K.P. Rajurkar

K.P. Rajurkar

K.P. Rajurkar
Contact Information:
W303 NH
Lincoln: City Campus
(402) 472-0454
krajurkar1@unl.edu
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College of Engineering Distinguished Professor
  • Ph.D., 1981 Michigan Tech
  • M.S., 1978 Michigan Tech
  • B.E., 1966 Jabalpur (India)

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

About K.P. Rajurkar

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.

Honors and Awards

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).”

Selected Publications

Recently Published:
  • Malshe, A. P., Rajurkar, K. P., Samant, A., Hansen, H. N.,” Bio-inspired Functional Surfaces for Advanced Applications”, Annals of the International Academy of Production Engineers (CIRP), Volume 62/1, 2013, pp.797-820.
  • Jahan, M. P. , Virwani, K. R., Rajurkar, K. P., and Malshe, A. P., “ A Comparative Study of the Dry and Wet nano-scale Electro-machining,” Procedia CIRP, Vol. 6, 2013, pp. 627-632
  • 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 theAnnals of the CIRP, Vol. 56/1, 2007.
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.

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