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R Jose Immanuel

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai
Office: 206, Academic Block, IIT Bhilai
Tel: +91 9600983877

Areas of Interest

  • Material processing for enhanced performance
    • Light weight alloys
    • Composite materials
    • Advanced materials for extreme environment
  • Development of novel material
    • Severe Plastic Deformation
    • Additive Manufacturing
    • Conventional casting
    • Other thermo-mechanical routes
  • Structure-Property-Manufacturablity Correlationship
    • Microstructural characterisation
    • Crystallographic texture
    • Deformation behavior
    • Tribological performance
    • Machinability and formability
      • Macro and micro domains


  • M.S. & Ph.D., 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, TN, India
  • B.E., 2012, University College of Engineering Panruti (Anna University), TN, India

Professional Experience

  • March 2018 - till date, Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai, CG, India
  • September 2017 - March 2018, Post-Doctoral Researcher at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, TN, India
  • March 2017 - September 2017, Institute Pre-Doctoral Fellow at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, TN, India

Awards & Recognitions

  • CSIR Senior Research Associate Fellowship (Not availed), 2018
  • Sri R Krishnamurthy Endowment Award for best Ph.D. project in the area of Surface Engineering, Tribology, Advanced Materials – composites, coatings and treatments for the year 2017, IIT Madras
  • Institute Pre-doctoral Fellowship in IIT Madras, 2017

Recent Publications

  1. I Jaseem, P. Nageswara Rao, R.J. Immanuel, F. Khan MD, S.K. Panigrahi and M. Kamaraj, Synergetic effect of cryorolling and post-roll aging on simultaneous increase in wear resistance and mechanical properties of an Al-Cu alloy , Journal of Tribology (ASME), 2018.
  2. R.J. Immanuel, S.K. Panigrahi, Deformation Behaviour of Ultrafine Grained A356 Material Processed by Cryorolling and Development of Johnson–Cook Model , Materials Science and Engineering: A (Elsevier) vol. 712, 2018, pp. 747-756.
  3. R.J. Immanuel, S.K. Panigrahi, G. Racineux and S. Marya, Investigation on the crashworthiness of ultrafine grained A356 sheets and validation of Hall-Petch relationship at high strain-rate deformation , Materials Science and Engineering: A (Elsevier), vol. 701, 2017, pp. 226–236.
  4. R. J. Immanuel and S. K. Panigrahi, Influence of initial microstructure on the microstructural stability and mechanical behavior of cryorolled A356 alloy subjected to annealing , Metallurgical and Materials Transaction: A (Springer), vol. 48A, 2017, pp. 3852–3868.
  5. S. Meenia, F. Khan MD, S. Babu, R. J. Immanuel, S. K. Panigrahi, and G. D. Janaki Ram, Particle refinement and fine-grain formation leading to enhanced mechanical behaviour in a hypo-eutectic Al–Si alloy subjected to multi-pass friction stir processing , Materials Characterization (Elsevier), vol. 113, 2016, pp. 134–143.

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