Dr. Mukul Shukla
Dr. Mukul Shukla is a Senior Lecturer in the Advanced Composites Research Group at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University, Belfast. He graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and went on to do a Masters in Design and a PhD in polymer composites (processing and FE modeling) from IIT Kanpur, India. Prior to joining Queen’s he was an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MNNIT Allahabad, India. He has also been an academic at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa from 2010-12 and now holds a Visiting Associate Professor position there.
Dr. Shukla’s primary research interests lie within Polymer Composites (nano and natural fiber composites) and metal Additive Manufacturing (AM). He has supervised 9 PhD and 30+ Masters theses till date and is currently mentoring 5 PhD students. His publications include 150+ peer reviewed journal and conference articles and book chapters. Dr Shukla has been successful at getting multiple grants from different funding agencies in the area of polymer composites and laser AM and processing.