Dr. Tarun Nanda

Professor

Specialization

Industrial Metallurgy; Processing & characterization/testing of Metal Matrix Composites and Polymer Matrix Composites; Industrial Engineering

Email

tarunnanda@thapar.edu

Specialization

Industrial Metallurgy; Processing & characterization/testing of Metal Matrix Composites and Polymer Matrix Composites; Industrial Engineering

Email

tarunnanda@thapar.edu

Contact No.

0175-2393106; 2393086

Biography

Dr. Tarun Nanda works in the field of advanced high strength steels, metal matrix composites and polymer matrix composites. He has 22 years of teaching and research experience. He has guided 35 M.E. students and 03 Ph.D. students. Presently, he has 02 Ph.D. students working in the area of composites for improved wear characteristics and impact strength. Dr. Nanda has two ongoing projects, one from DST-SERB (₹ 28.92 lakhs) and one from DRDO-ARMREB (₹ 81.22 lakhs).

Educational Qualifications

Degree

Institution

Year

B.E. (Mechanical)

Punjab University, Chandigarh, India

1997

M.E. (Industrial)

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, India

2000

Ph.D. (Mechanical)

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, India

2011

 

Academic Experience

     S.No.

Institution

Designation

Period

  1.  

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, India

Associate Professor

July 10, 2017 till date

  1.  

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, India

Assistant Professor

January 01, 2006July 09, 2017

  1.  

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, India

Lecturer

June 23, 2000December 31, 2005

Sponsored Research Projects

S.No.

Title of the Project

Funding Agency

Duration

Project Cost

  1.  

Polymer fiber addition to multi-scale glass fiber reinforced clay epoxy nanocomposites for improved impact strength (DST No. EMR/2017/002990).

DST, SERB, Government of India, New Delhi, India.

03 Years

(January 2018–June 2021)

₹ 28.92 lakhs

(₹ 28,92,483/-)

  1.  

Enhanced energy absorption of interpenetrating polymer network of Polyborodimethylsiloxane and polyurethane foams

DRDO-ARMREB, Ministry of Defence, Government of India

03 Years

₹ 81.22 lakhs

(₹ 81,22,207/-)

 

Journal Publications (SCI Indexed Journals)

 

S.No

 

Author Details

 

Year

 

Title of Paper

Name of the

Journal, Volume/Issue,

Page Numbers, DOI

Name of the Publisher

Impact Factor

  1.  

Tarun Nanda, B. Ravi Kumar, Jasdeep

2016

Effect of isothermal annealing on microstructural morphology of martensite in a super martensitic stainless steel subjected to different prior conditions

Materials and Manufacturing Processes,

Volume 31, Issue 8, Page No.  995–1003,

DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2014.965830

Taylor and Francis

4.616

 

  1.  

Sandeep Sharma, Tarun Nanda, Manashi Adhikary, T. Venugopalan, B. Ravi Kumar

2016

A simulation study of pearlite-to-austenite transformation kinetics in rapidly heated hot-rolled low carbon steel

Materials & Design, Volume 107, Page No. 65–73

DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2016.06.025

Elsevier

7.991

  1.  

Surinder Singh, Tarun Nanda, B. Ravi Kumar, Vishal Singh

2016

Controlled Phase Transformation Simulations to Design Microstructure for Tailored Mechanical Properties in Steel

 

Materials and Manufacturing Processes,

Volume 31, Issue 15, Page No. 2064–2075,

DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2016.1198026

Taylor and Francis

4.616

 

  1.  

Tarun Nanda, B. Ravi Kumar, Vishal Singh

2016

A thermal cycling route for processing nano-grains in AISI 316L stainless steel for improved tensile deformation behaviour

Defence Science Journal,

Volume 66, Issue 5, Page No. 529–535

DOI: 10.14429/dsj.66.9948

 

Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre, DRDO

0.707

  1.  

Arnab Chakraborty, Manashi Adhikary,   T. Venugopalan, Virender Singh,  Tarun Nanda, 

B. Ravi Kumar

2016

Effect of ferrite-martensite interface morphology on bake hardening response of DP590 steel

Materials Science & Engineering A, Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing, Volume 676, Page No. 463–473, 2016

DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2016.09.018

Elsevier

5.234

  1.  

Tarun Nanda, B. Ravi Kumar, Sailaja Sharma, Vishal Singh, O. P. Pandey

2017

Effect of Thermal Cycling Process Parameters on

Recrystallization Kinetics for Processing of Fine

Grained Pure Copper

Materials and Manufacturing Processes,

Volume 32, Issue 1, Page No. 34–43.

DOI:

10.1080/10426914.2016.1140190

Taylor and Francis

4.616

 

  1.  

Mayank  Mittal,

Tarun Nanda,

B. Ravi Kumar,

Vishal Singh

 

2017

Effect of inter-critical annealing parameters on ferrite recrystallization and                  austenite formation in DP 590 steel

 

Materials and Manufacturing Processes,

Volume 32, Issue 11, Page No. 1231–1238,

DOI:

10.1080/10426914.2016.1257804

Taylor and Francis

4.616

 

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,

B. Ravi Kumar,

Vishal Singh

 

2017

A Simplified Micromechanical

Modeling Approach to Predict the Tensile Flow Curve Behavior of Dual-Phase Steels

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance,

Volume 26, Issue 11, Page No. 5180–5187

DOI:

10.1007/s11665-017-2979-x

Springer

1.819

  1.  

Karanbir Singh,

Tarun Nanda,

Rajeev Mehta

 

2017

Compatibilization of polypropylene fibers in epoxy based GFRP/clay nanocomposites for improved impact

strength

Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing,

Volume 98, July 2017, Pages 207-217

DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2017.03.027

Elsevier

7.664

  1.  

Karanbir Singh,

Tarun Nanda,

Rajeev Mehta

 

2017

Addition of nanoclay and compatibilized EPDM rubber for improved impact strength of epoxy glass fiber composites

Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing,

Volume 103, Page No. 263-271

DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2017.10.009

Elsevier

7.664

  1.  

Virender  Singh,

Manashi Adhikary,   T. Venugopalan, Arnab Chakraborty,

Tarun Nanda,            B. Ravi Kumar

2017

Role of recrystallization and pearlite dissolution in industrial processing of DP590 steels

Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Volume 32, Issue 16, Page No. 1806–1816,

DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2017.1317792

Taylor and Francis

4.616

 

  1.  

B. Ravi Kumar

Vishal Singh

Tarun Nanda

Manashi Adhikary,

Nimai Halder,  

T. Venugopalan

2018

Effect of Tailoring Martensite Shape and Spatial Distribution on Tensile Deformation Characteristics of Dual Phase Steels

Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology- Transactions of the ASME

Volume 140, Issue 2, Page No. 021002 (11 pages),

DOI:

10.1115/1.4037659

ASME

1.419

  1.  

Sandeep Sharma,

Tarun Nanda,

O.P. Pandey

2018

Effect of particle size on dry sliding wear behaviour of sillimanite reinforced aluminium matrix composites

Ceramics International, Volume 44, Page No. 104–114

DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.09.132

Elsevier

4.527

  1.  

Sandeep Sharma,

Tarun Nanda,

O.P. Pandey

2018

Effect of dual particle size (DPS) on dry sliding wear behaviour of LM30/sillimanite

composites

Tribology International, Volume 123, Page No. 142-154,

DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2017.12.031

Elsevier

4.872

  1.  

Manpreet Singh, Anindya Das,          T. Venugopalan,

Krishnendu Mukherjee, Mahesh Walunj, Tarun Nanda, B. Ravi Kumar

2018

Impact of Martensite Spatial Distribution on Quasi-Static and Dynamic Deformation Behaviour of Dual-Phase Steel

Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A- physical metallurgy and materials science,

Volume 49A, Page No. 463–475,

DOI:

10.1007/s11661-017-4433-y

Springer

2.556

  1.  

Karanbir           Singh,                 Tarun               Nanda,      Rajeev               Mehta

2018

Processing of polyethylene terephthalate     fiber reinforcement to improve compatibility     with constituents of GFRP nanocomposites

Materials and Manufacturing Processes,

Volume 33, Issue 2, Page No. 165-173,

DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2017.1291955

Taylor and Francis

4.616

 

  1.  

Daksh Shelly, Karanbir            Singh,                 Tarun               Nanda,      Rajeev               Mehta

2018

Addition of nanomer clays to GFRPs for enhanced impact

strength and fracture toughness

Materials Research Express,

Volume 5, Issue 10, 105013,

Page No. 1–12,

DOI:

10.1088/2053-1591/aadb0d

IOP Publishing

1.620

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,

Vishal Singh, Virender Singh, Arnab Chakraborty, Sandeep Sharma

2019

Third generation of advanced high-strength steels: Processing routes and properties

Proceedings of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Part L, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, Volume 233, Issue 2, Page No. 209–238,

DOI: 10.1177/1464420716664198

SAGE

2.311

  1.  

Sandeep Sharma,

Tarun Nanda,

O.P. Pandey

2019

Effect of elevated temperatures and applied pressure on the tribological properties of LM30/sillimanite aluminium alloy composites

Journal of Composite Materials, Volume 53, Issue 11, Page No. 1521-1539

DOI: 10.1177/0021998318805203

SAGE

2.591

  1.  

Gurpreet Singh,

Tarun Nanda,

Sk. Jabed Miadad,

Nemai .C. Gorain,

T. Venugopalan,

B. Ravi Kumar

2019

Correlation between Lüders band formation and precipitation kinetics behaviour during the industrial processing of interstitial free high strength steels

Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering,

Volume 19, Issue 2, Page No. 469–483

DOI: 10.1016/j.acme.2018.12.009

Springer

4.369

  1.  

Sandeep Sharma, Suresh Kumar,      Tarun Nanda,

O.P. Pandey

2019

Effect of heat treatment on the wear behavior of zircon reinforced aluminium matrix

composites

Materials Research Express,

Volume 6, Issue 5, 056535,

Page No. 1–11,

DOI:

10.1088/2053-1591/ab04ba

IOP Publishing

1.620

  1.  

Swapan Kumar Das, Tarun Nanda,                    B. Ravi Kumar,

Navjot Singh,

Vishal Singh

 

2019

In situ investigations of microstructural changes during tensile deformation of AISI 304L stainless steels

 

Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering,

Volume 19, Issue 3, Page No.  672–679

DOI:

10.1016/j.acme.2019.02.009

Springer

4.369

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,    

Gaurav Sharma, Rajeev Mehta,

Daksh Shelly, Karanbir Singh

2019

Mechanisms for enhanced impact strength of epoxy based nanocomposites reinforced with silicate platelets

Materials Research Express,

Volume 6, Issue 6, 065061,

Page No. 1–14,

DOI:

10.1088/2053-1591/ab1023

IOP Publishing

1.620

  1.  

Sandeep Sharma, Tarun Nanda,

O.P. Pandey

2019

Investigation of T4 and T6 heat treatment on the wear properties of sillimanite reinforced LM30 aluminium alloy composites

Wear,

Volumes 426–427, Part A, Page No. 27-36

DOI: 10.1016/j.wear.2018.12.065

Elsevier

3.892

  1.  

Madhav Raturi,

Bikram Jit Singh,         

Daksh Shelly, 

Karanbir Singh, 

Tarun Nanda, 

Rajeev Mehta

 

2019

Tensile behaviour and characterization of epoxy-clay-poly (ethylene terephthalate) nanocomposites

 

Materials Research Express,

Volume 6, Issue 11, 115014, Page No. 1–15,

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab43e9

IOP Publishing

1.620

  1.  

Rahul Gupta,

Sandeep Sharma, Tarun Nanda,

O.P. Pandey

2020

A comparative study of dry sliding wear behaviour of sillimanite and rutile reinforced LM27 aluminium alloy composites

Materials Research Express,

Volume 7, Issue 11, 016540, Page No. 1–16,

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab61a2

IOP Publishing

1.620

  1.  

Rahul Gupta,

Sandeep Sharma, Tarun Nanda,

O.P. Pandey

2020

Wear studies of hybrid AMCs reinforced with naturally occurring sillimanite and rutile ceramic particles for brake-rotor applications

Ceramics International,

Volume 46, Issue 10 Part B, July 2020, Page No. 16849-16859

Elsevier

4.527

  1.  

Tarun Nanda, Karanbir Singh,

Daksh Shelly,

Rajeev Mehta 

2020

Advancements in multi-scale filler reinforced epoxy nanocomposites for improved impact strength: a review

Talyor and Francis

10.367

  1.  

Tarun Nanda

Vishal Singh

Gurpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh

B. Ravi Kumar 

 

2021

Processing routes, resulting microstructures, and strain rate dependent deformation behaviour of advanced high strength steels for automotive applications

  • Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering,
  • Volume 21(7), 2021

DOI:

10.1007/s43452-020-00149-4

  •  

Springer

4.369

  1.  

Sandeep Sharma, Rahul Gupta,

Tarun Nanda,

O.P. Pandey

2021

Influence of two different range of sillimanite particle reinforcement on tribological characteristics of LM30 based composites under elevated temperature conditions

  • Materials Chemistry and Physics,
  • Volume 258, 2021, pp. 123988

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2020.123988

Elsevier

4.094

  1.  

Daksh Shelly,

Tarun Nanda,

Rajeev Mehta

2021

Addition of compatibilized nanoclay to GFRCs for improved Izod impact strength and tensile properties

Proceedings of IMechE Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications

 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/14644207211009923

Sage

2.311

  1.  

Daksh Shelly,

Tarun Nanda,

Rajeev Mehta

2021

Addition of compatibilized nanoclay and UHMWPE fibers to epoxy based GFRPs for improved mechanical properties

Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, Volume 145,  June 2021, 106371

Elsevier

7.664

  1.  

Rahul Gupta,

Tarun Nanda,

O.P. Pandey

2021

Comparison of wear behaviour of LM13 Al-Si alloy based composites reinforced with synthetic (B4C) and natural (ilmenite) ceramic particles"

  • Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China
  • (Accepted for publication)

Elsevier

2.917

 

Journal Publications (Non-SCI Indexed Journals)

S. No.

 

Author Details

 

Year

 

Title of Paper

Name of the

Journal, Volume/Issue,

Page Numbers

 

Name of the Publisher

  1.  

I.P.S. Ahuja,

Tarun Nanda

2003

An Insight into Low Growth of Technical Education in India.  

The Indian Journal of Technical Education, Volume 26, No. 3,            Page No. 29–37

ISTE, Delhi

  1.  

J.S. Saini,

Tarun Nanda,

Kishore Khanna

2004

Discretization of Single Point Cutting Tool in Three Dimensions.

 

Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), ,  Volume 84,     

Page No. 71–76

Institution of Engineers, Kolkatta

  1.  

J.S. Saini,       

M.P. Garg,         Tarun Nanda

2005

Finding the Natural Frequencies and Mode Shapes for Vibration Analysis of Up Right Drilling Machine.

Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Volume 86,         Page No.  164–171

Institution of Engineers, Kolkatta

  1.  

J.S. Saini,

A. Garg,

Tarun Nanda,

Kishore Khanna

2006

Internal Stress Relief Feature as a means for Gear Stress Reduction.

 

Journal of the Institution of Engineers, Volume 87, Page No. 33–38

Institution of Engineers, Kolkatta

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,    T.P. Singh.

2008

A Comprehensive Strategy for Technology Generation through Effective Industry-Institute Bonding.

 

The Indian Journal of Technical Education, Volume 31, No 2,       Page No. 1–6, 2008

ISTE, Delhi

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,

T.P. Singh

2008

A statistical analysis to evaluate the factors impairing performance of the tool and auto-component industry.

 

Manufacturing Technology Today Journal, Volume 7, Issue 10,               Page No. 31–35

CMTI, Bengaluru

  1.  

Davinder Singh

Tarun Nanda,  

T.P. Singh

2009

Strategic Alignment of Technological Innovation Initiatives in Cutting Tool Industry in the Region.

 

International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management,      Volume 9,     Issue 4, Page No. 358–386

Inderscience

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,    T.P. Singh.

2009

An assessment of the technology innovation initiatives in the Indian small scale manufacturing industry.

International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management,      Volume 9, Issue 2,     Page No. 173-207

Inderscience

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,    T.P. Singh.

2009

Determinants of creativity and innovation at workplace – a comprehensive review

 

International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, Volume 9, Issue 1, Page No. 84-106

Inderscience

  1.  

J.S. Saini,

Tarun Nanda,

Kishore Khanna

2009

** Stress analysis and optimization of rolling mill housing using CAE.

(Best Paper Research Award        (N K Iyengar Award by Institution of Engineers, Kolkata)

Journal of Institution of Engineers      (Mechanical Division), Volume 89, Page No. 35–42

Institution of Engineers, Kolkatta

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,

Nitin Singla

2009

Effect of welding variables on toughness of mild steel SAW joints under ambient conditions.

 

Manufacturing Technology Today, Volume 8, No. 3,       Page No. 24–30

CMTI, Bengaluru

  1.  

Gopal .K. Dixit,

Tarun Nanda

2011

Strategic Alignment of Organizational Culture and Climate for Stimulating Innovation in SMEs.

 

International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology,       Volume 2, No. 1,       Page No. 77–85, 2010.

International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology Press (IACSIT)

  1.  

Gopal .K. Dixit, Tarun Nanda

2011

Strategic Alignment of Organizational Culture Issues for Stimulating Creativity and Innovation.             

International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 6, No. 4,                         Page No. 471–480, 2011.

Research India Publications

  1.  

Tarun Nanda, Himanshu Gupta, Manjeet Kharub,

Navdeep Singh

2013

Diagnostics for pretesting questionnaires: a

comparative analysis

International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, Volume 13, No. 1, 2013

Page No. 67–79

Inderscience Publications

  1.  

Davinder Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba,

Tarun Nanda

 

2013

Technology Innovation Issues Affecting Small Firms Performance

International Journal of Research in Mechanical Engineering and Technology, Volume 3, No. 2, Page No. 174–178.

 

 

 

Cosmic Journals

  1.  

Davinder Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba,

Tarun Nanda

2014

Factors Contributing Towards Technology

Development in Small Firms

International Journal of Mechanical, Industrial Science and Engineering Volume 8, No.1, Page No. 235–240

World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology

  1.  

Davinder Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba,

Tarun Nanda

 

 

2014

Technology Up-gradation Characteristics of Small Firms: A Study in the Region

International Journal of Business and Management Studies, Volume. 3, No. 3, Page No. 443–449.

 

The Social Sciences Research Society

  1.  

Himanshu Gupta, Tarun Nanda

2015

A quantitative analysis of the relationship between

drivers of innovativeness and performance of MSMEs

International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, Volume 15, No. 2, Page No. 128–157.

Inderscience Publications

  1.  

Davinder Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba,

Tarun Nanda

 

 

2015

Exploring the Determinants of Technology Innovation in MSMEs

International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa, Volume 13, Page No. 103–115.

Trans Tech. Publications

  1.  

Davinder Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba,

Tarun Nanda

 

 

2015

Role of Technological Innovation in Improving Manufacturing Performance: A Review

International Journal of Social, Education, Economics and Management Engineering, Volume 9, No. 1, Page No. 398–402.

World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology

  1.  

Davinder Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba,

Tarun Nanda

 

 

2015

Analysis of Major Problems Faced by Small Firms in North India

International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa, Volume 15, Page No. 150–160.

Trans Tech. Publications

  1.  

Davinder Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba,

Tarun Nanda

 

 

2016

Technology Innovation in Indian MSMEs: A Case Study using SWOT and SAP-LAP Analysis

Productivity,

Volume 57, No. 1, Page No. 43–50

Print Publications

  1.  

Davinder Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba,

Tarun Nanda

 

 

2016

Structural equation modelling of technology innovation model using AMOS for Indian MSMEs

International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management

Inderscience

  1.  

Davinder Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba,

Tarun Nanda

2017

Influence of technological

innovation on performance of small manufacturing companies

International Journal of Productivity and Performance

Management

Volume 66, No. 7, Page No. 838-856

DOI 10.1108/IJPPM-02-2016-0035

Emerald

  1.  

Davinder Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba,

Tarun Nanda

2018

Problems and prospects of Indian MSMEs:

a literature review

International  Journal of Business Excellence

Volume 15, No. 2, Page No. 129–188

DOI: 10.1504/IJBEX.2018.091923

Inderscience

  1.  

Karanbir Singh, Rajeev Mehta, Tarun Nanda

2013

Effect of Clay Reinforcement on the Properties of Epoxy based Polymer Matrix Nanocomposites

International Journal of Engineering Technology and Scientific Research

Volume 1, Issue 1,

Page No. 1–5 (October 2013 Issue)

IJETSR, New Delhi

 

  1.  

Surinder Singh, Tarun Nanda

2013

Effect of Alloying and Heat Treatment on the Properties of Super Martensitic Stainless Steels

International Journal of Engineering Technology and Scientific Research

Volume 1, Issue 1,

Page No. 6–9 (October 2013 Issue)

IJETSR, New Delhi

 

 

List of M.E. Thesis Supervised

S. No.

Name of Student

Year of Completion

Title of M.E. Thesis

  1.  

Vikas Sharma

Dec, 2001

Weld Bead Dimensions and Shape Relationship in Submerged Arc Welding of        IRSM - 41B: Micro Alloyed Steels.

  1.  

Vikas Dogra

June, 2002

Dependence of Bead Geometry Parameters on Welding Variables in SAW of Low Alloyed Steels.

  1.  

Sahib Sartaj Singh

Dec, 2003

Effect of Primary Welding Variables on the Mechanical Strength of Mild Steel Butt Welded Joints using Submerged Arc Welding Process.

  1.  

Nitin Singla

June, 2004

Some Studies on the Toughness Properties of Submerged Arc Welded Joints.

  1.  

Bikramjit Singh

June, 2004

Set-up Time Reduction for Higher Productivity in the Piston Die Casting Foundry - A Case Study.

  1.  

Kapil Sachan

June, 2006

Material Parameters and Creep in a Rotating Composite Cylinder.

  1.  

Hemant Kumar Kaushik

June, 2006

Modeling Creep in a Rotating Composite Disc of Variable Thickness.

  1.  

Raveesh Sabharwal

June, 2006

The Role of Process Innovation in attaining Strategic Technological Capability.

  1.  

Rajwinder Singh

June, 2006

Organizational Climate for Technology Capability Building in Small Firms.

  1.  

Davinder Singh

June, 2009

An Assessment of Technology Development Initiatives of Tool Industry in the region.

  1.  

Vivek Sharma

June, 2009

Evaluation of Contributions of Total Productive Maintenance towards Manufacturing Performance Enhancements.

  1.  

Gopal Krishan Dixit

June, 2010

Evaluation of Contributions of Technology Upgradation Initiatives towards Performance Enhancements in Small Scale Manufacturing Sector.

  1.  

Pankaj Sharma

June, 2011

Study of mechanism for producing ultra-fine grain structure in 316 L austenitic stainless steels.

  1.  

Mridul Rai

June, 2011

Study of mechanism to produce high strength – high conductivity ultra-fine copper through thermal cycling process.

  1.  

Ramandeep Singh

June, 2011

Attributes and Components for the strategic development of  manufacturing firms in the region

  1.  

Himanshu Gupta

June, 2012

A quantitative analysis of the relationship

between drivers of innovativeness and

performance of MSMEs

  1.  

Manjeet Kharub

June, 2012

A quantitative evaluation of the barriers

hindering the growth of small sized enterprises

in a developing economy

  1.  

Navdeep Singh

June, 2012

Evaluating the role of investment, production and linkage capability in improving the performance of MSMEs

  1.  

Jasdeep

June, 2013

Effect of Isothermal Annealing on Microstructural Morphology of Martensite in a Super Martensitic Stainless Steel subjected to different prior conditions

  1.  

Navjot Singh

June, 2013

To investigate the Microstructural Changes during Tensile Deformation of AISI 304L Austenitic Stainless Steels using In-Situ and Ex-Situ Tensile Experiment 

  1.  

Mayank Mittal

June, 2014

Effect of Inter-critical Annealing Parameters on the

Recrystallization, Austenite Formation and Stabilization in

a Dual Phase Steel

  1.  

Madhav Rathuri

June, 2014

Fabrication and Property Evaluation of a Epoxy-Clay-PET Nanocomposite System

  1.  

Surinder Singh

June, 2014

Inter-critical Annealing of a Lean Composition Steel under Controlled Cooling to Produce Multiphase Microstructure

  1.  

Vishal Singh

June, 2015

Effect of Martensite Morphology on the tensile deformation behavior of a DP 590 steel

  1.  

Gaurav Sharma

June, 2015

Synthesis, Characterization and Mechanical Behaviour of Epoxy Nanocomposites Reinforced with Layered Silicates

  1.  

Sandeep Sharma

June, 2015

Simulations for pearlite-to-austenite transformation in a DP590 steel for improved mechanical properties

  1.  

Arnab Chakraborty

June, 2016

Effect of second phase distribution and morphology on the bake hardening behaviour of dual phase steels

  1.  

Daksh Shally

June, 2016

Effect of nanoclay addition on the mechanical properties of glass fibre reinforced epoxy nanocomposites processed through VARIM.

  1.  

Virender Singh

June, 2016

A new annealing route for industrial processing of dual phase (DP) steels to obtain improved mechanical properties

  1.  

 Manpreet Singh

June, 2017

High Strain Rate Deformation Behavior of Dual Phase Steels: The Role of Martensite Volume Fraction and Distribution

  1.  

Gurpreet Singh

June, 2017

The Synergistic Influence of Chemical Composition and Industrial Annealing Processes on Lüders Bands Formation in Interstitial Free High Strength Steels

  1.  

Rahul Gupta

June, 2017

Synthesis, Characterization, and Dry Sliding Wear Characteristics of LM27 Alloy Based AMCs with Ceramic Fillers

  1.  

Vivek Kumar Singh

June, 2018

Effect of Twinning on the Mechanical Properties of Bainitic Steels

  1.  

 Harmanpreet Singh

June, 2018

Processing of harmonic type DP microstructures in the given steel and investigating deformation behavior through tensile testing and also by modelling-simulation.

  1.  

 Vikram Jeet

June, 2018

To investigate the tensile deformation behavior of high martensite DP steels using nano-indentation and spherical indentation hardness testing

 

List of Ph.D. (Completed)

S. No.

Name of Student

Title of Ph.D. Thesis

Status of Completion

  1.  

Davinder Singh

An evaluation of technological innovation initiatives of MSMEs in north India

Completed

  1.  

Karanbir Singh

Study of epoxy based GFRP nanocomposites modified with polymer fiber and/or elastomer

Completed

  1.  

Sandeep Sharma

Study of dry sliding wear characteristics of sillimanite reinforced aluminium alloy composites

Completed

  1.  

Rahul Gupta

Study of dry sliding wear behaviour of boron carbide-ilmenite hybrid AMCs

Ongoing

  1.  

Daksh Shelly

Study of epoxy based GFRP nanocomposites reinforced with tough polymer fibers for improved impact strength

Ongoing

 

List of Conference Publications

S. No.

Author(s)

Title of Paper

Name and Place of Conference

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,           

Sahib S. Singh,

Nitin Singla

Weld Discontinuity Identification using NDT

 

Proceedings of the National Workshop on Welding Technology in India - Present Status and Future Trends, MED, SLIET, Longowal, April 25-26, 2003, pp 64-70.

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,                 Sahib S. Singh,

Nitin Singla

Some Common Defects and Discontinuities found in Weldments

 

Proceedings of the National Workshop on Welding Technology in India - Present Status and Future Trends, MED, SLIET, Longowal, April 25-26, 2003, pp 76-81.

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,           

Sahib Sartaj Singh

Recent Developments in the welding processes

Proceedings of the All India Seminar on Power and Energy for Sustainable Growth, CR State College of Engineering, Murthal (Sonepat), February 20-21, 2003, pp.420 – 427.

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,           

Sahib S. Singh,

Nitin Singla

Draw & Hidden Arc: New Methods to join Metals

Proceedings of the National Workshop on Welding Technology in India - Present Status and Future Trends, MED, SLIET, Longowal, April 25-26,  2003, pp 71-75.

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,                  Sahib S. Singh,

Nitin Singla

Destructive Testing of Welds   

Proceedings of the National Workshop on Welding Technology in India - Present Status and Future Trends, MED, SLIET, Longowal, April 25-26,  2003, pp 82-90.

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,

Nitin Singla

An overview to Non-Destructive Methods of Weld Examination

All India Seminar on Power and Energy for Sustainable Growth, Feb. 20-21, 2003, CR State College of Engineering, Murthal, Sonepat

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,                   T.P. Singh,

I.P.S. Ahuja

Technology Development for Core Competency Building in Indian Manufacturing Industry: Status and Available Options

National Conference on Recent Developments in Mechanical Engineering (NCME 2003), October 31- November 1, 2003, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala

  1.  

A.S Shahi,

Sahib S. Singh,

Nitin Singla,

Sunil Pandey,

Tarun Nanda

Prediction of UTS and Toughness Properties of SAW Welded Joints

Proceedings of the National Symposium on Joining of Materials (SOJOM 2004), MED, SLIET, Longowal, July 22-23, 2004, pp 1-12.

  1.  

Sahib Sartaj Singh,        

A.S. Shahi,                

Tarun Nanda,

Some Studies on the Effect of Primary Welding Variables  on Mild Steel Butt Welded            SAW Joints - Part I

Proceedings of the National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Manufacturing Systems (etms - 2004), MED, SLIET, Longowal, January 18 - 19, 2004.

  1.  

Nitin Singla,

A.S. Shahi,

Tarun Nanda

Some Studies on the Effect of Primary Welding Variables on Mild Steel Butt Welded  SAW Joints - Part II

Proceedings of the National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Manufacturing Systems (etms - 2004), MED, SLIET, Longowal, January 18 - 19, 2004.

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,                     T.P. Singh,

Raveesh Sabharwal

Low Performance of Indian Manufacturing Organizations in the Area of Technology Development: Defects And Remedies

 

Proceedings of the Fifth Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management (GLOGIFT - 2005), Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya,                  Bhopal - 462036, M. P, India, December 27-29, 2005.

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,                      J. S. Saini,                   Raveesh Sabharwal,

Technology Up-gradation through Industry-Institute Bonding: A Model for Small Scale Sector

11th International Conference  on Productivity and Quality Research (ICPQR), December 12-15, 2005, IIT Delhi

  1.  

Puneet Katyal, S.K.Gupta, Sanjeev Garg, Jaswinder Saini and

Tarun Nanda

Stress Analysis and Optimization of Rolling Mill Housing using CAE

 

A Conference on Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing: A Global Perspective               (CCADM 2005), April 8-9, 2005, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,                      T.P Singh, Raveesh Sabharwal

Building Technological Capability in the context of Globalization: Challenges before the Indian Manufacturing Industry

National Conference on Emerging Trends in Technology Management, February    18 - 19, 2006, GLA Institute of Technology and Management, Mathura

  1.  

Raveesh Sabharwal, Rajwinder Singh,                 Tarun Nanda,                    J.S Saini

Managing Patents for Strategic Success in the Area of Technology Development

 

National Seminar on Copyrights: Emerging Issues In India, March 25, 2006, School of Management & Social Sciences, Thapar University, Patiala

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,                       T.P. Singh

Technology development through indigenous research in small scale units: a survey

IInd National Conference on Recent Developments in Mechanical Engineering (NCME 2006), November 10-11, 2006, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,                Davinder Singh

Features of confederation culture to inculcate innovation and creativity in organizations

Fifth International Conference on Business Challenges and Strategies in Emerging Global Scenario (ICBCS’ 08), May 30, 2008, Punjab College of Technical Education, Ludhiana, 2008

  1.  

Tarun Nanda,                 Davinder Singh

Components of Technology Development Implementation Program for Small Scale Sector

IIIrd National Conference on Recent Developments in Mechanical Engineering (NCME 2008), November 14 - 15, 2008, Mechanical Engineering Department,, Thapar University, Patiala

  1.  

Tarun Nanda

Deployment of Six Sigma

A Workshop on Deployment of Six Sigma, November 8, 2008, Rayat-Bahra College of Engineering and Nano-Technology for Women, Hoshiarpur

  1.  

Davinder Singh,

M. Singla,

K Sharma, 

A Kumar,

Tarun Nanda

Technological Innovation Characteristics in Small Scale Manufacturing Industries

Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Innovations (ICEI2k10), Paper No.3014, Continental Institute of Engineering, Fatehgarh Sahib, 2010

  1.  

Davinder Singh,           Tarun Nanda

Regulatory support to build competitiveness in small scale sector

Global Trends in Mechanical Engineering                    (GTME 2010), April 16-17, 2010, Rayat and Bahra Institute of Engineering and Biotechnology, Mohali

  1.  

Pankaj Sharma,

Mridul Rai,

Tarun Nanda

Mechanisms for producing ultra-fine/ nano grained microstructure for austenitic stainless steels

International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ICETME 2011), February    24 - 26, 2011, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar University, Patiala

 

List of Books Published

S. No.

Title of the Book

Year of Publication

Name of Publisher

1

Materials and Metallurgy

 

 

2006

Copyright@ 2006 Thapar University, Patiala

2

Operations Management

 

 

2009

Copyright@ 2009 Thapar University, Patiala

 

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