Ravishankar K.S.


Associate Professor & Head

Professional Experience: 

6 years of Professional experience out of which 6 years at NITK

Contact Details


rshankar983 [at] gmail.com
rshankar983 [at] yahoo.in

Academic Background

Academic Backround: 

• Ph.D (NITK Surathkal & Year of Completion-2008.
• PG / M.Tech -NITK Surathkal & Year of Passing 1998.
• UG / B.Tech (Mysore University) & Year of Passing 1996.

Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest: 

Mechanical behaviour of materials; Phase transformation; Composite materials

Significant Publications

Significant Publications: 

1. “Influence of austenitising temperature on the formation of strain induced martesnsite on austempered ductile iron”, J.Materials Science, 43 (2008), 4929.
2. “Austempered ductile iron for high strength and high fracture toughness”, “International Foundry Research, 60, (2008), 26.
3..Improvement in Fracture toughness of Austempered Ductile Iron by two step Austempering process. International Journal of Cast metal Research, 23 (2010), 26
4. “Mechanical Properties of Fly Ash Reinforced Al6061 alloy composites”, “International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering”, 6 (2011), 41.
5. “Vickers hardness and specific wear resistance of E glass reinforced poly methacrylate” “International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research”, 5 (2014), 652.



Best technical paper award for the paper “Austempered ductile iron for high strength and high fracture toughness”, “International Foundry Research” during Feb-2010.

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Contact us

Dr. Ravishankar K. S, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

Contact details for Placements and Interships

E.Mail: mme.placementcell@nitk.edu.in

Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P