A. O. Surendranathan

  • Institution of Engineers (India) Gold Medal in 1980 for becoming all India first in A.M.I.E. (Metallurgical Engineering) Examination.

  • Prof. J. Balachandra Best Paper Award in the area of corrosion science for the year 1996.

  • Second Prize for oral presentation in Environment Sciences Group at the 58th Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals held at Thiruvananthapuram in November 2004.

  • 'The Best Paper Award’ at the Golden Jubilee Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering (AIM ENGG 2011).

  • 'Life time achievement award' from International Organization of Scientific Research and Development (July 2018).

Anandhan Srinivasan

  • Gold medalist in both B.Sc. and M.Sc.

  • Two Indian patents.

  • Three Overseas research fellowships (KOSEF postdoctoral fellowship, Australia-India Council fellowship, ARC-ARNAM fellowship).

  • Won project grant under DST fast track scheme.

  • Editorial board member: International Journal of Energy Engineering, Hong Kong.

  • Elected Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India) in 2017.

Jagannatha Nayak

  • National Merit Scholarship for meritorious performance in Class X in the year 1980.

  • SMIORE gold medal for securing 1 rank in B.E. (Metallurgical Engineering) in the year 1987.

  • Excellent paper award  for the paper, “2 The Effect of Protective Coatings on the Oxidation Behavior of 6061Al/SiC Composite at High Temperatures” authored by S.Rajasekaran, in the Session No-12 of  International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Technology-ICMST 2011, Singapore.

  • Best paper Award  for the paper “Corrosion In hibition of 6061Al-15 V% SiC(p) Composite in Hydrochloric acid (Using Pyridinium salts of 1,3-Thiadiazole-2,5-dithioland1,2,4- Triazole-3,5-dithiol)”,at 13th  National Congress on Corrosion Control (NCCI) NMD,Mangalore,12-14October 2006.

K. Narayan Prabhu

  • National Metallurgists Day Young Metallurgists’ Award by the Ministry of Steel, Government of India, 1993.

  • BOYSCAST Visiting Fellow and Post Doctoral Research Associate at the University of Birmingham (1996-1997) and UMIST, Manchester (1998-2000).

  • Sir C.V. Raman Young Scientist Award in Engineering Science 2001 by the Government of Karnataka, India, February 2003.

  • DST-The Royal Society Visiting Scientist Award at the Interdisciplinary Research Centre (IRC) in Materials Processing, University of Birmingham, UK, 2005.

  • Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Cast Metals Research, Maney Publishers, UK.

  • National Metallurgist's Day (NMD) Award - Metallurgist of the Year in the Nonferrous Category, 2017.

Kumkum Banerjee

  • Two patents.

  • "Distinguished Woman in Metallurgical Engineering" award by Venus International Foundation, Chennai (March 2018). 

M. R. Rahman

  • Fellow of Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

  • Japanese government Scholarship (Monbukagakusho Scholarship), Japan.

Ravishankar K.S.

  • Best technical paper award for the paper “Austempered ductile iron for high strength and high fracture toughness”, “International Foundry Research” during Feb-2010.

Shashi Bhushan Arya

  • Direct-Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) New Delhi , 2003-2008.

  • Best poster Award  from International  Symposium on ‘Advanced Stainless Steels’ 2007, Chennai

  • Travel grants (500 $) award from The Electrochemical Society, New Jersey USA.

  • Best poster Award  from  NMD-ATM 2009, Indian Institute Metal (IIM) Kolkota.

  • Best poster Award  from CORCON 2013, New Delhi.

  • Best oral presentation Award from  NMD-ATM 2013, Varanasi

Subray R. Hegde

  • Introduced Super-Solidus Processing of Single crystal Superalloys.

  • Two International patents.

Sumanth Govindarajan

  • JEE 2002- AIR 3998

  • GATE 2005 (Metallurgy) - AIR 6


Mr. Robbi Vivek Vardhan (a research scholar, working with Dr. Saumen Mandal) has won the Best Poster Award in the International Conference on Surface Engineering (INCOSURF-2018) at IISc Bangalore, held during 9-11 August 2018.

Our B.Tech. alumnus, Bachu Sravan (12MT06), has been selected for Prime Minister's Research Fellowship! 

Nanjunda Shanmuga Velu (11MT27), a B.Tech. alumnus of the department (currently with Ecole Nationale Superieure d´arts et Metiers in Paris, France) has won an award for innovative thesis from Borealis, Finland for his B. Tech. thesis titled, "Synthesis of carbon nanostructures through catalytic decomposition of polymer precursors". 


B. Tech IV year

Mekala Ramu (12MT22)

  • Manthan- As a team coordinator Contributed towards solving a critical National challenge is highly appreciated by Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi
  • MAPATHON- TOP contributor of Google Mapathon2013 contest made maps for India even better and mapped almost all places in NITK.Awarded by Google vice President Jen Pitzpatrick.
  • Google Trusted Photographer.
  • Founder of 'Myphototalks' which is a photo story telling platform has followers of more than million from all over the world.
  • Contributor to NatGeo

Rahul Singh (12MT39)

  •   Youngest speaker/presenter (18 yrs. old) at “Construkt Festival”, a start-up festival held in Bangalore from March 20-23rd, 2014.
  •   Co-Founded an E-Commerce start up www.booksonhire.in with a presence in 15 Mangalore colleges.
  •   Finalist at Ventura’14, an international business plan competition with more than 1000 participating teams.
  •   My team was amongst the top three business pitches at Campus Spark (2013).
  •   Recipient of overall rolling trophy at iCUBE, a science fair held at Deeksha Learning Center in 2010.
  •   Recipient of the “Scientific Inclination” award at my 10th grade graduation in 2010.
  •   Many of my articles are frequently published on various online and offline platforms. You can find a few of my articles here. http://singhrahulthakur.webs.com/
  •   My ad received the "Most voted Ad-Film” award at IAFA (Iceplex Ad Film Awards), an all India ad film making competition. Went on a fully paid trip to Sri Lanka to direct an ad film for Sri Lanka Tourism.


Higher Study

Sl No.



Higher Degree



Deepak Nayak



SP Jain Centre of Management


Kripal Pais



Indian School of Business Hyderabad




M.A, M.Phil.

University of Hyderabad.


Ashutosh Srivastava



Stanford University


Saranya Canchi


Doctoral Prog.

University of Florida.


Anoop Kini



IISc Bangalore


Anurag Nandwana


M. Tech.

IIT Kanpur


Sudhir Pawaskar


M. Tech.

IIT Madrass


Suhani Ramamurthy



University of Florida, Gainesville


Anmol Sharma


Double MS

University of Sweden, University of Stuttgart


Badari Narayana A R





Amoghavarsha M


D. Phill.

University of Oxford, UK


Sourabh Khan



XLRI Jamshedpur


Bonny Dongre



Ruhr  Universitat Bochum, Germany


Ayush Kumar



IMT Ghaziabad


Vinay Kumar Thakur


M. Tech.

IIT Kanpur


Devdas Bhat P


M. Tech.

IIT Madras









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Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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