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Dr. Suraj Joshi

Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering


Doctor of Philosophy, 2008
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia 
Master of Information Technology, 2003
Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia 
Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 2001
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Bachelor of Engineering (Honors), Mechanical Engineering, 2000
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India

Professional Licenses

P. Eng. (Canada, USA, Australia, UK, EU)


A. S. Aloraier, S. Joshi, JWH Price and K. Alawadhi, Hardness, microstructure, and residual stresses in low carbon steel welding with postweld heat treatment and temper bead welding. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions: A, 45 4 (2014), pp. 2030-2037.

A. S. Aloraier, S. Joshi, JWH Price and K. Alawadhi, Material properties characterisation of low carbon steel using TBW and PWHT techniques on smooth-contoured and U-shaped geometries. International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 111-112 (2013), pp. 269-278. 

W. Duan and S. Joshi, Structural behaviour of large-scale triangular and trapezoidal threaded steel tie rods in assembly using finite element analysis. Engineering Failure Analysis, 34 (2013), pp. 150-165.

K. Alawadhi, A. S. Aloraier, S. Joshi, J. Alsarraf and S. Swilem, Investigation on preferential corrosion of welded carbon steel under flowing conditions by EIS. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 22 8 (2013), pp. 2403-2410.

S. Joshi, J. Hildebrand, A. S. Aloraier, T. Rabczuk, Characterization of material properties and heat source parameters in welding simulation of two overlapping beads on a substrate plate. Computational Materials Science, 69 (2013), pp. 559-565.

F. R. Mashiri, S. Joshi, N. L. Pang, D. P. Dayawansa, X. -L. Zhao, G. Chitty, H. Jiao and JWH Price, Service loads in dragline tubular structures: a case study of cluster A5. Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 20 2 (2013), pp. 210-229.

A. S. Aloraier and S. Joshi, Residual stresses in flux cored arc welding process in bead-on-plate specimens. Materials Science and Engineering A, 534 (2012), pp. 13-21.

W. Duan and S. Joshi, Failure analysis of threaded connections in large-scale steel tie rods. Engineering Failure Analysis, 18 8 (2011), pp. 2008-2018.

S. Joshi, F. R. Mashiri, D. P. Dayawansa, X. -L. Zhao and JWH Price, Structural health monitoring of a dragline joint using the hot spot stress method. Structural Health Monitoring, 10 2 (2011), pp. 173-187.

S. Joshi, JWH Price and D. P. Dayawansa, Influence of variations in geometric parameters and an alternative design for improved fatigue life of a mining dragline joint. Engineering Structures, 32 5 (2010), pp. 1333-1340.

S. Joshi, C. Semetay, JWH Price and H. F. Nied, Weld-induced residual stresses in a prototype dragline cluster and comparison with design codes. Thin-Walled Structures, 48 2 (2010), pp. 89-102.

R. J. Al-Khouri, S. Joshi, R. B. Bhat and S. Ma, Identification of motive forces on the whole body system during walking. Advances in Acoustics and Vibration, ID 474695 (2010), pp.1-7.

A. S. Aloraier, S. Joshi, M. Asadi, R. G. Alona and J. A. Goldak, Microstructural and hardness modeling: Effect of multiple bead deposition in temper bead welding technique. International Journal of Energy & Technology, 2 16 (2010), pp. 1-8.

A. S. Aloraier, A. Aloraier and S. Joshi, Design of a novel clamp for online fluid leaks in the petrochemical industry, oil refineries and power plants. International Journal of Energy & Technology, 2 5 (2010), pp. 1-8.

S. Joshi and JWH Price, A comparative study on application of design codes for prediction of fatigue life of a mining dragline cluster. Engineering Failure Analysis, 16 5 (2009), pp. 1562-1569.

JWH Price, A. Ziara-Paradowska, S. Joshi, T. Finlayson, C. Semetay and H. F. Nied, Comparison of experimental and theoretical residual stresses in welds: The issue of gauge volume. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 50 3 (2008), pp. 513–521. 

JWH Price, A. Paradowska, S. Joshi and T. Finlayson, Residual stress measurement by neutron diffraction and theoretical estimation in a single weld bead. International Journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping, 83 5 (2006), pp. 381-387.

Research activities

Visiting Professor/Scholar

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany
Western Sydney University, Australia
Lehigh University, USA
Norwich University, USA

Professional memberships

American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), USA
American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), USA
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), USA
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), UK
Engineers Australia (EA), Australia 
Mensa, Canada

Teaching activities

COMP 248: Object Oriented Programming I 
COMP 232: Mathematics for Computer Science
ENGR 244: Mechanics of Materials
ENGR 311: Transform Calculus and Partial Differential Equations
ENGR 371: Probability and Statistics in Engineering
MIAE 211: Mechanical Engineering Drawing
MIAE 313: Machine Drawing and Design 
MECH 344: Machine Element Design
MECH 370: Modelling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems
MECH 453/6181: Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems
Carleton University, Ottawa

Other activities

Certified Translator (Canada, Australia, USA, UK) 

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