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, 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

Student alumni

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.

Ph. D.

M. Tech.

M. Sc. (Engg.)

A. I. I. Sc.

M. E. (Intergrated)

M. E. (Manufacturing Engineering)

B. E.

D. I. I. Sc.