Dr.K.Praveen Kumar



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Designation: Associate Professor

Research Interests:
Metal Matix composites, Mechanical behavior of composite metallic materials and High Entropy Alloy Materials.

Qualifications:
2002   B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering (Specialization in IPE) from ANU.
2004   M.Tech. in Production Engineering from ANU.
2014   Ph.D in Andhra University.
Date of Birth: 04-02-80

Date of Joining: 09-06-05

Teaching Experience: 12 Years

Industry Experience: 1 Year

Seminars Organized:
National Seminar on METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS:

  1. K. Praveen Kumar, M. Gopi Krishna, J Babu Rao, and NRMR Bhargava "Fabrication and Characterization of 2024 Aluminium - High Entropy Alloy Composites", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 640 (2015) 421-427. (Impact Factor: 2.99). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925838815008063.
  2. K. Praveen Kumar, M. Gopi Krishna, J Babu Rao, and NRMR Bhargava "High Entropy Alloy Reinforcements-Fabrication and Characterization of Composites", Journal of Materials Processing Technology -Under review. (Impact Factor: 3.501).
  3. M Gopi Krishna, K. Praveen Kumar, J.Babu Rao, NRMR Bhargava, K.Vijaya Bhaskar, "Deformation Studies on A2024/Flyash/SiC Hybrid Composites", International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT) Vol. 2, Issue 10, 2013, ISSN: 2278-0181, pp 3772-3776.
  4. M.Gopi Krishna, K. Praveen Kumar, K.K.Kishore, J. Babu Rao & NRMR Bhargava, 'Studies on Deformation Behaviour of A356/Al-20Cu-10Mg Particulate Composite Metallic Materials' International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol. 1 Issue 10, December- 2012. ISSN: 2278-0181 pp 1-6.
LIST OF CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PROCEEDINGS:
  1. K Praveen Kumar, M Gopi Krishna, J Babu Rao and NRMR. Bhargava "Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of 2024 Aluminium-High Entropy Alloy reinforced composites", National Workshop on High Entropy Alloys, organized by Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India during March 27-28, 2014.
  2. K Praveen Kumar, M Gopi Krishna, J Babu Rao and NRMR. Bhargava "Fabrication and Characterization of 2024 Aluminium-High Entropy Alloy Composites", 67th Annual Technical Meeting of The Indian Institute of Metals, organized by Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi-221 005, India during November 12 - 15, 2013.
  3. M Gopi Krishna, K Praveen Kumar, K.K Kishore, NBR Mohan Rao, J Babu Rao, "Investigation on Copper Cored Aluminium & Its Alloys by Direct Extrusion", Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME) September 23-25, 2010, SVNIT Surat, Surat.
  4. M G Krishna, K Praveen Kumar, J Babu Rao, NRMR Bhargave, K Vijaya Kumar, "Deformation and Simulation Studies of Metal-Metal Composites', Proceedings of International Conference on "Trends in Products Life Cycle, Modeling, Simulation and Synthesis (PLMSS-2014) organized by School of Mechanical and Building Sciences, VIT University, Vellore, India during 6-8 Jan 2014.
  5. K. Praveen Kumar, K. Krishna Kishore, M. Gopi Krishna NRMR Bhargava, J. Babu Rao, "Structure Property Relations of Al-Cu Binary Alloys and Al-Cu-Mg Ternary Rich Alloys" Proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Materials and Product Design AMPD- 2010, 22 - 23 November, 2010, SVNIT Surat.
  6. K. Praveen Kumar, M. Gopi Krishna, K. Krishna Kishore, NRMR Bhargava, J. Babu Rao, "Fabrication and Characterization of AA 2024/Al-20%Cu-10%Mg Composites", Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Materials in Engineering (MATERIAUX-2K12), 24-25, February, 2012, AUCE, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  7. M. Gopi Krishna, K. Praveen Kumar, K.Krishna Kishore, NRMR Bhargava, J. Babu Rao, "Fabrication and Characterization of A356/CuMgAl2 Composites", Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Materials in Engineering (MATERIAUX-2K12), 24-25, February, 2012, AUCE, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  8. K.Krishna Kishore, K. Praveen Kumar, M.Gopi Krishna, NRMR Bhargava, J. Babu Rao, "Studies on Machinability Properties of Aluminium Based Composites", Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Materials in Engineering (MATERIAUX-2K12), 24-25, February, 2012, AUCE, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  9. K. Praveen Kumar, M. Gopi Krishna, J. Babu Rao, NRMR Bhargava, "Dry Sliding Wear Behaviour of Composites using High Entropy Alloy Reinforcements in 2024 Aluminium", proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Materials in Engineering (MATERIAUX-2K14), 6-7, March, 2014, AUCE (A), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
SPONSORED PROJECTS:
Ongoing:
Received a grant of worth Rs. 11,90,000/- for the project entitled "Development and Characterization of High Strength Polymer Matrix Composites reinforcing with Metallic Glass Particulates" by AICTE under Research Promotion Scheme (RPS) as co investigator 2012-2015.
Completed:
Received a grant of Rs 60,000/- from AICTE to organize a national level seminar on "METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES" as Co-convener 2010-11.

CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP/SEMINAR/FDP ORGANIZATION:
Co-convener, National level seminar on "METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES" sponsored by AICTE, 29-30 September 2010.
SEMINARS/LECTURES:
" Mechanical, Deformation and Wear behaviour of 2024 Aluminium-High Entropy Alloy (HEA) Composites at "Advances in Metal Matrix Nano Composites", organized by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, ANU College of Engineering and Technology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur during 11-12, December 2015.
AWARDS:
  1. Received Young Engineer Award from The Institution of Engineers (INDIA) in 2015.
  2. Secured second best paper award at National Conference on Advances in Materials in Engineering (MATERIAUX-2K12), 24-25, February, 2012, AUCE (A), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.

EDITORIAL/REVIEW SERVICE: Review Board Member of journal IJERT (International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology), 2014 onwards.
Contact Details:
EMail: kpk [at] rvrjcce.ac.in
Phones: +91 8632288254 Ext: 201, +91 9849652027