Murugaiyan Amirthalingam

Associate Professor
NAC 251

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Dr Murugaiyan Amirthalingam has been working as an assistant professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME), IIT-Madras, since 2016. He is currently the head of joining and additive manufacturing laboratory, faculty in charge of Gleeble-Thermomechanical simulation laboratory and Physical Metallurgy Laboratory in the department of MME, IIT-Madras. He supervises 11 PhD and 4 MS students in joining and additive manufacturing. His research area of interest includes welding process development, welding metallurgy, metal additive manufacturing, hydrogen embrittlement and 3D synchrotron X-ray diffraction.

Before joining IIT-Madras, he was a post-doctoral researcher in the Materials Science and Engineering department, faculty of MME, Delft University of Technology (TU-Delft), The Netherlands, from 2009 to 2015 and a PhD researcher from 2005 to 2009 in the same department in TU-Delft, The Netherlands.

He received the Kenneth Easterling award in 2015 from the International Institute of Welding (IIW) for contributing to the mathematical modelling of weld phenomena. He also received the Dr Placid Rodriguez's memorial lecture award and IT Mirchand...

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