Graduates PhD 1990-99


(S.Ranganathan and K.Chattopadhyay )
Some aspects of synthesis, structure and stability of quasicrystals

(K.T.Jacob and P.Rama Rao, DMRL)
Casting technology for titanium and titanium alloys characterisation of metal mould reactions in zircon sand and investment moulds and evaluation of a hypo-eutectic cast Ti-Si alloy

Electroslag refining and structure property correlation studies of the aluminium alloy IS:7670

Thermodynamics of alloys: Theory, experiment and application

(S.Ranganathan and V.S.Raghunathan, IGCAR)
Phase tranformation in Ti-N and Ti-Fe-N alloys and superconductivity

M.K.Yelloji Rao
Electrochemical aspects of interactions among ball materials and minerals with reference to grinding and flotation of complex copper lead-zinc sulphides

Baldev Raj
(S.Ranganathan, P.Rodriguez, IGCAR and A.K.Rao, AE )
Acoustic emission for characterising, deformation and fracture during tensile testing in austenitic stainless steels

G.M. Kale
(K.T.Jacob and G.N.K.Iyengar)
Thermodynamic studies on selected ceramic oxide systems

V. Thiruvenkataswamy
(S. Ranganathan and K. Chattopadhyay)
Non equilibirum solidification of pure metals (Al, Cu, Ni), bismuth, eutectic Al-Ge and Al-Cu and peritectic Al-Cr alloys

T.A. Bhaskaran
(S. Ranganathan and R.V. Krishnan, NAL)
Microstructural studies of rapidly solidified titanium eutectoid alloys


R. Seshadri
(R.M. Mallya and R.V. Krishnan, NAL)
Centrifugal splat quenching and secondary atomization of titanium alloys (Ti-6Ai-4V & Ti-6.5Al-3.3Mo-1.6Zr-0.3S)


K. Raviprasad
(K. Chattopadhyay)
Microstrucutral evolution during ordering and magnetic properties of rapidly solidified Fe-Si alloys

M. Valsan
(D.H. Sastry and S.L. Mannan, IGCAR)
Some aspects of deformation and fracture in low cycle fatigue of a nimonic PE 16 superalloy

N. Ravichandran
(Y.V.R.K. Prasad)
Effect of impurities and hard particles on the characteristics of dynamic recrystallization during hot working of aluminium and copper –A study using processing maps

B.S. Murthy
(S. Ranganathan and M. Mohan Rao)
Study of amorphous phase formation by mechanical alloying in Ti based systems


D. Padmavardhani
(Y.V.R.K. Prasad)
Influence of the constitutive behaviour of a and ß phases on the mechanisms of hot working in a – b brasses and nickel silvers: A study using processing maps

J.K. Chakravartty
(Y.V.R.K. Prasad, M.K.Asundi and S. Banerjee, BARC)
Optimization of hot workability and control of microstructure in zirconium alloys using processing maps : Zirconium, Zircalloy-2, Zr-2.5Nb and Zr-2.5 Nb-0.5 Cu


N. Srinivasan
(Y.V.R.K. Prasad)
Influence of impurities and alloying additions on the processing maps for hot working of nickel and nickel-base superalloys Ni, Ni-C, Ni-C-S, Ni-20Cr, IN 600, IN 718, Nimonic-75, 80A and 90

Alok Singh
(S. Ranganathan)
Decagonal quasicrystals and related phases in aluminium- transition metal alloys : Al-Mn-Fe, Ni, Cu, Zn

Ramasis Goswami
(K. Chattopadhyay)
Microstructures, solidification, melting and transport properties of nanodispersoids in immiscible alloy systems

Tom Mathews
(K.T. Jacob and J.P. Hajra)
Phase equilibria and thermodynamic studies on selected ceramic oxide systems

S. Murali
(K.S. Raman and K.S.S. Murthy, ME )
Influence of trace additions on the microstructure, mechanical properties and age hardening characteristics of Al-7Si-0.3 Mg cast alloy with iron impurity


D.K. Bhattacharya
(E.S. Dwarakadasa and Placid Rodriguez, IGCAR )
Characterization of microstructures in steels by magnetic and ultrasonic techniques

T.V.L. Narasimha Rao
(D.H. Sastry and M.V. Bhat)
Aqueous corrosion and a fracture mechanics study of stress corrosion cracking in magnesium alloys (Mg-Li-Al; Mg-Li-Al-X and Mg-Zn-Mn)

T. Chandrasekaran
Kinetics of size reduction and associated wear of grinding media – study using a ball mill

D.N. Drakshayani
(R.M. Mallya)
Reactivity of Solids : Effect of dopants on the low temperature hydrogen reduction of ferric oxides and metastable spinels

O. Sivakesavam
(Y.V.R.K. Prasad, P. Rama Rao and G.G. Saha, DMRL )
Effect of processing history and initial microstructure on the hot working behaviour of magnesium, Mg-Zn-Mn, Mg-Li-Al and Mg-Li-Al-Zr Alloys : Characterisation with processing maps.

K. Padmanabhan
Failure analysis of glass, carbon or kevlar fibre reinforced epoxy based composites in static loading conditions.

K. Asokkumar
(K.S.Raman and M.N.Chandrasekharaiah, WRI )
Studies on induction pressure welded steel joints

R. Nagarajan
(K.Chattopadhyay and S. Ranganathan)
Metastable and nanostructured titanium-nickel and titanium- nickel-aluminium alloys


Bhaskar Majumdar
(K. Chattopadhyay and J.P. Hajra)
Thermodynamics and microstructural development in immiscible systems processed through different routes

Dharmendra Gupta
(A.K. Lahiri)
Water model study of fluid flow and slag enetrainment in a continuous slab casting mold

S. Manjini
(S. Ranganathan and G.N.K. Iyengar)
Studies on high Tc Yba2Cu3O6+x : Stability, silver addition and thin films

K.M. Satyalakshmi
(R.M. Mallya and M.S. Hegde, SSCU )
Studies on superconducting, metallic and ferroelectric oxide thin films and their heterostructures grown by pulsed laser

Rajan Ambat
(E.S. Dwarakadasa)
Aqueous corrosion and high temperature oxidation studies of aluminium-lithium alloys

A.K. Srivastava
(S. Ranganathan)
Studies on rapidly solidified Al-Mn-Cr-Si and Al-Fe-V-Si alloy : Processing – Microstructure correlation

N.V. Ravi Kumar
(E.S. Dwarakadasa)
Characterization of indigeneous Al-Zn-Mg.SiCp metal matrix composites

T.R.G. Kutty
(D.H. Sastry and C. Ganguly, BARC )
Microstructure, hot hardness and indentation creep of Al-U & Al-U-Zr alloys

Bhaskar Dutta
(M.K. Surappa)
Studies on particle distribution and matrix microstructure evolution during processing of Al-Cu-SiCp composites


K.V. Sudhakar
(E.S. Dwarakadasa)
Crack growth, fracture and fracture toughness behaviour of a dual phase martensite steel

K.S.N. Murthy
(E.S. Dwarakadasa)
Influence of metal cations (Cu2+Al3+ and Li+) on the aqueous corrosion of an Al-Li alloy

Dinesh Srivastava
(S. Ranganathan and Srikumar Banerjee, BARC )
b Phase transformations in zirconium base alloys

Sukanya Mukhopadhyay
(K.T. Jacob and A.K. Shukla, SSCU )
Studies on phase relations, thermodynamics and electrochemistry of
some ceramic oxide systems

N.N. Viswanathan
(A.K. Lahiri and M.N. Srinivasan, ME )
Modelling of Cupola – Design and operation for minimum fuel rate and emission levels


N. Nagendra
(Vikram Jayaram)
Processing, microstructure and fracture characteristics of high volume fraction (Al2O3/Al-AlN) matrix composites

P.K. Sagar (ER)
(Y.V.R.K. Prasad & D. Banerjee)
High temperature deformation processing of a 2/O titanium aluminide alloys using processing maps

T. Seshacharyulu
(Y.V.R.K. Prasad)
Influence of oxygen content, crystallographic texture and preform microstructure on the processing maps for hot working of titanium and Ti-6Al-4V.

N.B.R. Mohan Rao (QIP)
(M.K. Surappa)
Studies on precipitation, recrystallization and deformation behaviour of ceramic particle reinforced Al-10% Mg alloy composites

R. Jayaganthan
(J.P. Hajra)
Experimental investigations and thermodynamic modelling of selected III-V semiconductor alloys

N. Ravi Shankar
(K. Chattopadhyay)
Mechanisms of phase formation and magnetic properties of nano-crystalline materials

G. Chandra Mohan (QIP)
(E.S. Dwarakadasa)
Extrusion processing of Al-Li alloy (1441)

Namita Deo
(K.A. Natarajan)
Studies on biobeneficiation and bioremediation using Bacillus polymyxa with reference to iron ore and bauxite processing

R.S. Sundar
(D.H. Sastry)
Processing and creep studies on Fe3Al based alloys

Yu Fuxiao (FN)
(E.S. Dwarakadasa and S. Ranganathan)
Development of liquid phase co-spray forming and its application to Al-Si-Pb alloys

Azharul Haq (ER)
(E.S. Dwarakadasa and S. Banerjee, BARC)
Near threshold fatigue crack growth and fracture toughness studies in zirconium, Zr-15% Ti and zircaloy-2

Tania Bhatia
(K. Chattopadhyay and Vikram Jayaram)
Phase evolution in MgO-MgAl2O4 under non-equilibrium processing conditions


S. Prakash Narayan
(Vikram Jayaram and Kunal Basu, RRL, Bhopal)
The effect of strain rate and temperature on the development of magnetic properties in nanocrystalline Nd-Fe-B alloy

Rajendra Kumar Rath
(S. Subramanian)
Polysaccharide-based investigations into the surface chemistry of some sulphide and hydrophobic minerals and processing of a complex sulphide ore

Kinkar Laha (ER)
(D.H. Sastry and S.L. Mannan, IGCAR)
Tensile and creep behaviour of similar and dissimilar weld joints of Cr-Mo steels

M. Divakar
(J.P. Hajra and K.T. Jacob)
Thermodynamics of surfaces and adsorption in dilute iron based systems

Dheepa Srinivasan
(K. Chattopadhyay)
Phase evolution, thermal stability and hardness of melt spun nanocrystalline Al-Zr based alloys

S. Sundararajan
(E.S. Dwarakadasa and R. Mahadevan, IPL)
Study of the properties and particle / matrix interface in Al-12Si-10% SiCp composite