Dr Debajyoti Bhaduri PhD, MTech

Dr Debajyoti Bhaduri

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Research Fellow

Contact details

University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Debajyoti Bhduri is a Research Fellow in Laser Based Micromachining within the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre in the School of Mechanical Engineering. His research interest broadly centres on the machining/grinding of advanced aerospace alloys, ultrasonic assisted machining, laser based micro-manufacturing/polishing, physical vapour deposited coating etc. He is currently working in two EC-funded projects, EcoLaserFact and Hyproline.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Birmingham, UK.
  • Master of Technology (MTech) in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, 2009.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Production Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 2007.


Research Interests

  • Advanced machining/grinding
  • Hybrid machining
  • Laser based micro-manufacturing
  • Development and application of PVD coatings in cutting/grinding tools


International Journals

  1. D. Bhaduri, S.L. Soo, D. Novovic, D.K. Aspinwall, P. Harden, C. Waterhouse, S. Bohr, A.C. Mathieson, M. Lucas, Ultrasonic assisted creep feed grinding of Inconel 718, Procedia CIRP 6 (2013) 616–621.
  2. G. Han, S.L.Soo, D.K. Aspinwall, D. Bhaduri, Research on the ultrasonic assisted WEDM of Ti-6Al-4V, Advanced Materials Research 797 (2013) 315-319.
  3. D. Bhaduri, S.L. Soo, D.K. Aspinwall, D. Novovic, P. Harden, S. Bohr, D. Martin, A study on ultrasonic assisted creep feed grinding of nickel based superalloys, Procedia CIRP 1 (2012) 376–381.
  4. D. Bhaduri, A.K. Chattopadhyay, Influence of grinding parameters and substrate bias voltage in dry surface grinding with TiN coated single layer galvanic cBN wheel, Materials and Manufacturing Processes 26 (2011) pp. 982–990. 
  5. D. Bhaduri, R. Kumar, A.K. Chattopadhyay, On the grindability of low-carbon steel under dry, cryogenic and neat oil environments with monolayer brazed cBN and alumina wheels, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 57 (2011) pp. 927–943.
  6. Souren Mitra, Soumya Sarkar, Goutam Paul, D. Bhaduri, Sampad Biswas, Pareto optimization of electro discharge machining of titanium nitride-aluminium oxide composite material using genetic algorithm, Advanced Materials Research 264-265 (2011) pp. 985–990.
  7. D. Bhaduri, R. Kumar, A.K. Jain, A.K. Chattopadhyay, On tribological behaviour and application of TiN and MoS2-Ti composite coating for enhancing performance of monolayer cBN grinding wheel, Wear 268 (2010) pp. 1053–1065.
  8. Debajyoti Bhaduri, Arnab Ghosh, Soumya Gangopadhyay, Soumitra Paul, Effect of target frequency, bias voltage and bias frequency on microstructure and mechanical properties of pulsed DC CFUBM sputtered TiN coating, Surface & Coatings Technology 204 (2010) pp. 3684–3697.
  9. D. Bhaduri, A.K. Chattopadhyay, Effect of pulsed DC CFUBM sputtered TiN coating on performance of nickel electroplated monolayer cBN wheel in grinding steel, Surface & Coatings Technology 204 (2010) pp. 3818–3832.
  10. D. Bhaduri, A.K. Chattopadhyay, Study on the role of PVD TiN coating in improving the performance of electroplated monolayer superabrasive wheel, Surface & Coatings Technology 205 (2010) pp. 658–667.
  11. D. Bhaduri, S. Mitra, J. Saha, Study of cutting tool forces and nature of chip in turning of AISI 1040 steel, Journal of Modern Manufacturing Technology 2 (2) (2010) pp. 161–172.
  12. D. Bhaduri, A. S. Kuar, S. Sarkar, S. K. Biswas, S. Mitra, Electro discharge machining of titanium nitride-aluminium oxide composite for optimum process criterial yield, Materials and Manufacturing Processes 24 (2009) pp. 1312–1320.
  13. J. Saha, M. Singha, D. Bhaduri, Study on the effect of tool geometry and cutting speed on   tool force and surface finish in machining of AISI 1040 steel, Manufacturing Technology & Research (2008) pp. 56–63.

Refereed Conferences/Presentation

  1. D. Bhaduri, S.L. Soo, D.K. Aspinwall, D. Novovic, Ultrasonic assisted creep feed grinding and dressing of advanced aerospace alloys, Talk in CIRP January Meeting–HybP-1-(Cross Track 1/Track 2), 25th - 28th January, 2011, Paris, France.
  2. S. Gangopadhayay, D. Bhaduri, A.K. Chattopadhyay, S. Paul, On characterization and performance evaluation of TiN-MoSx composite coated drill in dry machining of AISI 1030 steel, Proceedings of the 3rd international and 24th AIMTDR Conference on Global Trends and Challenges in Design and Manufacturing (2010) pp. 1125-1130.
  3. D. Bhaduri, A.K. Chattopadhyay, On performance improvement of electroplated monolayer cBN wheel using pulsed DC CFUBM sputtered TiN coating, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances in Manufacturing Technology and Management, RAMTM (2010) pp. 264-269.
  4. D. Bhaduri, A.K. Chattopadhyay, Role of TiN coating in enhancing performance of galvanically bonded monolayer superabrasive wheel, Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on “Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering”, COPEN 6 (2009) pp. E1-E6.

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