Dr Asit Kumar Gain

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Research Fellow
Mech & Manufacturing Engineering
Contact details:
+61470699619
Location:

Ainsworth Building (J17)
Level 2, Room 208
Kensington Campus

Research Fellow at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UNSW.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Ph.D. (July, 2011)                     : Department of Electronic Engineering /Materials Science Field (Electronic Packaging Materials),

                                                 City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

M.Sc. Engg. (August, 2005)     : Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Kong-ju National University, South Korea

B.Sc. Engg. (February, 2003)   : Department of Materials & Metallurgical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering &

                                               Technology (BUET), Bangladesh

 

AWARDS

- Award for the best paper presentationInternational Conference on Biomaterials, Nanomaterials and Composite Materials (CBNCM 2016) Chengdu, China 5th November 2016

- Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2013), School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia

- The Outstanding Academic Performance Award for Research Degree Students (in the academic year 2009/10), Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

- The Outstanding Academic Performance Award for Research Degree Students (in the academic year 2008/09) 1st round, Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

- The Outstanding Academic Performance Award for Research Degree Students (in the academic year 2008/09) 2nd round, Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

- The Research Tuition Scholarship for Research Degree Students (in the academic year 1st October 2009 to 31 January 2011), Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

- Award for the best paper presentation, International conference on ABC & ISNB, South Korea, most outstanding presentation "Fabrication of Continuously Porous SiC-Si3N4 Composites using SiC Powders and Its In-Vitro Study”, 6th September 2004


PUBLICATION RECORD

Journal Papers

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang, M.Z. Quadir, “Composites matching the properties of human cortical bones: the design of porous titanium-zirconia (Ti-ZrO2) nanocomposites using polymethyl methacrylate powders” Materials Science & Engineering A Vol. 662 (2016) p.258-267.

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang, M.Z. Quadir, Thermal aging effects on microstructures and mechanical properties of an environmentally friendly eutectic tin-copper solder alloy” Materials and Design Vol. 110 (2016) p. 275-283.

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang “Harsh service environment effects on the microstructure and mechanical properties of Sn-Ag-Cu-1 wt% nano-Al solder alloy” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics Vol. 27 (2016) p.11273-11283.

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang, “Microstructure, mechanical and electrical performances of zirconia nanoparticles-doped tin-silver-copper solder alloys" Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, Vol 27 (2016) p.7524-7533.

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang, “Interfacial microstructure, wettability and material properties of nickel (Ni) nanoparticle doped tin-bismuth-silver (Sn-Bi-Ag) solder on copper (Cu) substrate” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, Vol. 27 (2016) p.3982-3994.

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang “Growth mechanism of intermetallic compound and mechanical properties of nickel (Ni) nanoparticle doped low melting temperature tin-bismuth (Sn-Bi) solder” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics Vol. 27 (2016), p.781-794.

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang, Weidong Liu “Microstructure and material properties of porous hydroxyapatite-zirconia nanocomposites using polymethyl methacrylate powders” Materials and Design, Vol. 67 (2015), p.136-144.

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang, Y.C. Chan “Microstructure, elastic modulus and shear strength of alumina (Al2O3) nanoparticles-doped tin-silver-copper (Sn-Ag-Cu) solders on copper (Cu) and gold/nickel (Au/Ni)-plated Cu substrates” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, Vol. 26(9) (2015), p. 7039-7048.

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang “Microstructure, thermal analysis and damping properties of Ag and Ni nano-particles doped Sn-8Zn-3Bi solder on OSP-Cu substrate” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 617 (2014), p.779-786.

Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, “Growth mechanism of intermetallic compounds and damping properties of Sn-Ag-Cu-1wt% nano-ZrO2 composite solders” Microelectronics Reliability, Vol. 54 (2014), p.945-966.

Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, “The influence of a small amount of Al and Ni nano-particles on the microstructure, kinetics and hardness of Sn-Ag-Cu solder on OSP-Cu pads” Intermetallics 29 (2012) 48-55.

Asit Kumar Gain, Tama Fouzder, Y. C. Chan, Winco K. C. Yung, “Microstructure, kinetic analysis and hardness of Sn-Ag-Cu-1wt% nano-ZrO2  composite solder on OSP-Cu pads” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 509 (2011) 3319-3325.

Asit Kumar Gain, Byong-Taek Lee, “Fabrication of HAp coated micro-channeled t-ZrO2 bodies by multi-pass extrusion process” in Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 89 (6) (2006) p. 2051-2056.

Asit Kumar Gain, Ho-Yeon Song, Byong-Taek Lee, “Microstructure and mechanical properties of porous yttria stabilized zirconia ceramic using poly methyl methacrylate powder” in Scripta Materialia, Vol. 54 (2006), p.2081-2085.

Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, Winco K. C. Yung, “Effect of additions of ZrO2 nano-particles on the microstructure and shear strength of Sn-Ag-Cu solder on Au/Ni metallized Cu pads” Microelectronics Reliability, Vol. 51 (2011), p.2306-2313.

Asit Kumar Gain, Tama Fouzder, Y. C. Chan, Ahmed Sharif, Winco K. C. Yung,“Investigation of Small Sn-3.5Ag-0.5Cu Additions on the Microstructure and Properties of Sn-8Zn-3Bi Solder on Au/Ni/Cu pads” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 489, (2010) p.678-684.

Asit Kumar Gain, Jae-Kil Han, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Fabrication of TiO2-ZrO2 coating on continuously porous SiC-Si3N4 composites” Surface and Coating Technology, Vol. 201(3-4), (2006) p.519-525.

Asit Kumar Gain, Jae-Kil Han, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Fabrication of continuously porous SiC-Si3N4 composite using waste SiC powders by fibrous monolithic process” Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Vol. 26 (2006) p.2467-2473.

Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, Winco K. C. Yung,  “Effect of nano Ni additions on the structure and properties of Sn-9Zn and Sn-Zn-3Bi solders in Au/Ni/Cu ball grid array packages” Materials Science and Engineering B, Vol.162 (2009) p.92-98.

Asit Kumar Gain, Byong-Taek Lee, “Microstructure control of continuously porous t-ZrO2 bodies fabricated by multi-pass extrusion process” in Materials Science Engineering A, Vol. 419 (2006) p.269-275.

Mansur Ahmed, Tama Fouzder, A. Sharif, Asit Kumar Gain, Y.C. Chan, “Influence of Ag micro-particle additions on the microstructure, hardness and tensile properties of Sn-9Zn binary eutectic solder alloy” Microelectronics Reliability, Vol. 50 (2010) p.1134-1141.

 Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, Ahmed Sharif, N. B. Wong, Winco K. C. Yung, “Interfacial microstructure and shear strength of Ag nano particle doped Sn-9Zn Solder in ball grid array packages” Microelectronics Reliability, Vol. 49 (2009) p.746-753.

Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, Ahmed Sharif, Winco K. C. Yung, “Effect of small Sn-3.5Ag-0.5Cu additions on the structure and properties of Sn-9Zn solder in ball grid array packages” Microelectronic Engineering, Vol. 86, (2009) p.2347-2353.

Tama Fouzder, Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, A. Sharif, Winco K. C. Yung,“Effect of nano Al2O3 additions on the microstructure, hardness and shear strength of eutectic Sn-9Zn solder on Au/Ni metallized Cu pads” Microelectronics Reliability, Vol. 50 (2010) p.2051-2058.

Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, Winco K. C. Yung,“Microstructure, thermal analysis and hardness of a Sn-Ag-Cu-1wt% nano-TiO2 composite solder on flexible ball grid array substrates” Microelectronics Reliability, Vol. 51 (2011) p.975-984.

Byong-Taek Lee, Asit Kumar Gain, Ho-Yeon Song, “Fabrication of porous Al2O3 and t-ZrO2 bodies and evaluate their biocompatibility, European Cells and Materials, Vol. 11 (2006) p.47.

Asit Kumar Gain, Tama Fouzder, Y. C. Chan, A. Sharif, N. B. Wong, Winco K. C. Yung, “The influence of addition of Al nano-particles on the microstructure and shear strength of eutectic Sn-Ag-Cu solder on Au/Ni metallized Cu pads” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 506 (2010) p.216-223.

Rajat Kanti Paul, Asit Kumar Gain, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Effect of addition of Silicon on the microstructures and bending strength of continuously porous SiC-Si3N4 composites” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 89(6) (2006) p.2057-2062.

Byong-Taek Lee, Jae-Kil Han, Asit Kumar Gain, Kap-Ho Lee, Fumio Saito, “TEM microstructure characterization of nano TiO2 coated on nano ZrO2 powders and their photocatalytic activity” in Materials Letter, Vol. 60 (2006) p.2101-2104.

Byong-Taek Lee, Swapan Kumar Sarkar, Asit Kumar Gain, Soo-Jae Yim, Ho-Yeon Song, "Core/shell volume effect on the microstructure and mechanical properties of fibrous Al2O3-(m-ZrO2)/t-ZrO2 composite" in Materials Science Engineering A, Vol. 432 (2006) p.317-323.

Byong-Taek Lee, Chi-Woo Lee, Asit Kumar Gain, Ho-Yeon Song “Microstructures and material properties of fibrous HAp/Al2O3-ZrO2 composites by multi-pass extrusion process” in Journal of European Ceramic Society, Vol. 27(1) (2007) p.157-163.

Chi-woo Lee, Asit Kumar Gain, Soo-Jae Yim, Byong-Taek Lee, “Microstructure characterization of fibrous HAp-(20vol.% t-ZrO2)/ Al2O3-(25vol.% m-ZrO2) composites by multi-pass extrusion process” in Materials Letter, Vol. 61(2) (2007) p.405-408.

Asit Kumar Gain, Ho-Yeon Song, Byong-Taek Lee, “Fabrication of continuously porous t-ZrO2 bodies using carbon powder and evaluate their biocompatibility” in Materials Science Forum, Vol. (534-536) (2007) p.277-280.

Byong-Taek Lee, In Cheol Kang, Asit Kumar Gain, Ho-Yeon Song, “Fabrication of pore-gradient Al2O3-ZrO2 sintered bodies by fibrous monolithic process” in Journal of European Ceramic Society, Vol. 26(16), (2006) p.3525-3530.

Asit Kumar Gain, Hee-Jung Lee, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Microstructures of continuously porous SiC-Si3N4 composites fabricated using waste SiC sludge” Korean Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 15(3) (2005) p.177-182.

Rajat Kanti Paul, Asit Kumar Gain, Hee–Jung Lee, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Microstructures control and mechanical properties of continuously porous SiC-Si3N4” Korean Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 16(3) (2006) p.188-192.

Asit Kumar Gain, Ho-Yeon Song, Byong-Taek Lee, “Pore Size Effect on mechanical properties and cell growing behavior of continuously porous t-ZrO2 bodies” Korean Journal Inst. Met. & Mater. Vol. 44(6) (2006).

 

Conference proceeding papers

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang“Harsh service environment effects on the microstructures and mechanical properties of environmentally friendly Sn-based solder alloys for green electronics” International Conference on Biomaterials, Nanomaterials and Composite Materials (CBNCM 2016) Chengdu, China.

 Asit Kumar Gain, Tama Fouzder, Y. C. Chan, Ahmed Sharif, N. B. Wong, Winco K. C. Yung, “Influence of additions of ceramic (ZrO2, Al2O3) nano particles on the microstructure and shear strength of Sn-Ag-Cu solder” International Conference on Electronics Packaging (ICEP), Japan, May 12~14, 2010 p.470-474.

Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, Tama Fouzder, Ahmed Sharif, N. B. Wong, Winco K. C. Yung, “Effect of additions of metallic (Ag, Ni) nano particles on the microstructure and shear strength of Sn-Zn solder in ball grid array packages” International Conference on Electronics Packaging (ICEP) Japan, May 12~14, 2010, p.337-340.

Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, Ahmed Sharif, Winco K. C. Yung, “Effect of Small Sn-Ag-Cu Additions on Structure and Properties of Sn-Zn-Bi Solder/BGA during as-Soldered and as-Aged Conditions” 59th Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC) San Diego, USA, (May, 2009), p.1021-1026.

Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, K. C. Yung, Ahmed Sharif, Lafir Ali, “Effect of Nano Ni Additions on the Structure and Properties of Sn-9Zn and Sn-8Sn-3Bi Solder in Ball Grid Array Packages” 2nd Electronics Systemintegration Technology Conference Greenwich, UK, Vol. 2, (September, 2008), p.1291-1294.

Md. Sultan Mahmud, M. A. Hakim, S. Manjura Hoque, S. S. Sikder, Asit Kumar Gain, Per Nordblad, “Crystallization behavior of Cr substituted Fe-based nanocrystalline alloys” Magnetic Materials: International Conference on Magnetic Materials (ICMM-2007), Vol. 1003, (April 24, 2008), p.55-57.

Asit Kumar Gain, Ho-Yeon Song, Byong-Taek Lee,“Fabrication of continuously porous Al2O3, t-ZrO2 and Al2O3/m-ZrO2 composites by fibrous monolithic process and their in-vitro study” Archives of Bio-Ceramics Research Vol. 5, (2005), p.108-113.

Chi-woo Lee, Asit Kumar Gain, Ho-Yeon Song, Byong-Taek Lee, “Microstructure and mechanical properties of fibrous HAp-(t-ZrO2)/ Al2O3-(m-ZrO2) composites by multi-pass extrusion process” Archives of Bio-Ceramics Research, Vol. 5, (2005), p.103-107.

Asit Kumar Gain, Jae-Kil Han, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee “Fabrication of TiO2 coated continuously porous SiC-Si3N4 composites using waste SiC sludge and their photocatalytic properties” in Green Technology for Researches and Material Recycling Symposium 2004, p.296-300.

Asit Kumar Gain, Jae-Kil Han, Ho-Yeon Song, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Fabrication of continuously porous SiC-Si3N4 composites using SiC powders and its In-Vitro Study”, International conference on ABC & ISNB. Kongju National University, South Korea, September 6, 2004.

 

Conference presentations (e.g. invited presentations and posters)

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang“Harsh service environment effects on the microstructures and mechanical properties of environmentally friendly Sn-based solder alloys for green electronics” International Conference on Biomaterials, Nanomaterials and Composite Materials (CBNCM 2016) Chengdu, China, 5th November 2016.

Asit Kumar Gain, Liangchi Zhang, “Porous titanium (Ti)-based nanocomposites for load–bearing bioimplants” EMN (Energy Materials Nanotechnology) Phuket Meeting, Phuket, Thailand, 5th May 2015.

Asit Kumar Gain, Tama Fouzder, Y. C. Chan, Ahmed Sharif, N. B. Wong, Winco K. C. Yung, “Influence of additions of ceramic (ZrO2, Al2O3) nano particles on the microstructure and shear strength of Sn-Ag-Cu solder” International Conference on Electronics Packaging (ICEP), Japan, 13th May 2010.

Asit Kumar Gain, Y. C. Chan, Tama Fouzder, Ahmed Sharif, N. B. Wong, Winco K. C. Yung, “Effect of additions of metallic (Ag, Ni) nano particles on the microstructure and shear strength of Sn-Zn solder in ball grid array packages” International Conference on Electronics Packaging (ICEP) Japan, 14th May 2010.

Asit Kumar Gain, S. Manjura Hoque, D. K. Saha, M. A. Hakim, Md. Fakhrul Islam, “Fabrication of porous t-ZrO2 ceramic using PMMA & carbon powder and evaluate their biocompatibility” Bangladesh, Physical Society, BUET, Dhaka, May 4-5, 2007.

Asit Kumar Gain, S. Manjura Hoque, D. K. Saha, M. A. Hakim, Md. Fakhrul Islam, “Fabrication of HAp Coated micro-channeled t-ZrO2 bodies by multi-pass extrusion process” Bangladesh Physical Society, BUET, Dhaka, May 4-5, 2007.

Asit Kumar Gain, Ho-Yeon Song, Byong-Taek Lee, “Microstructure control and material properties of continuously porous Al2O3, ZrO2 and Al2O3/ZrO2 composites” Korean Institute of Metal & Materials, Spring conference, EXCO, Degu, South Korea, April, 21, 2005.

Asit Kumar Gain, Rajat Kanti Paul, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Microstructure and mechanical properties of continuously porous SiC-Si3N4 composites” Aerosol conference of Korea, July 7-9, 2005.

Asit Kumar Gain, Han Dong-Kyu, Hong Hyun-Jin, Byong-Taek Lee, “Fabrication of porous t-ZrO2 ceramics using PMMA powders” The Korean Ceramic Society, Fall conference, Daejeon, Hunbut University, Oct. 21, 2005.

Asit Kumar Gain, Jae-Kil Han, Ho-Yeon Song, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Fabrication of continuously porous SiC-Si3N4 composites using SiC powders and its In-Vitro Study”, International conference on ABC & ISNB. Kongju National University, South Korea, September 6, 2004.

Asit Kumar Gain, Jae-Kil Han, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Fabrication of TiO2 coated continuously porous SiC-Si3N4 composites using waste SiC sludge and their photocatalytic properties” in Green technology for researches and materials recycling symposium, Seoul, South Korea, November, 24, 2004.

Asit Kumar Gain, Jae-Kil Han, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Fabrication of porous SiC-Si3N4 composite using waste SiC sludge by fibrous monolithic process” Materials Research Society of Korea, Spring Conference, Kangnung University, Kangnung, South Korea, May, 14, 2004.

Asit Kumar Gain, Jae-Kil Han, Hee-Dong Jang, Byong-Taek Lee, “Fabrication of SiC-Si3N4 composite using waste SiC sludge by fibrous monolithic process” The Korean Ceramic Society, Fall Conference, KunSan University, Kunsan, South Korea, Oct. 15, 2004.