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)
Area of Interest:

 

  • Areas of current Interest: Tribology
  • Research activities: Six research scholars are engaged in research in the related field.
  • Future Plans: Research activities will be continued
Phone No.: Extn.378 (01744) 238929
Email: ssrattan@nitkkr.ac.in
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:
  • Currently, my areas of interest are supply chain management, just-in-time system, total quality management, entrepreneurship etc. In these area, I have guided research work at doctorate and PG level and carried out DST-TIFAC sponsored projects. In future also, I will keep on working in these areas including guiding research.
Phone No.: Extn.-230 ,01744-238470
Email: dixitgarg@yahoo.co.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:
P.C. Tewari
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (Mech.Engg.), Kurukshetra University / 2003
Area of Interest:
  • S.Q.C., Reliability Engineering, Performance Evaluation and Optimization, Decision Support System, RAMS, TQM and TPM etc.
Phone No.: 01744-238326 (R)
Email: pctewari1@rediffmail.com
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
  • To write some research projects in emerging areas of research for funding from DRDO/MHRD/DST 
Phone No.: Extn-458 , 01744239720
Email: hsingh_nitk@rediffmail.com , hsinghfme@nitkkr.ac.in
Pankaj Chandna
Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D (Mechanical Engg.) Formerly President (Vice Chancellor) , Mewar University Chittorgarh (Raj.)
Area of Interest:
  • Operations Management, Scheduling, 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: Upgrading CAE lab,revision of Curriculum (UG & PG) in the above mentioned areas, guiding Ph. D in emerging areas like nanotribology and energy.
Phone No.: Extn.-378
Email: aroragian@yahoo.com
Ajai Jain
Designation: Professor
Qualification: M.E.(Production & Industrial Systems Engg.), PhD (Mechanical Engineering)
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
Phone No.: 01744-233454, 09416743302
Email:
S.C. Gupta
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: Ph. D. K.U.K
Area of Interest:
  • Process planning

 

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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: B.Tech, M.Tech, PhD ( NIT, KURUKSHETRA)
Area of Interest:
  • INDUSTRIAL ENGG.,ERP, SCM, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, PRODUCTIVITY MNGT. etc
Phone No.: 9810250948
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: Ph.D (2005) from IIT Roorkee
Area of Interest:
Phone No.:
Email: punkum2002@yahoo.co.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
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N.K. Singh
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: B. E. (IIT Roorkee), M. Tech. (IIT Kanpur), Ph.D. (IIT Kanpur)
Area of Interest:
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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, Heta Exchangers, Numerical and computational Methods, Computational Fluid Mechanics
Phone No.: 017444-233470
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) is under procurement and few more proposals are being planned.

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:
  • Thermal: Desiccant air-conditioning system, Phase change materials, 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-Tech (CAD/CAM and Robotics) in 2011 from Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab. B-Tech (Mechanical Engineering) in 2008 from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.
Area of Interest:
  • Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Computer Aided Engineering, Robotics, Finite Element Modelling and Analysis, Composites like GFRP, CFRP
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
Phone No.:
Email: vikas.thermal@gmail.com
V.S.Nagendra Reddy B
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Pursuing Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur M.Tech (2010) in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur. B.Tech (2008) in Mechanical Engineering from J N T U Hyderabad
Area of Interest:
  • Compliant Mechanisms, Solid Mechanics, Topology Optimization, Finite Element Analysis, Contact Mechanics and Hybrid Vehicles.
Phone No.: 7275783865
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 critical solutions to  design issues and major challenges specific to  scramjet engine to space and defence applications.
Phone No.: +911744233449 8059667507
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: Ph.D. (Applied Mechanics), IIT Delhi M.Tech. (Fluids Engg.), MNNIT, Allahabad B.Tech. (Mechanical Engg.), A.K.G. Engineering College, Ghaziabad
Area of Interest:
  • CFD, Heat Transfer, LES, PANS
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
Lalit Thakur
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (Thermal Spray Wear Resistant Nanostructured Coating), IIT Roorkee (2015), M.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), IIT Roorkee, (2010) B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), UPTU, (2007)
Area of Interest:
  • Advanced Manufacturing Techniques, Surface Engineering Techniques for Wear/Corrosion/Hydrophobicity, Welding of Dissimilar Metals, Friction Stir Welding/Processing of Al/Mg-based Alloys, Thermal Spray Wear Resistant Coatings, Claddings, Magnetron Sputtered Thin Films, Nanostructured Materials, CFD & FEM Analysis of Thermal Spray Coatings.
Phone No.:
Email: lalitthakur@nitkkr.ac.in , lalitthakur23@gmail.com
Joy Prakash Misra
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D. (Advanced Machining Process), IIT Roorkee, (2014) M.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), IIT Roorkee, (2009) B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), Kalyani Govt. Engg. College, (2007)
Area of Interest:
  • Machining Science, Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Material Science, Optimization Techniques
Phone No.:
Email: joyprakash.misra@gmail.com , jpmisra@nitkkr.ac.in
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.:
Email: ashiiishmall@gmail.com , ashishmall@nitkkr.ac.in