Sanjay Kumar Chak

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  • Profile
  • QualificationsB.E. (Mech. Engg.) , M.Tech. (Manufacturing Science), Ph. D. (Production Engineering)
  • DesignationProfessor
  • DivisionManufacturing Processes and Automation Engineering

  • Developed a research laboratory for “Electro Chemical Discharge Machining Process” in the department, project sponsored by D.S.T. titled, “Influence of Process Parameters in Electro Chemical Spark Machining”. Worked as Principal Investigator of the Project.
  • Established a “Centre for Rapid Prototyping & Product Development”, first of its kind Lab. by procuring and establishing a Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) machine with CAD software’s.
  • Developed “Kinematics & Dynamics of Machinery” laboratory in the department by procuring and establishing Lab. Apparatus / Equipments etc.
Areas of Interest
  • Unconventional Machining Processes (EDM/ECM/ECDM/ECAM)
  • Micromachining
  • Additive Manufacturing


1.      Jain V.K., Chak-S.K., “Electrochemical Spark Trepanning of Alumina and Quartz”, Int. Journal of Machining Science and Technology, Vol. 4 (2) (2000) 277-290. (Print ISSN: 1091-0344, Online ISSN: 1532-2483). Impact Factor 0.703

2.      Chak S. K., Rao P. V., Trepanning of Al2O3 by Electro-Chemical Discharge Machining (ECDM) Process using abrasive electrode with pulsed DC supply”, Int. Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, Vol. 47 (2007) 2061 – 2070. (Print ISSN: 0890-6955). Impact Factor 3.350

3.      Chak S. K., Rao P. V., Drilling of Al2O3 using pulsed DC supply with rotary abrasive electrode by Electro-Chemical Discharge (ECD) Process”, Int. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 39 (2008) 633 – 641. (Print ISSN: 0268-3768, Online ISSN: 1433-3015). Impact Factor 1.78

4.      Chak S. K., Rao P. V., “Machining of SiC by ECDM process using different electrode configurations under the effect of pulsed DC”, Int. J. Manufacturing Technology and Management, Vol. 28, Nos. 1/2/3 (2014) 39-56. (Print ISSN: 1368-2148, Online ISSN: 1741-5195).

5.      Chak S. K., “Electrochemical Discharge Machining – Discharge Generation: A Review”, Journal of Material Science and Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 10, April – June 2015, 49-53. (Print ISSN: 2393-9095, Online ISSN: 2393-9109).

6.      Chak S. K., “Spark-assisted electrochemical drilling of ceramics”, Int. Journal of Precision Technology (IJPT), Vol. 6, No. 2, (2016), 171-189. (Print ISSN: 1755-2060, Online ISSN: 1755-2079).

7.      Chak S. K., “Electro Chemical Discharge Machining: Process Capabilities”, Int. Journal of mechanical and production engineering (IJMPE), Vol. 4, No. 8, Aug. 2016, 135-146. (ISSN: 2320-2092).

8.      Vani V. V., Chak S. K., “A Review on Electro Chemical Discharge Machining of Al based MMC”, Int. Journal of mechanical and production engineering (IJMPE), Vol. 4, No. 8, Aug. 2016, 128-134. (ISSN: 2320-2092).

9.      Vani V. V., Chak S. K., “The effect of process parameters in Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites with Powder Metallurgy”, Int. Journal of Manufacturing Review”, Vol. 5, No. 7, June 2018, 1-13. (e ISSN:2265-4224).