Shantanu S. Mulay
Department of Aerospace Engineering,
IIT Madras, Chennai-600036, TN.
Phone (office): +91-44-2257 4016.
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) (2011)
B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Maharashtra Institute of Technology (University of Pune) (2001)
Assistant Professor (May 2014 - till now), Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Madras
Postdoctoral Fellow (April 2012 - March 2014), University of Liège, Belgium (ULg)
Postdoctoral associate (April 2011 - March 2012), Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore (SMART)
Research Engineer (August 2010 - April 2011), SMART
Graduate student (January 2007 - August 2010), NTU
- Elasticity, continuum mechanics, large deformation of materials, fracture mechanics, and plasticity
- Multi-physics and multi-scale modelling of materials, micro-macro transition
- Finite Element Analysis, Meshless methods.
Current research fields:
- Constitutive modelling and the fracture studies of textile composites.
- Multi-scale modelling of granular materials.
- Multi-physics modelling of soft materials.
- Computation of the macroscopic material constants based on the prescribed motion of the solid.
- Fusion of soil mechanics with the continuum mechanics.
Current research opportunities
- Fracture mechanics of textile composites (damage and failure modes)
- Modelling and simulation of textile composites
- Viscoelastic material modelling
- Mathematical modelling of soft materials
Funded research projects:
- Development of the multiscale modelling framework for the fracture studies of textile composites, ISRO (VSSC), 2015-2018.
- Development of the coupled field theory for the large deformation of hydrogels with focus on the fusion of electromagnetics with mechanics and thermodynamics, DST, 2016-2019.
- Multi-scale modelling of granular materials, ICSR, IITM, 2014-2016.
- AS5900 Elasticity (July-Nov. 2014)
- AS5850 Finite element analysis (Jan.-May 2015, Jan.- May 2016, Jan.- May 2017)
- AS2010 Basic strength of materials (July-Nov. 2015)
- AS5880 Mechanics of damage tolerance (July-Nov. 2016)
- AS3520 Aero Lab 2 (Jan.- May 2017)
- AS3510 Aero Lab 1 (July- Nov. 2017)
- AS6000 Introduction to aerospace engineering (structures module) (July- Nov. 2017)
- Udhayaraman R (July 2014)
- Paramveer Sharma (January 2016)
M. Tech. Students:
- Deepak kumar Singh (completed)
B. Tech. final year project guidance:
- Akshara P., Manimozhi M., Pooja Nema (M.I.T. Chrompet, Chennai).
- R. Udhayaraman, Shantanu S. Mulay (2017). Multi-scale approach based constitutive modelling of plain woven textile composites, Mechanics of materials, 112, 172-192.
- Shantanu S. Mulay, Gauthier Becker, Renaud Vayrette, Jean-Pierre Raskin, Thomas Pardoen, Moncerrat Galceran, Stéphane Godet, Ludovic Noels (2015).
Multiscale modelling framework for the fracture of thin brittle polycrystalline films: application to polysilicon, Computational Mechanics, 55(1), 73-91.
- Shantanu S. Mulay, Hua Li (2011). Influence of Young’s modulus and geometrical shapes on the 2-D simulation of pH-sensitive hydrogels by the meshless random differential quadrature
method, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 19, 065009.
- Hua Li, Shantanu S. Mulay (2011). 2D simulation of the deformation of pH-sensitive hydrogel by novel strong-form meshless random differential quadrature method, Computational
Mechanics, 48(6), 729-753.
- Shantanu S. Mulay, Hua Li, Simon See (2010). On the development of adaptive random differential quadrature method with an error recovery technique and its application in the locally high
gradient problems, Computational Mechanics, 45, 467-493.
- Hua Li, Shantanu S. Mulay, Simon See (2009). On the Location of Zeroes of Polynomials from the Stability Analysis of Novel Strong-Form Meshless Random Differential Quadrature Method,
CMES Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 54(2), 147-199.
- Hua Li, Shantanu S. Mulay, Simon See (2009). On the Convergence of Random Differential Quadrature (RDQ) Method and Its Application in Solving Nonlinear Differential Equations in
Mechanics, CMES Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 48, 43-82.
- Shantanu S. Mulay, Hua Li, Simon See (2009). On the random differential quadrature (RDQ) method: Consistency analysis and application in elasticity problems, Computational Mechanics, 44, 563-590.
- Hua Li, Shantanu S. Mulay (2013). Meshless Methods and their Numerical Properties, CRC press, Singapore.
- R. Udhayaraman, Shantanu S. Mulay (2017). Micromechanical constitutive modelling of plain woven textile composites, Proceedings of The nineteenth National Seminar on Aerospace Structures,
VIT Vellore, TN, India.
- (Invited speaker) Shantanu S. Mulay, R. Udhayaraman (2017). Multi-scale approach based constitutive modelling of plain woven textile composites, 9th international conference on materials for advanced technologies (ICMAT 2017),
- (Invited speaker) Shantanu S. Mulay, R. Udhayaraman, Anas M. (2017). Comparative study of algorithms to handle geometric and material nonlinearities, 3rd Indian conference on applied mechanics
(INCAM 2017), MNNIT, Allahabad, UP, India.
- Vincent Lucas, Ling Wu, Stéphane Paquay, Jean-Claude Golinval, Shantanu S. Mulay, Ludovic Noels (2015). Propagation of uncertainties using probabilistic multi-scale models,
Euromech 559 Multi-scale computational methods for bridging scales in materials and structures, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven , The Netherlands.
- Shantanu S. Mulay, Gauthier Becker, Renaud Vayrette, Jean-Pierre Raskin, Thomas Pardoen, Montserrat Galceran, Stéphane Godet, Ludovic Noels (2013). The fracture studies of
polycrystalline silicon based MEMS, 14th IEEE international conference on thermal, mechanical, multiphysics simulation and experiments in micro/nano-electronics and
microsystems (EuroSimE 2013), Wrocław, Poland.
- Shantanu S. Mulay, Hua Li (2009). Analysis of Microelectromechanical Systems Using the Meshless Random Differential Quadrature Method, International conference on materials for advanced
technologies (ICMAT) 2009 (Advanced Materials Research), 74, 29-32.