Faculty

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: rajdipm@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~rajdipm
Office: Faculty Building 407 | Phone: +91 512 259 6449
Lab 1: Western Labs-312B | Phone: +91 512 259 6903

Kanwar S. Nalwa (PhD, Iowa State University, USA)

Specialization : Device physics, materials and thinfilm processing, device fabrication, improving functional performance of thin film solar cells including conjugated polymers/molecules, perovskite, and silicon material systems.
Areas of Interest : Organic and inorganic semiconductors, nanomaterials, thinfilms, material interfaces, Perovskite based solar cells, all organic multifunctional Biochemical sensors.
Email: ksnalwa@iitk.ac.in
Website: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~ksnalwa
Office: Faculty Building 411 | Phone: +91 512 259 2141

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


Visiting Faculty

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

Kinnor Chattopadhyay (Visiting Associate Professor)
(BEng (Jadavpur), MEng (McGill), PhD (McGill))

Research Area : The Process Metallurgy and Modelling Group focuses on physical and mathematical modelling of metallurgical process for designing new processes, better understanding of existing process, operational improvements, and to perform 'what if' and 'root cause' analyses of problems. Fundamentals of metallurgical thermodynamics, transport phenomena and CFD modelling are applied to simulate real industrial processes
Email: kchat@iitk.ac.in

Office: | Phone: +91 512 259 | Fax: +91 512 259


Former Faculty

Prof. Brahma Deo

Late Dr. R. Balasubramaniam

Dr. V. Bansal

Dr. Bikramjit Basu

Late Dr. N. K. Batra

Late Dr. Sanjeev Bhargava

Prof. Nirupam Chakraborti

Dr. A. R. Das

Dr. R. K. Dube

Dr. A. Ghosh

Dr. K. P. Gupta

Dr. S. P. Gupta

Dr. A. K. Jena

Dr. P. C. Kapur

Dr. Satish Chandra Koria

Dr. S. P. Mehrotra

Dr. B. K. Mishra

Late Dr. M. N. Mungole

Dr. G. S. Murthy

Late Dr. V. S. R. Murthy

Late Dr. Raj Narayan

Dr. K. N. Rai

Dr. T. R. Ramachandran

Dr. R. K. Ray

Dr. R. C. Sharma

Dr. M. N. Shetty

Dr. K. P. Singh

Dr. E. C. Subbarao

Dr. M. L. Vaidya