Publications

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Patent

  • Ajay Kumar, Satish V Kailas, and Rishi Raj, “METHOD OF PREPARING IN-SITU POLYMER DERIVED CERAMIC REINFORCED METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES BY FRICTION STIR PROCESSING” (Application No- 4555/CHE/2014) (Patent Number–358638 Granted on 15/02/2021).

Book Chapters

  1. Fabrication of Tailor-Made Metallic Structures for Lightweight Applications and Mechanical Behaviour,R. Ganesh Narayanan, Perumalla Ramulu, Satheesh Kumar V., Arvind Agrawal, Sumitesh Das, Ajay Kumar, V. Vishnu Namboodiri, in Handbook of Research on Advancements in the Processing, Characterization, and Application of Lightweight Materials, IGI Global Publisher, September 2021. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7864-3. ISBN13: 9781799878643|ISBN10: 1799878643|EISBN13: 9781799878667

  2. Application of Metallic Foam in Solar Power System, Ajay Kumar, Vishnu Namboodiri.VCRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA 2021. Pages 16. eBook ISBN 9781003082729 

  3. Fundamentals of Solid Lubricants, Ajay Kumar P., Vishnu Namboodiri.V, Emad Omrani, Pradeep L. Menezes, Pradeep Rohatgi. Springer 2017. Self-Lubricating Composites. Online ISBN 978-3-662-56527-8; Printed ISBN 978-3-662-56528-5 (eBook) https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-56528-5_1

  4. Self-Lubricating Polymer Composites, Ajay Kumar P., Vishnu Namboodiri.V, Emad Omrani, Pradeep L. Menezes, Pradeep Rohatgi. Springer 2017. Self-Lubricating Composites. Online ISBN 978-3-662-56527-8; Printed ISBN 978-3-662-56528-5 (eBook) https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-56528-5_3

Journal Papers

  1. Kaustubh Rane; Michael Beining; Swaroop Behera; Amir Kordijazi; Ajay Kumar; Pradeep Rohatgi, Improving Corrosion Resistance on Surface-Alloyed  Butterfly Valves, CASTING SOURCE 36 JUL/AUG 2021.

  2.  Kaustubh Rane; Michael Beining; Swaroop Behera; Amir Kordijazi; Ajay Kumar; Pradeep Rohatgi, Improving Corrosion Resistance on Surface-Alloyed  Butterfly Valves, MODERN CASTING 38 JUL 2021.

  3. Kaustubh Rane; Michael Beining; Swaroop Behera; Amir Kordijazi; Ajay Kumar; Pradeep Rohatgi, Sand casting of surface-alloyed Butterfly Valve with improved hardness and corrosion resistance by incorporating metal powders in-mold coatings, International Journal of Metalcasting 2021. 

  4. Ajay Kumar P., Vishnu Namboodiri.V, Gaurang Joshi, Kush P. Mehta, Fabrication and Applications of Fullerenes Based Metal Nanocomposites: A Review, Journal of Materials Research (JMR) Materials Research Society (MRS)  Sixth Annual JMR Issue Early Career Scholars in Materials Science 2021.

  5. Advanced Materials Lecture Series 2020, 50 Years of Cast  Metal Matrix Composites, and Future OpportunitiesVid. Proc. Adv. Mater., Volume 2, Article ID 2021-02109 (2021) DOI: 10.5185/vpoam.2021.02109 Publication Date (Web): 21 Mar 2021

  6. Ajay Kumar P., Pradeep Rohatgi, David Weiss, T D P Rajan, B.C. Pai, D.P. Mondal, S. Das, Cast metal matrix composites over last 50 years and future opportunities in India, Indian Foundry Journal, Vol 66, 10, 2020, page 17-27.

  7. Mani Prabu S S, Chandra S Perugu, Ashutosh Jangde, Madhu H. C., Manikandan M; Manoj D Joshi; Santhosh S Hosmani, Ajay Kumar P., Satish V Kailas, Palani I. A., "Investigations on the influence of surface mechanical attrition treatment on the corrosion behaviour of friction stir welded NiTi shape memory alloy." Surface and Coatings Technology 402 (2020): 126495. 

  8. Rohatgi, Pradeep K., P. Ajay Kumar, Nagaraj M. Chelliah, and T. P. D. Rajan. "Solidification Processing of Cast Metal Matrix Composites Over the Last 50 Years and Opportunities for the Future." JOM (2020): 1-15. 

  9. Tabandeh-Khorshid, Meysam, Ajay Kumar, Emad Omrani, Chngsoo Kim, and Pradeep Rohatgi. "Synthesis, characterization, and properties of graphene reinforced metal-matrix nanocomposites." Composites Part B: Engineering 183 (2020): 107664.  

  10. Yeasir Arafat, Bibekananda Datta, Ajay Kumar P., Hanry Yang, Indranath Dutta, A Model for Intermetallic Growth Kinetics in Thin Sn Joints between Cu Substrates: Application to Solder Microbumps, Journal of Electronic Materials (2020): 1-16.

  11. Swaroop K Behera,Ajay Kumar P., Neil Dogra, Pradeep Rohatgi, Effect of microstructure on contact angle and corrosion of ductile iron: Iron-Graphite Composite, Langmuir 35, no. 49 (2019): 16120-16129.

  12. S. S. Mani Prabu, Chandra S Perugu, Madhu H. C., Ashutosh Jangde, Sohel Khan, Jayachandran S, Manikandan M, Ajay Kumar P., Satish V Kailas, Palani I.A, Exploring the Functional and Corrosion Behavior of Friction Stir Welded NiTi Shape Memory Alloy, Journal of Manufacturing Processes Volume 47, November 2019, Pages 119-128.

  13. Ajay Kumar P., Madhu H C, Abhishek Pariyar, Chandra S. Perugu., Satish V. Kailas, Uma Garg, Pradeep Rohatgi, Friction stir processing of squeeze cast A356 with surface compacted graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) for the synthesis of metal matrix composites, Materials Science and Engineering: A 769 (2020): 138517.

  14. Ajay Kumar P., Pradeep Rohatgi, David Weiss, 50 Years of Foundry Produced Metal Matrix Composites, and Future Opportunities, International Journal of Metalcasting (2019): 1-27.

  15. Pradeep Rohatgi, David Weiss, Ajay Kumar P., 50 Years of Foundry Produced Metal Matrix Composites, and Future Opportunities; American Foundry Society Modern Casting 2019.

  16. Mani Prabhu S.S, Madhu H C, Chandra S Perugu, Akash K, Ajay Kumar P., Satish V Kailas, Anbarasu Manivannan, Palani I A, Shape Memory Effect, Temperature Distribution and Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded Nitinol, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 776, 5 March 2019, Pages 334-345.    

  17. Liwen Pan, Yi Yang, Muhammad U Ahsan, Dung D Luong, Ajay Kumar P., Pradeep K Rohatgi, Nikhil Gupta, Zn-Matrix Syntactic Foams: Effect of Heat Treatment on Microstructure and Compressive Properties, Materials Science & Engineering A 731 (2018) 413–422.

  18. Ajay Kumar P, I Dutta, Effect of intermetallic content on shear deformation properties of thin Sn-3.0Ag-0.5Cu solder micro-joints between copper substrates, Journal of Electronic Materials 2018, 47: 5488.

  19. Vishnu Namboodiri V., AnirudhanPottirayil, Ajay Kumar P., Satish V. Kailas, Wear behavior of friction stir processed NAB alloys in marine environment, Tribology Online, Japanese Society of Tribologists, 2018 Volume 13 Issue 3 Pages 75-80.

  20. Ajay Kumar P., Perugu C.S. (2018) Synthesis of FeCrVNbMn High Entropy Alloy by Mechanical Alloying and Study of their Microstructure and Mechanical Properties. In: & Materials Society T. (eds) TMS 2018 147th Annual Meeting & Exhibition Supplemental Proceedings. TMS 2018 pp 669-675. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series. Springer, Cham.

  21. Madhu H C, Ajay Kumar P., Chandra S Perugu, Satish V. Kailas, Microstructural and Mechanical Behaviour of an In-Situ Reactive Al-TiO2 Composite by FSP, ASM International, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance (2018), 27: 1318.

  22. Ajay Kumar P., Satish V. Kailas, Evolution of In-Situ Nano-Pores During Friction Stir Processing of Polymer Derived Ceramic Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites, Research and Reports on Metals, Issue 4, Vol 1, 2018.

  23. Mani Prabhu S.S, Madhu H C, Chandra S Perugu, Akash K, Ajay Kumar P., Satish V Kailas, Anbarasu Manivannan, Palani I A, Microstructure, mechanical properties and shape memory behaviour of friction stir welded nitinol, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 2017; 693: 233–236.

  24. Ajay Kumar P., Devinder Yadav, Chandra S. Perugu., Satish V. Kailas, Influence of particulate reinforcement on microstructure evolution and tensile properties of in situ polymer derived MMC by friction stir processing,Materials and Design 2017; 113: 99–108.

  25. Ajay Kumar P., Rishi Raj and Satish V. Kailas, A novel in-situ polymer derived nano ceramic MMC by friction stir processing, Materials and Design 2015; 85: 626-634.

  26. Ajay Kumar P., Satish Kailas, Tribological Performance of a Copper Based Composite Produced by Friction Stir Processing. Technology Letters CP0001 2014; 371 p.

Conference Papers

  1. Kaustubh Rane, Michael Beining, Ajay Kumar P., Amir Kordijazi, Pradeep Rohatgi, Sand casting of surface-alloyed Butterfly Valve with improved hardness and corrosion resistance by incorporating metal powders in-mold coatings, AFS Metal casting Congress AFS Transactions 2021.

  2. Ajay Kumar P., Swaroop K. Behera, Amir Kordijazi, Uma Garg, David Weiss, Pradeep K. Rohatgi, Predictive analysis of tribological behavior of nickel-coated graphite (NiGr) reinforced aluminum A206 metal matrix composites produced by stir casting, WTC 2021.

  3. Ajay Kumar; Madhu H C; Abhishek Pariyar; Laszlo S Toth; Satish Vasu Kailas, The Quest for High-Strength, High-Ductility Materials, THERMEC'2020 - International Conference on PROCESSING & MANUFACTURING OF ADVANCED MATERIALS: Processing, Fabrication, Properties, Applications: May 31st - June 5th, 2020 in Vienna, Austria THERMEC'2020.

  4. Mani Prabu S. S., Madhu H C, Chandra S. Perugu, Ajay Kumar P, Satish V. Kailas, Palani I A, Friction Stir Welding of NiTi Shape Memory Alloy and Realization of Actuation Behavior, 16th International Conference on Martensitic Transformation (ICOMAT), Jeju, Korea, July 5-10, 2020.

  5. Ajay Kumar P, Satish Kailas, Friction Stir Processing of Polymer Derived Nano Ceramics Metal Matrix Composites, 13th International Symposium on Friction Stir Welding and 3rd International Joint Symposium on Joining and Welding, Kyoto International Conference Centre, Kyoto, Japan on 26 - 28 May 2020.

  6. S.S. Mani Prabu, H.C. Madhu, Chandra S. Perugu, K. Akash, Ajay Kumar P., Satish V. Kailas, ManivannanAnbarasu, I.A. Palani, Microstructure, mechanical and shape memory behavior of friction stir welded shape memory alloy, 5th International Congress 6th – 8th February 2020 Weld India Mumbai.

  7. Vishnu Namboodiri V., AnirudhanPottirayil, Ajay Kumar P., Satish V. Kailas, A case study showing particulate addition may not be effective for a functional performance like wear resistance, National Conference on Nanomaterials for Energy, Environment and Health care (NEEHCON'19) Dec-27 and 28, 2019 School of Materials Science and Engineering, NIT Calicut.

  8. Ajay Kumar, Pradeep K. Rohatgi, Friction stir processing of squeeze cast A356 with surface compacted graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) for the synthesis of metal matrix composites, NMD 14-15 November 2019 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala India.

  9. Pradeep Rohatgi, Ajay Kumar, T.P.D. Rajan, B.C. Pai, Cast metal matrix composites over last 50 years and future opportunities in India, NMD 14-15 November 2019 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala India.

  10. Ajay Kumar, Nikhil Gupta, Metal matrix syntactic foams for military submarine applications, International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processes for Defense Application, 23-25 September 2019.

  11. S.S. Mani Prabu, H.C. Madhu, Chandra S. Perugu, K. Akash, Ajay Kumar, Satish V. Kailas, Manivannan Anbarasu, I.A. Palani, Realization of Friction Stir Welding of NiTi Shape Memory Alloy towards Functional Applications, at Shape Memory and Superelastic Technology Conference and Exposition (SMST), (May 13-17, 2019) at The Bodenseeforum in Konstanz, Germany.

  12. Ajay Kumar P., Gajendra Dixit, Aruna Patel, Satyabrata Das, Rolling behaviour of aluminum alloy 2014-10wt% SiCp composites, MS&T 2018 October 14-18, 2018 Columbus, Ohio USA.DOI 10.7449/2018/MST_2018_1296_1303.

  13. Ajay Kumar P., Chandrasekhar P, Synthesis of FeCrVNbMn high entropy alloy by mechanical alloying and study of their microstructure and mechanical properties, In: & Materials Society T. (eds) TMS 2018 147th Annual Meeting & Exhibition Supplemental Proceedings. TMS 2018 pp 669-675. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series. Springer, Cham.

  14. Meysam Khorshid, Ajay Kumar P., Emad Omrani, Pradeep Rohatgi, Synthesis, Characterization, and Properties of Graphene Reinforced Metal-Matrix Nano Composites using Powder Metallurgy, TMS 2018 March 11-15, 2018 Phoenix, Arizona.

  15. S.S. Mani Prabu, H.C. Madhu, Chandra S. Perugu, K. Akash, Ajay Kumar, Satish V. Kailas, ManivannanAnbarasu, I.A. Palani, Friction Stir Welding of Nitinol: Microstructure, Mechanical and Shape Memory Properties, International Conference on Advanced Materials and processes (ADMAT) 14-16 December 2017 ISRO Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, India. 

  16. Ajay Kumar P., Vishnu Namboodiri V, AnirudhanPottirayil, Satish V. Kailas, Wear behavior of friction stir processed NAB alloys in marine environment, WTC2017, 17-22 Sept 2017 Beijing China.

  17. Ajay Kumar P., Chandrasekhar P, Synthesis of AlTiCuCoZnMn high entropy alloy by mechanical alloying and their microstructure, mechanical behavior, ICAPIE 2016 DTU Delhi, 9-10 Dec 2016. (Published in Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Production and Industrial Engineering-2016, p57).

  18. Ajay Kumar P., Satish Kailas,Tribological Performance of In-Situ PD-MMC Produced by Friction Stir Processing presented at National Tribology Conference held at AMPRI CSIR Bhopal, 21-22 Jan 2016.

  19. Ajay Kumar P., Rishi Raj, Satish Kailas, Polymer Derived In-Situ Nano Metal Matrix Composites Obtained by Friction Stir Processing presented at American Society for Composites 30th Annual Technical Conference held at Michigan State University USA, September 28-30, 2015.

  20. Ajay Kumar P., NithantSourya, Satish Kailas, Use of Image Processing to Estimate Area Fraction of Reinforcement Particles in Composite Fabricated via Friction Stir Processing presented at International Conference on Friction Based Processing at IISc Bangalore India during 3-5 September, 2014.

  21. Ajay Kumar P., Satish Kailas, Fabrication and Property of In-situ Cross-linked Polymer Derived Ceramics Reinforced Cu Matrix Composites by High Shear Powder Consolidation Process presented at ASIATRIB-2014 International Conference held at Agra, India during 17th - 20th February, 2014.

  22. Ajay Kumar P., Satish Kailas, In-situ Dispersion of Ceramic Phase in Cu Matrix by High Shear Powder Consolidation Process presented at IUMRS-ICA 2013 conference held at IISc, Bangalore during 16th - 20th December 2013.

  23. Ajay Kumar, Aruna Patel, S. Das, Ro­lling behavior of A­l alloy 20­14-10wt. % SiCp compo­site, 22nd­ AGM, Mate­rials Rese­arch Socie­ty of Indi­a, Feb. 14­-16, 2011, ­ Bhopal, I­ndia: pp-­47.

  24. Ajay Kumar, H.S. Chandra, Seasonal Variation of Pollutant Dispersion around Coal Based Thermal Power Plant: a case study presented at International Conference on Environmental Strategies-2020 held in Ujjain Engineering College MP during 26th – 27th Dec 2007.