Room: A211, Department of Materials Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, INDIA
Tel: +91-80-2293 3239
Ph.D. (1993), Imperial College, London
M.Tech. (1986), IIT, Kanpur
B.Tech. (1983), IIT, Kanpur
Binani Gold Medal award, Overseas Research Scholar Award.
Processing, characterization and properties of light metals and composites.
1. Wear behavior of plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO) and hybrid coatings of PEO and laser on MRI 230D magnesium alloy: G. Rapheal, S. Kumar, C. Blawert and N. B. Dahotre, Wear 271, 1987-1997, 2011.
2. Microstructure and texture evolution during accumulative roll bonding of aluminium alloy AA5086: S. Roy, S. Singh, S. Suwas, S. Kumar and K. Chattopadhyay, Materials Science and Engineering A 528, 8469-8478, 2011.
3. Improving corrosion resistance of MRI 230D Mg alloy by hybrid coating of laser surface alloying and plasma electrolytic oxidation: G. Rapheal, S. Kumar, C. Blawert and N. B. Dahotre, Materials Science Forum, 706-709, 1209-1214, 2012.
Total publications: 85
Mechanical behaviour of materials; Light metals, alloys and composites; Microstructural design and development of engineering materials.