Suhrit Mula Assistant Professor smulafmt[at]iitr.ac.in 01332-285763 Website
Areas of Interest
- Preparation of Bulk Nanostructured metals and alloys and nanocomposites, Low stacking fault energy materials (Copper based alloys)
- Development of High strength steel by controlled Thermo-mechanical processing, Thermomechanical simulation, multiaxial forging, controlled rolling of IF steels, Microalloyed steel
- Thermodynamics, kinetics and thermal stability of nanostructured materials , Iron based and aluminium-based nanostructured alloys
- Mechanical alloying and spark plasma sintering, Wear and Corrosion resistance
|2010||2011||Visiting Research Scholar||NC State University, USA|
|2007||2012||Assistant Professor||NIT Rourkela|
|1998||2003||Research Scholar||CMERI Durgapur|
|1997||1998||Management Trainee||India Foils Ltd, Kolkata|
Honors and Awards
|BOYSCAST Fellow||DST, Govt. of India||2009|
|PhD||Metallurgical and Materials Engineering||IIT Kharagpur||2009|
|MTech||Metallurgical and Materials Engineering||NIT Durgapur||2004|
|BTech||Metallurgical and Materials Engineering||NIT Durgapur||1997|
|Post Doctoral Research||Post Doctoral Research-BOYSCAST-DST||NC State University Raleigh, USA||2011|
- IIM Kolkata, Life member
|Title||Course Code||Class Name||Semester|
|Materials Science||MT201B||PP and Process Engineering||Spring|
|Materials Science||MT-106||ME + PI||Spring|
Research Scholar Groups
|Dasharath Mabrukar||Ultrafine grained brass by Cryorolling/Cryoforging|
|Sumit Ghosh||High strength microalloyed steels by thermomechanical processing|
|Suntharavel Muthaia||Nonequilibrium Fe-alloys|
|Ravi Kumar||mechanical properties of cryorolled brass|
|Sooraj S||Iron based alloys for nuclear applications|
|Bhoopendra Chauhan||Copper-based nanostrcutures by mechanical alloying|
|Topic||Scholar Name||Status of PHD||Registration Year|
|Mechanical properties of UFG low SFE Cu-Zn & Cu-Al alloys processed by cryo-rolling/forging||Dr. Dasharath S Mabrukar||A||2013|
Visits to outside institutions
|Institute Visited||Purpose of Visit||Date|
|NC State university, USA||Advanced research||2010-07-22|
National International Collaboration
|Prof. Carl C Koch||NC State University, USA||RP|
|Dr. PC Kang||Herbin Institute of Technology, China||RP|
Refereed Journal Papers
- Atul Kumar, Kaushik Pal, Suhrit Mula. Simultaneous improvement of mechanical strength, ductility and corrosion resistance of stir cast Al7075-2% SiC micro-and nanocomposites by friction stir processing. Journal of Manufacturing Processes. Volume 30, December 2017, Pages 1-13.
- Sumit Ghosh, Suhrit Mula, Dipak Kumar Mondal. Development of ultrahigh strength cast-grade microalloyed steel by simple innovative heat treatment techniques for industrial applications. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 700, 17 July 2017, Pages 667-680.
- A. Prem Kumar, V.M. Suntharavel Muthaiah, Suhrit Mula. Effect of Nb, Y and Zr on thermal stability of nanocrystalline Al-4.5wt.% Cu alloy prepared by mechanical alloying. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 722, 25 October 2017, Pages 617-627.
- S.M. Dasharath, Sumit Ghosh, Suhrit Mula. Effect of SFE on tensile and fatigue behavior of ultrafine grained Cu-Zn and Cu-Al alloys developed by cryo-rolling/forging. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 693, 2 May 2017, Pages 73-83.
- SM Dasharath, Suhrit Mula. Improvement of mechanical properties and fracture toughness of low SFE Cu-Al alloy through microstructural modification by multiaxial cryoforging. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 690, 6 April 2017, Pages 393-404.
- Atul Kumar, Sandan Kumar Sharma, Kaushik Pal, Suhrit Mula. Effect of Process Parameters on Microstructural Evolution, Mechanical Properties and Corrosion Behavior of Friction Stir Processed Al 7075 Alloy. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, March 2017, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 1122–1134
- Sumit Ghosh, Ajay Kumar Singh, Suhrit Mula, Prasenjit Chanda, Vinay V. Mahashabde, T.K. Roy. Mechanical properties, formability and corrosion resistance of thermomechanically controlled processed Ti-Nb stabilized IF steel. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 684, 27 January 2017, Pages 22–36.
- SM Dasharath, Suhrit Mula. Mechanical properties and fracture mechanisms of ultrafine grained Cu-9.6% Zn alloy processed by multiaxial cryoforging. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 675, 15 October 2016, Pages 403–414.
- Sooraj S, V.M. Suntharavel Muthaiah, P.C. Kang, Carl C Koch, Suhrit Mula. Microstructural evolution and thermal stability of Fe-Zr metastable alloys developed by mechanical alloying followed by annealing. Philosophical Magazine, Vol. 96, No. 25, 25 July 2016, 2649–2670.
- V.M. Suntharavel Muthaiah, Suhrit Mula. Effect of zirconium on thermal stability of nanocrystalline aluminium alloy prepared by mechanical alloying. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 688, Part A, 15 December 2016, Pages 571–580.
- Debasis Nayak, Shiba Narayan Sahu, Suhrit Mula. Metallurgical approach towards explaining optimized EDM process parameters for better surface integrity of AISI D2 tool steel. Available online on June 2016 in Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals.
- Sumit Ghosh, Ajay Kumar Singh, Suhrit Mula. Effect of critical temperatures on microstructures and mechanical properties of Nb–Ti stabilized IF steel processed by multiaxial forging. Materials & Design, Volume 100, 15 June 2016, Pages 47-57.
- SM Dasharath, Suhrit Mula. Microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of low SFE Cu-Al alloys processed by cryorolling followed by short-annealing. Materials & Design, Volume 99, 5 June 2016, Pages 552-564.
- V.M. Suntharavel Muthaiah, Hari Babu L, Carl C Koch, Suhrit Mula. Feasibility of formation of nanocrystalline Fe-Cr-Y alloys: Mechanical properties and thermal stability. Materials Characterization, Volume 114, April 2016, Pages 43-53.
- Amit Kumar Singh, Sumit Ghosh, Suhrit Mula. Simultaneous improvement of strength, ductility and corrosion resistance of Al2024 alloy processed by cryoforging followed by ageing. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 651, 10 January 2016, Pages 774-785.
- S.M. Dasharath, Carl C. Koch, Suhrit Mula. Effect of stacking fault energy on mechanical properties and strengthening mechanisms of brasses processed by cryorolling. Materials Characterization, Volume 110, December 2015, Pages 14–24.
- Sumit Ghosh, Suhrit Mula. Thermomechanical processing of low carbon Nb–Ti stabilized microalloyed steel: Microstructure and mechanical properties. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 646, 14 October 2015, Pages 218-233.
- Suhrit Mula, Daria Setman, Khaled Youssef, R.O. Scattergood, Carl C Koch. Structural evolution of Cu(1−X)YX alloys prepared by mechanical alloying: Their thermal stability and mechanical properties. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 627, 5 April 2015, Pages 108-116.
- Ravi Kumar, S.M. Dasharath, P.C. Kang, Carl C. Koch, Suhrit Mula. Enhancement of mechanical properties of low stacking fault energy brass processed by cryorolling followed by short-annealing. Materials & Design, Volume 67, 15 February 2015, Pages 637-643.
- Bingqing Li, Pengchao Kang, Huasong Gou, Gaohui Wu, Suhrit Mula. Surface morphology evolution and ablation mechanism of SiC-Si multiphase ceramic coating on graphite under oxy-acetylene flame. Corrosion Science, Volume 88, November 2014, Pages 473-480.
- Kang Pengchao, Zhang Bin, Wu Gaohui, Gou Huasong,Chen Guoqin, Jiang Longtao, Suhrit Mula. Synthesis of β-SiC Nanowires by ball milled nanoparticles of Si and C. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 604, 15 August 2014, Pages 304-308.
- Suhrit Mula, J. Panigrahi, P.C. Kang, Carl C. Koch. Effect of microwave sintering over vacuum and conventional sintering of Cu based nanocomposites. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 588, 5 March 2014, Pages 710-715.
- Mark A. Atwater, Suhrit Mula, Ronald O. Scattergood, Carl C. Koch. Thermal stability of nanocrystalline copper alloyed with antimony. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Volume 44A, December 2013—5611-5616.
- Suhrit Mula, S.K. Pabi, Carl C Koch, P. Padhi, S. Ghosh. Workability and mechanical properties of ultrasonically cast Al–Al2O3 nanocomposites. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 558, 15 December 2012, Pages 485-491.
- S. Mal, S. Nori, Suhrit Mula, J. Narayan, J. T. Prater. Defect mediated reversible ferromagnetism in Co and Mn doped zinc oxide epitaxial films. J. Appl. Phys. 112, 113917 (2012), December 2012.
- Suhrit Mula, S. Ghosh and S. K. Pabi. Microstructural development and room-temperature thermal stability of mechanically alloyed Al87Y10Ni3 nanostructure. Advanced Science Letters, 16 (2012) 362-367, American Scientific Publishers.
- Suhrit Mula, H. Bahmanpour, S. Mal, P C Kang, M. Atwater, W. Jian, R.O. Scattergood, C.C. Koch. Thermodynamic feasibility of solid solubility extension of Nb in Cu and their thermal stability. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 539, 30 March 2012, Pages 330-336.
- Suhrit Mula, P. Sahani, S.K. Pratihar, Siddhartha Mal, Carl C. Koch. Mechanical properties and electrical conductivity of Cu–Cr and Cu–Cr–4% SiC nanocomposites for thermo-electric applications. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 528, Issues 13-14, 25 May 2011, Pages 4348-4356.
- P. Sahani, Suhrit Mula, P.K. Roy, P.C. Kang, C.C. Koch. Structural investigation of vacuum sintered Cu–Cr and Cu–Cr–4% SiC nanocomposites prepared by mechanical alloying. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 528, Issues 25-26, 25 September 2011, Pages 7781-7789.
- H. Bahmanpour, A. Kauffmann, M. S. Khoshkhoo, K. M. Youssef, Suhrit Mula, J. Freudenberger, J. Eckert, R. O. Scattergood, C. C. Koch. Effect of stacking fault energy on deformation behavior of cryo-rolled copper and copper alloys. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 529, 25 November 2011, Pages 230-236.
- P.C. Kang, G.Q. Chen, B. Zhang, G.H. Wu, Suhrit Mula, C.C. Koch. Oxidation protection of carbon fibers by a reaction sintered nanostructured SiC coating. Surface Coatings and Technology, Volume 206, Issues 2-3, 25 October 2011, Pages 305-311.
- Suhrit Mula, K. Mondal, S. Ghosh and S. K. Pabi. Structure and mechanical properties of Al-Ni-Ti amorphous powder consolidated by pressure-less, pressure-assisted and spark plasma sintering. Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 527, Issues 16-17, 25 June 2010, Pages 3757-3763.
- Suhrit Mula, S. Ghosh and S. K. Pabi. On the formation of phases by mechanical alloying and their thermal stability in Al-Mn-Ce system. Powder Technology, 191 (2009) 176–181.
- Suhrit Mula, P. Padhi, S. C. Panigrahi, S. K. Pabi and S. Ghosh. On Structure and Mechanical Properties of Ultrasonically Cast Al-2% Al2O3 Nanocomposite. Materials Research Bulletin, 44 (2009) 1154–1160.
- Suhrit Mula, S. Ghosh and S. K. Pabi. Synthesis of Al-based Al-Cr-Co-Ce alloy by mechanical alloying. Materials Science and Engineering A, 472 (2008) 208–213.
- P. K. Ray, Suhrit Mula, U. K. Mohanty and B. C. Ray, “Effect of hygrothermal shock waves on interlaminar shear strength of hybrid composites”. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 26, No. 5, 2007, 519-524.
- T. Bera, Suhrit Mula, P. K. Ray and B. C. Ray, “Effects of Thermal Shocks and Thermal Spikes on Hygrothermal Behavior of Glass—Polyester Composites”. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. Vol. 26, No. 7, 2007, 725-738.
- Suhrit Mula, T. Bera, P. K. Ray and B. C. Ray, “Effect of Hydrothermal ageing on mechanical behaviour of sub-zero weathered GFRP composites”. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, vol. 25, No. 6, 2006, 673 – 680.
- B. C. Ray, Suhrit Mula, T. Bera, P. K. Ray, "Prior Thermal Spikes and Thermal Shocks on Mechanical Behavior of Glass Fiber-Epoxy Composites". Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, vol. 25, No.2, 2006, 197-213.