Dr. Anirban Mahato
Dr. Anirban Mahato
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
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Research Areas : Manufacturing processes; Materials Processing; Tribology.
Professional Experience :
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Patna, Feb 2016–Present
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Center for Materials Processing and Tribology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Sep 2011–Jan 2016
  • Research Associate, Mechanical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Mar–Aug 2011
  • Research Intern, General Motors Research and Development Centre, Warren, MI, Aug–Nov 2007
  • Research Intern, General Motors Research and Development Centre, Warren, MI, Jul–Sep 2006
Member of Professional bodies :
  • Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), 2014.
Publications :

Journal Papers:

  • A. Mahato, N. K. Sundaram, H. Yeung, M. Lukitsch, A. K. Sachdev and S. Chandrasekar, Quantitative in situ analysis of deformation in sliding metals: effect of initial strain state, Tribology Letters, 2015, 60(3), 36.
  • K. Viswanathan, A. Mahato, T. G. Murthy, T. Koziara and S. Chandrasekar, Kinematic flow patterns in slow deformation of a dense granular material, Granular Matter, 2015, 17(5): 553-565.
  • D. Sagapuram, H. Yeung, Y. Guo, A. Mahato, R. M’Saoubi, W. D. Compton, K. P. Trumble and S. Chandrasekar, On control of flow instabilities in cutting of metals, CIRP Annals - ManufacturingTechnology, 2015, 64(1): 49-52.
  • K. Viswanathan, A. Mahato and S. Chandrasekar, Nucleation and propagation of solitary Schallamach waves, Physical Review E, 2015, 91: 012408.
  • A. Mahato, Y. Guo, N. K. Sundaram and S. Chandrasekar, Surface folding in metals: a mechanism for delamination wear in sliding, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 2014, 470(2169): 20140297.
  • A. Mahato,Y. Guo, H. Yeung and S. Chandrasekar, Surface flow in severe plastic deformation of metals by sliding,Institute of Physics Journal:Materials Science and Engineering, 2014, 63: 012016.
  • A. Mahato, Y. Guo, N. Sundaram, T. G. Murthy, C. Saldana and S. Chandrasekar, Unconstrained plastic flow at surfaces in sliding and cutting, International Journal of Precision Technology, 2013, 3(4): 370-387.
  • A. Mahato, N. Verma, V. Jayaram and S. K. Biswas, Severe wear of a near-eutectic aluminium-silicon alloy, Acta Materialia, 2011, 59(15): 6069–6082.
  • A. Mahato,A. Sachdev and S. K. Biswas, Lubricated tribology of a eutectic aluminium-silicon alloy in the ultra-mild wear and mild wear regimes for long sliding times, American Chemical Society: Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2010, 2(10): 2870–2879.
  • A. Mahato, T. A. Perry, V. Jayaram and S. K. Biswas, Pressure and thermally induced stages of wear in dry sliding of a steel ball against an aluminium-silicon alloy flat, Wear, 2010, 268(9): 1080-1090.
  • A. Mahato, S. Xia, T. Perry, A. Sachdev and S. K. Biswas, Role of silicon in resisting subsurface plastic deformation in tribology of aluminium-silicon alloys, Tribology International, 2010, 43(1): 381-387.
  • A. Mahato, A. K. Sachdev and S. K. Biswas, Effect of particle morphology on resistance to permanent sinking by normal loading of silicon particle in aluminium matrix of a cast aluminium silicon alloy, Wear, 2008, 265(5): 849-855.

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

  • Y. Guo, D. Sagapuram, A. Mahato, R. M’Saoubi, K. P. Trumble and S. Chandrasekar (2014) Understanding deformation on machined surfaces, in ASME 2014 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (eds. M. R. Shankar and R. M'Saoubi), V001T01A007, ASME.
  • K. Viswanathan, A. Mahato, S. Chandrasekar, T. G. Murthy and T. Koziara (2014) Flow patterns in quasi-static deformation of dry granular materials, inGeomechanics from Micro to Macro (eds. K. Soga, K. Kumar, G. Biscontin and M. Kuo), 147–152, CRC Press.
  • Y. Guo, N. Sundaram, A. Mahato, W. D Compton and S. Chandrasekar (2013) Folding and transitions in plastic deformation in metal sliding and machining, in 41st North American Manufacturing Research Inst. (NAMRI) Conference: Proceedings of NAMRI/SEM,41:458-462.
  • A. K. Sachdev, R. K. Mishra, A.Mahato and A. Alpas (2012) Vehicle lightweighting: challenges and opportunities with aluminum, in ICAA13: 13th International Conference on Aluminum Alloys (eds. H. Weiland, A. D. Rollett and W. A. Cassada), 609-622, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Book Chapters

  • A. Mahato, Y. Guo, N. Sundaram and S. Chandrasekar (2014) In situ study of plastic flow at sliding metal surfaces, in Advancement of optical methods in experimental mechanics: Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics (eds. H. Jin, C. Sciammarella, S. Yoshida, L. Lamberti), Chapter 27, 3:243-248, Springer International Publishing.