Surendra Sujakhu, PhD

Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering
Sundarbasti, Suryabinayak Municipality ward:6, Bhaktapur Nepal
+977 9841753492
Honors and Awards

Dr. Surendra Sujakhu is a Lecturer at Department of Mechancial Engineering, Kahtmandu University. In addition to teaching academic courses (Material Science and Metallurgy, Fracture Mechanics, Theory of Machines, Metrology), he has strong interest in Material sceince, Metallography and Fracture related research works, and is invloved in supervising similar student projects.

Dr. Surendra Sujakhu received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kathmandu University, Nepal, in 2012. He also worked as research assistant in TTL, KU for a year. He completed his PhD degree from School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2018. He has also surved as Visiting Assistant Professor at Nepal Engineering College for short period after his PhD.

Honors and Awards
  • Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) Scholarship to pursuit PhD studies in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. (2013-2017)
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology International Research Opportunity Program (TiROP) scholarship program to support research exchange at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.

Material Science and Engineering, Material Testing, Metallography, Additive Manufacturing, Surface Treatment processes, Fracture Mechanics, Damage Modeling

  • Surendra Sujakhu, Sylvie Castagne, M. Sakaguchi, K.A. Kasvayee, E. Ghassemali, A.E.W. Jarfors, and W. Wang (2018). On the fatigue damage micromechanisms in si-solution-strengthened spheroidal graphite cast iron.. Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures (FFEMS)
  • Surendra Sujakhu and Sylvie Castagne (2018). Microstructure and damage mechanisms in thermomechanically treated si-solution-strengthened spheroidal graphite cast iron. THERMEC’2018 and Materials Science Forum
  • K. A. Kasvayee, E. Ghassemali, K. Salomonsson, S. Sujakhu, S. Castagne, and A. E. W. Jarfors. (2018). Microstructural strain mapping during in-situ cyclic testing of ductile iron.. Materials Characterization
  • Surendra Sujakhu, Sylvie Castagne, M. Sakaguchi, K. A. Kasvayee, E. Ghassemali, A. E. W. Jarfors, and W. Wang. (2017). Micromechanims investigation on fatigue crack initiation and propagation in high silicon spheroidal graphite cast iron. 8th Low Cycle Fatigue Conference (LCF8)
  • K. A. Kasvayee, E. Ghassemali, K. Salomonsson, S. Sujakhu, S. Castagne, and A. E. W. Jarfors. (2017). Strain localization and crack formation effects on stress-strain response of ductile iron.. Materials Science & Engineering: A
  • Surendra Sujakhu, Sylvie Castagne, and M. Taureza (2015). Microstructure Characterization of Ductile Cast Iron and its Phase Properties Detection. International Conference on Micromanufacturing (4M/ICOMM)
  • Surendra Sujakhu and Hari Prasad Neopane (2013). Mineral Analysis of Sediments from Nepalese Hydropower Plants: A Case Study of Sunkoshi and Sundarijal Hydropower Plant. International Journal of Advance Renewable Energy Research
  • Surendra Sujakhu and Hari Prasad Neopane (2013). PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION AND MINERAL ANALYSIS OF SEDIMENTS IN NEPALESE HYDROPOWER PLANT: A CASE STUDY OF JHIMRUK HYDROPOWER PLANT. Kathmandu University Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology (KUSET)
  • Hari Prasad Neopane, Surendra Sujakhu (2012). Study of Sediment Erosion in Hydraulic Turbine Using Rotating Disc Apparatus. 2nd International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology (ICDRET)