PhD, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1999
MTech, IIT Madras, 1992
BE, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 1989
Small-scale materials properties, Solid mechanics
Nanomechanics, Nanoparticles in tribology
Surface microtexturing, Designing surfaces for drag reduction
ME 255: Fundamentals of Tribology
ME 273: Solid and Fluid Phenomena at small scales
Selected Recent Publications
Dilip, D., Kumar, S. V., Bobji, M. S., & Govardhan, R. N. (2018). Sustained drag reduction and thermo-hydraulic performance enhancement in textured hydrophobic microchannels. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 119, 551-563.
Jayadeep, U. B., & Bobji, M. S. (2017). Energy loss due to adhesion during the impact of elastic spheres. Procedia engineering, 173, 238-243.
Yadav, A., Muthukumar, M., & Bobji, M. S. (2016). Porous alumina based ordered nanocomposite coating for wear resistance. Materials Research Express, 3(8), 085021.
Devi, A. L., Nongthomba, U., & Bobji, M. S. (2016). Quantitative characterization of adhesion and stiffness of corneal lens of Drosophila melanogaster using atomic force microscopy. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 53, 161-173.
Dilip, D., Jha, N. K., Govardhan, R. N., & Bobji, M. S. (2014). Controlling air solubility to maintain “Cassie” state for sustained drag reduction. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 459, 217-224.
Shrikanth, V., & Bobji, M. S. (2014). A non-resonant mass sensor to eliminate the “missing mass” effect during mass measurement of biological materials. Review of Scientific Instruments, 85(10), 105006.
Gelli, N. V., Bobji, M. S., & Mohan, S. (2014). Effect of contact stresses on shape recovery of NiTiCu thin films. Thin Solid Films, 564, 306-313.