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Jessica Claire
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12 years of industry-academy R&D experience has given me confidence to address advanced surface engineering challenges across multidisciplinary industrial sectors. Lead several R&D projects of commercial significance and effectively executed them up to the potential milestone. As a team player, provided efficient thought leadership in the organization through innovative ideas and collaborative work. Actively participated in several corporate social activities initiated by the organization. Ambitious, optimistic and result oriented and these attitudes always helped to upheld organizational goal set by upper management. Continuously shown utmost professional and ethical conduct with colleagues throughout the career.

  • Structured Problem solving ability.
  • Process and Product development in Industry-4 scenario.
  • Technical Project management expertise.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9000 Quality Management System.
  • Lean Production and manufacturing techniques.
  • Customer service and effective Communication.
  • Quick learner, Coordinator and Teamplayer.
  • Constructive decision making abilities.
  • Material Evaluation and Analytical expertise.
Research & Development Scientist, 11/2015 to 08/2020
DuluxgroupWelshpool, WA,
  • Successfully lead customer specific projects developing PVD, PECVD coatings for the advanced decorative and functional application.
  • Transformed several research opportunity into sales.
  • Successfully collaborated with internal and external stake holders to re-innovate existing vacuum chambers for multi- purpose applications.
  • Added value to organization intellectual property which are revenue driven.
  • Solely initiated international R&D collaboration with university partners to leverage mutually beneficial surface engineering activities aligned with organization business strategy.
  • Successfully presented research work orally at the international technical and business conferences.
  • Responsible for purchasing some of the sophisticated lab equipment for quality control and tribological evaluation.
  • Actively engaged with R&D, Operation and Sales management to help planning new technological road maps and communicate on a regular basis to effectively execute se project goal.
Senior R&D Engineer, 02/2014 to 10/2015
Ansys, Inc.Kirkland, WA,
  • Successfully handled internal as well as customer specific projects related to coating process development, testing and validation.
  • Lead R&D team in collaboration with university partners.
  • Represented the company at several science and technology business forums.
  • Developed new plasma process (iPVD & PECVD) for ceramic coatings (DLC, ZrCN, ZrOxNy, Ti1-xAlxN,TiOxNy, CrAl/CrAlN/CrN-NbN) and evaluated their functional properties as per customer specification.
  • Evaluated tribological performance of "Duplex coated" (Plasma+Mechano Chemical Process) ceramic coating (me-DLC+BCN+MoS2) under Oil "ON & OFF" conditions.-Application to automotive and aerospace.
Postdoctoral Fellow, 12/2011 to 12/2013
Hospital For Special SurgeryRonkonkoma, NY,
  • Substantial contribution in basic design of novel protective coating using HiPIMS, while specifically focusing on improving Liquid droplet erosion of the compressor blades used in gas turbines (Project Sponsor: Rolls Royce).
  • Successfully optimized the process conditions to deposit advanced nanostructured coatings on cold sprayed alloys, which are more often used in automotive industries.
  • Studied tribological performance of as deposited coating in correlation to its microstructure under dry lubricated conditions.
Research Assistant, 07/2006 to 07/2008
RadnetNewark, DE,
  • Successfully completed Project sponsored by Department of Science and Technology and Indian Space Research and organization (ISRO), GOVT of INDIA - under the guidance of Professors.
  • Actively participated in executing project work which involved study of growth and physical properties of nonlinear optical single crystals CsH(C4H4O5)H2O and LiNbO3 used for optical switching applications.
  • Successfully Coauthored 2 peer reviewed international journals.
Education and Training
Ph.D.: Materials Engineering And Plasma Physics, Expected in 04/2012
Sheffield Hallam University - Sheffield,


  • Successfully defended thesis and awarded Ph.D.
  • First to utilize industrial size High power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering technology to deposit carbon containing nanoceramic coating.
  • Successfully developed and evaluated advanced nanostructured ceramic coatings for Green-tribology applications relevant to aerospace, automotive and biomedical industry.
  • Successfully published 3 peer reviewed journals and 2 conference papers.
  • Research work was published in "Special Issue" of SVC Techon 2012 magazine.

Responsibilities Undertaken:

  • Supervise, train and mentor graduate students.
  • Maintaining laboratory's equipment for regular operation
Master of Science: PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS, Expected in 2006
Mangalore University - Mangalore, Karnataka
Successfully completed masters degree with First Class Elected as student union treasurer Responsible to conduct inter college science fest competitions and university level seminars
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) : From PMI Global leader in Project management standard.
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt: From Executive Education Program, TUM school of Management, München.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt: From ASQ, Under Progress.

Journal Publications: (Total citations: 66, 2200 Reads)

  • G.Kamath, Increase dental implant longevity with biofunctional TiN and DLC., Medical Designs and Briefs., October 2018.
  • G.Kamath, Tribological behavior of TiN and Ti (Si,C)N coatings on cold sprayed Ti substrates, Sur. Coat. Tech. 291, 264–275, 2016.
  • G. Kamath, IEEE transaction on plasma science (special issue), 38, No.11,2010, 3062. •G. Kamath, Surface Coatings and Technology, 205 (2011),28232829.
  • G. Kamath, "Properties of TiAlCN/VCN by Reactive HiPIMS" Special Issue, SVC technical Magazine,2012P.
  • G.Kamath,, Materials Science and Engineering, IOP series, 39 (2012) 012011. •J. N. Babu Reddy, K. Ganesh Kamath, S Vanishri, H.L. Bhat, and Suja Elizabeth, J. Chem. Phys. 128, 244709(2008).
  • J. N. Babu Reddy, Ganesh Kamath K, Vanishri S, Suja Elizabeth, H. L. Bhat, Journal of Crystal Growth, 311 (16).PP.4044-4049.

Conference Publications:

  • Impact of different tribological contacts on friction and wear behavior of DLC coatings in the presence of MoDTC, Gkamath, UK Tribology Launch conference 2015.
  • Micro-structural, Oxidation and Tribological Properties of TiAlCN/VCN coatings deposited by Reactive HIPIMS, G. Kamath, P. Eh. Hovsepian, A. Ph. Ehiasarian and I. Petrov, 54th Annual Technical Conference, SVC, Chicago, April 16-22, Chicago, United States (2011).
  • Micro-Structural and Oxidative Mechanical Wear Study on TiAlCN/VCN Nanostructured Multilayer Coating Deposited by HIPIMS/HIPIMS Technique - Impression of High Density Metal-Ion Irradiation in reactive Atmosphere, G. Kamath, Y. Purandare, A. P. Ehiasarian, P. Eh. Hovsepian, 53rd Annual Technical Conference of Society of Vacuum Coaters, Orlando, April 17- 22 Florida, (FL), United States (2010).
Academic Recognition
  • Scholarship from European Innovatial Project for Ph.D (2008-to-2011), Nanotechnology Center for PVD, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
  • SVC studentship AWARD by Society of Vacuum Coaters (2011), in Chicago, USA, for the research study Carried out during Ph.D on nanostructured TiAlCN/VCN multilayer coating by advanced IPVD technique.
  • MRSI prize for BEST POSTER PAPER entitled “Optical and switching studies on near-stoiciometric Nd: Zn:LiNbO3 crystals” by Materials Research Society of India, AGM 2008, Thiruvanathapuram, India.
Conference Activities
  • European Conference on Tribology (ECOTRIB-2019): Oral and Poster : "Performance of RAAMS deposited CrN coating under dry and lubricated Boundary conditions".
  • 21st International Conference on Wear of Materials 2017: Invited Industry Opinion Oral talk: Bio-tribological behavior of DLC and TiN coatings.
  • 42th Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology,2015, Oral Presentation: Structural, Mechanical and Tribological Evaluation of Different DLC Coatings for IC Engine Components.
  • 42nd ICMCTF conference in San diego, April 2015. Presented Oral talk "Effective elemental composition control in ternary and quaternary nanostructured coatings by mosaic cathodic arc deposition".]
  • 54th Annual Technical Conference of Society of Vacuum Coaters, Chicago, April 17- 22 Illinois, United States (2011). Presented Oral “Micro-structural, Oxidation and Tribological Properties of TiAlCN/VCN coatings deposited by Reactive HIPIMS, G. Kamath, P. Eh. Hovsepian, A. P. Ehiasarian and I. Petrov.
  • 12th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering Presented Poster “Structure evolution in TiAlCN/VCN nanoscale multilayer coatings deposited by reactive High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering technology”, Papken Hovsepian, A. Ehiasarian, G. Kamath, Rick Haasch, Ivan Petrov.
  • 53rd Annual Technical Conference of Society of Vacuum Coaters, Poster: Orlando, April 17- 22 Florida, (FL), United States (2010).
  • 2nd International HIPIMS conference, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom, (2010) : Presented Oral “Micro-Structural and Oxidative Mechanical Wear studies of TiAlCN/VCN Nanostructured Multilayer Coating Deposited by HIPIMS/HIPIMS-UBM Technique, G.Kamath, A.P.Ehiasarian, P.Eh.Hovsepian.
  • Presented Poster: “Microstructural and Raman spectroscopy of worn surface generated on TiAlCN/VCN at room and elevated temperature”, G.Kamath, A.P.Ehiasarian, P.Eh.Hovsepian.
  • 1st International HIPIMS conference, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom, (2009) :Presented Poster “Structural and High-temperature tribological studies on HIPIMS/UBM deposited TiAlCN/VCN nanoscale multilayer coating”, G.Kamath, A.P.Ehisarian, P.Eh.Hovsepian.
Professional Membership
  • Professional Member of PMI - Global leader in Project management standard
  • Professional Member of ASQ - Global leader in quality improvement and standards.
  • Professional Member of Society of Vacuum coaters- organization dedicated as global source of learning and applying advanced vacuum coatings, surface engineering and related technologies.
  • Member of Institute of Physics (IoP).

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School Attended
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Mangalore University
Job Titles Held:
  • Research & Development Scientist
  • Senior R&D Engineer
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Research Assistant
  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science

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