Scientific Collaborations(past and present)

Solid-state NMR studies of nano-crystalline Si-B-C-N ceramics

- in collaboration with Prof. Klaus Müller, Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Universität Stuttgart, Germany.

Superplasticity in precursor derived nano-crystalline Si-B-C-N ceramics

- in collaboration with Prof. Fumihiro Wakai, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.

High temperature deformation behavior of precursor derived SiC-SiCN particulate composites

- in collaboration with Dr. See Hoon Lee, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan (ongoing).

Transmission electron microscopy of polymer derived ceramics

- in collaboration with Dr. Fritz Phillipp, Stuttgart Centre for Electron Microscopy (StEM), Max-Planck-Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany (ongoing).

Quasi-static compression tests on Hf-Zr based bulk metallic glasses

- in collaboration with Prof. Amit Bandyopadhyay, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Faculty, Institute for Shock Physics, Pullman, USA.

Adhesion of marine creatures - structural & mechanical characterization

- in collaboration with Dr. Venkatesan, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai, India and Prof. Mukesh Doble, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, India(ongoing).