Subramanya Sarma Vadlamani     Head of Department

Head of the Department, and
In charge of Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory

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Dr. SubramanyaSarma obtained his Ph.D from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 1999. He was awarded the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Germany in 2000 to do research at the Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW), Dresden. Germany. Subsequently, he worked as Staff Scientist at the same institute till June 2004. He worked on development of textured substrates for coated superconductor applications. He joined his alma mater in the department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering as an Assistant Professor in July 2004. He was awarded the Indo US Science and Technology Fellowship in 2009 and spent an year at the North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA. There he worked on mechanical properties of ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials. He became an associate professor in 2010 and a full Professor in 2008. He is in-charge of the scanning electron microscope facility at IIT Madras since 2005.

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