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Prof. Jagdish Narayan

(BT/MME/1969)

For outstanding contributions & phenomenal academic achievements in material Science and engineering. Professor Jagdish (Jay) Narayan is a distinguished university Professor in the department of materials science and engineering at the north Carolina state university. He has been the group leader, solid state division, Oak ridge national laboratory from 1971 to 1984. from 1984 to 1986 he was the director of microelectronics center of North Caroline.




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Prof. Narayan obtained his bachelors degree in metallurgy with distinction and first rank in 1969 from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He has a legendary honour of receiving MS (1970) and Ph.D. (1971) degrees in two years from the university of California Berkeley, USA. He was also the director of the division of material research, NSF during 1990-1992. Prof. Narayan obtained his bachelors degree in metallurgy with distinction and first rank in 1969 from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He has a legendary honour of receiving MS (1970) and Ph.D. (1971) degrees in two years from the university of California Berkeley, USA. Prof. Narayan's present position is the highest honor that that the north Carolina state university bestows on extremely selected senior members of the faculty. He was featured as triangles noble class scientist in the research triangle leader magazine. He has won numerous awards including Outstanding sustained research award of the division of material science, US Department of energy and the distinguished service award of national science foundation (NSF). Prof. Narayan is internationally known for his seminal contributions in laser processing of materials, atomic scale characterization and atomistic modeling of dislocations and interfaces. He has published over 300 original technical papers in archival journals and over 200 papers in refereed conference proceedings, edited 7 books and received 15 patents. He is invited to present five to six plenary lectures every year. Thus he is one of the most prolific and creative materials scientists of the modern era.