Singh Ajay K - Department of Applied Science and Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Singh Ajay K
Ajay Kumar Singh Ex faculty 0132-2714318
Areas of Interest
  • Corrosion, Microbial Corrosion, Chemical Corrosion, Material Science, Nanocomposite Coatings for corrosion and wear resistance, Nanopaper, Nanofibrillation in paper making, Nanobiotechnology, Enzymatic fiber processing, Paper Technology, Paper Properties
Professional Background
1980-01-0111 years LecturerIIT Roorkee
1991-01-015 years ReaderIIT Roorkee
1996-01-013 years Associate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
1999-01-01OngoingProfessorIIT Roorkee
1982-01-011 year Guest PhysicistUppsala University Sweden
1993-01-011 year ResearcherCEBELCOR Brussels Belgium
Multiple Posts
2020-08-31OngoingMember of Research Advisory Committee of "Gujarat State Fertilizer and Chemicals", Vadodara Expert : Corrosion and its ControlIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
1999-01-012 years Panel of HeadsUniv.of Roorkee
2001-01-018 years SenatorIIT Roorkee chargeSRE campus lib
2010-01-01OngoingChairman DRCIIT Roorkee
Educational Details
M.Sc.Condensed Matter PhysicsAgra University1972
Ph.D.Mossbauer SpectroscopyIIT-Roorkee (earstwhile Univ. of Roorkee)1978
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Biocorrosion Inhibition by Application of Microbial Extracellular Polymeric SubstancesUSDB2012-01Ongoing
Mitigation of microbial induced corrosion by nanobioproductsDBT2013-01Ongoing
  • Gujarat State Fertilizer and Chemicals, Vadodara, Member, Research Advisory Committee
  • Society for Advancement of Electrochemical Science & Technology, Member
  • NACE, USA, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
NanomaterialsIPh 02B.Tech IIAutumn
Electricity & magnetismPh202MIntg.M.Tech(PST) IISpring
Material ScienceMT-201BB.Tech + IDDSpring
Paper PropertiesPP-307B.Tech IIIAutumn
PhysicsPh-202B.Tech II +IDDAutumn
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Arvind KumarNanofibrillation for papermaking
Chhotu RamCorrosion potential of Industrial Pollutants
Puneet pathakEnzymatic deinking
AnkitaNanocomposie coating for corrosion & wear resistance
AnushreeMicrobial Corrosion
Vipin ChowdharyCorrosion in Bleach Plants
Shilpa MishraMicrobial Corrosion
RohtasCorrosion in environment friendly industrial media
Reena SachanMicrobial Corrosion due to metal oxidising bacteria
Karamjeet Kaur ButterMicrobial corrosion in Paper machine back water
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Corrosion in Paper IndBhupendra GaurO2020-08
Materials for corrosion in paper indRaghuvir SinghO2020-08
Corrosion and materials in bleahc plantGyan SinghO2020-08
Corrosion in env. friendly bleahcmediaAwanish KumarO2020-08
Corrosion and wear resistance nanocomposite coatingAnkitaO2020-08
Microbial Corrosion due to SRB'sSuman lataO2007-01
Corrosion Potential of Industrial EffluentsChhotu RamO2008-01
Corrosion studies of steel in bleaching mediaVipin ChaudharyO2008-01
Corrosion studies in Peracids bleach mediaRohtasO2008-01
Enzymatic delinking of office waste paperPuneet PathakO2007-01
Nano fibrillation of cellulose fibres for papermakingArvind KumarO2008-01
Microbial Corrosion due to metal oxidising bacteriaReena SachanO2014-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Fisikum, Uppsala University, SwedenGuest Scientist2020-08-31
Swedish Corrosion Institute, Stockholm, SwedenGuest Scientist2020-08-31
PAPRICAN, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaDiscussion involving corrosion in Paper Industry1986-01-01
PIRA, Leatherhead, Surrey, U.K.Visit Pulp & Paper laboratory1986-01-01
UMIST, Manchester, U.K.Visit Corrosion laboratory1986-01-01
CEBELCOR, Brusseles, BelgiumResearcher2000-01-01
Nancy, FranceVisit Mossbauer Laboratory1994-01-01
Orleans, FranceVisit Corrosion laboratory1994-01-01
CEBELCOR, Brusseles, BelgiumResearcher2000-01-01
New London, Massachusetts,US2000 Gordon Research Conference on Aqueous Corrosion2000-01-01
Perth, AustraliaAttending ICC Corrosion Congress2011-01-01
Eurocorr 2009, Nice, FranceTo present research paper2009-01-01
HongkongInternational Conference on Biomaterials and Bioengineering2012-01-01
Singaporefor attending and presenting paper at Nanotoday 2013 Conference2020-08-31
Research Advisory Committee meeting of "Gujarat State Fertilizer and Chemicals", VadodaraGujarat State Fertilizer and Chemicals, Vadodara2020-08
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Int. Conf. on Emerging Materials and Applications ICEMA2014DST,CSIR,INSA,DAE,Industry2020-08
Special Lectures Delivered
Corrosion in paper IndustryInternational Conf. on Corrosion in Infrastructure and Chemical Ind., Vadodara2020-08
Optical Properties of PaperHNL, Kerela2020-08
Strength Properties of Paper/PaperboardsHNL, Kerela2020-08
Corrosion in Paper IndustryMaysore Paper Mill, Bhadrawati1991-01
National International Collaboration
Corrosion in oil exploration and GeothermyCEBELCOR, Brusseles
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