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Amit Arora

Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Biography

Amit Arora is Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar. He leads the Advanced Materials Processing Research Group at IIT Gandhinagar which works in the area of numerical modeling of welding and joining processes, additive manufacturing processes, and friction stir welding and processing including tool wear during friction stir welding, numerical modeling of dissimilar friction stir welding, and mechanical and electrochemical characterization of friction stir surface composites. Recent works have been published in journals such as Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Heat and Mass Transfer.

Interests

  • Numerical Modeling of Additive Manufacturing
  • Modeling of Joining Processes
  • Friction Stir Welding and Processing
  • Corrosion Studies of Surface Composites
  • Aluminum Metal Matrix Composites

Education

  • PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, 2011

    The Pennsylvania State University, PA USA

  • M.Tech. in Metallurgical Engineering, 2005

    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

  • B.Tech. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, 2004

    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Assistant Professor

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Oct 2011 – Present Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching - Materials science, Corrosion, Thermomechanical Processing, Welding Metallurgy
  • Research - Guiding graduate and undergraduate students
  • Institute building - Part of various institute activities and initiatives
 
 
 
 
 

Visiting Scholar

University of North Texas, Denton

Mar 2014 – Sep 2014 Denton, Texas USA
Modeling and simulation of Friction Stir Welding of Al, Mg, and Ti alloys, and steels

Group news & gallery

You will find the news and pictures of new publications, awards, picnics and all other activities of the group here

M.Tech. thesis defense

Congratulations Akshay, Sudha and Nishkarsh!

Best Poster Award

The Best Poster Award, and The Second Prize in the Group Presentation- Zhi-Hong International Summer School of Advanced Materials

Ph.D. thesis defense - Mahesh V.P.

Congratulations Dr. Mahesh!

Seminar - Prof. Sushant Anand

Making emulsions and water using condensation

Our Team

Meet the contributors to the Advanced Materials Processing Research Group

Group Leader

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Amit Arora

Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Current team

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Mahesh V.P.

Research Associate

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Amit Kumar Singh

Senior Research Fellow & Ph.D. Scholar

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Sagar Kandpal

Ph.D. Scholar

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Samir Raval

Ph.D. Scholar

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Sooraj Patel

Junior Research Fellow

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Ankita Shahi

M.Tech. Student

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Sudha Gautam

M.Tech. student

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Vats Shah

M.Tech. student

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Gaurav Jogi

M.Tech. Student

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Deepak Dhariwal

Research Assistant

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Bidyan Basumatary

Undergraduate Student

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Rohit Singh

Undergraduate Student

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Yasham Mundada

Undergraduate Student

Dhaiwat Kabaria

Undergraduate Student

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Shuchi Sanandiya

Undergraduate Student

Research Areas

Focus areas of AMPRG

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Friction stir welding

FSW of Aluminum with PP : Joining different parts that too made of different materials is one of the essential steps while …

Modeling and Simulation of advanced manufacturing processes

Modeling and Simulation of advanced manufacturing processes

Surface composites

Friction stir processing (FSP) is a suitable solid state processing route for surface composite preparation. Solid state processing …

Friction stir channeling

The Friction stir channelling (FSC) process is based on the concept of transforming the void or tunnel defect originating in advancing …

Additive Manufacuring

Additive manufacturing of titanium alloy Ti-6Al-4 V has significantly increased over the past few years, primarily due to its broad …

Heat treatment of alloys

Aluminum AA6082 extruded plates are solutionized at 520°C, 540°C, 580°C for 30 min. One set of samples were subjected to the natural …

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Advances in Friction Stir Processing
Heat transfer and material flow modeling of friction stir welding
Fabrication and Microstructure Characterization of Friction Stir Welding for Additively Manufactured Ti6Al-4V Plates

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