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Dr.PAPPULA LAXMINARAYANA
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Professor 

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

University College of Engineering,

Osmania University, Hyderabad-500007,
Andhra Pradesh, India.
Email

plax@osmania.ac.in

Contact No

+91- 40-27097346, 27682317


Degrees obtained (Univ. Year, Specialization)

S.No

Degree

University/Institute

Year of Passing

Specialization

1

B.E

Osmania University

1989

Mechanical Engineering

2

M.E

Osmania University

1995

Production Engineering

3

Ph.D

Osmania University

2003

Mechanical Engineering

 
 
Employment Record in Teaching

University

Designation

Period

University College of Engg., Osmania University

Assistant Professor

1991 to 1997

University College of Tech., Osmania University

Associate Professor

1997 to 2005

University College of Tech., Osmania University

Professor

2005 to 2010

University College of Engg., Osmania University

Professor

2010 to Till Date

 

Other related experience in Research and Industrial (Employer, Position held, Period of work)

Organization Name

Worked as

Period of working

District Industries Center, Warangal, Govt. of A. P.

Technical Assistant

1990 to 1991

Short term courses organized / participated

(A) International:

S.No

Name of the Programme

Organizing Institute

Duration

Year

1

New and Innovative Methods of Manufacturing

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering University of Washington,Seattle, WA-98195, USA

2 weeks

2009

 

(B) National:

S.No

Name of the Programme

Organizing Institute

Duration

Year

1

Advances in Manufacturing & Quality Assurance

(ISTE) I.I.T. Madras

2 weeks

1994

2

Total Quality Management

(ISTE) R.E.C. Warangal

2 weeks

1995

3

Numerical Methods & Computer Applications in Engineering & Science

(ISTE) C.B.I.T. Hyderabad

2 weeks

1996

4

Orientation / Refresher Training Programme for NSS Programme Officers

Training and Orientation Centre, O.U. Hyderabad

2 weeks

1996

5

Solar Energy Engineering and Instrumentation

I.I.Sc. Bangalore 

2 weeks

1997

6

Induction Training Programme – I
(In Unix & ‘C’ Programming)

Academic Staff College Osmania University, Hyderabad

4 weeks

1998

7

Advanced Manufacturing Technology

I.I.T. Delhi, New Delhi

2 weeks

1998

8

Neurofuzzy and Expert System Applications

AICTE /ISTE, U.C.E., Osmania University, Hyderabad

2 weeks

2000

9

Energy and Human Resource Management

I.P.E., O.U. Campus, Hyderabad

3 weeks

2002-03

10

Nanotechnology and its Applications

College of Engineering Kukatpally, JNTU, Hyderabad

2 weeks

2004

11

Internal Revenue Generation and Utilization in Engineering Institutions 

National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research, Chennai

1 week

2008

 

List of Seminars, Conferences and Workshops Attended

(A) International:

S.No

Name of the Programme

Organizing Institute

Year

1

TMS 132nd Annual Meeting Symposium on Surface Engineering in Materials Science – II

TMS, San Diego Conventional Centre,
San Diego, California, USA

2003

2

International Congress on Renewable Energy (ICORE)- 2006

SESI, Hyderabad International Conventional Centre, Hyderabad, India

2006

3

Materials Science & Technology (MS&T’06) International Conference & Exhibition

Duke Energy Center (Formerly Cinergy Center), Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

2006

4

Materials Science & Technology (MS&T’07) International Conference & Exhibition

COBO Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

2007

(B) National:

S.No

Name of the Programme

Organizing Institute

Year

1

A “Production drawing practice”

(ISTE) Dept. of Mech. Engg., O.U.

1993

2

A Seminar on “Energy Conservation”

(N.P.C.) Dept. of Mech. Engg., O.U.

1993

3

National Seminar on “New Energy Technologies & Clean Environment”

(DST, CSIR, BHEL, A.P. State Council) Dept. of Mech. Engg., O.U.

1993

4

National workshop on  “Industrial Pollution & Control”

(AICTE) Dept. of Mech. Engg., O.U.

1994

5

21st National Conference of “Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Power”

(BHEL, National Society for FMFP)
Dept. of Mech. Engg., O.U.

1994
6

National Seminar on “Power Plant Fly Ash utilisation & Waste Heat Recovery systems”

(AICTE) Dept. of Mech. Engg., O.U.

1995
7

One day workshop on “Entrepreneurship”

College of Engineering, O.U.

1996
8

XI National Conference of Sports Psychology

Nizam College & College of Technology, Osmania University

1998
9

National Conference on “World Class Manufacturing Systems – 2000”

Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jhansi (U.P.)

2000
10

19th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR )

I.I.T. Madras, Chennai

2000
11

Design and Analysis of experiments

Univ. College Technology, O.U., Hyd

2001
12

Symposium on Manufacturing Excellence (SYMAX)

I.I.T. Madras, Chennai

2002
13

20th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR)

B.I.T., Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand

2002
14

National Conference on Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Techniques(AMMT- 2004)

College Engineering, JNTU, Hyd.

2004
15
National Conference on Computational Methods in Mechanical Engineering (COMTIME)

University College of Engineering (A) Osmania University, Hyderabad

2004
16
Workshop on Advances in Computational Structural Mechanics and fluid flows (COSMECFLOWS)

University College of Engineering (A) Osmania University, Hyderabad

2005


Research Publications: 27

International: 12

  1. “A signal processing approach for the analysis of mechanism of surface generation in EDM”, International Conference on Computational Nano Science (ICCN), March 19-21, 2001, Hilton Oceanfront Resort, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA.

  2. “Machinability studies of PM metal matrix composites on EDM”, Second International Symposium on Ultrafine Grained Materials (2002 TMS Annual meeting), February 17-21, 2002, Washington State Convention & Trade Center Seattle, Washington, USA.

  3. “A Hybrid Parameter for the Characterisation and Specification of Surface Texture”, The 132nd The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Annual Meeting & Symposium, March 2-6, 2003, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California USA.

  4. “Morphology of Resultant Surfaces from Electro discharge machining and Electro discharge Sawing”, The 133rd The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Annual Meeting & Symposium, March 12-17, 2004, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

  5. “Studies on Flash – Pyrolysis of Rice Husk”, the International Congress on Renewable Energy (ICORE), February 9-11, 2006, Hyderabad International Convention Center, Hyderabad, India.

  6. “Integrity of Spark Eroded Surfaces”,  The 135th  The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS-2006) Annual Meeting & Symposium, March 12-16, 2004, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

  7. “Microhole Machining by a Modified Electro Discharge Machine”, Materials Science & Technology – 2006 (MS&T’06) Conference & Exhibition, October 15-19, 2006, Duke Energy Center (Formerly Cinergy Center), Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

  8. “Integrated Machining and Surface Modification of Steel Components” Materials Science & Technology-2007 (MS&T’07) Conference & Exhibition, September 16-20, 2007, COBO Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

  9. “Inconsistent Results in EDM and the Associated Noise Factors”, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICAME – 2007), October 24-26, 2007, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

  10. “EDM and AWJ Edge Finishing on Surface Morphology of Hybrid Composite Laminates”, TMS 2010 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, February 14-18, 2010, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA, USA.

  11. “Rotary Ultrasonic Drilling of Al2O3 Ceramic Material”, TMS 2010 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, February 14-18, 2010, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA, USA.

  12. "Effect of Die Sinker EDM and AWJ Machining Processes on Flexural Properties of Hybrid Titanium Laminates", SAMPE-2010 Conference, 17- 20 May, 2010, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA, USA.

National: 15

  1. “Integrated Manufacturing: Some Directions”, National seminar on Role of Information Technology in Mechanical Engineering-Fifteenth National Convention of Mechanical Engineers, December 16-18, 1999, IE (India), AP centre, Hyderabad.

  2. “The Effects of Grain Size and Composition on the Machinability of Al - Alloy - SiC Composite in EDM”, National Conference on World Class Manufacturing Systems -2000 (W.C.M.S. - 2000), August 18-19, 2000, B.I.E.T., Jhansi (U.P).

  3. “Relative Analysis of Form Error of Holes Produced by Travelling Wire and Sinking Electrode types of EDM”, 19th AIMTDR Conference, December 14-16, 2000, IIT, Madras, Chennai.

  4. “Mechanism of surface generation in EDM”, Symposium on Manufacturing Excellence (SYMAX), January 7-8, 2002, IIT Madras, Chennai.

  5. “The Effects of Process Variables on the Dimensional Variation of intermediate Spacer Castings Used in the Cement Mills – A Case Study”, Indian Foundry Journal, Vol. 48, No. 3/March, 2002, pp 21- 24.

  6. “Effect of Material Properties on the machining Characteristics in EDM”, 20th AIMTDR Conference, December 13-15, 2002, Department of Production Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand.

  7. “Analysis of Characteristics Features of EDM Surfaces”, 20th AIMTDR Conference, December 13-15, 2002, Department of Production Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand.

  8. “Analysis of Dielectric Breakdown and Spark Erosion”, National Conference on FTME(R&D), December 13-14, 2002, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bharath Institute of Science and Technology’, 173, Agaram road, Chennai.

  9. “Theory of Sparking and Associated Erosive Effect in Electro Discharge Machining”, National Conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology (AMT-2003), February 15-16, 2003, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad, Kerala.

  10. “Integrity of Resultant Surfaces from Electro Discharge Machining”, National Conference on Advances in Manufacturing Systems (AMS-2003), March 28-29, 2003, Department of Production Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

  11. “The effect of Pulse Parameters on the Surface Finish of Spark Eroded Surfaces”, National Conference on Reliability and Quality Engineering in Aerospace Technologies, November 28-29, 2003, Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India, Bangalore.

  12. “Nonlinear Finite Element Modeling of Machining Process to Minimize Distortion in Forged Turbine Disk", 2nd National Conference on Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing, November 28-29, 2003, Department of Production Engineering, Amrita Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.

  13. “Design of Top Risers using Parabolic Metal Flow Concept during Solidification”, National Conference on Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Techniques (AMMT-2004), March 8-9, 2004, JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad and Central Institute of Tool Design, Hyderabad.      

  14. “Processing of Ceramics and Metal Matrix Composites with Electro Discharge Machine” National Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (under TEQIP), November 22-24, 2007, University College of Technology, Osmania University, Hyderabad.

  15. “Development of Computer Based Low Cost Turn Table for the Measurement of Radiation Patterns of Microstrip Antennas” Journal of the Instrumentation Society of India, Vol.38, No. 4, December, 2008, pp 259- 264.

 
AREAS OF INTEREST
 
  • Production Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Industrial Engineering & Administration
 
ORGANISATIONAL & ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
 
  1. Special Officer, Alumni Association of Osmania University, Hyderabad (2010 to till date).

  2. Vice-Principal, University College of Technology, Osmania University (2009 to 2010).

  3. Member, Anti Ragging Committee, Univ. College of Technology, O.U.(2008-2010).

  4. Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Electrical Engineering, UCT, O.U. (2003 to 2010).

  5. Governing body Executive Member, Osmania University Alumni Association (2009 to till date).

  6. Member, 90th Jubilee Celebrations of  OU Committee, Osmania University (2008 to till date).

  7. Member, University Research Instruments Purchase Committee, Osmania University (2008 to till date).

  8. Member, Technology Departmental Committee, Osmania University (2008 to 2010).

  9. Additional Chief Warden, Engineering College Hostel & Messes , O.U. (2002-2007).

  10. Member, Technology Departmental Committee, Osmania University (2003-2006).

  11. Member, Purchase Committee, University Hostels & Messes, O.U. (2004 to till date).

  12. Member, Anti Ragging Committee, Univ. College of Engineering, O.U.(2003-2007).

  13. Member & Convener, Committee to examine the working of O.U. Hostels Messes and Suggest Necessary Reforms, O.U. (2005-2006).

  14. Member, Committee to Look in to the Backlog Vacancies for Teaching and Non-teaching Post under SCs/STs Category, Osmania University (2004-2005).

  15. Mess Warden, Engineering College Hostel, Osmania University (1995-2002).

  16. Co-ordinator, Janmabhoomi, University College of Engineering (Autonomous),O.U. (1996-1997).

  17. NSS Programme Officer, University College of Engineering (A),O.U. (1996-1997).

  18. Convener, M.E. / M. Tech. (Mechanical) Admissions, Univ. College of Engineering, O.U. (1995-1996).

  19. Member, Maintenance Committee, University College of Engineering (A), O.U.(1995- 1997).

  20. Member, Library Committee, University College of Engineering (A), O.U. (1995-1996).

  21. Member, Mechanical Engineering Departmental Committee, Osmania University (1993-1997).

  22. Member, Confidential Team EAMCET - 1996.

  23. Member, Confidential Team  ECET (FDH) - 1992 & 1993.

  24. Member, Admissions of ECET (FDH) - 1992 & 93.