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CENTER FOR MATERIAL RESEARCH (CMR)

CENTER FOR MATERIAL RESEARCH (CMR)

About the CenteR:

The Center for materials research is engaged in research and development activities in the broad areas in the areas of polymeric & organic materials, composite & structural materials, advanced materials characterization & fabrication.

Vision:

To be Nationally and globally recognized in cutting-edge research and innovation related to development of advanced materials and technology solutions to the benefit of society.

Mission:

  • To create new materials and new knowledge about materials phenomena
  • To prepare the next generation of materials researchers
  • To promote interdisciplinary research in the field of material science.
  • To launch necessary instrumentation facilities for advanced functional materials research
  • To develop intense interdisciplinary collaborative research ventures with national and international research groups
  • To bring together students and investigators from diverse scientific backgrounds to carry out research projects
  • To strengthen the interaction with industry and to focus on the developments of new materials
  • To establish research networking and collaboration for the promotion of green materials development.

Specific Objectives:

The goal of the Centre is to innovate, accelerate and translate scientific material discoveries to transformative technologies that will assist in overcoming global and national challenges in chemical syntheses, construction industries, green energy demands, environmental change, and sustainable manufacturing.

Research Areas:

  • Advanced manufacturing and materials processing
  • Biomaterials
  • Functional materials and physical behavior
  • Materials for energy storage, conversion, and transmission
  • Structural materials
  • Soft materials, composites, and coatings

List of Papers Published

1. Ravi, S. and Pradeep Kumar, M. “Experimental investigations on cryogenic cooling by liquid nitrogen in the end milling of hardened steel”, Cryogenics, Vol. 51, pp.  509-515, 2011.

2. Ravi, S. and Pradeep Kumar, M. “Effects of liquid nitrogen on cryogenic machining of AISI D2 hardened steel”, Advanced Materials Research, Vol.    335-336, pp. 400-405, 2011.

3. Ravi. S and Pradeep Kumar. M “Experimental investigations of cryogenic cooling in milling of AISI D3 tool steel”, Materials and Manufacturing process,Vol.27(10),pp.1017-1021.

4. T. Hariprasad, K. Varatharajan, S. Ravi, “Investigation of Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Al 5083-ZrSiO4-Gr Hybrid Composite, International Journal of Nanoscience, Vol. 16, No. 4 (2017) 1760029

5. T. Hariprasad, K. Varatharajan, S. Ravi, Wear Characteristics of B4C and Al2O3 Reinforced with Al 5083 Metal Matrix based Hybrid Composite, Procedia Engineering, ELSEIVER, Page No 925-929, doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2014.12.368

6. T. Hariprasad, K. Varatharajan, S. Ravi, Experimental Study on Tribological Properties of Al 5083-Fly Ash/ ZrSiO4 Composites under Dry Sliding Condition International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Research India Publications. ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 10, Number 9 (2015) Page No 7822-7826.

7. T. Hariprasad, K. Varatharajan, S. Ravi, Evaluation of Mechanical Properties of Fly Ash-B4C Reinforced Al 5083 Composites International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Research India Publications. ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 10, Number 9 (2015) Page No 7834-7837.

8. R.Ravi raja malarvannan , T.V. Moorthy P.Hariharan,S.Ravi, “Enhancement of wear properties on High speed steel tool using PVDcoating Technique” Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 812 (2015) pp 107-111

9. R.Ravi raja malarvannan , T.V. Moorthy P.Hariharan,S.Ravi, “Improvement of wear performance of High speed steel tool using Physical vapour deposition coating process” Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 787 (2015) pp 391-395

10. Ravi. S and Balaji.M, “Review of the cryogenic machining in turning and milling process”,Intenational journal of research in engineering and technology” vol.4,Issue 10:october 2015.

11. Selvam.R and Ravi. S, “Manufacturing challenges and remedies of nano SiC particulates from quarts by mechanical aberation method”,Journal of innovative research and solutions” vol.2,Issue 1,Jan-Jun 2016.

12. Selvam.R and Ravi. S, “Extraction and synthesis of SiC nano particulate to enhance matrix composites”,International Journal of research in advent technology” vol.3,Issue 10, october 2015.

13. Ravi. S and Balaji.M, “Review of the cryogenic machining in turning and milling process”,Intenational journal of research in engineering and technology” vol.4,Issue 10:october 2015.

14. Ravi. S and Balaji.M, “Effect of Cryogenic CO2 on Conventional Milling Machining of AISI P20 Tool Steel using Multi Coated Carbide Insert, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Volume 10, Number 2017.

15. Ravi. S and Balaji.M, Advanced Intelligence for Cryogenic Cooling in CO2 and Performance Analysis of TiN Coated Insert in Conventional Milling of AISID2 Steel, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Volume 10, Number 2017.

16. Selvam.R and Ravi. S, “Comparative Analysis of Micro and Nano Silicon Carbide Particulate Reinforced Polyester Composite, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Volume 10, Number 2017.

17.  Selvam.R and Ravi. S, “Characterization of Silicon Carbide Nano Particulates Developed from Quarts, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Volume 10, Number 2017.

18. R.Selvam and S.Ravi,Mechanical and wear behaviour of al hybrid composites reinforced with zircon sand and rice husk ash , Journal of the Balkan Tribological Association, Vol. 24, No 4, 849–857 (2018)

19. R.Selvam and S.Ravi Wear Resistance and Water Absorption Study of Sic Reinforced Polyester Composite, Materials Today, 5(2018) 14567–14572

20. R.Selvam and S.Ravi Mechanical Testing of Plastoceramic (nPMC Sheet- SiC Reinforced Polyester Nano Composite), International journal of Engineering &Technology, 7(3.12) (2018) 1195 -1198

21. R.Selvam and S.Ravi Finite Element model Based On 2D- Deform Software for the Analysis for cutting temperature, and cutting forces in Cryogenic CO2 coolant in Conventional Machining, Jour of Adv Research in Dynamical & Control Systems, Vol. 10, 02-Special Issue, 2018

22. V.Balaji and S.Ravi,Optimization on Cryogenic Co2 Machining Parameters of AISI D2 Steel using Taguchi Based Grey Relational Approach and TOPSIS, International Journal of Engineering &Technology, 7(3.12) (2018) 885 -893

23. V.Balaji and S.Ravi,Evaluation of cutting forces, cutting temperature and surface roughness in Cryogenic CO2 cooling in conventional milling machine using AISI-D2 steel, Journal of Engineering Technology, Volume6, Issue2, July. 2018, PP. 55-69

24. V.Balaji and S.Ravi,FEM method structural analysis of pressure hull by using hyper mesh, International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7(1.5) (2018) 258-263

25. N.Velmurugan,G. Manimaran, S.Ravi,D.Jayabalakrishnan, “Mechanical Property Of Stitched Glass Fiber, Epoxy With Bentonite Clay Composite Using Hand Layup Method”, International Journal of Taga, Vol. 17(71), pp.162-167,2018

26. S. Ravi and P. Gurusamy, Review of nanofluids as coolant in metal cutting operations, Materials Today: Proceedings, https://doi. org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.08.185

27. S. Ravi and P. Gurusamy, Experimental studies on the effect of LN2 cooling on the machining of tool steel, Materials Today: Proceedings, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.04.734

28. S. Ravi and P. Gurusamy, Experimental investigation of cryogenic cooling on cutting force, surface roughness and tool wear in end milling of hardened AISI D3 steel using uncoated tool, Materials Today: Proceedings, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.04.741

29. S. Ravi, P. Gurusamy and V. Mohanavel, A review and assessment of effect of cutting fluids, Materials Today: Proceedings, https:// doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.05.054

30. S. Ravi and P. Gurusamy, Role of cryogenic machining: A sustainable manufacturing process, Materials Today: Proceedings, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.05.276

31. S. Ravi and P. Gurusamy, Experimental investigations on performance of TiN and TiAlN coated tools in cryogenic milling of AISI D2 hardened steel, Materials Today: Proceedings, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.05.664

32. S. Ravi and P. Gurusamy, Cryogenic machining of AISI p20 steel under liquid nitrogen cooling, Materials Today: Proceedings, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.06.005

33. S. Ravi and P. Gurusamy, A comparative study on coated carbide inserts performance in cryogenic end milling of AISI D2 tool steel, Materials Today: Proceedings, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.06.592

34. S. Ravi and P. Gurusamy, Experimental investigation to study the performance of cryogenic cooling in end milling of AISI P20 steel, Materials Today: Proceedings, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.07.640

35. Jayabalakrishnan.D,Saravanan.K,Ravi.S,Prabhu.P,Maridurai.T and Arun Prakash.V.R, “Fabrication and Characterization of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber and Stitched E-Glass Fibre Tailored Nano-Silica Epoxy Resin Composite”, Silicon, Springer,pp 1-9,2020

36. N.Velmurugan,G. Manimaran, S.Ravi,D.Jayabalakrishnan, “Effect of Silane Modified SiC and CTBN Micro Rubber on Thermal, Wear, DMA and Fatigue Behaviour of Stitched E-glass Fibre-Reinforced Epoxy Hybrid Composite”, Journal on Rubber Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42464-020-00070-8.

37. S. Ravi,K. Saravanan, D. Jayabalakrishnan, P. Prabhu, Vijayananth Suyamburajan, V. Jayaseelan and  V. Mayakkannan “ Silane Grafted Nanosilica and Aramid Fibre-Reinforced Epoxy Composite: DMA, Fatigue and Dynamic Loading Behaviour” Silicon https://doi.org/10.1007/s12633-021-01060-0.

38. Ezilarasan C; Nagaraj M; John Presin Kumar A; Velayudham A; Rishab Betala   “Experimental Analysis of Process Parameters in Drilling Nimonic C263 alloy under Nano fluid mixed MQL Environment” Manufacturing Review, vol.8, No.2, 2021.

39. K. Muthukumaran, J. Francis Xavier, R. Ramadoss, P. Balu, C. Ezilarasan, Analysis of Thermal Barrier Coating’s Behaviors on Alloys –A Review , , IOP Conference series:Materials science and engineering,954 (2020),012025, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/954/1/012025

40. Nagaraj, C. Ezilarasan, A. John Presin Kumar, A. Velayudham, Evaluation of Tool wear characteristics of AlcrN coated carbide Drills in Drilling of Nimonic C263 super alloy, Journal of the Balkan Tribological Association, Vol. 26 (2020), ISSN 1310-4772.SCOPUS.

41. M.Nagaraj, C.Ezilarasan, A. John Presin Kumar, Rishab Betala, Finite Element Modeling in Drilling of Nimonic C263 using DEFORMS 3D, Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, vol.118, no.3, pp.679-692, 2019, Anna University Ref Journal, ISSN printed- 15261492, ISSN Online-15261506, SI Indexed – Impact factor 0.796. Scopus indexed, cite score 1.15, SCI Indexed, Web ofscience.

42. M.Nagaraj, C.Ezilarasan, A. John Presin Kumar, A. Velayudham, Investigation of Machining Characteristics and Optimization of Drilling Parameters of Nimonic C-263 alloy, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nano Science, ISSN printed-15461955, ISSN Printed 15461963, Scopus indexed cite score 0.45. Accepted for publication.SCOPUS

43. M.Nagaraj, C. Ezilarasan, A. John Presin Kumar, Rishab Betala, Analysis of Multi point cutting tool temperature using FEM and CFD, Manufacturing Review, Vol.5, 16, 2018. Scopus indexed, cite score-1.11. SCOPUS, Web ofscience.

44. C.Ezilarasan, A.Velayudham, M.Nagaraj , R.Anburaj,’ Analysis of Hole Taper, Recast Layer and Heat Affected zone in pulsed O2 and N2 laser drilling of Difficult-to-cut alloy Nimonic C- 263’ IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 390 (2018) 012036, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/390/1/012036.SCOPUS.

45. M.Nagaraj, C.Ezilarasan, A.JohnPersin Kumar, A. Velayudham, ‘A Review of Machining Characteristics in Mechanical Drilling of Super Alloys’ International journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research, Vol. 8, Issue 1, Feb 2018, ISSN printed 579-588. ISSN Online-22496890, 22498001, Scopus Indexed cite score-0.17.SCOPUS

46. Ezilarasan, C., Senthil Kumar, V.S. and Velayudham, A, Theoretical Predictions and experimental Validations on machining the Nimonic C-263 super alloy, Simulation Modeling and Practice theory, Vol.40, pp.192-207, 2014, Publication Elsevier, Impact factor- 2.092, Anna University Refered Journal. SCIIndexed.1569-190X

47. Jayakumar, Balamurugan. K, Ezhilarasan. C, Wear and Friction Behaviour of 7075Al-25 SiC Particle Composites Sliding Against Automobile Friction Material’ International Review of Mechanical Engineering, Vol.8, 2014, pp.190-196. ISSN NO Printed: 19708734, Scopus Indexed – 0.49, Anna University Ref Journal.SCOPUS

48. Ezilarasan, C., Senthil Kumar, V.S. and Velayudham, A. “An experimental analysis and measurement of process performances in machining Nimonic C-263 alloy, Measurement, Impact factor-2.218, Vol.46, No.1, pp.185-199, 2013, WoS, Anna University Ref Journal. SCI Indexed

49. Ezilarasan, C., Senthil Kumar, V.S. and Velayudham, A. “Effect of machining parameters on surface integrity in machining Nimonic C-263 alloy using Whisker reinforced ceramic insert”, Journal of materials engineering and performance, DOI:10.1007/s11665-012-0439-1, Published by Springer, Impact factor-1.341, 2012, WoS, Anna University Ref Journal. SCI Indexed.

50. Ezilarasan, C. and Senthil Kumar, V.S. “Effect of machining parameters on Micro hardness and residual stresses’ International Review of Mechanical Engineering, Vol.6 No. 3, pp.91-97, Published by Prize worth, 2012, pp.190-196. ISSN NO Printed: 19708734, Scopus Indexed – 0.49, Anna University Ref Journal.SCOPUS

51. Ezilarasan, C., Senthil Kumar, V.S. and Velayudham, A., Palanikumar, K. “Surface roughness analysis on machining of Nimonic C-263 alloy using ANN and RSM techniques”, International journal of Precision technology, Vol.2, No.4, pp.340-354, (Published by Inderscience Publishers), 2011.SCOPUS

52. Ezilarasan, C., Senthil Kumar, V.S. and Velayudham, A., Palanikumar, K. “Modeling and analysis of surface roughness on machining of Nimonic C-263 alloy by PVD coated carbide insert’ Transaction of Non ferrous metals and alloys society of China”,PublishedbyElsevier, Impact factor-1.795, Vol.21, No. 9, pp. 1986-1994, 2011, WoS, Anna University Ref Journal. SCI Indexed.

53. Ezilarasan, C., Senthil Kumar, V.S. and Velayudham, A., Palanikumar, K. “Assessment of factors influencing tool wear on machining of nimonic C-263 alloy with PVD coated carbide inserts”, Advanced Materials Research, Published by Trans Tech Publications, scientific.net, Impact factor-0.079, Vol. 291-294, pp. 794-799, 2011. ISSN-16628985.SCOPUS.

54. Senthil Kumar, V.S, Ezilarasan, C, Experimental Investigation and Optimization of Cutting Parameters in Machining of      Ti6Al4V Alloy by an MT-CVD Insert’ Journal of Institution   of Engineers India Series C, DOI 10.1007/s40032-013-0062-4, Published by Springer, Impact factor 0.40.SCOPUS.

55. Senthil Kumar, V.S, Ezilarasan, C, Senthil kumaran. S ‘Soft computing applications in drilling of GFRP composites: A Review’ Materials Forum, Vol.766, ISBN-13:978-3-03785-793-9, pp. No:99-108, 2013, Trans Tech Publication.SCOPUS

List of Visiting Scientists

S.No Name Organisation Country
1 Dr.M. S. J. Hashmi PhD, DSc. CEng, FIEI, FIMechE.

 

Emeritus Professor
School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engg.
Dublin City University
Ireland
2 Dr.MahammedAbbai

 

Professor

ENSA-Complexe universitaire-Hay El Qods

BP 699 Oujda, Morocco

 

North Africa
3 Dr.SifeuTakougangKingni University of Yaoudei Cameroon
4 Dr.RiessomWeldegiorgis Defence University, MoND, Ethiopia
5 Dr.Zhouchao Wei China University of Geosciences China

Center Members

Dr.S. Ravi Director
Dr.A. Ramesh Research Faculty
Dr.P. Guruswamy Research Faculty
Dr.C.Ezilarasan Research Faculty
Dr.R.Ganesamoorthy Research Faculty

Inviting applications for the various research positions (Regular/Visiting)

The Centre for Materials Research is engaged in research and development activities in the broad areas in the areas of polymeric & organic materials, composite & structural materials, advanced materials characterization & fabrication.

Position Educational Qualification Publication record
Scientists Ph.D in Materials Science/Engineering or related field with exceptional research records. Minimum of 20 research articles in Journals (SCIE) or a combined impact factor of 25 and above or       h-Index of 25 and above.
Senior Research Fellow Basic and Applied Science group: Ph.D in Physics/Materials Science/Chemistry or related field With 2 years Research experience. Minimum of 5 research articles in Journals (SCIE) or a combined impact factor of 10 and above or h-Index of 7 and above.
Engineering and Technology group: Ph.D in Engineering preferably  in Mechanical Engineering / Materials Science and Engineering / Metallurgical Engineering/ Nanoscience and Nanotechnology or related field. Minimum of 3 research articles in Journals (SCIE) or a combined impact factor of 6 and above or h-Index of 5 and above.
Junior Research Fellow Basic and Applied Science group: M.Sc. Physics/Materials Science/Chemistry or related field. Candidate those who have submitted the thesis are also eligible to apply. Minimum of 3 research articles in Journals (SCIE) or a combined impact factor of 6 and above or h-Index of 5 and above.
Engineering and Technology group: ME/M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering / Materials Science and Engineering / Metallurgical Engineering/ Nanoscience and Nanotechnology or related field. Minimum of 2 research articles in Journals (SCIE) or a combined impact factor of 2 and above or h-Index of 2 and above.

Retired Scientists / Researchers from Government Research Centres / Universities / Industries are also encouraged to apply. Salary is negotiable for deserving candidates. Interested applicants are requested to submit updated profile with publication details to [email protected].net

Director
Centre for Materials Research

 

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Fully Sponsored Post Graduation Program

About the Program

The program aims to nourish graduate students with creative, innovative mind by providing fully sponsored post-graduationprogram and pave a platform to perform research work (Ph.D.) in international universities or in collaborative research centres with partial / full scholarships.

Research as Career

Name of the PG Program Eligibility
M.E. CAD/CAM
Chennai Institute of Technology
(Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai)
B.E / B.Tech

(Mechanical/Automobile/Manufacturing/ Production/Industrial/Mechatronics/Marine/Aeronautical)

 

Areas of the Research:

  • Metal Cutting
  • Cryogenic Machining
  • Composite Machining
  • Composite materials
  • Aluminium based composites
  • Nanostructured materials
  • Polymer nanocomposites
  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Smart Manufacturing

Scholarship Details

  • The eligible candidates will be admitted to Postgraduation studies (fully sponsored) and given an opportunity to nurture their research skills by working with Centre for Materials Research (CMR).
  • On successful completion of the course meeting necessary criteria, the candidates will be recommended to pursue D. research work in International Universities or in collaborative research centres with Partial/Full Scholarship.

Contact:
Interested candidates can send their CV to [email protected].net

Director
Centre for Materials Research

 

ONLINE ADMISSION 2021