K.T.Jacob

K.T.Jacob
FASc, FNA, FNAE, FNASc, FIIM
Emeritus Professor
Room: A209, Department of Materials Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, INDIA

Tel: +91-80-2293 2494
email: katob_at_materials.iisc.ernet.in


Education
D.Sc.(Engg) (1986), Univ. of London
Ph.D. (1970), Univ. of London
D.I.C. (1970), Imperial College
B.E. (1967), IISc
B.Sc. (1964), Univ. of Mysore


Awards
International Hoffman Memorial Prize; National Metallurgists Day Award; MRSI Medal; Prof. Brahm Prakash Memorial Medal (INSA); Prof. Rustom Chokshi Award for Excellence in Research(IISc); Extraction and Processing Science Award(TMS); G.D. Birla Gold Medal (IIM), Materials Scientist of the Year Award(MRSI); Syed Husain Zaheer Medal(INSA).


Research Interests
Classical, Statistical and Irreversible Thermodynamics of Materials, Solid State Sensors, High Temperature Corrosion, Phase Equilibria, Materials Processing, Nano Science & Technology, Fuel cells.


Selected Publications
1. K.T. Jacob, C. Shekhar, X. Li and G.M. Kale, Gibbs energy of formation of CaCu3Ti4O12 and phase relations in the system CaO-CuO/Cu2O-TiO2, Acta Mater., 56 (2008) 4798-4803.
2. Y. Waseda, H.S. Chen, K.T. Jacob and H. Shibata, On the glass forming ability of liquid alloys, Sci. Tech. Adv. Mater., 9 (2008) 023003.
3. K.T. Jacob, S. Singh and Y. Waseda, Refinement of thermodynamic data on GaN, J. Mater. Res., 22 (2007) 3475-3483.

Total publications: 367


Teaching
Solid State Sensors, Advanced Thermodynamics of Materials.