Mahesh Gupta

Mahesh Gupta

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Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

  • PhD, Rutgers University
  • MTech, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • BTech, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Biography

Gupta’s research is focused on computer simulation of polymer processing and design of plastic parts. Some of the projects he is investigating are: 1) effect of elongational viscosity on polymeric flows, 2) estimation of elongational viscosity for polymeric melts, 3) threedimensional simulation of the flow in ceramic injection molding, 4) mixing of polymers, and 5) optimization of die geometry for polymer extrusion.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Polymer Processing
  • Polymer Rheology
  • Design with Plastics and Composites
  • Finite Element Method

Research Interests

  • Effect of elongational viscosity on polymeric flows
  • Estimation of elongational viscosity for polymeric melts
  • Three dimensional simulation of the flow in ceramic injection molding
  • Mixing of polymers
  • Optimization of die geometry for polymer extrusion

Recent Publications