Applied and Theoretical Mechanics Lab
Department of Mechanical Engineering 

Dr

Dr. Shailesh I. Kundalwal

Dr. Shailesh I. Kundalwal

Laboratory In-Charge,  Associate Professor
Banting Fellowship and SERB Early Career Research Awardee

Research Staff

Dr. Vijay Choyal 

Project Fellow -SERB Project

Research area:  Characterization of flexoelectricity in BN materials
Contact: +91-9303505188

Vijay Kumar Choyal

Project Fellow - CSIR Project

Research area: Functionalized polycrystalline carbon nanotubes for hydrogen storage.

PhD Students

Subhash Nevhal

Research Scholar:  Batch-Dec 2017 

Research area: Flexoelectricity in graphene Layers
Contact: +91-9404748128 

Anuj Kumar

Research Scholar: Batch-July 2018 (DST Sponsored, as Co-guide)   

Research area : Thermal management of heat sink using phase change materials
Contact: +91- 8961728971

Madhur Gupta

Research Scholar: Batch-July 2019

Research area: Smart damping of hybrid composite structures
contact: +91-7415343234

Nitin Luhadiya

Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) 2021 Awardee: Batch- July 2019

Research area:  Atomistic modelling GQDs for hydrogen storage.
contact: +91-7000514883

Rajnish Prakash Modanwal

Research Scholar: Batch- Dec 2019 (ISRO Sponsored)

Research area: Modelling and development of low weight and high strength MWCNT composites.
contact: +91 - 7355468856

Yogesh Andhale

Research Scholar: Batch - Dec 2019 (QIP) 

Research area: Design and development of hybrid composite structures

Vivek Saxena

Research Scholar: Batch-Jul 2020 (CSIR Sponsored, as Co-guide)

Research area:  Thermal management system for electric vehicle batteries using phase change composite

M.Tech / M.S. Students

Deepak Kag

IIT Indore - M.S.
Roll no. -  1904103001

Research area: Hydrogen fuel cell storage
contact: +91 - 8319252814

Alumni

 Sr No  
Name
UG/PG
 Duration
Project Title
Role
22
 Rohit Kothari
PhD
(IIT Indore)
Jul 2016- May 2021

Phase change materials for thermal management and thermal energy storage applications (DST ponsored Project)

 Co-guide
21
  VK Choyal
 PhD
(IIT Indore)
  Jul 2018- Dec 2020
Characterizing the flexoelectric phenomenon in boron nitride nanosheets (SERB Sponsored Project)
 Guide
20
  Ankit Rathi
 PhD
(IIT Indore)
Jul 2018 - Oct 2020 
Experimental and numerical investigations of multifunctional properties of MWCNT-based hybrid nanocomposites  
Guide
19
 Vijay Choyal
PhD
(IIT Indore)
Jul 2017- Dec 2020
Atomistic modelling of electromechanical response of pristine and defective boron nitride nanotubes (Partially funded by Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute)
  Guide
18
 Kishor Shingare
 PhD
(IIT Indore)
  Dec 2017- Jul 2020
Modelling of flexoelectric graphene-based structures: beam, plate, wire and shell (CSIR Sponsored Project)
 Guide
17
 Deepak Kag
 MS (Research)
(IIT Indore)
 Jul 2019-Aug 2021

Strain and Defect Engineering of Graphene for Hydrogen Storage: Atomistic Modelling

 
16
  Ankit Kumar
 MTech
(IIT Indore)
  Dec 2019- Dec 2020
Polycrystalline carbon nanotubes for hydrogen storage
Guide 
15
Shahrukh Khan
  MTech 
(IIT Indore)
 Apr 2019-Jun 2020
Micromechanical modelling of piezoelectric nanocomposite shell
Guide
14
Prakash Khatri
  MTech 
(IIT Indore)
   Apr 2019-Jun 2020
Atomistic modelling of electromechanical response of boron nitride nanotubes under buckling
 Guide
13
 Pavan Shahpurkar
  MTech 
(IIT Indore)
   Apr 2019-Jun 2020
Mechanical, electrical and EMI shielding response of MWCNT/epoxy nanocomposite
Guide
12
Eklavya Tripati
 MTech 
(IIT Indore)
 Apr 2019-Jun 2020
Atomistic modelling of hydrogen storage on monolayer polycrystalline graphene
 Guide
11
Vikash Mayank
M.Tech-Intern
(NIT Warangal)
Jul 2018 - Jun 2019
Flexoelectricity phenomenon in boron nitride nanotubes
Co-guide
10
Shashank Pal
  M.Tech-Intern
(LPU Punjab)
Jul 2018 - Jun 2019
Effect of Stone-Wales defects on the thermal properties of boron nitride nanotubes
Co-guide
9
Sidharth Jain
BTech 
(IIT Indore)
Apr-Dec 2019
Fabrication of hybrid epoxy nanocomposite via an innovative dispersion technique and characterization of its mechanical properties
 Guide
8
Anirudh Bante
 BTech 
(IIT Indore)
Apr-Dec 2019 
Design and development of piezoelectric energy harvester beam made up of PZT
 Guide
7
Agam Shah, Nukul Goyal
BTech 
(IIT Indore)
Apr-Dec 2019
Development of piezoelectric energy harvester beam made of polyvinylidene fluoride films
Guide
6
 Ekansh Jain
MTech-Intern (DAVV, Indore)
May 2018-Jun 2019
On the elastic properties of multi-walled boron nitride nanotubes
Co-guide
5
Jugal Brahmbhat, R Kumar
 BTech 
(IIT Indore)
Apr-Dec 2018
Effect of stone-Wales defects on the mechanical properties of single walled boron nitride nanotubes
    Guide
4
CA Simha, K Sai
 BTech 
(IIT Indore) 
  Apr-Dec 2018
Thermal properties of polycrystalline carbon nanotubes: a computational study
  Guide 
3
 VK Choyal
 MTech-Intern (DAVV, Indore) 
 Jun 2017-May 2018
Effect of vacancy defects on the elastic properties of boron nitride nanotubes using MD simulations
 Co-guide
2
A Gautam, A Dhanawat, A Baghmar
 BTech 
(IIT Indore) 
  Apr-Dec 2017
Design and development of self-balancing single wheeled vehicle
 Co-guide
1
A Ranjan, A Agrawal, H Bhagat 
 BTech 
(IIT Indore)
  Apr-Dec 2017
Design and development of an ornithopter for surveillance
  Guide