Head of Department
  Prof. K. Narasimhan 

Email: nara[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7630

Research Interests
Sheet metal forming, 
Modelling and Simulation
    Faculty Members
  Prof. Somnath Basu

Email: somnathbasu[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7613

Research Interests
Metal refining 
Slag- Metal Interaction
Continous casting 
  Prof. Parag Bhargava 

Email: pbhargava[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7628

Research Interests 

Powder Processing, Shape Forming of Ceramics
Rheology of inks, Pastes
Synthesis of weakly agglomerated nanoparticles
Dental Materials
Glasses and glass ceramics
Silver pastes for various applications:Screen printed sensors / devices
Scaling-up and Product development (Institute PDF positions vacant for applied research / product development)


Prof. Amrita Bhattacharya

Email : b_amrita[at]iitb.ac.in
Tel (Off.): +91-22-25767620

Research Interests 
Computational materials science
Charge and heat transport
Defects in semiconductors
Strongly correlated materials
Machine learning
  https://www.iitb.ac.in/mems/sites/www.mems.iitb.ac.in/files/article/images/Arup1.jpg Prof. Arup Ranjan Bhattacharya

Email: arupranjan[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7634

Research Interests 
Polymer blends 
Polymer Nanocomposites
  Prof. Mithun Chowdhury 

Email: mithunc[at]iitb.ac.in
Tel: +91-22-2576-7632

Research Interests 
Nanostructured polymers and polymer/ nanocomposite thin films.
Order (disorder) in glassy and semicrystalline polymers.
Structure-property-performance nexus in electroactive & electronic polymers.
Thermodynamic & mechano-rheological properties of polymers.
Frugal way (s) to characterize soft materials.

Prof. Vijayshankar Dandapani

Email :  v.dandapani[at]iitb.ac.in
Tel (Off.): +91-022 2576 7617

Research Interests 
Metal-Ceramic interfacial stress corrosion cracking.
Corrosion and organic coating delamination.
Hydrogen permeation to quantify oxygen reduction kinetics.
Non-linear frequency response analysis (NFRA) of Lithium-ion batteries.
Nanorough Silica Coatings.

  Prof. Titas DasGupta 

Email: titas.dasgupta[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7627

Research Interests  
Thermoelectric material and devices
Thermoelectric metrology and instrumentation,
Physics of heavily doped semiconductors
  Prof. Rajiv O. Dusane 

Email: rodusane[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7633

Research Interests  
Synthesis and characterization of amorphous and nanocrystalline thin films of semiconductors and alloys
Silicon nanodevices for thin film solar cells and transistors for flat panel displays
MEMS devices, Nuclear detection
Plasma processing and surface nano-engineering 
  Prof. Ashutosh S. Gandhi 

Email: agandhi[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7614

Research Interests 

Science of Ceramics,
High-Temperature Protective Coatings (TBCs and EBCs),
Multicomponent Equimolar (High Entropy) Ceramics,
Phase Transformations,
Metastable and Amorphous Materials

  Prof. Dipti Gupta 

Email: diptig[at]iitb.ac.in
Tel: +91-22-2576-7608

Research Interests  
Flexible/Plastic Electronics based on Organic semiconductors, metal oxides and Graphene, 
Devices for Energy and Biomedical applications,
Devices under focus: Solar Cells, Thin film transistor and sensors,
Printed Electronics
  Prof. M P Gururajan 

Email: guru.mp[at]iitb.ac.in / gururajan.mp[at]gmail.com
Tel: +91-22-2576-7631

Research Interests  
Modelling of microstructural evolution
Atomistic (Monte Carlo and Molecular dynamics) and continuum (phase field modelling) models
Phase transformations 
Deformation and phase transformation induced microstructural changes
  Prof. Nirdosh K. Khosla 

Email: n.khosla[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7618

Research Interests   
Mineral processing, 
  Prof. Ajit R. Kulkarni 

Email: ajit.kulkarni[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7636

Research Interests  
Lead free ceramics and piezoelectrics: Bulk, nanostructured and thin films, 
Impedance spectroscopy for material characterization,
Solid electrolyte for sensor and battery (glass, glass-ceramics, polymers and gels),
Synthesis-Structure-Property correlation in materials

Prof. Deepoo Kumar

Email : deepook[at]iitb.ac.in
Tel: +91-022-25767647

Research Interests 
Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Metallurgical Processes
Mass transport in Pyrometallurgical process
Inclusion characterization


Prof. Sudhanshu Mallick 

Email: mallick[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7641

Research Interests   
Dye sensitized solar cells, Electroceramics, Photovoltaics, Semiconductors, 
Electroceramics, Powder Metallurgy, Recycling. 
  Prof. Amartya Mukhopadhyay 

Email: amartya_mukhopadhyay[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7612

Research Interests 

Materials for electrochemical energy storage
Electrode materials and electrode/electrolyte interfaces for Li/Na/K-ion batteries
Electro-chemo-mechanical responses of electrode materials
Solid electrolytes and all-solid-state Li-ion and Na-ion batteries
Electrochemical energy storage devices
Advanced structural ceramics/composites
Development of bulk polycrystalline ‘ceramic alloys’
Carbon nanotube reinforced ceramic composites
Ultra-high temperature ceramics/composites



Prof. Nagamani Jaya Balila

Email : jayabalila[at]iitb.ac.in
Tel: +91-022-28767626

Research Interests 
Mechanical behavior of materials
Nanoindentation and Nano-/micro-mechanics
Interface engineering and design of damage tolerant brittle matrix composites
Electro-thermo-mechanical failure in thin films, hard coatings and semiconductor device materials
Elastic strain engineering of functional oxide nanostructures


Prof. Avradeep Pal

Email :  avradeep[at]iitb.ac.in

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/qmdlab/home
Tel (Off.): +91-022 2576 7629

Research Interests 
Josephson junctions
Superconductor-ferromagnet interactions (Superconducting Spintronics)
Tunneling spectroscopy
Growth of thin films, UHV systems and nano-fabrication
Graphene mesoscopics


Prof. Manish M. Pande

Email :  manish.pande[at]iitb.ac.in
Tel (Off.): 022 25767609

Research Interests 
Steel Cleanness
High-Temperature Experimentation and Metallic Foams

  Prof. Prita Pant

Email: pritapant[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7616

Research Interests  
Mechanical behaviour of thin films, 
Dislocation dynamics simulation of deformation,
Nanoindentation studies of heterogenous deformation in metals,
Ni- Ti based shape memory materials
  Prof. Ajay S. Panwar 

Email: panwar[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7644

Research Interests 
Multiscale molecular modelling of self-assembly in macromolecular systems, 
Macromolecular transport in micro and nano scale channels,
High performance computing for macromolecular and composite systems
  Prof. Smrutiranjan Parida

Email: paridasm[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7643

Research Interests 
Corrosion and mitigation, 
Electrochemical nanostructuring,
Functional application of nanostructured metals and alloys

Prof. Anirban Patra

Email : anirbanpatra[at]iitb.ac.in
Tel (Off.): +91-22-25767622

Research Interests 
Computational materials
Crystal plasticity
Finite element modeling
Radiation damage
  Prof. N Prabhu

Email: nprabhu[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7624

Research Interests 
Phase transformations, 
Structure Property relationships,
Electron Microscopy
  Prof. M.J.N.V. Prasad

Email: mjnvprasad[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7642

Research Interests 
Mechanical behavior of materials
Electrodeposition and Alloy development
Nanocrystalline, amorphous, and implant materials
Composites, and Protective coatings
Microstructural Investigation

  Prof. T. R. S. Prasanna

Email: prasanna[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7639

Research Interests  
Materials for solid oxide fuel cells, composite electrolytes,electrode materials, 
Theoretical materials science,
Role of thermal vibrations in phase transitions
 Prof. V. S. Raja

Email: vsraja[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7892

Research Interests   
Structure-processing-corrosion property relation, 
Light metals, Graded coatings, Failure analysis
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy,
Stress corrosion cracking, High temperature and pressure aqueous corrosion, Weld related corrosion
  Prof. Indradev Samajdar

Email: indra[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7621

Research Interests   
Crystallographic texture, 
Microstructural engineering,
Thermomechanical processing

Prof. Sumit Saxena

Email: sumit.saxena[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7615

Research Interests   
Ab-initio calculations of electronic and structure properties of materials, 
Nanostructured materials and their applications,
Carbon based materials such graphene, nanotube and graphite intercalated materials,
Time dependent ab-initio calculations for photovoltaic applications
  Prof. Shobha Shukla

Email: sshukla[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7607

Research Interests   
Nanophotonic devices 
Plasmonic devices
  Prof. Aparna Singh

Email: aparna_s[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7605

Research Interests  
Fracture, fatigue and tribology 
Synthesis methods of nanostructured materials in bulk
Nanostructured coatings
Microstructure characterization
Damage tolerance of materials used in renewable energy technologies
Biomedical implants, prosthetics and polymer encapsulation
Back-end processing in microprocessor fabrication.

Prof. N. Venkataramani

Email: ramani[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7657

Research Interests   

Ferrimagnetics- bulk and thin film, 
Electronic materials,
Structure property correlations in nanocrystalline systems,
  Prof. N.N. Viswanathan

Email: vichu[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7611

Research Interests 
Blast furnace modelling, 
Transport phenomenon,
Process Metallurgy
  Prof. Satish Vitta

Email: satish.vitta[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7623

Research Interests  
Magnetic and electrical properties of metals, alloys and oxides, 
Optical behaviour of ultra-thin multi-layers
  Prof. Aswani Yella

Email: aswani.yella[at]iitb.ac.in 
Tel: +91-22-2576-7619

Research Interests 
Nanostructured materials for photovoltaic applications, 
Hybrid materials for light harvesting,
Molecular electronics,
Dye/semiconductor sensitized solar cells