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Varun Sharma
Varun Sharma Assistant Professor varuns.fme[at]iitr.ac.in 9990912264
Areas of Interest
  • Conventional Machining Processes, Machining
  • Non-Conventional Machining Processes, Machining and process optimization
  • Additive Manufacturing, Mechanical and biomedical applications
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
8/5/20179/6/2018Assistant ProfessorBirla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani
7/12/20167/3/2017Research AssociateIIT Delhi
1/8/201317/12/2013Assistant ProfessorLovely Professional University
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Award of Appreciation for highest CGPAIIT Delhi2014
University Gold Medal (M.Tech.)Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College2013
University Gold Medal (B.Tech.)Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College2011
Roll of Honors (B.Tech.)Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College2011
Merit Certificate (Gold Medal) in 12thDAV College Managing Committee2007
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhDMechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Delhi2017
M.TechProduction EngineeringGuru Nanak Dev Engineering College2013
B.TechMechanical EngineeringGuru Nanak Dev Engineering College2011
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Experimental investigations and analysis of oral drug delivery systems fabricated using 3D printingIIT Roorkee2018
Implications of 3D printed bio-ceramic based scaffold logistics in UttrakhandUCOST2019
Feasibility studies of improving the efficacy of hydraulic machineHaytcon2019
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Nitin Dixit (with Prof. Pradeep Kumar)Non-Conventional Machining
Anurag Deepak (with Prof. Dinesh Kumar)Supply chain Management
Ramandeep SinghMachining
Neha Chaudhary (with Prof. Pradeep Kumar)Additive Manufacturing
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Additive Manufacturing: Future AspectsChandigarh University05/03/2019
3-D printing and its applications in pharmacy.DDM College Of Pharmacy01/10/2018
Books Authored
  1. Book Chapter:   Varun Sharma, Pulak Mohan Pandey, Anish Roy, Uday S. Study of Surface Integrity in Conventional and Ultrasonic Assisted Turning with Self-lubricating Cutting Inserts. Precision Product-Process Design and Optimization- Select Papers from AIMTDR 2016” (editors: S.S. Pande and U.S. Dixit) published by Springer.
Refereed Journal Papers
  • PAPERS PUBLISHED (IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS):
  1. Varun Sharma, Pulak M. Pandey. Optimization of machining and vibration parameters for residual stresses minimization in ultrasonic assisted turning of 4340 hardened steel, Ultrasonics. 70:172–182 (2016). (SCI Impact Factor: 2.281)
  2. Varun Sharma, Pulak M. Pandey Experimental investigations and statistical modeling of surface roughness during ultrasonic-assisted turning with self-lubricating cutting inserts.  Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part E Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering 1989-1996 (2017). (SCI Impact Factor: 1.448)
  3. Varun Sharma, Pulak M. Pandey.Recent advances in turning with textured cutting tools: A review, Journal of Cleaner Production. 137:701-715 (2016). (SCIE Impact Factor: 6.207)
  4. Varun Sharma &Pulak Mohan Pandey. Comparative Study of Turning of 4340 Hardened Steel with Hybrid Textured Self-Lubricating Cutting Inserts, Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 31:14, 1904-1916, doi: 10.1080/10426914.2015.1127951 (2016). (SCIE Impact Factor: 2.274)
  5. Varun Sharma &Pulak Mohan Pandey. Geometrical design optimization of hybrid textured self-lubricating cutting inserts for turning 4340 hardened steel, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. doi 10.1007/s00170-016-9163-6 (2016). (SCIE Impact Factor: 2.209)
  6. Prateek Kala, Varun Sharma, Pulak Mohan Pandey. Surface roughness modelling for Double Disk Magnetic Abrasive Finishing process. Journal of Manufacturing Processes. 25 (2017) 37–48. (SCIE Impact Factor: 2.322).
  7. Prateek Kala, Pulak M Pandey, Girish Verma, Varun Sharma. Understanding flexible abrasive brush behavior for double disk magnetic abrasive finishing based on force signature. Journal of Manufacturing Processes. (2017) DOI: 10.1016/j.jmapro.2017.04.010 (SCIE Impact Factor: 2.322).
  8. Varun Sharma &Pulak Mohan Pandey. Mechanistic Based Cutting Force Model during Ultrasonic Assisted Turning with Self-Lubricating Cutting Inserts
    Accepted in Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems (2018). (Scopus Indexed)
  9. Varun Sharma &Pulak Mohan Pandey. A comparative analysis of cutting force while machining 4340 hardened steel using plane and EDM textured cutting inserts, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. ISSN 0973-4562; 10: 94 (2015). (Scopus Indexed).
  10. U. S. Dixit, Vinod Yadav, Varun Sharma, Pulak Pandey, Anish Roy, Vadim Silberschmidt. Estimation of Cutting Forces in Conventional and Ultrasonic-Vibration Assisted Turning Using Inverse Modelling. International Journal of Additive and Subtractive Materials Manufacturing (2018). (Scopus Indexed).
  11. Varun Sharma, Pulak M. Pandey. Recent advances in ultrasonic assisted turning: A step towards sustainability, Cogent Engineering, Taylor and Francis, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2016.1222776 (2016). (Scopus Indexed).
  12. Varun Sharma, Girish ChandraVerma, Pulak Mohan Pandey. Magnetic Abrasive finishing process: State of the art. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. 10 (35) (2015) pp.27601-27607. (Scopus Indexed).

  • PUBLISHED PAPERS (IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES):
  1. Varun Sharma &Pulak Mohan Pandey. Study of ultrasonic assisted turning of 4340 steel with plane and self-lubricating cutting inserts. Proceedings of the 2016 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference MSEC2016 June 27- July 1, 2016, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA.doi:10.1115/MSEC2016-8565.
  2. Varun Sharma, Pulak Mohan Pandey, Anish Roy, Uday S. Dixit, Study of Surface Integrity in Conventional and Ultrasonic Assisted Turning with Self-Lubricating Cutting Inserts. 6th International & 27th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR-2016), December 16-18, 2016 at College of Engineering., Pune, Maharashtra, INDIA.
  3. Nishant Singh, Varun Sharma, Pulak M Pandey, K K Singh. Experimental investigation of effect of liquid-cum-gaseous dielectric on EDM performance. 4th International conference on Production & Industrial Engineering (CPIE-2016) at Dr. B.R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar.
  4. Uday Shankar Dixit, Vinod Yadav, Varun Sharma, Pulak Mohan Pandey, Anish Roy, V.V. Silberschmidt. Estimation of cutting forces in conventional and ultrasonic-vibration assisted turning using inverse modelling. 4th International conference on Production & Industrial Engineering (CPIE-2016) at Dr. B.R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar.
  5. Varun Sharma, Sehijpal Singh. Fine finishing of metal matrix composite plate with magnetic abrasives. International Conference on Research and Innovations in Mechanical Engineering 2013, GNDEC, Ludhiana.