Dr.A.Gnanavelbabu, Associate Professor

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Cellphone : 95511 33779
E-Mail ID : dr.agbabu@gmail.com & agbabu@annauniv.edu
Address : RRC-1301, ETA Apartments, Rajeev Gandhi Salai, Chennai 603 103.

Field of specialization: Tribology of Advanced Materials, Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing and Parameter Optimization.

Present Position

Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai - 600025.

Degree

1. M.Tech. in INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, National Institute of Technology, Trichy - 600015.
2. B.E. in MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, University of Madras, Chennai - 600025.

Research Degree

Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Trichy - 600015.
Title: Simultaneous Scheduling of Flexible Manufacturing System Components using Non            Traditional Optimization Techniques.

Research Guidance

Ph.D. Supervisor Registration Number : 2120105
Number of Ph.D Scholars Guided : 03
Number of Ph.D Scholars Guiding : 10
Number of M.S (By Research) Scholars Guiding : 01
Number of M.E./ M.Tech. Projects Guided : 35
Number of M.E./ M.Tech. Projects Guiding : 06

AREAS OF SPECIALISATION

Tribology of Advanced Materials
Machining of Composites
Computational Intelligence
Lean Manufacturing
Supply Chain Management
Quality by Design
Parameter Optimization

PAPERS PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS : (66)

1. Jerald J, Gnanavelbabu A and Noorul Haq A, “Multi objective Scheduling of Jobs, AGVs and AS/RS in FMS using Non-Traditional Optimization Techniques”, (2008), International Journal of Manufacturing Science and Production, Vol. 9, Nos. 1-2, pp 61-80.

2. Gnanavelbabu A, Jerald J, Noorul Haq A and Asokan P, “Simultaneous Scheduling of jobs, AGVs and AS/RS in FMS using Artificial Immune System” (2009), International Journal of Advances in Production Engineering and Management, Vol.4, No. 3, pp 139-150.

3. Gnanavelbabu A, Jerald J, Narendar K and Noorul Haq A, “Simultaneous Scheduling Machines and AGVs in FMS Environment” (2009), Journal of Modern Manufacturing Technology, Vol.1, No.1, pp.43-57.

4. Gnanavelbabu A, Jerald J and Noorul Haq A, “Scheduling of machines and AGVs in FMS using Sheep Flock Heredity Algorithm”, (2009), International Journal of Industrial Engineering Practices. Vol.1, No.2, pp.109-118.

5. Gnanavelbabu A, Jerald J and Noorul Haq A, “Simultaneous scheduling of Machines and Automated Guided Vehicles in FMS using Differential Evolution”, (2010), International Journal of Production Research. Vol.48, No.16, pp. 4683 – 4699.

6. Gnanavelbabu A, Jerald J and Noorul Haq A, “Particle Swarm Optimization for scheduling of Machines and Automated Guided Vehicles in Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, (2010), International Journal of Materials, Manufacturing and Optimization. Vol.1, No.1, pp.01-11.

7. Gnanavelbabu A, Dhivya S, Jerald J and Noorul Haq A, “Scatter search for scheduling of Machines and Automated Guided Vehicles in Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, (2010), International Journal of Production Technology and Management Research. Vol.1, No.1, pp.09-18.

8. Arunagiri P, Gnanavelbabu A, Bhaskar GB and Muniraj R, “Theoretical Methodology for Reduction of Industrial MUDA using Lean Six Sigma”, (2012), International Journal of Production Technology and Management Research, Vol. 3, No.2, pp 117-120.

9. Rambabu D, Bhaskar GB, Gnanavelbabu A and Ratnakar, “Development of an Algorithm for Nesting with Common Cut Methodology Using Identity Coordinator Function”, (2012), International Journal of Production Technology and Management Research. Vol. 3, No.1, pp 1-10.

10. Venkatesan N ,Bhaskar GB, Gnanavelbabu A, Fredric J, Vigneshan S & Kalaiarasu R, “Mechanical Behavior of Various Volume Fractions of High Density Polyethylene Nanoclay Composite”, (2012), International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences, Vol. 5, No.1, pp 1-5.

11. Rambabu D, Lenin A, Bhaskar GB and Gnanavelbabu A, “Gap analysis and optimization of process involved in product design and development by integrating enterprise resource planning & product lifecycle management”, (2013), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 64, pp 983-992.

12. Arunagiri P and Gnanavelbabu A, “Implementation of Lean Manufacturing System in Bogie Assembly in Railway Coach Factory”, (2013), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 248, pp 511-515.

13. Thirumalvalavan S, Senthil R and Gnanavelbabu A, “Effect of Heat Treatment on Tensile Strength, Hardness and Microstructure of AZ61A Magnesium Alloy”, (2013), International Journal of Metallurgical & Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 3(4), pp 39-48.

14. Arunagiri P and Gnanavelbabu A, “Review on Reduction of Delay in manufacturing process using Lean six sigma (LSS) systems”, (2013), International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp 1 - 4.

15. Panneerdhass R and Gnanavelbabu A, “Fatigue and creep life prediction for composites using FEA”, (2013), International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences, Vol. 6, No.2, pp 171-180.

16. Muthazhagan C, Gnanavelbabu A, Bhaskar GB and Rajkumar K, “Influence of Graphite Reinforcement on Mechanical Properties of Aluminum-Boron Carbide Composites”, (2014), Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 845, pp 398-402.

17. Dhandapani N, Gnanavelbabu A and Sivasankar M, “Failure Analysis of Cementless Hip Joint Prosthesis”, (2014), Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 845, pp 403-407.

18. Mugendiran V, Gnanavelbabu A and Ramadoss R, “Tensile Behavior of Al5052 Alloy Sheets Annealed at Different Temperatures”, (2014), Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 845, pp 431-435.

19. Muthazhagan C, Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar K and Bhaskar G.B, “Corrosion behavior of Aluminium-Boron carbide-graphite composites”, (2014), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 591, pp 51-54.

20. Loganathan D and Gnanavelbabu A, “Formability Analysis of AA6061 Aluminium Alloy at Room Temperature” (2014), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 591, pp 55-59.

21. Sankar M, Baskaran R, Rajkumar K and Gnanavelbabu A, “Abrasive Assisted Electro Chemical Machining of Aluminum-Boron Carbide-Graphite Hybrid Composite” (2014), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 591, pp 89-93.

22. Panneerdhass R, Baskaran R, Rajkumar K and Gnanavelbabu A, “Mechanical Properties of Chopped Randomly Oriented Epoxy - Luffa Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite” (2014), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 591, pp 103-107.

23. Martin Charles M, Gnanavelbabu A and Rajkumar K, “Evaluation of Mechanical Property of Friction Welded EN24 Steel Joints” (2014), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 591, pp 108-111.

24. Senthil R, Gnanavelbabu A and Ramadoss R, “Characterization of AZ61A Magnesium Alloy at Elevated Temperature” (2014), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 606, pp 55-60.

25. Sankar M and Gnanavelbabu A and R.Baskaran, “Optimization of Surface Roughness in Electro Chemical Machining” (2014), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 606, pp 193-198.

26. Panneerselvam K, Aravindan S, Gnanavelbabu A and Noorul Haq A, “Joining of polymeric matrix composites” (2010), Journal of Materials Processing Technology. (Available online).

27. Sankar M, Gnanavelbabu A and Rajkumar K, “Effect of reinforcement particles on the abrasive assisted electrochemical machining of Aluminium-Boron carbide-Graphite composite” (2014), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, pp 381-389.

28. Rajkumar K, Santosh S, Javed Syed Ibrahim, Gnanavelbabu A, “Effect of Electrical discharge machining parameters on microwave heat treated Aluminium-Boron carbide-Graphite composites” (2014), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, pp 1543 – 1550.

29. Idayan A, Gnanavelbabu A and Rajkumar K, “Influence of Deep Cryogenic Treatment on the Mechanical Properties of AISI 440C Bearing Steel” (2014), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, pp 1683-1691.

30. Loganathan D, Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar K and Ramadoss R, “Effect of Microwave Heat Treatment on Mechanical Properties of AA6061 Sheet Metal” (2014), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, pp 1692-1697.

31. Senthil R and Gnanavelbabu A, “Numerical Analysis on Formability of AZ61A Magnesium Alloy by Incremental Forming” (2014), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, pp 1975-1982.

32. Mugendiran V and Gnanavelbabu A, “Comparison of FLD and thickness distribution on AA5052 aluminium alloy formed parts by incremental forming process” (2014), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, pp 1983-1990.

33. Mugendiran V and Gnanavelbabu A, “Parameter optimization for surface roughness and wall thickness on AA5052 Aluminium alloy by incremental forming using response surface methodology” (2014), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, pp 1991-2000.

34. Panneerdhass R, Gnanavelbabu A and Rajkumar K, “Mechanical Properties of Luffa Fiber and Ground nut Reinforced Epoxy Polymer Hybrid Composites, (2014), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, pp 2041-2051.

35. Arunagiri P and Gnanavelbabu A, “Identification of High Impact Lean Production Tools in Automobile Industries using Weighted Average Method” (2014), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, pp 2072-2082.

36. Arunagiri P and Gnanavelbabu A, “Identification of Major Lean Production Waste in Automobile Industries using Weighted Average Method ” (2014), ELSEVIER, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 97, pp 2167-2175.

37. Muthazhagan C, Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar K and Santhosh S, “Effect of Cooling Rate on Distribution of Boron Carbide and Graphite in Al 6061 Composites During Solidification” (2015), International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 10 No.2, pp. 1429-1433.

38. Sankar M, Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar K and Santhosh S, “A Study On Sic Abrasive Assisted Electro Chemical Machining Of Aluminium Boron Carbide Composite” (2015), International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 10 No.2, pp. 1848-1851.

39. Panneerdhass R, Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar K and Santhosh S, “ Effect of Open Central Hole Stress Concentration on Mechanical Properties of Luffa fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite” (2015), International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Vol. 10 No.2, pp. 1763-1766.

40. Santosh S, Rajkumar K and Gnanavelbabu A, ”Effect of hBN solid lubricant concentration on machinability of Titanium (Ti-6Al-4V) alloy” (2015), International Journal of Materials Science Forum Vol. 830-831, pp 87-90.

41. Pandiaraj P, Gnanavelbabu A and Saravanan P, “Synthesis of CuO Nanofluids and Analysis of its increased effective thermal conductivity for Flat Plate Heat Pipe” (2015), International Journal of ChemTech Research, Vol.8, No.4, pp 1972-1976.

42. Varun K A, Rajkumar K and Gnanavelbabu A, “Wear and Life Characteristics of Al-B4C Nano Graphite Composite” (2016), Journal of Advanced Engineering Research, Vol.3, No.1, pp 61-65.

43. Panneerdhass R, Gnanavelbabu A and Rajkumar K, “Preparation, Properties and Machinability Study of Luffa Fiber -Groundnut Shell Reinforced Epoxy Composite” (2016), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.852, pp 29-35.

44. Sabarinathan P, Rajkumar K and Gnanavelbabu A, “Mechanical Properties of Almond Shell-Sugarcane Leaves Hybrid Epoxy Polymer Composite” (2016), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.852, pp 43-48.

45. Senthil Nathan D, Rajkumar K and Gnanavelbabu A, Sabarinathan P, “Mechanical Properties and Machinability Studies on the Human Hair-Coconut Coir-Glass Fibre Hybrid Composite” (2016), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.852, pp 79-84.

46. Sankar M, Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar K and Mariyappan M, “Electro Chemical Machining of Aluminum-Boron Carbide-Nano Graphite Composites” (2016), Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.852, pp 136-141.

47. Arunagiri P and Gnanavelbabu A, “Identification of Major lean waste and its Contributing Factors using the Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process” (2016), Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, Vol.40, No.3, pp-371-382.

48. Sankar M, Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar K and Thushal N A, "Electrolytic Concentration Effect on the Abrasive Assisted- Electrochemical Machining of Aluminium-Boron Carbide Composite", Materials and Manufacturing Process, published by Taylor and Francis. Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp.687-692.

49. Pandiaraj P, Gnanavelbabu A and Saravanan P, “Prediction of Stability and Thermal conductivity of MgO Nanofluids using CCRD Statistical Design Analysis “ (2016), Journal of Advances in Chemistry, Vol. 12, No. 20, pp. 5225-5236.

50. Sankar M, Gnanavelbabu A and Rajkumar K, "Parametric Optimization of Abrasive Assisted Electro Chemical Machining of Al6061-B4C-Gr using Taguchi-Grey Technique" (2017), Journal of the Balkan Tribological Association, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 67-87.

51. Mugendiran V and Gnanavelbabu A, “Comparison of plastic strains on AA5052 by single point incremental forming process using digital image processing” (2017), Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, published by Springer London. Vol. 31, Issue 6, pp. 2943-2949.

52. Mugendiran V and Gnanavelbabu A, “Analysis of Formability and Twist Angle in AA5052 Alloy by Single Point Incremental Forming Process” (2017), Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences – (Accepted for Publication).

53. Pandiaraj P, Gnanavelbabu A and Saravanan P, "Experimental and Statistical Analysis of MgO Nanofluids for Thermal Enhancement in a Novel Flat Plate Heat Pipes " (2017), International Journal of Nanoscience – (Accepted for Publication).

54. Saravanan P, Gnanavelbabu A and Pandiaraj P, “Effect of Pre-Annealing on Thermal and Optical Properties of ZnO and Al–ZnO Thin Films” (2017), International Journal of Nanoscience – (Accepted for Publication).

55. Pandiaraj P, Gnanavelbabu A and Saravanan P, “Experimental Analysis on Thermal Performance of Fabricated Flat Plate Heat Pipe Using Titanium Dioxide Nanofluid” (2017), ELSEVIER, Materials Today: Proceedings – (Accepted for Publication).

56. Gnanavelbabu A, Muthazhagan C, Rajkumar K, Ayyanar S and Loganathan P, “Experimental Investigation And Reliability Analysis on Wear Performance Of AA6061-B4C-Nanographite Hybrid Composites” (2017), ELSEVIER, Materials Today: Proceedings – (Accepted for Publication).

57. Nambiraj K M, Rajkumar K, Gnanavelbabu A and Sabarinathan P, “Machining characteristics evaluation of aluminium composites based on cBN and PCD inserts” (2017), ELSEVIER, Materials Today: Proceedings – (Accepted for Publication).

58. Mugendiran V and Gnanavelbabu A, “Analysis of hole flanging on AA5052 alloy by single point incremental forming process” (2017), ELSEVIER, Materials Today: Proceedings – (Accepted for Publication).

59. Rajkumar K, Thushal N A, Gnanavelbabu A and Sabarinathan P, “Experimental investigations on the Wire Electrochemical Micro Machining (WECM) integrity of AA6061-TiB2 composite” (2017), ELSEVIER, Materials Today: Proceedings – (Accepted for Publication).

60. Gnanavelbabu A, Saravanan P, Rajkumar K and Karthikeyan S, “Experimental Investigations on Multiple Responses in ABWJT Machining of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy” (2017), ELSEVIER, Materials Today: Proceedings – (Accepted for Publication).

61. Gnanavelbabu A, Saravanan P, Rajkumar K, Karthikeyan S and Baskaran R, “Effect of Abrasive Water jet Machining Parameters on Hybrid AA6061-B4C- CNT Composites” (2017), ELSEVIER, Materials Today: Proceedings – (Accepted for Publication).

62. Gnanavelbabu A, Saravanan P and Rajkumar K, “Optimization of WEDM Process Parameters on Multiple Responses in cutting of Ti-6Al-4V” (2017), ELSEVIER, Materials Today: Proceedings – (Accepted for Publication).

63. Gnanavelbabu A and Arunagiri P, “Ranking of MUDA using AHP and Fuzzy AHP algorithm” (2017), ELSEVIER, Materials Today: Proceedings – (Accepted for Publication).

64. Gnanavelbabu A, Saravanan P, Rajkumar K and Sabarinathan P, “Mechanical strengthening effect by various forms and orientation of glass fibre reinforced isopthalic polyester polymer composite”, ELSEVIER, Materials Today: Proceedings – (Accepted for Publication).

65. P. Pandiaraj, A. Gnanavelbabu, P. Saravanan, " Experimental and Statistical Analysis of MgO Nanofluids for Thermal Enhancement in a Novel Flat Plate Heat Pipes ", International Journal of Nanoscience, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 1760018 (2018).

66. P. Saravanan, A. GnanavelbabuU, P. Pandiraj, " EFFECT OF PRE-ANNEALING ON THERMAL AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF ZNO AL-ZNO THIN FILMS", International Journal of Nanoscience, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 1760017 (2018).

Papers Publishes in International Conferences : (36)

1. Gnanavelbabu A, Prabhaharan P, Jerald J and Noorul Haq A, “Particle swarm optimization for scheduling of machines and AGVs in FMS”, Proceedings of International conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology, IIT Madras, Feb-2008. pp.86.

2. Gnanavelbabu A, Noorul Haq A and Jerald J, “ Multi objective scheduling of jobs, AGVs and AS/RS in FMS using Sheaf Flock Heridity Algorithm”, Proceedings of International conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology, IIT Madras, Feb-2008. pp.87.

3. Gnanavelbabu A, Noorul Haq A and Jerald J, "Multi objective scheduling of jobs, AGVs and AS/RS in FMS using Sheaf Flock Heridity Algorithm, International conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology" Proceedings of International level conference on Advances in Manufacturing Technology, organised by IIT Madras, Inda from 01-Feb-2008.

4. Gnanavelbabu A, Jerald J, Prabhaharan P and Noorul Haq A, “Scheduling Optimization of Machines and AGVs in Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, Proceedings of International conference on Digital Factory, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, Aug-2008. pp. 546-553.

5. Noorul Haq A, Gnanavelbabu A, Jerald J, Asokan P and Narendar K, “Simultaneous scheduling of machines and AGVs by using AIS”, Proceedings of The 6th International Conference on manufacturing Research 08, Brunel University, West London, September-2008, pp. 749-757.

6. Gnanavelbabu A, Noorul Haq A and Jerald J, “Artificial Immune system based scheduling for Machines and Material Handling Systems in FMS”, Proceedings of 2nd International and 23rd All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference, IIT madras, Dec 2008; p.51-57.

7. Gnanavelbabu A, Jerald J and Noorul Haq A, “Multi objective scheduling of Machines and Material Handling Systems in FMS Environment”, Proceedings of International Conference on Supply chain Management and Information Systems, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Dec 2008. pp. 696-703.

8. Gnanavelbabu A, Dhivya S, and Noorul Haq A, “Scatter search for Multi Objective Scheduling Machines and AGVs in Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, Proceedings of International conference on Advances in Industrial Engineering Applications, Anna University, Chennai, Jan 2010; pp. 29.

9. Venkatesan N, Muruganandam N, Bhaskar GB and Gnanavelbabu A, "A Critical review on Nano clay related polymer composite material",Proceedings of International level conference on Futuristic Trends in Mechanical Engineering, organised by Thiruvalluvar College of Engg and Tech, Vandavasi, India from 28-Jan-2012 to 29-Jan-2012.

10. Rambabu D, Bhaskar GB, Gnanavelbabu A and Ratnakar, “Development of an Algorithm for Nesting with Common Cut Methodology Using Identity Coordinate Function”, Proceedings of International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Mechanical Engineering, ICFTME 2012, Thiruvalluvar College of Engg and Tech, Vandavasi, January 28th -29th, 2012.

11. Venkatesan N, Muruganandam N, Bhaskar GB and Gnanavelbabu A, “A Critical review on Nano clay related polymer composite material”, Proceedings of International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Mechanical Engineering, ICFTME 2012, Thiruvalluvar College of Engg. and Tech, Vandavasi, January 28th -29th , 2012.

12. Rambabu D, Lenin A, Bhaskar GB and Gnanavelbabu A, “Design and Optimization of Material Selection through the Integration of Enterprise Planning and Product Lifecycle Management”, (2013), Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering Materials and Processes, Tagore Engineering College, pp 283-287.

13. Senthilnathan D, Gnanavelbabu A, Bhaskar GB and Gopinath KGS, “Characterization of Glass Fibre – Coconut Coir– Human Hair Hybrid Composites”, (2013), Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering Materials and Processes, Tagore Engineering College, May-2013, pp 404-409.

14. Panneerdhass R and Gnanavelbabu A, “Fatigue and Creep Life Prediction for Composite Material Using FEA”, (2013), Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering Materials and Processes, Tagore Engineering College, pp 427-436.

15. Arunagiri P, Gnanavelbabu A and Bhaskar GB, “Redesign of Manufacturing Process flow for UPCR Pump housing in Automobile Industry to Improve Productivity through Lean Production Systems”, Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering Materials and Processes, Tagore Engineering College, May-2013, pp 464-468.

16. Venkatesan N, Bhaskar GB, Poyyathappan K and Gnanavelbabu A, “Effect of Nanoclay (MMT) on Mechanical Properties of High Density Polyethylene Nanocomposites”, Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering Materials and Processes, Tagore Engineering College, May-2013, pp 568-571.

17. Sankar M, Gnanavelbabu A, Manikandan SK and Tamilarasan V, “Multi Objective Optimization of Micro Electro Chemical Optimization Process”, (2013), Proceedings of International Conference on Green Technology in Engineering and Applied Sciences, APEC, GTME 95.

18. Javed Syed Ibrahim S, Rajkumar K and Gnanavelbabu A, Panneerdhass R, “Mechanical, Thermal and Microstructural Properties of Microwave Processed Luffa-Epoxy Natural Fibre Composite” Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Design and Manufacturing (ICAD&M'14), Dec 5-7, 2014, pp.1813-1816.

19. Rajkumar K, Javed Syed Ibrahim S, Panneerdhass R and Gnanavelbabu A, “Effects of Nano-Graphite Addition on Luffa-Epoxy Natural Fibre Composite” Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Design and Manufacturing (ICAD&M'14), Dec 5-7, 2014, pp.1817-1821.

20. Panneerdhass R, Gnanavelbabu A, Javed Syed Ibrahim S and Rajkumar K, “Preparation, Properties and machinability Study of Groundnut Shell-Broom Fibre-Reinforced Epoxy Composite” Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Applications (AMMA 2015), April 9-11, 2015, pp.433.

21. Muthazhagan C , Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar K and Santosh S “Tribological studies on solid lubricant concentration in aluminium boron carbide composites” Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Applications (AMMA 2015), April 9-11, 2015, pp.580.

22. Senthil R and Gnanavelbabu A, “Prediction of forming limit diagram of AZ61A Mg alloy sheet” Proceedings of International Conference on Materials, Design and Manufacturing Process (ICMDM2016), February 17-19, pp. 342-347.

23. Pandiayaraj P, Gnanavelbabu A and Saravanan P, “Synthesis of MgO nanoparticles using Sol gel method for porous wick structure of flat plate heat pipe” Proceedings of International Conference on Materials, Design and Manufacturing Process (ICMDM2016), February 17-19, pp. 553-556.

24. Sankar M, Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar K and Thushal N A, “Electrolytic concentration effect on the abrasive assisted electrochemical machining of aluminium-boron” Proceedings of International Conference on Materials, Design and Manufacturing Process (ICMDM2016), February 17-19, pp. 601-604.

25. Rajkumar K, Poovazhagan I, Thushal N A and Gnanavelbabu A, “Experimental studies of wire electrical discharge machining on the aluminium / (SiC + B4C) nano composite” Proceedings of International Conference on Materials, Design and Manufacturing Process (ICMDM2016), February 17-19, pp. 610-614.

26. Arunkumar A, Baskaran R and Gnanavelbabu A, “Optimizing the process parameters of friction stir welding for joining dissimilar aluminium alloys AA5083 and AA6061” Proceedings of International Conference on Materials, Design and Manufacturing Process (ICMDM2016), February 17-19, pp. 615-620.

27. Prasanna Venkatesan S, Baskaran R and Gnanavelbabu A, “Optimization of friction Welding parameters for joining Aluminium Alloy7075-T6 and stainless steel AISI304” Proceedings of International Conference on Materials, Design and Manufacturing Process (ICMDM2016), February 17-19, pp. 621-626.

28. Senthilnathan D, Gnanavelbabu A and K.Rajkumar, “Assessment of open central hole on the stress concentration factor of glass fibre-coconut coir-human hair hybrid composite” Proceedings of International Conference on Materials, Design and Manufacturing Process (ICMDM2016), February 17-19, pp. 627-632.

29. Sunil R, Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar K and Muthazhagan C, “Assessment of wear performance on AA6061-B4C-nanographite hybrid composite” Proceedings of International Conference on Materials, Design and Manufacturing Process (ICMDM2016), February 17-19, pp. 633-637.

30. Arunagiri P and Gnanavelbabu A, “Identification of major contributing factors for the Transportation waste using Binary Logistics Regression”, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Advanced Engineering and Technology for Sustainable Development (ICAETSD), Feb 19-20,Vol 3, pp 67-70.

31. Saravanan P, Gnanavelbabu A and Dinsha Sadhanandhan, “A New Efficient Method for Test Data Compression: 2nd Reduced Pattern Run-Length”, Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Innovations in Information, Embedded and Communications Systems (ICIIECS), March 17-18, pp 497-501.

32. Ayyanar S, Gnanavelbabu A and Loganathan P, “Tribology studies and mechanical properties of LM25 with dual reinforcement SiCp & Grp”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Materials & Manufacturing(ICAMM), December 8-10, 2017.

33. Gnanavelbabu A, Baskaran R, Rajkumar K and Saravanan P, ‘Reliability and life data analysis of tungsten carbide tool for the EN24 steel turning process under accelerated tool wear test’ Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Innovations In Production Engineering - RIPE 2017, organised by Department of Production Technology, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai , India from24-Mar-2017 to 25-Mar-2017.

34. Pandiayaraj P, Gnanavelbabu A and Saravanan P, ‘Synthesis And Experimental Analysis of Novel TiO2-Nanographene Nano Fluids for Thermal Enhancement In Flat Plate Heat Pipes’ Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Innovations In Production Engineering - RIPE 2017, organised by Department of Production Technology, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai , India from March 24-25, 2017.

35. Rajkumar K, Sabarinathan P, Muthukumar S and Gnanavelbabu A, ‘Process Optimization of wire Electro Chemical Machining of Aluminium/titanium di-Boride composite using Response Surface Methodology’ Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Innovations In Production Engineering - RIPE 2017, organised by Department of Production Technology, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai , India from March 24-25, 2017.

36. Rajkumar K, Saigopal Vasudevan, Gokulkannan S and Gnanavelbabu A, ‘Wire cut electric discharge machining of AA6061-CNT- boron carbide hybrid composite’ Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Innovations In Production Engineering - RIPE 2017, organised by Department of Production Technology, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai , India from March 24-25, 2017.

Paper Published in National Conferences : (11)

1. Gnanavelbabu A, Jerald J and Noorul Haq A, “Multi objective scheduling of jobs, AGVs and AS/RS in FMS using Artificial Immune System”, Proceedings of National conference on Emerging trends in Engineering and Sciences, Bannari Amman Institute of Tech., Dec-2007, pp. 229-239.

2. Noorul Haq A, Munikumar J, Gnanavelbabu A and Jerald J, “Scheduling of machines and AGVs in FMS using Sheep Flock Heredity Algorithm, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances in Manufacturing Management, Annamali University, Feb 2008.

3. Venkatesan N, Fredric J, Vigneshan S, Kalaiarasu R, Bhaskar G B, Gnanavelbabu A, “Mechanical Behavior of Various Volume Fractions of High Density Polyethylene Nanoclay Composite, Proceedings of National Conference on Research Trends In Mechanical Engineering, NCRTME'12 , Vel’s University, Chennai. April 11, 2012.

4. Rambabu D, Senthil Rajan U, Vasanthan KP, Bhaskar G.B and Gnanavelbabu A, “Modeling of Heavy Vehicle Break Drum through Static and Thermal Analysis using CAE”, Proceedings of National Conference on Fascinating Advancements In Mechanical Engineering "FAME 2013", RMK College of Engineering and Technology, March-2013, pp 154-158.

5. Venkatesan N, Babu S, Jaheer Hussain S, Ashokraj, Bhaskar G.B, and Gnanavelbabu A, "Important Mechanical Properties in High Density Polyethylene Nano Composite", Proceedings of National Conference on Fascinating Advancements In Mechanical Engineering "FAME 2013", RMK College of Engineering and Technology, March 2013, pp 185-188.

6. Saigopal Vasudevan, Subbiah N, Sam Kamal B, Siva Sankar, Rajkumar K and Gnanavelbabu A, “Wire cut electric discharge machining of AA6061-CNT-Boron carbide Hybrid composite”, Proceedings of National Conference on Processing and Characterization of Advanced Engineering Materials “NCPCAEM-2016” May 2016, pp. 13.

7. Raghavan S P, Rajkumar K, Gnanavelbabu A, “Optimisation of abrasive water jet machining of Titanium by controlling kerf quality characteristic”, Proceedings of National conference on Processing and Characterization of Advanced Engineering Materials “NCPCAEM-2016” May 2016,pp. 13.

8. Thushal N A, Rajkumar K, Gnanavelbabu A, “Processing and Characterization of Aluminium/Titanium Diboride Metal Matrix Composite”, Proceedings of National conference on Processing and Characterization of Advanced Engineering Materials “NCPCAEM-2016” May 2016,pp. 32.

9. Sunil R, Gnanavelbabu A, Rajkumar. K and Varun K A, “Accelerated wear and life characteristics of AA6061- B4C-CNT Composite ” Proceedings of National conference on Processing and Characterization of Advanced Engineering Materials “NCPCAEM-2016” May 2016,pp. 36.

10. Ayyanar S, Gnanavelbabu A and Logananthan P, “Tribology studies and mechanical properties of Pure Al reinforcement Solid Lubricants”, Proceedings of National conference on Processing and Characterization of Advanced Engineering Materials “NCPCAEM-2016” May 2016.

11. Sabarinathan P, Panneerdhass R, Rajkumar K, Gnanavelbabu A, “Investigation of Mechanical Properties of Luffa Cylindrica and Flax Reinforced Hybrid Polymer Composite”, Proceedings of National conference on Processing and Characterization of Advanced Engineering Materials “NCPCAEM-2016” May 2016,pp. 51.

WORKSHOP/ SHORTTERM COURSE/ FDTP/ SUMMER SCHOOL ATTENDED : (31)

1. Attended two day workshop on “Recent Trends in manufacturing & Materials” under TEQIP Community services during 6th&7th January 2006, Organized by Department of Production Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli-620 015.

2. Attended three day workshop on “Metal Forming and Powder Metallurgy” under TEQIP Community services from 28th-30th January 2008, Organized by Department of Production Engineering, National institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli-620 015.

3. Attended a short term course on “Metallurgy and Materials: Today and Tomorrow” Sponsored by AICTE – QIP during 11th-15th February 2008, Organized by Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, NIT, Tiruchirappalli-620 015.

4. Attended a short term course on “Advanced Tools and Techniques for Research in Engineering problems” Sponsored by AICTE – QIP from 25th–29th February 2008, Organized by Department of Production Engineering, NIT, Tiruchirappalli-620 015.

5. Attended a short term course on “Laser Processing of Materials” under TEQIP Community services during 6th&7th March 2008, Organized by Department of Production Engineering, National institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli-620 015.

6. Attended two day workshop on “Applications of Information Technology Tools in Manufacturing” during 11th&12th March 2008, Organized by Department of Production Engineering, National institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli-620 015.

7. Attended one day workshop on “X-Ray Diffraction Analysis (XRD) & Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)” Organized under Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP), Community Services on 15th march 2008, Organized by Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Tirucy -15.

8. Attended a summer school on “Advances in Materials Processing” Sponsored by MHRD- AICTE from 30th June - 9th July 2008, Organized by Department of Production Engineering, National institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli-620 015.

9. Attended a short term course on “Weldability of Advanced Materials & Newer Joining Techniques” Sponsored by AICTE – QIP during 29th Jan -3rd July 2009, Organized by Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, NIT, Tiruchirappalli-620 015.

10. Attended a Faculty Development Training Program on “Applied Hydraulics and Pneumatics” during 7th-13th of June 2012, Organized by Department of Production Technology, Madras institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai 600 025.

11. Attended a National Seminar titled “Alternate Fuels” on 25th February 2012, Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Vels University, Chennai 600 117.

12. Attended a Two day workshop on “Recent Trends in Manufacturing Processes” on 7th and 8th of August 2012. Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tagore Engineering College, Chennai 600 048.

13. Attended a National Seminar titled “Computational Fluid Dynamics” on 22nd September 2012, Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Vels University, Chennai 600 117.

14. Attended a Faculty Development Training Program on “Engineering Materials and Metallurgy” during 5th-11th of December 2012, Organized by Department of Production Technology, Madras institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai 600 025.

15. Attended a Faculty Development Training Program on “Automotive Electrical and Electronics” during 10th-16th of June 2013, Organized by Department of Automobile Engineering, Madras institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai 600 025.

16. Attended a Faculty Development Training Program on “Automotive Electrical and Electronics” during 10th-16th of June 2013, Organized by Department of Automobile Engineering, Madras institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai 600 025.

17. Attended a short term course on “UGC sponsored short term course on New Materials Their Characterization and Applications” Sponsored by UGC during 9th -10rd October 2014, Organized by Centre for Nanoscience and technology, Crystal growth center & Department of mechanical Engineering, Anna university, Chennai 600025.

18. Attended a Two day workshop on “Advanced metrology in Manufacturing Engineering” on 30th and 31th of October 2014. Organized by Department of Manufacturing Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Chennai 600 025.

19. Attended a IT Champion Training Program on “ saksham-IT Champion Training program” during 15th-20th of December 2014, Organized by saksham, Microsoft at Anna University Chennai-600025.

20. Attended a Faculty Development Training Program on “ME-6402 – Manufacturing Technology II” during 8th-14th of December 2014, Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai 600 025.

21. Attended a Two day workshop on “Green manufacturing concepts (GMC-2015)” on 16th and 17th of February 2015. Organized by Department of Production Technology, Madras institute of Technology campus, Chennai 600 044.

22. Attended a Two day workshop on “Advanced characterization techniques of materials” on 23th and 24th of February 2015. Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Chennai 600 025.

23. Attended a Two day workshop on “Trends in Non-Destructive Evaluation of weldments” on 9th and 10th of March 2015. Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Anna university, Chennai 600 025.

24. Attended a TEQIP II Sponsored Two week Faculty Development Training Program on “Advanced Manufacturing Process for Automobiles (AMPA2015)” during 20th May to 2nd June 2015, Organized Department of Automobile Engineering, BIT Campus, Anna University, Trichy 620 024.

25. Attended a Faculty Development Training Program on “ME-6404 – Thermal Engineering” during 14th-20th of December 2015, Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College of Engineering Villupuram, Anna University, Chennai 600 025.

26. Attended a Faculty Development Training Program on “ME-6504 – Metrology and Measurements” during 30th may to 5th of June 2016, Organized by Department of Production Technology, Madras Institute of Technology campus, Chennai 600 044.

27. Attended a Faculty Development Training Program on “ME-6503 – Design of Machine Elements” during 13th-20th of June 2016, Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai 602 105.

28. Attended a Quality improvement and training program on “Student Evaluation and Question Paper Setting” during 21st-23rd of September 2016, Organized by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training Chennai at CEG Anna University, Chennai 600 025.

29. Attended a one day workshop on “ Surface and Form Measurements” during 12th Jan of 2017, Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, CEG Anna University, Chennai 600 025.

30. Attended a Short term course on “Green Techniques for Sustainable Construction through ICT” during 06th-10th of February 2017, Organized by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research, Chandigarh -160019.

31. Attended a National level Short Course on "ME-6503 – Design of Machine Elements" during from 17-May-2017 to 23-May-2017, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College of Engineering, Panruti 607 106.

FUNDED PROJECT DETAILS : (07)

1. Project titled “Variable Frequency Ultrasonic Treatment on Microstructure and Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of Mg Alloy/UHTC Composite” for the project cost of Rs. 57,50,000/- is submitted to DST-SERB (2017).-Project Under Review.

2. Project titled “Preparation of novel G-SnO2 nanofluid and prediction of its thermal conductivity using statistical analysis” under the scheme of Student Innovative Project by Centre for Technology Development and Transfer (2017), Anna University Chennai.- Project ongoing.

3. Project titled “Effect of Post Annealing on the thermal and optical properties of CuS thin films for solar applications ” under the scheme of Student Innovative Project by Centre for Technology Development and Transfer (2017), Anna University Chennai.- Project ongoing.

4. Project titled “Optimization of High Temperature Wear Performance of Al-B4C-Nanographite/CNT Hybrid Composited for sliding Nuclear Sub-Assembly and Automotive Brake Assembly Materials” under the scheme of Young Faculty by Centre for Technology Development and Transfer (2016), Anna University Chennai.- Project Completed.

5. Project titled “Nano-Modifcation of Luffa-Epoxy Natural Fibre Composite and Optimization of its Potential to develop Multi-Functional Materials” under the scheme of Student Innovative Project by Centre for Technology Development and Transfer (2015), Anna University Chennai.- Project Completed.

6. Project titled “Triblogical Evolution and Reliability Analysis on AA7075 based hybrid composites with hBN solid lubricant” under the scheme of Student Innovative Project by Centre for Technology Development and Transfer (2015), Anna University Chennai. - Project Completed.

7. Project Titled "Modernization and Removal of Obsolesces (MODROBS) - on Mechatronics Lab Equipments", funded by AICTE, Govt. of India (2012). Project Cost: 1300000/- ( Thirteen Lakhs)-Project Completed.

GUEST LECTURES / PAPER PRESENTED / SESSION CHAIRED : (15)

1. Chaired a session in an “International Conference on Engineering Materials and Processes” on May-2013, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tagore Engineering College, Chennai-600 127.

2. Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Computer Integrated Manufacturing” on 15th October 2012, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tagore Engineering College, Chennai 600 048.

3. Chaired a Conference session in a National Conference on Modeling , simulation and optimization, NCMSO'12 on 2nd November 2012 at Vels University, Chennai 600 117.

4. Chaired a session in an “International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering” INCRAME 2012, on 20th April 2012 at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr.MGR Educational & Research Institute University, Chennai 600 095.

5. Chaired a session in an “International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering” INCRAME 2012, on 21st April 2011 at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr.MGR Educational & Research Institute University, Chennai 600 095.

6. Presented a paper titled “Simultaneous scheduling of machines and AGVs by using AIS”, in the 6th International Conference on manufacturing Research 2008, Brunel University, London, UK.

7. Presented a paper titled “Development of an Algorithm for Nesting with Common Cut Methodology Using Identity Coordinate Function” in an International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thiruvalluvar College of Engineering and Technology, Vandavasi 604 501.

8. Presented a paper titled “A Critical review on Nano clay related polymer composite material” in an International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thiruvalluvar College of Engineering and Technology, Vandavasi 604 501.

9. Presented a paper titled “Mechanical Behaviour of Various Volume Fractions of High Density Polyethylene Nanoclay Composite” in a National Conference on Research Trends in Mechanical Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Vels University, Chennai 600 117.

10. Presented a paper titled “Theoretical Methodology for Reduction of Industrial MUDA using Lean Six Sigma” in a National Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Optimization Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Vels University, Chennai 600 117.

11. Presented a paper titled “Fatigue and Creep Life Prediction for Composite Material Using FEA” in a National Conference on Systems, Methodologies, Automation and Research Trends, Manakular Vinayager College of Engineering, Puducherry 605 107.

12. Chaired a session in an “International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering” ICAME’15, on 16th October 2015 at Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College of Engineering Villupuram, Villupuram -605103.

13. Delivered a guest lecture on “Composite Materials & Advanced Manufacturing Systems” on 12th February 2016 at Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering, Kalavai-632506.

14. Delivered a guest lecture on “Lean Manufacturing” on 6th February 2016 at Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry-605107.

15. Delivered a guest lecture on “Advanced Manufacturing Systems” on 10th February 2017 at University College of Engineering, Anna Univrsity - Panruti Campus, Panruti -632506.

WORKSHOPS / SYMPOSIUM / CONFERENCE ORGANISED : (06)

1. Organized a “Workshop on Contemporary Approaches in Manufacturing Processes and Material Science” on 23rd July 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Agni College of Technology, Chennai 600 130.

2. Organized an “International Workshop on Research Methodology” on 3rd April 2013, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai 603 308.

3. Organized a National Conference titled “Contemporary Approaches in Mechanical Engineering” on 28th Feb 2013, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai 603 308.

4. Organized a Two Day National Level Seminar cum Workshop on “Emerging Trends in Alternate Fuels & Automotive Electronics” on 7th & 8th September 2012, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai 603 308.

5. Organized a National Level Two Days Workshop on “Recent Trends in Industrial Engineering & Mechanical Sciences”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Anand Institute of Higher Technology, Chennai 603 103.

6. Organized a “National Level Technical Symposium Mexplosion-11”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Anand Institute of Higher Technology, Chennai 603 103.

Membership in Professional Organization : (03)

1. Member in Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers, USA.

2. Member in Optical Society of America, USA.

3. Member in Society of Automotive Engineers, India.