Personal Information
Full Name: Prof. Krishnendu Haldar
Room No: 107B, Aerospace Dept. Main
Phone: 25767114
Email: krishnendu[at]

Specialization: Structures


    Associate Professor: Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India (Feb, 2024 - present)

    Assistant Professor: Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India (Dec, 2017 - Feb, 2024)

    Post Doctoral Researcher: Laboratoire de Mecanique des Solides (LMS), Ecole Polytechnique, France (2016 - 2017)

    Post Doctoral Researcher: Institute of Mechanics, TU Dortmund, Germany (2013 - 2016)


    Aerospace Engineering [Ph.D.], Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas USA (December 2012)

    Aerospace Engineering [ M.Tech.] , Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India (2005)

    Mechanical Engineering [ B.E.] , Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (2002)


13. A. Kumar and K. Haldar.  Modelling of pressure-induced magnetic and magnetocaloric effects in dissipative magnetic shape memory alloy systems, Proceedings of the Royal Society A 479, no. 2277 (2023): 20230241.

12. R. Jangid and K. Haldar. Finite element formulation and implementation of largely deformable soft viscoelastic brain tissue responses, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics 157 (2023): 104514.

11. K. Haldar. Constitutive modeling of magneto-viscoelastic polymers, demagnetization correction, and field-induced Poynting effect, International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 165, 2021, pp.103488.

10. K. Haldar, D.C Lagoudas. Lie symmetry and conservation laws for magneto-static magnetic shape memory alloys system, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, Vol. 476, 2020, pp.20200168.

9. K. Danasa, D. Mukherjee, K. Haldar, N. Triantafyllidis. Bifurcation analysis of twisted liquid crystal bilayers, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 123, 2018, pp.61-79.

8. K. Haldar, D.C Lagoudas. Dynamic Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys Responses: Eddy Current Effect and Joule Heating, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 465, 2018, pp.278- 289

7. K. Haldar, C. Pal. Rate Dependent Anisotropic Constitutive Modeling of Brain Tissue Undergoing Large Deformation, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 81, 2018, pp.178-194.

6. K. Haldar, B. Kiefer, A. Menzel. Finite Element Simulation of Rate-Dependent Magneto-Active Polymer Response, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 25, 2016, pp.104003.

5. K. Haldar, G. Chatzigeorgiou, D.C Lagoudas. Single Crystal Anisotropy and Coupled Stability Analysis for Variant Reorientation in Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, Vol. 54, 2015, pp.53-73.

4. K. Haldar, D. C. Lagoudas. Constitutive Modeling of Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys with Discrete and Continuous Symmetries, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 470, 2014, pp.20140216.

3. K. Haldar, D. C. Lagoudas, I. Karaman. Magnetic Field-Induced Martensitic Phase Transformation in Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys: Modeling and Experiments, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 69, 2014, pp.33-66.

2. K. Haldar, B. Kiefer, D.C Lagoudas. FE-Analysis of the Demagnetization Effect and Stress Inhomogeneities in MSMA Samples, Philosophical Magazine, DOI: 10.1080/14786435.2011.602031, 2011.

1. K. Haldar, G. Chatzigeorgiou, D.C Lagoudas. Stability Analysis of Magnetostatic Boundary Value Problems for Magnetic
, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 21, 2010, pp.1103-1116.

R&D Areas/Projects: 

    Nonlinear continuum mechanics, Modeling of multi-field interactions with matter in continuum scale, Active materials and smart structures, Phase transformation (Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys), Soft material (Magneto Active Polymers), Liquid crystals, Biomechanics, Computational mechanics

Courses Taught: 

AE 227: Solid Mechanics (UG Core) [2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023]

AE 738: Tensors for Engineers (PG Elective) [2019, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024]