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Jayaprakash K R

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Jayaprakash K R

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

  • BE: Bangalore Institute of Technology (VTU), 2004
  • MTech: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 2009
  • PhD: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2013

Email: jp.kalkunte -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 5/360
VOIP: 2530


  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (Mar 2017 to present)
    • DST-INSPIRE Faculty, Indian Institute of Science (2013 to 2017)
    • Visiting Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (2013)
    • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (2009 to 2013)
    • Graduate Research Assistant, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (2008 to 2009)
    • Scientist/Engineer, Indian Space Research Organization (2005 to 2007)

  • Selected Publications

    1. K. R. Jayaprakash, Y. Starosvetsky, ‘Three-dimensional Energy Channeling in the Unit-cell Model Coupled to a Spherical Rotator I: Analytical Study of the Bi-directional Channeling’, Nonlinear Dynamics, (accepted).
    2. Z. Ahsan, K. R. Jayaprakash, ‘Evolution of Primary Pulse in Granular Dimers Mounted on Linear Elastic Foundation: An Analytical and Numerical Study’, Physical Review E, 94(4), 043001, pp. 1-15 (2016).
    3. V. Kislovsky, M. Kovaleva, K. R. Jayaprakash, Y. Starosvetsky, ‘Consecutive Transitions from Localized to Delocalized Transport States in the Anharmonic Chain of Three Coupled Oscillators’, Chaos, 26(7), pp. 073102(1-12) (2016).
    4. A. Shiffer, K. R. Jayaprakash, Y. Starosvetsky, ‘Traveling Waves in Trimer Granular Lattice II: Asymptotic Prediction of Weakly Attenuated Pulses’, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations, doi:10.1016/j.cnsns.2016.06.010.
    5. K. R. Jayaprakash, A. Shiffer, Y. Starosvetsky, ‘Traveling Waves in Trimer Granular Lattice I: Bifurcation Structure of Traveling Waves in the Unit-Cell Model’,Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations 38, pp. 8-22 (2016).

  • Awards

    • DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award, 2013
    • Research Assistantship at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009-2013
    • Teaching Assistantship from Ministry of HRD, Government of India, 2007-2009
    • Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC) Fellowship (DGFS 2007), Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India
    • General Electric Scholar Leader, 2008-09
    • Academic merit awards at Bangalore Institute of Technology, 2003, 2004