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Arun Raina

Dr.-Ing. Arun Raina

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Curriculum vitae
Postdoctoral Researcher at Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart
Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) with summa cum laude, Dissertation Thesis: "Multi-level Descriptions of Failure Phenomena with the Strong Discontinuity Approach"
Research scientist and member of the Micromechanics of Materials Group, Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart
Master of Science degree (M.Sc.) with honors in Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures, University of Stuttgart
Masters studies Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures, University of Stuttgart
Development engineer at Larsen und Toubro Ltd. Mumbai, India
Bachelor studies (B.Eng) Mechanical Engineering, SPCE, Mumbai University, India

WT 2011/12/14/15
ST 2014/15

Research interests
  • Solid mechanics, fracture mechanics, biomechanics
  • Modeling of complex fracture phenomena in hard and soft matter
  • Strain-induced crystallization and fracture in rubbery polymers
  • Chemo-mechanical induced fracture in battery electrode particles
  • Multiscale and multiphysics material modeling

Lecture presentations
  • "Phase field modeling of ductile fracture in elastic-plastic solids". Invited Talk, School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University, August 2015, Beijing, China.
  • "Computational mechanics of soft matter". Faculty Seminar, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, March 2015, Delhi, India .
  • "Phase-field modeling of fracture in anisotropic biological tissues". GAMM Annual Scientific Conference 2015, March 23-27, 2015, Lecce, Italy.
  • "Modeling of nonlinear stiffening response of anisotropic nonwoven materials". GAMM Annual Scientific Conference 2014, March 10-14, 2014, Erlangen, Germany.
  • "Elastic behavior of nonwoven materials with random fiber network microstructure". GAMM Annual Scientific Conference 2013, March 18-22, 2013, Novi Sad, Serbia.
  • "A multi-level method to model failure with the strong discontinuity approach.". 6th GAMM-Seminar on Multiscale Material Modeling 2012, 24–25 September, 2012 Magdeburg, Germany..
  • "Modeling of quasi-static crack growth with a multi-level embedded finite element method". GAMM Annual Scientific Conference 2012, March 26-30, 2012, Darmstadt, Germany.
  • "A multilevel strong discontinuity approach to model crack branching". CFRAC 2011, June 6-8, 2011, Barcelona, Spain.
  • "A multi-level embedded finite element method for the modeling of crack branching". GAMM Annual Scientific Conference 2011, April 18-21, 2011, Graz, Austria.
  • "Finite elements with embedded strong discontinuities for the modelling of microbranching effects in dynamic fracture". GAMM Annual Scientific Conference 2010, March 22-26, 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany.

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