Emeritus Professor
A209, Department of Materials Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, INDIA

Tel: +91-80-2293 2494
email: katob_at_iisc.ac.in


D.Sc.(Engg) (1986), Univ. of London
Ph.D. (1970), Univ. of London
D.I.C. (1970), Imperial College
B.E. (1967), IISc
B.Sc. (1964), Univ. of Mysore


International Hoffman Memorial Prize;
National Metallurgists Day Award;
MRSI Medal;
Prof. Brahm Prakash Memorial Medal (INSA)
Prof. Rustom Chokshi Award for Excellence in Research(IISc)
Extraction and Processing Science Award(TMS)
G.D. Birla Gold Medal (IIM)
Materials Scientist of the Year Award(MRSI)
Syed Husain Zaheer Medal(INSA)

Research Interests

Classical, Statistical and Irreversible Thermodynamics of Materials, Solid State Sensors, High Temperature Corrosion, Phase Equilibria, Materials Processing, Nano Science & Technology, Fuel cells.

Selected Recent Publications

  1. K.T. Jacob, C. Shekhar, X. Li and G.M. Kale, Gibbs energy of formation of CaCu3Ti4O12 and phase relations in the system CaO-CuO/Cu2O-TiO2, Acta Mater., 56 (2008) 4798-4803.
  2. Y. Waseda, H.S. Chen, K.T. Jacob and H. Shibata, On the glass forming ability of liquid alloys, Sci. Tech. Adv. Mater., 9 (2008) 023003.
  3. K.T. Jacob, S. Singh and Y. Waseda, Refinement of thermodynamic data on GaN, J. Mater. Res., 22 (2007) 3475-3483.

Total publications:367