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Sample Works

Prof. Dhanjoo Ghista’s  sample works across academic disciplines


I.  Sample Publications in Biomedical Engineering and Medicine

"An Analytic Elastic-Viscoelastic Model for the Shape and Forces of the Left Ventricle",  by D.N. Ghista & H. Sandler.  Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 2, 1969.

“Systolic modeling of the left ventricle as a mechatronic system: determination of myocardial fiber’s sarcomere contractile characteristics and new performance indices” by D.N.Ghista, L. Zhong et al.,  in Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics, 2005, 2(4).

“The Human Lumbar Verterbal Body as an Intrinsic Functionally-optimal Structure " by D.N. Ghista, S.C. Fan, K.Ramakrishna, I.Sridhar, in International Journal of Design and Nature, 2006, 1(1): 34-47.

The optimal structural design on the human spinal intervertebral disc , by D.N.Ghista, S.C.Fan, I.Sridhar, K.Ramakrishna, in International Journal of Design and Nature, 2006, 1(2). 

Analysis of Blood Flow in an Out-of-plane CABG model ”, by S. Meena, D.N. Ghista, L.P Chua, Y.S. Tay, G. Kassab, in American Journal of Physiology,2006, 291: H283-H295.

Validation of a novel noninvasive cardiac index of left ventricular contractility in patients, by Zhong L, Tan RS, Ghista DN, Ng E. Y-K, Chua LP, Kassab GS, Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol2007, 292:H2764-2772.

Sustainable Development Of Developing Countries: A Holistic Socio-Economic-Political Approach, by Dhanjoo N. Ghista, Siddhartha Sanyal, Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability 2007, 3(1).

Numerical investigation and identification of susceptible sites of atherosclerotic lesions formation in a complete cornary artery bypass model”, by Zhang, JM, Chua L.P.,Ghista, D.N., Yu, S.C.M., and Tan, Y.S, in Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, Vol 46 (pg 689-699), 2008.

Analysis of the helical plate for bone fracture Fixation”, by Kotlanka Rama Krishna, Idapalapati Sridhar , Dhanjoo N. Ghista; in INJURY: International Journal of the Care of the Injured,2008; 39(12):1421-1436.

“On the Role of Univerisities in Building Knowledge Societies”, by Dhanjoo N. Ghista and Ravi S. Sharma, in Journal Of the World Universities Forum, Vol 1, 2008.

Mechanism of Left Ventricular Pressure increase during Isovolumic contraction, and determination of its Equivalent myocardial fibers orientation, by Ghista, DN, Liu Li, Chua LP, Zhong L, Tan RS, Tan YS; in J Mech Med Biol, 2009, 9 (2), 177–198

“A Holistically Sustainable Community with a Neohumanist Society”, by Dhanjoo N. Ghista and Siddhartha Sanyal, in the International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economicand Social Sustainability, Vol 5, No 2, 2009.

Biophysical model of Sinoatrial node’s Bioelectrical activity to simulate Heartrate variability in normal and diabetic patients, by Dhanjoo Ghista, RoustemMiftahof, Rajendra Acharya U, Kamlakar Desai; in Current Bioinformatics, Vol.4, No 2, 2009, 88-100.

Frontal plane Vectorcardiograms: Theory and Graphics visualization of Cardiac health status, by Dhanjoo Ghista, Rajendra Acharya U, Nagenthiran; in Journal ofMedical Sytems,34(4), 2010, 445-458.

Nondimensional Physiological Indices for Medical assessment, by Dhanjoo N. Ghista, in J of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, Vol 9, No 4, 2009. 

Left Ventricular Wall Stress: A Compedium, by Zhong L, Ghista DN, Tan RS, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 2011.

“Compliant Model of a Coupled Sequential Coronary Arterial Bypass Graft: Effects of vessel Wall Elasticity and Non-Newtonian Rheology on Blood Flow Regime and Hemodynamic Parameters Distribution”, by Foad Kabinejadian, Dhanjoo N. Ghista, Medical Engineering & Physics, 2011. 


II.  Sample Book Chapters 

Applied Biomedical Engineering Mechanics (Applied Biomedical Engineering Mechanics)

Chapter 3: Left Ventricular Contractility Indices

Chapter 8: Glucose–Insulin Dynamics Modeling

Chapter 15: Analysis of Spinning Ball Trajectories of Soccer Kicks and Basketball Throws


Socio-Economic Democracy and World Government (Socio-Economic Democracy and the World Go)

Chapter 12: Truly Democratic Electoral Governance System and Global Political Structure


Chapter 13: Human Rights and Constitutional Guarantees


Chapter 14: Civilian-Centered Neo-humanistic Global Order


Biomedical Science, Engineering and Technology:

Chapter 1: Biomedical Engineering Professional Trail from Anatomy and Physiology to Medicine and Into Hospital Administration: Towards Higher-Order of Translational Medicine and Patient Care


Chapter 34: Lung Ventilation Modeling for Assessment of Lung Status: Detection of Lung Disease and Indication for Extubation of Mechanically-Ventilated COPD Patients


Chapter 35: Physiological Nondimensional Indices in Medical Assessment: For Quantifying Physiological Systems and Analysing Medical Tests’ Data




III. Landmark Papers in:

Education, Sustainable Economic development, and University in Society:

Landmarks in Education, Scholarship, Medicine, and Universities: From Ancient to First Millennium to Medieval to Modern Times, Gurukula Network, Issue No 31, November 2011. 


A Holistically Sustainable Community with a Neohumanist Society, by Dhanjoo N. Ghista and Siddhartha Sanyal, in the International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Vol 5, No 2, 2009. 


On the Role of Univerisities in Building Knowledge Societies”, by Dhanjoo N. Ghista and Ravi S. Sharma, in Journal Of the World Universities Forum, Vol 1, 2008.



Sports and Fitness Science

Analysis of Swerving Trajectories of Spin-imparted soccer ball kicks and basketball throws


Sustainable Communities & Regional Development

FSC design


Sustainable Development of Developing Countries: A Holistic Socio-Economic-Political Approach



The Role of University in Society

Journal of the World


Vision 2020


Biomedical Engineering

Applications of Biomedical Engineering Anatomy, Physiology, Medicine & Hospital Management


Cognitive Science and Meditation in Health & Well-Being

Theory of consciousness and cognition


Physiological Characteristics of the Meditative State


Closed-Loop EEG Feedback System and its Clinical application in treating Neurological Disorders



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