Presently Vice-Chancellor, Anna University, Chennai
A115, Department of Materials Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, INDIA
Tel: +91-80-2293 2697
Ph.D. (1980), IISc
M.Sc.(Engg.) (1976), IISc
B.E. (1973), IISc
B.Sc. (1970), Mysore University
Prof. Rustom Choksi Award for Excellence in Research in Engineering for the year 2007; MRSI-ICSC Super Conductivity and Materials Science Annual Prize; Suvarna Karnataka Rajyotsava Award, Government of Karnataka; National Metallurgists Day Award from Govt. of India; MRSI Medal.
Solidification, Processing and characterization of metal-matrix composites, Tribology.
1. Sudarshan, M. K. Surappa, Dongjoon ahn, and Rishi Raj (2008), Nanoceramic Metal Matrix Composites by in-situ pyrolysis of organic precursors in a liquid melt, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A.
2. M. K. Surappa, R. K. Uyyuru and S.Brusethaug, Tribological behavior of Al-Si-SiCp composites / automobile brake pad system under dry sliding conditions, Tribology International, 40(2007) 365.
3. M. K. Surappa, Aluminium Matrix Composites: Challenges and Opportunities, Sadhana, 28 (2003) 319.
Total publications: 120
Inorganic Matrix Composites.