Applied and Theoretical Mechanics (ATOM) Lab
Deptartment of Mechanical Engineering 
भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान इंदौर, भारत

Dr

Dr. Shailesh I. Kundalwal

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Notification 1

Opening for PhD Candidates:

(NOTE: We almost always have PhD openings on different sponsored research projects and candidates having below Qualifications are encouraged to apply throughout the year)


Essential Qualification: MTech/ME degree in Solid Mechanics or Design or Applied Mechanics or Nanotechnology or Nanoscience or Computational Material Science


Desirable Qualification: DFT and Molecular Modeling of Solid Nanomaterials, Mechanics of Composites, Multiscale Modeling 


Candidates with desirable qualification are encouraged to submit one page write-up and detailed CV to Dr. Shailesh Kundalwal (kundalwal@iiti.ac.in) and copy to Mr. Vijay Choyal (mt1502103009@iiti.ac.in) via email with the subject line as “Application for PhD admission in ATOM Lab”. 



Attached following things to email:

1. In one page write-up, the candidate may write abouthis/her past research work, any relevant research project done by the candidate, his/her idea for future research or views on the above research areas based on the literature search etc.


2. CV should include complete information such as academic grades/ percentage starting from Xth standard onwards with the details of year of passing, university or college, GATE score with year, discipline, marks, all India Rank, number of candidates appeared, contact details and a valid email id. Kindly mention the work experience in detail of related field.

Notification 2

Immediate vacancies exist for high calibre UG, PG and Doctoral candidates to join the ATOM Lab at IIT Indore for implementing novel short- and long-term research projects. 

Note: Minimum internship period is 6 months and fill each and every details.

1. Apply for UG Internship - Application form (Closed)

2. Apply for PG Internship - Application form


  1. Sept 18: Kishor's first paper from his PhD topic accepted in the Int. J. of Mechanics & Materials in Design (IF: 1.896).
  2. Sept 18: Vijay Choyal received the prestigious SERB International Travel Grant.
  3. Aug 18: Rohit Kothari, DST Inspire Fellow, received the prestigious SERB Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship to implement his research at the Purdue University (USA).
  4. Aug 18: Rohit’s paper, third from his PhD topic, published in the Heat and Mass Transfer Journal (IF: 1.233).
  5. Aug 18: Ekansh Jain, MTech Student from IET, DAVV Indore joined the ATOM Lab as an intern.
  6. Jul 18: Vijay Choyal’s paper accepted in the IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC), Portland, Oregon, USA.
  7. Jul 18: Shashank Pal and Vikash Mayank, MTech Students from LPU and NIT Warangal, respectively, joined the ATOM Lab as an intern
  8. Jul 18: V. K. Choyal, Ankit Rathi and Anuj Kumar joined the ATOM Lab as PhD students.
  9. Jul 18: The PI chaired Sessions of International Conference on Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing at IIT Indore.
  10. Jun 18: Rohit Kothari, DST Inspire Fellow, presented his research in the Proceedings of ASME International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels at Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  11. May 18: The PI received the prestigious SERB Early Career Research Award Grant to implement his research on flexoelectricity in BN layers.
  12. May 18: Rohit Kothari, DST Inspire Fellow, received the prestigious SERB International Travel Grant.
  13. May 18: The PI accepted the invitation to join as an Academic Editor of Mathematical Problems in Engineering.
  14. 2016-17: The PI received the Elsevier Outstanding Reviewer Awards: Materials Science & Engineering B (Oct 16), Composite Part B (Jan 17), Int J of Mechanical Sciences (Mar 17), Mechanics Research Comm (Mar 17), Thin-Walled Structures (Aug 17), Composite Structures (Sept 17).
  15. 2016-18: The PI recognized as Elsevier Reviewer: Materials Science & Engineering B (Sept 16), Composite Part B (Jan 17), Int J of Mechanical Sciences (Jan 17), Mechanics Research Communications (Mar 17), Composite Structures (Jul 17), Thin-Walled Structures (Aug 17), Applied Mathematical Modelling (Sept 17), Aerospace Science and Technology (Jan 18).
  16. Mar 18: Rohit’s paper, second from his PhD topic, accepted in the Acta Mechanica Journal (IF: 2.11).
  17. Feb 18: Vijay’s paper, second from his PhD topic, accepted in the Acta Mechanica Journal (IF: 2.11).
  18. Jan 18: Rohit Kothari received the prestigious DST Inspire Fellowship.
  19. Dec 17: Subhash Nevhal and Kishor Shingare joined the ATOM Lab as PhD students.
  20. Dec 17: The PI’s paper accepted in the Carbon Journal (IF: 6.823).
  21. Nov 17: The PI received the research project “Development of light weight heat sink integrated with phase change material (PCM) for cooling applications” under DST MES Scheme.
  22. Oct 17: Vijay’s paper, first from his PhD topic, accepted in the Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (IF: 0.85).
  23. Aug 17: The PI’s sole author paper accepted in the Polymer Composites Journal (IF: 2.324).
  24. Jul 17: Rohit’s paper, first from his PhD topic, accepted in the Polymer Composites Journal (IF: 2.324).
  25. Jun 17: The PI’s paper accepted in the Carbon Journal (IF: 6.823).
  26. Jun 17: V.K. Choyal, MTech Student from IET, DAVV Indore joined the ATOM Lab as an intern.
  27. Jun 17: Vijay Choyal, Best outgoing MTech Student of IIT Indore joined the ATOM Lab as a first PhD student.

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