Group Leader




Dr. Chandan Srivastava
Associate Professor
Department of Materials Engineering
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore-560012
India
Phone: 91-80-22932834 (office)
Email: csrivastava@iisc.ac.in



Research Interests

(i) Microstructure-Property correlations in metallic coatings, (ii) Corrosion Engineering, (iii) synthesis, characterization and application of multi-component high entropy alloy nanoparticles and coatings, (iv) synthesis, characterization and functional properties of metal cluster decorated graphene, (v) size dependent phase stability in isolated nano-sized particles and nano-structured materials and (vi) application of electron microscopy technique for materials characterization, (vii) phase transformations and physical metallurgy.


Education
 
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
Major: Materials Science
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA.
2009.
Advisor: Prof. Gregory B Thompson
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
 
MS (Master of Science)
Major: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA.
2006
Advisor: Prof. Gregory B Thompson
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
 
B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology)
Major: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
2003
 
Work Experience

  • January 2016-Present: Associate Professor,Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India. 
  • January 2010-January 2016: Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India.
  • January 2010-Present: Member of the Core Executive Committee of the Advanced Facility for Microscopy and Microanalysis (AFMM), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  • May 2009- December 2009: Centenary Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India.
  • November 2008-December 2008: Research Assistant, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.
  • May 2008-October 2008: Research Intern, Seagate Research, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • August 2003-May 2008: Graduate Research Assistant, Materials for Information Technology Center and Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.
 

Awards

  • Outstanding Dissertation Award by University of Alabama, USA, 2009.
  •  IEI Young Engineer Award, 2012.
  •  Young Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences (2014-2017).
  •  DAAD (German Academic Exchange) fellowship award to visit Ernst Ruska-Centre (ER-C) for Microscopy in Julich Germany (2014).
  • 'Certificate of Excellence' Award by the Ministry of Steel, Goverment of India (2014).
  • NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award (2015).