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Sadhan Ghosh
Sadhan Ghosh Assistant Professor ghoshfmt[at]iitr.ac.in 01332-284762
Areas of Interest
  • Alloy development, Designing of steels for automotives, power plants and in general.
  • Phase Transformations, Structure-property-correlation by Thermo_calc, Dictra Simulations and Experiments
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2012continuingAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20102012Visiting ScientistIGCAR Kalpakkam
20082010Postdoctoral FellowGIFT, POSTECH, South Korea
20032008PhDSaarland University, Germany
20002002M.E.IISc Bangalore
19962000B.E.IIEST, Shibpur, Howrah
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Best Poster AwardIITR2017
Visiting ScientistIGCAR, Kalpakkam2010-2012
Post Doctoral FellowGIFT, POSTECH2008-2010
Doctoral Fellowship Center for Functional Nanostructures-CFN2006-2008
Doctoral Fellowship Karlsruhe University of Technology2003-2006
National Scholarship from MHRDHigher Secondary1995
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.NanomaterialsKarlsruhe Institute of Technology & Saarland University, Germany2008
M.E.Metallurgical EnginneringIISc Bangalore2002
B.E.Metallurgical EnginneringBengal Engineering and Science University2000
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2017ongoingO.C. TA dutyMMED, IITR
2017ongoingAddl. O.C. OfficeMMED, IITR
20142015Faculty AdviserCOGNIZANCE
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Nanostructured Bainitic SteelIMPRINT2018
stability of retained austenite in steelSERB-DST2018
Wear resistant intermetallicsMHRD-FIG2013
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
Modern Steels and Iron AlloysWarsaw, PolandMHRDJune, 2018
Materias Science and Technology-MSTPittsburgh, USAIIT Roorkee2014
Asia International Steel ConferenceBusan, South KoreaPOSTECH2009
International Seeheim ConferenceFrankfurt, GermanyCFN2007
International Magnetic Conference-INTERMAGSan Diego, California, USAKIT2006
German Physical Society-DPGDresden, GermanyKIT2006
German Physical Society-DPGBerlin, GermanyKIT2005
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Materials ScienceMT106B.TechAutumn
Structural Metallurgy MT104BTechSpring
Phase Transformations and Heat TreatmentMTN203BTechAutumn
Modelling, Simulation and Computer Applications MT503MTechSpring
Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Kinetics MT 506MTechAutumn
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Spark plasma sintered Low Density SteelMr. Syed Ahed
Deformation of IF steelMr. Aarif Kamal
Synthesis and Characterization of Low Density SteelMr. Sunil Kumar Mahato
Ageing Behaviour of Inconel 718 Prepared by Laser ProcessingMr. Ajay Singh Tomar
Synthesis and Characterization of Low Density SteelMr. Atul Chaudhry
High Strength and High Ductility of IF Steel for Automobile ApplicationsMs. Monika Gautam
Micomechanical Behaviour of Microalloyed Steels by Hot Deformation StudyMr. Mrinmoy Sinha
Meidema's Model on Spinodal Decomposition in Fe-Based Binary and Ternary AlloysMr. Santosh Kumar N.L.
Dynamic Recrystallization & Strengthening Behaviour of IF Steel under Hot Deformation StudyMr. Nikhil Sajan
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Austenite stabilitySravan KumarO2018
Deformation of steelPravendra Pratap SinghO2018
Development of Low density steelMr. ajay KumarO2018
Strengthening of interstitial free steelMrinmoy SinhaO2014
Refereed Journal Papers
  • Ghosh S., “Equilibrium versus paraequiibrium precipitation of cementite in ternary alloys: Thermodynamic and kinetic interpretations”, Trans. IIM, 71 (2018) 1265-1278. 
  • Ghosh S., “Switching magnetic order in nanoporous Pd–Ni by electrochemical charging” Journal of Material Research, 28 (2013) 3010-17.
  • Ghosh S., Basu J., Ramachandran D., Mohandas E., Vijayalakshmi M., “A unified approach to phase and microstructural stability for Fe-ETM alloys through Meidema’s model”, Intermetallics, 23 (2012) 148.
  • Ghosh S., “Kinetic study on the coarsening behaviour of cementite in Fe-0.45C-0.22Si-0.62Mn steel during tempering” Journal of Tribology and Surface Engineering, 2 (2011) 117.
  • Ghosh S., “Charge response of magnetization in nanoporous Pd-Ni alloys” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 323 (2011) 552. 
  • Ghosh S., “Kinetic study on the coarsening behaviour of equilibrium phases in Nb alloyed ferritic stainless steels at 700 oC” Materials Chemistry and Physics, 124 (2010) 13.
  • Ghosh S., “Rate controlling parameters in the coarsening kinetics of cementite in Fe-0.6C steels during tempering” Scripta Materilia, 63 (2010) 273. 
  • Yi H. L., Ghosh S., Bhadeshia H. K. D. H., “Dual-phase hot-press forming alloys” Materials Science and Engineering A, 527 (2010) 4870. 
  • Ghosh S., “The role of tungsten in the coarsening behaviour of M23C6 carbide in 9Cr-W steels at 6000C’’ Journal of Materials Science, 45 (2010) 1823. 
  • Balaji G., Ghosh S., Doebrick F., Eckerlebe H., Weissmüller J., “Small-angle neutron scattering of nanocrystalline terbium with random paramagnetic susceptibility” Physical Review Letters, 100 (2008) 227202. 
  • Ghosh S., Lemier C., Weissmüller J., “Charge-dependent magnetization in nanoporous Pd-Co alloys” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 42 (2006) 3617. 
  • Lemier C., Ghosh S., Weissmüller J., Fei G -T., Viswanath R.N., “Charge induced variation of the magnetization in nanoporous Ni-Pd” MRS Symposium Proceedings, 876E (2005) R2.6.1.