Ranjeet Kumar Sahu

Designation: 

Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Professional Experience: 

Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM University, Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu (01-06-2017 to 20-09-2019)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, QISCET (Autonomous), Andhra Pradesh (23-12-2015 to 31-05-2017)

Contact Details

E-mail: 

ranjeetsahu.j@nitk.edu.in
ranjeet.nitrkl5@gmail.com

Mobile: 

+91-9182679250; +91-9492506105
Academic Background

Ph.D. in Manufacturing Engineering – IIT Madras, Chennai, India
M.Tech. in Production Engineering – NIT Rourkela, Odisha, India
B.E. in Mechanical Engineering – Berhampur University, Odisha, India

Areas of Interest

1. Micro/Nano Machining
2. Nano-materials Synthesis & Characterization
3. Precision Engineering
4. Additive Manufacturing

Supervision of Ph.D

Ongoing:
(1) Mr. Devendra Kamble
(2) Mr. Madhav Kumar Gupta

Significant Publications

International Journals (SCI/SCIE/ESCI):
1. Vaibhav Singh, Anuj Kumar Sharma, Ranjeet Kumar Sahu and Jitendra Kumar Katiyar. “Novel Application of Graphite-Talc Hybrid Nanoparticle Enriched Cutting Fluid in Turning Operation”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Elsevier, Volume 62-2021, Page 378-387.
2. Seshaiah Turaka, K. Vijaya Kumar Reddy, R. K. Sahu and Jitendra Kumar Katiyar. “Mechanical Properties of MWCNTs and Graphene Nanopartciles Modified Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposite”, Bulletin of Materials Science, Indian Academy of Sciences, Springer, Volume 44(3)-2021, 194/1-194/14, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12034-021-02444-z.
3. U. Hari Babu, N. Vijaya Sai and Ranjeet Kumar Sahu. “Artificial intelligence system approach for optimization of drilling parameters of glass-carbon fiber/polymer composites”, Silicon, Springer, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12633-020-00637-5.
4. Biswajeet Nayak and R. K. Sahu. “Experimental and Digimat-FE based representative volume element analysis of exceptional graphene flakes/aluminium alloy nanocomposite characteristics”, Materials Research Express, IOP Publishing, Volume 6 (11)-2019, Page 116593/1- 116593/13.
5. R.K. Sahu and Somashekhar S. Hiremath. “Role of Stabilizers on Agglomeration of Debris during Micro-Electrical Discharge Machining”, Machining Science and Technology, Taylor and Francis, Volume 23 (3)-2019, Page 339-367.
6. Saroj kumar Padhi, Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, S.S. Mahapatra, Harish Chandra Das, Anoop Kumar Sood, Brundaban Patra, A.K. Mondal. “Optimization of Fused Deposition Modeling Process Parameters using a Fuzzy Inference System Coupled with Taguchi Philosophy”, Advances in Manufacturing, Springer-Verlag, Volume 5 (3)-2017, Page 231-242.
7. R.K. Sahu, Somashekhar S. Hiremath, P.V. Manivannan. “Ultrasonic Technique for Concentration Characterization of Copper Nanofluids Synthesized using μ-EDM: A Novel Experimental Approach”, Powder Technology, Elsevier, Volume 284 (2015), Page 429-436.
8. R.K. Sahu, Somashekhar S. Hiremath, P.V. Manivannan and M. Singaperumal. “Generation and Characterization of Copper Nanoparticles using Micro-Electrical Discharge Machining”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor and Francis, Volume 29 (4)-2014, Page 477-486.
9. S. Datta, R.K. Sahu, S.S. Mahapatra, A. Biswas, G. Majumdar. “Optimisation of Percent Dilution and HAZ Width of Submerged Arc Weldment using Taguchi Philosophy Coupled with Fuzzy Inference System”, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, Inderscience, Volume 13 (4)-2014, Page 430-449.
10. Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, S.S. Mahapatra and Anoop Kumar Sood, “A Study on Dimensional Accuracy of Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) Processed Parts Using Fuzzy Logic”, Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production, De Gruyter, Volume 13, Number 3 (2013), Page 183-197.

International Conferences:
1. Devendra L Kamble, Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, S. Narendranath, R.I. Badiger. “Effect of Input Power and Interfacial Powder Size on Microwave Joining of Different Materials: A Review”, Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier, Volume 46(1) (2021), Page 194-197, 2nd International Conference on Manufacturing, Materials Science and Engineering (ICMMSE), August 07-08, 2020, CMR Institute of Technology, Medchal (M), Hyderabad, India. (Scopus Index)
2. Jitendra Kumar Sahu, Ranjeet Kumar Sahu and Jitendra Kumar Katiyar. “Study on improvement in geometrical dimensional accuracy of 3D printed parts”, International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN 11), December 12-14, 2019, IIT Indore, India.
3. Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, Vijay Kumar Pal and Pankaj Kumar. “Micro-structural and Size Accuracy Study of Electro-Chemical Machined Aluminium alloy Features”, 7th International and 28th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR 2018), December 13-15, 2018, Anna University, Chennai, India.
4. Biswajeet Nayak, R. K. Sahu and P. Karthikeyan. “Study of Tensile and Compressive Behaviour of the In-house Synthesized Al-Alloy Nanocomposite”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Physics Publishing, Volume 402 (2018), Page 012070/1-012070/7, 2nd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME 2018), March 22-24, 2018, SRM University, Kattankulathur, Chennai, India. (Scopus Index)
5. Karthick K, R.K. Sahu and Pankaj Kumar. “Simulation Study on Performance Characteristic of Electro-Chemical Micro Machining Process”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Physics Publishing, Volume 402 (2018), Page 012071/1-012071/9, 2nd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME 2018), March 22-24, 2018, SRM University, Kattankulathur, Chennai, India. (Scopus Index)
6. K. Chandra Sekhar, B. Sudheer Premkumar and R.K. Sahu. “Experimental Investigation on Performance Characteristics of Aluminium Electrode using a developed µ-ECM Method”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN 10), Volume I, Page 376-380, ISBN: 978-93-80689-28-9, December 07-09, 2017, IIT Madras, India.
7. R.K. Sahu, Somashekhar S. Hiremath. “Synthesis of Aluminium Nanoparticles in a Water/Polyethylene Glycol Mixed Solvent using μ-EDM”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Physics Publishing, Volume 225 (2017), Page 012257/1-012257/7, International Conference on Advanced Material Technologies (ICAMT), December 27-28, 2016, DIET, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. (Scopus Index)
8. Ankur Srivastava, Rahul, Kumar Abhishek, Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, Saurav Datta, Siba Sankar Mahapatra, Machinability Analysis of Aluminum Alloy 6061 in Electro-Discharge Machining: Effect of Tool Material, 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ICETiME 2016), Volume I, Page 1-10, 23-24 September 2016, Faculty of Science and Technology, The ICFAI Foundation of Higher Education (IFHE), Hyderabad.
9. R.K. Sahu and Somashekhar S. Hiremath. “Synthesis of Aluminium Nanoparticles using a Novel Micro-EDM Technique”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN 9), Volume I, Page 1-4, December 10-12, 2015, IIT Bombay, India.
10. R.K. Sahu, Somashekhar S. Hiremath, P.V. Manivannan, M. Singaperumal. “An Innovative Approach for Generation of Aluminium Nanoparticles using Micro Electrical Discharge Machining”, Procedia Materials Science, Elsevier, Volume 5 (2014), Page 1205-1213, International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (ICAMME 2014), March 27-29, 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Surathkal, Karnataka, India. (Scopus Index)
11. R.K. Sahu, Somashekhar S. Hiremath, P.V. Manivannan, M. Singaperumal. “A Novel Approach for Generation of Copper Nanoparticles: An Antibacterial Agent to Protect Food from Bacteria”, Poster Book of Walkway of Discovery at Bangalore India Bio Conference (BIB 2014), 14th Edition, Organized by Department of IT, Biotechnology and S&T, Government of Karnataka during February 10-12, 2014, Bangalore, India.
12. R.K. Sahu, Somashekhar S. Hiremath and P.V. Manivannan. “Investigation on Copper Nanofluid obtained using Micro-Electrical Discharge Machining for Dispersion Stability and Thermal Conductivity”, Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, Volume 64 (2013), Page 946-955, International Conference on Design and Manufacturing (IConDM 2013), organized by IIITD&M Kancheepuram, July 18-20, 2013, Kancheepuram, Chennai, India. (Scopus Index)
13. Sahu, R.K., Somashekhar S. Hiremath, P.V., Manivannan, M., Singaperumal. “Synthesis of Copper Nanoparticles using Micro Electrical Discharge Machining”, Proceedings of the 4th International and 25th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (25th AIMTDR), Volume II, Page 1181-1186, ISBN: 978-93-82062-92-9, December 14-16, 2012, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.
14. R. K. Sahu, Somashekhar S. Hiremath, P. V. Manivannan, M. Singaperumal. “Generation of nano copper particles using electro-discharge micromachining process and their characterization”, Proceedings of the 4th International conference on Advanced Nano Materials (ANM 2012), Page 156-162, ISBN: 978-93-80689-16-6, October 17-19, 2012, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) in association with (University of Aveiro, Portugal) Chennai, India.
15. D.M. Padhy, R.K. Sahu, S. Datta, S.S. Mahapatra. “Use of Fuzzy Expert System Combined with Taguchi Philosophy for Parametric Optimization of EDM on UTS 304 Grade Stainless Steel”, Proceedings of the International conference on Industrial Engineering (ICIE 2011), Theme: Modern trends in industrial Engineering, Volume I, Page 771-776, November 17-19, 2011, Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, S.V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, in Association with Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIIE), NHQ-Mumbai, India.
16. Shailesh Dewangan, C.K. Biswas, R. Ganjir, R.K. Sahu, A.K. Mondal, K.K. Kanaujia. “An Investigation on Electro Discharge Erosion of Mild Steel using Fuzzy Logic”, Proceedings of the 5th International conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME-2011), Volume 1, Page 706-710, June 06-08, 2011, S.V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India.
17. Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, Anoop Kumar Sood and S.S. Mahapatra. “Improving Dimensional Accuracy of Fused Deposition Modelling Processed Parts using Desirability Function Approach”, Global Trends and Challenges in Design and Manufacturing - Proceedings of the 3rd International and 24th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (24th AIMTDR), Volume 3, Page 247-252, December 13-15, 2010, Andhra University College Of Engineering, Visakhapatnam, India.

Patents:
(1) Somashekhar S. Hiremath and Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, "Method for Generation of Nanoparticles using Advanced Mechanical Micro-Machining Technique", Indian Patent Application No. 4294/CHE/2014; Publication Date (U/S 11A): 01-07-2016; Patent No: 347900, Date of Grant: 28-09-2020.

(2) Shabarish P. Pillai, Anand R. John, Yash Jamkhedkar, Sachet Rao and Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, “Multi Degree of Freedom Bipedal Bot System”, Indian Patent Application No. 201941044099, Publication Date (U/S 11A): 11-09-2020.

Book Published:
Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, Somashekhar S Hiremath. “Corona Discharge Micromachining for the Synthesis of Nanoparticles: Characterization and Applications” 1st Edition, Print ISBN -9780367224738; eBook ISBN – 9781000065404, DOI: 10.1201/9780429275036, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, New York, 2019. (Currently Available in World’s Renowned University Libraries including Top 5 University Libraries).
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Book Chapter:
(1) Sahu, R.K.; Hiremath, Somashekhar S. “Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM): Nanoparticle Generation.” In Encyclopedia of Plasma Technology, 1st Ed.; Shohet, J., Ed.; CRC Press, Taylor & Francis: New York, 2017; Vol. 1, 432-442.
(2) R.K Sahu, Vijay Kumar Pal and Pankaj Kumar. “Micro-structural and Size Accuracy Study of Electro-Chemical Machined Aluminium alloy Features”. In Advances in Micro and Nano Manufacturing and Surface Engineering, Series Editor: J. Paulo Davim, ISBN 978-981-32-9424-0, ISBN 978-981-32-9425-7 (eBook), Springer Nature, Singapore, 2019; Vol. 4, 721-729.

Conferences/Workshops Organized:
(1) Five days National E-Workshop on “Design & Manufacturing of Advanced Materials (DMAM-2021)” organized from 15-19 February 2021, Sponsored by TEQIP-III, NITK Surathkal.

Invited Talks:
(1) Delivered an online technical talk on “INNOVATION IN ADVANCED MACHINING AND SPOTLIGHT ON AN ARTIFICIAL SMART SYSTEM IN THE FIELD OF NANOTECHNOLOGY: LEAPFROGGING RESEARCH” in the One Week AICTE Sponsored Short Term Course held during April 26th to May 1, 2021 organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai‐600036, Tamil Nadu, India.
(2) Delivered an online technical talk on “GENERATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NANOPARTICLES USING µ-EDM AND THEIR APPLICATION IN THERMAL FLUID FLOW SYSTEM” in the One Week AICTE Sponsored Short Term Course held during March 22-27, 2021 organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai‐600036, Tamil Nadu, India.
(3) Delivered an online technical talk in the One Day Webinar Series on “ADVANCEMENT IN NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY” on October 31st, 2020 organized by Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, South Campus, Panjab University (Central University), India.
(4) Delivered an online technical talk in the TEQIP-III Sponsored Faculty Development Programme on “RECENT ADVANCEMENT IN MANUFACTURING AND MATERIAL PROCESSING (RAMMP-2020)” held during September 10-14, 2020 organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (Formerly University College of Engineering Burla), Sambalpur, Odisha, India.

Achievements

• Prof. M S Shanmugam Best PhD Thesis Award, IIT Madras, 2016
• Best M.Tech Award in M.Tech (Mechanical Engg), NIT-Rourkela, 2012
• 1st position award in M.Tech-1, Institute Day, NIT-Rourkela, 2010
• Recipient of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) scholarship at IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 2011-to-2015
• Recipient of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) scholarship at NIT Rourkela, India, 2009-2011.
• All India GATE Exam Qualified, 2009
• Ranked in the top 10 (4th Rank), B.E. Mechanical Engg, Berhampur University

 

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