Dr. Girish BM is a Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering. He is specialized in Materials Science and Engineering and Manufacturing Processes. He has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Mysore University (1997), and his research areas include Wear, Corrosion, and Mechanical Properties Evaluation of Metal Matrix Composites and Advanced Metallic Alloys. He has several research papers to his credit in reputed international publications of Elsevier, ASM, IMechE viz., Journal on Wear, Corrosion Science, Journal on Materials Science & Engineering and Journal on Materials and Design. He is serving as a reviewer of research papers for the Elsevier Journals, Materials Science and Engineering Journal, and Journal of Alloys and Compounds in addition to being a member of the Editorial Board for international journals. He has experience of over two decades in teaching and research. He has industrial experience of three years. He worked in collaboration with several renowned researchers of various world class Universities and has published research papers with their collaboration. Some of them include Dr.Pradeep Rohatgi, Professor at the Department of Metallurgy, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA, Dr.Hiroshi Asanuma, Professor at Chiba University, Japan, Dr.Seah Kar Heng, Professor at National University of Singapore. He started his teaching and research career at R.V.College of Engineering, Bangalore. He has supervised two Ph.D. candidates and both have been awarded degrees from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. He has been recognized by Elsevier publications, Amsterdam, for his “Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing” as recognition of his contribution to the quality of the Journal - Materials Science and Engineering, for which he has reviewed close to 50 research papers. He has received this honor for two years, 2015 and 2017 respectively. He is also a recipient of the prestigious award for “Research Publication” given by Vision Group on Science and Technology, Information Technology and Bio Technology, Government of Karnataka.
Research Papers Publications in Journals
Optimization of wear behavior of Magnesium alloy AZ91 hybrid composites using Taguchi experimental design, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A (Official Journal of American Society of Metals), vol 47A, June 2016, p 3193-3200. Co-authors: B. M. Satish, Sadananda Sarapure, and Basawaraj
‘Wear behavior of magnesium alloy AZ91 hybrid composite materials’ in Tribology Transactions (Official Journal of Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers), 58, 2015, p. 481-489, with B. M. Satish, Sadananda Sarapure, and Basawaraj