Apurbba Kumar Sharma
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Micromachining, Fabrication of Microchannels, Microholes, their characterisation., Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Hybrid Finishing Processes, Microwave Material Processing, In-situ Microwave Casting, Joining of Bulk Metal, Microwave Cladding, Surface Engineering, Cladding, Wear characterisation
aks@me.iitr.ac.in
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Professional Background
Administrative Positions

Research
Projects
Papers
Books
Collaborations

Honours and Awards
Honors
Memberships

Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements

Students
Supervisions
Associate Scholars

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Events
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Educational Details
IIT Madras
2003
Ph D, Mechanical Engg.
IIT Madras
1996
M Tech, Computer Int. Mfg. (CIM)
Gauhati University
1989
P G Dip, Instrumentation
Dibrugarh University
1988
B E, Mechanical Engg.
Administrative Positions
Dean of Academic Affairs
01 Apr 2021 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Associate Dean, Academic Studies
01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2017
IIT Roorkee
Principal Member
01 Jan 2012 - Present
Pneumatic Tools Sectional Committee, PGD08 of Production and General Engi
Coordinator
01 Aug 2018 - 31 Mar 2021
Design Innovation Center (DIC), IIT Roorkee
Member,
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Departmental Administrative Committee (DAC)
Chairman, Institute Academic Performance Evaluation Committee (IAPEC)
01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2017
IIT Roorkee
Member
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Departmental Faculty Assessment Committee (DFAC)
Secretary
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Departmental Faculty Committee (DFC)
Member, Institute Academic Programme Committee
01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2017
IIT Roorkee
Member,
01 Jan 2020 - Present
Faculty Search Committees of Management and Materials and Metallurgical Engg Depts
Member
01 Jan 2014 - 01 Jan 2016
Departmental Administrative Committee (DAC)
Member, Departmental Academic Studies Committee
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2014
MIED, IIT Roorkee
Member, Departmental Research Committee
01 Jan 2010 - 01 Jan 2012
MIED, IIT Roorkee
Member, Institute Technical Committee
01 Jan 2009 - 01 Jan 2014
I I T Roorkee
Research
Projects
TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
A Resource Efficient Method for Producing Orthopedic Bone Plate Using Microwave Energy 01 Jan 1919 A Resource Efficient Method for Producing Orthopedic Bone Plate Using Microwave Energy 78,98,800.00 SPARC, MHRD, Govt. of India Prof. Dinesh Agrawal, Penn State Univ., USA
R&D of nanostructured microwave composites with enhanced wear resistance 01 Jan 2018 R&D of nanostructured microwave composites with enhanced wear resistance INR 13,34,800.00 (Indian side) DST, India and Ministry of Education & Science, Ukraine Zgalat-Lozynsky Ostap, Dr., Sc.
Materials Joining and Drilling with Microwaves 01 Jan 2011 Materials Joining and Drilling with Microwaves 31.73 lacs BRNS, Mumbai (DAE, Govt. of India). Shantanu Das, BARC
Parametric studies during machining of microchannels on silicon wafer using micro ultrasonic machini 01 Jan 2011 Parametric studies during machining of microchannels on silicon wafer using micro ultrasonic machini 13.00 Lacs Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India.
Development and Parametric study of Ultrasonic Assisted Abrasive Flow Machining 01 Jan 2008 Development and Parametric study of Ultrasonic Assisted Abrasive Flow Machining 20.40 lacs DST, New delhi Dr. Pradeep Kumar
Microwave joining of Metals 01 Jan 2006 Microwave joining of Metals 1.00 Lac IIT Roorkee
Parametric studies during machining of Glass and Metal Matrix Composite (Al-7075) using Electrochem 01 Jan 2013 Parametric studies during machining of Glass and Metal Matrix Composite (Al-7075) using Electrochem 28.84 Lacs Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, India. Dr. Akshay Dvivedi




Honors And Awards
Honors
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
2011
DAAD Fellowship
IIT Roorkee
2018
Indian Patent on Mechanical safety apparatus for thread failure in power screw based lifts (A/F)
CII Report
2017
Highest Citations per paper in India
IIT Roorkee
2016
Indian Patent on A flexible device for multiple ultrasonic machining operations (A/F)
IIT Roorkee
2016
Indian Patent on In-situ Microwave Casting (A/F)
DAE, Govt. of India & IIT Roorkee
2016
Indian Patent on Micro-drilling with microwaves through metallic concentrator (A/F)
IIT Roorkee
2011
Indian Patent on A Natural Polymer Abrasive Media for the Abrasive Flow Machining
IIT Roorkee
2011
Indian Patent on Development of ultrasonic abrasive flow machining (A/F)
IIT Roorkee
2010
Indian Patent on Development of Microwave Cladding
IIT Roorkee
2009
Indian Patent on Development of Microwave Joining Technology
IIT Madras
2006
Indian Patent on Development of New Technology on Microwave Glazing
The Marquis Who’s Who in the World in the 27th Edition (2010)
2010
Who’s Who in the World
MemberShips
ASME, USA
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Member
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), USA
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Member
Institution of Engineers (India)
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Fellow
Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Life Member
Materials Research Society of India
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Member
ISTE
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Member
Global Science & Technology Forum (GSTF)
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Member
Students
SuperVisions
R&D of nanostructured microwave composites with enhanced wear resistance
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: --, Scholar: Chintam Suresh Kumar
Finishing of Superhard Material
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Ayush Goyal
Analysis of Green Composites
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Inderdeep Singh, Scholar: Tejas P Naik
Investigations on Directional Solidification in-Situ Microwave Casting of Metallic Materials
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Parvej
Microwave Sintering of Nanocomposites
01 Jan 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Shivani Gupta
Development of superhard coatings using microwave heating
01 Jan 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: --, Scholar: Anurag Singh
Microwave Drilling of Metallic Materials
01 Jan 2015 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Gaurav Kumar
Development of Microchannels by Micro-USM on Silicon Wafer for Heat Transfer Applications
01 Jan 2015 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Dungali Srihari
Investigations on in-Situ Microwave Casting of Metallic Materials
01 Jan 2014 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Radharaman Mishra
Development of nano-structured microwave cladding for enhanced wear resistance
01 Jan 2013 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Sunny Zafar
Performance analysis of ECDM process while machining glass and alumina
01 Jan 2013 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Mudimallana Goud
Microwave Drilling of characteristically different Materials
01 Jan 2012 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Nitin Kumar Lautre
Performance Analysis of Ultrasonic Assisted Abrasive Flow Machining Process
01 Jan 2012 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: G Venkatesh
An Ultrasonic Approach to Machining of Microchannels on Glass
01 Jan 2011 - Present
Other Supervisors: Akshay Dvivedi, Scholar: Manjot Singh Cheema
Investigations on Material Joining and Drilling using Microwaves
01 Jan 2011 - Present
Other Supervisors: Pradeep Kumar, Scholar: Amit Bansal
Investigations on Performance Enhancement of ECDM Process while machining Glass
01 Jan 2010 - Present
Other Supervisors: Pradeep Kumar, Scholar: C S Jawalkar
Some Studies on Development of Microchannels Using Microultrasonic Machining
01 Jan 2010 - Present
Other Supervisors: Pradeep Kumar, Scholar: Vivek Jain
Microwave Cladding of Metal-based Materials and their Characterisation
01 Jan 2009 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Dheeraj Gupta
Joining and Characterisation of Metallic Materials through Microwave Hybrid Heating
01 Jan 2008 - Present
Other Supervisors: Pradeep Kumar, Scholar: M S Srinath
Some Studies to Enhance the Capabilities of Abrasive Flow Machining Process
01 Jan 2008 - 27 May 2011
Other Supervisors: Pradeep Kumar, Scholar: S Rajesha
Miscellaneous
Visits
IHM, KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany
2020-08-31
DAAD Fellowship
University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
2013-01-01
Presenting research Paper
St. Cross College, University of Oxford, UK
2019-01-01
Key Note Address in the International Conference on Innovative Applied Energy (IAPE)
National Academy of Sciences Ukraine
2020-08-31
Collaborative Project.
GSTF, Singapore
2012-01-01
Presenting research paper in International Conference
Zurich, Switzerland.
2012-01-01
Presenting research paper in International Conference- ICMIME 2012
BITS Pilani Dubai Campus, Dubai
2020-08-31
Invited Talk in Intl. Conference on Recent Advances in Materials & Manuf. Technologies (IMMT 2017)
Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan
2020-08-31
Presenting Research Paper in the International Tribology Conference (ITC 2015)
Sheraton Society Hill, One Dock St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, United States of America (USA).
2020-08-31
Presenting Research paper in International Conference WOM 2011
University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
2020-08-31
International Conference
Self appraisal

Summary:

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Present Status

Awarded

Registered

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  Indian Patent

10

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06

 

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Journal / Conference

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Published

In-press / Accepted

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   Journal Papers

121

121

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   International Conferences

103

103

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   National Conferences

35

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Details in the pdf format in the RESUME. 

LIST of PATENTS:

1. Articles of Glazed Ceramic Composites on Metal Substrates and Method of Manufacture Thereof. Indian Patent No.199106, Date: 09.7.2001

2. A method of joining of bulk metallic materials by microwave hybrid heating., Indian Patent No. 309058, Date: 12.03.2019

3. A method of cladding/coating of metallic and non-metallic powders on metallic substrate by microwave irradiation, Indian Patent No. 306568, Date: 30.01.2019

4. A natural polymer abrasive media for the abrasive flow machining and a process for preparation thereof , Indian Patent No. 283675, Date: 29.05.2017

5. An improved ultrasonic abrasive flow machining and a device therefor, Indian Patent Application No. 3578/Del/2011, Date: 09.12.2011

6. A method of micro-drilling with microwaves through metallic concentrator, Application No.: 201621004759, February 10, 2016.

7. A device for in-situ microwave casting of metals and alloys, Application No.: 201611037834, November 05, 2016.

8. A flexible device for multiple ultrasonic machining operations , Application No.: 201611041640, December 06, 2016.

9. Mechanical safety apparatus for thread failure in power screw based lifts, Application No.: 201811028210, July 26, 2018

10. Shah Faizan, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Radha Raman Mishra, Thanga Raj Chelliah, A four-way valve for directional control (Application No.: 202011009048).

Journal Publications

List of Publications

2021

Bhupinder Singh, Ruslan M. Karimbaev, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Auezhan Amanov, Sunny Zafar, Effects of Ultrasonic Nanocrystal Surface Modification on Dry Tribological and Slurry Erosion Performance of Non-reinforced and Reinforced Ni-based Microwave Clads, Surface & Coatings Technology, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfcoat.2021. 428, 127893.

 

2020

1.       Radha Raman Mishra, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Effect of input microwave power and insulation on microstructure and tensile properties of cast Al 7039 alloy produced at 2.45 GHz. Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy, doi.org/10.1080/08327823.2020.1838049, pp.312-329, 2020.

2.       Shivani Gupta, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, "Microstructure and Microhardness of Mg/SiC Metal Matrix Composites Developed by Microwave Sintering", Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40032-020-00636-w

3.        Anurag Singh, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, On microwave drilling of metal-based materials at 2.45 GHz. Appl. Phys. A, DOI: 10.1007/s00339-020-03994-5

3.       Gaurav Kumar, Radha Raman Mishra, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, On defect minimization during microwave drilling of borosilicate glass at 2.45 GHz using flowing dielectric and optimized input power. ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications. (Accepted)

4.       Chandrashekhar Jawalkar, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Innovations in Electro Chemical Discharge Machining process through Electrolyte Stirring and Tool Rotations, International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, 22(6), 487-503.

5.       Kumar, G., Sharma, Apurbba Kumar, On processing strategy to minimize defects while drilling borosilicate glass with microwave energy. Int J Adv Manuf Technol (2020). (https://doi.org/ 10.1007/s00170-020-05563-9)

6.       Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Shivani Gupta, Microwave Processing of Biomaterials for Orthopedic Implants: Challenges and Possibilities. Journal of Metals, 72 (3), 1211–1228 (2020). (https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-020-04003-z)

7.       Kumar, L., Jain, P.K. & Sharma, Apurbba Kumar, A fuzzy goal programme–based sustainable Greenfield supply network design for tyre retreading industry. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 108, 2855–2880 (2020). (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-020-05140-0)

2019

1.       Dungali Sreehari and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, On thermal performance of serpentine silicon microchannels, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 146 (2019). (https://doi.org/ 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2019.106067)

2.       Mishra, Radha Raman, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Microstructural characteristics and tensile properties of in-situ and ex-situ microwave casts of Al-7039 alloy, Materials Research Express, 6, 126591 (2019). (https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab5ab1)

3.       Nitin Kumar Lautre, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar and Shantanu Das, Characterization of drilled hole in low melting point material during low power microwave drilling process, Materials Research Express, Accepted, 6 (9), 2019. (doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab3299)

2018

1.       Apurbba Kumar Sharma and Radha Raman Mishra, Challenges in microwave processing of bulk metallic materials and recent developments, AMPERE Newsletter, 96, 2018, 7-15.

2.       Lautre, N., Sharma, A., Kumar, P., and Das, S., Experimental Evaluation of a Microwave Drilling Process in Perspex, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20180103.

3.       Radha Raman Mishra and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Microwave heating characteristics of bulk metallic materials and role of oxides, Journal of Materials Science, 53 (24), 2018, 16567–16584. (doi.org/10.1007/s10853-018-2771-9)

4.       Lokesh Kumar Saxena, Pramod Kumar Jain, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, A fuzzy goal programme with carbon tax policy for Brownfield Tyre remanufacturing strategic supply chain planning, Journal of Cleaner Production, 198, 2018, 738-753. (doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.07.005)

5.       Lokesh Kumar Saxena, Pramod Kumar Jain and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Tactical supply chain planning for tyre remanufacturing considering carbon tax policy, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2018, (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-018-1972-3).

6.       Radha Raman Mishra and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Effect of solidification environment on microstructure and indentation hardness of Al-Zn-Mg alloy casts developed using microwave heating, International Journal of Metalcasting, 12 (2), 2018, 370–382. (https://doi.org/ 10.1007/s40962-017-0176-1).

7.       Radha Raman Mishra and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Multi-Physics Simulation of In-Situ Microwave Casting of 7039 Al Alloy inside Different Applicators and Cast Microstructure, Proc IMechE Part E: J Process Mechanical Engineering, 233 (3), 617–629. (doi.org/10.1177/0954408918781479). (Impact Factor: 1.211)

4.       Gaurav Kumar, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Role of dielectric fluid and concentrator material in microwave drilling of borosilicate glass, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 33, 2018, 184–193, (https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.jmapro.2018.05.010).

5.       Dungali Sreehari, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, On form accuracy and surface roughness in micro-ultrasonic machining of silicon microchannels Precision Engineering, 2018, (https://doi.org/ 10.1016/j.precisioneng.2018.04.014)

2017

1.       Apurbba Kumar Sharma and Radha Raman Mishra, Role of particle size in microwave processing of metallic material systems, Journal of Materials Science and Technology, 2017, 1-15, (DOI: 10.1080/02670836.2017.1412043).

2.       Radha Raman Mishra and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Effect of susceptor and mold material on microstructure of in-situ microwave casts of Al-Zn-Mg alloy, Materials and Design, 131, 2017, 428-440. (DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes. 2017.06.038) (Impact Factor: 3.997, 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.023)

3.       Dheerendra Gamit, Radha Raman Mishra and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Joining of mild steel pipes using microwave hybrid heating at 2.45 GHz and joint characterisation”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 27, 2017, 158-168. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro. 2017.04.028).

4.       Sunny Zafar and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Microstructure and mechanical properties of microwave post processed Ni coating”. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2017. (DOI:10.1007/s11665-017-2540-y), (IMPACT FACTOR: 1.094 (2015)).

5.       Goud, M. and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “On performance studies during micromachining of quartz glass using electrochemical discharge machining”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 31 (3), 2017, 1365-1372. (DOI 10.1007/s12206-017-0236-8). (IMPACT FACTOR: 0.761 (2015))

6.       Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “Galvanic corrosion behaviour of microwave welded and post-weld heat treated Inconel-718 joints”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2017. (DOI: 10.1007/ s11665-017-2665-z)

7.       Radha Raman Mishra and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Structure-property correlation in Al-Zn-Mg alloy cast developed through in-situ microwave casting”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 688 (14), 2017, 532-544. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.msea.2017.02.021). (Impact Factor: 2.647, 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.959)

8.       Radha Raman Mishra and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “On melting characteristics of bulk Al-7039 alloy during in-situ microwave casting”, Applied Thermal Engineering, 111, 2017, 670–685. (DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.applthermaleng.2016.09.122) (Impact Factor: 3.043, 5-Year IF: 3.269)

9.       Bansal, S. Zafar, and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, "Influence of heat treatment on microstructure of Inconel 718 microwave clads." Surface Engineering, 33 (3), 2017, 167-174. (doi.org/10.1080/02670844.2016.1197559) (Impact Factor: 1.978)

10.   Radha Raman Mishra and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “On mechanism of in-situ microwave casting of aluminium alloy 7039 and cast microstructure”, Materials and Design, 112, 2016, 97–106. (DOI:10.1016/j.matdes. 2016.09.041) (Impact Factor: 3.997, 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.023)

2016

1.       Sunny Zafar, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Microstructure and wear performance of heat treated WC-12Co microwave clad”, Vacuum, 131, 2016, 413–422. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.vacuum.2016.06.021) (Impact Factor: 1.558, 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.615)

2.       Sunny Zafar and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Investigations on flexural performance and residual stresses in nanometric WC-12Co microwave clads”, Surface & Coatings Technology, 291, 2016, 413–422. (DOI: 10.1016/ j.surfcoat.2016.03.009) (IF: 1.998, 5-Year IF: 2.374)

3.       Sunny Zafar and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, ‘Abrasive and erosive wear behaviour of nanometric WC-12Co Microwave clad’, Wear, 346-347, 2016, 29-45. (DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.wear.2015.11.003). (Impact Factor: 1.913, 5-Year Impact Factor= 2.109)

4.       Sunny Zafar and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Structure-property correlation in nanostructured WC–12Co microwave clad”, Applied Surface Science, 2016, (DOI:10.1016/j.apsusc. 2016.02.114). (Impact Factor: 2.71).

5.       Goud, M. and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “A Three-dimensional Finite Element Simulation Approach to Analyse material Removal in Electrochemical Discharge Machining”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 2016, 1-12. (DOI: 10.1177/0954406216636167).

6.       Goud, M., Apurbba Kumar Sharma and Chandrashekhar Jawalkar, ‘A Review on Material Removal Mechanism in Electrochemical Discharge Machining (ECDM) and Possibilities to Enhance the Material Removal Rate’, Precision Engineering, 45, 2016, 1-17. (doi.org/10.1016/ j.precisioneng.2016.01.007) (Impact Factor: 1.517, 5-Year Impact Factor= 1.856)

7.       Radha Raman Mishra and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, ‘Microwave-material interaction phenomena: heating mechanisms, challenges and opportunities in material processing’, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 81, 2016, 78-97. (doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2015.10.035) (Impact Factor: 3.071, 5-Year Impact Factor= 4.045)

8.       Radha Raman Mishra and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, ‘A Review of Research Trends in Microwave Processing of Metal Based Materials and Opportunities in Microwave Metal Casting’, Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, 41 (3), 2016, 217-255. (DOI:doi.org/10.1080/10408436.2016.1142421). (Impact Factor: 6.450)

9.       Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Shantanu Das, “Characterization of microstructure and strength of microwave welded Inconel 718 joints at 2.45 GHz frequency”, KOVOVÉ MATERIÁLY-METALLIC MATERIALS, 54 (1), 2016, 27–36. (IMPACT FACTOR: 0.546).

2015

1.       M.S. Cheema, P.K. Singh, O. Tyagi, A. Dviwedi, A.K. Sharma, ‘Tool wear and form accuracy in ultrasonically machined microchannels’, Measurement, 81, 2015, 85–94. (DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2015.12.005). (IF: 1.484, 5-Yr IF= 1.424)

2.       Amit Bansal, Sunny Zafar and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Microstructure and Abrasive Wear Performance of Ni-WC Composite Microwave Clad, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2015. (DOI: 10.1007/s11665-015-1657-0). (Impact Factor: 0.998)

3.       Sunny Zafar and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Dry sliding wear performance of nanostructured WC–12Co deposited through microwave cladding, Tribology International, 91, 2015, 14–22, (DOI:10.1016/j.triboint.2015.06.023). (Impact Factor: 2.12).

4.       Nitin Kumar Lautre, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar and Shantanu Das, “A simulation approach to material removal in microwave drilling of soda lime glass at 2.45 GHz”, Appl. Phys. A, 2015. (DOI 10.1007/s00339-015-9370-2). (Impact Factor: 1.704).

5.       Nitin Kumar Lautre, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Shantanu Das and Pradeep Kumar, “A photoelasticity Approach for Characterisation of defects in microwave drilling of soda lime glass”, J. Mater. Process. Technol., 225, 2015, 151–161. (Impact Factor: 2.236).

6.       Nitin Kumar Lautre, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Shantanu Das and Pradeep Kumar, “On crack control strategy in near field microwave drilling of soda lime glass using precursors”, J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl., 7 (4), 2015, 1–15. (Doi: 10.1115/ 1.4030478). (Impact Factor: 1.5).

7.       Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Shantanu Das, “Structure–Property Correlations in Microwave Joining of Inconel 718”, Journal of Metals, 76 (9), 2015, 2087-2098. (DOI: 10.1007/s11837-015-1523-4) (Impact Factor: 1.757)

8.       Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Shantanu Das, “On Microstructure and Strength Properties of Microwave Welded Inconel 718/ Stainless Steel (SS – 316L)”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, June, 2015, (DOI: 10.1177/1464420715589206)

9.       S., Zafar and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “On Friction and Wear Behaviour of WC-12Co Microwave Clad”, Tribology Transactions, 58 (4), 2015, 584-691. (DOI:10.1080/ 10402004.2014.996310)

10.   Apurbba Kumar Sharma, G Venkatesh, S Rajesha, P Kumar, Experimental investigations into ultrasonic-assisted abrasive flow machining (UAAFM) process, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 1-17, 2015. (DOI: 10.1007/s00170-015-7009-2).

11.   Gudipadu, Venkatesh, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, and Nitish Singh, "Simulation of media behaviour in vibration assisted abrasive flow machining", Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 51, 2015, 1-13 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.simpat.2014.10.009). (IMPACT FACTOR: 1.05)

12.   Manjot S. Cheema, Akshay Dvivedi, Apurbba K. Sharma, Tool wear studies in fabrication of microchannels in ultrasonic Micromachining”, Ultrasonics, 57 2015, 57–64, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultras.2014.10.018). (FIVE YEAR IMPACT FACTOR: 1.948).

13.   Satnam Singh, Dheeraj Gupta, Vivek Jain, Apurbba K. Sharma, “Microwave Processing of Materials and Applications in Manufacturing Industries: A Review”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 30(1), 2015, 1-29. (DOI:10.1080/10426914.2014.952028). (2013 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.486).

14.   G. Venkatesh, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “On Ultrasonic Assisted Abrasive Flow Machining of Bevel Gears", International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 89, 2015, 29-38 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.ijmachtools.2014.10.014). (FIVE YEAR IMPACT FACTOR: 3.15)

15.   G. Venkatesh, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “Fine Finishing of SiC Microchannels using Abrasive Flow Machining”, Indian Journal of Engineering & Material Sciences, 22, June 2015, 297–306. (IMPACT FACTOR: 0.65).

16.   Sutar, M. K., Pathak, P. M., Sharma, A. K., Mehta, N.K., Gupta, V. K., “Inverse Kinematics and Control of Four Degree of Freedom Wire Actuated In-Vivo Robot,” Proceedings of the Institutions of Mechanical Engineers: Part I:: Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 229 (2), 77-91, 2015. (IMPACT FACTOR : 0.778).

2014

1.       G. Venkatesh, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Nitish Singh, Pradeep Kumar, “Finishing of Bevel Gears using Abrasive Flow Machining", Procedia Engineering, 97, 2014, 320-328.

2.       Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Shantanu Das, “Investigation on microstructure and mechanical properties of the dissimilar weld between mild steel and stainless steel-316 formed using microwave energy", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 230 (3), 2014, 439-448. (DOI: 10.1177/0954405414558694). (Impact Factor: 0.661)

3.       Sunny Zafar, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Development and Characterisations of WC-12Co Microwave Clad”, Materials Characterization, 96, 241-248, (DOI:10.1016/j.matchar. 2014.08.015), 2014. (Impact Factor: 1.925)

4.       Sunny Zafar, Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Navneet Arora, C. S. Ramesh, “Dry Erosion Wear Performance of Inconel 718 Microwave Clad”, Surface Engineering, 30(11), 852-859, doi:10.1179/1743294414y.0000000359, 2014. (Impact Factor: 1.978)

5.       C.S. Jawalkar, Pradeep Kumar and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Investigations on performance of ECDM process using NaOH and NaNO3 electrolytes while micro machining soda lime glass”, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 28(1-3), 2014, 80-93.

6.       Garg A., Vikram C. S., Gupta S., Sutar, M. K., Pathak P.M., Sharma A. K., Mehta N. K., Gupta V. K., “Design and Development of In-Vivo Robot for Biopsy,” Journal of Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, Vol. 42(3), 2014, 278-295.

7.       Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Shantanu Das, "Characterization of bulk stainless steel joints developed through microwave hybrid heating", Materials Characterization, 91, 34-41. DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2014.02.005. (2014) (IF: 1.925)

8.       Rajesha S, C.S. Jawalkar, Radha Raman Mishra, Apurbba Kumar Sharma and Pradeep Kumar (2014), “Study of Recast Layers and Surface Roughness on Al-7075 Metal Matrix Composite during EDM Machining”, International Journal of Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 3 (1), 61-70.

9.       Radha Raman Mishra, Rajesha S and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Microwave sintering of metal powders- A review”, International Journal of Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 4 (3), pp. 315-322. (2014)

11.   Dheeraj Gupta, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Microwave Cladding: A New Approach in Surface Engineering”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 16 (2014) 176–182, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmapro.2014.01.001. (Source Normalized Impact per Paper: 1.528)

12.   Sabir Ali, Pramendra Kumar Bajpai, Inderdeep Singh, and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, "Curing of natural fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites using microwave energy." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 33 (11), 2014, 993–999. (Impact Factor: 1.471)

 

2013

1.       Radha Raman Mishra, Rajesha S, Apurbba Kumar Sharma and A K Jha, "Development and characterization of developed foamed carbon fiber composite", i-manager Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 3, pp. 23-27. (2013)

2.       Akshay Mali, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Inderdeep Singh, "Microwave curing of natural fiber and synthetic fiber reinforced polymer matrix composites", i-manager’s Journal on Material Science, Vol.1 (1), 2013.

3.       Shantanu Das, Rajesh Kumar, Titto John George, Amit Bansal, Nitin Kumar Lautre, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Physics of Electrostatic Resonance with Negative Permittivity and Imaginary Index of Refraction for Illuminated Plasmoid in the Experimental Set Up for Microwave Near Field Applicator”, Fundamental Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 5(2), 2013, pp.19–46.

 

2012

1.       Shantanu Das, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Microwave Drilling of Materials”, BARC Newsletter, Issue No. 329, Nov.-Dec. 2012, pp.15–21.

2.       Cheema M.S., Dvivedi A., Apurbba K. Sharma, Sudip Biswas, "Multicriteria optimization of rotary tool electric discharge machining on metal matrix composite", Materials Processing Fundamentals, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA, 2012, 159 – 168. (doi: 10.1002/ 9781118662199.ch18).

3.       Manjot S Cheema, Akshay Dvivedi and Apurbba K Sharma, A hybrid approach to multi criteria optimization based on user’s preference rating, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 227 (11), 2013, 1733-1742. (DOI: 10.1177/ 0954405413491958). (Impact Factor: 0.661)

4.       Sunny Zafar, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Navneet Arora, “Development and Microstructural Characterisation of Inconel Cladding on Stainless steel through Microwave Irradiation”, i-Manager’s Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 3(1), 2013, 9–16.

5.       Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Shantanu Das, “Metallurgical and Mechanical Characterization of Mild Steel-Mild Steel Joint Formed by microwave Hybrid Heating Process”, Sadhna, 38 (4), 2013, 679-686. (IF: 0.587)

6.       Shantanu Das, Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, "Theory of Welding of Metallic Parts in Microwave Cavity Applicator” Fundamental Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 3 (2), 2012, Pages 125-155

7.       M. Gharge, P.K. Rakesh, I. Singh, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Crushing behaviour of metal matrix composite honeycomb under impact loading”, International Journal of Engineering Simulation, 14 (1), 2013, 23–30 (ISSN:1468-1137).

8.       C. S. Jawalkar, Pradeep Kumar and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Parametric study while microchanelling on optical glass using microcontroller driven ECDM process”, Advanced Materials Research, 585, 2012, 417-421 (ISBN-13:978-3-03785-526-3).

9.       Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Shantanu Das, “Joining of mild steel plates using microwave energy”, Advanced Materials Research, 585, 2012, 465-469 (ISBN-13:978-3-03785-526-3)

10.   Amit Bansal, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Shantanu Das, "Application of electromagnetic energy for joining of Inconel 718 plates", i-manager’s Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2 (4), 18-23, 2012.

11.   Manjot S Cheema, Gudipadu Venkatesh, Akshay Dvivedi and Apurbba Kumar Sharma, “Developments in abrasive flow machining: a review on experimental investigations using abrasive flow machining variants and media”, Proc. IMechE Part B: J Engineering Manufacture, 226 (12), 2012, 1951-1962. (DOI:10.1177/0954405412462000). (IMPACT FACTOR: 1.445)

12.   Mihir Kumar Sutar, P. M. Pathak, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, N. K. Mehta, V. K. Gupta, “Forward kinematic analysis of in-vivo robot for stomach biopsy”, Journal of Robotic Surgery, 7, 281-287, (DOI 10.1007/s11701-012-0375-y), August, 2012.

13.   Srinath M.S., Suryanarayana Murthy, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, Kartikeyan M. V., “Simulation and Analysis of Microwave Heating while Joining Bulk Copper”, International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, 4 (2), 2012, 152-158.

14.   Dheeraj Gupta, Bhobi, P., Apurbba Kumar Sharma, S. Dutta, “Development and Characterization of Microwave Composite Cladding”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, (2012), doi:10.1016/j.jmapro.2012.05.007.

15.   Titto John George, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “A Feasibility Study on Microwave Drilling of Metallic Materials”, i-Manager’s Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2 (2), 2012, 1-6.

16.   Apurbba Kumar Sharma and Dheeraj Gupta, “On Microstructure and Flexural Strength of Metal-Ceramic Composite Cladding Developed through Microwave Heating”, Applied Surface Science, 258, 2012, 5583–5592, doi:10.1016/j. apsusc.2012.02.019. (IF: 2.538, 5-YR IF: 1.895)

17.   Vivek Jain, A K Sharma and Pradeep Kumar, “Investigations on Tool Wear in Micro Ultrasonic Machining” Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 110-116 (2012), doi:10.4028/www. scientific.net/AMM.110-116.1561, pp. 1561-1566.

18.   C. S. Jawalkar, A K Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “Micromachining with ECDM : Research potentials and experimental investigations”, International Journal of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 6, 2012, 7 – 12.

19.   Dheeraj Gupta, A K Sharma, “Microstructural Characterisation of Cermet Cladding on Austenitic Stainless Steel Developed through Microwave Irradiation”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, DOI 10.1007/s11665-012-0142-2 (2012).

20.   Dheeraj Gupta, A K Sharma, “Copper coating on austenitic stainless steel using microwave hybrid heating”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E, Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, 225, 2012, 132–141. (DOI: 10.1177/0954408911414652).

21.   Dheeraj Gupta, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Guido Link, Manfred Thumm, “Investigation on Microstructural Characterization of Microwave Cladding”, Ceramic Transactions.

2011

1.       C. S. Jawalkar, A K Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “Experimental investigations on performance of ECDM using design of experiments approach” i-manager’s Journal on Mechanical Engineering, Vol.1, No.3 (2011), pp.24 – 29. (ISSN-2230-9055)

2.       Vivek Jain, A K Sharma and Pradeep Kumar, “Microdrilling of difficult to cut materials for micro electromechanical system using ultrasonic micromachining”, i-manager’s Journal on Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2, (2011), pp.24–32.

3.       Himadri Phukan, A K Sharma, “Impact of Marketing Strategies on Detergent Consumption – A Study of Jorhat District in Assam”, Invertis Journal of Management, 3 (2), 2011. 23–40.

4.       Dheeraj Gupta, A K Sharma, “Investigation on sliding wear performance of WC10Co2Ni cladding developed through microwave irradiation”, Wear, Special Issue, 2011, 1642–1650. (doi:10.1016/j.wear.2010.12.037). (Impact Factor: 1.862, 5-Yr Impact Factor: 2.109)

5.       Dheeraj Gupta, A K Sharma, “Microwave Cladding: A new Surface Engineering Technique for Developing Uniform Microstructure”, i-manager’s Journal on Mechanical Engineering, 1 (2), 2011, 17–23.

6.       Dheeraj Gupta, A K Sharma, “Development and Characterisation of Ni based Microwave Cladding”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 6 (5), 2011, 569–577.

7.       Dheeraj Gupta, A K Sharma, “Development and Microstructural Characterization of Microwave Cladding on Austenitic Stainless Steel”, Surface and Coatings Technology, 206, 2011, 5147–5155.  (doi:10.1016/j.surfcoat. 2011.05.018). (Impact Factor: 2.112, 5-Yr Impact Factor: 2.294)

8.       Vivek Jain, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, and Pradeep Kumar, “Recent Developments and Research Issues in Microultrasonic Machining,” ISRN Mechanical Engineering, 2011, Art. ID 413231, 2011. doi:10.5402/2011/413231.

9.       Inderdeep Singh, Pramendra Kumar Bajpai, Deepak Malik, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “Feasibility Study of Microwave Joining of ‘green’ Composites”, Akademeia, 1(1), 2011, 1– 6.

10.   Srinath M.S., Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “Investigations on microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Microwave Processed Dissimilar Joints”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 13, 2011, 141–146. doi:10.1016/j. jmapro.2011.03. 001.

11.   Srinath M.S., Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “A Novel Route for Joining of Austenitic Stainless Steel (SS-316) using Microwave Energy”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 225 (7), 2011, 1083-1091. (doi:10.1177/2041297510393451). (Impact Factor: 1.445)

12.   Srinath M.S., Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Kumar P., “A New Approach to Joining of Bulk Copper using Microwave Energy”, Materials and Design, 32, 2011, 2685-2694. (doi:10.1016/j.matdes. 2011.01.023). (IMPACT FACTOR: 1.694, 5-YR IMPACT FACTOR: 1.750)

13.   Srinath M.S., Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “Microwave processing of metallic joints and their characterization”, i – manager’s Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 1 (1), 201, 21-25.

14.   Rajesha S., G. Venkatesh, A K Sharma, Pradeep Kumar, “Performance Study of A Natural Polymer Based Media for Abrasive Flow Machining”, Indian Journal of Engineering & Material Sciences, 17 (Dec), 2010, 107–113. (Impact Factor: 0.218)

15.   Rajesha S., A. K. Sharma and Pradeep Kumar, “On Electro Discharge Machining of Inconel 718 with Hollow Tool”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2011. (DOI: 10.1007/s11665-011-9962-8). (Impact Factor: 0.639)

16.   Rajesha S., A. K. Sharma and Pradeep Kumar, “An Approach to Optimization of Process Parameters While EDMing Inconel 718 Using Taguchi’s Orthogonal Array”, International Journal of Production and Quality Engineering, 1 (2), 2011, 63-70.

17.   Rajesha, S., Apurbba Kumar Sharma and P. Kumar, “Influence of Process parameters in Centrifugal Force Assisted Abrasive Flow Machining”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, 3 (3), 2010, 653 – 663.

18.   Kishore R. A., Tiwari R., Kumar P. and Sharma, A. K. “N-Period Dynamic Deterministic Inventory Model for Perishable Goods” The IUP Journal of Operations Management, X (1), 2011, 7-17.

19.   Jawalkar C.S., A. K. Sharma , Kumar Pradeep “Electric Discharge Machining: Variants, Hybridization and Research Potentials”, International Journal of Production and Quality Engineering, 2 (1), 2011, 27-41.

2010

1.       A. K. Sharma, S. Rajesha, Uday Divekar, Dinesh Kumar, Anish Sachdeva. “A Fuzzy Approach to Selection of Optimum Maintenance Strategy – A Case based Analysis”, Industrial Engineering Journal, II (14), 2010. 4–11. (Impact Factor: 0.06)

2.       Venkata Subbarayudu Pesala, A. K. Sharma, P. Groche and M. S. C. Okan Goertan, “ECAS: A New Technique to Produce Ultra Fine Grained Materials”, Industrial Engineering Journal, II (12), 2010,  26–29.

3.       A. K Sharma and R. Krishnamurthy, “Sliding wear characterisation of microwave glazed plasma sprayed ceramic composites”, Proc. IMechE, Part J: J. Engineering Tribology, 224 (J5), 497–511, 2010. (DOI:10.1243/13501JET692).

4.       Sunil Kumar, Durga Shankar Gupta, Inderdeep Singh, and Apurbba Sharma, “Behavior of Kevlar/ Epoxy Composite Plates Under Ballistic Impact”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 29 (13), 2010, DOI:10.1177/ 0731684409343727, 2048–2064. (Impact Factor: 1.471)

5.       D.S. Gupta, B.K. Mishra, I. Singh and A. K. Sharma, “Damage Behavior of Polymer Matrix Composite Plates under Low Velocity Impact: An FE Approach”, International Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 1 (1), 21 – 24, 2010.

Upto 2009

1.       A. K Sharma and R. Krishnamurthy, “Flexural Response Characterisation of Plasma Sprayed and Microwave Glazed Ceramic Composite Coatings”, RSM International Journal of Engineering, Technology and Management, 1, 7-17, July 2009.

2.       K. Malla Reddy, A. K. Sharma and P. Kumar, “Some aspects of centrifugal force assisted abrasive flow machining of 2014 Al alloy”, Proc. IMechE Part B: J. Engineering Manufacture, 222 (B7), 2008, 773–783. (Impact Factor: 1.445)

3.       Apurbba Kr. Sharma and R. Krishnamurthy, “Microwave processing of sprayed alumina composite for enhanced performance”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 22, 2002, 2849-2860. (doi:10.1016/S0955-2219(02) 00051-1). (Impact Factor: 2.574, 5-Yr Impact Factor: 2.265)

4.       K. Vijayakumar, Apurbba Kr. Sharma, M.M. Mayuram and R. Krishnamurthy, “Response of plasma sprayed alumina-titania ceramic composite to high frequency impact loading”, Materials Letters, 54 (5-6), 2002, 403-413. (Impact Factor: 2.687, 5-Yr Impact Factor: 2.452)

5.       A K Sharma and R. Krishnamurthy, “Microwave glazing of alumina-titania ceramic composites for enhanced properties”, Key Engineering Materials, 206–213, 2002, 579-582. (doi:10.4028/ www.scientific.net/KEM.206-213.579).

6.       A. K. Sharma, S. Aravindan and R. Krishnamurthy, “Microwave glazing of alumina-titania ceramic composite coatings”, Materials Letters, 50, 295-301, 2001. (Impact Factor: 2.687, 5-Yr Impact Factor: 2.452)

7.       Apurbba Kr. Sharma, K. Vijayakumar and R. Krishnamurthy, “Acoustic emission response of thermal spray deposited ceramic composite”, Journal of the Acoustic Society of India, 29 (2-4), 283-295, 2001.