• Education

    Iowa State University

    Fall 2016 - present

    Graduate Student

    ADAM Lab

    Mechanical Engineering Dept.


    GPA :4.0/4.0


    1. Data analytics & Machine Learning for cyber-physical Systems
    2. Numerical Methods for High Performance Computing
    3. Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling
    4. Continuum Mechanics

    Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani

    2010 - 2014

    Major: B.E. Hons. Mechanical Engineering

    CGPA: 9.02/10


    1. Finite Element Methods
    2. Lean Manufacturing
    3. Automotive Vehicles
    4. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
    5. Object Oriented Programming and Design

    Pratibha Junior College

    2008- 2010


    Andhra Pradesh State Board

    High School : 84.4 %

  • Research

    Graduate Research [Lab Website]


    Machine Learning & GPU Accelerated Web Tools for Manufacturing Processes:

    1. A Deep 3D Convolutional Neural Network Based Design for Manufacturability Framework

    Undergraduate Research

    Machine Learning

    Predictive Modeling of various phenomenon

    Applications of ANN, SVM, RSM etc. in:

    1. Prediction of behavior of machining parameters
    2. Prediction of flow stress behavior of materials
    3. Prediction of behavior of sheet metal under deep drawing operations


    Evolutionary Algorithms

    Application of Evolutionary Optimization algorithms in :

    1. Optimization of machining parameters
    2. Optimization of yield of lipase production
    3. Multi-objective optimization of machining parameters

    Metal forming

    Understanding the behavior of metal

    1. Building various constitutive models for ASS 316, Ti-6Al-4V alloys at high temperature and low strain rates
    2. Analyzing the hot forming behavior of sheet metals using FEA and experiments
    3. Implementation of the constitutive models with the yield criteria in FEA simulations for analyzing the behavior of materials.

    Product Design and Sustainable Manufacturing


    Design of additively manufactured sustainable wind turbine blades

    Publications [Google Scholar]

    Top 3 International Journals and Conferences


    • Kotkunde, N., Deole, A.D., Gupta, A.K., Singh, S.K. and Balu, A. (2014), “Failure and formability studies in warm deep drawing of Ti-6Al-4V alloy”, Journal of Materials and Design, Vol. 60, 2014, pp 540–547. Publisher: Elsevier
    • Gupta, A.K., Sharath Chandra, G., Raghuram, K.D. and Balu, A. (2014), “Optimization of turning parameters by integrating genetic algorithm with support vector regression”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. no. 77 (2015): 331-339. Publisher: Springer.
    • Gupta, A.K., Krishnamurthy, H.N., Puranik, P., Singh, S.K. and Balu, A. (2014), “An exponential strain dependent Rusinek-Klepaczko model for flow stress prediction in austenitic stainless steel 304 at elevated temperatures”, Journal of Materials Research and Technology,  Vol. no. 4 (2014): 370-377. Publisher: Elsevier


    • Aditya, B., Sharath Chandra G. and Gupta, A.K. (2013), “Multi-objective optimization of turning operations using non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm enhanced with neural network”, International Conference on Advanced Engineering Optimization Through Intelligent Techniques (AEOTIT), Surat, Gujarat, India, July 01-03, 2013, pp 106-110.
    • Raghuram K.D., Aditya, B., Gupta, A.K. and Singh, S.K. (2014), “Mechanical Properties of Austenitic Stainless Steel 316 at Elevated Temperatures”, International Conference on Structural Integrity (ICONS-2014), IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India, Feb 04-07, 2014.
    • Chirag I Sancheti., Aditya, B. and Gupta, A.K. (2014), “Improvement of production by assembly line simulations using FlexSim”, International Conference on Advance Design and Manufacturing (ICADM 2014), Dec 05-07, 2014.
  • Work

    FMC Technologies India                                                                                                                                                  July 2014- July 2016

      Engineer-I, Vertical Connectors New Product Development, Subsea Components

      1. Provide Design, Qualification and Product Life Maintenance support for flowline connectors
      2. Design of Equipment based on API 6A, API 17D and ASME Sec. VIII Div. 2 
      3. Involved in Cost Reduction efforts of Connectors
      4. Review of CAD work in UG NX 8.5
    1. Key Proficiencies

      Programming software: C, C++, Python, MATLAB, MathCad

      Modeling Software: Solidworks, NX8.5, Pro-Engineer/Creo, AutoCAD

      Statistical software: Minitab, SPSS

      Analysis Software: ANSYS, LS Dyna

      Previous Scholarships

      • Graduate Teaching Assistant for Fall 2016 and Research Assistant for Spring 2017
      • Awarded Merit Cum Need Scholarship for 4 semesters during undergraduate