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Siladitya Pal
Siladitya Pal Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest
  • Multiscale Modeling of Materials, Fracture of Staggered Composites, Architectured Materials
  • Multiphysics Computational Modeling of Materials, Li-ion Battery Electrodes, Fracture of Polycrystalline Cathode
  • Computational Solid Mechanics , Phase Field fracture, Phase Transformation, Plasticity, Damage
  • Metamaterials, Elastic Wave Bandgap, Computational Homogenization
Professional Background
20102015Post Doctoral Research AssociateUniversity of Pittsburgh
Honors and Awards
Best Master’s ThesisIISc, Bangalore2006
Best Thesis in the division of Aerospace StructureIISc, Bangalore2006
Educational Details
PhDMechanical EngineeringMichigan Technological University2010
MSAerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India2006
Bachelor of EngineeringMechanical EngineeringBengal Engineering and Science University, Howrah, India2003
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Tunable phononic materials for low frequency band gap using computational and experimental approacheDST-SERB2017
Multiphysics based large-scale computational framework for next-generation energy storage materialsIIT Roorkee2015
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Multi-physics based computational modeling of fracture in energy storage systemsAvtar SinghO2016
Design of low-frequency and wide elastic wave bandgap in metamaterials: modeling and experiment Nitish KumarO2017
Refereed Journal Papers

A Singh, S PalCoupled chemo-mechanical modeling of fracture in polycrystalline cathode for lithium-ion battery; International Journal of Plasticity; 2020, 127, 102636

N Kumar, S Pal; Low frequency and wide band gap metamaterial with divergent shaped star units: numerical and experimental investigations; Applied Physics Letters; 2019, 115(25), 254101

A Singh, TS Sandhu, S PalInterplay of various fracture mechanisms in bio-inspired staggered structure; Mechanics of Materials; 2019, 139, 103215

D.C. Pant and S Pal; Phase transformation and energy dissipation of porous shape memory alloy structure under blast loading; Mechanics of Materials; 2019, 132, 31-46

SS Damle, S Pal, PN Kumta, S Maiti; Effect of silicon configurations on the mechanical integrity of silicon–carbon nanotube heterostructured anode for lithium ion battery: A computational study; Journal of Power Sources, 2016, 304, 373-383

J Thunes, RM Miller, S Pal, S Damle, RE Debski, S Maiti; The effect of size and location of tears in the supraspinatus tendon on potential tear propagation; Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2015, 137 (8), 08101

A Chaya, S Yoshizawa, K Verdelis, N Myers, BJ Costello, DT Chou, S Pal, S Maiti, PN Kumta, C Sfier; In vivo study of magnesium plate and screw degradation and bone fracture healing; Acta Biomaterialia, 2015, 18, 262-269

J Zhou, S Pal, S Maiti, LA Davidson; Force production and mechanical accommodation during convergent extension; Development; 2015, 142 (4), 692-701

A Tsamis, S Pal, JA Phillippi, TG Gleason, S Maiti, DA Vorp; Effect of aneurysm on biomechanical properties of “radially-oriented” collagen fibers in human ascending thoracic aortic media; Journal of biomechanics, 2014, 47 (16), 3820-3824

SE Henderson, K Verdelis, S Maiti, S Pal, WL Chung, DT Chou, PN Kumta, AJ Almarza; Magnesium alloys as a biomaterial for degradable craniofacial screws; Acta biomaterialia, 2014, 10 (5), 2323-2332

A Feola, S Pal, P Moalli, S Maiti, S Abramowitch; Varying degrees of nonlinear mechanical behavior arising from geometric differences of urogynecological meshes; Journal of Biomechanics, 2014, 47 (11), 2584-2589

S Pal, A Tsamis, S Pasta, A D'Amore, TG Gleason, DA Vorp, S Maiti; A mechanistic model on the role of “radially-running” collagen fibers on dissection properties of human ascending thoracic aorta; Journal of Biomechanics; 2014, 47 (5), 981-988

S Pal, SS Damle, SH Patel, MK Datta, PN Kumta, S Maiti; Modeling the delamination of amorphous-silicon thin film anode for lithium-ion battery; Journal of Power Sources; 2014, 246, 149-159

S Pal, SS Damle, PN Kumta, S Maiti; Modeling of lithium segregation induced delamination of a-Si thin film anode in Li-ion batteries; Computational Materials Science; 2013, 79, 877-887

S Pal, S Damle, S Patel, MK Dutta, PN Kumta, S Maiti; Micromechanisms of capacity fade in silicon anode for lithium-ion batteries; ECS Transactions; 2012, 41 (11), 87-99

I Banerjee, S Pal, S Maiti; Computationally efficient black-box modeling for feasibility analysis; Computers & Chemical Engineering 34 (9), 1515-1521

S Pal, S Maiti, G Subhash; Effect of microscopic deformation mechanisms on the dynamic response of soft cellular materials; Mechanics of Materials; 2010, 42 (2), 118-133

S Pal, MG Kulkarni, DV Kubair; Mode-3 spontaneous crack propagation in symmetric functionally graded materials; International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2007, 44 (1), 242-254

MG Kulkarni, S Pal, DV Kubair; Mode-3 spontaneous crack propagation in unsymmetric functionally graded materials; International Journal of Solids and Structures; 2007, 44 (1), 229-241

S Pal, DV Kubair;  Finite element simulations of microvoid growth due to selective oxidation in binary alloys; Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering; 2006, 14 (7), 1211