Dr. Suman Deb Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical Sciences

Research Interests

Advanced metal forming (Bulk and sheet metal forming, Roll forming, Microforming, Severe plastic deformation, Superplastic forming);
Deformation of material under quasi-static and dynamic load at sub-zero to high temperature range;
Development of advanced materials (ultrafine/ nano grained materials, Metal matrix composites, Lightweight materials- Al, Mg, Ti);
Microstructure- Crystallographic Texture - Property correlation

Contact Details

  • Room no. 116, School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar, Argul, Khordha - 752050
  • +91 674 713 7181
  • sumandeb@iitbbs.ac.in

Other Profile Link(s)


 Degree Discipline Year School
  Joint PhD Mechanical Engineering 2021 IIT Madras and Deakin University
  MTech Mechanical Engineering 2015 IIT Madras
  BE Mechanical Engineering 2012 BESU Shibpur (Presently IIEST Shibpur)





Recent Publications (International Journals)

1S Deb, SK Panigrahi, M Weiss, Development of bulk ultrafine grained Al-SiC nano composite sheets by a SPD based hybrid process: Experimental and theoretical studies, Materials Science and Engineering: A 738 (2018) 323-334 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2018.09.101
2S Deb, SK Panigrahi, Matthias Weiss, The effect of annealing treatment on the evolution of the microstructure, the mechanical properties and the texture of nano SiC reinforced aluminium matrix alloys with ultrafine grained structure, Materials Characterization 154 (2019) 80-93 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2019.05.023
3S Deb, SK Panigrahi, Matthias Weiss, Understanding material behaviour of ultrafine-grained aluminium nano-composite sheets with emphasis on stretch and bending deformation, Journal of Materials Processing Technology 293 (2021) 117082 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2021.117082
4S Deb, A Muraleedharan, RJ Immanuel, SK Panigrahi, G Racineux, S Marya, Establishing flow stress behaviour of Ti-6Al-4V alloy and development of constitutive models using Johnson-Cook method and Artificial Neural Network for quasi-static and dynamic loading, Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics 119 (2022) 103338 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tafmec.2022.103338
5S. Deb, M.B. Abhilash, R.J. Immanuel S.K. Panigrahi, Improved structural uniformity and specific strength of commercially pure aluminum through variable temperature multi axial forging: Finite element analysis and experimental study, International Journal of Lightweight Materials and Manufacture 6 (2023) 434-449

Academic Honors & Awards

  • PROF R KRISHNAMURTHY ENDOWMENT AWARD-to the best PhD project work in the area of surface engineering, tribology, advanced materials – composites, coatings and treatments

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Professional Experience

1. Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar (Nov 2022- Till date); 2. Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras (Aug 2021- Oct 2022)

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