Dr. Sandeep Kumar Sharma

Associate Professor

Specialization

Active and Passive health monitoring of Engineering structures, Five axis tool path planning and strategies, Synthesis and characterization of Nano composites/modifiers for corrosion inhibition and protection.

Email

sksharma@thapar.edu

Specialization

Active and Passive health monitoring of Engineering structures, Five axis tool path planning and strategies, Synthesis and characterization of Nano composites/modifiers for corrosion inhibition and protection.

Email

sksharma@thapar.edu

Biography

Dr. Sandeep K. Sharma is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India. He obtained his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering (Gold Medal) from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala in 1997. He worked as Rotating Equipment Engineer with Engineers India Limited till 1999 and later joined Mechanical Engineering Department at TIET in 2000. He completed Master of Engineering in CAD/CAM & Robotics form TIET in 2005 Later he was awarded Ph.D. in 2014 in the area of Structural health monitoring. He also worked as Post-Doctoral fellow with Advanced Surface Machining research group at Waterloo University Canada in 2017 and 2018. 

He has published more than 20 articles in national and international journals and conferences. He has filed one Indian Patents on development of a customized PC based CNC controller system for 3-axis simultaneous interpolation for sculptured surface machining. Till date, he has completed number of research project sponsored by various Government agencies like Naval Research Board (NRB) and Department of Science & technology (DST). He has supervised 29 Masters and 1 PhD student and three Ph.D. are currently underway. His areas of research include health monitoring of engineering structures, development of efficient Five axis tool path planning algorithms for machining of sculptured surfaces and characterization of Polymer based Nano modifiers for corrosion inhibition and protection.

Academic Profile

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo, Canada in May- August 2016 and May-July 2017
  • PhD in Health monitoring of submerged Steel structures, TIET, Patiala 2008-2014
  • M.E. in CAD/CAM and Robotics Engineering, TIET, Patiala 2005
  • B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) in Mechanical Engineering TIET, Patiala 1997

Teaching and Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, MED, TIET Patiala
    • July 2018 – Till Date
  • Assistant Professor, MED, TIET Patiala
    • July 2008 – June 2018
  • Senior Lecturer, MED, TIET Patiala
    • July 2005 – June 2008
  • Senior Lecturer, MED, TIET Patiala
    • July 2000 – June 2005
  • Lecturer, MED, Thapar Polytechnic Patiala
    • Jan 1999 – July 2000
  • Rotating Equipment Engineer, Engineers India Limited, N. Delhi
    • Jul 1997- Jan 1999

Research Interests

  • Active and Passive Health Monitoring of structures
  • Five axis tool path planning algorithms for multipoint five-axis CNC machining of sculptured surfaces
  • Synthesis and characterization of Polymer based Nano modifiers for Corrosion inhibition and Protection in Engineering structures

Patent Filed

  • Title: Development of a customized PC based CNC controller system for 3-axis simultaneous interpolation for sculptured surface machining, Inventors: Ravinder Kumar Duvedi, Sanjeev Bedi, Sandeep Kumar Sharma, Nirbhowjap Singh, Applicant: Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Patent application no.: 3509/DEL/2014 filed on 02/12/2014, Date of Online Publication: 31/08/2016, Present status: Reply for FER filed on 08 July 2020. 

Research Projects

Year of Funding

Sponsoring Organisation

Title of Project

Amount of Grant (in Lakhs)

Co-Investigators (if any)

2007-2010

Naval Research Board (NRB), DRDO, Govt. Of India.

Health Monitoring of submerged naval vessels using Smart Materials & Wave Propagation Techniques

24.9

Dr. Abhijit Mukherjee
Dr. Shruti Sharma

2013-2016

Naval Research Board (NRB), DRDO, Govt. Of India.

Investigation of corrosion and its progression in ship hulls

24.6

Dr. Shruti Sharma

2012-2016

Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. Of India.

Detection of Corrosion by Ultrasonic and Acoustic Emission Techniques

42

Dr. Shruti Sharma

2020-2023

CEEMS, TIET Patiala

Graphene Based Epoxy Coatings for Corrosion Inhibition in  Reinforcing Bars in Concrete

11.2

Dr. Shruti Sharma, Dr. Rajeev Mehta

2021-22

CEEMS, TIET Patiala

Coal Derived Graphene Reinforced Hybrid Glass/Carbon fibre Epoxy Nano Composites for Improved Impact Resistance

1.0 Lakh

Dr. Rajeev Mehta

2020-23

DST SERB

FIST-II (Infrastructure Project)

125 Lakhs

Dr. T P Singh (PI)

Dr Ajay Batish(Co-PI),

Dr. Tarun Kumar Bera(Co-PI),

Dr. J S Saini(Co-PI),

Dr. Vivek Jain(Co-PI),

Dr. Sandeep Kumar Sharma(Co-PI),

Dr. M K Mittal(Co-PI),

Dr. R K Duvedi(Co-PI)

 

Publications International Journals/Conferences:

Authors

Year

Title of Paper

Journal

Publisher

Sandeep Sharma, Abhijit Mukherjee

2014

Ultrasonic guided waves for monitoring corrosion in submerged plates

Structural control and Health Monitoring, April 2014, Vol. 22 (1), pp. 19-35,  https://doi.org/10.1002/stc.1657

John Wiley, I.F. 4.819

Sandeep Sharma, Abhijit Mukherjee

2014

Damage detection in submerged plates using ultrasonic guided waves

SADHANA - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, Aug 2014 Vol. 39 (5), pp. 1009-1034, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12046-014-0255-4

Springer, I.F. 1.188

Ashutosh Sharma, Shruti Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Abhijit Mukherjee

2015

Ultrasonic Guided waves for monitoring corrosion of FRP wrapped concrete structures

Construction and Building Materials, October 2015, 96, 690-702.

Elsevier IF : 4.419

Sandeep Sharma, Abhijit Mukherjee

2015

A Non-Contact Technique for Damage Monitoring in Submerged Plates Using Guided Waves

Journal of Testing and Evaluation, April 2015, Vol. 43 (4), pp 776-791,  https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20120357

ASTM International, I.F. 1.264

Mohit Garg, Shruti Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Rajeev Mehta

2016

Non-contact damage monitoring technique for FRP laminates using guided waves

Smart Structures and Systems, 2016, 17 (5), 795-817.

Techno Press I.F: 3.557

Beena Kumari Shruti Sharma Sandeep Sharma and Naveen Kwatra

2017

Monitoring Degradation in Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Sections Using Guided Waves

Smart Structures and Systems, 19(4), 2017, 371-382. DOI: https://doi.org/10.12989/sss.2017.19.4.371  

Techno Press I.F. 3.557

Mohit Garg, Shruti Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Rajeev Mehta

2017

Effect of hygrothermal aging on GFRP composites in marine environment

Steel and Composite Structures, 25 (1), Sept. 2017, 93-104. DOI: https://doi.org/10.12989/scs.2017.25.1.093

Techno Press I.F: 4.394

Ashutosh Sharma, Shruti Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Abhijit Mukherjee

2018

Investigation of corrosion in corroding reinforced concrete beams using active and passive techniques

Construction And Building Materials, Volume 161, Feb 2018, Pages 555-569.

Elsevier I.F. 4.419

Nikita Bhalla, Sandeep Sharma, Shruti Sharma, Rafat Siddique

2018

Monitoring Early-Age Setting of Silica Fume Concrete Using Wave Propagation Techniques

Construction And Building Materials, Volume 162, 20 February 2018, Pages 802–815

Elsevier I.F. 4.419

Ashutosh Sharma, Shruti Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Abhijit Mukherjee

2018

Monitoring invisible corrosion in concrete using a combination of wave propagation techniques  

Cement and Concrete Composites, 90, 89-99, July 2018

Elsevier I.F. 6.257

Sandeep Kumar Sharma, Ravinder Kumar Duvedi, Sanjeev Bedi, Stephen Mann

2019

A multipoint tool positioning method for five-axis machining in the region of two intersecting tensor product Bézier surfaces

International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, April 2019, Vol 142, pp. 42–53, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmachtools.2019.04.007

Elsevier, I.F. 6.039,

Sandeep Kumar Sharma, Ravinder Kumar Duvedi, Sanjeev Bedi, Stephen Mann

2019

A method for generating multiple solutions for multipoint five-axis tool positioning

Int. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Feb 2019, Vol 100, pp. 2509–2520, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-018-2871-3

Springer-Verlag London, I.F. 3.226

Sandeep Kumar Sharma, Ravinder Kumar Duvedi,  Sanjeev Bedi, Stephen Mann

2019

Five-Axis Tool Positioning of a Toroidal End Mill Tool Near Common Edge Between Two Intersecting Surfaces

Proceedings of International Computer Aided Design and Applications conference (CAD’19), Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore, pp. 75-79, 24th to 26th June  2019, DOI: https://doi.org/10.14733/cadconfP.2019.75-79

 

Nikhil Sharma, Shruti Sharma, Sandeep K Sharma, Rajeev Mehta

2020

Evaluation of corrosion inhibition and self-healing capabilities of Nano-clay and tung oil microencapsulated epoxy coatings on rebars

Construction and Building Materials, 259, Volume 259, 30 October 2020, 120278, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.120278

IF 4.419

Sunil Garhwal, Shruti Sharma,  Sandeep K Sharma

2020

Acoustic Emission Monitoring of RC Beams Corroded to Different Levels Under Flexural Loading

Arab J Sci Eng (2020). 46 (5), 4319-4335 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-020-04930-8

Springer I.F. 1.711

Gaurav Sharma, Shruti Sharma,  Sandeep K Sharma

2020

Monitoring structural behavior of concrete beams reinforced with steel and GFRP bars using Acoustic Emission and Digital Image Correlation Techniques

Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 2020;16(12):1–16. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2020.1836661

Taylor and Francis I.F. 2.7

Sunil Garhwal, Shruti Sharma,  Sandeep K Sharma

2021

Monitoring the flexural performance of GFRP repaired Corroded Reinforced Concrete beams using passive Acoustic Emission Technique

Structural Concrete, Volume 22, Issue 1, 198-214, March 2021 Structural Concrete. 2021;22:198–21 https://doi.org/10.1002/suco.202000247 Accepted on Sept 14th, 2020.

Wiley Journal of fib-CEB-CIP International Federation for Structural Concrete I.F.  2.174

Gaurav Sharma, Shruti Sharma,  Sandeep K Sharma

2021

Non-Destructive Evaluation of Steel and GFRP Reinforced Beams using AE and DIC Techniques

Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Volume 77, Number 5, March10, 2021, Accepted on 4th January 2021.

Techno  Press Journals I.F 2.984

Gaurav Sharma, Shruti Sharma,  Sandeep K Sharma

2021

Fracture Monitoring of Steel and GFRP reinforced concrete beams using Acoustic Emission and Digital Image Correlation Techniques

Structural Concrete, 23rd January 2021 Structural Concrete. 2021;1–15, DOI: 10.1002/suco.202000650

International Federation for Structural Concrete I.F.  2.174

Sandeep Kumar Sharma, Ravinder Kumar Duvedi,  Sanjeev Bedi, Stephen Mann

2021

Numerical Implementation of Drop Spin and Tilt Method For Five-Axis Tool Positioning For Tensor Product Surfaces

Accpeted for publication in Int. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, February 2021

DOI:10.21203/rs.3.rs-245598/v1

Springer-Verlag London, I.F. 3.226

 

Ongoing Research Collaborations

S. No.

Name of Collaborative Agency

Area

Person

Research Outcomes

1.

Advanced Surface Machining Lab, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, Canada

Advanced multi-axis CNC machining Systems

Dr. Sanjeev Bedi,

Professor and NSERC Chair in Immersive Design Engineering Activities, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department,

University of Waterloo, Canada

 

 And

 

 Dr. Stephan Mann Professor,

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science University of Waterloo, Canada

  • 01 Patents filed
  • 03 SCI Journal Publications
  • 01 Non-SCI Journal Publications
  • 01 Publications in Int. Conferences

 

 

Courses of Interest

  • Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing and Computer Aided Engineering (CAD-CAM-CAE)
  • Engineering Graphics, Computer Aided Drafting and Machine Drawing
  • Theory of Machines
  • Industrial Automation
  • Product Design and Development

Foreign Visits

S. No.

University/ Contact Person

Year

1.

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

October 2015

2.

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Prof. Sanjeev Bedi, and Prof. Stephen Mann

May-Aug 2016

3.

University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Prof. Sanjeev Bedi, and Prof. Stephen Mann

May-Jul 2017

4.

CAD’19 Conference at Singapore

July 2019

 

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