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Daniel B.S.S.
B.S.S. Daniel Professor s4danfmt[at] +91-1332-285751
Areas of Interest
  • Metal Foam, Nanomaterials, Metal Matrix Composites, Metallic Glasses
Professional Background
2014till dateProfessorDepartment of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering and Center of Nanotechnology (IIT Roorkee)
20092014Associate ProfessorDepartment of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering and Center of Nanotechnology (IIT Roorkee)
20042009Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering and Center of Nanotechnology (IIT Roorkee)
20032004Professor and Head, Mechanical EngineeringKCG College of Technology, Anna University, Chennai
20012003Post-doctoral FellowTechniche Facultaet, Christian Albrechts Universitaet, Kiel, Germany
20002001Post-doctoral FellowInstitute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW), Dresden, Germany
19971999Project EngineerDepartment of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, IIT Kanpur
Educational Details
PhDComposite MaterialsIIT Kanpur1997
ME (Int)MetallurgyIISc Bangallore1992
BScPhysicsMCC (Autonomous), Madras University1988
Administrative Background
20132015PresidentFaculty Forum
20112013Deputy Chief AdvisorInstitute Sports Organization
20122013MemberUG Curriculum Review Committee
20092014Member SecretaryDepartment Faculty Committee
20082012MemberBoard of Studies
20082014Officer-in-ChargeDept Time Table
20052010Staff Advisor, AthleticsInstitute Sports Organization
20052014Officer in ChargeCellular and Composite Materials Lab
20122014Officer in ChargeSEM Lab
2015till dateManagerABN School
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
1. Insitu Aluminium alloy matrix composites by hybrid processing of meltsCouncil of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)2013
2. A feasibility study to process Steel FoamNaval Research Board2013
  • The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) , USA, Member
  • Indian Institute of Metals, Life Member
  • Materials Research Society of India, Life Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Structural MetallurgyMT-104BTech I yrSpring
Engineering Analysis & DesignMTN 292BTech 2nd yrSpring
Composite MaterialsMT522MTechAutumn
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
In-situ Magnesium based composite – Development and Tribological behavior1. D. SivalingappaA2007
Processing and Mechanical Property Analysis of Closed-cell Aluminium FoamE. Edwin RajA2008
Electrical Conductivity of Calcia Stabilized Zirconia prepared by Mechanical AlloyingRaja Ram PrasadA2012
Nanocrystalline Co-Ni and Ni-Cu alloys: Synthesis and Studies on their Magnetic PropertiesSudhakar PandayA2012
Severe Plastic Deformation of Magnesium Alloys using Accumulative Roll BondingH. Sivananda NayakaA2013
Growth and Characterization of Lead-free Ferroelectric Thin Films and HeeterostructuresChandanA2014
Books Authored
  1. Nanomaterials and Devices: Processing and Applications, Editors: S.Ray, S.K.Nath, A.Kumar, R.C.Agarwala, V.Agarwala, G.P.Chaudhari, B.S.S.Daniel, Trans Tech Inc. Switzerland, 2009.
  2. Advances in Materials Development: A festschrift honouring Professor Subrata Ray, Editor: B.S.S. Daniel, Materials Science Forum Vol. 736, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, 2012.
  3. Advances in Materials and Processing: Challenges and Opportunities, Editors: B.S.S. Daniel and G.P. Chaudhari, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 585, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, 2012.
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Directed melt oxidation and nitridation of aluminum alloys: a comparison, B.S.S.Daniel and V.S.R.Murthy, Materials & Design 16 (1995) 155-161.
  2. Metal matrix composites via insitu methods, B.S.S.Daniel, V.S.R.Murthy and G.S.Murty, Journal of Materials Processing Technology 68 (1997) 132-155.
  3. Microstructure and mechanical properties of SiC reinforced AlN/Al composites, B.S.S.Daniel and V.S.R.Murthy, ISIJ International 37 [10] (1997) 992-999.
  4. Nickel Aluminide reinforced AlN/Al composites by pressureless infiltration, B.S.S.Daniel and V.S.R.Murthy, Materials Letters 37 (1998) 334-339.
  5. Modelling of composite growth in Directed melt Nitridation process, B.S.S.Daniel, D.Mazumdar and V.S.R.Murthy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions 30A [11] (1999) 2951-2958.
  6. Unified theory of deformation for structural superplastics, metallic glasses and nanocrystalline materials, K. A. Padmanabhan and B. S. S. Daniel, Materials Science Forum Vol. 357-359 (2001) 371-380.
  7. Relaxation behaviour and High temperature Creep of Zr55Cu30Al10Ni5 Bulk Metallic Glass, B.S.S.Daniel, A.Reger-Leonhard, M.Heilmaier, J.Eckert and L.Schultz, Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials 6 (2002) 193-206.
  8. Silver diffusion in Fe40Ni38Mo4B18 metallic glass under high vacuum, S. Lenser, B.S.S. Daniel, V. Zöllmer, J. Erichsen, K. Rätzke, S. Deki, F. Faupel, Scripta Materialia 48 [3] (2003) 275-279.
  9. Development of Nanograined Metallic Materials by bulk and coating techniques, V.Agarwala, R.C. Agarwala, B.S.S. Daniel, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-organic and Nano-metal Chemistry, 36 [1] (2006) 3-16.
  10. Aluminum Melt Foam Processing for Light Weight Structures, R. Edwin Raj and B.S.S. Daniel; Materials and Manufacturing Processes [22] (2007) 525-530.
  11. Manufacturing challenges in obtaining tailor-made closed-cell structures in metallic foams, R. Edwin Raj, B.S.S. Daniel; International Journal for Advanced Manufacturing Technology [38] (2008) 605-612.
  12. Structural property correlation with process parameters in the manufacture of closed-cell aluminum foam, R. Edwin Raj, B.S.S. Daniel, Journal of Manufacturing Engineering [3] (2008) 67-72.
  13. Prediction of compressive properties of closed-cell aluminum foam using artificial neural network, R. Edwin Raj, B.S.S. Daniel, Computational Materials Science [43] (2008) 767-773.
  14. Cryoginically synthesized mechanically alloyed Calcia stabilized Zirconia, Raja Ram Prasad, B.S.S. Daniel, Advanced Materials Research, [67] (2009) 271-276.
  15. Structural and compressive property correlation of closed-cell aluminum foam, R. Edwin Raj, B.S.S. Daniel, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, [467] 1-2 (2009) 550-556.
  16. Microstructural influence in closed cell Aluminum foam for structural application, R. Edwin Raj and B.S.S. Daniel, International Journal of Microstructure and Materials properties, Volume 4, Issue 4 (2009) 476-486.
  17. Comparison of quasi-static and dynamic compression behavior of closed-cell aluminum foam, R. Edwin Raj, Venkitanarayanan Parameswaran and B.S.S. Daniel, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 526, Issues 1-2 (2009) 11-15.
  18. Dissolution of Aluminium base composite in Magnesium to inherit the reinforced phases in cast Magnesium base Composites, D. Shivalingappa, B.S.S. Daniel, S. Ray, Scripta Materialia (Submitted)
  19. Processing, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Cast In-Situ Mg-Al/Al3Ti-Al2O3 Composites, D. Shivalingappa, B.S.S. Daniel, S. Ray, Alloys and Compounds (submitted)
  20. Processing, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Cast In-Situ Mg-Al/Mg2Si Composites, D. Shivalingappa, B.S.S. Daniel, S. Ray, Materials Science and Engineering A, (submitted)
  21. Customization of closed-cell aluminum foam properties using design of experiments, R. Edwin Raj, B.S.S. Daniel, Material Science and Engineering A, 528 (2011) 2067-2075
  22. Magnetic properties of Nanocrystalline Co-Ni alloys synthesized by precursor, Sudhakar Panday, B.S.S. Daniel, P. Jeevanandam, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 323 (2011) 2271-2280
  23. Highly tunable compositionally graded  (1-x)Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3–x(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3  multilayer with low temperature capacitance coefficients, Chandan Bhardwaj, B.S.S.Daniel, Davinder Kaur, Materials Letters 87 (2012) 172–175
  24. Nanocrystalline Co82Ni18 Alloy: Synthesis and Magnetic Properties, Sudhakar Panday, B.S.S. Daniel, P. Jeevanandam, Advanced Materials Research 585 (2012) 100-104
  25. Effect of reinforcing phase inherited from another composite on the mechanical properties of cast magnesium base composite, D. Shivalingappa, B.S.S. Daniel and Subrata Ray,  Material Science and Engineering A, 541 (2012) 172-180
  26. Conductivity measurement of calcia stabilized zirconia prepared by mechanical route, Raja Ram Prasad, K.L. Yadav, B.S.S. Daniel, Advanced Materials Research 585 (2012) 245-249
  27. Application of Graphene Oxide and TiO2 in the fabrication of Dye sensitized solar cells module by electrode modification, Shejale K. Prakash, Harjeet Singh, Himanshu Panjiar, Sanjeev Manhas, B.S.S. Daniel, Advanced Materials Research 585 (2012) 255-259
  28. Synthesis of TiO2 film for Dye-sensitized solar cells, Harjeet Singh, Shejale K. Prakash, Himanshu Panjiar, B.S.S. Daniel, Advanced Materials Research 585 (2012) 284-288
  29. The effect of aging on energy absorption capability of closed cell aluminium foam, V.K. Jeenagar, Vivek Pancholi, B.S.S. Daniel, Advanced Materials Research 585 (2012) 327-331
  30. Grain growth kinetics of accumulative roll bonded AZ61 alloy, H. Shivananda Nayaka, G.P. Chaudhari, B.S.S. Daniel, Advanced Materials Research 585 (2012) 387-391
  31. Correlation of Mechanical and Microstructural properties of SMAW welded Cr-Mo Boiler steels subjected to different post weld heat treatment soaking times, S. Riyaz Ahmed, Ajai Agarwal, B.S.S. Daniel, Advanced Materials Research 585 (2012) 425-429
  32. Synthesis and magnetic properties of nanocrystalline Co-Ni alloys, Sudhakar Panday, P. Jeevanandham, B.S.S. Daniel, Materials Science Forum 736 (2012) 229-240
  33. Pulsed laserdepositionandcharacterizationofhighlytunable (1-x)Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3–x(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3 thin filmsgrownon LaNiO3/Si substrate, Chandan Bhardwaj, B.S.S.Daniel, Davinder Kaur, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 74 (2013) 94–100
  34. Synthesis and characterization of shape memory Nano alloy Cu74Zn22Al4 (wt %) using high energy ball milling, Sujit Kumar Verma, B.S.S. Daniel, American International Journal of Research in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics 2 (2013) 11-22 (Open Source)
  35. Influence of cell wall microstructure on the energy absorption  capability of aluminium foam, V.K. Jeenagar, Vivek Pancholi, B.S.S. Daniel, Journal of Materials and Design (In press)
  36. Formation of hybrid graphene-carbon nano fibre structure by CVD using a polymer encapsulated cobalt-nickel alloy catalyst, R.K. Sahoo, C. Jacob, S.B. Sant, P. Jeyapandiarajan, B.S.S. Daniel, K Devi Chandrasekhar and A. Venimadhav, Journal of Materials Science, (Submitted)
  37. Leakage current behavior of lead-free 0.5Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3–0.5(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3 thin film grown on LaNiO3/Si by pulsed laser deposition, Chandan Bhardwaj, B.S.S. Daniel,  Davinder Kaur (in preparation)