Senior Scientific Officer
E-312, Department of Materials Engineering
Indian Institute of Science
Tel: +91-80-2293 3237
M.Sc.(Engg) (1988), IISc
M.A.Sc. (1983), Gulbarga University
B.Sc. (1980), Karnataka University
German Academic Exchange Fellowship (DAAD), 1991-92.
Mineral Processing, Biomineral processing.
Selected Recent Publications
- R.J. Deshpande and K.A. Natarajan, Studies on grinding media wear and its effect on flotation of ferrugenous phosphate ore, Minerals Engineering 12 (1999) 1119-1125.
- R.J. Deshpande, S. Subramanian and K.A. Natarajan, Effect of bacterial interaction with Thiobacillus ferrooxidans on the floatability of sphalerite and pyrite, Proc. Int. Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology (MPT 2001), February 15-17, (2001) Hyderabad, 159-161.
- R.J. Deshpande, S. Subramanian and K.A. Natarajan, Surface chemical studies on pyrite and arsenopyrite using Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans, Proc. Mineral Processing Technology (MPT-2004), Editors. G.V. Rao and V.N. Misra, Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2004, 668-675.