Kumkum Banerjee


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Professional Experience: 

16 years of professional experience out of which 2-months at NITK, Surathkal

Contact Details


kumkum [at] nitk.ac.in, kumkum[at]nitk.edu.in, Kumkum_banerjee [at] yahoo.com


+91824-247 3057


Academic Background

• Ph.D [IIT Kharagppur], 1999
• B. Sc. Engineering (Metallurgical) [BIT, Sindri], 1994
• B. Sc. [Ranchi University], 1988

Areas of Interest

• Thermo mechanical Processing and Microstructural Characterization of Metallic Alloys
• Physical Metallurgy of Welding of Steels and Aerospace Alloys
• Corrosion and Hydrogen Embrittlement of Metals
• Texture in Metals
• Structure-Property Correlation
• Recrystallization and Precipitation Kinetics
• Product Development in Steel


Significant Publications

1 Kumkum Banerjee: Hydrogen Induced Cold Cracking in High Frequency Induction Welded Steel Tubes (Accepted for publication in Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A).

2 Kumkum Banerjee: Improving Weldability of an Advanced High Strength Steel by Design of Base Metal Microstructure (Accepted and under publication in Journal of Materials Processing Technology)

3 Book Chapter Title (Invited): “Physical Metallurgy and Drawability of Extra Deep Drawing and Interstitial Free Steels” by Kumkum Banerjee, for the book--"Recrystallization", ISBN 978-953-51-0122-2, Ed. Krzysztof Sztwiertnia, Publisher—InTech, March, 2012.

4 Kumkum Banerjee, Matthias Militzer, Michel Perez and Xiang Wang: Non-Isothermal Austenite Grain Growth Kinetics in A Microalloyed X-80 Linepipe Steel, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 41, Dec, 2010, pp.3161-3172.

5 K. Banerjee and T. Venugopalan: Development of Hypoeutectoid Graphitic Steel for Wires, Materials Science and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 10, 2008, pp.1174-1178.

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