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Dr. Mangesh Lodhe

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Dr. Mangesh Lodhe

NAME: Dr. Mangesh Lodhe


 Assistant Professor




  • Office: 202/2nd floor, Department of MME, MANIT, Bhopal
  • Residence: 6/44, MANIT Campus, MANIT, Bhopal


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Educational Qualification


  • PhD (2017), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai
  • M.Tech (2008), Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur


  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of MME, MANIT, Bhopal (Feb 2019- Till Date)
  • Manager- Research Mentor, Cl Educate Ltd., Mysore (March 2018- Jan 2019)
  • Project Engineer at Wipro Technology, Pune (Dec 2008- May 2010)
  • Project Fellow at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai (Nov 2007- June 2008)


  • Processing and characterization of polymer derived ceramics
  • Composite Materials
  • Spark plasma sintering
  • Green synthesis of materials

Selected Publication

  • Mangesh Lodhe, Narendra Babu, A. Selvam and M. Balasubramanian, “Synthesis and characterization of high ceramic yield polycarbosilane precursor for SiC” Journal of Advanced Ceramics, 4 (2015) 307-311.
  • Mangesh Lodhe, Niraj Chawake, Devinder Yadav, M. Balasubramanian, “On correlation between β→α transformation and densification mechanisms in SiC during spark plasma sintering” Scripta Materialia, 115 (2016) 137-140.
  • Mangesh Lodhe, A. Selvam, A. Udayakumar and M. Balasubramanian, “Effect of polycarbosilane addition on SiC whisker growth from the mixture of rice husk and coconut shell” Ceramics International, 42 (2016) 2393-2401.
  • G. Logesh, Mangesh Lodhe and M. Balasubramanian, “Effect of temperature and gaseous medium on the evolved microstructures of carbon fiber reinforced reaction bonded silicon nitride composites” Ceramics Internationl,43 (2017) 6110-6116.
  • Mangesh Lodhe, G. Logesh and M. Balasubramanian, “Twin induced fracture toughness in SiCW/SiC composites processed by spark plasma sintering” Materials Science and Engineering A, 730 (2018) 280-283.      

Member of professional bodies


Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)

Indian Ceramic Society

Country Visited

  • Florida, USA, 38th International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites (ICACC), January 26-31, 2014

Achievements/ Awards

  • Best Paper Published Award, Dept of Metallurgical & Materials Eng., IIT Madras, Chennai (2016)
  • Best Award in Metallographic Contest, In-House Symposium, IIT Madras, Chennai.

P.G. Projects guided


  • Rachit Trivedi, Thesis title: Analytical studies on thermal behavior of weld pool in pulsed current gas tungsten arc welding process


  • Akash Sharma, Thesis title: Role of Kirkindell porosity on densification and microstructure evolution during spark plasma sintering of binary element powder


  • Asif Ahmed, Thesis title: Influence of heat treatment on mechanical and microstructural behaviour of P91 pipe by shielded metal arc welding (SMAG) and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW)

Administrative work

  • Assistant Warden (March 2019-Till date)
  • Co-coordinator Indian Society for Technical Education (Aug 2020-Till date)
  • Examination Coordinator (March 2020-Till date)
  • PG Coordinator (July 2019-Till date)
  • Powder Metallurgy Lab In-charge (July 2019-Till date)

Workshop organized


  • TEQIP sponsored workshop on Advanced Materials and characterization Techniques (2021)
  • STTP on Synthesis and Characterization of Advanced Materials (2020)    
  • TEQIP sponsored Workshop on Advanced Research Methods (2019)       
  • Secretary, International Symposium for Research Scholars at IIT Madras (2012)