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Dwivedi, D.K.
Dheerendra K. Dwivedi Professor dkd04fme[at]iitr.ac.in 91-1332-285826
Areas of Interest
  • Manufacturing: Welding & Surface Engineering, Mechanical Behaviour, Failure Analysis,, Friction Stir Welding, A-GTAW, Diffusion Bonding, Weldability
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2014Till dateProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092014Associate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20042009Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
19952004Lecturer and Senior Lecturer NIT Hamirpur
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Binani Gold medalIndian Institute of Metals2001
Star PerformerIIT Roorkee2005
Best Paper Presentation Award NSC IIT Roorkee2008
Best paper award Mangalaytan University2012
Best paper award Amity University 2012
Best Paper AwardISER Hong KOng2018
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B. E.Mechanical EngineeringGEC, Rewa1993
M. E.Welding EngineeringUniversity of Roorkee1997
Ph.D.Metallurgical EngineeringMNIT, Jaipur2003
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
July 2018Till dateChairman, DAPCIIT Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Grain refinement of Cast Aluminium AlloysIIF, Hyderabad2001
Studies on machining characterisitics of cast Al-Si alloysMHRD, New Delhi 2002
Thermal spraying for enhanced life of tribological components SRIC, IIT Roorkee2004
Development of wear resistant piston materialsCSIR, New Delhi2005
Process Modelling of Twin Wire Welding System DST, New Delhi 2006
Development of non-cobalt base cavitation resistant surface by laser cladding process BRNS, New Delhi 2006
Investigation on the Failure of Aluminium Transformers and Recommendation of Suitable Material for MMOP, GOI2007
Development of welding procedure for joining marine aluminium alloysDST2009
Structural instability of friction stir weld joint of Al alloys and their effect on mechanical DST2009
weld-bonding of aluminium alloys ARDB2009
Development of fracture and fatigue resistant cast aluminium alloys produced by semi-solid metal DST2009
Development of refined high strength cast hypereutectic Al-Si alloys CSIR2010
Development of nitrogen ion implantation of PVD coating on stainless steel substrates DST2013
Diffusion bonding of steel using different inter-layersMinistry of Steel2013
Corrosion behaviour of FSW joints of Al alloys CSIR2014
`Investigation on plastic behavior of aluminium alloys during friction stir welding DST2014
Dissimilar steel welding using A-GTAWBRNS2015
Developing creep resistant Cr-Mo steel weld joints using activated flux GTAWand FSWIndian National Science Academy 2015
Studies on High temperature behaviour of Al Cu winding joints used in distribution transformersICA Mumbai2018
Heat resistant weld joints of dissimilar steels for thermal power plantsCSIR2018
Controlling abnormal grain growth in FSW joints of heat treatable aluminium alloysDST2019
FSW of Al-Steel dissimilar combinations INSA2019
Diffusion bonding for joining of similar and dissimilar metals using innovating approaches DST1919
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
Wear of Materials 2017Long Beach USADST26-3-17
International conference in Advanced MaterialsHong Kong PDA/PDF27-01-2018
International conference in Nano MaterialsSaint Petersburg RussiaPDA & PDF9-07-2018
Advances in Mechanical EngineeringIstanbulPDA19-12-2018
International conference on Advanced Materials and Nanon TechnologyTokyoPDA07-03-2019
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Work System DesignMIN-313B. Tech. Production & Industrail EngineeringAutumn
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Pratishtha Sharmawelding of dissimilar steels
Sunil SinhmarFrictio stir welding and processing
Anup KulkarniAGTAW of steel
Pankaj kumarSold state joining of Al-HSLA steel
Chirag PangariaSolid state joining of Al using SS-FSW
Shashank GuptaCreep of DT winding wires
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Studies in EMAF ProcessSatyajit PaulA2004
Reciprocating wear studies of AMCsV R Rajiv A2005
Studies on abrasive and erosive wear of thermal sprayed coatingsSatpal SharmaA2006
Development,characterization and optimization of wear resistant piston alloysMohit DhimanA2006
Studies on mechanial manufacturing aspects of stir cast Al and Si alloys modified by Be and CdP K SoodA2007
Effect of creep on failure mechanism of DTsNarendra KumarA2008
Studies on electromagnetically stir cast Al-Si alloys Mrs. Prabh KiranA2008
Friction stir welding of Al alloysChaitanya SharmaA2009
ECH of GearsJoy Prakash MisraA2009
Development of RE-Modified Hardfacing ElectrodeYogesh K SinglaA2012
Friction stir processing of bronzes for marine applications ShivramanA2013
Activated Flux GTAW of stainless steelRavi Shankar VidyarthiA2013
Electro chemical honing of external surfaces of cylindersP S RaoA2011
Diffusion bonding of steels using interlayersGaurav SharmaA2014
Corrosion behaviour friction stir weld joint of Al AlloysSunil Sinhmar O2015
welding of aluminium alloysPratishtha SharmaO2015
Tri-metallic weld joints using AGTAW Anup KulkarniO2016
Solid state joining of high temperature metalsPankaj KumarO2017
Controlling AGG in FSW JointsChirag PanwariyaO2018
Creep and electrical resistance DT winding wire jointsShashank GuptaO2018
Dissimilar metal joiningGarvit SinghO2019
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Tsinghua University, Beijing Technical discussion on collaborative research activities on solid-state joining 26-07-2019
Institute of Metal Research Shenyang, ChinaCollaborative research on joining of steel and aluminium dissimilar metal joints by friction stir welding 01-7-2019
Physical Technical Institute, Minsk, BelarusCollaborative research on surface modification on nitrogen ion implantation of steel under Indo-Belarus S & T Bilateral project12-05-2016
Univeristy of CoimbraCollaborative research on influence of plastic behaviour on weldability of Al alloys by FSW under Indo-Portugal Bilateral Research Scheme22-5-2017
University of Coimbra Portugal Collaborative research on influence of plastic behaviour on weldability of Al alloys by FSW under Indo-Portugal Bilateral Research Scheme27-11-2015
Technical University Chemnitz GermanyCollaborative research on activated flux GTAW of dissimilar steel under INSA-DFG International Bilateral Research Scheme6-7-2015
Physical Technical Institute, Minsk, BelarusCollaborative research on surface modification on nitrogen ion implantation of steel under Indo-Belarus S & T Bilateral project 9-10-2014
Cranefield University, UKPresent research paper on Fatigue bahvaiour of weld-bonds of Aluminium alloys in ICMR 201320-09-2013
University Autonoma de Zacatecas, MexicoCollaborative research on semi-solid metal prcoessing under Indo-Mexican S & T Bilateral project22-06-2012
Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico To explore possibility of collaborative research with Facultad de Ingenieria Mecanica y Electrica 22-06-2011
University Autonoma de Zacatecas, MexicoCollaborative research on semi-solid metal prcoessing under Indo-Mexican S & T Bilateral project11-06-2011
University Autonoma de Zacatecas, MexicoCollaborative research on semi-solid metal prcoessing under Indo-Mexican S & T Bilateral project17-06-2010
Univ. Federal de Uberlandia, Brazil Collaborative research on welding of aluminium alloys using newer arc welding processes under Indo-Brazil S & T Bilateral project 30-11-2009
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Advances in Joining Technologies: Friction Stir WeldingQIP, AICTE03-11-2012
Advances in Surface Modification Technologies: Friction Stir ProcessingQIP30-11-2013
Advances in Manufacturing SystemsQIP14-02-2015
Advances in Solid State Joining Technologies” QIP26-2-2016
Enhancing yield in foundry industries QIP MHRD10-07-17
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Joining Technologies: Zero defect; No effect QIP IIT Roorkee09-01-2017
Fundamenals aspects related with factors leading various defects in castingQIP IIT Roorkree10-07-2017
Metal treatment of molten metals for enahnced productivity QIP IITR11-07-2017
Grain refinement and modificaiton of cast Al-Si alloy castingsQIP IITR12-07-2017
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Development of fracture and fatigue resistant aluminium alloys by semi-solid processingUniversity of Zacatecas, MexicoResearchPr
Development of welding procedure for fatigue resistant welded joints of marine aluminium alloys by newer welding processesUniversity of Uberlandia, BrazilResearchPr
Development of nitrogen ion implantation of PVD coating on stainless steel substrates for improved mechanical and tribological performancePhysical-Technical Institute, Mins, BelarusRP
Investigation on plastic behavior of aluminium alloys during friction stir welding and its effect on weldabilityUniversidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, PortugalRP
Developing creep resistant Cr-Mo steel weld joints using activated flux GTAWand FSWTechnische Universität Chemnitz, GermonyRP
FSW of Al-steel dissimilar combinationInstitute of Metals Research, Shenyang, ChinaRP
Controlling abnormal grain growth in FSW joint of heat treatable aluminium alloys University of Belgorod, RussiaRP
Diffusion bonding for joining of similar and dissimilar metals using innovating approaches for enhanced joint performance Technical Univ ChemnitzRP
Books Authored

Production and Properties of Cast Al-Si Alloys, New Age International, New Delhi (2013), pp 215 

Surface Engineering: Enhancing life of tribological components, Springer Nature, New Delhi (2018), pp 221

Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Ravi Shankar, Dheerendra Kumar Dwivedi, M Vasudevan, Optimization of A-TIG Process Parameters Using Response Surface Methodology, Materials and Manufacturing Processes,  33 (2018), 709-717
  2. Shivraman T, D K Dwivedi, Barium titanate reinforced nickel aluminium bronze surface composite by friction stir processing, Materials Science and Technology, 34 (2018), 366-377.
  3. Ravi Vidyarthi, D K Dwivedi, Microstructural and mechanical properties assessment of the P91 A-TIG weld joints, Jorunal of Manufacturing process, 31 (2018), 523-535
  4. Gaurav Sharma, Lokesh Tiwari, Dheerendra Kumar Dwivedi, Impulse Pressure Assisted Diffusion Bonding of Low Carbon Steel Using Silver Interlayer, Trans. Indian Institute of Metals, 71 (2018), 11-21
  5. Ravi Vidyarthi, D K Dwivedi, Microstructure evolution and Charpy toughness relationship of A-TIG weld fusion zone for varying tempering time, Trans. Ind. Inst. Metals, 71 (May 2018), 1287-1300
  6. Sunil Sinhmar, D K Dwivedi, A study on corrosion behavior of friction stir welded and tungsten inert gas welded AA2014 aluminium alloy, Corroison Science, 133 (May 2018), 25-35
  7. Amit Kumar, G. Sharma, D K Dwivedi,  TIG spot weld bonding of 409L ferritic stainless steel, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 84 (June 2018), 350-359
  8. Anup Kumarni, D K Dwivedi, M Vasudevan, Study of mechanism, microstructure and mechanical properties of activated flux TIG welded P91 Steel-P22 steel dissimilar metal joint, Materials Science & Engineering A, 731, 25 July 2018), 309–323
  9. Chandan Pandey, Nitin Saini, Dheerendra Kumar Dwivedi, Ductilizing of cast hypereutectic Al–17% Si alloy by FSP, Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, 232, (2018) 696-701
  10. S Sinhmar, DK Dwivedi, Effect of weld thermal cycle on metallurgical and corrosion behavior of friction stir weld joint of AA2014 aluminium alloy, Journal of Manufacturing Processes 37 (Jan 2019), 305-320
  11. G Sharma, DK Dwivedi, Study of metallurgical and mechanical properties of CSEF P92 steel diffusion bonds developed using pressure pulsation, Journal of Manufacturing Processes 38 (March 2019), 196-203
  12. Nitin Saini, S Thpliyal, D K Dwivedi, Mechanical properties and wear behavior of Zn and MoS2 reinforced surface composite Al- Si alloys using friction stir processing, Silicon-Springer (accepted)
  13. Shivraman Thpliyal, D K Dwivedi, Influence of graphite and MoS2 solid lubricants on the microstructure and wear behavior of nickel aluminum bronze, Trans. Indian Institute of Metals, (accepted)
  14. Pratishtha, D K Dwivedi, Comparative study of activated flux-GTAW and multipass-GTAW dissimilar P92 steel-304H ASS joints, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, (accepted)