Soslowsky Laboratory

Snehal Shetye, Ph.D.

Snehal Shetye, Ph.D.

Lab Manager / Senior Researcher

University of Pennsylvania

Hometown

Fort Collins, CO

Education

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University
MS, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University
BE, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pune, India

Areas of Special Interest

Mechanical Response of Ligaments and Tendons, Cervical Spine Mechanics, Spinal Cord Mechanics

Book Chapters

Troyer KL, Shetye SS, Puttlitz CM, “Load Bearing Soft Tissue Viscoelastic Material Modeling: Constitutive Formulation, Numerical Integration, and Computational Implementation”, In “Computational Bioengineering”, CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2015

Publications

  1. Pulos N, Yoon RS, Shetye SS, Hast MW, Liporace F, Donegan DJ, "Anteroinferior 2.7-mm versus 3.5-mm palting of the clavicle: A biomechanical study", Injury, 2016 Aug;47(8)1642-6

  2. Maulucci CM, Sansur CA, Singh V, Cholewczynski A, Shetye SS, McGilvray K, Puttlitz CM, “Cortical bone facet spacers for cervical spine decompression: effect on intervertebral kinetics and foraminal area”, Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. 2016 Jan;24(1):69-76

  3. Wray S, Mimran R, Vadapalli S, Shetye SS, McGilvray K, Puttlitz CM, “Pedicle screw placement in the lumbar spine: effect of trajectory and screw design on acute biomechanical purchase”, Journal of Neurosurgery Spine, 2015 May;22(5):503-10

  4. Zheng  L, Li K, Shetye SS, Zhang X, “Integrating dynamic stereo-radiography and surface-based motion data for subject-specific musculoskeletal dynamic modeling”, J Biomech. 2014 Sep 22;47(12):3217-21.

  5. Shetye SS, Deault M, Puttlitz CM, “Biaxial response of ovine spinal cord dura mater”, J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2014 Jun;34:146-53

  6. Shetye SS, Troyer KL, Streijger F, Lee, JHT, Kwon BK, Cripton P, Puttlitz CM. “Nonlinear viscoelastic characterization of the porcine spinal cord.” Acta Biomaterialia, 2014 Feb;10(2):792-7

  7. Troyer KL, Shetye SS, Puttlitz CM. “Experimental characterization and finite element implementation of soft tissue nonlinear viscoelasticity.” J Biomech Eng 2012 Nov; 134 (11):114501

  8. Leahy PD, Smith BJ, Easton KL, Kawcak CE, Shetye SS, Puttlitz, CM. “Correlation of Mechanical Properties within the Equine Third Metacarpal with Trabecular Bending and Multi-Density Micro-Computed Tomography Data.” Bone 2010 Apr; 46(4):1108-13

  9. Shetye SS, Malhotra K, Ryan SD, Puttlitz CM. “Determination of Mechanical Properties of Canine Carpal Ligaments.” American Journal of Veterinary Research 70(8):1026-30, 2009

Conference Abstracts

  1. Beach ZM, Dekhne M, Rodriguez AB, Weiss SN, Shetye SS, Adams TH, Adams SM, Sun M, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ. Differential Roles for Decorin and Biglycan in Tendon Aging. Trans Orthop Res Soc, Austin, TX, 2019 (podium presentation).
  2. Shetye SS, Freedman BR, Fryhofer GW, Riggin CN, Gordon JA, Thomas SJ, Farber DC, Soslowsky LJ. Structural and In Vivo Function Measures Predict Achilles Tendon Fatigue Mechanics During Healing. Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017. (poster presentation)
  3. Benjamin C. Gadomski, Snehal Shetye, Brandon Santoni, Michael Todd, Vincent Traynelis, Ricardo Fontes, Christian Puttlitz. "The Effect of Cervical Spine Injury on Intervertebral Kinetics and Spinal Cord Strain during Direct Laryngoscopy: A Computational Investigation", Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017

  4. Shetye SS, Johnston JM, Connizzo BK, Robinson KA, Huegel J, Rodriguez AB, Sun M, Adams SM, Birk DE, Soslowsky LJ. "Collagen V Haploinsufficiency Results in Deficient Mechanical and Structural Recovery of Injured Mouse Patellar Tendons", Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017

  5. Robinson, K., Barnum, C., Weiss, S., Huegel, J., Shetye, S., Sun, M., Adams, S., Birk, D., Soslowsky, L. (2016). "Conditional deletion of decorin and biglycan in mature mouse tendons results in delayed collagen fiber realignment", Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017
  6. B.C Gadomski, S.S. Shetye, B.J. Hindman, B.G. Santoni, M.M. Todd, V.C. Traynels, R.B. Fontes, C.M. Puttlitz. "The Role of Cervical Spine Injury Type on Spinal Cord Strain Predictions during Direct Laryngoscopy", Cervical Spine Research Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 2016
  7. Shetye SS, Streijger F, Strickland C, Lee J.H.T, Kwon BK, Cripton PA, Shipman PD, Puttlitz CM, “The In Vivo Viscoelastic Response of the porcine Spinal Cord”, Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference, Snowbird Resort, Utah 2015

  8. Ramo N, Shetye SS, Puttlitz CM, “Damage Accumulation Modeling and Rate Dependency of Spinal Dura Mater”, Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference, Snowbird Resort, Utah 2015

  9. Shetye SS, Troyer KL, Streijger F, Lee J.H.T, Kwon BK, Cripton PA, Puttlitz CM, “In Vitro Nonlinear Viscoelastic Characterization of the Porcine Spinal Cord”, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Sunriver, OR 2013

  10. Shetye SS, Puttlitz CM, “Biaxial Response of Ovine Spinal Cord Dura Mater”, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Sunriver, OR 2013

  11. Bumstead J, Carey R, Moloney G, Shetye SS, Harner C, Zhang X, “Sensitivity of Insertion Site Morphometry to Imperfect Sagittal Views”, Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA 2012

  12. Shetye SS, Li K, Tashman S, Zhang X. “Incorporation of Dynamic X-ray Based Knee Kinematics Improves Quadriceps Force Prediction in Musculoskeletal Modeling”, American Society of Biomechanics, Long Beach, CA 2011

  13. Li K, Shetye SS, Tashman S, Zhang X. “Comparing surface-marker based and X-ray based knee joint kinematics during functional activities”, American Society of Biomechanics, Long Beach, CA 2011

  14. Shetye SS, Ryan SD, Ehrhart Nicole, Puttlitz CM. “Novel Endoprosthesis for Limb Sparing of Canine Distal Radius Osteosarcoma Patients - A Modular Approach”, ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Farmington, PA 2011

  15. Shetye SS, Puttlitz CM. “Evaluation of a Distal Radius Endoprosthesis Using a Validated Finite Element Model of the Canine Antebrachium.”, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Valencia, Spain, February 24-27, 2010

  16. Shetye SS, Ryan SD, Puttlitz CM. “The Mechanical Underpinning of Clinical Failures in a Distal Radius Endoprosthesis currently used for Canine Limb Sparing.”, Veterinary Orthopedic Society Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado, February 20-27, 2010

  17. Shetye SS, Puttlitz CM. “The Use of a Locking Vs.  Non-Locking Plate in a Distal Radius Endoprosthesis for Canine Limb Sparing”, 18th Annual Symposium on Computational Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 5th, 2010

  18. Shetye SS, Lyons AS, Bhattacharjee A, Abjornson C, Puttlitz CM. “Radiographic and Histological Evaluation of a Surface Demineralized Flexible Allograft Chain in an Ovine Vertebra Body Model.” Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 6-9, 2010

  19. Shetye SS, Lyons AS, Bhattacharjee A, Abjornson C, Puttlitz CM. “Evaluation of a Surface Demineralized Flexible Allograft Chain in An Ovine Vertebra Body Model..” Spine Arthroplasty Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 27-30, 2010

  20. Tichota RG, Puttlitz CM, Lyons AS, Troyer K, Shetye SS, Womack WL, Arslanoglu R, Santoni BG. “A biomechanical study of a limited motion device for lumbar posterior stabilization in an ovine model. 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, February 22-25, 2009

  21. Shetye SS, Malhotra K, Rodriguez-Canessa G, Ryan SD, Puttlitz CM. “Mechanical Behavior of Canine Antebrachiocarpal Ligaments and its Relation to Collagen Content.” Veterinary Orthopedic Society Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 8-15, 2008

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