Dr. Amitava Ghosh

Associate Professoramitava_g

Office Room No : 203, Manufacturing Engineering Section
Tel: (O) : +91 44 2257 4724
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Dr. Amitava Ghosh has received his PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He joined Indian Institute of Technology Madras in December 2008 as an Assistant Professor after serving Indian Institute of Technology Guawahati for one and half year. Dr. Ghosh has expertise in the field of high speed machining and grinding, active brazing of ceramics and surface coating technology.

His current research activities include development of solid-lubricant composite coating, machining with nanocrystalline diamond coating, micro lubrication technology for machining and grinding, high performance metal working fluid, green machining, sustainable solutions to machining challenges, precision joining of cBN and diamond, hybrid grinding of ceramics and composites, micro mechanical machining etc.

Selected Publications

  1. Shiva Sai, S., Manoj Kumar, K., Ghosh, A., 2015, Assessment of spray quality from an external mix nozzle and Its impact on SQL grinding performance, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 89, pp.132-141
  2. Manoj Kumar, K. and Ghosh, A, 2015, Synthesis of MWCNT nanofluid and valuation of its potential besides soluble oil as micro cooling-lubrication medium in SQL grinding, Int. J of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI 10.1007/s00170-014-6587-8, available online
  3. Roy, S. and Ghosh, A. 2013, High speed turning of AISI 4140 steel using nano-fluid through twin-jet SQL system, Proceedings of the ASME 2013, International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference -MSEC2013 (2013) V002T04A002
  4. Ghosh, A. and Chattopadhyay A.K., 2007, On grit failure of an indigenously developed brazed cBN wheel, Industrial Diamond Review, 67/612, pp. 59-64
  5. 5. Ghosh, A. and Chattopadhyay A.K., 2007, Performance enhancement of single layer miniature cBN wheels using CFUBMS deposited TiN coating, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 47/12-13, pp.1799-1806.