Dr. Abhishek Kumar

Dr. Abhishek Kumar

Associate Professor
Department of Applied Mechanics
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, India-211004
E-mail: abhishek[at]mnnit[dot]ac[dot]in
Telephone: 05322271209(O) 05322271708(R)


Current Courses:
Materials Science and Engineering (B.Tech.)
Characterization of Materials (M.Tech.)
Advanced Materials Science and Engineering (M.Tech.)
Past Courses:
Engineering Mechanics (B.Tech.)
Mechanical Behaviour and Fracture Mechanics (M.Tech.)
Fracture Mechanics (M.Tech.)
Metallurgy and Powder Metallurgy (M.Tech.)
Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (M.Tech.)


Bachelor of Technology in Industrial and Production Engineering from MIET Meerut Year – 2001 Percentage: 77.13
Master of Technology in Materials Science and Engineering from MNNIT Allahabad Year – 2004 CPI: 9.35 Thesis: “Comparative Study of Fatigue Crack Growth on Commercially Available Al-Alloys” (M.Tech. Supervisor: Prof. I. K. Bhat, AMD, MNNIT Allahabad)
Doctor of Philosophy from Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (Uttarakhand) Year - 2014 Thesis: “Design and Development of Coatings for Radar Absorbing Materials at X-Band” (Ph.D. Supervisors: Late Prof. Vijaya Agarwala, MMED, IIT Roorkee and Prof. Dharmendra Singh, ECED, IIT Roorkee)

Areas of Research

Mechanical and corrosion behaviour of metals and alloys
Design and development of microwave absorbers
Synthesis and Characterization of nano-materials
Thermo-mechanical behavior of nano-filler dispersed polymers
High Entropy Alloys

Professional Membership

Fellow, The Institution of Engineers (India) (Membership No: F-1276375)
Life Member, Materials Research Society of India (Membership No: LMB 3321)