Dr. Ilaksh Adlakha

Assistant Professor

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About Me

Research Interest

  • Hydrogen Embrittlement
  • Grain Boundary Engineering
  • Plasticity
  • Stress Assisted Corrosion
  • Radiation Damage
  • Nanocrystalline Material
  • Lightweight Alloys
  • Data Science for Mechanics of Materials

Office Location

MSB 222, Department of Applied Mechanics
IIT Madras, Chennai - 600036.
Phone: +91 044 2257 4082

Educational Qualification

  • 2015Ph.D
    Doctor of Philosophy

    Doctor of Philosophy(Mechanical Engineering) – Arizona State University, USA.

  • 2008
    B.E.
    Bachelor of Engineering B.E. Mechanical Engineering,

    Pune University,India

Publications

  • Google scholar Link https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=l-oMnVsAAAAJ&hl=en
  • Research gate Link https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ilaksh_Adlakha
    • Journal Publications

      • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “The effect of hydrogen on the incipient crack tip deformation behavior: an atomistic perspective”, Journal of Applied Physics (accepted, 2017), *Editor’s Pick.
      • Rajagopalan, M., Adlakha, I., Tschopp, M.A., Solanki, K.N. “Energetics of Hydrogen Segregation to α-Fe Grain Boundaries for Modeling Stress Corrosion Cracking”, JOM (2017).
      • Gholami Bazehhour, B., Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “The role of static and cyclic deformation on the corrosion behavior of a magnesium-steel structural joint”, JOM (2017).
      • Bhatia, M.A., Azarnoush, M., Adlakha, I., G. Lu, Solanki, K.N. "Dislocation core properties of β-tin: A first-principles study", Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering 25, (2017) 025014.
      • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Atomic-scale investigation of triple junction role on defects binding energetics and structural stability in α-Fe”, Acta Materialia 118, 64-76 (2016).
      • Bhatia, M.A., Adlakha, I., G. Lu, Solanki, K.N. "Generalized stacking fault energies and slip in β-tin", Scripta Materialia 123, 21-25 (2016).
      • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Critical assessment of the role of H on the slip transmission across α-Fe grain boundaries”, Proc. R. Soc. A 472: 20150617 (2016).
      • Adlakha, I., Sadanada, K., Solanki, K.N. “Discrete dislocation modeling of stress corrosion cracking in alpha iron”, Corrosion review, 0334-6005(2015).
      • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Structural stability and energetics of grain boundary triple junctions in face centered cubic materials”, Nature: Scientific Reports 5, 8692 (2015).
      • Adlakha, I., Tschopp, M.A., Solanki, K.N. “The role of grain boundary structure and crystal orientation on crack growth asymmetry in Al”, MSE-A 618, 345-354 (2014).
      • Adlakha, I., Bhatia, M.A., Tschopp, M.A. Solanki, K.N. “Atomic scale investigation of grain boundary structure role on intergranular deformation in Al”, Phil. Mag. 94 (30), 3445-3466 (2014).
      • Conference Proceedings

        • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N., Tschopp, M.A. “Influence of grain boundary structure on interfacial fracture under tensile loading: cohesive zone model informed by atomistic simulations”, TMS 2013 Supplemental Proceedings, 73-758 (2013).
        • Conference Presentations

          • Adlakha, I., Gholami Bazehhour, B., Muthegowda N., Solanki, K.N. “Role of Mechanical Loads on the Corrosion Behavior of Mild-Steel and AE-44 Structural Joint”, TMS 2017, San Diego.
          • Garg, P., Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Role of Hydrogen on Metal Plasticity: An Ab-Initio Study”, TMS 2017, San Diego.
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Atomic Insights on Hydrogen Embrittlement in Iron”, TMS 2017, San Diego.
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N., Bhatia, M.A., Sadanada, K. “Role of defect interactions during hydrogen embrittlement in iron: a multiscale perspective”, ASME 2016, IMECE, Phoenix, (invited).
          • Adlakha, I., Gholami Bazehhour, B., Muthegowda N., Solanki, K.N. “Numerical modelling of galvanic structural joints subjected to combined environmental and mechanical loading”, ASME 2016, IMECE, Phoenix.
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N., Bhatia, M.A., Groh, S., Sadanada, K. “Role of defect interactions during hydrogen embrittlement in iron: a multiscale perspective”, ECI 2016, Cork (Ireland).
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Critical assessment of H effects on slip transmission across grain boundaries in α-Fe”, MRS Spring 2016, Phoenix.
          • Muthegowda N., Adlakha, I., Gholami Bazehhour, B., Solanki, K.N. “Numerical modelling of galvanic structural joints subjected to combined environmental and mechanical loading”, TMS 2016, Nashville.
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Critical assessment of H effects on slip transmission across grain boundaries in α-Fe”, ASME 2015, IMECE, Houston
          • Muthegowda N., Adlakha, I., Gholami Bazehhour, B., Solanki, K.N. “Numerical modelling of galvanic structural joints subjected to combined environmental and mechanical loading”, ASME 2015, IMECE, Houston.
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Critical assessment of H effects on slip transmission across grain boundaries in α-Fe”, ASME 2015, Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference, Seattle.
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Understanding the role of hydrogen on the deformation behavior in α-Fe”, ASME 2015, Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference, Seattle.
          • Rajagopalan, M., Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N., Tschopp, M.A. “Energetics associated with the interaction between embrittlement species and grain boundaries in alpha-iron”, TMS 2015, Orlando.
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Structural stability and energetics of grain boundary triple junctions in face centered cubic materials”, TMS 2015, Orlando.
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N. “Structural stability and energetics of grain boundary triple junctions in face centered cubic materials”, SES Annual Technical Meeting (2015), Purdue University.
          • Solanki, K.N., Bhatia, M.A., Adlakha, I. “On stress corrosion cracking mechanisms in iron: A multiscale perspective”, University of Florida, MAE lecture series (2014), (invited).
          • Solanki, K.N., Bhatia, M.A., Adlakha, I. “On stress corrosion cracking mechanisms in iron: A multiscale perspective”, University of California Riverside, MAE & MSE lecture series (2014), (invited).
          • Bhatia, M.A., Solanki, K.N., Adlakha, I. Groh, S. “Dislocation mobility in alpha iron: An atomic-scale investigation of H interaction with dislocations”, International Workshop on Environmental Damage under Static and Cyclic Loads in Structural Metallic Materials at Ambient Temperatures III, Bergamo (2014), Italy (invited).
          • Solanki, K.N., Bhatia, M.A., Adlakha, I. “Energetically-driven Approach for Evaluating Hydrogen Enhanced Localized Plasticity Versus Hydrogen Enhanced Decohesion Mechanisms in Iron”, TMS 2014, San Diego, (invited).
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N., Tschopp, M.A. “Atomic Scale Investigation of Grain Boundary Structure role on Deformation and Crack Growth Dynamics in Aluminum”, TMS 2014, San Diego.
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N., Tschopp, M.A. “Influence of grain boundary structure on interfacial fracture under tensile loading: Cohesive zone model informed by atomistic simulations”, TMS 2013, San Antonio.
          • Solanki, K.N., Adlakha, I., Bhatia, M.A. Rajagopalan, M., “On stress corrosion cracking mechanisms in iron: A multiscale perspective”, the Office of Naval Research Review Meeting (2013), Washington D.C. (invited).
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N., Tschopp, M.A. “Influence of grain boundary structure on interfacial fracture under tensile loading: Cohesive zone model informed by atomistic simulations”, LAMMPS workshop (2013).
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N., Moitra, A., Tschopp, M.A. “Influence of Size on Strength of Nickel Nanowires”, Proceedings of the TMS 2012, Orlando.
          • Adlakha, I., Solanki, K.N., Moitra, A., Tschopp, M.A. “A nanoscale Investigation on Effect of Hydrogen in Confined Volumes”, Proceedings of the TMS 2012, Orlando.

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