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Dr. Rakesh K. Gautam
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering,IIT (BHU)
rkg.mec@iitbhu.ac.in
+91-9412956461
+91-8174056865
Area of Interest: 
Copper-based in-situ and Hybrid Composite, processing of Light alloy base composites and nano- composite, Microwave sintered composite, Tribological, Mechanical and physical properties of cast in-situ composites,Self - healing Materials, Bio- Tribology,Air jet erosion

1. Name                                   : RAKESH KUMAR GAUTAM

 
2. Qualifications                     : PhD (2009), IIT Roorkee,  M.Tech (2001) IIT(BHU), BE (1999) MMMUTGorakhpur.

3. Teaching Experience          : 10 years
 
4. Subjects taught                   : UG Level Engineering Mechanics,Strength of Materials, Engineering Drawing, Theory of Machine Design, Materials  Science, Machine Design of machine, Measurements and controls
 
PG Level Tribology, Composite Materials
 
5. M. Tech Supervised                        :  20 (18 awarded + 2 ongoing)
 
6. PhD Supervised                               :  09 (2 completed +7 in progress)
 
7. Research Activities
Ongoing                      : Copper-based in-situ  and Hybride composites, processing of Light alloy base composites and nano- composite, Microwave  sintered composite, Tribological, Mechanical and physical properties of cast in-situ composites,
Future plans                : Development of Metal matrix based self - healing Materials, Bio- Tribology, dental tribology and air jet erosion of high temperature
 
8. Projects    :Institute sponsored Project:Synthesis and Tribological Characterization of Cu-Cr-TiC in-situ Composites (2008-09),
Total Grant: 0.50 Lacs., P. I.
Institute sprouting grant project: Solid particle erosion of different engineering materials under different conditions. (2014-
16), Total Grant: 25 Lacs.,
Institute Research Project: Tribological behavior of microwave sintered Cu-Cr alloy based hybrid composites (2016-2018),
                                                Total Grant: 10.41 Lacs., P.I.
 
9. Publications                                                :
Book Chapters                                                :             2
International Refereed Journals                    :           33
Published in proceedings                               :          22 (International +  National)
 
10. Selected Publications in Books/International Refereed Journals
 
                        Books:

  1. Book Name:Tribology and Aluminium Matrix Composites Edited by RajneshTyagi and J.PauloDavin Topic/Page No. “Development Processing techniques and tribological behavior of composite materials” Page: 126-148. Publishers and ISBN no.IGI Global, USA, ISBN 978-1-4666-7530-8 (hardcover) -- ISBN 978-1-4666-7531-5 (ebook) Authers: Sunil Mohan, Rakesh Kumar Gautam,Anita Mohan.

 

  1. Book Name: Recent Advances in Composite Materials Edited by Prof. V.K.Srivatava Topic/Page No. “Development of Copper based Tungsten Carbide (WC) Nano- Composite and their Mechanical and Tribological Properties” Page: 301-309. Publishers and ISBN no. Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd. First Published 2013 ISBN:  978-93-82951-30-8,Authers: R. K. Gautam, Manvandra Kumar Singh, Anita Mohan, Sunil Mohan

 
International Refereed Journals:
 

  1. Pushkar Jha, R.K.Gautam, and Rajnesh Tyagi.Effect of reinforcement content and technological parameters on the properties of Cu-4 wt% Ni -TiC composites”. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 26(10):1-11 (2017).
  2. Pushkar Jha, R. K. Gautam, Rajnesh Tyagi. “Friction and wear behavior of Cu–4 wt.%Ni–TiC composites under dry sliding conditions”, Friction 5(4): 437–446 (2017).

 

  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh,  Rakesh Kumar Gautam. “Synthesis of Copper Metal Matrix Hybrid Composites Using Stir Casting Technique and Its Mechanical, Optical and Electrical Behaviours” Trans Indian Inst Met (2017), ISSN: 0975-1645.
  1. N. Kumar, G. Gautam, R. K. Gautam, A. Mohan, S. Mohan. “A Study on Mechanical Properties and Strengthening Mechanisms of AA5052/ZrB2 insitu Composite”, Journal of Engineering Mat. and Technol.-Transaction of ASME 139 (2017) pp. 011002-1-011002-8.
  1. N. Kumar, G. Gautam, R. K. Gautam, A. Mohan, S. Mohan. “High Temperature Tribology of AA5052/ZrB2 PAMCs”, Journal of Tribology-Transaction of ASME 139 (2017) pp. 011601-1-011601-12.
  1. Pushkar Jha, R.K.Gautam, and Rajnesh Tyagi. Modeling the dry sliding wear behavior of Cu-4 wt% Ni-TiC composites using response surface methodology. Materials Today Proceedings (Accepted).
  2. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam. “Mechanical and electrical behaviour of developed copper based hybrid composites”. Materials Today: Proceedings ISSN: 2214-7853.
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam. “Mechanical and tribological properties of plastically deformed copper metal matrix nano composite”. Materials Today: Proceedings ISSN: 2214-7853.
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Guddu Yadav, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Mechanical properties of HSSS chips reinforced copper-based hybrid composites”. Materials Today: Proceedings ISSN: 2214-7853 (Accepted)
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, Rajiv Prakash and Gopal Ji, “Mechanical and corrosion behavior of developed copper-based metal matrix composites”. IOP Science ISSN: 1757-8981 (Accepted).
  2. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Behaviour of Ceramics Reinforced Copper Metal Matrix Hybrid Composites”. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance ISSN: 1059-9495 (Revision-SCIE).
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Dry sliding wear and mechanical behaviors of tri-ceramic reinforced copper metal matrix hybrid composites”. Friction ISSN: 2223-7704 (Communicated-SCIE).
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Mulkraj Anand, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Friction and wear behaviour of developed copper-based hybrid composites under dry sliding condition”. Tribology Transactions (Communicated-SCIE).
  1. Pushkar Jha, R.K. Gautam, Rajnesh Tyagi, and Devendra Kumar,  “Sliding Wear Behavior of TiC-Reinforced Cu-4 wt.% Ni Matrix Composites” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance(2016) 4210-Volume 25(10).
  2. G. Gautam, N. Kumar, A. Mohan, R. K. Gautam, S. Mohan, “Synthesis and Characterization of Tri-aluminide insitu Composites”, Journal of Material Science 51 (2016) pp. 8055-8074.
  1. G. Gautam, N. Kumar, A. Mohan, R. K. Gautam, S. Mohan, “High Temperature Tensile and Tribological Behaviour of Hybrid (ZrB2+Al3Zr)/AA5052 insitu Composite”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 47A (2016), pp. 4709-4720.
  1. G. Gautam, N. Kumar, A. Mohan, R. K. Gautam, S. Mohan, “Strengthening Mechanisms of (Al3Zrmp+ZrB2np)/AA5052 Hybrid Composites”, Journal of Composite Materials (2016) DOI 10.1177/0021998316631811.
  1. N. Kumar, G. Gautam, R. K. Gautam, A. Mohan, S. Mohan. “Wear, Friction and Profilometer Studies of insitu AA5052/ZrB2 Composites”, Tribology International 97 (2016), pp. 313–326.
  1. Anita Mohan, Gaurav Gautam, Narendra Kumar, Sunil Mohan, R. K. Gautam, “Synthesis and tribological properties of AA5052 base insitu composites”, Composite Interfaces 23(6) (2016) pp.503-518.
  1. S. Mohan, G. Gautam, N. Kumar, R. K. Gautam, A. Mohan, A. K. Jaiswal, “Dry sliding wear behaviour of Al-SiO2 composites”, Composite Interfaces 23(6) (2016) pp.493-502.
  1. G. Gautam, N. Kumar, A. Mohan, R.K. Gautam, S. Mohan, “Tribology and surface topography of tri-aluminide reinforced composites”, Tribology International 97 (2016) pp. 49–58.
  1. N. Kumar, G. Gautam, R. K. Gautam, A. Mohan, S. Mohan. “Synthesis and Characterization of TiB2 Reinforced Aluminium Matrix composites: A Review”. Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India) - Series D, 97 (2015) pp.233-53  DOI 10.1007/s40033-015-0091-7.
  1. N. Kumar, R.K. Gautam, S. Mohan. “Wear and Friction Behaviour of in-situ AA5052/ZrB2 Composites under Dry Sliding Conditions”. Tribology in Industry, 37(2) (2015), pp. 244-256. 
  1. Narendra Kumar, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, Sunil Mohan. “In-situ Development of ZrB2 Particles and Their Effect on Microstructure and Mechanical properties of AA5052 Metal-Matrix Composites”. Materials and Design, 80 (2015) pp.129-136.
  2. Vineet Rajput, R. K. Gautam, Rajnesh Tyagi, Tribological Behaviour of Al-Based Self Lubricating Composites, Composites, Composite Interfaces, 2016DOI: 10.1080/09276440.2016.1148435.
  3. Abhishek Kumar, R. K. Gautam, Rajnesh Tyagi, Dry Sliding Wear of in-situ Synthesized Al-TiC Composites, Composite Interfaces, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09276440.2016.1148434.
  4. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Mechanical property of dual reinforced copper based hybrid composite”. International Journal of Science & Technology. Special issue November 2015, ISSN 0976-3074.
  1. Rahul Agarwal, Anita Mohan, Sunil Mohan& Rakesh Kr. Gautam,  “Synthesis and Characterization of Al/Al3Fe Nanocomposite for Tribological Applications” ASME journal of Tribology, 136 (2014) pp. 012001-1 – 9
  1. R.K.Gautam, Anita Mohan, and Sunil Mohan, “Fabrication and Characterisation of Al-Al2O3 Composite by Mechanical Alloying” Materials Science Forum Vol. 736 (2013) pp. 81-97.
  1. R. K.Gautam, Satish.C. Sharma, S. C.Jain3 and S.Ray, “Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of Hot Forged and Annealed Cu-Cr-Sic In-Situ Composite” Materials Science Forum Vol. 736 (2013) pp 207-217.
  2. R.K. Gautam, S. Ray, Satish C. Sharma, S.C. Jain, R. Tyagi,  “Dry sliding wear behavior of hot forged and annealed Cu–Cr–graphite in-situ composites” ‘Wear’  Vol. 271 ,  2011, pp. 658– 664.
  1. R.K.Gautam, S.Ray, S.C.Jain and Satish.C.Sharma “Tribological Behavior of Cu-Cr-SiCp In-Situ Composite” ‘Wear”, Vol.265, 2008, Pp.902-912.
  2. Sunil Mohan, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, J.P.Pathak  “Tribological behavior of Carbon/Carbon Composite , Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces ,Vol.1. No.4, 2007, pp.190-196.

CONFERENCES:
 
International and National

  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, Effect of compaction load on tribological properties of developed copper hybrid composites” International Conference on Industrial Tribology (ICIT-2017), December 6-9,2017, Kolkata, India.
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Guddu Yadav, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Mechanical properties of HSSS chips reinforced copper-based hybrid composites” International conference on Advances in Materials & Processing: Challenges & Opportunities (AMPCO-2017) , IIT-Roorkee (30 Nov-02 Dec, 2017).
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Development of copper metal matrix hybrid composites and its mechanical Properties”, International Conference on Advances in Functional Materials” in International Convention Center (ICC), Jeju Island, South Korea (Aug 8 – 11, 2016).
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, Pushkar Jha, “Synthesis and characterizations of copper based hybrid composite for industrial application”, International Conference on Multifunctional Materials for Future Applications (ICMFA-2015), Dept. of Chemistry, IIT(BHU)-Varanasi, 221005 (27-29 October-2015).
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, Pushkar Jha, “Dry sliding wear behaviour of cold forged copper based nano tungsten carbide composite”. International Conference on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Applications (AMMA 2015), April 9-11, 2015, NIT Trichy; 04/2015. ISBN: 978-93-84743-62-8.
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Synthesis of tertiary reinforced copper metal matrix hybrid composite using stir casting technique”, International conference on Advanced and Agile Manufacturing Systems (ICAM’2015), At KNIT-Sultanpur (28-29 December-2015). ISBN: 978-93-85777-03-5.
  1. Pushkar Jha, Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, R Tyagi, Devendra Kumar “Effect of annealing on the microstructure, crystal structure and micro-hardness of Cu-5 wt% Cr alloys”. International Conference on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Applications (AMMA 2015), April 9-11, 2015, NIT Trichy; 04/2015. ISBN: 978-93-84743-62-8.
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Synthesis of tertiary reinforced copper metal matrix hybrid composite using stir casting technique”, International conference on Advanced and Agile Manufacturing Systems (ICAM’2015), At KNIT-Sultanpur (28-29 December-2015). ISBN:978-93-85777-03-5
  1. Sunil Katheria, Manvandra Kumar Singh, Pushkar Jha, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Development and microstructural analysis of different iron alloys using powder metallurgy(P/M) technique”, International conference on Advanced and Agile Manufacturing Systems (ICAM’2015), At KNIT-Sultanpur (28-29 December-2015). ISBN: 978-93-85777-03-5.
  1. Shalini Rai, Manvandra Kumar Singh, Pushkar Jha, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Dry sliding behaviour of cold extruded copper using pin-on-disc”, International conference on Advanced and Agile Manufacturing Systems (ICAM’2015), At KNIT-Sultanpur (28-29 December-2015). ISBN: 978-93-85777-03-5.
  1. Mulk Raj Anand, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, Manvandra Kumar Singh, Pushkar Jha, “Dry sliding wear behaviour of Cu based hybrid composite using pin-on-disc machine”. National conference on “IMDM-5015” at HBTI, Kanpur. (27-28 March 2015). ISBN: 978-93-84869-47-2.
  1. A.K.Padap, V.Arya, R.K.Gautam, International Conference on Advances in Tribology (ICAT14), “Uniaxial Compression of Al Alloy: Mechanical and Dry Sliding Wear Behaviour”, International Conference on Mechanical Engineering Emerging Trends for Sustainability (IC MEETS – 2014), Feb.21-24, 2014, Calicut, Kerala, India, pp. 92-95.
  1. A. K. Padap, R. K. Gautam, V. Arya, “Dry Sliding Wear of Uniaxially Compressed (AA6063) Al Alloy” MNIT, Bhopal, MP, India, pp. 482-488.
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, R. K. Gautam, Anita Mohan, Sunil Mohan, “Tribological and Mechanical properties of Copper Based Tungsten Carbide (WC) Composites,” 8thInternational Conference on Industrial Tribology, (ICIT-12), December 7–9, 2012, The Westin Koregaon Park Pune, India.
  1. Vinod D.Patil, S.C.Jain, S.C.Sharma, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Simulated Study of Sliding Wear’ Mumbai, 4th International Conference on Industrial Tribology, (ICIT-04),December 15-18, 2004, pp 442-447.

National Conferences:
 

  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Dry sliding wear behaviour of tri-ceramic reinforced copper metal matrix composites” , National Tribology Conference 2016 “NTC2016-534” 08-10 December, 2016,  Dept. of Mechanica Engg. IIT(BHU), Varanasi, India.
  1. Manvandra Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gautam, “Mechanical property of dual reinforced copper based hybrid composite”, National Conference On Product Design and Manufacturing (NCPDM 2015),  MNNIT-Allahabad (21-22 November-2015). ISSN:0976-3074.
  1. R.K. Gautam,  Prabhu Nath Yadav, A.Mohan, S.Mohan,  “National Tribology Conference (NTC-2014)”, Sintering temperature effect on dry sliding wear behaviour of aluminium based composite, December 15 -18, 2014, PES University, Bangalore.
  1. R.K. Gautam, S. C.Jain, Satish.C. Sharma and   S.Ray, National Conference on Recent Advances in Technology And Engineering (Rate-2012), Manglayatan University, Aligarh Surface Roughness and Dry Sliding Wear Behaviour of Cast Cu-Cr Alloy Based Composite, January 20-22, 2012, pp.16.
  1. R. K. Gautam, Satish.C.Sharma,S.C.Jain and   S.Ray, “National Tribology Conference (NTC- 2011)” Dry sliding wear behavior of Cu-Cr alloy based composite containing SiC, IIT Roorkee, December 8-10, 2011,pp.28.
  1. R.K.Gautam, Sandeep Dan, Sunil Mohan and Anita Mohan, “National Tribology Conference (NTC 2011) ” Tribological behavior of Cast Al/Fe Composite Prepared by Stir Casting Route IIT Roorkee, December 8-10, 2011,pp.28.
  1. Rakesh Kumar Gautam, J.P.Pathak, Sunil Mohan, XIII National Conference of Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME-2003) “Wear Characteristics of Carbon-Carbon Composite under Dry and Semi-Dry Conditions” Roorkee, December 30-31, 2003, pp 51.

11.  Invited Talks:

  1. A key note lecture on “Composites Materials and its Tribological Properties” in International Conference on “Innovations and Developments in Mechanical Engineering” at KNIT Sultanpur, During March 24 to March 25, 2017.
  2. Short Term Course under QIP on “Hybrid Composite and Its Tribological Properties” STC-MTFRA-17, during March 23-29,2017, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT(BHU) Varanasi-221005.
  3. Workshop on Micro Machining Technology (MMT-2016) “Composites Materials and Its Maching” during June 17-19, 2016, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT(BHU) Varanasi-221005.
  4. National Workshop on “Recent Advances in Materials Science” (NWRAMS-13), During March 15-16, 2013, Department of Physics, University of Lucknow, Lucknow-226007 (India)
  5. Indo – UK Scientific Seminar on “Damage and Fracture in Advanced Composite”, February, 20-22, 2013 at International Centre, Goa.
  6. National seminar on ‘Recent Trends in Nanotechnology and Materials Characterization “RTNMC-2012’ during January 12-13, 2012.Prasad Institute of Management and Technology “PIMT”, Kanpur Road, Banthara, Lucknow-22710

12.       Reviewer of International Journals:

  1. Journal of Tribology-Transaction, ASME
  2. Journal of Materials Science, Springer
  3. Journal of Tribology Transactions,  STLE,   Taylor and Francis
  4. Journal of Engineering Tribology [Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology.
  5. Tribology - Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces

13.   Life Membership            : Tribology Society of India (TSI) affiliated to U.K. (LM 3614).
 
14. Coordinator Faculty Development Programme (FDP -2015): Organized 3 days’ Workshop in                   
associationwith IIT Kharagpur, during March 29-31, 2015 at IIT  ( BHU) ,Varanasi-221005.

15.  Administrative Experience:

  • Administrative Warden, Dr.S.Ramanujan Hostel, IIT(BHU)
  • Member Hostel Rule CommitteeMember  SAC, IIT(BHU)
  • Member, DPGC and DUGC, Dept. of Mechanical Engg., IIT(BHU)
  • Member, Syllabus Revision Committee.
  • Member, workshop committee,IIT(BHU)
  • Member, Examination Committee of the Department
  • Member, Examination Core Committee of Institute
  • Nominated Senate member from Hostel administration
  • Elected Member of Faculty Forum
  • Elected Treasurer of Faculty Forum