Sudhanshu Shekhar Singh

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

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD (2015): Arizona State University.PhD thesis title: Microstructural Characterization and Corrosion Behavior of Al 7075 Alloys Using X-ray Synchrotron Tomography.
    PhD thesis supervisor: Prof. Nikhilesh Chawla
  • B. Tech (2008): IIT Kharagpur



  • S. S. Singh, J. J. Williams, T. Stannard, X. Xiao, F. De Carlo, N. Chawla, Measurement of localized corrosion rates at inclusion particles in AA7075 by in situ three dimensional (3D) X-ray synchrotron tomography, Corrosion Science, Accepted (2016).

  • C. Mayer, Y. Lingwei, S. S. Singh, H. Xie, Y.L. Shen, J. Llorca, J. Molina-Aldareguia, N. Chawla. Orientation Dependence of Indentation Behavior in Al-SiC Nanolaminate Composites, Materials Letters, Accepted (2016).

  • S. S. Singh, E. Guo, H. Xie, N. Chawla, Mechanical Properties of Intermetallic Inclusions in Al 7075 Alloys by Micropillar Compression, Intermetallics, 62 (2015) 69-75.

  • S. S. Singh, J. J. Williams, M. Lin, X. Xiao, F. De Carlo, N. Chawla, In Situ investigation of high humidity stress corrosion cracking of 7075 aluminum alloy by three-dimensional(3D) X-ray synchrotron tomography, Materials Research Letters, 2(4) (2014) 217-220.

  • S. S. Singh, C. Schwartztein, J. J. Williams, X. Xiao, F. De Carlo, N. Chawla, 3D microstructural characterization and mechanical properties of constituents particles in Al7075 alloys using x-ray synchrotron tomography and nanoindentation, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 602 (2014) 163-174.

  • Outstanding Dissertation Award, ASU (2015)
  • Student Travel Award, ASU (2014, 2015)
  • Institute Silver Medal, IIT Kharagpur, India (2008)
  • Best B. Tech Project Work Award, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur, India (2008)
  • Indranil Award for Metallurgy, The Mining, Geological & Metallurgical Institute of India, India (2008)
  • Ramneek Sodhi Award, IIT Kharagpur, India (2008).

  • Manager (2008-2011): Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, India

  • Postdoc (Aug 2015-Dec 2015): Arizona State University, TEMPE, USA

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IIT Kanpur, Kanpur 208016
Lab: WL303B

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