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Degala Venkata Kiran Ramanujan Fellow dvkiranfme[at]iitr.ac.in 91-1332-285523
Areas of Interest
  • Welding Science and Technology, Numerical analysis of heat transfer and fluid flow in fusion welding processes, Welding metallurgy
  • Residual stresses and distortion analysis of weldments, Statistical modeling and optimization, Experimental stress analysis
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2016Till dateRamanujan fellowIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Prestigious "Ramanujan fellowship" SERB, DST, India2016
Brain Korea - 21 post doctoral fellowship Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea2012
Weldwell Specialty Award for the best PhD thesis in the area of weldingThe Indian Institute of Welding2013
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.Mechanical EngineeringAndhra University2005
M.Tech.Mechanical Engineering (Welding Engg. specialization)IIT Roorkee2007
PhDMechanical Engineering (Manufacturing specialization)IIT Bombay2012
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Thermal-metallurgical-mechanical modelling of single and multi-wire deposition welding processes.SERB, DST2016
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Manufacturing Technology IIMIN 203B.Tech, MEAutumn
Basic Manufacturing ProcessesMIN 102B.Tech, CESpring
Design and Analysis of Welded StructuresMIN 592M.Tech, ME (Welding Engineering)Autumn
Weldability of MetalsMIN 598M.Tech, ME (Welding Engineering)Spring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Numerical estimation of metallurgical phases in low carbon steel weldsMr. Neeraj Mishra
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
An experimental and numerical investigation on the joining of aluminum alloy and galvannealed steelMr. Tinku KumarO2016
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South KoreaCollaborative research05-12-2016
Refereed Journal Papers

International Journals

  1. D. V. Kiran, B. Basu, A. K. Shah, S. Mishra and A. De, “Probing influence of welding  current on weld quality in two wire tandem submerged arc welding of HSLA steel”, Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, 15 (2), 2010, pp. 111-116 [IF: 2.30].
  2. D. V. Kiran, B. Basu, A. K. Shah, S. Mishra and A. De, “Three-dimensional heat transfer analysis of two wire tandem submerged arc welding”, ISIJ International, 51 (5), 2011, pp. 793-798 [IF: 1.069].
  3. S. Bag, D. V. Kiran, A. A.Syed and A. De, “Efficient estimation of volumetric heat source in fusion welding process simulation”, Welding in the World, 56 (11/12), 2012, pp. 88-97 [IF: 0.861].
  4. D. V. Kiran, B. Basu and A. De, “Influence of process variables on weld bead quality in two wire tandem submerged arc welding of HSLA steel”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 212 (10), 2012, pp. 2041-2050 [IF: 2.359].
  5. D. V. Kiran and A. De, “Reliable estimation of volumetric heat source in numerical simulation of fusion arc welding process”, Indian Welding Journal, 45 (4), 2012, pp. 1-11.
  6. D. V. Kiran, S. A. Alam and A. De, “Development of process maps in two wire tandem submerged arc welding process of HSLA steel”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 22 (4), 2013, pp. 988-994 [IF: 1.094].
  7. D. V. Kiran, D W. Cho, W. H. Song and S. J. Na, “Arc behaviour in two wire tandem submerged arc welding”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 214 (8), 2014, pp. 1546-1556 [IF: 2.236]. 
  8. D. W. Cho, D. V. Kiran, W. H. Song and S. J. Na, “Molten pool behaviour in the tandem submerged arc welding process”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 214 (11), 2014, pp. 2233-2247 [IF: 2.359].
  9. D. V. Kiran and S. J. Na, "Experimental studies on submerged arc welding process", Journal of Welding and Joining, 32 (3), 2014, pp. 1-10 [IF: 0.254].
  10. D. V. Kiran and S. J. Na, "Numerical studies on submerged arc welding process", Journal of Welding and Joining, 32 (4), 2014, pp. 1-9 [IF: 0.254].
  11. D. V. Kiran, D. W. Cho, H. K. Lee, C. Y. Kang and S. J. Na, “A study on the quality of two-wire tandem submerged arc welds under iso-heat input conditions” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 78 (1-4), 2015, pp. 53-62 [IF: 1.568].
  12. D. V. Kiran, D. W. Cho, W. H. Song and S. J. Na, “Arc interaction and molten pool behaviour in the three wire submerged arc welding process”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 87, 2015, pp. 327-340 [IF: 2.857].
  13. D. W. Cho, D. V. Kiran and S. J. Na, “Analysis of the flux consumption and metal transfer for tandem submerged arc welding process under Iso-heat input conditions”, Welding Journal, 94, 2015, pp. 396s-401s [IF: 1.223].
  14. J. Cheon, D. V. Kiran and S. J. Na, “Thermal metallurgical analysis of GMA welded AH36 steel using CFD-FEM framework”, Materials and Design, 91, 2016, pp. 230-241 [IF: 3.997].
  15. J. Cheon, D. V. Kiran and S. J. Na, “CFD based visualization of finger shaped evolution in gas metal arc welding process”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 97, 2016, pp. 1-14 [IF: 2.857].
  16. D. V. Kiran, J. Cheon, N. Arif, H. Chung and S. J. Na, “Three dimensional finite element modeling of pulsed AC gas metal arc welding processes”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 86, 2016, pp. 1453-1474 [IF: 1.568].
  17. W. Ligang, J. Cheon, D. V. Kiran and S. J. Na, “CFD simulations of GMA welding of horizontal fillet joint based on coordinate rotation of arc models”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 231, 2016, pp. 221-238 [IF: 2.359].
  18. D.W. Cho, D.V. Kiran and S.J. Na, "Analysis of molten pool behavior by flux-wall guided metal transfer in low current submerged arc welding", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (accepted for publication) [IF: 2.857].
  19. D. V. Kiran, J. Cheon, N. Arif, H. Chung and S. J. Na, “Heat transfer and fluid flow analysis of pulsed DC and AC GMAW processes”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (In progress) [IF: 2.721].

International and National Conferences

  1. D. V. Kiran, B. Basu, A. K. Shah, S. Mishra and A. De, “Three-dimensional heat transfer modeling of tandem submerged arc welding process”, National Welding Conference (NWS 2009), 2009, Mumbai, India.
  2. D. V. Kiran, B. Basu, A. K. Shah, S. Mishra and A. De, “Numerical modeling of two wire tandem submerged arc welding process and its experimental validation”, National Welding Conference (NWS 2010), 2010, Vishakhapatnam, India.
  3. D. V. Kiran, V. D. Manvatkar and A.De, “Development of process maps for two tandem submerged arc welding process of HSLA steel using numerical process model and artificial neural network based prediction model”, 1st Interquadrennial ICF Conference in Middle East and Africa, 2011, Luxor, Egypt.
  4. S. Bag, D. V. Kiran and A. De, “Efficient estimation of volumetric heat source in fusion welding process simulation”, 64th Annual Assembly of the International Institute of Welding, 2011, Chennai, India.
  5. D. W. Cho, D. V. Kiran, W. H. Song and S. J. Na, “CFD simulation of submerged tandem arc welding process”, 66th Annual Assembly of the International Institute of Welding, 2013, Essen, Germany.
  6. D. V. Kiran, D. W. Cho, W. H. Song and S. J. Na, " Three dimensional heat transfer and fluid flow modeling of  two wire tandem submerged arc welding processes”, Autumn Annual Conference of KWJS, 2013, South Korea.
  7. D. V. Kiran, D. W. Cho, W. H. Song and S. J. Na, "Molten pool behavior in three wire tandem submerged arc welding of X-groove joint", 67th Annual Assembly of the International Institute of Welding, 2014, Seoul, South Korea.
  8. J. Cheon, D. V. Kiran, S. W. Han, L. Wu and S. J. Na, "Estimation of welding distortion based on CFD process simulation", 67th Annual Assembly of the International Institute of Welding, 2014, Seoul, South Korea.
  9. D. W. Cho, D. V. Kiran and S. J. Na, "Molten pool behaviour in the tandem submerged arc welding process", 67th Annual Assembly of the International Institute of Welding, 2014, Seoul, South Korea.
  10. S. J. Na, D. V. Kiran, D. W. Cho, J. H. Cheon, “Visualization of multi-wire SAW process by CFD simulations”, Visual-JW 2014, 2014, Osaka, Japan.