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Name Dr. Vijay Hiwarkar
DesignationAssistant Professor
Highest Qualification Ph.D
Total Citations315
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e-mail vijayhiwarkar@diat.ac.in
Office Tel No. 02024304209
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(Brief Description / Abstract) :

Dr. Vijay Hiwarkar has joined DIAT on 30th September 2014 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. Before joining DIAT, he worked in the Global R&D center, Crompton Geaves Ltd., Mumbai, as a Deputy Manager (Technology). He completed his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, in the year 2011. His current research interests include additive manufacturing of metals and alloys, friction stir welding/processing, thermo-mechanical processing, microstructure, and texture.

Education:

  • 2011; Ph.D. (Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science),
  • 2004; M. Tech. (Metallurgy)
  • 2001; B. E. (Mechanical Engineering).

Professional Experience (Institution, Position and Period):

  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Defence Institute of advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune (from Sept 2014)

  • Deputy Manager, Global R&D center, Crompton Greaves Ltd, Mumbai (April 2013-Sept. 2014)

  • Sr. Executive, Global R&D centre, Crompton Greaves Ltd, Mumbai (June 2010- April 2013)

Research Domains:

  • Additive manufacturing
  • Friction stir Processing/welding
  • Thermo-mechanical processing of Metallic Materials 
  • Microstructure and Texture

Specific Projects:

  • Formation of surface composite by Additive Friction Stir Processing of Ti alloy Ti-6Al-4V for defence applications – SERB-DST (25.2 Lacs)-Feb 2017- Aug 2020)

Research Collaborations:

  • IIT Mumbai
  • NMRL Pune
  • EMRL Pune
  • VRDE Ahmednagar
  • NIT Rourkela
  • VNIT Nagpur

Ph.D Thesis Supervision:

M.Tech. Dissertation Supervision:

2016

  • Strain localization in Ti-6Al-4V alloy by cold rolling
  • Effect of build orientation and post processing on microstructure and mechanical properties of AISI 316L alloy fabricated by selective laser melting. 
  • Effect of cold deformation on the microstructure and mechanical properties of Ti-6Al-4V alloy
  • Effect of hot deformation on microstructure and mechanical properties of Bainitic stee

2017

  • Study the effect of welding parameters on microstructure and mechanical properties of two dissimilar materials EN24 and Inconel718 by continuous drive friction welding
  •  Effect of different heat treatment routes on the microstructure and mechanical properties of AISI4340 alloy steel
  •  Study the effect of ageing on inter-granular corrosion of AK-6 alloy

2018

  • Role of solution treatment temperature on mechanical properties of forged Inconel 718
  • Role of TiB2 on microstructure and mechanical properties of Ti-6Al-4V alloy fabricated through DMLS process
  • Effect of ECAP on microstructural and Mechanical properties of Aluminium 7075 alloy

 2019

  • Effect of friction sir processing and reinforced SiC and TiB2 ceramic partiecles on microstructural and mechanical properties of AA7039
  • Effect of different heat treatment routes on the microstructure and mechanical properties of AISI 4340 alloy steel
  • Study on effect of thermal shock loading on low alloy steel coated with tantalum of different thicknesses
  • Effect of standard heat treatment and hot isostatic pressing on microstructural and mechanical properties of selective laser melted IN718 superalloy
  • Effect pf ECAP on microstructrural and wear properties of Al7075 alloy by using new processing route
  • Effect of annealing on microstructure and wear resistance of Ti6AL4V alloy reinforced with TiB2 fabricated through direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) process

2020

  • Effect of vibratory stress relieving on fatigue life of TiG welded Ti-6Al-4V alloy
  • Hot deformation to identify forging process window for waspaloy
  • Effect of SiC reinforced aluminum matrix composite (AMC) fabricated by laser beam melting on microstructural, mechanical and wear properties

Summer/Winter Internships From other institutions Supervision:

Other Supervision:

Research Publications from 2010 to 2020:

Books Total Journals Articles Articles published in SCOPUS / Web of Science Index Journals Books Chapter Articles published in the Conference Volumes Registered Patent
24 1

Research Publications:

Journal Articles:

2020

  • V. T. Gaikwad, M. K. Mishra, V. D. Hiwarkar, R. K. P. Singh; Microstructure and mechanical properties of friction welded carbon steel (EN24) and nickel based superalloy (IN718: International journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials (2020), 
  • HA Deore, A. Bhardwaj, AG Rao, J Mishra, VD Hiwarkar; Consequence of reinforced SiC particles and post process artificial ageing on microstructure and mechanical properties of friction stir processed AA7075: Defence Technology  (2020).

2019

2018

  • G. Kulkarni, V. Hiwarkar, J. Patil, R. Singh; Microstructural Behavior of Ti6Al4V during Room Temperature Deformation: Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Res. 2 (1) (2018) 1
  • J. Mishra, S. Sahani, R. Sabat, V.Hiwarkar, S. Sahoo;  Effect of Cross-Rolling on Microstructure, Texture and Magnetic Properties of Non- Oriented Electrical Steels Materials Research  20 (1) (2017) 218.

2015

  • SK Shekhawat, R Chakrabarty, V Basavaraj, VD Hiwarkar, and others, Orientation dependent plastic deformation in transformer steel: Experiments and dislocation dynamic simulations: in Acta materialia 84 (2015) 256

2014

  • D. Prusty, H.K. Pradhan, V.D. Hiwarkar, S.K. Sahoo, Directional properties of cold rolled non-oriented electrical steel sheets: Trans. IIM 67(1) (2014) 131.
  • S.K. Shekhawat, V. Basavaraj, V.D. Hiwarkar, and others, Direct Experimental   Observations on Concurrent Microstructure and Magnetic Property Developments in a Non-Grain Oriented Electrical Steel: Meta. & Mat. Trans. A 45 (9)(2014), 3695.
  • S Shekhawat, V Hiwarkar, A Ingle, K Suresh, I Samajdar, Degradation of Magnetic properties in transformer steel: Role of prior elastic deformation: in IEEE 12(2014) 1.

2013

  • Sanjeev Kumar, K. Narasimhan, A. Tewari and Vijay Hiwarkar, Multimodality characterization of burr edge in sheet blanking: in IDDRG2013 (2013) 229.

2012

  • K. V. Mani Krishna, Sudipto Mandal, Ankur Agrawal , V. Hiwarkar and others Evaluation of grain boundary texture in Zirconium alloys: in Material Science Forum 702-703 (2012) 710.
  • B. C. Maji, Madangopal K., V. Hiwarkar, I. Samajdar and R. K. Ray, Evolution of Texture and Microstructure During Cold Rolling and Annealing of FE‐14MN‐6SI‐9CR‐5NI Shape Memory Alloy:  in Material Science Forum 702-703 (2012) 892.
  • S. K. Sahoo, V. D. Hiwarkar, P. Pant, I. Samajdar, and others  Plastic deformation of textured Zircaloy-2: in Material Science Forum 702-703 (2012) 838.
  • S. K. Shekhawat, V. Basavaraj, V.D. Hiwarkar, A. Ingle, K.G. Suresh, I. Samajdar, Magnetic properties in deformed grain oriented electrical steel: On the role of strain hardening exponent and microstructural developments: ISIJ Intl. 52(11) (2012) 2100.
  • S K Shekhawat, V Basavaraj, I Samajdar, K G Suresh, Prita Pant, K.V Mani, S.Chakerbarti, V.D. Hiwarkar, Effect of uni‐axial tensile deformation on microstructure and magnetic properties of 3.2% Si grain oriented electrical steel: in Material Science Forum 702-703 (2012) 750.

2011

  • K. V. Manikrishna, D. Srivastava, G. K. Dey, V. D. Hiwarkar, I. Samajdar, N. Saibaba, Comparative study of methods of the determination of Kearns parameter in zirconium: in Journal of nuclear materials 414 (3) (2011) 492.
  • K. V. Manikrishna, D. Srivastav, G. K. Dey, V. D. Hiwarkar, I. Samajdar, S. Banerjee, Role of grain/phase boundary nature on the formation of hydrides in Zr-2.5%Nb alloy: Journal of nuclear materials 414 (2) (2011) 270.
  • V.D. Hiwarkar, S.K. Sahoo,  K. V. Mani krishna, I. Samajdar and others, Defining recrystallization in Pilgered Zr-4: From preferred nucleation to growth inhibition: Journal of nuclear materials 412 (2011) 287.

2011

  • S. K .Sahoo, V. D. Hiwarkar, L. Jain, I. Samajdar and others, Deformed microstructure of two phase Zr-2.5Nb alloy: Effect of the second phase hardness: in Journal of nuclear materials 404 (2010) 222.
  • K. V. Manikrishna, P. Tripathi, V. D. Hiwarkar, P. Pant, I. Samajdar, and others, Automated Reconstruction of  Pre-Transformation Microstructures in Zirconium: in Scripta Materialia 62 (2010) 391.
  • S. K. Sahoo, V.D. Hiwarkar, K.V. Mani Krishna, I. Samajdar and others Grain fragmentation and twinning in deformed Zircaloy 2: Response to positron lifetime measurements: in Material Science and Engineering A 527 (2010) 1427.
  • S. K. Sahoo, V. D. Hiwarkar, I. Samajdar, and others, Deformation twinning in Zr-2: in Materials Science and Technology 26 (2010) 104

Book Chapters:

Conference Papers:

Research/Review Submitted/Under Review:

Any Publications Submitted/Under Review:

Invited Talks:

  • Additive manufacturing 2020 (IE, Pune): Metal additive manufacturing: A metallurgical aspect
  • Invited talk in one week short term training Programme in Recent Advances in Nanomaterials , Nanotechology and Nanofabrication in KNCE Pune  2016
  • Microstructure Engineering 2017 (IIT Mumbai): Effect of Welding Parameters on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Two Dissimilar Material- EN24 and Inconel718 by Continuous Drive Friction Welding
  • Microstructure Engineering 2015 (IIT Mumbai): Role of Stress on Magnetic Properties of Electrical Steel

Patents:

  • An improved method for production of stator packs, Indian Patent Application No. 194/MUM/2011

Awards/Scholastic Achievements:

  • Commendation certificate on National Science Day-2018 (NSD-2018)
  • Cert. of excellence in recognition of Nurturance for training external customers on transformers related aspects in more than 5 programmes in Crompton Greaves Ltd, 2014
  • Best paper presentation award in national symposium for materials research scholars (MR09) at IIT Bombay, 2009 

Government Funded Projects:

  • Formation of surface composite by Additive Friction Stir Processing of Ti alloy Ti-6Al-4V for defence applications – SERB-DST (25.2 Lacs)-Feb 2017- Aug 2020)

Any Other: