Hariharan, K

Associate Professor

309, Mechanical Sciences Block

PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India



  • Dr. Hariharan received his Ph.D. from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras in 2012 and B.E from University of Madras in 2004. He worked in the R&D department of Ashok Leyland Ltd, Chennai from 2004 to 2013 and as a post-doc researcher in Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology (GIFT), POSTECH, South Korea from 2012 to 2014. Prior to joining IIT Madras, he was working as Assistant Professor in the department of mechanical engineering, IIT Delhi (2015-2016).
  • His research interests include (not limited to) Sheet metal forming, Plasticity, Fatigue and Mechanical behaviour of materials.

  1. Kim, MJ, Lee,M-G, Hariharan,K, Hong,S-T, Choi,I S, Kim,D, Oh,K H and Han,H N “Electric current–assisted deformation behavior of Al-Mg-Si alloy under uniaxial tension”, International Journal of Plasticity, accepted, DOI: 1016/j.ijplas.2016.09.010
  2. Hariharan,K, Dubey, P, Jain, J, “Time dependent ductility improvement of stainless steel SS 316 using stress relaxation”, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 2016, 673,250-256
  3. Hariharan,K, Trung, N T, Barlat,F, Lee, M G and Kim,J H, “A pragmatic approach to accommodate in-plane anisotropy in forming limit diagram”,Mechanics Research Communications, 2014, 62, 5-17
  4. Hariharan,K, Barlat,F, Lee,M G and Raghu V Prakash, “Extension of strain-life equation for anisotropic sheet metals using anisotropic yield criteria and distortional hardening model”, Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures , 2014, 37, 977-991
  5. Hariharan,K, and Raghu V Prakash , “A Study of Multi-segment Fatigue Crack Growth Data Analysis Procedure for Probabilistic Crack Growth Prediction”, International Journal of Fatigue, 2011, 33: 1557-1563