Dr Karthic Narayanan R

Visiting Faculty

E-mail: karthicnarayanan@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: +91-44-27476372


Nanyang Technological University


Ph.D. Mechanics of Materials

- Nov. 2012

Nanyang Technological University


Master of Science, Mechanics and Processing of Materials

- Dec. 2007

Bharathiar University


B.E. in Mechanical Engineering


Research Interests

  1. Manufacturing Process

  2. Mechanical behavior of nano materials

  3. Solar PV stress analysis

Honours + Awards + Recognitions

  1. Finalist at India Cleantech Challenge 2016.

  2. Top Semifinalist at Siemens Healthcare Innovation Thinktank 2011.

Work Experience


  1. Visiting Faculty for M.Tech Renewable Energy, Gandhigram Rural University. July 2015 - March 2015.

  2. Faculty, Singapore University of Technology & Design. Jan 2014 - Feb 2015


  1. Graduate Research Scholar , Nanyang Technological University. August 2006 - January 2012


  1. Assistant Manager, Product development- Powder components, TVS Sundram Fasteners Limited, Metal forms division, India. Feb 2005 - July 2006

Conference Publications

  1. Plasticity evolution in nanoscale Cu/Nb single-crystal multilayers as revealed by Synchrotron X-ray microdiffraction. AS Budiman, KR Narayanan, N Li, J Wang, N Tamura, M Kunz, A Misra Materials Science and Engineering: A 635, 6-12

  2. Experimental and numerical investigations of the texture evolution in copper wire drawing. KR Narayanan, I Sridhar, S Subbiah Applied Physics A 107 (2), 485-495

  3. Indentation response of single-crystal copper using rate-independent crystal plasticity. KR Narayanan, S Subbiah, I Sridhar Applied Physics A 105 (2), 453-461

  4. Effect of cold work on the mechanical response of drawn ultra-fine gold wire. KR Narayanan, I Sridhar, S Subbiah Computational Materials Science 49 (1), S119-S125.

  5. Processing and characterization of MWCNT reinforced aluminum matrix composites. I Sridhar, KR Narayanan Journal of materials science 44 (7), 1750-1756

  6. V.A. Handara , I. Radchenko , S.K. Tippabhotla , Karthic. R.Narayanan , G. Illya , M. Kunz , N. Tamura , A.S. Budiman Probing stress and fracture mechanism in encapsulated thin silicon solar cells by synchrotron X-ray microdiffraction, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 162, 2017, 30-40.

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