Dr. Rajesh Kitey

Assistant Professor
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Ph: +91-512-259-7060 (O)




Research Expertise and Interests


Solid Mechanics

Characterizing elastic, visco-elastic, elasto-dynamic and buckling properties of

polymers and polymer  composites

Fracture Mechanics

Quasi-static and dynamic fracture in heterogeneous materials

Novel Materials

Micro- and nano- composites

Functionally graded materials

Sandwich structures

Metal, ceramic and polymer films

Optical Metrology

Interferometeric Techniques (Michelson, CGS)

Laser spallation