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Amit Arora

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Amit Arora

Assistant Professor , Materials Science and Engineering

  • Dual Degree: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 2005
  • PhD: The Pennsylvania State University, 2011

Email: amitarora -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : https://amit.people.iitgn.ac.in/

Office: 4/309
VOIP: 2424


  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (Oct 2011 - present)
    • Visiting Scholar, University of North Texas, Denton, TX USA (Mar 2014 – Sep 2014)
    • Graduate Research Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Material Science and Engineering (Aug 2006 - Sep 2011)
    • Associate System Engineer, IBM India Pvt. Ltd, Pune (Jun 2005 - Jun 2006)

  • Selected Publications

    1. V.P. Mahesh, A. Gumaste, N. Meena, J. Alphonsa, A. Arora, (2020). ‘Corrosion behavior of aluminium surface composites with metallic, ceramic and hybrid reinforcements using friction stir processing’, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11663-020-01932-7
    2. A.K. Singh, B. Kumar, K. Jha, A. Astarita, A. Squillace, S. Franchitti, A. Arora. “Friction stir welding of additively manufactured Ti-6Al-4V: microstructure and mechanical properties”. Journal of Materials Processing Technology 277 (2020), 116433
    3. S. Pandya, R. S. Mishra, A. Arora. “Channel formation during friction stir channeling process—A material flow study using X-Ray micro-computed tomography and optical microscopy”. Journal of Manufacturing Processes 41 (2019), 48-55.
    4. P. Sahlot, and A. Arora. "Numerical model for prediction of tool wear and worn-out pin profile during friction stir welding." Wear 408(2018): 96-107.
    5. P Sahlot, K Jha, GK Dey, A. Arora. “Quantitative wear analysis of H13 steel tool during friction stir welding of Cu-0.8% Cr-0.1% Zr alloy.” Wear 378(2017): 82-89.