Professor (HAG) Kamal Krishna Kar

Champa Devi Gangwal Chair Professor (2019-2022)

Umang Gupta Chair Professor
Professor, Department of Mechanical En

and Materials Science Programme
Indian Institute of Technology

Kanpur 208016, UP, India

                                           Phone: (+91) (512) 2597687/2598703/(+91) (0)9415081153

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Special Moment

....If you can't help them, at least don't hurt them. Dalai Lama

Open thy mind walk alone Be not afraid, walk alone যদি তোর ডাক শুনে কেউ না আসে তবে একলা চলো রে..Rabindranath

Ek Doctor Ki Maut (Life of Dr. Subhash Mukhopadhyay): Watch at Least Once in Your Life, if Time Permits, How beautiful...???

My only regret is that you and your friends could not be punished for your crimes in this society...But GOD :):):)

Are you (highly motivated & hardworking postdoctoral fellows) looking for a mentor?     Drop an email

Area of Interests

-Carbon nanotubes, graphene, porous carbon, exfoliated graphite, -Nanostructured advanced materials including nanopolymers, -Multifunctional and functionally graded composites, -Nanocomposites including multiscale composites, -Carbon-carbon/silicon composites, -Finite element analysis of polymeric products, -Roadwheel of Military Battle Tank Arjuna

-Applications of materials in Fuel cell, Lithium battery, Thermoelectric, Water purification, Supercapacitor, High performance structural composites, Catalysis, and Biomedical Implants

Prime Minister Sir Narendra Modi handed over a replica of the Arjun Main Battle Tank (MK-1A) to Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane in Chennai on February 14, 2021.   | Photo Credit: Ragu R

It is an indigenously designed tank which has been developed and manufactured by CVRDE, DRDO along with 15 academic institutions.

Acknowledgement: Prof. Anil K. Bhowmick (PhD Advisor), IIT-Kharagpur; Director, Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE); Dr. S.S. Prasad, IS and Director, DTSR (DRDO); Dr. H.H. Bhargava, Dy Director, DTSR (DRDO); Mr. Subhas C, Saraf, Chairman and Managing Director, Madras Elastomers Limited; Friends of Madras Elastomers Limited; and.......



Lecturer:                               IIT-Kanpur, January 31, 2001 to October 06, 2002

Assistant Professor:            IIT-Kanpur, October 07, 2002 to December 30, 2007

Associate Professor:           IIT-Kanpur, December 31, 2007 to March 25, 2012

Professor:                              IIT-Kanpur, March 26, 2012 to till date


Guest Professor: Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing Jabalpur, (IIIT, Jabalpur), 2009



ME-222N, Structure and properties of materials, 2012-2013-II,  2013-2014-II

ME-770, Materials selection for mechanical design, 2000-2001-II, 2010-2011-II, 2014-15-II, 2020-21-II, 2021-22-II

ME-727, Composite materials, 2004-2005-II, 2008-2009-II, 2009-2010-I

ME-777, Plastic parts manufacturing and tool design, 2002-2003-II, 2003-2004-II

MS-603, Mechanical properties of materials, 2008-2009-I, 2009-2010-I, 2010-2011-1, 2011-2012-I, 2012-2013-I, 2013-2014-I, 2014-15-II, 2019-20-I, 2021-22-I

MS-605, Materials engineering, 2001-2002-II, 2006-2007-II, 2010-11-II, 2011-2012-II

2012-2013-II, 2013-2014-II

MS-614, Polymer engineering, 2005-2006-I, 2006-2007-I, 2007-2008-I

MS-616, High performance polymers and composites, 2001-2002-I, 2002-2003-I, 2004-2005-I


Lab Instructor:

ME-371, Mechanical engineering lab-1, 2006-2007-II, 2008-2009-II, 2009-2010-II


ME-471, Mechanical engineering lab-2, 2007-2008-I

ESO-214, Nature and properties of materials, 2001-2002-II, 2003-2004-II, 2004-2005-II



TA-201N, Introduction to manufacturing processes, 2000-2001-II, 2002-2003-I, 2005-2006-II, 2006-2007-II, 2009-2010-I, 2009-2010-II, 2010-2011-I, 2011-2012-II, 2012-2013-I, 2013-2014-I, 2014-15-II

ESO-202, Thermodynamics, 2001-2002-I, 2005-2006-I, 2011-2012-I

ESO-214, Nature and properties of materials, 2001-2002-II, 2003-2004-II, 2004-2005-II

ME-100, Introduction to profession, 2008-2009-2

ME451N, (Project), 2008-2009-I

ME452N, (Project), 2008-2009-II


MS-614:Polymer Engineering (2005-2006-I, 2006-2007-I)

ME-777:Plastic Parts Manufacturing and Tool Design (2002-2003-II, 2003-2004-II

ME-770:Materials selection for mechanical design (2000-2001-II)

ESO-202-Thermodynamics (2001-2002-I, 2005-2006-I)

MS-603:Mechanical properties of materials (2008-2009-I); (2011-12-I)