Force Microscopy Lab
Department of Mechanical Engineering
IISc, Bangalore

  • In situ TEM probing
  • Mechanical probing.
  • Nanoindentation.
  • Tribology.
  • Nanoparticles.
  • Electrical probing
  • Shape Memory alloy/ Electrical transformation interaction.
  • Conductivity of polymers.
  • Tailoring Hydrophobic properties of surfaces
  • Time dependent drag force reduction.
  • Under water super hydrophobicity.
  • Trapping air on surfaces for drag reduction.
  • Simulating tribological interactions
  • Indentation on pyramidal asperities
  • Effect of constraint on indentation
  • Modeling contact mechanics