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Mr. K. S. Srikanth

Mr. K.S. Srikanth

Assistant Professor

School of Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias University U.P., India




M.S. in Mechanical Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology; IIT Mandi, India) and B.E. in Mechanical Engineering(SCSVMV University, Kanchipuram,India)

Research Area

Smart materials, Piezoelectric, pyroelectric, ferroelectric materials for energy harvesting; Photocatalysis of piezocatalyst for waste water treatment; Novel dielectric materials for energy storage/harvesting; Cement based composites for structural applications; Glass based composites for pyroelectric and other dielectric related applications; Solid state refrigeration techniques-Electrocaloric and Elastocaloric effect.

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience: 2 Years

Subjects Taught

Engineering Graphics, Fluid Mechanics, Fluid Power Systems, Manufacturing Processess-I.

Major Publications

  • K.S.Srikanth, Satyanarayan Patel, Sebastein Steiner and Rahul Vaish. “Engineered microstructure for tailoring the pyroelectric performance of Ba0.85Sr0.15Zr0.1Ti0.9O3 ceramics by 3BaO-3TiO2-B2O3 glass addition”. Appl. Phys. Lett. 110: 232901 (2017).
  • K.S. Srikanth, V. Jaisankar and J.S. Vasisht.“Evaluation of tool wear and surface finish of AISI 316L stainless steel using nano cutting fluid environment”.Int. J. Mech. Prod. Eng.2(4),73-76 (2014).
  • K.S.Srikanth, Satyanarayan Patel, Sebastein Steiner and Rahul Vaish. "Large pyroelectric signals in (Ba,Ca)TiO3-xBa(Sn,Ti)O3 ceramics-A viable alternative to lead-based ceramics". Scripta Materialia 146, 146-149 (2017).
  • K.S.Srikanth and Rahul Vaish, “Enhanced electrocaloric, pyroelectric and energy storage performance of BaCexTi1-xO3 ceramics”, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc.  ​37 (13), 3927-3933 (2017).
  • K.S.Srikanth, V.P.Singh and Rahul Vaish, “Enhanced pyroelectric figure of merits of porous BaSn0.05Ti0.95O3 ceramics”, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 37 (13), 39​43-39​50, (2017).
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  • S. Patel, K.S. Srikanth and R. Vaish, “Effect of sintering parameters on the dynamic hysteresis scaling behavior of Ba0.85Sr0.15Zr0.1Ti0.9O3 ceramics”, Integrated Ferroelectrics 176 (1), 95-108: (2016).
  • K.S.Srikanth, Satyanarayan Patel and Rahul Vaish, “Enhanced electrocaloric effect in glass added 0.94Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3-0.06BaTiO3 ceramics”, J. Aust. Ceram. Soc. 1-7 (2017) 
  • K.S.Srikanth, V.P.Singh and RahulVaish,“Pyroelectric performance of porous Ba0.85Sr0.15TiO3 ceramics”, Int. J. Appl. Ceram. Tec. 15 (1), 140-147 (2018).
  • K.S.Srikanth, Himmat S Kushwaha and Rahul Vaish, “Microstructural and photocatalytic performance of BaCexTi1-xO3 ceramics”, Mater. Sci. Semicon.Process. 73, 51-57 (2017)
  • K.S.Srikanth, Himmat S Kushwaha and Rahul Vaish, “Structural, photocatalytic and hydrogen production of (Ba,Ca)TiO3–x(Ba,Sn)TiO3 ceramics”, Mater. Sci. Semicon.Process. 79, 153-160 (2018)
  • S. Singh, K.S. Srikanth and Bhim Singh, “Investigation on energy storage density and thermal energy harvesting capabilities in ferroelectric [(1 − x)Ba0.9Ca0.1TiO3–x(BaSn0.2Ti0.8O3)] ceramics”, Integ. Ferroelectrics 192 (1), 28-37 (2018).
  • K.S. Srikanth, Satyanarayan Patel and Rahul Vaish, “Pyroelectric performance of BaTi1-xSnxO3 ceramics”, Int. J. Appl. Ceram. Tech. 15 (2), 546-553 (2017).
  • K.S. Srikanth, Sidhant Kumar, Satyanarayan Patel, Puneet Azad and Rahul Vaish, “Pyroelectric energy harvesting using Ba0.85Sr0.15Zr0.1Ti0.9O3 ceramics and its cement based composites”, J. Intell. Mater. Syst. Struct. (2019).
  • K.S. Srikanth, Satyanarayan Patel and Rahul Vaish, “Functional cementitious composites for pyroelectric applications”, J. Electron. Mater. 1-8 (2018).
  • K.S.Srikanth, Satyanarayan Patel and Rahul Vaish, “Electrocaloric behavior and temperature dependent scaling of dynamic hysteresis of BaxSr1-xTiO3 (x=0.7, 0.8 and 0.9) bulk ceramics”, J. Aust. Ceram. Soc. 54 (3), 439-450 (2018).
  • K.S. Srikanth, V.P.Singh, Satyanarayan Patel and Rahul Vaish, “Pyroelectric performance of [Bi0.48Na0.4032K0.0768]Sr0.04(Ti0.975Nb0.025)O3 ceramics”, J. Aust. Ceram. Soc. (2018).
  • Sumeet Sharma, Swarnab, K.S.Srikanth and Vishal Singh Chauhan, “Pyroelectric performance of POP added SBN composites”, J. Aust. Ceram. Soc. 54 (3), 389-394 (2017).
  • Shatrugan Singh, K.S. Srikanth and R. Vaish, “Temperature dependent dynamic hysteresis scaling of ferroelectric hysteresis parameters of [(1-x)Ba0.9Ca0.1TiO3-x(BaSn0.2Ti0.8O3)] ceramics”, Ferroelectrics Letters Section 44 (4-6), 101-112 (2017).
  • K.S. Srikanth, P. Suresh and P. Mathiyalagan, “Electrocaloric characteristics of cement binded BCZTO ceramics for solid state refrigeration applications”, Trans. Non. Ferr. Met. Soc. China (2019).
  • S. Singh, K.S. Srikanth and Bhim Singh, “Pyroelectric performance of [(1-x)Ba0.9Ca0.1TiO3-x(BaSn0.2Ti0.8O3)] lead free ceramics”, Ferroelectrics 526 (1), 68-75 (2018).
  • S. Singh, K.S. Srikanth and Bhim Singh, “Structural and dielectric properties of BaCexTi1-xO3 ceramics”, Integ. Ferroelectrics 192 (1), 121-129 (2018).
  • K.S.Srikanth and Rahul Vaish, “Lead‐Free Pyroelectric Materials for Thermal Energy Harvesting: A Comparative Study”, Energy Tech. 6 (5), 943-949 (2018).
  • S Patel, K.S. Srikanth, S Steiner, R Vaish and T Frömling, “Pyroelectric and impedance studies of the 0.5 Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8) O3-0.5(Ba0.7Sr0.3) TiO3 ceramics” Ceramics International 44 (17), 21976-21981 (2018).

Major Conferences

  • K.S.Srikanth and P. Palanichamy, “Application of Decision Trees for the Identification of Weld Central Line in Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld joints” in an International Conference conducted by IEEE. ISBN NO. 978-1-4799-3826-1
  • K.S.Srikanth, G.M. Nandankumar and K. Venkatramanan, “Thermal and Ultrasonic investigation of PMMA with BENZENE” in a National Conference conducted by Ultrasonic Society of India (USI). ISBN NO. 978-81-926579-1-2
  • K.S.Srikanth, V. Jayasankar and Jore S Vasisht ,“Comparative study of Performance, Emission & Wear analysis of biofuel bio lubricant combination (Rapeseed &Pongamia) in a Diesel Engine” in an International Conference at NIT Trichy.
  • Umesh Mishra, Rohit Gupta and K.S.Srikanth, “Microstructural and pyroelectric performance of rare earth doped Ba0.85Ca0.05R0.1Zr0.1Ti0.9O3 (R=Ce, Gd and Ho) lead free ceramics“ in an International Conference conducted by American Institute of Physics (AIP) 2019.

Awards & Honors

  • Secured University second rank in Bachelors program.
  • Received Full Scholarship by MHRD for Master’s Program in IIT Mandi.
  • Qualified GATE-2014 conducted by IIT Kharagpur.
  • Recipient of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE fellowship) award in 2012 and 2013.
  • Awarded best poster presentation several times in the field of Smart materials and interdisciplinary areas in Physics and Mechanical Engineering.

Awards & Honors

  • Received Bronze medal in B.Tech in Production Engineering in WBUT Kolkata.
  • Received Full Scholarship for Master's Program in India.

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