Research Areas

  • Non-classical nucleation; Crystallization; Phase transition/trasformations; Dislocation plasticity
  • Metallic alloys; Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs); Hybrid inorganic-organic materials
  • Classical Molecular Dynamics and Monte Carlo simulations; Density functional theory & Ab initio Molecular Dynamics; Mean-field theory and modelling; Machine learning

Employment History &Academic Preparation

Assistant Professor, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM, 2019-Present

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, 2017-2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, 2012-2017

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Insititute for Shock Physics, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2009-2012

Education

Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, 2009

Bachelor’s in Technology (B Tech) in Materials Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, 2002

Computational Microstructure Physics Group

Our mission is to computationally discover atomic-scale phenomena that will help in engineering materials for targeted applications. For this pupose, we employ concepts at the intersection of Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Chemistry & Micro-mechanics.

Courses Taught