Events

28-Oct-2022: A team dinner celebrating two recently completed PhDs in LCVMM, and effectively concluding my tenure at LCVMM and EPFL.

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27-Sept-2022: My article on “Planar equilibria of an elastic rod wrapped around a circular capstan” is accepted for publication in Journal of Elasticity.

22-Sept-2022: Delivered a talk on a generalised capstan problem at the 56th meeting of the Society for Natural Philosophy held in Pisa, Italy, from 21-23 Sept.

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06-Sept-2022: Event organised by EPFL to felicitate our distinguished colleague Maryna Viazovska on her being awarded the Fields Medal on the 5th of July at the IMU Award Ceremony in Helsinki.

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09-May-2022: Our article entitled “A ribbon model for nematic polymer networks” is accepted for publication in Journal of elasticity.

29-Apr-2022: Talk at IISc Bangalore on the mechanics of nematic polymers.

6-Apr-2022: Talk at IIT Kanpur on the mechanics of ribbons made of nematic polymers.

25-Feb-2022: Talk at IIT Roorkee on free boundary problems in rods, and mechanics of nematic polymer networks.

03-Dec-2021: Talk entitled “A ribbon model for nematic polymer networks” at IIT Delhi.

03-Nov-2021: Talk entitled “Strings, rods, and ribbons” at IIT Gandhinagar.

24-Aug-2021: Talk at the 25th ICTAM on effects of finite string radius and elasticity on the classic capstan problem.

08-Mar-2021: Our paper on the mechanics of two filaments in tight contact is accepted for publication in Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences.

23-Feb-2021: Our paper on Pseudomomentum is accepted for publication in Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Physik.

2-Nov-2020: Our paper entitled “Adhesion of a tape loop” is accepted for publication in Soft matter.

30-Dec-2019: Talk at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, on material momentum and elastic rods.

17-Oct-2019: MEGA.Seminar on material momentum at EPFL.

06-May-2019: Workshop on Analysis, Simulation, and Modeling of Elastic Curves at University of Freiburg.

06-Feb-2019: Joined LCVMM at EPFL as postdoc.

12/03/2018: Defended my Ph.D. dissertation successfully.

11/20/2018: Talk at the APS DFD meeting in Atlanta on “Impulse and material symmetry”.

08/19/2018: Our paper entitled “On the planar elastica, stress, and material stress” is accepted for publication in Journal of Elasticity.

08/09/2018: New Journal of Physics publishes a perspective for our article “Impact-induced acceleration by obstacles”.

06/06/2018: Talk at a symposium in honor of Prof. Romesh C. Batra’s 70th birthday at the 18th USNCTAM in Chicago.

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Dinner at the 18th USNCTAM with Prof. Batra, his family, and the participants of the symposium.

04/27/2018: Our paper entitled “Impact-induced acceleration by obstacles” is accepted by the New Journal of Physics.

03/5/2018: Talk at the APS March meeting in Los Angeles on “Material Symmetry and Conservation Laws“.

11/16/2017: Video on chain coiling and impinging available on the Gallery of Fluid Motion. Paper coming soon.

10/31/2017: Defended my dissertation proposal successfully.

07/25/2017: Society of Engineering Science, 54th annual meeting, Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

03/13/2017: American Physical Society, March meeting, New Orleans, LA.

12/29/2016: Talk at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

10/02/2016: Society of Engineering Science, 53rd annual meeting, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

08/21/2016: 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Montreal, Canada.

05/29/2016: Summer school on soft solids and complex fluids, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

03/14/2016: American Physical Society, March meeting, Baltimore, MD.

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01/07/2016: 35th Dynamics Days, Durham, NC.

11/14/2015: Virginia Soft Matter Workshop, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

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