Dr. Vinod Kumar

Associate Professor

Specialization

Advanced Machining Processes, Micro finishing, Hybrid composites

Email

vsingla@thapar.edu

Specialization

Advanced Machining Processes, Micro finishing, Hybrid composites

Email

vsingla@thapar.edu

Biography

Dr. Vinod Kumar is Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Advanced Machining Methods from Thapar University, Patiala.  He has more than 24 years of experience in teaching and research and presently serving as Associate Professor in the Department. He has more than 75 research publications in reputed Journals and 36 research publications in international/national Conferences. Under his supervision, 6 Ph.D theses have been awarded and 3 Ph.D. theses are on-going. Also 56 M.E. theses have been awarded and 3 M.E. theses are in process under his supervision. He has been Principal Investigator of research project funded by government agency.

 

Education

  • Ph.D. (Thapar University Patiala) in Mechanical Engineering specialization in Advanced Machining Methods
  • M.E in Mechanical Engineering, Punjab University, Chandigarh
  • B.E in Mechanical Engineering, Punjab University, Chandigarh

 

Experience 24 years

 

Teaching Interests:

  • Advanced Machining Processes
  • Machining Science
  • Metal Casting and Joining
  • Metal Cutting
  • Manufacturing Technology

 

Research Interest:

  • Micro finishing
  • Non Traditional Machining Processes
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Conventional Machining Methods
  • Hybrid Composites

 

Publications:

Number of Research Paper Published in Journals: 72

Some of the Recent publications in Referred SCI Journals are

  • Charanjit Singh, Vinod Kumar, Alakesh M , “Analysis of electrochemical behaviour on micro drilling of cast hybrid Al/ (Al2O3p+SiCp+Cp) MMC using micro ECM process”, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, IMECHE Part L,2015, DOI: 10.1177/1464420715615907, (SAGE Publications, U.K.)
  • Vikas Sharma, Vinod Kumar , Investigating the quality characteristics of Al5052/SiC MMCs machined by CO2 laser curve cutting, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, IMECHE Part L,2015, DOI: 10.1177/1464420715608890,( SAGE Publications, U.K.)
  • Vinod Kumar, J.S.Khamba, “Statistical Analysis of Experimental Parameters in Ultrasonic Machining of Tungsten Carbide Using Taguchi Approach”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 91[1] pp. 92-96, 2008 (Blackwell Publishers, USA)
  • Vinod Kumar, J.S.Khamba, “Experimental Investigation of Ultrasonic Machining of Alumina-Based Ceramic Composite”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 89[8] pp.2413-2417, 2006 (Blackwell Publishers, USA)
  • Vinod Kumar, J.S.Khamba, “Optimization of Tool Wear Rate in Ultrasonic Machining of Tungsten Carbide using Taguchi Methodology” , Journal of Machining and Forming Technologies,Vol.1,Issue ¾,ISSN:1947-4369, pp.1-15 ,2009 (Nova science publishers, U.K.)
  • Vinod Kumar, J.S.Khamba, “An Investigation into the Ultrasonic Machining of Co-based Super Alloy Using the Taguchi Approach”, International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials,Vol.7, No ¾,pp. 230-243 , 2010 (Inderscience Publishers,U.K.)
  • Vinod Kumar, J.S.Khamba, “Parametric Optimization of Ultrasonic Machining of Co-based Super Alloy Using the Taguchi Multi-Objective Approach”, Production Engineering, Research and Development,pp.417-425, 2009 (Springer Publishers)
  • Anirban Bhattacharya, Ajay Batish, Vinod kumar, Gurmail Singh, “Study of Material Transfer Mechanism in Die Steels Using Powder Mixed EDM”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 2011 (Taylor and Francis publishers, USA)
  • Anirban Bhattacharya,Ajay Batish, Vinod kumar, Gurmail Singh, “Optimal Parameter Settings For Rough And Finish Machining of Die Steels in Powder Mixed EDM”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology , 61:537-548,2012 , DOI: 10.1007/s00170-011-3716-5, (Springer publishers).
  • Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, “Microstructure analysis and material transformation of pure titanium and tool wear surface after Wire Electric Discharge machining process“, Machining Science and Technology, 18:47–77, 2014,DOI: 10.1080/10910344.2014.863632 (Taylor & Francis Publishers, USA)
  • Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, “Semi empirical model on MRR and overcut in WEDM process of pure titanium using Multi-objective Desirability approach “,Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, 37 (2) pp. 689-721, DOI 10.1007/s40430-014-0208-1,( (Springer Vergag, Germany))
  • Susheel Mittal, Vinod kumar, Harmesh Kansal, Experimental Investigation and Optimization of Process Parameters of Al/Sic MMCs Finished by Abrasive Flow Machining, Materials and manufacturing processes, , 27:449 456,2015, DOI10.1080/10426914.2015.1004704. (Taylor and Francis publishers, USA)
  • Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, “Surface Crack Density and Recast Layer Thickness Analysis in WEDM Process Through Response Surface Methodology “, Machining Science and Technology, 2 20:2, 201-230, 2016 ,  DOI: 10.1080/10910344.2016.1165835, (Taylor and Francis publishers, USA)
  • Vikas Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Multi-objective optimization of laser curve cutting of aluminium metal matrix composites using desirability function approach, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, , (2016) 38:1221–1238, DOI 10.1007/s40430-016-0487-9. (Springer Vergag, Germany)
  • Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, Investigation of machining characterization for wire wear ratio on pure titanium in WEDM process through response surface methodology, Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, IMECHE Part E, DOI: 10.1177/0954408916685588, (SAGE Publications, U.K.)
  • Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, Surface integrity and material transfer investigation of pure titanium for rough cut surface after wire electro discharge machining, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 2013, DOI:10.1177/0954405413513013,PP 1-22, (SAGE Publications, U.K.)
  • Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, Experimental investigation of material transfer mechanism in WEDM of pure titanium (Grade-2) , Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol.2013,Article ID: 847876, PP.1-20, DOI: 10.1155/2013/847876, (Hindawi Publishers, U.K.)
  • Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, Multi response optimization of process parameters based on Response surface methodology for pure titanium using WEDM process, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology ,DOI 10.1007/s00170-013-4861-9,68:2645-2668,2013, (Springer publishers)
  • Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, Investigation of machining parameters and surface integrity in wire electric discharge machining of pure titanium, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 227 (7), pp. 972-992, DOI: 10.1177/0954405413479791,2013, (SAGE publishers, U.K.)
  • Vikas Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Comparison of machining characteristics of metal matrix composites using CO2 laser curve cutting process, Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, IMECHE Part E, 2017, DOI: 10.1177/0954408917710145 232(3), 349-368 (SAGE Publications U. K.) 
  • Vikas Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Application of Box-Behnken design and response surface methodology for multi-optimization of laser cutting of AA5052/ZrO2 metal matrix composites, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, IMECHE Part L,2016, DOI: 10.1177/1464420716642619, (SAGE Publications, U.K.)
  • Susheel Mittal, Vinod kumar, Harmesh Kansal, Multi-objective optimization of process parameters involved in micro-finishing of Al/SiC MMCs by abrasive flow machining process, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, IMECHE Part L,2015 DOI: 10.1177/1464420715627292, (SAGE Publications, U.K).
  • Charanjit Singh, Vinod Kumar, Alakesh , “The wear behavior of Al/(Al2O3+SiC+C) hybrid composites fabricated stir casting assisted squeeze”, Journal of Particulate Science and Technology, 2018,  https://doi.org/10.1080/02726351.2017.1369475, . (Taylor and Francis publishers, USA)
  • Arvind Kumar, Hari Singh, Vinod Kumar, “Study the Parametric Effect of Abrasive Water Jet Machining on Surface Roughness of Inconel 718 using RSM-BBD Techniques, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 2017,  Doi.org/10.1080/10426914.2017.1401727, . (Taylor and Francis publishers, USA)
  • Vinod Kumar, Vikas Sharma, “LBMed characteristics of Al/SiC, Al/Al2O3and Al/ZrO2 MMCs prepared by stir casting process, Journal of Particulate Science and Technology, DOI: 10.1080/02726351.2018.1445152, . (Taylor and Francis publishers, USA)
  • Vipin Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Ravinder Singh Joshi, “Effect of RE addition on wear behavior of an Al-6061 based hybrid composite, Wear, 426-427, pp 961-974, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2019.01.044, (Elsevier ,USA).
  • Vipin Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Ravinder Singh Joshi, Experimental investigation on effect of RE oxides addition on tribological and mechanical properties of Al-6063 based hybrid composites, Materials Research Express, Vol.6, No.8, PP 1-38, (SCI Expanded), https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab2504.
  • Vipin Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Ravinder Singh Joshi     ,  Investigation of rare earth particulate on tribological and mechanical properties of Al-6061 alloy composites for aerospace applications, Journal of Materials Research and Technology, (SCI Expanded) Volume 8, Issue 4, July–August 2019, Pages 3504- 3516, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmrt.2019.06.025( Elsevier, USA)
  • Vipin Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Ravinder Singh Joshi,  Parametric study of aluminium- rare earth based composites with improved hydrophobicity using response surface method, Journal of Materials Research and Technology,  9(3)/ 4919-4932 , (Elsevier,USA)
  •  Vipin Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Ravinder Singh Joshi,, Experimental analysis and characterization of SiC and RE oxides reinforced Al6063 alloy based hybrid composites, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology , https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-020-05228-7 (2020) 108, Springer publishers
  •   Vikas Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Ashish Bist   , Investigations on morphology and material removal rate of various MMCs using CO2 laser technique, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering,  Volume 42, (2020)pp: 1-17,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40430-020-02635-5 (Springer Vergag, Germany)
  •  Vipin Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Ravinder Singh Joshi,,    ,  Manufacturing of stable hydrophobic surface on rare-earth oxides aluminium hybrid composite Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, IMECHE Part E, 2020, DOI: 10.1177/0954408920979 105,( SAGE Publications U. K.) 

 

International and National Conferences

Number of Research Papers Published: 35

 

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

  • Reviewed the research papers of Materials and Manufacturing Processes (Taylor and Francis, Publishers, U.K.)
  • Reviewed the research papers of Machining science and Technology (Taylor and Francis, Publishers, U.K.)
  • Reviewed the research papers of Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Strojniski Vestnik  ( University of Ljublijana)
  • Reviewed the research papers of International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (Blackwell publishers,USA)
  • Awarded travel grant from DST for the research paper presentation on “Prediction of Tool and Nozzle Flow Behavior in Ultrasonic Machining Process” at the International Conference on Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Singapore.

 

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