Sumanth Govindarajan


Assistant Professor

Professional Experience: 

Total 1 Year and at NITK 0 Years

Contact Details


Academic Background

Academic Backround: 

• Ph.D.Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2017
• M.E. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2008
• B.E. National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal 2006

Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest: 

Wear and Erosion; Oxidation and corrosion; PVD and thermal spray coatings; High temperature materials; Mechanical properties and structural characterization



Significant Publications

Significant Publications: 

1. Micro-mechanisms of damage nucleation during contact deformation of columnar multilayer nitride coatings. Authors: N. Verma*, S. Cadambi, V. Jayaram and S.K Biswas Acta Materialia, V-60 2012, 3063 to 3073, DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2012.02.011
2. Effect of humidity of wear of TiN coatings: Role of capillary condensation Authors: S. Govindarajan*, V. Jayaram, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, December 2018, Volume 49, Issue 12, pp 6084–6092 DOI:



• JEE 2002- AIR 3998
• GATE 2005 (Metallurgy) - AIR 6


Contact us

Dr. Ravishankar K. S, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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