Dept. of MME, IIT Madras

Prof. B.S. Murty is an Institute Professor and Girija & R. Muralidharan Chair Professor at the department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Madras, India. His academic journey started with a Diploma in Metallurgy in 1983 followed by BE from VRCE Nagpur in 1986 and ME from IISc Bangalore in 1988. He obtained his PhD (1992) also from IISc, Bangalore. After serving at IIT Kharagpur for 12 years, he has been a Professor at IIT Madras since 2004. He is also currently an Adjunct Professor at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada since 2011 and also an Associate faculty of School of Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada since 2016.

His fields of interests are High Entropy Alloys, Nanocrystalline materials and nanocomposites, bulk metallic glasses, grain refinement and modification of Al alloys, Al based composites, in-situ composites, non-equilibrium processing, particulate technologies, thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations, transmission electron microscopy, atom probe tomography. He has authored above 395 journal publications. He has published 4 books, namely, Text Book on Nanoscience and nanotechnology, High Entropy Alloys (2 editions) and High-energy Ball Milled Nanocrystalline Aluminium Alloys. He has supervised 38 PhDs and 17 PhDs are ongoing. He has completed over 55 sponsored research projects and currently handing 13 projects and filed 19 patents.

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