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Dwivedi, D.K.
Dwivedi Dheerendra K. Professor dkd04fme[at]iitr.ac.in 91-1332-285826
Areas of Interest
  • Manufacturing: Welding & Surface Engineering, Fatigue and Fracture Studies,, Friction Stir Welding & Processing, A-GTAW, Diffusion Bonding, Thermal Spraying, Surface Modificatio
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2014Till dateProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092014Associate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20042009Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
19952004Lecturer and Senior Lecturer NIT Hamirpur
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Binani Gold medalIndian Institute of Metals2001
Star PerformerIIT Roorkee2005
Best Paper Presentation Award NSC IIT Roorkee2008
Best paper award Mangalaytan University2012
Best paper award Amity University 2012
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B. E.Mechanical EngineeringGEC, Rewa1993
M. E.Welding EngineeringUniversity of Roorkee1997
Ph.D.Metallurgical EngineeringMNIT, Jaipur2003
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Grain refinement of Cast Aluminium AlloysIIF, Hyderabad2001
Studies on machining characterisitics of cast Al-Si alloysMHRD, New Delhi 2002
Thermal spraying for enhanced life of tribological components SRIC, IIT Roorkee2004
Development of wear resistant piston materialsCSIR, New Delhi2005
Process Modelling of Twin Wire Welding System DST, New Delhi 2006
Development of non-cobalt base cavitation resistant surface by laser cladding process BRNS, New Delhi 2006
Investigation on the Failure of Aluminium Transformers and Recommendation of Suitable Material for MMOP, GOI2007
Development of welding procedure for joining marine aluminium alloysDST2009
Structural instability of friction stir weld joint of Al alloys and their effect on mechanical DST2009
weld-bonding of aluminium alloys ARDB2009
Development of fracture and fatigue resistant cast aluminium alloys produced by semi-solid metal DST2009
Development of refined high strength cast hypereutectic Al-Si alloys CSIR2010
Development of nitrogen ion implantation of PVD coating on stainless steel substrates DST2013
Diffusion bonding of steel using different inter-layersMinistry of Steel2013
Corrosion behaviour of FSW joints of Al alloys CSIR2014
`Investigation on plastic behavior of aluminium alloys during friction stir welding DST2014
Dissimilar steel welding using A-GTAWBRNS2015
Developing creep resistant Cr-Mo steel weld joints using activated flux GTAWand FSWIndian National Science Academy 2015
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Failure Analysis of Welded JointsMI 595M Tech welding engineeringSpring
Manufacturing Technology IMIN 104B. Tech. Production and Industrial EngineeringSpring
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Shiv RamanFriction stir welding and processing
P S RaoElectro-chemical honing of external surfaces of cylinders
Ravi VidyarthiActivated Flux Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of Stainless Steel
Gaurav SharmaFSW, diffusion bonding
Sunil SinhmarFrictio stir welding and processing
Pratishtha SharmaLaser welding of thin sheets
Anup KulkarniAGTAW of steel
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Studies in EMAF ProcessSatyajit PaulA2004
Reciprocating wear studies of AMCsV R Rajiv A2005
Studies on abrasive and erosive wear of thermal sprayed coatingsSatpal SharmaA2006
Development,characterization and optimization of wear resistant piston alloysMohit DhimanA2006
Studies on mechanial manufacturing aspects of stir cast Al and Si alloys modified by Be and CdP K SoodA2007
Effect of creep on failure mechanism of DTsNarendra KumarA2008
Studies on electromagnetically stir cast Al-Si alloys Mrs. Prabh KiranA2008
Friction stir welding of Al alloysChaitanya SharmaA2009
ECH of GearsJoy Prakash MisraA2009
Development of RE-Modified Hardfacing ElectrodeYogesh K SinglaA2012
Electro chemical honing of external surfaces of cylindersP S RaoO2011
Friction stir processing of bronzes for marine applications ShivramanO2013
Activated Flux TGAW of stainless steelRavi Shankar VidyarthiO2013
Diffusion bonding of steels using interlayersGaurav SharmaO2014
Corrosion behaviour friction stir weld joint of Al AlloysSunil Sinhmar O2015
welding of aluminium alloysPratishtha SharmaO2015
Tri-metallic weld joints using AGTAW Anup KulkarniO2016
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Physical Technical Institute, Minsk, BelarusCollaborative research on surface modification on nitrogen ion implantation of steel under Indo-Belarus S & T Bilateral project12-05-2016
University of Coimbra Portugal Collaborative research on influence of plastic behaviour on weldability of Al alloys by FSW under Indo-Portugal Bilateral Research Scheme27-11-2015
Physical Technical Institute, Minsk, BelarusCollaborative research on surface modification on nitrogen ion implantation of steel under Indo-Belarus S & T Bilateral project 9-10-2014
Cranefield University, UKPresent research paper on Fatigue bahvaiour of weld-bonds of Aluminium alloys in ICMR 201320-09-2013
Technical University Chemnitz GermanyCollaborative research on activated flux GTAW of dissimilar steel under INSA-DFG International Bilateral Research Scheme6-7-2015
University Autonoma de Zacatecas, MexicoCollaborative research on semi-solid metal prcoessing under Indo-Mexican S & T Bilateral project22-06-2012
University Autonoma de Zacatecas, MexicoCollaborative research on semi-solid metal prcoessing under Indo-Mexican S & T Bilateral project11-06-2011
Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico To explore possibility of collaborative research with Facultad de Ingenieria Mecanica y Electrica 22-06-2011
University Autonoma de Zacatecas, MexicoCollaborative research on semi-solid metal prcoessing under Indo-Mexican S & T Bilateral project17-06-2010
Univ. Federal de Uberlandia, Brazil Collaborative research on welding of aluminium alloys using newer arc welding processes under Indo-Brazil S & T Bilateral project 30-11-2009
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Advances in Joining Technologies: Friction Stir WeldingQIP, AICTE03-11-2012
Advances in Surface Modification Technologies: Friction Stir ProcessingQIP30-11-2013
Advances in Manufacturing SystemsQIP14-02-2015
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Solid state joining and surface modification technologies VIT Jaipur26-03-2015
Failure analysis: causes and general procedure for RCAQIP Center, IIT Roorkee14-03-2015
Advances in solid state joining technologies QIP center, IIT Roorkee09-7-2014
Improving mechanical properties and wear resistance of Al alloys using FSPQIP Center, IIT Roorkee30-11-2013
Grain refinement of metal matrix in MMCsQIP Center, IIT Roorkee05-7-2013
Post heat treatment and in process cooling of FSW joints of Al alloys QIP Center, IIT Roorkee03-11-2012
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Development of fracture and fatigue resistant aluminium alloys by semi-solid processingUniversity of Zacatecas, MexicoResearchPr
Development of welding procedure for fatigue resistant welded joints of marine aluminium alloys by newer welding processesUniversity of Uberlandia, BrazilResearchPr
Development of nitrogen ion implantation of PVD coating on stainless steel substrates for improved mechanical and tribological performancePhysical-Technical Institute, Mins, BelarusRP
Investigation on plastic behavior of aluminium alloys during friction stir welding and its effect on weldabilityUniversidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, PortugalRP
Developing creep resistant Cr-Mo steel weld joints using activated flux GTAWand FSWTechnische Universität Chemnitz, GermonyRP
Books Authored

Production and Properties of Cast Al-Si Alloys, New Age International, New Delhi (2013), pp 215 

Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Y Singla, N Arora, D K Dwivedi, Dry Sliding Adhesive Wear Characteristics of Fe-based Hardfacing Alloys with different CeO 2 Additives–A Statistical Analysis, Tribology International, 105, (Jan 2017) 229-240
  2. Sunil Sinhmar, D K Dwivedi, Enhancement of mechanical properties and corrosion resistance of friction stir welded joint of AA2014 using water cooling, Materials Science & Engineering A, 684 (Jan 2017), 413-422
  3. Gaurav Sharma, Dheerendra Kumar Dwivedi, Structure and Properties of Friction Stir Weld Joints of Structural Steel, Trans. Ind. Inst. Of Metals, 70 (Jan 2017), 201-208
  4. Ravi Shankar, Dheerendra Kumar Dwivedi, Influence of M-TIG and A-TIG Welding Process on Microstructure and Mechanical behaviour of 409 Ferritic Stainless Steel, Materials Engineering and Performance, 26 (March 2017), 1391-1403
  5. Gaurav Sharma, Dheerendra Kumar Dwivedi, Microstructure and mechanical properties of dissimilar steel joints developed using Friction Stir Welding, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, (accepted) 
  6. Sandhya Verma, Ramesh Chandra, D K Dwivedi, Cavitation Erosion Behavior of Nitrogen Ion Implanted 13Cr4Ni Steel, Internaitonal joinrnal of Trans. Of Indian Institute of Metals, (accepted)
  7. Chaitanya Sharma, Vikas Upadhyay, D K Dwivedi, Pradeep Kumar, Mechanical properties of friction stir welded armor grade Al-Zn- Mg alloy joints, Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, (accepted)  
  8. Shivraman Thaplial, Dheerendra Kumar Dwivedi, On Cavitation Erosion Behavior of Friction Stir Processed Surface of Cast Nickel Aluminium Bronze, Wear (accepted)
  9. Ravi Shankar, Dheerendra Kumar Dwivedi, M Vasudevan, Optimization of A-TIG Process Parameters Using Response Surface Methodology, Materials and Manufacturing Processes (accepted)
  10. P K Sood, R Sehgal, D K Dwivedi, Machinability of hypereutectic cast Al–Si alloys processed by SSM processing technique, Sadhana (accepeted)
  11. Yogesh Kumar Singla, DK Dwivedi, Navneet Arora, Modeling the impact–sliding wear characteristics of rare earth additive iron-based hardfacing alloys, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, (accepted)