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Invited Lectures



    E. Invited Lectures Delivered
    E-I. In Seminar/Symposium:
    1. I. Manna Laser and Plasma Assisted Surface Engineering of Austenitic and Ferritic Stainless Steel Presented as an invited talk at the International Symposium on ADVANCES IN STAINLESS STEELS 2007 (ISAS 2007), held in Chennai on April 9-11, 2007 (Convenor: K Bhanu Shankar Rao).
    2. I Manna, M Chopkar, PK Das, DR Bhandari Nano-particle Dispersed Water and Ethylene-glycol Based Nanofluid for Heat Transfer Applications Presented at the India-Brazil-South Africa Collaborative Symposium on Nanotechnology held in IGCAR, Kalpakkam on Feb. 6, April 6, 2007 (Convenor: Dr A K Tyagi).
    3. I. Manna Nano-Materials Research at IIT-Kharagpur Presented as an invited talk at the European Union - India Network project workshop (Bridging the Gap between Europe and India’s Nanotechnology Knowledge Bases) held in Ashok Hotel, New Delhi on March 03, 2007 (Convenor: Prof V K Kaul).
    4. Indranil MANNA Surface Engineering of SAE 52100 Steel Presented as an invited talk in TRIBO-CORROSION 2006, an International Symposium on Tribo-Corrosion held in NFTDC, Hyderabad on Dec. 4-5, 2006 (Chair: G. Sundararajan, Margaret M. Stack).
    5. I. Manna Science and Technology of Nano-Materials for Structural+Functional Applications Presented at the India-Brazil-South Africa Collaborative Symposium on Nanotechnology held in LNLS, Campinas, Brazl on Nov 10, 2006 (Convenor: Dr J A Brum).
    6. I. Manna Science and Technology of Nanometric Materials - Activities at the IIT-Kharagpur Presented as an invited talk at the European Union - India Network project workshop (Bridging the Gap between Europe and India’s Nanotechnology Knowledge Bases organized by Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação, SPI) held in Porto, Portugal on September 14-15, 2006 (host: Dr R Newton).
    7. Indranil Manna Polymorphic Phase Transformation in Early Transition Metals Induced by Mechanical Attrition/Alloying Presented in the 12th International Symposium on Metastable and Nano Materials (ISMANAM) held in Warsaw, Poland during August 27-30, 2006 (Chairmen: T. Kulic)
    8. I. Manna Evolution of Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Microstructure in Al-based Ternary Alloys by Mechanical Alloying Presented in the 8th International Conference Nanostructured Materials (NANO 2006) in Bangalore during August 21-25, 2006 (Chairmen: K. Chattopadhyay, A. H. Chokshi)
    9. I. Manna Development of Wear-resistant Cu-alloy with Nanocrystalline Ceramic Phase Dispersion by Mechanical Alloying and Sintering for Electrical Contacts Presented in the International Workshop on "New Applications of Copper in 21st Century" organized by International Copper Association (ICA-CIMAT), held in Santiago, Chile during June 15-16, 2006 (Convenor: L Amestica, R Quizada).
    10. I. Manna, P. P. Chattopadhyay, H.J. Fecht Evolution of Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Microstructure in Al-based Ternary Alloys by Mechanical Alloying Presented as an invited talk in the International Conference on ADVANCED DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF MATERIALS (ICAMDD) at the GOA MARRIOTT RESORT, GOA during 14-16 December 2005 (organized by the IIT, Kharagpur and Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA)
    11. I. Manna New Paradigms Presented by Nanocrystalline Materials Presented as an invited talk in the INAE National Convention in Bangalore on Dec 10-11, 2005 (Initiation ceremony for fresh fellows of the academy).
    12. I. Manna, W. M. Steen and K. G. Watkins Microstructural Evolution in Laser Surface Alloying of Titanium with Iridium for Developing Neural Stimulation Electrodes Presented as an invited talk in Microstructure 2006 - Advances in Metallography during Dec 1-2, 2005 in Anushaktinagar, BARC, Mumbai organized by the Indian Institute of Metals, Mumbai Chapter and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
    13. I. Manna Laser assisted surface amorphization of engineering components An invited lead lecture presented in the ‘Surface Engineering’ session of the Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals held in Chennai on Nov. 16, 2005.
    14. I. Manna Nano-fluid for Micro-thermal Heat Transfer Applications An invited lecture delivered in the National Conference on ‘Advanced Characterization Techniques for Nanomaterials (ACTON 2005)’, held at the I.I.T., Roorkee during August 24-26, 2005 (Host: Dr. R. Chandra).
    15. I. Manna Synthesis and Characterization of Al-based Nanometric Materials for Structural and Functional Applications An invited lecture delivered at the National Symposium on ‘Carbon Technology’ held on Feb. 27, 2005 at NALCO-Nagar, Angul, Orissa as a part of the Chapter Day Celebration of the IIM Angul Chapter (Host: Mr. MKB Nair).
    16. I. Manna Synthesis and Characterization of Al-based Nanometric Materials for Structural and Functional Applications An invited lecture delivered at the National Conference on ‘Nano Science and Technology’ held on Jan. 21, 2005 at Jadavpur University (Host: Prof M K Mitra).
    17. G. Sinha, S Mukherjee, B Lunawat, J Dutta Majumdar and I. Manna Plasma Nitriding of Production Tools for Welded Tube Making An invited lecture delivered at the International Conference on ‘Developments in Steel Tube Technology - An Imperative for the Auto and Engineering Industry, held in Jamshedpur on Dec. 16-17, 2004 (Convenor: B Lunawat).
    18. M. Chopkar, S. Kumar, P. K. Das, I. Manna Synthesis and Characterization of Nano-fluid for Micro-thermal Heat Transfer Applications An invited lecture delivered in the International Conference on ‘Design and Characterization of Advanced Materials (DCAM-2004)’, held at Benaras Hindu University (BHU) during Dec. 10-11, 2004 (Host: Prof GVS Sastry).
    19. I. Manna Development of Al-based Ternary Nanocrystalline/Amorphous Alloys by Mechanical Alloying An invited lecture delivered in the Microsymposium on ‘NanoScience and Technology’ under the International Symposium on Advanced Materials and Processing (ISAMAP2K4), held at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur during December 6-8, 2004.
    20. I. Manna Synthesis and Characterization of Al-based Nanometric Materials for Structural and Functional Applications An invited plenary lecture delivered in the National Symposium on ‘Physical Metallurgy: Research, Techniques and Applications (PMRTA-2004)’, held at Anushakti Nagar, BARC, Mumbai (to honour Late M K Asundi) on Dec 2-3, 2004 (Host: M Sundararaman).
    21. I. Manna Current Trends in Materials and Manufacturing Processes in Automobile Industry An invited plenary lecture delivered at the National Symposium on ‘Manufacturing Excellence through Material and Process Optimization’ (National Metallurgist Day celebration of the Tata Motors) at Jamshedpur on Nov. 14,’04.
    22. I. Manna Mechanism of Solid-state Nanocrystallization and/or Amorphization of Al-Ti-Si alloys An invited lecture delivered at the International Conference on Nano-materials: Synthesis, Characterization and Application, held at Taj Bengal, Kolkata, November 4-6, 2004 (jointly organized by the B E College, Kolkata; Univ Central Florida, USA; and Univ of New South Wales, Australia).
    23. I. Manna Al-based Ternary Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Alloys by Mechanical Alloying An invited lecture delivered in the Microsymposium on ‘NanoTechnology and Biomaterials’ organized by the MRSI-Kharagpur Chapter on on Aug. 07, 2004 at the IIT-Kharagpur (Chiarman: R P Singh).
    24. I. Manna, S. Bera, E. Naidu, M. Ramgopal and S. Bhattacharya Nanocrystalline metal-hydride for compressor driven reversible heating-cooling device Presented as an invited talk at the Indo-US workshop on ‘Nano-scale materials: from science to technology’, held at Hotel Mayflower, Puri during April 5-8, 2004
    25. J. Dutta Majumdar, A. K. Nath and I. Manna Laser Surface Engineering of Steel and Cast Iron An invited lecture presented in the national workshop on "Application of Laser in Mechanical Industry (WALMI-2004)", held at the Jadavpur Univ. during Feb. 27-29, 2004.
    26. I. Manna Potential of Mechanical Alloying for Large-scale Applications in Nano Science and Technology Presented at the DRDO target Group Meeting held at the IIT Extension Center in Bidhannagar, Kolkata on February 28, 2004
    27. S. K. Roy and I. Manna Activities on Nano Science and Nano Technology at the IIT-Kharagpur Presented at the International Conference on Commercialisation of Microsystems and Nanotechnology held during Feb. 13-14, 2004 at the Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
    28. I. Manna Laser Assisted Surface Heat Treatment of Steel and Cast Iron Presented as an invited talk in the symposium International Heat Treat - 2004 (IHT-2003) held in Hotel Savera, Chennai on Jan. 09, 2004.
    29. I. Manna Characterization of Al-based Nanocrystalline and Amorphous Alloys Synthesized by Mechanical Alloying An invited talk delivered in the Materials Science Section of the 91st Indian Science Congress on 6.1.2004 held in Chandigarh during Jan. 3-8, 2004.
    30. I. Manna Fundamentals, Current Status and Examples of Laser Materials Processing An invited lecture delivered in the National Laser Symposium (NLS2003) at the IIT-Kharagpur on Dec. 23, 2003.
    31. J. Dutta Majumdar, R. Galun, B. L. Mordike and I. Manna Studies on Laser Surface Alloying of a Mg Alloy with Nickel An invited lecture delivered in the International Conference on ‘Advances in Surface Treatment: Research and Development (ASTRA2003), held in Hyderabad during Nov. 3 – 6, 2003.
    32. I. Manna, P. Nandi, P. P. Chattopadhyay, F. Banhart, H.-J. Fecht Role of interfaces in polymorphic phase changes in nanocrystalline transition metals An invited lecture delivered in the International Conference on Interfaces in Advanced Materials (IAM03), held in Chernogolovka, Russia on May 26–30, 2003.
    33. I. Manna Polymorphic Phase Change in Nanocrystalline Early Transition Metals ‘Metallurgist of the Year’ Award Lecture delivered at the 40th National Metallurgist Day Celebration of the Ministry of Steel and Indian Institute of Metals, held in Vadodara, Gujarat on Nov. 14, 2002.
    34. I. Manna and J. Dutta Majumdar Laser Surface Engineering of Metallic Components An invited lecture delivered in the National Symposium on ‘Resurgence of Metallic Materials (ROMM)’ at the National Metallurgical Lab., Jamshedpur on Oct. 24-25, 2002.
    35. I. Manna, P. Nandi, P. P. Chattopadhyay, S. K. Pabi, F. Banhart and H. J. Fecht Synthesis of Al-based Amorphous and Nano-aluminide Dispersed Amorphous Matrix Composites By Mechanical Alloying Presented at the 6th International Conference on ‘Nanostructured Materials (NANO-2002)’ held in Orlando, USA during June 16 - 21, 2002.
    36. I. Manna, P. P. Chattopadhyay, F. Banhart and H. J. Fecht Mircostructural Evolution in Mechanical Milling of Wear Resistant Coatings and Development of Al-based Amorphous Alloys Presented in the Workshop of Centers of Excellence on ‘Nanostructured Metals Produced by Severe Plastic Deformation’ held in Unipress (Polish Academy of Sciences), Warsaw, Poland during April 11-12, 2002.
    37. I. Manna Nanostructured Materials Obtained by Mechanical Alloying Presented in the Workshop of Centers of Excellence on ‘Interfacial Effects in Nanostructured Materials’ held in Ulm, Germany during Oct. 5-6, 2001.
    38. P. P. Chattopadhyay, R. N. R. Gannabattula, S. K. Pabi and I. Manna Development of Amorphous and Nano-aluminide Dispersed Al'matrix Composites by Mechanical Alloying Presented in the International Conference on Bulk Metallic Glasses in Singapore during Sept. 24-28, 2000 (organized by United Engineering Foundation, New York).
    39. J. Dutta Majumdar, B. L. Mordike and I. Manna Laser Surface Alloying - an Advanced Surface modification Technology in: Shaping the Future - Global Dialogue III (Science and Technology - Thinking the Future) - Conference Proceedings (Eds. B. Bretschneider, H. Ehrenfeld, H. Hettche, S. Oetzmann, W. Ternes and G. F. Walter), ISBN No.: 3-00-006462-1. (held in Hannover, Germany during July 9 to 13, 2000).
    40. I. Manna Evolution of Metastable Microstructure in Laser Surface Engineering Presented in the national workshop on "Application of Laser in Mechanical Industry (WALMI-2000)", held at the Jadavpur University during Feb. 25 - 27, 2000.
    41. I. Manna Phase Transition, Properties and Application of Nanocrystals Prepared by Mechanical Alloying (Medal Lecture) Delivered at the 11th Annual General Meeting of the Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) held at the M.S. University, Baroda during February 3-5, 1999.
    42. I. Manna, A. Roy, W. M. Steen and K. G. Watkins Laser Surface Engineering for Enhanced Wear Resistance of Automotive and Excavator Components Presented as an invited paper in the Indo-German Workshop on Surface Engineering held in Hyderabad during October 28-30, 1999.
    43. P. P. Chatterjee, S. K. Pabi and I. Manna A Metastable Phase Transition in Pure Nb and Nb-Al due to Mechanical Alloying by Planetary Ball milling Presented as an invited paper in the National Conference on Nanomaterials: Physics and Devices held at the Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar during March 18-20, 1999.
    44. I. Manna, P. P. Chatterjee and S. K. Pabi Metastable Equilibrium of the Mechanically Alloyed Cu-Al System Presented in the sectional symposium on 7.1.99 in the 86th session of the Indian Science Congress (Material Sciences Section), in Chennai during Jan. 3-8, 1999.
    45. J. Dutta Majumdar, B. L. Mordike and I. Manna Improvement in isothermal oxidation resistance of pure Ti by laser surface alloying with Si and Si+Al Presented at the 52nd Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals, held in Bangalore during Nov. 14-17, 1998.
    46. I. Manna Laser Surface Engineering Activities at the IIT, Kharagpur Presented in the symposium on "Surface Engineering" in the 85th Indian Science Congress (Material Sciences Section), in Hyderabad during Jan. 3-8, 1998.
    47. I. Manna Laser Surface Alloying of Ti with Ir Presented at the one-day workshop on "Surface Engineering" for inauguration of the Center for Laser Processing of Materials (CLPM), Hyderabad on Jan.4, 1998.
    48. I. Manna Microstructural Evolution in Laser Surface Alloying of Austempered Ductile Iron with Chromium Presented in the national workshop on "Application of Laser in Mechanical Industry (WALMI-97)", held at the Jadavpur Univ. during Dec. 21-24, 1997.
    49. I. Manna, K. P. Gupta and R. K. Ray Development of Cube Texture in Ti + Cr Alloyed Ni-Fe-Cu Alloys for Soft Magnetic Applications Presented in the national seminar on "Application of Texture in Materials Research (NASAT-97)", held at DMRL, Hyderabad during Dec. 4-6, 1997.
    50. I. Manna and J. Dutta Majumdar Enhancement of Pitting Corrosion Resistance in Stainless Steel by Laser surface Alloying with Molybdenum Presented at the 51st Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals, held in Jamshedpur during Nov. 14-17, 1997.
    51. I. Manna Development of Neural Stimulation Electrode by Laser Surface Alloying of Titanium with Iridium An invited talk presented in the National Symposium on "Laser Applications in Materials Science and Industry", held at the I.G.C.A.R., Kalpakkam during Feb. 26-28, 1997.
    52. I. Manna Discontinuous Precipitation - A Model Moving Boundary Reaction Presented as a part of the National Science Day celebration by the INSA local chapters of Patna (Bhagalpur on 27.02.93) and Kharagpur (Kharagpur on 28.02.93).
    53. I. Manna Laser Processing of Materials An invited lecture in the Physics & Materials Science joint sessional symposium on "Frontiers of Materials Science" in the 79th Indian Science Congress, held in Baroda during Jan.3-8, '92.
    54. I. Manna Recent Trends in Surface Alloying: An Overview All India Seminar on "Surface Treatment of Materials", organized by the Institute of Engineers (India), Calcutta Chapter, Calcutta, Aug. 23-24, 1991.

      E-II. In Short-Term Courses:
    55. I. Manna
      (a) Introduction to materials and heat treatment - A 10-lecture module given to Officers from the Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL), Bangalore during the autumn semester 2007 and 2006 (Coordinator: J Dutta Majumdar).
      (b) Introduction to Engineering Materials - A 8-lecture module given to Officers from the Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL), Bangalore during the spring semester 2006 (Coordinator: J Dutta Majumdar).
    56. I. Manna Principles and application of x ray diffraction in steel 4 hour lecture module in the short-term course for the Engineers in the R&D Center in Tata Steel, Jamshedpur on ‘Characterization of Microstructure in Steel’ during Apr. 14-16, 2006 (Coordinator: I. Manna).
    57. I. Manna Synthesis, Characterization and Application of Nano-structured Materials for Structural and Functional Applications - Structure-Property Correlation
      (a) A 2-hour lecture module given to the participants of the short-term course on ‘Mathematical modelling of nano-structured materials’ at the Materials Science Center, IIT, Kharagpur during Jan. 15-30, 2006 (Coordinator: Prof S Ram).
      (b) A 4-hour lecture module given to the participants of the short-term course on ‘Mathematical modelling of nano-structured materials’ at the Mathematics Department, IIT, Kharagpur during Dec. 5-11, 2005 (Coordinator: Prof S Bhattacharyya).
    58. I. Manna Fundamentals of Heat Treatment Technology A 8-lecture module given to SNTI, Tata Steel, Jamshedpur under the short-term course on ‘Heat Treatment Technology’ (Coordinator: Y. Ramkoti) on September 14, 2005.
    59. I. Manna Structure of solids and heat treatment technology A 10-lecture module given to Tata Motors, Jamshedpur under the short-term course on ‘Engineering Materials’ (Coordinator: I Manna) on May 5-6, 2005 (Host: Mr S Kumar).
    60. I. Manna X-ray Diffraction and Structure of Solids A 7-lecture module given to Tata Steel R & D, Jamshedpur under the short-term course on ‘Characterization of Sinter Materials’ (Coordinator: S B Singh) on April 14-15, 2005 (Host: Mr S Ramna).
    61. I. Manna and J. Dutta Majumdar Laser and Plasma Assisted Surface Engineering for Enhanced Wear and Corrosion Resistance An invited lecture delivered at the Metall. Engg. Dept., Jadavpur University, Kolkata on Mar. 22, 2005 under the UGC-DSA programme (Host: Prof P K Mitra).
    62. I. Manna Synthesis and Characterization of Nanometric Materials for Structural and Functional Applications An invited lecture delivered at the Short Term Course on ‘Nano Science and Technology’, held at the S N Bose Centre for Basic Sciences on Feb 16,’05 (Host: Prof A Raychaudhury).
    63. I. Manna Physical Metallurgy of Non-ferrous Metals and Alloys Two lectures delivered at the Short Term Course on ‘Officers Training Course for Hindustan Zinc Limited’ held at the IIT-Kharagpur during July 16-31, 2004 (Coordinator: Prof R Mitra).
    64. I. Manna Materials Science and Physical Metallurgy Part 1: Structure and Constitution of Solids, Part 2: Phase Equilibrium and Phase Transformation, Part 3: Physical Metallurgy of Steel and Cast Iron A series of 9 lectures delivered at the Junior Works Manager Training Program of the OFIOL, Ishapore, North 24-Parganas, W.B. during January 27-28, 2004.
    65. I. Manna Functional Applications of Nanostructured Materials In: A short-term course (AICTE sponsored) on ‘Nanocrystalline Materials - Synthesis, Characterization and Applications’ at the IIT, Kharagpur during Jan. 15-29, 2004 (Coordinator: Prof R N P Chowdhury).
    66. I. Manna Science and Technology of Engineering Materials with Non-equilibrium or Metastable Microstructure in: the short term course on ‘Materials Science for Engineers’ organized by the M. N. Dastur School of Materials Science and Engineering at the B. E. College (D.U.), Howrah during September 1 – 7, 2003 (Course Director: Dr. N. R. Bandyopadhyay).
    67. I. Manna Fundamentals, Current Status and Examples of Laser Assisted Surface Modification of Engineering Materials in: the School on Surface Engineering organized by the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi during July 16 – 23, 2003 at the ARC-I, Hyderabad.
    68. I. Manna Materials Science and Engineering in Laser Materials Processing in: Laser Centre, Manufacturing Division, Mechanical Engineering Department, UMIST, Manchester during May 1-2, 2002 (a series of 4 lectures), host: Prof. Lin Li.
    69. I. Manna Laser Surface Engineering - An Advanaced Manufacturing Technique in: Metallurgical Controls in Welding, A short term course on Welding organized by the IIT, Kharagpur during Nov. 18-29, 1996. Course coordinator: Prof. A. K. Chakrabarti.
    70. I. Manna Laser Surface Engineering in: Surface Engineering, A Workshop organized by the Jamshedpur Chapters of the Inst. of Engineers (I) and Ind. Inst. of Metals, during Aug. 22-24,'96. Course Director: Dr. S. K. Mandal.
    71. Surface Treatment of Materials: I. Conventional Practices and II. Future Trends in: Alloy Cast Iron - Recent Development and Application, A QIP short term course held at the Metall. Engg. Dept., IIT, Kharagpur, June 15-27, 1992 (2 lectures) Coordinator: Prof. S. C. Panigrahi.
    72. I. Manna Laser Surface Treatment : I. Introduction, II. Fundamentals, III. Engineering Practices and IV. Surface Alloying (4 lectures) in: Surface Engineering, A QIP short term course held at the Mater. Sci. Cen., IIT, Kharagpur, June 21-July 2, 1993 Coordinator: Prof. D. Bhattacharya.
    73. I. Manna Heat Treatment of Steel Components in Metallurgical Industry : I. Semi-Finished Products and II. Laser Assisted Surface Treatment (2 lectures) in: Heat Treatment Technology and Its Recent Developments, A short-term course held at the Metall. Engg. Dept., IIT, Kharagpur, July 12-17, 1993. Coordinator: Prof. B. Sasmal
    74. I. Manna Improving Wear Resistance by Laser Surface Treatment (2 lectures) in: Design of Materials for Wear Resistant Application, A short-term course held at the Metall. Engg. Dept., IIT, Kharagpur, Sept.14-18, 1993. Coordinators: Prof. A. K. Chakrabarti and Prof. A. Basak.

      E-III. In an Institute/Laboratory:
    75. I. Manna Surface Engineering of Metallic Systems by Laser and Plasma Invited lecture delivered at the Mater Engg Dept, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, USA on Mar 29, 2007 - ASM-TMS Chapter lecture (host: Prof B Mishra)
    76. I. Manna Nano-dispersed Solid Alloys and Thermal Fluids An invited WSU-ASM Joint Seminar on Nnaotechnology at the Wayne State University, Dayton, USA on Mar. 28, 2007 (host: Prof S Mukhopadhyay)
    77. I. Manna Nanostructured Materials for Structural and Functional Applications Invited seminar delivered at the Mech Engg Dept, Georgia Technological Univ, Atlanta, USA on March 26, 2007 (host: Prof Y Joshi).
    78. I. Manna Laser Assisted Material Processing Invited lecture delivered at the Inst. For Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar on Nov. 24, 2007 regarding Materials Projects for National Fusion Programme (host: Dr S Mukherjee).
    79. I. Manna Nanometric material characterization by x-ray diffraction Invited lecture delivered at the National Institute for Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT), Ranchi on Sept. 26, 2006 (host: Prof M K Banerjee).
    80. I. Manna Recent developments in nanometric materials in structural and functional applications An invited lecture delivered at the University of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain on August 8, 2008 (host: Prof K D Srivastava).
    81. I. Manna Characterization of nanometric materials synthesized by mechanical alloying Invited lecture delivered at the University of Chile, Santiago on June 19, 2006 (host: Prof R. Letelier).
    82. Indranil Manna Evolution of Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Microstructure in Al-based Ternary Alloys by Mechanical Alloying Invited talk delivered on Dec 13, 2005 in General Electric Global Center, Bangalore
    83. I. Manna Surface Engineering by Laser and Plasma An invited lecture delivered at the Materials Engg. Dept., Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada on July 7, 2005 (Host: Prof M Wells).
    84. I. Manna Nanofluid for Advanced Heat Transfer Applications An invited lecture delivered on June 24, 2005 at the Materials Engineering Dept and AMPAC, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA (Host: Prof S Seal).
    85. I. Manna
      (a) Development of Al-based Ternary Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Alloys by Mechanical Alloying and
      (b) Synthesis and Characterization of Nanofluid for Advanced Heat Transfer Applications An invited lecture delivered on May 12, 2005 at the Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam (Host: S L Mannan).
    86. I. Manna Development of Al-based Ternary Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Alloys and Nano-ceramic Dispersed Cu-alloys by Mechanical Alloying An invited lecture delivered on April 27, 2005 at the Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad (Host: Dr. A Sriramamurty).
    87. I. Manna Surface Engineering by Laser and Plasma An invited lecture delivered at the Metallurgical Engg. Dept., Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on Feb. 26, 2005 (Host: V Rao).
    88. I. Manna
      (a) Development of Al-based Ternary Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Alloys by Mechanical Alloying
      (b) Synthesis and Characterization of Nanofluid for Advanced Heat Transfer Applications
      (c) Laser Joining of Dissimilar Materials - A Project Proposal In: Invited lectures delivered on Aug. 12, 2004 at the India Science Center, General Motors, Bangalore (Host: Dr. A Tewari).
    89. I. Manna Al-based Ternary Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Alloys by Mechanical Alloying In: Department of Metallurgy, I.I.Sc. Bangalore on Aug. 11, 2004 (Host: Prof T A Abhinandanan).
    90. I. Manna Surface Engineering by Laser and Plasma Ion Implantation for Structural and Functional Applications In: Ecole des Mines, Saint Etienne, France on June 16, 2004 (Host: Dr. Anna Frackewiecz). In: Ecole National De Ingenieurs (ENISE), Saint Etienne, France on July 01, 2004 (Host: Prof I Smurov).
    91. I. Manna Al-based Ternary Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Alloys by Mechanical Alloying In: Technical University of Clausthal, Germany on June 28, 2004 (Host: Prof J. Estrin). In: Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany on June 29, 2004 (Host: Prof J. Eckert).
    92. I. Manna Polymorphic Changes in Early Transition Metals Induced by Mechanical Attrition A lecture delivered at the Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, USA on June 11, 2002 (host: Dr. J. A. Eastman).
    93. I. Manna Development of Al-based Amorphous Alloys and Polymorphic Changes Early in Transition Metals by Mechanical Attrition Route A lecture delivered at the Materials Science and Engineering Department, Ohio State University, USA on June 13, 2002 (host: Prof. M. Mills).
    94. I. Manna Synthesis of Al-based Amorphous Alloys and Metastable Phase Transition in Early Transition Metals through Processing by Mechanical Attrition Route A lecture delivered at the Materials Science Department, University of Liverpool, UK on May 07, 2002 (host: Prof. D. Bacon).
    95. I. Manna Synthesis of Al-based Amorphous Alloys by Mechanical Attrition Route A lecture delivered at the Light Metals Group, Manchester Materials Science Centre, UMIST, Manchester, UK on May 09, 2002 (host: Prof. G. Lorimer).
    96. I. Manna, P. P. Chattopadhyay, F. Banhart and H. J. Fecht Development of Al-based Amorphous Alloys by Mechanical Attrition and Associated Phase Transition A lecture delivered at the Inst. of Metallurgy & Materials Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland on Apr. 15’02 (hosts: Profs. J. Dutkiewicz, P. Zieba).
    97. I. Manna, P. P. Chattopadhyay, F. Banhart and H. J. Fecht Development of Al-based Amorphous Alloys by Mechanical Attrition A lecture delivered at the Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland on April 11, 2002 (host: Prof. T. Kulik).
    98. I. Manna Phase Transition, Properties and Application of Nanocrystalline Materials Prepared by Mechanical Alloying A lecture delivered at the Inst. for Materials Technology (I.W.W.), Technical University of Clausthal, Germany on December 14, 2001 (host: Prof. Y. Estrin).
    99. I. Manna Laser Surface Engineering A lecture delivered at the Materials Division, University of Ulm, Germany on November 28, 2001 (host: Prof. U. Herr).
    100. I. Manna Phase Transition, Properties and Application of Mechanically Alloyed Nanocrystals An invited lecture delivered at the Nanyang Technological University on Sept. 20, 2000 (organized by the School of Materials Engineering, NTU, host: Dr. Z. Chen).
    101. I. Manna Metastable Phase Transition in Nanocrystals Prepared by Mechanical Alloying An invited lecture delivered at the IFW, Dresden, Germany on May 10, 2000 (host: Prof. L. Schultz and Dr. J. Eckert).
    102. I. Manna Phase Transition, Properties and Application of Nanocrystalline Materials Prepared by Mechanical Alloying An invited lecture delivered at the:
      (i) Wright State Univ., Dayton, USA on Mar. 17, 2000 (host: Prof. S. M. Mukhopadhyay),
      (ii) Inst. Metalkunde u. Metalphysik, RWTH, Aachen, Germany on Dec. 14, 1999 (host: Prof. Dr. G. Gottstein).
    103. I. Manna Laser Surface Engineering to Enhance Wear, Corrosion and Oxidation Resistance An invited lecture delivered at the Advanced Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State Univ., USA on Mar. 21, 2000 (host: Dr. R. Martukanitz).
    104. I. Manna Laser Surface Alloying of Titanium with Iridium An invited lecture delivered at the Dept. of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, U.K. on June 8, '98 (host: Dr. C. L. Clyne).
    105. I. Manna Laser Surface Engineering An invited lecture delivered at the Inst. for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar on Oct. 22, 1997 (host: Prof. P. I. John).
    106. I. Manna Development of a Neural Stimulation Electrode by Laser Surface Engineering An invited lecture delivered at the Inst. f. Metallforschung, Technische Universitat, Berlin, on Dec. 11, '95 (host: Prof. Dr. H. J. Fecht).
    107. I. Manna, K. G. Watkins and W. M. Steen Development of Neural Stimulation Electrode by Laser Surface Alloying of Ti An invited lecture delivered at the Inst. f. Werkstofforschung under Werkstoffkunde Technische Universitat, Clausthal on Dec.7, '95 (host: Prof. Dr. B. L. Mordike).
    108. I. Manna, K. G. Watkins and W. M. Steen Microstructural Evolution in Laser Surface Alloying of Titanium with Iridium for Developing Neural Stimulation Electrode An invited Lecture delivered at the Fraunhofer Institute fur Lasertechnik, Aachen, On Dec. 4, '95 (host: Dr. A. Gasser).
    109. I. Manna The Fundamentals of Laser Surface Engineering An invited lecture delivered at the Naval Chemical and Metallurgical Laboratory, Bombay, on Mar.7,'94 (host: Dr. D. K. Biswas).
    110. I. Manna Mechanism and Kinetics of Discontinuous Precipitation An invited lecture delivered at the R.R.L., Bhubaneshwar (hosted by the RRL and IIM-Bhubaneshwar Chapter) on 4.10.92 (host: Dr. H. S. Ray).
    111. I. Manna Initiation Sites for Discontinuous Precipitation - A Generalized Criteria An invited lecture delivered at the I.I.Sc., Bangalore (hosted by the Dept. of Metall. and I.I.M.-Bangalore Chapter) on 25.3.91 (host: Prof. K. Chattopadhyay).
    112. I. Manna Discontinuous Precipitation from Interphase vis-a-vis Grain Boundaries An invited lecture delivered at the N.M.L., Jamshedpur (hosted by the N.M.L. & IIM-Jamshedpur Chapter) on 11.1.91 (host Dr. Ing. O. N. Mohanty).
    113. I. Manna Discontinuous Precipitation in a Cu-12In Alloy An invited lecture at the Univ. Munster, Germany (host: Prof. Chr. Herzig) on 16.3.90.
    114. I. Manna Mechanism and Kinetics of Discontinuous Precipitation in Pb-Sn Alloys An invited lecture delivered at the Inst. fur Metallk., University of Stuttgart, W. Germany (host: Prof. Dr. W. Gust) on 18.1.90.
 
 
 
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