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Dr Indranil Chattoraj, NML

Dr Indranil Chattoraj is working as Scientist F & Head, Business Development & Monitoring Division in National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur.

 

Degree

University

Year

Subject

CGPA

B. Tech

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, INDIA

1985

Metallurgical Engineering

8.0 / 10.0

M. S.

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A

1987

Metallurgical Engineering

3.83 / 4.00*
* Cumulative grade for the M.S. and Ph.D courses

Ph.D

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A

1991

Metallurgical Engineering

Awards/ Honours (i) Excellence in Corrosion awarded by the NACE International Gateway, India Section, 2008; (ii) CSIR-DAAD(Germany) Exchange Fellowship, Nov.2002 – Jan. 2003 and (iii)YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD in Engineering Sciences, 1997 (The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India)

Recognitions (i) Award for Best poster at the 57th Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata, 2003; (ii) Award for Second best poster at the 55th Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals, Bhubaneswar, 2001; (iii)Award for Second best poster at the 51st Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals, Tatanagar, 1997; and (iv) Award for third best poster at 48th Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals, Vishakhapatnam, 1994.

Research Outputs

Publications
in peer reviewed journals

in proceedings

Invited lectures
77
58
19
12

Thesis Guidance

         Ph.D

         M.Sc/M.tech

3 (awarded) + 2 (ongoing)
5 (completed)

Patents 1 (sealed)

Sponsored Projets Undertaken

as project leader

as team member

29

14 (completed) + 5 (in progress)
9
(completed) + 2 (in progress)

His present research activities includes (i) Pitting – fatigue synergism in airframe components, (ii) High strength steels and (iii) Hydrogen embrittlement

Administrative responsibilities

  • Member, Corrosion Management Committee of CII
  • Member, Management Council of the laboratory (1.07.05 – 30.6.07)
  • Co-convenor, Research appraisal and monitoring committee
  • Member, Tata Steel – NML co-ordination committee
  • Member, Sports promotion board of CSIR(2005-07)
  • External examiner, for M. Tech, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Kharagpur
  • Examiner & Paper setter, AMIIM (Corrosion)

He is Life member of (i) Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), (ii) Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), (iii) Plasma Science Society of India (PSSI) and (iv) Institute of Engineers (India)

Score Card

30 training programmes held till date Nearly 720 organisations & 1620 professionals benefitted 8 corrosion audits conducted 23 booklets on corrosion management prepared

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Publications

There is a significant need for increased awareness of corrosion as a phenomenon and as a risk. In industry the term corrosion is often ignored and usually recognized only if substantial damage occurs as a result of corrosion attack; for example, collapsing of bridge or leaks and explosion of...