Dr Prashant Saxena

  • Lecturer (Infrastructure & Environment)

telephone: +44 (0)141 330 2000 Ext: 0927
email: Prashant.Saxena@glasgow.ac.uk

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5071-726X

Research interests

Personal website

Research interests

My research involves topics in Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, Continuum Mechanics, Electro- and Magneto-mechanical coupled problems, mechanics of biological tissues, and stability analysis of mechanical structures.

Brief biography

  • Lecturer, University of Glasgow (2018 onwards)
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (2015-18)
  • Postdoc, University of Lausanne, Switzerland (2014-15)
  • Postdoc, Chair for Applied Mechanics, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany (2012-14)
  • PhD in Applied Mathematics, University of Glasgow (2012)
  • Bachelor and Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (2009)

Publications

Selected publications

All publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011
Number of items: 20.

2019

Saxena, P. , Reddy, N. H. and Pradhan, S. P. (2019) Magnetoelastic deformation of a circular membrane: wrinkling and limit point instabilities. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 116, pp. 250-261. (doi:10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2019.07.006)

Venkata, S. P. and Saxena, P. (2019) Instabilities in the free inflation of a nonlinear hyperelastic toroidal membrane. Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, (Accepted for Publication)

Liu, Z. , McBride, A. , Saxena, P. and Steinmann, P. (2019) Solving the Laplace-Beltrami Equation on Curved Two-dimensional Manifolds using the Finite Element Method with Catmull-Clark Subdivision Surfaces. VII International Conference on Isogeometric Analysis, Munich, 18-20 September 2019.

Saxena, P. (2019) Instabilities in the Deformation of Magnetoelastic Membranes. UKACM 2019, London, UK, 10-12 Apr 2019.

2018

Saxena, P. (2018) Finite deformations and incremental axisymmetric motions of a magnetoelastic tube. Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 23(6), pp. 950-983. (doi:10.1177/1081286517697502)

Reddy, N. H. and Saxena, P. (2018) Instabilities in the axisymmetric magnetoelastic deformation of a cylindrical membrane. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 136-37, pp. 203-219. (doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.12.015)

2017

Reddy, N. H. and Saxena, P. (2017) Limit points in the free inflation of a magnetoelastic toroidal membrane. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 95, pp. 248-263. (doi:10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2017.06.017)

2015

Hossain, M., Saxena, P. and Steinmann, P. (2015) Modelling the curing process in magneto-sensitive polymers: rate-dependence and shrinkage. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 74, pp. 108-121. (doi:10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2015.04.008)

Hossain, M., Saxena, P. and Steinmann, P. (2015) Modelling the mechanical aspects of the curing process of magneto-sensitive elastomeric materials. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 58, pp. 257-269. (doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.01.010)

Saxena, P. , Pelteret, J.-P. and Steinmann, P. (2015) Modelling of iron-filled magneto-active polymers with a dispersed chain-like microstructure. European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 50, pp. 132-151. (doi:10.1016/j.euromechsol.2014.10.005)

2014

Walter, B., Saxena, P. , Kaschta, J., Schubert, D. W. and Steinmann, P. (2014) Magneto‐Sensitive Elastomers: An Experimental Point of View. 85th Annual Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, Erlangen, Germany, 10-14 Mar 2014. pp. 403-404. (doi:10.1002/pamm.201410189)

Saxena, P. , Hossain, M. and Steinmann, P. (2014) Nonlinear magneto-viscoelasticity of transversally isotropic magneto-active polymers. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 470(2166), 20140082. (doi:10.1098/rspa.2014.0082) (PMID:24914399) (PMCID:PMC4042725)

Saxena, P. , Vu, D. K. and Steinmann, P. (2014) On rate-dependent dissipation effects in electro-elasticity. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 62, pp. 1-11. (doi:10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2014.02.002)

Walter, B., Saxena, P. , Pelteret, J.-P., Kaschta, J., Schubert, D. W. and Steinmann, P. (2014) On the Preparation, Characterisation, Modelling and Simulation of Magneto-Sensitive Elastomers. In: Second Seminar on the Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials, Essen, Germany, 05-09 May 2014, pp. 103-106. ISBN 9783980967983

2013

Hossain, M., Saxena, P. and Steinmann, P. (2013) Degree of Cure-Dependent Modelling for Polymer Curing Processes at Small Strains. 84th Annual Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, Novi Sad, Serbia, 18-22 Mar 2013. pp. 217-218. (doi:10.1002/pamm.201310104)

Saxena, P. , Hossain, M. and Steinmann, P. (2013) Mathematical Modelling of Finite Strain Magneto-Viscoelastic Deformations. 84th Annual Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, Novi Sad, Serbia, 18-22 Mar 2013. pp. 163-164. (doi:10.1002/pamm.201310077)

Saxena, P. , Hossain, M. and Steinmann, P. (2013) A theory of finite deformation magneto-viscoelasticity. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50(24), pp. 3886-3897. (doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2013.07.024)

Saxena, P. (2013) On the general governing equations of electromagnetic acoustic transducers. Archive of Mechanical Engineering, 60(2), pp. 231-246. (doi:10.2478/meceng-2013-0015)

2012

Saxena, P. and Ogden, R.W. (2012) On Love-type waves in a finitely deformed magnetoelastic layered half-space. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Physik, 63(6), pp. 1177-1200. (doi:10.1007/s00033-012-0204-1)

2011

Saxena, P. and Ogden, R. (2011) On surfaces waves in a finitely deformed magnetoelastic half space. International Journal of Applied Mechanics, 3(4), pp. 633-665. (doi:10.1142/S1758825111001172)

This list was generated on Thu Nov 14 04:36:54 2019 GMT.
Number of items: 20.

Articles

Saxena, P. , Reddy, N. H. and Pradhan, S. P. (2019) Magnetoelastic deformation of a circular membrane: wrinkling and limit point instabilities. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 116, pp. 250-261. (doi:10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2019.07.006)

Venkata, S. P. and Saxena, P. (2019) Instabilities in the free inflation of a nonlinear hyperelastic toroidal membrane. Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, (Accepted for Publication)

Saxena, P. (2018) Finite deformations and incremental axisymmetric motions of a magnetoelastic tube. Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 23(6), pp. 950-983. (doi:10.1177/1081286517697502)

Reddy, N. H. and Saxena, P. (2018) Instabilities in the axisymmetric magnetoelastic deformation of a cylindrical membrane. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 136-37, pp. 203-219. (doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.12.015)

Reddy, N. H. and Saxena, P. (2017) Limit points in the free inflation of a magnetoelastic toroidal membrane. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 95, pp. 248-263. (doi:10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2017.06.017)

Hossain, M., Saxena, P. and Steinmann, P. (2015) Modelling the curing process in magneto-sensitive polymers: rate-dependence and shrinkage. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 74, pp. 108-121. (doi:10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2015.04.008)

Hossain, M., Saxena, P. and Steinmann, P. (2015) Modelling the mechanical aspects of the curing process of magneto-sensitive elastomeric materials. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 58, pp. 257-269. (doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.01.010)

Saxena, P. , Pelteret, J.-P. and Steinmann, P. (2015) Modelling of iron-filled magneto-active polymers with a dispersed chain-like microstructure. European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 50, pp. 132-151. (doi:10.1016/j.euromechsol.2014.10.005)

Saxena, P. , Hossain, M. and Steinmann, P. (2014) Nonlinear magneto-viscoelasticity of transversally isotropic magneto-active polymers. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 470(2166), 20140082. (doi:10.1098/rspa.2014.0082) (PMID:24914399) (PMCID:PMC4042725)

Saxena, P. , Vu, D. K. and Steinmann, P. (2014) On rate-dependent dissipation effects in electro-elasticity. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 62, pp. 1-11. (doi:10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2014.02.002)

Saxena, P. , Hossain, M. and Steinmann, P. (2013) A theory of finite deformation magneto-viscoelasticity. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50(24), pp. 3886-3897. (doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2013.07.024)

Saxena, P. (2013) On the general governing equations of electromagnetic acoustic transducers. Archive of Mechanical Engineering, 60(2), pp. 231-246. (doi:10.2478/meceng-2013-0015)

Saxena, P. and Ogden, R.W. (2012) On Love-type waves in a finitely deformed magnetoelastic layered half-space. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Physik, 63(6), pp. 1177-1200. (doi:10.1007/s00033-012-0204-1)

Saxena, P. and Ogden, R. (2011) On surfaces waves in a finitely deformed magnetoelastic half space. International Journal of Applied Mechanics, 3(4), pp. 633-665. (doi:10.1142/S1758825111001172)

Conference or Workshop Item

Liu, Z. , McBride, A. , Saxena, P. and Steinmann, P. (2019) Solving the Laplace-Beltrami Equation on Curved Two-dimensional Manifolds using the Finite Element Method with Catmull-Clark Subdivision Surfaces. VII International Conference on Isogeometric Analysis, Munich, 18-20 September 2019.

Saxena, P. (2019) Instabilities in the Deformation of Magnetoelastic Membranes. UKACM 2019, London, UK, 10-12 Apr 2019.

Walter, B., Saxena, P. , Kaschta, J., Schubert, D. W. and Steinmann, P. (2014) Magneto‐Sensitive Elastomers: An Experimental Point of View. 85th Annual Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, Erlangen, Germany, 10-14 Mar 2014. pp. 403-404. (doi:10.1002/pamm.201410189)

Hossain, M., Saxena, P. and Steinmann, P. (2013) Degree of Cure-Dependent Modelling for Polymer Curing Processes at Small Strains. 84th Annual Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, Novi Sad, Serbia, 18-22 Mar 2013. pp. 217-218. (doi:10.1002/pamm.201310104)

Saxena, P. , Hossain, M. and Steinmann, P. (2013) Mathematical Modelling of Finite Strain Magneto-Viscoelastic Deformations. 84th Annual Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, Novi Sad, Serbia, 18-22 Mar 2013. pp. 163-164. (doi:10.1002/pamm.201310077)

Conference Proceedings

Walter, B., Saxena, P. , Pelteret, J.-P., Kaschta, J., Schubert, D. W. and Steinmann, P. (2014) On the Preparation, Characterisation, Modelling and Simulation of Magneto-Sensitive Elastomers. In: Second Seminar on the Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials, Essen, Germany, 05-09 May 2014, pp. 103-106. ISBN 9783980967983

This list was generated on Thu Nov 14 04:36:54 2019 GMT.

Grants

  • Early Career Researcher Award (Principal Investigator)
    Science and Engineering Research Board, India (2018)
  • Ramanujan Fellowship (Principal Investigator)
    Science and Engineering Research Board, India (2015)

Supervision

Positions are open for motivated students to undertake their Masters, PhD or postdoctoral research. Interested candidates may email me with their CV and a brief statement of their research interests.

Present PhD opportunities can be seen on GCEC webpage. Electro-magneto-mechanical coupled problems and mechanics of soft biological tissues.

There are several ways to fund your studies, some of them are listed on this webpage.

Ongoing projects

  • Jude Mohamed Osman Hussain, MEng student, University of Glasgow (2019)
  • Abdullah Al-Ajmi, BEng student, University of Glasgow (2019)
  • Sumit Mehta, External PhD student, IIT Hyderabad (2017 - present)
  • Satyaprakash Pradhan, External project student, IIT Hyderabad (2018 - present)

Past members

  • Rui Wang, MSc student, University of Glasgow (2019)
  • Akash Gulab Bhilare, MSc student, University of Glasgow (2019)
  • Junaidvali Shaik, PhD student, IIT Hyderabad (2018)
  • Vinayak Gholap, External Masters student, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (2018-19)
  • P.V. Sairam, Research Fellow, IIT Hyderabad (2017-18)
  • Narravula Harshavardhan Reddy, Research Fellow, IIT Hyderabad (2016-17)

Teaching

  • ENG3047: Structural Mechanics 3
  • ENG4025/ ENG5294: Finite Element Analysis

Professional activities & recognition

Research fellowships

  • 2015 - 2018: Ramanujan Fellowship, Science and Engineering Research Board (India)