Research Group

Ph.D. Students

Vikram Manoj Neesu

Research Topic: 3D Composites for Ballistic Applications.

Education:

  • ​​M.Tech. in Machine Design​, 2012
    Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering​, 2009
    Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad

Pushparaj Pingulkar

Co-advisor: Dr. Sandip Haldar

Research Topic: Multiscale modelling of failure in composites

Education:

  • ​​M.Tech. in Machine Design​, 2016
    National Institute of Engineering, Mysore, Karnataka
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering​, 2011
    Padre Conceição College of Engineering, Verna, Goa


Satyendra Pratap Singh

Co-advising with Prof. Puneet Mahajan (IIT Delhi)

Research Topic: Shock propagation in the heterogeneous medium in the presence of damage

Education:

  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering​, 2019
    Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur

Harshad Pingulkar

Research Topic: Multiscale modelling of failure in composites

Education:

  • ​​M.Tech. in Design Engineering​, 2020
    Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, Pune
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering​, 2015
    Goa College of Engineering, Ponda


Saurabh Singh

Co-advising with Prof. Puneet Mahajan (IIT Delhi)

Research Topic: Computational modeling using material point method for ballistic impacts

Education:

  • B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering​, 2020
    Indian Institute of Technology Goa, Goa

Veerendra Koilakuntla

Research Topic: Multiscale Modeling of Failure in Composites

Education:

  • B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, 2019
    Indian Institue of Technology Madras


M.Tech. Students

Tirthkumar Mistry

Research Topic: To be decided

Education:

  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, 2022
    Government Engineering College, Valsad

Alumni

M.Tech.

Pratik Ganorkar

Batch 2022 Thesis: 3D Woven Composites: Macroscale Modeling for Capturing Plasticity and Damages Profile Details

Hari R

Batch 2021 Thesis: Representative Volume Element: Existence and Extent in Cracked Heterogeneous Medium Profile Details

B.Tech.

Harish M

2023-2024 Project Topic: Phase field model for brittle fracture in composite material using ABAQUS. Profile Details

Prathamesh Gandhi

2020-2021 Project Topic: Geometric Modelling of Paper Folds. Profile Details

Rutvik Kevediya

2020-2021 Project Topic: Study of Shock Wave Propagation in Layered Medium Subjected to High Velocity Impact. Profile Details

Smitkumar Choudhary

2019-2020 Project Topic: Effect of Fracture Criterion on Performance of Ceramic-Composite Plate Subjected to High Velocity Projectile. Profile Details

Abhish Kumar

2019-2020 Project Topic: Effect of Fracture Criterion on Performance of Ceramic-Composite Plate Subjected to High Velocity Projectile. Profile Details

Others

Rohit Namdev

Junior Research Fellow, Oct 2021-Dec 2022 Project Topic: Composites under Shock and High Velocity Impact. Profile Details

Sarvesh Sontakke

6-months Intern, Fall 2022 Project Topic: Analyzing Representative Cracked Element for Neural Network Based Macroscopic Response of Composite Material. Profile Details

Hariharan R

Summer Intern, 2021 Project Topic: Geometric Modelling of Paper Folds. Profile Details

Sanjay A

Summer Intern, 2020 Project Topic: Ditching Event of Aircraft. Profile Details