Sounak Kumar Choudhury

PhD (Lumumba University)

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering), Lumumba University, Moscow, Russia, 1984.
  • M.Sc.(Mechanical Engineering) Integrated, Lumumba University, Moscow, Russia (with honours), 1979,



  • PATENT (AA 3416 dated January 09, 1999) on Electro-Mechano-Hydraulic Stepping Motor.

  • Book Published: "Fundamentals of Manufacturing Processes", G.K. Lal and S.K. Choudhury,Published by Narosa Publishers, India and Alpha Science Publisher, United Kingdom, 2005

  • Best Paper Award in the 16th. AIMTDR Conference, 1994, Bangalore, India

  • Satish Chinchanikar, S. K. Choudhury, "Wear behaviours of single-layer and multi-layer coatedcarbide inserts in high speed machining of hardened AISI 4340 steel" Journal of Mechanical Scienceand Technology, Vol. 27(5), pp. 1451-1459, 2013

  • Satish Chinchanikar, S. K. Choudhury, "Investigations on machinability aspects of hardened AISI4340 steel at different levels of hardness using coated carbide Tools" International Journal ofRefractory Metals and Hard Materials, Vol. 38, pp.124-133, 2013



Department of Mechanical Engineering
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

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