Prof. Nitin Rameshrao Kotkunde

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Fracture mechanics, Design and Materials Engineering, Metal Forming Processes, Material modelling Development for metal forming processes, High temperature Material Testing and characterization, Finite Element Analysis, Product Design and Development
BITS Pilani - Hyderabad Campus, Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal, Medchal Dist., Telangana - 500078 

Other Information

Recent Invited Talk:

  • Technical Talk for One Week Online Faculty Development Programme related to r
    ecent Advances in Materials Characterization (RAMC) at GRIET, Hyderabad from 23-May 2020.
  • A talk on "How to teach effectively on the google meet platform" in online FDP scheduled at GRIET on 29 May 2021.
  • A talk on "How to write impactful research article" in online FDP scheduled at GRIET on 14 May 2021.
  • Short Term Training Programme on "Advanced Techniques in Modeling and Analysis for Materials and Manufacturing Process", organized by VNRVJIET, Hyderabad 14th -19th December 2020. 
  • A talk on National level Training Programm on Material Characterization, Modelling and Finite Element Analysis, organized by GRIET in Aug. 2022. 
  • AICTE-ISTE Induction-Refresher FDP Program 2021-22 in ONLINE mode on Pedagogy and Research Methodologies organized by GRIET, Hyderabad, on Dec. 2021. 
  • Invited talk in Self Sponsored Short-Term Training Programme On Nano, Micro and Bulk Material Processing and Nanotechnology, title entitled “Recent Advances in Warm Sheet Metal Forming Processes” at GRIET Hyderabad, 2018.
  • Keynote talk on "Experimental and Numerical Studies of Deformation and Warm Forming Behavior of Ni-Based alloy at Elevated Temperatures" International Conference &Exposition on Mechanical, Material and Manufacturing Technology (ICE3MT-2020), organized by CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad between 9-10 October 2020.
  •  Keynote talk on advances of metal forming scheduled on 28-29 October 2022,CVR College of Engineering, Hyderabad.
 Conference and Workshop organized:
  • Convener for 14th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization, organized by GRIET, Hyderabad, from 24-26 March 2023. 
  • Organizing Secretaries for one-day workshop on Material Characterization using Electron Back-Scatter Diffraction (EBSD) Technique at BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, March 14, 2016. 

Other Important Contributions:  

  •  Guest editor for a special issue on Advance Manufacturing for Sage Part-E (Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, Impact Factor - 1.6, SCIE, Q2) journal for 2021.
  • Guest editor for a special issue related to material testing and characterization for International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing (IJIDeM), Scopus Index journal for 2020 and 2021.
  • Gust editor for a Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT), Scopus Index Journal for 2021.
  • Topic organizer for ASME-IMECE Conference 2020 and 2021 related to metal forming processes.
  • Session chair for ASME-IMECE Conference 2020 and 2021.
  • Session chair for Numisheet conference 2020 and 2021.
  • Session chair for ICMPC conference from 2016 to 2022.
Honours and Awards: 
  • Received SERB-International Travel Support Scheme for attending Numisheet-2014 conference (Melbourne, Australia, worth - 2.0 Lakhs).
  • Best Paper Award for conference paper entitled " Analysis of forming characteristics for dual phase steel under warm incremental forming process" in 13th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization in 2021 at GRIET, Hyderabad. 
Reviewers for International Journals:
  • Reviewers for many reputed journals such as Materials and Design, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Material Characterization, International journal of material forming, Materials and Manufacturing processes. Also, reviewed many articles for the various international conferences.