Faculty Members

Gouthama (PhD, IISc. Bangalore)

Specialization : Electron Microscopy, Physical & Mechanical Metallurgy
Areas of Interest : Structure Property Correlation, Shape Memory Alloys, Grain Boundary Engineering, Severe Deformation Processing
Email: gouthama@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~gouthama
Office: Faculty Building 417 | Phone: +91 512 259 7450
Lab 1: Western Labs 214 | Phone: +91 512 259 7934
Lab 2: TEM Labs 107 | Phone: +91 512 259 6049

Kantesh Balani (PhD, Florida International University, Miami, USA)

Specialization : Biomaterials, Computational Modeling, CNT Reinforced Nanocomposites, Nanomechanics & Tribology
Areas of Interest : Bone Implant Materials, Molecular Modeling of Interfaces, Nano-composites, Multi Length Scale Abridgment
Email: kbalani@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~kbalani
Office: Laboratory of Biomaterials | Phone: +91 512 259 6194
Lab 1: Biomaterials Processing and Characterization Laboratory | Phone: +91 512 259 7920

Somnath Bhowmick (PhD, IISc. Bangalore)

Specialization : Computational materials science
Areas of Interest : Size dependent properties of nanomaterials, Ab-initiophase stability, Electronic structure calculations, Multiscale modeling
Email: bsomnath@iitk.ac.in
Website: https://sites.google.com/ site/somnathbhowmick/
Office: Faculty Building, 410 | Phone: +91 512 259 7161
Lab 1: Western Labs- 312A | Phone: +91 512 259 6703

Krishanu Biswas (PhD, IISc. Bangalore)

Specialization : Nanomaterials, Phase Transformation, Electron microscopy, Alloy Design
Areas of Interest : Alloy Nanoparticles, Multicomponent Alloys, Deformation Behavior of High Entropy Alloys
Email: kbiswas@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~kbiswas
Office: Western Labs 210 | Phone: +91 512 259 7720
Lab 1: Western Labs 210 | Phone: +91 512 259 7720

Ashish Garg (PhD, University of Cambridge, U.K.)

Specialization : Electronic Materials and Devices
Areas of Interest : Perovskite, Organic and Tandem Solar Cells, Energy Harvesting Materials and Devices, Multiferroic and Magnetoelectric Materials and Composites, Development of Special Steels and Alloys, Materials Processing and Characterization
Email: ashishg@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~ashishg
Office: Western Labs 104 | Phone: +91 512 259 7904
Lab 1: Western Labs 105,106,108 | Phone: +91 512 259 7263

Anshu Gaur (PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

Specialization : Electronic Materials, Nano-Materials, Device Physics and Device Characterization
Areas of Interest : Materials for electronic devices, carbon based nanostructures, Device physics and simulation, computational materials science
Email: agaur@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~agaur
Office: Faculty Building 405 | Phone: +91 512 259 7600
Lab 1: Western Labs 312 | Phone: +91 512 259 6771

Deepak Gupta (PhD, University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Specialization : Device Materials
Areas of Interest : Organic Electronics: OLED/PLED, Displays, TFTs and Ultraviolet Electronics, Oxide and Transparent Semiconductors, Materials Development: Electronic and Optical, Defects in Semiconductors, Modeling and Simulation of Materials and Processes
Email: saboo@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~saboo
Office: Western Labs 210 A | Phone: +91 512 259 7353
Lab 1: Western Labs 105 | Phone: +91 512 259 7263
Lab 2: Samtel Centre | Phone: +91 512 259 6088

Nilesh Prakash Gurao (PhD, IISc. Bangalore)

Specialization : Crystallographic texture, Thermo-mechanical processing and Mechanical Behaviour of materials
Areas of Interest : Length and time scale effects in plasticity, in-situ deformation studies, Micro-Laue diffraction using synchrotron, crystal plasticity simulations
Email: npgurao@iitk.ac.in
Website: https://sites.google.com/ site/nileshgurao/home
Office: Faculty Building 408 | Phone: +91 512 259 6688
Lab 1: Western Labs 209 A | Phone: +91 512 259 7757

Sarang Ingole (PhD, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA)

Specialization : Semiconductor materials, Micro and Nano-fabrication, Electrical Characterization of Materials
Areas of Interest : Materials for photovoltaic applications and energy storage, Self and directed assembly of nanomaterials, Electrochemical synthesis and deposition of materials
Email: sarang@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~sarang
Office: Faculty Building 406 | Phone: +91 512 259 7089
Lab 1: Western Labs 204 | Phone: +91 512 259 7974

Shikhar Krishn Jha (Ph.D. from University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)

Specialization: Advance material processing under externally applied fields and its effect on electrical, optical, and chemical properties of the materials
Areas of Interest : Thermodynamics of phase transformations, Structure of material, Interfaces, and Solid state physics
Email: skjha@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~skjha
Office: WL-303D | Phone: +91 512 259 2094
Lab 1: CeramicWorks Laboratory (Western Lab 303 C) | Phone: +91 512 259

Monica Katiyar (PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

Specialization : Opto-Electronic Materials and Devices
Areas of Interest : Electronic Materials and Devices, Organic Electronics, Thin Film Transistors, Memory Devices, Solid State Lighting, Sensors, Printable Electronics, Spintronic Materials
Email: mk@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://www.iitk.ac.in/mse/emg/
Office: Western Labs 113B | Phone: +91 512 259 7941
Lab 1: Western Labs 105 | Phone: +91 512 259 7935
Lab 2: Western Labs 204E | Phone: +91 512 259 7915

Kaustubh Kulkarni (PhD, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA)

Specialization : Multicomponent Diffusion, Thermodynamics, Physical Metallurgy
Areas of Interest : Diffusional & Thermodynamic Interaction in Multi Component Systems & their Applications for Alloy Design, Light Weight Alloys for Automobile & Aerospace Applications, Joining of Dissimilar Metals
Email: kkaustub@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~kkaustub/
Office: Western Labs-302A | Phone: +91 512 259 6102
Lab 1: Western Labs-209A | Phone: +91 512 259 6060

Tanmoy Maiti (PhD, Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Specialization : Electronic Materials & Devices Nanophotonics
Areas of Interest : Clean Energy, Thermoelectrics, Perovskite Solar Cell, Plasmonics, Oxide Electronics, Pyroelectronics, Ferroelectrics, Semiconductors, Memory Devices
Email: tmaiti@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~tmaiti/
Office: Faculty Building WL302B | Phone: +91 512 259 6599 / 6994
Lab 1: Western Labs 204A | Phone: +91 512 259 6802

Dipak Mazumdar (PhD, McGill University, Montreal, Canada)

Specialization : Steelmaking, Modeling
Areas of Interest : Process Metallurgy
Email: dipak@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~dipak
Office: Western Labs 101 | Phone: +91 512 259 7328
Lab 1: Western Labs 101A | Phone: +91 512 259 7977

Kallol Mondal (PhD, IIT Kharagpur)

Specialization : Physical Metallurgy, Glassy Alloys
Areas of Interest : Glassy Alloys, Nanocrystalline Alloys, Coating
Email: kallol@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~kallol/
Office: Western Labs 113A | Phone: +91 512 259 6156
Lab 1: Western Labs 205 | Phone: +91 512 259 7648

Rajdip Mukherjee (PhD, I.I.Sc. Bangalore)

Specialization : Microstructure Modelling and Simulation
Areas of Interest : Phase-field Modelling, Multiscale Modelling, Phase Transformations
Email: ajdipm@iitk.ac.in
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Office: Faculty Building 407 | Phone: +91 512 259 6449
Lab 1: Western Labs-312B | Phone: +91 512 259 6903

Shobit Omar (PhD, University of Florida)

Specialization : Ionic Conductors, Ceramic Processing, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Thermal Barrier Coatingsy
Areas of Interest : Electroceramics, Oxide and Protonic Ceramic Conductors, Structural Ceramics
Email: somar@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~somar
Office: ACMS 203E | Phone: +91 512 259 7427
Lab 1: Western Labs 109 | Phone: +91 512 259 6750
Lab 2: | Phone: +91 512 259 6752

Sandeep Sangal (PhD, University of Manitoba, Canada)

Specialization : Physical and Mechanical Metallurgy
Areas of Interest : Structure-Property Correlations, Microstructural Characterization, Stereology, Image Processing, Development of Web-Based Educational Aids
Email: sangals@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~sangals
Office: Western Lab Extension 114 | Phone: +91 512 259 7167
Lab 1: Western Lab Extension 116 | Phone: +91 512 259 7975

Rajiv Shekhar (PhD, University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Specialization : Electrochemical Materials Processing
Areas of Interest : Molten Salt Electrolysis, Electrodeposition
Email: vidtan@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~vidtan
Office: Faculty Building 416 | Phone: +91 512 259 7016
Lab 1: Western Labs 103A | Phone: +91 512 259 7694
Lab 2: Western Labs 103E | Phone: +91 512 259 7001

Shashank Shekhar (PhD, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA)

Specialization : Severe Plastic Deformation Grain Boundaries, Triple Junctions
Areas of Interest : Thermomechanical Processing, Grain Boundary Engineering, Machining, Surface Engineering
Email: shashank@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~shashank
Office: Western Labs-304 A | Phone: +91 512 259 6528
Lab 1: Western Labs-104 D | Phone: +91 512 259 7278
Lab 2: Western Labs-304 B | Phone: +91 512 259 6479

Amarendra Kumar Singh (PhD, IIT Kanpur)

Specialization : Process Modelling & Simulations
Areas of Interest : Steel Refining and Casting, Extractive Metallurgy, Integrated Computational Materials Engineering, Solidification Processing, Sustainable Manufacturing
Email: amarendra@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~amarendra
Office: Western Labs-101 | Phone: +91 512 259 6810
Lab 1: Western Labs-101 C | Phone: +91 512 259 6277

Sudhanshu Shekhar Singh (PhD, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA)

Specialization : 3D/4D Materials Science, Mechanical Metallurgy
Areas of Interest : Nanoindentation, Micro-mechanical testing, Lightweight alloys, Deformation behavior of alloys, Laser processing of materials
Email: sudhanss@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~sudhanss
Office: Western Labs-303 A | Phone: +91 512 259 6908
Lab 1: Western Labs-303 B | Phone: +91 512 259 6480

Anandh Subramaniam (PhD, IISc. Bangalore)

Specialization : Physical Metallurgy & Materials Science, Metastable Materials
Areas of Interest : Nanomaterials, Amorphous Materials, Epitaxial systems, Interfaces in materials, Crystallography, Quasicrystals Tools: Transmission Electron Microscopy, Finite Element Method
Email: anandh@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~anandh
Office: Western Labs 210B | Phone: +91 512 259 7215
Lab 1: Western Labs 207 | Phone: +91 512 259 7147

Anish Upadhyaya (PhD, Penn State, USA)

Specialization : Powder Metallurgy, Sintering of Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Alloys & Composites
Areas of Interest : Materials Processing, Powder Metallurgy, Sintered Particulate Alloys & Composites, Microwave Processing
Email: anishu@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~anishu
Office: Faculty Building 419 | Phone: +91 512 259 7672
Lab 1: Western Labs 208 | Phone: +91 512 259 7342

Vivek Verma (PhD, Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Specialization : Biomaterials, Biodegradable Polymers
Areas of Interest : Protein Patterning, Wound Dressing Material , Drug Delivery, biodegradable Plastics, Water Remediation
Email: vverma@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~vverma
Office: Faculty Building 418 | Phone: +91 512 259 6527
Lab 1: Western Labs-206 | Phone: +91 512 259 6949
Lab 2: CESE-201 | Phone: +91 512 259 6261

B B Agrawal (Visiting Professor)
(B.Tech. (IIT Kanpur), Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur))

Specialization : Extractive Metallurgy
Areas of Interest : alternate ironmaking technologies, sponge ironmaking, pelletmaking
Email: bbag@iitk.ac.in

Office: Faculty Building 403 | Phone: +91 512 259 2089 | Fax: +91 512 259


Former Faculty

Prof. Brahma Deo

Current Afilliation: Visiting faculties, IIT Bhubaneswar
E-mail: b deo@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~bdeo/

Late Dr. R. Balasubramaniam

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Dr. V. Bansal

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Dr. Bikramjit Basu

Current Afilliation: Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
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Late Dr. N. K. Batra

Late Dr. Sanjeev Bhargava

Prof. Nirupam Chakraborti

Current Afilliation: Professor, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, IIT Kharagpur
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Dr. A. R. Das

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Dr. R. K. Dube

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Dr. A. Ghosh

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Dr. K. P. Gupta

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Dr. S. P. Gupta

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Dr. A. K. Jena

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Dr. P. C. Kapur

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Dr. Satish Chandra Koria

Current Afilliation: Currently Visiting Professor at Mechanical Engineering, IIT Indore
E-mail: sckoria@iiti.ac.in
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Dr. S. P. Mehrotra

Current Afilliation: Currently Visiting Professor at Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Gandhinagar
E-mail: spmehrotra@gmail.com, spm@iitk.ac.in, spm@iitgn.ac.in
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Dr. B. K. Mishra

Current Afilliation: Currently at The Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar
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Late Dr. M. N. Mungole

Dr. G. S. Murthy

Current Afilliation: Presently at Touchstone Research Lab. Ltd. The Millenium Centre, Tridalphia , USA
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Late Dr. V. S. R. Murthy

Late Dr. Raj Narayan

Dr. K. N. Rai

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Dr. T. R. Ramachandran

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Dr. R. K. Ray

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Dr. R. C. Sharma

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Dr. M. N. Shetty

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Dr. K. P. Singh

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Dr. E. C. Subbarao

Current Afilliation: Presently at Tata Research Development & Design Centre (TRDCC) Tata Consultancy Services, Pune
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Dr. M. L. Vaidya

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