Dr. S.Natarajan


Dr. S.Natarajan



Room No

112-A / CECASE Labs

E-mail Id


Mobile No

+91 94860 01136

Landline No

0432-250-3456 / 3327

Date of Joining



Bio Sketch

Academic Details

Prof. S.Natarajan has been serving the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli since 1978 in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. His academic background is with M.Sc. Chemistry (Madras University) and Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engg (under inter - disciplinary norms), (REC,Trichy / now NIT). His Doctoral thesis relates to weldment corrosion and its control in power plant materials.


Research Interests

Corrosion Engg, Surface Engg, Tribology and allied areas pertinent to Agriculture, Aerospace, Automobile, Mining, Power, Petrochemical, Process, and Textile industries.


Recent Publications

  1. Ramkumar, K. R.; Natarajan, S. Investigations on Microstructure and Mechanical properties of TiO2 Nanoparticles addition in Al 3003 alloy joints by Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Material Science and Engineering A 2018, 727, 51–60
  2. Nageswaran, S. Natarajan, K.R. Ramkumar, Synthesis, structural characterization, mechanical and wear behavior of Cu-TiO2-Gr hybrid composite through stir casting technique, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 768 (2018) 733-741.
  3. Ramkumar, K. R.; Natarajan, S.; Optimisation of GTAW Al 3003 weld using fabricated nanocomposite filler metal, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 2018, Pg: 1-10, DOI:10.1080/10426914.2018.1532585
  4. Anil Kumar, S. Natarajan, Muthukannan Duraiselvam, S. Ramachandra, Synthesis, Characterization and Mechanical Behaviour of Al 3003 - TiO2 Surface Composites through Friction Stir Processing, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, DOI: 10.1080/10426914.2018.1544711.
  5. Vijayanand, S. Natarajan, K.R. Ramkumar, S. Sundararajan, Optimization and Dry Sliding Wear Behaviour of Spray Coated MoS2 on Automotive Ball Joints through Response Surface Methodology, Materials Research Express, Vol.6, No.6, 2019, IOP Publishing.