K Rajendra Udupa



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, January 13, 1983

Professional Experience: 

37 years of Professional experience out of which 32 years at NITK

Contact Details


udupa [at] nitk.ac.in
udupakr [at] gmail.com


+91-824-2474000 Extn.3750


Academic Background

• Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) Completed in 1989
• M.E. (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) Passed in 1977
• BE (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) Passed in 1975

Areas of Interest

• Austempered ductile Iron
• Indentation Creep
• Austenitic stainless Steel

Significant Projects

• Low Temperature aging of AISI 3162 Stainless Steel.
• Development of ADI for high strength and Toughness.

Supervision of Ph.D

• 3 (Awarded)
• 5 (On-going)

Significant Publications

1. Kripa M Suvarua, Rajendra Udupa K and A. O. Surendranathan "Microbial effect on aged 3162 weldment in marine water". Jr. of Metallurgical and Materials Science 55 (2013) 159

2. Kripa M Suvarua, Rajendra Udupa K and A. O. Surendranathan "Corrosion studies on 3162 fusion zone and base metal in natural sea water by weight loss method". Advance Material Research 794 (2013) 606.

3. Prakrithi, K. Rajendra Udupa, Udaya Bhat K."Microstructural characterization and indeutation creep behaviour of friction stir modified Al surface with iron powder" Journal of Metal and Metals Science, 55 (2013), 131.

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Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
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Karnataka, India.
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