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Dr. Indrajit Chakraborty
Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology(BHU)
Area of Interest: 
Foundry Metallurgy,Wear of metals, Metal-matrix composites

1. Graduated in Metallurgical Engineering in 1982 from Bengal Engineering College ( Presently IIEST), Shibpur.
2. Post-graduated in Foundry Engineering in 1984 from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
3. Doctoral degree in Metallurgical Engineering in 1990 from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

a) In BESCO Ltd. , Kolkata producing Railway wagons, Bogies and CMS Crossings as a Metallurgist in R & D Division and subsequently as Deputy Manager (Quality Assurance) for six years.
b) In Hindustan Development Corporation, West Bengal a reputed steel founder, as a Superintendent (Quality Assurance) for two years.
c) In Biju Patnaik National Steel Institute, Puri, Odisha, as Acting Head in Dept. of Steel Technology for five years.

1.I.Chakrabarty, R.L.Kumar and M.Chakrabarty, Effects of small additions of aluminium during inoculation of grey cast iron, Cast Metals,3,1 (1990) 2. I.Chakrabarty, A.Basak, Structural study of Cr-Mn-Cu white cast irons, J. of Mater.Sci. Letters,6 (1987) 1399.
3. I.Chakrabarty,A.Basak, Ausaging and corrosive wear behavior of Cr-Mn-Cu white cat irons, AFS Transaction.,186 (1990) 707.
4. I.Chakrabarty,A.Basak and U.K.Chatterjee, Corrosive wear behavior of Cr-Mn-Cu white cast irons in sand-water slurry media, Wear,143 (1991) 203.
5. P.S.Basak, B.C.Ray and I.Chakrabarty, The effect of rotation on the eutectic phase in hypoeutectic AI-Si alloy, J. of  Mater.Sci.Letters 10 (1991) 313.
6. I.Chakrabarty and A.Basak, Study on replacement of mild steel tractor plough shears with Cr-Mn-Cu white cast iron, Tool & Alloy Steels, Sept.,(1992) 255.
7. I.Chakrabarty, Corrosion behavior of Cr-Mn-Cu destabilized white cast irons, Int. J.of Metal casting, Winter issue,2011.
8. M.K. Vidyarthi, A.K. Ghose, I. Chakrabarty, Effect of deep cryogenic treatment on the microstructure and wear performance of Cr–Mn–Cu white cast iron grinding media, Cryogenics ;58 (2013) 85–92.
9. Prabhat Kumar; K. Chattopadhyay and I. Chakrabarty, Effect of sub-critical tempering and deep cryogenic treatment on slurry erosion of Cr-Mn-Cu white cast irons, Iron & Steel Institute Japan International; 54,2014,10,pp.2294-2301.
10. G.Gautam, A.K.Ghose and I. Chakrabarty, Tensile and Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of In-situ Al3Zr + Al2O3 Reinforced Aluminum Metal Matrix Composites, Metallurgical & Materials Transaction A,46A,Dec.,2015, pp.5952-5961.
11. S.C. Ram a, K. Chattopadhyay a, I. Chakrabarty, Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of A356 Alloy/Mg2Sip Functionally Graded in-situ Composites: Effect of Processing Conditions, Tribology in Industry,Vol. 38, No. 3 (2016) 371-384.
12. Shavi Agrawal, A.K. Ghose, I. Chakrabarty, Effect of rotary electromagnetic stirring during solidification of In-situ Al-TiB2 composites, Materials and Design 113 (2017) 195–206.
13. S. Gupta a, A. Khandelwal a, A.K. Ghose a, I. Chakrabarty, Slurry Erosion Behavior of Destabilized and Deep Cryogenically Treated Cr-Mn-Cu White Cast Irons, Tribology in Industry, Vol. 38, No. 4 (2016) 486-495.
14. S.C. Ram, K. Chattopadhyay, I. Chakrabarty, High temperature tensile properties of centrifugally cast in-situ Al-Mg2Si functionally graded composites for automotive cylinder block liners, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 724 (2017) 84-97.












1. Book chapter on “Heat treatment of cast irons” in the book “Comprehensive Materials Finishing”, Vol.2,p246-287,Elsevier, Oxford.
2. Reference Module on “Heat Treatment of Cast Irons” in Materials Science & Engineering Series, Science Direct, Elsevier.
3. Reference Module on “Alloy Cast Irons and their engineering applications” in Materials Science & Engineering Series.Science Direct, Elsevier.


1. I.Chakrabarty,A,Basak & M.Chakrabarty, Effect of mischmetal on the metastable microstructure of Cr-Mn white cast iron, Indo-US Conference on “Metastable Microstructures” at Goa, 1988.
2. I.Chakrabarty & J.K.Mukherjee,  Review on H.T. and microstructure of 12% Mn cast steel, Indian Foundry Congress organized by Indian Institute of Foundrymen  at Ahmedabad,1994.
3. P.Kumar, K.Chattopadhya & I.Chakrabarty, Effect of cryogenic treatment on the microstructure and corrosive wear resistance of Cr-Mn-Cu white cast irons, NMD-ATM 2009 held at Kolkata,2009.
4. I.Chakrabarty & A.K.Ghose, Studies on the use of fly ash as a substitute for foundry sands, NMD-ATM 2010 held at Bangalore.2010.
5. I. Chakrabarty, M.K.Vidyarthi and A.K.Ghose, Effect of cryogenic treatment on the wear performance of Cr-Mn-Cu white cast iron grinding media,61st.Indian Foundry Congress held at Kolkata, 2013.
6. Sunny Kumar and I.Chakrabarty, Development of carbidic austempered ductile  iron, NMD-ATM 2013 held at IIT(BHU).
7. Sheo Kumar and I.Chakrabarty, Effect of electric field on the synthesis of in-situ Al-TiB2 composites, NMD-ATM 2014 held at Pune.
8. Sunny Kumar and I.Chakrabarty, Effect of Cr and Mo additions on the development of carbidic austempered ductile iron, 63rd Indian Foundry Congress 2015.
9. Subham, Parth Shukla  and Indrajit Chakrabarty, Effect of vanadium addition and cryogenic treatment on the development of carbidic austempered ductile iron, Presented in World Foundry Congress 2016, Japan.