Personal Information
Full Name: Prof. P J Guruprasad
Room No: 208A, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Phone: 25767142
Email: pjguru@aero.iitb.ac.in
Website: http://www.aero.iitb.ac.in/~pjguru/

Specialization: Structures

Background

    Associate Professor: Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India (2017 - present)

    Assistant Professor: Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India (2011 - 2017)

    Post Doctoral Researcher: Centre des Materiaux, Ecole des Mines de Paris (Mines ParisTech), Paris, France (2010 - 2011)

    Education:

    PhD: Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA (2005-2010)

    MS: Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (2002-2005)

    BE: Mechanical Engineering, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bangalore, India (1998-2002)

Awards & Fellowships

    First prize presentation: Materials Science Division, 12th Annual Student Research Week, March 2009, Texas A&M University.

    Travel award from US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, May 2009.

    Top 25 Hottest Articles: Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids

    Top 25 Hottest Articles: Acta Materialia

    Young Faculty Award, IIT Bombay, 2011.

R&D
Publications: 

Load, A., Tak, T. N., Prakash, A., Guruprasad, P. J., Hutchinson, C. and Samajdar, I., 2017. Relating residual stress and substructural evolution during tensile deformation of an Aluminum-Manganese alloy. Metallurgical and Materials Transcations A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 48(11): 5317-5331.

Salunkhe, S., Singh, C. V. and Guruprasad, P. J., 2017. Effect of matrix cracks and delamination on extension-twist coupling of thin pretwisted composite strips. Composite Structures, 180: 234-250.

Thirupathi, M., Mitra, M. and Guruprasad, P. J., 2017. Spectrally formulated one-dimensional element for analysis of wave propagation in pretwisted anisotropic strips. Composite Structures, 162: 261-270.

Shekhawat, S. K., Basavaraj, V. Chakrabarty, R., Hiwarkar, V. D., Mani, K. V., Guruprasad, P. J., Benzerga, A. A., Suresh, K. G., and Samajdar, I., 2015. Orientation Dependent Plastic Deformation in Transformer Steel: Experiments and Dislocation Dynamics Simulations. Acta Materialia, 84: 256-264.

Shekhawat, S. K., Basavaraj, V. Hiwarkar, V. D., Chakrabarty, R., Nemade, J., Guruprasad, P. J., Suresh, K. G., Doherty, R. D., and Samajdar, I., 2014. Direct experimental observations on concurrent microstructure and magnetic property developments in a non-grain oriented electrical steel. Metallurgical and Materials Transcations A, 45(9): 3695-3698.

R&D Areas/Projects: 

    Mechanics of Materials

    1. Development of finite deformation crystal plasticity model for creep-fatigue deformation in superalloys (Sponsoring agency: AR&DB/DMRL/GTRE, duration 2017 - 2020)

    2. Development of A Finite Element Based Framework for Elasto-Plastic Problems (Sponsoring agency: ISRO, duration 2017 - 2019)

    3. Micromechanics of Textile Composites (Sponsoring agency: ISRO, duration 2014 – 2018)

    4. Microstructural Origin of Residual Stresses in AA7075 (Sponsoring agency: ISRO, duration 2014 – 2017)

    5. Thermo-Mechanical Failure in PT-CT Tubes used in Indian PHWR (Sponsoring agency: AERB, duration 2012 – 2014)

    6. Multiscale modeling of fatigue in materials (Sponsoring agency: IRCC-IIT Bombay, duration 2012 – 2016)

PhD TA Topics: 

    Micromechanics of Textile composites

    Morphing structures for aerospace applications

    Modeling Residual stresses in crystalline materials

Teaching
Courses Taught: 

AE 443/673: Introduction to fiber reinforced composites

AE 639: Continuum Mechanics

AE 715/433: Vibrations and Structural Dynamics