Indian Institute of Technology Madras

New edition of Etch

The latest edition of the department magazine Etch is now out. Click here for the desktop edition (~24 MB) and here for the low resolution mobile edition (~5 MB)

Associate Editor to Editorial Board of Biomaterials

Prof. T. S. Sampath Kumar has been invited to the Editorial Board of Biomaterials (specialty section of Frontiers in Materials and Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology) as Associate Editor.

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Frontiers is a Swiss, Gold open-access academic publisher that was launched in 2007 as a grassroots initiative by scientists of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL).

Best Scientific Session Paper Award

Jayasree R, research scholar (MM11D018) was awarded the Best Scientific Session Paper Award For Original Research Category for the paper on  Strontium ion substituted apatite dental cements for dentin remineralisation co-authored with  T. S. Sampath Kumar   of the  Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Madras and Sireesha Abburi & S.

Congratulations to Prof. Murty on his recent fellowships

Prof.Murty has received the following awards recently: 
Fellow of Asia Pacific Academy of Materials (FAPAM)

Fellow of Indian National Science Academy (FNA)

Congratulations !!!


Workshop on Metal Forming Technology

Workshop on Metal Forming Technology - Felicitation of Prof. P. Venugopal 
Date : June 21st, 2014, Saturday. 
Venue: Metallurgy Seminar Hall MSB 104

Second lecture in the Prof. E.G. Ramachandran Distinguished Lecture Series by Mr. B. Muthuraman

The second lecture in the Prof. E.G. Ramachandran Distinguished Lecture Series
Speaker :  Mr. B. Muthuraman, Chairman, Tata International Ltd, Vice Chairman, Tata Steel Limited 
Title : Institutional Transformation
Venue :  IC & SR Auditorium
Monday:  5 May 2014
Time : 15:00 

MOU with JSW Steel Limited

JSW Steel Limited signed MOU to work on following three projects in STEELMAKING area:
1. Development of mathematical model for RH degassing process.
2. Development of Static and Dynamic control model for BOF process optimization.
3. Development of optimization model for Hot metal pretreatment.

Awards won by the students

Following students from out dept. won prizes to be given on the Institute day. Congratulations !!
Divyasree P K - Sri Satish Pai Prize (BTech/Dual degree 2011 batch for the best academic record in the 3rd and 4th sem put together).

Karthik A - Ratna Award (BTech/Dual degree 2010 batch for the best academic record in the 5th and 6th semesters)

Manoj Prabhakar - Prof. V Sundaresan Prize (Dual degree 2009 batch for the best academic record in the 7th and 8th semesters)

M.Tech admission brochure

Please find attached the Brochure for M.Tech. Admission 2014. Also visit for more details.

Etch Magazine for July -Dec 2013 released

Etch, the Department magazine for July-Dec 2013 has been released. Pick it up from the attachment below.


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