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Dr. K.P. "Raju" Rajurkar
College of Engineering Distinguished Professor


 Dr. K.P. "Raju" Rajurkar

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Dr. K.P. "Raju" Rajurkar

Education

  • Ph.D., 1981 Michigan Tech
  • M.S., 1978 Michigan Tech
  • B.E., 1966 Jabalpur (India)

Recently Published

  • Virwani, K., Malshe, A.P., Rajurkar, K. P. "Understanding sub-20nm Scale Breakdown Behavior of Liquid Dielectric", Physical Review Letters, 99, 017601, 2007.
  • Virwani, K., Malshe, A. P., Rajurkar, K. P. "Tool Wear in Nano Scale Electro Machining", Accepted for publication at the Annals of the CIRP, Vol. 56/1, 2007.

Research Interests

  • Modeling and Analysis of Manufacturing Processes
  • Systems Sensing and Control of Traditional and Nontraditional macro, micro and nano Manufacturing Processes

Recent Award

  • Hideo Hanafusa Outstanding Investigator Award, 2010 - International Symposium on Flexible Automation for “seminal contributions in the areas of non-traditional machining processes and equipment in particular process modeling, surface integrity and monitoring and control of macro and micro Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM), Electro Chemical Machining (ECM) and Ultra-Sonic Machining (USM).”

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Description


Dr. K.P. 'Raju' Rajurkar is director of the Center for Nontraditional Manufacturing Research and a College of Engineering Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. His research areas include Modeling and Analysis and Control of Traditional and Nontraditional Manufacturing Processes.

Education


  • Ph.D., 1981 Michigan Tech
  • M.S., 1978 Michigan Tech
  • B.E., 1966 Jabalpur (India)

Research Interests


  • Modeling and Analysis of Manufacturing Processes and Systems
  • Sensing and Control of Traditional and Nontraditional macro, micro and nano Manufacturing Processes

Publications (Refereed)


  • Virwani, K., Malshe, A.P., Rajurkar, K. P. "Understanding sub-20nm Scale Breakdown Behavior of Liquid Dielectric", Physical Review Letters, 99, 017601, 2007.
  • Virwani, K., Malshe, A. P., Rajurkar, K. P. "Tool Wear in Nano Scale Electro Machining", Accepted for publication at the Annals of the CIRP, Vol. 56/1, 2007.
  • Sundaram, M. M., and Rajurkar, K. P., "Micro Electro Discharge Machining by Uniform Tool Shape Method", Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME, Vol. 35, 2007, pp. 137-144.
  • Hu, X., Yu, Z., and Rajurkar, K.P., "Experimental study of tool wear in micro Ultrasonic machining," Accepted at the Transactions of North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME, Vol. 35, 2007, pp. 129-136.
  • Ananthanarayanan, A., Gupta, S. K., Yu, Z., and Rajurkar, K. P., "Development of In-Mold Assembly Process for Realizing Mesoscale Revolute Joints", Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME, Vol.35, 2007, pp 303-310.