Dr. Y.S Varadarajan

Professor & Dean (Academic Affairs)

Department of Industrial and Production Engineering

Email: varadarajan@nie.ac.in
Phone No: 0821-2480475
About Me:

I joined The National Institute of Engineering, Mysuru in the year 1986 and has served the Institute till date in various capacities holding both academic and administrative positions. I was the head of the department during 2006 to 2012, Chairman, Board of Studies in IPE, Chairman, Board of Examiners in IPE, Head, NIE – Eicher Centre  for Automobile Technology, Member-Secretary, Academic Council of the Institute.

I have been teaching many courses for both UG and PG Programmes of the department and have guided two research Scholars for their doctoral degree. Five research scholars are working with me for their Ph.D. Published many research papers in refereed Journals and International Conferences. 

My areas of research are: Metal Cutting, Composite Material Characterization and Processing

  • B.E  inMechanical Engineering  (University of Mysore)
  • M.Tech in Machine Tools (IIT Madras, Chennai)
  • Ph.D:Machinability studies on MMCs(IIT Madras, Chennai)
  • Principal Investigator for the research Project sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi – Sanctioned Amount – Rs. 8,50,000 – Completion report submitted
  • Co-Investigator for the research Project sponsored by VTU - Belagavi– Sanctioned Amount – Rs 4,35,000 – Completion report submitted
Journal Publications
  • International Journal
 
  1. Doddalli Rudrappa S, Yellampalli Srinivasachar Varadarajan.(2020):" Significance of the type of reinforcement on the physicomechanical behavior of short glass fiber and short carbon fiber-reinforced polypropylene composites ". Engineering Reports. 2020;e12098.
  2. Jangam Ramesh, Dr Mohan Ram M, Dr Varadarajan Y S (2019): "Sustainable value addition to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in India: A review of Industry 4.0" , International Journal of Advanced Research in Basic Engineering Sciences and Technology (IJARBEST), ISSN (ONLINE):2456-5717Vol.5, Issue.7, July 2019
  3. Siddharth Suhas Revankar,Ramesh S Rao, Y S Varadarajan(2017): “Study of Tungsten Carbide Behavior in Hot Forging Application”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Advanced Engineering, Volume 4 page 180-187, April 2017
  4. Anudeep Rao,P, Ramesh S Rao, Y S Varadarajan(2017):"Study of Thermal Stresses in High Temperature Brazing of Carbide to Steel", International Journal of Innovative Research in Advanced Engineering (IJIRAE) ISSN: 2349-2163 Issue 04, Volume 4 (April 2017), 114-117
  5. Varun nag, Y S Varadarajan.(2016):" Improving the logistic efficiency by reducing of the plastic bin", Published in  IJSART,  Vol 2,5,2016, 660-664
  6. Rakesh M, Y S Varadarajan, Basavaraju G(2016) :"Enhancing the logistic performance in Manufacturing Industry", International Journal for Science and Advance Research in Technology , Vol 2, issue 6 in June 2016
  7. Shiva kumar G N Y S Varadarajan, Basavaraju G(2015): "Implementation of Pull System using KANBAN ", International Journal of Research Science & Management, vol2, issue2 6, pg 48-53, May 2015
  8. Raveen John, Y S Varadarajan , Paul Pereira (2015):"To Arrive at solution for Profile distortion problem encountered during heat treatment process of gear manufacturing using root cause analysis" , International journal of innovative research in science, engineering and technology, vol 4, issue 5, May 2015
  9. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2013): " Analysis of abrasive wear behavior of carbon fabric reinforced epoxy composite using Taguchi method ", International journal of Advanced Material Science, ISSN 2231-1211 Vol 4,No. 3 2013, PP211-223.
  10. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2013): "Investigation of the abrasive wear behavior of graphite filled carbon fabric reinforced epoxy composite –A Taguchi method", International journal of mechanical engineering and Technology (IJMET),  Vol 4,Issue 1, Jan-Feb 2013, PP 101-108
  11. K.M.Subbaya, B Suresha, N Rajendra, Y S Varadarajan. (2012):"Taguchi Approach for  Characterization of Three-Body Abrasive Wear of Carbon-Epoxy Composite With and Without SiC filler". Composite interfaces.19, 297-311.
  12. K.M.Subbaya, B Suresha, N Rajendra, Y. S Varadarajan. (2012):" Multiple response optimization of Three-body abrasive wear behaviour of graphite filled carbon-epoxy composites using grey-based Taguchi Approach", Journal of Minerals & Materials characterization and engineering, 11,876-884
  13. K.M.Subbaya, B Suresha, N Rajendra, Y S Varadarajan. (2012) :"Grey-based Taguchi approach for wear assessment of SiC filled carbon-epoxy composites", Journal of Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol 41, P124-130. ISSN-0261 3069
  14. Rashmi S N, Subbaya K M , Y S Varadarajan.(2012):" Grey based Taguchi approach for wear assessment of SiC filled glass fabric reinforced epoxy composites:, International journal of business review and manufacturing management (IJBRMN) Vol.2, No.1, pp12-17,ril 2012: ISSN 2231-5349.
  15. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra,(2011): "Mechanical Behaviour of Graphite filled and unfilled carbon epoxy composites, CiiT,  International Journal of Automation and Autonomous Systems,3(8), 2011 ,368-375.
  National Journal
  • Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2014): "Artificial Neural network   approach for the prediction of abrasive wear behavior of carbon fabric reinforced epoxy composite",  Indian journal of Engineering and Material Sciences , Vol 21, Feb 2014, PP 16-22
  Conference Proceedings
  • International Conference
 
  1. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2015)::" Erosive wear behavior of carbon fiber reinforced epoxy composite ",4th International conference on materials processing and characterization.2015
  2. Tejappanavara Raghavendra, Y.S.Varadarajan (2013): “A study on wear behavior of SiC filler filled glass fiber reinforced epoxy composites”,  International Conference on advanced Materials, Manufacturing, Management &Thermal Sciences AMMMT-2013.May, 03,04, ISBN-13 978-81-926304-0-3
  3. Abdul  Raheem, K.M.Subbaya, Y.S.Varadarajan(2013): “Optimization of Tribological properties of carbon fibre reinforced epoxy composites flled with nano and micro fillers”, International Conference on advanced Materials, Manufacturing, Management & Thermal Sciences AMMMT-2013.May, 03,04, ISBN-13 978-81-926304-0-3
  4. Santosh Hiremath, M.S.Shamprasad, Y.S.Varadarajan(2013: “Optimization of Tribological properties of carbon fiber reinforced epoxy composites filled with nano and micro hybrid fillers (Al2O3  +  SiC)”, International Conference on advanced Materials, Manufacturing, Management & Thermal Sciences AMMMT-2013.May, 03,04, ISBN-13 978-81-926304-0-3
  5. Anjan B N, Y.S.Varadarajan (2013): “Study of Tribological properties of micro/nano alumina filled glass fiber reinforced epoxy composites”, International Conference on advanced Materials, Manufacturing, Management & Thermal Sciences AMMMT-2013.May, 03,04, ISBN-13 978-81-926304-0-3.
  6. K.M.Subbaya, B Suresha, N Rajendra, Y S Varadarajan. (2012) :"Grey-based Taguchi approach for wear assessment of SiC filled carbon-epoxy composites", Journal of Materials and Design, Elsevier, Vol 41, P124-130. ISSN-0261 3069.
  7. K.M.Subbaya, B Suresha, N Rajendra, Y S Varadarajan. (2012):" Taguchi Approach for  Characterization of Three-Body Abrasive Wear of Carbon-Epoxy Composite With and Without SiC filler.:, Composite interfaces.19, 297-311.
  8. K.M.Subbaya, B Suresha, N Rajendra, Y. S Varadarajan. (2012) :"Multiple response optimization of Three-body abrasive wear behaviour of graphite filled carbon-epoxy composites using grey-based Taguchi Approach" , Journal of Minerals & Materials characterization and engineering, 11,876-884.
  9. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2012):" Effect of Graphite Filler on Tribological Behavior of Carbon Epoxy Composite – A Taguchi Approach", International conference on emerging trends in Engineering, May 15th and 16th 2012
  10. Rashmi S N, Subbaya K M , Y S Varadarajan. (2012):" A Gray-based Taguchi approach for wear assessment of SiO2 Filled Glass Fabric Reinforced epoxy composite." International conference on Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering (INCRAME-2012), 19-20 April 2012.
  11. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2011):" Influence of Graphite Filler on the Mechanical Properties of Carbon Fabric Reinforced Epoxy Composite", International conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology,27 & 28 May,2011,EGS Pillay,Engineering College,Nagapattianam,Tamilnadu.
  12. Ravichandran G Y S Varadarajan, B Suresha (2011) :"Effect of Micro-filler Additions on Physico-Mechanical Properties of Glass Fabric Reinforced Epoxy Composite Systems", First International Conference on Composites and Nano-composites (ICNC-2011), Institute of Molecular Science and Engineering, Kottayam, Kerala, January 7th to 9th  
  13. Prashanth. N, K.M.Subbaya, N.Rajendra, Y.S.Varadarajan,  Suresha. B (2011):" Influence of grain size on abrasive wear behaviour of SiO2 filled glass fiber reinforced epoxy composite by Taguchi method", Joint international conference on advanced materials -2011, BTL Institute of Technology, Bangalore. 19-20 Aug 2011.
  14. Prashanth. N, K.M.Subbaya, N.Rajendra, Y.S.Varadarajan, (2011):" Taguchi Mathod and ANOVA approach for investigation on Three-body abrasive wear behavior of carbon fabric reinforced epoxy composite with and without graphite filler", (ICOEGC) International conference on Operational Excellence for Global Compititiveness., R.VCollege of Engineering, Bangalore. 3rd-5th Feb2011.
  15. Santhosh Kini, B S Kantharaju, B Suresha, B R Raju and Y  S Varadarajan  (2011):"Mechanical and three body abrasive wear behavior of Glass fabric reinforced epoxy composites filled with SiC and SiO2 particles" , International conference INCRAME-2011, , Dr. M G R Educational and Research Institute University, Chennai. 21 & 22nd April 
  16. S. Sudhakara, Y S Varadarajan, K.V.Manjunatha (2012): "A Mathematical Approach for determining the number of kanbans:A Step towards non-Stock Production in Manufacturing Scenario" International Conference on Current trends in Engineering and Management,12-14th July 2012, VVCE, Mysuru
  17. Ravichandran G, Y S Varadarajan, B Suresha (2011):" Effect of filler addition on cutting force and delamination during drilling of glass fabric reinforced epoxy composites" , International Conference on Emerging Trends and Engineering –11  (ICETE 2011), NMAM Institute of Technology, NITTE, May 4th, 5th.
  18. K.M.Subaya, S  Prashanth, N Rajendra, Y S Varadarajan, Suresha B. (2011):" Influence of Grain Size on Abrasive wear behavior of silicon di oxide (SiO2) Filled Glass fiber reinforced epoxy composite by Taghuchi method",  Joint International Conference on Advanced Materials – 2011, (ICAM-2011) 19th & 20th August 2011
  19. K.M.Subbaya, N.Rajendra, Y.S.Varadarajan,  Suresha.(2011):"Taguchi approach for characterization of abrasive wear of carbon-epoxy composite with graphite and SiC filler", NMD-2011, Hyderabad, 13-16 Nov 2011
  20. A.N.Manjunath, K.M.Subbaya, N.Rajendra, Y.S.Varadarajan;(2010):" Study of tribological behavior of polymer composite material by Taguchi Method" ,( AMMMT) Advanced Materials Manufacturing , management and Thermal Sciences, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur, Karnataka, 18-19 Nov, p-84.
  21. K.M.Subbaya, B.Suresha, Y.S.Varadarajan, N.Rajendra(2009):"Investigation on Three-Body Abrasive Wear Behavior of Carbon Fabric Reinforced Epoxy Composite With and with out SiC Filler", NMD – ATM 2009”  13th to 17th  Nov,  Kolkota p-377
  22. Y S Varadarajan, B Suresha and B R Raju (2010):" Experimental Study on Drilling of Particulate Filled Glass-Epoxy Composites Manufactured by Hand Lay-up Technique", International Conference on Advanced materials, Manufacturing, Management and Thermal Sciences (AMMMT-2010) November 18, 19th SIT Tumkur.
  23. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2010):" Abrasive Wear Behavior Of Glass / Epoxy Composite Filled With Alumina Filler" ,International Conference on Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, Management and Thermal Sciences, Nov 18 & 19,2010,SIT, Tumkur.
  24. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2008):" Tribological Behaviour of fibre reinforced polymer composites", Proceedings of International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical System, 22 & 23 October,2008. Anjuman Engineering College Bhatkal, India
  25. K.M.Subbaya, Mohammed Ismail, N.Rajendra ,Y.S.Varadarajan, B.Suresha  (2007) :"Investigation on mechanical and abrasive wear behavior of carbon fabric reinforced epoxy composite with & without SiC filler, Symposium on energy related materials"  NMD-ATM-2007 (National metallurgist day Annual Technical Meeting of IIM, Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai, 15th -16th November. 2F3-4 p-21
  National Conference
  1. Varun nag, Y S Varadarajan.(2016):" An impact of Packaging in supply chain system for Automobile industries ", NCETM-29-30th April 2016
  2. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2012):" Three body abrasive wear behavior of Carbon Fabric Reinforced Epoxy Composite ", Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference on Emerging Trends in Materials for Advanced Technology,20th and 21st March 2012,KVGCE sullia.
  3. B S Kantharaju, Santhosh Kini, B Suresha and Y S Varadarajan (2011):" Mechanical Properties of Glass Fabric Reinforced epoxy composites Filled with SiC and SiO2 Particles ", National Conference POLYCON-  SJCE, Mysore. 25th & 26th April 2011.
  4. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2011):" Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Carbon Epoxy",International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing, Dec 19-20,2011, RMK Engineering college Chennai.
  5. Prashanth.S, Subbaya.K.M , Rajendra.N and Varadarajan.Y.S, (2011):" Influence of grain size on erosion wear behavior of silicon dioxide (SiO2) filled glass fiber reinforced epoxy composite- A Taguchi approach." POLYCON 2011, 5th National Conference on Plastic and Rubber  Technology, SJCE, Mysore. 25th May2011
  6. Prashanth.N, Subbaya.K.M , Rajendra.N and Varadarajan.Y.S, (2011):" Solid Particle Erosion Wear Behavior of Carbon  Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite Using Taguchi Approach" , POLYCON 2011, 5th National Conference on Plastic and Rubber  Technology, SJCE, Mysore. 25th May2011
  7. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2010):" Friction and wear characteristics of epoxy based composites filled with different fillers and reinforcements- A Review" , National conference on Mechanical Engineering trends-COMET-2010, Dept, of Mechanical Engineering, BITM, Bellary , 19th -20th February 2010.
  8. N.Prashanth, K.M.Subbaya, N.Rajendra, Y.S.Varadarajan; (2010):"Influence of grain size on Three body abrasive wear behavior of carbon fabric reinforced epoxy composite", (AMC2010) Advances in New Engineering Materials and Charaterization. KVG college of Engineering, Sullia , 29Dec p-92
  9. Sudarshan Rao K, Y.S.Varadarajan, N Rajendra (2009)::" Tribological properties of epoxy based composites filled with different fillers and reinforcements-A Review", National conference on recent trends in advanced materials, 18th December 2009
  10. Deepak M.V.S, K.M.Subbaya, Y.S.Varadarajan, B.K.Sridhara : (2008) Three body abrasive wear behavior of Molybdenum Disulphide  filled fiber glass epoxy Composites",  NCEPRS- Macro( National conference on Eco-Friendly plastics and rubber system), Department. of Polymer Science & Technology, SJCE, Mysore, 19th – 20th May. P-55
  11. M.R.Haseebuddin, K.M.Subbaya, Y.S.Varadarajan,  (2008):"Influence of molybdenum disulphide filler additions on three body abrasive wear behavior of glass reinforced polyester resin composites", NCEPRS- Macro, National conference on Eco-Friendly plastics and rubber system, Department. of Polymer Science & Technology, SJCE, Mysore, 19th – 20th May.
  12. K.M.Subbaya, B.Suresha, Y.S.Varadarajan, N.Rajendra  (2007):"Mechanical and two body abrasive wear of Glass fabric & carbon fabric reinforced Vinyle Ester composite", (NCOAIMAIE-2007) National Conference in advances in manufacturing and industrial Engg, V.N.R Vijnana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad, 17 – 21 July.p-13.
  Textbook Chapter
  • B.Suresha,Y.S.Varadarajan, G Ravichandran(2011):"Effect of Micro filler Addition on Physico-mechanical Proferties of Glass Fabric Reinforced Epoxy Composite Systems", in Composites and Nanocomposites, Apple Academic Press, Toronto, New Jersey
An Indian Patent has been filed on the invention ‘ Development of a device for tapping Carbon Black in Diesel Engine Vehicles’
  • Engineering Thermodynamics - UG Course
  • Fluid Mechanics and Machinery – UG Course
  • Computer Aided Engineering Drawing – UG Course
  • Material Removal Processes – PG course
  • Joining of Materials – PG Course
  • Advanced Materials and Processing – PG Course