Spandan Maiti

Spandan Maiti


  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
  • PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Computational solid mechanics
  • Multiscale modeling
  • Failure and fracture of materials
  • Dynamic fracture

Research Interests

  • Predictive modeling and large scale simulation of deformation and failure of advanced materials
  • Multiscale modeling to investigate the effect of microstructure on the macroscopic behavior of materials
  • Design and analysis of biologically inspired materials
  • Characterization of failure of ceramics, metallic glasses and polymers over multiple time scales

Recent Publications

  • H. Zhang, S. Maiti, and G. Subhash. Local heating associated with shear band evolution in bulk metallic glass. In press, Journal of Applied Physics, 2007.
  • S. Yao, G. Subhash, and S. Maiti. Nanoindentation response of diatom frustules. In press, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2007.
  • P. G. Nittur, S. Maiti and P. H. Geubelle. Grain-level analysis of dynamic fragmentation of ceramics under multiaxial compression. In press, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2007.
  • X. Jing, G. Subhash and S. Maiti. A new analytical model for estimation of scratch induced damage in brittle solids. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 90(3):885-892, 2007.
  • V. Dantuluri, S. Maiti, P. H. Geubelle, R. Patel and H. Kilic. Cohesive modeling of delamination in Z-pin reinforced composite laminates. 67(3-4):616-631, Composites Science and Technology, 2007. Read More
  • S. Maiti, C. Shankar, P. H. Geubelle and J. Keiffer. Continuum and molecular-level modeling of fatigue crack retardation in self-healing polymers. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 128(4):595-602, 2006. Read More
  • M. L. Parks, E. de Sturler, G. Mackey, D. D. Johnson, and S. Maiti. Recycling Krylov subspaces for sequences of linear systems. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 28(5):1651-1674, 2006. Read More