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Arka Lahiri
Arka Lahiri Assistant Professor +91-1332-284923
Areas of Interest
  • Modeling and simulation of microstructure evolution and mechanical behaviour of materials, Phase field modeling, Crystal Plasticity, Multi-scale modeling of materials
Professional Background
20112012Applications EngineerCOMSOL Multiphysics, Bangalore
20182019Post-DocMax-Planck-Institut fur Eisenforschung, Dusseldorf
Educational Details
BEMetallurgy and Materials EngineeringBengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur2009
MEMaterials EngineeringIndian institute of Science, Bangalore2011
PhDMaterials EngineeringIndian institute of Science, Bangalore2018
Refereed Journal Papers

1. Lahiri A., Shanthraj, P., Roters, F., Understanding the mechanisms of electroplasticity from a  crystal plasticity perspective, Modeling and Simulation in Material Science and Engineering, In press. DOI:

2. Lahiri, A., Choudhury, A. Dendrite tip selection during isothermal free growth in
multi-component alloys: Marginal stability theories and insights from phase-field
simulations, Computational Materials Science, pp. 209-218, 158, 2019. DOI:

3. Lahiri, A., Abinandanan, T.A., Choudhury, A. Theoretical and Numerical Study of
Growth in Multi-Component Alloys, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A:
Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, pp. 4463-4476, 48(10), 2017. DOI:

4. Lahiri, A., Tiwary, C., Chattopadhyay, K., Choudhury, A. Eutectic colony formation in
systems with interfacial energy anisotropy: A phase field study, Computational
Materials Science, pp. 109-120, 130, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2017.01.007

5. Lahiri, A., Choudhury, A. Revisiting Jackson-Hunt calculations: Unified theoretical
analysis for generic multi-phase growth in a multi-component system, Acta Materialia,
pp. 316-332, 133, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2017.05.047

6. Lahiri, A., Choudhury, A. Theoretical and numerical investigation of diffusive
instabilities in multi-component alloys, Journal of Crystal Growth, pp. 1-12, 459, 2017.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2016.11.046

7. Roy, A., Nani, E.S., Lahiri, A., Gururajan, M.P. Interfacial free energy anisotropy
driven faceting of precipitates, Philosophical Magazine, pp. 2705-2735, 97 (30), 2017.
DOI: 10.1080/14786435.2017.1348633

8. Lahiri, A., Abinandanan, T.A., Gururajan, M.P., Bhattacharyya, S. Effect of epitaxial
strain on phase separation in thin films, Philosophical Magazine Letters, pp. 702-707, 94
(11), 2014. DOI: 10.1080/09500839.2014.968652

9. Lahiri, A., Choudhury, A. Effect of Surface Energy Anisotropy on the Stability of
Growth Fronts in Multiphase Alloys, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals
(Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Solidification Science and
Processing (ICSSP6-2015)), 2015, 68 (6), pp. 1053-1057. DOI: