Pankaj Sahlot

Designation:    Assistant Professor (Grade-I)
Department:    Mechanical Engg
Qualification:    Ph. D. (IIT Gandhinagar), M.Tech. (IIT Hyderabad)
Address:    
Email:    pankajsahlot@nitkkr.ac.in
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Area of Interest:    
 Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing, Welding/Friction Stir Welding, Mechanical Testing and Microstructural Characterization of Advanced Materials, Wear

 

PhD Aspirants: Hello, I will be taking qualified PhD candidates (Full Time (preferred)/Part-Time) to work in the area of Additive Manufacturing/ Friction Stir Welding/any other Advanced Manufacturing process. Our Institute has reasonably good facility to execute research work. Interested candidates can apply through https://lnkd.in/gjhn8_Gp . Also Intrested students can email me CV at pankajsahlot@nitkkr.ac.in

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Institute Department Designation  Duration
National Institute of Technology (NIT)

Kurukshetra, Haryana

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Nov. 2022-Present
Pandit Deendayal Energy University

(formerly PDPU), Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor July 2018- Nov. 2022

ACADEMIC COLLABORATORS

  • BARC Mumbai
  • IIT Gandhinagar
  • University of North Texas, USA
  • IIT Jodhpur
  • SAC, ISRO Ahmedabad
  • Military University of Technology, Poland

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: ON-GOING RESEARCH WORK

I am working on the following research projects on additive Manufacturing and communicated and published research work in reputed international conferences and journals:

  • Mechanical and microstructure investigation of SS316L additively manufactured by selective laser melting (SLM)
  • Additive Manufacturing of AlSi10Mg in collaboration with SAC, ISRO Ahmedabad
  • Direct Metal laser Sintering (DMLS) of Maragining steel 300
  • Fabrication and characterization of wire arc additively manufactured (WAAM) bimetallic structure of Inconel 625 and 316L stainless steel
  • Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) of Inconel 625 alloy

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: TEACHING

I have designed and taught following courses at UG and PG level related to Additive Manufacturing

  • Additive Manufacturing (core course) for M.Tech
  • Additive Manufacturing in Industry 4.0 (elective course) for B.Tech
  • Additive and Digital Manufacturing for B.Tech

PUBLICATIONS- JOURNALS

  1. Nandita Limbasiya, Aryan Jain, Harsh Soni, Vishal Wankhede, Grzegorz Krolczyk, Pankaj Sahlot, “A comprehensive review on the effect of process parameters and post-process treatments on microstructure and mechanical properties of selective laser melting of AlSi10Mg, Journal of Materials Research and Technology, 21, 2022, 1141-1176,ISSN 2238-7854,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmrt.2022.09.092.
  2. Meet Gor, Dobriyal Aashutosh, Vishal Wankhede, Pankaj Sahlot, Krzysztof Grzelak, Janusz Kluczyński, and Jakub Łuszczek..”Density Prediction in Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing: Machine Learning-Based Techniques” Applied Sciences 12, no. 14: 7271. 2022, https://doi.org/10.3390/app12147271
  3. Harsh Soni, Nandita Limbasiya, Aryan Jain, Sukhjeet Singh Gill, Pankaj Sahlot, Investigation of mechanical and surface properties of additively manufactured AlSi10Mg part produced through direct metal laser sintering, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2022, 62, 7204-7209, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.03.506
  4. Meet Gor, Harsh Soni, Gautam Singh Rajput, Pankaj Sahlot, Experimental investigation of mechanical properties for wrought and selective laser melting additively manufactured SS316L and MS300, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2022, 62, 7215-7219, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.03.511
  5. Gautam Singh Rajput, Meet Gor, Harsh Soni, Vishvesh Badheka, Pankaj Sahlot, Effect of deposition strategies on mechanical strength of wire arc additively manufactured Inconel 625, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2022, 62, 7324-7328, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.05.164
  6. K. Jha, Pankaj Sahlot, A.K. Singh, S. Kumar, A. Arora, R.N Singh and G.K. Dey, ” Heat transfer and materials flow modelling of FSW for CuCrZr alloy using experimentally determined thermo-physical properties”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 52 (2), 680-690, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11661-020-06107-2, (Springer, SCI, IF: 2. 556).
  7. Meet Gor, Harsh Soni, Vishal Wankhede, Pankaj Sahlot, Krzysztof Grzelak, Ireneusz Szachgluchowicz and Janusz Kluczyński, A Critical Review on Effect of Process Parameters on Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of Powder-Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing of SS316L, Materials 2021, 14, 6527. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14216527 (MDPI, SCI, IF: 3.623)
  8. Harsh Soni, Meet Gor, Gautam Singh Rajput, Pankaj Sahlot, A comprehensive review on effect of process parameters and heat treatment on tensile strength of additively manufactured Inconel-625, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2021, 14 (47), 4866- 4871, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.06.126
  9. Parth Mehta, Pankaj Sahlot, Application of phase change materials in 4D printing: A review, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2021, 14 (47), 4746-4752, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.05.664
  10. A. K. Singh, Pankaj Sahlot, M. Paliwal and A. Arora,” Heat transfer modeling of dissimilar FSW of Al 6061/AZ31 using experimentally measured thermo-physical properties”, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 105,771–783(2019), https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-019-04276-y (Springer, SCI, IF: 3.226).
  11. Pankaj Sahlot, A. K. Singh, V. J. Badheka and A. Arora, ” Friction stir welding of copper: Numerical modeling and validation”, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 72 (2019) 1339-1347,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12666-019-01629-9 (Springer, SCI, IF: 1.499).
  12. Pankaj Sahlot and A. Arora, “Numerical model for prediction of tool wear and worn-out pin profile during friction stir welding”, Wear, 408-409 (2018), 96-107, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2018.05.007, (Elsevier, SCI, IF: 3.892).
  13. Pankaj Sahlot, K. Jha, G.K. Dey and A. Arora, “Wear-induced changes in FSW tool pin profile: effect of process parameters.” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 49, (2018): 2139-2150, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11661-018-4580-9, (Springer, SCI, IF: 2.556).
  14. Pankaj Sahlot, S. S. Nene, M. Frank, R. S. Mishra and A. Arora, “Towards attaining dissimilar lap joint of CuCrZr alloy and 316L stainless steel using friction stir welding”, Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, 24 (2018), 1-6, https://doi.org/10.1080/13621718.2018.1499186, (Taylor & Francis, SCI, IF: 3.5).
  15. Pankaj Sahlot, K. Jha, G.K. Dey and A. Arora, “Quantitative wear analysis of H13 steel tool during friction stir welding of Cu-0.8%Cr-0.1%Zr alloy”, Wear, 378 (2017) 82–89, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2017.02.009, (Elsevier, SCI, IF: 3.892).
  16. P. N. Banjare, Pankaj Sahlot, and A. Arora, “An assisted heating tool design for FSW of thermoplastics”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 239 (2017), 83–91, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2016.07.035, (Elsevier, SCI, IF: 3.65).

PUBLICATIONS- BOOK CHAPTER

  1. Pratyush Srivastava, Pankaj Sahlot, “Design and development of the wheelchair components using the Topology Optimization method”, Lecture Notes in Intelligent Transportation and Infrastructure, Ajit Kumar Parwani, PL. Ramkumar ·Kumar Abhishek · Saurabh Kumar Yadav, Editors, Springer, 2523-3440 427-437, Jan. 2022.
  2. Aaditya Trivedi, Niral Jhaveri, Meet Gor, Pankaj Sahlot, “A Review on Improving the surface characteristics of Aluminium Alloy via Friction Stir Processing”, Lecture Notes in Intelligent Transportation and Infrastructure, Ajit Kumar Parwani, PL. Ramkumar ·Kumar Abhishek · Saurabh Kumar Yadav, Editors, Springer, 427-437, Jan. 2022
  3. Pankaj Sahlot, Kush P. Mehta Magnetic pulse welding, Advanced welding and deforming, handbooks in Advanced Manufacturing, J. Paulo Davim, Kapil Gupta (editor-in-chief), ISBN: 9780128220498, 179-201 (17th April 2021)
  4. Rohan Onattu, Pankaj Sahlot, Effect of Various Aspects on Mechanical Properties of High Entropy Alloys: A Review, In: Sharma B.P., Rao G.S., Gupta S., Gupta P., Prasad A. (eds) Advances in Engineering Materials. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. 978-981-33-6029-7, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-6029-7_28 297-303
  5. Meet Gor, Harsh Soni, Gautam Singh Rajput, Honey Shah, Pankaj Sahlot, A Review on Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing: Effect of Process Parameters on the Build Material Properties, In: Sharma B.P., Rao G.S., Gupta S., Gupta P., Prasad A. (eds) Advances in Engineering Materials. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. 978-981-33-6029-7, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-6029-7_24.
  6. Soni H., Gor M., Rajput G.S., Sahlot P. Thermal Modeling of Laser Powder-Based Additive Manufacturing Process. In: Sahni M., Merigó J.M., Jha B.K., Verma R. (eds) Mathematical Modeling, Computational Intelligence Techniques and Renewable Energy. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1287(2021). Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-9953-8_35
  7. Sahlot, Pankaj; Mishra, R. S. and Arora, Amit, “Wear mechanism for H13 steel tool during friction stir welding of CuCrZr alloy”, in Friction Stir Welding and Processing X, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-030-05752-7, pp. 59-64, 2019.
  8. S. S. George, M. Meshram, P. Sahlot, P. Srinivas and S. R. Dey, ” Friction stir welding of aluminum 6082 with mild steel and its joint analyses”, International Journal of Advanced Materials Manufacturing and Characterization 3, 189-193, 2013.

PUBLICATIONS- CONFERENCES

  1. Meet Gor, Harsh Soni, Gautam Singh Rajput, Pankaj Sahlot, Experimental investigation of mechanical properties for wrought and selective laser melting additively manufactured SS316L and MS300, International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Materials – 2021 organized by Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU), Gandhinagar India from 04-06th October, 2021
  2. Gautam Singh Rajput, Meet Gor, Harsh Soni, Vishvesh Badheka, Pankaj Sahlot, Effect of deposition strategies on mechanical strength of wire arc additively manufactured Inconel 625, International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Materials – 2021 organized by Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU), Gandhinagar India from 04-06th October, 2021
  3. Harsh Soni, Nandita Limbasiya, Aryan Jain, Sukhjeet Singh Gill, Pankaj Sahlot, Investigation of mechanical and surface properties of additively manufactured AlSi10Mg part produced through direct metal laser sintering, International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Materials – 2021 organized by Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU), Gandhinagar India from 04-06th October, 2021
  4. Uma Chaduvula, Jay Bhagat , Dev Bhavsar and Pankaj Sahlot, Recent advancements in 3D printed concrete materials, International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Materials – 2021 organized by Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU), Gandhinagar India from 04-06th October, 2021
  5. P. Sahlot, R. S. Mishra, and A. Arora, “Wear mechanism for H13 steel tool during friction stir welding of CuCrZr alloy”, in the Symposium on Friction Stir Welding and Processing X, TMS 2019 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, USA, Mar. 10-14, 2019.
  6.  P. Sahlot and A. Arora, “Numerical model to estimate tool wear and worn-out pin shape during friction stir welding of CuCrZr alloy”, in the Symposium on Friction Stir Welding and Processing X, TMS 2019 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, USA, Mar. 10-14, 2019.
  7. P. Sahlot, S. S. Nene, M. Frank, R. S. Mishra, and A. Arora, “Microstructural and mechanical properties of friction stir welding of dissimilar lap joint of metallurgically immiscible CuCrZr and SS 316L”, in the Symposium on Friction Stir Welding and Processing X, TMS 2019 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, USA, Mar. 10-14, 2019.
  1. P. Sahlot, K. Jha and A. Arora, “A quantitative experimental wear study of H13 steel tool during friction stir welding of CuCrZr alloy”, in the ASME international Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC 2017), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, US, Jun. 4-8, 2017.
  2. P. Sahlot and A. Arora, “Estimation of tool wear during friction stir welding of CuCrZr alloy”, in the 11th International symposium on Friction Stir Welding, TWI Ltd, Cambridge, GB, May 17-19, 2016.
  3. P. Sahlot, K. Jha and A. Arora, “Tool wear during friction stir welding of CuCrZr alloy: a quantitative experimental study”, in the 11th International symposium on Friction Stir Welding, TWI Ltd, Cambridge, GB, May 17-19, 2016.
  4. K. Singh, P. Sahlot, and A. Arora,” Heat transfer and material flow numerical modeling for joining of dissimilar materials 6061-T6 and AZ31 Mg alloy”, in the 4th International Conference on Advances in Materials and Materials Processing (ICAMMP-IV), IIT Kharagpur, IN, Nov. 05-07, 2016.
  5. Arora, P. Sahlot and P. N. Banjare, “Adding a resistance heat source during Friction Stir Welding”, in the 2015 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Orlando, US, Mar. 15-19, 2015.

Intellectual Property (IP) FILED/GRANTED

  1. Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Dhanraj Patel, Smit Sanjay Patel, Jash Rakeshkumar Shah, Kaushal Jagdishkumar Panchal, Dr. Pankaj Sahlot, Direct Plastic Granule Extruder For 3D Printing, Indian Design Patent, 357744-004 (Granted)
  2. Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Dhanraj Patel, Rituraj Jha, Nehal Varma, Dr. Pankaj Sahlot, Integrated Winder and Oscillator with Digital Sync, Indian Design Patent, 357744-003 (Granted)
  3. Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Mihir Raval, Harsh Shama, Neh Pandya, Rutvik Ghiya, Harshil Pancholi, Dr. Pankaj Sahlot, Axle Extenders for Electric vehicle, Indian Design Patent, 347169-001 (Granted)
  4. Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Harshil Pancholi, Harsh Shama, Neh Pandya, Mihir Raval, Dr. Pankaj Sahlot, Knuckle for Electric Car, Indian Design Patent, 347169-005 (Granted)
  5. Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Mihir Raval, Rutvik Ghiya, Neh Pandya, Harsh Shama, Harshil Pancholi, Dr. Pankaj Sahlot, Optimized Upright for BLDC Hub Motor of Electric Car, Indian Design Patent, 347169-006 (Granted)

PROJECTS APPROVED: AS A FACULTY ADVISOR

  • Kaushal Panchal, Jash Shah, Smit Patel Development of inbuilt plastic waste recycling system for fabrication of 3D printed component with higher dimensional accuracy and superior quality sanctioned with ORSP/R&D/SRP/2021/05 by Student Research Program, Office of Research & Sponsored Program and guided by Pankaj Sahlot
  • Nehal varma, Rituraj Jha, Development of a cost-effective Filament Extruder for the manufacturing of composite polymers with sophisticated dimensional accuracy sanctioned with ORSP/R&D/SRP/2021/06 by Student Research Program, Office of Research & Sponsored Program and guided by Pankaj Sahlot
  • Meet Gor, Harsh Soni, Gautam Singh Rajput, Development of a cost-effective Metal Additive Manufacturing Process for fabrication of 3 D Structural components sanctioned with ORSP/R&D/SRP/2019-20/1464/31by Student Research Program, Office of Research & Sponsored Program and guided by Pankaj Sahlot

STUDENT DISSERTATION GUIDED/GUIDING

Courses Students Guided Students Guiding
B.Tech 20+ 04
M.Tech 04 02
Ph.D 01

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Selected for Overseas Research Fellowship to visit University of North Texas, USA during Ph.D.
  • Received best poster award in Indo-UK workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Safety and Materials for Nuclear Application
  • Scholarship from MHRD, India during PhD
  • Received Award for Academic Excellence from C.N.R. Rao during M.Tech.
  • Received 1st prize in poster presentation from M.Tech research work at “Design and Development of Materials for advanced Technologies” (DMAT-2012) conference in IIT BHU Varanasi.
  • GATE Scholarship from MHRD, India during M.Tech
  • Qualified GATE-2010 in Mechanical Engineering with 94.43 percentile.

EXPERT TALK/Webinars

  • Delivered an expert talk on “Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing: A Technology to Print the Future” organized by School of Technology, Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU) on 27th June 2021.
  • Delivered an expert talk on “Additive Manufacturing: Past, Present, Future” organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Technology, Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU) on 9th May 2021.
  • Delivered an expert talk on “Recent Advancements in Friction Stir Welding: An Experimental and Numerical Analysis” in 5-days Faculty development program on Advancements in Manufacturing and Thermal Engineering organized by Govt. Engineering College Raipur (C.G.) and Rustamji Institute of Technology BSF Academy Tekanpur, M.P. on 2nd December 2020.
  • Delivered an expert talk on Revisiting CFD through ANSYS Workbench: Theory and Implementation in one-day workshop on Revisiting CFD: An introduction to ANSYS Workbench, MATLAB, and OpenFOAM at PDPU Gandhinagar on 15th September 2020.
  • Delivered an expert talk on Numerical Modeling of Friction Stir Welding Process at CFD webinar on Computational Fluid Dynamics: Case studies in Mechanical Engineering at PDPU Gandhinagar on 15th July 2020.
  • Delivered an expert talk on “Recent Research Progress on Friction Stir Welding: An experimental and numerical study” in 5-days Faculty development program on Imminent Trends in Mechanical Engineering organized by Kommuri Pratap Reddy Institute of Technology, Telangana on 29th June 2020.
  • Delivered an expert talk on “Recent Research Progresses on Friction Stir welding of Advanced Materials” in 3 Days TEQIP-III sponsored workshop on Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications at THDC-IHET, Uttrakhand, 4th-6th October 2019.
  • Delivered an expert talk on Tool wear during friction stir welding -An experimental and numerical study at National Seminar on Recent Advances in Modern Manufacturing Processes (RAMMP) at PDPU Gandhinagar from 07-08 February, 2019.

ORGANIZED WORKSHOP/WEBINAR

  • Organized an one-day workshop on Revisiting CFD: An introduction to ANSYS Workbench, MATLAB, and OpenFOAM on 15th September 2020.
  • Organized a CFD webinar on Computational Fluid Dynamics: Case studies in Mechanical Engineering on 15th July 2020.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

  • Additive Manufacturing society of India (AMSI)
  • The Institute of Engineers (India)
  • Indian Institute of Welding

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assistant Professor at NIT Kurukshetra, Taught following courses and labs
  • Advanced Welding Technology
  • Assistant Professor at PDPU Gandhinagar, Taught following courses and labs
  • Numerical Modeling of Manufacturing Processes (course developed for MTech)
  • Additive Manufacturing (course developed for MTech)
  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  • Manufacturing Processes-II
  • Computer Aided manufacturing
  • Flexible Manufacturing System
  • Manufacturing Processes and Production Technology (Lab)
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing (Lab)
  • Mechanical Measurement and Metrology and Metallurgy (Lab)
  • Teaching Assistant at IIT Gandhinagar.
  • Materials Science, Structure and defect, Physics laboratory and mechanical workshop.
  • Conducted a workshop on Research Methodology organized by IIT Gandhinagar Knowledge Network under TEQIP ‐ II Initiative (MHRD, Govt. of India & Govt. of Gujarat).
    • How to write a journal paper.
    • How to present the research data.
  • Teaching Assistant at IIT Hyderabad.
    • Advanced physical metallurgy and Metallography lab.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Experimental tools: Mechanical testing (tensile and hardness) and characterization techniques (Optical, SEM, EDS and XRD).
  • Modeling tools: Auto-CAD, Pro-E, Ansys, Star CCM+, Comsol and Fortran.
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