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Dr. Nilanjan Mallik
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT (BHU)
nmallik.mec@iitbhu.ac.in
9793682244
7080814522
Area of Interest: 
Smart Materials and Structures including Nanostructures, Mechatronics, Dynamics & Control, FEM, Composites, Vibration Damping, Energy Harvesting Technologies, Micromechanics, Piezoelectrics including non-linear behavior, Structural Health Monitoring, Optical Fiber Sensing, Shape Memory Alloys, ER/MR

Dr. Nilanjan Mallik

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT (BHU),

Varanasi 221005, India

e-mail: nmallik.mec@iitbhu.ac.in 

Mob.: +91 9793682244, +91 7080814522

Dr. Nilanjan Mallik, is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India. His research fields are smart materials and structures involving piezoelectric materials, shape memory alloys, optical fiber sensors, electro-rheological fluids and nanostructures. He is currently actively involved in research on active vibration damping, vibration energy harvesting, structural health monitoring by electromechanical impedance (EMI) method and by optical fiber sensing methods, morphing wing analysis using shape memory alloy actuators, non-linear behaviour of piezoelectric materials, micromechanics of piezoelectric composites, finite element analysis of smart structures, exact solution of smart structure analysis. Dr. Mallik was recipient of prestigious BOYSCAST fellowship of Department of Science and Technology, India in the year 2006-07. Under this fellowship scheme he worked as visiting researcher in the Nanoworld Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and received outstanding researcher award for conducting research on spinning carbon nanotubes into threads in the year 2008. To his credit he published around ten papers in international peer reviewed journals, over fifteen papers in national and international conferences, presented more than five research papers in national and international conferences, made one invention disclosure with co-inventors of Nanoworld laboratory and contributed in about seven books and chapters in books. He also delivered about four invited talks in other Institutes on special topics and conducted about four short term courses for faculty and students.

1. Invited to deliver keynote speech on Carbon Nanotube Spun Threads: Current Status and Prospects at Scitech Global Conference on Nanomedicine, Nanobiology and       
    Nanotechnology to be held during 14th October to 15th October, 2019 at Tokyo, Japan.

2. Delivered expert lecture on Structural Health Monitoring in the STC under CEP on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics and Structural Health Monitoring from 25-27
     March 2019 at Civil Engineering Department, IIT(BHU), India

3. Delivered expert lecture in the FDP under TEQIP-III on Some Recent Advances in Manufacturing Science and Technologies during 11th March to 15th March, 2019 at IERT,
    Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India

4. Delivered expert lecture in the FDP on Advancements in manufacturing technologies: Mechatronics, automation and robotics during 26th June to 30th June, 2018 at SRMS-
    CET, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, India

5. Delivered keynote speech in the FDP on Smart Materials during 30th April to 5th May, 2018 at Allenhouse Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

6. Delivered a talk in UC-AFRL Nano Workshop held at UC on 29th April, 2008 on "Spinning Carbon Nanotubes into Electrical Thread"

1. France: 9th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, Paris, 8th to 11th July, 2019.
2. Spain: 8th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, Madrid, 5th to 8th June, 2017
3. USA: Nanoworld laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, July, 2007 to July, 2008

 

Courses developed:

1. Smart materials and structures,
2. Design of Intelligent structures,
3. Control system engineering,
4. Introduction to MEMS,
5. Measurement and Control,
6. Engineering Mechanics,
7. Mechatronics,
8. Design of machine elements,
9. Theory of mechanisms

Courses taught:

1. Engineering drawing
2. Strength of materials
3. Control systems engineering
4. Smart materials and structures
5. Mechatronics
6. Vibrations
7. Mechanics of deformable solids

Upcoming events:

Previous events organized:

1. STC on Engineering Standards during 25th May to 26th May, 2019.

2. STC on Recent Developments in Mechatronics and Adaptronics during 29th October to 4th November, 2018.

3. STC on Smart Materials and Structures: Recent Trends in Industrial Applications during September 4 to 11, 2017.

      Awards and Recognitions

      1. BOYSCAST Fellowship: 2006-07, DST, India

      2. Recognition for outstanding researcher award by University of Cincinnati, USA, 2008

      International Journal Publication
      1. Mallik N. et. Al., (2009), “Study on carbon nanotube spun thread as piezoresistive sensor element”, Advanced Materials Research Journal, vol. 67 (2009), pp. 155-160.
      2. Schulz, M. J., Mallik, N. et. Al., (2008), "Responsive nanomaterials for engineering asset evaluation and condition monitoring." Insight-Nondestructive Testing and Condition Monitoring, August 2008, vol. 50, no. 8, pp. 436-449.
      3. Mallik, N., (2005), “Shear lag micromechanics model for effective properties of piezoelectric composites.”, AIAA Journal, vol. 43, No. 12, pp. 2617-2623.
      4. Mallik N., Ray M. C., (2005), “Exact Solutions For Static Analysis of Smart Structures With a Layer of Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Composites”, International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, 2005, vol. 2, pp. 81-97.
      5. Ray M. C., Mallik N., (2005), “Performance of Smart Damping Treatment using Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Composites”, AIAA Journal, vol. 43, no. 1, January 2005, pp. 184-193.
      6. Ray M. C., Mallik N., (2004), “Active Control of Laminated Composite Beams Using Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Composite Layer”, Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 13, 2004, pp.146-152.
      7. Ray M. C., Mallik N., (2004), “Finite Element Solutions for Static Analysis of Smart Structures with a Layer of Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Composites”, AIAA Journal, vol. 42, no. 7, 2004, pp. 1398-1405.
      8. Mallik N., Ray M. C., (2003), “Effective Coefficients of Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Composites”, AIAA Journal, Volume 41, Number 4, 2003, pp. 704-710.
      Conference paper publications
      1. Mallik N., “Analysis of multifunctional SMA/piezoelectric/composite beam structure for morphing and energy harvesting.” e-proceedings of 9th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 8th to 11th July, 2019, Paris, France, Edts. Ayech Benjeddou, Nazih Mechbal, Jean-Francois Deu, pub: CIMNE, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 443 – 451.
      2. Mallik N. and Singh S., “Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of Structures by Electromechanical Impedance (EMI) Technique using Nonlinear  Material Model of Piezoelectric Medium”, e-proceedings of 8th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 5th to 8th June, 2017, Madrid, Spain, Edts. Alfredo Güemes, Ayech Benjeddou, José Rodellar and Jinsong Leng, pub: CIMNE, Barcelona, Spain, ISBN: 978-84-946909-3-8, pp. 1890 – 1899.
      3. Mallik N., Wali A. S. and Kuri N., “Damage location identification through neural network learning from optical fiber signal for structural health monitoring”, ICMCE ’16, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Mechatronics and Control Engineering, Venice, Italy, December 14 to 17, 2016, ACM, New York, USA, ISBN: 978-1-4503-5215-4, pp. 157-161.
      4. Mallik N., (2011), “A study on piezoelectric MEMS energy harvesting devices”, Proceedings of the National Workshop on Recent Advances in Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, RAMEMS-2011, March 07-09, 2011, MEMS Design Centre (under NPMASS), Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, UP, India, pp. 133-137.
      5. Mallik N., (2011), “Molecular dynamics simulation for solving nanomechanics problems”, Proceedings of the National Seminar on recent trends in condensed matter physics, RTCMP-2011, March 05-06, 2011, Department of Applied Physics, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, UP, India, Poster no. P-12, pp. 29.
      6. Mallik N., (2011) “Crack sensing capabilities of smart cantilever structures”, Proceedings of the National conference on recent advances in civil engineering, RACE-2011, October 14-16, 2011, Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, UP, India, pp. 355-359.
      7. V. Shanov, N. Mallik, et. Al., (2008), “Advances in synthesis and application of Carbon Nanotube Materials”, Nano-Materials for Electronic and Multifunctional Applications, Material Science and Technology 2008, October 5 – 9, 2008, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., pp. 2253-2280.
      8. Mallik N., (2008), ” Enhancing Efficiency of Photovoltaic Module through Nanotechnology” Energy Asia 2008.
      9. Mallik N. et. Al., (2008), “Fabrication of threads from Carbon nano-tube arrays.”, Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials: XVII, December 15-17, New Dalhi, India, 2008, vol. 2, pp. 538-551.
      10. Mallik N. et. Al., (2008), “Study on Carbon Nanotube Spun Thread as Piezoresistive Sensor Element”, NADPA 2008.
      11. Mallik N., Mark J. Schulz, et. Al., (2008), “Nano scale materials for engineering and medicine”, March 2008, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference on Smart Structures and NDE 2008, San Diego, USA, Keynote Paper, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6931, pp. 1-15.
      12. Mallik N., Vesselin Shanov, Mark J. Schulz, et. Al., (2008), “Carbon Nanotube Thread for Multifunctional Structures.” 5th International Conference on Condition Monitoring and Machinery Failure Prevention Technologies, CM 2008/ MFPT 2008, 16 – 18 July 2008, Edinburgh, Scotland, Keynote Paper.
      13. Mallik, N., (2005), “Space release and deployment mechanisms using shape memory alloys.” Proceedings of the 5th National seminar and exhibition on aerospace and related mechanisms. Page 307-316.
      14. Mallik N., Ray M. C., (2003), “Exact Solutions for Static Analysis of Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Composites (PFRC) Integrated Sandwich Plates”, NaCoMM-2003, 18-19 December, IIT-Delhi.
      15. Mallik N., (2003), “Prediction of Effective Coefficients of Piezoelectric Short Fiber Composites”, Proceedings of the 48th Congress of ISTAM, BIT-Mesra, India, 18-21 December 2003, pp. 20-26.
      16. Ray, M. C. and Mallik, N., (2002), “Analysis of Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Composites as New Smart Materials for Active Control of Flexible Structures.” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 4934, 2002, pp.1-11.
      17. Mallik N., (2002), “Prediction of Effective Coefficients of Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Composites Using Method of Cells”, Award Session of 47th Congress of ISTAM, IIT-Guwahati, India, December 2002.
      18. Mallik, N. and Ray, M. C., (2002), “Piezoelectric fiber reinforced composites as actuators in flexible intelligent systems.” 9th National Symposium on Recent Trends in Engineering, REC Rourkela, November, 2002.
      Presented in Conference
      1. Mallik N., “Analysis of multifunctional SMA/piezoelectric/composite beam structure for morphing and energy harvesting.” e-proceedings of 9th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 8th to 11th July, 2019, Paris, France, Edts. Ayech Benjeddou, Nazih Mechbal, Jean-Francois Deu, pub: CIMNE, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 443 – 451.
      2. Mallik N. and Singh S., “Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of Structures by Electromechanical Impedance (EMI) Technique using Nonlinear  Material Model of Piezoelectric Medium”, e-proceedings of 8th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 5th to 8th June, 2017, Madrid, Spain, Edts. Alfredo Güemes, Ayech Benjeddou, José Rodellar and Jinsong Leng, pub: CIMNE, Barcelona, Spain, ISBN: 978-84-946909-3-8, pp. 1890 – 1899.
      3. Mallik N., (2011), “A study on piezoelectric MEMS energy harvesting devices”, Proceedings of the National Workshop on Recent Advances in Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, RAMEMS-2011, March 07-09, 2011, MEMS Design Centre (under NPMASS), Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, UP, India, pp. 133-137.
      4. Mallik N., (2011) “Crack sensing capabilities of smart cantilever structures”, Proceedings of the National conference on recent advances in civil engineering, RACE-2011, October 14-16, 2011, Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, UP, India, pp. 355-359.
      5. Mallik N. et. Al., (2008), “Fabrication of threads from Carbon nano-tube arrays.”, Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials: XVII, December 15-17, New Dalhi, India, 2008, vol. 2, pp. 538-551.
      6. Mallik N., Ray M. C., (2003), “Exact Solutions for Static Analysis of Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Composites (PFRC) Integrated Sandwich Plates”, NaCoMM-2003, 18-19 December, IIT-Delhi.
      Books/Book chapters
      1. Mallik N. et. al., 2015, “GATE Mentor 2016”, Cengage
      2. Mallik N. et. al., 2011, “Chapter 3: Carbon nanotube spun thread”, Carbon nanotube based nanocomposites: recent developments”, Editors: Kamal K. Kar, A. Hodzic, Research Publishing, Singapore, 2011.
      3. Nash, Mallik N., 2009, Adapted Schaum’s outline series of Strength of Materials as per Indian syllabus, Revised 4th Edition.
      4. Schulz, M. J., Yun, Y. -H., Shanov, V. N., Maheshwari, G., Mallik, N., Abot, J., Yarmolenko, S. and Sankar, J. (2008). "Chapter 16: Carbon nanotube based smart materials, in Carbon Nanotubes: Synthesis, Properties and Applications," edited by M. Umeno and P. R. Somani, Applied Science Innovations Pvt. Ltd., India, 2008.
      5. Schulz, M. J., Yun, Y. -H., Shanov, V. N., Maheshwari, G., Mallik, N., Abot, J., Yarmolenko, S. and Sankar, J. (2008). "Chapter 9: Carbon nanotube array based smart materials, in Carbon Nanotubes: Multifunctional Materials," edited by M. Umeno and P. R. Somani, Applied Science Innovations Pvt. Ltd., India, 2008.
      6. Adapted Schaum’s outline series of Strength of Materials by Nash as per Indian syllabus, 4th Edition, 2005.
      7. SI metricated Engineering Mechanics by Beer and Johnston, 2007.
      Invention disclosure
      Name: Nanotube spinning machine
      Applicants: Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov, Douglas Hurd, Henry Westhider, Mallik N.
      Country: USA
      Status: Invention disclosure (18/09/2007)

      Research Scholars:

      1. Dr. Mazin Mahmood Yahya (Passed out): Low cycle fatigue of aluminum alloy and metal matrix composites

      2. Dr. Nishant Singh (as co-supervisor) (passed out): Bioimplants using shape memory alloys.

      3. Sonu Kumar (on leave): Shape memory alloy

      M. Tech.:

      1. Gaurav Barman: 2019: Exact Solution for Dynamic Analysis of Smart Laminated Composite Structures having Piezoelectric Composite Layers
      2. Abhyay Kumar Singh: 2019: Exact Solution for Static Analysis of Smart Laminated Composite Structures with Piezoelectric Composite Structures
      3. Tarun Chand: 2017: Application of Fuzzy Neural Networks in Structural Health Monitoring using Back Propagation Algorithm
      4. Nitin Kumar Gangwar: 2017: Analysis of Crack Detection in Beams using Fiber Optic Sensor
      5. Rahul Chaurasia: 2016: Study of Structural Health Monitoring using Fiber Optic Sensors
      6. Narendra Kumar Kuri: 2016: Analysis of Response of Cantilever Structures with Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring

      1. SHM with fiber optic sensors
      2. SHM with piezoelectric sensors
      3. Shape memory alloy (springs, wires)
      4. Microcontroller setup
      5. Piezoelectric energy harvesting and vibration damping
      6. Piezoelectric property measurement