Mechanical Engineering

Head of Department

Dr. Kishore Debnath
Ph.D (IIT Roorkee)



Gorrepotu Surya Rao Research Scholar

  • B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
  • M. Tech (Machine Design), GITAM University, Visakhapatnam
Full Time/Part Time Scholar: Full-Time

Academic Awards

  • University Gold Medal for M. Tech in Mechanical Engineering (2015-2017) at GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Awarded with scholarship by GITAM University for securing first position in M Tech.

Research Area

Injection moulded green composites (Biodegradable Composites)



  1. Analysis of Force, Temperature, and Surface Roughness during End Milling of GreenComposites Mridusmita Roy Choudhury , Gorrepotu S. Rao , Kishore Debnath & Rabindra N. Mahapatra. Journal of Natural Fibers, Taylor & Francis online.
Book Chapter

  1. Surya Rao G., Debnath K., Mahapatra R.N. (2021) Development and Characterization of PLA-Based Green Composites: Experimental and Simulation Studies. In: Thomas S., Balakrishnan P. (eds) Green Composites. Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials. Springer, Singapore.
  2. Debnath K., Choudhury M.R., Rao G.S., Mahapatra R.N. (2021) Milling Behavior of Injection Molded Short Fiber-Reinforced Green Composites. In: Hameed Sultan M.T., Azmi A.I., Majid M.S.A., Jamir M.R.M., Saba N. (eds) Machining and Machinability of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites. Composites Science and Technology. Springer, Singapore.

  1. Gorrepotu Surya Rao, Kishore Debnath*, Rabindra Narayan Mahapatra. Finite Element Analysis of Low-Velocity Impact Behavior of Green Composites (PFAM-28), VIT University, Chennai, India.