Skip navigation

Klod Kokini

Klod Kokini

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering


Phone: +1 765 494-5727
Fax: +1 765 494-0539

Purdue University
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 W. Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045


  • BSME, Bogazici University (former Robert College), Istanbul, Turkey, 1976
  • MSME, Syracuse University, 1978
  • PhD, Syracuse University, 1982

Research Interests

  • Mechanical behavior, design and remodeling of biological tissues
  • Effect of stresses on remodeling
  • Tissue engineering
  • Cell-extracellular matrix (ECM) interactions
  • Thermal stresses
  • Thermal fracture and fatigue of advanced materials, in particular high temperature materials
  • Ceramic coatings