Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Powai, Mumbai - 400 076, INDIA

Tel.: (+91-22) 2576 7529 Fax: (+91) 2572 6875

E-mail : rakesh.mote(a)

Editor:Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering, AIP Publishing

Editorial Board: Journal of Micromanufacturing, Sage Publishing

Visiting Faculty: IIT Goa and IIT Dharwad

Post-doctoral Position (PDF) in Ultra-Precision Machining, micro/nano-manufacturing domain available

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Research Gallery:

(More details: See Research Interests and Publications)

Periodic Nanostructure Fabrication on Ge.

The work appeared as a Frontispiece in Advanced Materials

Adv. Mater. 21/2021

Received 'TATA Chemicals Best Paper Award', 2021.

PhD Students:

Bhavesh Kamaliya, Vivek Garg

Design: Ms Nandini Bhosale

MSA Best Micrograph Award in Microscope and Microanalysis Meeting (M&M 2018) held in Baltimore, USA, organised by Microscopy Society of America.

Also, ANFF-VIC Image of the Year 2018 by Melbourne Center of Nanaofabrication.

PhD Student: Vivek Garg

Hybrid Electrochemical Micromachining of Ti Alloys

PhD Student:

Mukesh Tak

Elective for Autumn Semester (2021-22):

Nano Manufacturing Processes (NMP): Science and Technology

(ME 6110: Institute & Department Elective)

For M. Tech., Ph.D., B Tech and Dual Degree Students

The course is running in online mode in Slot 11.

Registered students should join the course on MS Team using the code shared on the Moodle portal.

Project Opening: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Apply Here (Last Date: 08-July-2021)

Development of TiO2 Nanotubes (TNT) Surfaces with Tailored Properties for Biomedical Applications

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

Degree in Mechanical/Chemical/Chemistry/Material Science or related disciplines selected through a process described through any one of the following:

a. Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests - CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE.

b. The selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.

Sound understanding of material characterization, mechatronics/controls, electrochemistry will be of an added advantage.