Prashant Gangwani

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Short biography

Being born and raised in India, Prashant got his Secondary education & Bachelors there.  After completing high school in 2012, he enrolled to get his bachelor’s in engineering (B.E) from Bhilai Institute of Technology Durg (BITD) in Mechanical Engineering. Following this, he worked for various international consultancy projects in fields associated with tribology at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), India. In 2018 he moved to the USA, where he pursued his master’s from Arizona State University. Forwarding to May 2020, he was awarded his Master of Science (M.S.) with a major in Design & Vibration and emphasis on High-Performance Computing.

He is employed at the Laboratory for Tribology and Interface Nanotechnology since December 2020 as one of the GreenTRIBOS young researchers. He is currently working on a Ph.D. project involving the Effect of Water lubrication on high-performance Polymers under supervision of Prof. Dr. Mitjan Kalin.

Publications

P Gangwani, MK Gupta, J Bijwe; “Synergism between particles of PTFE and hBN to enhance the performance of oils”, Wear of Materials Conference (WOM 2017), published in WEAR, Volumes 384–385, 2017, Pages 169–177

 

Patent:

Lubricant Composition with a combination of particles: WO2020025763 (A1)

Inventors: THIEBAUT BENOIT [FR]; GAVAND STEPHANE [FR]; BIJWE JAYASHREE [IN]; GANGWANI PRASHANT [US]