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Dr. Ranjeet Kumar Sahu

Ph.D

Research Assistant Professor

Educational Details:

  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Berhampur University, 2002
  • M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, NIT Rourkela, 2011
  • Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, 2016

Academic Experience:

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Degree Engineering College, SMIT, Berhampur, Odisha, 2003-2009.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Technical Education and Research, SOA University (Deemed), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, 2011.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, QIS College of Engineering and Technology (Autonomous), Ongole, Andhra Pradesh, 2015-2016.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, QIS College of Engineering and Technology (Autonomous), Ongole, Andhra Pradesh, 2016-2017.

Other Professional Experience:

  • Product Development Head in QIS College of Engineering and Technology (Autonomous), Ongole,  Andhra Pradesh, October 27-2016 to May 31-2017.
  • Production Technology laboratory Incharge, Department of Mechanical Engineering, QISCET, Ongole, March-2016 to May 2017.
  • Organized Guest Lecture Program on “Mechatronics: An Integrated Approach to Design of Electro-Mechanical System” in QISCET (Autonomous), Ongole in Association with American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), February 26, 2016.
  • Organized One day Workshop Programme on “Micromachining: State Of The Art And Research Advances” in QISCET (Autonomous), Ongole in Association with American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), August 20, 2016.
  • Delivered Guest Lecture on “Micromachining” at SVUCE (Government Engineering College), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tirupati, April 30, 2016.
  • Delivered Guest Lecture on “Nanotechnology” at St. Mary’s Group of Institutions, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guntur, October 15, 2016.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended:  

  • Two Day Workshop Program on “Recent Advances in Composite Materials” By Department of Mechanical Engineering (sponsored by SERB India), St. Ann’s College of Engineering and Technology, Andhra Pradesh, 14-15th April, 2017.

Achievements and Awards:

  • 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, Mechanical Department, NIT-Rourkela, 2010
  • GATE Qualified, 2009
  • 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
  • Ranked in the top 10 (4th Rank), B.E. Mechanical Engg, Berhampur University, 2002

Memberships: 

  • Member in International Association of Engineers (IAENG), 2010
  • Micromachining,
  • Hybrid Manufacturing Processes,
  • Nanomaterials Synthesis & Characterization,
  • Precision Engineering,
  • Rapid Prototyping

Journals

  • 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, Volume 284 (2015), Page 429-436.
  • 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, Volume 29(4), 2014, Page 477-486.
  • R.K. Sahu, Somashekhar S. Hiremath, P.V. Manivannan, M. Singaperumal. “An Innovative Approach for Generation of Aluminium Nanoparticles using Micro Electrical Discharge Machining”, Journal of Procedia Materials Science, Volume 5 (2014), Page 1205-1213.
  • 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, Volume 13(4), 2014, Page 430-449.
  • 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”, Journal of Procedia Engineering, Volume 64 (2013), Page 946-955.
  • 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”, International Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production, Volume 13(3), 2013, Page 183-197.
  • 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”, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Industrial Engineering, Volume 2(2), 2011, Page 67-72.

Papers Presented:

  • R.K. Sahu and Somashekhar S Hiremath. “Synthesis of Aluminium Nanoparticles in a Water/Polyethylene Glycol Mixed Solvent using μ-EDM”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Material Technologies (ICAMT), Volume I (II), Page No: 466-471, December 27-28, 2016, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • 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), 23-24 September 2016, Faculty of Science and Technology, The ICFAI Foundation of Higher Education (IFHE), Hyderabad, India.
  • 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), Paper ID – 234, December 10-12, 2015, IIT Bombay, India.
  • R.K. Sahu, Somashekhar S. Hiremath, P.V. Manivannan, M. Singaperumal. “An Innovative Approach for  Generation of Aluminium Nanoparticles using Micro Electrical Discharge Machining”, International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (ICAMME 2014), March 27-29, 2014, NIT Surathkal, Karnataka, India.
  • 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, Department of IT, Biotechnology and S&T, Government of Karnataka, February 10-12, 2014, Bangalore, India.
  • 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”, International Conference on Design and Manufacturing (IConDM 2013), IIITD&M Kancheepuram, July 18-20, 2013, Kancheepuram, Chennai, India.
  • 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, December 14-16, 2012, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.
  • 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, October 17-19, 2012, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) in association with (University of Aveiro, Portugal) Chennai, India.
  • 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, November 17-19, 2011, S.V. National Institute of Technology, Surat, in Association with Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIIE), NHQ-Mumbai, India.
  • 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.
  • Ranjeet Kumar Sahu, S.S. Mahapatra and Anoop Kumar Sood, “Improvement in dimensional accuracy of Fused Deposition Modeling processed part using Fuzzy Logic”, National Conference on Design and Manufacturing (NaConDM 2011), IIITD&M Kancheepuram, May 27-28, 2011, IIT Madras, Chennai, India.
  • 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.

Book Chapter

  • R.K. Sahu and Somashekhar S. Hiremath. “Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM): Nanoparticle Generation.” In Encyclopedia of Plasma Technology, 1st Ed.; Shohet, J., Ed.; CRC Press, Taylor & Francis: New York, Vol. 1 (2017), 432-442.

Patent

  • 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.

Working Papers

  • R.K. Sahu with Somashekhar S. Hiremath. “A Novel approach for recycling by-product into nanofluids during mechanical micro-machining method and its application in thermal management system”, submitted to Waste Management, 2017.