महत्वपूर्ण शोध क्षेत्र
1 CLASSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE i. Extractive metallurgy; ii. Solidification and nonequilibrium processing; iii. Metastable alloys and Phase transformation; iv. Deformation and fracture behavior; v. Joining of metals; vi. Corrosion behavior and high temperature oxidation; vii. Powder Metallurgy
2 COMPUTATIONAL MATERIAL SCIENCE i. Modeling and simulation in process metallurgy; ii. Modeling of phase transformation kinetics; iii. Molecular dynamics; iv. Design & scale-up of metallurgical processes; v. Modeling and simulation of iron making processes
3 IRON AND STEEL i. Raw material processing and mineral beneficiation; ii. Advanced auto-grade steel; iii. Improvement in mechanical properties like creep, fatigue, fracture and non-destructive testing
4 ADVANCED MATERIALS i. Composites & functionally graded materials; ii. Nanomaterials and nanocomposites; iii. Surface engineering & Interfacial phenomena; iv. Thin film coatings; v. Biomaterials; vi. Lithium ion battery; vii. Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs)