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PhD (Texas A&M )

Associate Professor
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Email : shekhar[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone : +91-512-2597936 (office)
Fax : +91-512-2597561

Areas of Interests

Finite Element Analysis: Adaptive FEM, Goal based adaptivity; Time dependent nonlinear problem; generalized FEM, Nonconforming FEM, Parallel computation

Analysis & Design of Composite Structures: Micromechanics; Homogenisation; Hierarchic plate and shell modelling; adaptive finite element modeling for laminates; specialized finite element methods; shape and topology optimization; stochastic analysis.
Solid Mechanics: Constitutive modelling for electro-thermo-elastic materials with losses; analysis of piezo structures; crack propagation in 3D-solids; life enhancement of current structures, finite elasticity, damage in composites