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Faculty Profile

Dr. V. Karthik
Assistant Professor
M.Tech., Ph.D.
Metallurgical Engineering
Contact No: 
Area Specialization: 
Material Characterization, Computational Materials Science, Phase Transformation, Powder Metallurgy

Faculty Experience

Magna Electro Castings Ltd, Pollachi (10 months)
Heat Transfer Characteristics of Nano-Fluids, IIT Kharagpur

Publication in Journals

1. Suresh Telu, V.Karthik, R. Mitra, S. K. Pabi, Effect of 10 at.% Nb addition on Sintering and High Temperature Oxidation of W0.5Cr0.5 Alloy, Materials Science Forum, 710, 2012, pp.308-313. 2. V. Karthik, S. Ghosh, S.K. Pabi, Effects of bulk stoichiometry and surface state of NiAl nano-dispersoid on the stability and heat transfer characteristics of water based nanofluid, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, vol. 48, 2013, pp. 156-162. 3. V. Karthik, S. Sahoo, S.K. Pabi, S. Ghosh, On the phononic and electronic contribution to the enhanced thermal conductivity of water-based silver nanofluids, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol. 64, 2013, pp. 53-61. 4. P. Kumar, V. Karthik, P.G. Venkatakrishnan, Parametric Optimization of Ultrasonic Metal Welding on Copper Joint, International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology, Vol. 1, No. 12, 2015, pp. 168-178. 5. S. Rajeshkannan, V. Karthik, K. Manisekar, Experimental Analysis of Residual Stresses in the Various Zones of Arc welded EN8 Steel, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2015, pp. 142-149. 6. D. Noorullah, S.S. Mohamed Nazirudeen, A. Mukesh, V. Karthik, Development of Aluminium Metallic Foams for Automotive Crash Parts, International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems, vol. 7, no. 4, 2015, pp. 141-144. 7. D. Noorullah, S.S. Mohamed Nazirudeen, V. Karthik, Production and Characterisation of Aluminium Metallic Foams, Journal of Applied Sciences Research, vol.11, no.22 2015, pp. 39-44. 8. Dhanalakshmi, S., P.G. Venkatakrishnan, V. Karthik, and N. Mohanasundararaju, Optimisation on Wear Process Parameters of Hybrid Metal Matrix Composite using Taguchi method, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 1, no. 93, 2015, pp. 219-224. 9. Dhanalakshmi, S., P.G. Venkatakrishnan, N. Mohanasundararaju, and V. Karthik, Corrosion Studies of Stir Cast Hybrid Al7075-Al2O3 -B4C Metal Matrix Composites, Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, vol. 10, no. 7, 2016, pp. 279-283. 10. Deepak Kumar, M., V. Karthik, and P.G. Venkatakrishnan, Ultrasonic Plastic Welding Of Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic, International Journal of Innovative Studies in Sciences and Engineering Technology, vol.2, no. 5, 2016, pp. 25-27.

Paper Presented in Conferences

Development of Bionanocomposite for prosthesis implants by Karthik, V., Pabi, S. K., Roy Chowdhury, S.K., 63rd NMD ATM, Salt Lake, Kolkatta, Symposium C (2009).
Multi-scale stochastic-molecular dynamics approach to estimate thermal conductivity of nanofluids by Ghosh, S., Ghosh, M. M., Karthik, V., Pabi, S. K., NMD ATM, Hyderabad (2011).
Multi-scale mathematical model for estimation of thermal conductivity enhancement in nanofluids by Karthik, V., Pabi, S. K., Ghosh, S., NMD ATM, Science & Technology of materials, Jamshedpur (2012).
Multi-scale Mathematical Model for Estimation of Enhanced Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids, Karthik V, Research Scholars Day, 9th March 2012, IIT Kharagpur
Ultrafine Silver Nanoparticles Dispersed Aqueous Colloidal Solution: A Solution for Enhanced Heat Transfer, Karthik V., S. Ghosh, S.K. Pabi, NMD ATM Nanomaterials, Coimbatore (2015).
Thermal Conductivity of Ethylene Glycol Based Nickel Aluminide Dispersed Nanofluids. V. Karthik, S.K. Pabi and S. Ghosh, International Conference on Advances in Materials and Materials Processing (ICAMMP-2011), 9-11th Dec, 2011, IIT Kharagpur
Characterization of ultrafine Ag dispersed nanofluids using HRTEM, Dynamic Light Scattering and UV-Vis Spectroscopy by Ghosh, S., Karthik, V., Pabi, S. K., International Conference on Electron Microscopy, July 3-5, 2013, Kolkata, India
On the diffusion characteristics of copper at aluminium joints made using ultrasonic welding by Mujipur Rahaman A, Karthikeyan V, Venkatakrishnan P G, Karthik V, Int. Con. on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Applications, 2015, Trichy, India
Experimental analysis of residual stress in the various zones in gas welded EN-8 steel by Rajeshkannan, S., Karthik, V., Manisekar, K.,Int. Con. on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Applications, 2015, Trichy, India
Parametric Optimization on Ultrasonic Metal welding of Al-Cu Joint by Kumar, P., Venkatakrishnan, P.G, Karthik, V.,Int. Con. on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Applications, 2015, Trichy, India

Seminars/ workshops/ FDP/ STTP / Conferences/ Symposium




Editorial Advisory board/Reviewer: 
Journal of Advances in Mechanical Engineering Sciences, DJ Publications
Awards / Special Achievements: 
Best Paper Award Paper Title: Development of Hydroxyapatite/Polyvinyl Alcohol Bionanocomposite for Prosthesis Implants Conference: IGMIGM 2015, Erode Sengunthar Engineering College Guest Lecture on “Introduction to Fracture Behaviour of Materials” at One day National Seminar “Dissemination of fracture mechanics in life assessment of pressure vessel components” held in Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode. Guest Lecture on “Nanofluids: A solution for enhanced heat transfer” at National Conference on Recent Advances in Materials and Manufacturing-RAMM2K16 held in Dhirajlal Gandhi College of Technology, Salem – 636309
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