Minerals & Metallic Materials : Ravi M » Personal


Academic Qualifications

  • B.E (Metallurgy), University of Madras,1985
  • M.Sc(Engg.)(Metallurgy),Indian Institute of Science,Bangalore, 1994
  • Ph.D ,Indian Institute of Science,Bangalore, 2003

Title of M.Sc (Engg.) Thesis : Structure Property Correlations studies of Rare
Earth Additions to Al-7Si-0.3Mg Alloy.
Title of Ph.D Thesis : Re-Examination of the Formation of Porosity
during Solidification of Aluminium Alloys

Area of Expertise

  • Solidification of Alloys
  • Mechanisms of Microporosity Formation in Aluminium Castings
  • Alloy Development
  • Structure Property Correlations of Aluminium Alloys
  • Quantitative metallography
  • Advanced Materials for Aerospace and Automotive Applications

Experience (including CSIR & others)

  • Asst. Engineer(Methods)
    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    Koraput Division, Orissa, India
    Sept. 1986 to Mar. 1989
  • Scientist
    Regional Research Laboratory/NIIST Trivandrum,
    1989 to Till Date

Significant Contributions

  • Process developed for Premium Quality
  • Aluminium Alloy Castings for Aerospace