Dr. Akhtar Khan

Dr. Akhtar Khan,

Asst. Professor,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

IIITDM Kurnool.

 Education Qualifications:

  Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

Machining of “difficult-to-cut” materials, Micro and Nano Machining, Cryogenic Machining, Optimization Methods in Engineering Design (Single and Multi-Objective), Multi-Criteria Decision Making

Professional / Teaching Experience:

Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India, from July, 2018 to Present. PhD in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha, India, in 2018 and B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, Chattisgarh, India, in 2011.

Important Research Publications (Journals):

  1. Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity; “Comparative Study of Some Machinability Aspects in Turning of Pure Titanium with Untreated and Cryogenically Treated Carbide Inserts”       Journal of Manufacturing Processes.Vol. 28, pp. 272-284 (2017). Elsevier Publication.     (Published, SCI, IF=4.08) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2017.05.018

  2. Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity; “Parametric Modeling of Multiple Quality Characteristics       in Turning of CP Titanium Grade-2 with Cryo-     treated Inserts” International Journal of   Materials and Product Technology.Vol 54, No. 4, pp. 306-331 (2017). Inderscience         Publication.  (Published, SCI, IF=0.8) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMPT.2017.082622

  3. Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity, “3D Finite Element Modelling for Estimating Key Machinability Aspects in Turning of Commercially Pure         Titanium” Surface Reviews and       Letters.1850136, pp. 1-20. World Scientific Publication. (Published, SCI, IF=0.7)       DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218625X18501366

 4. Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity; “Influence of Cutting Speed and Cooling Method on the      Machinability of Commercially Pure Titanium (CP-Ti)   Grade II” Journal of Manufacturing Processes.Vol. 31, pp. 650-661 (2018). Elsevier Publication. (Published, SCI,IF=4.08) DOI:   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2017.12.021

 5. Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity; “A Comprehensive GRNN Model for the Prediction of      Cutting force, Surface roughness and Tool wear during     Turning of CP-Ti Grade 2” Silicon.   Springer Publication. (Published, SCI, IF=1.25)DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12633-017-9749-0

 6. Deepak Kumar Naik, Akhtar Khan, Himadri Majumderand Rajiv Kumar Garg; “Experimental Investigation of the PMEDM of Nickel Free Austenitic Stainless Steel: A Promising Coronary Stent Material” Silicon. Springer Publication (Published, SCI,    IF=1.25). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12633-018-9877-1 

7.Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity, “Application Potential of Combined FUZZY-TOPSIS Approach in Minimization of Surface roughness, Cutting force and Tool Wear During Machining of CP-Ti Grade II”, Soft Computing, Springer Publication. (Published, SCI,       IF=3.05) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00500-018-3322-7

8.Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity; “Application of MCDM-based TOPSIS method for the Selection of Optimal Process Parameter in Turning of Pure Titanium” Benchmarking: An          international Journal. Vol. 24 (2017). Emerald Insight Publication. (Published, ESCI,   IF=1.97)DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-01-2016-0004

9.Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity; “Parametric Optimization of Some Non-Conventional    Machining Processes Using MOORA Method” International Journal of Engineering    Research in Africa. Vol. 20 (2016), pp. 19-40. Trans Tech Publication. (Published,   ESCI, Web of Science) DOI: https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/JERA.20.19

10.Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity; “A Novel MCDM Approach for Simultaneous Optimization of Some Correlated Machining Parameters in Turning of CP-Titanium Grade2” International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa. Vol. 22 (2016), pp. 94-111. Trans Tech Publication. (Published, ESCI, Web of Science) DOI: https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/JERA.22.94

11.Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity; “Application of MCDM-based TOPSIS Method for the Optimization of Multi Quality Characteristics of Modern Manufacturing Processes” International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa. Vol. 23 (2016), pp. 33-51. Trans   Tech Publication. (Published, ESCI, Web of Science) DOI: https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/JERA.23.33

12.Anshuman Das, Akhtar Khan and Suranjan Mohanty, “Optimization of Machining Parameters using Taguchi Approach during Hard Turning of Alloy Steel with Uncoated Carbide under Dry Cutting Environment” International Journal of Lean Thinking. Vol. 6 (2), pp. 1-15. (Published)

13.Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity; “Statistical modelling and machinability assessment of commercially pure titanium (CP-Ti) grade II: An experimental investigation” Measurement. Vol. 137 (2019) pp. 664-672. (Published, SCI, IF=3.36) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2019.02.018

14.Bhoi, S.K., Panda, S.K., Jena, K.K., Mallick, C. and Khan, A. (2020), "A fuzzy approach to identify fish red spot disease", Grey Systems: Theory and Application, Vol. 10 No. 3, pp. 249-263. (Published, ESCI, IF=2.26) https://doi.org/10.1108/GS-11-2019-0051

15.Akhtar Khan, and Maity, K. (2020), "Estimation of optimal cutting conditions during machining of CP-Ti grade 2 in fuzzy–VIKOR context: A hybrid approach", Grey Systems: Theory and Application, Vol. 10 No. 3, pp. 293-310. (Published, ESCI, IF=2.26)  https://doi.org/10.1108/GS-11-2019-0046

16.Kumar CS, Majumder H, Khan Akhtar, Patel SK. Applicability of DLC and WC/C low friction coatings on Al2O3/TiCN mixed ceramic cutting tools for dry machining of hardened 52100 steel. Ceramics International.2020 Jan 26. (Published, SCI, IF=3.83)  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.01.225

17.Akula Siva Bhaskar, and Akhtar Khan, “Functional capability of Fused Grey Relational Analysis with Taguchi in MADM for Identifying Optimal Machining Parameters in Turning Inconel 716”. Optimization in Engineering Research. Vol. 1, No. 1, 1-9, 2020.

Important Research Publications (Conferences):

1.   Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity, “Machinability assessment of commercially pure titanium (CP-Ti) during turning operation: Application potential of GRA method”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. Vol. 338. No. 1. IOP Publishing, 2018.(Published)

2.   Akhtar Khan, Kalipada Maity, “Selection of Optimal Machining Parameters in Turning of CP-Ti Grade 2 using a Hybrid Optimization Technique”, Proceedings of 10thInternational  Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN 10), December 07-09, 2017, held at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai-600036, India.(Published)

3.   Sambit Kumar Mohapatra, Kalipada Maity, Sataya Brata Ghadei and Akhtar Khan “Effect of Hot Extrusion through Mathematically Contoured Die on Mechanical and TribologicalCharacteristics of the AMC Prepared through P/M Route”, The 3rd International Conference on Materials and Manufacturing Engineering-2018, March 08,09-2018, held at SRI CHANDRASEKHARENDRA SARASWATHI VISWA MAHAVIDYALAYA, Kancheepuram, India.( Published)

Important Research Publications (Book Chapters):

1.    Khan Akhtar., Maity K., Jhodkar D. (2020) An Integrated Fuzzy-MOORA Method for the Selection of Optimal Parametric Combination in Turing of Commercially Pure Titanium. In: Gupta K., Gupta M. (eds) Optimization of Manufacturing Processes. Springer Series in Advanced Manufacturing. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-19638-7_7

2.   Bhaskar A.S., Khan Akhtar., Patre S.R. (2021) Application Potential of Fuzzy Embedded TOPSIS Approach to Solve MCDM Based Problems. In: Pathak S. (eds) Intelligent Manufacturing. Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-50312-3_5

Courses handled:

1.          Basic Concepts in Manufacturing Processes (Theory)

2.         Quality Inspection and Product Validation (Theory)

3.         Science and Engineering of Materials (Theory)

4.         Product Realization Practice (Lab)

5.         Engineering Skills Practice (Lab)


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