Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Anshu Dhar Jayal
PhD (University of Utah)
Research Interests:Sustainable manufacturing technologies

Dr. Anupam Agrawal
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)
Research Interests: Analysis of Metal Forming Processes, Deformation Analysis, CAD/CAM

Dr. Chandrakant Kumar Nirala
Ph.D (IIT Patna)
Research Interests: Manufacturing

Dr. Chander Shekhar Sharma
Ph.D (ETH Zurich)
Research Interests: Phase Change Fluid Dynamics and Thermal Transport, Surface Micro and Nano Engineering for Optimal Phase Change, Robust and Scalable interfaces, Exergetically Efficient Systems, Electronic Thermal Management, Single and Multiphase Convective Cooling, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Experimental Techniques for Heat Transfer and Fluid Phenomena.

Dr. Devranjan Samanta
PhD (Saarbrucken University and Max Planck Institute for dynamics and self Organisation, Goettingen, Germany)
Research Interests: Transition to turbulence, Non- Newtonian flows, Biological flows, heat transfer

Dr. Dhiraj K. Mahajan
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)
Research Interests: Simulation and experiment assisted development of high performance elastomeric and polymeric materials, mechanics and physics of polymers, adhesion at polymer-solid interfaces, fatigue failure of polycrystalline metals under aggressive environment with immediate focus on hydrogen based degradation of steels

Dr. Ekta Singla (Head of the Department)
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)
Research Interests: Robotics, redundant manipulators, robot path planning,collision detection, obstacle avoidance, applied optimization methods - classical and evolutionary, optimal mechanical design

Prof. Harpreet Singh
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee)
Research Interests: Surface Engineering-Degradation of Materials, High Temperature Corrosion and its Protection, Slurry Erosion of Hydraulic Turbines and its Control, Biomedical Coatings

Dr. Himanshu Tyagi
PhD (Arizona State University, USA)
Research Interests: Thermo-fluids, Bio-heat Transfer, Nanofluids, Nanoscale heat transfer, Clean & Sustainable Energy, Solar Energy, Energy Storage, Turbulent Flows, Combustion, Thermodynamics, Biomass Pyrolysis & Gasification, Ignition Properties of Fuels Containing Nano-Particles, Thermal Management and Packaging of Micro-Electronic Devices

Dr. Jitendra Prasad
PhD (Michigan State University, USA)
Research Interests: Biomechanics, Bone Fracture Healing, Mechanotransduction, Structural and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization, Computational Mechanics, and Agent Based Modelling.

Dr. Lipika Kabiraj
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Madras)
Research Interests: Thermoacoustics, applied nonlinear dynamics, gas turbine engines (combustion instability, flame blowout and flashback), combustion dynamics, combustion noise, Chaos.

Dr. Navin Kumar
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)
Research Interests: Biomechanics, Biological and Bio materials characterization, Finite element modeling (FEM), Biomedical Instrumentation and Bio-implants, Active and passive vibration and Noise control, Fault diagnostics and condition-monitoring.

Dr. Prabir Sarkar
PhD (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore )
Research Interests: Product design, Sustainability and eco design, Creativity and innovation, Engineering design and industrial design, Manufacturing

Dr. Prabhat K. Agnihotri
Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Research Interests: Processing, characterization and modelling of nanomaterials, multiscale hybrid composites, fracture mechanics, discrete dislocation plasticity, molecular dynamics simulations.

Dr Rakesh K Maurya
Ph.D. (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)
Research Interests: HCCI and Low Temperature Combustion for IC Engines, Alternative fuels, Engine Emission Control, Engine management systems

Dr. Ramjee Repaka
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur)
Research Interests: Bioheat Transfer, Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy, Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering, High performance Buildings, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Ventilation.

Dr. Ranjan Das
Ph.D. (Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati)
Research Interests: Heat and Mass Transfer, Optimization of Thermal Systems, Renewable Energy

Dr. Ravi Kant
PhD (Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati)
Research Interests: Laser Forming, Laser Transmission Welding, Laser Machining, Laser Assisted Manufacturing, Adhesive Joining, Ultra-high Speed Machining, Ultrasonic Vibration Assisted Machining, Process Modeling and Optimization of Manufacturing Processes, Finite Element Simulations

Dr. Sachin Kumar
PhD(Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee)
Research Interests:Finite Element Method, Extended Finite Element Method, Meshfree Methods, Fracture and Damage Mechanics

Dr. Samir Chandra Roy
PhD(University Grenoble Alpes, France)
Research Interests:Experimental and Numerical studies of deformation and damage of materials at elevated temperature,Mechanical and microstructural characterization of material, Fatigue-Creep-Fracture.Experimental and numerical studies of cavitation pitting/erosion,Instrumented Indentation Testing (IIT) and materials evaluation, High rate deformation of material and characterization, Finite Element Analysis.

Prof. Sarit K. Das (Director) PhD (Sambalpur University)
Research Interests:Heat Transfer in Nano-Fluids, Micro channel Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer, Heat and Mass Transfer in Biological Systems, Boiling Heat Transfer

Dr. Satwinder Jit Singh
PhD (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)
Research Interests: Applied Mechanics, Numerical Methods

Dr. Srikant Sekhar Padhee
PhD (Department of Aerospace Engineering, IISc, Bangalore)
Research Interests: Variational Asymptotic Method, Multifunctional and Functionally Graded Composites

Adjunct Faculty

Prof. Christopher Berndt
Research Interests: Engineering; Coatings technology; Biomaterials such orthopaedic devices; Failure of materials; Thermal Spray; Nanotechnology

Dr. Jagjit Singh Srai
PhD (University of Cambridge)
Research Interests: BOptimization,Logistics,International Business,SCM