Rakeshkumar Karunakaran

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Contact Information:
NH East 135
City Campus (Lincoln)

M.S. - MME

About Me:

Educational Background:

B.E. in in Mechanical Engineering (Fall 2014 - Spring 2018)

Research Topic (s):

Hybrid Additive Manufacturing

Teaching Experience:

Teaching Assistant (Kinematics and Machine Design): Fall 2018 - Spring 2019


  • Manufacturing: Operation of Directed Energy Deposition (LENS® by Optomec) and Powder Bed Fusion (Lumex® by Matsuura) systems
  • Characterization: Scanning electron microscopy, microhardness measurement, optical microscopy, mechanical polishing
  • Material testing: Residual stress measurement by hole-drilling
  • Modelling: Abaqus, ANSYS, SolidWorks, Inventor, LumexCAM, AutoCAD
  • Programming: C++, C#, Fortran, Matlab

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