PhD (Indian Institute of Technology, Patna)
Research Interests: Laser Material Processing, Micromachining, Microfluidics, Advance Manufacturing Methods.
Dr. Shashi Prakash is currently working as an Assistant Professor in SEAS, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, Gujrat. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihar, India. He obtained Masters in Production Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata where he received university Gold Medal for securing first rank. He is the recipient of DST INSPIRE fellowship award from Government of India. Shashi's primary research area is Laser based machining and micromachining processes. He also has a keen interest in laser related processes for bio-microfluidics.
Google Scholar Profile
1. High throughput synthesis of nanoliposomes in microfluidic reactors for efficient delivery of an-
ticancer drugs, PI: Sanjay Singh, Co-PI(s): Shashi Prakash, Ajay Karakoti and Dharmesh Varade,
Funding agency: BRNS, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, Funding Amount: Rs.
31 lacs, 2019 (ongoing)
2. CO 2 laser cutting of thin glass sheets for microfluidic applications, PI: Shashi Prakash, Funding
Agency: Ahmedabad University, Funding Amount: Rs. 2 lacs, 2019 (ongoing)
3. Fiber Laser Based Surface Texturing of Aluminum - Mg Alloy for Adhesion Improvement, PI: Shashi
Prakash, DST, startup grant scheme, Funding amount: 25 lacs (ongoing), 2019
4. Design, development and fabrication of suturing device for transoral endoscopic surgery, consulting
to Kaizen Hospital (2019) (ongoing)
Dr Prakash has several publications to his credit. His one of the paper has received Most cited article award from International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 2018 (Springer). A comprehensive list of journal and conference papers can be found below.
1. Fluid machines
2. Dynamics of machines
3. Dynamics of machines lab
1. Manufacturing Processes Lab
Journal Reviewer (International)
Lectures and Industrial Visits
Delivered a lecture on worker's safety at Rajnagar Textile Mills, Ahmedabad.
Attended safety review committee meeting at Meghmani Industries, Ahmedabad.
1. 60 W Trotec CO2 laser
2. 40 W spectrum CO2 laser
3. 70 W fiber MOPA laser (nanosecond)
4. Olympus optical microscope (STM7)
5. Syringe pumps
6. Pneumatic press
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