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Dr. Ramesh Kumar Nayak

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar Nayak

NAME:       Dr. Ramesh Kumar Nayak


Assistant Professor-I




Department of Materials & metallurgical Engineering



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Date of Birth


Educational Qualification

B.E. and M.Tech( Metallurgy), Ph.D ( Mechanical Engineering)


17 Years,  11 Years Teaching, 6 Years in Reputed Industries ( General Motors India Technical Center, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and DENSO International India Pvt. Ltd)


Metal Casting, nanocomposites, Functional Graded Materials(FGM), Corrosion, Structure-property co-relationship



  • International Journals: 25, SCI-17, Scopus-08
  • National Journal:04
  • Book Chapters: 10
  • Book( CRC Press)-01, 01-Submitted
  • International Conference proceedings - 35 (Scopus)
  • Number patent Filled and published - 02

                                               Total Published  ___74____

Member of professional bodies

Indian Institute of Foundrymen, Indian Institute of Metals, Society of Failure Analysis, Indian Science Congress

Country        Visited

 Austria, 2009 and Thailand,2015

Achievements/ Awards

  1. General Electric (GE) foundation scholarship for Academic and Leadership Excellence, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2003-2005
  2. Qualified GATE-2002( AIR-119), GATE-2007(AIR-169)
  3. Suggestion award from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore for “ Improvement to decrease the lead time and cost of production for Strut Support” investment casting by Foundry and Forge Division, HAL Bangalore,2011
  4. Suggestion award from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore for “ Improvement of the existing gating system for Breather Adopter Investment Casting”  by Foundry and Forge Division, HAL Bangalore,2011
  5. Best technical paper award in non-ferrous category from The Institute of India Foundrymen, 2012.

Number of P.G.  and PhD Projects guided

P.G.= 11( Completed), 02- continuing

Ph.D = 01-completed, 2019, 01- Continuing

Project/ Consultancy undertaken

  1. Titled of the Project: Sand-less Casting Process

Sponsoring Agent- DST(AMT), Grant no. DST/TDT/AMT/2017/173

PI: Dr. Ramesh Kumar Nayak,

Approved Budget: Rs.24.94 Lakhs

Duration: 2 Years (2019-2021)

  1. Improvement of the quality of ferrous sand casting products (Mild Steel)

Sponsoring Agent: DECG International, Mandideep, Bhopal, M.P., India - Consultancy Project

PI: Dr. Ramesh Kumar Nayak,

Approved Amount- one lakh

Duration: 2 Years (2020-2021)

  1. Development of Low-Cost Polymer Composite Transmission Gears using Industrial Waste

Sponsored By: MANIT, Bhopal (Seed Money Grant)

PI: Dr. Ramesh Kumar Nayak,

Approved Budget: Rs. 5 Lakhs

Duration: 2Years (2019- 2021)

  1. Titled of the Project: Development of Enviro-safe Pavement Bricks

Sponshored By: TEQIP-III, MANIT, Bhopal

PI: Dr. Ramesh Kumar Nayak

Approved Budget: Rs. 0.9 Lakhs

Duration: 6 Months (July, 2020-Decemeber, 2020)

Administrative work done

Core Committee Member, MANIT, ROLTA Incubation  Center, Since January,2021

Assistant Warden, Hostel-8, Since April, 2019

Faculty Coordinator - IBC Cell, Since July, 2020

Faculty Coordinator, Training and Placement, Since February,2019

FIC Lab-Casting, Corrosion and Composites  Since, February,2019

Any other information

Courses Taught to UG and PG Scholars

  • Corrosion Engineering
  • Casting and Solidifications
  • Composite Materials
  • Polymer Engineering

Five Best Publications

  1. Jatin Sadarang, Ramesh Kumar Nayak, Utilization of fly ash as an alternative to silica sand for green sand mould casting process, Journal of Manufacturing Processes,Volume 68, Part A, 2021, Pages 1553-1561,ISSN 1526-6125, (Q1,  IF= 5.0)
  2. Nayak RK. Influence of seawater aging on mechanical properties of nano-Al2O3 embedded glass fiber reinforced polymer nanocomposites. Constr Build Mater 2019;221:12–9. (Q1,  IF= 6.1)
  3. Jesthi DK, Nayak RK. Improvement of mechanical properties of hybrid composites through interply rearrangement of glass and carbon woven fabrics for marine application. Compos Part B Eng 2019; 168: 467–75. (Q1,  IF= 9.0)
  4. Nayak RK, Mahato KK, Ray BC. Water absorption behavior, mechanical and thermal properties of nano TiO2 enhanced glass fiber reinforced polymer composites. Compos Part Appl Sci Manuf 2016;90: 736–47. (Q1, IF= 7.6)
  5. Nayak RK, Sundarraj S. Selection of Initial Mold–Metal Interface Heat Transfer Coefficient Values in Casting Simulations—a Sensitivity Analysis. Metall Mater Trans B 2010;41:151–60. (Q1, IF= 2.4)