Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Maiti, Spandan
Bioengineering Department
Maiti, Spandan
Faculty
Assistant Professor
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PhD in Aerospace Engineering, Minor in Computational Science & Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002

ME in Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, 1997

BCE in Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, 1992

¿ Advanced numerical techniques and massively parallel simulations

¿ Computational biomechanics and biomaterials

¿ Deformation and failure response of biological materials, hierarchical materials and systems

¿ Design and development of multifunctional materials and systems

¿ Multiscale and multiphysics techniques applied to physical and biological systems

Computational mechanics and materials science, multiscale and multiphysics techniques applied to physical and biological systems. 

(2007) Best Paper Award, ASME Materials Division Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology for the year July 2006-June 2007.

(2007) Second prize of Best Paper Award, Engineering Ceramics Division, American Ceramic Society. Presented at 31st International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach.

(1997) C. S. Joga Rao Memorial Gold Medal for the Best Masters Student in Structures & Controls area of the Aerospace Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Science.

Maiti, S., In press, "Estimation of threshold of fatigue crack propagation by cohesive element technique," in The Virtual Testing & Predictive Modeling (Establishing Material Allowables without Testing), B. Farahmand, and G. Shih, eds..

Pal, S., Maiti, S., and Subhash, G., 2009, "Effect of microscopic deformation mechanisms on the dynamic response of soft cellular materials.," To appear in Mechanics of Materials.

Subhash, G., Hittepole, P., and Maiti, S., 2009, "Determination of mechanical properties of thin ceramic films using instrumented indentation," To appear in Journal of the European Ceramic Society.

Pal, S., Damle, S., Kumta, P., and Maiti, S., In press, "Modeling of Lithium segregation induced delamination of a-Si thin film anode in Li-ion batteries," Computational Materials Science.

Pal, S., Damle, S., Patel, S., Datta, M., Kumta, P., and Maiti, S., In press, "Modeling the delamination of amorphous-silicon thin film anode for Lithium-Ion battery," Journal of Power Sources.

Pal, S., Damle, S., Patel, S., Dutta, M.K., Kumta, P.N., and Maiti, S., 2012, "Micromechanisms of capacity fade in Silicon anode for Lithium-ion batteries," ECS Transactions, vol.41, no.11, p. 87.

Banarjee, I., Maiti, S., Parashurama, N., and Yarmush, M., 2010, "An integer programming formulation to identify the sparse network architecture governing differentiation of embryonic stem cells," Bioinformatics, vol.26, no.10, pp. 1332-1339.

Banarjee, I., Pal, S., and Maiti, S., 2010, "Computationally efficient black-box modeling for feasibility analysis," Computers & Chemical Engineering, vol.34, no.9, pp. 515-1521.

Pal, S., Maiti, S., and Subhash, G., 2010, "Effect of microscopic deformation mechanisms on the dynamic response of soft cellular materials," Mechanics of Materials, vol.42, no.2, pp. 118-133.

Subhash, G., Hittepole, P., and Maiti, S., 2010, "Determination of mechanical properties of thin ceramic films using instrumented indentation," Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol.30, no.3, pp. 689-697.

Maiti, S., Ghosh, D., and Subhash, G., 2009, "A generalized cohesive element method for arbitrary crack propagation," Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, vol.45, no.8-9, pp. 501-510.

Das, N.C., Liu, Y., Yang, K., Peng, W., Maiti, S., and Wang, H., 2009, "Single-walled carbon nanotube/poly(methyl methacrylate) composites for electromagnetic interference shielding," Polymer Engineering and Science, vol.49, no.8, pp. 1627-1634.

Das, N.C., and Maiti, S., 2008, "Electromagnetic interference shielding effectiveness of single-walled carbonnanotube-ethylene-vinyl acetate composites," Journal of Materials Science.

Farahmand, B., and Maiti, S., 2008, "Estimation of threshold of fatigue crack growth curve for aerospace alloys," Aging Aircraft 2008, Phoenix, AZ.

Nittur, P.G., Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2008, "Grain-level analysis of dynamic fragmentation of ceramics under multiaxial compression," Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol.56, no.3, pp. 993-1017.

Subhash, G., Maiti, S., Geubelle, P.H., and Ghosh, D., 2008, "Recent advances in dynamic indentation fracture, impact damage and fragmentation of brittle solids. Feature Article.," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol.91, no.9, pp. 2777-3127.

Zhang, H., Maiti, S., and Subhash, G., 2008, "Evolution of shear bands in bulk metallic glasses under dynamic loading," Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol.56, no.6, pp. 2171-2187.

Dantuluri, V., Maiti, S., Geubelle, P.H., Patel, R., and Kilic, H., 2007, "Cohesive modeling of delamination in Z-pin reinforced composite laminates," Composites Science and Technology, vol.67, no.3-4, pp. 616-631.

Geubelle, P.H., Maiti, S., Kulkarni, M., and Matous, K., 2007, "Multiscale cohesive modeling of fatigue response of a self-healing composite," 1st International Conference on Self-healing material, Noordwijk, Netherlands.

Jing, X., Subhash, G., and Maiti, S., 2007, "A new analytical model for estimation of scratch induced damage in brittle solids," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol.90, no.3, pp. 885-892.

Subhash, G., Ghosh, D., and Maiti, S., 2007, "Static and dynamic indentation response of fine grained boron carbide," 31st International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, American Ceramic Society, Daytona Beach, FL.

Yao, S., Subhash, G., and Maiti, S., 2007, "Nanoindentation response of diatom frustules," Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, vol.7, pp. 4465-4472.

Zhang, H., Subhash, G., and Maiti, S., 2007, "Local heating and viscosity drop during shear band evolution in bulk metallic glasses under quasistatic loading," Journal of Applied Physics, vol.102, p. 043519.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2006, "Cohesive modeling of fatigue crack retardation in polymers: Crack closure effect," Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol.73, no.1, pp. 22-41.

Maiti, S., Shankar, C., Geubelle, P.H., and Keiffer, J., 2006, "Continuum and molecular-level modeling of fatigue crack retardation in self-healing polymers," Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, vol.128, no.4, pp. 595-602.

Parks, M.L., de Sturler, E., Mackey, G., Johnson, D.D., and Maiti, S., 2006, "Recycling Krylov subspaces for sequences of linear systems," SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, vol.28, no.5, pp. 1651-1674.

Subhash, G., Marszalek, M.A., and Maiti, S., 2006, "Sensitivity of Scratch Resistance to Grinding-Induced Damage Anisotropy in Silicon Nitride," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol.89, no.8, pp. 2528-2536.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2005, "A cohesive model for fatigue failure of polymers," Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol.72, no.5, pp. 691-708.

Maiti, S., Rangaswamy, K., and Geubelle, P.H., 2005, "Mesoscale analysis of dynamic fragmentation of ceramics under tension," Acta Materialia, vol.53, no.3, pp. 823-824.

Geubelle, P.H., Maiti, S., and Ranganathan, S., 2005, "Mesoscale modeling of fragmentation of ceramics under dynamic compressive loading," 11th International Congress on Fracture (ICF 11), Turin, Italy.

White, S.R., Maiti, S., Jones, A.S., Brown, E.N., Sottos, N.R., and Geubelle, P.H., 2005, "Fatigue of self-healing polymers: Multiscale analysis and experiments," 11th International Congress on Fracture (ICF 11), Turin, Italy.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2004, "Mesoscale modeling of dynamic fracture of ceramic materials," CMES Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, vol.5, no.2, pp. 91-102.

Maiti, S., Geubelle, P.H., and Rangaswamy, K., 2003, "Fragmentation of ceramics in rapid expansion mode," 8th International Symposia of Fracture Mechanics of Ceramics, R.C. Bradt, ed., Springer, Houston, TX.

Maiti, S., Paulino, G.H., and Geubelle, P.H., 2002, "A Novel frictionless contact formulation and implementation using the boundary element method," IABEM, International Association for Boundary Element Methods, Austin, TX.

Geubelle, P.H., and Maiti, S., 2001, "Simulation of damage mechanisms in high-speed grinding of structural ceramics," 10th International Congress on Fracture (ICF 10), Honolulu, HI.

Krishna Murty, A.V., Bhat, M.S., Bhattacharya, B., and Maiti, S., 1997, "Active vibration control using smart devices," Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity, 7th NASAS, Bangalore, India.

Krishna Murty, A.V., Bhat, M.S., Bhattacharya, S., and Maiti, S., 1996, "Vibration control of composite laminates using distributed smart layers," SPIE Conference on Smart Structures, Materials and MEMS, Bangalore, India.

Zhang, H., Subhash, G., and Maiti, S., "Local heating and viscosity drop during shear band evolution in bulk metallic glasses under quasistatic loading (Nominated)," Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, vol.16, no.11, p. 043519.

Maiti, S., 2013, "Cyclic Performance of Lithium Ion Battery Anodes: A Mechanical Perspective," Mechanics, Materials and Computing Seminar, Civil and Environmental Engineering,, Carnegie Mellon University.

Damle, S.S., Pal, S., Maiti, S., and Kumta, P., 2013, "Thin film patterned sandwich anode structures for lithium-ion batteries," TMS 2013, San Antonio, Texas.

Kumta, P., Damle, S., Pal, S., and Maiti, S., 2013, "Thin Film Patterned Sandwich Anode Structures for Li-Ion batteries," Nanostructured Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries and for Supercapacitors session held at the 142nd TMS 2013 Annual Meeting, Toronto.

2012, "Computational study on stability of hybrid nanostructures of Silicon and Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes as Lithium ion battery anode," AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh.

Damle, S.S., Pal, S., Maiti, S., and Kumta, P., 2012, "Modeling of Li Segregation Induced delamination of a-Si Thin Film Anode in Li-ion Batteries," IWCMM 22, Baltimore.

Feola, A.J., Pal, S., Moalli, P.A., Maiti, S., and Abramowitch, S.D., 2012, "Varying Degrees of Nonlinear Mechanical Behavior Arising From Geometric Differences of Urogyneological Meshes," 2012 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Summer Bioengineering Conference, Farjardo, Puerto Rico.

Pal, S., Maiti, S., and Davidson, L., 2012, "Fractional Calculus based large deformation visco-elastic model for biological materials," IWCMM 22, Baltimore.

Thunes, J.R., Moalli, P.A., Abramowitch, S.D., and Maiti, S., 2012, "INCREASED STIFFNESS OF TRANSVAGINAL MESH LEADS TO INCREASED STRESS ACROSS AN ANTERIOR WALL INCISION," AUGS 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago.

Maiti, S., Pal, S., Damle, S., Patel, S., Dutta, M.K., and Kumta, P.N., 2011, "Micromechanisms contributing to capacity fade in Silicon anode for Lithium-ion batteries," USNCCM, Minneapolis, MN.

Maiti, S., Pal, S., Patel, S., Damle, S., Datta, M., and Kumta, P., 2011, "Micro-Mechanisms of Capacity Fade in Amorphous Silicon Thin Film Anode: A Computational Approach," ECS meeting, Boston.

2011, "Computational Modeling of Convergent Extension in Morphogenesis," USNCCM, Minneapolis, MN.

Maiti, S., 2009, "A homogenization scheme for strongly coupled length scales," IMECE, Orlando, FL.

Maiti, S., 2009, "Micromechanics of soft cellular structures: Deformation and failure response," Graduate Seminar Series, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering, Purdue University.

Maiti, S., and Pal, S., 2009, "Deformation of soft materials at high strain rate," IMECE, Orlando, FL.

Maiti, S., and Pal, S., 2009, "Micromechanical deformation characterization of soft cellular materials at high strain rate regime," USNCCM X, Columbus, OH.

Maiti, S., and Pal, S., 2009, "Toughness of mussel byssus threads," IMECE, Orlando, FL.

Maiti, S., Geubelle, P.H., Shankar, C., and Kieffer, J., 2009, "Scale Bridging Models of Fatigue Crack Retardation in Self-Healing Polymers including Molecular and Continuum Level Effects," 2nd Inter. Conf. on Self-Healing materials, Chicago, IL.

Pal, S., and Maiti, S., 2009, "Optimal design of mussel byssus threads for toughness," USNCCM X, Columbus, OH.

Maiti, S., 2008, "Designer materials: Outlook and Future Directions," Alumni Series Lecture, Department of Physics, Jadavpur University, India.

Maiti, S., 2008, "Designs for Strength and Toughness: Lessons from Biological Threads," Graduate Seminar Series, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Department, Cornell University.

Maiti, S., 2008, "Fatigue threshold behavior of aerospace alloys: Scale bridging modeling approach," Graduate Seminar Series, Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University.

Maiti, S., 2008, "Fragment size distribution in a dynamic fragmentation event through an information theoretic approach," IMECE 08, The Winter Annual meeting of ASME, Boston, MA.

Maiti, S., 2008, "High Strain Rate Deformation Behavior of Soft Cellular materials," Graduate Seminar Series, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University.

Maiti, S., and Farhamand, B., 2008, "Estimation of fatigue threshold for aerospace alloys," Aging Aircrafts 2008, Phoenix, AZ.

Maiti, S., and Pal, S., 2008, "Deformation localization behavior of cellular materials in high strain rate regime," IMECE 08, The Winter Annual meeting of ASME, Boston, MA.

Maiti, S., and Pal, S., 2008, "Micromechanical deformation characterization of soft cellular materials in high strain rate regime," SES 45, 45th Conference of Society of Engineering Science,, Urbana, IL.

Maiti, S., Utkur, A.D., and Farahmand, B., 2008, "Fatigue Crack Propagation Threshold and Paris Curve Determination Using Cohesive Element Based Methodology," SES 45, 45th Conference of Society of Engineering Science, Urbana, IL.

Banerjee, I., Maiti, S., and Yarmush, M., 2008, "Determining Regulatory Networks for the Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells to Pancreatic Lineage," BMES, St. Louis.

Banerjee, I., Maiti, S., and Yarmush, M., 2008, "Determining Regulatory Networks Governing the Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells to Pancreatic Lineage," AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

Pal, S., and Maiti, S., 2008, "Modeling toughening mechanisms in biopolymers," SES 45, 45th Conference of Society of Engineering Science, Urbana, IL.

Maiti, S., and Pal, S., 2007, "Dynamic Response of Soft Cellular Materials," The Winter Annual meeting of ASME, Seattle, WA.

Maiti, S., Pal, S., and Subhash, G., 2007, "Design Space Exploration for Dynamic Testing of Cellular Materials," TMS 2007 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Orlando, FL.

Maiti, S., Pal, S., and Subhash, G., 2007, "Estimation of Design Parameters for Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar for Dynamic Testing of Foams," USNCCM 2007, 9th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, San Francisco, CA.

Geubelle, P.H., Maiti, S., and Nittur, P., 2007, "Mesoscale modeling of the effect of confinement on the dynamic fragmentation of ceramics," CFRAC 2007, International Conference on Computational Fracture and Failure of Materials and Structures, Nantes, France.

Geubelle, P.H., Maiti, S., Kulkarni, M., and Matous, K., 2007, "Multiscale cohesive modeling of fatigue response of a self-healing composite," 1st International Conference on Self-healing material.

Maiti, S., 2006, "Fracture and failure at multiple length and time scales," Graduate Seminar Series, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University.

Maiti, S., Geubelle, P.H., and Nittur, P., 2006, "Mesoscale modeling of dynamic fragmentation of ceramics under confinement," The Winter Annual meeting of ASME, Chicago, IL.

Maiti, S., Shankar, C., Geubelle, H., and Kieffer, J., 2006, "Cohesive modeling of fatigue crack retardation in self-healing polymers," WCCM VII, 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Los Angeles, CA.

Geubelle, P.H., Maiti, S., and Matous, K., 2006, "Multiscale cohesive modeling of fatigue failure in self-healing composites," ECF 16, 16th European Conference of Fracture, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

Geubelle, P.H., Maiti, S., and Nittur, P., 2006, "Mesoscale modeling of dynamic fragmentation of ceramics: Effect of confinement," WCCM VII, 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Los Angeles, CA.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2005, "Numerical modeling of fatigue crack retardation in self-healing polymers," MacMat2005, Baton Rouge, LA.

Maiti, S., Matous, K., and Geubelle, P.H., 2005, "Multiscale cohesive modeling of reinforced adhesives: Theory and computational framework," USNCCM 2005, 8th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Austin, TX.

Geubelle, P.H., Maiti, S., and Matous, K., 2005, "Multiscale cohesive modeling of failure in heterogeneous adhesives," American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL.

Geubelle, P.H., Maiti, S., and Nittur, P., 2005, "Fragmentation of ceramics under dynamic compressive loading: Confinement effect," American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL.

Geubelle, P.H., Maiti, S., and Rangaswamy, K., 2005, "Mesoscale modeling of fragmentation of ceramics under dynamic tensile loading," American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL.

Geubelle, P.H., Maiti, S., Sottos, N.R., and White, S.R., 2005, "Time-dependent fatigue response of a self-healing composite," American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL.

White, S.R., Maiti, S., Jones, A.S., Brown, E.N., Sottos, N.R., and Geubelle, P.H., 2005, "Fatigue of self-healing polymers: Multiscale analysis and experiments," 11th International Congress on Fracture (ICF 11), Turin, Italy.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2004, "Cohesive modeling of fatigue crack retardation in self-healing polymers," SES2004, 41st Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Lincoln, NE.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2004, "Fragmentation of ceramics under dynamic loading using a grain-level finite element method," SES2004, 41st Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science, Lincoln, NE.

Maiti, S., 2003, "Mesoscale simulations of dynamic fragmentation of ceramic bars," Materials Interest Group Seminar Series, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2003, "Cohesive element simulation of fatigue in a self-healing composite," The Winter Annual meeting of ASME, Washington, DC.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2003, "Mesoscale simulations of dynamic fragmentation of ceramic bars," USNCCM 2003, 7th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Albuquerque, NM.

Maiti, S., Geubelle, P.H., and Rangaswamy, K., 2003, "Fragmentation of ceramics in rapid expansion mode," 8th International Symposia of Fracture Mechanics of Ceramics, Houston, TX.

Maiti, S., Paulino, G.H., and Geubelle, P.H., 2002, "A Novel frictionless contact formulation and implementation using the boundary element method," IABEM 2002, Symposium of International Association for Boundary Element Methods, Austin, TX.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2001, "Dynamic indentation of ceramic materials: simulation of damage processes," USNCCM 2001, 6th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Dearborn, MI.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2001, "Dynamic indentation of ceramics," ICES 2001, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Geubelle, P.H., and Maiti, S., 2001, "Simulation of damage mechanisms in high-speed grinding of structural ceramics," 10th International Congress on Fracture (ICF 10), Honolulu, HI.

Maiti, S., and Geubelle, P.H., 2000, "Simulation of damage mechanisms in high-speed grinding of ceramics," ICTAM 2000, The 20th IUTAM Congress, Chicago, IL.