Assistant Professor

Dr Manjesh Kumar

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Interests

  1. Advanced nano-finishing processes
  2. Digital manufacturing
  3. Development of hybrid manufacturing processes
  4. Micro-machining
  5. Additive manufacturing, Surface micro-texturing

Education

2014

Academy of Technology
Hooghly
India
BTech

2017

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy
India
MTech

2022

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati
India
PhD

Experience

  • Jan 2018 to Aug 2021 - Teaching Assistant - Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati
  • Sep. to Nov. 2020 - Teaching Assistant - MOOCs course, Advanced Machining Processes - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati
  • June 2016 to May 2017 - Research Assistant - Department of Production Engineering, NIT Trichy
  • Aug to Oct 2014 - Lecturer – KK Polytechnic Nalanda
  • June to July 2013 - Industrial Trainee - Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd.
  • June to July 2012 - Industrial Trainee - Tin plate company of India limited.

Research Interest

  • Nano-scale surface finishing of complex freeform components using advanced nano-finishing processes (magnetorheological fluid-based finishing, abrasive flow finishing, plasma polishing, and electropolishing).
  • Using digital twin technology to create a virtual environment for advanced nano-finishing processes and further optimize it by displaying 2D/3D part information, along with machining and tooling instructions.
  • Development, numerical simulation and analytical modelling of hybrid manufacturing processes.
  • Additive manufacturing of metal-based biomedical implants and further finishing it at the nano-scale level.
  • Surface texturing using electrochemical micro-machining (EMM) processes on complex components, further nano-finishing it to improve its tribology properties and doing various surface characterizations.

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2017 to 2022 – Institute fellowship for Doctoral studies at IIT Guwahati – MHRD, Govt. of India
  • 2021- Free registration student award - IIT Bombay
  • 2015 to 2017 – Institute fellowship for Postgraduation studies at NIT Trichy – MHRD, Govt. of India
  • 2013 – Second prize winner in state-level inter-college technical fest (TECH FIESTA) - Academy of Technology, Hooghly

Publications

Journals

  • 1. Magnetorheological-finishing of miniature gear teeth profiles using uniform flow restrictor - M. Kumar, S. Ahmad, and M. Das - Mater. Manuf. Process – 37 (11), 467-482, (2021)
  • 2. Experimental and simulation study of magnetorheological miniature gear-profile polishing (MRMGPP) method using flow restrictor - M. Kumar, A. Alok, and M. Das - J. Mech. Sci. Technol. 35 (11), (2021)
  • 3. Improvement in surface characteristics of SS316L tiny gear profiles by magnetorheological-polishing fluid using flow restrictor - M. Kumar and M. Das - Trans. Indian Inst. Met. - 74, (2021)
  • 4. Study of surface finishing mechanism in a rotational-magnetorheological miniature gear profile polishing using novel flow restrictor - M. Kumar, R. K. Bharti, and M. Das – Wear - 488 (10), 204120, (2022)
  • 5. Advanced abrasive-based nano-finishing processes: challenges, principles and recent applications - M. Kumar, A. Alok, V. Kumar, and M. Das - Mater. Manuf. Process – 37, 372-392, (2021)
  • 6. Magnetorheological finishing of small gear teeth profiles using novel workpiece fixture M. Kumar, A. Kumar, A. Alok, and M. Das - J. Eng. Res. – 9 (3), 1–15, (2021)
  • 7. Effect of optimum process parameters in rotational-magnetorheological poppet valve polishing - M. Kumar, and M. Das - Mater. Manuf. Process – 37, 393-406, (2022)
  • 8. Recent advancements in advanced abrasive-based nano-finishing processes for biomedical components - M. Kumar, A. Alok, and M. Das - Trans. Indian Inst. Met.- (2022) (Accepted)
  • 9. Performance evaluation of rotational-magnetorheological glass-ceramic polishing (R-MRGP) process setups - M. Kumar, and M. Das - Arab. J. Sci. Eng. - 47, 15, (2022)
  • 10. Impact of different magnetorheological fluid compositions on poppet valve profile polishing - M. Kumar, and M. Das - Prec. Eng. -76, 75-87, (2022)
  • 11. Effect of optimum process parameters on material removal in rotational-magnetorheological miniature gear profile polishing (R-MRMGPP) process - M. Kumar, M. Das and Nan Yu - Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering – 44, 16-32, (2022)
  • 12. Surface roughness simulation during rotational–magnetorheological finishing of poppet valve profiles - M. Kumar, M. Das and Nan Yu - Nanomanufacturing and Metrology – (2022)
  • 13. An overview of magnetorheological polishing fluid applied in nano-finishing of components - M. Kumar, H. N. S. Yadav, A. Kumar, and M. Das - J. Micromanufacturing – 3 (5), 1–19, (2021)
  • 14. CFD analysis of MR fluid applied for finishing of gear in MRAFF process - M. Kumar, V. Kumar, A. Kumar, H. N. S. Yadav, and M. Das - Mater. Today Proc. – 45 (3), 1–7, (2021)
  • 15. Plasma polishing method applied on optical materials: A review - H. N. S. Yadav, M. Kumar, A. Kumar, and M. Das - J. Micromanufacturing – 3 (5), 70–80, (2021)
  • 16. Abrasive based finishing method applied on biomedical implants: A review - M. Kumar, A. Kumar, H. N. S Yadav, A. Alok, and M. Das - Mater. Today Proc. - 45 (5), 60–70, (2021)
  • 17. Magnetorheological method applied to optics polishing: A review - M. Kumar, A. Kumar, A. Alok, and M. Das - IOP Conf. Ser. Mater. Sci. Eng. – 804 (01), 12–13, (2020)
  • 18. Effect of tool rotation on the fabrication of micro-tool by electrochemical micromachining - A. Kumar, M. Kumar, H. N. S. Yadav, and M. Das - J. Micromanufacturing – 3 (5), 2–20, (2021)
  • 19. A review on rheological properties of magnetorheological fluid for engineering components polishing - M. Kumar, A. Kumar, R.K Bharti, H.N.S Yadav and M. Das - Mater. Today Proc. – 47 (6), 4675-4688, (2021)
  • 20. 3D simulation of machining parameters of electrochemical micromachining for stainless steel ( 316L ) - A. Kumar, A. Singh, H. N. S. Yadav, M. Kumar, and M. Das - Mater. Today Proc. – 25 (15), 1–6, (2021)
  • 21. COMSOL simulation of microwave plasma polishing on different surfaces - H. N. S. Yadav, M. Kumar, A. Kumar, and M. Das - Mater. Today Proc. - 45 (15), 1–7, (2021)
  • 22. Fabrication of microtool for micromachining: A review - A. Kumar, M. Kumar, A. Alok, H. N. S Yadav, and M. Das - Mater. Today Proc. – 45 (5), 71–81, (2021)
  • 23. Surface Texturing by Electrochemical Micromachining: A Review - A. Kumar, M. Kumar, A. Alok, and M. Das - IOP Conf. Ser. Mater. Sci. Eng. – 804 (01), 2011, (2020)
  • 24. Synthesis and Characterization of Sintered Magnetic Abrasive Particles having Alumina and Carbonyl Iron Powder - A. Alok, M. S. Niranjan, A. Kumar, M. Kumar, and M. Das - IOP Conf. Ser. Mater. Sci. Eng. – 804 (01), 2002, (2020)
  • 25. Effect of micro tool tips in electrochemical micromachining - A. Kumar, M. Kumar, S. Kumar, H.N.S Yadav and M. Das - Mater. Today Proc – 47 (1), 2214-78562021, (2022)

Conferences

  • 1. Magnetorheological method applied to optics polishing: A review - Manjesh Kumar, Abhinav Kumar, Anupam Alok and Manas Das - 8th International Symposium on Fusion of Science and Technology (ISFT-2020) Faridabad, India - J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA and Society for Fusion of Science and Technology, Delhi - 6th –10th January (2020).
  • 2. Gear profile polishing using rotational magnetorheological abrasive flow finishing process - Manjesh Kumar, H.N.S Yadav, Abhinav Kumar, Manas Das - International Conference on Recent Advancements in Mechanical Engineering, ICRAME 2021 - NIT Silchar - 7th – 9th February (2021)
  • 3. Magnetorheological finishing of small gear teeth profiles using novel workpiece fixture - Manjesh Kumar, Abhinav Kumar, Anupam Alok and Manas Das - International conference on Computational & Experimental Methods in Mechanical Engineering, ICCEMME-2021 - G.L. Bajaj Institute of Technology & Management, Greater Noida - 11th – 13th February (2021)
  • 4. Abrasive based finishing method applied on biomedical implants - Manjesh Kumar, Abhinav Kumar, Anupam Alok, H.N.S Yadav and Manas Das - International conference on Computational & Experimental Methods in Mechanical Engineering, ICCEMME-2021 - G.L. Bajaj Institute of Technology & Management, Greater Noida - 11th – 13th February (2021)
  • 5. CFD analysis of MR fluid applied for finishing of gear in MRAFF process - Manjesh Kumar, Vikash Kumar, H.N.S Yadav, Abhinav Kumar, Manas Das - International Conference on Aspects of Materials Science and Engineering, ICAMSE2021 - Punjab university, Chandigarh - 5th – 6th March (2021)
  • 6. Nanofinishing of tiny gear using magnetorheological abrasive flow finishing process - Manjesh Kumar, Abhinav Kumar, H.N.S Yadav and Manas Das - World congress on micro and nano manufacturing - IIT Bombay - 20th – 23rd Sept. (2021)
  • 7. A review on rheological properties of magnetorheological fluid for engineering components polishing - Manjesh Kumar, Abhinav Kumar, R.K Bharti, H.N.S Yadav and Manas Das - International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering & Material Sciences (ICAMEMS) -, SRM University Andhra Pradesh - 22nd – 24th Jan. (2022)

Book chapters

  • 1. Numerical Analysis of Machining Forces and Shear Angle During Dry Hard Turning - A. Alok, A. Kumar, M. Kumar, M. Das and K.K Gajrani - Advances in Sustainable Machining and Manufacturing Processes - ISBN: 9781032081656 - CRC Press (Taylor & Francis)- (2022)
  • 2. Gear profile polishing using rotational magnetorheological abrasive flow finishing process - M. Kumar, A. Kumar, H.N.S Yadav, and M. Das - Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering - ISBN: 978-981-15-7711-6 Springer – (2022) (Accepted)
  • 3. Fundamentals of Plasma polishing - H.N.S Yadav, M. Kumar, and M. Das - Advanced machining Science - ISBN: 9781482211092 - CRC Press (Taylor & Francis) – (2022)
  • 4. Effect of tool rotation on electrochemical milling of stainless steel 316L - A. Kumar, M. Kumar, H.N.S Yadav and M. Das - Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering - ISBN: 978-981-15-7711-6 - Springer – (2022) (Accepted)

Patents

  • 1. An arrangement for polishing poppet valve by magnetorheological fluid-based finishing process - Manjesh Kumar and Manas Das - Indian Patent - Application Number: 202131013271 - Patent Published.
  • 2. An arrangement for uniform polishing of narrow complex profiles of miniature gear - Manjesh Kumar, Anwesa Barman and Manas Das - Indian Patent - Application Number: 202131049403 - Patent Published.
  • 3. A polishing tool arrangement for uniform polishing the knee implant - Anwesa Barman, Manjesh Kumar and Manas Das - Indian Patent - Application Number: 202131039307 -Patent Published.

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