Curriculam Vitae


2015 - 2019  Ph.D. Material Science

Technical University Berlin, Germany.


2014 - 2015 Master of Engineering Science

University of Auckland, New Zealand.


2005 - 2009 Bachelor of Electronics Engineering

Anna University, India.


Research fellow                                               

Oct 2020 - Present

Fermart Lab              

Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore.


Research fellow                                               

Sept 2019 - Oct 2020

HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Corporate Lab              

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Ph.D. Researcher                                     

Oct 2015 - Apr 2019

Max Planck Institute of Colloids & Interfaces (MPI) Germany.


Visiting researcher                                     

Jul 2015-Oct 2015

Harvard University, Boston, USA.         


Research assistant                                     

Jan 2014-Mar 2015

University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Grants & Awards


2017 - Travel fellowship                                          

The Company of Biologists, United Kingdom.

2014 - Department of Engineering Science scholarship

University of Auckland, New Zealand.


Technical and project skill sets
  • Research and development 
  • Product design and development
  • Structural mechanics ABAQUS
  • 3D Printing
  • Parametric CAD modeling
  • Python
  • Biomechanics
  • Technical publishing

Jayasankar, A. K., Seidel, R., Hosny, J.C. Weaver, P. Fratzl, J. Chen, M.N. Dean (2020). “Multi-scale modeling and mechanical performance characterization of stingray skeleton-inspired tessellations.” Journal of physics and mechanics of solids. Accepted


Jayasankar, A. K., Seidel, R., Naumann, J., Guiducci, L., Hosny, A., Fratzl, P., J.C.Weaver & Dean, M. N. (2017).“Mechanical behavior of idealized, stingray-skeleton-inspired tiled composites as a function of geometry and material properties”. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 73, 86-101.

Jayasankar, A. K. (2019). "Structural modeling and computational mechanics of stingray inspired tesserae."

Technische Universität Berlin.


Seidel, R., Jayasankar, A. K., Shahar, R., & Dean, M. N. (2019). The Multiscale Architectures of Fish Bone and Tessellated Cartilage and Their Relation to Function. In Architectured Materials in Nature and Engineering (pp. 329-353). Springer, Cham.


Technical disclosure for medical device design for patent preparation : In progress