Amit Arora

Associate Professor of Materials Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Dr. Amit Arora is Associate Professor of Materials 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 FSW, numerical modeling of dissimilar FSW, and mechanical and electrochemical characterization of friction stir surface composites. Recent works have been published in journals such as Wear, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Heat and Mass Transfer.


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


  • 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