Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Pratik K. Ray (Head of the Department)
PhD - Iowa State University, USA
Research Interests: Interfaces in materials, physical metallurgy and phase transformations with focus on: Disordered Solids (high-entropy alloys, metallic glasses), High-Temperature Materials (Ni-based alloys, ultra-high temperature ceramics, oxidation), Nanomaterials (Magnetic nanocomposites, emergent phenomena), Materials Processing (Self-assembly, Solidification, Powder Metallurgy).
PhD - Bhaba Atomic Research Center, India
Research Interests: Application of configurational forces in fracture mechanics, crack driving force calculation in polymers, large scale plasticity, creep, creep-fatigue conditions, numerical modelling of materials' mechanical behaviour using finite element analysis.
PhD - Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Research Interests: Designing and developing biomaterial systems, processing technologies and implantable medical devices with clinical applications orthopedics, sports medicine and diabetic wound healing .
PhD - Deakin University, Australia
Research Interests: Advanced High Strength Steels (Nano-structured Bainitic Steels, Ultra Low Alloyed Steels, TWIP Steels and Dual Phase Steels), Advanced Characterisation Techniques (Transmission Electron Microscopy, Electron Back Scattered Diffraction, Neutron Diffraction and 3D Atom Probe Tomography).
PhD - IMPRS-MLU, Halle (Saale), Germany
Research Interests: Size-Property (electrical, mechanical and optical) relationship of Nanomaterials for different applications. Bulk to Nano: Plasmon based materials and metamaterials for optical sensing devices in Visible and IR regime. Bulk to Micro: Electromagnetic response studies in GHz Regime for transmission & receiving applications. Device design & optimization for societal needs.
Prince Kumar Singh
PhD - IIT Bombay and Monash University, Australia
Research Interests: Corrosion; High Temperature Oxidation; Alloys Development; Powder Metallurgy; High Entropy Alloys; Nanocrystalline Materials; Hydrophobic Coatings; Structure-Property Correlation.
Ravi Mohan Prasad
PhD - Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Research Interests: Polymer-derived Porous Ceramics, Metal Matrix composite, Corrosion and High Temperature Oxidation Resistance, Membranes for Hydrogen Purification, Chemiresistor Gas sensors, Hydrogen Storage Materials, Photocatalysts for Wastewater Decontamination.