December 10-12, 2015

International Conference on
Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering.

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Speakers

Prof. Kornel Ehmann

McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University, USA

Academic background:
Kornel Ehmann received his BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering in 1970 and 1974 from the University of Belgrade. He received his Ph.D degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1979.

Prof. Ehmann is serving at Northwestern's Department of Mechanical Engineering since 1981. He has also held positions as an adjunct professor of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, a Distinguished Honorary Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT-Kanpur, India, a University Chair Professor of Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li, Taiwan, and a visiting professor at the University of Belgrade. He is the founding editor of the SME/Elsevier Journal - Manufacturing Letters. He has also served as the Technical Editor of the ASME Transactions: Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, as the president of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (NAMRI/SME), as the chair of the Manufacturing Engineering Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (MED/ASME), and as the director of the International Institution for Micromanufacturing.

Research Interests:
Micro/meso-scale manufacturing; precision engineering; machine tool dynamics and control; material removal processes; automation and robotics

Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao

Professor, IIT Bombay, India

Academic background:
Prof. Rao did his B.Tech. from Kakatiya University in the year 1986. He completed his M.Tech. from IIT Bombay in 1991. He obtained his Doctorate from Bundeswehr University Munich in the year 1997.

Dr. V. Ramgopal Rao is a P. K. Kelkar Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Chief Investigator for the Centre of Excellence in Nanoelectronics project at IIT Bombay. Dr. Rao has over 375 publications in the area of Electron Devices & Nanoelectronics in refereed international journals and conference proceedings and is an inventor on 30 patents (including 13 US patents) and patent applications, with many of his patents licensed to industries for commercialization. He is also a co-founder of the company NanoSniff Technologies Pvt. Ltd. at IIT Bombay which is developing products in the area of Nanotechnology. Prof. Rao has supervised/co-supervised over 100 Masters students& 30 Ph.D. students at IIT Bombay in the area of Nanoelectronics since the year 2000.

Prof. Rao's work is recognized with many awards and honors in the country and abroad. He is a recipient of the Shanti SwarupBhatnagar Prize in Engineering Sciences in 2005 and the Infosys Prizein 2013. Dr. Rao also received the Swarnajayanti Fellowship award from the Department of Science & Technology, IBM Faculty award, Best Research award from the Intel Asia Academic Forum, Techno-Mentor award from the Indian Semiconductor Association, DAE-SRC Outstanding Research Investigator award, NASI-Reliance Platinum Jubilee award and the Excellence in Research Award from IIT Bombay. Prof. Rao was an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices during 2003-2012 for the CMOS Devices and Technology area and currently serves on the Editorial boards of various other international journals. Dr. Rao is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, the Indian Academy of Sciences, the Indian National Science Academy, and the National Academy of Sciences. He is a Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Electron Devices Society and interacts closely with many semiconductor industries including Intel, IBM, Infineon, Applied Materials, Maxim and Texas Instruments.

Dr. Rao is currently the Chairman, IEEE AP/ED Bombay Chapter and Vice-President, Materials Research Society of India. He also served as a Vice-Chairman, IEEE Asia Pacific Regions/Chapters sub-committee during 2007-2013 and was the first elected Chairman for the India section, American Nano Society during 2013-2015.

Prof. Anand Asundi

Professor, NanyangTechnological University, Singapore

Academic background:
Prof. Anand Asundi did his B.Tech. and M.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 1975 and 1977. He received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in the year 1981.

Following a brief tenure Virginia Tech., he joined the University of Hong Kong in 1983 where he was Professor till 1996. Currently he is Professor and Deputy Director of the Advanced Materials Research Centre at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. His teaching area is in Solid Mechanics and his research interests are in Photomechanics and Optical Sensors. He has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented invited and plenary talks at International Conferences around the world. He has also chaired and organized numerous conferences in Singapore and other parts of the world. He is the Editor of Optics and Lasers in Engineering and on the Board of Directors of SPIE, The International Society of Optical Engineers. He is a fellow of the Institute of Engineers, Singapore and SPIE. He also holds advisory professorial appointments at Tongji University, Shanghai University and Harbin Institute of Technology, China. He is also Chairman of the Asian Committee on Experimental Mechanics and the Asia Pacific Committee on Smart and Nano Materials both of which he co-founded.

Research Interests:
Prof. Asundi's primary research interests are in the field of photomechanics with specific applications in the fields of micro and nano mechanics, biomechanics, chemical sensing, non-destructive testing and smart structures.

Prof. Shreyes N. Melkote

Georgia Institute of Technology

Academic background:
Prof. S. N. Melkote received his B.Tech. (Hons.) inManufacturing Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology – Kharagpur in1987, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University in 1989, and a Ph.D. inMechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics from Michigan Technological University in1993. Prior to joining the ranks of the faculty at Georgia Tech in 1995, Dr. Melkote conductedpost-doctoral research in Machining Process Modeling and Machine Tool Systems at theUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Prof. Melkote is Associate Professor in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Melkote was faculty advisor of the Georgia Tech Student Chapter of theSME (S-183) from 1996-2000. He is currently the Director of the Precision Machining ResearchConsortium of the Manufacturing Research Center at Georgia Tech. Nationally, he is Chair ofthe Manufacturing Processes Technical Committee of the ASME Manufacturing EngineeringDivision and a member of the Scientific Committee of the North American ManufacturingResearch Institution of the SME (NAMRI/SME). He has organized/co-organized severalsymposia at the ASME IMECE, the Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, and theASME/IEEE AIM Conferences.Dr. Melkote is recipient of the Best Paper Award of the Manufacturing Engineering Division ofthe ASME at the 2002 IMECE, the 2002 Engineer of the Year in Education Award from theEngineers of Greater Atlanta, the 1998 Dell K. Allen Outstanding Young ManufacturingEngineer Award from the SME, the Outstanding Paper Award in the 1998 North AmericanManufacturing Research Conference, and a Research Initiation Award in 1995 from the SME.

Research Interests:
Dr. Melkote's current research activities are in the areas of workholding design automation and technology, micro-mechanical machining, surface generation in precision machining, and machining process modeling.

Prof. Rajurkar

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Academic background:
Prof. Rajurkar obtained his Ph.D from Michigan Technological University (USA) in the year 1981 and M.S. also from the same university in 1978. He completed his B.E. from Jabalpur (India) in the year 1966. Dr. K.P. Rajurkar is the founder and director of the Center for Nontraditional Manufacturing Research and a College of Engineering Distinguished Professor of Industrial and ManagementSystems Engineering. He served as Program Director of Manufacturing machines and Equipment at National Science Foundation. He was the chairman of Manufacturing Systems Engineering Graduate Program of the College of Engineering (1988-99). He is a fellow of ASME, SME and International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP). He has more than 150 research publications and and nearly 125 technically edited papers which were published in conference proceedings.

His research areas include:
-Modeling and Analysis
-Control of Traditional and Nontraditional Manufacturing Processes

Prof. Sathyan Subbiah

IIT Madras, India

Academic background:
Prof. Sathyan Subbiah obtained his Ph.D from Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) in the year 2006. He completed his M.S. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (United States) in 2000. He did his B.Tech from IIT Madras in 1997. Dr. S. Subbiah is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Madras. He worked with Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, SIM.Tech. (an A*STAR Research Institute) for about 6 months before moving to NTU in 2007. He was with NTU until May 2014 after which he joined IIT Madras as associate professor.

His current research explorations include:
-Triboemissions
-Graphene exfoliation
-Grinding
-Powder fabrication

Dr. D. Datta

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India

Academic background:
Dr. Datta did his M.Phil in Nuclear Physics and Ph.D in Physics. Dr. Datta is currently the Head of Radiological Physics and Advisory Division in Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India since 1985. Apart from research actrivities, Dr. Datta is also associated with HBNI (deemed university in Mumbai) as a Professor in Physical and Mathematical Science. He is the course coordinator of Engineering Mathematics of OCES, RSE Discipline.

Area of expertise:
Artificial Intelligence - Expert system / Knowledge based system, Soft Computing with Fuzzy Mathematics, Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithm, Dose Apportionment, Criticality Safety Analysis, Uncertainty modeling, Sensitivty analysis, Mathematical modeling, Statisitcal data analysis, Numerical Analysis, Monte Carlo Simulations, Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Wavelet based data processing, Database technology and Data Mining

Prof. K. Narasimhan

IIT Bombay, India

Academic background:
Prof. Narasimhan graduated from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), India from Metallurgical Engineering in 1982. He did his M.Tech. from Indian Institute of Madras, India in the year 1984. He obtained his Doctorate in Materials Engineering from Purdue University, USA in 1988.

Prof. Narasimhan is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, IIT Bombay. He holds membership at Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), Sheet Metal Forming Research Association (SMFRA). He is a Member of Program Advisory Committee of Minerals, Metals and Materials, DST, India since 2004. He was the Expert Member of Selection Committee for Promotion of Officers, DAE, Mumbai (2004), Materials Panel of Core Group on Automotive R&D (CAR) setup up by TIFAC, 2003, New Projects Evaluation for AICTE (2000), Evaluation of Ongoing & Completed Projects for AICTE (2000), Technical Assessment of "Vehicle Technology Group" of Mahindra & Mahindra, (organised by School of Management, IIT Bombay) (2000), Selection Committee for Promotion of Officers, DAE, Mumbai (2000). He was the Expert Reviewer, Quarterly Review of Performance (QRP) of Research & Development Center for Iron & Steel, SAIL, Ranchi, April 1994.

Research Interests:
Prof. Narasimhan has published over 100 papers in Journals and Conference Proceedings.
His research interests include:
-Sheet metal forming
-Formability
-Superplasticity
-Modelling and Simulation

Prof. Laine Mears

Manufacturing Lab at CU-ICAR, Clemson University, USA

Academic background:
Prof. Laine Mears received his BS degree in mechanical engineering in 1993 from Virginia Tech. He received his M.S. and Ph.D degrees in 2001 and 2006 from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Prof. Mears is the Founding faculty member of Clemson University Automotive Engineering graduate program. He is currently working in Clemson University as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has 10 years industrial experience in manufacturing engineering and management. He was the organizer of ASME/NSF Early Career Forum, Detroit, MI. He has also served as Symposium Chair, Fiber Society: Fibers Interfacing the World Conference, Clemson University,Chair, Technical Program, 2013 ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, SME NAMRI Scientific Committee, Chair, Quality and Reliability Technical Committee, ASME Manufacturing Engineering Division

He has earned various accolades and honors. He was awarded the First Prize for Defense Manufacturing and Machining MTConnect Challenge Part II by US Dept. of Defense / National Center in the year 2014.

Research Interests:
Manufacturing process physical modeling and model-based control approaches

Prof. Anil Saigal

Tufts University, Medford, USA

Academic background:
Prof. Saigal received his B.Tech degree in mechanical engineering in 1979 from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He received his M.S. and Ph.D degrees in 1980 and 1983 from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Prof. Saigal joined the Tufts University in 1983 and is serving as a Professor since 1997. He also held the positions of Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (2010), Director of International Programs, School of Engineering (2001-10), Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University (2002-07), Visiting Scientist, Department of Materials Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA (1998). He was also the Summer Faculty Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory, NASA Lewis Research Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Naval Surface Warfare Center-Indian Head (1992-2000). He is also serving as Fellows Review Committee in ASME since 2010.

Research Interests:
Materials Engineering, Manufacturing Processes, Quality Control

Dr. Saigal's research activities and interests are in the areas of manufacturing processes, machining of engineering materials, deformation process simulation, Taguchi analysis, advanced materials, materials processing, finite element modeling, measurement and modeling of residual strains and stresses in metal, intermetallic, and ceramic matrix composites, non-destructive analysis, physical metallurgy, mechanical behavior, and heat treatment

Prof. Wenyi Yan

Monash University, Clayton VIC3800, Australia

Academic background:
Prof. Wenyi Yan was raised and educated in China. He received his Bachelor Degree in Engineering with first class honours from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1989 and his Masters of Science Degree in Engineering from the same university in 1992. He obtained his Ph.D degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1995. After that, he spent over five years as a research fellow in Europe, including over three years at University of Leoben, Austria, and two years at Imperial College London, the United Kingdom. Dr. Yan moved to Australia at the end of 2000. He first worked as a research fellow at the University of Sydney and then lectured at University of Southern Queensland and Deakin University.

Dr. Yan joined Monash University as a Senior Lecturer in 2007 and promoted to Associate Professor in 2014. His research interests include mechanical behaviours of advanced materials, biomechanics, fracture, fatigue and wear. Dr Yan has been awarded eight research grants from Australian Research Council since 2006. Prof Yan has published 3 book chapters, 103 journal papers and 49 conference papers. His h-index is 21 according to Google Scholar.

Prof. M. Rahman

NUS, Singapore

Academic background:
Professor Mustafizur Rahman graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology in 1969. He received his Dr. Eng. degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1979.

Prof. Rahmanhas been with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Singapore since 1982. He has received William Jonson Gold Medal forLife Time Achievement in Advancement of Material and Processing Technology in 2009, Outstanding Achievement Awards from the Singapore Institute of Engineers and theJapan Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2003 and 2005 respectively. He has authoredmore than 400 journal and conference papers. Currently, he is also a director of a NUS spin-off company, Mikrotools Pte Ltd.(www.mikrotools.com) which produces machine tools for micro and nano machining.

Research Interests:
His research interests include Ultraprecision machining, micro/nano machining, design and development of machine tools and devices for micro/nano machining.

Dr. K Balasubramanian

Director, Non Ferrous Materials Technology Development Centre (NFTDC), Hyderabad, India

Academic background:
Dr. Balasubramanian completed his 5 years B.Tech. program at IIT Kanpur, India from Metallurgical engineering, with distinction in 1982. He obtained his Ph.D from McMaster University, Canada in 1987.

Dr. Balasubramanian is a distinguished scientist and Director at NFTDC since October 1999. He holds a life time membership at Materials Research Society of India and Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)since 1991. He is also a member of Standing Scientific Advisory Committee (SSAG) to Govt of India. He is the Sole Arbitrator and a Quasi Judicial Authority at Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Dr. Bala has been honored with several awards such as Young MetallurgistAwardby Indian Institute of Metals and Ministry of Steel & Mines Government of India in 1991, Vasvik Industrial Research Award by VASVIK Foundation Mumbai India in July 1998, Citation of Merit by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalamas Principal Scientific Advisor to Govt of India.

Specialization: Scientific & Technical Domains:
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies; Process - Product Integration and Optimization; Interdisciplinary research on materials to components to systems for applications in Automotive, Aerospace, Aeronautics, Energy, Bio-medical, Process, Manufacturing & Environment sectors

Prof. Asim Tewari

Professor, IIT Bombay, India

Academic background:
He graduated with a B.Tech degree from IIT Kanpur, India followed by M.S. and Ph.D from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.

Dr. Tewari is the Professor In-Charge of National Centre for Aerospace Innovation and Research (NCAIR) and faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Prior to this, he was a staff researcher at General Motors Global R&D center in Bangalore. After his doctorate he was briefly associated with National Aerospace Laboratories. Subsequently, he joined IIT Kanpur where he served as Assistant Professor for over 3 years before joining General Motors Global R&D center in Bangalore. At IIT Bombay, he has been instrumental in setting up a state-of-the-art 3D x-ray microscopy laboratory with capabilities of in-situ thermo-mechanical deformation and thermo-mechanical simulator. He is in the editorial board of several international Journals including Metallurgical and Materials Transactions and Image Analysis & Stereology. He is also a reviewer for several international journals with prominent ones being Proceedings of Royal Society of London and ActaMaterialia, He has served as advisory committee member for various national & international research boards and conferences. He has won several awards and recognitions for his research and teaching with the prominent ones being, Excellence in Teaching award, IIT Bombay, Cambell Award for excellence in Science General Motors, and membership of International materials honor society Alpha Sigma Mu.

Research Interests:
His area of research is in mathematical models for microstructural-mechanics.

Prof. S. S. Pande

Professor, IIT Bombay, India

Academic background:
Prof. Pande graduated from Mechanical Engineering, Nagpur University. He completed his Ph.D at IIT Bombay in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Research Interests:
Primary area of research is Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) with focus on Computational geometry and reasoning algorithms.
-Computer Graphics and Product Modeling - Feature based, Mesh based, Concept driven CAD
-Geometric Reasoning of CAD models - Feature extraction, Knowledge modeling
-Efficient Algorithms for Rapid Prototyping
-Computer Aided Process Planning for multi axis CNC machining
-Internet based Collaborative Product Development
-Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of manufacturing processes using Artificial Intelligence techniques (Neural networks, Genetic algorithms)

Prof. N. Ramesh Babu

IIT Madras, India

Academic background:
Prof. Ramesh Babu did his B.Tech. from JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur, India in 1978. He completed his Masters from IISc Bangalore, India in 1980. He obtained his Ph.D from IIT Madras in Manufacturing Technology in the year 1990.

Prof. Ramesh Babu is associated with IIT Madras since 1987. He is a specialist in laser materials processing,abrasive water jet machining and robotics consultant to many industries in India, USA, Japan, and Germany. He has organised many continuing education programmesin the field of CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication processes, abrasive material removal processes, robotics - single and multiple robots - path planning and trajectory planning algorithms.

Research Interests:
His research interests include: Computer assisted manufacture of sculptured surfaces, Theoretical and experimental studies on Laser Dressing of grinding wheels, Simulation of manufacturing systems, Studies on abrasive water jet machining, Quality Control Loops, Rapid Prototyping.

Prof. Soumitra Paul

Professor, IIT Kharagpur, India

Academic background:
Prof. Paul did his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Jadhavpur University in 1988. He completed his Masters in Production Science and Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in the year 1990. He did his Ph.D from IIT Kharagpur in 1994. He worked as a Research Scientist (1994-95) inDelft University of Technology in the Department of Precision and Microsystems Engineering (PME).

Prof. Paul joined IIT Kharagpur in 1995 and works as a Professor since 2007. He holds the position of Senior Associate Editor of Sadhana - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences. He is also a Member in the International Journal of Abrasive Technology. He has been honored with AICTE Career Award for Young Teacher (1998) and INAE Young Engineers Award (2000).

Research Interests:
His research areas include:
-Machining and Grinding
-Cutting Tool Coating

Prof. N. J. Vasa

Professor, IIT Madras

Academic background:
Prof. Vasa did his Ph.D in Electronic Device Engineering in 1997 from the Kyushu University, Japan. He did his M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras in 1990. He did his graduation from VJTI Bombay in the year 1988.

Dr. N. J. Vasa is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Engineering Design in IndianInstitute of Technology Madras. He holds thememberships in Optical Society of America(OSA), Laser Society of Japan, Indian LaserAssociation (ILA), International Society forOptical Engineering (SPIE). Dr. Vasa has a large professional experience in reputed organizations such as Crompton Greaves Ltd. Mumbai, Baroda Electro Engineering Products Pvt. Ltd., Vadodara, India, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Research Interests:
His researchareas are Precision Engineering andInstrumentation, MEMS device, Lasertechnology, Remote sensing and opto-mechatronics device.

Prof. Shantanu Bhattacharya

IIT Kanpur, India

Academic background:
Dr. Bhattacharya graduated from Delhi College of Engineering in 1996. He completed his Masters in 2003 from Texas Tech University. He obtained his Doctorate in 2006 from University of Missouri, Columbia.

Prof. Bhattacharya is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. He is the member of the Advisorial Board of the Centre for Environmental Sciences and Engineering at IIT Kanpur since 2011. He was the Post Doctoral Research Associate, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, Indiana, USA. Prof. Bhattacharya also has 6 years of Industrial experience in MarutiUdyog Limited. He has won the Young Scientist award for 2013 conferred by "Institute of Smart Structures and Systems”. He has served as Associate Editor of "The nanotechnology and nanoscience", 2011, Editorial board member of the journal, "New Trends in Mechanical Engineering", 2013, Honorary Fellow of the Institute of High Energetic Materials in Melbourne, 2011. He has been awarded IEI, Young Engineers Award, 2009-2010 in Mechanical Engineering, Boeing Outstanding Leadership certificate, 2009-2010, Boeing Corp. USA.

Research Interests:
Bio MEMS, Lab on Chip, Nano Technology, Microsystems Fabrication and MicroFluids.

Prof. N.V. Reddy

Professor, IITHyderabad, India

Academic background:
Prof. Reddy did his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Nagarjuna University, India in 1990. He obtained his M.Tech. and Ph.D from IIT Kanpur, India in 1992 and 1998 respectively.

Prof. Reddy is currently associated with IIT Hyderabad as a Professor since 2012. Before his stint at IIT Hyderabad, he was associated with Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur. He held the Position of Asst. Manager at TATA Steel, Jamshedpur. Prof. Reddy is the Associate Editor in Journal of Manufacturing Processes (SME Journal, USA), Published by Elsevier since 2008. He is the Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Applied Engineering.

Research Interests:
Analysis of Manufacturing Processes (emphasis on Metal Forming and Generative Manufacturing) at Multi-scales; Development of Integrated Product and Process Design Systems (IPPDS); Manufacturing processes for Mass Customization; CAD/CAM.

Prof. J. Ramkumar

IIT Kanpur, India

Academic background:
Prof. Ramkumar did his B.E. from National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India in 1996. He completed his M.Tech. from IIT Madras in 2000 followed by Ph.D from the same institute in the year 2003.

Prof. Ramkumar is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur. He has been honored with several awards such as Innovation Potential of Student Projects Awards - Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE),2004, Young Scientist Award - Engineering Science Division- Indian Science Congress Association, 2007, Young Scientist Award - Dept. of Atomic Energy, India, 2007, RajkumarVarshney Awards - System Society of India, 2010, IEI Young Engineers Award, 2011, Class of 1984 fellowship award from 2012-2015, 2012.

Research Interests:
Prof. Ramkumar's research interests include Micro/Nano Manufacturing and New product/process development, Tribology, composite, Manufacturing Process modeling.