Dr. B. Anand Ronald


Associate Professor
Dr. B. Anand Ronald M.E.,Ph.D


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Dr. B. Anand Ronald, did B.E (Mechanical) from Karunya Institute of Technology, M.E in Production Engineering (Distinction) from Annamalai University and Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras, in the area of Grinding of Metal Matrix Composites.

He has won Best Paper Award for his paper entitled ““Influence of reinforcement particle size on the grindability of Aluminium based Metal Matrix Composites” at the International Conference TEAMTECH 2007, held at IISc, Bangalore. During his Ph.D, he has presented a technical paper in Malaysia in the International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Technology –ICOMAST, in August 2006. He is recognized Ph.D supervisor of Anna University, Chennai. He is a member of The Institution of Engineers (India).

He completed a  Department of Science and Technology (DST) funded project as Principal Investigator on “Magnetic Moulding of Al/ SiCp Metal Matrix Composites” under Start- up Research Grant (Young Scientists) – No. SB/ FTP / ETA – 67/ 2013 for 9.26 Lakhs/ 3 years.

He is currently guiding an Internal Funded Student Project in the area of Joining of polypropylene.

He has contributed for an Invited Book Chapter: B.Anand Ronald, L.Vijayaraghavan and R.Krishnamurthy, Grinding of Metal Matrix Composites, In Paulo Davim (Ed.) Machining of Metal Matrix Composites, Springer – Verlag Publishers, 99 – 118, 2012.

Currently One Ph.D Scholar has completed his Ph.D from Anna University in the area of Processing and Characterisation of Magnesium Matrix Composites. Two others are pursuing their Ph.D.

In 2015, he organised a National Conference on Recent Advances in Materials and Manufacturing (RAMM). He has given many invited talk, key note in conferences and workshops. He is a member of Institution of Engineers (India).

Areas of interest: Metal Cutting, Condition Monitoring in Machining, Friction Stir Processing, Advanced Materials Processing, Metal Matrix Composites

  • Has around 15 years of experience including 5.5 years of research experience.
  • Has 19 international journal papers and 33 conference papers to his credit.
  • Teaches:

PG: Polymers and Composite Materials, Advances in Metrology and Inspection, Manufacturing Metrology & Quality Control,

UG: Unconventional Machining Process, Applied Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Total Quality Management, Basic Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Graphics.

Publication Details available at Google Scholar Link: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=9_b9joMAAAAJ

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