Shakti S. Gupta

PhD (Virginia Tech)

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD (Engineering Mechanics), Virginia Tech, 2009
  • ME (Mechanical), IISc Bangalore, 2001
  • BE (Mechanical), NIT Raipur (formerly GCE&T Raipur), 1993



  • S. L. Das, T. Mandal and S. S. Gupta, 2013, Inextensional vibration of zig-zag single walled carbonnanotubes using nonlocal elasticity theories, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol.50, 2792-2797.

  • D. Sharma, S. S. Gupta and R. C. Batra, 2012, Mode localization in composite laminates, CompositeStructures, Vol. 94, 2620-2631.

  • S. S. Gupta, and R. C. Batra, 2010, Elastic properties and frequencies of free vibrations of singlelayergraphene sheets, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol. 7, 1-14.

  • S. S. Gupta, F. G. Bosco, and R. C. Batra, 2010, Wall thickness and elastic moduli of singlewalledcarbon nanotubes from frequencies of axial, torsional and inextensional modes of vibration,Computational Materials Science, Vol. 47, 1049-1059.

  • S. S. Gupta, F. G. Bosco, and R. C. Batra, 2009,Breakdown of structural models for vibrations ofsingle-wall zigzag carbon nanotubes, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 106, 063527.


  • DRDO's Mechanical Engineering Fellowship, Sept 1994 to Aug 1995, to undergo training in advancedtechnology areas of mechanical engineering at IAT, Pune.

  • Technology group award, 2005 for setting up High Performance Computing Facilities at DIAT,Pune.

  • Teaching Fellowship to teach Mechanics of Deformable Bodies to UG students, 2008, Virginia Tech,Blacksburg, USA.

  • Daniel Fredrick Scholarship for excellent performance in the graduate program in the Departmentof Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 2009, Blacksburg, USA.

  • DRDO's Silicon Medal for National Science Day oration in 2010.

  • Silver Jubilee Lecture on Modelling and Simulation in 2011, Computer Science Department, FCCollege, Pune.

  • Commendation letter from Director, IIT K in 2013 for performance in teaching: Introduction toSolid Mechanics (ME621)



SL -109 ,
Department of Mechanical Engineering
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-6110 (O)

Email: ssgupta[AT]

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