Mahesh V.P.

Assistant Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, PEC

Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh

Mahesh works on surface composites fabrication using friction stir processing. His major focus is on the electrochemical and mechanical behavior of Aluminium matrix surface composites. He also performs tribological analysis of metal matrix composites. Other major fields of interest are liquid metal stir casting, centrifugal casting and functionally graded materials (FGM).


  • Friction stir processing
  • Electrochemical analysis of composite materials
  • Aluminium matrix surface composites
  • Structure-property correlation
  • Centrifugal casting
  • Functionally Graded Materials (FGM)
  • Liquid metal stir casting


  • Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, 2020

    Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

  • M.Tech. (by Research) in Process Metallurgy, 2013

    National Institute of Technology-Surathkal (NIT-K), Karnataka

  • MBA in HR, 2010

    ICFAI University, Tripura

  • B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, 2007

    Government Engineering College, Calicut, Kerala, India