Research Interests

  • Multi-scale modeling of material behavior
  • Computational mechanics/modeling, Finite element analysis
  • Nanocomposites, Advanced materials
  • Dislocation theory, Discrete dislocation dynamics, Dislocation boundaries
  • Fracture mechanics (Crack initiation, Crack tip plasticity)
  • Crystal plasticity and defects
  • Thixoforming with nano-particles, Microforming
  • Continuum modeling of dislocation microstructure


Multiscale Discrete Dislocation Plasticity Simulations
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Intersection of a mobile dislocation with a dislocation boundary

 Dislocation structure evolution during nano-indentation