Dr. S. Ravi Sekhar


Dr S.Ravi Sekhar, has recently completed his PhD from Acharya Nagarjuna University Guntur, Andhra Pradesh in the field of Friction Surfacing .His current work focuses on Characterization of Friction Surfaced Deposits. Deposition of Stainless steel and Tool steel M2 as mechtrodes over low carbon steel as substrate separately and characterize the deposits for suitability of industrial applications. He holds a Master Degree in Design for Manufacturing from JNTU Hyderabad. He graduated in the year 1991 from, OU Hyderabad; He has 10 International Journal and conference publications. He is having 30 years of teaching and industrial experience & he has guided several students in their UG.

Contact details:

Dr S. Ravi Sekhar

Assistant. Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department

Block 4, Room No: 4313.

Mob: 9010643178,

Email: sravisvk@yahoo.co.in.

Curriculam Vitae



  • Ph.D from Acharya Nagarjuna University in 2019, Guntur, A.P
  • M.Tech (Design for Manufacturing ) in 2013,JNTU Hyderabad
  • B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering),in 1991, OU Hyderabad
  • DISM (Diploma in Industrial Safety & Management), IIST – Kochi

Academic/Industrial Experience Total 30 years

  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, GRIET HYD, 2008-Present.
  • Manager (Maintenance & Safety), Vegesna Laboratories Pvt Limited. Hyderabad, 1999 to 2008.

Courses taught

  • Engineering Graphics
  • Industrial Management
  • Instrumentation and Control Systems
  • MEMS and Microsystems
  • Design for Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Energy Management
  • Gender sensitization
  • Industrial Safety
  • Instrumentation and Control Systems Lab
  • Production Drawing Practice Lab
  • Metrology Lab


International Journals:

  • S.Ravi Sekhar, V.Chittaranjan Das, D.Govardhan “Friction Surfacing Process of Stainless Steel Alloys has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Mechanical Engineering & Technology (IJMET), Volume 08, Issue 7, (July 2017).
  • S.Ravi Sekhar, V.Chittaranjan Das, D.Govardhan “Characterization of Tool Steel M2 Friction Surfaced Deposits”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 12, Number 18 (2017) pp. 7741-7748
  • S.Ravi Sekhar, V.Chittaranjan Das, D.Govardhan”Evaluation of Bond Quality and Corrosion Resistance of Stainless Steel-Low Carbon Steel Friction Surfaced Deposit”. International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD) ISSN (P): 2249-6890; ISSN (E): 2249-8001.Vol. 8, Issue 3, Jun 2018.
  • S.Ravi Sekhar, V.Chittaranjan Das, D.Govardhan “Selection and Optimization of process parameters of Steel Friction Surfaced Deposits”. Submitted to CMTI of Manufacturing Technology Today. Status: Accepted and it will be published in November/December 2018
  • S.Ravi Sekhar, K. Lokesh, M. Mamatha Gandhi, N. Sateesh, Ram Subbiah”Wear Behavior Analysis of Aisi440 Martensitic Steel by Annealing and Tempering Process” International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Volume-9 Issue-1, October 2019,1012
  • S.Ravi Sekhar, V.Chittaranjan Das, D.Govardhan“Characterization of Friction Surfaced Deposits over Low Carbon Steel”.International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Volume-9 Issue-1, October 2019,1248

International conferences:

  • S.Ravi Sekhar, Chittaranjan Das, D.Govardhan “Friction Surfaced Deposits for Industrial Applications” ICMPC-2016.Paper published in international Journal of Materials Today: Proceedings (2017), Volume 4, Issue 2, Part A, Pgs: 3796 -3801.
  • S.Ravi Sekhar, V.Chittaranjan Das,D.Govardhan”Effect of Tool rotational Speed on Friction Stir Spot Welded AA5052 – H38 Aluminum Alloy”.ICMPC-2017.Paper published in international Journal of Materials Today: Proceedings (2018), Volume 5, Pgs.: 5536 – 5543.
  • S.Ravi Sekhar, D.Govardhan,R.Karthikeyan,Ram Subbaiah "Influence of Process parameters on Physical and Mechanical properties of Friction Surfaced deposits on Low carbon steel". E3S Web of Conferences 184, 01001 (2020) ,ICMED 2020
  • S.Ravi Sekhar, Ram.Subbiah*, N.Sateesh, S.K.Singh, B.Tanya, A.Anitha Lakshmi “Formation of Multiple Phase Microstructure and Wear Investigation on Treated AISI 904L SS by Low Temperature Ion Nitriding Process “. E3S Web of Conferences 184, 01001 (2020) ICMED 2020
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