Vijay Choyal

Institute of Eminence Fellow
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I was an Institute of Eminence (IoE) postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. The goal of my postdoctoral research was to study amorphous materials using computational material science. My general research interests include the prediction of the behavior of various materials using the combination of density functional theory, molecular dynamics and machine learning techniques.

I received my Ph.D. and M.Tech. degrees from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, while I received my B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ujjain Engineering College, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh in 2014. During my Ph.D., I received the Shastri Indo-Canadian doctoral fellowship award to extend my research work at Carleton University, Canada in the nanomechanics group. During my Masters, I received the Institute Medal for securing the first rank in Indian Institute of Technology Indore among all post-graduate students.

After my time in the group, I moved to another post-doctoral position at the University of Arizona, USA, in the group of Prof. Marat Latypov. Since December 2023, I have been an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana, India.

Apart from research, I enjoy watching movies and playing cricket. Do check out my personal website here.

I was involved with the following publication during my tenure with the group.

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