You've reached Chockalingam's research website. I am a PhD candidate in MIT's AeroAstro department where I also completed my Masters degree in 2019. I work in  Professor Tal Cohen's Nonlinear Solid Mechanics Group.

I was born and brought up in Chennai, India. I received my B.Tech degree with Honors from the Aerospace Engineering department at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. My academic and research interests lie primarily in the study of mechanics of materials using both theoretical and computational methods. You can find out more by exploring the tabs at the top.

Here you can find my Google Scholar page. You can find full-texts of my papers on ResearchGate. More socials linked here. Some photos of me below.

USNCTAM 2022 conference


Cohen's Mechanics group, 2023

Intramural Basketball Champions, Fall 2022

EMI 2018 conference

With my dog Scooby in Texas

Diwali 2019

Teaching a lecture for structural dynamics course

Some moments from my backpacking trips in Peru, Mexico, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand, below