Email: aparna_s@iitb.ac.in
Tel: +91-22-2576-7605

Web: https://sites.google.com/view/ne-lab-iitb/home

 

Academic Background:

  • BTech in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, 2007, IIT Kanpur 
  • PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, 2011, MIT 

Interests:

  • Fracture, fatigue and tribology
  • Synthesis methods of nanostructured materials in bulk
  • Nano-structured coatings
  • Damage tolerance of materials used in renewable energy technologies
  • Microstructural characterization
  • Bio-medical implants, prosthetics and polymer encapsulation
  • Back-end processing in microprocessor fabrication

Professional Experience

  • Process Integration Engineer at Portland Technology Development, 2011-2013, Intel, Hillsboro, USA
  • Postdoctoral Scientist, 2013-2014, EPFL, Switzerland

Recent Publications:

  • “Alginate composition effects on a neural stem cell-seeded scaffold” , Purcell EK, Singh A, Kipke DR. Tissue Engineering, Dec; 15(4): 541-50 (2009).
  • “Fracture toughness and fatigue crack growth characteristics of nano-twinned copper” , A.Singh, L.Tang, M. Dao, L. Lu and S. Suresh, Acta Materialia 59, 2011,2437-2446.
  • “Deformation, Structural Changes and Damage Evolution in Nano-twinned Copper under Repeated Frictional Contact Sliding” , A.Singh, M.Dao, L.Lu and S.Suresh, Acta Materialia, 5 (2011), 7311-7324.
  • “Repeated frictional sliding properties of copper containing nanoscale twins” , A.Singh, N.R.Tao, M.Dao, S.Suresh, Scripta Materialia 66, (2012) 849–853.