Faculty

Dr. Pandithevan P

Assistant Professor

E-mail: ppthevan@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: +91 44 2747 6351 | Room No: 109 K, First Floor, Laboratory Complex||

Education

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Specialization: Computer - Aided Tissue Engineering)

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AC College of Engg. & Tech., Anna University, Chennai

M.E. in Manufacturing Engineering

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PSG College of Technology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

B.E. in Production Engineering

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Specialization

  1. Design & Manufacturing: Geometric Modelling & CAD|| Tissue Engineering| |Design for Additive Manufacturing||

Research Interests

  1. Advanced Geometric Modelling & CAD

  2. Computer - Aided Tissue Engineering

  3. Experimental & Computational Orthopaedic Surgery

  4. Isogeometric Analysis & Finite Element Analysis

  5. Design for Additive Manufacturing

  6. High-speed Machining

Honours + Awards + Recognitions

  1. Awarded a Research Grant under Young Scientists Scheme

  2. Reviewer: IMechE Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture

  3. Reviewer: IMechE Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine

  4. Reviewer: Computer-Aided Design Journal

  5. Reviewer: Journal of Engineering Science and Technology

  6. Reviewer: ICEIM

  7. Reviewer: AIMTDR

Professional Membership

  1. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

  2. International Society of Biomechanics (ISB)

  3. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS)

  4. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)

Professional Service

  1. Acted as Design Innovation Centre Coordinator of the Institute

  2. Acted as Institute Research Coordinator

  3. Acted as Curriculum Revision Coordinator of Mechanical Engineering

  4. Disciplinary Committee Member, Purchase Committee Member

  5. Conducted a One Day National Level Workshop on Challenges in Rapid Product Development

  6. Conducted a One Day National Level Workshop on Techniques of Rapid Product Development

  7. Delivered a Two Hour Lecture Titled Geometric Modelling and Image Processing in Product Development at VIT University, Chennai

  8. Delivered a Two Hour Lecture Titled Reverse Engineering in Product Development at MNNM Jain Engineering College, Chennai

  9. Delivered a Two Hour Lecture Titled Applications of Geometric Modelling & CAD at VIT University, Chennai

  10. Delivered a Two Hour Lecture Titled Development of a Robust Robot Path Planning at IIITDM Kacnheepuram

Teaching

  1. Advanced Geometric Modelling & CAD

  2. Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

  3. Product Design and Development

  4. Geometric Modelling & CAD

  5. Mechanical Design Concepts

  6. Basic Manufacturing Processes

  7. Advanced Machining Processes

Books

  1. Pandithevan, P and Prasannavenkadesan V., 2018. Chapter: Investigation on the influence of hip joint loading in peak stress during various activities. Advances in Intelligent Sysytems and Computing, Springer Nature, Singapore (ISBN 978-981-10-7897-2).

  2. Saravana Kumar, G and Pandithevan, P., 2010. Chapter: Fractal tool paths for layered manufacturing of scaffold with matched bone properties. Innovative Developments in Design and Manufacturing. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, UK. (ISBN: 978-0-415-87307-9).

Journal Publications

  1. Selected Publications:

  2. Pandithevn P and Joshi, M., 2017. Investigation of temperature and stress distribution on high-speed machining of Ti-6Al-4V and steel 316L biomaterials using explicit dynamic analysis. Materials Science Forum, 889, 84-89.

  3. Pandithevan, P., 2015. Reverse engineering of complex biological body parts by squared distance enabled non-uniform rational B-spline technique and layered manufacturing. IMechE, PartH: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 229 (2), 150-163.

  4. Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar, G., 2010. Finite element analysis of personalized femoral scaffold with designed micro architecture. IMech E, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 224 (7), 877-889.

  5. Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar, G., 2009. Reconstruction of subject specific human femoral bone model with cortical porosity data using macro-CT. Virtual and Physical Prototyping, Taylor & Francis, 4(3), 115-129.

  6. Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar, G., 2009. Personalized bone tissue engineering scaffold with controlled architecture using fractal tool paths in layered manufacturing. Virtual and Physical Prototyping, Taylor & Francis, 4(3), 165-180.

  7. Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar, G., 2009. Reconstruction of subject specific human femoral bone model with cortical porosity data using macro-CT. Virtual and Physical Prototyping, Taylor & Francis, 4(3), 115-129.

  8. Saravana Kumar, G., Pandithevan, P. and Ambatti, A., 2009. Fractal raster tool paths for layered manufacturing of porous objects. Virtual and Physical Prototyping, Taylor & Francis, 4(2), 91-104

Conference Publications

  1. Selected Presentations:

  2. Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar, G., 2007. Optimal allocation of weights for NURBS curve fitting. In: Proceedings of the International

  3. Conference on Computer Aided Engineering, IIT Madras, India, December 13-15, 366-374 (ISBN 978-81-904235-3-3).

  4. Pandithevan, P. and Saravana Kumar, G., 2008. Reverse engineering subject specific human bone with cortical porosity data. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Total Engineering, Analysis and Manufacturing Technologies, IISc Bangalore, India, September 22-24 (CD-ROM).

  5. Pandithevan, P., 2013. Error minimization in NURBS based shape modification for layered manufacturing of tissue engineering scaffold. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Additive Manufacturing, NIMHANS, Bangalore, India, October 7-8 (CD-ROM).

  6. Pandithevan, P., 2013. Optimal allocation of weights for NURBS surface fitting. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer- Aided Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, December 19-21, 854-859 (ISBN 978-93-80689-17-3).

  7. Pandithevan, P., 2014. Stochastic modelling of porous bone tissue engineering scaffold. In: Proceeding of the international colloquium on materials, manufacturing and metrology, IIT Madras, August 8-9 (CD-ROM).

  8. Pandithevan, P. and Joshi, M., 2015. Evaluation of cutting mechanics on machining of steel 316l biomaterials. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Applied and Computational Mechanics, Izmir, Turkey, August 5-8 (CDROM).

  9. Pandithevan, P., 2015. Probabilistic approach in modelling functionally blended objects. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Applied and Computational Mechanics, Izmir, Turkey, August 5-8 (CDROM).

  10. Amit Kumar, B and Pandithevan, P., 2016. A CT image based finite element analysis to predict the mechanical behaviour of human arm. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Systems, Signals and Images, IIT Madras, India, February 24-26 (CDROM).

  11. Amit Kumar, B and Pandithevan, P., 2016. Modelling and analysis of biological joints of a human arm in different movements. In: Proceedings of the XIV International Symposium on 3D Analysis of Human Movement, Civil Service Development Institute Taipei, Taiwan, July 18-21.

  12. Pandithevan, P. and Prasannavenkatesan, V., 2017. Influence of stem profiles on distribution of stress in hip-femur implant. In: Proceedings of the XXVI Congress of the International Societ of Biomehcanics (ISB) Brisbane Australia July 22-27.

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