WELCOME

I am currently a postdoc at MIT in Tal Cohen's Nonlinear Solid Mechanics group. I have a Ph.D. in Solid Mechanics from Brown University. I was born and brought up in India. A certified mechanical engineer from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur), I am a cricket fan and like to keep myself updated on the bleeding edge of technology. When not working on mechanics problems, I can be found solving mathematical puzzles. Overview of my research, including the publications, are available on this site.

EDUCATION

2016 - 2019

BROWN UNIVERSITY

Ph.D., Solid Mechanics

2013 - 2016

BROWN UNIVERSITY

Sc.M., Solid Mechanics

2009 - 2013

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY KANPUR

B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering

CONTACT

Mrityunjay Kothari

Masschusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Ave #1-330, Cambridge, MA 02139

Email:

mjayk at mit dot edu

UPDATES

Check out our research on the effects of elasticity on liquid-liquid phase separation through a short and fun video.

See the paper here.

Our work on the peeling of soft adhesive layers featured on the front cover of Soft Matter.

See the paper here.

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