Faculty

Prof. B. S. Murty
Professor
Research interests Nanocrystalline materials, High entropy alloys, Bulk metallic glasses, Thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations, Transmission electron microscopy and atom probe tomography
Prof. Pinaki Prasad Bhattacharjee
Professor
Research interests Bulk ultrafine and nanostructured materials produced by severe plastic deformation processes and structure-property relationship in such materials, Crystallographic texture, Electron microscopy, Recrystallization behavior of metallic materials, Mechanical behavior of materials, Development of Light metals (e.g. Al, Mg, Ti) alloys for novel applications.
Prof. Janaki Ram G. D.
Professor
Research interests Welding and Additive Manufacturing
Prof. Suhash Ranjan Dey
Professor & Head of the Department
Research interests Advanced Multi-Functional Nanostructured Materials/High Entropy Alloys, Combinatorial Alloy Design of Emerging Materials (Co-Cu-Fe-Ni-Zn Alloys, CIGS & CZTSSe solar photovoltaics, Additive manufactured binary & ternary Ti-based Biomaterials, IFHS steel) through combined computational (DFT) and experimental techniques (electrodeposition, powder metallurgy, inkjet printing)
Prof. Ranjith Ramadurai
Professor
Research interests Multiferroic oxide thin films for fundamental science and functional device applications. High-k dielectric thin films for CMOS technology and memory device applications.Surfaces and Interfaces of oxide hetero structures on silicon and single crystalline oxide substrates.Influence of process conditions, strain engineering and interface engineering on domains and domain dynamics of multiferroic thin films utilizing scanning probe microscope.
Prof. Bharat Bhooshan Panigrahi
Professor
Research interests Powder Metallurgy & Sintering Mechanisms, Metal Additive Manufacturing, Nanostructures, High Entropy Alloys, MAX Phases and MXene, Advanced ceramics & composites, High temperature materials, Biomaterials, Microstructure-Mechanical Properties of Steels, Surface modification by Electro-Spark Deposition, Wear & Tribology.
Dr. Atul Suresh Deshpande
Associate Professor
Research interests Nanostructured carbon materials for Li-ion batteries and supercapacitors; Synthesis of novel multicomponent oxide (high entropy oxide) and high entropy alloy nanoparticles. ; Biomimetic approaches for superhydrophobic surfaces and coatings
Dr. Saswata Bhattacharya
Associate Professor
Research interests Phase transformations in alloys and oxides, phase-field modeling of microstructural evolution, microstructure-property correlations, modeling deformation of materials using discrete dislocation dynamics and continuum crystal plasticity.
Dr. Mudrika Khandelwal
Associate Professor
Research interests Bacterial cellulose and other natural materials- understanding structure, mechanism and applications, high performance green composites,liquid crystals and self-assembly of rod-like entities, fibre spinning, strategies for developing anti-fouling and anti-microbial materials,materials for tissue scaffolding.
Dr. Subhradeep Chatterjee
Assistant professor
Research interests Phase Transformations and Microstructure Development, Laser and Electron Beam Processing, Welding and Surface Treatment, Modelling and Simulation,(Phase Field/FEM/CVM).
Dr. Rajesh Korla
Assistant professor
Research interests Mechanical Behavior of Materials both at room temperature as well as at high temperature, creep and superplasticity, micro mechanical deformation, molecular dynamic simulations, nano indentation, light weight alloys.
Dr. Sairam K Malladi
Assistant professor
Research interests In situ Transmission Electron Microscopy, In situ characterization and technique development using MEMS devices (lab on chip), Phase transformations in materials,Electrochemsitry and Corrosion, Graphene based super capacitors, Materials for Energy Applications
Dr. Shourya Dutta Gupta
Assistant professor
Research interests Nanophotonics, Plasmonic nanostructures and nanoparticles, Metamaterials and metasurfaces, Sensors, Alternative materials for plasmonics, Alternative fabrication techniques,Nano-optical biosensors, Graphene based devices, Lab-on-a-chip based optical devices, Microfluidic devices
Dr. Chandrasekhar Murapaka
Assistant professor
Research interests Spintronic based memory and logic devices, Nanomagnetic materials,Domain wall dynamics in ferromagnetic networks,Spin torque nano-oscillators for RF applications,Spin-orbit torque induced magnetization switching and dynamics,Magnetic tunnel junctions, Micro and Nanofabrication techniques
Dr. Mayur Vaidya
Assistant professor
Research interests Diffusion controlled processes in deformed and nanocrystalline materials; Phase growth and interdiffusion kinetics in thermoelectric materials; Diffusion in multicomponent alloys; Processing, characterization and stability of nanocrystalline alloys
Dr. Deepu Babu
Assistant professor
Research interests Nanoporous materials, Adsorption, Membranes, Active separations, Defect engineering, Carbon nanomaterials, Metal-organic frameworks, Plasma functionalization, Phase inversion, Chemical vapor deposition, Nanofluidics.
Dr. G. Suresh Kumar
Assistant professor
Research interests printed and flexible electronics, oxide semiconductors, electrolyte gating, organic electronics, gas sensors, and memristors
Dr. Ashok Kamaraj
Assistant professor
Research interests Process metallurgy, physical (hot/cold) modeling & simulation of unit processes, iron and steelmaking, continuous casting of liquid steels, inclusion engineering, hot slag engineering, life cycle analysis of processes/products, development of alloy steels and certified reference materials (CRM) in steels.
Dr. Piyush Vijay Jagtap
Assistant professor
Research interests Thin film growth, in-situ stress measurements, Thin film mechanics, Mechanical behavior of nanostructures, Micro-electronic packaging, Pb-free solders.
Dr. N.R. Munirathnam
Adjunct professor
Research interests
Dr. Dheepa Srinivasan
Adjunct professor
Research interests Materials and Manufacturing Technologies, including advanced characterization and mechanical testing, Additive manufacturing, Thermal spray and Cold spray coatings and Component lifing (including Non-destructive evaluation)
Prof. C. Jagadish
Adjunct professor
Research interests Compound Semiconductor Nanotechnology, Compound Semiconductor Optoelectronics (III-V semiconductors), Plasmonics and Metamaterials, Compound Semiconductor Photovoltaics and Photocatalysis, Neuroscience and Neurotechnology
Prof. Bhanu Sankara Rao
Adjunct professor
Research interests Mechanical behavior
Prof. Tata Narasinga Rao
Adjunct professor
Research interests Semiconductor photo-electrochemistry, Photocatalysis, Dye-sensitised & perovskite solar cells, Nanomaterials, Li-ion battery materials and devices, Supercapacitors, Translational materials research,