Prof. Debasish Roy
Structures Lab, Department of Civil Engineering, IISc Bangalore
Department of Civil Engineering
Convener, IISc-ISRO Centre of Excellence in Advanced Mechanics of Materials
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore, 560 012. India.
Geometrically inspired and gauge theories for continuum mechanics of solids (emphasizing non-Euclidean defect kinematics)
Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of solids and fluctuation relations valid far from equilibrium
Defect engineering and metamaterials with acoustic band gaps
Optimization based on stochastic search on Riemannian manifolds
Computational Mechanics: Mesh-free and Finite Element Methods; Peridynamics; SPH-based simulations in computational impact dynamics
Mechanics of structured continua; the role of local symmetry in the continuum physics of solids; applications to modelling of plasticity, damage, piezo-electricity etc.
Stochastic Filtering Techniques for Inverse Problems; nonlinear structural system identification and medical diagnostic imaging in soft materials
Bayesian updates on Riemannian manifolds