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Anil Kulkarni

Professor

Department(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

205 Reber Building

akk@psu.edu

814-865-7073

Research Areas:

Energy Systems, Thermal/Fluid Sciences

Interest Areas:

Fluid mechanics, heat transfer, combustion, materials processing

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Anil K Kulkarni, Paul N. Browning, Sven Alagic, Beth Carroll, Lawrence Matson and Jogender Singh, 2017, "Room and ultrahigh temperature mechanical properties of field assisted sintered tantalum alloys", Materials Science and Engineering: A, 680, pp. 11
  • Anil K Kulkarni, Catherine Berdanier, Robin Tate and Thomas Iwinski, 2017, "Investigation of engineering student engagement and behaviour in an online second-year thermal science course", Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, 30, (3), pp. 7
  • Anil K Kulkarni, Paul N. Browning, Sven Alagic, Lawrence Matson and Jogender Singh, 2016, "Room and ultrahigh temperature structure-mechanical property relationships of tungsten alloys formed by field assisted sintering technique (FAST)", Materials Science and Engineering: A, 674, pp. 12
  • Anil K Kulkarni, Paul N. Browning, Sinthu Chanthanapan and Jogender Singh, 2016, "Grain growth inhibition in refractory metal alloys by a combination of Field Assisted Sintering (FAST) and nanoparticle addition", Metal Powder Report, 71, (2), pp. 4
  • A. Rape, K. Gott, A. Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2015, "Simulation of matrix conductivity in copper–diamond composites sintered by ?eld assisted sintering technology", Computational Materials Science, 110, pp. 5
  • A. Rape, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2014, "Effect of liquid phase additions on microstructure and thermal properties in copper and copper-diamond composites", Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, pp. 8
  • A. Rape, X. Liu, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2013, "Alloy development for highly conductive thermal management materials using copper-diamond composites fabricated by field assisted sintering technology", Journal of Materials Science, 48, (3), pp. 1262-1267
  • S. Chanthapan, Anil K Kulkarni, J. Singh, C. Haines and D. Kapoor, 2012, "Sintering of tungsten powder with and without tungsten carbide additive by field assisted sintering technology", Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 31, pp. 114-120
  • S. Chanthapan, A. Rape, S. Gephart, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2011, "Industrial scale field assisted sintering is an emerging disruptive manufacturing technology, Part 2: Applications", Advanced Materials & Processes, pp. 25-28
  • S. Chanthapan, A. Rape, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2011, "Part 1 - Industrial scale field assisted sintering is an emerging disruptive manufacturing technology", Advanced Materials & Processes, pp. 21-26
  • S. Gephart, J. Singh and Anil K Kulkarni, 2011, "Field assisted sintering of submicron SiC using extreme heating rates", J. of Materials Science, pp. 3659-3663
  • A. Rape, S. Chanthapan, J. Singh and Anil K Kulkarni, 2011, "Engineered Cu-W composites chemistry sintered by field-assisted sintering technology for heat sink applications", J. of Materials Science, 46
  • S. Chanthapan, Anil K Kulkarni, J. Singh and P. Mehrotra, 2011, "Field-assisted sintering of tungsten-, tantalum-, and tungsten carbide-base materials", International Journal of Powder Metallurgy, 47, (5), pp. 33-40
  • Aaron Rape, Sinthu Chanthapan, Jogender Singh and Anil K Kulkarni, 2010, "Engineered chemistry of Cu-W composites sintered by field assisted sintering technology (FAST) for heat sink applications", Journal of Materials Science, 46, pp. 94-100
  • J. Singh, Anil K Kulkarni and N. Kang, 2005, "Welding in space", Advanced Materials and Processes, pp. 54-57
  • N. Kang, J. Singh and Anil K Kulkarni, 2003, "Effects of gravitational orientation on the microstructure evolution of gas tungsten arc welds in Al-4 wt% Cu alloy", Journal of Materials Science, 38, (17), pp. 3579-3589
  • N. Kang, J. Singh, T. A. Mahank and Anil K Kulkarni, 2003, "Effects of gravitational orientation on surface deformation and weld pool geometry during gas tungsten arc welding", Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 18, (2), pp. 549-561
  • N. Kang, J. Singh and Anil K Kulkarni, 2003, "Gravitational effects on the gas tungsten arc welds of 304 stainless steel", Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 18, (4), pp. 549-561
  • A. Y. Walavalkar and Anil K Kulkarni, 2001, "Combustion of water-in-oil emulsion layers of diesel supported on water under external heat flux", Combustion and Flame, 125, (1-2), pp. 1001-1011
  • Anil K Kulkarni, Paul N. Browning, Josef Fignar, and Jogender Singh, , "Sintering behavior and mechanical properties of Mo-TZM alloyed with nanotitanium carbide", International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 62 Part A, pp. 7
  • Anil K Kulkarni, A. Rape, K. Gott, J. Si andgh, , , "Composite thermal annealed pyrolytic graphite heat spreaders produced with field-assisted sintering technology", Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, 22, (4), pp. 14
  • Anil K Kulkarni, Paul Browning, Sven Alagic, Beth Carroll, J. Singh and L. Matson, , "Room and ultrahigh temperature mechanical properties of field assisted sintered tantalum alloys", Materials Science and Engineering A

Conference Proceedings

  • Anil K Kulkarni and Thomas Iwinski, 2016, "Enhancing Student Engagement in a Blended Resident and Online Course Using Clickers and Embedded Questions", Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Engineering Education
  • S. Chanthapan, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2012, "Effect of nano TiC additive on sintering and mechanical properties of tungsten and tantalum", International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials
  • Robert J. Shinavski, S. Gephart, J. Singh and Anil K Kulkarni, 2012, "FAST processing for rapid development of ceramic matrix composites", 36th Annual Conference on Composites, Materials, and Structures
  • Minna Ranjeva and Anil K Kulkarni, 2012, "Design optimization of a hybrid, small, decentralized power plant for remote/rural areas", Technoport Renewable Energy Research Conference
  • S. Chanthapan, Anil K Kulkarni, J. Singh and P. Mehrotra, 2011, "Sintering of tungsten carbide with/without cobalt and nano tungsten carbide powder in FAST", Tungsten, Refractory and Hard Materials VIII
  • S. Chanthapan, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2011, "Sintering behaviors and grain growth of tungsten and tantalum with nano WC powder", Tungsten, Refractory and Hard Materials VIII
  • S. Gephart, J. Singh, Anil K Kulkarni, A. Calomino and D. Brewer, 2011, "Microstructural evolution of SiC/SiC composites produced by field assisted sintering technology", 35th International Conference on Composites, Materials and Structures
  • Rajiv Paul, Anil K Kulkarni and Jogender Singh, 2010, "Field assisted sintering technology (FAST) model for prediction of final properties", 9th ISHMT - ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, pp. 6
  • Sean Gephart, Anil K Kulkarni and Jogender Singh, 2010, "Sintering of SiC by field assisted sintering technology (FAST)", Proceedings of Materials Science & Technology conference and exhibition
  • S. Chanthapan, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2010, "Sintering behavior of refractory materials by field assisted sintering technology (FAST)", Materials Science & Technology, pp. 2300-2311
  • Aaron Rape, Sinthu Chanthapan, Anil K Kulkarni and Anil Kulkarni, 2010, "Tailored chemistry of Cu-W composites sintered by field assisted sintering technology (FAST) for heat sink applications", Materials Science & Technology
  • Kevin Gott, Anil K Kulkarni and Jogender Singh, 2010, "A new equation of state for titanium in rarefied flow regime model simulating physical vapor deposition (PVD) processes", 9th ISHMT - ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, pp. 6
  • A. M. Thatte and Anil K Kulkarni, 2009, "Simulation of oil spill combustion through solution of strongly-coupled set of integro-partial differential equations using parallel computation", MSV'09:International Conference on Modeling, Simulation & Visualization Methods, WORLDCOMP 2009, Las Vegas, NV
  • Lackshmi Singh, Anil K Kulkarni and Jogender Singh, 2009, "A model for deposition of metal vapors from multiple targets on a cylindrical substrate", 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2009
  • B. Murtha, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2007, "The evolution of microstructure due to heat treatment on highly porous copper/silver systems", 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • B. Murtha, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2007, "Effects of heat treatment of highly porous copper/silver systems on thermal conductivity", 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Anil K Kulkarni, 2006, "Use of tablet PC by students in a design laboratory course", Penn State Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology:A Symposium of Faculty Excellence, University Park, PA
  • A. Thatte and Anil K Kulkarni, 2006, "Experimental analysis and numerical simulation of flame spread over water-in-oil emulsions", 18th National & 7th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Guwahati, India
  • J. Singh, N. Kang and Anil K Kulkarni, 2006, "Welding considerations for space-based repair of metallic components", 18th National & 7th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference
  • Anil K Kulkarni and John C. Wise, 2005, "A learning module for increasing ethical awareness of students", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • A. Thatte and Anil K Kulkarni, 2005, "Mathematical modeling and numerical simulation of flame spread over water-in-oil emulsions", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • T. A. Mahank, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2004, "Spatial surface absorptance variation during CO2 laser processing of stainless steel", Joint ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Kapakkam, India, pp. 902-907
  • N. Kang, Anil K Kulkarni and Jogender Singh, 2003, "Gravitational effects on weld pool shape and microstructural evolution during GTAW on 304 stainless steel, Ni, and Al-4 wt.% Cu alloy", Microgravity Transport Processes in Fluid, Thermal, Biological and Materials Sciences III, Davos, Switzerland
  • Anil K Kulkarni, T. A. Mahank and J. Singh, 2002, "The role of heat and mass transfer in a novel nanoparticle synthesis process", Tata McGraw-Hill: International Symposium on Recent Trends in Heat and mass transfer, Guwahati, India, pp. 39-56
  • A. Y. Walavalkar, A. Krishnamurthy and Anil K Kulkarni, 2002, "Burning rates of weathered and water-emulsified crude oils", Tata McGraw-Hill: 5th ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Kolkata, India, pp. 934-939
  • N. Kang, J. Singh, T. A. Mahank and Anil K Kulkarni, 2002, "Gravitational effects on surface deformation and weld pool geometry during gas tungsten arc welding", Tata McGraw-Hill: 5th ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Kolkata, India, pp. 1074-1079
  • Kevin Gott, Anil K Kulkarni and Jogender Singh, , "A combined rarefied and continuum flow regime model for physical vapor deposition (PVD) manufacturing processes", International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, pp. 6

Manuscripts

  • S. Gephart, Anil K Kulkarni and J. Singh, 2012, "Structure-property relationship for sintered SiC by field assisted sintering technique", J. of Hard Materials
  • A. Rape, Anil K Kulkarni, B. Bhat and J. Singh, , "Thermal reliability of copper-diamond composites produced by field assisted sintering technology", Journal of Composite Materials
  • J. Singh, N. Kang and Anil K Kulkarni, , "Effects of gravitational orientation on weld pool shape during gas tungsten arc welding and laser beam of stainless steel", J. of Materials and Manufacturing
  • Anil K Kulkarni, , "Space exploration with repair vision", Advanced Materials & Processes
  • Sean Gephart, Jogender Singh, Anil K Kulkarni, David Brewer, Anthony Calomino and Robert J. Shinavski, , "FAST processing of monolithic and fiber reinforced SiC composites"

Other

  • Anil K Kulkarni, D. Beevers, A. Kamat, R. V. Raja, G. K. Rajan, S. Sarangi and M. Yadav, 2008, "A guide to alternative energy"
  • Anil K Kulkarni, 2007, "Global warming: Causes, effects, and repercussions"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Member, Engineering Faculty Council, August 2016 - May 2017
  • Committee Member, Undergraduate Studies Curricular Review Committee (USCRC), June 2016 - June 2017
  • Committee Member, Reviewer for Engineering and Science Fulbright applications, Faculty Fulbright Disciplinary Review Panel, 2016
  • ReviewerMNE Deptartment, 2004 - 2004
  • ReviewerMNE Deptartment, 2003 - 2003
  • Member, Thermodynamics Ph.D. Candidacy Exam, 2010

Service to External Organizations:

  • , Present webinar on Engineering Education, with co-presenter Tom Iwinski, January 2016 - January 2016
  • LiaisonSeptember 1988
  • Co-Director of the Center from Penn State SidePenn State SP Pune University (India) Center, July 2015
 


 

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The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519