The department, over the course of its rich and diverse history, is proud to have had wonderful faculty, students, and staff who have reached great heights in their respective disciplines. While this page lists a small collection of notable alumni and faculty who have been part of the department (coming soon), links to entire list(s) of students who have graduated from the various programs conducted by the department are provided below.
Following is a list of notable alumni of the department who have also been recipients of the “Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award” from Indian Institute of Science.
|Alumnus/Alumna||Position while receiving award||Year of receiving award|
|Prof. B. S. Murty||Director, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad, India||2020|
|Prof. Dipankar Banerjee||Former Chief Controller of R&D at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), New Delhi, India||2018|
|Prof. S. Seetharaman||Emeritus Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden||2013|
|Prof. Ramesh Ramamoorthy||Plato Malozemoff Professor of Materials Science and Physics, University of California, Berkeley, USA||2012|
|Prof. Subhash Mahajan||Distinguished Professor and Special Advisor to the Chancellor, University of California, Davis, USA||2012|
|Prof. Y. V. R. K. Prasad||Technical Consultant, Processing maps.com, USA and Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong, China||2008|
|Dr. Sanak Mishra||Chief Executive Officer India Greenfield Projects, ArcelorMittal, New Delhi, India||2008|
|Dr. Baldev Raj||Hon. Member, International Committee on NDT, Distinguished Scientist & Director, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu||2007|
|Prof. S. Ranganathan||Hon. Professor, Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science and Visiting Professor at NIAS, Bangalore, India||2006|
|Dr. Ashok K. Sinha||Senior Vice President and General Manager, Applied Material Inc., USA||2005|
|Prof. Brij M. Moudgil||Director of the Engineering Research Center for Particle Science and Technology, University of Florida, USA||2003|
|Prof. P. Ramachandra Rao||Vice-Chancellor, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India||2001|
|Dr. R. R. Tummala||Director, Packaging Research Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, USA||1990|
|Dr. P. Ramarao||Former Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India||1990|
|Prof. P. Somasundaran||Former Chairman, Henry Krumb School of Mines, Columbia University, New York, USA||1989|
|Prof. C. V. Sundaram||National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, India||1985|
|Prof. T. R. Anantharaman||Former Director, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India||1982|
List of all students who have graduated from the various programs of the department are archived here. Links to specific decades of alumni are given below for each program.