Deepak Kumar


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Professional Experience: 

Postdoctoral Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, India, From Jul 2022 – Oct. 2023

Contact Details





Academic Background

M.S. + Ph.D. - Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai, India. (2015-2022)
B.Tech. - Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering (CUSAT), Kochi, India. (2010-2014)

Areas of Interest
  • Wing Morphing
  • Corrugated Structures
  • Mechanical Metamaterials
  • Compliant Structures
  • Composite Structures
Significant Publications

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International journals:-
1. Prasad, K., Kumar, D., Krishnaswamy, H., & Banerjee, D. K. (2023). Uncertainties in the swift hardening law parameters and their influence on the flow stress and the hole expansion behavior of dual-phase (DP600) steel specimens. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance.

2. Dhileep, K., Kumar, D., Vigneswar, P. G., Soni, P., Ghosh, S., Ali, S. F., & Arockiarajan, A. (2022). Aerodynamic study of single corrugated variable-camber morphing aerofoil concept. The Aeronautical Journal, 126(1296), 316–344.

3. Kumar, D., Ali, S. F., & Arockiarajan, A. (2021). Studies on large deflection of geometrically nonlinear corrugated structures. Acta Mechanica, 232(2), 461–482.

4. Kumar, D., Ali, S. F., & Arockiarajan, A. (2021). Theoretical and experimental studies on large deflection analysis of double corrugated cantilever structures. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 228, 111126.

Conference Publications:-
1. Dhileep, K., Kumar, D., Ghosh, S., Faruque Ali, S., & Arockiarajan, A. (2020). Numerical study of camber morphing in naca0012 airfoil. In AIAA aviation 2020 forum (p. 2781). AIAA.

2. Mukherjee, A., Kumar, D., Ali, S. F., & Arockiarajan, A. (2020). Design and conception of a trailing edge morphing wing concept with bistable composite skin. In Active and passive smart structures and integrated systems xiv (Vol. 11376, pp. 497–506). SPIE.

3. Kumar, D., Ali, S. F., & Arockiarajan, A. (2018). Structural and aerodynamics studies on various wing configurations for morphing. (Vol. 51, pp. 498–503).


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Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
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Karnataka, India.

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