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     Heeralal Gargama

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Reliability Engineering Centre
Supervisor(s)  Prof. SK Chaturvedi
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: In progress
Address1/106, Zakir Hussain Hall of Residence, IIT Kharagpur
Phone9733945064
Emailheeralalgargama@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.IIT KharagpurReliability Engineering Centre2009
BESGSITS IndoreBiomedical Engineering2007
12CBSEScience2002
10CBSEGeneral2000

Research Areas
  • Reliability based design optimization
  • Electromagnetic shielding and absorbing structures
  • Polymer conductor composites
  • Failure modes effects and criticality analysis
  • Reliability analysis and prediction

Skills
  • Computer Programming Languages - C, FORTRAN, Assembly language of 8085 microprocessor
  • Software Packages - Matlab, Minitab, Origin, Reliasofts Alta, Relex, Visual Paradigm, Smart draw
  • Operating System - Windows XP, Windows Vista
  • Instruments - Impedance analyzer, Network analyzer (learning)
  • Experimental Setups - LB thin film deposition system, Dip coater, Spin coater, Hot press, Cold press
  • Equipments (ALT)-Chambers (Dry heat, Humidity, Salt spray, Cold, Burn-in
  • Equipments (ALT) contd. - Thermal shock), Machines (Bump test, Push button, Toggle switch)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Post-Graduate Research Assistant at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India (July 2009 to till date).
  • Graduate Research Assistant at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India (July 2007 to May 2009).
  • One paper (from M. Tech. thesis) published in IEEE Transactions on Reliability (Achievement).
  • Admitted in Jawahar Navodaya Vidhyalaya in 1995, through All India Entrance Exam, held at district level (Achievement).

Papers Published in Journals
  • Criticality Assessment Models for Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis Using Fuzzy Logic by H. Gargama, and S. K. Chaturvedi IEEE Transactions on Reliability vol. 60, no. 1, 102 - 110 (2011)
  • On the design and reliability analysis of electromagnetic absorbers using real-coded genetic algorithm and Monte Carlo simulation by H. Gargama, S. K. Chaturvedi, and A. K. Thakur Progress In Electromagnetics Research B vol. 43, pp. 169-187 (2012)
  • Design and optimization of multilayered electromagnetic shield using a real-coded genetic algorithm by H. Gargama, S. K. Chaturvedi, and Awalendra K. Thakur Progress In Electromagnetics Research B Vol. 39, 241-266 (2012)
  • Reliability-based design optimization of broad-band microwave absorbers by H. gargama, S. K. Chaturvedi, and A. K. Thakur Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications vol. 27, Issue 11, pp. 1407-1418 (2013)
  • Reliability-based Design of Multi-layered Composites for Electromagnetic Shielding Applications by Heeralal Gargama, Sanjay Kumar Chaturvedi, Awalendra Kumar Thakur International Journal of Performability Engineering Accepted (2014)
  • Reliability-Based Design Optimization Scheme for Designing Electromagnetic Shielding Structures by Heeralal Gargama, Sanjay Kumar Chaturvedi, Awalendra Kumar Thakur Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications Vol. 28 (6), 765-776 (2014)
  • Fuzzy Arithmetic based Reliability Allocation Approach during Early Design and Development by V. Sriramdas, S. K. Chaturvedi, and H. Gargama Expert System with Applications 41 (7), pp. 3444-3449 (2014)
  • Reliability-based design optimization of electromagnetic shielding structure using neural networks and real-coded genetic algorithm by Heeralal Gargama, Sanjay Kumar Chaturvedi, Awalendra Kumar Thakur Proc.IMecE, Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science DOI 10.1177/0954406214529556 (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Design Using Real-Coded Genetic Algorithm and Reliability Evaluation in X-Band by H. Gargama, S. K. Chaturvedi, and Awalendra K. Thakur International Conf. on SocProS 2011, Series Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Springer, ISBN 978-81-322-0490-9 131, 331-342 (2012)
  • Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Structures Design A Reliability-Based Design Optimization Scheme by Heeralal Gargama, Sanjay Kumar Chaturvedi, Awalendra Kumar Thakur International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research DOI 10.7763/IPEDR. 2014. V75. 19 (2014)

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