65 Years of Excellence

Production Engineering

Name : Dr. Kamal Pal
Designation : Associate Professor & HOD
Phone No. : +91-9776831637
Email Id : kpal5676@gmail.com
Date of Birth : 20-09-1977
Date of Joining : 01-08-2013

PhD (IIT Kharagpur), M.E (IIEST, Shibpur), B.E (Jadavpur University)

Production Engineering

18 Years

Graduate Level : Basic Manufacturing Processes, Advanced Casing and Welding, Production and Operations Management, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Quality Assurance & Reliability
Post Graduate Level : Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing, Computer Integrated Manufacturing , Automation in Manufacturing

  1. Advanced Fusion Welding Processes
  2. Friction Stir Processing
  3. Resistance Spot Welding
  4. Laser Spot welding
  5. Manufacturing Process Monitoring
  6. Machining of Polymer Composites
  7. Tool Condition Monitoring
  8. Electric Discharge Machining
  9. Ultrasonic Machining
  10. Micro-Machining of Hard Materials

Ph. D. Candidates : 02(Awarded) 04 (Ongoing)
M. Tech. Candidates : 18 (Awarded) 01 (Ongoing)
  1. MHRD Scholarship during M. Engg. Programme at IIEST, Shibpur (2001-2003).
  2. MHRD Scholarship during PhD programme at IIT Khargpur (2007-2010).
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  1. Seed Grant for the Research project entitled “Investigation on weld ability of dissimilar alluminium alloy to thermoplastic polymers using friction stir lap joining”PI/Co-PI: PI,Duration: one year (2021-22), Project Amount: 0.5 Lakh, sponsored by TEQIP-III, Status: Ongoing
  2. Seed Grant for the Research project entitled “Monitoring of Resistance Spot Welding Process for Joining Dissimilar Materials”PI/Co-PI: PI,Duration: one year (2016-17),Project Amount: One Lakh, sponsored by TEQIP, Status: Completed

International Publications

  1. Rath, D., Panda, S., Mishra, A. and Pal, K. “Particle swarm optimization and machinability aspects during turning of hardened D3 steel.” Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems,Vol. 19, No. 04, pp. 641-662, 2020 SCOPUS.
  2. Pal, K., and Pal, S. K., “Multi-objective optimization of pulsed gas metal arc welding process using neuro NSGA-II” Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Vol 100, pp. 501–510 2019 SCOPUS.
  3. Priyadarshini, M and Pal, K, “A comparative study for machining of Ti-6Al-4V alloy for multi-criteria response”, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 17(4), pp-515-531, 2018 SCOPUS.
  4. Priyadarshini, M and Pal, K, “Multi-objective optimisation of EDM process using hybrid Taguchi-based methodologies for Ti-6Al-4V alloy”, International Journal of Manufacturing Research, Inderscience Publications, 2016, Vol. 11 (2), pp.144-166 SCOPUS.
  5. Pal, K, and Pal, S K., “Sensor based prediction of weld microstructure in pulsed MIG welding” International Journal of Microstructure and Materials Properties, Inderscience Publications, 2015 Vol 10(5-6), pp.402- 434, SCOPUS.
  6. Pal, K, and Pal, S K., “Soft Computing Methods Used for the Modeling and Optimization of Gas Metal Arc Welding: A Review”, International Journal of Manufacturing Research, Inderscience Publications, 2011, Vol. 6(1), pp. 15 - 29,SCOPUS.
  7. Sahu S K., Mishra D., and Pal K. “A comparative study between weldability of polycarbonate and nylon-6 using different pin geometries in friction stir welding”, ProcIMechE Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Sage publications. (Accepted, In-Press), 2021 SCI/SCOPUS
  8. Goswami N. and Pal K. “Comparative assessment on weldability of Al 6061 to polycarbonate for dissimilar sheets placement in friction stir lap welding using sensor signal”, ProcIMechE Part C: J Mechanical Engineering Science, Sage publications. (Accepted, In-Press), 2021 SCI/SCOPUS.
  9. Sahu S K., Mishra D., and Pal K. “Optimizing process parameters for joint strength efficiency improvement in friction stir welding of polycarbonate sheets”, Material Science and Engineering Technology. Vol. 52, pp. 739–761, 2021 SCI/SCOPUS.
  10. Barik T. and Pal K. “Prediction of drilled hole quality in bidirectional woven carbon fiber reinforced plastic using wavelet packets of force–torque signals”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites,doi.org/10.1177/07316844211011757, 2021 SCI/SCOPUS.
  11. Sahu S. K., Mishra D., and Pal K. “Investigation on Mechanical Behavior of Friction Stir Welded Nylon-6 using Temperature Signatures” Journal of Materials Engineering and performance, Springer publications, Vol. 29, pp. 5238–5262, 2020SCI/SCOPUS.
  12. Sahu S. K., Mishra D., Pal K. and Pal S. K. “Multi Sensor based strategies for accurate monitoring of friction stir welding of polycarbonate sheets” ProcIMechE Part C: J Mechanical Engineering Science, Sage publications.doi.org/10.1177/0954406220960772, 2020 SCI/SCOPUS.
  13. Pattanaik Ajit K., Pal K, and Mishra Debadutta, “Tribiological investigation and optimization of friction stir spot welding of dissimilar metals by LSSM-ANN method” Mechanics Based Design Of Structures And Machines, doi.org/10.1080/15397734.2020.1759429, 2020 SCI/SCOPUS.
  14. Barik T., Pal K.,Parimita S, Sahoo P. and Patra K.“Monitoring of hole surface integrity in drilling of bi-directional woven CFRP composites”, ProcIMechE Part C: J Mechanical Engineering Science, Sage publications, DOI: 10.1177/0954406220906292, 2020 SCI/SCOPUS.
  15. Rath, D., Panda, S. and Pal, K. “Dry turning of AISI D3 steel using a mixed ceramic insert: A study.” ProcIMechE Part C: J Mechanical Engineering Science. Vol. 233(19–20), pp. 6698–6712 2019 SCI/SCOPUS.
  16. Sahu S K., Pal K, Mahto R. P., Dash P Monitoring of friction stir welding for dissimilar Al 6063 alloy to polypropylene using sensor signals. Int J Adv Manuf Technol. Springerpublication,vol. 104(1-4), pp. 159-177, 2019 SCI/SCOPUS.
  17. Sahu, S K, Mishra, D, Mahto, R P, Sharma, Vyas M, Pal, K, Banerjee, S, Dash, P and Pal, S K., “Friction Stir Welding of Polypropylene Sheet”, Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, Vol 21 (2), pp. 245-254, 2018 SCOPUS.
  18. Chatterjee, S, Chatterjee, R, Pal, S, Pal, K, and Pal S K., “Adaptive chirplet transform for sensitive and accurate monitoring of pulsed gas metal arc welding process", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer Verlag, 2012, Vol. 60(1-4), pp. 111- 125, SCI/SCOPUS.
  19. Bhattacharya, S, Pal, K, and Pal, S K., “Multi-Sensor based prediction of metal deposition in pulsed gas metal arc welding using various soft computing models”, Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier Publications, 2012 , Vol. 12(1), pp. 498-505, SCI/SCOPUS.
  20. Pal, K, and Pal, S K., “Effect of pulse parameters on weld quality in pulsed gas metal arc welding: a review”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Springer Verlag, 2011, Vol. 20(6), pp. 918-931, SCI/SCOPUS.
  21. Pal, K, and Pal, S K., “Monitoring of weld penetration using arc acoustics in pulsed MIG welding”, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor & Francis, 2011, Vol. 26, pp. 684-693, SCI/SCOPUS.
  22. Pal, K, Bhattacharya, S, and Pal, S K., “Optimization of weld deposition efficiency in pulsed MIG welding using hybrid neuro based techniques”, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Taylor & Francis, 2011, Vol. 24(3), pp. 198-210, SCI/SCOPUS.
  23. Pal, K, and Pal, S. K., “Study of weld joint strength using sensor signals for various torch angles in pulsed MIG welding”, CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, Elsevier Publications, 2010,Vol. 3(1), pp. 55-65, SCI/SCOPUS.
  24. Pal K., Bhattacharya S., and Pal S. K., “Multisensor-based monitoring of weld deposition and plate distortion for various torch angles in pulsed MIG welding”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer Verlag, 2010,Vol.50 (5-8), pp.543-556, SCI/SCOPUS.
  25. Pal, K, Bhattacharya, S, and Pal, S K., “Investigation on arc sound and metal transfer modes for on-line monitoring in pulsed gas metal arc welding”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Publications,2010 [Vol. 210(10), pp.1397-1410, SCI/SCOPUS.
  26. Pal, K, Bhattacharya, S, and Pal, S. K., “Prediction of metal deposition from arc sound and weld temperature signatures in pulsed MIG welding”. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer Verlag, 2009,Vol.45(11-12), pp.1113-1130, SCI/SCOPUS.

Conferences

  1. International Conferences: Barik T., Jena S., Tripathy A., Pal K. and Parida S., A novel approach for reducing delamination during drilling of CFRP by Response Surface Methodology (RSM) integrated with the Taguchi method, 3rdInternational Conference on Innovations in Mechanical Engineering, ICIME 2020, Guru Nanak Institutions. Telangana, 2020.
  2. Sahu S. K., Pal K., Das S. and Tripathy A., “Study on Mechanical Behaviour of Friction Stir Welded Nylon-6 sheets”, 3rd International Conference On Innovations In Mechanical Engineering, ICIME 2020, Guru Nanak Institutions. Telangana, 2020.
  3. Barik T., Parimita, S., Gahir S., Pal K. and Pattnaik S. K., Process parametric optimization and analysis of surface integrity in drilling unidirectional fibre-reinforced plastics, International Conference on future trends in engineering, management, science and technology, ICFTEMST-2019. GIET University, Gunupur, Odisha. pp-89-90, ISBN-978-93-83060-13-9.
  4. Pattanaik A. K., Khandai S., Barik B. K., Pal K., Mishra D., A study on friction stir spot welding of dissimilar al 6061-t6 to s304 stainless steel, International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering, COPEN 11, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India, 2019.
  5. Barik T., Jena S. K., Gahir S., Pal K. and Pattnaik S. K., Optimize the process parameter setting for drilling of CFRP composites using grey relational analysis, 2ndInternational Conference on Processing and Characterization of Materials,ICPCM-2019, NIT, Rourkela, 2019.
  6. Barik T., Jena S. K., Gahir S., Pal K. and Pattnaik S. K., Process Parametric Optimization in Drilling of CFRP Composites using GRA Method, 2ndInternational Conference on Recent Trends in metallurgy, Materials Science and Manufacturing, IMME19, NIT, Tiruchirappalli2019, published in Materials Today: Proceedings, Vol 39(4), pp. 1281-1286, 2021.
  7. Sahu S. K., K. Pal and Das S. (2019), “Parametric study on joint quality in friction stir welding of polycarbonate”, 2ndInternational Conference on Recent Trends in metallurgy, Materials Science and Manufacturing, IMME19, NIT, Tiruchirappalli. 2019, published in Materials Today: Proceedings 39, Vol 39(4), pp. 1275-1280, 2021.
  8. Barik T., Sarangi S. and Pal K., Assessment of hole quality during drilling of Al/CFRP Stack composite, AIMTDR Conference – 2018, Dec 15-18, 2018, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, India
  9. Pattanaik, A. K., Pradhan, S. B, Panda, S. N., Bagal, D. K., Pal, K., Patnaik, D., ‘Effect of Process Parameters on Friction Stir Spot Welding Using Grey Based Taguchi Methodology’, Material Today Proceedings 2018, Vol 5(5), pp. 12098-12102, 2018 International Conference on Materials Manufacturing and Modelling, ICMMM 2017; Vellore; India.
  10. Pattanaik, A.K. , Panda, S.N. , Pal, K. and Mishra, D., ‘A Comparative Investigation to Process Parameter Optimization for Spot Welding Using Taguchi Based Grey Relational Analysis and Metaheuristics’, Material Today Proceedings 2018, Volume 5(5), 2018, pp. 11408-11414, 2018International Conference on Materials Manufacturing and Modelling, ICMMM 2017; Vellore; IndiaISSN: 2214-7853
  11. Barik, T., Parimita, S. and Pal, K., “Parametric Study And Process Monitoring On Drilling Of CFRP Composites”, International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering,(COPEN 2017), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India. ISBN:978-93-80689-28-9.
  12. Sahu, S K., Panda, M, Mahto, R. P., Pal, S. K., Pal, K., Dash, P., “Experimental Investigation to Join Al 6063 Alloy To Polypropylene Using Friction Stir Welding”, International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering, (COPEN 2017), IIT Madras, Chennai, India. ISBN:978-93-80689-28-9.
  13. Rath D., Panda, S. and Pal, K., ‘’Prediction of surface quality using chip morphology with nodal temperature signatures in hard turning of AISI D3 steel”, Int. Conference on Materials, Manufacturing and Modelling, 9–11 March 2017(ICMMM-2017) published in Elsevier- Material Today Proceedings 2018, pp. 12368-12375, VIT University, Vellore, India.ISSN: 2214-7853
  14. Barik, T., Biswal, S. and Pal, K., “Parametric optimization in drilling of fiber reinforced composites for reduced delamination”, 6th International & 27thAIMTDR Conference – 2016, Department of Production Engineering & Industrial Management, College of Engineering Pune, IndiaISBN:978-93-86256-27-0
  15. Sahu, S. K., Mishra, D., Mahto, R. P, Pal, S. K. and Pal, K., “Friction Stir Welding of HDPE Sheets: A Study on the Effect of Rotational Speed”, 6th International & 27th AIMTDR Conference – 2016, Department of Production Engineering & Industrial Management, College of Engineering Pune, IndiaISBN:978-93-86256-27-0
  16. Rath, D., Panda, S and Pal, K., “Parametric Study on Surface Integrity and Chip Morphology in Hard turning of AISI D3 Steel”, 6th International & 27th AIMTDR Conference 2016, Department of Production Engineering & Industrial Management, College of Engineering Pune, India.
  17. Pattanaik, A. K, Pal, K. and Mishra, D., “Grey based Taguchi approach for the Parametric Optimization in Resistance spot welding of Galvanized Steel”, 6th International & 27th AIMTDR Conference – 2016, Department of Production Engineering & Industrial Management, College Of Engineering Pune, India.
  18. Mishra, S. S., Pattanaik, A. K., Mishra, D. and Pal, K., “Optimization Of Resistance Spot Welded SS302 And Mild Steel Using Taguchi Method”, 1stInternational Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ICETiME 2016), The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. India.
  19. Sahu, S. K, Pal, K. and Routara, B. C, “Effects of Pin Geometry on Friction Stir Cu to Al alloy Lap Joint”, 4th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization. ICMPC 2015 published in Elsevier- Materials Today: Proceedings, Vol. 2(4–5), 2015, pp. 3356-3362.
  20. Priyadarshini, M. and Pal, K., “Grey-taguchi Based Optimization of EDM Process for Titanium Alloy”, 4th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization. ICMPC 2015 published in Elsevier- Materials Today: Proceedings, Volume 2, (4–5) 2015, pp. 2472-2481.
  21. Pal, K., and Pal, S. K. “Multi-sensor based prediction of weld quality characteristics in pulsed GMAW using artificial neural network”, 4th International &25th AIMTDR Conference – 2012, Production Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.
  22. Chatterjee, S., Chatterjee, R., Pal, K., Pal, S., and Pal S. K., “Accurate detection of weld defects using chirplet transform” International Conference on Computer and Automation Engineering (ICCAE 2012), 14-15 January, 2012, Mumbai, India.
  23. Pal, K., and Pal, S. K., “Characterization of weld quality and process stability in pulsed MIG welding using sensor signals”, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ICMAE 2009), S.V. NIT, Surat, Gujarat, India, pp.1019-1023.
  24. Pal, K., and Pal, S. K., “Modeling and control of a gas metal arc welding process using soft computing tools and sensor signals: A review”, International Conference Emerging Research and Advances in Mechanical Engineering (ERA 2009), Chennai, pp. 651-656.
  25. National Conferences: Barik T., Sarangi S. and Pal K. “An approach to reduce drilling induced delamination for fiber reinforced composites”, All India Seminar on "Unconventional Machining and Modern Production Techniques 2018”, organized by The Institution of India, Odisha State Centre, CET, Bhubaneswar, India.
  26. Rath D, Priyadarshini, M, Panda, S and Pal, K., “Optimization of machining parameters during hard turning of AISI D3 steel using Fuzzy-TOPSIS approach”, National Conference on Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Metrology (NCAMMM –2018), CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur, India.
  27. Sahu, S. K., Mishra, D. Pal, K., and Dash, P., “Friction Stir Welding of Thermoplastic: A Review”, Technological Advancement in Manufacturing & Processing of New Materials, (TAMPNM 2016), Veer SurendraSai University of Technology, Burla, Odisha, India.
  28. Priyadarshini, Manisha and Pal, K., “Non-Traditional Material Removal Approaches of EDM for advanced materials: A Review”, Recent Advances in Material Sciences (RAIMS-15)”, Veer SurendraSai University of Technology, Burla, Odisha, India.
  29. Sahu, S. K., Mishra, D. and Pal, K., “Friction Stir Welding of Dissimilar Materials- A review”, Recent Advances in Material Sciences (RAIMS-15)”, Veer SurendraSai University of Technology, Burla, Odisha, India.
  30. Barik, T, Biswal, S and Pal, K., “Parametric Study on Drilling Delamination of GFRP Composites”, Recent Advances in Material Sciences (RAIMS-15)”, Veer SurendraSai University of Technology, Burla, Odisha, India.
  31. Pal, K., and Pal, S. K., “Artificial neural network based monitoring of weld quality in pulsed metal inert gas welding using wavelet packets of current signal” National conference on recent trends in manufacturing science and technology (RTMST-2013) at NITTTR, Kolkata.
  32. Pal, K. and Pal, S. K., “Neural network based modeling of joint mechanical properties in pulsed MIG welding using statistical features of sensor signals” National Conference on Information Technology in Smart Product Management (NASOME- 2012), KIIT University, Bhubaneswar.
  33. Pal, K., and Pal, S. K., “Artificial neural network based prediction of metal deposition in pulsed MIG welding using sensor signals” National Conference on Recent Advances in Manufacturing Technology and Management (RAMTM – 2010) 19th -20th February, Production Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata-32, pp.169-174.
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  1. Barik T., Jena S., Tripathy A., Pal K. and Parida S., A novel approach for reducing delamination during drilling of CFRP by Response Surface Methodology (RSM) integrated with the Taguchi method, Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering, Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME), Springer Publications, pp. 185-197 2020.
  2. Sahu S. K., Pal K., Das S. and Tripathy A., “Study on Mechanical Behaviour of Friction Stir Welded Nylon-6 sheets”, Recent Trends in Mechanical Engineering, Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME),Springer Publications, pp. 151-160,2020.
  3. Barik T., Sarangi S. and Pal K., Assessment on Hole Quality During Drilling of Al/CFRP Stack, Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering, M. S. Shunmugam and M. Kanthababu(Eds):Advances in Unconventional Machining and Composites, Springer Publications,978-981-32-9470-7, 486064_1_En (64), pp 757-770, doi: 10.1007/978-981-32-9471-4_64, 2019.
  4. Mishra D., Sahu S. K., Mahto R. P., Pal S. K., and Pal K., “Friction Stir Welding for Joining of Polymers” chapter for the book titled as "Strengthening and Joining by Plastic Deformation”, Springer Publications, Chapter 6, pp.123-162, doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-0378-4_6, 2019.
  1. Organize STC on MACMA-17 (Coordinator)
  2. Organize Seminar on SDMI-20 (Coordinator)
Present: Head of the Department, Production Engineering
Member of Board of Study, Academic Council, DAC,Anti-Ragging Committee
PIC-Advanced Manufacturing Lab

Former:Vice President SAMAVESH-2013
Warden in Vasistha Hall of Residence (2014-16)
PIC-Metal Forming Lab (2016-19)
Head-in-Charge of the Department, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering (2018-19)
Member of Board of Study, Academic Council,DAC, Examination Conducting Board
NAAC Coordinator (Production Engineering)
Faculty Advisor for Central Library, Training & Placement, Production Engineering Society

Reviewer of ‘Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing’, ‘Alexandria Engineering Journal’,
‘Journal of Manufacturing Process’, ‘SN Applied Sciences’

Present Address : 
Qr. No- 3R/15
Professors Colony
VSSUT, Burla
  Permanent Address : 
U. Raipur
P.O.- D. Raipur Dist.- 24 PGS(south),
West Bengal-743318