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Mr. Niranjanreddy K

Designation: Scientist F
Centre: Centre for Micro, Nano Manufacturing and Metrology (C-MNTM)
Group: Outreach Centre, Rajkot Group / Precision Manufacturing Process Engineering Group / Precision Metrology Group / Surface Engineering and Laser Processing Group
Joining Date: 04.02.1995
Email Id: niranjan[at]cmti[dot]res[dot]in
Office Telephone No: +91-80-22188379
Mobile No: +91-9449842672

K. Niranjan Reddy graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana and having 26 years of Professional experience in the field of Precision/ Nano Metrology, Precision/ Micro/ Nano Manufacturing.

He is currently holding the post of Scientist E & Centre Head of Centre for Micro-Nano Manufacturing and Metrology (C-MNTM) at Central Manufacturing Technology Institute, Bengaluru. He is the Quality Manager of Metrology Laboratory at CMTI and he is also an NABL Assessor in the field of Mechanical – Dimension. His area of research includes development of Thin Film Coatings (Diamond Like Carbon Coatings & CNT Growth Processes) using PECVD Technology. He is a “Visionary Leader For Manufacturing (VLFM)” of batch 10, 2016-17 jointly organized by CII & JICA.

B. Tech. (Mechanical)

  • Development of Thin Film Coating Processes using PECVD Technology
  • Development of Inspection/ Calibration Methodologies
  • Development of Manufacturing Technology for Ultra Precision Parts

a. Modernization of Precision Metrology Laboratory (MOPML) of CMTI under DHI Scheme on “Enhancement of Global Competitiveness of India Capital Goods Sector”.
b. Calibration and Inspection services of Metrology Laboratory
c. Development of technology for machining of Micro components and services in the area of Micro and Nano Manufacturing
d. Faculty for Training Programmes in the area of Metrology, Quality Management System etc.
e. DST Project on “Development of DLC AR coating for IR windows”
f. ISRO-Respond Project on “Feasibility studies on Synthesis and Characterization of carbon coating on various substrates using PECVD technique”
g. Development Metrology Artifacts – Master Cylinders, Test Mandrels, Gauges, Standard Glass Scales, Graticules, Calibration Masks, Surface Roughness Depth Masters etc.
h. Development of CNC Ultra Precision Diamond Turning Machine (APT – 300)
i. Development of sub systems Like Nano Indenter, Linear Motion Slides

1. K. Niranjan Reddy, and K. Chandran, “Development of Ultrasonic Standard Reference blocks of Aerospace Quality”, presented at QUEST-2001 conference, VSSC, Trivandrum.

2. G. Jayaraman, V.K. Venkateswaran, and K. Niranjan Reddy, “An Analytical Approach for Precise Positioning of Tool in Diamond Turning”, European Society for Precision Engineering & Nanotechnology – euspen 2001 conference.

3. K. Niranjan Reddy, and P.V. Shashi Kumar, “Micro-Drilling of Precision Flat Bottom Holes in Titanium”,presented atCOPEN 2003-04, CMTI, Bangalore.

4. K. Niranjan Reddy, P.V. Shashi Kumar, and SomashekarRao, “Micro Finish & Micro EDM Applications in Precision manufacturing”,Manufacturing Technology Today Magazine January 2007 published by NICMAP, CMTI.

5. K. Niranjan Reddy, H.K. Mallappa, and P.V. Shashi Kumar, “Development of Measurement Methodology by comparative methods for achieving best measurement capability on Ultra Precision CMM’s”,presented at AdMet 2009, NPL India, New Delhi.

6. K. Niranjan Reddy, Nithin Narayanan, P.V. Shashi Kumar, and Sudhakar C Jambagi, “Establishment of Scanning Points for a Scanning Feature using Ultra Precision CMM”,presented at AdMet 2011, CMTI, Bangalore.

7. K. Niranjan Reddy, Shanmugaraj V., Balashanmugam N., and Shashikumar P. V., “In-situ measurement of Straightness high aspect ratio thick walled cylinder – A concept”,presented at AdMet 2011, CMTI, Bangalore.

8. HariPrasath K, K. Niranjan Reddy, T. Narendra Reddy, and P.V Shashi Kumar,“Characterisation of Nano Finished Surfaces”,presented at COPEN-7: 2011, College of Engineering, Pune (COEP).

9. K. Niranjan Reddy, and P.V. Shashi Kumar, “Centering of Tool in Diamond Turning”,presented at 21st AIMTDR, VIT, Vellore.

10. K. Niranjan Reddy, T. Narendra Reddy, Shashi Kumar, V.R Raju, and P.V. Shashikumar, “Evaluation of Spiral Groove Depth on a Spherical Surface by using Curve Fitting Algorithm”,ICMMM 2014, IIT Madras, Chennai.

11. Ankit. K, K. Niranjan Reddy, AshishVarade, M. Chellamalai, , P.V. Shashikumar, “Development of hard DLC coatings at Room Temperature using RF PECVD process”, Presented at International Colloquium on Material, Manufacturing and Metrology, 2014, IIT Madras, Chennai.

12. K. Niranjan Reddy, AshishVarade, Ankit. K, J. Joshua, D. Sasen, M. Chellamalai, P.V. Shashikumar, “Double side coating of DLC on silicon by RF-PECVD for AR application”, Procedia Engineering, vol. 97, 2014, pp. 1416-1421.

13. AshishVarade, Ankit. K, Niranjan Reddy, M. Chellamalai, N. Balashanmugam, P.V. Shashikumar, “Diamond-like carbon coating made by RF Plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition for protective antireflective coatings on germanium”, Procedia Material Science, vol. 5, 2014, pp. 1015-1019

14. AshishVarade, K. Niranjan Reddy, D. Sasen, Ankit. K, M. Chellamalai, P.V. Shashikumar, “Detailed Raman Study of DLC coating on Si (100) made by RF-PECVD”, Procedia Engineering, vol. 97, 2014, pp. 1452-1456.

15. Sunil, M, Ankit. K, K. Niranjan Reddy, M. Chellamalai, N. Balashanmugam, “Experimental Investigation of RF Sputtered SiO2 Thin films for evaluation of uniformity” presented at Admet 2016, NPL New Delhi

16. Murugan, K. Niranjan Reddy, H. K. Mallappa, Khushboo, and Shashikumar, “Effect of Change in Acceleration of Gravity in Accuracy of Electronic Levels”,presented at Admet 2016, NPL New Delhi.

17. Mallappa H.K, Siddaraju K.G, K. Niranjan Reddy, and Khushboo, “New Approach in Calibration of Tilt Tables using Coordinate Metrology”,presented at Admet 2016, NPL New Delhi.

18. Ankit. K, AshishVarade, SarmisthaDhan, K. Niranjan Reddy, M. Chellamalai, N. Balashanmugam, “Synthesis of high hardness, low COF diamond-like carbon using RF-PECVD at room temperature and evaluating its structure using electron microscopy”, Diamond and Related Materials, vol. 78, 2017, pp. 39-43.

19. Ankit. K, AshishVarade, SarmisthaDhan, K. Niranjan Reddy, M. Chellamalai, N. Balashanmugam, “Synthesis of high hardness IR optical coating using diamond-like carbon by PECVD at room temperature”, Diamond and Related Materials, vol.80, 2017, pp. 108-112

20. Ankit. K, K. Niranjan Reddy, M. Chellamalai, N. Balashanmugam, “Feasibility of CNT based Sensor for UV Detection in Combustion Process for Aerospace Applications” Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN-2017), 2017, IIT Madras, pp. 353-356.

21. Ankit. K, K. Niranjan Reddy, AshishVarade, SarmisthaDhan, M. Chellamalai, N. Balashanmugam, “Development of Implementable Diamond-like Carbon Coating for Improving Scratch, Wear and Optical Properties for Practical Industrial Applications”, Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Precision, Meso, Micro and Nano Engineering (COPEN-2017), 2017, IIT Madras, pp. 372-375.

22. Ankit.K, Sunil. M, K. Niranjan Reddy, N. Balashanmugam, “Development of Nanometre Edge Resolution Metrology Standards for Video Measuring Systems” Proceedings -Abstract at Advances in Metrology, 2019, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi

23. Sunil. M, Ankit.K, K. Niranjan Reddy, N. Balashanmugam “Process for the Development of high precision gratings/scales” selected at Advances in Metrology, 2019, Proceedings -Abstract at Advances in Metrology, 2019, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi.

24. Ankit. K, K. Niranjan Reddy, Gokul, N. Balashanmugam, “Investigation on the effect of nucleation time on CNT growth using RF-PECVD” – Manufacturing Technology Today, Vol. 18 (3), Mar 2019.

Received best student award in graduation based on overall academic performance.