Udaya Bhat K.



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, February 9, 1998

Professional Experience: 

20 years of Professional experience out of which 16 years at NITK

Contact Details


udayabhatk [at] gmail.com




Academic Background

• Ph.D. (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2008)
• M.B.A. (IGNOU, New Delhi, 2003)
• M.E. (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1994)
• B.E (K.R.E.C., Mangalore University, 1992)

Areas of Interest

Surface Engineering (HVOF, Electrodeposition, Electroless deposition, E-beam sputtering, DC-Magnetron sputtering, Friction based processes, Dip Aluminising); High Temperature Degradation of Materials; Materials Charaterisation and tools (TEM, XRD, SEM); Solar Energy Harvesting

Significant Projects

• DST-FIST scheme for 200kV TEM Facility
• DRD-NRB Project on Friction Stir Processing

Supervision of Ph.D

• 03 (Awarded)
• 07 (Ongoing)

Significant Publications

1. N Jegadeesswaran, M R Ramesh, Udaya Bhat K and Prakrathi S, Hot corrosion behavior of HVOF sprayed Stellite-6 coatings on gas turbine alloys, Trans Indian Institute of metals (TIIM-D-12-00159R), DOI: 10.1007/s12666-013—0317-z (7pages)
2. L S Aravinda, K K Nagaraja, K Udaya Bhat, badekai Ramachandra Bhat, Magnetron sputtered MoO3/carbon nanotube composite electrodes of electrochemical supercapacitors, J of Electroanalytical Chemistry, vol. 699, (2013), 28-32.
3. B. Shivamurthy, K. Udaya Bhat, S. Anandhan: Mechanical and sliding wear properties of multi-layered laminates from glass fabric/graphite/ epoxy composites, Materials and Design, 44 (2013), 136-143.
4. Janakiraman S. and Udaya Bhat K, Formation of composite surface during friction surfacing of steel with aluminium, Advances in Tribology, vol 2012, article ID 614278, 5 pages doi:10.1155/2012/614278
5. Jayalakshmi M. and Udaya Bhat K. Effect of Nickel sulphate to Hypophosphite ratio on the electroless deposition of Ni-P coatings on aluminium, Advanced Materials Research, 875, (2014) 1300-1305.


• Conducted 6 workshops,
• Incharge for TEM, XRD facilities

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Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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