PhD (Polymer Processing & Characterization) : BITS PILANI
M. E (CAD) : AnnaUniversity
B E (Mechanical Engineering) : Madurai Kamaraj University

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Dept., at “IITRAM, Ahmadabad”, Gujarat. From 22nd Dec 2016 to till date
  • Visiting Faculty

    Visiting Faculty in Mechanical Engineering Dept., at “BITS-PILANI Goa Campus”, Goa. From 18th July 2016 to 20 Dec 2016.
  • Lecturer

    Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Dept., at “BITS-PILANI Goa Campus”, Goa. From Dec. 2008 to July 2016.
  • Lecturer

    Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Dept., at “Bhagwanth Institute of Technology” UP. From 2003 to 2006.

Administration Responsibility

  • student feedback committee (SFC)

    Active member of departmental student feedback committee (SFC) in BITS PILANI Goa Campus from 2014-2016.
  • NAAC acredation

    Active member of departmental NAAC committee in BITS PILANI Goa Campus from 2015-2016
  • curriculum redesign committee

    Active member of departmental curriculum redesign committee in BITS PILANI Goa Campus from 2015-2016
  • course allocation committee

    Active member of course allocation committee at BITS PILANI Goa Campus in the year 2016
  • Co-coordinator for Software purchase and Maintenance

    Co-coordinator for Software purchase and Maintenance. Regular updation of software’s like Pro-E, Ansys are done (from 2010 - 2016).
  • Coordinate for practice school–I /BITSAT Exam

    Faculty Coordinate for the practice school–I activity at BITS PILANI Goa Campus from 15/5/2009 to 15 /7/2009 at Chennai center Faculty Coordinate for the practice school–I activity at BITS PILANI Goa Campus from 15/5/2010 to 15 /7/2010 at Chennai center Faculty Coordinate for the practice school –I activity at BITS PILANI Goa Campus from 15/5/2011 to 15 /7/2011 at Coimbatore center Faculty coordinator for BITSAT exam at Chennai center in 2012.

Journals/ Confrences

  • Parametric and Mechanical Characterization of Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)

    PL. Ramkumar, D.M. Kulkarni and V.V.Chaudhari (2014). Parametric and Mechanical Characterization of Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) Using Rotational Moulding Technology. Journal of Sadhana, Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, Springer. Vol: 39, issue: 3, pp. 625-635.
  • Objective Based Multiple Attribute Decision Making Method for Plastic Manufacturing Process Selection

    PL. Ramkumar, D.M Kulkarni (2014). Objective Based Multiple Attribute Decision Making Method for Plastic Manufacturing Process Selection. International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management. Vol: 28, issue: 4/5/6, pp.184-199.
  • Effect of Cycle Time on Mechanical Properties of LLDPE

    PL. Ramkumar, D.M. Kulkarni and Sachin D. Waigonkar (2014). Effect of Cycle Time on Mechanical Properties of LLDPE during rotational moulding process. Polymer Research Journal. Vol: 8, issue: 1, pp. 19-33.
  • Investigation of Melt Flow Index and Impact Strength of Foamed LLDPE

    PL. Ramkumar, D.M.Kulkarni, V.V.R Abhijit and Aditya Cherukumudi (2014). Investigation of Melt Flow Index and Impact Strength of Foamed LLDPE for Rotational Moulding Process. Procedia Materials Science, Elsevier. Vol: 6, issue: 3, pp. 361-367.
  • Prediction of Heating Cycle time in Rotational Moulding

    PL. Ramkumar, Anuraag Ramesh, Param Prabhu Alvenkar, Neki Patel (2015). Prediction of Heating Cycle time in Rotational Moulding. Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier. Vol: 2, issue: 4-5, pp. 3212-3219.
  • Effect of Oven Residence Time on Mechanical Properties in Rotomoulding of LLDPE

    PL. Ramkumar, Sachin Waigaonkar and D M Kulkarni (2016). Effect of Oven Residence Time on Mechanical Properties in Rotomoulding of LLDPE. Journal of Sadhana, Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, Springer. Vol: 41, issue: 5, pp. 571-582.
  • Impact Strength Investigation of Foamed LLDPE in Rotational Moulding Process

    PL. Ramkumar and Kulkarni D.M: Impact Strength Investigation of Foamed LLDPE in Rotational Moulding Process. International Journal of Material Engineering and Innovation. (Accepted).
  • Effect of Cooling Medium on Fracture Toughness of Rotomoulded Product

    PL. Ramkumar, Kulkarni D.M. and Chaudhari V.V (2016). Effect of Cooling Medium on Fracture Toughness of Rotomoulded Product. Applied Mechanics and Materials. Vol: 852, pp. 85-90.
  • Mechanical and Fracture Characterization of Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) using Rotational Moulding Technology

    PL. Ramkumar and D M Kulkarni (2012): Mechanical and Fracture Characterization of Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) using Rotational Moulding Technology. 2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology - Innovative Materials, Processes, Products and Applications (Nanocon 012). 18-19-Oct-2012, Pune, India. pp: 22-31.
  • Effect of Speed Ratio and Cycle time on LLDPE Products in Rotational moulding Process.

    PL. Ramkumar, D M Kulkarni and Sachin Waigaonkar (2013): Effect of Speed Ratio and Cycle time on LLDPE Products in Rotational moulding Process. International Conference on Advanced Polymeric Materials (ICAMP 2013). M G University Kerala, Beijing University China & Wroclaw Poland. 11-13 -Oct 2013. pp: 118-119.
  • Investigation of Melt Flow Index and Impact Strength of Foamed LLDPE for Rotational Moulding Process

    PL. Ramkumar, D.M.Kulkarni, V.V.R Abhijit and Aditya Cherukumudi (2014): Investigation of Melt Flow Index and Impact Strength of Foamed LLDPE for Rotational Moulding Process. 3rd International conference on Material Processing and Characterization (ICMPC 2014). GRIET, Hyderabad. 8-9th March 2014.
  • Prediction of Heating Cycle time in Rotational Moulding

    PL. Ramkumar, Anuraag Ramesh, Pram Prabhu Alvenkar and Neki Patel (2015): Prediction of Heating Cycle time in Rotational Moulding. 4th International conference on Material Processing and Characterization (ICMPC 2015). GRIET, Hyderabad. 14-15 th March 2015. pp: 87
  • Effect of Cooling Medium on Fracture Toughness of Rotomoulded Product

    PL. Ramkumar, Kulkarni D.M. and Chaudhari V.V. (2016): Effect of Cooling Medium on Fracture Toughness of Rotomoulded Product. International Conference on Mechanical Engineering Design (ICMED 2016). SSN College of Engineering, Chennai. 25-26 th April 2016. pp: 19
  • CFD based evaluation and optimization of power plant duct system using CFD tool fluent

    PL. Ramkumar and Jaybal (2008). “CFD based evaluation and optimization of power plant duct system using CFD tool fluent”. National Conference on Resent Trends in Mechanical Engineering, SRIET, Nagarcoil.

Book Chapter

  • Macro Level Investigation on Thickness Variation of Rotomoulded LLDPE Products.

    PL. Ramkumar, Kulkarni D.M. and Waigaonkar S.D. (2015): Macro Level Investigation on Thickness Variation of Rotomoulded LLDPE Products. Book chapter from Advanced Polymeric Materials from Macro to Nano Length Scale. Apple Academic Press. Chapter 7, ISBN No. 9781771880961.

Journals/ Book chapters Reviwed

  • A Comparative Multi Criteria Decision Making Analysis to Select a Queuing Technique

    Reviewed a paper titled “A Comparative Multi Criteria Decision Making Analysis to Select a Queuing Technique: A Single Shop Case Study for international journal of manufacturing technology and management.
  • Principles in computer aided engineering

    Reviewed three chapters of book titled “Principles in computer aided engineering” from oxford university press.

Courses Designed

  • Mechanical Engineering Drawing

    Mechanical Engineering Drawing with Pro-Engineers in Bits Pilani Goa [2009]

Subject workshop conducted/attended

  • Pro E Training

    1 Pro-E Creo Training 2 days Faculty/II, III&IV year students 2014
  • Pro E Training

    Pro-E Creo Training 3 days Faculty/II, III&IV year students 2015
  • Short Term Training Programme on Advanced Autocad

    Short Term Training Programme National Short Term Training Programme on Advanced Autocad 2004 NIITR, Chandigarh.
  • Short Term Training Programme on Concept of Fracture Mechanics

    Short Term Training Programme National Short Term Training Programme on Concept of Fracture Mechanics 2007 ACCET, Karaikudi.
  • Short Term Training Programme on CNC Milling Machine

    Short Term Training Programme National Short Term Training Programme on CNC Milling Machine 2007 GCE, Tirunelveli.
  • National Conference on Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering.

    Conference National Conference on Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering. 2008 SRIET, Nagarcoil
  • Introductory Workshop on SCILAB

    Introductory Workshop on SCILAB - 2012 BITS Pilani, Goa.
  • International Conference

    Attended & Presented in International Conference on Nanotechnology - Innovative Materials, Processes, Products and Applications (Nanocon 012) in 2012 at BVU, Pune.
  • Workshop

    Introductory Workshop on MATHEMATICA - 2013 at BITS Pilani, Goa.
  • International Conference

    International Conference on Advanced Polymeric Mtareials (ICAM 2013) - 2013 at MG university, Kottayam , Kerala
  • International Conference

    3 rd International Conference on Material Processing and Characterization (ICMPC 2014)-2014 at GRIET, Hyderabad
  • International Conference

    4 th International Conference on Material Processing and Characterization (ICMPC 2015)-2015 at GRIET, Hyderabad
  • Workshop

    Workshop on Computational Dynamics -2016 at NIT Surathkal