Happy to announce that the thesis of Dr. Md. Meraj, titled "Molecular Dynamics Simulation Based Study for Creep Deformation Behaviour of Nanocrystalline Nickel and Nickel-Zirconium Alloys" selected as best thesis at NIT Rourkela.

Mr. Narendra Babu got best oral presentation in computational Materials Engineering in ICPCM 2019. Click Here

Mr. B.S.K. Gargeya got best oral presentation in composite material section in ICPCM 2019. Click Here

Another feather in the cap: research paper in Acta Materialia Click Here

Proud to have our research group member BSK Gargeya who secured GATE AIR - 18 in the year of 2018. Click Here

Molding collaborations: India-Belarus cooperation programme with our research group Click Here

"Process Modeling for Steel Industry" book authored by Snehanshu Pal , Anshuman Patra & Prabodh Ranjan Padhee is now available. Click Here

About Research Group

This research group focuses on the study of deformation behaviour of nano structured material using Atomistic Simulation, Material Informatics and Modeling of Metallurgical Processes.

About Research Group Head

Dr. Snehanshu Pal has been working at the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India since 2014. He has served as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA. He has been awarded Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India in 2013. He has more than three years of Industrial working experience in a integrated steel plant, Steel Authority of India Limited, (SAIL, India). A passionate researcher, critical thinker and committed academician, Dr. Snehanshu Pal currently holds assistant professor position at Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department of National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India since 2014.

Research Group Head

          Dr. Snehanshu Pal
          NIT Rourkela, Odisha,
          Email: pals[at]