Assistant Professor

Dr Sonali Mondal

Department of Mathematics


  1. Elastodynamics
  2. Theoretical Seismology



S.S.L.N.T. Mahila College
Dhanbad, Jharkhand
(Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag)


IIT(Indian School of Mines)
Dhanbad, Jharkhand


IIT (Indian School of Mines)
Dhanbad, Jharkhand


  • March 2021 to September 2021 - Assistant Professor (Temporary) - Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Research Interest

  • Mathematical aspects of wave propagation problems.
  • Transference of seismic surface waves in anisotropic composites including piezoelectric medium/piezomagnetic medium having diverse interfacial conditions.
  • Scattering of plane waves in anisotropic media.

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2019 - Best Poster Presentation Award in International Conference on Differential Equations and Control Problems: Modeling, Analysis and Computations (ICDECP19) - Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • 2018 – Qualified UGC NET JRF in Mathematical Sciences
  • 2016 – Qualified GATE in Mathematics
  • 2016-2021 – Institute PhD Fellowship – Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad
  • 2014-2016 – Institute MCM Scholarship – Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad


  • Life member of the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, India.
  • Life member of Indian Mathematical Society (IMS).
  • Life member of The Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM).
  • Life member of Society of Applied Mathematics, IIT(ISM), Dhanbad.


  1. Linear Spring model to analyse the effect of interfacial imperfection on the propagation and attenuation of Love type waves in viscoelastic-FGPM bedded structure - Sonali Mondal - Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, (2023).
  2. Mathematical Analysis of Rayleigh waves at non-planner boundary between orthotropic and micropolar media - S.A. Sahu, Sonali Mondal, and S. Nirwal - International Journal of Geomechanics, 23(3), p.04022313 (2023)
  3. Analysis of wave scattering on piezoelectric surface with flexoelectric effect - S. Mondal, S.A. Sahu, S. Nirwal - Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences 45(12), 7700-7714 (2022)
  4. Mathematical Analysis of surface wave transference through imperfect interface in FGPM bedded structure - S. Mondal, S.A. Sahu, S. Goyal - Mechanics based Design of Structures and Machines, An International Journal, 50(8), 2911-2928 (2022)
  5. Reflection and transmission of waves at the common interface of piezoelectric half- spaces with microstructure - S. Nirwal, S.A. Sahu, S. Mondal - Applied Mathematical Modelling 101, 533-552 (2022)
  6. Reflection and transmission of quasi-plane waves at the interface of piezoelectric semiconductors with initial stresses - S. Nirwal, S.A. Sahu, S. Mondal - Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (English Edition) 42, 951-968 (2021)
  7. Scattering of waves at the interface of two distinct anisotropic media. - S. Mondal, S.A. Sahu, S. Goyal - Waves in Random and Complex Media, 31 (6), 2407-2426 (2020)
  8. Influence of imperfect bonding on the reflection and transmission of QP-wave at the interface of two functionally graded piezoelectric materials - S. Goyal, S.A. Sahu, S. Mondal - Wave Motion 92, 102431 (2020)
  9. Polarized shear waves in functionally graded piezoelectric material layer sandwiched between corrugated piezomagnetic layer and elastic substrate - S.A. Sahu, S. Mondal, N. Dewangan - Journal of Sandwich Structures & Materials, 21(8), 2921-2948 (2019)
  10. Propagation of SH waves in corrugated FGPM layer lying over a piezomagnetic half- space - S. Mondal, S.A. Sahu - Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 26(1), 29-34 (2019)
  11. Transference of Love-type waves in a bedded structure containing a functionally graded material and a porous piezoelectric medium - S. Mondal, S.A. Sahu, K.K. Pankaj - Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (English Edition) 40, 1083-1096 (2019)
  12. Modelling of love-type wave propagation in piezomagnetic layer over a lossy
    viscoelastic substrate: Sturm-Liouville problem - S. Goyal, S.A. Sahu, S. Mondal
    -Smart Materials and Structures, 28(5), 057001 (2019)
  13. Analysis of mechanical vibration (SH wave) in Piezo-composite plates - S.A. Sahu, S. Kumari, S. Mondal, K.K. Pankaj - Materials Research Express, 6(12), 125705 (2019)
  14. Dynamics of Love-Type Waves in Orthotropic Layer Under the Influence of Heterogeneity and Corrugation - S.A. Sahu, S. Goyal, S. Mondal, - Journal of Solid Mechanics, 11(2), 475-485 (2019)

Invited Talk

  1. Delivered invited lecture entitled "Topics and examples of Partial Differential Equations for CSIR NET /JRF exam" in two days workshop on Topics of Mathematical Sciences for CSIR NET/JRF exam (Online mode) organized by Department of Mathematics, Govt. Pt. Shyamacharan Shukla College, Dharsiwa, Raipur (C.G.) during 14th to 15th October 2022.
  2. Delivered invited talk as the Speaker in the webinar "Exam Strategy and Effective Tips to Crack CSIR-UGC NET/GATE/SET in Mathematical Sciences" organized by Department of Mathematics, O.P. Jindal University, Raigarh, Chhatisgarh on 17th July, 2021.

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