General Information

Assistant Professor: October 1987- November 1990
Associate Professor: November 1990- August 1995
Professor: August 1995- October 2013
Professor (RE-EMPLOYED) : November 2013- June 2014 & November 2014-October 2016
Emeritus Fellow: July 2014-November 2014 & October 2016-June 2017

Tel: +91-22-2576-7622

Academic Background:

  • M.Tech, (Met. Engg.) I.I.T Kanpur (1975)
  • Ph.D, (Met. Engg.) I.I.T Kanpur (1980)

Awards & Recognitions

  • Distinguished Metallurgists/Material Scientists Award, by Institution of Engineers (India), Maharashtra State Centre
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Fellowship: Research in Superplasticity of Aerospace Materials in the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
  • MRSI (Materials Research Society of India) Medal Lecture, 2006
  • Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), 2006
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India, 2007
  • Institute Chair Professor (2011-2014)

Research Interests

  • Thermo-mechanical treatment and Superplasticity
  • Grain boundary phenomena.
  • Creep and low temperature deformation
  • Microstructure – flow property correlations.
  • Light metals and alloy development

Research Projects

  • Design and Fabrication of Superplastic forming Facility and Exploring the Superplastic Formability of Zirconium Alloys (BRNS)
  • Literature Survey for Preparation of Databook on Properties of Al-Li Alloys (Purdue University)
  • Thermohydrogen Processing of Zr and Ti-alloys (BRNS)
  • Nature of extraordinary high and low superplastic elongations in severely deformed ultrafine-grained Al-Mg-Sc-Zr alloy. Joint RFBR-DST project


  • "Titanium based Biocomposite Material useful for orthopaedic and other applications and a process for its preparation" Karanjai M., Sundaesan R., Rao G.V.N., Mohan T.R.R., Kashyap B.P. Patent grant no. 228353 dated- 03 Feb 2009

Selected Publications:

  • "Plastic flow properties and microstructural evolution in an ultrafine grained Al-Mg-Si alloy at elevated temperatures" Kashyap B.P., Hodgsen P.D., Estrin Y., Timokhina I., Barnett M.R., Sabirov I., Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 40(13), 3294-3303(2009).
  • "Effect of test Temperature on Tensile Properties of a/b Brass Containing Lead" Kashyap B. P., Verma S., Mandlik P., Kumar N., Toppo S. P., Journal of Materials Processing Technology 22(3), 363-367 (2006).
  • "Flow Behaviour of a Modified Zr-2.5 wt% Nb Pressure Tube alloy" Sing R. N., Mukherjee S., Kishore R., Kashyap B. P., Nuclear Materials 345(2-3), 146-161 (2005).
  • "Identificiation of Flow Instabilities in the Processing Maps of AISI 304 Stainless steel" Murthy S. V. S. N., Nageswara R. B., Kashyap B. P., Journal of Materials Processing Technology 166(2), 268-278 (2005).
  • "On the Hot working Characteristics of 2014 Al-20 vol% Al2O3 Metal Matrix Composite" Murthy S. V. S. N., Rao B. N., Kashyap B. P., Journal of Materials Processing Technology 166, 279-285 (2005).