Subair, Mohamed

Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) and Metamaterials

Wave propagation modelling and simulation

  • Finite element simulations for wave propagation in materials, complex micro-structures, metamaterials

NDE Reliability – Probability of Detection (PoD)

  • Simulation assisted PoD estimation and data integration
  • Transfer functions and alternate PoD statistics

Metamaterials for imaging beyond diffraction limit

  • Scattering of subwavelength features
  • Subwavelength imaging using metalenses and hyperlenses

Acoustic Microscopy

  • Characterization of thermal barrier coatings
  • Imaging of micro scale defects in metallic components

Artificial Intelligence

  • AI/ML for novel NDE applications

Mohamed Subair Syed Akbar Ali

Postdoctoral Research Associate 


  • Contact/Non-contact, Phased Array UT
  • Guided Waves
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Laser Ultrasound
  • Acoustic Microscopy
  • Nonlinear Ultrasound


  • Ultrasound NDE, Wave propagation, Metamaterials, Super resolution imaging, Probability of Detection, AI/ML

Recognitions, Awards & Patents

  • IIT Madras institute research fellowship
  • IIT Madras student travel grant
  • Boeing International travel grant
  • Two pending Indian patents