Recent Developments in the Coating Processes and Sub Processes.- Process Development improving the performance quality, reproducibility.- Effect on Performance of Surface Coating due to Application Methods.- Effect on Performance of Surface Coating due to Environmental Factors.- Effect on Performance of Surface Coating due to Chemical Interactions.- Materials Like Latest Polymers, Carbon Resins, High-Temperature Materials etc. Used in Coating and Their Characterizations.- Application of Optimization Techniques towards Optimal Coating Parameters.
Kaushik Kumar, B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering, REC (Now NIT), Warangal), MBA (Marketing, IGNOU) and Ph.D (Engineering, Jadavpur University), is presently an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India. He has 14 years of Teaching & Research and over 11 years of industrial experience in a manufacturing unit of Global repute. His areas of teaching and research interest are Quality Management Systems, Optimization, Non-conventional machining, CAD / CAM, Rapid Prototyping and Composites. He has 9 Patents, 28 books, 17 Edited Book Volume, 43 Book Chapters, 137 international Journal, 21 International and 1 National Conference publications to his credit. He is on the editorial board and review panel of 7 International and 1 National Journals of repute. He has been felicitated with many awards and honours.
B.Sridhar Babu has completed B.E. with Mechanical Engineering from Kakatiya University, M.Tech with Advanced manufacturing systems from JNTUH University and PhD with Mechanical Engineering from JNTUH University. He has 21 years of teaching Experience out of which 10 years of experience in CMR Institute of Technology itself. He joined in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in CMR Institute of Technology on 1st July 2009. He is Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (I), Kolkata and also Member of ISTE, IAENG and SAE India. He has published 38 papers in various International / National journals and International / National conferences. He is Author of 04 text books. He received Bharath jyothi award for his research excellence from India international friendship society New Delhi India. He is a paper setter for various universities, reviewer for various international journals and conferences and guided more than 75 B. Tech and M. Tech projects. His research interests include Manufacturing, Advanced materials and Mechanics of Materials. He is Guest editor for Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Manufacturing, Material Science and Engineering (ICMMSE’19), Materials Today – Proceedings (Scopus and CPCI Indexed) and AIP Proceedings (Scopus Indexed).
J. Paulo Davim is a Full Professor at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He is also distinguished as honorary professor in several universities/colleges in China, India and Spain. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (materials and manufacturing processes) in 1991, Mechanical Engineering degree (5 years) in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP), the Aggregate title (Full Habilitation) from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and the D.Sc. (Higher Doctorate) from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with an MBA and Specialist titles in Engineering and Industrial Management as well as in Metrology. He is also Eur Ing by FEANI-Brussels and Fellow (FIET) of IET-London. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. He has also interest in Management, Engineering Education and Higher Education for Sustainability. He has guided large numbers of postdoc, Ph.D. and master’s students as well as has coordinated and participated in several financed research projects. He has received several scientific awards and honors. He has worked as evaluator of projects for ERC-European Research Council and other international research agencies as well as examiner of Ph.D. thesis for many universities in different countries. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisory for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 100 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 150 books and as author (and co-author) more than 15 books, 100 book chapters and 500 articles in journals and conferences (more than 250 articles in journals indexed in Web of Science core collection/h-index 56+/10000+ citations, SCOPUS/h-index 61+/12500+ citations, Google Scholar/h-index 78+/20500+ citations).