• Professor
    Areas of Interest: Flexible electronics; Advanced Functional Nanofabrics (polymeric nanofabrics for energy and biomedical applications; ceramic nanofibers for sensing and catalysis); Energy Materials (gel polymer electrolytes/separators for Li-ion, Na-ion and Mg-ion batteries); Polymer Nanocomposites; Polymer Blends; Waste Management
  • Associate Professor
    Areas of Interest: Advanced Materials Processing & TechnologiesProtective & Functional Coatings:Thermal Barrier Coatings (Bond coat & Top Coat)Oxidation, Corrosion, ErosionTribological CoatingsSOFC metallic interconnects & PEMFC bipolar platesFunctional Coatings – Thermal & Electrically Conductive Coatings Thermal Spray & Cold Spray Coatings Technology (APS, HVOF/HVAF, Detonation Spray)Surface Engineering & Tribology Materials Testing: Tensile, FatigueAdditive Manufacturing: Bulk-near net shape & Repair Laser and Solid-State Additive Manufacturing
  • Professor
    Areas of Interest: Heat treatment; Corrosion of MMCs; Ceramics; Materials Characterization
  • Professor (HAG)
    Areas of Interest: Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing with special interest in solidification and quenching; Heat transfer; Lead-free solders – Wettability and Solder Joint Reliability; Nanofluids; Thermal interface and Energy Storage materials; Melt treatment of Al-Si alloys 
  • Associate Professor & Head
    Areas of Interest: Thermo-mechanical Processing of Metals; Joining of Metals; Materials Characterization; Microstructure-Property Correlation; Corrosion and Hydrogen Embrittlement of Metals; Crystallographic Texture in Metals; Recrystallization and Precipitation Kinetics; Product Development in Steel; Failure analysis; Electropulsing; Additive Manufacturing
  • Assistant Professor
    Areas of Interest: Mineral Processing, Multiphase Flows, Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Associate Professor
    Areas of Interest: Crystal growth; Structural and Magnetic Characterization of Semiconductors; Carbon Nanotube and Graphene
  • Associate Professor
    Areas of Interest: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties Correlation, Mechanical Testing of Materials, Severe Plastic Deformation
  • Associate Professor
    Areas of Interest: Mechanical behaviour of materials; Phase transformation; Composite materials
  • Associate Professor
    Areas of Interest: Thin film technology; Energy storage devices; Solution combustion synthesis; Large area printing; Marine bioceramics; Oxide and Non oxide advanced ceramics; Solution processed multifunctional oxide coatings.
  • Assistant Professor
    Areas of Interest: Functional Materials for Tissue Regeneration; NICE Hydrogels; Silk Proteins; Biopolymers
  • Associate Professor
    Areas of Interest: Thermal barrier coating: Oxidation, Hot corrosion, High Temperature Erosion, Pipeline Corrosion in Oilfield Environment, Li-ion Battery Degradations, Anti-corrosion and Antimicrobial Nano-composite coatings, Metallic Biomaterials, Corrosion of Metallic Artifact, Utilization of Industry Waste
  • Professor
    Areas of Interest: High Temperature Materials; Directional Solidification; Thermomechanical Processing; Failure Analysis
  • Assistant Professor
    Areas of Interest: Degradation and failures of engineering components;  Surface engineering; Material characterization; 
  • Professor
    Areas of Interest: Physical Metallurgy, Mechanical Metallurgy, Welding, Surface Engineering, Antimicrobial Surfaces, Electron Microscopy.
  1. Sundara Shettigar (Senior Attendant)
  2. Lokesh Naik (Attendant)
  3. Yogish (Attendant)
  4. Vinaya D Shettigar (Temporary Staff)
  5. Sharmila Dinesh (Temporary Staff)
  6. Yashvanth K S (Temporary Staff)
  7. Dinesha (Temporary Staff)
  8. Satish (Mechanic)
  9. Sachin (Temporary Staff)

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Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
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Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P