlation”, Poster presentation, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) 2010 Annual Meeting, October 6-9, 2010, Austin, TX.

Rohrs, E., Paliwal, M., Allan, DG, “Finite Element Analysis of the influence of cement viscosity on cement mantle in Total Knee Arthroplasty”, Paper Number: SBC2010-19550, June 16-19, 2010, ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Naples, FL

Mehta, R., Lipat, K., Rohrs, E., Reed, E., and Paliwal, M., “An improved smart ankle-foot orthosis design using dual fluid power cylinders”, Paper Number: DMD2010-3859, Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, April 13-15, 2010, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Coughlin, T., Knight, J., Al-Omaishi, S., Hinkle, A., VanCleve, M., and Paliwal, M., “EXO-LEG: A single leg walking assist device”, Paper Number: DMD2010-3859, Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, April 13-15, 2010, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Geronimo, A., Holyoak, M., Scherm, E., Oliver, M., and Paliwal, M., “The Therapress 1600i: Accelerating Knee Rehabilitation”, Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, April 14-16, 2009, Minneapolis, Minnesota.(J. Med. Devices, June 2009, Volume 3, Issue 2) \\ Featured in: Top 10 Most Downloaded Articles of Journal of Medical Devices– August 2009

Bryndza, J., Weiser, A., and Paliwal, M., “Design of a Dynamic Stabilization Spine Implant”, Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, April 14-16, 2009, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (J. Med. Devices, June 2009, Volume 3, Issue 2)

Paliwal, M., Kern, B., and Allan, D.G., “The influence of cement viscosity on cement mantle in total knee arthroplasty”, Poster # 563,  ORS 55th Annual Meeting, February 22-25, 2009, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Paliwal, M., Allan, D.G., and Filip, P., “Failure of three cementless modular total hip arthroplasty prostheses: A retrieval analysis”, ASME Paper IMECE2008-66998, Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, October 31- November 6, 2008, Boston, USA.

Paliwal, M., Kern, B., and Allan, D.G., “Evaluation of the effect of cement viscosity on cement mantle in total knee arthroplasty”, ASME Paper IMECE2008-67967, Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, October 31- November 6, 2008, Boston, USA.

LeBlon, C.E., Rahimi, N.S., Cucinotta, M.J., and Paliwal, M., “An Improved External Fixator Design for Femoral Fracture Reduction”, BioMed-38087, Proceedings of BioMed2008, ASME 3rd Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference, Irvine, California, USA, June 18-20, 2008.

Cucinotta, M.J., LeBlon, C.E., Rahimi, N.S., and Paliwal, M., “A New External Fixator Design for Femoral Fracture Reduction”, 7th Annual Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 15 – 17, 2008 (Also published in Journal of Medical Devices, Vol. 2, Iss. 2, 2008 (Abstract only))

Paliwal, M., Allan, D.G., and Filip, P., “Failure of three cementless modular total hip arthroplasty prostheses: A retrieval analysis”, ASME Paper IMECE2008-66998, Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, October 31- November 6, 2008, Boston, USA.

Paliwal, M., Kern, B., and Allan, D.G., “Evaluation of the effect of cement viscosity on cement mantle in total knee arthroplasty”, ASME Paper IMECE2008-67967, Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, October 31- November 6, 2008, Boston, USA.

Paliwal, M., Allan, D.G., and Filip, P., “Retrieval Analysis of a Cementless Modular Total Hip Arthroplasty Prosthesis”, Proceedings of the IEEE 7th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, October 14-17, 2007, pp. 553-558.

Allan, D.G., Paliwal, M., and Filip, P., “Trabecular Metal Patella Implanted into Soft-Tissue in a Post-Patellectomized Knee: A Case Report”, The IEEE 7th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, October 14-17, 2007, pp. 559-562.

Joy, E., Paliwal, M., and Allan, D. G. “Cemented versus press-fit fixation in NexGen cruciate retaining total knee replacement.” Paper # 226, 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Chicago, IL, March 23-26, 2006.

Paliwal, M., Allan, D.G., Barnhart, B., Trammell, R., “Serum Cobalt and Chromium Levels in Patients with Metal-on-Metal Resurfacing Hip Prostheses”, Podium presentation, 61st COA Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, June 2-4, 2006.

Paliwal, M., Joy, E., and Allan, D. G., “Prospective Evaluation of Cemented Versus Press-Fit Fixation in NexGen Cruciate-Retaining TKR”, Poster presentation, 61st COA Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, June 2-4, 2006

Paliwal, M., Allan, D.G., ” Short-Term Clinical Outcome of Patients Treated with a Metal-on-Metal Resurfacing Hip Replacement”, Poster presentation, 61st COA Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, June 2-4, 2006.

Allan, D.G., Barnhart, B., Paliwal, M., and Trammell, R., ” Serum Cobalt and Chromium Levels in Patients with Metal-on-Metal Resurfacing Hip Prostheses”, Paper # 15, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 19-23, 2006.

Joy, E., Paliwal, M., and Allan, D. G. ” Cemented Versus Press-Fit Fixation in NexGen Cruciate-Retaining Total Knee Replacement: A Prospective Evaluation.” Paper # 57, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 19-23, 2006.

Allan, D.G., Paliwal, M., and Filip, P., “Augmented Tantalum Patella in Total Knee Arthroplasty”, Poster # 26, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 19-23, 2006

Allan, D.G., Paliwal, M., ” Short-Term Clinical Outcome of Patients Treated with a Metal-on-Metal Resurfacing Hip Replacement”, Poster # 27, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 19-23, 2006.

Allan, D.G., and Paliwal, M., ” AcuMatch® Highly Modular Femoral Stem in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Prospective Evaluation “, Poster # 28, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 19-23, 2006.

Allan, D.G., Paliwal, M., and Filip, P., ” Analysis of Retrieved Modular Prostheses”, Poster # 29, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 19-23, 2006.

Wolters, B., Paliwal, M., Lebiedowska, M., and Allan, D. G. “Comparison of femoral canal preparation techniques in THA: ‘Reamer and Broach’ versus ‘Broach only’ techniques.” Proceedings of Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, 2005 Annual Meeting, , Florida, April 20-24, 2005.

Wolters, B., Paliwal, M., Lebiedowska, M., and Allan, D. G. “Comparison of femoral canal preparation techniques in total hip arthroplasty.” Proceedings of 5th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies of the USA, Canada, Japan and Europe, Banff, Alberta, Canada, October 10-13, 2004.

Paliwal, M., Mahajan, A., Don, J. and Filip, P., “Application of wavelet transforms in the analysis of high frequency squeal in a disc brake system.” Braking 2004 – Vehicle Braking and Chassis Control, Edited by David Barton and Andrew Blackwood, Leeds, UK, July 7-9, 2004, pp. 133-142.

Paliwal, M., Mahajan, A. and Filip, P., “Analysis of high-frequency squeal in a disc-brake system using a stick-slip friction model.” IMECE2003-55029, Proceedings of the ASME IMECE Conference (CD-ROM), Washington DC, Nov. 2003.

Paliwal, M., Mahajan, A., Don, J. and Filip, P., “Application of Wavelet Transforms in the analysis of High Frequency Squeal in a Disc Brake System.” Proc. of SES2003, 40th Annual Technical Meeting Society of Engineering Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, October 12-15, 2003.

Interactive session


BuSha, B., and Paliwal, M., “Undergraduate student authorship or acknowledgement, a story of three collaboration efforts that resulted in peer-reviewed articles”, Council on Undergraduate Research Conference 2012-Leveraging Uncertainty: Towards a new generation of undergraduate research, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ June 23-26, 2012.

 

Scholarly awards

TCNJ Support of Scholarly Activities (SOSA) Award:

Received for the academic year 2014-16 (six faculty weighted hours)

Received for the academic year 2012-14 (six faculty weighted hours)

Received for the academic year 2010-12 (six faculty weighted hours)

Received for the academic year 2009-10 (three faculty weighted hours)

Received for the academic year 2008-09 (three faculty weighted hours)

Funded Research


With Samir Aouadi, Ph.D., Peter Filip, Ph.D., and D. Gordon Allan, M.D. “Wear and Biocompatibility of Nitride-based Nanocomposite Coatings for Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement” Funded by the Office of Research and Development Affairs (ORDA), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2006-2007, 1 year.

With Brian Kern, M.D., and Gordon Allan, M.D., “Evaluation of the effect of cement viscosity on cement mantle in Total Knee Arthroplasty”, Funded by Memorial Medical Foundation, Zimmer Inc.and the Department of Surgery, 2006, 1 year.

With Mark McAndrew, M.D., Peter Kurath, Ph.D., and William Payne, M.D., “Fixation of intertrochanteric fractures.” Funded by industry, E. Shannon Stauffer Foundation, and Department of Surgery Research Grant, 2004, 1 year.

With David Clark, M.D., Osaretin B. Idusuyi, M.D., Geza Kogler, Ph.D., Peter Filip, Ph.D., D.Sc. “Rotational stability of the intramedullary rod fixation vs. blade plate and screw fixation in tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis: a biomechanical analysis.” Funded by Industry, and the Department of Surgery Research Grant, 2004, 1 year.

Professional Affiliations & Service


National Science Foundation (NSF)

Grant Proposal Review Panelist, Summer 2012

 

Journal/Conference Review

Reviewer: Journal of Vibration and Control

Reviewer: Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – Part B Applied Biomaterials

Reviewer: Engineering Failure Analysis (Journal)

Reviewer: ASME International Mechanical Congress & Exposition

Reviewer: Design of Medical Devices Conference

 

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Publicity Chair, 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Stanford, CA

Publicity Chair, 2011 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Arlington, VA

Chair, Succession Subcommittee, MIIS Technical Committee, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division (2012-)

Chair, MIIS Technical Committee, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division (2010-2012)

Secretary, MIIS Technical Committee, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division (2008-2010)

Symposium organizer on topic “Application of Modeling, Identification, and Intelligent Systems in Biomedical Systems”, at the 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), November 12-15, Seattle, Washington.

Chair, ASME IMECE 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007 conference sessions organized by Dynamic Systems and Control Division

Chair, ASME IMECE 2008 conference session organized by Bioengineering Division.

Publicity & Newsletter Editor for ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division (DSCD) (2004-07)

Newsletter Editor for ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division (DSCD) MIIS Technical Committee (2007-Present)

 

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)

Co-chair: Working group on Institutional Assessment, Accountability and Effectiveness for Middle States Commission on Higher Education Institutional Re-accreditation (2013- )

Member, The College-wide Committee on Strategic Planning and Priorities (2012-15)

Member, TCNJ Faculty Senate (2012-15)

Member, TCNJ Senate Executive Board (2013-15)

Chair, The College-wide Committee on Students and Campus Community (2011-12)

School of Engineering Academic Integrity Officer (2010-)

Facilitator, TCNJ Summer reading program (2010, 2011, 2012)