PhD Student

Contact Information        Dileep                                     

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Phone: +1 (548) 333 2579

Office: E3-3101

Biographical Information

Current: PhD Candidate, Center for Advanced Materials Joining, Department of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.

2019: Master of Science (MS) in Welding Engineering, Department of Advanced Materials Engineering, Dong-Eui University, Busan, Rep. of Korea.

2016: Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.

Research Interests

  • Resistance Spot Welding

  • Advanced High Strength Steels

  • Post-Welded Properties

  • Material Characterizations

Thesis Supervisor(s)

  • Professor Elliot Biro


  1. Ramachandran, D.C., Murugan, S.P., Moon, J. et al. The Effect of the Hyperstoichiometric Ti/N Ratio Due to Excessive Ti on the Toughness of N-Controlled Novel Fire- and Seismic-Resistant Steels. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 50, 3514–3527 (2019). Here
  1. Ramachandran, D.C., Murugan, S.P., Kim, Y. et al. Effect of Microstructural Constituents on Fusion Zone Corrosion Properties of GMA Welded AA 5083 with Novel Al–Mg Welding Wires of High Mg Contents. Metals and Materials International (2019). Here
  2. Ramachandran, D. C., Moon, J., Lee, C. H., Kim, S. D., Chung, J. H., Biro, E., & Park, Y. D. (2020). Role of Bainitic Microstructures with MA Constituent on the Toughness of an HSLA Steel for Seismic Resistant Structural Applications. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 140390. Here
  3. Ramachandran, D. C., Kim, S. D., Moon, J., Lee, C. H., Chung, J. H., Biro, E., & Park, Y. D. (2020). Classification of martensite-austenite constituents according to its internal morphology in high-strength low alloy steel. Materials Letters278, 128422. Here
  4. Figueredo, B., Ramachandran, D. C., Macwan A., & Biro, E. (2021). Failure Behavior and Mechanical Properties in the Resistance Spot Welding of Quenched and Partitioned (Q&P) Steels. Welding in the World. Here

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