IIM Kanpur Chapter and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur conduct Prof. N K Batra Metals and Materials Quiz every year in memory of Late Prof. N. K. Batra who was a Distinguished Professor in the field of Extractive Metallurgy at IIT Kanpur. Due to COVID, the Quiz is cancelled this year. On the occasion of Prof. N K Batra Metals and Materials Quiz, we have a tradition to invite a distinguished speaker to address the students. IIM Kanpur and Department of MSE, IIT Kanpur would like to go for the online lecture to commemorate the occasion this year. Dr S. C. Sharma, Outstanding Scientist and Associate Director (R&D), Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), ISRO will deliver a lecture on "Indian Space Programmes and the Role of Materials" on Oct. 04, 2020 (Sunday) at 04:00 pm



About The Department

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering established in the year 1960, is ranked among the nation's top schools in Materials Science and Engineering. Earlier known as Materials and Metallurgical Engineering at IIT Kanpur, the department since its inception has placed very strong emphasis on educating and nurturing young minds to impart quality education with strong fundamentals by offering an interdisciplinary curriculum. With cutting edge research in diverse facets of materials science, the department is endowed with a highly competent undergraduate program, a dynamic graduate program and distinguished faculty. The alumni network of the department spans across the national and international horizons comprising of remarkably skilled and knowledgeable individuals.