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Suhrit Mula
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
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20102011Visiting Research ScholarNC State University, USA
20072012Assistant ProfessorNIT Rourkela
19982003Research ScholarCMERI Durgapur
19971998Management TraineeIndia Foils Ltd, Kolkata
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
BOYSCAST FellowDST, Govt. of India2009
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhDMetallurgical and Materials EngineeringIIT Kharagpur2009
MTechMetallurgical and Materials EngineeringNIT Durgapur2004
BTechMetallurgical and Materials EngineeringNIT Durgapur1997
Post Doctoral ResearchPost Doctoral Research-BOYSCAST-DSTNC State University Raleigh, USA2011
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
LCF of cast 625 superalloy for turbine casing and forged 617 superalloy for rotor applicationsIGCAR, Kalpakkam2018
Mechanical and thermoelectrical properties of copper-based nanocomposites developed by mechanicalCSIR, New Delhi2014
Nanostructured grains stabilization of Al-alloys for ultra-light weight applications prepared by SRIC, IIT Roorkee2013
Improvement in production of cast EN36C(S) alloy steel free from porosity and banded microstructuM/S Mahindra Sanyo Special Steel Pvt. Ltd. Khopoli, Maharashtra2015
Memberships
  • IIM Kolkata, Life member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Materials ScienceMT201BPP and Process EngineeringSpring
Materials ScienceMT-106ME + PISpring
Phase TransformationMTN-504M.Tech.Spring
Phase TransformationMTMMEDSpring
Characterization TechniquesMT-409MMEAutumn
Materials CharacterizationMTN-307B.Tech.Autumn
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Dasharath MabrukarUltrafine grained brass by Cryorolling/Cryoforging
Sumit GhoshHigh strength microalloyed steels by thermomechanical processing
Suntharavel MuthaiaNonequilibrium Fe-alloys
Atul KumarAluminium based nanocomposites
Godasu Ashwin KumarFracture and fatigue of superalloys
Lekhraj VermaIron based alloys
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Mechanical properties of UFG low SFE Cu-Zn & Cu-Al alloys processed by cryo-rolling/forgingDr. Dasharath S MabrukarA2013
Thermomechanical simulation kinteics to develop high strength IF and microalloyed steelsDr. Sumit GhoshA2013
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
NC State university, USA Advanced research on ultrahigh strength materials2010-07-22
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Advances in Materials & Processing: Challenges & Opportunities (AMPCO 2017)Organized by Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Roorkee30.11.2017
Advanced Aerospace Materials: Processing, Characterization and ApplicationsAICTE sponsored Short Term Course 1-5June,15
EXCELLENCE IN MARINE MATERIALS: ADVANCED PROCESSING, CHARACTERIZATION & APPLICATIONSAICTE sponsored Short Term Course 21.05.2018
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Fracture mechanism, fracture toughness and fatigue properties of low SFE copper alloys MSME, IIT Hyderabad12.10.2017
Advanced processing techniques to obtain high strength materialsMechanical Engineering DepartmentatShivalik College of Engineering (SCE), Dehradun30.03.2018
XRD and its broad applications in Materials CharacterizationMechanical Engineering Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Engineering & Technology. Pauri, UK28/10/2017
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Prof. Carl C KochNC State University, USARP
Dr. PC KangHerbin Institute of Technology, ChinaRP
Books Authored

Book Chapter/Book published

  1. S. M. Dasharath, Suhrit Mula. Microstructures, Mechanical Properties and Strengthening Mechanisms of cast Cu–Al Alloys Processed by Cryorolling in Recent Trends in Materials and Devices pp. 479-482, volume 178 (2016). Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY).
  2. Suhrit Mula,‎ S. K. Pabi,‎ Sudipto Ghosh. Aluminium based nanocomposites: Metal Matrix Nanocomposites, pp.1-184, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (11 November 2011). ISBN-10: 3846542172, ISBN-13: 978-3846542170.
Refereed Journal Papers

Details of Research Publications in Journals (42)

Sl No

Authors

Title

Name of Journal

Page

Vol

Year

42

V.M.S. Muthaiah, C.C. Koch, S. Mula

Effect of Nb addition on Fe-7Cr-Nb and Fe-15Cr-Nb metastable alloy
formation and their thermal stability

Mater. Res. Express (2018)

056534

5

2018

41

S. Ghosh, SM Dasharath, S. Mula

Simulation kinetics of austenitic Phase transformation in Ti+Nb stabilized IF and microalloyed steels

Journal of materials engineering & performance, ASM International

2595–2608

27

2018

40

V.M.S. Muthaiah, S. Mula.

Influence of Cr and Y addition on microstructure, mechanical properties and corrosion resistance of SPSed Fe-based alloys

Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A

990–1005

49

2018

39

A. Kumar, K. Pal, S. 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

 

1-13

30

Dec,

2017

38

A. Prem Kumar, V.M.S. Muthaiah, S.  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

617-627

722

Oct,

2017

37

S. Ghosh, S. Mula, D.K. Mondal

Development of ultrahigh strength cast-grade microalloyed steel by simple innovative heat treatment techniques for industrial applications.

Materials Science and Engineering: A

667-680

700

July,

2017

36

Debasis Nayak, Shiba Narayan Sahu, S. Mula.

Metallurgical approach towards explaining optimized EDM process parameters for better surface integrity of AISI D2 tool steel.

Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals

1183-1191

70

July 2017

35

SM Dasharath, S. Ghosh, S. 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, 

73-83

693

May,2017

34

SM Dasharath, S. 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

393-404

690

2017

33

A. Kumar, S.K. Sharma, K. Pal, S. 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

1122–1134

26

2017

32

S. Ghosh, A.K. Singh, S. Mula, P. Chanda, V.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

22–36

684

2017

Sl. No.

Authors

Title

Name of Journal

Page

Vol

Year

 

31

SM Dasharath, S. Mula

Mechanical properties and fracture mechanisms of ultrafine grained Cu-9.6% Zn alloy processed by multiaxial cryoforging.

Materials Science and Engineering: A

403-414

675

2016

 

30

Sooraj S, V.M. Suntharavel Muthaiah, P.C. Kang, C.C. Koch, S. Mula.

Microstructural evolution and thermal stability of Fe-Zr metastable alloys developed by mechanical alloying followed by annealing.

 

Philosophical Magazine

2649-2670

96

2016

 

29

V.M.S. Muthaiah, S. Mula.

Effect of zirconium on thermal stability of nanocrystalline aluminium alloy prepared by mechanical alloying.

Journal of Alloys and Compounds

571-580

688

2016

 

28

Sumit Ghosh, Ajay Kumar Singh, S. Mula.

Effect of critical temperatures on microstructures and mechanical properties of Nb–Ti stabilized IF steel processed by multiaxial forging.

Materials & Design

47-57

100

2016

 

27

SM Dasharath, S.Mula.

Microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of low SFE Cu-Al alloys processed by cryorolling followed by short-annealing.

Materials & Design

552-564

99

2016

 

26

V.M.S. Muthaiah, Hari Babu L, Carl C Koch, S. Mula.

Feasibility of formation of nanocrystalline Fe-Cr-Y alloys: Mechanical properties and thermal stability.

 

Materials Characterization

43-53

114

2016

 

25

A.K. Singh, S. Ghosh, S. Mula.

Simultaneous improvement of strength, ductility and corrosion resistance of Al2024 alloy processed by cryoforging followed by ageing. 

 

Materials Science and Engineering: A

774-785

651

2016

 

24

SM Dasharath, C.C. Koch, S. Mula.

Effect of stacking fault energy on mechanical properties and strengthening mechanisms of brasses processed by cryorolling.

Materials Characterization

14-24

110

2015

 

23

S. Ghosh, S. Mula.

Thermomechanical processing of low carbon Nb–Ti stabilized microalloyed steel: Microstructure and mechanical properties.

Materials Science and Engineering: A

218-233

646

2015

 

22

S. Mula, Daria Setman, K.M. Youssef, R.O. Scattergood, CC Koch.

Structural evolution of Cu(1−X)YX alloys prepared by mechanical alloying: Their thermal stability and mechanical properties.

 

Journal of Alloys and Compounds

108-116

627

2015

 

21

Ravi Kumar, S.M. Dasharath, P.C. Kang, C.C. Koch, S. Mula.

Enhancement of mechanical properties of low stacking fault energy brass processed by cryorolling followed by short-annealing.

Materials & Design

637-643

67

2015

 

20

Bingqing Li, Pengchao Kang, Huasong Gou, Gaohui Wu, S. Mula.

Surface morphology evolution and ablation mechanism of SiC-Si multiphase ceramic coating on graphite under oxy-acetylene flame.

 

Corrosion Science

473-480

88

2014

 

                         

 

 

Sl

No

Authors

Title

Name of Journal

Page

Vol

Year

19

Kang Pengchao, Zhang Bin, Wu Gaohui, Gou Huasong,Chen Guoqin, Jiang Longtao, S. Mula.

Synthesis of β-SiC Nanowires by ball milled nanoparticles of Si and C.

 

Journal of Alloys and Compounds

304-308

604

2014

18

S. 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

710-715

588

2014

17

Mark A. Atwater, S. Mula, R.O. Scattergood, C.C. Koch.

Thermal stability of nanocrystalline copper alloyed with antimony.

 

 

 

Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A

5611-5616

44

2013

16

S. Mula, S.K. Pabi, C.C. Koch, P. Padhi, S. Ghosh.

Workability and mechanical properties of ultrasonically cast Al-Al2O3 nanocomposites.

Materials Science and Engineering: A

485-491

558

2012

15

S. Mal, S. Nori, S. Mula, J. Narayan, J. T. Prater.

Defect mediated reversible ferromagnetism in Co and Mn doped zinc oxide epitaxial films.

Journal of Applied Physics 

 

112

2012

14

S. Mula, S. Ghosh, S. K. Pabi. 

Microstructural development and room-temperature thermal stability of mechanically alloyed Al87Y10Ni3 nanostructure.

Advanced Science Letters

362-367

16

2012

13

S.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

330-336

539

2012

12

S. Mula, P. Sahani, S.K. Pratihar, S. Mal, C.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

4348-4356

528

2011

11

P. Sahani, S. 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

7781-7789

528

2011

10

H. Bahmanpour, A. Kauffmann, M.S. Khoshkhoo, K.M. Youssef, S. 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

230-236

529

2011

9

P.C. Kang, G.Q. Chen, B. Zhang, G.H. Wu, S. Mula, C.C. Koch.

Oxidation protection of carbon fibers by a reaction sintered nanostructured SiC coating.

Surface Coatings and Technology

305-311

206

2011

 

 

 

Sl No

Authors

Title

Name of Journal

Page

Vol

Year

8

S. 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

3757-3763

527

2010

7

S. 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

176-181

191

2009

6

S. 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,

1154-1160

44

2009

5

S. Mula, S. Ghosh, S. K. Pabi.

Synthesis of Al-based Al-Cr-Co-Ce alloy by mechanical alloying.

 

Materials Science and Engineering A

208-213

472

2008

4

P.K. Ray, S. Mula, U.K. Mohanty, B. C. Ray.

Effect of hygrothermal shock waves on interlaminar shear strength of hybrid composites.

 

 

Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites

519-524

26

2007

3

T. Bera, S. Mula, P. K. Ray, B. C. Ray.

Effects of Thermal Shocks and Thermal Spikes on Hygrothermal Behavior of Glass–Polyester Composites.

Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites

725-738

26

2007

2

S. Mula, T. Bera, P. K. Ray, B. C. Ray

Effect of Hydrothermal ageing on mechanical behaviour of sub-zero weathered GFRP composites.

Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites

673 -680

25

2006

1

B.C. Ray, S. 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

197-213

25

2006