Applied and Theoretical Mechanics Lab
Discipline 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

PhD Students

Research Scholar: Batch-July 2017 

Research area: Atomistic modelling of boron nitride nanotubes
Contact: +91-9303505188 | Email
Connect with him: Website | Google scholarLinked In

Rohit Kothari

Research Scholar: Batch-July 2016 (DST Sponsored, as Co-guide) 
(DST INSPIRE Fellow)

Research area: CNT-based phase change nanocomposites
Contact: +91-7828766646 |phd1601103003@iiti.ac.in
Connect with him: Linkedin | Facebook

Subhash Nevhal

Research Scholar:  Batch-Dec 2017 

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

Kishor Shingare

Research Scholar: Batch-Dec 2017 (CSIR Sponsored)
(CSIR fellow)

Research area:  Flexoelectric Phenomena in Carbon-Based Nanostructures
Contact: +91-9028555435 | +91-8600440655

Vijay Kumar Choyal

Research Scholar: Batch-July 2018 (SERB Sponsored)

Research area: Piezo- and flexo-electricity in boron nitride sheets

Contact: +91-7697216260

Gmail | Email | Linked In

Ankit Rathi

Research Scholar: Batch-July, 2018

Research area: Experimental investigation of thermomechanical behavior of carbon based nanocomposite
contact: +91-6280596305

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

Research Scholar: Batch- July 2019 (DST Sponsored)

Research area:  Electromechanical response of Group III and Group IV monochalcogenides.
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

Project staff

Ekansh Jain

Project Assisstant

Research area: Mechanical Properties of Multi walled Boron nitride nanotube
contact: +91 - 8085935181

M.Tech / M.S. Students

Ankit Kumar

IIT Indore - M.tech
Roll no.  1802103023

Research area:  hydrogen storage in polycrystaline CNTs.
Contact: +91-  7579218192

Deepak Kag

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

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

B.Tech Students

Arjun Singhal

IIT Indore
Roll no.  170003009

Research area:  Development of a model for energy storage and recovery in cold start engines
Contact: +91-8839080453

Alumni

 Sr No  
Name
UG/PG
 Duration
Project Title
Role
 1
 S Khan
  MTech 
(IIT Indore)
 Apr 2019-Jun 2020
Micromechanical modelling of piezoelectric nanocomposite shell
   Guide
 2
 P Khatri
  MTech 
(IIT Indore)
   Apr 2019-Jun 2020
Atomistic modelling of electromechanical response of boron nitride nanotubes under buckling
   Guide
 3
 P Shahpurkar
  MTech 
(IIT Indore)
   Apr 2019-Jun 2020
Mechanical, electrical and EMI shielding response of MWCNT/epoxy nanocomposite
   Guide
 4
 E Tripati
 MTech 
(IIT Indore)
 Apr 2019-Jun 2020
Atomistic modelling of hydrogen storage on monolayer polycrystalline graphene
   Guide
5
S Jain
BTech 
(IIT Indore)
Apr-Dec 2019
Fabrication of hybrid epoxy nanocomposite via an innovative dispersion technique and characterization of its mechanical properties
 Guide
6
A Bante
 BTech 
(IIT Indore)
Apr-Dec 2019 
Design and development of piezoelectric energy harvester beam made up of PZT
 Guide
7
A Shah, N Goyal
BTech 
(IIT Indore)
Apr-Dec 2019
Development of piezoelectric energy harvester beam made of polyvinylidene fluoride films
Guide
8
S 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
V Mayank
M.Tech-Intern
(NIT Warangal)
Jul 2018 - Jun 2019
Flexoelectricity phenomenon in boron nitride nanotubes
Co-guide
10
 E Jain
MTech-Intern (DAVV, Indore)
May 2018-Jun 2019
On the elastic properties of multi-walled boron nitride nanotubes
 
 11 
J 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
12
CA Simha, K Sai
 BTech 
(IIT Indore) 
  Apr-Dec 2018
Thermal properties of polycrystalline carbon nanotubes: a computational study
  Guide 
 13
 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
 14
A Gautam, A Dhanawat, A Baghmar
 BTech 
(IIT Indore) 
  Apr-Dec 2017
Design and development of self-balancing single wheeled vehicle
 Co-guide
15
A Ranjan, A Agrawal, H Bhagat 
 BTech 
(IIT Indore)
  Apr-Dec 2017
Design and development of an ornithopter for surveillance
  Guide