Ajay Kumar Behera

Assistant Professor

Prof. Ajay Kumar Behera is a full-time faculty of the School of Mechanical Engineering, KIIT Deemed to be the university. Prior to joining KIIT, he worked as a Lecturer in Utkal Aerospace and Engineering, Bhubaneswar. He holds a master’s degree in design engineering from IIT Delhi, India. He is having good research experience in the field of High strain material behavior, Cold spray coating, Nozzle design, 3D Printing, CFD, and FEM. He is also involved in various Product design ideas and filed few patents in his name. Besides teaching and research, he was also involved in giving skills development programs to international students coming to the university. He has Ten years of experience in the field of Teaching and Research. His teaching mainly includes design subjects such as Mechanics of Materials, Fundamental of Machine Design, Design of Machine Elements, and Theory of Machines. Apart from teaching and research, he is an active member of the Quality and Assurance cell of the school; he engages in various accreditation processes like NBA, NAAC, IET, ABET, etc for the school.

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Educational Qualification
PhD (IIT Bhubaneswar, Pursuing), M.Tech (IIT Delhi), B.Tech (OEC, Bhubaneswar)

Research Interests
High strain material behavior, Cold spray coating, Nozzle design, 3D Printing, CFD and FEM

Administrative Responsibility
QA Cell Coordinator


Outreach Activity
Published a Patent titled: "A WHEELED WALKER WITH BRAKING SYSTEM" with Patent No.: 1547/DEL/2013
Journals/Conferences :
Chanda, U. K., Behera, A., Roy, S., & Pati, S. (2018). Evaluation of Ni-Cr-P coatings electrodeposited on low carbon steel bipolar plates for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43(52), 23430–23440.