A.K. Balaji – Associate Professor

AK Balaji

 

Phone: (801) 587-7772
Fax: (801) 585-9826
e-mail: balaji@mech.utah.edu

 

Office: 2155 MEK (1495 E. 100 S.)
Lab: 0121 MEK (Ph: 801-581-7105) Sustainable Manufacturing (SuMan)

 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2000
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1996
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Sardar Patel University, India, 1993
Research Interests

  • Sustainable manufacturing
  • Interfaces between materials, mechanics, and manufacturing
  • Science of machining processes and modeling of machining performance
  • Design of advanced cutting tools
  • Tribology in manufacturing processes
  • Manufacturing applications in medicine
Teaching

  • ME EN 2650, Concurrent Engineering I – Manufacturing
  • ME EN 5960/6960, Sustainable Products and Processes
  • ME EN 7960, Advanced Analysis of Manufacturing Processes