Prof. N. B. Ballal

Tel: +91-22-2576-7610

Research Interests
Transport phenomena applied to materials processing
Process Modelling
Physical Chemistry
Process development in iron and steel processing and casting
Development and transfer of technology for Electro-slag refining of special alloys to the industry.
Traditional metallurgical practices and the history of iron making technology in India.
  Prof. Somnath Basu

Tel: +91-22-2576-7613

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

Tel: +91-22-2576-7628

Research Interests 
Powder Processing, Gel casting, Rapid Prototyping,
Near net shape forming of advanced ceramics,
Rheology of suspensions, Ceramic composites,
Indentation cracking of ceramics, Quantitative microscopy 
Prof. Arup Ranjan Bhattacharya

Tel: +91-22-2576-7634

Research Interests 
Polymer blends 
Polymer Nanocomposites
  Prof. Titas DasGupta 

Tel: +91-22-2576-7627

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

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 

Tel: +91-22-2576-7614

Research Interests 
High temperature protective coatings (environment and barrier coatings)
Materials for Energy systems (Fuel cells and SOFCs),
Phase stability and Transformations, Surface Engineering,
Zirconia ceramics, Metastable effects and amorphous phases 
  Prof. Dipti Gupta 

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 

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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 

Tel: +91-22-2576-7618

Research Interests   
Mineral processing, 
  Prof. Ajit R. Kulkarni 

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. Sudhanshu Mallick 

Tel: +91-22-2576-7641

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

Tel: +91-22-2576-7612

Research Interests  

Materials for electrochemical storage and conversion, 
Carbon nanotube reinforced composites,
Advanced structural ceramics, ultra high temperature ceramics and ceramic nanocomposites,
Stress determination in thin films, Tribology of materials

  Prof. K. Narasimhan (Head of Department)

Tel: +91-22-2576-7630

Research Interests 
Sheet metal forming, 
Modelling and Simulation
  Prof. Ajay S. Panwar 

Tel: +91-22-2576-5730

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. Prita Pant

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. Smrutiranjan Parida

Tel: +91-22-2576-7643

Research Interests 
Corrosion and mitigation, 
Electrochemical nanostructuring,
Functional application of nanostructured metals and alloys
Prof. N Prabhu

Tel: +91-22-2576-7624

Research Interests 
Phase transformations, 
Structure Property relationships,
Electron Microscopy
Prof. T. R. S. Prasanna

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. M.J.N.V. Prasad

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. Satish Vitta

Tel: +91-22-2576-7623

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

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

Tel: +91-22-2576-7621

Research Interests   
Crystallographic texture, 
Microstructural engineering,
Thermomechanical processing
Prof. Sumit Saxena

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

Tel: +91-22-2576-7607

Research Interests   
Nanophotonic devices 
Plasmonic devices
Prof. Aparna Singh

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

Tel: +91-22-2576-7657

Research Interests   

Ferrimagnetics- bulk and thin film, 
Electronic materials,
Structure property correlations in nanocrystalline systems,

Prof. N.N. Viswanathan

Tel: +91-22-2576-7611

Research Interests 
Blast furnace modelling, 
Transport phenomenon,
Process Metallurgy
Prof. Aswani Yella

Tel: +91-22-2576-7619

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

Prof. Nagamani Jaya Balila

Email : 
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. Anirban Patra

Email : 
Tel (Off.): +91-22-25767622

Research Interests 
Computational materials
Crystal plasticity
Finite element modeling
Radiation damage

Prof. Amrita Bhattacharya

Email : 
Tel (Off.): +91-22-25767620

Research Interests 
Computational materials science
Charge and heat transport
Defects in semiconductors
Strongly correlated materials
Machine learning

Prof. Manish M. Pande

Email : 
Tel (Off.): 022 25767609

Research Interests 
Steel Cleanness
High Temperature Experimentation and Metallic Foams

Prof. Avradeep Pal

Email : 
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. Mithun Chowdhury 

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 : 
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. Deepoo Kumar

Email : 
Tel: +91-022-25767647

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