Dr. Satish SK Gunturi

Adjunct Faculty - Professor

E-mail: satish.gunturi@iiitdm.ac.in

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/satish-gunturi-2ba4032/


University of Cambridge


PhD Materials Science & Metallurgy

1996 - 2000


Chennai, India

Metallurgical Eng

1994 - 95

Andhra University College of Eng

Visakhapatnam, India

Metallurgical Eng

1990 - 1994


  1. Creep of single crystal superalloys, Packaging of electronics and Industrial batteries, Failure analysis, New Product Development

Research Interests

  1. Power semiconductor packaging & reliability

  2. Industrial batteries packaging

  3. Building materials

  4. Building Sciences - Thermal, Acoustics, Air quality, Visual comfort

  5. Thermal management of electronics

  6. Failure Analysis

  7. Materials Joining

  8. Mechanical behavior of materials

  9. High temperature superalloys

Work Experience


  1. Jan 2022 - present: Adjunct Professor, IIITDM Kancheepuram


  1. 2014-2021: Saint-Gobain Research India, Chennai

  2. 2006-2012: GE Global Research, NY, USA

  3. 2000-2006: ABB Corporate Research, Switzerland


  1. 2012-2014: GE Energy Storage, NY, USA

  2. 1996: Ramco Systems, Chennai, India


  1. Failure Analysis

  2. Mechanical Design for Electronics

  3. Materials for Engineers

Journal Publications

  1. V Bogdan Neculaes, Antonio Caiafa, Yang Cao, Bruno De Man, Peter M Edic, Kristopher Frutschy, Satish Gunturi, Lou Inzinna, Joseph Reynolds, Mark Vermilyea, David Wagner, Xi Zhang, Yun Zou, Norbert J Pelc, Brian Lounsberry. Multisource inverse‐geometry CT. Part II. X‐ray source design and prototype. Medical physics 43(8), 2016, 4617-4627

  2. K Frutschy, B Neculaes, L Inzinna, V Mani, A Caiafa, J Reynolds, Y Zou, X Zhang, S Gunturi, Y Cao, B De Man, R Roffers, B Lounsberry, N Pelc. MO‐D‐201B‐02: Distributed X‐Ray Source Development. Medical Physics 37 (6), (2010), 3345-3345

  3. Rixin Lai, Di Zhang, Dong Dong, Song Chi, Maja Harfman Todorovic, Ranjan Gupta, Luis Garces, Satish Gunturi, Rajib Datta, Thiwanka Wijekoon, Christof Sihler, Svend Erik Rocke, Kristin Moe Elgsaas, Elise Savarit, Arungalai Anbarasu, Joseph Song Manguelle, James Pap-pas. A Modular Subsea Direct-Current Electrical-Power System. Oil and Gas Facilities 3 (06), (2014) 64-79,

  4. Joseph Song-Manguelle, Maja Harfman Todorovic, S. Chi, Rajib Datta, S. Gunturi, Power Transfer Capability of HVAC Cables for Subsea Transmission and Distribution Systems, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 50(4):2382-2391

  5. S. Gunturi & D.Schneider, “On the operation of a press pack IGBT module under short cir-cuit conditions”, IEEE Trans. Advanced Packaging 29 (2006) 433-440.

  6. S.S.K. Gunturi, D.W. MacLachlan & D.M. Knowles, "Anisotropic creep in CMSX-4 in orienta-tions distant from <001>", Materials Science and Engineering. A 289 (2000) 289-298.

  7. D.M. Knowles & S. Gunturi, "The role of <112>{111}slip in the asymmetric nature of creep of single crystal superalloy CMSX-4", Materials Science and Engineering. A 328 (2002) 223-237.

  8. D.W. MacLachlan, S.S.K. Gunturi & D.M. Knowles, "Modelling the uniaxial creep anisotropy of nickel base single crystal superalloys CMSX-4 and RR2000 at 1023 K using a slipsystem based finite element approach", Computational Materials Science 25 (2002) 129-141.

  9. D.W. MacLachlan, L.W. Wright, S.S.K. Gunturi & D.M. Knowles, "Constitutive modelling of creep deformation in single crystal blade alloys SRR 99 and CMSX-4", Intl. Journal of Plas-ticity 17 (2001) 441-467.

Conference Publications

  1. R. Lai, D. Zhang, D. Dong, S. Chi, M. Harfman Todorovic, GE Global Research; G. Ranjan, GE Globla Research; L. Garces, S. Gunturi, R. Datta, T. Wijekoon, C. Sihler, S.E. Rocke, K.M. Elgsaas, E. Savarit, A. Arungalai, J. Song-manguelle, J.M. Pappas, A Modular Subsea DC Electrical Power System, Proc OTC 2014, Houston TX

  2. Rixin Lai, Song Chi, Luis Garces, Kristin Moe Elgsaas, Mike Alford, Dong Dong, Di Zhang, Haji Masoud, Satish Gunturi, Maja Harfman Todorovic, Christof Sihler, Joseph Song-Manguelle, Rajib Datta, James Marcus Pappas, Rajan Gupta, Svend Erik Rocke. Modular stacked dc transmission and distribution system for ultra-deepwater subsea process. Proc OTC 2013, Houston TX

  3. Joseph Song-Manguelle, Maja Harfman Todorovic, S. Chi, Rajib Datta, S. Gunturi, Power Transfer Capability of High Voltage Alternating Current Cables for Subsea Transmission and Distribution Systems, IEEE-IAS- 61st Petroleum and Chemical Industry Technical Con-ference, Chicago, IL, USA, 2013

  4. Kris Frutschy, Bogdan Neculaes, Lou Inzinna, Vanita Mani, Antonio Caiafa, Joe Reynolds, Yun Zou, Xi Zhang, Satish Gunturi, Yang Cao, Bruno De Man, Dan McDevitt, Rick Roffers, Brian Lounsberry, Norbert J. Pelc, “Distributed X-ray Source Development”, Proc. AAPM 2010 annual meeting, July 18-22, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

  5. Kris Frutschy, Bogdan Neculaes, Lou Inzinna, Antonio Caiafa, Joe Reynolds, Yun Zou, Xi Zhang, Satish Gunturi, Yang Cao, Bill Waters, Dave Wagner, Bruno De Man, Dan McDevitt, Rick Roffers, Brian Lounsberry, Norbert J. Pelc, “High Power Distributed X-ray Source”, Proc. SPIE 7622-52 (2010).

  6. Kris Frutschy, Bruno De Man, Pete Edic, Brian Lounsberry, Bogdan Neculaes, Yun Zou, Lou Inzinna, Ken Conway, Xi Zhang, Yang Cao, Satish Gunturi, Antonio Caiafa, and Joe Reynolds, “X-ray multisource for medical imaging”, Proc. SPIE 7258, 725822 (2009).

  7. S. Gunturi & D. Schneider, “Thermal management requirements on materials for micro- and power-electronics” Conf on High Performance diamond-based composites - Innova-tions in superabrasives and thermal management”, EMPA, Dubendorf 10 Nov 2006.

  8. S. Gunturi, J. Assal, D.Schneider & S. Eicher, “Innovative metal system for press pack IG-BTs”. International symposium on power semiconductor devices (ISPSD’03) Cambridge, UK, p 110.

  9. A. Hamidi, J.H Fabian & S. Gunturi, “Packaging related failure mechanisms of high power IGBT modules” IPEC-Niigata, April 4-8, 2005

  10. S.S.K. Gunturi & D.M. Knowles, "Creep of CMSX4 in an unstable orientation" Proc. First In-ternational conference on Component Optimisation from Materials Properties And Simula-tion Software, W.J. Evans et al. (eds.) University of Wales, Swansea, U.K., March 1999 En-gineering Materials Advisory Services Ltd. p.147.

  11. D.W. MacLachlan, L.W. Wright, S.S.K. Gunturi & D. M. Knowles, “Modelling the anisotropic and Biaxial Creep Behaviour of Ni-Base Single Crystal Superalloys”, in Superalloys 2000, T:M: Pollock et al (eds.) Seven springs mountain resort, Champion, Pennsylvania, USA, TMS 2000 p. 357.

  12. L.W. Wright, D.W. MacLachlan, Q. Chen, S.S.K. Gunturi & D.M. Knowles, "High temperature creep of CMSX-4 – Effect of precipitate orientation and morphology". 5th International Charles Parsons Turbine Conference on Advanced Materials for 21st century turbines and power plant" 3-7 July 2000 p.1049.

  13. G.S. Murthy & GSK Satish "Failure analysis of steel shots" at the 32nd National Metallurgists Day (NMD) at Visakhapatnam, India, Nov.1994.


  1. 1. US7817422, Gunturi, Satish et al, Heat sink and cooling and packaging stack for press-packages

  2. 2. US7538436,WO2004030093A,EP1403923A1,CN1685499A,AU2003264223A1, Gunturi Satish , Schneider Daniel, Press pack power semiconductor module.

  3. 3. US20080283579A1, EP1783829A1, WO07051336A1 ??? Gunturi Satish, Zehringer Ray-mond, Knapp Wolfgang, Method for bonding electronic components.

  4. 4. US7874220, Gunturi Satish, Kassubek Frank, Gebhardt Jorg, Deppe Lothar, Dettmer Matthias, Friedrichs Rene, Huber Robert, Keller Steffen, Coriolis mass flowmeter with an oscillatable straight measuring tube.

  5. 5. US8120915, AG Pautsch, SS Gunturi, P Lazatin, Integral heatsink with spiral manifolds

  6. 6. US20110135956 Satish Gunturi, Thomas Tiearney, Jr. Kristopher Frutschy Dalong Zhong, Xi Zhang, Method of joining materials and articles made therewith

  7. 7. US 8531027, Arun Virupaksha Gowda, Ahmed Elasser, Satish Sivarama Gunturi, Press-pack module with power overlay interconnection

  8. 8. US20110317369A1 AG Pautsch, SS Gunturi, P Lazatin, Heatsinks with millichannel cooling

  9. 9. US8218320: AG Pautsch, SS Gunturi, P Lazatin, Heat sinks with C-shaped manifolds and millichannel cooling

  10. 10. US Patent App. 13/478,310: Ranjan Kumar Gupta, Christof Martin Sihler, Satish Sivarama Gunturi, Stefan Schroeder, Joseph Song Manguelle, Ravisekhar Nadimpalli Raju, Rajib Datta. Remote load bypass system

  11. 11. US Patent App. 13/946,408, EA Browne, SS Gunturi, BM Rush, R Lai, AKV Subraman-yam, Method and system for an immersion boiling heat sink

  12. 12. US Patent App. 14/172,015, Kristopher John Frutschy, Reza Sarrafi-Nour, Sandor Istvan Hollo, Thomas Angeliu, Donald Wayne Whisenhunt Jr, Daniel Qi Tan, Satish Gunturi, Roger Neil Bull, John Raymond Krahn, David Charles Bogdan, Battery modules and cells with insulated module block, and method for manufacturing

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