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Dr. Rajesh K. Khatirkar

Associate Professor,

Visvesvarya National Institute of Technology (VNIT),

Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering,

Room No. MEC-107 (Materials Engineering Centre Building),

South Ambazari Road, Nagpur – 440010

Email: rajesh.khatirkar@gmail.com, rajeshk@mme.vnit.ac.in

Office :+91-712-2801508 Fax: +91-712-2223230


Areas of interest

  • Microstructure and texture development in materials
  • Electron microscopy, Line profile analysis
  • Welding behavior of metals and alloys
  • Advanced characterization of materials
  • Deformation and recrystallization in metals and alloy
  • Crystal plasticity simulations
  • Welding simulation (arc/laser) of assembly/assembly optimization for distortion and stresses
  • High temperature processing of materials


Educational qualifications

B.E. (1998, Industrial Engineering) - Shri Ramdeobaba Kamla Nehru Engineeering College, Nagpur

M.Tech. (2004, Metallurgical Engineering) – Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur

Ph.D. (2012, Metallurgical Engineering) – Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai


Teaching assignments

  • UG (B.Tech.) - Characterization of Materials (core, 3-0-0, 3 credits), Characterization of Materials lab (core, 0-0-2, 1 credits), X-ray Diffraction and Electron Microscopy (elective, 3-0-0, 3 credits)

  • PG (M.Tech./Ph.D.) – Structure and Characterization of Materials (core, 3-0-0, 3 credits), Structure and Characterization of Materials lab (0-0-2, 1 credits), Materials Characterization Techniques (core, 3-0-0, 3 credits)