Sairam Ravi

Project Manager, MCC

Location: 

Industrial Technology Center 76

Phone: 
(319) 273-2724

Sairam Ravi

Project Manager, MCC

Sairam Ravi is the Project Manager of the Metal Casting Center at the University of Northern Iowa. He has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and earned an M.S. degree in Applied Physics through UNI. Sairam works with the metal casting industry in applied research projects related to the advancement and development of foundry technologies. His primary research interests include thermal properties and heat transfer, which involve simulation and mathematical modeling. Additives and coatings, mold and core making processes, additive manufacturing, and using advanced sensors to gain information on molds and aggregates are also his research interests. Sairam presently serves on the AFS Division IV Cured Sand and Aggregate Committee, the AFS Division IV Mold Division, the AFS Testing and Specifications Committee for the Additive Manufacturing Division, and the AFS Air Quality Committee in the Environmental Health and Safety Division. Sairam received the AFS division IV best paper award in 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2015, the AFS Ray H. Witt Management award in 2016, and the AFS Howard Taylor award in 2015.