Postdoc Bio: Phanisri Pradeep Pratapa
Phanisri Pradeep Pratapa

Phanisri Pradeep Pratapa
Postdoctoral Fellow

5142A Jesse W. Mason Building
790 Atlantic Drive NW
Atlanta, GA, 30318
e-mail: ppratapa@gatech.edu
website: http://pratapa.ce.gatech.edu

Education

Graduate    
  Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering Aug 2013 - Aug 2016
  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
     
  Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Aug 2010 - Dec 2011
  The University of Texas at Austin  
Undergraduate    
  Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering Aug 2006 - Jul 2010
  Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India  

Research Interests

  • Structural and computational mechanics
  • Origami engineering
  • Metamaterial design
  • High performance computing

Publications

Journal Publications
 

“On numerically predicting the onset and mode of instability in atomistic systems.” P. P. Pratapa and P. Suryanarayana. Mechanics Research Commnications, Vol. 78, pp. 27-33, 2016.

“Anderson acceleration of the Jacobi iterative method: An efficient alternative to Krylov methods for large, sparse linear systems.” P. P. Pratapa, P. Suryanarayana, and J. E. Pask. Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 306, pp. 43-54, 2016.

“Spectral Quadrature method for accurate O (N) electronic structure calculations of metals and insulators.” P. P. Pratapa, P. Suryanarayana, and J. E. Pask. Computer Physics Commnications, Vol. 200, pp. 96-107, 2016.

“Restarted Pulay mixing for efficient and robust acceleration of fixed-point iterations.” P. P. Pratapa and P. Suryanarayana. Chemical Physics Letters, Vol. 635, pp. 69-74, 2015.

“Optimal design of cylindrical reinforced concrete water tanks resting on ground.” P. P. Pratapa and D. Menon. Indian Concrete Journal, Vol. 85, pp. 19-25, 2011.

Academic Appointments and Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Fellow Aug 2016 - present
  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
Graduate Research Assistant Aug 2013 - Aug 2016
  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
Structural Engineer Mar 2012 - Jul 2013
  McDermott International Inc.  
  Houston, TX  
Graduate Research Assistant Jan 2011 - Dec 2011
  The University of Texas at Austin  
Graduate Teaching Assistant Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
  The University of Texas at Austin  
Summer Intern Jun 2009 - Jul 2009
  M N Dastur & Co (P) Ltd.  
  Chennai, India  
Summer Exchange Student May 2009 - Jun 2009
  University of New South Wales  
  Australia