Prof Surendar K Marya
Emeritus Professor

Ecole Centrale Nantes
Email: smarya19@gmail.com


Prof Surendar K Marya is an Emeritus Professor at Ecole Centrale Nantes since 2008. He was a full professor at ECN during 1999-2008, Head, Graduate school of “Applied Mechanics” during 2003-07 and Deputy Director, “International Relations” during 2003-05. Prof Marya has more than 150 research publications, 3 industrial patents, more than 30 keynote/invited presentations in reputed conferences and meetings (e.g. IIW/IIS, JWS, IWS, AWI, ASM, TMS, Am Inst. Phys., etc) and above 20 invited lectures in academic institutions across globe in his credit. He is one of the most recognised global researchers in the field of Welding and Forming. His research area includes Fusion and Solid-State Joining, Laser Arc hybrid Welding of line pipes, Friction Stir Welding (FSW) of high temperature materials, Linear Friction welding, Laser assisted FSW, Electro-magnetic Pulse Forming and Welding, Electro hydraulic forming, Superplastic forming and Additive manufacturing. He has also actively involved in several industrial consultant projects. Few of them are: Laser Arc Hybrid of line pipes, Rolled Welded Tube manufacturing, Friction Stir Welding of Steels, High penetration TIG Welding (infocus, ATIG, K Tig..). Prof Marya is French delegate to the international welding institute (IIW) and Board member of French Titanium Association.

Dr. Sushanta Kumar Panigrahi
Associate Professor

IIT Madras
Office Room No : 202, Manufacturing Engineering Section
Phone(O): 044-2257 4742
Email: ammpgian2019@gmail.com (preferred)
Email: skpanigrahi@iitm.ac.in


Dr. Sushanta Kumar Panigrahi is an Associate Professor at Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras. He received his PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 2009. He worked as Post Doctoral Research Fellow at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He was also a Visiting Professor at Ecole Centrale Nantes, France during May-June 2016. His fields or research are: Solid state joining and processing, Sheet metal forming, Plasticity and deformation behavior of materials, Microstructural design for manufacturing, Manufacturing strategies of newer and difficult to manufacture materials. He has published 57 number of research papers in International journals and 35 in international conferences. The scopus citation index for his publications is 22. He is actively associated with sponsored projects with different funding agencies like; DST, ISRO, ARDB, DRDO, DSIR, MHRD, Renault Nissan and Magnesium Elektron North America. He is recipient of number of awards including “Emerging Professional Achievement Award-2018” from ASM International, Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA, Visiting Professor at Ecole Centrale Nantes, France; CSIR RA Fellowship etc.