About Me


Education


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Materials Science and Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) : 4/4
August 2011 - August 2015
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) : 9.02/10 Department Rank - 1
July 2004 - May 2008

Professional Experience


Assistant Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
December 2015 - Present

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
August 2015 - December 2015

Graduate Research Assistant
Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
August 2011 - August 2015

Manager, Operation, Hot Strip Mill (HSM)
Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, India
July 2010 - June 2011

Total Quality Management (TQM) Executive
Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, India
March 2010 - June 2010

Safety Executive
Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, India
November 2009 - February 2010

Project Executive
Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, India
July 2009 - October 2009

Management Trainee Technical
Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, India
July 2008 - June 2009

Undergraduate Research Student
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
May 2007 - July 2007

Awards / Honors


  • 2018 SMD JOM Best Paper Award by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)

  • Council Member (2017-2018, 2018 -2019, 2019-2020), Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)

  • Young Metallurgist of the Year Award 2017 in metal science division by IIM (Indian Institute of Metals)

  • IEI Young Engineers Award 2017-2018 in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Discipline by The Institution of Engineers (India)

  • Teaching Excellence Certificates for the following courses at IIT Kanpur

    • MSE302A: Mechanical Behavior of Materials (SEM I, 2016-2017)
    • MSE661A: Fracture, Fatigue and Creep: Materials and Models (SEM II, 2016-2017)
    • MSE302A: Mechanical Behavior of Materials (SEM I, 2017-2018)
    • MSE313A: Mechanical Behavior Laboratory (SEM I, 2017-2018)
    • MSE617A: Mathematic and Computational Methods (SEM II, 2018-2019)
    • MSE671A: Heat Treatment and Surface Hardening (SEM I, 2019-2020)

  • Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Dissertation in Materials Science and Engineering Department, Arizona State University (2016)

  • ASU Student Travel Award (2014, 2015)

  • Award for Best Contribution in “Study and Suggest Measures to Improve Billet Internal Quality for 36-40 mm Rebars”, Flat Product Technology Group (FPTG), Tata Steel, India (2011)

  • Institute Silver Medal, IIT Kharagpur, India (2008)

  • Best B. Tech Project Work, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur, India (2008)

  • Indranil Award for Metallurgy, The Mining, Geological & Metallurgical Institute of India, India (2008)

  • Ramneek Sodhi Memorial Award, IIT Kharagpur, India (2008)

  • 1st place in metallography and 2nd place in paper presentation in Congress of Metallurgical Professionals involving Students, Industry and Teachers (COMPOSIT), IIT Kharagpur (2008)

  • J. B. Ghosh Memorial Award, IIT Kharagpur, India (2007)

  • Pradeep Kumar Chakraborty Award, IIT Kharagpur, India (2007)

  • Smt. Ava Sanyal Memorial award, IIT Kharagpur, India (2007)

  • Tata Scholarship by Tata Steel, India (2006-2008)

  • Tata Steel Millennium Scholarship by Tata Steel, India (2004-2006)

  • Certificate of Honour, Mrs. K. M. P. M. Inter College, India (2003)


Reviewer


  1. Materials Science and Engineering A (outstanding reviewer)
  2. Materials and Design
  3. Materials Characterization
  4. Journal of Materials Processing Technology
  5. Scientific Reports
  6. KirkOthmer Encyclopedia
  7. Vacuum
  8. Transaction of Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
  9. Philosophical Magazine
  10. Corrosion Science
  11. Materials Research
  12. Engineering Fracture Mechanics
  13. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A
  14. Journal of Alloys and Compounds
  15. Scripta Materialia

Professional Activities


  1. Warden In-charge, Hall 2, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (Feb 2020 - To date)
  2. Core committee member, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (Sep 2017 - To date)
  3. Member, Animal welfare committee (AWC), IIT Kanpur (Jan 2020 - To date)
  4. Warden In-charge, Hall 4, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (Sep 2018 - Aug 2019)
  5. Warden, Hall 4, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (May 2016 - Aug 2018)
  6. Co-Convener: International Conference on Materials Engineering (ICME 2017)
  7. Chairman: Exhibition and Co-Chairman: Publicity and Communication (NMD-ATM 2016)
  8. Council Member, Indian Institute of Metals (2017-2018, 2018-2019)
  9. Secretary, Indian Institute of Metals (IIM-Kanpur Chapter: 2016-2017, 2018-2019, 2019-2020)
  10. Life member, Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
  11. Member, Society of Failure Analysis
  12. Member, Tau Beta Pi (USA)
  13. Member, Phi Kappa Phi (USA)
  14. Member, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)
  15. Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  16. Session Chair at ASME, Seattle (2015), Session Convener in Advances in Non-ferrous Metallurgy: Applications in Defense and Aerospace, NMD-ATM 2017, Goa (2017)

Teaching


  • TA201A: Introduction to Manufacturing (Instructor)
  • MSE302A: Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (Instructor)
  • MSE313A: Mechanical Behaviour Laboratory (Instructor)
  • MSE661A: Fracture, Fatigue and Creep: Materials and Models (Instructor)
  • TA201A: Manufacturing Processes I (Tutor)
  • MSE315A: Manufacturing Process Laboratory (Instructor)
  • MSE690A/MSE691A: Seminar Participation (Instructor)
  • MSE617A: Mathematic and Computational Methods (Instructor)
  • MSE671A: Heat Treatment and Surface Hardening (Instructor)
  • ESO201A: Nature and Properties of Materials (Tutor)