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Dr. N. C. Shanti Srinivas
Professor
Department of Metallurgical Engineering Indian Institute of Technolog
ncssrinivas.met@iitbhu.ac.in
9335004273
Area of Interest: 
Phase Transformations, Deformation and Fracture, Fatigue of Advanced Structural Materials, Advanced Steels, Additive Manufacturing, Failure Analysis

Degree  Institution Year   Distinction
B.E (Met.Engg) Andhra University of College of Engineering,
Andhra University,  Waltair, India
1987  Third Rank
M.Tech
(Industrial Metallurgy)
Institute of Technology,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
1989 First Rank
BHU Gold Medal
Ph.D
(Met. Engg. )
Institute of Technology,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
 1999 Title: Studies on Precipitation in
High Nitrogen Austenitic
Stainless steels
Supervisor: Prof. V.V.Kutumbarao             

 

S.No Designation  Department/Institute From                 To  
1. Research Engineer
 
DRDO Sponsored Project
Department of  Metallurgical Engineering,
Institute of Technology,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
11.02.1992 31.08.1992
2. Senior Research Fellow (CSIR) Department of  Metallurgical Engineering,
Institute of Technology,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
01.03.1993 28.02.1997
3. Research Associate(CSIR) Department of  Metallurgical Engineering,
Institute of Technology,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
01.04.1997 26.05.1998
4. Lecturer Department of  Metallurgical Engineering,
Institute of Technology,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
27.05.1998 26.05.2002
5. Lecturer (Senior Scale) Department of  Metallurgical Engineering,
Institute of Technology,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
27.05.2002 27.09.2004
6. Reader Department of  Metallurgical Engineering,
Institute of Technology,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
28.09.2004 27.09.2007
7. Associate Professor Department of  Metallurgical Engineering
Institute of Technology,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
28.09.2007 27.09.2010
8. Professor Department of  Metallurgical Engineering,
Institute of Technology,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
28.09.2010 28.06.2012
9. Professor Department of  Metallurgical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology,
(Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, India
29.06.2012 to date

 
 
 

1. Teaching experience   :      22 years of experience in teaching UG/PG courses in Metallurgical Engineering        
2.   UG/PG Courses Taught :

  • MT- 2104:  Materials Testing
  • MT- 2211:  Mechanics of Deformation and Fracture
  • MT- 3225:  Mechanical working
  • MT- 4133:  Materials Fabrication Technology
  • MT- 4246:  Industrial Management
  • MT- 4247:  Alloy Design and Development
  • MT- 4250:  Surface Engineering
  • MT- 5116:  Fracture Mechanics and Component Integrity
  • MT- 5142:  Near net shape Processing
  • MT- 5221:  Structural Phase Transformations
  • M​T- 5222:  Industrial Heat Treatment
  • MT- 351:   Deformation and Testing of Materials
  • MT- 412:   Automotive and Aerospace Materials
  • MT- 552:   Failure Analysis
  • MT- 567:   Fracture Mechanics

 3. New theory Courses/laboratory experiments designed:

 3.1    Theory Courses

  • Designed a course on MT-351: Deformation and Testing of Materials for UG
The course aims at introducing mechanics of deformation and fracture and their relevance to the testing of materials and also various destructive and non-destructive testing methods.  ​
  • Designed a new theory course on MT- 552: Failure Analysis for PG
The course aims at familiarizing students about different types, causes, and mechanisms of failures of engineering components and methodology of failure analysis and remedial measures to prevent failures. ​
  • ​Designed a new theory course on MT- 567 : Fracture Mechanics for PG
The course aims at familiarizing students about principles of fracture mechanics and its application to analyze failures of engineering materials. 
  • Designed a new theory course on MT- 7131: Integrity and Life Assessment of Structural components for Ph.D
The subject is intended to familiarize the students with the integrity of structural components when subjected to different kinds of stresses, temperature, environment and various surface modification processes to improve their performance and life assessment methods.

3.2     Laboratory experiments

         Designed new experiments such as:

  • Measurement of elastic modulus by ultrasonic testing.
  • Coating thickness by eddy current testing.
  • Surface roughness testing by surface roughness tester
  • Flow rate and apparent density of powders.
  • Compaction and sintering of powders

1. Field of specialization            
Broad Area of Specialization: Mechanical / Physical Metallurgy

Current Area(s) of Research: Deformation and Fracture;  Phase Transformations; Fatigue of Advanced Structural Materials;
Failure Analysis; Advanced Steels; Additive Manufacturing.

2. Major Research Achievements

  • Dynamic strain ageing at room temperature in Zircaloy-2 was reported for the first time. 
  • The Development of Corduroy structure resulting from cyclic loading in Zircaloy-2 was observed for the first time at room temperature.
  • Rosette tensile fracture in modified 9Cr-1Mo steel specimens was reported.  
  • Dynamic Strain ageing of Zircaloy-2 under Asymmetric loading at 400oC was reported for the first time.
  •  Also, contributed to the understanding of:  phase transformations and tensile behaviour at different temperatures of high nitrogen steels and modified Cr-Mo steel;   the effects of surface nano crystallization on low cycle fatigue behaviour of Al alloys and Superalloys; low cycle fatigue and ratcheting fatigue behaviour of Zircaloy-2 and modified Cr-Mo steel at different temperatures; Effect of hot corrosion on tensile and LCF behaviour of Superalloy IN 617.

3. Research Guidance

  • Ph. D  Guidance
S.No. Name of the Student Year of Completion /
Registration
Title of the Thesis Supervisor or Co-supervisor
1. Ms. Preeti Verma  
2016 (completed)
Tensile and Low cycle fatigue behavior of modified 9Cr-1Mo steel  
Co-Supervisor
 
2. Mr. Rupendra Singh Rajpurohit
 
2018 (completed)
 
Ratcheting fatigue behavior of Zircaloy-2 Supervisor
 
3. Mr. Vaibhav Pandey
 
2018 (completed)
 
Effect of surface nano-crystallization on low cycle fatigue behavior of 7075 alloy Co-supervisor
 
4. Mr. Ch. Visweswara Rao
 
 2015 (ongoing) Tensile and low cycle fatigue behavior of Super alloy  IN617 Supervisor
 
5. Ms. Prerna Mishra
 
2016 (ongoing)

 
 

Ratcheting fatigue behavior of modified 9Cr-1Mo steel and Super alloy IN 617 Supervisor
6. Ms. Garima Kamde
 
2016(on leave) Creep-fatigue Interaction in Super alloy IN 617 Supervisor
7. Mr. Jaydeep Vishwakarma
 
   2017 (ongoing)
 
Deformation behavior of advanced structural steels processed by additive manufacturing Supervisor
8.  Mr. R. Pavan Kumar 2018 (ongoing) Development of low density, high modulus steels Co-Supervisor
9.  Ms. Vasu Shreyasi 2019( ongoing) Tensile and fatigue behavior of Superalloy processed by additive manufacturing Supervisor
  • M. Tech. Guidance:  Theses Completed: 34; Ongoing: 3

4. Research Publications

  • Book Chapter 
S.No Title Author’s Name Publisher Year of Publication
 1. Stress-Strain Behaviour of Modified 9Cr-1Mo steel under asymmetric cyclic stressing at Room temperature (Book Chapter)
Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering: Structural Integrity Assessment:
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8767-8_61
 Prerna Mishra, R S Rajpurohit, N.C. Santhi Srinivas and Vakil Singh Springer Nature   2019 

 

 

  • Selected Technical Articles:
  • Ch. Visweswara Rao, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, G.V.S. Sastry, Vakil Singh, Effect of microstructure on work hardening behaviour of IN-617 alloy, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 800, 2021, 140317, ISSN 0921-5093, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2020.140317
  • Mishra, P., Santhi Srinivas, N.C., Sastry, G.V.S. et al. Influence of Pre-Ratcheting Fatigue on Tensile Behavior of Modified 9Cr-1Mo Steel at Ambient TemperatureTransactions of Indian Institute of Metals (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12666-021-02211-y
  • Jaydeep Vishwakarma, K. Chattopadhyay, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, Effect of build orientation on microstructure and tensile behaviour of selectively laser melted M300 maraging steel, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 798, 2020,140130, ISSN 0921-5093, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2020.140130
  • Ch. Visweswara Rao, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, G.V.S. Sastry, Vakil Singh, Low cycle fatigue behavior of salt coated and pre-exposed IN-617 alloy, Materials Characterization, Volume 169, 2020,110645, ISSN 1044-5803, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2020.110645
  • Mishra, P., Rajpurohit, R.S., Srinivas, N.C.S, Sastry GVS and Singh V, Ratcheting Fatigue Behavior of Modified 9Cr–1Mo Steel at Room Temperature. Metallurgical and Materials International (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12540-020-00811-, 2020,
  • R. S. Rajpurohit, Prerna Mishra, N. C. Santhi Srinivas, S. R. Singh & V. Singh Ratcheting Fatigue Behaviour of Zircaloy-2 at 300 °C, Metals and Materials International (2020), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12540-020-00686-w
  • Ch.Visweswara rao, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, GVS Sastry, Vakil Singh, Dynamic Strain Ageing, Deformation and Fracture behavior of nickel base superalloy  IN617, Materials Science and Engineering A, 742, (2019), p44-60.
  • J. Lal, S. Kumar, N.C.Santhi Srinivas, Effect of Preliminary Cold Working on High-Temperature Tensile Behavior of Nickel-Free High-Nitrogen Austenitic Steel, t,Metal Science and Heat Treatment, November 2019, Volume 61, Issue 7–8, pp 478–481, Springer
  • V.Pandey, K. Chattopadhyay, N.C. Santhi Srinivas and Vakil Singh, Thermal and Microstructural Stability of Nanostructured Surface of Aluminium Alloy 7075, Materials Characterisation, Vol 151, (2019), p242-251.
  • V Pandey, JK Singh, K Chattopadhyay, NC Santhi Srinivas, V Singh, Optimization of USSP duration for enhanced corrosion resistance of AA7075, Ultrasonics, Vol 91, (2019), p180-192.
  • R. S. Rajpurohit, N. C. Santhi Srinivas , S. R. Singh and Vakil Singh. “Effect of ratcheting on tensile behavior of Zircaloy-2 at room temperature". Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals 71, (2018), p1149-1160
  • R. S. Rajpurohit, N. C. Santhi Srinivas, S. R. Singh and Vakil Singh. “Fatigue behavior of Zircaloy-2 under asymmetric cyclic loading at 400ºC". International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping 159, (2018),  p84-92.
  • Preeti  Verma,  N.C.  Santhi  Srinivas, Vakil  Singh,  Low  Cycle  fatigue  behavior  of modified 9Cr-1Mo steel at 300oC , Materials Science and Engineering A, (2018), 715, p17-24.
  • Preeti Verma, Joysurya Basu, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, Vakil Singh, ``Deformation behavior of modified 9Cr–1Mo steel under low cycle fatigue at 600 °C’, Materials Characterization, Vol 131, (2017), p244-252.
  • Vaibhav Pandey, J. K. Singh, K. Chattopadhyay, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, and Vakil Singh. “Influence of Ultrasonic Shot Peening on Corrosion behavior of 7075 Aluminum alloy.” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 723, (2017), p826-840.
  • Vaibhav Pandey, K. Chattopadhyay, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, and Vakil Singh. “Effect of stress relieving treatment on low cycle fatigue behavior of USSP treated 7075 aluminium alloy.” IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering,  194, (2017) p012037.
  • Vaibhav Pandey, K. Chattopadhyay, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, and Vakil Singh. “Role of Ultrasonic Shot Peening on Low Cycle Fatigue Behavior of 7075 Aluminium Alloy.” International Journal of Fatigue, 103, (2017), p426-435.
  • N. C. Santhi Srinivas, Preeti Verma, Vakil Singh, Dynamic Strain Ageing Behavior of Modified 9Cr-1Mo Steel under Monotonic and Cyclic Loading, Procedia Engineering, Vol 184, (2017), p765-777.
  • Preeti Verma, G Sudhakar Rao, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, Vakil Singh, Rosette tensile fracture of modified 9Cr-1Mo steel, Materials Science and Engineering A, 683 (2017), p172-186.
  • R.S. Rajpurohit, , N.C. Santhi Srinivas, V. Singh,  Ratcheting Strain Accumulation due to asymmetric cyclic loading of Zircaloy-2 at room temperature, Procedia Structural Integrity, 2 (2016), p2757-2763.
  • Vaibhav Pandey, K.Chattopadhyay, N.C.Santhi Srinivas and Vakil   Singh, Low cycle fatigue behavior of AA7075 with surface nanogradient structure produced by ultransonic shotpeening, Procedia Structural Integrity, 2 (2016), p3288-3295.  
  • R.S. Rajpurohit, G. Sudhakar Rao, K. Chattopadhyay, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, V. Singh, Ratcheting fatigue behavior of Zircaloy-2 at room temperature, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 477, (2016), p67-76.
  • Vakil Singh, Vaibhav Pandey, Sanjeev Kumar,  N C Santhi Srinivas, Kausik     Chattopadhyay.  Effect of Ultrasonic Shotpeening on Surface Microstructure and Fatigue Behavior of Structural Alloys’, Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, 69(2), (2016), p295-300.
  • Preeti Verma,  N.C.Santhi Srinivas, Vakil Singh, `Low Cycle Fatigue Behaviour of modified 9Cr-1Mo steel at 600 °C, Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, 69(2), (2016), p331-335.
  • Preeti Verma, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, S.R. Singh and Vakil Singh,`,Low Cycle Fatigue Behaviour of Modified 9Cr-1Mo steel at Room Temperature’, Materials Science and Engineering A, 652,  (2016), p30-41.
  • Vaibhav Pandey, G. Sudhakar Rao, K.Chattopadhyay, N.C.Santhi Srinivas and Vakil   Singh, `Effect of ultrasonic shot peening on microstructure and cyclic deformation of 2014 Aluminium Alloy, Materials Science and Engineering A:  647, (2015), p201-211
  • G. Sudhakar Rao, Preeti Verma, J.K. Chakravartty, N. Saibaba, G.S. Mahobia,  N.C. Santhi Srinivas, V. Singh, “Inverse Strain rate effect of cyclic response in annealed Zircaloy-2’, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 457, (2015),  p330-342.
  • Preeti Verma, Sudhakar Rao G., P. Chellapandi, G.S. Mahobia, Kausik Chattopadhyay, Santhi Srinivas N.C., Vakil Singh, Dynamic strain ageing, deformation, and fracture behavior of modified 9Cr–1Mo steel, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 621, (2015),  p39–51.
  • Sanjeev Kumar, G.Sudhakar Rao, K.Chattopadhyay, GS Mahobia, N.C. Santhi Srinivas and Vakil Singh,` Effect of surface nanostructure on tensile behavior of Superalloy IN718’, Materials and Design, 62, (2014), p76-82.
  • G. Sudhakar Rao, J.K. Chakravartty, N. Saibaba, G.S. Mahobia, Kausik Chattopadhyay,  N.C.Santhi Srinivas, Vakil Singh, Disappearancehttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921509314002172 and reappearance of serrated plastic flow under cyclic loading: A study of dislocation substructures’ Materials Science and Engineering A, 603, (2014), p114-120.
  • K. Chattopadhyay, V. Pandey, N. C. S. Srinivas, and V. Singh. "Effect of surface nanostructure on tensile and low cycle fatigue behavior of Al 2014 alloy." IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 63, no. 1, (2014), p012017. IOP Publishing,
  • G.S. Mahobia, Neeta Paulose, S.L. Mannan, R.G. Sudhakar, K. Chattopadhyay, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, Vakil Singh, `Effect of hot corrosion on low cycle fatigue behavior of superalloy IN71’, International Journal of Fatigue,  59, (2014), p272-281.
  • N.C. Santhi Srinivas,` Precipitation characteristics of High Nitrogen Austenitic Stainless Steels’ Proceedings of 11th  International Conference on `High Nitrogen Steels and Interstitial alloys’ Sept 27-29,2012, Chennai, India Eds. U.Kamachi Mudali, MG Pujar and Baldev Raj, (2013), pp155-164, VRK Printing House , Chennai.
  • M.K.Tripathi, N.C.Santhi Srinivas and V.Singh, `Effect of cold rolling on low cycle fatigue behaviour of  Timetal 834’,  International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology,  2(8), (2013), p345-348.
  • G.S.Mahobia, Sudhakar R.G, Ajesh Antony, K.Chattopadhyay, N.C.Santhi Srinivas    and Vakil Singh ,  `Effect of salt environment on low cycle fatigue behavior of nickel- based   superalloy IN718’, Proceedia  Engineering, 55, (2013), p830-834.
  • G.S. Mahobia, Neeta Paulose, S.L. Mannan, K. Chattopadhyay, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, Vakil Singh, `Tensile behavior of superalloy IN718 in hot corrosive environment’ Journal of Materials Engineering and Performances, 22(12), (2013), p3810-3817.
  • G. Sudhakar Rao, J.K. Chakravarty, N. Saibaba, G.S. Mahobia, K. Chattopadhyay, N.C. Santhi Srinivas, V. Singh, `Low Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Zircaloy-2 at Room Temperature’, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 441(1-3), (2013), p455-467.
  • G.S.Mahobia, K.Chattopadhyay, N.C.Santhi Srinivas, N.Prasad and Vakil Singh, Environmental effects on mechanical behaviour of nickel-based superalloys’, The Banaras Metallurgist, Vol 16, (2011), p165-174.
  • N.C.Santhi Srinivas and V.V.Kutumbarao , `Mechanical Behaviour of  high nitrogen austenitic stainless steels’ ,  Transactions of IIM, Vol 64,No 4-5, (2011), p331-337
  • G.S.Mahobia, K.Chattopadhyay, N.C.Santhi Srinivas, N.Prasad and Vakil Singh, `Environmental effects on mechanical behaviour of nickel-based superalloys’, Proceedings of International conference on Non-ferrous Metals, (2010), Varanasi, Eds. T.R.Mankhand, NK Mukhopadhyay and  CR Mishra, Tech-2/1 –Tech 2/11
  • N.C. Santhi Srinivas and V.V. Kutumbarao,  `Growth Mechanism of  Discontinuous Precipitation in a Multi-component  (Fe-Cr-Mn-N) System’Scripta Materialia, 51, (2004), p 1105-1109
  • N.C.Santhi Srinivas, Reetesh pendase, Goutama, GVS Sastry and V.V.Kutumbarao, `Initial Stages of Discontinuous Precipitation in High Nitrogen Austenitic Stainless Steels’,  Transactions of  IIM, Vol. 55, No.4, (2002), p 247
  • N.C. Santhi Srinivas and V.V.  Kutumbarao, `Nickel-Free High Nitrogen Austenitic Stainless Steels’ , The Banaras Metallurgist,  Vol.14 & 15, (1997), p148
  • N.C. Santhi Srinivas and G.M.K. Sarma , `Investigations on a Melt-spun Mg2Al5Cu6 Alloy’, The Banaras Metallurgist,  Vol.14 & 15, (1997), p115
  • N.C.Santhi Srinivas and V.V.Kutumbarao, `On the Discontinuous Precipitation of Cr2N in Cr- Mn-N Austenitic Stainless Steels’,  Scripta Materialia,  Vol.37, No.3, (1997), p 285.

5. Sponsored Research Projects:
 

S.No Title Agency Period Amount (in INR)
1. Exploratory studies on LCF of GTM-SU-718 in Salt Environment (Co-I)
(2010-11)
Gas Turbine Research Establishment, DRDO, Bangalore, India
 
1 year
 
 
6,85,000
 
2. Evaluation of Cyclic Deformation Behavior of Structural Materials for Advanced Nuclear Applications (Co-PI)(2009-14) Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai, India 4 Years
 
71,93,700
 
3. Hot-Deformation Behaviour of Indigenously Produced Nitrogen steels for Critical Applications (PI) (SGF Project) (2014-15) Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, India
 
1 Year
 
20,00,000
 
4. Development of nickel-free
nitrogen stainless steels for
biomedical applications
(2017-19) (Co-PI)
Steel Development
Fund, Ministry of
Steel, Government of India
 
3 years
 
2,84,48,000
 
5. Mechanical Behavior of Advanced high strength steel processed by additive manufacturing (2020-23) Department of Science and Technology (DST) 3 years  44,22,784

6. Invited Lectures 

  1. `Image Analysis’, One–day Seminar on Metallurgical Researches, at Dept. of    Metallurgical.Engineering,  IT-BHU on  Aug 8, 2002    
  2. `Material Testing Methods',  Lecture given  for Participants of Materials Quiz,  Dept. of  Met.Engg, IT-BHU on  Aug 25, 2006
  3. `Mechanical Testing’ Lecture given in Training Programme  for executives of Maruti Suzuki Ltd, 14 -21 February, 2014, Dept. of Met. Engg, IIT (BHU)
  4. `Fracture Mechanics’, Lecture given in Training Programme  for executives of Maruti Suzuki Ltd, 14-21 February, 2014, Dept. of Met. Engg, IIT (BHU)
  5. `Low Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Advanced Structural Materials’, Invited Lecture, National Workshop on Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures,  December 2014,  MNNIT Allahabad , India
  6. `Fracture and Failure Analysis’, Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists (MNM-2015), December 8-10, 2015, Department of Metallurgical Engg,IIT(BHU)
  7. `Fracture and Fractography of Steels, QIP short term course on `Advanced Steel Technologies’ on March 5, 2017 at IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  8. Hardness Testing, QIP Short Term Course on `Mechanical Properties and Deformation Behavior of  Structural Materials’, Aug 27-Sep 2, 2018, Dept.of Met.Engg, IIT(BHU), Varanasi.
  9. `Non-Destructive Testing’ QIP Short Term Course on `Mechanical Properties and Deformation Behavior of Structural Materials’, Aug 27-Sep 2, 2018, Dept. of Met.Engg, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  10. Non-Destructive Testing’ QIP Short Term Course on `Metallurgical Failures’, Feb 23-March 2, 2019, Dept. of Met.Engg, IIT(BHU), Varanasi
  11. `Fracture Mechanics' AICTE-QIP- Short term course on Mathematical Modelling and Analysis on Continnum Mechanics, Sept 9-15th, 2019, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, IIT(BHU), Varanasi

        Administrative Experience

  • Administrative Warden, IT Girls Hostel, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (2002-2003)
  • Administrative Warden, Gandhi Smriti Mahila Chhatravas, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (2003-2008)
  • Joint–Coordinator, Mechanical Metallurgy Division, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, IT-BHU, Varanasi (2004- 2007)
  • Convener, Anti-ragging Vigilance Squad, IT-BHU, Varanasi (2008-2009), (2009-2010).
  • Member, Ragging Prevention Committee, IT-BHU, Varanasi (2009-2010).
  • Member, Disciplinary Committee, IT-BHU, Varanasi, (2009-2010).
  • Member Secretary, Department Research  Committee, Dept. Met Engg, (2011-2012)
  • Convener, Departmental Post Graduate Committee, Dept. Met Engg, (2012- 2014)
  • Convener, Departmental Library Committee, Dept of Met. Engg, IIT(BHU), (2015-16)
  • Member, Library purchase committee, Dept. of Met. Engg, IT (2004-2007, 2010-2012, 2012-2013)
  • Member, Departmental Research Committee, (2010-2012)                
  • Member, Departmental Purchase Committee, Dept of Met.Engg, IIT(BHU), (2015- 2016)
  • Professor–in- Charge, Department Library, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, IIT(BHU), Varanasi (2004-2007), (2015-2017)
  • Member, Departmental Faculty Affairs Committee, Dept of Met.Engg, IIT(BHU), (2015- 2018)
  • Coordinator, Mechanical Metallurgy Division, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, IIT(BHU), Varanasi (2011 -to date)
  • Major Consultancy Projects  as a Consultant (last 3 years)
S.No Title of the Project Agency Amount (INR) Year Other        
investigators
1. Evaluation of SAILMA 550Hi grade steel used for making Penstock
 
RDCIS, SAIL
Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi, India
20,72,000
 
2017
 
Dr R Manna,
Coordinator,
 & other
Faculty Members
2. Failure Analysis of Gudgeon Pin Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Gurgaon    4,92,000  2019 Dr. K.Chattopadhyay(PI)
V.Singh, GS Mahobia
  • Testing
S.No Title of the Project Agency Amount (INR) Year Other        
investigators
1. Mechanical Testing (Tensile Testing, compression testing, bend testing, hardness testing, surface roughness testing)
 
NTPC,Unchahar
Raebareli
North Central
Railway,
Allahabad,
RGCVY,
Jaunpur and other Indian agencies
92,000
 
2015-16
 

Dr. K.Chattopadhyay
 
 
 

2. Mechanical Testing (Tensile Testing, compression testing, bend testing, hardness testing, surface roughness testing) 
 
 
NTPCUnchahar
Raebareli
Mahavir
Traders, Sigra
Chetak
Industries,
CPWD(BHU)
NBCC
NCL, Singarauli
 
4,42,000
 
2016-17 Dr. K.Chattopadhyay
 
3. Mechanical Testing
(Tensile Testing, compression testing, bend testing, hardness testing, surface roughness testing, coating thickness measurement)
Airport
Authority of
India, VNS
NBCC ltd,
CPWD(BHU)
Techno
Electric &Engg,
Gayatri
Electric Works
1,60,000 2017-18 Dr. K.Chattopadhyay
 

  

    Organization of Courses/Conferences (last 5 years)

    S. No. Name of the Conference/Course      Sponsored by Dates
    1. Co-Convener, 51st National Metallurgist Day & 67th Annual Technical Meeting of IIM Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata, India November 12-15, 2013
    2. Co-Convener, EMSI 2016, International
    Conference on Electron Microscopy and
    XXXVII Annual Meeting of Electron Microscope Society of India, 2016
    Electron Microscope Society of India, Mumbai, India June 02-04, 2016
     
    3. Joint-Coordinator, QIP/STC on `Mechanical Properties and Deformation of Structural Materials QIP Center, IIT(BHU), Varanasi, India Aug 27-Sep 2,2018

     

    Membership:

    1. Fellow, Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata, India (2021)

    2. Founder Life Member, Society for Failure Analysis, Hyderabad, India

    3. Life member, Electron Microscope Society of India, Mumbai, India   

    4. Life Member, Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata, India (till 2021)   

    Positions Held:   

     1. Honorary Treasurer (2001-2003)
         Indian Institute of Metals, Varanasi Chapter
                                                                       
    2.  Honorary Secretary (2007-2010)
         Indian Institute of Metals, Varanasi Chapter    

    3. Reporter (2008-2012) 
         IIM Metal News, Kolkata                                                          

    4. Chairperson (2013-2015)
        Indian Institute of Metals, Varanasi Chapter    

     

    • Professional Recognitions :
    S.No Name of Award Awarding Institution Year
    1. BHU Gold Medal for standing
    ​First at M.Tech (Met. Engg.)
    IT(BHU), Varanasi 1989
    2.
     
    Jawahar Lal Nehru   Memorial Fund Award for standing First at M.Tech (Met. Engg)
     
    Jawahar Lal Nehru
    Memorial Fund, New Delhi
    1989
    3. Certificate of Appreciation at the International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT 2016) University of Malaya,
    Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia
    2016
    4. Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP)  
    conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee and Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Nov 17-Dec 7, 2018 
    Ministry of Human
    Resource Development
    (MHRD), Govt. of India
    2018
     

     

    • Other Recognitions
    First  Rank at `Certificate course in Sanskrit Language'.

     

    At IIT(BHU), Varanasi conducted by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi
     
    August 2016 - April 2017
    First Rank at `Diploma Course in Sanskrit Language'. At IIT(BHU) conducted by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi.
     
    September 2017-April 2018
     
         

    Contributions at Department / Institute / National  /International level:
     

    1. Department Level:
    • Co-ordinator, Mechanical Metallurgy Division, Dept. of Met. Engg, 2011-to date
    • Teacher–in Charge, Department Library, Dept.of Met.Eng, 2004-2007, 2015-2017
    • Member Secretary, Department Research  Committee, Dept. Met Engg, 2011-2012
    • Convener, Departmental Post Graduate Committee, Dept. Met Engg, 2012- 2014
    • Convener, Departmental Library Committee, Dept of Met. Engg, IIT(BHU),2015-16
    • Member, Library purchase committee, Dept. of Met. Engg, IT (2004-2007, 2010-2012, 2012-2013)
    • Joint – Coordinator, Mechanical Metallurgy Division, Dept.of Met.Engg,IT (2004- 2007)
    • Member, Departmental Research Committee, 2010-2012                
    • Member, Organizing committee, Faculty development Programme, UGC-ASC, 2010
    • Member, Departmental Faculty Affairs Committee, Dept of Met.Engg, IIT(BHU),2015- 2018
    • Member, Departmental Purchase Committee, Dept of Met.Engg, IIT(BHU), 2015- 2016
    • Editor, The Banaras Metallurgist
    • Co-Investigator of the projectSetting up an Advanced Research Center for Iron and Steel at IIT(BHU), Steel Development Fund, Ministry of Steel, GOI, Rs 30.98 crores
    1. Institute Level:
    • Deputy Presiding Officer, IIT-JEE Examination at IT-BHU, 2009
    • Convener, Anti-ragging Vigilance Squad 2008-2009, 2009-2010.
    • Member, Ragging Prevention Committee, 2009-2010
    • Member, Disciplinary Committee, IT-BHU, 2009-2010
    • Member, Senate, IIT(BHU), Varanasi, 2012 -to date
    • Nominated Member, Senate Post Graduate Committee, IIT(BHU), 2014-2015
    1. National Level/ International level:
    • Member, Vidyalaya Management Committee,  Kendriya Vidyalaya, BHU Campus,  Varanasi, 2008- 2010
    • Reporter, IIM Metal News, Kolkata, 2008- 2012
    • Member, Executive Committee, Indian Institute of Metals, Varanasi Chapter, 2013- 2018
    • Reviewer, Proceedings of First Structural Integrity Conference and Exhibition (SICE- 2016), Bangalore, July 4-6, 2016
    • Paper Setter for Selection and Application of Materials, Associate Membership Examination, Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata 2012- 2017
    • Member, National Advisory Committee, International Conference on Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT 2017), 20th edition of the conference series, VIT, Chennai, December 11-14, 2017, 
    • Member, Conference Technical Committee, 4th International Conference on Mechanical, Materials, and Manufacturing (ICMMM 2017), Atlanta, USA, October 25-27, 2017.
    • Member, Conference Technical Committee, 5th International Conference on Mechanical Properties of Materials (ICMPM 2017), Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 27-29, 2018
    • Reviewer, Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, Springer.
    • Reviewer, Materials Letters, Elsevier.  
    • Reviewer, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Springer                          
    • Member, Conference Technical Committee, 6th Int.Conf on Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing (ICMMM 2019), Boston, USA, October 12-14, 2019.  
    • Delivered an invited lecture in AICTE sponsored QIP STC on Mathematical Modelling and Analysis in Continnum Mechanics, Department of Mathematical Sciences, IIT(BHU), September 9-15, 2019,  
    • Delivered lecture at 22nd international conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT-2019) at Taipei, Taiwan, October 20-24, 2019.
    • Selected and participated in DST sponsored programme on `Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of S&T outcomes for Women Scientists and Technologists' at CSIR-HRDC, Ghaziabad, India, November 18-22, 2019.
    •  Delivered a lecture at APMC Hyderabad, February, 2020.   
    •  Expert Member, DRDO for Assessment of the Scientists (B-E), July 2020. 
    •  Reviewer, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Elseveir.