Principal Investigator

   Dr. Snehanshu Pal

   Assistant Professor
   Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
   National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha, India - 769008

   Ph.D., (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India), 2013
   B.Tech., (Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, India), 2002
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Postdoctoral Fellow

   Akash Deshmukh

   Topic : Molecular Dynamics Simulation-based EXAFS and XRD analysis of process temperature-dependent structural evolution of multi    principle component metallic glasses

   Duration:July 2019 - June 2020

   Ph.D., (Department of Physics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, India), 2019

    M.Sc., (Department of Physics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, India), 2011

    B.Sc., (SK Porwal College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Nagpur, India), 2009

Doctoral Scholar

   Srishti Mishra

   Topic : Molecular Dynamics based investigation of glass formation mechanism, deformation behaviour and shock response of Al90Sm10 metallic    glass

   B.Tech., (Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang, India), 2014

   Anindita pati

   Topic : Design of new Chelating Ligand for better extraction of rare earth elements.

    M.Tech., (National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha), 2015

   B.Tech., (Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang, India), 2014

   Pokula Narendra Babu

   Topic : Investigation of mechanical behaviour of CNT reinforced metal matrix composites

    M.Tech., (JNTU, Anantapur,Andhra Pradesh, India), 2015

   Savita Gupta

   Topic : The effect of shock wave, moisture and sea water on de-bonding of multilayer in FRP composite systems experimental and multi-scale    modeling based investigation

   B.Tech., (National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India), 2016

   Mouparna Manna

   Topic : Atomistic Simulation of deformation behavior for bi-crystal having low angle grain boundary

   M.Sc., (Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. India), 2019

   Manish Kumar Singh

   Topic : Optimizing Steel Making Process parameters in Steel Melting Shop

   B.Tech, (BIT Sindri ,Dhanbad), 2008


   Topic : Atomistic Modeling of deformation behaviour of Nickel based binary alloy

   B.Tech, (National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India), 2012

   Sachin Sahoo

   Topic : Deformation behaviour of nanocrystalline material using molecular dynamics.

   B.Tech, (National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India), 2014

   Brijesh Chandra

   Topic : Data Driven Process Modelling in Steel Making Technology

   B.Tech, (Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang, India), 2010

   Sidharth Patel

   Topic : Stress-induced Phase Transformation in Nano- structured Materials Using Molecular Dynamics.

   M.Tech, (Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Burla, Odisha, India), 2014

   B.Tech, (Krupajal Engineering College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India), 2011

Post Graduated Students

   Devi Dutta Biswajeet

   Topic : Optimizing minor constituents in blast slag to operate 19-22 % slag Alumina using material informatics approach

Under Graduate Students

   Tanmay Konnur

   Research Project Intern: July 2018 - June 2021

   Topic : Molecular Dynamics simulation-based study on the shock response of Ni bicrystals

   Tapashree Pradhan

   Research Project Intern: July 2022 - December 2022

   Topic : Low angle grain boundary migration under shearing with monolayer segregation


   Area : Materials Informatics


   Area : Molecular simulation of glass furnace slags


   Area : IoT applications for metallurgical process


   Area : Grain boundary engineering