Dr. Akarsh Verma

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Academic Background (Degrees, University Name & Year of Passing):

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, Uttarakhand (2020)
  • M.Tech. in Design and Production Engineering from College of Technology, Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand (2016)
  • B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Govind Ballabh Pant Engineering College, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand (2013)

Papers published in journals:

  • M. K. Marichelvam, P. Manimaran, Akarsh Verma*, Sanjay MR, Suchart Siengchin, K. Kandakodeeswaran and M. Geetha. (2021) “A novel palm sheath and sugarcane bagasse fiber based hybrid composites for automotive applications: An experimental approach”, Polymer Composites, 42 (1), pp.512-521. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.25843 (Link) (*Corresponding author)
  • Kurki N. Bharath, Puttegowda Madhu, Thyavihalli G. Y. Gowda, Akarsh Verma*, Sanjay MR and Suchart Siengchin. (2021) “Mechanical and Chemical Properties Evaluation of Sheep Wool FiberReinforced Vinylester and Polyester Composites”, Materials Performance and Characterization, 10 (1), pp.99-109. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/MPC20200036 (Link) (*Corresponding author)
  • Akarsh Verma*, Kriti Baurai, Sanjay MR and Suchart Siengchin. (2020) “Mechanical, microstructural, and thermal characterization insights of pyrolyzed carbon black from waste tires reinforced epoxy nanocomposites for coating application”, Polymer Composites, 41 (1), pp.338349. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.25373 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Komal Singh, Naman Jain, Akarsh Verma*, VK Singh and Sakshi Chauhan. (2020) “Functionalized Graphite–Reinforced Cross-Linked Poly(vinyl Alcohol) Nanocomposites for Vibration Isolator Application: Morphology, Mechanical, and Thermal Assessment”, Materials Performance and Characterization, 9 (1), pp.215-230. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/MPC20190254 (Link) (*Corresponding author)
  • Shweta Rastogi, Akarsh Verma* and VK Singh. (2020) “Experimental Response of Nonwoven Waste Cellulose Fabric-Reinforced Epoxy Composites for High Toughness and Coating Applications”, Materials Performance and Characterization, 9 (1), pp.151-172. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/MPC20190251 (Link) (*Corresponding author)
  • Kurki N. Bharath, Puttegowda Madhu, Thyavihalli G. Y. Gowda, Akarsh Verma, Sanjay MR and Suchart Siengchin. (2020) “A novel approach for development of printed circuit board from Publications bio fiber based composites”, Polymer Composites, 41 (11), pp.4550-4558. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.25732 (Link)
  • Akarsh Verma, Rajesh Kumar and Avinash Parashar. (2019) “Enhanced thermal transport across bi-crystalline graphene-polymer interface: An atomistic approach”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21 (11), pp.6229-6237. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/C9CP00362B (Link)
  • Akarsh Verma, Avinash Parashar and M. Packirisamy. (2019) “Effect of Grain Boundaries on the interfacial behaviour of Graphene-Polyethylene Nanocomposite”, Applied Surface Science, 470, pp.1085-1092. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.11.218 (Link)
  • Ankur Chaurasia, Akarsh Verma, Avinash Parashar and Rahul Mulik. (2019) “Experimental and Computational Study to Analyse the Effect of h-BN Nanosheets on Mechanical Behaviour of hBN/Polyethylene Nanocomposite”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 123 (32), pp.2005920070. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b05965 (Link)
  • Akarsh Verma*, Laxmi Budiyal, Sanjay MR and Suchart Siengchin. (2019) “Processing and characterization analysis of pyrolyzed oil rubber (from waste tires)‐epoxy polymer blend composite for lightweight structures and coatings applications”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 59 (10), pp.2041-2051. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pen.25204 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Naman Jain*, Akarsh Verma* and VK Singh. (2019) “Dynamic Mechanical Analysis and Creeprecovery behaviour of Polyvinyl Alcohol based cross-linked Biocomposite reinforced with Basalt fiber”, Materials Research Express, 6 (10), 105373, pp.1-14. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/20531591/ab4332 (Link) (*Both the authors contributed equally and Akarsh Verma was the corresponding author of this article)
  • Akarsh Verma* and VK Singh. (2019) “Mechanical, Microstructural and Thermal Characterization of Epoxy-Based Human Hair-Reinforced Composites”, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 47 (2), pp.1193-1215. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20170063 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Akarsh Verma*, Chhavi, VK Singh and Naman Jain. (2019) “Fabrication and Characterization of Chitosan coated Sisal Fiber - Phytagel modified Soy Protein based Green Composite”, Journal of Composite Materials, 53 (18), pp.2481-2504. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998319831748 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Akarsh Verma*, Pratibha Negi and VK Singh. (2019) “Experimental Analysis on Carbon Residuum Transformed Epoxy Resin: Chicken Feather Fiber Hybrid Composite”, Polymer Composites, 40 (7), pp.2690-2699. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.25067 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Vibhor Singla*, Akarsh Verma* and Avinash Parashar. (2018) “A molecular dynamics based study to estimate the point defects formation energies in graphene containing STW defects”, Materials Research Express, 6 (1), 015606, pp.1-10. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/aae637 (Link) (*Both the authors contributed equally)
  • Akarsh Verma and Avinash Parashar. (2018) “Structural and chemical insights into thermal transport for strained functionalised graphene: a molecular dynamics study”, Materials Research Express, 5 (11), 115605, pp.1-11. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/aade36 (Link)
  • Akarsh Verma and Avinash Parashar. (2018) “Reactive force field based atomistic simulations to study fracture toughness of bicrystalline graphene functionalised with oxide groups”, Diamond and Related Materials, 88, pp.193-203. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diamond.2018.07.014 (Link)
  • Akarsh Verma, Avinash Parashar and M. Packirisamy. (2018) “Tailoring the failure morphology of 2D bicrystalline graphene oxide”, Journal of Applied Physics, 124 (1), 015102, pp.1-12. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5033542 (Link)
  • Akarsh Verma, Avinash Parashar and M. Packirisamy. (2018) “Role of Chemical Adatoms in Fracture Mechanics of Graphene Nanolayer”, Materials Today: Proceedings, 11 (3), pp.920-924. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2018.12.019 (Link)
  • Akarsh Verma and Avinash Parashar. (2018) “Molecular dynamics based simulations to study the fracture strength of monolayer graphene oxide”, Nanotechnology, 29 (11), 115706, pp.1-14. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/aaa8bb (Link)
  • Akarsh Verma and Avinash Parashar. (2018) “Molecular dynamics based simulations to study failure morphology of hydroxyl and epoxide functionalised graphene”, Computational Materials Science, 143, pp.15-26. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2017.10.048 (Link)
  • Akarsh Verma*, Pratibha Negi and VK Singh. (2018) “Physical and Thermal Characterization of Chicken Feather Fiber and Crumb Rubber Reformed Epoxy Resin Hybrid Composite”, Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, 7 (1), pp.538-557. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/ACEM20180027 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Akarsh Verma*, Pratibha Negi and VK Singh. (2018) “Experimental investigation of chicken feather fiber and crumb rubber reformed epoxy resin hybrid composite: Mechanical and Microstructural characterization”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 27 (3-4), 20180014, pp.1-24. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jmbm-2018-0014 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Akarsh Verma*, Kamal Joshi, Amit Gaur and VK Singh. (2018) “Starch-Jute fiber hybrid biocomposite modified with Epoxy resin coating: Fabrication and Experimental Characterization”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 27 (5-6), 20182006, pp.1-16. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jmbm-2018-2006 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Akarsh Verma, Avinash Parashar and M. Packirisamy. (2017) “Atomistic modeling of graphene/hBN polymer nanocomposites: A review”, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Molecular Science, 8 (3), e1346, pp.1-50. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/wcms.1346 (Link) (Invited review article in the journal having an impact factor of 16.778)
  • Akarsh Verma and Avinash Parashar. (2017) “The effect of STW defects on the mechanical properties and fracture toughness of pristine and hydrogenated graphene”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19 (24), pp.16023-16037. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/C7CP02366A (Link) (Highly cited research article – Certified by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC))
  • Akarsh Verma and Avinash Parashar. (2017) “Computational Calculations for the Advancement or Development of Technology”, Chetana: International Journal of Education, 3, pp. 11-18 (ISSN: 2455-8729) (Link)
  • Akarsh Verma*, Amit Gaur and VK Singh. (2017) “Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Starch and Sisal Fiber Biocomposite Modified with Epoxy Resin”, Materials Performance and Characterization, 6 (1), pp.500-520. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/MPC20170069 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Akarsh Verma* and VK Singh. (2016) “Experimental Investigations on Thermal Properties of Coconut Shell Particles in DAP Solution for Use in Green Composite Applications”, Journal of Material Sciences and Engineering, 5 (3), pp.1-5. DOI: 10.4172/2169-0022.1000242 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Akarsh Verma*, VK Singh, SK Verma and Anshul Sharma. (2016) “Human Hair: A Biodegradable Composite Fiber - A Review”, International Journal of Waste Resources, 6 (2), pp.1-4. DOI: 10.4172/2252-5211.1000206 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)  Akarsh Verma*, VK Singh and Md. Arif. (2016) “Study of Flame Retardant and Mechanical Properties of Coconut Shell Particles Filled Composite”, Research & Reviews: Journal of Material Sciences, 4 (3), pp.1-5. DOI: 10.4172/2321-6212.1000146 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)
  • Akarsh Verma* and SS Samant. (2016) “Inspection of Hydrodynamic Lubrication in Infinitely Long Journal Bearing with Oscillating Journal Velocity”, Journal of Applied Mechanical Engineering, 5 (3), pp.1-7. DOI: 10.4172/2168-9873.1000210 (Link) (*Corresponding author as well)

Papers presented in conferences: 15
Honours and Achievements:

Books Published:
Akarsh Verma and VK Singh. (2017) ‘Characterization of Epoxy Based Human Hair Reinforced Composites’, LAMBERT Academic Publishing (LAP), Germany. ISBN: 978-3-330-35185-1 and 3330351853 (Link)
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