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Group Members PDRAs

Dr Gurdev Singh, Dr Suresh Srinivan

Dr Suresh Srinivan

Dr. Suresh Srinivasan is currently working as Research Fellow in a new concept for compact radiation shielding materials (for example, Reactive Sintered Tungsten Borocarbides) for a nuclear reactor at the University of Warwick. Before this, he worked at WMG for the development of Magnetorheological Fluids (MRFs) in Automotive Suspension Systems. Prior to this, he was working as a Research Fellow at Brunel University London, working towards a variety of project includes 3D Printing; B4C-based bio-prepared-rGO ceramic nanocomposites and Aluminum alloys for Automotive Applications. He’s primary research involved in understanding the interrelationship between composition, processing, mechanical properties, and the resultant microstructure. He was fortunate enough to work in an interdisciplinary research area, primarily, involved in understanding the physiochemical, thermo-mechanical and structural properties of various minerals and metallurgical materials, ceramics, glasses, Fibres, and composite materials. And he had the opportunity to work in an industrial R & D for about 3 years as an R & D Manager in developing new products: WC-Co composites, Si3N4, Sialon and aluminosilicate-based high-performance ceramic materials at Tata, R&D and as a Sr. Research engineer at Lulea University of Technology, Sweden. He obtained a PhD in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, a Masters in Ceramic Technology, a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and is has been certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt to optimize the efficiency and effectiveness working in projects by using lean six-sigma concepts. He has been involved in communicating scientific ideas through project meetings, oral presentations at conferences, and journal publications. Has experimental expertise and mathematical modeling in advanced materials processing and high-temperature operations.

Dr Gurdev Singh

Dr. Gurdev Singh is currently a post-doctoral fellow in the department of physics, University of Warwick, UK. Before joining the University of Warwick, he was Assistant Professor in the department of production and industrial engineering, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh. He has done his Masters and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India in the field of Mechanical Engineering. His area of research was the fabrication of a porous scaffold by freeze casting specifically for biomedical applications. He is interested in the area of freeze casting, sintering, fabrication of porous and dense materials, additive manufacturing, composites, and material characterization. He has also won the best poster award for the poster titled “Fabrication of porous scaffold with controlled differential pore size distribution by novel freeze casting” in the 6th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid, and Nanomaterials, 11-15 March 2019, Sitges, Spain. Beyond his academic and research endeavors, he has various co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements. He was MS Counsellor, elected member of “Student Affair Council” apex policy-making representative body. He has represented IIT Madras in Hockey and has also won an Inter-Collegiate Hockey tournament.

List of Publications up to 2022


G. Singh and S. Soundarapandian, A Method of Preparation of Scaffold with Varying Pore Size and Porosity as Bone Replacements, 201941027857 (2019), IN (Filed)

Journal Papers

  • G Singh, S Santhanakrishnan, Fabrication and characterization of composite PMMA/HA scaffold using freeze casting method, Materials Technology, 2021, 1-8
  • G. Singh and S. Soundarapandian, Bone-like structure by modified freeze casting, Scientific Reports, (2020), 10, 7914
  • V. Paramasivam, Sindhu, G. Singh, S. Santhanakrishnan, 3D Printing of Human Anatomical Models for Preoperative Surgical Planning, Procedia Manufacturing, (2020), 48, 684-690
  • G. Singh and S. Soundarapandian, Effect of particle size and freezing conditions on freeze casted scaffold. Ceramic International, (2019), 45, 11633-11638
  • G. Singh and S. Soundarapandian, Effect of freezing conditions on β-Tricalcium Phosphate/ Camphene scaffold with micro-sized particles fabricated by freeze casting, Journal of Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, (2018), 79, 189-194

Conference Papers:

    • G. Singh and S. Soundarapandian ” Fabrication of porous scaffold with controlled differential pore size distribution by novel freeze casting” the 6th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials, 11-15 March, 2019, Sitges, Spain.
    • G. Singh and S. Soundarapandian “Comparison of Tricalcium phosphate/camphene based porous scaffolds formed at various freezing conditions by freeze casting method” 6th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues, 6-10 December 2015, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA.
    • G. Singh and S. Soundarapandian, “Freeze casting of Tricalcium Phosphate/Camphene based porous scaffold at low freezing rate by freeze casting method” International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering, 10-12 December, 2015, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.
    • V. Paramasivam, Sindhu, G. Singh, S. Santhanakrishnan, 3D Printing of Human Anatomical Models for Preoperative Surgical Planning, NAMRC 48, 22-26 June 2020, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

    G. Singh, U. Harikrishnan, K. Vinothkumar and S. Soundarapandian” Design and fabrication of porous Kirschner wires by additive manufacturing” TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo, 17-19 June, 2019, Boston, USA.