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Dr. lndranil Chattoraj

Director (CSIR-NML) B.Tech., M.Tech., Ph.D.

(0657) 2345209 director@nmlindia.org

Dr. Indranil Chattoraj is a highly acclaimed Metallurgist with his areas of expertise being corrosive degradation and evaluation for new materials development, surface engineering, hydrogen embrittlement and fatigue and fracture. After his graduation in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur he acquired his MS and PhD degrees from Ohio State University, USA. He joined CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur in the year 1991 and has served the organization as Scientist at various levels finally rising to the position of Director of this esteemed research organization in the year 2017.

He has to his credit nearly 100 research papers, has authored four book chapters and has handled nearly 25 projects as PI or Co-PI. He has been bestowed with several awards and fellowships by the Government of India and other national and international organizations. He received the ‘Young Scientist Award’ in Engineering Sciences in 1997 from CSIR, the ‘Metallurgist of the Year’ award from the Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India in 2011 and CSIR-DAAD Fellowship in 2002-2003 from IFW, Dresden, Germany, to name a few.