21-Dec-2022: Our article entitled “Bending and Stretching in a narrow ribbon of nematic polymer networks” is accepted for publication in Journal of Elasticity.
16-Dec-2022:Joined IIT Gandhinagar, mechanical engineering, as assistant professor.
28-Oct-2022: A team dinner celebrating two recently completed PhDs in LCVMM, and effectively concluding my tenure at LCVMM and EPFL.
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.
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.
06-May-2019: Workshop on Analysis, Simulation, and Modeling of Elastic Curves at University of Freiburg.
12/03/2018: Defended my Ph.D. dissertation successfully.
04/27/2018: Our paper entitled “Impact-induced acceleration by obstacles” is accepted by the New Journal of Physics.
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.
01/07/2016: 35th Dynamics Days, Durham, NC.
11/14/2015: Virginia Soft Matter Workshop, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.