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Dr. Rajnesh Tyagi
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering,IIT (BHU)
rtyagi.mec@iitbhu.ac.in
7607384674
Area of Interest: 
Materials Development, Tribology, Composite Materials, High Temperature Wear and Self Lubrication, Surface Engineering

1.         Name                                      : RAJNESH TYAGI
 
2.         Date of Birth                          : 10th March 1970
 
3.         Address for Correspondence : Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
                                                              Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University
                                                              Varanasi 221005, INDIA
            E-mail         : rtyagi.mec@itbhu.ac.in,
                                  rajneesh10tyagi@gmail.co

            Ph. No. : +917607384674

 
 
4.         Educational Qualifications   :
Ph D. (2001, Tribology) Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
M. Tech. (1995, Industrial Metallurgy) Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
B. Tech. (1992, Mechanical Engineering) Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
 
5.         Research Interests                : Materials Development & Tribology, Surface Engineering,
                                                               
                                   
6.         Publications                            :
 

A.  Journals

 
1.     Dingding X, Song J Song Wang, Zhenhua Liao, Rajnesh Tyagi, Yuhong Liu, Weiqiang Liu.  (2018) Studies on Tribological properties of CoCrMo alloys against metals and ceramics as bearing materials. J. of Materials Engg. & Performance.  Vol.27, Issue 2, pp 517–529.
2.     Rahul Saraswat, Abhishek Yadav, Rajnesh Tyagi. (2018). “Sliding Wear Behaviour of Al-B4C Cast Composites Under Dry Contact”. (Accepted) MaterialsToday: Proceedings.
3.     Yang Li, Guy R. Fogel, Liao Z, Rajnesh Tyagi, Weiqiang Liu. (2018) Prosthesis and Hybrid Strategy Consideration for Treating 2-level Cervical Disc Degeneration in Hybrid Surgery.SPINE, Vol.43 - Issue 6, pp. 379–387.
4.     Pushkar Jha, R. K. Gautam, and R. Tyagi. (2018) Modeling the dry sliding wear behavior of Cu-4wt.%Ni- TiC composites using response surface methodology. Materials Today: Proceedings, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part 1, Pages 4692-4701
5.     Pushkar Jha, R.K.Gautam, and Rajnesh Tyagi. (2017)Effect of reinforcement content and technological parameters on the properties of Cu-4 wt% Ni -TiC composites”. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 26:5126–5136.
6.     Yang Li, Guy R. Fogel, Zhenhua Liao, Rajnesh Tyagi, Gaolong Zhang, and Weiqiang Liu, (2017) “Biomechanical Analysis of Two-Level Cervical Disc Replacement With a Stand-Alone U-Shaped Disc Implant” Spine, Volume 42, Number 20, pp E1173–E1181.
7.     Pushkar Jha, R.K.Gautam, and Rajnesh Tyagi. (2017) Modeling the dry sliding wear behavior of Cu-4 wt% Ni-TiC composites using response surface methodology. Materials Today Proceedings (Accepted).
8.     Pushkar Jha, R.K. Gautam, Rajnesh Tyagi (2017) “Friction and wear behavior of Cu-4 wt. % Ni –TiC composites under dry sliding conditions. Friction 5(4): 437–446.
9.     Y. K. Qin, D. S. Xiong, J. Li, R. Tyagi (2017) “Compositions and tribological properties of PEO coatings on Ti6Al4V alloy” Surface Engineering, Vol. 33 (12), pp.895-902.
10.  A. P. Harsha,  P. K. Limaye, Rajnesh Tyagi, Ankit Gupta, (2016)  Effect of Temperature on Galling Behavior of SS 316, 316 L and 416 Under Self-Mated Condition”, Journal of Materials Engg. and Performance, Vol.25:4980–4987.
11.  Jian Song  Yuhong Liu  Zhenhua Liao Song Wang, Rajnesh Tyagi Weiqiang Liu, (2016), Wear studies on ZrO2-filled PEEK as coating bearing materials for artificial cervical discs of Ti6Al4V, Materials Science and Engineering C, 69, 985–994.
12.  Pushkar Jha, R. K. Gautam, Rajnesh Tyagi, D. Kumar, (2016), Sliding Wear Behavior of TiC-Reinforced Cu-4 wt.% Ni Matrix Composites, Journal of Materials Engg. and Performance, Vol. 25:4210–4218
13.  Abhhishek Kumar, Rakesh K. Gautam, Rajnesh Tyagi, (2016) Dry Sliding Wear Characteristics of in situ synthesized Al-TiC Composites, Composite Interfaces Vol. 23 Issue 6, pp. 469-80.
14.  Vineet Rajput, Rakesh K. Gautam, Rajnesh Tyagi, (2016) Tribological behavior of Al based Self-lubricating Composites Composite Interfaces Vol. 23 Issue 6, pp. 481-92.
15.  Jian Song, Zhenhua Liao, Song Wang, Yuhong Liu, Weiqiang Liu, Rajnesh Tyagi, (2016), “Study on the Tribological Behaviors of Different PEEK Composite Coatings for Use as Artificial Cervical Disk Materials”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 25 No. 1, pp. 116-129.
16.  A. P. Harsha, P. K. Limaye, Rajnesh Tyagi, Ankit Gupta, (2015)  “Development of Tribological Test Equipment and Measurement of Galling Resistance of various grades of stainless steel” J. of Tribology, Transactions of ASME, Vol. 138, pp. 024501-6
17.  Ankit Sharma, Abhishek Kumar, Rajnesh Tyagi (2015)”Erosive wear analysis of medium carbon dual phase steel under ambient condition” Wear, 334-35, pp 91-98.
18.  Dangsheng Xiong, Yongkun Qin, Jianliang Li, Yi Wan, Rajneesh Tyagi (2015) “ Tribological Properties of PTFE / laser surface textured stainless steel under starved oil lubrication”, Tribology International, Volume 82, Part B, pp. 305-310
19.  Yongkun Qin, Dangsheng Xiong, Jianliang Li, Rajneesh Tyagi (2015) Corrosion and bio-tribological properties of Ti(CN)x hard coating on Titanium alloy by pulsed plasma electrolytic carbonitriding process, Tribology International, Volume 82, Part B, pp.543-550.
20.  S. Wang, F. Wang, Z. Liao, Q. Wang, R. Tyagi,  W. Liu (2015) “Tribological behaviour of titanium alloy modified by carbon–DLC composite film”, Surface Engineering,31:12, 934-941
21.  Rajnesh Tyagi, Dangsheng Xiong, Jianliang Li, Jihuai Dai, (2012) , Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of Silver Containing Ni Based composite-Steel Tribo-Pair,  J. of Shanghai Jiotong University (Sci), 17-4: 470-74.
22.  R. K. Gautam, S. Ray, Satish C Sharma, S. S. Jain, R. Tyagi, (2011) “Dry sliding wear behavior of hot forged and annealed Cu–Cr–graphite in-situ composites” Wear,  271, pp. 658– 664.
23.  Jianliang Li,, Dangsheng Xiong, Hongyan Wu, Heguo Zhu, Jian Kong, Rajnesh Tyagi (2011), “Tribological properties of MoN layer on silver-containing nickel-base alloy at high temperatures, Wear, 271, pp-987-93.
24.  Rajnesh Tyagi, Dangsheng Xiong, Jianliang Li, Jihuai Dai, (2011) “Effect of Load and Sliding Speed on Friction and Wear Behavior of Silver/h-BN Containing Ni -base P/M CompositesWear,270, pp.423-30.
25.  Rajnesh Tyagi, Dangsheng Xiong, Jianliang Li, Jihuai Dai, (2010) “Elevated Temperature Tribological Behavior of Ni Based Composites Containing nano Silver and hBN” Wear 269, pp. 884-890.
26.  Rajnesh Tyagi, Dangsheng Xiong, Jianliang Li, Jihuai Dai, (2010) “High-Temperature Friction and Wear of Ag/h-BN-Containing Ni Based Composites against steel”, Tribology Letters, Vol. 40., No. 1, pp.181-186 .
27.  Jianling Li,  Dangsheng xiong, Hongyan Wu, Zhongjia huang, Jihui dai, and Rajnesh Tyagi, (2010), Tribological Properties of Laser Surface Texturing and Molybdenizing Duplex-Treated Ni-Base Alloy, Tribology Transactions, 53:2, 195-202.
28.  Jianliang Li, Dangsheng Xiong, Jihui Dai, Zhongjia Huang, Rajnesh Tyagi, (2009) Effect of Surface Laser Texture on Friction Properties of Nickel-based Composite, Tribology International, Vol. 43, Issue 5-6, 1193-1199.
29.  Jian Kong, Dangsheng Xiong, Jianliang Li, Qunxing Yuan and Rajnesh Tyagi, (2009), “Effect of Flash Temperature on Tribological Properties of Bulk Metallic Glasses”,  Tribology Letters, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 151-158.
30.  M.T. Mathew, M.A. Wimmer, P.Srinivasa Pal, R. Tyagi, R.Pourzal, A.Fischer, (2009), “Tribocorrosion-Some Fundamentals, Overview and Current Status”, Indian J. of Tribology, Vol. 4(2), pp.25-36.
31.  Tyagi, R. (2005) “Synthesis and Tribological Characterization of in-situ Cast Al-TiC Composites” Wear, Vol. 259, pp. 569-576.
32.  Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2004), “Development of wear resistant medium carbon dual phase steels and their Mechanical Properties”, Materials Science and Technology, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 645-652.
33.  Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2003), “Friction and Wear Behaviour of Medium Carbon Dual Phase Steel under Dry Sliding”, Indian Journal of Tribology, Vol.2, pp. 27-33.
34.  Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2003), “Modelling of Dry Sliding Oxidation - Modified Wear in Two Phase Materials” Wear, Vol. 255 pp. 327-332.
35.  Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2002) “Effect of martensite content on friction and wear behaviour of 0.42 pct carbon dual phase steels”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, Vol. 33A, pp. 3479-3488.
36.  Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2002), “Oxidative Wear in Multi-phase Materials”, Metals, Materials and Processes, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 103-114.
37.  Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2001), “Dry Sliding Friction and Wear in Plain Carbon  Dual Phase steels”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, Vol. 32A, pp. 359-367.
38.  Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (1999), “Friction and Wear Behaviour of Dual Phase Steel under Dry Sliding”, (abstract only) Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, Vol. 52, No. 5, p. A8.
 
 

B. Conferences

 
(i)              Rahul Saraswat, Abhishek Yadav, Rajnesh Tyagi, (2017). “Sliding Wear Behaviour of Al-B4C Cast Composites Under Dry Contact”, International Conf. on Advances in Materials & Processing: Challenges & Opportunities “AMPCO 2017”” held at IIT Roorkee during November 30-Dec 2, 2017.
(ii)        Rahul Saraswat, Rajnesh Tyagi, (2017) “Friction and wear properties of A356-TiB2 cast composites fabricated by Flux Assisted Synthesis” Presented at World Tribology Congress WTC 2017 held at Beijing during Sept 17-22, 2017.
(iii)           Abhishek Kumar, Rakesh K. Gautam, Rajnesh Tyagi, (2015) “Dry Sliding Wear of in-situ Synthesized Al-TiC Composites” Accepted for Presentation in Malaysia International Tribology Conf. Penang  Malaysia  during Nov 14-16, 2015
(iv)           Vineet Rajput, Rakesh K. Gautam, Rajnesh Tyagi, (2015) Tribological behavior of Al based Self-lubricating Composites. Accepted for Presentation in Malaysia International Tribology Conf. Penang Malaysia during Nov 14-16, 2015
(v)        Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2008) “Estimation of wear rate on the basis of estimated load sharing between constituent phases in Dual phase steel” Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Advanced Tribology (iCAT2008), December 3-5, Singapore, pp. 16.
(vi)      Tyagi. R. (2005), “Effect of TiC Content on Friction and Wear Behavior of Al-TiC Composites”, Proceedings ASME World Tribology Congress III, September 12–16, 2005, Washington, D.C., USA, Vol. I, Paper no. WTC2005-63016 pp. 9-10.
(vii)         Tyagi, R., (2005), “Synthesis and Tribological characterization of In-situ cast Al-TiC Composites”, presented International Conf. On Wear of Materials (WOM 2005) held in San Diego, USA from April 24-28, 2005.
(viii)        Tyagi, R., (2003), “Dry Sliding Friction and Wear of In-Situ cast Al-TiC Composites”, Proc. Int. Conf. on Advances in Materials & Processes for Industrial Applications organized by ASM Pune (India)  Chapter in Sept. 25-27, 2003, pp. 200-205.
(ix)       Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2003) “Development of Medium Carbon Dual Phase Steel For Tribological Applications” key note paper presented in National Seminar on Microalloyed Steel for Automotive Industries held at National Metallurgical laboratory, Jamshedpur, India from Jan 30-31, 2003.
(x)       Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2003) “Wear Prediction in two phase materials: A theoretical Approach” presented in National Conference on Mathematical and Computer Applications in Science and Engineering held at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, India from Jan 27-28, 2003.
(xi)      Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2002), “Dry sliding oxidative wear modelling in Dual phase steel”, Proceedings of International conference on Macrocomposites, Microcomposites, Nanocomposites (Eds. Bandyopadhyay et al) held in Sydney, Australia, July 23 –27, pp. 431-437.
(xii)         Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2002), “Modelling of Dry Sliding Oxidative Wear in Dual Phase Steel”, International Conference on Advances in materials and Materials Processing (ICAMMP-2002) IIT, Kharagpur from Feb. 1-3, 2002.
(xiii)       Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (2001), “Effect Microstructure on Friction and Wear Behaviour of Plain Carbon Steel”, Proc. of XV National Convention of Metallurgical and Materials Engineers and National Seminar on Advances in Materials & Processing at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee on Nov 9-10, 2001.
(xii)     Tyagi, R., Nath, S. K. and Ray, S., (1999), “Friction and Wear Behaviour of Dual Phase Steel Under Dry Sliding presented at the International conference on Wear of Materials and Annual Technical Meeting of IIM held at IIT Kanpur from Nov 13-16, 1999.
 
7.         Professional Experience                   :
 
Ø  Presently Professor, Mechanical Engineering, IIT BHU Varanasi, India, Since Feb 2016
Ø  Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, IIT BHU Varanasi, India July 2010 to Feb 2016
Ø  Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. of Materials Sc. and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing 210094, PR China, Dec 2008 to Sept 2010  (on leave from BHU)
Ø  Reader, Mechanical Engineering, IT BHU Varanasi, July 26 to December 2008
Ø  Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Punjab Engineering College (Deemed University) Chandigarh, India since September 28, 2006 to July 25, 2007.
Ø  Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, at Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Jan 4, 2005 to Sept. 27, 2006.
Ø  Worked as Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani since, July 25, 2003 – Dec 31, 2004.
Ø  Worked as a Senior Research Fellow in a CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) New Delhi, India project entitled “Effect of Second Phase Morphology on Tribological Behaviour of Dual phase steels” from December, 1995 to July 1997.
Ø  Worked as Graduate Engineer Trainee in SHRIRAM HONDA POWER EQUIPMENTS LTD., RUDRAPUR, Distt. NAINITAL from 30th June 1992 to 11th Feb 1993.
 
 
8.         Sponsored Project                 : 2
 

Period

Sponsoring Organization Title of Project Amount of Grant PI/Co-PI Status
May, 2001-July2003
 
 
July 2012-2015
 
 
 
Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
 
 
Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Dept of Energy
“Friction and Wear behaviour of Al based composites containing soft or hard particles”
 
 
“Development of Tribological Test Method to measure galling resistance for various metal pairs under dry, lubricated and water lubricated environment”
Rs. 11.26 Lacs
 
 
 
 
Rs.22,71,900
PI (No Co-PI)
 
 
 
 
 
Co-PI
 
Completed
 
 
 
 
 
Completed

 
 
9.         Academic Collaborations & Visits:
                   
Ø  Prof. Luo Jianbin, Sate Key Laboratory of Tribology (SKLT), Tsinghua University, Beijing China. Visited during Summer 2014, 2015 for two months.
Ø  Prof. Xiong Dang Sheng, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science & Technology, Nanjing PR China.
Ø  Dr. Willey Liew Yun Hsein, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia   (Dec 8 to 20, 2014)
Ø  Prof. J Paulo Davim, University of Averio, Portugal
10.     Research Guidance: Ph.D.                Submitted 01                   Guiding 05
                                             Masters           15 (Completed)
11.     Books: 01
“Processing Techniques and Tribological Behavior of Composite Materials” Eds. Rajnesh Tyagi & J. Paulo Davim, IGI Global book series Advances in Chemical and Materials Engineering (ACME) (ISSN:2327-5448; ISSN: 2327-5456), Hershey PA, USA 17033.
 
 
 
 
 
 
12.       Awards/Fellowships              
 (i) Young Scientist Award 2000-2001 by Department of Science and Technology (DST) New Delhi, India for a  project entitled “Friction and Wear of Aluminium Base  Composites Containing Soft or Hard Particles” for a duration of three years costing around Rs. 12 lacs.
(ii) CSIR senior research fellowship for Ph. D.           
(iii) UGC (University Grants Commission) New Delhi, GATE fellowship for M.E.
(iv) National Scholarship from class XI to B.E.
(v) State Integrated Scholarship from class IX to X.
(vi)  District Scholarship from class VI to VIII.
(vii) Got 17th Rank in the State in Intermediate Board exams in Uttar Pradesh (India).
 
13.       Short Term course organized/ Conferences: 02
 
A.  Short Term Course
 
1.     “Fundamentals of Tribology and Materials for Tribological Applications” under Staff Development Programme sponsored by AICTE from Feb 27, 2006 to March 11, 2006.
2.     QIP STC on  “Materials Tribology: Fundamentals and Recent Advances”, 23-29 March 2017 at IIT BHU.
           
B.  Conferences
 
            Organized National Tribology Conference NTC 2016 in the capacity of Organizing             Secretary during Dec 8-10, 2016 at Mechnaical Engg. Dept. IIT BHU Varanasi. The             conference is held once in every two years.
 
14.       Workshops/Seminars/ Conferences Attended
 
         I.     “2nd Summer School on Tribology” June 21-24, Indian oil Institute of Petroleum Management, Gurgaon organized by Tribology Society of India and IOC, Ltd.
 
       II.     National Seminar on “Monitoring and Diagnostics in Rotating Machines Thermal in Power Plants” held at NTPC R & D Center NOIDA on Feb 17, 2006.
 
     III.     International workshop on “Advances in Asbestos free Friction Composites I” held at IIT Delhi Jan 5-6, 2006.
 
    IV.     International Conference on Wear of Materials (WOM 2005), held in San Diego, CA, USA from April 24-28, 2005.
 
      V.     National Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ISME) held at IIT Roorkee, Dec 29-30, 2003.
 
 
    VI.     Int. Conf. on Advances in Materials & Processes for Industrial Applications organized by ASM Pune (India) Chapter in Sept. 25-27, 2003, pp. 200-205.
 
  VII.     International Conference on Advances in materials and Materials Processing (ICAMMP-2002) IIT, Kharagpur from Feb. 1-3, 2002.
 
VIII.     XV National Convention of Metallurgical and Materials Engineers and National Seminar on Advances in Materials & Processing at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee on Nov 9-10, 2001.
 
    IX.     International conference on Wear of Materials and Annual Technical Meeting of IIM held at IIT Kanpur from Nov 13-16, 1999.
 
 
15.       Other Academic Activities:

  • Reviewer to Various Journals like Wear, Tribology International, Tribology Letters, J. of Materials Engineering and Performance, Surface and Coatings Technology etc.
  •  Delivered Invited lectures in various Int. conferences, Short term courses, FDP etc.
  • Examined PhD theses from IIT Roorkee, Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Rajeev Gandhi Praudaugiki Universiity, Bhopal, PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, Queensland University, Australia etc.

 
16.       Institutional Responsibilities:

  • Member Departmental Postgraduate Committee
  • Member Department Space Committee
  • Member Examination Coordination Committee
  • Member Institute CPDA Guidelines Committee
  • President, Institute Faculty Forum from Feb 2015-April 2016