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Dr. Santosh S. Hosmani
     B.E. (NIT-Nagpur), MTech (IIT-B), PhD (Max-Planck-Inst., Stuttgart, Germany)
     PostDoc (MPI-Germany, CWRU-U.S.A.)

Assistant Professor

Metallurgy Engineering & Materials Science,
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore
Khandwa Road, Simrol,
453552 (M.P.), India

Email: sshosmani[AT]iiti.ac.in  &  santosh.hosa[AT]gmail.com
Ph. (O): 91-732-4306525   |   Ph. (M): 91-9752804241

Research Interests:
  • Metallurgical Engineering related topics
  • Physical Metallurgy
  • Heat treatment of metals and alloys
  • Surface Engineering: Surface alloying, Surface deformation (SMAT)
  • Microstructure-Properties correlation 
  • Industrial Failure Analysis



  • Dr. S.S. Hosmani completed guiding one PhD thesis (Student: Atul Gatey, SP Pune University) on July 09, 2016.
  • Dr. S.S. Hosmani, Dr. P. Kuppusami and Dr. R.K. Goyal have written a Book on 'An Introduction to Surface Alloying of Metals', which is published by Springer in 2014.
  • Prof. G. Gupta, Dr. S.S. Hosmani, Dr. S. Sarkar have authored one Book-Chapter on "Pack Carburizing". This chapter is published in ‘Encyclopedia of Iron, Steel and Their Alloys’ in 2016 (Publisher: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group).
  • Dr. S.S. Hosmani got Best Teacher Award (COEP Star Award), which was given by ‘College of Engineering, Pune (COEP)’. Here, he was one of the three best faculties of the year 2013.
  • Some of our papers are cited in the very interesting book titled ‘Fundamentals of Materials Science: The Microstructure – Property relationship using Metals as Model Systems’ written by my Ph.D. supervisor Prof. E.J. Mittemeijer. I found this book as one of the excellent books.
  • Some of our papers are cited in the book titled ‘Iron Systems: Phase Diagrams, Crystallographic and Thermodynamic Data’, Springer.
  • Following article is one of the IJMR’s most downloaded papers from 2008 till 2010: S. Meka, S.S. Hosmani, A.R. Clauss and E.J. Mittemeijer, “The emergence and disappearance of a high density of microcracks in nitrided Fe-4.65 at.% Al alloy”, International Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 99, Pages 808-814 (2008).
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