Prof. Pavan Kumar Penumakala

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mechanics of Composite Materials, Adhesive Bonding of Metal/Composites Joints, Finite Element Techniques, 3D printing of polymer nanocomposites, Multi-physics coupled filed problems
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India


Post doc  :  University  of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.  , 2016

Post doc  :  Metal Process Engineering, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany , 2015

Ph.D.       :  Metal Process Engineering, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany , 2014

M.Tech    :  Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of  Technology, Madras, 2010

B.Tech     :  Mechanical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, 2008


Institute Roles at BITS-Hyderabad:  

Member, Department Research Committee

In-charge for Materials Testing Lab 2021 

MEA coordinator 2021 

Active member Department Committee for Career Strengthening ; arranging interactive sessions for Students seeking  higher studies in India/Abroad 2018-2020

In-charge for Tribology Lab  2017-2020

Library Committee Member 2020 

BITSAT Coordinator 2017, 2018, 2019