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Ajit D Kelkar

Professor/Chair

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Contact
Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering 208-C
Education
Ph.D.Engineering Mechanics / Old Dominion University
M.S.Engineering / South Dakota State University
B.S.Mechanical Engineering / Pune University

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

External URL

http://jsnn.ncat.uncg.edu

Recent Publications

  • Lifeng Zhang, Spero Gbewonyo, Alex Aboagye, Ajit Kelkar, Lifeng Zhang, Spero Gbewonyo, Ajit Kelkar (2019). (Development of Carbon Nanofibers from Electrospinning). In Mark J. Schulz, Vesselin Shanov, Zhangzhang Yin, Marc Cahay, (Nanotube Superfiber Materials) pp. 867-878 ). Elsevier Inc.: Cambridge.
  • Haley Harrison, Jason Lamb, Kyle Nowlin, Kamran Ghiassi, Andrew Guenthner, Ajit Kelkar, Jeffrey Alston, , Haley Harrison, Ajit Kelkar, Jeffrey Alston (2019). (Quantification of hexagonal boron nitride impurities in boron nitride nanotubes via FTIR spectroscopy). ). Nanoscale Advances/RSC.
  • Qiong Tian, Demei Yu, Lifeng Zhang, Ajit Kelkar, Qiong Tian, Lifeng Zhang, Ajit Kelkar (2018). (Chemistry Research Summaries). In Lucille Monaco Cacioppo, 20, pp. 301-302 ). Nova Science Publishers, Inc..
  • S. Woosley, N. Abuali Galehdari, Ajit Kelkar, Shyam Aravamudhan, S. Woosley, Ajit Kelkar, Shyam Aravamudhan (2018). (Fused deposition modeling 3D printing of boron nitride composites for neutron radiation shielding). (22) 33, pp. 3657-3664 ). Journal of Materials Research.
  • ABM Islam, Ajit Kelkar, James Ryan, Thomas Ryan, Ajit Kelkar, James Ryan, ABM Islam (2018). (STEM Outreach Using In-House and Mobile Demonstrations). (4) 19, ). Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research.
  • Qiong Tian, Demei Yu, Lifeng Zhang, Ajit Kelkar, Qiong Tian, Lifeng Zhang, Ajit Kelkar (2017). (Composite laminate prepared from boron nitride nanoparticle (BNNP) enhanced prepregs). In Eugene Moran, pp. 125-144 ). Nova Science Publishers, Inc..
  • Nasim Galehdari, Ajit Kelkar, Ajit Kelkar, Nasim Galehdari (2017). (Effect of neutron radiation on the mechanical and thermophysical properties of nanoengineered polymer composites). 32, pp. 1–9 ). Journal of Materials Research.
  • Guolong Wang, Demei Yu, Ajit Kelkar, Lifeng Zhang, Guolong Wang, Ajit Kelkar, Lifeng Zhang (2017). (Electrospun nanofiber: Emerging reinforcing filler in polymer matrix composite materials). 75, pp. 73-107 ). Progress in Polymer Science.
  • Q. Tian, D. Yu, Lifeng Zhang, A.D. Kelkar, Q. Tian, Lifeng Zhang (2017). (Composite laminate prepared from boron nitride nanoparticle (BNNP) enhanced prepregs). pp. 125-144 ). Boron Nitride: Properties, Synthesis and Applications.
  • Nasim Galehdari, Thomas Ryan, Ajit Kelkar, Nasim Galehdari, Ajit Kelkar (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.
  • G. Wang, D. Yu, A.D. Kelkar, Lifeng Zhang, G. Wang, Lifeng Zhang (2017). (Electrospun nanofiber: Emerging reinforcing filler in polymer matrix composite materials). 75, pp. 73-107 ). Progress in Polymer Science.
  • A.I. Islam, Ajit Kelkar, Ajit Kelkar, A.I. Islam (2017). (Fabrication and Characterization of Nanofiber Enhanced Prepregs). 2017, pp. pp–1 ). MRS Advances.
  • A.B.M. Iftekharul Islam, A.D. Kelkar, A.B.M. Iftekharul Islam (2017). (Prospects and challenges of nanomaterial engineered prepregs for improving interlaminar properties of laminated composites - A review). (2) 7, pp. 102-108 ). MRS Communications.
  • N. Abuali Galehdari, A.D. Kelkar, N. Abuali Galehdari (2017). (Effect of neutron radiation on the mechanical and thermophysical properties of nanoengineered polymer composites). (2) 32, pp. 426-434 ). Journal of Materials Research.
  • ABM Islam, Ajit Kelkar, ABM Islam, Ajit Kelkar (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.
  • Ajit Kelkar, Qiong Tian, Demei Yu, Lifeng Zhang, Ajit Kelkar, Qiong Tian, Lifeng Zhang (2016). (Boron nitride nanoparticle enhanced prepregs: A novel route for manufacturing aerospace structural composite laminate). 176, pp. 136-142 ). Materials Chemistry and Physics.
  • Ajit Kelkar, Qiong Tian, Demei Yu, Lifeng Zhang, Ajit Kelkar, Qiong Tian, Lifeng Zhang (2016). (Boron nitride nanoparticle enhanced prepregs: A novel route for manufacturing aerospace structural composite laminate). 176, pp. 136–142 ). Materials Chemistry and Physics.
  • Nasim Galehdari, Venkat Mani, Ajit Kelkar, Ajit Kelkar, Nasim Galehdari (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.
  • Dattaji Shinde, Ajit Kelkar, Dattaji Shinde, Ajit Kelkar (2016). (SHORT BEAM STRENGTH OF LAMINATED FIBERGLASS COMPOSITE WITH AND WITHOUT ELECTOSPUN TEOS NANOFIBERS). ).
  • A.D. Kelkar, Q. Tian, D. Yu, Lifeng Zhang, A.D. Kelkar, Lifeng Zhang (2016). (Boron nitride nanoparticle enhanced prepregs: A novel route for manufacturing aerospace structural composite laminate). 176, pp. 136-142 ). Materials Chemistry and Physics.