National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

National Institute of Technology,Kurukshetra

Surjit Angra (Head of Department)
Designation: Professor
Qualification: B.Sc(Engg.) Mech., M.Tech, Ph.D (Mech. Engg.)
Area of Interest:
  • Area of Interest - Tribology and Machine Design Future Plans To guide Ph.D thesis and M. Tech dissertations in Mech. Engg. To undertake sponsored Projects. To organize Technical workshops for the students. To organize Seminar/Conference in Mech. Engg. To contribute in the curriculum revision of the dept.
Phone No.: 01744233556
Email: angrasurjit@yahoo.com
S.S. Rattan
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph. D. 1995 from RECK (KUK) Now NITK
Area of Interest:

 

  • Areas of current Interest: Tribology
  • Research activities: Two Ph.D. awarded, one submitted
  • Future Plans: Research activities will be continued
Phone No.: 01744 233 452
Email: ss_rattan@hotmail.com
Sudhir Kumar
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D, 1995, National Institute Technology (the then Regional Engineering College), Kurukshetra
Area of Interest:
  • Research activities: Energy Conservation, Pollution Control, Automobile Engineering
Phone No.: 01744-239942, 01744-309379
Email: mail2sudhir@rediffmail.com,sudhirksaxena@indiatime
Dixit Garg
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D., 1997 REC Kurukshetra (Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra)
Area of Interest:
  • Area of interest: Operations and Quality Management, Just-in-Time, (JIT), Production Planning and Control, Manufacturing processes, Supply Chain Management, Green Supply Chain Management, Sustainability, Lean Manufacturing, Non-conventional Machining, Educational Planning, Industrial Engineering, Productivity, Entrepreneurship, Personality Development, Stress Management etc.
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Phone No.: 01744-233457, 09355211021
Email: dixitgarg@yahoo.co.in, dixitgarg1963@gmail.com, dixitgarg1@nitkkr.ac.in
Dinesh Khanduja
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph D (2003), NIT (then REC), Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
Area of Interest:

(A)Areas of Current Interest: Six Sigma; Entrepreneurship Development; Business Incubation; TQM

 (B)Research Activities -

  1. On editorial board of two International Journals namely, World Journal of Organizational Dynamics and World Journal of Human Resources.
  2. Regular reviewer of papers for journals like World Journal of Organizational Dynamics, World Journal of Human Resources, International Journal of Enterprise Network Management and International Journal of Globalization and Small Business.
  3. Guiding 6 Ph D and 3 M Tech research scholars to carry out innovatiove research in these areas.
  4. Presented papers on research findings at various national/international conferences, including some in countries like USA, UK and Australia.

c)      Future Plans

  1. To organize short term courses for faculty as well as students on Entrepreneurship Development; Business Incubation; TQM etc.
  2. To organize national/international conferences on areas like Entrepreneurship Development; Business Incubation; TQM etc.
  3. To try for sponsored research projects on these areas.
  4. To encourage industry-institute interaction, try for consultancy projects in the areas Six Sigma and TQM.
Phone No.: Extn.-360 (01744) 221655
Email:
Hari Singh
Designation: Professor
Qualification: PhD (2001; RECK/KUK)
Area of Interest:
  •  Areas of Current Interest - The Areas of current interest include Unconventional Machining Processes, Advanced Welding, MMCs, Product and Process Improvement, Experimental Designs, Single and Multi-response Optimization, Mathematical Modeling
  • Research Activities - Supervising a number of research scholars for their PhD work in various emerging areas.
  • Future Plans of Academic and Research Activities
  • To extend research facilities in the newly developed AMT Lab of the Dept in the form of Hybrid Machining Processes
  • To encourage research scholars for selecting some manufacturing industry based research topics
Phone No.: Extn-458
Email: hsingh_nitk@rediffmail.com , hsinghfme@nitkkr.ac.in
Pankaj Chandna
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph D (Mechanical Engg)
Area of Interest:

Operations Management | Scheduling | Green Supply Chain Management | Flexible Manufacturing Systems | Ergonomics | Anthropometry etc.

Phone No.: 9896074922
Email: pchandna08@gmail.com
Vijay Kumar Bajpai
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D
Area of Interest:
  •  Current interest: Renewable energy resources, Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and air conditioning , Thermodynamics, IC Engines and gas turbines, Fluid Engineering, Steam and Power generations.   
  •  Research Activities: Use of solar energy in HVAC is being explored. Regeneration of Desiccant wheel by solar energy and optimization of its different parameters.
  •  Future plans:Planning to have a project on solar energy from MNRE and planning to develope  Centre of excellence in Renewable Energy Sources  in the Institute.

Phone No.: 01744-233460 , 9466435761
Email: vkbajpaifme@nitkkr.ac.in
Gian Bhushan
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph. D (2004, KU)
Area of Interest:

Areas of Current Interest: Tribology, Fluids Engineering, CAE

Research Activities: Guiding Ph. D & PG students in the above areas

Future Plans of Academic and Research activities:To establish Gas Turbine lab in the department, Upgrade existing labs of Tribology, guide research scholars in emerging areas like nanotribology and energy

Phone No.: 01744-233463
Email: gbhushan@nitkkr.ac.in, aroragian@yahoo.com
Ajai Jain
Designation: Professor
Qualification: M.E.(Production & Industrial Systems Engg.) (univ. of Roorkee), PhD (Mechanical Engineering) (Kurukshetra University)
Area of Interest:
  • Design and operation of manufacturing systems, process planning, scheduling, Reconfigurable manufacturing systems, Advanced Machining Process (WEDM), Computer-Aided Manufacturing, Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Phone No.: 911744233464
Email: ajayjainfme@nitkkr.ac.in
V.P. Singh
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: M.Tech. 1987, R. E. C. Kurukshetra.
Area of Interest:

Area of Current Interest

  • Dynamics of Machines
  • Industrial Robotics 
  • Machinery noise and Vibration
  • Research Activities : Guiding P.G. students in the above areas
  • Academic Activities:
  • 1. Development of CAD Lab of Mechanical Engg. Deptt. along with Prof. Gian Bhushan under TEQIP1
  • 2. Participated in curriculum revision of Mechanical Engg. Deptt. at UG & PG level
  • Administrative Contributions
  • 1. Warden Boys Hostel from July 1986 to June 2000
  • 2. Deputy Chief Warden from July 2000 to June 2014
  • 3. Acting Chief Warden from July 2014 to June 2015
  • 4. Chief Warden from July 2015 to Till Date
  • 5. Member B.O.G. NIT, Kurukshetra from 29-04-2006 to 28-04-2007
  • 6. Member of Admission Committee for admission to B.Tech/M.Tech Degree courses for the years 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97 and 2002-03
  • 7. Centre Incharge of AIEEE-04 Admissions at I.I.T. Delhi centre
  • 8. Dy. Centre Incharge of AIEEE -5 Admissions at NIT, Kurukshetra
Phone No.: 01744-233454, 09416743302
Email: singhvijay@nitkkr.ac.in, vpschikara@yahoo.com
S.C. Gupta
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: Ph. D. K.U.K
Area of Interest:
  • Process planning

 

Phone No.:
Email:
Vinod Kumar
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: B.Sc(Engg.) Mech., M.Tech, Ph.D (Mech. Engg.)
Area of Interest:
  •  Areas of Current Interest :  Tribology, Machine Design.

  •  Research Activities : Guiding PG students in the above areas.

  •  Future Plans of Academic and Research activities: Nil

Phone No.: 01744233451
Email: mit_vkum@nitkkr.ac.in , vinodmittal0708@gmail.com
Meenu
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. Sept 2004, Kurukshetra University
Area of Interest:
  • Machine Vision(image processing, Image Analysis, Pattern Recognition), Artificial Neural Network, Genetic Algorithm, Taguchi Technique, Response Surface Methodology. (My future plans is the research in the area of  advanced optimization techniques)
Phone No.: Extn.-466
Email: meenu_1625@ymail.com
Sandeep Singhal
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: PhD ( NIT, KURUKSHETRA)
Area of Interest:
  • Industrial Engg. & Management,
  • ERP,
  • SCM,
  • Facility Layout Planning,
  • Machining & Manufacturing,
  • Product Development,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Productivity & Quality Management
Phone No.: 01744-233449
Email: sandeep_singhal_reck@rediffmail.com
Jaideep Gupta
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: MTECH
Area of Interest:
  • TRIBOLOGY
Phone No.: Extn.-201
Email:
Punit Kumar
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: PhD (IIT Roorkee,2005); Master of Engineering (University of Roorkee,1999); Bachelor of Engineering (MNREC Allahabad, 1996),
Area of Interest:

Tribology

Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication

Rheology of Lubricants

Materials Engineering

Mathematical Modelling and Simulation

Phone No.: 8059000776
Email: punkum2002@yahoo.co.in / punitkumar@nitkkr.ac.in
Parveen Kumar Saini
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. in 2008 from N.I.T. Kurukshetra
Area of Interest:
Phone No.: 01744233469
Email: pksaini@nitkkr.ac.in
Mahesh Kumar Gupta
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: M.E. (M/c Design), U.O.R., Roorkee
Area of Interest:
  • Concentrating on Teaching to make it more effective.
Phone No.: 01744 233467
Email: gupta_mk1@yahoo.co.in
Rajeev Verma
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: M.Tech from university of Roorkee, Ph.D (submitted) from NIT Kurukshetra
Area of Interest:
  • Tribology, simulation of production systems
Phone No.:
Email:
N.K. Singh
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: B. E. (IIT Roorkee), M. Tech. (IIT Kanpur), Ph.D. (IIT Kanpur)
Area of Interest:
  • Please see
Phone No.: 01744233461
Email: kant.nirmal@gmail.com
Gulshan Sachdeva
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: PhD ( Heat exchanger analysis using CFD ) N.I.T. Kurukshetra 2010, M.Tech ( Solidification analysis of a casting using FEM ) N.I.T. Kurukshetra 2004
Area of Interest:
  • Jet Ejector Cooling System, Vapor Absorption refrigeration system, Solar Technologies, Heat Exchangers, Numerical and computational Methods, Computational Fluid Mechanics
Phone No.: 017444-233469
Email: gulshan4you@gmail.com , gulshansachdeva@nitkkr.ac.in
Jatinder Kumar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (Non-Traditional Machining), Thapar University Patiala (2009); M. E. (Industrial Engineering) from Thapar University, Patiala
Area of Interest:

Machining of Pure Titanium and its alloys, Machining of composite materials, Ultrasonic Machining, Wire Electric Discharge Machining, Surface Integrity evaluation in non-traditional machining, Statistical optimization of machining methods

  •   Research Activities and Future Plans - A good number of research papers have been published in reputed International Journals (SCI indexed) in the areas of interest. The future work will be targeted at Hybrid Machining of aerospace alloys, particularly on the issues of surface integrity and machinability. The machining set up for hybrid machining processes (such as Rotary Ultrasonic Machining)  has been procured already.

Phone No.:
Email: jatin.tiet@gmail.com , jatin.tiet@nitkkr.ac.in
Avadhesh Yadav
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. in 2012 from NIT Kurukshetra
Area of Interest:

Desiccant air-conditioning system, Phase change materials, Solar concentrator, Solar cooking, Low and high temperature applications of solar energy

Phone No.: 01744 233470
Email: avadheshyadava@nitkkr.ac.in , avadheshyadava@gmail.com
Satnam Singh
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Pursuing Ph D from NIT Kurukshetra. M.Eng. (CAD/CAM and Robotics) in 2011 from Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab. B-Tech (Mechanical Engineering) in 2008 from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.
Area of Interest:
  • Machine Design, Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Computer Aided Engineering, Robotics, Finite Element Modeling and Analysis, Composites fabrication and testing like GFRP, CFRP, FML's etc
Phone No.: 01744233522
Email: satnam.nitkkr@gmail.com, satnamsingh@nitkkr.ac.in
Vikas Kumar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Pursuing Ph.D Masters in Engineering from punjab engineering college (PEC) 2012 B.Tech from N.C. College of engineering Israna (Panipat) 2008
Area of Interest:
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Advance Machining
  • Design of Experiments
  • Rotary Ultrasonic Machining
Phone No.:
Email: vikas.thermal@gmail.com
V S Nagendra Reddy B
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Pursuing Ph.D. (IIT Kanpur), M.Tech (IIT kanpur, 2010), B.Tech (JNTUH, 2008)
Area of Interest:
  • Compliant Mechanisms, Solid Mechanics, Topology Optimization, Finite Element Analysis, Contact Mechanics and Hybrid Vehicles.
Phone No.: 9034159769
Email: nagendra@nitkkr.ac.in , bvsnr@iitk.ac.in
Chandrashekar .
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Master of Engineering (Thermal) Pursing Ph.D in Solar Desalination in NIT Kurukshetra
Area of Interest:
  • Solar drinking water purification technology developments to our nation.
  • Providing design solution to the hypersonic vehicle  (scramjet engine Mech No > 5 up to 20 ) to defence and space applications of our nation.
  • Working with the networking of Institute, interacting with missile scientists, space scientists, experts from IIT's, IISc and University of Queensland, Australia to harness hypersonic technology for our nation.
  • Researchers are always encouraged for discussion with me on Hypersonic and Solar Thermal Technology.
Phone No.: +911744233449
Email: chandru3@nitkkr.ac.in
Mukesh Kumar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D Pursuing 2013 N.I.T KURUKSHETRA M.Tech - CIDM(MECH) 2009-2011 N.I.T JAMSHEDPUR B.TECH- MECHANICAL 2005-2009 ,VINOBA BHAVE UNIVERSITY
Area of Interest:
  • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT , MANUFACTURING ,
Phone No.:
Email: mk1650140@gmail.com , mk10@nitkkr.ac.in
Rajneesh .
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (Thermal Engineering)-2014 M.E. (Mechanical Engineering) 2004-2006 B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) 1999-2003

Area of Interest:
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Experimental Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Experimental Fluid Dynamics
  • Bio-energy
Phone No.: +911744233522
Email: rajneesh41@gmail.com , rajneesh@nitkkr.ac.in
Rajesh Kumar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: PhD, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi
Area of Interest:

CFD, Turbulence modelling, LES

Phone No.:
Email: rajeshkunwar@gmail.com, rajeshkr@nitkkr.ac.in
Mohit Sharma
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (Pusuing) N.I.T. Kurukshetra, M.Tech. I.I.T. Kanpur (Powder Metallurgical Processing of Shape Memory Alloys) (2010), B.Tech. (Hons.) (Mechanical Engg) (2007) U.P.T.U.
Area of Interest:
  • Material Science & Engineering (Metallic Foams, Metal Matrix Composites, Shape Memory Alloys), Powder Metallurgy Processing
Phone No.:
Email: mohitsh@nitkkr.ac.in , mohit826@gmail.com
Ashish Mall
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.Tech in Computer Integrated Manufactuting, IIT Bombay, B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay
Area of Interest:

Thermal Engineering

Phone No.: 8950213608
Email: ashiiishmall@gmail.com , ashishmall@nitkkr.ac.in