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Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar

Dean

Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar is the Dean, Faculty of Engineering at Amritapuri campus.

Qualification: Ph.D
bala@am.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Material Science

Bio

Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar is the Dean for the School of Engineering at Amritapuri campus. He currently serves as a Professor, Head of the Department and the Chairperson at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri. His research interest includes Materials Science. Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar received his Ph. D. from University of Texas at Austin, USA.

 

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2021

Antiviral properties of copper and its alloys to inactivate covid-19 virus: A review

Authors : Dr. Karthik V. Shankar, Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar, Rajesh R., Govind, V., Bharadwaj, S., Sai Ganesh, M. R., Vishnu, J.

Publisher : Springer, BioMetals

Year : 2021

Study on conventional and microwave assisted sintering of Cu-FA composites

Authors : Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar, Rajesh R., J. Harikrishnan; Ajay Ritwik; A. Hari Krishna; Q. Usman; R. Hari Sankar

Publisher : Materials Today: Proceedings

Rajesh Raveendran, Balakrishnan Shankar, J. Harikrishnan, Ajay Ritwik, A. Hari Krishna, Q. Usman, and R. Hari Sankar, “Study on conventional and microwave assisted sintering of Cu-FA composites”, Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 39, pp. 1677-1681, 2021.

Year : 2018

Magnetic and dielectric properties of nickel-ferrite-embedded natural rubber composites

Authors : Dr. Sreedha Sambhudevan, Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar, Sankar S. Menon; Radhu Krishna; Lida Wilson; Anshida Mayeen; Nandakumar Kalarikkal

Publisher : Polymer Bulletin

Sankar S. Menon, Radhu Krishna, Lida Wilson, Sreedha Sambhudevan, B. Shankar, Anshida Mayeen, and Nandakumar Kalarikkal, “Magnetic and dielectric properties of nickel-ferrite-embedded natural rubber composites”, Polymer Bulletin, vol. 75, pp. 5217–5234, 2018.

Year : 2018

Magnetic Properties of Copper Doped Nickel Ferrite Nanoparticles Synthesized by Co Precipitation Method

Authors : Dr. Sreedha Sambhudevan, Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar, V Anjana; Sara John; Pooja Prakash; Amritha M Nair; Aravind R Nair

Publisher : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

V. Anjana, Sara John, Pooja Prakash, Amritha M Nair, Aravind R Nair, Sreedha Sambhudevan, and B. Shankar, “Magnetic Properties of Copper Doped Nickel Ferrite Nanoparticles Synthesized by Co Precipitation Method”, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 310, p. 012024, 2018.

Year : 2015

Design and Development of an Intelligent Rover for Mars Exploration (Updated)

Authors : Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar, Dr. Ganesha Udupa, Maya Menon, A. S, VJ, U., Kalathil, S. T., Simon, A., CM, H., Mathew, D. P., Basil, P., Ramachandran, R., Sengar, A.,., Dutt, K., Murali, A., Tilak, C. Krishna, Suresh, A., Suresh, A., B. Shankar, and Dr. Ganesh Udupa

Publisher : The Mars Society with permission

A. S, VJ, U., Kalathil, S. T., Simon, A., CM, H., Mathew, D. P., Maya Menon, Basil, P., Ramachandran, R., Sengar, A., Balakrishnan, A., Dutt, K., Murali, A., Tilak, C. Krishna, Suresh, A., Suresh, A., B. Shankar, and Dr. Ganesh Udupa, “Design and Development of an Intelligent Rover for Mars Exploration (Updated)”, The Mars Society with permission, 2015

Conference Paper

Year : 2017

Inverse Kinematics of a Dual Linear Actuator Pitch/Roll Heliostat

Authors : Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar, Dr. Ganesh Sundaram, J. Freeman

Publisher : AIP Conference Proceedings, American Institute of Physics Inc.

J. Freeman, B. Shankar, and G. Sundaram, “Inverse kinematics of a dual linear actuator pitch/roll heliostat”, in AIP Conference Proceedings, 2017, vol. 1850

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2019

Determination on the effect of ti addition on the mechanical behavior of as-cast cu-6Sn alloy

Authors : Dr. Karthik V. Shankar, Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar, Akshay, M. C., Senan, V. R. A., Surej, K. S. V., Akhil, B

Publisher : AIP Conference Proceedings doi:10.1063/1.5130228

Year : 2019

Effect of Matrix Type and Doping on Polyaniline based Natural Rubber Nanocomposites

Authors : Dr. Sreedha Sambhudevan, Dr. Sreekala C. O., Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar, Sajith,Malavika; Jose,Burney ;

Publisher : AIP Conference Proceedings

M. Sajith, Jose, B., Sreedha Sambhudevan, Sreekala, C. O., and Shankar, B., “Effect of Matrix Type and Doping on Polyaniline based Natural Rubber Nanocomposites”, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 2162. p. 020109, 2019.

Year : 2017

Development of medical imaging X-ray shielding materials based on natural rubber/nano composites-thermal degradation studies

Authors : Dr. Sreedha Sambhudevan, Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar

Publisher : 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Sustainable Systems (ICISS)

Sreedha Sambhudevan and B. Shankar, “Development of Medical Imaging X-ray Shielding Materials based on Natural Rubber/Nano Composites-thermal Degradation Studies”, 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Sustainable Systems (ICISS). 2017.

Patents

Year : 2010

Chakshuyaan

Authors : Prof. Balakrishnan Shankar

Balakrishnan Shankar, “Chakshuyaan”, 2010.

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