Dr. Anindya Deb

Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Areas of Interest:

Designing vehicles (automobiles, railway coaches, aircraft, etc.) for crashworthiness and occupant safety; Vehicle design; Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE); Mechanical behavior of lightweight materials (aluminium, fibre-reinforced composites, metallic/polymeric foam, sandwiched materials, etc.); Ballistic impact safety; Medical implants; Lightweight electric vehicles; Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO); CAE-driven IC engine design; Lumped parameter modeling

Specialization:

PhD (Boundary Element Methods for Anisotropic Solids); ME (Nonlinear finite element analysis of stiffened plates, ocean engineering structures, dimensional analysis, marine hydrodynamics, etc.); BE (structural engineering)

Consultancy Areas:

Impact simulation and testing, lightweight materials and components under impact loading, vehicle crashworthiness and occupant safety, CAE (Computer-Aided Engineering) including explicit dynamic finite element analysis, ballistic impact simulation and testing, product/vehicle design, electric vehicles, solar energy, adhesively-bonded joints, jute composites, practical MDO for vehicle weight reduction

 

Sector Associated With:

Academia

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Law Enforcement Agencies, Consultancy Firms, Private Agencies, Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

Made significant contributions to advanced Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) for design supplemented with physical testing; Developed computational algorithms for nonlinear finite element analysis, lumped parameter modeling and analysis, and boundary element analysis, and, test set-ups for low and high velocity impact testing; A lot of the work carried out has richly aided automotive design and engineering; Author of nearly 150+ research publications.; Contributed substantially to real-world vehicle crash safety design and lightweight vehicles using nonlinear CAE and impact testing; Author of 4 US patents and 1 European patent on vehicle head impact safety countermeasures; Also author of one patent and a design registration on an aluminum-intensive lightweight electric car platform.

Professional Experience:

  • Professor, CPDM, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India (2007-Present)
    Chairman, CPDM, IISc, Bangalore, India (2009-2014)
  • Associate Professor, CPDM, IISc, Bangalore, India (2001-2007)
  • Senior Product Design Engineer, Large Vehicle Center, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, USA (1995-2000)
  • Technical Development Engineer, Structural Dynamics Research Corporation (SDRC), Milford, Ohio, USA (1992-1994)
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan at Dearborn, Michigan, USA (1997-2001).

Keywords:

Impact Safety Engineering, Simulation, Nonlinear Finite Element Modeling, Explicit Finite Element Analysis, Vehicle Crashworthiness, Occupant Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Vehicle Dynamics, Boundary Element Method, Structural Vibration, Design Optimization and Lightweighting, Fiber-Reinforced Composites, Nano-clay Composites, Jute Polymer Composites, Ballistic Impact and Armor Plates

 

Contact Information

Office

Prof. Anindya Deb
Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM)
Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Bangalore 560012
India

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Education

  • PhD (Nonlinear Computational Mechanics), State University of New York at Buffalo, New York, USA, 1990
  • ME (Nonlinear FEM, stiffened plates, ocean engineering), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada, 1986
  • BE (Structures), Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 1984

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Fellow, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), 2016 Fellow, INAE, 2015
  • 3rd National Award for Technology Innovation (2013) from the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India, New Delhi
  • Ford Patent Usage Award (2000)
  • Ford LVC (Large Vehicle Center) Award for Outstanding Achievement (1997)
  • M.M. Chakraborty Silver Medal, Jadavpur University (1984)

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INAE Section Affiliated IV: Chemical Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2011


Year of Birth: 1953