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Anshul Faye

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai
Tel: +91771 2551300 Ext. 6113 (O)

Areas of Interest

  • Fracture Mechanics, Computational Solid Mechanics, Experimental Solid Mechanics.


  • PhD, 2015, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, UP, India.
  • MTech, 2008, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, WB, India.
  • BE(Hons.), 2006, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, CG. India.


  • ME231: Solid Mechanics-I
  • ME232: Dynamics
  • ME531: Advanced Mechanics of Solids
  • ME632: Fracture Mechanics

Past Experience

  • Jan 2016 - Sept 2017: Post doctoral fellow at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa. Israel.
  • July 2008 - Jan 2010: Engineer, GE India Technology Center, Bangalore, India.

Selected Publications

  1. Soumyadeep Mondal, Servesh K. Agnihotri, Anshul Faye. Theoretical solution for thermo-mechanical crack-tip stress field for transversely graded materials Journal of Thermal Stresses, DOI: 10.1080/01495739.2022.2030837.
  2. Anshul Faye, Yoav Lev, K. Y. Volokh. The effect of local inertia around the crack-tip in dynamic fracture of soft materials Mechanics of Soft Materials, 1, 2019.
  3. Y. Lev, A. Faye, K. Y. Volokh. Thermoelastic deformation and failure of rubberlike materials, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 122, pp.538-554, 2019.
  4. Y. Lev, A. Faye, K. Y. Volokh. Experimental Study of the Effect of Temperature on Strength and Extensibility of Rubberlike Materials, Experimental Mechanics, pp.1-12., 2018.
  5. Anshul Faye, J. A. Rodríguez-Martínez, K. Y. Volokh. Spherical void expansion in rubber-like materials: The stabilizing effects of viscosity and inertia, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 92, pp.118-126, 2017.
  6. Anshul Faye, Venkitanarayanan Parameswaran, Sumit Basu. Effect of notch-tip radius on dynamic brittle fracture of polycarbonate, Experimental Mechanics, 56(6), pp.1051-1061, 2016.
  7. Anshul Faye, Venkitanarayanan Parameswaran, Sumit Basu. Dynamic fracture initiation toughness of PMMA: A critical evaluation, Mechanics of Materials 94, pp. 156-169, 2016.
  8. Anshul Faye, Venkitanarayanan Parameswaran, Sumit Basu, Mechanics of dynamic fracture in notched polycarbonate Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 77, pp.43-60, 2015.
  9. M. C. Ray, A. Faye. Active structural-acoustic control of laminated composite plates using vertically/obliquely reinforced 1-3 piezoelectric composite patch, International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, 5(2), 123, 2009.
  10. M. C. Ray, A. Faye, S. Patra, R. Bhattacharyya. Theoretical and experimental investigations on the active structural–acoustic control of a thin plate using a vertically reinforced 1-3 piezoelectric composite. Smart Materials and Structures, 18(1), 015012, 2008.


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