Faculty List

Brief profile of Faculty of the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Madras.

Ajay Kumar Shukla


Assistant Professor
Phone: 4762
Office: METW 205, First floor
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/shukla/
Researcher ID: not set
Scopus ID: not set

Research Interests

  • Process modeling, control and optimization of iron and steelmaking
  • Computational thermodynamics and its application to high temperature metallurgical processes
  • Application of soft computing techniques (ANN, GA) to metallurgical processes
  • Heat and mass transfer
  • Microwave assisted metal extraction

Ashutosh S. Gandhi


Associate Professor
Phone: 4785
Office: MSB 202B
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/a.s.gandhi
Researcher ID: B-6068-2012
Scopus ID: 7006013118
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Research Interests

  • Science of Ceramics
  • High Temperature Protective Coatings (environmental and thermal barrier coatings)
  • Materials for Energy Systems (solid oxide fuel cells, SOFC’s)
  • Phase Stability & Transformations
  • Oxidation
  • Surface Engineering
  • Zirconia Ceramics
  • Nanostructured Materials
  • Non-equilibrium Phenomena
  • Metastable Effects and Amorphous Phases.

Balachandran G


Associate Professor
Phone: 4761
Office:
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
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Balasubramanian M


Professor
Phone: 4767
Office: 201, Materials Processing Section
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/mbala
Researcher ID: not set
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Research Interests

  • Advanced ceramics & composites

Bhattacharya S S


Professor
Phone: 4765
Office:
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
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Research Interests

  • Superplasticity & Superplastic Forming - Experimental, Theoretical & Modeling
  • Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Materials
  • Consolidation, Processing and Characterisation of Nanocrystalline Materials
  • Metal Forming - Experimental & Modeling

Durga Janaki Ram Gabbita


Associate Professor
Phone: 4780
Office:
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/jram/
Researcher ID: not set
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Gandham Phanikumar


Associate Professor
Phone: 4770
Office: WS405, MJL, Central Workshop
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/gphani/
Researcher ID: B-7915-2008
Scopus ID: 6603383942
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Research Interests

  • Transport Phenomena
  • Phase-field modeling of solidification microstructure
  • Characterisation of Materials
  • Solidification

Ganesh Sundara Raman


Professor
Phone: 4768
Office: Materials Forming Lab., Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engg.
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
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Research Interests

  • Deformation Behaviour
  • Fatigue
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Fretting Fatigue
  • Short Fatigue Cracks
  • Coatings
  • Thermal Spray Processing
  • Surface Engineering
  • Fretting Wear
  • High Temperature Deformation

Hari Kumar K C


Professor
Phone: 4766
Office: MSB 205
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/kchkumar
Researcher ID: D-3123-2012
Scopus ID: 602169551
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Research Interests

  • Computational Materials Science (First Principle Methods)
  • Computational Thermodynamics of Materials (Calphad)
  • Physical Metallurgy (Ferrous and Non-Ferrous)
  • Ironmaking & Steelmaking

Kamaraj M


Professor
Phone: 4769
Office:
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
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Kanjarla Anand Krishna


Assistant Professor
Phone: 4753
Office: MSB 202 A
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/kanjarla/
Researcher ID: not set
Scopus ID: 14056373400
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Research Interests

  • Computational Crystal Plasticity : Finite Element Method and fast Fourier transform approaches CPFEM & CPFFT
  • Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME)
  • Microstructural approach to mechanics of materials
  • Plastic anisotropy and crystallographic texture
  • Microstructure evolution in irradiated systems

Lakshman Neelakantan


Assistant Professor
Phone: 4786
Office: MSB 105C
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/nlakshman
Researcher ID: not set
Scopus ID: 23985523000
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Research Interests

  • Corrosion characteristics of engineering materials and coatings
  • Electrochemical behaviour of NiTi, NiTi-X shape memory alloys (SMAs)
  • Smart coatings for corrosion protection
  • Electro-dissolution, -planarization and -deposition
  • Micro and mechano electrochemistry.

Manas Mukherjee


Assistant Professor
Phone: 4782
Office: Metallurgy Workshop, MPS 102
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/manas.mukherjee/
Researcher ID: E-8647-2011
Scopus ID: not set
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Research Interests

  • Metal foams - processing and characterization
  • Physics of metal foaming
  • X-ray tomography-based structural analysis

Murty B S


Professor
Phone: 4754
Office:
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
Scopus ID: not set

Research Interests

  • particulate technologies
  • grain refinement
  • Nanocrystalline materials
  • bulk metallic glasses
  • composites
  • thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations
  • transmission electron microscopy
  • non-equilibrium processing

Paramanand Singh


Professor
Phone: 4758
Office:
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
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Parasuraman Swaminathan


Assistant Professor
Phone: 4750
Office: MSB 205
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/swamnthn/
Researcher ID: not set
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Research Interests

  • Electronic materials
  • Phase transformations in multilayer systems
  • Nanocalorimetry - enthalpy measurement at rapid reaction rates

Prathap Haridoss


Professor
Phone: 4771
Office:
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
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Research Interests

  • Carbon Nanotubes
  • Fuel Cells
  • Semiconducting Nanomaterials
  • Recycling Printed Circuit Boards

Ranjit Bauri


Associate Professor
Phone: 4778
Office:
Personal Website: https://home.iitm.ac.in/rbauri/
Researcher ID: not set
Scopus ID: not set

Research Interests

  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
  • Metal Matrix Composites
  • Al alloys

Ravi Sankar K


Assistant Professor
Phone: 4779
Office: MSB-202B
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/ravi.sankar/home
Researcher ID: I-7676-2013
Scopus ID: not set
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Research Interests

  • High Temperature Deformation of Materials
  • Creep and Superplasticity
  • Mechanical Behaviour of Nanocrystalline Materials
  • Deformation Behaviour at Small Length Scales
  • High entropy alloys
  • Magnesium alloys

Ravikumar N V


Associate Professor
Phone: 4777
Office: Central XRD Laboratory
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/nvrk
Researcher ID: not set
Scopus ID: not set

Research Interests

  • Biofouling & Marine Biomaterials (Understanding Adhesion Mechanisms, Understanding the Structural Hierarchy, Mechanical Behavior)
  • Object Oriented Finite Element Programming to Predict Macroscopic Properties from 2D Microstructures
  • Processing and Characterization of Ultra-High Temperature Structural Ceramics (Eg., Polymer Derived Ceramics in the Si-(B)-C-N system, Silicon Carbide & Silicon Nitride Based Ceramics)
  • Mechanical Behavior of Materials (Creep, Thermal Shock, Fracture Mechanics)
  • Role of Interfaces in Crystalline/Nano-crystalline Materials (Theory & Experimental Techniques)

Sabita Sarkar


Assistant Professor
Phone: 4755
Office:
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
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Sampath V


Professor
Phone: 4773
Office:
Personal Website:
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Sampathkumar T S


Professor
Phone: 4772
Office: Medical Materials Laboratory, Adjacent to MSB
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/medmatl/
Researcher ID: not set
Scopus ID: not set
List of Publications
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Research Interests

  • NANOSTRUCTURED BIOMATERIALS -
  • Nanocrystalline calcium phosphate ceramics, coatings & cements
  • Antimicrobial materials & drug delivery systems
  • Bioresorable & bioactive nano composites
  • Nanostructured metallic implants
  • Value added bioceramics from waste such as egg shell, corals etc..

Sankaran S


Associate Professor
Phone: 4776
Office:
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
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Research Interests

  • 3. Electron microscopy
  • 2. Mechanical behaviour-microstructure relationship of materials
  • 1.Deformation processing of Materials
  • 4. Stereology

Srinivasa Rao Bakshi


Assistant Professor
Phone: 4781
Office: Room 205, Meterials ProcessinG Section
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/sbakshi/
Researcher ID: F-7002-2010
Scopus ID: 24177950800
List of Publications

Research Interests

  • 1. Thermal spray synthesis of carbon nanotube reinforced metal-matrix composites as coatings and free standing structures
  • 9. Object Oriented Finite Element Analysis (OOF) for multi-scale prediction of properties based on microstructure
  • 2. Carbon nanotube reinforced ceramic matrix composites having improved fracture toughness
  • 11. Amorphous, nanocrystalline and quasicrystalline composites and coatings by mechanical alloying followed by cold spraying/spark plasma sintering
  • 3. Synthesis of Tantalum carbide-CNT composites and ultra high temperature composites by vacuum plasma spraying and spark plasma sintering
  • 12. Thermo-physical property characterization of composite materials
  • 4. Carbon nanotube reinforced ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene composites for bio-implant applications
  • 5. Thermodynamics and kinetics of interfacial phenomena in carbon nanotube metal-matrix composites
  • 6. Quantification of carbon nanotube distribution in composites and microstructure-property correlations.
  • 7. Nanomechanical property

Subramanya Sarma V


Associate Professor
Phone: 4774
Office: MSB 105
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/vsarma/
Researcher ID: A-1980-2010
Scopus ID: 6602696331
List of Publications

Research Interests

  • Materials processing
  • Microstructure-mechancial proerties correlations in metals and alloys
  • Materials Characterisation
  • Materials Development

Sundararajan G


Professor
Phone: 4750
Office:
Personal Website: http://mme.iitm.ac.in/gsundararajan/
Researcher ID: not set
Scopus ID: 7005772508

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Sundararaman M


Professor
Phone: 4783
Office: HSB135
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
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Research Interests

  • Phase transformation and structure property correlation in metallic materials
  • Order-Disorder transformation under equilibrium and non-equilibrium conditions
  • Micro-mechanisms of plasticity
  • Materials characterization
  • Physical metallurgy of superalloys
  • Defect analysis using electron microscopy

Uday Chakkingal


Professor
Phone: 4775
Office:
Personal Website:
Researcher ID: not set
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Research Interests

  • aluminium alloys
  • severe plastic deformation processes
  • metal forming

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