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Dr. Ashok Kumar Mondal
Assistant Professor
Department of Metallurgical Engineering,IIT BHU
akmondal.met@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
• Mechanical behaviour of materials • Light metals, alloys and composites (mostly magnesium alloys and composites)- Processing, microstructural characterization and evaluation of mechanical behaviour • High temperature deformation behaviour (Creep)

Dr. Ashok Kumar Mondal,
Assistant Professor (Grade I),
Department of Metallurgical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi,
Varanasi - 221005, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA.
Email: akmondal.met [at] iitbhu.ac.in; ashok.mondal [at] gmail.com
Mobile: +91 9437809730; +91 9040709923
Area of Interest: Mechanical Behaviour of Materials

 
Sr. No.
Degree
Year
Subject
University/Institution
1.
B.E.
 2001   Metallurgical Engineering  Department of Metallurgical Engineering,
Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur, India (Presently Indian Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology)
2.
M.E.
2003 Metallurgy Department of Metallurgy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
3.
Ph.D.
2009 Materials Engineering Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

 

Sr. No.
Position Held
Period
Name of the Institution/Company
Nature of work
1.
Visiting Scientist
15.08.2005-12.11.2005;
01.07.2006-28.09.2006
Centre for Magnesium Technology,
GKSS Research Centre, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany (Research group of Prof Karl Ulrich Kainer)
Research
2.
Deputy Manager
01.08.2009-30.07.2011 Metallurgical Quality Control (M. C. Q.)
M/s. Bharat Forge Limited, Pune, India
Metallurgical Quality Control
3. Assistant Professor 01.08.2011-01.02.2018 Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering,
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India
Teaching and Research
4. Associate Professor 02.02.2018-03.06.2018 Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering,
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India
Teaching and Research
5. Assistant Professor (Grade–I) 04.06.2018 onwards Department of Metallurgical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, India
Teaching and Research
 

 

  • Publications (List of Papers Published in International SCI Journals):

 

S. No. Author (s) Title Name of Journal Volume Page Year
1. R. Kreethi,        
C. Sivateja,
A. K. Mondal,
K. Dutta
Ratcheting life prediction of quenched-tempered 42CrMo4 steel Journal of Materials Science 54 11703-11712 2019
2. Jichil Majhi,
A. K. Mondal
 
Microstructure and impression creep characteristics of squeeze-cast AZ91 magnesium alloy containing Ca and/or Bi
 
Materials Science and Engineering A 744
 
691-703 2019
3. R. Kreethi,
S. K. Mishra,
A. K. Mondal,
K. Dutta
On the comparative assessment of ratcheting-induced dislocation density in 42CrMo4 steel by X-ray diffraction profile analysis and hardness measurement
 
Philosophical Magazine 98 2637-2656 2018
4. S. Pal,
S. Mishra,
M. Meraj, A. K. Mondal, B. C. Ray
On the comparison of interrupted and continuous creep behaviour of nanocrystalline copper: A molecular dynamics approach
 
Materials Letters 229 256-260 2018
5. S. Ganguly,
A. K. Mondal
Influence of SiC nanoparticles addition on microstructure and creep behavior of squeeze-cast AZ91-Ca-Sb magnesium alloy
 
Materials Science and Engineering A 718 377-389 2018
6. A. K. S. Bankoti,
A. K. Mondal,
C. S. Perugu,
B. C. Ray,
S. Kumar
Correlation of microstructure and electrochemical corrosion behaviour of squeeze-cast Ca and/or Sb added AZ91 Mg alloys Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A 48 5106-5121 2017
7. S. K. Mishra,
H. Roy,
A. K. Mondal,
K. Dutta
Damage assessment of A356 Al alloy under ratcheting–creep interaction Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A 48 2877-2885 2017
8. P. Kumar,
A. K. Mondal,
S. G. Chowdhury, G. Krishna,
A. K. Ray
Influence of additions of Sb and/or Sr on microstructure and tensile creep behaviour of squeeze-cast AZ91D Mg alloy Materials Science and Engineering A 683 37-45 2017
9. A. K. S. Bankoti, A. K. Mondal,
H. Dieringa,
B. C. Ray,
S. Kumar
Impression creep behaviour of squeeze-cast Ca and Sb added AZ91 magnesium alloy Materials Science and Engineering A 673 332-345 2016
10. R. Kreethi,
A. K. Mondal,
K. Dutta
Ratcheting fatigue behaviour of 42CrMo4 steel under different heat treatment conditions Materials Science and Engineering A 679 66-74 2016
11. K. Dutta,
R. Kishor,
L. Sahu,
A. K. Mondal
On the role of dislocation characters influencing ratcheting deformation of austenitic stainless steel Materials Science and Engineering A 660 47-51 2016
12. S. Mohapatra,
A. K. S. Bankoti, A. K. Mondal,
A. Thirugnanam
Dry sliding wear and corrosion behaviour of Al-based hybrid composites reinforced with Micro-Tip and Micro/Nano-Al2O3p Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals 69 1155-1167 2016
13. O. Majumdar,
A. K. S. Bankoti, T. Kaur,
A. Thirugnanam, A. K. Mondal
The influence of silane and silane–PMMA coatings on the in vitro biodegradation behavior of AE42 magnesium alloy for cardiovascular stent applications RSC Advances 6 107344-107354 2016
14. P. Bhale,
H. Shastri,
A. K. Mondal,
M. Masanta,
S. Kumar
Effect of deep cryogenic treatment on microstructure and properties of AE42 Mg alloy
Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 25 3590–3598 2016
15. A. K. S. Bankoti,
A. K. Mondal,
S. Kumar,
B. C. Ray
Individual and combined additions of calcium and antimony on microstructure and mechanical properties of squeeze-cast AZ91D magnesium alloy Materials Science and Engineering A 626 186-194 2015
16. A.K. Mondal,
A. R. Kesavan,
B. R. K. Reddy,
H. Dieringa,
S. Kumar
Correlation of microstructure and creep behaviour of MRI230D Mg alloy developed by two different casting technologies Materials Science and Engineering A 631 45-51 2015
17. A. K. Mondal,
C. Blawert,
S. Kumar
 
Corrosion behaviour of creep-resistant AE42 magnesium alloy-based hybrid composites developed for powertrain applications Materials and Corrosion     2015
18. R. Kishor,
L. Sahu,
K. Dutta,
A. K. Mondal
Assessment of dislocation density in asymmetrically cyclic loaded non-conventional stainless steel using X-ray diffraction profile analysis Materials Science and Engineering A 598 299-303 2014
19. A. K. Mondal,
S. Kumar
Dry sliding wear behaviour of magnesium alloy based hybrid composites in transverse direction Materials Science Forum 783-786 1530-1535 2014
20. A. K. Mondal,
S. Kumar
Creep behaviour of AE42 magnesium alloy and its composites using impression creep technique
Materials Science Forum 638-642 1552-1557 2010
21. A. K. Mondal,
D. Fechner,
S. Kumar,
H. Dieringa,
P. Maier,
K. U. Kainer
Interrupted creep behaviour of the Mg alloys developed for powertrain applications Materials Science and Engineering A 527 2289-2296 2010
22. A. K. Mondal,
S. Kumar
Dry sliding wear behaviour of magnesium alloy based hybrid composites in the longitudinal direction
Wear 267 458-466 2009
23. M. Hazra,
A. K. Mondal,
S. Kumar,
N. B. Dahotre,
C. Blawert
Laser surface cladding of MRI 153M magnesium alloy with (Al+Al2O3)
Surface and Coatings Technology 203 2292-2299 2009
24. A. K. Mondal,
S. Kumar
Impression creep behaviour of magnesium alloy based hybrid composites in the transverse direction
Composite Science and Technology 69 1592-1598 2009
25. A. K. Mondal,
S. Kumar,
C. Blawert,
N. B. Dahotre
Effect of laser surface treatment on corrosion and wear resistance of ACM720 Mg alloy
Surface and Coating Technology 202 3187-3198 2008
26. A. K. Mondal,
S. Kumar
Impression creep behaviour of magnesium alloy based hybrid composites in the longitudinal direction
Composite Science and Technology 68. 3251-3258 2008
27. A. K. Mondal,
B. S. S. C. Rao,
S. Kumar
Wear behaviour of AE42+20% saffil Mg-MMC
Tribology International 40 290-296 2007
28. A. K. Mondal,
S. Kumar,
C. Blawert,
N. B. Dahotre
Effect of laser surface treatment on the microstructure and properties of MRI 230D Mg alloy
Materials Science Forum 539-543 1153-1158 2007
29. M. A. Azeem,
A. K. Mondal,
S. Kumar
Creep behaviour of short fibre reinforced QE22 magnesium alloy using impression creep test
Transaction of Indian Institute of Metals 58 489-492 2005
30. S. Kumar,
A. K. Mondal,
H. Dieringa,
K. U. Kainer
Analysing hysteresis and residual strains in thermal cycling curves of short fibre reinforced Mg-MMCs
Composites Science and Technology 64 1179-1189 2004
 

UG - Theory: 

  • Deformation and Testing of Materials (MT 351)
  • Materials Processing Technologies (MT 441)
  • Materials Science and Engineering (MO 201)

UG - Practical:

  • Materials Testing Practical (MT 352)
  • Metallography Techniques Practical (MT 205)
Sponsored Research Projects:

These projects are on the development of magnesium alloys and composites.

  1. DST (India) Fast Track (Co-PI: None) – Amount sanctioned: INR 16.8 Lakh; Duration: 01 August 2013-31 January 2017. 
  2. CSIR (India) (Co-PI: None) - Amount sanctioned: INR 22.42 Lakh + 5% Institute Overhead; Duration: 01 May 2014-30 April 2017.
  3. NRC-M (India) (Local Host: Prof. Subodh Kumar) (UGC, India funded; Centre hosted at the Dept. of Materials Engineering, IISc, Bangalore); Duration: 01 April 2013-31 March 2016.
  4. Seed Grant for New Faculty, IIT (BHU) Varanasi (Co-PI: None) – Amount sanctioned: INR 10.0 Lakh; Duration: 07 February 2019-06 February 2021.

Ph.D.  Research Supervision
 

S. No. Name of Student Thesis Title (Final/Prosed) Another Supervisor
(If any)
Status
5. Purnendu Naskar
 
Microstructure and mechanical behaviour of Mg alloys-based nanocomposites None Ongoing
4. Jichil Mahji Creep, tensile and corrosion behaviour of Ca and Bi added AZ91 magnesium alloy Co-supervisor:
Dr. Anindya Basu,
Dept. of MM, NIT Rourkela
Ongoing
3. Sourav Ganguly
 
Creep, tensile, wear and corrosion behaviour of SiC nanoparticles reinforced AZ91-Ca-Sb magnesium alloy Co-supervisor:
Dr. Smarajit Sarkar,
Dept. of MM, NIT Rourkela
Ongoing
2. Kreethi Ravi Ratcheting behaviour of 42CrMo4 steel under different heat treatment conditions Principal-supervisor: 
Dr. Krishna Dutta,
Dept. of MM, NIT Rourkela
Thesis
submitted
1. Anil Kumar Singh Bankoti Creep, tensile and corrosion behaviour of Ca and/or Sb added AZ91 Mg alloys Co-supervisor:
Dr. B. C. Ray, 
Dept. of MM, NIT Rourkela
Completed

Department Level

  • Member of the Departmental purchase committee, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi  from 01 April 2019-To date
  • Representative of the Training and Placement Cell, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi from 01 July 2018-To date
  • Chairman of the Departmental Academic Committee (DAC) (PG & R), Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India from August 2011-April 2015
  • Member of the Departmental Research Committee (DRC), Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India from 01 May 2015-01 June 2018
  • Professor in Charge (PIC) of Research Students (Selection, Enrollment, Progress and Graduation), Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India from 01 May 2015-01 June 2018
  • Past member of the committee: Departmental Association, at the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India

Institute Level

  • Warden of Vivekanand Hostel, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, India from 27 October 2018-To date
  • Assistant Warden of M. S. Swaminathan Hall of Residence, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India from 01 July 2015-30 June 2017
  • Co-Professor in Charge (Co-PIC) of Institute Seminar, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India from 01 July 2017-01 June 2018

 

  • Convener for the 7th National Conference on Processing and Characterization of Materials (NCPCM-2017) held on December 08-09, 2017 at the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India
  • Co-Convener for the 3rd National Conference on Processing and Characterization of Materials (NCPCM-2017) held on December 06-07, 2013 at the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India
  • Convener for the 19th Annual Symposium on Metallurgical and Materials Research held on January 12-13, 2006, Metallurgical Society, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Convener for the lecture series organized by the Sigma-Tau group in the Department of Metallurgy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India during the period of June 2004 to July 2005