Dr. S. Kumaran

Dr S. Kumaran

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Qualification

Institution/University

Degree

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

Ph.D.

(Titanium Aluminides through Powder Metallurgy)

PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

M.E. (Industrial Metallurgy)

PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

B.E. (Metallurgy)

Areas of Interests

  • Powder Compaction and Sintering, Non-equilibrium Materials (Nano, amorphous, etc), Shape Memory Alloys, Mechanical Alloying

  • Alloy Development, Hydrogen Storage Alloys, Non-Ferrous Alloys Intermetallics, Severe Plastic Deformation (structure-property correlation), Bimodal Structured Alloys, Bulk Metallic Glasses 

Experience

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Journals/ Conference (Both National and International)

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Awards / Honors / Recognition

  1. Your Scientist Fast Track Project received from the Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi

  2. BOYCAST Fellowship from the Depasrtment of Science and Technology, New Delhi, to carry out research at University of Central Florida, Orinado, USA from 2005-2006 on Hydrogen Storage Alloys

  3. Best Paper presentation award at 11th Electrochemist Convention, Madurai

  4. Best Poster Presentation award MRS-I, Kolkotta, 2008

Facilities Developed in the Department

  • Planetary Ball Mills
  • Glove Box
  • Controlled atmosphere furnaces
  • Vacuum Pump
  • Powder Canning  and Glass Blowing Facilities
  • Hydraulic press
  • Cold Rolling Mill with Cryobath set up
  • Electrical Conductivity and Resistivity Meter
  • Extrusion set up
  • Servo-Hydraulic UTM
  • Induction Sintering Furnace
  • Laser Particle Sizer
  • Microwave sintering furnace
  • ECAP Dies
  • Thermal Analyser
  • Stir Casting Furnace
  • Fabrication of Solidification Set up

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Life Member - PMAI (Powder Metallurgy Association of India)
  • Life Member - ISTE  (Indian Society for Technical Education)
  • Life Member - IIM (Indian Institute of Metals)
  • Life Member - IWS (Indian Welding Society)
  • Life Member - MRS-I (Materials Research Society of India)

University Visited at USA

  1. Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

  2. Centre for Innovative Sintered Product, Pennstate University, Park, PA

  3. Surface Engineering Laboratory, Stony brooke University

Interaction with Research Laboratories in India

  1. Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad

  2. International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, Hyderabad

  3. SPIC, Tuticrin

Personal Details

Date of Birth

3rd, April 1975

Gender

Male

Nationality

Indian

Marital Status

Married

Contact Address

Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering,
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli