Abhilash Singh


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, October 13, 2023
Contact Details
Academic Background

Research Engineer - Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Delhi (July, 2023- October 2023)
Research Associate (RA) - Indian Institute of technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand (April, 2023- June, 2023)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Indian Institute of technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand (2017-2023)
Assistant Professor- Mangalayatan University Aligarh, UP (2014-2017)
Master of Technology (MTech) - Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, UP (2012-2014)
Bachelor of Engineering (BE) - Mittal Institute of Technology Bhopal (2008-2012)

Areas of Interest

Brain Biomechanics, Brain Injury, Solid Mechanics, Experimental Mechanics, Impact - Ballistic - Blast Mechanics, Finite Element Modelling, Computational Mechanics, Developing Safeguards.

Significant Publications

International Journals :

1. Singh, A., Harmukh, A., & Ganpule, S. G. (2022). Investigation of role of falx and tentorium on brain simulant strain under impact loading. Journal of Biomechanics, 111347. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2022.111347

2. Singh, A., Ganpule, S.G., Khan, M.Khan. Measurement of brain simulant strains in head surrogate under impact loading. Biomech Model Mechanobiol 20, 2319–2334 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10237-021-01509-6

3. Singh, A., Rajan, R. & Ganpule, S. An experimental investigation of impact of pendulum with the surrogate head. Int J Adv Eng Sci Appl Math 12, 94–100 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12572-020-00273-7

4. Singh, A., and Ganpule, S., Measurement of brain strain in a goat head under impact loading. Journal of Engineering and Science in Medical Diagnostics and Therapy. Feb 2024, 7(1): 014501.

5. Singh, A., and Ganpule, S., Biomechanical response of head surrogate with and without the helmet. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4062968

6. Harmukh, A., Singh, A., Kumar, P., Verma, S.K., Kumar, D.P., Ganpule, S.G., Mechanical analysis of helmeted headforms under ballistic impact with implications in performance evaluation of ballistic helmets. Frontiers in
Mechanical Engineering. 10.3389/fmech.2023.1270905




o Recipient of Travel grant from SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH BOARD (SERB), India.
o Presented paper at an international conference Society of Engineering Science Annual Technical Meeting (SES-2022) in College station, Texas, 2022
o Presented poster at an international conference (9th World Congress of Biomechanics) in Taiwan.


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Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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