Senior Scientific Officer

Department of Materials Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, INDIA

Tel: +91-80-2293 3237
email: rjd_at_materials.iisc.ernet.in

M.Sc.(Engg) (1988), IISc
M.A.Sc. (1983), Gulbarga University
B.Sc. (1980), Karnataka University

German Academic Exchange Fellowship (DAAD), 1991-92.

Research Interests
Mineral Processing, Biomineral processing.

Selected Publications
1. R.J. Deshpande and K.A. Natarajan, Studies on grinding media wear and its effect on flotation of ferrugenous phosphate ore, Minerals Engineering 12 (1999) 1119-1125.
2. R.J. Deshpande, S. Subramanian and K.A. Natarajan, Effect of bacterial interaction with Thiobacillus ferrooxidans on the floatability of sphalerite and pyrite, Proc. Int. Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology (MPT 2001), February 15-17, (2001) Hyderabad, 159-161.
3. R.J. Deshpande, S. Subramanian and K.A. Natarajan, Surface chemical studies on pyrite and arsenopyrite using Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans, Proc. Mineral Processing Technology (MPT-2004), Editors. G.V. Rao and V.N. Misra, Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2004, 668-675.

Total Publications 10