Teaching and mentoring

Ajay enjoys teaching engineering to students. He has been exploring ways to make teaching interesting and easily accessible to all.

Educational software

Independent instructor

  • Engineering Dynamics and Vibrations (CE 126) (Fall, 2020)
    • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
    • Class has 17 undergraduate students and started on a hybrid online-offline model since 26th Aug 2020
    • Class strength has increased from 7 in Fall 2019 to 17 in Fall 2020
  • Linear and Nonlinear FEA (Online) (Fall 2019)
    • The course comprises of 160h of video content for students
    • Enrolled by 60 participants from various parts of India, USA and Germany.

Teaching assistant

  • Finite Element Method - I Lab (Fall, 2016), LUH Hannover (DE) by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan LoĢˆhnert
  • Mechanics of Materials (Spring, 2009), Caltech, CA (USA) by Prof. Nadia Lapusta
  • Statics and Dynamics (Fall and Winter, 2008), Caltech, CA (USA) by Prof. Nadia Lapusta
  • Strength of Materials (Fall, 2006), NITK Surathkal (IN) by Mr. John Abraham


  • Doctoral candidates: 4 (On-going & Co-advising) (3 at LUT Finland, 1 at USP Brazil)
  • Master by research in LUH: 4 students + 1 student (Co-advisor)
  • Master by project/HiWi in LUH: 3 students
  • Bachelor thesis in LUH: 3 students
  • Intern students in LUH: 2 students
  • Intern students at IISc: 14 students