Conference/Seminars/Workshops

  • QIP 6-day short term course titled "Mastering Advanced Techniques of Characterization for High-end Research (MATCH-2021)" on 25-31 January (Mon-Sun). The course coordinators are Prof. Kantesh Balani and Prof. Gouthama of Department of Materials Science & Engineering, IIT Kanpur (for more details click here..)

  • Dr. Alok Bhadauria, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Al bimodal nanocomposite " on Jan. 07, 2020 (Thursday) at 04:40 pm.

  • Dr. Kadambinee Sa, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Synthesis of nitrogen-doped graphene and its application" on Jan. 07, 2020 (Thursday) at 04:00 pm.

  • Dr. Vikram Verma, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Synthesis, Characterization and Multifunctional Applications of Fluorescent Carbon Nanomaterials Obtained from Waste Biomass" on Jan. 06, 2020 (Wednesday) at 04:40 pm.

  • Dr. Nidhi Sharma, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Alumina-Aluminium Cermets" on Jan. 06, 2020 (Wednesday) at 04:00 pm.

  • Dr. Chaitanyakrishna Kamaja, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Investigation of MXene and graphene for supercapacitor applications" on Jan. 05, 2020 (Tuesday) at 04:40 pm.

  • Dr. Sailaja Sharma, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Structure property relationship of additive manufactured 316L after heat treatment" on Jan. 05, 2020 (Tuesday) at 04:00 pm.

  • Dr. Sudhanshu Shekhar Singh and others organized a national workshop on "New Horizons in Metallurgy, Materials, and Manufacturing" from Dec 14-16 under the banner of Indian Institute of Metals (IIM). click here for more details

  • Dr. Sankha Mukherjee, University of Toronto delivered a talk on "Computational design of nanostructured materials for structural applications" on Nov. 02, 2020 (Monday) at 10:00 am.

  • Dr. Badari Narayana Rao, SCT. Inc. Tokyo, Japan delivered a talk on "Redox-Based Multilevel Resistive Switching in AlFeO3 Thin-Film Heterostructures" on Oct. 29, 2020 (Thursday) at 04:00pm.

  • Dr. Saroj Kumar Sahoo, Tata Steel Ltd. India delivered a talk on "Agglomeration studies of different iron bearing fines using stiff vacuum extrusion techniques" on Oct. 15, 2020 (Thursday) at 04:00 pm.

  • Dr. Supriyo Ghosh, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA delivered a talk on "Integrated computational microstructure engineering for interdisciplinary research on advanced materials and manufacturing" on Oct. 09, 2020 (Friday) at 10:00 am.

  • Dr. Poorwa Gore, IISc Bangalore delivered a talk on "Origins of the negative difference effect on magnesium" on Oct. 05, 2020 (Monday) at 04:00 pm.

  • 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 this year's lecture as per the following schedule:

    Speaker: Dr. S. C. Sharma, Outstanding Scientist, Associate Director, VSSC, ISRO
    Title: Indian Space Programmes and the Role of Materials
    Time: Oct. 04, 2020 (Sunday), 04:00 pm
    Link: https://iitkanpur.webex.com/iitkanpur/j.php?MTID=m969cf7a0483897d9a6a33840d812caf5

  • Dr. Rahul Sarkar, University of Warwick, UK, delivered a talk on "Interactions of Alumina and Magnesia-Carbon Refractory with FeO and Fe under Flash Ironmaking Conditions" on Sep. 30, 2020 (Wednesday), at 04:00 pm.

  • Dr. Shikhar Misra, an alumnus of our department (BT-MT Dual Degree, 2016), delivered a talk on "Metal-Oxide nanocomposites for tunable physical properties" on Sep. 29, 2020 (Tuesday), at 04:00 pm.

  • Dr. Chandan Halder, Manager in the Department of Research and Development in Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI), delivered a talk on "Development of phase transformation model using cellular automaton and its experimental Validation" on Aug. 26, 2020 (Wednesday), at 11:00 am.

  • Dr. Nitin P. Wasekar, International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, (ARCI), Hyderabad, delivered a talk on "Corrosion Mechanism in Electrodeposited Coatings and MMCs:Influence of Grain size, Composition and SiC particles" on Aug. 24, 2020 (Monday), at 11:00 am.

  • Dr. Sukla Mondol, Assistant Professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, NIT Warangal, delivered a talk on "Developing Coarsening Resistant High-Temperature High Strength Aluminium Alloys" on Aug. 21, 2020 (Friday), at 11:00 am.

  • Prof. Nilesh Gurao, organized a SPARC Webex Seminar on "Adding Value To Additive Manufacturing-Advanced Characterization Of The Structure-Properties-Performance Of Ti6Al4V" in collaboration with IIT Roorkee and Imperial College London. please click here for details

  • Prof. Krishanu Biswas, delivered a webinar on "High Entropy Materials: Unlimited Opportunities for Materials Development" on May 27, 2020, at 03:00 PM

  • 3rd International Workshop on "High Entropy Materials" is being organized by Department of Materials Science & Engineering, IIT Kanpur, In association with Indian Institute of Metals Kanpur Chapter on Mar. 7-8, 2020 (read more...)

  • 9th Samsonov Memorial International Lecture Series is being organized by the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, IIT Kanpur. (read more)
    Speaker: Dr. Amol A. Gokhale, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai
    Title: Rare Earth Permanent Magnets: Where Do We Go from Here?
    Date & Time: March 04, 2020 at 05:30pm
    Venue: Lecture Hall Complex L-16

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur organized "Research Scholar's Day - Padarth 2020" on March 01, 2020

  • Prof. Kinnor Chattopadhyay, Associate Professor University of Toronto and Visiting Associate Professor, MSE, IIT Kanpur, delivered a talk on "Metals to Money: How process-metallurgy adds value to this journey" at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Feb. 26, 2020 (Wednesday), at 11:00 am.

  • Dr. Wayne Chen, Managing Director of Asia Pacific Operation, DTS, delivered a talk on "Why Gleeble is so popular?" at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Feb. 05, 2020 (Wednesday), at 11:00 am

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering is organizing 13th Professor E C Subbarao Lecture Series (read more...)
    Speaker: Prof. Vijay B. Shenoy, Centre for Condensed Matter Theory, Department of Physics, IISc Bangalore
    Title: Amorphous Topological Insulators
    Date & Time: 17th January 2020, at 05:00pm
    Venue: L-2

  • Mr. Arun Dongrey, alumnus of IIT Kanpur Metallurgical engineering, delivered a talk on "Case studies in various foundries involving the basic Metallurgical and Mechanical engineering principles" at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Jan. 06, 2020 (Monday), at 05:15 pm.

  • Mr. Nitin Kapoor, Technologist & Entrepreneur, delivered a talk on "Engineer's in Today's World: The More Things Change, The More They Remain Same" at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Dec. 19, 2019 (Thursday), at 11:00 am.

  • Dr. Chaitanyakrishna Kamaja, IPDF, MSE, IIT Kanpur, delivered a talk on "Investigation of MXene and graphene for energy storage applications" at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Nov. 29, 2019 (friday), at 5 pm.

  • Prof. David R Johnson, Dept. of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, delivered a talk on "Investigation of the metatectic reaction in the Fe-B system" at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Nov. 28, 2019 (Thursday), at 11 am.

  • Prof. Amit Bandyopadhyay, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, WSU, delivered webinar on "3D Printing of Metals and Ceramics for Structural and Biomedical Applications" at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Nov. 27, 2019 (Wednesday), at 12 pm (Noon).

  • Dr. Manoj, IPDF, MSE, IIT Kanpur, delivered a talk on " Zn-Al Hybrid Foam Made Through Stir Casting Technique" at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Nov. 25, 2019 (Monday), at 5 pm.

  • Dr. Amitesh Kumar, IPDF, MSE, IIT Kanpur, delivered a talk on " Fabrication, Characterization, and Modelling of resistive switching devices for high-end applications" at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Nov. 21, 2019 (Thursday), at 5 pm.

  • Dr. Nikhil Kumar, IPDF, MSE, IIT Kanpur, delivered a talk on " Study of Laser Welding on AISI 304 Stainless Steel" at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Nov. 20, 2019 (Wednesday), at 5 pm.

  • Dr. Ritesh Sachan, Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University, delivered a talk on " Materials nanofabrication via non-equilibrium laser/ion irradiations " at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Nov. 19, 2019 (Tuesday), at 5 pm.

  • Prof. J. Ramkumar, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, delivered a talk on "The role of topology optimization and numerical Simulation in building digital framework for additive manufacturing " at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Nov. 13, 2019 (Wednesday), at 5 pm.

  • QIP 5-day short term course titled "Electroceramics For Energy Applications" was held between Nov. 04-08, 2019 (Mon-Fri). The course coordinators are Dr. Tanmoy Maiti and Dr. Shobit Omar of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, IIT Kanpur. (more details...)

  • Dr. Siddhartha Omar, post-doctorate research fellow at the University of Groningen, delivered a talk on "Analog spin-electronics with Graphene/hBN heterostructures " at FB421(Seminar Room) on Nov. 01, 2019 (Friday), at 4 pm.

  • Uttam Kumar Ghorai, Dept. Industrial Chemistry & Applied Chemistry, Swami Vivekananda Research Center, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, delivered a talk on "Next Generation Transition Metal Doped Phthalocyanine Nanotubes for Multifunctional Applications " at FB421 (Seminar Room) on Oct. 31, 2019 (Thursday), at 4 pm.

  • Dr. Vikram Singh, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Fluorescent Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes Derived from Pyrolysis of Chickpea Peel for Bio-Imaging and Dye Removal Application" at FB421(Seminar Room) on Oct. 16, 2019 (Wednesday), at 5 pm.

  • Dr. Kanwar S. Nalwa, Intel Inc., USA, delivered a talk on "Route towards realization of higher efficiency organic solar cells by incorporation of ferroelectric diploes" at FB421(Seminar Room) on Oct. 04, 2019(Friday), 03:30 pm.

  • Dr. Joydeep Sengupta, ArcelorMittal Global R&D Hamilton (Canada), delivered a talk on "A New Mechanism of Hook Formation during Continuous Casting of Ultra-low Carbon Steel Slabs" at FB421(Seminar Room) on Oct. 01, 2019(Tuesday), 03:30 pm.

  • Dr. Sujit Das, Department of MSE, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA, delivered a research talk on "Emergence of complex polar topologies in oxide heterostructures" at FB421(Seminar Room) on Sep 28, 2019(Saturday), 09:00 am.

  • Dr. Niraj Chawake, Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austria, delivered a research talk on "Synthesis of B2 aluminides (FeAl and NiAl) using spark plasma sintering and their high temperature deformation" at FB421(Seminar Room) on Sep 28, 2019(Saturday), 11:00 am.

  • Dr. Anshu Gaur, Assistant Professor in the Department of MSE, delivered a research talk on "Electronic Properties of Multi-Component Amorphous Semiconductors" at FB421(Seminar Room) on Sep 24, 2019(Tuesday), 05:00 pm.

  • Dr. Sriram Goverapet Srinivasan, Scientist at the Tata Research Development and Design Centre (TRDDC), delivered a research talk on "Atomic Scale Simulations of Chemical Reactions" at FB421(Seminar Room) on Sep 23, 2019(Monday), 03:30 pm.

  • Dr. Rajdip Mukherjee, Assistant Professor in the Department of MSE, delivered a research talk on "Phase-field Modelling of microstructure evolution during diffusive transformations" at FB421(Seminar Room) on Sep 20, 2019(Friday), 04:00 pm.

  • Dr. Somnath Bhowmick, Assistant Professor in the Department of MSE, delivered a research talk on "Study of surfaces and interfaces using atomistic simulations" at FB421(Seminar Room) on Sep 19, 2019(Thursday), 04:00 pm.

  • TEQIP 3-day short term course titled "Pedagogical Approach Towards Teaching Materials Processing" was held on 12-14 September (Thu-Sat). The course coordinators are Dr. Anish Upadhyaya and Dr. A.P. Bajpai of Department of Materials Science & Engineering, IIT Kanpur (for more details click here..)

  • Department of MSE and IIM Kanpur Chapter were jointly organized a talk on "New opportunities with friction stir processing of transformative high entropy alloys" by Dr. Rajiv Mishra, Distinguished Research Professor, University of North Texas (UNT), USA at L5 on Sep 13, 2019 (Friday), 05:15pm.

  • Five-day QIP short term course entitled "TEM and HRTEM Analysis of Materials" from September 02-06, 2019. The course coordinators are Prof. Gouthama & Dr. J. Bhagyaraj of Department of Materials Science & Engineering, IIT Kanpur. About 30 delegates including faculty participants from academic institutions and research scholars from academia attending the course.

  • Dr. Sneha Prabha Narra, Assistant Professor from Worcester polytechnic institute, delivered a talk through skype on the topic "Microstructure and Porosity Control in Fusion-Based Direct Metal Additive Manufacturing Processes" at MSE Department, FB421 on August 28th (Wednesday), 05:30pm. (click here)

  • Mr. Ashok H Verma, entrepreneur 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing, delivered a talk on "Metal Additive Manufacturing" at Department of Materials Science and Engineering, FB421 (seminar room) on August 26th (Monday), 11:00 am.

  • Material Advantage at IIT Kanpur organized a talk on "Develop a Leader in YOU" by Dr. Kantesh Balani at 5 PM on Aug 6 in L9. (for more details click here)

  • Dr. Kadambinee Sa (IPDF IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Electrical, mechanical and thermal properties of graphene-carbon nanotubes/PMMA hybrid nanocomposite" on 01st August 2019, 3:30pm at FB421. (for more details click here)

  • Dr. Nidhi Sharma (IPDF IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Graphene/Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Alumina and Silica Based Nanocomposites: Development, Characterization and Mechanical Behaviour Study" on 30th July 2019, 3:30pm at FB421. (for more details click here)

  • Dr. Sailaja Sharma (IPDF IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Effect of Thermal Cycling Process on Structure and Tensile Flow Properties of Austenitic Stainless Steel" on 29th July 2019, 3:30pm at FB421. (for more details click here)

  • Dr. Selvakumar Murugesan, Postdoctoral Fellow at Chair of Biomaterials, University of Bayreuth, Germany, delivered a talk on the title "Advanced Functional Biomaterials" in the MSE department, IIT Kanpur on July 26, 2019

  • Professor SeonHyo Kim, from Postech Korea, visited MSE department, IIT Kanpur and gave a presentation on the title "Identity of Materials Science and Engineering, and Entropy" on 24th July. (for more details click here)

  • Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), Kanpur Chapter, organized a talk by Dr. Pratik K. Ray, assistant professor at the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Ropar on July 23, 2019.

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur organized a QIP course on "Fundamental and Practical Aspects of Corrosion" from June 22-26, 2019.

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur organized a QIP Short Term "Course on Fundamentals of Materials Manufacturing Processes and their Applications" from May 6-10, 2019.

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur organized "Research Scholar's Day - Padarth 2019" on April 6, 2019

  • Dr. Chaitanya Krishna Kamaja, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Nanostructured Metal Sulfides for Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cell and Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting" on 04th April 2019.

  • Dr. Vikram Singh, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "One-pot Green Synthesis of Fluorescent Carbon Quantum Dots and their Multifunctional Applications" on 04th April 2019.

  • Dr. Avanendra Singh, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Study of electron-phonon interaction in inorganic perovskite thin films and their nonlinear optical characteristics" on 02nd April 2019.

  • Dr. Maneesh Kumar, (IPDF at IIT Kanpur), delivered a talk on "Electronic properties of Twisted Bilayers of blue phosphorus (β-P) and grey arsenene (β-As)" on 02nd April 2019.

  • Dr. Ranjit Kumar Ray, (former faculty of MSE IIT Kanpur and currently Visiting Professor at IIEST Shibpur), delivered a talk on "Low density and high modulus steels" on 1st April 2019.

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and Indian Institute of Metals Kanpur and Mumbai chapter conducted a conference "Microstructural Engineering 2018-19" on 30th and 31st March at IIT Kanpur.

  • Dr. K. G. Pradeep, (Assistant professor at IIT Madras), delivered a talk on "Planar defect assisted acceleration in self-healing behaviour of MAX phase materials" on 29th March 2019.

  • Indian Institute of Metals Kanpur Chapter celebrated IIM Foundation Day on March 14, 2019.

  • A two day "Internal Workshop for Staff's Skill Up-gradation" in the area of Manufacturing Processes and Metallography was conducted by Department of Materials Science and Engineering during March 8-9, 2019.

  • Eighth Annual Samsonov Memorial International Lecture Series on Diamond-Metal/Alloy Sintered Composites and their properties by Prof. (Dr.) Janusz S. Konstanty from AGH-University of Science & Technology, Krakow, Poland on February 26th, 2019 at L-17 organised by MSE department IIT Kanpur

  • Dr. Nilesh Badwe, (Packaging R&D Engineer at Intel Corporation), delivered a talk on "Decoupling the Role of Stress and Corrosion in the Intergranular Cracking of AgAu Alloy" on 22nd Feb 2019.

  • An in-house workshop on Modelling of Steel Making processes on February 16th, 2019 at FB421 organised by MSE department IIT Kanpur

  • Dr. Bhagwati Prasad, (Principal Research Scientist at Western Digital, San Jose, USA), delivered a talk on "Beyond-CMOS computing devices: Spintronics and Iontronics" on 08th Jan 2019.

  • Dr. Deepoo Kumar, (Dev. Specialist at the R&D, Metals division of Praxair in Tonawanda, Buffalo), delivered a talk on "Calcium Solubility in Aluminum Killed Steel: Measurement and Implications" on 09th Jan 2019.

  • Dr. Shikhar K. Jha, (Postdoctoral research fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh), delivered a talk on "Effect of Externally Applied Fields on Materials Synthesis and Sintering" on 07th Jan 2019.

  • Seventh Samsonov Memorial Lecture 2018

  • QIP Short Term Course on "Mechanical Behavior of Materials" October 30 to November 03, 2018, Conducted by Centre for Development of Technical Education (CDTE), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

  • MSE department organized 12th Professor E C Subbarao lecture on 31st October 2018. Speaker for the lecture was Dr. A.K.Sinha, Scientific Officer- H,Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), Indore and Associate Professor, Homi Bhabha National University, Mumbai.

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering successfully conducted a QIP course on "3D and 4D Microscopy in Materials Science" Oct 1 - Oct 6, 2018. Course coordinators were Prof. Krishanu Biswas and Prof. Sudhanshu Shekhar Singh.

  • Prof. Dipak Mazumdar, Department of MSE, IIT Kanpur is organizing a short course on "Steelmaking, Refractories and Plant practices" from Aug 23-Aug 25, 2018.

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur and Indian Institute of Metals (Kanpur Chapter) organized Prof. N. K. Batra Metal and Materials Quiz 2018 on Aug 12.

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering organized the 3rd International Conference on the Science and Technology of Ironmaking and Steelmaking (STIS-2017) between 11-13 December 2017 at IIT Kanpur. For more information visit www.stis17.org

  • Research Scholar's Day 2017, Venue:L-11, Lecture Hall Complex, Date: 14th October,2017, Inauguration by Prof. I. Manna, Director, IIT Kanpur, Poster, Detailed Program, Abstracts.

  • Indian Institute of Metals (Kanpur Chapter), Department of Materials Science and Engineering and IIT Kanpur are organizing the first International Conference on Materials Engineering (ICME 2017) during June 2-4, 2017 at IIT Kanpur. For more information, please visit www.iim-icme2017.org

  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering organized the 54th National Metallurgist Day & 70th Annual Technical Meeting from 11-14 November 2016 at IIT Kanpur. For more information visit http://iimnmdatm2016.org/

  • Samsonov Lecture by Prof. Herbert Danninger on Feb 10th, 2016