A complete list of my publications is given below. To see my resumé, click here [pdf].

Doctoral Dissertation

Stochastic modeling and uncertainty quantification in microelectromechanical systems

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M.S. Thesis

Analysis of hybrid electrothermomechanical microactuators with integrated electrothermal and electrostatic actuation

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Journal papers

  1. Analysis of the effect of spatial uncertainties on the dynamic behavior of electrostatic microactuators

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and Narayana R. Aluru

    , CCP 2016. Details

  2. Data-driven stochastic models for spatial uncertainties in micromechanical systems

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and Narayana R. Aluru

    , JMM 2015. Details

  3. A nonstationary covariance function model for spatial uncertainties in electrostatically actuated microsystems

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and Narayana R. Aluru

    , IJUQ 2015. Details

  4. Improved statistical models for limited datasets in uncertainty quantification using stochastic collocation

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and Narayana R. Aluru

    , JCP 2013. Details

  5. Uncertainty quantification of MEMS using a data-dependent adaptive stochastic collocation method

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and Narayana R. Aluru

    , CMAME 2011. Details

  6. Analysis of hybrid electrothermomechanical microactuators with integrated electrothermal and electrostatic actuation

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and Narayana R. Aluru

    , JMEMS 2009. Details

Conference papers

  1. An improved data-driven stochastic model for reduced errors in output statistics computed using adaptive stochastic collocation

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and Narayana R. Aluru

    , USNCCM 2011. Details

  2. Coupled electrothermomechanical analysis of hybrid actuation in microsystems

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and Narayana R. Aluru

    , USNCCM 2009. Details

  3. Topology optimization of electrostatically actuated micromechanical structures with accurate electrostatic modeling of the interpolated material model

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and G. K. Ananthasuresh

    , DETC 2006. Details

  4. Topology optimization of micromachined structures with surface micromachining manufacturing constraints

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and G. K. Ananthasuresh

    , DETC 2006. Details

  5. Coupled electrostatic-elastic analysis for topology optimization using material interpolation

    • Aravind Alwan
    •  and G. K. Ananthasuresh

    , JPCS 2006. Details

  6. Learning at the edge of chaos: temporal coupling of spiking neuron controller for autonomous robotics

    • Hedi Soula
    • , Aravind Alwan
    •  and Guillaume Beslon

    , AAAI 2005. Details

  7. Obstacle avoidance learning in a spiking neural network

    • Hedi Soula
    • , Aravind Alwan
    •  and Guillaume Beslon

    , SAB 2004. Details