Moola Mohan Reddy

Moola

Dr. Mohan Reddy. M.

Ph.D (Curtin University), MTech (I.I.T. Kharagpur), CEng (India)

Associate Professor | Department of Mechanical Engineering | Faculty of Engineering and Science

Contact Details Telephone: +60 85 63 0100 Extn: 2473 | Location: Skylark (SK3)-317 | Email: mohan.m@curtin.edu.my

Research Interests: Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

 

Background

Dr. Mohan Reddy Moola working as an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, Curtin University, Malaysia campus. Prior joining Curtin University (2004), he worked several years as a Lecture in India and Ethiopia. In addition, he has 2 years’ industrial experience in Sujala Pipes Pvt Ltd, India. He obtained his Ph.D. (Manufacturing area) from Curtin University, Master degree (Mechanical systems, Dynamics and Control) from I.I.T. Kharagpur, and Bachelor degree (Mechanical Engineering) from Institution of Engineers, India. He is the Editorial board member, reviewer for couple of Journals and published many journal papers in the area of Machining process.

 

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering Science, Curtin University Malaysia (12/2015 – Till date)
  • Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (2011 –2015)
  • Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (2004 – 2010)
  • Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia (2002 – 2004)
  • Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, SRM University, Chennai, India (1999 – 2002)

 

Professional Affiliation

  • Chartered Engineer (India)
  • Member, Engineers Australia
  • Member, Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Graduate Engineer, Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM)

 

Subjects Taught

  • Manufacturing process
  • Machine Dynamics
  • Mechanical Design
  • Mechanical Vibration
  • Engineering Mechanics

 

Selected Publications 

1. MM Reddy, WS Sng, 2019 “Temperature and Cutting Force Analysis in Turning of Steel AISI 4140 using Advanced Ceramics tools”, Materials Science and Engineering 495 (1), 012090

2. YS Dambatta, M Sayuti, AAD Sarhan, M Hamdi, SM Manladan, MM Reddy, 2019 “Tribological performance of SiO2-based nanofluids in minimum quantity lubrication grinding of Si3N4 ceramic”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes 41, 135-147

3. B Sarkar, MM Reddy, S Debnath, 2019 “Experimental investigation of the influence of cutting parameters on surface roughness in machining Inconel 718”, Automatic Control, Mechatronics and Industrial Engineering, 239-244.

4. MM Reddy, VYC Nie, 2019 “Evaluation of Surface Roughness and Tool Wear in High Speed Machining of Inconel 718”, Materials Science Forum 943, 66-71

5. S Debnath, MM Reddy, A Pramanik, 2019 “Dry and Near-Dry Machining Techniques for Green Manufacturing”, Innovations in Manufacturing for Sustainability, 1-27

6. CH Hoe, Reddy M M, Lee V C C and Debnath S, 2018 “Chatter behavior in the Milling Process of Inconel 718: Effects of Tool Edge Radius”, MATEC Web of Conferences, 202, 02006

7. Chien S E M, Reddy M M, Lee V C C and Debnath S, 2017. “The Study of Coated Carbide Ball End Milling Tools on Inconel 718 Using Numerical Simulation Analysis to Attain Cutting Force and Temperature Predictive Models at the Cutting Zone”, Materials Science Forum, 882, pp 28-35 (ISI).

8. Sujan, D., Reddy, M.M. and Qua S.Y. (2016) “Influence of cutting fluid conditions and cutting parameters on surface roughness and tool wear in turning process using Taguchi method”, Measurement, Vol 78, pp 111-119 (ISI).

9. Reddy, M.M., Joshua, C.X.H. (2016) “Performance of Silicon carbide whisker reinforced ceramic inserts on Inconel 718 in end milling process”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 121, 012005(ISI).

10. Reddy, M.M., Sujan, D. and Lee L.C. (2015) “Modeling of Temperature Distribution when Machining Inconel 718 in Turning process”, Power Electronics and Energy Engineering, pp 207-210(ISI index).

11. Reddy, M.M., Alexander, G., Abou El, H.K.A. and Sujan, D. (2014) “Machinability of Aluminum Nitride Ceramic using TiAlN and TiN Coated Carbide Tool Insert”, Materials Science Forum, 773-774: 445-455(ISI).

12. Sujan, D, Pang, X.B., Rahman, M.E., and Reddy, M.M. (2014) “Performance of Solder Bond on Thermal Mismatch Stresses in Electronic Packaging Assembly”, Materials Science Forum, 773-774: 242-249(ISI).

13. Alexander, G. and Reddy, M.M. (2014) “Advanced Ceramics: Some Challenges and Solutions in Machining by Conventional Methods”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 624: 42-47(ISI).

14. Ng Samuel, D., Sujan, D., Rahman, M.E., Nabinejad, O., and Reddy, M.M. (2014). “Oil Palm Fibre and Nano-Silica Reinforced Epoxy Composite Material”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 980: 23-27(Scopus).

15. Sujan, D., Reddy, M.M. and Qua S.Y. (2014) “Environmental friendly cutting fluids and cooling techniques in machining: a review” Journal of Cleaner Production, 83:33-47(ISI).

16. Nabinejad, O., Sujan, D., Rahman, M.E., Reddy, M.M., Liew, W.Y.H., Davies, IJ. (2014) “The effect of alkali treatment of OPKS filler on mechanical property of polyester-composite”, Advanced Materials Research, 980, 86-90 (Scopus).

17. Reddy, M.M., Alexander, G., Abou El, H.K.A. and Sujan, D. (2013) “Surface Roughness Model when Machining Aluminum Nitride Ceramic with Two Flute Square end Micro Grain Solid Carbide end Mill”, Advanced Materials Research, 747 :282-286 (ISI).

18. Reddy, M.M., Alexander, G., and Abou El, H.K.A. (2012) “Optimization of various cutting parameters on the surface roughness of the machinable glass ceramic with two flute square end mills of micro grain solid carbide”, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 13(9), 1549-1554 (ISI).

19. Reddy, M.M., Alexander, G., Abou El H.K.A., Sujan, D., Ali, M.Y. and Malique, M.A. (2012) “Tool wear analysis in end milling of advanced ceramics with TiAlN and TiN coated carbide insert”, Advanced Materials Research, 576:76-79 (Scopus).

20. Sujan, D., Yeo, C.W., Rahman, M.E., Reddy, M.M., Maleque, M.A. and Ali, M.Y. (2012) “Aluminum-Silicon Carbide Composites for Enhanced Physio-Mechanical Properties” Advanced Materials Research, 576:370-373(Scopus).

21. Reddy, M.M., Alexander, G. and Abou El, H.K.A. (2011) “Influence of cutting parameters on Machinable Glass ceramic processed by end milling”, Advanced Materials Research, 264-265:825-830(ISI).

22. Reddy, M.M., Alexander, G. and Abou El, H.K.A. (2011) “Development of cutting force model for aluminum nitride ceramic processed by micro end milling”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 87:223-229 (Scopus).

23. Reddy, M.M., Alexander, G. and Abou El, H.K.A. (2011) “Surface roughness prediction in end milling of machinable glass ceramic and optimization by response surface methodology”, Advanced Materials Research, 189:1376-1381(ISI).

24. Reddy, M.M., Alexander, G. and Abou El, H.K.A. (2011) “Predictive surface roughness model for end milling of machinable glass ceramic”, IOP Science conference: Materials Science and Engineering, 17, 012002 (ISI).

25. Reddy, M.M., Alexander, G. and Abou El, H.K.A. (2011) “Surface roughness prediction in the end milling parameters of aluminum nitride ceramic by response surface methodology”, Advanced Materials Research, 154-155:626-633 (ISI).

Research Grants/Consultancy Projects

• FRGS Grant (2019-2020): Co-Researcher
Project Title: “Impact of palm oil based minimum quantity of lubrication on machinability of Ti and its alloy (Ti-6Al-4V)s” (In progress).

• FRGS Grant (2014-2017): Project Leader
Project Title: “Enhancing machining of Nickel super alloys using advanced tools in end milling operations” (In Progress).

• MOSTI (e – science fund) Grant (2007 – 2010): Project Leader
Project Title: “Micro machining of advanced Ceramics by Conventional and Non-Conventional Methods” (completed).

• CSCR Grant (2010-2012): Co- Investigator
Project Title: “Innovation design and fabrication of car gear rotor by using Al2TiO5–Based functional graded materials” (completed).

• CSRF Grant (2006 – 2007): Co- Investigator
Project Title: “Predictive Modeling of Surface roughness when End Milling of mould Steels using Carbide cutting inserts” (completed).

• CSRF Grant (2006 – 2007): Co- Investigator
Project Title: “Modeling and analysis of a thermal storage Air conditioning system: The energy cost saving effect in Malaysia” (completed).

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