Graduates MSc Engg

Research programmes were initiated from the inception of the Department.
They led to the Associateship of the Institute ( A.I.I.Sc ) in 1951.
When the institute became a deemed University, M.Sc ( Engg ) degree was conferred starting from 1960.



V. Aravamuthan
(J. C. Ghosh & S. S. Ghosh)
Studies on the reaction between carbon and sulphur at high temperatures with special reference to the production of carbon disulphide and desulphurization of Assam coal


K. G. Udupa
(J. Balachandra)
Electrowinning of zinc from Zawar concentrates


M. Mohan Rao
(Brahm Prakash)
Studies on the direct reduction of zinc sulphide with manganese and ferro-manganese

U. B. Nayak
(Brahm Prakash)
Soap flotation of zircon, rutile, monazite, quartz and ilmenite

M.Sc. (Engg)


H. S. Aswath
(A. A. Krishnan)
Studies on the measurement of contact angle and spreading power of tin and tin-lead solders on copper in presence of fluxes


J. Ramesam
(T. R. Anantharaman)
Development of age-hardenable alloys from Indian aluminium

R. K. Ramamurthy
(A. A. Krishnan)
Studies on vermiculite and its beneficiation

K. Manjunath Pai
(R. Malikarjunan & A. A. Krishnan)
Studies on some fatty acid collectors in the flotation of beach-sand
minerals of Travancore


A. V. Ramana Rao
(A. A. Krishnan)
Preparation of copper by some powder metallurgical techniques


M. Murali Mohan Rao
(K. P. Abraham)
Studies on the roasting of sphalerite concentrate

C. R. Krishna Murthy
(J. Balachandra)
Electrodeposition of copper tin alloys from the fluoborate bath

E. S. Dwarakadasa
(A. A. Krishnan)
Interface energy studies in some copper alloys containing a
liquid phase

K. S. Raman
(A.A. Krishnan)
Studies on the spreading power of some solders


M. S. Jayaram
(K. P. Abraham)
Studies on the chloridisation of low grade ferruginous manganese ores


S. Sreenivasa Rao
(T. R. Anantharaman)
Structural changes in copper zinc alloys


Satish Mishra
(K. I. Vasu)
Age-hardening and related properties of aluminium magnesium alloys


P. Suryanarayanan
(M. Mohan Rao)
Studies on the isothermal decomposition of a copper-27 wt% Sn alloy

B. L. Padma
(R. M. Mallya)
Electrical resistivity studies in quenched Al-Mg alloys

Rajiv Kohli
(K. I. Vasu)
Oxidation of zirconium alloys

D. R. Nagaraj
(K. I. Vasu)
Electro-hydrometallurgical recovery of copper from chalcopyrite


Prabhakar Sastri
(G. N. K. Iyengar)
Energy analysis of aluminium extraction in India


K. R. Narendranath
(E. S. Dwarakadasa)
Influence of beryllium addition on the age hardening, deformation and fracture characteristics of aluminium-5 zinc-4 magnesium alloy

D. Suresh
(P. K. Rohatgi & Kishore)
Solar furnace for melting metals and alloys


Effect of trace addition of tin on the isothermal and di-isothermal
ageing characteristics of aluminium-0.45 magnesium-0.26 silicon
alloy (Hardness, Resistometric and Microscopic studies)

P. Gopalan
(E. S.Dwarakadasa & Kishore)
Dynamic stress corrosion cracking studies in aged Al-5Zn-4Mg and Al-5Zn-4Mg-0.01Be alloys


D. Vaman Rao
(U. B. Nayak)
Beneficiation of low grade Mussorie phosphate ore by flotation

V. I. Gopikrishnan
(K. I. Vasu)
Oxidation and tarnishing of aluminium-silicon bronzes – a study with respect to architectural applications

P. N. Girija Shankar
(K. I. Vasu)
Inhibition of corrosion of mild steel in acid media – galvanostatic and potentio-static polarisation studies


Asok Kumar Ray
(E. S. Dwarakadasa & K. S. Raman)
Influence of porosity and slag inclusions on the properties of 15CDV6 HSLA steel butt welds

Girish P. Ghate
(K. S. Raman & K. S. S. Murthy (ME) )
Effect of minor element and trace addition on ageing characteristics and solidification behaviour of the Al-1.7Si-0.3Mg casting alloy


D. P. Patil
(U. B. Nayak)
Selective flotation of scheelite and calcite

C. S. Lakshmi
(R. M. Mallya & E. S. Rajagopal)
Characterisation of rapidly solidified aluminium-iron alloys

N. R. Mandre
(K. A. Natarajan)
Environmental aspects in mining and processing of sulphide minerals

M. K. Yelloji Rao
(K. A. Natarajan)
Electrochemical aspects of sulphide mineral dissolution


A. W. Bhagwat
(M. Mohan Rao)
Phase transformations in a Ti-7.9 at %Nb alloy

K. Raviprasad
(K. Chattopadhyay)
Studies on rapidly solidified iron-silicon alloys

D. S. Srinath
(E. S. Dwarakadasa)
Corrosion behaviour of high strength Cu-9Ni-6Sn and Cu-9Ni-6Sn-1Al spinodal alloys in 3.5% NaCl

K. Vijayaraju
(E. S. Dwarakadasa)
Role of excess vacancies in the ductile fracture of aluminium

Debashis Dutta
(K. Chattopadhyay & C. G. K. Nair HAL)
Development and evaluation of silicon carbide particulate reinforced aluminium composites


Durga Subramanian
(U. B. Nayak)
Optimization studies on molybdenite flotation

R. J. Deshpande
(U. B. Nayak)
Beneficiation studies on low grade tungsten deposits of Degana, Rajasthan

(K. A. Natarajan)
Electrochemical aspects of grinding media wear with reference to base metal sulphides

K. Asok Kumar
(K. S. Raman & A. N. Dwarakan (WRI) )
Development of a friction welding quality control monitor and its evaluation for carbon steel to WRI) carbon steel and steel to aluminium welding

A.K.S. Kalyan Kumar
(Y.V.R.K.Prasad & Kishore)
Criteria for predicting metallurgical instabilities in processing

J. N. Buzruk
(D. H. Sastry)
Impression creep behaviour of weldments and rate controlling mechanism of plastic flow of AISI SS 316 at high temperatures

D. N. Drakshayani
(R. M. Mallya)
Reactivity of solids-reduction of some transition metal oxides and of marine manganese nodules by hydrogen


C. S. Gundewar
(K. A. Natarajan & U. B. Nayak)
Grinding media wear studies with respect to Kudremukh Iron ore

N. Jyothi
(K. A. Natarajan)
The role of galvanic interactions in the bioleaching of mixed sulphides

R. Goswami
(M. Mohan Rao)
Lengthening kinetics of alpha plates in Ti-5.9% V alloy

S. Murali
(K. S. Raman & K. S. S. Murthy, ME )
Ageing characteristics of aluminium-7 % silicon-0.3% magnesium casting alloy with cadmium trace addition and iron impurity


(K.S.Raman & V.P.Raghupathy, BHEL)
Effect of welding conditions on the critical cracking stress and determination of critical restraint intensities of a high tensile steel

T. R. Govindan Kutty
(D. H. Sastry & C. Ganguly, BARC)
Creep studies on metallic nuclear fuels (U, U-5% Zr, U-10% Zr)


K. Padmanabhan
Flexural behaviour of unmodified and modified fibre reinforced epoxy based composites

K. Surnarayana Murthy
(K. A. Natarajan)
Bioleaching of a lean grade chalcopyrite ore – Studies on amenability and mechanisms

S. Muzhumathi
(D. H. Sastry & K. I. Vasu, CECRI)
Corrosion behaviour of equiatomic Nickel-Titanium alloy in 3.5% Nacl, 89 % Conc. H3PO4 and extra-cellularbiofluids.

D. Gupta
(A. K. Lahiri)
Study of fluid flow in a continuous casting mould


Sunil Kaushal
(Kishore )
Studies on mechanical behaviour, fracture toughness evaluation and fractographic analysis of carbon and rubber modified epoxy matrix reinforced with glass fibres

Kalyan Kumar Das
(K. A. Natarajan and Pradip (TRDDC))
Electrokinetic investigations on the oxidation of chalcopyrite

P. Krishna Sagar
(Y. V. R. K. Prasad and M. L. Bhatia, DMRL)
Processing maps for hot working of the intermetallic alloy Ti-24Al-11Nb

S. P. Dhandapani
(M. K. Surappa)
Studies on the growth of Al2O3/Al composite into SiC preforms and preliminary studies on the processing of intermetallic matrix composites

T. V. Vijaya Kumar
(U. B. Nayak and R. M. Mallya)
Studies on oil flotation of wolframite

Kishore Kapila
(K. S. Raman and D. H. Sastry)
Creep and impact studies on some steel weldments

H. R. Muralidhar
(V. Jayaram)
Al2O3/Al composites from Al-Zn alloys : Growth and infiltration mechanisms

G. Srinivasa Rao
(U. B. Nayak and R. M. Mallya )
Selective flotation of serpentine from magnesite

S. Vana Varamban
(K. T. Jacob and C. K. Mathews IGCAR)
Thermodynamics of sodium-indium, indium-lead and indium-antimony alloys


R. S. Sundar
(D. H. Sastry)
Creep behaviour of Ti-24 Al-11Nb alloy

C. Mani
(Kishore, C. R. L. Murty (AE), V. P. Raghupathy (WRI))
A study on generation and characterisation of transverse and longitudinal cracks in thick weldments

A. Ajay Kumar
Thermal, mechanical and non-destructive characterization of carbon-carbon composites

Madhavi Gurram
(G. N. K. Iyengar, G. R. Nagabhushana, HVE)
Development of a new bulk breakdown device based on a zinc oxide composite for low voltage surge suppression

Jaydeep Sarkar
(M. K. Surappa)
The constitutive flow behaviour of Al 6061-SiCp MMCs and related relaxation restoration mechanisms during hot deformation

N. Ravi Shankar
(K. Chattopadhyay)
Early stage plate growth in Cu-Zn Alloys – an attempt at the resolution of the bainite controversy


N. Krishnan
(S. Ranganathan, A. K. Lahiri and S. Seshan,ME)
Simulation of microstructural evolution during grain growth and

S. Anthonysamy
(K. T. Jacob & C. K. Mathews)
Carbon potential in U-Pu-C-O-N system measurements and calculations

M. Ravi
(E. S. Dwarakadasa & B. C. Pai, RRL, Thiruvananthapuram)
Structure – property correlation studies of rare earth additions to
Al-7Si-0.3 Mg alloy


R. Asuvathraman
(R. M. Mallya & C. K. Mathews)
Surface characterization of uranium monocarbide using XPS, SIMS
and XRD

K. Ananthasivan
(K. T. Jacob & C. K. Mathews)
Carbon potentials in ternary systems U-M-C (M-Mo,W,Cr)


Sandip Bysakh
(K. Chattopadhyay and P. K Das)
Development of laser ablation technique for production of intermetallic thin film and application to Al-Fe

K. S. Balakrishnan
(E. S. Dwarakadasa and C. Ganguly)
A comparative study on the evaluation of fracture toughness by using Charpy impact & tension test specimens (AlSl 403)

Dheepa Srinivasan
(K. Chattopadhyay)
Growth morphology and coarsening of metastable Al3 Zr in Melt spun Al-Ni-Zr alloys

S. Sundararajan
(E. S Dwarakadasa and R. Mahadevan)
Particulate aluminium matrix composite material (Al-12 Si-SiCp) for I.C engine piston application

S. Ganapathi Sharma
(G. N. K Iyengar and G. R. Nagabhushana)
Studies on bulk breakdown behaviour of zinc oxide based composites


S. Maiti
(T. A Abinandanan)
Study of surface ordering and disordering

G. S. Avadhani
(Y. V. R. K. Prasad)
Warm working behaviour of alpha-iron, Fe-Ni alloys: A Study using processing maps

Abha Kumari
(K. A. Natarajan)
Electrobioleaching of chalcopyrite floatation concentrate

P.S. Shankar
(E. S. Dwarakadasa)
Near threshold fatigue crack growth study under mixed mode (I-II) loading (2014-T651 aluminium alloy)

Saki Krishnamurthy
(A. H. Chokshi and S. Ranganathan)
An investigation of the densification and sinter forging characteristics of alumina- yttria composites

S. Chirpa Selvi
(K. A. Natarajan)
Electrobioleaching of sphalerite flotation concentrate

D. Santhiya
(K. A. Natarajan and S. Subramanian)
Surface chemical studies on alumina suspensions using polymeric additives

Sandeep R. Shah
(A. H. Chokshi)
An investigation on the densification and sinter-forging characteristics of Al2O3-MgO composites


Punit Gupta
(A.K. Lahiri)
Cold model study of raceway

Sharad Chandra Sharma (ER)
(K.Chattopadhyay and B.C. Pai)
Indigenous development of a constant modulus alloy for hemispherical resonating gyroscope: processing, properties and performance

B. Sudhir
(A.H. Chokshi)
Compressive creep characterization of polycrystalline 8 mol% yttria stabilized cubic zirconia

H. Ramanarayan
(T.A. Abinandanan)
Determination of phase diagrams of model alloy systems: A Monte Carlo study

C. Sanjivi
(S.Ranganathan and A.K.Lahiri)
Modelling and characterization of spray formed 7075 aluminium alloy and a composite with Al2O3.


T. Balasubramani
(S. Ranganathan)
Metastable phases in Al-Cr alloys with ternary and quaternary additions

J. Vijay Kumar
(M.K. Surappa)
Processing And characterization of cast 6061 Al-tin metal matrix composites

Indira Ravindran
(S. Subramanian and M.S. Riyaz Ulla)
Beneficiation studies on molybdenite ore from Harur area, Tamil Nadu

A.C. Niranjanappa
(E.S. Dwarakadasa and K. Ramchand)
Characterisation of radar transparent PMC A-sandwich radome panel through oven curing

C.S. Karthikeyan
Processing and characterisation of fibre-free and fibre-bearing syntactic foams


Sheikh Manjura Haque
(K.T. Jacob)
Thermodynamics of alloys with strong interactions

M.P. Gururajan
(T.A. Abinandanan)
Mean field study of point defects in B2-NiAI

N.R. Sathya Swaroop
(A.H. Chokshi)
Processing and high temperature deformation of pure and magnesia doped alumina

N.V. Ravi Kumar
(E.S. Dwarakadasa)
A study of spray atomized and deposited hypereutectic Al-20Si alloy

Victoria Bhattacharya
(K. Chattopadhyay)
Study of friction and wear behaviour of nanoembedded aluminium alloys


M.N. Chandraprabha
(K.A. Natarajan)
Studies on bio-oxidation of a refractory gold containing sulphide concentrate with respect to optimization and modelling

Evvie Chockalingam
(S. Subramanian)
Studies on biodegradation of organic flotation collectors using bacillus polymyxa

Ghatty S.S.R.K. Sastry
(A.K. Lahiri)
Cold model study of formation and breaking of raceway

V. Sivakumar
Processing characterization and evaluation of functionally graded Al-4.6% Cu alloy
S. Swaminathan
(Vikram Jayaram)
Processing and characterisation of bulk Al203 p / AIN-Al composites by pressureless infiltration

Jayasree Thomas
(S. Subramanian and M.S. Riyazulla, IBM)
Studies on the recovery of cobalt from Kalyadi copper tailings

A.R. Shashikala
(A.M. Raichur)
Role of interfacial phenomena in bioprocessing of minerals using Bacillus polymyxa

P. Dilli Babu Naidu
(E.S. Dwarakadasa)
Development of a thermomechanical treatment for optimizing properties of an indigenous 7010 aircraft alloy

B.R. Anand
(D.H. Sastry)
Effect of aluminum content on the creep resistance of FeAl

Hemamalini Thyagarajan
(S. Subramanian and K.A. Natarajan)
Studies on the bioremoval of hexavalent and trivalent chromium using Bacillus Polymyxa

D. Sreelakshmi Desai
Mechanical and micrographic studies in oxide and short fibre bearing Epoxy system in dry and wet state.


Subba Rao Mekala
(A.H. Chokshi)
An investigation of grain boundary sliding in a superplastic 7475 aluminum alloy

Saswata Bhattacharyya
(T.A. Abinandanan)
Ternary spinodal decomposition: Effect of interfacial energy

G.V.S.S. Prasad
(T.A. Abinandanan)
Effect of anisotropy in misfit on precipitate shape: A dynamical study

Suresh Chandra Parida (ER)
(K.T. Jacob and V. Venugopal, B.A.R.C.)
Thermodynamic studies on the systems Ln-Fe-O (Ln=Nd, Sm, Dy)

Saumyadeep Jana
( K. Chattopadhyay and U. Ramamurty)
Subsurface Deformation during Indentation of Bulk Metallic Glasses


Kisor Kumar Sahu
(A.K. Lahiri)
Void Distribution in Packed Bed: Mathematical Modeling and Experimental Study

S.P. Vijayalakshmi
Improved Dewatering of Fine Coal by Vacuum Filtration using Microorganisms as Bioflocculants

Basavaraj M.G.
(G.S. Gupta)
Determination of local Dispersion Co-efficient and Local Holdup in a Packed Bed by using X-rays

H.S Jeevan
(S. Ranganathan)
Stable and Metastable Phases in Zn-Mg-Re (RE = Y, La, Gd and Dy) Alloys

Sangram Keshari Mohapatra
Deoxidation Studies on the Systems M-Cr-O (M = Fe, Ni, Co)

Subray R. Hegde
(Vikram Jayaram)
Deposition of 8wt% Yttria Stabilised Zirconia Coatings by Flame Pyrolisis of Solution Precursor

P. Mahendiran
(M.K. Surappa)
Processing and Characterization of B4C Particle Reinforced 6061 AI Composites

L. Rangaraj
(Vikram Jayaram and C. Divakar (Orgn)
Reactive Hot Pressing of TiN-TiB2 Composites under Moderate Pressure and Temperature


Rejin Raghavan
(U. Ramamurty)
Structural Relaxation and Crystallization in a Pd40Cu30Ni10P20 Bulk Metallic Glass.

Santonu Ghosh
(Atul H.Chokshi)
Influence of Silica on the Compressive Creep Behaviour of 3 mol% Yttria Stabilized Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystals.

N. Suresh
(U. Ramamurty)
Aging Response and its effect on Mechanical Properties of Cu-Al-Ni
Single Crystal Shape Memory Alloy

(M.K. Surappa)
Processing and Characterization of Fly Ash Particle Reinforced
A356 Al Composites

Sanjitarani Santra
Fabrication of Epoxy Composites with CTBN and Fly Ash as Individual and Hybrid Fillers: Studies on Curing Schedule and Mechanical Properties under Static and Dynamic Loading Conditions

M.P. Lakshminarayana Rao
(Govind S. Gupta)
Physical and Mathematical Modelling of Boron Carbide Manufacturing Process


Ranadeep Bhowmick
(K. Chattopadhyay and U. Ramamurty)
Zr-based Bulk Metallic Glass – A study of Processing, Welding & Subsurface Deformation Mechanisms

V. Radhika
(K.A. Natarajan and S. Subramanian)
Studies on Bioremoval of Zinc and Cadmium using Desulfotomaculum nigrificans

Manas Mukherjee
(A.K. Lahiri)
Bubble Solid Interaction

Ravi Shankar
Fabrication, Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Epoxy-Microballoons System (Studies on Fractography and Content, Size Distribution and Surface Modification of Microballoons)

Rajdip Mukherjee
(T.A. Abinandanan)
Precipitate Growth Kinetics: A Phase Field Study

Sandeep Namadev Kamble
(U. Ramamurty and D.V. Kubair (A.E.)
Indentation Strength of Piezoelectric Ceramics


R. Chitra
(K. Chattopadhyay)
Synthesis of Cr3Si by Mechanical Alloying and Mechanically Activated Process

Kandala Ravi Sekhar
Kishore and S. Sankaran (Orgn.)
Studies on processing and characterization of syntactic foams with epoxy modified cyanate ester binder and glass microspheres

Mohammed Abdul Azeem
(U. Ramamurty)
Microstructure and texture evolution and its effect on mechanical properties in dilute magnesium based AZ21 alloy


Rakesh Kumar
(Govind S. Gupta)
Development and validation of two-dimensional mathematical model of boron carbide manufacturing process

Sudha J.
(Subodh Kumar)
Fatigue damage characterization of carbon/epoxy laminates under spectrumloading

Potnis Prashant Ramesh
(Vikram Jayaram and S.K. Biswas (M.E.)
Study of fracture properties of NiAl bond coats on nickel superalloy by three point bending of microbeams

Kishora Shetty (ERP)
(Subodh Kumar and p. Raghothama Rao (Orgn.)
Ion nitriding of maraging steel (MDN 250A Grade) for light combat aircraft applications


Ms. Rohini Garg
(Satyam Suwas and S. Ranganathan)
Study of evolution of texture and microsturcture during different modes of rolling and annealing of two – phase (α+ß) brass


Suman Sarkar
(Prof. T.A. Abinandanan)
Effect of Atomic Mobility in the Precipitate Phase on Coarsening: A Phase Field Study


Neelam Kaur Mullay
(Prof. Govind Gupta)
Study of gas-liquid flow behaviour in raceway zone under pulverized coal Injection