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Professional (Research/Teaching) Experience



A.     At the IIT-Kharagpur:
a)
Chairman, Central Research Facility, I.I.T., Kharagpur - Dec. 2006 onwards and Vice-chairman, 2004 to 2006 (for 3 years).
Administrative position to run a central research facility that houses all the major analytical research instruments of the Institute (TEM, SEM, XRD, XPS, OES, DSC, etc.)
b)
Professor, Dept. of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, I.I.T., Kharagpur - Jun. 2003 onwards.
Teaching in under- and post-graduate level, Independent research (Institute, Sponsored, Collaborative), Research guidance, Course-curriculum and laboratory development, Consultancy, Academic services to outside agencies, Organizing short-term courses, and Rendering administrative services
c)
Coordinator, Institute Mission Project on Nano Science and Technology - 2003 onwards
d)
Associate Professor, Dept. of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, I.I.T., Kharagpur - Mar.1997 to Jun. 2003.
Teaching in under- and post-graduate level, Independent research (Institute, Sponsored, Collaborative), Research guidance, Course-curriculum and laboratory development, Consultancy, Academic services to outside agencies, Organizing short-term courses, and Rendering administrative services.
e)
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, I.I.T., Kharagpur - Nov.1990 to Feb.1997.
Teaching in under- and post-graduate level, Independent research (Institute, Sponsored, Collaborative), Research guidance, Course-curriculum and laboratory development, Consultancy, Academic services to outside agencies.
f)
Lecturer, Dept. of Metallurgical Engineering, I.I.T., Kharagpur, - Nov.1985 to Nov.1990.
Teaching in under/post-graduate level, Independent research (Institute/Sponsored), Research guidance (B.Tech/M.Tech), Laboratory development, etc.


B.     Outside the IIT-Kharagpur (on leave):
a)
Visiting Professor, University of Ulm, GERMANY - May-July, 2007 (2 months)
Independent research on deformation behavior of bulk metallic glass
b)
Visiting Professor, Technical University of Clausthal. Germany - May06 to July06
Collaborative research on ECAP consolidation of amorphous Al alloy powders (DFG project). Also, visited/lectured at the University of Chile, Santiago (June 12-20, 2006).
c)
Visiting Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA - May05 to June05
Collaborative research on laser surface amorphization (DST-NSF project). Also, visited and lectured at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada during July 1-9, 2005
d)
Visiting Professor, ENISE (National School of Engineering), Saint Etienne, FRANCE - May04 to June04
Independent research in surface engineering and curriculum development
e)
Humboldt Fellow, University of Ulm, GERMANY - Jul'01-Jun'02, Dec'02, May-Jun'03
Independent research on Amorphous Al-alloys and Phase Transition in nanocrystalline materials under severe plastic deformation
f)
Senior Fellow, School of Materials Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE - Jul. 2000 to Jun. 2001.
Visiting faculty position - teaching, research and administration. Entrusted to initiate a post-graduate course on thermodynamics for the first time, revise under-graduate curriculum and take up special projects.
g)
Guest Scientist, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Metallforschung, STUTTGART - Oct. 1999 (1 month), Jun.-Jul., 1998 (1 month), Jun.-Jul., 1997 (1 month), May-Jul., 1996 (2 months), Oct.-Nov., 1995 (2 months).
Collaborative research.
h)
Visiting Fellow, Laser Lab., Mechanical Engg. Dept., University of Liverpool, U.K. - May-Jun., 1999 (1 month), May-Jun., 1998 (6 weeks), Mar.-Jul. 1995 (5 months).
India-UK Collaborative Research Project; and Independent post-doctoral research as an Indian National Science Academy (INSA) - Royal Society Exchange Fellow.
i)
Guest Scientist, Technical Univ., CLAUSTHAL - May, 2000 (1 month), - Dec., 1999 (1 month), May-Jun. (1 month), 1997.
Guidance of doctoral study and collaborative research.
j)
Guest Scientist, Technische Universitaet, BERLIN - Dec., 1995 (1 month).
Independent research as a DAAD Re-invitation Fellow.
k)
Guest Scientist/DAAD Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute fuer Metallforschung, STUTTGART (1 year) - Mar.1989 to Mar.1990 (on leave from the IIT-Kharagpur).
Independent post-doctoral research as a DAAD Fellow.
l)
Engineer, Forge shop, Mishra Dhatu Nigam (A Govt. of India Integrated Superalloys plant, Ministry of Defense), HYDERABAD, A.P. India - Dec.1984 to Nov.1985 (1 year).
Supervision of the production schedule.
m)
Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Metallurgical Engg. I.I.T., KANPUR, India -Jan.1984 to Dec.1984 (1 year).
Rendering assistance for checking answer scripts, holding laboratory, sessional & tutorial classes, etc. (awarded to the class topper in merit list).
n)
Vacational Trainee, DSP, Steel Authority of India, DURGAPUR, India - May'82 to Jul.'82.
Summer Training in an industry as a part of the undergraduate degree program.
o)
Vacational Trainee, Andrew Yule Co., KALYANI, W.B., India - May 1981 to Jul. 1981.
Summer Training in an industry as a part of the undergraduate degree program.
 
 
 
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