Saravana kumar G

Associate Professor

Ph.D., IIT Kanpur, India
M.E., REC Trichy, India
B.E, University of Madras, India

Email: gsaravana[at]iitm.ac.in
Phone: Extn. 4736 (+91 44 2257 4736)
Page Link: http://ed.iitm.ac.in/~gsaravana/

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati.
  • Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur.

Areas of Research

  • CAD
  • Computational Geometry
  • Image based 3D Reconstruction
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Optimization
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Prosthetic and Scaffold Design
  • Soft Computing Applications

Courses Taught

  • ED 1100 Functional and Conceptual Design
  • ED 2051 Computer Modeling of Machine Elements
  • ED 2060 Product Design Lab I
  • ED 2090 Geometric Modeling and CAD
  • ED 3020 Design for X
  • ED 3090 Introduction to System Design
  • ED 3110 Product Design Lab II
  • ED 5290 Rapid Product Development
  • ED 6002 Optimization Methods in Engineering Design
  • ED 5500 Industrial Lecture (coordinator)

Publications(Last 5 Years)

  • Subin P George, and Saravana Kumar G., Patient specific parametric geometric modelling and finite element analysis of cementless hip prosthesis, Virtual and Physical Prototyping, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2013, pp. 65-83. Citation Link IF: 1.100
  • Abhishek T. Dhumal, Ganesh Narayanan R., Saravana Kumar G., Simulation based expert system to predict the tensile and deep drawing behavior of tailor welded blanks, International Journal of Modeling, Identification and Control, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2012, pp. 164-172. Article Link IF: 0.868
  • Susanta Kumar Dey, Ganesh Narayanan R., Saravana Kumar G., Computing the tensile behaviour of tailor welded blanks made of dual-phase steel by neural network based expert system, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing. Vol.25, No. 2, 2012, pp. 158-176. Article Link. IF : 1.071
  • Susanta Kumar Dey, Ganesh Narayanan R, and Saravana Kumar Gurunathan, Prediction of tensile behavior of DP 590 Steel Tailor Welded Blanks by ANN, Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 383-390, 2011, pp. 1019-1026. Citation Link IF :0.200
  • Abhishek T. Dhumal, Ganesh Narayanan R., Saravana Kumar G., Simulation based expert system to predict the tensile behaviour of tailor welded blanks, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems. Vol. 13, No. 1, 2011, pp.159-172. Citation Link
  • Veerababu K., Ganesh Narayanan R. and Saravana Kumar G., An expert system to predict the deep drawing behaviour of tailor welded blanks, Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 37, 2010, pp. 7802 – 7812. Article Link. IF: 2.908
  • Siva Krishna, K., Ganesh Narayanan, R., Saravana Kumar, G., Tailor welded blank forming limit computation by neural network based expert system, Journal of computer and experimental simulations in engineering and science (CESES), Issue 8, October 2010.
  • Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar, G., Finite element analysis of a personalized femoral scaffold with designed microarchitecture, Journal of Engineering in Medicine – Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers – Part H, Vol. 224, No. 7, 2010, pp. 877-889. Article Link. IF: 0.951
  • Saravana Kumar G. and Sahasrabudhe A. D., Design optimization of fan impeller by using feature-based CAD and flow solver, Int. J. Modelling & Simulation, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2010, pp. 73-79. Citation Link. IF: 0.276
  • Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar, G., Personalised bone tissue engineering scaffold with controlled architecture using fractal tool paths in layered manufacturing, Virtual and Physical Prototyping, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009, pp. 165 — 180. Citation Link. IF: 1.000
  • Pandithevan P. and Saravana Kumar G., Reconstruction of subject specific human femoral bone model with cortical porosity data using macro-CT, Virtual and Physical Prototyping, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009, pp. 115 — 129.Citation Link. IF: 1.000
  • Veerababu K., Ganesh Narayanan R. and Saravana Kumar G., An expert system based on artificial neural networks for predicting the tensile behavior of tailor welded blanks, Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 36, 2009, pp. 10683 – 10695. Article Link. IF: 2.908
  • Saravana Kumar G., Pandithevan P. and Ambatti A., Fractal raster tool paths for layered manufacturing of porous objects, Virtual and Physical Prototyping. Vol. 4, No.2, 2009, pp. 91 – 104. Citation Link. IF: 1.000

Awards & Patents

Awards

  • 2012, Felicitation and award by National Innovation council for a proposal submitted in response to the call of proposals to reduce the drudgery of Indian working class population.
  • 2009, Young Engineer award in Mechanical Engineering Discipline from Institution of Engineers (INDIA), Kolkata.
  • 1999 – 2003, Awarded fellowship for the entire duration of doctoral degree programme.
  • 1999, Obtained M.E with first class and distinction. Cash Prize for consistently holding first rank during the entire course period.
  • 1997, Obtained B.E with first class and distinction. Gold Medal for consistently holding first rank during the entire course period.


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