Dr. Neeraj Grover
Assistant Professor

Designation:

Assistant Professor

Specialization:

Computational Mechanics

Email:

neeraj.grover@thapar.edu

Education

  • PhD in Composite Structures from Indian Institute of Technology Khargpur in 2015.
  • M. Tech in Applied Mechanics from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad in 2011.
  • B.E. in Aeronautical Engineering from AMAeSI, New Delhi in 2009

Experience: Total Experience 1 Year and 07 Months

  1. July 2015 - to date: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India
  2. September 2014 – July 2015: Assistant Professor, Chitkara School of Mechanical Engineering, Chitkara University, Rajpura, Punjab, India

Teaching Interests

  1. Strength of Materials
  2. Mechanics of Composite Structures
  3. Finite Element Method
  4. Mechanical Vibrations
  5. Machine Design
  6. Mechanical Measurements and Metrology

Research Interest

  • Mechanics of Advanced Composite Structures
  • Laminated Composite and Sandwich Plates
  • Shear Deformation Theories
  • Analytical and Finite Element Modeling and Analysis
  • Aero-elasticity
  • Uncertainty Quantification

Publications

SCI Journals Publications

  1. Grover N, Singh BN, Maiti DK. (2016). "An Inverse Trigonometric Shear Deformation Theory for Supersonic Flutter Characteristics of Multilayered Composite Plates." Aerospace Science and Technology. Volume 52, Pages 41–51. (Impact Factor: 0.94).
  2. Grover N, Maiti DK, Singh BN. (2015). Flutter characteristics of laminated composite plates subjected to yawed supersonic flow using inverse hyperbolic shear deformation theory. Journal of Aerospace Engineering: ASCE (Impact Factor: 0.926, Accepted)
  3. Grover N, Singh BN, Maiti DK. (2015) “Free vibration and buckling characteristics of laminated composite and sandwich plates implementing a secant function based shear deformation theory.” Proceeding of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: J Mechanical Engineering Science. Vol. 229, Issue 3, pp. 391-406. (Impact factor: 0.589).
  4. Grover N, Maiti DK, Singh BN. (2014) “Flexural behavior of general laminated composite and sandwich plates using a secant function based shear deformation theory.” Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures. Vol. 11, issue 7, pp. 1275-97. (Impact factor: 1.411)
  5. Grover N, Maiti DK, Singh BN. (2014) “An efficient C0 finite element modeling of an inverse hyperbolic shear deformation theory for the flexural and stability analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates” Finite elements in Analysis and Design. Vol. 80, pp. 11-22. (Impact factor 2.017).
  6. Grover N, Singh BN, Maiti DK. (2014) “A general assessment of a new inverse trigonometric shear deformation theory for laminated composite and sandwich plates using finite element method.” Proceeding of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering. Vol. 228, No. 10, pp. 1788-1801. (Impact factor: 0.678)
  7. Grover N, Maiti DK, Singh BN. (2013) “A new inverse hyperbolic shear deformation theory for static and buckling analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates.” Composite Structures. Vol. 95, pp. 667-675, Elsevier. (Impact Factor: 3.318).
  8. Grover N, Singh BN, Maiti DK. (2013) “Analytical and finite element modeling of laminated composite and sandwich plates: An assessment of a new shear deformation theory for free vibration response.” International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. Vol. 67, pp. 89-99, Elsevier. (Impact Factor: 2.034).
  9. Grover N, Singh BN, Maiti DK. (2013) “New Nonpolynomial Shear-Deformation Theories for Structural Behavior of Laminated-Composite and Sandwich Plates.” AIAA Journal. Vol. 51, Issue 8, pp. 1861-1871. (Impact Factor: 1.165).
  10. Singh BN, Grover N. (2013) “Stochastic Methods for the Analysis of Uncertain Composites.” Journal of Indian Institute of Science: A Multidisciplinary Reviews Journal, vol. 93, Issue 4, pp. 603-620. (Review Article)

Conference Proceedings

  1. Grover N, Singh BN, Maiti DK. Stability analysis of multilayered composite and sandwich plates using an inverse trigonometric shear deformation theory. Sixth International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics. Held during December 29-31, 2014, Aerospace Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur, India.
  2. B. N. Singh, Neeraj Grover, D. K. Maiti, Rosalin Sahoo. Influence of Stiffness Characteristics on Supersonic flutter Behavior of Laminated Composite Plates. Proceedings of 2016 Asian Joint Symposium on Aerospace Engieering, May 18-21, 2016, Jeju Island, Korea. (accepted)
  3. B. N. Singh, Neeraj Grover, D. K. Maiti, Rosalin Sahoo. Transverse Vibrations of Symmetric and Anti-symmetric Laminated Composite and Sandwich Plates. Proceedings of 2016 Asian Joint Symposium on Aerospace Engieering, May 18-21, 2016, Jeju Island, Korea. (accepted)

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

  1. Paper appeared in top 25 hottest articles (at serial 24) of the Journal (Finite Elements in Analysis and Design) during Full Year January to December 2014.
  2. Paper appeared in top 25 hottest articles (at serial 3) of the Journal (International Journal of Mechanical Sciences) during Full Year January to December 2013.
  3. Reviewer, Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures
  4. Reviewer, Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science.
  5. Award for Best Oral Presentation at Research Scholars’ Day (2013-2014) of Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
  6. Life Member, Aeronautical Society of India, New Delhi