Kamaraj M

E.G. Ramachandran Institute ​Chair
MSB 105A

Research Area



Prof. Dr M. Kamaraj is currently a professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), Chennai, India. After completing his PhD at I.I.T. Madras, he worked as Research Engineer at EWAC Alloys Ltd (Larsen & Toubro Ltd.) Mumbai. After his exposure to the industry, Prof Kamaraj continued his research on high temperature fretting fatigue of TiAl intermetallics and steel at the Nagaoka University of Technology and the National Institute of Industrial Safety (NIIS) in Japan. He was a Guest Scientist at Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany, where he worked on identifying high-temperature micro-deformation mechanisms of single crystal superalloys. On his return, he served as a visiting scientist at VSSC, Trivandrum, India, and later joined as faculty at I.I.T Madras. Recently Prof. Kamaraj established Cold Spray Technology at IIT Madras (SMART Lab) in collaboration with General Electric (GE) Bangalore.
He has more than 25 years of teaching, research, and industrial experience in surface engineering, Tribology, welding, and mechanical behaviour of materials with and without welded joints. Prof. Kamaraj...

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