Dr. Pankaj Biswas

Professor, IIT Guwahati
 

Education:

Ph. D. (2008) Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
M. Tech.  (2004) 
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
B. E.  (2001) Bengal Engineering and Science University,Shibpur, Howrah

 

 Research Interests
 Experience

(1) Professor, (September 2019 - continuing), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

(2) Associate Professor, (February 2015 - September 2019), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

(3) Assistant Professor, (March 2011 - February 2015), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

(4) Scientific Officer (analyst), (July 2008 - Nov. 2008), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.

(5) Research Associate, (Nov. 2008 - March 2011), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.

 Patents

(1) “Design and Fabrication of FRP Road Side Crash Barrier” by Mandal N. R. and Biswas Pankaj (Patent Ref. No. 517/KOL/2010)

(2) “Design and Fabrication of Stiffened Plate Panel of AA5083 by Friction Stir Welding” by Mandal N. R. and Biswas Pankaj (Patent Ref. No. 1199/KOL/2010)

(3) “Development of Novel Process for Fabrication of Cylindrical Profile on High Strength Material using Wire EDM” by Nandan Kanan Das, Arun K Kadian and Biswas Pankaj(Ref. No. 240P1901, Status: In Queue for Support,, Patent Information Centre, ASTEC)
 Teaching

 List of Publications (Books/Book Chapters)

(1) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R., “A Study on Laser Assisted Friction Stir Welding of C-Mn Steel Plates”, Chapter 58. Advances in Marine Structures, Edited by W. Fricke, CRC Press 2011, Pages 539–548, Print ISBN: 978-0-415-67771-4, DOI: 10.1201/b10771-66.

(2) Kumar Chandan, Das Manas and Biswas Pankaj, “A 3-D finite element analysis of transient temperature profile of laser welded Ti-6AL-4V alloy” Laser Based Manufacturing, Publisher: Springer Expected Publication date: 31/03/2015.

(3) Kumar Mondal Arpan, Biswas Pankaj, Bag Swarup and Mahapatra M. M. “Prediction of Weld Induced Angular Distortion of Single Sided and Double Sided Fillet Joint by SAW Process”, Advances in Material Forming and Joining, Publisher: Springer. Advances in Material Forming and Joining 25/04/ 2015, pp 203-220. DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-2355-9_10.

(4) Rakesh Bhadra, Biswas Pankaj and M. Ravi Sankar, “A literature review on CO2 laser welding” Laser Based Manufacturing, Publisher: Springer, Expected Publication date: 31/03/2015.

(5) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R.,Sha O.P. and Mahapatra M. M. (2011), "Thermo-mechanical and Experimental Analysis of Double Pass Line Heating,Journal of Marine Science and Application Vol. 10, pp.190-198.

(6) Piyush Singh, Biswas Pankaj, Sachin D. Kore, Finite Element Method and Experimental Study of Self-Reacting Friction Stir Welding of Aluminium Alloy AA6061-T6, Simulations for Design and Manufacturing, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-8518-5_3, 2018.

(7) Avinish Tiwari, Piyush Singh, Biswas Pankaj, and Sachin D. Kore, Friction stir welding of low carbon steel, Lecture notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Springer, DOI: 978-3-319-96967-1, 453805_1_En, (10), 2018.

(8) Avinish Tiwari, Piyush Singh, Biswas Pankaj, and Sachin D. Kore, Friction stir welding of shipbuilding grade DH36 steel, Lecture notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-6287-3_2, 2018.

(9) Nandan Kanan Das, Arun Kadian, Avinish Tiwari, Pardeep Pankaj and Biswas Pankaj, Transient Thermal Analysis of Friction stir welding of AA6061, Manufacturing Engineering, Springer, DOI: 978-3-319-96967-1, 453805_1_En, (10), 2018.

(10) Saurav Suman and Biswas Pankaj, Numerical study of welding distortion in SAW welded creep strength enhanced ferrite steel joint, ICRIDME-2018, Springer book series. [Accepted].

(11) Saurav Suman, Avinish Tiwari, Pardeep Pankaj, Biswas Pankaj, Modelling of welding sequences for minimization of weld induced distortions and residual stresses, Advances in Additive Manufacturing and Joining, Springer, 978-981-32-9432-5, 486060_1_En, (53), 2019.

(12) Saurav Suman, Avinish Tiwari, Pardeep Pankaj, Biswas Pankaj, Modelling of welding sequences for minimization of weld induced distortions and residual stresses, Advances in Additive Manufacturing and Joining, Springer, 978-981-32-9432-5, 486060_1_En, (53), 2019.

(13) Sridhar P.V.S.S., Pal K., Chakraborthy K. B., Bhattacharjee R., Majumder S., Biswas Pankaj, Mahanta P., Experimental Investigation and Mechanical Characterization of Double Sided Submerged Arc Welding of AISI 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel, Advances in Additive Manufacturing and Joining, Springer, 978-981-32-9432-5, 486060_1_En, (60), 2019.

(14) Sridhar P. V. S. S., Vishnu Nair, Biswas Pankaj, and Mahanta Pinakeswar, Thermomechanical analyses of Single Sided Single pass Submerged arc welding of AISI 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel, Advances in Computational Methods in Manufacturing, Springer book series, 978-981-32-9071-6, 470361_1_En, (87), 2019.

(15) Pardeep Pankaj, Avinish Tiwari and Biswas Pankaj, Dissimilar Friction stir welding of DH36 shipbuilding steel and mild steel butt joints, Advances in Additive Manufacturing and Joining, Springer, DOI: 978-981-32-9432-5, 486060_1_En, (35), 2019.

(16) Pardeep Pankaj, Avinish Tiwari and Biswas Pankaj, Transient Thermal Analysis of CO2 Laser Welding of AISI 304 Stainless Steel Thin Plates, Manufacturing Engineering, Springer, DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-6287-3_4, pp-49-65, 2019.

 List of Publications (Research Papers in refereed journals)

(1) Tiwari Avinish, Pardeep Pankaj, Biswas Pankaj, Kore S. D. & Gourav Rao A. (2019), Tool performance evaluation of friction stir welded shipbuilding grade DH36 steel butt joints, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, August 2019, Vol. 103(5-8), pp. 1989-2005.

(2) Pardeep Pankaj, Tiwari Avinish, Bhadra Rakesh and Biswas Pankaj (2019), Experimental Investigation on CO2 Laser Butt Welding of AISI 304 Stainless Steel and Mild Steel Thin Sheets, Optics & Laser Technology, Vol. 119 (105633), pp. 1-14.

(3) Pardeep Pankaj, Tiwari Avinish and Biswas Pankaj (2019), Influence of operating parameters on CO2 laser welded butt joints of AISI 304 stainless steel thin sheets, Lasers in Manufacturing and Materials Processing, DOI:10.1007/s40516-019-00091-1, pp.1-23.

(4) Tiwari Avinish, Singh Piyush, Pardeep Pankaj, Biswas Pankaj, Kore S. D.& Gourav Rao A. (2019), FSW of low carbon steel using Tungsten Carbide (WC-10wt.%Co) based tool material, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology. (Accepted).

(5) PVSS Sridhar, P. Mahanta and Biswas Pankaj (2019), Influence of Welding Current on Bead profile and Mechanical properties of Double sided submerged arc welding of AISI 304 Austenitic stainless steel, Materials Today: Proceedings (Elsevier). (Accepted).

(6) Singh Piyush, Biswas Pankaj and Kore Sachin D. (2018), Influence of Welding Traverse Speed in Self-Reacting Friction Stir Welding of Aluminium alloy AA6061-T6, Journal of Ship Production and Design, Vol. 35(1), pp. 69-79(11).

(7) H. K. Narang, M. M. Mahapatra, P. K. Jha, PVSS Sridhar and Biswas Pankaj (2018), Experimental and Numerical Study on Effect of Weld Reinforcement on Angular Distortion of SAW Square butt Welded Plates, Journal of Welding and Joining, Vol. 36(2), pp. 48-59.

(8) Chakrabarti R., Biswas Pankaj and Saha S. C. (2018), A Review on Welding Residual Stress Measurement by Hole Drilling Technique and its Importance, Journal of Welding and Joining, Vol. 36(4), pp. 75-82.

(9) Bhadra Rakesh, Pankaj Pardeep, Biswas Pankaj and Dixit U. S. (2018), Thermo-mechanical analysis of CO2 Laser butt welding on AISI 304 steel thin plates, International Journal of Steel Structures, Vol. 19(1), pp. 14-27.

(10) Kadian Arun & Pankaj Biswas (2018), The study of material flow behaviour in dissimilar material FSW of AA6061 and Cu-B370 alloys plates, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Vol.34, Part A, pp. 96-105.

(11) Das Biplab and Biswas Pankaj (2018), A Review of Plate Forming by Line Heating, Journal of Ship Production and Design, Vol. 34(2), pp. 155-167(13).

(12) Mondal Arpan Kumar, Lohit Anche, Biswas Pankaj and Das Manas (2018), Prediction of weld induced distortion of large structure using equivalent load technique, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol 232(3), pp. 499-512.

(13) Mondal Arpan Kumar, Biswas Pankaj and Bag Swarup (2017), Experimental and FE analysis of submerged arc weld induced residual stress and angular deformation of single and double sided fillet welded joint, International Journal of Steel Structures, Vol. 17(1), pp. 9–18.

(14) Kadian Arun &Biswas Pankaj (2017), Effect of tool pin profile on the material flow characteristics of AA6061, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 26, pp. 382-392.

(15) Deepati Anil Kumar, Kadian Arun K., Mondal Arpan K., Biswas Pankaj (2017), Effect of Process Parameter and Optimization of Friction Stir Welded Dissimilar Aluminium Alloy, International Journal of Mechatronics and Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 2(1), pp. 27-45.

(16) Mondal Arpan Kumar, Biswas Pankaj and Bag Swarup (2017), Prediction of welding sequence induced thermal history & residual stresses and their effect on welding distortion, Welding in the World, Vol. 61(4), pp. 711-721.

(17) Das Biplab andBiswas Pankaj (2017), Effect of operating parameters on plate bending by laser line heating, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 231(10), pp. 1803-1811.

(18) Tikader Sujoy, Biswas Pankaj & Asit Puri (2016), A Study on Tooling and Its Effect on Heat Generation and Mechanical Properties of Welded Joints in Friction Stir Welding”, Special Issue titled, Modelling of Manufacturing Processes in Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, co-published by Springer.

DOI: 10.1007/s40032-016-0325-y, pp. 1-12.

(19) Singh Piyush, Biswas Pankaj and Kore Sachin D. (2016), A three-dimensional fully coupled thermo-mechanical model for Self-reacting Friction Stir Welding in Aluminium alloy AA6061, Journal of Physics, Vol.759(012047), pp.1-6.

(20) Kumar D. A., Kadian Arun Kumar and Biswas Pankaj (2015), Numerical and experimental study on influence of tool plunging force and shoulder size on thermal history of Friction Stir Welding, International Journal of Manufacturing Research (IJMR- Inderscience), Vol. 10 (1), pp. 64-86.

(21) Arun Kadian & Biswas Pankaj (2015), A Comparative Study of Material Flow Behavior in Friction Stir Welding using Laminar and Turbulent Models, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 24(10), pp. 4119-4127.

(22) Mondal Arpan Kumar, Biswas Pankaj and Bag Swarup (2015), Influence of tacking sequence on residual stress and distortion of single sided fillet submerged arc welded joint, J. Marine Sci. Appl., Vol.14, pp.1-11:

(23) Mandal N. R, Sharat Kumar and Biswas Pankaj (2014), Distortion Measurement of Ship Blocks using Photogrammetry, Journal of Ship Production and Design, Vol.29, pp. 1-8.

(24) Deepati Anil Kumar, Tikader Sujoy and Biswas Pankaj (2014), Experimental Investigation of Mechanical Properties on Friction Stir Welding of Dissimilar Aluminum Alloys, International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, Special Issue-2, pp. 242-246.

(25) Narang H. K., Mahapatra M. M., P. K. Jha and Biswas Pankaj (2014), Optimization and prediction of angular distortion and weldment characteristics of TIG square butt joints, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 23(5), pp. 1750-1758.

(26) Deepati Anil Kumar, Biswas Pankaj, M. M. Mahapatra & Mandal N. R. (2013), A Study on Friction Stir Welding of 12mm Thick Aluminum Alloy Plates, Journal of Marine Science and Applications, J. Marine Sci. Appl. Vol. 12, pp. 493-499.

(27) Mohanty H. K., Mahapatra M. M., P. Kumar, Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2013), Predicting the effects of tool geometries on friction stirred aluminum welds using artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic techniques, International Journal of Manufacturing Research (IJMR), Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 296-312.

(28) Biswas Pankaj, Kumar D. A. and Mandal N. R. (2012), Friction stir welding of aluminum alloy with varying tool geometry and process parameters, Proc. IMechE Part-B, J. Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 226(4), pp. 641-648.

(29) Mohanty H. K., Mahapatra M. M., P. Kumar, Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2012), Study on the effect of tool profiles on temperature distribution and material flow characteristics in friction stir welding, Proc. IMechE Part B: J. Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 226 (9), pp. 1527-1535.

(30) Boriwal L, Mahapatra M M., and Biswas Pankaj (2012), Modelling and optimizing the effects of process parameters on galvanized steel sheet resistance spot welds, Proc. IMechE Part B: J. Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 226(4), pp.664-674.

(31) Narang H. K., Mahapatra M. M., P. K. Jha and Biswas Pankaj (2012), Development of Fuzzy Logic System to Predict the SAW Weldment Shape Profiles, J. Marine Sci. Appl., Vol. 11, 387-391.

(32) Mohanty H. K., Mahapatra M. M., Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2012), Effect of tool shoulder and pin probe profiles on friction stirred aluminum welds–A comparative study, J. Marine Sci. Appl., Vol. 11, pp.200-207.

(33) Mohanty H. K., Mahapatra M. M., Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2012), Modeling the Effects of Tool Shoulder and Probe Profile Geometries on Friction Stirred Aluminum Welds Using Response Surface Methodology, J. Marine Sci. Appl., Vol. 11(4), pp.493-503.

(34) Parida Biswajit , Pal Sukhomay, Biswas Pankaj and Sujoy Tikader (2011), Mechanical and Micro-structural Study of Friction Stir Welding of Al-alloy, International Journal of Applied Research In Mechanical Engineering (IJARME), Vol.1 (2), ISSN: 2231 -5950.

(35) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2011), Effect of Tool Geometries on Thermal History of FSW of AA1100, Welding Journal (AWS), Vol. 90, pp. 129S-135S.

(36) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R., Sha O. P. and Mahapatra M. M. (2011), Thermo-mechanical and Experimental Analysis of Double Pass Line Heating, J. Marine Sci. & Appl., Vol.10, pp.190-198.

(37) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2011), A Study on Port Plug Distortion caused by Narrow Gap Combined GTAW & SMAW and Electron Beam Welding, Journal of Fusion Engineering and Design, Vol. 86, pp. 99-105.

(38) Biswas Pankaj, Ranjan Rajesh and Mandal N. R. (2011), Effect of welding tacks and sequences on residual stress in stiffened panel fabrication, Journal of Ocean and Ship Technology, Vol.2, No.2, 99-113.

(39) Biswas Pankaj, Kumar D. A. Mandal N. R. and Mahapatra M. M. (2011), A Study on the Effect of Welding Sequence in Fabrication of Large Stiffened Plate Panels, J. Marine. Sci.& Appl., Vol. 10, pp. 429-436.

(40) Biswas Pankaj, D. A. Kumar and Mandal N. R. (2011), Friction stir welding of aluminum alloy with varying tool geometry and process parameters, Proc. IMechE, J. Engineering Manufacture: Part B, Vol. 225, pp.1-8.

(41) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Das S. (2011), Prediction of Welding Residual Stresses and Deformations of Large Stiffened Panels using Average Plastic Strain Method, Journal of Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, Vol. 16(3), pp.227-231.

(42) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2010), Analysis of Welding Distortion due to Narrow Gap welding of Upper Port Plug , Fusion Engineering and Design, Vol. 85, pp. 780-788.

(43) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Sha O.P. (2010), Numerical and dimensional analysis for prediction of line heating residual deformations, Journal of Marine Science and Application, Vol. 9, pp. 14-21.

(44) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2009), A comparative study of three different approaches of FE analysis for prediction of welding distortion of orthogonally stiffened plate panels, Journal of Ship Production, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 1-7.

(45) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2009), Experimental Study on Friction Stir Welding of Marine grade Aluminum Alloy, Journal of Ship Production, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 1-6.

(46) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Sha O. P. (2009), 3-D FEM and ANN prediction of thermal history and residual deformation of line heating by oxy acetylene gas flame, Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 83-104.

(47) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2009), Thermomechanical finite element analysis and experimental investigation of single-pass single-sided submerged arc welding of C–Mn steel plates, Proc. IMechE, Part-B, Vol. 224, pp. 627-639.

(48) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Sha, O. P. (2009), Optimization of strain field distribution for generation of compound curve surfaces using line heating technique, Computational Materials Science, Vol. 45, pp. 167-175.

(49) Biswas Pankaj, Mahapatra M. M. and Mandal N. R. (2009), Numerical and experimental study on prediction of thermal history and residual deformation of double sided fillet welding, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 223, pp. 1-10.

(50) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R., Saravanan M. and Velmurugan S. (2009), Experimental Study on Square-Butt Single-Pass Single-Side Submerged Arc Welding of Low-Carbon Microalloyed Steel, Journal of Ship Production, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp.1–7.

(51) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Sha O. P. (2008), A study on generation of compound curved surfaces by line heating using oxy-acetylene gas flame, Journal of Ship Production, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 180-189 (10).

(52) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2008), Welding Distortion Simulation of Large Stiffened Plate Panels, Journal of Ship Production, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 50-56.

(53) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Sha O. P. (2007), Three Dimensional Finite Element Prediction of Transient Thermal History and Residual Deformation due to Line Heating, Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, Part M, Vol. 221, pp. 17-30.

(54) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Sha O. P. (2006), Numerical and ANN prediction of thermal history of Submerged Arc Welding, Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 269-286.

List of Recently Communicated Journals (Revision completed/ Under Review):

  • Kumar Abhishek, Biswas Pankaj and A. G. Rao, Finite Element Analysis and Experimental Investigation on Effect of Process Parameter of Plasma Assisted Friction Stir Welding on Low Carbon Steel, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (JAMT). (Review completed)
  • Das Biplab and Biswas Pankaj, Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Single Pass CO2 Laser Line heating, Journal of Manufacturing Processes (JMP). (Review completed)
  • Tiwari Avinish, Singh Piyush, Pardeep Pankaj, Biswas Pankaj, Kore S. D. and Pal Sukhomay, Effect of tool offset and rotational speed in dissimilar friction stir welding of AISI 304 stainless steel and mild steel, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performances.(Revision Submitted-June2019).
  • Tiwari Avinish, Pardeep Pankaj, Biswas Pankaj, and S. D. Kore, Parametric Optimization study on Friction Stir Welding of DH36 Steel using Response Surface Methodology, Welding in the World. (Revision Submitted-July2019).
  • Tiwari Avinish, Pardeep Pankaj, Biswas Pankaj, Pal Sukhomay and Rao A. Gourav, Plasma Assisted Friction Stir Welding Of DH36 Shipbuilding Steel Butt Joints-Experimental Investigation, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering. (Under Review).
  • Sridhar P V S S, Biswas Pankaj and Mahanta Pinakeshwar, Effect of Process Parameters on Bead Geometry, Tensile and Microstructural Properties of Double Sided Butt Submerged Arc Welding of SS 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering. (Under Review).
  • Suman Saurav, Sridhar P. V. S. S., Biswas Pankaj, Improved Equivalent Load Method Based on Average Plastic Strains to Predict Welding Distortions in a Large Weld Structure, Welding in the World.(Under review)
  • Pardeep Pankaj, Tiwari Avinish, Biswas Pankaj and Rao A. G., Design and development of force & torque measuring system and fixture for friction stir welding of low carbon steels and its performance analysis, Advances in Manufacturing. (Communicated)
  • Pardeep Pankaj, Tiwari Avinish, Biswas Pankaj, Rao A. Gourav and Pal Sukhomay, Experimental studies on controlling of process parameters in dissimilar friction stir welding of DH36 shipbuilding steel-mild steel, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. (Communicated)
  • Suman Saurav, Biswas Pankaj, Tiwari Avinish, Effect of Preheating and Post Welded Heat Treatment on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Submerged Arc Welded Gr. 91 joint, Journal of Engineering manufacture, Institution of mechanical engineers-Part B. (Under review)
  • Suman Saurav, Biswas Pankaj, Mahapatra M.M., Study the effect of preheating and post weld heat treatment on residual stresses and distortions in submerged arc welded CSEF steel, International journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping. (Under review)
 List of Publications (Research Papers in non-refereed journals / conferences)

(1) Kumar Abhishek and Biswas Pankaj (2019), Effect of Process Parameters of Plasma Arc Preheating on Low Carbon Steel, International Conference on Computational Methods in Manufacturing, March 8-9, IIT Guwahati.

(2) Sridhar P.V.S.S., Biswas Pankaj, Mahanta Pinakeshwar (2019), Influence of Welding Current on Bead profile and Mechanical properties of Double sided submerged arc welding of AISI 304 Austenitic stainless steel, ICMMSE-2019, August 16-17, CMR Institute of Technology, Hyderabad.

(3) Pardeep Pankaj, Tiwari Avinish and Biswas Pankaj (2019), Influence of tool traverse speed on the characteristics of dissimilar friction stir welded DH36 shipbuilding steel-mild steel, International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processes for Defence Applications, ADMAT-2019, Sept. 23-25, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad.

(4) Sridhar P. V. S. S., Vishnu Nair, Biswas Pankaj, and Mahanta Pinakeswar, (2019), Thermomechanical analyses of Single Sided Single pass Submerged Arc Welding of AISI 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel, ICCMM 2019, Mar 8-9, IIT Guwahati.

(5) Tiwar Avinish, Singh Piyush, Biswas Pankaj and Kore Sachin D. (2018), Friction Stir Welding of AISI 1006 Low Carbon Steel, 1st International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, INCOM-2018, January 4- 6, Jadavpur University, Jadavpur, West Bengal.

(6) Saurav Suman, Biswas Pankaj, Basil Kuriachen and Abhijit Sinha (2018), Modelling an arc welded fillet joint for minimum welding induced distortions, 3rd International Conference on Design, Analysis, Manufacturing and Simulation, ICDAMS- 2018, April 6-7, Chennai.

(7) Sridhar P.V.S.S., Shailesh K., Pal K., Chakraborthy K. B., Bhattacharjee R., Majumder S., Biswas Pankaj, Mahanta P. (2018), Experimental Investigation and Mechanical Characterization of Double Sided Submerged Arc Welding of AISI 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel, AIMTDR-2018, December 13-15, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.

(8) Pardeep Pankaj, Bhadra R., Tiwari Avinish, Saurav S. and Biswas Pankaj (2018), Study of thermally induced residual stress and deformation in the CO2 laser welding of AISI 304 stainless steel thin plates, AIMTDR-2018, December 13-15, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.

(9) Pardeep Pankaj, Tiwari A., Saurav S., Abhishek K., Bhattacharjee R., Majumder S. and Pankaj Biswas (2018), Dissimilar FSW of DH36 shipbuilding steel and mild steel, AIMTDR-2018, December 13-15, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.

(10) Saurav Suman, Tiwari Avinish, Pardeep Pankaj and Biswas Pankaj (2018), Numerical study of welding distortion in saw welded creep strength enhanced ferrite steel joint, International Conference on Recent Innovations and Developments in Mechanical Engineering, ICRIDME-2018, Nov. 8-10, NIT Meghalaya.

(11) Saurav Suman, Tiwari Avinish, Pardeep Pankaj, Biswas Pankaj, Basil Kuriachen and Abhijit Sinha (2018), Modelling of welding sequences for minimization of weld induced distortions and residual stresses, AIMTDR-2018, December 13-15, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.

(12) Saurav Suman, Pardeep Pankaj, Tiwari Avinish, Biswas Pankaj, Basil Kuriachen, Sinha Abhijit (2018), Effect of pre and post welding processes on the distortion pattern in a SAW welded butt joint of P91 steel plate, AIMTDR-2018, December 13-15, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.

(13) Das N. K., Kadian A., Tiwari Avinish, Pardeep Pankaj and Pankaj Biswas (2018), Transient Thermal Analysis of Friction stir welding of AA6061, CPIE-2018, June 26-29, Bankok, Thiland.

(14) Tiwari Avinish, Pardeep Pankaj, Das Nandan Kanan and Biswas Pankaj (2018), Joint Quality Evaluation of Shipbuilding Grade DH36 Steel Using WC-10% Co Alloy Based FSW Tool, AIMTDR-2018, December 13-15, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai.

(15) Tiwari Avinish, Pardeep Pankaj, Singh Piyush, Biswas Pankaj and Kore Sachin D., (2018), FSW of DH36 shipbuilding grade steel, 5th International Conference on Production and Industrial Engineering, CPIE-2018, 26-29 June Bangkok, Thailand.

(16) Sanjay Krishna Mohan, Biswas Pankaj, Robi P.S., and Sarkar Ritwik (2017), Synthesis of MgAl2O4 from commercial grade oxides by solid oxide reaction sintering: Effect of zinc oxide and zirconia dioxide, Poster, Research Conclave 2017, March 16-19, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam.

(17) Tiwar Avinish, Singh Piyush, Biswas Pankaj and Kore Sachin D. (2017), Effect of traverse speed on FSW of AISI 1006 low carbon steel, 10th International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering, COPEN-2017, December 7-9, IIT Madras.

(18) Singh Piyush, Biswas Pankaj and Kore Sachin D. (2016), Comparative Study of Conventional Friction Stir Welding and Bobbin Tool Friction Stir Welding, March 17-20, Research Conclave, Poster, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India.

(19) Sridhar P.V.S.S., Biswas Pankaj and Mahanta Pinakeswar (2016), Experimental and Numerical Prediction of Thermal history in Single Sided Single pass Submerged Arc Welding of Austenitic Stainless Steel, AIMTDR-2016, Dec 16-18, Pune.

(20) Sridhar P.V.S.S, Biswas Pankaj and Mahanta Pinakeswar (2016), Effect of Process Parameters on Tensile Strength of Submerged Arc Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel, AIMTDR-2016, Dec. 16-18, Pune.

(21) Sridhar P.V.S.S, Kushwaha Manish, Biswas Pankaj and Mahanta Pinakeswar (2016), Experimental investigation of Submerged Arc Welding of Austenitic Stainless Steel, National Welding Seminar, NWS-2016, Dec 15-17, Kolkata.

(22) Mondal Nirupam, Arpan K Mondal, Bose Dipankar, Biswas Pankaj and Swarup Bag (2016), Development of a new heat source model and thermo-mechanical analysis of submerged arc welding, National Welding Seminar, NWS-2016, December 15-17, Kolkata.

(23) Mondal Chandan K., Arpan K Mondal, Bose Dipankar, Biswas Pankaj and Swarup Bag (2016), Effect of surface activating elements on weld bead geometry of mild steel welds by submerged arc welding, National Welding Seminar, NWS-2016, December 15-17, Kolkata.

(24) Das Biplab and Biswas Pankaj (2016), Prediction of Heating Lines for Plate Forming by Laser Line Heating, 6th International & 27th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference, AIMTDR-2016, December 16-18, College of Engineering Pune, Maharashtra, India.

(25) Piyush Singh, Pankaj Biswas and Sachin D. Kore, Finite Element and Experimental Study of Self-Reacting Friction Stir Welding of Aluminium Alloy AA6061-T6, 6th International & 27th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR-2016), December 16-18, 2016, Vol. ISBN: 978-93-86256-27-0 , pp 967-971, 2016 , Excel India.

(26) Saurav Suman, Biswas Pankaj and Sridhar P.V.S.S (2016), Numerical prediction of welding distortion in submerged arc welded butt and fillet joints, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Design and Manufacturing, IEEE Xplore, ICONDM-2016, December 16-17, Kancheepuram, Chennai, India.

(27) Singh Piyush, Biswas Pankaj and Kore Sachin D. (2015), A three-dimensional fully coupled thermo-mechanical model for Self-reacting Friction Stir Welding in Aluminium alloy AA6061, XXVII IUPAP Conference on Computational Physics CCP2015, December 2-5, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India.

(28) Arpan Kumar Mondal, Biswas Pankaj and Bag Swarup (2014), A comparative study on weld quality between square and v-groove submerged arc welded butt joint, 5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference AIMTDR 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guwahati, India, December 12-14, IIT Guwahati.

(29) Arpan Kumar Mondal, Biswas Pankaj, Swarup Bag & Manas M Mohapatra (2014), Prediction of weld induced angular distortion of single sided and double sided fillet joint by SAW process, 5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference AIMTDR 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guwahati, India, December 12-14, IIT Guwahati.

(30) Sujoy Tikader, Biswas Pankaj & Asit Puri (2014), A Study on Tooling and Its Effect on Heat Generation and Mechanical Properties of Welded Joints in Friction Stir Welding, 5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference AIMTDR- 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guwahati, India, December 12-14, IIT Guwahati.

(31) Rakesh Bhadra, Biswas Pankaj and M. Ravi Sankar (2014), Effect of process parameters on thermal history of laser welding of AISI-304 stainless steel, 5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference AIMTDR 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guwahati, December 12-14, IIT Guwahati, India.

(32) Rakesh Bhadra, Biswas Pankaj and M. Ravi Sankar (2014), A literature review on CO2 laser welding, 5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference AIMTDR-2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guwahati, December 12-14, IIT Guwahati, India.

(33) Arun Kadian & Biswas Pankaj (2014), Prediction of Thermal History of Friction Stir Welding by Considering Combined Stick & Slip Condition of AA1100, 5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference AIMTDR 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guwahati, December 12-14, IIT Guwahati, India.

(34) Arun Kadian & Biswas Pankaj (2014), Effect of tool geometry and process parameters on the material flow of friction stir welding, 5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference AIMTDR 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, December 12-14, IIT Guwahati, India.

(35) Das Biplab & Biswas Pankaj (2014), Development of a Mathematical Formulation for generating of compound curved surfaces by laser line heating, 5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference AIMTDR-2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guwahati, December 12-14, IIT Guwahati, India.

(36) Chandan Kumar, Manas Das & Biswas Pankaj (2014), A 3-D finite element analysis of transient temperature profile of laser welded Titanium (Ti-6Al-4V) alloy, 5th International and 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference AIMTDR 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Guwahati, December 12-14, IIT Guwahati, India.

(37) Arpan Kumar Mondal, Swarup Bag & Biswas Pankaj (2013), 3-D Finite Element Analysis of Effect of Process Parameters on Residual Stresses of SAW Butt Joint, 7th Asia Pacific IIW International Congress, July 8–10, 2013, Singapore.

(38) Anil Kumar Deepati, Biswas Pankaj, Arun Kadian, and Leena Nemade (2013), 3D-Finite Element modeling and the effect of backing plate on thermal history of FSW AA5083, pp. 49–56, National Conference on Advances in Welding Technology, NERIST, Itanagar, India.

(39) Arpan Kumar Mondal, Rajesh Ranjan, Biswas Pankaj, Swarup Bag and M. M. Mahapatra (2012), Finite Element Analysis of weld induced residual stress of double sided fillet welded joint, 21st International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM-21), Dec. 10-13, IIT Guwahati.

(40) Anil Kumar Deepati, Arun Kadian, Leena Nemade and Biswas Pankaj (2012), Effect of tool shoulder diameter on thermal history of FSW of aluminium alloy, 21st International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials, PFAM-21, Dec. 10-13, IIT Guwahati.

(41) Das Biplab, Kishor Gajrani and Biswas Pankaj (2012), Prediction of thermal history in laser line heating, 21st International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials, PFAM-21, Dec. 10-13, IIT Guwahati.

(42) Asit K Dalai, Mandal N. R. and Biswas Pankaj (2011), Iterative laser forming of steel plates for generation of compound curved surfaces used in shipbuilding, International Conference on Ship & offshore Technology, ISCOT-2011, Dec. 8-9, IIT Kharagpur.

(43) Biswas Pankaj, Sujoy Tikader, Rajesh Ranjan & Mandal N. R. (2011), The Effect of Welding Sequences and Welding Tacks on Residual Stress in Stiffened panel Fabrication, International Conference on Ship & offshore Technology, ISCOT-2011, Dec. 8-9, IIT Kharagpur.

(44) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2011), A Study on Laser Assisted Friction Stir Welding of C-Mn Steel Plates, 3rd International Conference on Marine Structures, March 28–30, Hamburg, Germany.

(45) Biswas Pankaj, Paul Atanu, Mandal N. R. and Ghosh P. K. (2009), Effect of process parameter on thermal history, microstructure, micro-hardness of aluminum alloy due to friction stir welding, International Symposium on merging challenges for Metals & Materials: Engineering & Technology, Nov. 15, Kolkata.

(46) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal, N. R. and Sha, O. P. (2009), Generation of large compound curved surfaces used in ship by line heating using oxy-acetylene gas flame, International Conference on Ship and Offshore Technology, Dec 10-11, IIT Kharagpur.

(47) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Mahapatra M. M. (2009), Aalysis of weld induced distortion of large curved stiffened panels, International Conference on Ship and Offshore Technology, Dec 10-11, IIT Kharagpur.

(48) Shreyans S., Mandal R., Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2008), Design and Development of Composite Culverts using Finite Element Analysis, 16th International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering, ICCE-16, July 20-26, Kunming, China.

(49) Mandal R., Shreyans S. and Biswas Pankaj (2008), Finite Element Analysis of Stiffened Composite Plate Panels subjected to Shock Loading , The 22nd Asian-Pacific Technical Exchange and Advisory Meeting on Marine Structures, October 6-9, Istanbul, Turkey.

(50) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2008), Heat Flow analysis of Friction Stir welding by 3-D Finite Element Method, International Symposium on Welding, Feb.13-15, New Delhi.

(51) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Sha, O. P. (2007), Optimization of strain field distribution for generation of compound curve surfaces using line heating technique, E-MRS Fall Meeting, Symposium G, Genetic algorithms in materials science and engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Sept.17-21, Warsaw.

(52) Biswas Pankaj and Mandal N. R. (2007), Finite element analysis to study the effect of welding sequence in fabrication of orthogonally stiffened plate panels, National Conference on Welding-Productivity & Qualit”, Feb.20–21, NMRL, Ambernath, Mumbai.

(53) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Sha, O. P. (2006), Experimental and Three Dimensional Finite Element analysis of thermal history of Oxy-acetylene Line Heating Process, International Conference ICCMS, Guwahati.

(54) Biswas Pankaj, Kumar Ashok., Mandal N. R. and. Sha O.P. (2006), Numerical and ANN prediction of residual deformation of Line Heated plate by Oxy-acetylene gas torch, EASEC–10 Conference, August 3-5, School of Civil Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.

  Activity

Professional Activities

  • Organized the seminar/ invited talk by Dr. Sourav Ghosh (Loughborough University, UK) on 5th August 2019.
  • Organized the seminar/ invited talk by Prof. Sunil Pandey (IITD) on 7th March 2019.
  • Devoloped a NPTEL MOOCS course on " Fundamentals of Welding Science and Technology" Jan2019-May2019.
  • Organized TEQIP-3 short term course on "TAdvances in welding research and technology", 26-30 Nov 2018.
  • Organized Short Term Course on "Advances in Welding and Joining Technologies", 29-31 December 2014.
  • As a Judge in Smart India Hardware Hackathon (SIHH) from 18-22 June, 2018.
  • As a jury member of Smart India Hardware Hackathon 2018 (SIHH 2018) will be held at IIT Guwahati during June 18 – 22, 2018.
  • As a Mentor of ‘Ishan Vikas’ comprehensive programme for Workshop 6 to 17th Decmber, 2016
  • As a Mentor of ‘Ishan Vikas’ comprehensive programme for Workshop 6 to 17th Dec, 2015
  • Life Member of IWS (No.LO1231)
  • ASME Member ( Membership Number: 100706606)
  • Guided 30 (till-2019) B-Tech Students for BTP & 40 Summer trainees (till 2019)
  • Guided 1 IPDF Students (From 4th April 2017-Dec 2017)
  • Reviewer of National and International Journals

    • Journal Materials and Manufacturing Processes
    • Journal of Marine Science and Application
    • Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
    • Journal of Materials and Design
    • Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance
    • Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M
    • Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B ( IMechE, Part B)
    • Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India): Series C
    • Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences
    • Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science Part C
    • Journal of Ship Production and Design
    • International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section A: Physical Sciences.
    • Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals
    • Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering: Part E
    • Journal of Rare Metals
    • Archives of Metallurgy and Materials
    • Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems (JAMS)
    • Manufacturing Letters
    • High Temperature Materials and Processes
 Awards / Honours etc.

(1) IEI Young Engineers Award 2013- 2014’ in Mechanical Engineering discipline.

(2) Biswas Pankaj, Mandal N. R. and Sha O.P. (2010) “Numerical and dimensional analysis for prediction of line heating residual deformations”, Journal of Marine Science and Application, Vol. 9, pp. 14-21. (Awarded Paper)

(3) Deepati Anil Kumar, Tikader Sujoy and Biswas Pankaj (2014), Experimental Investigation of Mechanical Properties on Friction Stir Welding of Dissimilar Aluminum Alloys, International Conference on Advances in Mechanicall Sciences, Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh, India, 9th to 11thJanuary, 2014. (Best Paper Award).

(4) Piyush Singh, Pankaj Biswas and Sachin D. Kore (2016) “Comparative Study of Conventional Friction Stir Welding and Bobbin Tool Friction Stir Welding, 17th - 20th March 2016, Research Conclave 2016 Poster,, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India. 2nd Prize.

(5) Sridhar P. V. S. S., Pankaj Biswas and Mahanta Pinakeswar, (2019) “Thermomechanical analyses of Single Sided Single pass Submerged Arc Welding of AISI 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel”, ICCMM 2019, Mar 8-9, IIT Guwahati. Best Paper Award.

 Students
  • PhD Students:
    • Dr. Deepati Anil Kumar (Awarded). Thesis Title- "Transient Thermal Analysis and Experimental Investigations on Friction Stir Welding of Similar and Dissimilar Materials",2015.
    • Dr. Arpan Kumar Mondal (Awarded). Thesis Title-"Experimental and Numerical Study of SAW Weld Induced Thermal History, Residual Stresses, Distortion and Weldment Characterization",2018, Co-Supervisor- Dr. Swarup Bag.
    • Dr. Arun Kumar Kadian (Awarded). Thesis Title-"Material Flow Analysis of Similar and Dissimilar Friction Stir Welding",2018.
    • Mr. Biplab Das (Submitted) Thesis Title- "Numerical and Experimental Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Plate Forming by Laser Line Heating"
    • Mr. Leena Nimade (In Progress). Thesis Title-"Investigations on Wear Characteristics of Reformer steel",Co-Supervisor- Prof.P.S.Robi.
    • Mr. Avinish Kumar (In Progress). Thesis Title-"Numerical and experimental study on Plasma arc assisted FSW of low carbon steel", Co-Supervisor- Dr. S.D.Kore.
    • Mr. Sourav Suman (In Progress). Thesis Title-"Analysis of Thermal History, Distortions and Residual Stresses in SAW welded P91 steel joints and mitigation technique".
    • Mr. Pardeep Pankaj (In Progress).Thesis Title-"Numerical and experimental study on Plasma arc assisted FSW of dissimilar material".
    • Mr. Lakshmi Dhara (In Progress).Thesis Title-"Numerical and experimental study on Induction assisted GMAW".
    • Mr. P.V.S.S Sridhar (Synopsis Submitted).Thesis Title-"Thermo-mechanical analysis SAW welded joint of SS 304".
    • Mr. Sanjay Raj (In Progress). Thesis Title-"Induction Assisted Friction Stir Welding of Inconel 718 Alloy".
  • M-Tech Students:
    • Mr. Rajesh Ranjan (2011-12)
    • Mr. Arun Kumar Kadian (2011-12)
    • Mr. Leena H. Nemade (2012-13)
    • Mr. Swetha Gottumukkala (2012-13)
    • Mr. Kishor Kumar Gajrani (2012-13)
    • Mr. Himanshu Chaturvedi (2013-14)
    • Mr. Anche Lohit (2013-14)
    • Mr. Richa Singh (2013-14)
    • Mr. Pritam Akhuly (2014-15)
    • Mr. Manish Kushwaha (2014-15)
    • Mr. Pranab Jyoti Choudhury (2015-16)
    • Mr. Amit Kumar (2015-16)
    • Mr. Sujeet Kumar (2015-16)
    • Mr. Pranab Choudhury (2015-16)
    • Mr. Sourav Suman (2015-16)
    • Mr. Pardeep Pankaj (2016-17)
    • Mr. Abhishek Kumar (2016-17)
    • Mr. Mohammad Shafique (2016-17)
    • Mr. Vishnu Nair (2017-18)
    • Miss. Porijita Sarma (2017-18)
    • Mr. Abhishek Bhardwaj (2017-18)
    • Mr. Nandan K. Das (2017-18)
    • Mr. Pratik Shrikrishna Sawarkarr (2018-19)
    • Mr. Palagiri Jayanth Kumar Reddy (2018-19)
    • Mr. Pankaj Kumar Pal (2019-
    • Mr. Veeramreddy Raja (2019-
    • Mr. Ravi Kant (2019-
 Contact Details

Dr. Pankaj Biswas,
Room Number D207,
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
IIT Guwahati
GuwahatI-781039
INDIA
Tel: +91-361-2582675 (O)

Fax: +91-361-2582699

E-mail: pankaj.biswas@iitg.ac.in