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Atul Jain

Atul Jain
Postdoctoral Fellow - Research Associate


Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
3651 Watt Way
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Email: atuljain@usc.edu

+ Ph.D. in Materials Engineering, KULeuven, Belgium, 2011-2015
    - Thesis: Hybrid multi-scale modeling of damage and fatigue in short fiber reinforced composites
+ Master of Technology (M. Tech.) in Aerospace Engineering (sp. Aerostructures), Indian institute of Technology, Kanpur 2007-2009.
    - Thesis: A homogenization based continuum damage model for fiber breaking and fiber-matrix debonding for unidirectional fibrous composites
+ Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Mechanical Engineering, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, India (formerly, Bengal Engineering College) 2003-2007

Research interests
+ Damage in fiber-reinforced composites
+ Software development and integration
+ Fatigue of polymer composites

+ 2015 – Present: Post-Doctoral Fellow – Research Associate, M.C.Gill Center for Composites,
   Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Southern
   California (Los Angeles, CA, United States)

Reviewed journal papers

+ Abdin Y., Jain A., Verpoest I., Lomov S., " Mean-field based micro-mechanical modelling of short wavy fiber reinforced compositesComposites Part A  doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2016.03.022
+Jain A., Veas J.M., Straesser S., Van Paepegem W., Verpoest I., Lomov S., "The Master SN curve approach- A hybrid multiscale fatigue simulation of short fiber reinforced composite materials" Composites Part A doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2015.11.038
Jain A.,
Lomov S.V., Abdin Y., Van Paepegem W., Verpoest I., "Non-symmetric stiffness tensor prediction by the Mori-Tanaka scheme- Comments on the article Effective anisotropic properties of inclusions with debonded interface for Eshelby-based models" Composites Structures 134 (2015) 1118-1119 doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.08.140
+ Jain A., Abdin, Y., Van Paepegem, W. Verpoest, I., S.V. Lomov Effective anisotropic properties of inclusions with debonded interface for Eshelby-based models  Composites Structures,  131(2015): p692-706 doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.06.007
Abdin Y., Lomov S.V., Jain A., Van Lenthe H. and Verpoest I., "Geometric characterization & microstructural modeling of short steel fiber composites" Composites Part A 67: p: 171-180 doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2014.08.025
+ Jain, A., Lomov,S.V., Abdin, Y., Verpoest,I., Van Paepegem, W., "Pseudo-grain discretization and full Mori-Tanaka formulation for random heterogenous media: Predictive abilites for stresses in individual inclusion and matrix" Composites Science and Technology.87(0): p. 86-93 doi:10.1016/j.compscitech.2013.08.009
+ Jain, A., Verpoest, I., Hack, M., Lomov, S., Adam, L., Van Paepegem W., "Fatigue life simulation on fiber reinforced composites-Overview and methods of analysis for the automotive industry" SAE Int.J. Mater. Manuf. April 2012 5 205-214; doi 10.4271/2012-01-0730

Awards and Honors
+ Baekaland mandate from IWT, Belgium to do research for 4 years in collaboration with LMS International -A Siemens Business