Dr. Vinod Kumar

Designation:

Associate Professor

Specialization:

Conventional Machining Methods, Advanced Manufacturing Processes.

Email:

vsingla@thapar.edu

Education

  1. Ph.D. (Non-Traditional Machining Methods), Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala
  2. M.E. (Production Engineering), Punjab University, Chandigarh
  3. B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), Punjab University, Chandigarh

Experience

Total Experience : 20 years
Teaching experience: 20 years

Teaching Interests

  1. Advanced Manufacturing processes
  2. Machining Science
  3. Metal Casting and Joining
  4. Manufacturing Processes
  5. Engineering Metrology
  6. Manufacturing Engineering

Research Interests

  1. Non-Traditional Machining Processes
  2. Optimization Techniques
  3. Conventional Machining Methods

Publications

  1. National/ international Journals: 53
  2. National/ international Conferences: 28

Some of the recent referred publications are:

  1. Vinod Kumar, J.S.Khamba, “Statistical Analysis of Experimental Parameters in Ultrasonic Machining of Tungsten Carbide Using Taguchi Approach”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 91[1] pp. 92-96, 2008 (Blackwell Publishers)
  2. Vinod Kumar, J.S.Khamba, “Experimental Investigation of Ultrasonic Machining of Alumina-Based Ceramic Composite”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 89[8] pp.2413-2417, 2006 (Blackwell Publishers)
  3. Vinod Kumar, J.S.Khamba, “Optimization of Tool Wear Rate in Ultrasonic Machining of Tungsten Carbide using Taguchi Methodology” , Journal of Machining and Forming Technologies,Vol.1,Issue ¾,ISSN:1947-4369, pp. 1-15 ,2009 (Nova science publishers, U.K.)
  4. Vinod Kumar,J.S.Khamba, “An Investigation into the Ultrasonic Machining of Co-based Super Alloy Using the Taguchi Approach”, International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials,Vol.7, No ¾,pp. 230-243 , 2010 (Inderscience Publishers,U.K.)
  5. Vinod Kumar, J.S.Khamba, “Parametric Optimization of Ultrasonic Machining of Co-based Super Alloy Using the Taguchi Multi-Objective Approach”, Production Engineering, Research and Development,pp.417-425, 2009 (Springer Publishers)
  6. Anirban Bhattacharya, Ajay Batish, Vinod kumar, Gurmail Singh, “Study of Material Transfer Mechanism in Die Steels Using Powder Mixed EDM”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor and Francis publishers,2011
  7. Anirban Bhattacharya,Ajay Batish, Vinod kumar, Gurmail Singh, “Optimal Parameter Settings For Rough And Finish Machining of Die Steels in Powder Mixed EDM”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology ,Springer publishers, 61:537-548,2012 published online , DOI: 10.1007/s00170-011-3716-5, Springer publishers
  8. Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, “Microstructure analysis and material transformation of pure titanium and tool wear surface after Wire Electric Discharge machining process “, Machining Science and Technology, 18:47–77, 2014, , DOI: 10.1080/10910344.2014.863632 (Taylor & Francis Publishers, USA)
  9. Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, Surface integrity and material transfer investigation of pure titanium for rough cut surface after wire electro discharge machining, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, SAGE publications, (Published online, December 2013),DOI:10.1177/0954405413513013,PP 1-22
  10. Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, Experimental investigation of material transfer mechanism in WEDM of pure titanium (Grade-2) , Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol.2013,Article ID: 847876, PP.1-20, DOI: 10.1155/2013/847876, Hindawi Publishers
  11. Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, Multi response optimization of process parameters based on Response surface methodology for pure titanium using WEDM process, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology ,Springer publishers, DOI 10.1007/s00170-013-4861-9,68:2645-2668,2013
  12. Anish kumar, Vinod kumar, Jatinder kumar, Investigation of machining parameters and surface integrity in wire electric discharge machining of pure titanium, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, SAGE publications, 227 (7), pp. 972-992, DOI: 10.1177/0954405413479791,2013
  13. Vikas Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Comparison of machining characteristics of metal matrix composites using CO2 laser curve cutting process, Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, IMECHE Part E, 2017, SAGE Publications- Accepted for publication
  14. Vikas Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Application of Box-Behnken design and response surface methodology for multi-optimization of laser cutting of AA5052/ZrO2 metal matrix composites, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, IMECHE Part L,2016, DOI: 10.1177/1464420716642619, SAGE Publications
  15. Susheel Mittal, Vinod kumar, Harmesh Kansal, Multi-objective optimization of process parameters involved in micro-finishing of Al/SiC MMCs by abrasive flow machining process, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, IMECHE Part L,2015 DOI: 10.1177/1464420715627292, SAGE Publications
  16. Vikas Sharma, Vinod Kumar , Investigating the quality characteristics of Al5052/SiC MMCs machined by CO2 laser curve cutting, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, IMECHE Part L,2015, DOI: 10.1177/1464420715608890, SAGE Publications

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

Reviewed the research papers of some referred journals:

  1. Materials and Manufacturing Processes (Taylor and Francis, Publishers, U.K.)
  2. Machining science and Technology (Taylor and Francis, Publishers, U.K.)
  3. Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Strojniski Vestnik ( University of Ljublijana)
  4. International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (Blackwell publishers,USA)
  5. Editor of the “American Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Science and Education Publishing, USA (http://www.sciepub.com/journal/AJME)
  6. Editor of the American Journal of Modeling and Optimization (http://www.sciepub.com/journal/AJMO), USA
  7. Awarded travel grant from DST for the research paper presentation on “Prediction of Tool and Nozzle Flow Behavior in Ultrasonic Machining Process” at the International Conference on Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (ICMIE 2011), World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Singapore during Sept 28-30, 2011