Ajit D. Kelkar

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DepartmentJoint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

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1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Ajit D. Kelkar

Education

Ph D: Engineering Mechanics, Old Dominion University, 1985

MS: Mechanical Engineering, South Dakota State University, 1981

BS: Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Pune University, 1975


Research Interests

Atomistic Modeling , Nano Engineered Materials, Eletrospinning, Molecular Dynamic Simulations, Nanotechnology, Multifunctional Materials, Crashworthiness, Low Cost Composite Manufacturing (VARTM Processing), Mechanical Characterization of Materials including Metals, Polymeric Composites (Tape and Textile), Ceramics and Ceramic Composites, Computer Aided Design and Modeling, Finite Element and Finite Difference Modeling, Numerical Analysis, Fatigue and Impact Modeling and Testing of Polymeric Composites, Ceramic Composites, Textile Composites, Micromechanics Modeling and Testing, Single Fiber Modeling and Testing


Recent Publications

Islam, ABM  Kelkar, Ajit  (2017).  Prospects and challenges of nanomaterial engineered prepregs for improving interlaminar properties of laminated composites—-a review.  No  (MRS Communications, 1-7. doi:10.1557/mrc.2017.13,  pp. 1–7).  MRS Communications.

Galehdari, Nasim  Ryan, Thomas  Kelkar, Ajit  (2017).  Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Functionally Graded Radiation Shielding Nanoengineered Sandwich Composites.  (3,  11,  pp. 480–484).  World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronic and Manufacturing Engineering.

Islam, A.I.  Kelkar, Ajit  (2017).  Fabrication and Characterization of Nanofiber Enhanced Prepregs.  (2017,  pp. pp–1).  MRS Advances.

Galehdari, Nasim  Kelkar, Ajit  (2017).  Effect of neutron radiation on the mechanical and thermophysical properties of nanoengineered polymer composites.  (32,  pp. 1–9).  Journal of Materials Research.

Kelkar, Ajit  Tian, Qiong  Yu, Demei  Zhang, Lifeng  (2016).  Boron nitride nanoparticle enhanced prepregs: A novel route for manufacturing aerospace structural composite laminate.  (176,  pp. 136–142).  Materials Chemistry and Physics.

Galehdari, Nasim  Mani, Venkat  Kelkar, Ajit  (2016).  Fabrication of Nanoengineered Radiation Shielding Multifunctional Polymeric Sandwich Composites.  (3,  10,  pp. 274–277).  World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Chemical, Molecular, Nuclear, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering.