M.Tech (Ph.D)

Assistant Professor

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  • Have a wide experience of research in composites materials and their applications in engineering fields.
  • Have worked in BHEL R&D, as project assistant and has abundant industry Engineering problem solving ability.
  • Taught subjects like Finite Element Analysis, Industrial Management, Mechanical Measurements, Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Product Life Cycle Management etc.
  • Have a vast exposure in Industry for around 4 years.

Research Interests

  1. CAD/CAM

Teaching Interests

  • Automation in Manufacturing
  • Industrial Engineering/Management
  • Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Dynamics of Machinery
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Plant Layout and Material Handling

Selected Publications

  1. Dharmavarapu, Pratibha, and M. B. S. Reddy. “Mechanical, low velocity impact, fatigue and tribology behaviour of Silane grafted aramid fibre and Nano-silica toughened epoxy composite.” Silicon 13.6 (2021): 1741-1750.
  2. Dharmavarapu, Pratibha, and M. B. S. Reddy. “Failure analysis of silane- treated Kevlar-reinforced nano-silica-toughened epoxy composite in laminar shear strength, drop load impact and drilling process.” Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention 20.5 (2020): 1719-1725.
  3. Dharmavarapu, Pratibha, and M. B. S. Reddy. “Performance analysis of silane grafted nanosilica and aramid fibre-reinforced epoxy composite in dynamic loading and energy application.” Emergent Materials 4.5 (2021): 1377-1386.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Best teacher award for the year 2021-22

External Profile Links

  • 2016 Registered PhD in KLEF
  • 2004-2007 M.Tech( CAD/CAM)
  • 1999-2003 B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
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