1976 - B.Tech - Metallurgical and Material Engineering Director @ ARCI, Hyderabad, India
Dr. Sundararajan is currently Director, International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad. He earlier served as a scientist in the Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderbad. He is a well know scientist in the field of Metallurgy and Material Science.
Dr. Sundararajan received B.Tech degree in Metallurgy from IIT Madras in 1976 and followed it up with a M.S. and Ph.D. from Ohio State University, Columbus, USA. His research contributions have been in the areas of tribiological behaviour of metallic materials, composites, ceramics and coatings; diffusion and thermal spray coatings; carbon coatings; laser cutting and welding. He has over 135 journals publications to his credit.
He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, Indian Institute of Metals, Indian National Academy of Engineering and Indian Natural Science Academy. He has received a number of awards including the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Engineering Sciences in 1994 and Best Metallurgist Award from Indian Institute of Metals in 1995.
He is a member of several expert committees. His research work has contributed to technology transfer to various companies.
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of Metallurgy and Material Science, IIT Madras and its alumni are proud to present him this award.