Dr. Bishweshwar Babu

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu, INDIA - 620015

Email: bishweshwar@nitt.edu, bishweshwar.babu@gmail.com

Research Interests

Solid Mechanics and Design, Finite Element Method, Plates and Shells, Structural Dynamics and Stability, Nonlinear Mechanics, Composite Structures,

Nonlocal Theories of Elasticity

Educational Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, 2019.
  • Master of Technology, Engineering Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, 2014.
  • Bachelor of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, 2011 (Gold Medal).

Employment Profile

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli, India, June 2020-Present.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, PDPM Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur, India, March-June 2020.
  • Early-Doc Fellow, Department of Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India, August-November 2019.

Invited Positions

  • Mentor, Advisory Board (R&D), Elofic Industries Limited, Faridabad, Haryana, India, 2020-Present.
  • Co-opted Member, Executive Council, Indian Society for Applied Mechanics (ISAM), 2017-19.

Positions of Responsibility

  • Organizing Secretary, 1st Symposium and Workshop for Analytical Youth in Applied Mechanics (SWAYAM-2018), BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus, July 4-6, 2018.
  • Mess Secretary, Aravali House, IIT Delhi, 2016-17.
  • Secretary, Applied Mechanics Society (AMS), IIT Delhi, 2015-16.

Books/Chapters/Proceedings

  • Singh, S., Babu, B., Swathika, M., Sharma, T., & Patil, R. S. (2018). Proceedings of the 1st Symposium and Workshop for Analytical Youth on Applied Mechanics (SWAYAM 2018). Ane Books Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi (ISBN: 978-93-86761-73-6).

Journal Publications

  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2020). An improved quadrilateral finite element for nonlinear second-order strain gradient elastic Kirchhoff plates. Meccanica, 55 (1), 139-159. (IF: 2.258)
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2019). A new computationally efficient finite element formulation for nanoplates using second-order strain gradient Kirchhoff’s plate theory. Composites Part B: Engineering (IF: 9.078)
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2019). Analytical solution for strain gradient elastic Kirchhoff rectangular plates under transverse static loading. European Journal of Mechanics-A/Solids, 73, 101-111. (IF: 4.220)
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2019). On the finite element formulation for second-order strain gradient nonlocal beam theories. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 26 (15), 1316-1332. (IF: 4.030)

Conference Publications/Presentations

  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2019). Transient analysis of second-order strain gradient Kirchhoff nanoplates. 4th Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics (INCAM-2019). IISc Bangalore, Bengaluru, India.
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2019). Transient dynamic analysis of second-order strain gradient Euler-Bernoulli nanobeams. 13th International Conference on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (ICM-13). RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2018). Levy’s solution for strain gradient plates under transverse loading: Nonlocal boundary value problems. ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE-2018). David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2018). Finite element analysis of nonlinear second-order strain gradient Kirchhoff plate. 1st Symposium and Workshop for Analytical Youth on Applied Mechanics (SWAYAM-2018). BITS Pilani, K.K. Birla Goa Campus, Goa, India.
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2017). Buckling and free vibration analyses of nanoplates using second-order strain gradient Kirchhoff plate theory. 25th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering (ICCE-25). Sheraton Parco de' Medici Rome Hotel, Rome, Italy.
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2017). Finite element formulation for second-order strain gradient nonlocal plates. 3rd Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics (INCAM-2017). MNNIT Allahabad, Prayagraj, India.
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2016). Buckling of nanobeams using different nonlocal continuum theories. 6th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-2016). IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2015). Free vibration analysis of nanorods using different nonlocal theories. 60th Congress of the Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM-2015). MNIT Jaipur, Jaipur, India.
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2015). Nonlocal theories for modelling of nanostructures. 2nd Indian National Conference on Applied Mechanics (INCAM-2015). IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India.
  • Babu, B., & Patel, B. P. (2014). Finite element analysis of nanobeams using nonlocal approaches. 1st International Conference on Multifunctional Materials, Structures and Applications (ICMMSA-2014). MNNIT Allahabad, Prayagraj, India.

Awards/Recognition/Fellowships

  • International Travel Support (ITS) of INR 1,19,645/- from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India to attend the 13th International Conference on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (ICM-13) in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Research Scholar Travel Award (RSTA) of INR 50,000/- from IIT Delhi to attend the 13th International Conference on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (ICM-13) in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Research Excellence Travel Award (RETA) of INR 1,50,000/- from IIT Delhi to attend the ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE-2018) in Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Research Promotion Fund of INR 1,00,000/- from IIT Delhi to attend the 25th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering (ICCE-25) in Rome, Italy.
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) fellowship from Government of India during M.Tech. (2012-14) and Ph.D. (2014-19).
  • Qualified the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in Mechanical Engineering in 2011 and 2012.
  • University Gold Medal in B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering).

Professional Memberships

  • Indian Society for Applied Mechanics (ISAM), Life Member (ID: LM00201), 2020-present.
  • Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME), Life Member (ID: L-0427), 2020-present.
  • Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM), Life Member (ID: L/2004), 2020-present.
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Student Member (ID: 102402475), 2018-19.
  • Indian Society for Applied Mechanics (ISAM), Student Member (ID: GM00011), 2017-19.

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