Raushan Singh

Assistant Professor

407, Machine Design Section

from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

+91 44 2257 4677


  • Dr. Raushan Singh received his Ph.D. in 2019 from IIT Delhi, India. He worked as a Postdoctoral Associate (2019-2023) at the Institute of Mathematics, EPFL-Lausanne, Switzerland, before joining IIT Madras.
  • His current research interests include mechanics of rod-like flexible slender structures and sequence-dependent DNA statistical mechanics.

  • Analytical and Computational Solid Mechanics, Mechanics of Slender Structures, Nanomechanics, Sequence
  • Dependent DNA Statistical Mechanics, Mathematical Optimization

  1. Awarded the distinction in doctoral research by IIT Delhi (2019)
  2. Best poster award at Indo-German Workshop on Solid Mechanics at IIT Delhi (2018)
  3. Best poster award at open house event of IIT Delhi (2018)
  4. Financial grant by SERB India for attending an international event (Solvay workshop on mechanics of slender structures in physics, biology, and engineering, Brussels, Belgium, 2018)
  5. Research Excellence Travel Award by IIT Delhi to attend an international event (IMECE, PA, USA, 2018)

  1. Singh, R., Arora, A., & Kumar, A. (2022). A computational framework to obtain nonlinearly elastic constitutive relations of special Cosserat rods with surface energy. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 398, 115256.
  2. Corazza, G., & Singh, R. (2022). Unraveling looping efficiency of stochastic Cosserat polymers. Physical Review Research, 4(1), 013071.
  3. Singh, R., Tiwari, J., & Kumar, A. (2021). Self-contact in closed and open Kirchhoff rods. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 137, 103786.
  4. Singh, R., & Kumar, A. (2020). A singularity free approach for Kirchhoff rods having uniformly distributed electrostatic charge. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 367, 113133.
  5. Singh, R., Singh, P., & Kumar, A. (2019). Unusual extension–torsion–inflation couplings in pressurized thin circular tubes with helical anisotropy. Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 24(9), 2694-2712.
  6. Singh, R., Abhishek, D., & Kumar, A. (2018). An asymptotic numerical method for continuation of spatial equilibria of special Cosserat rods. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 334, 167-182.
  7. Singh, R., Kumar, S., & Kumar, A. (2017). Effect of intrinsic twist and orthotropy on extension–twist–inflation coupling in compressible circular tubes. Journal of Elasticity, 128(2), 175-201.