Sondipon Adhikari

Professor Sondipon Adhikari (FRAeS)
Chair of Aerospace Engineering
College of Engineering, Swansea University
Bay Campus, Fabian Way, Crymlyn Burrows
Swansea, SA1 8EN, United Kingdom
Phone: + 44 (0)1792 602088, Fax: + 44 (0)1792 295676
Email: S.Adhikari@swansea.ac.uk, Sondipon.Adhikari@gmail.com
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Lectures & Posters
  1. Invited lectures

  2. Invited lecture courses

  3. Selected lectures

  4. Posters


Invited Lectures

    2019

  1. Dynamic equivalent properties of regular and disordered cellular metamaterials, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, 4 March 2019.
  2. Introduction to the mechanics of disordered lattice mechanical metamaterials, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 25 February 2019.

    2018

  3. Plenary: Projection methods for stochastic structural dynamics, The 14th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC XIV), Lisbon, Portugal, 12 September 2018.
  4. Keynote: Dynamics and homogenised elastic properties of irregular cellular metamaterials, The Thirteenth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2018), Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, 4 September 2018.
  5. Inaugural Session Plenary: Dynamic homogenization of randomly irregular metamaterials, International Conference on Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures (ICMAMS), Torino, Italy, 18 June 2018.
  6. Introduction to the mechanics of disordered lattice mechanical metamaterials, Rice University, Houston, X, USA, 5 April 2018.

    2017

  7. Semi-Plenary: Dynamics and homogenization of disordered lattice metamaterials , Second International Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Sciences and Engineering (UNCECOMP 2017), Rhodes Island, Greece, 16 June 2017.
  8. Dynamic homogenisation of randomly irregular viscoelastic metamaterials, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, 24 May 2017.
  9. Keynote: Homogenisation and dynamics of randomly irregular metamaterials , Second Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Structural Dynamics and Vibroacoustics (Medyna 2017), Sevilla, Spain, 28 April 2017.

    2016

  10. Mechanics of randomly irregular metamaterials, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 30 June 2016.
  11. Keynote: Mechanics of Irregular Honeycomb Structures, Sixth International Congress on Computational Design Optimization and Simulation (ICCMS 2016), Mumbai, India, 28 June 2016.
  12. Uncertainty quantification in the dynamics of composite structures, Aeroelastic Tailoring Workshop, Seoul, Korea, 2 June 2016.
  13. Keynote: Computational methods for nano-mechanical sensors, 3rd International Conference on Innovations in Automation and Mechatronics Engineering (ICIAME2016), Gujarat, India, 5 February 2016.
  14. Dynamics of structures with uncertain properties, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, Paris, France, 21 January 2016.
  15. Dynamics of structures with uncertainties: Applications to piezoelectric vibration energy harvesting, Structural Mechanics and Coupled Systems Laboratory (CNAM),, Paris, France, 15 January 2016.

    2015

  16. Keynote: Dynamic response of structures with uncertain properties, 13th International Probabilistic Workshop 2015 (IPW 2015), Liverpool, UK, 5 November 2015.
  17. Plenary: Overview of UQ&M SIG in High Value Manufacturing, EPSRC State of the Art in Simulation and Design Workshop, Birmingham, UK, 16 July, 2015.
  18. Keynote: Uncertainty quantification using surrogate models, Uncertainty Quantification in High-value Manufacturing: Exploring the Opportunities, London, UK, 29 June 2015.
  19. Uncertainty quantification of dynamics of composite plates and shells, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy, 25 June, 2015.
  20. Plenary: Computational methods for nanoscale bio-sensors, Fifth Serbian Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and Engineering (SSM 2015), Belgrade, Serbia, June, 2015.
  21. Semi-Plenary: Homogenization and ergodicity of random lattices - A physics based approach, International Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Sciences and Engineering (UNCECOMP 2015), Island of Crete, Greece, 26 May, 2015.
  22. Vibration energy harvesting in uncertain environments, City University, London, UK, 24 February, 2015.
  23. Keynote: Spectral function approach for stochastic structural dynamics, Engineering Nonlinearity Workshop, Swansea, UK, 12 January 2015.

    2014

  24. Research directions in computational mechanics, Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica (ITA), Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, 21 November 2014.
  25. Dynamics of structures with uncertainties, The University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil, 20 November 2014.
  26. Research directions in Engineering Dynamics, The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 10 November 2014.
  27. Spectral methods for fuzzy structural dynamics: modal vs direct approach, Stuttgart, Germany, 11 June 2014.
  28. Dynamic finite element analysis of nonlocal bars, National University of Defence Technology (NUDT), Changsha, China, 17 April 2014.
  29. Dynamics of nonlocal structures, National University of Defence Technology (NUDT), Changsha, China, 16 April 2014.

    2013

  30. Mid-frequency structural dynamics using a stochastic multiscale method, IUTAM Symposium on Multiscale modeling and uncertainty quantification of materials and structures, Santorini, Greece, 10 September 2013.
  31. A domain decomposition approach for hybrid stochastic problems in structural dynamics, 25th Biennial Numerical Analysis Conference, Glasgow, UK, 27 June 2013.
  32. Keynote: Nonlocal modal analysis for dynamical systems, International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (COMPDYN 2013), Kos Island, Greece, 13 June 2013.
  33. Stochastic Methods in Structural Dynamics, Embraer Aircraft Corporation, Sao Jose Dos Campos, Brazil, 23 April 2013.
  34. Uncertainty propagation is structural dynamics: Physics based methods, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA, 14 April 2013.
  35. Keynote: Uncertainty propagation is structural dynamics: Theory and applications, International Symposium on Dynamic Problems of Mechanics (DINAME 2013), Búzios, Brazil, 19 February 2013.
  36. Research directions in computational mechanics across length-scales, Federal University of Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil, 15 February 2013.

    2012

  37. Uncertainty propagation in structural dynamics, Airbus Workshop on Uncertainty Quantification & Management (UQ&M) in Aircraft Design, Bristol, 8 November 2012.
  38. Uncertainty quantification in structural dynamics, Embraer Aircraft Corporation, Sao Jose Dos Campos, Brazil, 29 August 2012.
  39. A stochastic multiscale approach for mid-frequency vibration problem, IUTAM Symposium on Multiscale Problems in Stochastic Mechanics, Karlsruhe, Germany, 26 June 2012.
  40. Perturbation-enhanced extended polynomial-chaos expansion for stochastic finite element problems, Stochastic Mechanics 2012, Ustica, Italy, 9 June 2012.
  41. Keynote: Novel reduced Galerkin projection schemes for stochastic dynamical systems, at Uncertainties 2012, Maresias, Sao Sebastiao, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 28 February 2012.
  42. Atomistic Mechanics of Nanoscale Structures: Static & Dynamic Analyses, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, Bangalore, India, 13 January 2012.
  43. Energy Harvesting Under Uncertainty, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India, 11 January 2012.
  44. Stochastic Structural Dynamics Using Frequency Adaptive Basis Functions, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Howrah, India, 5 January 2012.

    2011

  45. Atomistic Finite Element Method for Nanoscale Structures, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, 20 December 2011.
  46. Magnetopiezoelastic Energy Harvesting Driven by Stochastic Jump Processes, University of Rome, Rome, Italy, 27 July 2011.
  47. A Reduced Orthogonal Projection Approach for Stochastic Finite Element Analysis: Elliptic and Hyperbolic Problems, INI/WIMCS Joint Follow-Up Meeting on Computational Challenges in Partial Differential Equations, Swansea, UK, 7 April 2011.

    2010

  48. A Reduced Orthogonal Projection Approach for Stochastic Finite Element Analysis, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 14 September 2010.
  49. Stochastic finite element analysis of uncertain structural systems, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, 16 June 2010.
  50. Keynote: Uncertainty Quantification in Structural Dynamics: A Reduced Random Matrix Approach: at the 5th International ASRANet Conference (ASRANet 2010), Edinburgh, Scotland, 14 June 2010.
  51. Elliptic stochastic partial differential equations: An orthonormal vector basis approach at the Uncertainty Quantification Workshop, Edinburgh, 26 May, 2010.
  52. Keynote: Collocation based high dimensional model representation for stochastic partial differential equations: at the Fourth European Congress on Computational Mechanics (ECCM 2010), Paris, France, 20 May 2010.

    2009

  53. Piezoelectric energy harvesting under uncertainty at the Bristol Energy Harvesting Workshop, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, 17 December 2009.
  54. Probabilistic Structural Dynamics: Parametric vs. Nonparametric Approach at the WIMCS (Wales Institute of Mathematical and Computational Sciences) annual meeting, Swansea, UK, 14 December 2009.
  55. Uncertainty quantification in structural mechanics: analysis and identification at the University of Bradford, Bradford, UK, 8 December 2009.
  56. Extremely strong convergence of eigenvalue-density of linear stochastic dynamical systems at the IUTAM Symposium on the Vibration Analysis of Structures with Uncertainties St Petersburg, Russia, 9 July 2009.
  57. Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics: Analysis & Identification at the University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 27 April 2009.
  58. Uncertainty Quantification in Structural Dynamics at the University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16 March 2009.
  59. Computational methods in Structural Mechanics & Applications at the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, 11 March 2009.

    2008

  60. Shaped Modal Sensors for Uncertain Dynamical Systems at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 11 December 2008.
  61. Uncertainty quantification in structural dynamics using random matrix theory at the Southampton University, Southampton, UK, 18 November 2008.
  62. Uncertainty Propagation in Complex Aero-mechanical Systems: A Random Matrix Approach at the University of Reading, Reading, UK, 16 October 2008.
  63. Uncertainty Quantification for Complex Aero-mechanical Systems at the, Calculating the Effects of Uncertainty in Advanced Structures Workshop, London, UK, 15 May 2008.

    2006

  64. Uncertainty Quantification in Structural Dynamics: A Random Matrix Approach at the, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, USA, 1 August 2006.
  65. Random Matrix Method for Stochastic Structural Mechanics at the, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 23 June 2006.
  66. Probabilistic Structural Analysis Using Matrix Variate Distributions at the, Cambridge University Engineering Department, 17 March 2006.
  67. 2005

  68. Random Eigenvalue Problems Revisited at the, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 21 July 2005.
  69. Identification of Damping at the University of Catania, Catania, Italy, 23 June 2005.


Invited Lecture Courses

  1. "Analysis of Mechanical Metamaterials - A Short Course", Politecnico di Torino, Italy , 13 -15 June 2018.
  2. "Piezoelectric Vibration Energy Harvesting Under Uncertain Environment", Rice University, Houston, 3 - 5 April 2018.
  3. "Analysis and Design of Piezoelectric Vibration Energy Harvesters", Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India, 30 October 2017 - 3 November 2017.
  4. "Nonlocal Dynamics of Nanoscale Structures (in two parts)", Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, Paris, France, 18 January, 2016.
  5. "Nonlocal Mechanics of Structures", National University of Defence Technology, Changsha, China, 16-18 April, 2014
  6. "Stochastic Methods in Structural Dynamics", Embraer Aircraft, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil, 22-26 April, 2013.
  7. "Dynamic Analysis of Wind and Marine Turbines", University of Bristol, 22 January, 2009.
  8. "Models, Verification, Validation, Identification and Stochastic Eigenvalue Problems" in Mechanical Vibration: Where Do We Stand? at the CISM International Center for Mechanical Sciences, Udine, Italy, 13-17 June 2005.

Selected Lectures

    2019

    2018

  1. Stochastic multiscale methods for failure quantification in advanced composite structures, 4th Embraer Technical Workshop, Swansea, UK, 5 July 2018.

    2017

  2. Dynamics of harmonically excited irregular cellular metamaterials, 8th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics (META' 17), Incheon - Seoul, South Korea, 26 July 2017.

    2016

  3. Mass and rotary inertia sensing from vibrating cantilever nanobeams, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 21 March 2016.
  4. Vibration suppression in MEMS devices using electrostatic forces, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Conference, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 23 March 2016.

    2015

  5. Free vibration analysis of sandwich panels including the effect of irregularity in honeycomb core, Fifth International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (COMPDYN 2015), Island of Crete, Greece, 25 May, 2015.
  6. Free vibration analysis of angle-ply composite plates with uncertain properties, 17th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference, Kissimmee, Florida, USA, 7 January 2014.

    2014

  7. Dynamic stiffness and eigenvalues of nonlocal nano-beams, Naples, Italy, 5 September 2014.
  8. Transient response of delaminated torsion stiff composite conical shell panel subjected to low velocity oblique impact , Naples, Italy, 4 September 2014.
  9. The 'damping effect' in the dynamic response of stochastic systems , Santorini, Greece, 16 June 2014.
  10. Two is better than one: Weakly coupled nano cantilevers show ultra-sensitivity of mass detection, Madrid, Spain, 2 May 2014.

    2013

  11. Uncertainty propagation using random eigenfunction expansion method, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 8 April 2013.

    2012

  12. A spectral approach for fuzzy uncertainty propagation in linear systems, Croydon, London, UK, 3 July 2012.
  13. Transient dynamics of structures with uncertain parameters, Croydon, London, UK, 4 July 2012.

    2011

  14. A reduced spectral projection method for stochastic finite element analysis, Denver, Colorado, USA, 5 April 2011.

    2010

  15. A Vector-Space Approach for Stochastic Finite Element Analysis: at the The Tenth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2010), Valencia, Spain, 16 September 2010.
  16. Beyond the stochastic finite element method: hybrid uncertainty quantification using random PDEs: at the Fourth European Congress on Computational Mechanics (ECCM 2010), Paris, France, 17 May 2010.
  17. Electronic properties of graphene nanoribbons coupled with organic molecules, Houston, TX, USA, 9 February 2010.

    2009

  18. On the Validity of Random Matrix Models in Probabilistic Structural Dynamics, Sheffield, 17 June 2009.
  19. Doubly spectral finite element method for stochastic field problems in structural dynamics, Palm Springs, California, USA, 7 May 2009.
  20. An efficient computational solution scheme of the random eigenvalue problem, Palm Springs, California, USA, 6 May 2009.
  21. Random eigenvalue problems in structural dynamics: An experimental investigation, Palm Springs, California, USA, 6 May 2009.
  22. Response statistics of linear stochastic systems: A simultaneous diagonalisation approach, Palm Springs, California, USA, 5 May 2009.
  23. Structural health monitoring using shaped sensors, Palm Springs, California, USA, 4 May 2009.

    2008

  24. Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Predictions for Complex Aero-mechanical Systems, Swansea University, Swansea, 9 October 2008.
  25. Response variability of viscoelastically damped systems, Genoa, Italy, 25 June 2008.
  26. Wishart random matrices for uncertainty quantification of complex dynamical systems, Genoa, Italy, 26 June 2008.
  27. Response variability of linear stochastic systems: A general solution using random matrix theory, Schaumburg, IL, USA, 8 April 2008.
  28. Dynamic response of structures with frequency dependent damping, Schaumburg, IL, USA, 9 April 2008.
  29. Bayesian emulator approach for complex dynamical systems, Schaumburg, IL, USA, 10 April 2008.

    2007

  30. Random Matrix Theory For Stochastic Structural Dynamics, ETH Zurich, 19 July 2007.
  31. Uncertainty Quantification Using Random Matrix Theory, ETH Zurich, 19 July 2007.
  32. An Unified Parametric-Nonparametric Uncertainty Quantification Approach for Linear Dynamical Systems, Waikiki, Hawaii USA, 26 April 2007.
  33. Uncertainty Propagation in Linear Systems: An Exact Solution Using random Matrix Theory, Waikiki, Hawaii USA, 24 April 2007.
  34. Characterization of Uncertainty in Damping Modeling, Waikiki, Hawaii USA, 24 April 2007.
  35. The Nature of Epistemic Uncertainty in Linear Dynamical Systems, IMAC XXV, Orlando, 19 February 2007.
  36. Experimental Case Studies on Uncertainty Quantification in Structural Dynamics, IMAC XXV, Orlando, 19 February 2007.
  37. Uncertainty Quantification and Propagation in Aerospace Structural Dynamical Models, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, 30 January 2007.
  38. Rayleigh's Classical Damping Revisited, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Howrah, India, 13 January 2007.
  39. Uncertainty Quantification and Propagation in Structural Mechanics: A Random Matrix Approach, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Howrah, India, 11 January 2007.
  40. Vibration of Piled Foundations in Liquefiable Soils During Strong Earthquakes, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Howrah, India, 10 January 2007.

    2006

  41. Identification of Damping Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition, 15 September, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 2006.
  42. The dynamics of a Duffing oscillator with non-viscous damping,
  43. A Non-parametric Approach for Uncertainty Quantification in Elastodynamicss, May 1, 2006, Newport, RI, USA.
  44. Random matrix models for structural dynamics, 20 April 2006, Bristol Meeting on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics, Bristol.
  45. Probabilistic Structural Analysis Using Matrix Variate Distributions, 17 March 2006, Cambridge University Engineering Department, Cambridge.

    2005

  46. Reliability Approximations via Asymptotic Distribution, 21 June 2005, Ninth International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR'05), Rome, Italy.
  47. Random Matrix Eigenvalue Problems in Probabilistic Structural Mechanics, 2 June 2005 20th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Montreal, Canada..
  48. Damping Modelling and Identification Using Generalized Proportional Damping, 4 February 2005, 23rd International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXIII), Orlando, Florida, USA.
  49. Joint Distribution of Eigenvalues of Linear Stochastic Systems, 46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Austin, Texas, USA, April 2005.
  50. Dynamics of Non-viscously Damped Distributed Parameter Systems, 46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Austin, Texas, USA, April 2005.

    2004

  51. Random Eigenvalue Problems In Structural Dynamics, 20 April 2004, 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Palm Springs, California, USA.
  52. Reliability Analysis In High Dimensions, 27 July 2004, Ninth ASCE EMD/SEI/GI/AD Joint Speciality Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
  53. Matrix Eigenvalue Problems In Stochastic Structural Dynamics , 14 December 2004, Pseudospectra and Structural Dynamics Workshop, University of Bristol.

    2003

  54. Random Eigenvalue Problem for Linear Dynamic Systems, 9 January 2003, Cambridge University Engineering Department, Cambridge, UK.
  55. Random Eigenvalue Problems in Structural Dynamics, 12 February 2003, Blade Seminar, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.
  56. Distribution of Eigenvalues of Linear Stochastic Systems, 9 July 2003, ICASP 9, San Fransisco, California, USA.

    2002

  57. Reduction of Random Variables in Structural Reliability Analysis, 18 June 2002, Trondheim, Norway.
  58. Reliability and Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics, 12 September 2002, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.

    2001

  59. The Nature of Random System Matrices in Structural Dynamics. 4 May 2001, Dynamics & Vibration Tea-Time Talks, Cambridge University Engineering Department.
  60. Can the Spatial Distribution of Damping be Measured?. 6 June 2001, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  61. On the Nature of Random System Matrices in Structural Dynamics. 7 June 2001, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

    2000

  62. Towards Identification of a General Model of Damping. 5 February 2000, IMAC, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  63. Identification of Non-viscous Damping. 19 May 2000, Dynamics & Vibration Tea-Time Talks, Cambridge University Engineering Department.
  64. Complex Modes in Linear Stochastic Systems. 26 October 2000, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

    1999

  65. Identification of Damping. 3 December 1999, Dynamics & Vibration Tea-Time Talks, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

    1998

  66. Identification of Damping. 6 November 1998, Dynamics & Vibration Tea-Time Talks, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

    1997

  67. Vibration Energy Flow in Trusses: Statistical Energy Analysis Versus Stochastic Finite Element Analysis. 13 August 1997, National Aerospace Laboratory, Bangalore.


Posters

    2016

  1. Pryse, S. E. and Adhikari, S., Stochastic response analysis using a random eigenfunction expansion, NRN Annual Workshop, Swansea, UK, September 2016.
  2. Martinez-Ayuso, G., Friswell, M. I., Adhikari, S., Khodaparast, H. H. and Featherston, C. A., Porous piezoelectric materials for energy harvesting, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering (ISMA2016), Swansea, UK, Leuven, Belgium, September 2016.
  3. Mukhopadhyay, T. and Adhikari, S., Equivalent elastic properties of irregular hexagonal lattices: An analytical approach, Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering (ZCCE) Annual Workshop, Swansea, UK, January 2016.

    2014

  4. Sheady, Z. and Adhikari, S., Cantilevered biosensors: Mass and rotary inertia identification, 11th Annual International Workshop on Nanomechanical Sensing (NMC 2014), Madrid, Spain, May 2014.

    2010

  5. Adhikari, S., Elliptic stochastic partial differential equations: An orthonormal vector basis approach, ICMS workshop on Uncertainty Quantification, Edinburgh, UK, May 2010.

    2009

  6. Adhikari, S., Uncertainty Quantification in Multiscale Computational Simulations of Dynamical Systems, UK-China-Netherlands Frontiers of Science Meeting, Beijing, China, November 2009.

    2008

  7. Adhikari, S., Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Mechanics, EPSRC Research Fellows Seminar, University of Bath, September 2008.

    2006

  8. Adhikari, S., An Unified Uncertainty Quantification Approach for Structural Dynamic Models, EPSRC Research Fellows Seminar, Lancaster University, September 2006.

    2005

  9. Adhikari, S., Friswell, M. I., Uncertainty Propagation and Quantification, Engineering Faculty Research Reception, University of Bristol, 17 March 2005.
  10. Adhikari, S., A Non-parametric Approach for Uncertainty Quantification in Structural Dynamics, Information Gap Workshop, University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 29th-30th September 2005.

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