Dr. L. Poovazhagan


Associate Professor

Dr. L. Poovazhagan, B.E, M.E, Ph.D

Email : poovazhaganl@ssn.edu.in

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DR. L.POOVAZHAGAN, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has fifteen and half years of teaching experience. Before joining in SSN, he worked as Assistant Professor in Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE), Sriperumbudur (One of the Premier Engineering institutions in Tamilnadu) for more than five years. He did B.E. Mechanical Engineering from Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT), Coimbatore and obtained Master’s Degree with distinction in the field of Manufacturing Engineering from Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Annamalai University, Chidambaram. He completed his Ph.D Degree in the field Aluminum Metal Matrix Nanocomposites at Anna University, Chennai.

• He has published NINE papers in referred international journals.
• He has to his credit TEN publications in international conferences and TWO publications in national conferences.
• His Ph.D research work was funded by AICTE under RPS scheme.

He teaches

PG: Advanced Materials Technology, Manufacturing Metrology and Quality Engineering

UG: Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Engineering Economics and Cost Analysis, Manufacturing Technology, Process Planning and Cost Estimation, Engineering Metrology and Measurements, etc.

He is a Recognized Supervisor for guiding Ph.D and M.S (By Research) scholars of Anna University, Chennai.

His research areas of interest: Nanocomposites, Wear, Casting and Materials Characterization

 Publications Details1. Poovazhagan Lakshmanan, Kalaichelvan.K and Sornakumar.T, Processing and Performance Characteristics of Aluminum-Nano Boron Carbide Metal Matrix Nanocomposites, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor and Francis.

DOI/abs/10.1080/10426914.2015.1026354 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10426914.2015.1026354

2.  L. Poovazhagan, Kalaichelvan.K and A. Rajadurai, Preparation of SiC Nano-particulates Reinforced Aluminum Matrix Nanocomposites by High Intensity Ultrasonic Cavitation Process, Trans Indian Inst Met, Springer, vol. 67-2 (2014), pp. 229–237, 2014, cited by 2.
DOI 10.1007/s12666-013-0340-0

3. Poovazhagan.L, Kalaichelvan.K, Rajadurai.A and Senthilvelan.V, Characterization of Hybrid Silicon Carbide and Boron Carbide Nanoparticles-Reinforced Aluminum Alloy Composites, vol. 64 (2013), pp. 681-689, Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, cited by 11.

DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2013.09.143
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S 18777058130165733.

4. Poovazhagan.L, Kalaichelvan.K and Shanmugasundaram.D, Tensile Properties, Hardness and Micro Structural Analysis of Al 6061 – SiCP Metal Matrix Composites Fabricated by Ultrasonic Cavitation Approach, vol. 622-623 (2013), pp 1275-1279, Advanced Materials Research.


5. Poovazhagan.L, Kalaichelvan.K, Balaji.V.R, Ganesh.P, and Kali Avudaiappan.A, Development of AA6061/SiCp Metal Matrix Composites by Conventional Stir Casting and Ultrasonic Assisted Casting Routes – A Comparative Study, vol. 984-985 (2014), pp 384-389, Advanced Materials Research, cited by 1.


6. Poovazhagan.L , Amith.S.C, Kali Avudaiappan.A, Haripriya.P,  Infleunce of particle feeding methods on processing AA6061/SiC metal matrix nanocomposites, vol.787 (2015), 648-652, Applied Mechanics and Materials.

DOI: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.787.648

7. Poovazhagan.L, Kalaichelvan.K,Balaji.V.R Haripriya.P,and Amith.S.C, Upshot of Ultrasonic Amplitude on Developing the AA6061/SiCp Metal Matrix Nano-composites, vol. 787 (2015), pp-558-562, Applied Mechanics and Materials.


8. L Poovazhagan, K Rajkumar, P Saravanamuthukumar, S Javed Syed Ibrahim, S Santosh, Effect of Magnesium Addition on Processing the AA6061/SiCp Metal Matrix Composites, vol. 787 (2015), pp-553-557, Applied Mechanics and Materials,


9. K Rajkumar, L Poovazhagan, P Saravanamuthukumar, S Javed Syed Ibrahim, S Santosh, Abrasive Assisted Electrochemical Machining of Al-B4C Nanocomposite, vol. 787 (2015), pp 523-527, Applied Mechanics and Materials.