Experience

1996-2009 : Assistant Professor
2009-2014 : Associate Professor
2014-till date : Professor

Book authored

Book Chapter on “Flange Wrinkling in Deep Drawing” in the Book titled ‘Metal Forming – Fundamentals and Recent Advances’, Co-Author: Prof P.M. Dixit, ME Dept., IIT, Kanpur, Edited by U.S. Dixit and R.G. Narayanan, ME Dept, IIT Guwahati, Published by Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi.

Award

1. Awarded Vice-Chancellor’s Gold Medal for standing 1st in the Mechanical Engineering Branch at B. Tech.
2. Received Merit Scholarship during B. Tech.
3. Received GATE Scholarship to pursue M. Tech. Program at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi from August 1993 to February 1995.
4. Received QIP Scholarship to pursue Ph. D program at IIT, Kanpur by MHRD, Delhi from July 2002 to July 2005.

Publications

International Journals:
1. Sachin S. Gautam and Ravindra K Saxena, ” A Finite Element Study on effect of Frictional Heating in the Taylor Rod Impact Problem”, World Journal of Engineering, Communicated, 2014.
2. Sachin S. Gautam and Ravindra K Saxena, “A Numerical Study on effect of Strain Rate and Temperature in the Taylor Rod Impact Problem”, International Journal of Structural Changes in Solids, Volume 4, pp, 2012.
3. Ravindra K. Saxena and P. M. Dixit, “Numerical Analysis of Damage for prediction of Fracture Initiation in Deep Drawing”, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Volume 47, pp 1104–1117, 2011.
4. Ravindra K. Saxena,
Sachin S. Gautam, P. M. Dixit, “Numerical Simulation of Fracture in Cup Drawing”, Int. J of Material Forming, Volume 3, pp 117-120, 2010.
5. Ravindra K. Saxena and P. M. Dixit, “Prediction of Flange Wrinkling in Deep Drawing Process using Bifurcation Criterion”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Volume 12, pp 19-29, 2010.
6. Ravindra K. Saxena and P. M. Dixit, “Finite Element Simulation of Earing Defect in Deep Drawing”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 45, pp 219-233, 2009.

International Seminar/Conference/Workshop:

1. Ravindra K. Saxena

, T.S. Sudhish Kumar and P.M. Dixit, “Simulation of Square cup Deep Drawing Process”, In Proceeding of International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-04), Volume-2, IIT, Kanpur, December 2004.
2. Vikas Rastogi,
Ravindra K. Saxena, Jaspal Singh Gill, Dynamic Modelling and Simulation of Fuel Cells for Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFV) using Bond Graphs, In Proceeding of International Conference on Molecules to Materials, SLIET, Longowal, India, March 2006, pp. 256-262.
3. Ravindra K. Saxena,
Vikas Rastogi, Arvind Jayant, Some Design Aspects of nano Robots from Dynamical point of View, Abstract Booklet of International Conference on Molecules to Materials, SLIET, Longowal, India, March 2006, pp. 28-29.
4. C Venu Madhav,
Ravindra K. Saxena, P. M Dixit, Simulation of Deep Drawing Process to predict Earing, In Proceeding of International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-06), IIT, Guwahati, December 2006.
5. Ravindra K. Saxena,
P.M. Dixit, Wrinkling prediction in circular cup deep drawing process using bifurcation criterion, In Proceeding of the International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM 2007), IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India, December 2007.
6. Ravindra K. Saxena,
Prasad Babu, P.M. Dixit, , Element formulation for 3-D elasto-plastic stress analysis, In Proceeding of the International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM 2007), IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India, December 2007.
7. Himanshu Kumar,
Ravindra K. Saxena, Vikas Rastogi, Dynamic Analysis of Turbine Blades, In Proceeding of the International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM 2007), IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India, December 2007.
8. Ravindra K. Saxena,
P.M. Dixit, STUDY OF EARING IN SQUARE CUP DEEP-DRAWING PROCESS USING FEM, In Proceeding of the IISc Centenary-International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (IC-ICAME-2008), Indian Institute of Science, Bangluru, India, July 2008.
9. Ravindra K. Saxena,
Sachin S. Gautam, P. M. Dixit, “Numerical Simulation of Fracture in Cup Drawing”, In Proceeding of the European Scientific Association For Material Forming (ESAFORM 2010), Brescia, Italy, April 7-9, 2010.
10. Sachin S. Gautam, Ravindra K. Saxena and P. M. Dixit, “Fracture in Taylor Rod Impact Test Specimens”, In Proceeding of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME 2010 Congress),
Vancouver, Canada, November 12-18, 2010.
11. Ravindra K. Saxena and Harish K. Arya, “Effects of welding speed, welding current and plate thickness on temperature variation and angular distortion in butt joint welding”, In Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Material Science, Metal & Manufacturing (M3 2011), Singapore, December 12-13, 2011.
12. Sachin S. Gautam, Ravindra K. Saxena and P. M. Dixit, “Dynamic ductile fracture of cylindrical tubes: modelling and analysis using continuum damage mechanics”, In Proceeding of the (ECCOMAS 2012),
Vinna, Austria, Septeber 10-14, 2012.
13. Ravindra K. Saxena and Sachin S. Gautam, “Simulation of circular cup drawing using enriched contact elements”, In Proceeding of the International congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, Hyderabad, India, December 9-12, 2012.
14. Harpreet Singh,
Ravindra K Saxena, Amrik Singh, “Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite powder from fish byproducts: a review”, In proceedings of International conference on Advances in Mechanical and Computer Engineering (ICAMCE-2013), Bilaspur, Dist Yamuna Nagar, Haryana India, January 18-19, 2013.
15. Ravindra K. Saxena and Bharat Singh, “Effect of incorporating Latent heat in Arc welding simulation”, In proceedings of International conference on International Mechanical Engineering Congress (IMEC 2014), National Institute of Technology, Trichy, Tamilnadu, India, June 13-15, 2014.
16. Ravindra K. Saxena and Anuj Singh, “Application of a new friction model in Circular Cup Drawing”, In proceedings of All India Manufacturing Technology Design and Research (AIMTDR 2014), Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam, India, December 12-14, 2014.
17. Gurdeep Singh,
Ravindra K. Saxena, and Sunil Pandey, “Prediction of Transient Temperature Distribution in dissimilar steel weldment using FEM”, In proceedings of 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS 2014), CSIR, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, December 10-13, 2014.
18. Ankit Saxena and Ravindra K. Saxena, Determination of the effect of size and shape in the prediction of residual stresses and fatigue behavior in quenching of Al-7075 alloy by 3-D FEM simulation, 2nd International conference on Recent developments in science, engineering and technology (REDSET) 2015, OCTOBER 30-31, 2015, G.D. GOENKA UNIVERSITY, GURGAON (DELHI NCR), INDIA.
19. Ravindra K. Saxena and Ashish Saxena, 2015, Finite element study on residual stress in arc welding, International conference on Aeronautical, Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (CAAME) 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

National Seminar/Conference/Workshop:

1. Ravindra K. Saxena

, Vikas Rastogi, Himanshu Kumar, Modal analysis and Flexural Vibration of a Single Turbine Blade, In Proceeding of the National Conference on Design, Dynamics and Manufacturing, SLIET, Longowal, India, March 2007, pp. 118-120.
2. Vikas Rastogi,
Ravindra K. Saxena, Finite Element Modelling and Analysis of Cracked Rotor, Abstract Booklet of National Conference on Design, Dynamics and Manufacturing, SLIET, Longowal, India, March 2007, pp. 25.