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Himanshu Khandelwal

Mechanical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Himanshu Khandelwal
From 13/07/2012 to Working, Doctorate , India
From 01/07/2009 to 30/05/2011, M.Tech , India
From 2005 to 2009, BE , India
Work Experiences
From 2012 to Present, Senior Research Scholar , Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
From 2012 to Present, Expernal Consultant , 3D FoundryTech
From 2011 to 2012, Assistant Professor , Pacific College of Engineering, Udaipur, India
From 2012 to 2014, Network Enabled Online Casting Simulation System (E-Foundry) , • Mainly responsible for setting up the experimental casting facility in the lab • 3D printing enabled metal casting facility including tabletop induction furnace and data acquisition system • Involved in preparing course materials, tutorials, case studies, quizzes and resources for E-Foundry workshops • Involved in conducting E-Foundry Webinars & Training Programme
From 2010 to 2011, Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite Powder from Egg Shell and its Coating by PLD Process on SS 316L Varying Laser Energy , • Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite (HA) is synthesized using hen’s Eggshell (as calcium source) • HA coating is done on SS 316 L by Pulse Laser Deposition (PLD) technique by varying laser energy. • HA and HA coating are characterized using XRD, TG-DTA, FTIR, SEM, AFM and EDAX analysis.
From 2008 to 2009, Remote Control Material Handeling Device , • Design and development of remote controlled, self-loading material handling device which was powered by battery
From 2012 to Present, Investigating the Process Limits of Chemically Bonded Sand Casting for Small Parts , • Explored a 3D Printing enabled rapid casting root for manufacturing of small parts • Investigated the effect of molding composition on dimensional stability and mechanical properties of mold and developed an optimization model • Investigated the effect of process parameters on fluidity and temperature profile in thin walled sand casting process • Reverse engineering used to examine the geometrical differences between designed and cast part due to geometrical constraints
Software Packages : NOVA-CAST, Solid-Cast, Auto-Cast, FLOW+, Origin, Minitab
Prototyping Skills : 3D Modelling (SolidWorks, Pro-E), 3D printing, 3D scanning, Laser Cutting
Characterization/Testing : AFM, Zeta Optical Microscope, XRD, In-situ XRD, DSC/DTA/TGA, SEM, FEGSEM, EDAX, FTIR, Non Distractive testing, Universal Strength Testing (UTM), CMM
Computer Languages : C, Matlab
Languages Known : English (S/R/W), Hindi (S/R/W), Mevadi (S/R/W)
Journal Articles
H Khandelwal, G Singh, K Agrawal, S Prakash, “Characterization of Hydroxyapatite Coating By PLD Technique on SS 316L by Varying Laser Energy”, Applied Surface Science, 265 (2013), 30–35.
H Khandelwal and B. Ravi, “Tabletop Foundry for Training, Research and Small Enterprises”, Indian Foundry Journal, 60 (2) (2014), 23–29.
H Khandelwal and B. Ravi, “Effect of Binder Composition on the Shrinkage of Chemically Bonded Sand Cores”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes 30 (2014), 1465-1470.
H Khandelwal and Satya Prakash, “Synthesis and Characterization of Hydroxyapatite Powder by Eggshell”, Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering (JMMCE), 4(2), 119-126.
H Khandelwal and B. Ravi, “3D Printing Enabled Rapid Manufacture of Metal Parts at Low Cost Indian Foundry Journal, 62 (1) (2016), 47–54.
H Khandelwal and B. Ravi, “Effect of Molding Parameters on Chemically Bonded Sand Mold Properties”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 22 (2016), 127-133.
Conference Papers
H Khandelwal, R.H. Renukananda and B. Ravi, “Multi-spiral Flow Benchmark for Small Thin-wall Castings Supported by Computer Simulation”, 72nd World Foundry Congress, Nagoya, Japan, May 21-25, 2016.
H Khandelwal and B. Ravi, “Compact Integrated Metal Casting System for Miniature Castings”, in National Symposium on Miniature Manufacturing in 21st Century, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi (UP), August 16-18, 2013
Honors and Awards
Soli Commiserate best paper award at 63rd Indian Foundry Congress, Greater Noida.
best technical paper award in CORSYM 2014, IIT Bombay.
182nd rank in Production & Industrial Engineering GATE 09
Member of Technical Paper Committee, 64th IFC, Coimbatore.
Technical Advisor, CORSYM 2014
NCC Cadet, (2005-2008)
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