Satish V. Kailas

Satish V. Kailas


PhD, IISc, Bangalore, 1994
ME, IISc, Bangalore, 1989
BTech, Govt. Engineering College, Trichur, 1987
+91-80-2293 2301

Research Interests

Friction studies during metal forming/cutting, Friction stir welding
Design and development of special purpose machines


  • ME 228 Materials and Structure Property Correlation
  • PD 205 Materials Manufacturing and Design

Selected Recent Publications

  • Dixit, S., Mahata, A., Mahapatra, D. R., Kailas, S. V., & Chattopadhyay, K. (2018). Multi-layer graphene reinforced aluminum–Manufacturing of high strength composite by friction stir alloying.Composites Part B: Engineering, 136, 63-71.
  • Kumar, A., Yadav, D., Perugu, C. S., & Kailas, S. V. (2017). Influence of particulate reinforcement on microstructure evolution and tensile properties of in-situ polymer derived MMC by friction stir processing.Materials & Design, 113, 99-108.
  • Madhu, H. C., & Kailas, S. V. (2018). Fabrication of localised aluminium foam by a novel polymeric blowing agent.Materials Characterization, 142, 340-351.
  • Kar, A., Suwas, S., & Kailas, S. V. (2018). Two-pass friction stir welding of aluminum alloy to titanium alloy: A simultaneous improvement in mechanical properties. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 733, 199-210.

​​Sponsored Projects

  • Mechanical Joining of Al, steels and polymers, CAR-DST-TDB
  • Factors influencing friction in friction drives, Nissan, Japan

Additional Information

  • Editorial Board Member/ Associate Editor of:
    • ASME Journal of Tribology
    • STLE Tribology Transactions
    • Wear
    • Friction
    • Tribology Online
  • Chairman of the Interface committee, IISc
  • Chairman of Students Affairs Committee, IISc