B. Lakshmana Rao M.Tech

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engg.


  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • 7 years 9 months
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Kinematics of Machinery
  • Dynamics of Machinery
  • Workshop Technology
  • Materials science and Metallurgy
  • Welding Technology
  • Mechanical behavior of materials
  • Advancement in Manufacturing Processes and Techniques, School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar, 12/07/2021 to 16/07/2021
  • Module 8_ Institutional Management & Administrative Procedures, SWAYAM, NITTTR, 10/09/2020 to 04/11/2020
  • 5 Days Faculty Training Program on ANSYS, RGUKT Nuzvid, 24/07/2017 to 28/07/2017
  • Orientation Course, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, 04/12/2017 to 30/12/2017
  • A Two Days Training Workshop on DSpace Management, RGUKT Nuzvid, 07/06/2018 to 08/06/2018
  • Refresher Course, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, 27/08/2018 to 15/09/2018
  • Practical Aspects of Finite Analysis Using ABAQUS, APSSDC, 18/04/2020 to 24/04/2020
  • Module 7_ Creative Problem Solving , Innovation and Meaningful R & D, SWAYAM, NITTTR, 10/09/2020 to 04/11/2020
  • Module 6_ Student Assessment and Evaluation, SWAYAM, NITTTR, 10/09/2020 to 04/11/2020
  • Module 5_ Technology Enabled Learning & Life Long Self Learning, SWAYAM, NITTTR, 10/09/2020 to 04/11/2020
  • Module 4_ Instructional Planning and Delivery, SWAYAM, NITTTR, 10/09/2020 to 04/11/2020
  • Module 3_ Communication Skills, Modes & Knowledge Dissemination, SWAYAM, NITTTR, 10/09/2020 to 04/11/2020
  • Module 2_ Professional Ethics & Sustainability, SWAYAM, NITTTR, 10/09/2020 to 04/11/2020
  • Module 1_ Orientation Towards Technical Education and Curriculum Aspects, SWAYAM, NITTTR, 10/09/2020 to 04/11/2020
  • Adhesive Bonding
  • Welding & Joining
  • Composites
  • 1. Project name: Characterization of cellulose, lignin, and lignocellulosic fillers reinforced polyurethane wood based adhesive joints, Role: PI, Funding agency: SERB, Project cost: Rs. 24.77 lakhs, Duration: 3 years Status: Ongoing


  1. L. R. Bhagavathi, G. P. Chaudhari, S. K. Nath (2011) Mechanical and corrosion behavior of plain low carbon dual-phase steels, Materials & Design, 32, 433-440.
  2. Pavani Udatha, Y Naidu Babu, M Satyadev, L. R. Bhagavathi (2020) Effect of natural fibers reinforcement on lap-shear strength of adhesive bonded joints, Materials Today: Proceedings, 23, 541-544.
  3. L. R. Bhagavathi, A. P. Deshpande, G. D. Janaki Ram, S. K. Panigrahi (2021) Effect of cellulosic fillers addition on curing and adhesion strength of moisture-curing one-component polyurethane adhesives, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 108, 102871.
  4. L. R. Bhagavathi, A. P. Deshpande, G. D. Janaki Ram, S. K. Panigrahi (2021) Hygrothermal aging, fatigue and dynamic mechanical behavior of cellulosic particles reinforced one-component moisture curable polyurethane adhesive joints, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 105, 102771.
  5. M Satyadev, Pavani Udatha, R Damodaram, Sathi Nagireddy, L. R. Bhagavathi (2021), Characterization of SA333 and SA53 steel pipe weld joints, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2395, 030011-1030011-5.
  6. S. Cyril Joseph Daniel, R. Damodaram, G.M. Karthik, and B. Lakshmana Rao (2022) Friction Surfaced Alloy 718 Deposits: Effect of Process Parameters on Coating Performance, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance.
  7. Manepalli S, Shanmuka Srinivas M, Katiyar JK, Bhagavathi LR, Ravi Sankar M (2023), State-of-the-art hybrid-assisted machining processes of nickel-based superalloys. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering doi:10.1177/09544089231158899


  1. G.M. Karthik, B. Lakshmana Rao, E. Nandha Kumar, G.D. Janaki Ram, Ravi Sankar Kottada, Effect of friction stir processing on heat-affected zone liquation cracking resistance of aluminum copper alloy AA2219, 53rd National Metallurgists Day & 69th Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals (NMD-ATM 2015), Nov. 13-16, 2015, Hotel Le Meridien, Coimbatore, India.
  2. B. Lakshmana Rao, G. D. Janaki Ram, Srinivasa Rao Bakshi, Abhijit Deshpanade, Accelerated curing of polyurethane bonded joints, International conference on Aluminium & Magnesium Sustainable light weight solutions for transport sector (LWT 2018), 23-24 February 2018, Hotel Sheraton Grand, Pune.
  3. L. R. Bhagavathi, G. D. Janaki Ram, S. R. Bakshi, A. P. Deshpande, A new method to reduce curing time of polyurethane adhesives, ISRS-2016, IIT Madras, Chennai, Tamilnadu.
  4. L. R. Bhagavathi, G. D. Janaki Ram, S. R. Bakshi, A. P. Deshpande, Effect of Curing Time, Bond Line Thickness, and Defect Size on Lap-shear Strength of Polyurethane Adhesive Joints, NMD 2015, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
  • Dean Academics (i/c), August 2022 to till date
  • Controller of Examinations, November 2021 to August 2022
  • Head, Workshop laboratory, June 2020 to May 2021
  • Associate controller of examinations, February 2021 to October 2021
  • Faculty In-charge, Central Library, February 2017 to January 2019