DEPARTMENTS
Dr. M. A .Joseph
Dr. M. A .Joseph

Professor

Office Address:

Room. No: DB 120, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Calicut, NIT Campus Post, Calicut, Kerala-673601

Email ID:

joseph@nitc.ac.in

Home Address:

Mangalam, Mundikkal thazham Kottamparamba. P.O, CALICUT-673008

  • Ph. D., Material Science, University of Calicut, 2002

  • M. Tech., Production (Mechanical), IIT Madras, 1988

  • B. Sc. (Engg.), Mechanical, University of Kerala, 1982

  • Educational Qualifications

    • Ph. D., Material Science, University of Calicut, 2002

    • M. Tech., Production (Mechanical), IIT Madras, 1988

    • B. Sc. (Engg.), Mechanical, University of Kerala, 1982

    Journals

    Research Interests

    • Metal Casting

    • Material Scienc,

    • Metal Matrix Composites

    • Solidification

    • Porosity studies

    Teaching Interests

    UG Level 

    Material Science&Metallurgy, Manufacturing Technology, Machine Tools, Metal casting

     

    PG Level

    Powder Metallurgy, Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, Ferrous and non-ferrous foundry

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    • Life Member, ISTE

    • Member, Institute of Indian Foundry men

    • Member, System Society of India

    Membership of Scientific and Professional Societies

    • Life Member, ISTE

    • Member, Institute of Indian Foundry men

    • Member, System Society of India

    Interaction with outside world

    • Reviewer for The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

    • TEQIP Advisory committee at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam.

    • TEQIP project evaluation committee member at Government College of Engineering, Kannur.

    • PhD Thesis Examiner for the following universities/institutes: (1) JNTU, Hyderabad, (2) NIT-Suratkal, (3) NIT-Warangal.

    Honours & Awards

    • Best paper award, Powder Metallurgy Association of India, National Conference on P/M (NCPM-2000) held in IIT Chennai in Feb 2000

    • Third Rank holder B.Tech 1982 Kerala University

    M.Tech Projects Guided During the Last Four Years

    Ph.D / M.Tech / B.Tech Guidance

    1. B.Tech – 23 Projects

    2. M.Tech – 51 Projects

    3. Ph.D – 4 Completed, 3 on-going 

    Sponsored Research Activities

    Year

    Organization 

    Project Title 

    Amount Received 

    1998

    MHRD

    Modernisation of Lab

    5 Lakhs

    2005

    MHRD

    Development of Aluminium matrix Composites and Study of its Mechanical Behavior 

    15 Lakhs 

    2007 

    UGC

    Porosity studies on sand cast aluminium alloys using vibration during solidification

    10.5 Lakhs