Sachin Nanjunda is a Graduate research fellow of the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Marinha Grande, Portugal. He has a Diploma in “Mechatronics engineering” from JSS Polytechnic, Mysuru, Karnataka and a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) degree in “Mechanical Engineering” from Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru, Karnataka affiliated to Visveswaraya Technological University, Karnataka, India. Presently pursuing Master of Science (M.Sc.) in “Product Design Engineering” from Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal and his research interest are in design, simulation using Moldex3D and manufacturing of tubular components with multi-branched channels using water- assisted injection molding technique and a team member of some other water assisted injection molding projects. His Master’s thesis work is being carried out in the centre with the concept of water assisted injection molding. This work is supported by the Fundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia (FCT) and Centro2020 through the Project references: UID/Multi/04044/2013; PAMI – ROTEIRO/0328/2013 (N 022158); MATIS (CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-000014 – 3362); Programa-2020FEDER-08/SI/2015 3383 and 17684. The work-related to shape-adaptive projectiles for water assisted injection molding has been submitted for the following conference publication.
- Sachin Nanjunda, Artur Mateus , Paula Faria , Pedro Carriera and Nuno Alves., the research paper titled ‘Guided programmable projectiles for water assisted injection moulding’ (submitted, November 2017) for ‘The 2nd International Conference on Direct Digital Manufacturing and Polymers’,
- Team member– Multipath-H2O: Multi Ramification Hollow Injection for water assisted injection moulding, funded by the ANI - Agência Nacional de Inovação; POCI- Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização.
- Team member– waterSHAPE: Shape adaptive projectile for high performance water assisted injection moulding process, funded by the ANI - Agência Nacional de Inovação; POCI- Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização
- Team member– Composite steering: High pressure thermoplastic composite duct, funded by the ANI - Agência Nacional de Inovação; POCI- Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização.