Jagan Mohan Padbidri Associate Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Jagan Mohan Padbidri serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Mahindra University École Centrale School of Engineering. His areas of interest are Computational solid mechanics in general and Micromechanics of deformation and comminution in granular materials, Multiscale and Microstructure sensitive modelling approaches for ICME in particular, among others. He holds a doctoral degree from Washington State University, USA.

  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
    • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
    • B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, J.N.T.U College of Engineering, Hyderabad.
  • Research

    Research Interests

    • Computational and Solid Mechanics
    • Micromechanics of granular materials
    • Granular comminution
    • Multi-scale materials modelling and Process modelling
    • Microstructure sensitive material modelling for fracture and fatigue
    • Extreme value statistics of high performance materials

    Sponsored Projects

    Title: A simplex network – cell approach to study failure mechanisms in granular materials.

    Role: Principal Investigator

    Funding Agency and Scheme: Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology (SERB – DST), Early Career Research Award. 

    Sanctioned Amount: INR 29.68 L

  • Publications

    Journal publications

    • Padbidri, Jagan M., and Keshav Kashichenula. "Novel Kinematic Boundary Conditions For Deformation of Granular Materials." Journal of Coupled Systems and Multiscale Dynamics 6.4 (2018): 317-324.
    • Vandekerkhove P, Padbidri J. M and McDowell D. L. Integrated Cumulative Error (ICE) distance for non-nested mixture model selection: Application to extreme values in metal fatigue problems. Electronic Journal of Statistics, 2014, v 8, n 2, pp. 3141-3175.
    • Padbidri J. M, Hansen C. M, Mesarovic S. Dj and Muhunthan B. Length scale for transmission of rotations in dense granular materials. Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME, 2012, v 79, n 3, pp. 031011-1-9.
    • Mesarovic S. Dj, Padbidri, J.M and Muhunthan B. Micromechanics of dilatancy and critical state in granular matter. Geotechnique Letters, 2012, v 2, n 4-6, pp. 61-66.
    • Padbidri J. M and Mesarovic S. Dj. Acceleration of DEM algorithm for quasistatic processes. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2011, v 86, n 7, pp. 816-828.
    • Mesarovic, S. Dj and Padbidri, J. Minimal kinematic boundary conditions for simulations of disordered microstructures, Philosophical Magazine. 2005, v 85, n 1, pp. 65-78

    Conferences and Talks

    • Padbidri, Jagan M.; Microstructure sensitive modelling of material failure, International workshop on mechanics of energy materials, IIT Chennai, November 19 – 22, Chennai, (2018).
    • Živković, M., Topalović, M., Blagojević, M., Nikolić, A., Milovanovć, V., Mesarović, S. and Padbidri, J., Boundary identification and weak periodic condition application in DEM method. In Proceedings of the Conference on Mechanical Engineering Technologies and Application, Jahorina, 2014.
    • Mesarovic, S.Dj., Padbidri, J.M., Muhunthan, B. 2013 Micromechanics of dilatancy, critical state and shear bands in dense granular matter. Poromechanics V: Proceedings of the Fifth Biot Conference on Poromechanics. Vienna, Austria, 2013
    • Padbidri J. M, McDowell D. L, Prasannavenkatesan R, Olson G. B and Geller C. B. Modelling short crack growth in stainless steel clad materials. International Conference on Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials IX, September 16 – 21, 2012, Hyannis, MA.
    • Mesarovic S. Dj and Padbidri J. Granular Materials: Micromechanics and Multiscale Modeling. 2nd International Congress of Serbian Society of Mechanics, June 1 – June 5, 2009, Palić, Serbia.
    • Mesarovic, S, Dj and Padbidri, J. 2008 Transition between the models in multiscale simulations: Continuum and network models. In Proc. CP73 Multiscale & Functionally Graded Materials, 2006, G.H. Paulino et al, eds. 171-177.
    • Padbidri J and Mesarovic S. Dj, Transition Between Models in Multiscale Simulations: Continuum and Granular Models, 5th. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2008), June 30 – July 5, 2008, Venice, Italy.
    • Mesarovic S. Dj and Padbidri J. Multiscale Modeling: Network-Continuum Models, 15th U.S. National Congress for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, June 2006, Boulder, CO.
    • Mesarovic S. Dj and Padbidri J. Minimal Boundary Conditions for Simulation of Disordered Materials, ASME Mechanics and Materials Conference, June 2003, Scottsdale, AZ.
    • Computational approaches for microstructure - property relations, Materials and Design -An Engineering Challenge, FDP 2016, Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad, June 13-17, 2016.
  • Experience
    • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2010 - 2013.
    • Materials Design Engineer, QuesTek Innovations LLC, Evanston, IL, 2013 – 2015.
    • Assistant Professor, Mahindra École Centrale, 2015 – 2018.
    • Associate Professor, Mahindra École Centrale, 2018 – present.
  • Others
    • Member, Internal research committee, Mahindra University École Centrale School of Engineering
    • Mentor – SAE club at Mahindra University École Centrale School of Engineering.
    • Member – Indian Institute of Metals, Society of Automotive Engineers
    • Research supervisor: NSF – REU program, Washington State University.