Faculty Profile

Dr.Harish T M
Assistant Professor

Dr. Harish T M is currently working as Asst.Professor in the Department of Mechnaical Engineering, Federal Institiute of Science and Technology , Angamaly. He pursued  his PhD in the field of welding metallurgy from Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NIT Trichy) in 2022. He has completed Post Graduate degree in Welding Engineering from Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Dept., NIT Trichy in 2012 and Bachelors Degree in Mechnaical Engineering From M.A College of Engineering, Kothamangalam in 2010. He started his teaching profession as Lecturer in Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut (NIT Calicut).He is a Professionally Qualified NDT Inspector – Received NDT Level II certificate as per American Society of Non Destructive Testing (ASNT) for Penetrant testing, Magnetic Particle Inspection, Ultrasonic testing, Radiographic Testing. He is a life time member of various professional bodies like Indian welding society(IWS) and Society of Failure Analysis (SFA). He has authored several research papers in reputed international journals and has attended numerous conferences in the International and National level. He received best technical paper award in National Conference conducted by PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.His research areas include Welding metallurgy, Friction stir welding and Processing, Composite materials, Advanced high tempertaure materials, Metallurgical Charcterization and failure analysis, Traditonal and Non-Traditional machining, NDT, Surface Engineering, Manufacturing/Production Technology.

Papers in Journals:  

1. Published paper entitled ‘Parameter optimization and thermomechanical modelling of friction stir welded aluminium 5083 to high strength low alloy steel and its analysis’ in SSRG – International Journal of Mechanical Engineering. Volume X/ 2014. ISSN 2348 – 8360.

2. Published  paper entitled ‘Fabrication and analysis of Aluminium (Al-2024) and Tungsten carbide (WC) Metal Matrix Composite by In-Situ Method’ in IJERT- International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology. Volume.5, Issue 08th August 2016. ISSN: 2278-0181.

Papers presented in Conferences:

1. International conference on Fabrication Of Structurals- Emerging Technologies (FASET 11) organized by Welding Research Institute (WRI) and BHEL Tiruchirappalli on 25th to 26th  July 2011.

2.Presented and published paper entitled ‘Studies on mechanical, microstructural, and wear properties of Al-TiC surface composites’ at  International Symposium On Joining Of Materials (SOJAM), at Welding Research Institute (WRI) and BHEL Tiruchirappalli on January 19th -22nd , 2012.

3. Presented and published paper entitled ‘Corrosion characteristics of friction stir processed AA 2024 surface composite’ at National Conference on Materials Engineering (CMET) at PSG College of Technology ,  Coimbatore. Department of Metallurgical Engineering on April 4th -5th , 2012.

4. Presented and published paper entitled ‘Development of stretcher cum wheelchair’ at National Level Conference on Modern Trends in Mechanical Engineering (MTiME – 14) organized by department of Mechanical Engineering , SNGC kadayirippu on April 7th – 8th 2014.

5. Participated in National level Conference on Advanced Engineering Materials conducted by Amritha School of Engineering, Coimbatore on 20th  to 21st  March 2004.

6. Presented and published paper entitled ‘Development of WC Reinforced AA2024 Aluminium Matrix Composite via Stir Casting Process’ at International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering on 6th to 7th April 2017.

7. Presented a paper entitled ‘ Keyhole plasma arc welding of boiler materials – A review’ at International Conference on Joining of materials conducted by Welding research institute and Bharath Heavy Electricals jointly with Indian Welding society on 27th to 28th April 2018.

8. Presented a poster entitled ‘Microstructure characterization of keyhole plasma arc welded SS304H stainless steels’ at International Conference on recent trends in materials science and technology (ICMST 2018) organized by Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology on Oct 10th – 13th 2018.

9.  Presented a paper entitled ‘Assessment of Microstructure and Mechanical properties of keyhole plasma arc welded similar but joint of super 304 H austenitic stainless steel’ at International conference on Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Process for Strategic sectors (ICAMPS) Conducted by Indian Institute of Metals, Trivandrum chapter and VSSC, ISRO on 25th to 27th October 2018.

10. Published a paper entitled ‘ Microstructural evolutions in Inconel 718 weldments : A review at Kerala Technological Congress KETCON-2019 organized by Govt. Engineering College Thrissur on Feb 15th to 17th 2019.

11. Presented and published paper entitled ‘ Influence of keyhole mode of plasma arc welding on Microstructural and Mechanical properties of similar butt welded Incoloy 800 H’ at International conference on materials and manufacturing methods 3M-2019 organized by Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engg National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli on July 5th – 7th 2019.