Ushasi Roy

PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest:



  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, 2020
  • PG, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India, 2013
  • UG, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 2011



  • U Roy, N A Fleck, V S Deshpande, “An assessment of a mechanism for void growth in Li anodes”, Extreme Mechanics Letters, Vol. 46, (2021), 101307.

  • U Roy, D L McDowell, and M Zhou, “Effect of texture on ductile fracture of polycrystalline metals”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 151, (2021), 104384.

  • U Roy and M Zhou, “A multiscale computational framework for predicting the fracture toughness of metals as function of microstructure”, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 142, (2020), 103955.

  • Y Wei, R Ranjan, U Roy, J H Shin, S Menon, M Zhou, “Integrated Lagrangian and Eulerian 3D microstructure-explicit simulations for predicting macroscopic probabilistic SDT thresholds of energetic materials”, Computational Mechanics, Vol. 64, Issue 2 (2019), pp. 547-561.

  • U Roy, S Kim, C Miller, Y Horie, M Zhou, “Computational study of ignition behavior and hotspot dynamics of a potential class of aluminized explosives”, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 26, Issue 8 (2018), pp. 085004-32.

  • U Roy, H Roy, H Daoud, U Glatzel, K K Ray, “ Fracture toughness and fracture micromechanism in a cast AlCoCrCuFeNi high entropy alloy system”, Materials Letters, Vol. 132 (2014), pp. 186-189.

  • U Roy, C Ghosh, “ Residual stress analysis in galvannealed coating”, Ironmaking & Steelmaking, Vol. 43, Issue 6 (2016), pp. 465-472.


  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK : 2020 – 2021

  • Researcher, Coated Products Research Group, Tata Steel Research and Development, Jamshedpur, India : 2013 - 2015


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