Dr Raju   Raju
Project Officer

Dr Raju Raju

Engineering
Sch: Mech & Manufacturing Eng

Professional Experience

Dr. Raju has a mix of rich Academic, Research and Industry experience. He has worked on various projects on Automobile, Naval, Aerospace and Medical fields. Dr. Raju was one of the key experts in Composites and Structural Health Monitoring with Airbus-QuEST, working on design and analysis of Airbus A350 Composite Wings and Nacelle structures.

The current project at UNSW is on development of novel dental restorative materials, composites with Glass fibres and Nanotubes.

Professional Experience

  • Research Fellow, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW, 2017-
  • Associate Professor, Department of Research and Development, Visvesvaraya Technological University, India, 2016-2017
  • Senior Aircraft Structural Analyst, QuEST Global Engineering (Airbus), India, 2011-2016

Honours, Awards and Memberships:

  • Runner-up for Best team of the year – 2015 – United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS), QuEST Global Engineering, India
  • Chartered Engineer from Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), UK,  2014-
  • Finalist for the 'The Malcolm Chaikin Prize for Research Excellence in Engineering', Best PhD Thesis award, UNSW, Australia, 2012
  • Winner of Best Technical paper with a cash prize of Rs. 100,000 at MSC Software User Conference, Bangalore, India, 2013
  • Winner of Best Technical paper with a cash prize of Rs. 100,000 at MSC Software User Conference, Bangalore, India, 2014
  • Technical Expert in ‘Composite Structures & Non Destructive Evaluation’, within a headcount of 8000 Engineers at QuEST Global Engineering, 2012-2016
Mobile
+61-415448743
Phone
Mob: +61-415448743; Off: +61-2-9385 4165
Location
Level 2, Room 208A Ainsworth Building (J17) School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Kensington Campus

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju R; Prusty G, 2016, 'Fiber-Optic Structural Health Monitoring Systems for Marine Composite Structures', in Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Structures Using Fiber Optic Methods, CRC Press, pp. 415 - 479
    Edited Books | 2016
    Dr Raju Raju
    Prusty G; Rajan G, (ed.), 2016, Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Structures Using Fiber Optic Methods, CRC Press, UK, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/9781315369815
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Azmi A; Prusty BG, 2012, 'AE Failure Characterization of Advanced Composites using Piezo-Electric Sensors and Fibre Optic Sensors', in Burnett JK (ed.), Theory and Uses of Acoustic Emissions, Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 215 - 280, https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=18319
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju R; Rajan G; Farrar P; Prusty BG, 2021, 'Dimensional stability of short fibre reinforced flowable dental composites', Scientific Reports, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-83947-x
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Raju Raju
    Behl S; Farahani AD; Raju ; Rajan G; Ellakwa A; Farrar P; Thordarson P; Prusty BG, 2021, 'Evaluation of rheological behaviour of flowable dental composites reinforced with low aspect ratio micro-sized glass fibres', Dental Materials, vol. 37, pp. 131 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2020.10.023
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Raju Raju
    Ellakwa A; Raju R; Sheng C; Rajan G; Prusty BG, 2020, 'Acoustic emission and finite element study on the influence of cusp angles on zirconia dental crowns', Dental Materials, vol. 36, pp. 1524 - 1535, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2020.09.007
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Raju Raju
    Behl S; Raju ; Rajan G; Ellakwa A; Farrar P; Prusty BG, 2020, 'Physical and mechanical characterisation of flowable dental composites reinforced with short aspect ratio micro-sized S-Glass fibres', Materials Science and Engineering C, vol. 111, pp. 110771 - 110771, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2020.110771
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Raju Raju
    Wang G; Raju R; Cho K; Wong S; Prusty BG; Stenzel MH, 2020, '3D printed nanocomposites using polymer grafted graphene oxide prepared by multicomponent Passerini reaction', Polymer Chemistry, vol. 11, pp. 7253 - 7263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0py01286f
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Raju Raju
    Cho K; Wang G; Raju ; Fang J; Rajan G; Stenzel MH; Farrar P; Prusty BG, 2019, 'Selective Atomic-Level Etching on Short S-Glass Fibres to Control Interfacial Properties for Restorative Dental Composites', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, pp. 3851, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-40524-7
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Raju Raju
    Rajan G; Raju R; Jinachandran S; Farrar P; Xi J; Prusty BG, 2019, 'Polymerisation Shrinkage Profiling of Dental Composites using Optical Fibre Sensing and their Correlation with Degree of Conversion and Curing Rate', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, pp. 3162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-40162-z
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Raju Raju
    Cho K; Wang G; Raju R; Rajan G; Fang J; Stenzel MH; Farrar P; Gangadhara Prusty B, 2019, 'Influence of Surface Treatment on the Interfacial and Mechanical Properties of Short S-Glass Fiber-Reinforced Dental Composites', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 11, pp. 32328 - 32338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b01857
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Raju Raju
    R R; Jaiswal S; Singh A; Kashinakunti G, 2014, 'Numerical Failure Investigation for feasibility of Advanced Composite Automotive Engine Mounts subjected to Dynamic Loads', SAE International Journal of Engines, vol. 28, pp. 1 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.4271/2014-28-0028
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Raju Raju
    Azmi AI; Raju ; Peng GD, 2013, 'Failure monitoring of E-glass/vinylester composites using fiber grating acoustic sensor', Photonic Sensors, vol. 3, pp. 184 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13320-012-0076-1
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju R; Azmi , 2013, 'Structural Health Monitoring of advanced composites using Acoustic Emission and Strain gradients with Fibre Optic Sensors', International Journal of Science Research, vol. 1, pp. 531 - 538
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Azmi ; Prusty BG, 2012, 'Acoustic emission techniques for failure characterisation in composite top-hat stiffeners', Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, vol. 31, pp. 495 - 516, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0731684412437986
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju R; Prusty BG; Kelly DW; Lyons D; Peng G, 2010, 'Top hat stiffeners: A study on keel structures', Ocean Engineering, vol. 37, pp. 1180 - 1192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oceaneng.2010.05.008
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju R; Prusty BG; Kelly DW; Lyons D; Peng G, 2010, 'Failure Characterisation of L-Bend curved composite laminates', Trans RINA, Part B1,International Journal of Small Craft Technology, vol. 152, pp. B93 - B105, http://dx.doi.org/10.3940/rina.ijsct.2010.b2.107
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Prusty BG; Kelly DW; Lyons D; Peng GD, 2010, 'Delamination charaterisation of curved composites using acoustic emission and fibre bragg gratings', International Maritime Conference 2010, Pacific 2010, pp. 252 - 266
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Prusty BG; Kelly DW; Lyons D; Peng G, 2010, 'Top hat stiffeners: A study on keel failures', Ocean Engineering, vol. 37, pp. 1180 - 1192, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0029801810001319
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Prusty BG; Kelly DW; Peng G, 2010, 'Failure characterisation of l-bend curved composite laminates', Trans RINA, Part B1,International Journal of Small Craft Technology, vol. 152, pp. B91 - B104, http://content.yudu.com/A1rpdw/IJSCTB22010/resources/66.htm
  • Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Raju Raju
    Beena P; Raju RK; Jayanna HS, 2020, 'AC conductivity and dielectric behaviour of NaNbO3 ceramic polymer composites', in Materials Today: Proceedings, pp. 1973 - 1977, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.07.488
    Conference Presentations | 2019
    Dr Raju Raju
    Cho K; Raju R; Rajan G; Stenzel M; Farrar P; Prusty G, 2019, 'Dispersion improvement of halloysite nanotubes for developing advanced dental composites', presented at IUMRS-ICA 2019, Perth, Australia, 22 September 2019 - 26 September 2019
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Dr Raju Raju
    Cho K; Wang G; Raju R; Rajan G; Stenzel M; Farrar P; Prusty G, 2018, 'Flowable dental composites reinforced with functionalised micro-scale short S-glass fibres', presented at Biomaterials International, Tokyo, Japan, 22 July 2018 - 26 July 2018
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Raju Raju
    Cho K; Wang, G ; Rajan, G ; Ellakwa, A ; Stenzel, M.H. ; Shouha, P ; Farrar, P ; Prusty, B.G. , 2017, 'Investigation on the surface treatment of short S2-glass fibre for dental composites', in 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 2017, Engineers Australia, Sydney, pp. 114 - 120, presented at 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM9), Sydney, 27 November 2017 - 29 November 2017, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=390297606980978;res=IELENG
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju R; Rajan G; Ellakwa A; Hoffman M; Shouha P; Farrar P; Prusty G, 2017, 'In-vitro investigation of S-2 glass fibre aspect ratio on flexure strength, hardness and wear performance of fibre reinforced flowable dental composites', in 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM9), Engineers Australia, UNSW, Sydney, Australia, presented at 9TH Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM9), UNSW, Sydney, Australia, 27 November 2017 - 29 November 2017, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=394247796887716;res=IELENG
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Raju Raju
    Kamboj S; Raju ; Rajan G; Farrar P; Prusty BG, 2017, 'Failure analysis of dental restorative composites in class II (MOD) cavity using FEM', in 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 2017
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Raju Raju
    Prusty G, 2015, 'Structural Health Monitoring and Online Manufacturing Monitoring of Composite Structures Using Fibre Optic Methods', in Structural Health Monitoring and Online Manufacturing Monitoring of Composite Structures Using Fibre Optic Methods, 12th international conference on vibration problems, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, presented at 12th international conference on vibration problems, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 13 December 2015 - 17 December 2015
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Prusty G, 2014, 'On the effect of Post-curing Temperature of Vinylester/E-Glass composites with Wet hand layup and VARTM: An Experimental Investigation for Material Characterisation', in Thomas S; Sebastian B; Shukkur S (eds.), Proceedings of Third International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterisations (ICPPC 2014), International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and nanotechnology (IIUCNN), Mahatma Gandhi University, Priyadarshini Hills, PO Athirampuzha, Kottayam, Kerala, India- 686560, Kottayam, India, pp. 32 - 33, presented at Third International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterisations (ICPPC 2014), Kottayam, India, 11 October 2014 - 13 October 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Prusty G; Lyons D, 2014, 'Damage Analysis of Curved Composite Structures using Interface Elements', in Iyer NR; Palani GS; Kant T (eds.), Proceedings of 5th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-2014), Research Publishing, Chennai, India, pp. 385 - 388, presented at International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, Chennai, India, 10 December 2014 - 13 December 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju , 2014, 'Experimental Investigation on the Embedding of Optical Fibre Sensors for Curved Composite Structures', in Proceedings of International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM 2014), International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM 2014), IIT Kharagpur, India, presented at International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM 2014), IIT Kharagpur, India, 29 December 2014 - 31 December 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Raju Raju
    Salimath S; Kalra A; Singh A; Raju , 2014, 'Numerical Analysis of Metal-Composite Hybrid joint subjected to Static loading', in Proceedings of International Conference on Lightweighting Technology (LWT-2014), International Conference on Lightweighting Technology (LWT-2014), Chennai, India, presented at International Conference on Lightweighting Technology (LWT-2014), Chennai, India, 04 December 2014 - 06 December 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju , 2014, 'Structural Health Monitoring of Composites for Aircraft Structures', in Proceedings of International conference on Advancements and Futuristic Trends in Mechanical and Materials Engineering (AFTMME-2014), International conference on Advancements and Futuristic Trends in Mechanical and Materials Engineering (AFTMME-2014), Kapurthala, Punjab, India, presented at International conference on Advancements and Futuristic Trends in Mechanical and Materials Engineering (AFTMME-2014), Kapurthala, Punjab, India, 16 October 2014 - 18 October 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju , 2014, 'Damage analysis of structural composites with out-of-plane loading using Fracture Mechanics criteria in MSC Marc with experimental validation', in Proceedings of MSC User Conference 2014, MSC User Conference 2014, Chennai, India, presented at MSC User Conference 2014, Chennai, India, 12 September 2014 - 12 September 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Raju Raju
    Jaiswal S; Raju ; Maniar G; Dwarakinath NS, 2014, 'Fatigue life enhancement of Aircraft structural panels due to effect of residual stress around cold worked holes', in Proceedings of First World Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics: Metals, Glass, Ceramics, Semi-conductors, Polymers, Alloys, Composites, Nano-composites, Gels, and Adhesives (FRACTURE 2014), First World Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics: Metals, Glass, Ceramics, Semi-conductors, Polymers, Alloys, Composites, Nano-composites, Gels, and Adhesives (FRACTURE 2014), Kottayam, India, presented at First World Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics: Metals, Glass, Ceramics, Semi-conductors, Polymers, Alloys, Composites, Nano-composites, Gels, and Adhesives (FRACTURE 2014), Kottayam, India, 09 August 2014 - 11 August 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju , 2014, 'Delamination Damage Analysis of a curved composite subjected to compressive load using cohesive zone modelling', in Proceedings of First World Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics: Metals, Glass, Ceramics, Semi-conductors, Polymers, Alloys, Composites, Nano-composites, Gels, and Adhesives (FRACTURE 2014), First World Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics: Metals, Glass, Ceramics, Semi-conductors, Polymers, Alloys, Composites, Nano-composites, Gels, and Adhesives (FRACTURE 2014), Kottayam, India, presented at First World Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics: Metals, Glass, Ceramics, Semi-conductors, Polymers, Alloys, Composites, Nano-composites, Gels, and Adhesives (FRACTURE 2014), Kottayam, India, 09 August 2014 - 11 August 2014
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Jaiswal S; Singh A; Kashinakunti G, 2014, 'Numerical Failure Investigation for feasibility of Advanced Composite Automotive Engine Mounts subjected to Dynamic Loads', in Proceedings of International Conference on Automotive Materials & Manufacturing 2014 (AM&M), International Conference on Automotive Materials & Manufacturing 2014 (AM&M), Pune, India, presented at International Conference on Automotive Materials & Manufacturing 2014 (AM&M), Pune, India, 28 April 2014 - 30 April 2014
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju , 2013, 'Cost-Effective Structural health monitoring of composites using smart sensors', in Proceedings of International Exhibition and Conference on Composites and Advanced Materials Industry, International Exhibition and Conference on Composites and Advanced Materials Industry, New Delhi, India, presented at International Exhibition and Conference on Composites and Advanced Materials Industry, New Delhi, India, 24 October 2013 - 26 October 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Rao V; Iyengar S, 2013, 'An Affordable composites lab to bridge the gap between Industry and Academia', in Proceedings of International Conference on Convergence of Science, Engineering and Management (ICCSEM-2013), International Conference on Convergence of Science, Engineering and Management (ICCSEM-2013), Bangalore, India, presented at International Conference on Convergence of Science, Engineering and Management (ICCSEM-2013), Bangalore, India, 26 September 2013 - 27 September 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Hotur VP; Patel M; Naik B, 2013, 'Bridging the gap between Academia and Industry for Aeronautical Engineering', in Proceedings of International Conference on Convergence of Science, Engineering and Management (ICCSEM-2013), International Conference on Convergence of Science, Engineering and Management (ICCSEM-2013), Bangalore, India, presented at International Conference on Convergence of Science, Engineering and Management (ICCSEM-2013), Bangalore, India, 26 September 2013 - 27 September 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju , 2013, 'Fatigue and Progressive Failure Analysis of Composite Curved Aircraft structural components using Interface elements with MSC MARC', in Proceedings of MSC Software User Conference 2013, MSC Software User Conference, Bangalore, India, presented at MSC Software User Conference, Bangalore, India, 05 September 2013 - 06 September 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Azmi A; Prusty G, 2013, 'Experimental and numerical progressive failure analysis of L-bend curved composites using acoustic emission and embedded fibre optic sensors', in Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Composite Materials (ICRACM-2013),, 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Composite Materials (ICRACM-2013), Goa, India, presented at 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Composite Materials (ICRACM-2013), Goa, India, 18 February 2013 - 21 February 2013
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Raju Raju
    Azmi ; Raju ; Peng G, 2012, 'Progressive failure monitoring of E-glass/vinylester curve composites using embedded FBG sensors', in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE, Bellingham, WA, United States, pp. 835138-1 - 835138-8, presented at 3rd Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference, 31 January - 3 February, 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.914757
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Raju Raju
    Azmi ; Raju ; Peng G, 2012, 'Application of fiber grating-based acoustic sensor in progressive failure testing of E-glass/vinylester curve composites', in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE, Bellingham, WA, United States, pp. 835110-1 - 835110-8, presented at 3rd Asia Pacific Optical Sensors Conference, 31 January - 3 February, 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.915922
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Azmi A, 2012, 'Validation of FBG Acoustic Emission Sensors with Piezoelectric Sensors on Structural Composites', in Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials Science (RAMS 2012), International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials Science, Bangalore, India, presented at International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials Science, Bangalore, India, 06 November 2012 - 08 November 2012
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju , 2012, 'Delamination in Composites: Progressive failure analysis using cohesive damage model with MSC Marc', in Proceedings of MSC Software User Conference, MSC Software User Conference, Bangalore, India, presented at MSC Software User Conference, Bangalore, India, 13 September 2012 - 14 September 2012
    Theses / Dissertations | 2011
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju , 2011, Failure analysis of composite top hat stiffeners using acoustic emission and embedded fibre bragg gratings., UNSW
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Prusty BG; Kelly DW; Peng G; Lyons D, 2010, 'Delamination Characteristaion of curved composites using Acoustic Emission and Fibre Bragg Gratings', in Proceedings of 2010 International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2010 International Maritime Conference, Sydney, pp. 1 - 15, presented at Pacific 2010: International Maritime Conference, Sydney, 27 January 2010 - 29 January 2010
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Prusty BG; Kelly DW; Lyons D; Peng , 2009, 'Progressive failure analysis of top hat stiffeners for keel structures', in he Eighteenth Annual International Conference on COMPOSITES/NANO ENGINEERING (ICCE - 18), Composites or Nano Engineering, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, presented at Composites or Nano Engineering, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 26 July 2009 - 01 August 2009, http://wjoe.hebeu.edu.cn/ICCE-17%20proceedings%20Hawaii%20USA/Raju%20(U.%20New%20South%20Wales,%20Australia)%20%20839.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2008
    Dr Raju Raju
    Raju ; Prusty BG; Kelly DW; Ikeda J; Lyons D, 2008, 'Experimental and numerical analysis of top hat stiffeners for keel structures', in Prandolini L (ed.), Proceedings of Pacific 2008 International Maritime Comference, Pacific 2008 International Maritime Conference, Sydney, pp. 1 - 9, presented at Pacific 2008 International Maritime Conference, Sydney, 29 January 2008 - 31 January 2008

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