• Dr Savithri S 
  • Chief Scientist / Head
  • ssavithri@niist.res.in
  • 0471-2515264(Off)     9446183238

  • Micromechanical modeling of metal matrix composites – grant-in-aid from DST (co-investigator) in collaboration with Materials Division
  • Computer simulation of the steady state performance of rotary kiln in the metallisation of ilmenite by solid reductant- – grant-in-aid from DST (PI)
  • Vapor phase synthesis of TiO2 powders in an aerosol reactor– grant-in-aid from DST (co investigator)in collaboration with PEET Division
  • Computer simulation of solidification during welding and casting sponsored by DRDO (Team member)
  • Computational Mechanics for Modeling, Analysis and Design of High-performance Structures, Materials and Process Applications- CSIR network project (Team member)
  • Globally competitive Technologies- subtask 3.0, Ti-TiO2 Novel and energy efficient synthesis – CSIR network project (team member)
  • Simulation of solid morphology in electromagnetically stirred solid-liquid slurries sponsored by DMRL, Hyderabad (team member)
  • Development of a process for the production of activated carbon from Neyveli Lignite sponsored by Ministry of coal (team member) in collaboration with PEET Division
  • Microporosity Modeling in Aluminum Castings sponsored by General Motors Corporation, USA (co-investigator)
  • Nucleation, movement and growth of gas bubbles in Aluminum Castings, sponsored by General Motors Corporation, USA (co-investigator)
  • Project related to the technology transfer to CMRL, Cochin on Synthetic Rutile manufacture from Ilmenite – Model based design parameters for the reactors (team member)

As Project Leader:

  • Thermax funded project on Process model for chemical looping combustion system -2008-09
  • Mechwell funded project on “Detailed procedure for coal combustion and implementation in CFX – 2008-2009
  • DST funded project on “Co-precipitation synthesis of BMT nanoparticles”, 2007-10
  • DST funded project on “Mathematical modelling of Ilmenite reduction in a rotary kiln” – 2002-05

As team member:

  • GM funded project on “Nucleation, movement and growth of gas bubbles in Aluminum Castings” -2007-10
  • DMRL funded project on “Prediction of solid morphology in electromagnetically stirred mushy alloys” – 2005-09
  • DST funded project on “Investigations on vapour phase synthesis of titania nano particles”- 2004-07
  • GM funded project on Micro porosity prediction in Aluminum castings -2004-07
  • DST funded project on “Micromechanical modelling of metal matrix composites” – 2002-05
  • DMRL funded  project on “Computer simulation of solidification during welding and casting”- 2000-02

R&D contribution to Network projects of CSIR:

  • Taskforce project on mathematical modelling
  • Task force project on globally competitive technologies, subtask 3.0, Ti-TiO2 Novel and energy efficient synthesis
  • CSIR network project related to light weight materials –sub task 2-  Mold filling simulation