1. Li, J.*, Kothari, M.*, Senthilnathan, C., Henzel, T., Zhang, Q., Li, X., Yan, J. and Cohen, T. 2021. Nonlinear Inclusion Theory with Application to the Growth and Morphogenesis of a Confined Body. arXiv preprint arXiv:2104.01613. (* = equal contribution)

Journal Publications

  1. Zhang, Q., Li, J., Nijjer, J., Lu, H., Kothari, M., Alert, R., Cohen, T. and Yan, J. 2021. Morphogenesis and cell ordering in confined bacterial biofilms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

  2. Kothari, M. and Cohen, T., 2020. Effect of elasticity on phase separation in heterogeneous systems. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids.

  3. Kothari, M., Lemon, Z., Roth, C. and Cohen, T. 2020. Controlled propagation and jamming of a delamination front. Soft Matter.

  4. Kothari, M., Niu, S. and Srivastava, V., 2019. A thermo-mechanically coupled finite strain model for phase-transitioning austenitic steels in ambient to cryogenic temperature range. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, p.103729.

  5. Kothari, M., Cha, M.H., Lefevre, V. and Kim, K.S., 2019. Critical curvature localization in graphene. II. Nonlocal flexoelectricity-dielectricity coupling. Proc. R. Soc. A, 475(2221), p.20180671.

  6. Kothari, M., Cha, M.H. and Kim, K.S., 2018. Critical curvature localization in graphene. I. Quantum-flexoelectricity effect. Proc. R. Soc. A, 474(2214), p.20180054.

  7. Li, R., Kothari, M., Landauer, A.K., Cha, M.H., Kwon, H. and Kim, K.S., 2018. A New Subcritical Nanostructure of Graphene—Crinkle-Ruga Structure and Its Novel Properties. MRS Advances, pp.1-7.

Conference Presentations

  1. ASME IMECE2020, Virtual Conference. 2020.

  2. Society of  Engineering Science Virtual Technical Meeting. 2020.

  3. Pierce Lab Research Seminar Series, MIT, Cambridge, MA. 2020.

  4. 9th Annual NEW.Mech conference, Brown University, Providence, RI. 2018.

  5. 18th U.S. National Congress for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Chicago, IL. 2018.

  6. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi (Invited Talk2018

  7. Society of Engineering Science 54th Annual Technical Meeting, Boston, MA. 2017.

  8. Institute for Molecular and Nanoscale Innovation, 10th Anniversary Celebration, Providence, RI. 2017.

  9. American Physical Society March Meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2017.