Dr. Harpreet Singh

Professor
School of Mechanical Materials and Energy Engineering
harpreetsingh[AT]iitrpr.ac.in

Room: 109
Phone: +91-1881-242304

Biography

Dr. Singh joins IIT Ropar as an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Before joining IIT Ropar, he taught at Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib. He has received Young Scientist Award, Career Award for Young Teachers, and Maharashtra Award for Outstanding Research Work by Teachers of Engineering Colleges. To his credit, he has completed several CSIR, DST and AICTE sponsored projects. He has authored more than 60 papers in international and national journals and conference proceedings, and has attended conferences in USA, Canada, Netherlands, and South Korea.

Areas of Research

Surface Engineering-Degradation of Materials, High Temperature Corrosion and its Protection, Slurry Erosion of Hydraulic Turbines and its Control, Biomedical Coatings; Sustainable Manufacturing Technology-Modulation Assisted Machining; Friction-Stir Processing/Welding; Bioenergy Generation and Analysis.

Education

Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, 2004-05
M.E., Panjab University Chandigarh, India, 1998-99
B.E., Punjabi University, Patiala, India, 1993-94

Work Experience

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Rupnagar (Punjab) India, 2017-Present
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Rupnagar (Punjab) India, 2012-2017
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Rupnagar (Punjab) India, 2009-2012
Assistant Professor, BBSB Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab) India, 2005-09
Senior Lecturer, BBSB Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab) India, 2001-05
Lecturer, BBSB Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab) India, 1995-01
Lecturer, GTB Khalsa Polytechnic, Malout (Punjab) India, 1994-95

Selected Publications/Patents

1. Selvam, K., Rakesh, B. S., Grewal, H.S., Arora, H.S. and Singh, H. (2017) “High Strain Deformation of Austenitic Steel for Enhancing Erosion Resistance”, Wear, Vol. 376-377, pp. 1021-1029.
2. Grewal, H.S., Sanjiv, R.M., Arora, H.S., Kumar. R., Ayyagiri. A., Mukherjee, S. and Singh, H., (2017) “Activation Energy and High Temperature Oxidation Behavior of Multi-Principal Element Alloy”, Adv. Engg. Mater., DOI: 10.1002/adem.201700182.
3. Chelliah, N.M., Singh, H., Raj, R. and Surappa, M.K., (2017), “Processing, Microstructural Evolution and Strength Properties of In-Situ Magnesium Matrix Composites Containing Nano-Sized Polymer Derived SiCNO Particles”, Mater. Sci. Eng. A, Vol. 685, pp. 429-438.
4. Chelliah, N.M., Singh, H. and Surappa, M.K., (2017), “Microstructural Evolution and Strengthening Behavior in In-situ Magnesium Matrix Composites”, Mater. Chem. Phy., Vol. 194, pp. 65-76.
5. Chelliah, N.M., Kumar. R., Singh, H. and Surappa, M.K., (2017), “Microstructural Evolution of Die-cast and Homogenized AZ91 Mg-alloys during Dry Sliding Condition”, J. Magnesium and Alloys, Vol. 5, pp. 35-40.
6. Chelliah, N.M., Sudarshan, Kraemer, L., Singh, H., Surappa, M.K. and Raj, R., (2017), “Stress-rupture Measurements of Cast Magnesium Strengthened by In-situ Production of Ceramic Particles”, J. Magnesium and Alloys, Article in press.
7. Bala, N., Singh, H. and Prakash, S., (2017), “Performance of Cold Sprayed Ni based Coatings in Actual Boiler Environment”, Surf. Coat. Technol., Vol. 318, pp. 50-61.
8. Chelliah, N.M., Singh, H. and Surappa, M.K., (2016), “Correlation between Microstructure and Wear Behavior of AZX915 Mg-Alloy Reinforced with 12 Wt% TiC Particles by Stir-Casting Process”, Journal of Magnesium and Alloys, Vol. 4 (4), pp. 306-313.
9. Kaur M., Singh, H. and Prakash, S., (2016), “High-Temperature Exposure Studies of HVOF-Sprayed Cr3C2-25(NiCr)/(WC-Co) Coating”, J. Therm. Spray Technol., Vol. 25, No. 6, pp 1192–1207.
10. Grewal, H. S., Singh, H., and Yoon, E. S., (2015), “Interplay Between Erodent Concentration and Impingement Angle for Erosion in Dilute Water-Sand Flows”, Wear, Vol. 332, pp. 1111–1119.
11. Kumar, M., Singh, H., Singh, N., Chavan, N. M., Kumar, S. and Joshi, S. V., (2015), “Development of Erosion-corrosion Resistant Cold-spray Nanostructured Ni-20Cr Coating for Coal Fired Boiler Applications”, J. Therm. Spray Technol., Vol. 24, No. 8, pp. 1441–1449.
12. Goyal, G., Bala, N., Singh, H. and Prakash, S., (2015), “High Temperature Corrosion Behavior of Superficially applied CeO2 on Some Fe-, Co- and Ni-Base Superalloys,” Surf. Eng. Appl. Electrochem., Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 174–187.
13. Kumar, M., Singh, H., Singh, N. and Joshi, R.S., (2015), “Erosion-Corrosion Behaviour of Cold-spray Nanostructured Ni-20Cr Coatings in Actual Boiler Environment”, Wear, Vol. 332-333, pp. 1035–1043.