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Personal Profile of Dr. Devesh Punera

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Dr. Devesh Punera
Title : Assistant Professor
School : Infrastructure
Office (Room No.) : Room 202, School of Infrastructure, IIT Bhubaneswar, Argul, Khordha, 752050
Phone No. (Office) :
Email : devesh[AT]iitbbs.ac.in, puneradevesh12[AT]gmail.com
Research Scholars :
1. Anurag Singh (Started- August 2020)
2. Uttam Kumar Pandit (Started-August 2020)
Personal Web Page : [Click Here]
Courses Taught
Advanced Solid Mechanics- Spring Semester 2018-19 Advanced Structural Analysis- Autumn Semester 2019-20 Engineering Drawing- Autumn Semester 2019-20
Research Interests
Structural Mechanics; Composite structures; Continuum theories of beams, plates and shell structures; Smart materials; Bio-mechanics.
Degree Discipline Year School
B.Tech Civil Engineering 2008-12 G B Pant University of Agriculture & Technology Pantnagar, India
M.Tech Structural Engineering 2012-14 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
PhD Structural Engineering 2014-18 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Recent Publications (International Journals)
• Punera, D. and Kant, T. (2021) Two Dimensional Kinematic Models for CNT Reinforced Sandwich Cylindrical Panels with Accurate Transverse Interlaminar Shear Stress Estimation, Thin Walled Structures (IF: 4.033)
• Mukherjee, P., Punera, D., and Mishra, M., Coupled Flexural Torsional Analysis and Buckling Optimization of Variable Stiffness Thin-Walled Composite Beams, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures (Accepted) (IF:3.517)
• Punera, D., The Effect of Agglomeration and Slightly Weakened CNT-matrix Interface on Free Vibration Response of Cylindrical Nanocomposites, Acta Mechanica (Accepted, in press) (IF: 2.133)
• Punera, D. and Kant, T., An assessment of refined hierarchical kinematic models for the bending and free vibration analyses of laminated and functionally graded sandwich cylindrical panels, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials (JSSM)(Accepted: in press) (IF:5.015)
• Punera, D. and Kant, T., 2019. A critical review of stress and vibration analyses of functionally graded shell structures, Composite Structures, 210; pp. 787-809. (IF: 4.101)
• Punera, D., Kant, T., and Desai, Y. M., 2018. Thermo-elastic Analysis of Laminated and Functionally Graded Sandwich Cylindrical Shells with Two Refined Higher Order Models, Journal of Thermal Stresses, 41(1); pp. 54-79. (IF: 1.852)
• Punera, D. and Kant, T., 2017. Elastostatics of Laminated and Functionally Graded Sandwich Cylindrical Shells with Two Refined Higher Order Models, Composite Structures, 182; pp. 505-523. (IF: 4.101)
• Punera, D. and Kant, T., 2017. Free Vibration of Functionally Graded Open Cylindrical Shells based on Several Refined Higher Order Displacement Models, Thin Walled Structures, 119C; pp. 707-726. (IF: 2.881)
Recent Publications (National Journals)
• Kant, T. and Punera, D., 2017. A Refined Higher Order Theory for Statics and Dynamics of Doubly Curved Shells, Proc. Indian Natl. Sci. Acad., 83(3); pp. 611-630.
Conferences (International)
Punera, D. and Kant, T., Reflections on Hierarchical kinematic shell theories with applications to carbon nano-tube (CNT) reinforced composites. In: 7th International Congress on Computational Mechanics & Simulations, 11-13th December, 2019, IIT Mandi, India.
• Punera, D., Kant, T., and Desai, Y. M. Free vibration of laminated and FG Sandwich Panels using Higher Order Shear and Normal Deformation Theory. In: International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures, 27-29 December 2017, IIT Hyderabad, India.
• Punera, D. and Kant, T. Free Vibration Analysis of Functionally Graded Open Cylindrical Panels using a Higher Order Shear and Normal Deformation Theory. In: 12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 6th Asia-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics, 24-29 July 2016, Seoul, Korea.
• Punera, D. and Kant, T. Thermal Stress Analysis of Functionally Graded Plates and Open Cylindrical Shells. In: 6th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, 27th June – 1st July 2016, IIT Bombay, India.
Academic Honors & Awards
  • Awarded DST INSPIRE faculty fellowship (2018)
  • GATE all India rank 32 in Civil Engineering (2012)
  • High School merit rank of 15 in Uttarakhand Board (2005)
Industrial consultancy
 
Design proof checking of 30 m and 24 m bridge substructures for PMGSY project- Uttarakhand (2017)
Consultancy and retaining wall design proof checking for Kanvasharam project of Government of Uttarakhand (2018)
Design proof checking for thrust bed for box pushing of underpass- Tata steel limited, India (2019)
Proof checking of structural design and general arrangement drawing as per Bhubaneswar Development authority for Mani Tribhuwan towers- BDA, Odisha (2020) 
 
Research Projects

1. Finite Element Based Integrated Analysis Tool for Carbon Nano-Tube (CNT) Reinforced Composites Using Refined Kinematic Model- Institute Seed Grant (9.90 Lakhs) (2019-21)

2.Stochastic Material Degradation based Large Deformation Finite Element Analysis of FRP Composites in Hygrothermal Environment using Thickness Stretching Kinematic Model- Special Investigation of Tidal Turbine Blades- DST Start up Grant (16 Lakhs) (2020-22)