Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Lalit Apartment, Flat No.10 , 306 Dum Dum Road, Kolkata - 74 (Old)
Lakxmi Kanta Abash , Flat No. 3 B , 198/1 Dum Dum Road , Kolkata -74
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Ph.D. 1997 BIT Mesra

Teaching Experience (0)
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Synthesis of Aluminum Based Metal Matrix Composites , Processing of Powder Metallurgy Components , Computer Aided Casting Simulation and Method Design , Foundry Sand Practices , Cupola Practice
Courses Taught/Teaching
Basic Manufacturing Processes , Industrial Inspection & Metrology , Mechanical Handling of Materials , Conventional Machining Technology
Research Area
- Casting Technology
- Micro & Nano Metal Matrix Composites
- Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites
- Characterization of Powder Metallurgy Components
5 years Experience in Industry + 25 years experiences in Teaching & Research
Vast experiences in Process & Product Development of Industrial Castings Like Railways , Automobile and Textile Machineries
Conference Papers Published (15)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Synthesis and Characterization of Aluminium-MMC foam by stir-casting technique using dual foaming agent Proceedings 63rd Indian Foundry Congress 2015 S Haidar, G. Sutradhar -37-42
Shop Floor Practice of Ductile Iron Castings : At a Glance 61st. Indian Foundry Congress, Kolkata 2013 -
Casting defects Analysis and Remedy National Conference on Achieving Excellence for Industrial Competitiveness 2013 -
Experimental study on castability of Al-SiCp metal matrix composites in thin walled castings 61st Indian Foundry Congress, Kolkata 2013 -
Fabrication of Aluminium foam by stir-casting and an approach to improve its performance Proceedings, 60th Indian Foundry Congress 2012 S. Haidar, R Behera, H. Joardar, S. Kayal, G Sutradhar -82-86
Journal Papers Published (52)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Electrical Conductivity of Aluminium-SiCp foam by Stir-casting Technique Using Dual Foaming Agent International Journal for Research in Emerging Science and Technology (IJREST) 2015 S Haidar, S.C. Mandal, G. Sutradhar Vol- 2, Issue -2-62-67
Synthesis and Compressive Characterization of Aluminium-SiCp Composite foam by Stir-Casting Technique Using Dual Foaming Agent International Journal of Advanced Information Science and Technology (IJAIST) 2015 S. Haidar, J. Ghose, G. Sutradhar Vol-36, No- 36-1-6
Application of response surface methodology for determining cutting force model in turning of LM6/SiCP metal matrix composite,Measurement 2014 47-452-464
Friction Performance of Al-SiCp Metal Matrix Composites using Taguchi Method International Society Research Network, ISRN 2013 11-
Barreling of solid composite (LM6/SiCp) cylinders under uni-axial compressive load Int. Journal of Applied Sciences and Engineering Research 2013 Vol. 2, Issue 4-435-445
Books Published (2)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Principles of Foundry Process Design New Age International (P) Limited 2012
Design & Manufacturing –An Integrated Approach OXFORD &IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd. 1998
Awarded By Award Name Year

Indian Foundry Journal - 2011-2012 Best Paper 2012
Institute of Engineers (India) Year of merit award in 1995-96 1995
DST, New Delhi SERC Visiting Fellowship 1995
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Project Works (6)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

MODROBS - Set up of Mechatronics Laboratory in the Mechanical Engineering Laboratories  to  Ongoing
Interaction between the Industries and the Institute and also to develop short term courses for the local educated or semi educated young boys so that they can start their own venture I.I.P.C  to  Ongoing
Development of Powder Metallurgy H.S.S Cutting Tool AICTE, New Delhi Rs.9,00,000/-  to 2009 Complete
Prediction of Forgeability of Sintered and Composite materials using Response Surface Method UGC, New Delhi Rs. 9,96,400/-  to 2012 Complete
A study on Castability of Aluminum-Silicon carbide Metal Matrix composites PURSE, Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi 25 Lakhs  to 2013 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (5)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Processing of Al-SiCp Metal Matrix Composites Material Society of India, Channai Chapter Anna University 2013
Modern Foundry Sand Control : Few Important observations in Indian Foundries International Foundry Conference , Portoroz Slovenia 2013
Comparative Study of Facing Sand, No Bake Sand and CO2 Sand IIF Howrah Chapter 2011
Energy Requirements of India By 2030: An Assessment NERIST Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh 2011
Indian Iron & Steel Industry - An H.R Perspective NERIST Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh 2010
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