About

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Dr. Piyush Shakya

: Assistant Professor


  : Room No.405, Machine Design Section


: Department of Mechanical Engineering


: IIT Madras


: pshakya@iitm.ac.in


: +91-44-2257-4663 (O)

I received my Ph.D. from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi in 2015. I finished my Dual Degree (B. Tech in Mechanical and M. Tech in Product Design) from IIT Madras in 2006. I worked as “Member R&D” in TVS motor company, Hosur from 2006 to 2010. Prior to joining IIT Madras, I was a Research Fellow in the School of Aerospace, Transport, and Manufacturing at the Cranfield University.

My research interests include structural health monitoring, fault diagnosis and prognosis, machine elements (rolling element bearing and gears), and signal processing. I am interested in developing condition monitoring techniques capable of accounting for different types of variations present in practical scenarios (data set to data set variations, defect topography variations etc.).​

  • Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 22nd July 2010 – 4th December 2015, Topic: Data fusion based diagnosis and prognosis of ball bearings, Supervisors: Dr. A. K. Darpe and Dr. M. S. Kulkarni, Department of Mechanical Engineering, CGPA (10 out of 10 in course work).
  • Dual Degree (B. Tech: Mechanical Engineering, M. Tech: Product Design), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, August 2001 – July 2006, CGPA (8.04 out of 10).
  • Intermediate, Pt. Poornanand Tiwari Inter college Jaspur (Udham Singh Nagar), 80.2% (Uttar Pradesh Board, Allahabad), 1999.
  • High School, Pt. Poornanand Tiwari Inter college Jaspur (Udham Singh Nagar), 74.5% (Uttar Pradesh Board, Allahabad), 1997.
  • 1st August 2016 - Till Date : Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, India.
  • 1st June 2015 - 24th June 2016: Research Fellow in Vibration Diagnostics & Prognostics / Digital Signal Processing, Centre for Cyberphysical Systems, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University, Cranfield, U.K., Research work: Diagnosis, root cause analysis of gears, and experimental investigations.
  • 31st July 2006 - 30th June 2010: Member Research & Development, Crankshaft and Piston Group, Engine Section, TVS Motor Company, Hosur, Tamilnadu, India. Responsibilities: Development and testing of crankshaft components for all platforms of vehicles (Motorcycles, Scooters, Three wheelers).
  • Institute silver medal, awarded by IIT Madras, for securing the highest C.G.P.A. in the 7th and 8th semesters of the Dual Degree in Mechanical Engineering [Product Design], during the academic year 2004- 05.
  • GE foundation scholarship, awarded by GE Bangalore, Year 2004-2006 for “Academic and leadership excellence” during Dual Degree (Cash Prize of ₹ 1,71,000).