Dr. Dheeraj Gupta

Designation:

Associate Professor

Specialization:

Manufacturing/Production

Email:

dheeraj.gupta@thapar.edu

Contact No.

+91-8728-013-178

Biography

Dr. Dheeraj Gupta, currently Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India. He obtained his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science, Indore, India, and Master’s & Doctoral Degrees from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India. He has more than ten years of teaching and Research Experience. He has worked on European Union Funded Project, In Lisbon, Portugal. He has published more than 70 articles in journals and conferences. He has filed two Indian Patents on microwave processing of metals. Currently, he is a Principal Investigator for Indian government funded project. His areas of interest are microwave material processing, surface engineering, Tribology, Biomedical. He has supervised many master theses and four Ph.D. are going-on under his supervision.

Research Projects: 02

Title of the project Name of the Funding Agency Amounts (INR) Status
Development of Metallic Nano-Composite Cladding on Poor Tribo Characteristics Metallic Substrate through Microwave Heating Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology under Seed Money Scheme 5,00,000/- completed
“Development of microwave processed cavitation erosion resistant cladding” Scientific and Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST 17,16,000/- on-going

Publications and other Research Outputs

SCI: 24, Non-SCI: 06, International/National Conferences: 40

Indian Patent : 02 (Filed)

S.No Author(s) Title of Patent Patent Number/ref. no. International/Indian
1 Dheeraj Gupta, A K Sharma A method of cladding/coating of metallic and non-metallic powders on metallic substrate by microwave irradiation 527/Del/2010 Indian
2 Dheeraj Gupta, Satnam Singh, Vivek jain, Rohit Kumar A method for metal ceramic composite casting through microwave energy 2051/DEL/2015 Indian

List of Publications in International Journals (SCI/SCIE):

  1. Dheeraj Gupta, C.P. Paul, Bhupendra K. Gandhi, S.R. Gupta, , A.K. Nath, Wear Behavior Of Laser Clad Surfaces Of Cr 3 C 2 , WC And Mo On Austenitic AISI 304L Steel, Journal of Laser Application, Vol. 20 (3), 2008, 140-145,.
  2. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, Investigation on sliding wear performance of WC10Co2Ni cladding developed through microwave irradiation, Wear, 271 (9-10), 2011, 1642-1650. [Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor: 1.635 & Five Year Impact Factor: 2.109]
  3. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, Development and Microstructural Characterization of Microwave Cladding on Austenitic Stainless Steel, Surface & Coatings Technology, 205, 2011, 5147–5155. [Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor: 2.135 & Five Year Impact Factor: 2.294]
  4. 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 [PIE], Vol. 226 (2), 132-141, 2012, DOI: 10.1177/0954408911414652. [Publisher: SAGE; Impact Factor: 0.520]
  5. Amelia Almeida, Dheeraj Gupta, Carole Loable, Rui Vilar, Laser-Assisted Synthesis of Ti-Mo Alloys for Biomedical Applications, Materials Science and Engineering: C, Materials Science and Engineering C, 32, 2012, 1190–1195. [Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor: 2.178 & Five Year Impact Factor: 2.407]
  6. A K Sharma, Dheeraj Gupta, On Microstructure and Flexural Strength of Metal-Ceramic Composite Cladding Developed through Microwave Heating, Applied Surface Science, 258, 2012, 5583– 5592. [Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor: 1.793 & Five Year Impact Factor: 1.895 ]
  7. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, Microstructural Characterisation of Cermet Cladding on Austenitic Stainless Steel Developed through Microwave Irradiation, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Volume 21(10), 2012, 2165-2172. [Publisher: ASM and Springer; Impact Factor: 0.633]
  8. Dheeraj Gupta, Apurbba Kumar Sharma, Guido Link, Manfred Thumm, Investigation on Microstructural Characterization of Microwave Cladding, Processing and Properties of Advanced Ceramics and Composites IV by Ceramic Transactions, Volume 234, Publisher: Wiley, 2012, 133-143, ISBN: 978-1- 1184-9183- 6.
  9. Dheeraj Gupta, Prabhakar M.Bhovi, A. K. Sharma, Sushanta Dutta, Development and Characterization of Microwave Composite Cladding, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 14, 2012, 243–249. [Publisher: Elsevier and Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)]
  10. Dheeraj Gupta, Prabhakar M.Bhovi, A. K. Sharma, Sushanta Dutta, Development and Characterization of Microwave Composite Cladding, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 14, 2012, 243–249. [Publisher: Elsevier and Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)]
  11. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, Microwave Cladding: A New Approach in Surface Engineering, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 16 (2014) 176–182. [Publisher: Elsevier and Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)]
  12. Singh, S., Gupta, D., Jain, V., Sharma, AK. Microwave Processing Of Materials and Applications in Manufacturing Industries: A Review, Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 30:1, 2014, 1-29. [Publisher: Taylor and Francis, Impact Factor: 1.8]
  13. Singh, S., Gupta, D., Jain, V. Recent Applications of Microwaves in Material Joining and Surface Coatings. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 230 (4), 2016 Accepted). [Publisher: Sage, Impact Factor: 0.661].
  14. Gurmeet Singh, Vivek Jain and Dheeraj Gupta, Comparative study for surface topography of bone drilling using conventional drilling and loose abrasive machining, Proc IMechE Par t H: J Engineering in Medicine 2015, Vol. 229(3) 225–231. [Publisher: Sage, Impact Factor: 1.392]
  15. Pathania, A., Singh, S., Gupta, D., Jain, V. Development And Analysis Of Tribological Behavior Of Microwave Processed EWAC + 20% WC10Co2Ni Composite Cladding On Mild Steel Substrate. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Volume 20, Part 1, October 2015, Pages 79–87. [Publisher: Elsevier and Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)]
  16. Sarbjeet Kaushal, Vinay Sirohi, Dheeraj Gupta, Hiralal Bhowmick, Satnam Singh, Processing and Characterization Of Composite Cladding Through Microwave Heating On Martensitic Steel, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, 2015 (Publisher: Sage, Impact Factor: 0.672) (Accepted) DOI: 1 0.1177/1464420715616139
  17. Gurmeet Singh, Vivek Jain, Dheeraj Gupta, Optimization Of Process Parameters For Drilled Hole Quality Characteristics During Cortical Bone Drilling Using Taguchi Method, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 62 (2016) 355–365 [Publisher: Elsevier, Impact Factor: 3.417]
  18. Singh, S., Gupta, D., Jain, V., Microwave Melting and Processing of Metal-Ceramic Composite Castings", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 2016. (Publisher: Sage, Impact Factor: 0.978) doi: 10.1177/0954405416666900 (Accepted)
  19. Sarbjeet Kaushal, Dheeraj Gupta, Hiralal Bhowmick, Investigation of dry sliding wear behavior of Ni-SiC microwave cladding, Journal of Tribology, 2016 doi:10.1115/1.4035147 (Accepted) (Publisher: ASME, Impact Factor: 1.236).
  20. Singh, S., Gupta, D., Jain, V., Novel Microwave Composite Casting Process: Theory, Feasibility And Characterization, Journal of Materials & Design, 111 (2016) 51–59. [Publisher: Elsevier, Impact Factor: 3.997]
  21. Singh, S., Singh R., Gupta, D., Jain, V., Metallurgical and Mechanical Investigations of Microwave Processed Hastelloy Joints, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 139, JUNE 2017. (Publisher: ASME, Impact Factor: 3.48).
  22. Sarbjeet Kaushal, Dheeraj Gupta, Hiralal Bhowmick, On microstructure and wear behavior of microwave processed composite clad., Journal of Tribology, 2017 doi:10.1115/1.4035844 (Publisher: ASME, Impact Factor: 1.236).
  23. Singh, S., Gupta, D., Jain, V., Processing of Ni-WC- 8Co MMC casting through microwave melting, Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 2017, (Accepted) [Publisher: Taylor and Francis, Impact Factor: 1.8] http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10426914.2017.1291954
  24. Sarbjeet Kaushal, Dheeraj Gupta, Hiralal Bhowmick, An approach for functionally graded cladding of composite material on austenitic stainless steel substrate through microwave heating, Journal of Composite Materials, (Accepted) (Publisher: Sage, Impact Factor: 1.257)
  25. Kaushal, S., Gupta, D. and Bhowmick, H. L. (2017), “On Development and Wear Behavior Of Microwave Processed Functionally Graded Ni-Wc Clads,” Surf. Coat. Tech. [Publisher: Elsevier; Impact Factor: 2.417] (Under Review)
  26. Kaushal, S., Gupta, D. and Bhowmick, H. L., “On Surface Modification of Austenitic Stainless Steel Using Microwave Processed Ni/Cr3C2 Composite Cladding,” Surface Engineering [Publisher: Taylor and Francis, Impact Factor: 1.081] (Accepted)
  27. Kaushal, S., Singh, B., Gupta, D., Bhowmick, H. L. and Jain, V., “An Approach for Developing Ni-Al 2 O 3 based Metal Matrix Composite Cladding on SS-304 Substrate through Microwave Heating,” Journal of Composite Materials (Publisher: Sage, Impact Factor: 1.24) ((Under Review).

List of Publications in International Journals (Non-SCI):

  1. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, Microwave Cladding: A New Surface Engineering Technique for Developing Uniform Microstructure, i-manager’s Journal on Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2, February - April 2011, 17- 23.
  2. Dheeraj Gupta, A.K. Sharma, Development and Characterisation of Ni based Microwave Cladding, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER). 2011, Volume 6 (5), 2011, 569-577.
  3. Gupta, D., Singh, S., Jain, V., Kumar, R., Joining Of Bulk Cast Iron Through Microwave Energy. International Journal for Technological Research in Engineering 2(7), 1079–1084, 2015.
  4. Aman Ghai, Gurmeet Singh, Vivek Jain, Dheeraj Gupta, An investigation on thermal necrosis during bone drilling, International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJMMM.2016.077708 (Accepted) [Publisher: Inderscience]
  5. Rajendra Baraiya, Vivek Jain, Dheeraj Gupta, 2016. Abrasive Flow Machining: An Area Seeking for Improvement, International Organization of Scientific Research.
  6. Gurmeet Singh, Aman Ghai, Vivek Jain and Dheeraj Gupta, 2016. An investigation on thermal necrosis during bone drilling, International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, Vol. 18, No. 4, Inderecience.

Doctoral Thesis Supervision:

S.No Name of Student Year of Completion Title of Thesis Co-Supervisors (if any)
1 Mr Gurmeet Singh In-progress Investigations of bovine bone drilling using rotary ultrasonic machining Dr Vivek Jain
2 Mr Satnam Singh In-progress Feasibility study and development of metal ceramic composite casting Dr Vivek Jain
3 Mr . Sarabjeet Singh In-progress Functionally Gradient Cladding throw MW processing Dr. H.L.Bhowmick
4 Mr Ankit Sharma In-progress Enhancement of Hole quality for Pre- tempered Float glass by Rotary Ultrasonic Machining Dr Vivek Jain

Master Thesis Supervision: 15 (Awarded); 03 (on-going)

Awards and Honours

  • Scholarship from Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) India during M.Tech. Programme.
  • Scholarship from Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) India during Ph.D. Programme.
  • Best Paper Award in International Conference on Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering (FIME), 20-22 May, 2010, NIT Suratkal, India
  • Best Paper Award in National Conference on Advancement and Futuristic Trends in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, GITM, Bilaspur, India, 2010.

Description of Research Interests

  • Microwave Materials Processing
    • Microwave Cladding of Hard-faced Materials
    • Functionally Gradient Materials Development
    • Microwave casting of ferrous and non ferrous material
  • Surface Engineering/Tribolog
  • Biomedical
    • Load Bearing Metallic Implant
    • Investigations of bovine bone drilling using rotary ultrasonic machining
  • Conventional and Non conventional Machining
    • Investigation of glass chipping using rotary ultrasonic machining
    • Experimental investigations on simultaneous Finishing of surfaces with abrasive flow machining
    • Experimental Investigation on surface roughness during Abrasive Assisted Drilling of D2 Steel