Dr. Dheeraj Gupta

Professor

Specialization

Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Surface Engineering, Microwave Materials Processing, Tribology, Biomaterials

Email

dheeraj.gupta@thapar.edu

Specialization

Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Surface Engineering, Microwave Materials Processing, Tribology, Biomaterials

Email

dheeraj.gupta@thapar.edu

Contact No.

8728013178

Biography

Dr. Dheeraj Gupta is an active researcher in the broad area of microwave materials processing for the development of advanced materials for various industrial applications, tailoring the surface properties of bulk metallic/ceramic materials, tribology. He has more than 14 years of experience in teaching and research. He obtained his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science, Indore, India, and Master’s & Doctoral Degrees from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India. He has worked on European Union Funded Project, In Lisbon, Portugal. One Indian Patent on microwave cladding in his credit and one are in under examination on microwave casting. He has published more than 75 articles in SCI journals and more than 45 in International Conferences. He has written various book chapters for Repute publishing houses like Springer, Wiley, Taylor and Francis etc. He has supervised 04 Ph.D. and more than 24 Master dissertations. Recently he has finished DST-SERB sponsored research project on microwave cladding and cavitation erosion.

Academic Profile

  • PhD in Microwave Cladding, IIT Roorkee
    • 2009-2012
    • M.Tech. in Welding Engineering, IIT Roorkee
    • 2002-2004
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, S.G.S.I.T.S. Indore
    • 1997-2001

Research Interests

  • Microwave materials Processing
  • Surface Engineering and Tribology
  • Biomaterials

Research Projects

Year of Funding

Sponsoring Organisation

Title of Project

Amount of Grant (in Lakhs)

Co-Investigators (if any)

2017-21

DST-SERB

Development of Microwave Processed Cavitation Erosion Resistant Cladding

17.16

Dr. Vivek Jain

 

Publications and other Research Outputs

SCI 75,  Conference Papers 45

Journal Papers: SCI/SCIE

  1. Singh, S., Gupta, D., and Kaushal, S., "Dry Sliding Wear Performance of Ni–SiC Composites Developed Through an In Situ Microwave Casting Process." ASME. J. Tribol. 2020; 142(10): 101704. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4047032
  2. Sharma, A., Jain, V. & Gupta, D. Effect of Pre and Post Tempering on Hole Quality of Float Glass Specimen: for Rotary Ultrasonic and Conventional Drilling. Silicon (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12633-020-00597-w
  3. Mago, J., Bansal, S., Gupta, D., and Jain, V., 2020, “Investigation of Microwave Processing Parameters on Development of Ni-40Cr3C2 Composite Clad and Their Characterization,” Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 51(8), pp. 4288–4300. 
  4. Babbar, A., Jain, V. and Gupta, D. (2020), "Preliminary investigations of rotary ultrasonic neurosurgical bone grinding using Grey-Taguchi optimization methodology", Grey Systems: Theory and Application, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/GS-11-2019-0054
  5. Kaushal, S., Bohra, S., Gupta, D. et al. On Processing and Characterization of Cu–Mo-Based Castings Through Microwave Heating. Inter Metalcast (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40962-020-00481-8
  6. Bansal, S., Gupta, D., and Jain, V., 2020, “Analysis of Susceptor Temperature during Microwave Heating and Characterization of Ni-30Cr 3 C 2 Clads,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part L J. Mater. Des. Appl., 234(6), pp. 881–894.
  7. Jain, A., Singh, G., Jain, V., and Gupta, D., 2020, “Feasibility Analysis for Machining Serpentine Microchannels on Glass Using Rotary Ultrasonic Milling,” Measurement, 160, p. 107844. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2020.107844.
  8. Babbar, A., Jain, V., and Gupta, D., 2020, “In Vivo Evaluation of Machining Forces, Torque, and Bone Quality during Skull Bone Grinding,” Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part H J. Eng. Med., 234(6), pp. 626–638. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954411920911499
  9. Kumar, R., Bhowmick, H., and Gupta, D., 2020, “Metallurgical and Wear Study of MWCNT-Reinforced h-AMMC Fabricated through Microwave Hybrid Sintering,” Int. J. Mater. Res., p. 146.111884. https://doi.org/10.3139/146.111884
  10. Babbar, A., Jain, V., and Gupta, D., 2020, “Thermo-Mechanical Aspects and Temperature Measurement Techniques of Bone Grinding,” Mater. Today Proc. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.01.497
  11. Baraiya, R., Babbar, A., Jain, V., and Gupta, D., 2020, “In-Situ Simultaneous Surface Finishing Using Abrasive Flow Machining via Novel Fixture,” J. Manuf. Process., 50, pp. 266–278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2019.12.051.
  12. Jonty Mago, Sandeep Bansal, Dheeraj Gupta, Vivek Jain, Cavitation Erosion Behavior of Microwave Processed Ni-40Cr3C2 Composite Clads: A Parametric Investigation using Ultrasonic Apparatus, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, (Accepted), DOI: 10.1177/1464420720961122
  13. Kaushal, S., Bohra, S., Gupta, D. Jain V, On Processing and Characterization of Cu–Mo-Based Castings Through Microwave Heating. Inter Metalcast (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40962-020-00481-8.
  14. Atul Babbar, Akhilesh Kumar, Vivek Jain, Dheeraj Gupta, “Enhancement of activated tungsten inert gas (A-TIG) welding using multi-component TiO2-SiO2-Al2O3 hybrid flux,” Measurement, Volume 148, 2019, 106912, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2019.106912.
  15. Babbar, A., Jain, V. & Gupta, D. Thermogenesis mitigation using ultrasonic actuation during bone grinding: a hybrid approach using CEM43°C and Arrhenius model. J Braz. Soc. Mech. Sci. Eng. 41, 401 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40430-019-1913-6
  16. Ankit Sharma, Vivek Jain & Dheeraj Gupta (2019) Comparative analysis of chipping mechanics of float glass during rotary ultrasonic drilling and conventional drilling: For multi-shaped tools, Machining Science and Technology, 23:4, 547-568, DOI: 10.1080/10910344.2019.1575402
  17. Sharma, A., Jain, V., & Gupta, D. (2019). Multi-shaped tool wear study during rotary ultrasonic drilling and conventional drilling for amorphous solid. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, 233(3), 551–560. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954408918776724
  18. Singh, S., Gupta, D., and Jain, V., 2019, “Microwave Processing and Characterization of Nickel Powder Based Metal Matrix Composite Castings,” Mater. Res. Express, 6(8), p. 0865b1.
  19. Kaushal, S., Gupta, D., and Bhowmick, H., 2019, “On Processing and Flexural Behaviour of Functionally Graded Clads Developed through Microwave Irradiation,” Mater. Res. Express, 6(7), p. 076405.
  20. Kaushal, S., Singh, D., Gupta, D., and Jain, V. (January 25, 2019). "Wear Resistance Improvement of Austenitic 316 L Steel by Microwave-Processed Composite Clads." ASME. J. Tribol. April 2019; 141(4): 041605. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4042273
  21. Kaushal, S., Singh, D., Gupta, D., & Jain, V. (2019). Processing of Ni–WC–Cr3C2-based metal matrix composite cladding on SS-316L substrate through microwave irradiation. Journal of Composite Materials, 53(8), 1023–1032. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998318794846
  22. Satnam Singh, Praveen Singh, Dheeraj Gupta, Vivek Jain, Rohit Kumar, Sarbjeet Kaushal, (2019) “Development and characterization of microwave processed cast iron joint”, Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, Volume 22 (2), 569-577,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jestch.2018.10.012.
  23. Daljeet Singh, Atul Babbar, Vivek Jain, Dheeraj Gupta, Sanjai Saxena, Vagish Dwibedi, (2019), Synthesis, characterization, and bioactivity investigation of biomimetic biodegradable PLA scaffold fabricated by fused filament fabrication process, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering  41:121, Springer (SCI I.F: 1.755).
  24. Sarbjeet Kaushal, Dheeraj Gupta & Hiralal Bhowmick (2018) On surface modification of austenitic stainless steel using microwave processed Ni/Cr3C2 composite cladding, Surface Engineering, 34:11, 809-817, DOI: 10.1080/02670844.2017.1362808
  25. Kaushal, S., Gupta, D., and Bhowmick, H., 2018, “On Processing of Ni-Cr3C2 Based Functionally Graded Clads through Microwave Heating,” Mater. Res. Express, 5(6), p. 066405.
  26. Ankit Sharma, Vivek Jain, Dheeraj Gupta, “Characterization of chipping and tool wear during drilling of float glass using rotary ultrasonic machining,” Measurement, Volume 128, 2018, Pages 254-263, ISSN 0263-2241, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2018.06.040.
  27. Singh, B., Kaushal, S., Gupta, D., and Bhowmick, H. (May 21, 2018). "On Development and Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of Microwave Processed Ni/Al2O3 Composite Clad." ASME. J. Tribol. November 2018; 140(6): 061603. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4039996
  28. Singh, G., Jain, V., Gupta, D., & Sharma, A. (2018). Parametric effect of vibrational drilling on osteonecrosis and comparative histopathology study with conventional drilling of cortical bone. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 232(10), 975–986. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954411918794983
  29. Kaushal, S., Singh, B., Gupta, D., Bhowmick, H., & Jain, V. (2018). An approach for developing nickel–alumina powder-based metal matrix composite cladding on SS-304 substrate through microwave heating. Journal of Composite Materials, 52(16), 2131–2138. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998317740732
  30. Sarbjeet Kaushal, Dheeraj Gupta &Hiralal Bhowmick (2018) On processing of Ni-WC based functionally graded composite clads through microwave heating, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 33:8, 822-828, DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2017.1401724
  31. Kaushal, S., Gupta, D., and Bhowmick, H., 2018, “On Processing of Ni-Cr3C2 Based Functionally Graded Clads through Microwave Heating,” Mater. Res. Express, 5(6), p. 66405.
  32. Singh, S., Gupta, D., & Jain, V. (2018). Microwave melting and processing of metal–ceramic composite castings. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 232(7), 1235–1243. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954405416666900
  33. Kaushal, S., Singh, D., Gupta, D., Bhowmick, H., and Jain, V., (2018), “Processing of Ni20WC10Mo Based Composite Clads on Austenitic Stainless Steel through Microwave Hybrid Heating,” Mater. Res. Express, 5(3), p. 36401.
  34. Kaushal, S., Gupta, D. & Bhowmick, H.L. (2018) On Development and Wear Behavior of Microwave-Processed Functionally Graded Ni-SiC Clads on SS-304 Substrate. J. of MateriEng and Perform 27, 777–786. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-017-3110-z
  35. Kumar P, Singh G, Jain V, Gupta. D., 2018, “Optimization of Process Parameters for Improving Drilling Quality and Machining Performance of Abrasive Assisted Drilling on AISI D2 Steel, Indian Journal of of Engineering and Material Sciences, 25(1), pp. 33–41.
  36. Kaushal, S., Gupta, D., & Bhowmick, H.L. (2018). An approach for functionally graded cladding of composite material on austenitic stainless steel substrate through microwave heating. Journal of Composite Materials, 52(3), 301–312. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998317705977
  37. Satnam Singh, Dheeraj Gupta & Vivek Jain (2018, Processing of Ni-WC-8Co MMC casting through microwave melting, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 33:1, 26-34, DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2017.1291954
  38. Singh, S., Gupta, D., & Jain, V. (2018). “Microwave melting and processing of metal–ceramic composite castings,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 232(7), 1235–1243. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954405416666900
  39. Kaushal, S., Sirohi, V., Gupta, D., Bhowmick, H.L., & Singh, S. (2018). Processing and characterization of composite cladding through microwave heating on martensitic steel. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, 232(1), 80–86. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464420715616139
  40. Singh, G., Jain, V., & Gupta, D. (2017). Multi-objective performance investigation of orthopaedic bone drilling using Taguchi membership function. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 231(12), 1133–1139. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954411917735129
  41. Kaushal, S., Gupta, D., and Bhowmick, H., (2017). On Microstructure and Wear Behavior of Microwave Processed Composite Clad, ASME. J. Tribol., 139(6): 061602. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4035844
  42. Kaushal, S., Gupta, D., and Bhowmick, H.L. (2017). Investigation of Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of Ni–SiC Microwave Cladding,  ASME. J. Tribol., 139(4): 041603. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4035147
  43. Kaushal, S., Gupta, D., and Bhowmick, H.L. (2017). "On Microstructure and Wear Behavior of Microwave Processed Composite Clad." ASME. J. Tribol.; 139(6): 061602. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4035844
  44. Singh, S., Singh, R., Gupta, D., and Jain, V. (2017). "Preliminary Metallurgical and Mechanical Investigations of Microwave Processed Hastelloy Joints." ASME. J. Manuf. Sci. Eng., 139(6): 064503. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4035370
  45. Baraiya Rajendra , Jain Vivek, Gupta. D., (2016), “Abrasive Flow Machining: An Area Seeking for Improvement,” IOSR J. Mech. Civ. Eng., pp. 2278–1684.
  46. Satnam Singh, Dheeraj Gupta, Vivek Jain, “Novel microwave composite casting process: Theory, feasibility and characterization,” Materials & Design, Volume 111, 2016, Pages 51-59, ISSN 0264-1275, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2016.08.071.
  47. Gurmeet Singh, Vivek Jain, Dheeraj Gupta, Aman Ghai,  (2016) “Optimization of process parameters for drilled hole quality characteristics during cortical bone drilling using Taguchi method,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Volume 62, Pages 355-365, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.05.015.
  48. Singh, G., Gahi, A., Jain, V., and Gupta, D., (2016), “An Investigation on Thermal Necrosis during Bone Drilling,” International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials., 18(4), p. 341. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMMM.2016.077708
  49. Singh, S., Gupta, D., & Jain, V. (2016). “Recent applications of microwaves in materials joining and surface coatings,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 230(4), 603–617. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954405414560778
  50. Pathania Akshay, Singh Satnam, Gupta Dheeraj, Jain Vivek (2015), Development and analysis of tribological behavior of microwave processed EWAC+20% WC10Co2Ni composite cladding on mild steel substrate, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Volume 20(1), 79-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2015.09.007.
  51. Gupta Dheeraj, Singh Satnam, Jain Vivek, K. R., (2015), “Joining of Bulk Cast Iron Through Microwave Energy,” Int. J. Technol. Res. Eng., 2(7).
  52. Singh, G., Jain, V., & Gupta, D. (2015). Comparative study for surface topography of bone drilling using conventional drilling and loose abrasive machining. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 229(3), 225–231. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954411915576945
  53. Satnam Singh, Dheeraj Gupta, Vivek Jain & Apurbba K. Sharma (2015) Microwave Processing of Materials and Applications in Manufacturing Industries: A Review, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 30:1, 1-29, DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2014.952028
  54. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, (2014), Microwave Cladding: A New Approach in Surface Engineering, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 16, 176–182. I.F. 2.809 [Publisher: Elsevier and Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)]
  55. Singh, S., Gupta, D., Jain, V., Sharma, A K. , (2014), Microwave Processing Of Materials and Applications in Manufacturing Industries: A Review, Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 30:1, 1-29. [Publisher: Taylor and Francis, Impact Factor: 2.669]
  56. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, (2012), Copper coating on austenitic stainless steel using microwave hybrid heating, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering [PIE],  226 (2), 132-141, DOI: 10.1177/0954408911414652. [Publisher: SAGE; Impact Factor: 0.520]
  57. Amelia Almeida, Dheeraj Gupta, Carole Loable, Rui Vilar, (2012), Laser-Assisted Synthesis of Ti-Mo Alloys for Biomedical Applications, Materials Science and Engineering: C, Materials Science and Engineering C, 32, 1190–1195. [Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor: 2.178 & Five Year Impact Factor: 2.407]
  58. A K Sharma, Dheeraj Gupta, (2012), On Microstructure and Flexural Strength of Metal-Ceramic Composite Cladding Developed through Microwave Heating, Applied Surface Science, 258, 5583– 5592. [Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor: 1.793 & Five Year Impact Factor: 1.895 ]
  59. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, (2012), Microstructural Characterisation of Cermet Cladding on Austenitic Stainless Steel Developed through Microwave Irradiation, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 21(10), 2165-2172. [Publisher: ASM and Springer; Impact Factor: 0.633]
  60. Dheeraj Gupta, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Guido Link, Manfred Thumm, (2012), Investigation on Microstructural Characterization of Microwave Cladding, Processing and Properties of Advanced Ceramics and Composites IV by Ceramic Transactions, 234, 133-143, ISBN: 978-1-1184-9183-6.
  61. Dheeraj Gupta, Prabhakar M.Bhovi, A. K. Sharma, Sushanta Dutta, (2012), Development and Characterization of Microwave Composite Cladding, Journal of Manufacturing Processes. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 14, 243–249. [Publisher: Elsevier and Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)]
  62. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, (2011),  Investigation on sliding wear performance of WC10Co2Ni cladding developed through microwave irradiation, Wear, 271 (9-10), 1642-1650. [Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor: 1.635 & Five Year Impact Factor: 2.109]
  63. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, (2011),Development and Microstructural Characterization of Microwave Cladding on Austenitic Stainless Steel, Surface & Coatings Technology, 205, 5147–5155. [Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor: 2.135 & Five Year Impact Factor: 2.294]
  64. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, (2011) Development and Characterisation of Ni based Microwave Cladding, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER). 6 (5), 569-577.
  65. Dheeraj Gupta, C.P. Paul, Bhupendra K. Gandhi, S.R. Gupta, , A.K. Nath, (2018), Wear Behavior Of Laser Clad Surfaces Of Cr3C2, WC And Mo On Austenitic AISI 304L Steel, Journal of Laser Application,  20 (3), 140-145. https://doi.org/10.2351/1.2900550

ME Thesis Guided

24 (Twenty four)

Invited Talks

SS. No.

Title of the expert talk/lecture

Forum with date and venue

01

Microwave Cladding: Challenges and Opportunities

AICTE Sponsored QIP Workshop on June 20, 2014 at IIT Roorkee

02

Developments in Microwave Materials Processing

Faculty Development Programme, Delhi Technological University, Delhi on 14-18 July,2014.

03

 Enhancing Teaching Learning Effectiveness of Lecture Method of Teaching

 

Thapar University, Patiala. July 8, 2015

04

Advance Materials and Processing Technique

 

Workshop On “Innovations in Advanced Manufacturing Processes”

September 25, 2015, Ludhiana Group of Colleges, Ludhiana, Punjab

05

Microwave Processing of Metallic Materials

 

National Seminar on “Emerging Trends In Manufacturing and Automation Engineering (NSMAE-2015)" October 9 - 10, 2015 at Amity University Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior

06

Innovative and Sustainable approach for Joining of Difficult to weld Materials.

One Week Technical Workshop

On “Advances In Manufacturing Processes, Department

Of Mechanical Engineering,

Noida Institute Of Engineering

 & Technology (Niet)

&Institution Of Engineers Of India Ghaziabad Centre, India, Nov. 27th To Dec. 1st, 2017

 

07

Application of Surface Engineering in Mining Industries

 

IEI, Chandigarh sponsored, Expert Lecture organized by BBSBEC, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab, on 29 March, 2019.

08

Microwave Processing of Materials-Past, Present and Future

 

Expert lecture at TEQIP-III sponsored STC on Advances and

Challenges in Material and Manufacturing (ACMM-2019) during November 4-8, 2019 at BIET Jhansi, India.

09

Microwave Processing of Materials

 

TEQIP-3 Sponsored Expert Lecture, College of Engineering Roorkee, on 27 July, 2020.

110

Process Selection Thinking for Materials Processing

TEQIP-3 Sponsored STTP on "Reliability & Material Processing" Expert Lecture, SRIIT, Gwalior, on 14-15 September, 2020.

111

An Approach "Sustainable and Energy Efficient" for Materials Processing

 

AICTE-ISTE sponsored 6-day Online Faculty Development Programme on 'Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering" (ETiME-2021) from 24-29 April, 2021 at Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana, Haryana

Reviewer

  1. Journal of Energy Resources Technology ( Associate Editor, Special Issue on AI Techniques for Integrated Energy Systems), Publisher: ASME
  2. Wear, Publisher: Elsevier (Reviewer)
  3. Journal of Materials Characterization, Publisher: Elsevier (Reviewer)
  4. Journal of Tribology Publisher: SAGE (Reviewer)
  5. Materials Research Expresses  Publisher: IOP (Reviewer)
  6. Journal of Surface & Coating Technology, Publisher: Elsevier (Reviewer)

 

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