Rajiv Shekhar

PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Materials Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur, U.P., 208016
Ph: +91-512-259-7016
e-mail: vidtan@iitk.ac.in


  1. “Establishing a centre of excellence in solar thermal research and education at IIT Jodhpur,” MNRE, Govt. Of India. September 2011 – August 2016. Was PI till November 2013.
  2. “Molten salt electrodeposition of rare-earths and actinides,” BRNS, DAE, Govt. of India, June 2004 – March 2008, Rs. 21.16 lakhs.
  3. “Electroremediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils: Pilot-Scale Studies for Technology Development,” MHRD, Govt. of India, April 2003 – March 2005.
  4. “Design and development of shaped tube pulse electrochemical machining for drilling deep microholes in inconel alloys,” Department of Science and Technology, Govt. Of India, April 2001 - March 2003 .
  5. "Studies on magnetohydrodynamics in electrically driven melt flow," Department of Science and Technology, Govt. Of India, April 1995 - March 2001.
  6. "Design, scaleup and optimisation of Pachuca tanks," BRNS, Department of Atomic Energy, April 1992 - June 1995 (with Prof. S. P. Mehrotra).


  1. “Identification of suitable business opportunities,” Shree Cements Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, Rs. 6.35 lakhs, April 2010 – September 2010.
  2. “Modelling of the electrorefining cell in the pyroprocessing demonstration facility,” IGCAR, Kalapakkam, April 2008 – March 2010.
  3. “Determining the commercial feasibility of manufacturing silicon and a mineral-related plant,” Shree Cements Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, March 2008 – October 2008.
  4. "Development of an integrated software platform for evaluating Environmental Impact Assessment reports of thermal power plants," Infrastructure Development and Finance Company, Mumbai, August 2000 - August 2002
  5. "Achieving refractory consumption of international benchmark level in integrated steel plants," RDCIS, SAIL, Ranchi, October 1999 - June 2002.
  6. “Use of slotted anodes to achieve power saving in pots of HINDALCO,” Accenture Inc., New Delhi, January 2001 – February 2001.