Punit Kumar

Designation:    Professor
Department:    Mechanical Engg
Qualification:    PhD (IIT Roorkee,2005); Master of Engineering (University of Roorkee,1999); Bachelor of Engineering (MNREC Allahabad, 1996),

CT-302, NIT Campus Kurukshetra-136119

Email:    punitkumar@nitkkr.ac.in
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Area of Interest:    

Tribology, Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication, Magnetic Bearings, Rheology of Lubricants, Materials Engineering, Mathematical Modelling and Simulation, Powder Metallurgy and High Velocity Impact Analysis

Experience :
March 2019 – Till date – Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Kurukshetra
July 2018 – March 2019 – Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MNIT Jaipur
August 2013 – July 2018 – Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Kurukshetra
September 2007 – August 2008- Post Doctoral Researcher, Center for Rotating Machinery (CeRoM) Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
October 2001 – August 2013 – Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Kurukshetra
July 1996 – July 1997- Graduate Trainee Engineer, Bajaj Auto Ltd. , Aurangabad
Subjects Taught : Computer Aided Design, Tribology, Material Science, Advanced Mechanics od Solids, Industrial Robotics
Working in Collobration with researchers across the globe. Excellent agreement between numerical predictions and experimental EHL characterstics considering realistic rheology and surface topography has been achieved.
Associate Editor of ASME Journal of Tribology since  October 2019.
Reviewed several research papers for archival international journals published by ASME, Elsevier, STLE, SAGE etc.
Working on projects involving synthesis & characterisization of new armour materials and design and deveelopment of active magnetic bearings.
More than 80 research publications in highly reputed international journals and conference proceedings.