Prof. Mayank Tiwari

Mayank Tiwari

Ph.D 1998
Nonlinear Dynamics of Ball bearings
IIT Delhi
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Research Areas/Areas of Interest Machine Dynamics- Rotor Dynamics, Acoustics, Tribology- Rolling sliding, Fretting and Vacuum Tribology
Other Interests Ergonomics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Courses taught at IITP Machine Design, Control Systems, Dynamics of Machinery, Vehicle Dynamics, Rotor Dynamics, Measurement and Instrumentation, Sensors and Actuators, BTech Software Laboratory
No. of PhD Students


  1. Dr B Venkatesham (2008) co-supervised Acoustics of HVAC systems
  2. Dr DK Prajapati (2019) Surface Failures for Rolling Sliding motion

Ongoing- 06 in the area of Rotor dynamics, Mechatronics, Fretting and Rolling-Sliding Friction

Professional Experience
  1. Associate Professor IIT Patna since 2013
  2. GE Research & Development 2001 to 2011
    1. Mechanical Engineer
    2. Lead Engineer
    3. Senior Engineer
  3. GE Aviation, Engineering Manager Engine Dynamics 2011-2013
  4. Postdoctoral Visiting Research Scholar, Acoustics and Dynamics Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Dept. The Ohio State University USA 1999-2001
  5. IIT Delhi 1991-1998
    1. Senior Research Assistant
    2. Project Associate
  6. Tata Motors (TELCO) Jamshedpur1987-1989 Graduate Engineer Trainee
Administrative experience
  1. Coordinator Sponsored Research Industrial Relations Unit IIT Patna
  2. Coordinator Department of Mechanical Engineering IIT Patna
  3. Associate Dean R&D IIT Patna
  4. Chairman Faculty and Staff Grievance Redressal Committee IIT Patna
  5. Chairman House Allotment Committee
  6. First President Institute Innovation Council of MHRD, IIT Patna
  7. Lead Faculty for setup of Incubation Centre
  8. Chairman, Member of committees for setting up, construction and Startup Proposal Evaluation of Incubation Center, IIT Patna
  9. Senate Nominee Board of Governors IIT Patna
Sl. No. Projects Title of Project Amount of grant Rs Lakhs Period Co-investigator (If any)
India Pvt. Limited
Development of Novel SMA Bearing Support and Retrofit for Enhanced Performances and Durability of Rotating Machinery 182 2018 to 2021 Prinicpal Investigator
Dr Mayank Tiwari Co- PI’s
Prof S Srinvasan
Department of Applied Mechanics IIT Madras
Dr Akhilendra Singh IIT Patna
2 ARDB Propulsion
Government of
Design of an Integral
Squeeze Film Damper
36.41 2017 to 2020 Principal Investigator
Dr Mayank Tiwari
Co-PI Dr Akhilendra Singh
3 Swacchta Action
Development of Low Cost, Efficient
Mechanism for Collection of
Garbage and Dirt for Municipal
Corporations, Panchayat,
16 2018 to 2021 Principal Investigator
Dr Mayank Tiwari Co-PI
Dr Atul Thakur
SERB & National
Company Pvt.
Ltd. Jaipur
Development of low friction rolling
element bearings for enhanced
Reliability and Efficiency Funding
63 2019-2022 Principal Investigator
Dr Mayank Tiwari
Co-PI Dr Surajit Paul
5 Projects for GE in the area of Medical X-Ray tubes, Wind Turbine Bearings and Gear boxes ~$2 million
Laboratory Setup

1.)Tribology Lab-
a.)Rolling Sliding twin disk TE74 S Phoenix UK.
b.)RTec USA Univeral Oscillatory, Fretting and Tribocorrosion setup with Optical Prfilometer
c.)DUCOM Pin on Disc

2.) UAY Rotating Machinery Lab

  1. PR Subramaniam, E Hidding, MJ Burkett, SB Johnson, M Tiwari Lubrication of fluid turbine gearbox during idling or loss of electric grid US Patent 90860552015 B2 General Electric United State Granted citations-18
  2. Prabhakar Neti, Manoj R Shah, Karim Younsi, Mayank Tiwari, Pinjia Zhang Fault Detection Based on Current Signature Analysis for a Generator US Patent 89943592015 B2 General Electric United States Granted citations-15
  3. PR Subramaniam, R Armbruster, M Tiwari, GV Rao, K Ramasamy Lubricant supply system and method for controlling gearbox lubrication US App. 13/069,587,2012 General Electric United States Published citations-12
  4. Mayank Tiwari, Ramasamy Anbarasu, Mohamed Osama, Gerald Burt Kliman Axial Flux Motor Driven Anode Target for X-Ray Tube US Patent 6,873,683 B2 General Electric United States Granted citations-4
  5. Harith Vadari, MR Sridhar, Mayank Tiwari Liquid cooled Bearing Housing with Grease Lubricated Rotating Anode Bearing for an X-Ray tube US Patent 7,113 568 B2 General Electric United States Granted citations-4
  6. Harith Vadari, Ram Turaga, Mayank Tiwari, Hombe Gowda, ME Vermilyea, Frederic Dahan, Thomas Saint Martin System and Method for Providing Sealing Arrangement in a X-Ray tube US Patent7,245,700 General Electric United States Granted citations-3
  7. Mayank Tiwari, Nikhil Tambe, Prasad Joshi Textured Surfaces for Gears US2009A139799A1, 2009 General Electric United States Published citations-3
  8. M Tiwari, L Cretegny, Y Liu, BS Parthasarathy, R Agrawal, Y Wu Method for repairing component US Patent 9,517,521,2016 General Electric United State Granted citations-1
  9. DAHAN Fredric, SAINT MARTIN Thomas, JOSSE JEAN Luc, Tiwari Mayank, SRIDHAR Mandyam Rangyan, Bhattacharyya Kingshook X-ray tube provided with an advanced bearing cartridge and manufacturing process France 2879809(A1) General Electric France Granted
  10. DAHAN Fredric,VADARI Harith,Tiwari Mayank,SAINT MARTIN Thomas,LACHERADE Xavier Armand, JOSSE JEAN Luc X-ray tube with a mechanical bearing including an advanced seal and mounting process France 2893759(A1) General Electric France Granted
  11. Mayank Tiwari,Raju Gupta,Vitthal Pandey,Pranay Kumar,Neetesh Kumar An Improved System Of A Passive Exoskeleton To Reduce Manual Effort In Carrying Load India 201731023607 A IIT Patna India Published
  1. Mayank Tiwari,Raju Gupta,Vitthal Pandey,Pranay Kumar,Neetesh Kumar,IIT Patna Exoskeleton India Design287479, 2019 India Design Granted
  2. Mayank Tiwari, Raju Gupta, Avinash Kumar, Knp Rajasekhas, Rk Meena,IIT Patna Hand Operated Dirt and Soil Collector India Design 272013, 2017 India Design Granted

Journal Publications:

  1. Tiwari, M., Gupta, K., Prakash, O. “Effect of radial internal clearance of a ball bearing on the dynamics of a balanced horizontal rotor,” Journal of sound and vibration 2000, 238 (5), 723-756 Impactfactor(2020)-3.123 h-5 (2020)-54 citations-289
  2. Tiwari, M., Gupta, K., Prakash, O. “Dynamic response of an unbalanced rotor supported on ball bearings” Journal of sound and vibration 2000, 238 (5), 757-779 Impactfactor(2020)-3.123 h-5 (2020)-54 citations-242
  3. Tiwari, M., Gupta, K., Prakash, O. “Experimental study of a rotor supported by deep groove ball bearing” International Journal of Rotating Machinery 2002, 8 (4), 243-258 CiteScore(2020)-2.1 h-5 (2020)-11 citations-19
  4. Singh, R., Adiguna, H., Tiwari, M., Tseng, H., Hrovat, D. “Transient response evaluation of a hydraulic engine mount” Sound and vibration 2002,36 (7), 30-35 RG Journal Impact(2019)-0.27 h-5 (2020)-6 citations-3
  5. Adiguna, H., Tiwari, M., Singh, R., Tseng, H., E., Hrovat, D. “Transient response of a hydraulic engine mount,” Journal of Sound and Vibration 2003, 268 (2), 217-248 Impactfactor(2020)-3.123 h-5 (2020)-54 citations-110
  6. Tiwari, M., Adiguna, H., Singh, R. “Experimental characterization of a nonlinear hydraulic engine mount” Noise Control Engineering Journal 2003, 51 (1), 36-49 Impactfactor(2020)-0.68 h-5 (2020)-13 citations-40
  7. O PRAKASH, K Gupta, M Tiwari “Vibration monitoring and analysis to investigate damage to civil structures” Journal of the Institution of Engineers. India. Civil Engineering Division 2003,83,147-152 Impactfactor(2020)-0.39 h-5 (2020)-11
  8. K Gupta, R Kumar, M Tiwari, O Prakash “Effect of rotary inertia and gyroscopic moments on dynamics of two spool aeroengine rotor” IGTI 1993/Accepted for ASME Journal of Gas Turbine and Power 1993 Impactfactor(2020)-1.653 h-5 (2020)-32 citations-4
  9. Venkatesham, B., Tiwari, M., Munjal, M., L. “Analytical prediction of the breakout Noise from a rectangular cavity with one compliant wall” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2008, 124 (5), 2952-2962. Impactfactor(2020)-1.819 h-5 (2020)-44 citations-28
  10. Venkatesham, B., Tiwari, M., Munjal, M., L. “Prediction of Breakout Noise from Acoustically Lagged Rectangular HVAC Ducts,” Building Acoustics 2009, 16 (4), 313-328 CiteScore-2.6 h-5 (2020)- citations-2
  11. Venkatesham, B., Tiwari, M., Munjal, M., L. “Transmission loss analysis of rectangular expansion chamber with arbitrary location of inlet/outlet by means of Green's functions” Journal of Sound and Vibration 2009, 323 (3-5), 1032-1044 Impactfactor(2020)-3.123 h-5 (2020)-54 citations-46
  12. Venkatesham, B., Tiwari, M., Munjal, M., L. “Analytical prediction of break-out noise from a reactive rectangular plenum with four flexible walls,” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2010, 128 (4), 1789-1799 Impactfactor(2020)-1.819 h-5 (2020)-44 citations-23
  13. Venkatesham, B., Tiwari, M., Munjal, M., L. “Prediction of Breakout Noise from a Rectangular Duct with Compliant Walls,” International Journal of Acoustics & Vibration 2011,16(4) Impactfactor(2020)-0.725 h-5 (2020)-9 citations-16
  14. Tiwari, M., B., Venkatesham., “Effect of micro-pitting on gear vibrations and dynamic excitation source,” Journal of vibration engineering & technologies 2014, 2(1), 53-58 Impactfactor(2020)-0.325 h-5 (2020)-11 citations-3
  15. Prajapati, D., K., and Tiwari, M. "Use of artificial neural network (ANN) to determining surface parameters, friction and wear during pin-on-disc tribotesting" Key Engineering Materials 2017, 739, 87-95 Impactfactor(2020)-0.35 h-5 (2020)-23 citations-3
  16. Prajapati, D., K., and Tiwari, M. “Topography analysis of random anisotropic Gaussian rough surfaces,” ASME Journal of Tribology 2017, 139, 041402 Impactfactor(2020)-1.648 h-5 (2020)-22 citations-10
  17. Prajapati, D., K., and Tiwari, M. “The Relation between Fractal Signature and Topography Parameters: A Numerical and Experimental Study,” Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties 2018, Vol. 6, 045008 Impactfactor(2020)-1.613 h-5 (2020)-22 citations-3
  18. Prajapati, D., K., Tiwari, M. 3D numerical wear model for determining the change in surface topography Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties 2018,6,045006 Impactfactor(2020)-1.613 h-5 (2020)-22 citations-4
  19. Prajapati, D., K., and Tiwari, M. “Investigation on Metallic Contact Conditions Using ECR Technique by Performing Rolling/Sliding Experiments,” Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties 2019, Vol. 7, 015015 Impactfactor(2020)-1.613 h-5 (2020)-22
  20. Prajapati, D., K., Kumar, S., Tiwari, M. “Tribological Investigation of Copper and AISI 304 Steel during Dry Sliding Wear,” Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties 2019, Vol. 7, 015021 Impactfactor(2020)-1.613 h-5 (2020)-22 citations-3
  21. DK Prajapati, M Tiwari Assessment of topography parameters during running-in and subsequent rolling contact fatigue tests Journal of Tribology 2019,141 (5) Impactfactor(2020)-1.648 h-5 (2020)-22 citations-3
  22. Prajapati, D., K., and Tiwari, M. “Effect of Correlation Length, Surface Roughness, and Load on Friction Coefficient Under Mixed Lubrication Regime,” Lubrication Science 2019, 31 (5), 218-228 Impactfactor(2020)-1.682 h-5 (2020)-15
  23. Prajapati, D., K., and Tiwari, M. “Experimental Investigation on Evolution of Surface Damage and Topography Parameters during Rolling Contact Fatigue Tests,” Fatigue &Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures 2019,DOI:10.1111/ffe.13150 Impactfactor(2020)-3.033 h-5 (2020)-34 citations-1
  24. Singh, Krishnamurti; Tiwari, Mayank; Mahato, Anirban; Evolution of regimes of wear in zircaloy-4/inconel-600 contact subjected to fretting loading Tribology International 2020, 106274 Impactfactor(2020)-4.271 h-5 (2020)-54
  25. Prajapati, D., K., Tiwari, M. . “Experimental analysis of contact fatigue damage using fractal methodologies,” Wear 2020, 450-451, 203262 Impactfactor(2020)-4.1 h-5 (2020)-47
  26. Prajapati, D., K., and Tiwari, M. “The Correlation between Friction Coefficient and Areal Topography: An Experimental Study,” Friction 2019 Impactfactor(2020)-5.29 h-5 (2020)-22
  27. Singh, Rahul Kumar; Tiwari, Mayank; Saksena, Anpeksh Ambreesh; Srivastava, Aman; “Analysis of a Compact Squeeze Film Damper with Magneto Rheological Fluid” Defence Science Journal 2020,122,70-2 Impactfactor(2020)-0.589 h-5 (2020)-15
  28. Kumar, Ritesh; Pathak, Himanshu; Singh, Akhilendra; Tiwari, Mayank; “Modeling of crack repair using piezoelectric material: XFEM approach” Engineering Computations 2020 , h-5 (2020)-54
  29. Kumar, Ritesh; Singh, Akhilendra; Tiwari, Mayank; “Investigation of Crack Repair in Orthotropic Composite by Piezoelectric Patching” Materials Today: Proceedings 2020, 1303-1312,21 Impactfactor(2020)-0.97 h-5 (2020)-42
  30. Kumar Ritesh , Singh Akhilendra, Tiwari Mayank “Investigation of crack repair using piezoelectric material under thermo-mechanical loading” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 2020, h-5 (2020)-37
  1. M.Tiwari, K.Gupta, Om Prakash Nonlinear Dynamic analysis of a Rigid Rotor supported on a Deep Groove Ball Bearing Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery 1998/2,960-969 , citations-7
  2. R. Singh, H. Adiguna, M.Tiwari, H. Tseng, D. HrovatTransient Response Of A Hydraulic Engine Mount INTER-NOISE and NOISE-CON 2002 (5),1020-1028
  3. Matthew S. Young Mayank Tiwari Rajendra Singh Identification of a Joint Stiffness Matrix Using a Decomposition Technique IMAC2007 2007 , citations- 2
  4. B. Venkatesham1, M. L. Munjal and Mayank Tiwari Prediction Of Break-Out Noise Of A Rectangular Hvac Duct With Acoustic Lagging
  5. Sampath Srinidhi, Mayank Tiwari, Rajni Burra, Hombe Gowda, Paul Seimers Bearing Wear under Mechanical Stresses and Electrical Currents ASM/STLE Joint Conference on Tribology 2009,499-502 , citations- 3
  6. Mayank Tiwari, KGupta, Om Prakash Phenomena of Intermittency in machine components 2008,2042-2049
  7. B. Venkatesham, Mayank Tiwari, and M. L. Munjal Free Vibration analysis of Coupled Acoustic-Structural Systems 2008 , citations- 3
  8. Gaurav Pandey, B. Venkatesham, Mayank Tiwari Plastic Gear Transmission Error Calculation IUTAM: IUROTOR-2009
  9. B. Venkatesham, Mayank Tiwari and V. Aishwarya Effect of Micro-Pitting on Gear Vibrations and Dynamic ExCitations Source VETOMAC-VI pp.99-105, December 2010
  10. K Singh, M Tiwari, A Mahato Fretting wear characteristics of AISI 1040 steel alloy Proceedings of Asia International Conference on Tribology 2018,240-241 , citations- 1
  11. K Gupta, R Kumar, M Tiwari, O Prakash Effect of rotary inertia and gyroscopic moments on dynamics of two spool aeroengine rotor ASME:International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition 1993 , citations- 4
  12. ML Munjal, B Venkatesham, Mayank Tiwari Four-Pole Parameters of a Rectangular Expansion Chamber with Yielding Walls Proc. 16th Intl. Congress on Sound and Vibration 2009 , citations- 1
  13. Deepak K Prajapati, Mayank Tiwari 2D numerical wear model for determining change in surface topography with number of wear cycles Proceedings of Asia International Conference on Tribology 2018,233-234
  14. Nikhil Kaushik, Mayank Tiwari Sridhar, Kaushik Bhattacharya Simulation of Rolling Element Bearing Using Multi-Body Dynamic Approach and Simple Test Method to Measure IPROMM-2005 2005 369
Awards & Honours
  1. GE Six Sigma Black Belt 2006
  2. Independent Evaluator of PhD thesis on Modelling Gear Friction for Presidential Scholarship of the Ohio State University 2007, Mechanical Engineering Department, Ohio State University USA
  3. University GE interaction leader for IIT Delhi
  4. GE Patents and Publications Award 2010
  5. GE Plastics Team Excellence Award
  6. GE Health Care Chairman’s Leadership Award
  7. Nominated to the Executive Society of Tribology Society of India
  8. Reviewer for Journal of Sound and Vibration, Transactions of ASME, Mechanisms and Machine Theory, Journal of Vibration (Vibration Institute of India)
  9. Merit Scholarship in BE
  10. Best paper award in ICIT Tribology Conference 2010, Steel Authority of India, Ranchi
  11. Appreciation from CAO Indian Railways for technical solutions to Wheel Plant Bela, Bihar
Member of Professional bodies Life Member Tribology Society of India
Books Chapter- Evolution of Surface Topography During Wear Process, DK Prajapati and Mayank Tiwari, Book- Tribology in Materials and Applications, ISBN: 978-3-030-47451-5, Springer
Sl. No.Name of TrainingOrganization where training was receivedYear
1 Material Test System 831.05 Mechanical Testing Systems, Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA 2000
2 Bearing Design American Bearing Manufacturers Association,Pennsylvania State University, USA 2003
3 Essentials of Leadership, Hiring Skills, Business Finance GE Corporate,Bangalore 2004
4 New Managers Development Course GE Corporate, Hyderabad 2007
5 Advanced Managers Course GE Corporate, Munich Germany 2010
Other Working on projects on Magnetic gearbox and Exoskeleton