Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal


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Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal

Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Email: rajagopal[at]ce.iith.ac.in
Phone: +91 40 2301 6094
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Areas of Interest:

  • Damage Mechanics
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Multiscale modeling of materials
  • Mechanics of Composites
  • Linear/Nonlinear Finite Element Method
  • Meshless methods
  • Polygonal FEM
  • Phase field approach

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D., 2007, Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.
  • Master of Technology, M.Tech. , 2000, Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, SJCE, Mysore, VTU, India.
  • Bachelor of Engineering B.E., 1997, Civil Engineering, MSRIT, Bangalore University, India.

Appointments:

  • Associate Professor [February 2016- Present], Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India.
  • Assistant Professor [August 2010- January 2016] Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad. India.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow [October 2007- August 2010] Chair of Applied Mechanics, Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Erlangen, Nurenberg, Germany.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow [June 2006- September 2007] Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India. Project Associate [June 2000 – October 2007] Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.
  • Quality Control Engineer [September 1997 – June 1998], M/S Vijay Nirman Company, Bangalore, India.

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Recipient of DST Young Scientist Fellowship Award, 2012.
  • Secured First Rank and University Gold Medal in VTU for M.Tech, 2001.
  • SJCE Cash Prize Award for Securing First Rank in MTech, 2001.
  • Obtained SIR M Visheveshwaraya Memorial Prize for achieving First Rank in 3rd Year BE examinations in Bangalore University, 1996.
  • Secured University Fourth Rank in BE(Civil) at Bangalore University, 1997.
  • Awarded Cash Prize for Obtaining Highest Marks in Steel Structures and Soil Mechanics in Bangalore University (6th Semester), 1997.
  • Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies in Engineering, (GATE 1998) Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, India, 1998.

International Journal Papers:

Mechanics of Composites

  1. K. Shiva, P. Raghu, A. Rajagopal, J.N. Reddy . Nonlocal buckling analysis of laminated composite plates considering surface stress effects, Composite structures, 226, 2019.
  2. Basant Kumar, Madhukar Somireddy, Amirtham Rajagopal . Adaptive analysis of plates and laminates using natural neighbour Galerkin meshless method, Engineering with Computers, 35(1), 201-214, 2019.
  3. S. Srividhya, K. Basant, R. K. Gupta, A. Rajagopal, J. N. Reddy . Influence of homogenization scheme on bending responses of functionally graded plates, Acta Mechanica, 229(10), 4071-4089, 2018.
  4. S Srividhya, P Raghu, A Rajagopal, JN Reddy . Nonlocal nonlinear analysis of functionally graded plates using third-order shear deformation theory, International Journal of Engineering Science, 125: 1-22, 2018.
  5. K Preethi, P Raghu, A Rajagopal, JN Reddy . Nonlocal nonlinear bending and free vibration analysis of a rotating laminated nano cantilever beam, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 25(5): 439-450, 2018.
  6. S. Srividhya, B. Kumar, R K Gupta and A. Rajagopal . Nonlocal nonlinear analysis of moderately thick functionally graded plates subjected to transverse loads, Journal of Aerospace science and technology, 70(2), 990-1015, 2018.
  7. S. Srividhya, B. Kumar, R K Gupta and A. Rajagopal . Nonlocal nonlinear analysis of FGM plates using Generalized Higher Order Shear Deformation Theory, International Journal of Material and Structural Integrity, 13(4), 22-35, 2019.
  8. Raghu Piska, Preethi Kasirajan, Amirtham Rajagopal, Reddy JN (2016). Nonlocal third order shear deformation theory for analysis of composite plates considering surface stress effects, Composite Structures, 139: 13-29, 2016.
  9. Preethi Kasirajan, Amirtham Rajagopal, Reddy JN. Surface and nonlocal effects for nonlinear analysis of Timoshenko beams, International Journal for Nonlinear Mechanics, 76: 100-111, 2015.
  10. Madhukar Somireddy, Amirtham Rajagopal . Meshless natural element method for nonlinear analysis of composite plates, Journal of Structural Engineering, 42(1): 57-63, 2015.
  11. Madhukar Somireddy and Amirtham Rajagopal. Meshless natural neighbor Galerkin method for the bending and vibration analysis of composite plates, Composite Structures, 111: 138-146, 2014.
  12. Amirtham Rajagopal, Srinivasan M Sivakumar. Energy based adaptive strategy for plates and laminates, International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 10(3): 209-223, 2009.

Non-Local approaches to damage

  1. Umesh B, A Rajagopal. Higher order continuous approximation for assessment of nonlocal gradient damage model, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 1-12, 2018.
  2. B Umesh, A Rajagopal, JN Reddy . One dimensional nonlocal integro-differential model & gradient elasticity model: Approximate solutions and size effects, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 1-14, 2018.
  3. SS Singh, DK Nair, A Rajagopal, P Pal, AK Pandey. Dynamic analysis of micro beams based on modified strain gradient theory using differential quadrature method, European Journal of Computational mechanics, 27(3), 187-203, 2018.
  4. KSS Reddy, AA Nasedkina, AV Nasedkin, B Saswata and A Rajagopal. Comparative study on progressive damage models for Composites. Advanced Materials, 207: 413-427, 2017.
  5. Santosh K and Amirtham Rajagopal. A strain gradient plasticity model for modeling damage in Quasi brittle materials. Journal of Structural Engineering, 43(6): 1-22, 2016.
  6. Nitin Kumar, Harish Lambadi Manoj Pandey and Amirtham Rajagopal . Homogenization of periodic Masonry using Self Consistent Scheme and Finite Element Method. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 17(1): 7-21, 2016.
  7. Nitin Kumar, Manoj Pandey and Amirtham Rajagopal. A rate independent cohesive zone model for modeling failure in quasi brittle materials, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 22(8): 681-696, 2015.
  8. Nitin Kumar, Manoj Pandey and Amirtham Rajagopal. Plasticity based approach for failure modeling of unreinforced masonry, Engineering Structures, 80: 40-52, 2014.
  9. Nitin Kumar, Amirtham Rajagopal. Masonry failure analysis using a composite interface model, Journal of Structural Engineering, 40(1): 35-43, 2013.
  10. AA Nasedkina and A Rajagopal. Mathematical and Computer Homogenization Models for bulk mixture Composite materials with imperfect interfaces, Material Physics and Mechanics, 37(1): 34-41, 2018.
  11. AA Nasedkina and A Rajagopal . Finite Element Homogenization of Periodic Block Masonry by the Effective Moduli Method. Advanced Materials, 193: 347-359, 2017.

Polygonal Finite Elements

  1. P. Aurojyoti, P. Raghu, A. Rajagopal, J.N. Reddy. An n-sided polygonal finite element for nonlocal nonlinear analysis of plates and lamiantes, International journal for numerical methods in engineering, 2019.
  2. Kasi Balaji, Amirtham Rajagopal, Paul Steinmann. Adaptive polygonal finite element for analysis for plane elasticity problems, International journal for computational methods in engineering science and mechanics, 18(2-3): 146-165, 2018
  3. Amirtham Rajagopal, Markus Kraus, Paul Steinman. Hyperelastic analysis based on a polygonal finite element method, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 25(11): 930-942, 2016.
  4. Markus Kraus, Amirtham Rajagopal and Paul Steinmann. Investigations on the polygonal finite element method: Constrained adaptive Delaunay tessellation and conformal interpolants, Computers and Structures, 120: 33-46, 2013.

FEM/Meshless methods

  1. Chellapandian M, Suriyaprakash S, Amirtham Rajagopal. Analytical and Finite Element Studies on Hybrid FRP Strengthened RC Column elements under axial and eccentric compression, Composite Structures, 184: 234-248, 2017.
  2. AV Nasedkin, AA Nasedkina and A Rajagopal. Finite Element analysis of Cymbal Transducers from porous Piezoceramics PZT-4 with various material properties , International Conference on Physics and Mechanics of New Materials and their Applications, Advanced Mechanics, 207: 533-547, 2017.
  3. Umesh Bassappa, Amirtham Rajagopal, Reddy JN . An r-h adaptive strategy for Isogeometric analysis, International Journal for computational methods in engineering science and mechanics, 17(2): 73-92, 2016
  4. Balakrishnan B, Raja S, Dwarkanathan D and Amirtham Rajagopal . Vibroacoustic performance of fiber metal laminates with delamination, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 23(12), 1369-1378, 2015.
  5. AV Nasedkin, AA Nasedkina, A Rajagopal and VV Remizov. Some finite element approaches for modelling of anisotropic thermoelastic mixture and periodic composites with internal microstructure, 2015.
  6. Mahendra Kumar Pal and Amirtham Rajagopal. Sensitivity analysis of linear elastic cracked structures using generalized finite element method, International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 15(5): 422-437, 2014.
  7. Umesh Bassappa and Amirtham Rajagopal. Modeling of CFRP strengthened RCC beam using the nonlinear finite element method, Journal of Structural Engineering, 40(2): 169-184, 2013.
  8. Mahendra Kumar Pal, Amirtham Rajagopal. Multiscale failure modeling of composites using Generalized finite element method, Proceedings of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 12(1): 453-455, 2012.
  9. Paul Fischer, Amirtham Rajagopal, Ellen Kuhl and Paul Steinmann. Cahn Hilliard Generalized diffusion modeling using Natural element method, Mechanics of Generalized Continua, 7: 325-337, 2011.
  10. Amirtham Rajagopal, Paul Fischer, Paul Steinmann, Ellen Kuhl. Natural element analysis of Cahn-Hilliard phase field modeling, Computational Mechanics, 46(3): 471-493, 2010
  11. Amirtham Rajagopal, Michele Scherer, Paul Steinmann, Natrajan Sukumar. Smooth conformal alpha NEM for gradient elasticity, International Journal for Structural Changes in Solids – Mechanics and Applications, 1(1): 83-109, 2009.
  12. G Balachandran, Amirtham Rajagopal, Srinivasan M Sivakumar . Mesh free Galerkin method based on natural neighbours and conformal mapping, Computational Mechanics, 42(6): 885-905, 2008.
  13. Amirtham Rajagopal, and Paul Steinmann. Towards analysis of materials with strain gradient effects using natural element method, Proc. of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 8(1): 10255-10267, 2008.
  14. Amirtham Rajagopal, Srinivasan M. Sivakumar. An r-h adaptive strategy for analysis of plane problems with bimaterial interfaces, Computational Mechanics, 41(1): 49-72, 2007.
  15. Amirtham Rajagopal, Srinivasan M Sivakumar. Optimality of finite element grids based on material forces and error assessment, Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, 13(2): 247-268, 2006.
  16. Amirtham Rajagopal, Raju Gangadharan , Srinivasan M. Sivakumar. Performance evaluation of configurational force and spring analogy based mesh optimization schemes, International journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 7(4): 241-262, 2006.
  17. Amirtham Rajagopal, Raju Gangadharan, Srinivasan. M. Sivakumar. An r-h adaptive strategy based material forces and error assessment, Journal of Computers Materials and Continua, 1(3): 229-244, 2004.
  18. Amirtham Rajagopal, Ravichandran, M., Muralidharan, G. and Sivakumar, S.M.. Structural integrity assessment of LMFBR components using a Distributed computing environment, International Journal for Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 26: 847-858, 2004.

Phase Field Methods:

  1. P. Raghu, A. Rajagopal, J.N. Reddy . Thermodynamically consistent variational approach for modeling brittle fracture in thick plates by a hybrid phase field model, Journal of Applied Mechnics, ASME, Accepted for Publication.

International Conference Proceedings:

  1. Singam Srividhya, Basanth Kumar, R K Gupta and Amirtham Rajagopal. Nonlinear analysis of FGM plates using Generalized Higher Order Shear Deformation Theory, Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics, MNNIT Allahabad, 2017
  2. Angel Rawat, Singam Srividhya and Amirtham Rajagopal. Nonlocal gradient damage model for quasi brittle materials, International Conference Composite Materials and Structures, December 2017.
  3. P. Raghu, A.Nasedkina, A. Nasedkin, B. Saswata, A. Rajagopal. Nonlocal Nonlinear Analysis of Composites. International Conference on Physics and Mechanics of new materials and their applications, October 2017, Jabalpur, India.
  4. Deepesh Sharma, Raghu Piska, Amirtham Rajagopal. A Novel n-Sided Polygonal Finite Element Approach for Analysis of Isotropic Plates. International Conference on Physics and Mechanics of new materials and their applications, October 2017, Jabalpur, India.
  5. Piska Raghu and A. Rajagopal. Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of laminated composite plates using nonlocal third order shear deformation theory. International Conference on Composite Structures, September 2017, Paris, France.
  6. Singam Srividhya, Basanth Kumar, R K Gupta, Amirtham Rajagopal. Meshless Natural Neighbor Galerkin method for the analysis of composite plates using higher order shear deformation theories, Proceedings of 61st congress of Indian Society Of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, VIT, Vellore, India, 2016.
  7. Raghu P and Rajagopal A. Nonlocal Analysis of laminated plates using third order shear deformation theory considering surface stress effects. June 27th- July 1st 2016, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.
  8. P. Raghu and A. Rajagopal. Poly FEM for plane elasticity problems. ISTAM Conference, December, 2016, VIT, Vellore, India.
  9. Nasedkin A.V., Nasedkina A.A., Rajagopal Amirtham., Remizov V.V. Some finite element approaches for modeling of anisotropic thermoelastic mixture and periodic composites with internal microstructure, Proceedings of 8th International Conference of the Greek Association for Computational Mechanics, Book of Abstracts. 8th GRACM International Congress on Computational Mechanics, 12-15 July 2015, Volos, Greece. N. Pelekasis and G. Stavroulakis, (Editors). University of Thessaly Press, 2015. P. 168. ISBN 978-960-9439-36-7.
  10. Raghu Piska and Amirtham Rajagopal (2015), Nonlocal TSDT for analysis of laminated plates considering surface effects, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Modeling and Simulation in Civil Engineering, Dec 9-11, GCE Trivandrum, India.
  11. Preethi Kasirajan and Amirtham Rajagopal (2015). Meshfree natural neighbour galerkin method for nonlinear analysis of composite plates, Proceedings of the 18th International Congress on Composites, 15-18 June, Lisbon, Portugal.
  12. Amirtham Rajagopal and Paul Steinmann(2015). Applications of Meshless natural neighbour Galerkin Methods, Proceedings of extended Discretization Methods, XDMS 2015, 9-11 September 2015, Ferrari, Italy.
  13. Umesh Bassappa and Amirtham Rajagopal (2015). An adaptive studies in IsoGeometric Analysis for solving plane problems, Proceedings of extended Discretization Methods , XDMS 2015, 9-11 September 2015, Ferrari, Italy
  14. Amit K Baghel, Sudhir Naik, Amirtham Rajagopal, Mohan Anand (2014). Simulation of blood flow in the stenosed left coronary artery, Proceedings of ICCSET 2014, 7-8 March SVCE Chennai, India.
  15. Preethi Kasirajan and Amirtham Rajagopal (2014). Nonlocal nonlinear finite element formulations for analysis of beams considering surface effects, Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation,10-13 December, SERC Chennai, India
  16. Basant Kumar and Amirtham Rajagopal (2014). Mesh free reproducing kernel particle methods for the analysis of FGMS, Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, 10-13 December, SERC Chennai, India.
  17. Madukar Somireddy and Amirtham Rajagopal (2014). Meshless natural neighbor Galerkin method for nonlinear analysis of laminated composite plates, Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation,10-13 December, SERC Chennai, India.
  18. Nikhil V S, Prashant N Kambali, Amirtham Rajagopal, and Ashok Kumar Pandey (2014). Nonlocal and surface effects on resonance frequencies of nanobeams, Proceedings of the International Conference on MEMS and Sensors, ICMEMSS, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.
  19. Raghu Piska and Amirtham Rajagopal (2014). Analytical solutions for laminated composite plates considering nonlocal and shear deformation effects, Proceedings of 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation , 10-13 Dec, SERC Chennai,India.
  20. Umesh Bassappa and Amirtham Rajagopal (2013). Paramterization in Isogeometric analysis, Proceedings of Asia Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics, APCOM 2013, 22-26 December, Singapore.
  21. Sriharshitha Polamuri and Amirtham Rajagopal (2013). Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of FRP Strengthened RCC beam subjected to Fire, Proceedings of Indian conference on Applied Mechanics, INCAM 2013, 4-6 July 2013, IIT Madras, India
  22. Kola Rashmi and Amirtham Rajagopal (2013). Generalized shear deformation theory for the analysis of composite plates, Proceedings of Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics, INCAM 2013, 4-6 July 2013, IIT Madras, India.
  23. Harika Prodduturu and Amirtham Rajagopal (2013). Nonlocal nonlinear formulations for the analysis of laminated composite plates, Proceedings of Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics, INCAM 2013, 4-6 July 2013, IIT Madras, India.
  24. Umesh Bassappa and Amirtham Rajagopal (2012). Higher order natural element analysis of Cahn- Hilliard phase field model for strongly anisotropic systems, Proceedings of World Congress on Computational Mechanics, WCCM 2012, 8-13 July 2012, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  25. Nitin Kumar and Amirtham Rajagopal (2012). Plasticity based composite interface model for failure modeling of masonry, Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Mechanics and Simulation , ICCMS 2012, 9-12 December 2012, Hyderabad, India
  26. Madhukar Somireddy and Amirtham Rajagopal (2012). Adaptive natural neighbour Galerkin method for the analysis of plates and laminates, Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Mechanics and Simulation , ICCMS 2012, 9-12 December 2012, Hyderabad, India.
  27. Mahendra Kumar Pal and Amirtham Rajagopal (2012). Generalized finite element method for fracture analysis, Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, ICCMS 2012, 9-12 December 2012, Hyderabad, India.
  28. Mahendra Kumar Pal and Amirtham Rajagopal (2012). Multiscale failure modeling of composites using generalized finite element method, Proceedings of GAMM Conference, 26-30 March 2012, TU Darmstad, Germany.
  29. Lambadi Harish and Amirtham Rajagopal (2011). Multiscale failure modeling of composite laminates, Proceedings of XVII National seminar on Aerospace structures, IIT Kanpur, 22-23 September, India.
  30. Amirtham Rajagopal, Markus Kraus, Paul Fischer, Paul Steinmann, Hyperelastic analysis using adaptive Delaunay tessellation, Proceedings of ICTACEM, IIT Khargpur, 24-27 December, India
  31. Amirtham Rajagopal, Paul Fischer, Paul Steinmann, Ellen Kuhl (2009). C1 Natural element method for the analysis of Cahn-Hilliard phase field model, Proceedings of GAMM Conference, TU Stuttgart, Germany.
  32. Amirtham Rajagopal, Paul Fischer, Paul Steinmann, Ellen Kuhl (2008). C1 Natural element method for the analysis of Cahn-Hilliard phase field model, Proceedings of GAMM Conference, TU Bremen, Germany.
  33. Amirtham Rajagopal, and Srinivasan M Sivakumar (2006). An r-h re.finement strategy for analysis of RM Plates , In Maity et al (eds): Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Computational Mechanics, IIT Guwahati , 11-14 December, India.
  34. Amirtham Rajagopal, Govindaswamy N Muralidher, Srinivasan M Sivakumar (2006). A Damage Assessment Model for Components subjected to thermal stripping, Proceedings of XIV NASAS, VNIT, Nagpur, 2006.
  35. Amirtham Rajagopal, and Srinivasan M Sivakumar (2005). An r-h Adaptive Strategy for Stress Analysis of Composites, in Sivakumar M. S. et al (eds) Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences, ICCES ’05, Dec.1-6, 2005. India, pp.3142-3147, 2005.
  36. Amirtham Rajagopal, Raju Gangadharan, Srinivasan M. Sivakumar, (2004). Energy based a-posteriori error estimation and adaptive .finite element analysis of laminated composite plates, in G R Liu et al. (eds) Computational Methods: Proceedings of First International Conference on Computational Methods, Singapore (2004). Springer: Dordrecht, pp.1456-1460, ISBN: 978-1-4020-3952-2, 2006.

Seminars and Talks:

  1. Amirtham Rajagopal, Fiber reinforced composites: Recent advances in analysis and applications, Plenary lecture at ISAMPE International conference on Composites, DRDO, 21-23, January 2016, India.
  2. Amirtham Rajagopal,Recent advances in damage analysis of composites, 21 January 2016, MVSRCE,Hyderabad, India.
  3. Amirtham Rajagopal, Applications of Natural neighbour Galerkin Method for Generalized continuum formulations, Invited lecture at Current Trends in Nonlocal continuum Mechanics, NIT Goa, 15-16, December 2015, India.
  4. Amirtham Rajagopal, Nonlocal nonlinear formulations for analysis of Damage, SJ College of Engineering, Mysore, 5-6 December 2015, India.
  5. Amirtham Rajagopal, Applications of finite element method for structural analysis, BMS College of Engineering ,Bangalore, 15 September 2015, India.
  6. Amirtham Rajagopal, Applications of natural neighbour Galerkin method, XDMS Conference, September 9, 2015, Ferrara, Italy.
  7. Amirtham Rajagopal, Meshfree methods for analysis of composites, International conference on composites, 16-18 June, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.
  8. Amirtham Rajagopal, Meshfree methods for analysis of damage, College of Engineering, Mysore, 15, March 2015, India.
  9. Amirtham Rajagopal, Meshfree methods for analysis of composites, International conference on composites, 9th January, 2015, MVSRCE, Hyderabad, India.
  10. Amirtham Rajagopal, Moving Beyond Finite elements: Towards Isogeometric analysis, Advanced Systems Laboratory, DRDO, Hyderabad, 16 December 2014.
  11. Amirtham Rajagopal, Applications of natural neighbour Galerkin method, BARC, Vishakapatnam, 11 December 2014.
  12. Amirtham Rajagopal, Hyperelastic analysis using finite element method, In Short Course on Nonlinear Finite Element Method, IIT Hyderabad, 23-26, December 2014.
  13. Amirtham Rajagopal, Parametrization in Isogeometric analysis , 2013, APCOM 2013, Singapore.
  14. Amirtham Rajagopal, Higher order natural element analysis of Cahn- Hilliard phase field model for strongly anisotropic systems, World Congress on Computational Mechanics, WCCM 2012, 8-13 July 2012, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  15. Madhukar S and Rajagopal A, Adaptive natural neighbour Galerkin method for the analysis of laminates, International Conference on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, ICCMS 2012, 9-12 December 2012, Hyderabad, India.
  16. L Harish and Rajagopal A, Multiscale failure modeling of composite laminates, National seminar on Aerospace structures, IIT Kanpur, 22-23 Sept 2011, Page75.
  17. Rajagopal Amirtham, Steinmann Paul, Fischer Paul, Kuhl Ellen. C1 Natural Element method for Cahn-Hillard phase .field model. GAMM Conference on Computational Mechanics, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, April 16-21, 2010.
  18. Steinmann Paul, Rajagopal Amirtham, Fischer Paul, Kuhl Ellen.On the Natural Element Discretization of the Cahn-Hillard Equation.Vortrag: Seminar Angewandte Mathematik, Erlangen, Germany, 15 December, 2009.
  19. Rajagopal Amirtham, Steinmann Paul. Towards analysis of materials with gradient effects using C1 NEM. GAMM Conference on Computational Mechanics, University of Bremen, University of Bremen, Germany, April 5-10, 2009
  20. Rajagopal Amirtham Steinmann, P. Towards analysis of materials with gradient effects using C1 NEM. GAMM conference on Multiscale modeling of materials, University of Stuttgart, Germany, July 11-12, 2008.
  21. G R Balachandran, Rajagopal A, M S Sivakumar. Adaptive mesh free methods based on configurational forces and natural neighbours, International conference on computational mathematical and statistical methods, Jan 6-8, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 2007.
  22. Rajagopal Amirtham, M S Sivakumar. Mesh adaption techniques for plane and plate bending problems, University of Kaiserslaurtern, Germany, March 2007.
  23. Rajagopal Amirtham, M S Sivakumar. Adaptive Mesh free methods, University of Kaiserslaurtern, Germany, March 2007.
  24. Rajagopal Amirtham,M S Sivakumar. Adaptive Finite element and Mesh free methods, AVC College of Engineering, Mayiladuthurai, Tamilnadu, India, Sept 2007.
  25. Rajagopal Amirtham,and M S Sivakumar. An r-h refinement strategy for analysis of plane problems and interfaces, International Conference and exhibition on Total Engineering, Analysis and Manufacturing Technologies, 28 Feb- 2 March, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India. 2006.
  26. M S Sivakumar ,Rajagopal A, N G Muralidher, A Damage Assessment Model for Components subjected to thermal stripping, XIV NASAS, VNIT, Nagpur 2006.

UG Courses:

  • ME201 – Mechanics of Solids
  • ME1210 – Engineering Mechanics
  • CE2020 – Construction Materials
  • CE2100 – Structural Analysis
  • CE2101 – Structural Analysis Lab
  • CE3120 – Reinforced Concrete Design
  • ID1010 – Concepts in Engineering Design
  • ID1020 – CPS Course

PG Courses:

  • CE6010 – Advanced Structural Mechanics (Co – Teach), 2010-2015, (UG and PG).
  • CE6020 – Finite Element Analysis, 2011 – 2018 (UG and PG).
  • CE6030 – Elasticity and Plasticity (Co – Teach), 2010 – 2018 (UG and PG).
  • ME5030 – Advanced Mechanics of Solids (Co – Teach), Aug 2010.
  • CE6021 – Finite Element Lab, 2010 – 2018 (UG and PG).
  • CE6040 – Geotechnical Engineeering – I, 2016
  • CE551 – Seminar, 2010-2012.

Research and Projects:

Ongoing:

  1. DST-RFBR, Project cost: Rs 32.5 Lakhs, 2017-2019. PI: Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal.
  2. ISRO, Project cost: Rs 21.26 Lakhs, 2018-2021. PI: Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal.
  3. DRDO, Project cost: Rs 9.93 Lakhs, 2018-2020. PI: Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal.
  4. ARMREB-DRDO, Project cost: Rs 30.59 Lakhs, 2018-2021. PI: Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal.

Completed:

  1. AR&DB, DRDO, “Computational Multiscale modeling of Damage in Composites”, Project cost:Rs 17.5 Lakhs, 2014-2017, PI: Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal.
  2. Advanced Systems Lab, DRDL, “Meshless analysis of FGM plates and shells”, Project cost: Rs 9.8 Lakhs, 2015-2017, PI: Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal.
  3. Department of Science and Technology (DST), “Multiscale modeling of materials”, Project cost: Rs 8.64 Lakhs, Fast track scheme for young scientists. 2011-2012, PI: Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal.
  4. AR&DB, DRDO, “Isogeometric meshfree methods for analysis of composite plates”, Project cost: Rs 16.5 Lakhs, 2011-2013, PI: Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal.
  5. IIT Hyderabad Seed Grant, “Adaptive meshfree method for analysis of composite plates”, Project cost: Rs 5 Lakhs, 2011-2013, PI: Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal.
  6. Department of Biotechnology, “Computational material modeling of growth and rupture using FEM”, Project cost: Rs 45 Lakhs, 2012-2016, PI: Dr. A. Mohan, Co-PI: Dr. Amirtham Rajagopal.

CURRENT STUDENTS

PhD students

Name: Karthik S

Areas of interest: Finite element method, Phase field method, continuum mechanics

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Karthik

Name: Surya Shekhar Reddy

Areas of interest: Finite Element Method, Impact Mechanics, Phase Field Modeling

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kssreddy

Name: PVSK Kumar

Areas of interest: Plasticity theories, Finite element method, Phase field method, continuum mechanics.

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P.V. S. K. Kumar

Name: Aurojyoti Prusty

Areas of interest: Polygonal Finite Element Method

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auro

Name: K Shiva Reddy

Areas of interest:  Finite Element Method,  Phase Field modeling for microstructure evolution, Mechanics of composites

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Shiva

External PhD students

Name: Balakrishnan

Current position: Scientist, STD, CSIR-NAL

Balakrishnan

Name: Arthesh Basak

Current position: Assistant Professor, Gitam University, Vizag

Artesh

Name: Kilaru Divya

Current position:

Divya

M.tech students

Name: Akshaya Gomathi K

Areas of interest:  Mechanics of Blast, Structural dynamics, Finite element analysis, Damage mechanics

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CE19MTECH01001

Name: Pranavi

Areas of interest:

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Pranavi

ALUMNI

Name: Dr. Raghu Piska

Thesis title: Nonlocal nonlinear approaches for modelling damage in structures

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P.Raghu

Name: Dr. Preethi Kasirajan

Thesis title: Phase field approach to fracture

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Preethi

Name: Dr. Basant Kumar

Thesis title: Nonlocal approaches for analysis of FGM’s

Current position: Working as scientist in ASL, DRDO

Basant

Name: Dr. Umesh Basappa

Thesis title: Nonlocal gradient enhanced damage models

Current position: Working as Assistant professor, NIT Warangal

Umesh

Name: Dr. Mahendra Kumar Pal

Current Position:  Associate Researcher, National Research Institute for Earth Science and disaster resilience (E-defense) , Japan

Maahendra

Name: Harish L.

Current Position:  Ph.D. Scholar, Applied Mechanics Department, IIT Madras

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Name: Nithin Kumar

Current Position :  Ph.D. Scholar, University of California Davis

NithinKumar

Name: Balaji Kasi

Current Position: Design Engineer

balajikasi

Name: Shravani Kondapalli

Current Position: AEE(civil) AP Irrigation Dept. (WRD)

sravani1

Name:  Singham srividhya

Current position:  Research Engineer, Seimens Technology and Services Pvt. Ltd

srividhya

Name:  CA Manoj Varma

Current position: Design Engineer

Manoj

Name:  Akash Gautam

Current position: Design Engineer, L&T Construction

Akash

Name:  Angel Rawat

Current position: Research Associate, IIT Hyderabad

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Short course – NMAMLD 2020, Feb 19-21

ICCMS 2017, Dec 27-29

Short course – FEM 2012 ,Dec 19-21

ICCMS 2012, Dec 9-12