Dr. Vijay Kumar Jain

Emeritus Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Areas of Interest:

Manufacturing science and technology. .


Nano-finishing, Micro-machining, Micro-manufacturing, Electrochemical Machining, Abrasive Flow Finishing, Magnetorheological Finishing and Electrochemical Texturing.

Consultancy Areas:

Nano-finishing, Advanced (Non-traditional) Machining, and Micro-machining.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies)

Major Professional Contributions:

Dr. Jain has written five books including two in Hindi, and edited three books which have been published by the publishers from within and outside India. He has published 200+ research papers in refereed journals and 100+ papers in national and international conferences. He has 12 + patents (national and international) to his credit. .

Professional Experience:

Teaching and research experience of 42+ years in different organizations: Malviya Regional Engineering College Jaipur, BITS Pilani, MNREC Allahabad, IIT Kanpur, Univ. of California Berkeley (USA), Uni. of Nebraska Lincoln (USA).


Nano-finishing, Advanced Machining Science & Technology, Micro-manufacturing, Micro-machining.


Contact Information


Dr. V K Jain
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur-208016 (India)
Fax: (0512) 2590 007/ 2597 408
Tel.:+91-512-2597916 (O), 2598646(R)
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  • B.E. from Maulana Azad College of Technology Bhopal (Vikram University Ujjain)
  • M.E. and Ph.D. from University of Roorkee, Roorkee


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • One gold and two silver medals for Khosla Research Awards given by Univ. of Roorkee
  • N. K. Ayyanger Memorial Prize and Institution Gold Medal by The Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Strickland Prize of the Manufacturing Industries Division of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK)
  • Life Time Achievement Award (2014) by All India Manufacturing Technology
  • Design and Research, National Advisory Committee, 1. Eminent Engineer Award for the year 2015 by the Chairman, Production Engineering Division Board of The Institution of Engineers (India)

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section III: Mechanical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2014

Year of Birth: 1948