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Rajib Chowdhury
Rajib Chowdhury Assistant Professor rajibfce[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285612 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Structural Engineering, Uncertainty Quantification, Risk Analysis, Structural Reliability, Fuzzy Uncertainty
  • Multiscale Modelling, Continuum Mechanics
  • Computational Material Science, Nanotechnology
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2012On GoingAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20112012LecturerSwansea University, UK
20092011Newton International FellowSwansea University, UK
20082009Research AssistantSwansea University, UK
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Outstanding Paper AwardLiterati Network Awards for Excellence2011
Newton International FellowshipRoyal Society & Royal Academy of Engineering, UK2008
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhDStructural EngineeringIIT Madras2008
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Reliability-based and Robust design optimization of large-scale systemsCSIR2016
Deformation Mechanism and Morphology of Calcium-Silicate-Hydrate SystemIIT Roorkee2013
Mechanical Properties of Nano-Silica Based High Performance ConcreteNBCC2013
Elasticity & Piezoelectricity in Semiconducting NanostructuresDST2013
Robust design optimization of large-scale systemsRoyal Society, UK2015
Coupled Molecular Dynamics-XEFM simulation for quasi-brittle material failureRoyal Society, UK2012
Memberships
  • Engineering Mechanics Institute, ASCE, Member
  • ASCE, Associate Member
  • American Nano Society, Member
  • Institute of Nanotechnology, Associate Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Finite Element MethodCEN-545M. Tech.Spring
Structural DynamicsCEN-544M. TechAutumn
Building Materials, Construction and EstimationCE-251B.TechAutumn
Solid MechanicsCE-102B. Tech.Spring
Computer Aided GraphicsCE-201B.TechSpring
Theory of Structures - ICE-292B. Arch.Spring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Stochastic Topology OptimisationAbhinav GuptaO2017
CompositesArya Prakash PadhiO2017
Multiscale Modelling and Failure Prediction of Woven and Braided CompositesRohit Raju MadkeO2015
Novel Integrated Computational Models for Stochastic Evolutionary OptimizationTanmoy ChatterjeeO2014
Piezoelectric and Mechanical Behaviour of Doped and Undoped ZnO Thin FilmsVipul BhardwajO2013
A Multilevel Paradigm for Stochastic ComputationsSouvik ChakrabartiA2013
Optical Properties of Doped and Undoped ZnO Nanostructured Coatings Sowjanya MotanaA2011
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Swansea University, UKResearch & Teaching01-12-2008
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Introduction to Modelling and SimulationAICTE (QIP)Dec. 2013
Fatigue and Fracture of Advanced Materials AICTE (QIP)July 2013
Books Authored

Monograph:

  1. Sarma, J.V.N., Chowdhury, R., and Jayaganthan, R., Functional properties of semiconducting nanostructures: Simulation and Experiment, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG, 2013, ISBN: 978-3-659-48236-6.
  2. Chowdhury, R., and Rao, B.N., High dimensional model representation for reliability analysis, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller AG & Co. KG, ISBN: 978-3-639-27580-3.

 

Book Chapters:

  1. Chatterjee, T. and Chowdhury, R. Adaptive refined model based approach for robust design optimization, Predictive Modeling and Optimization Methods in Science and Engineering, IGI Global, 2017.
  2. Chatterjee, T. and Chowdhury, R. Improved sparse approximation models for stochastic computations, Neural Computing in Engineering and Science, Elsevier, 2017.
  3. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R. Polynomial Correlated Function Expansion, Modelling and Simulation Techniques in Structural Engineering, IGI Global, 2017.
  4. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., A hybrid approach for solution of Fokker-Planck equation, Advances in Structural Engineering, Springer, India, 2015.
  5. Chowdhury, R., Rao, B.N., and Prasad, A.M., A practical solution of the random eigenvalue problems using factorized decomposition technique, Computational Mechanics, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2009.
  6. Chowdhury, R., Rao, B.N., and Prasad, A.M., HDMR based stochastic finite element analysis for random field problems, Safety, Reliability and Risk of Structures, Infrastructures and Engineering, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2009.

 

Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Chakraborty, S., and Chowdhury, R., Galerkin based generalised ANOVA for the solution of stochastic steady state diffusion problems, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, (Accepted).
  2. Chatterjee, T., Chakraborty, S., and Chowdhury, R., A critical review of surrogate assisted robust design optimization, Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, (Accepted).
  3. Chakraborty, S., and Chowdhury, R., An efficient algorithm for building locally refined ‘hp adaptive’ H-PCFE: Application to uncertainty quantification, Journal of Computational Physics, 315 (2017), pp. 59–79.
  4. Majumder, D., Chakraborty, S., and Chowdhury, R., Probabilistic analysis of tunnels: A hybrid polynomial correlated function expansion based approach, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 70 (2017), pp. 89–104.
  5. Bhardwaj, V., Chowdhury, R., and Jayaganthan, R., Adhesion strength and nanomechanical characterization of ZnO thin films, Journal of Materials Research, 32[8] (2017), pp. 1432–1443.
  6. Chakraborty, S., Chatterjee, T., Chowdhury, R. and Adhikari, S., Robust design optimization for crashworthiness of vehicle side impact, ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering, 3[3] (2017), pp. 031002:1–9.
  7. Chatterjee, T. and Chowdhury, R., An efficient sparse Bayesian learning framework for stochastic response analysis, Structural Safety, 68 (2017), pp. 1–14.
  8. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., Towards 'h-p adaptive' generalised ANOVA, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 320 (2017), pp. 558–581.
  9. Chakraborty, S., Chatterjee, T., Chowdhury, R. and Adhikari, S., A surrogate based multi-fidelity approach for robust design optimization, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 47 (2017), pp. 726–744.
  10. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., Moment independent sensitivity analysis - A hybrid PFCE based approach, ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, (2017), pp. 0601600: 1–11.
  11. Mukhopadhyay, T., Chakraborty, S. Dey, S., Adhikari, S., and Chowdhury, R., A critical assessment of kriging model variants for high-fidelity uncertainty quantification in dynamics of composite shells, Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, 24[3] (2017), pp. 495–518.
  12. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., Hybrid framework for the estimation of rare failure event probability, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, (2017), pp. 04017010: 1–13.
  13. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., A hybrid approach for global sensitivity analysis, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 158 (2017), pp. 50–57.
  14. Chatterjee, T. and Chowdhury, R., An adaptive bi-level approximation technique for multi objective evolutionary optimization, ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, (2016), pp. 04016071: 1–16.
  15. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., Modelling uncertainty in incompressible flow simulation using Galerkin based generalised ANOVA, Computer Physics Communications, 208 (2016), pp. 73–91.
  16. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., Sequential experimental design based generalised ANOVA, Journal of Computational Physics, 317 (2016), pp. 15–32.
  17. Mukhopadhyay, T., Chowdhury, R., and Chakraborti, A., Structural damage identification: A random sampling-high dimensional model representation approach, Advances in Structural Engineering, SAGE, 19 [6] (2016), pp. 908–927.
  18. Bhardwaj, V., Chowdhury, R. and Jayaganathan, R., Nanomechanical and microstructural characterization of sputter deposited ZnO thin films, Applied Surface Science, 389 (2016), pp. 1023-1032.
  19. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., Assessment of polynomial correlated function expansion for high-fidelity structural reliability analysis, Structural Safety, 59 (2016), pp. 9–19.
  20. Chatterjee, T., Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., A Bi-level Approximation Tool for the Computation of FRFs in Stochastic Dynamic Systems, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 70-71 (2016), pp. 484–505.
  21. Chakraborty, S. Mandal, B., Chowdhury, R., and Chakraborti, A., Stochastic Free Vibration Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates using Polynomial Correlated Function Expansion, Composite Structures, 135 [3] (2016), pp. 236–249.
  22. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., Multivariate function approximations using D-MORPH algorithm, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 39[23-24] (2015), pp. 7155–7180.
  23. Kumar, A., Chakraborti, A., Bhargava, P., and Chowdhury, R., Probabilistic failure analysis of laminated sandwich shells based on higher order zigzag theory, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 17 [5] (2015), pp. 546–561.
  24. Mukhopadhyay, T., Dey, T. K., Chowdhury, R., Chakraborti, A., and Adhikari, S., Optimum design of FRP bridge deck: An efficient RS-HDMR based approach, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 52 [3] (2015), pp. 459–477.
  25. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., A semi-analytical framework for structural reliability analysis, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 289 (2015), pp. 475–497.
  26. Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., Polynomial correlated function expansion for nonlinear stochastic dynamic analysis, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 141 [3] (2015), pp. 04014132: 1–11.
  27. Madke, R.R., Chakraborty, S. and Chowdhury, R., Multiscale approach for the nonlinear behaviour of cementitious composite, Computational Material Science, 93 (2014), pp. 29–35.
  28. Ray, S.J., and Chowdhury, R., Double gated single molecular transistor for charge detection, Journal of Applied Physics, 116 (2014), pp. 034307:1-7.
  29. Adhikari, S., Flores, E.I.S., Scarpa, F., Chowdhury, R. and Friswell, M.I., A hybrid atomistic approach for the mechanics of DNA molecules, ASME Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine, 4 [4] (2014), pp. 041006:1-7.
  30. Sarma, J.V.N., Chowdhury, R., Jayaganthan, R., and Scarpa, F., Atomistic studies on tensile mechanics of BN nanotubes in the presence of defects, International Journal of Nanoscience, 13[1] (2014), pp. 1450005:1-9.
  31. Sarma, J.V.N., Chowdhury, R., and Jayaganthan, R., Graphyne based single electron transistor: Ab-initio analysis, NANO: Brief Reports and Reviews, 9[3] (2014), pp. 1450032:1-8.
  32. Kam, K., Scarpa, F., Adhikari, S., and Chowdhury, R., Graphene nanofilm as pressure and force sensor: a mechanical analysis, Physica Status Solidi B, 250[10] (2013), pp. 2085–2089.
  33. Sarma, J.V.N., Chowdhury, R., and Jayaganthan, R., Molecular dynamics investigation of the thermomechanical behavior of monolayer GaN, Journal of Applied Physics, 113 (2013), pp. 243504:1-7.
  34. Allegri, G., Scarpa, F., Chowdhury, R., and Adhikari, S., Wave propagation in periodically supported nanoribbons: A nonlocal elasticity approach, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Transactions of the ASME, 135, (2013), pp. 041017:1-8.
  35. Sarma, J. V. N., Chowdhury, R., and Jayaganthan, R., Mechanical behavior of gallium nitride nanosheets using molecular dynamics, Computational Materials Science, 75 (2013), pp. 29–34.
  36. Zhang, J., Wang, C.Y., Chowdhury, R., and Adhikari, S., Size and temperature dependent piezoelectric properties of gallium nitride nanowires, Scripta Materialia, 68[8] (2013), pp. 627–630.
  37. Chandra, Y., Scarpa, F., Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., and Seinz, J., Multiscale hybrid atomistic-FE approach for the nonlinear tensile behaviour of graphene nanocomposites, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 46 (2013), pp. 147–153.
  38. Zhang, J., Wang, C.Y., Chowdhury, R., and Adhikari, S., Small-scale effect on the mechanical properties of metallic nanotubes, Applied Physics Letters, 101 (2012), pp. 093109:1-4.
  39. Chowdhury, R., and Adhikari, S., Fuzzy parametric uncertainty analysis of linear dynamical systems: A surrogate modeling approach, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 32 (2012), pp. 5-17.
  40. Chowdhury, R., Scarpa, F., and Adhikari, S., Molecular-scale bio-sensing using armchair graphene, Journal of Applied Physics, 112[1] (2012), pp. 014905:1-6.
  41. Adhikari, S., and Chowdhury, R., Zeptogram sensing from gigahertz vibration: Graphene based nanosensor, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 44[7-8] (2012), pp. 1528-1534.
  42. Chowdhury, R., Conductance of graphene nanoribbons under mechanical deformation, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 44[7-8] (2012), pp. 1256-1259.
  43. Chandra, Y., Chowdhury, R., Scarpa, F., Adhikari, S., Seinz, J., Arnold, C., Murmu, T., and Bould, D., Vibration frequency of graphene based composites: A multiscale approach, Materials Science & Engineering B, 177[3] (2012), pp. 303-310.
  44. Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., and Rees, P., Graphene based single molecule nanojunction, Physica B: Condensed Matter, 407[5] (2012), pp. 855-858.
  45. Murugan, S., Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., and Friswell, M.I., Helicopter aeroelastic analysis with specially uncertain rotor blade properties, Aerospace Science and Technology, 16[1] (2012), pp. 29-39.
  46. Dutta, S.C., and Chowdhury, R., Effect of gravity loading on inelastic seismic demand of structures, Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami, 6[4] (2012), pp. 1250022:1-16.
  47. Boldrin, L., Scarpa, F., Chowdhury, R., and Adhikari, S., Effective mechanical properties of hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets, Nanotechnology, 22[50] (2011), pp. 505702:1-7.
  48. Chandra, Y., Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., and Scarpa, F., Elastic instability of bilayer graphene using atomistic finite element, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 44[1] (2011), pp. 12-16.
  49. Scarpa, F., Chowdhury, R., Kam, K., Adhikari, S., and Ruzzene, M., Dynamics of mechanical waves in periodic graphene nanoribbon assemblies, Nanoscale Research Letters, 6 (2011), pp. 430:1-10.
  50. Chowdhury, R., and Adhikari, S., Boron nitride nanotubes as zeptogram-scale bio-nano sensors: Theoretical investigations, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 10[4] (2011), pp. 659-667.
  51. Chandra, Y., Chowdhury, R., Scarpa, F., and Adhikari, S., Vibration characteristics of bi-layer graphene sheets, Thin Solid Films, 519[18] (2011), pp. 6026-6032.
  52. Adhikari, S., and Chowdhury, R., Natural frequencies of fullerene family, Physics Letters A, 375[22] (2011), pp. 2166-2170.
  53. Chowdhury, R., and Rao, B.N., Multicut high dimensional model representation for reliability analysis, Structural Engineering and Mechanics - An International Journal, 38[5] (2011), pp. 651-674.
  54. Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., Scarpa, F., and Friswell, M.I., Transverse vibration of single layer graphene sheets, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 44[20] (2011), pp. 205401:1-11.
  55. Scarpa, F., Chowdhury, R., and Adhikari, S., Thickness and in-plane elasticity of Graphane, Physics Letters A, 375[20] (2011), pp. 2071-2074.
  56. Chowdhury, R., and Adhikari, S., Reliability analysis of uncertain dynamical systems using correlated function expansion, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 53[4] (2011), pp. 281-285.
  57. Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., and Scarpa, F., Vibration of ZnO nanotubes: A molecular mechanics approach, Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, 102[2] (2011), pp. 301-308.
  58. Adhikari, S., Chowdhury, R., and Friswell, M.I., High dimensional model representation method for fuzzy structural dynamics, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 330[7] (2011), pp. 1516-1529.
  59. Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., Rees, P., Scarpa, F. and Wilks, S.P., Graphene-based biosensor using transport properties, Physical Review B, 83[4] (2011), pp. 045401:1-8.
  60. Chowdhury, R., Rao, B.N., Probabilistic stability assessment of slopes using high dimensional model representation, Computers & Geotechnics, 37[7-8] (2010), pp. 876-884.
  61. Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., and Rees, P., Optical properties of Silicon doped ZnO, Physica B: Condensed Matter, 405[23] (2010), pp. 4763-4767.
  62. Chowdhury, R., and Adhikari, S., Stochastic sensitivity analysis using enhanced HDMR and score function, Engineering Computations, 27[7] (2010), pp. 841-862.
  63. Adhikari, S., and Chowdhury, R., A reduced-order random matrix approach for stochastic structural dynamics, Computers & Structures, 88[21-22] (2010), pp. 3917-3932.
  64. Chowdhury, R., Wang, C.Y., Adhikari, S., and Scarpa, F., Vibration and symmetry-breaking of boron-nitride nanotubes, Nanotechnology, 107[21] (2010), pp. 365702:1-9.
  65. Adhikari, S., and Chowdhury, R., The calibration of carbon nanotube based bionanosensors, Journal of Applied Physics, 107[12] (2010), pp. 124322:1-8.
  66. Chowdhury, R., Wang, C.Y., Adhikari, S., and Tong, F.M., Sliding oscillation of multiwall carbon nanotubes, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 42[9] (2010), pp. 2295-2300.
  67. Chowdhury, R., and Adhikari, S., High dimensional model representation for stochastic finite element analysis, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 34[12] (2010), pp. 3917-3932.
  68. Rao, B.N., Chowdhury, R., Prasad A.M., Singh, R.K., and Kushwaha, H.S., Reliability analysis of 500 MWe PHWR inner containment using high dimensional model representation, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 87[5] (2010), pp. 230-238.
  69. Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., Wang, C.Y., and Scarpa, F., A molecular mechanics approach for the vibration of single walled carbon nanotubes, Computational Materials Science, 48[4] (2010), pp. 730-735.
  70. Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., and Scarpa, F., Elasticity and piezoelectricity of zinc oxide nanostructure, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 42[8] (2010), pp. 2036-2040.
  71. Scarpa, F., Adhikari, S., and Chowdhury, R., Transverse elasticity of bilayer graphene, Physics Letters A, 374[19-20] (2010), pp. 2053-2057.
  72. Chowdhury, R., Rees, P., Adhikari, S., Scarpa, F., and Wilks, S.P., Electronic structures of Silicon doped ZnO, Physica B: Condensed Matter, 405[8] (2010), pp. 1980-1985.
  73. Chowdhury, R., Wang, C.Y., and Adhikari, S., Low frequency vibration of multiwall carbon nanotubes with heterogeneous boundaries, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 43[11] (2010), pp. 085405:1-8.
  74. Chowdhury, R., Adhikari, S., and Mitchell, J., Vibrating carbon nanotube based bio-sensors, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 42[2] (2009), pp. 104-109.
  75. Chowdhury, R., Rao, B.N., and Prasad, A.M., Stochastic sensitivity analysis using HDMR and score function, Sadhana - Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Engineering Sciences, 34[6] (2009), pp. 967-986.
  76. Rao, B.N., Chowdhury, R., Prasad A.M., Singh, R.K., and Kushwaha, H.S., Probabilistic characterization of AHWR inner containment using high dimensional model representation, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 239[6] (2009), pp. 1030-1041.
  77. Chowdhury, R., Rao, B.N., and Prasad, A.M., High dimensional model representation for structural reliability analysis, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 25[4] (2009), pp. 301-337.
  78. Chowdhury, R., and Rao, B.N., Hybrid high dimensional model representation for reliability analysis, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 198[5-8] (2009), pp. 753-765.
  79. Rao, B.N., and Chowdhury, R., Enhanced high dimensional model representation for reliability analysis, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 77[5] (2009), pp. 719-750.
  80. Chowdhury, R., and Rao, B.N., Assessment of high dimensional model representation techniques for reliability analysis, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 24[1] (2009), pp. 100-115.
  81. Rao, B.N., and Chowdhury, R., Factorized high dimensional model representation for structural reliability analysis, Engineering Computations, 25[8] (2008), pp. 708-738.
  82. Rao, B.N., and Chowdhury, R., Probabilistic analysis using high dimensional model representation and fast Fourier transform, International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 9 (2008), pp. 342-357.
  83. Chowdhury, R., Rao, B.N., and Prasad, A.M., High dimensional model representation for piece wise continuous function approximation, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 24[12] (2008), pp. 1587-1609.