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Ujjwal Prakash
Prakash Ujjwal Associate Professor ujwalfmt[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285574
Areas of Interest
  • Metallurgical Engineering, Powder metallurgy, steels, high temperature structural materials, intermetallics.
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
19881991Research AssociateUniversity of Sheffield, UK
19921997Scientist ‘C’ Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad
19972003Scientist ‘D’ Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad
19992000Humboldt FellowMax Planck Institute, Duesseldorf, Germany
20032006Scientist ‘E’ Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad
2006TodateAsssociate Professor IIT, Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Scholarship from Department of Metallurgy, University of Sheffield.Department of Metallurgy, University of Sheffield1985-1988
Overseas Research Students (ORS) Award Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals, UK.1985-1988
DRDO Technology Award DMRL Hyderabad1997
Award of Humbodt FellowshipMPI Dusseldorf1999
Best Presentation Award at Annual Technical Meeting of Indian Institute of MetalsDMRL Hyderabad2000
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B. Tech.Metallurgical EngineeringBanaras Hindu University1985
Ph..D.MetallurgyUniversity of Sheffield1990
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Creep resistant ODS steels through powder forgingBRNS2011
Development of iron aluminides containing carbonDST2009
Memberships
  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, Fellow
  • Institution of Engineer, Fellow
  • Indian Institute of Metals, Life Member
  • Materials Research Society of India, Life Member
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Creep resistant ODS steels by Powder forgingIGCAR KalpakkamRP
Development of iron aluminides containing carbonDMRL HyderabadRP
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Analysis of powder metallurgy process parameters for relative density of low carbon alloy steel using design of experiments tool, Sandeep, U. Prakash, P. C. Tewari and D. Khanduja, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols 502-594 (2014) 72.
  2. Workability Studies on high Al ferritic Fe-Al-C Alloys, R. Sunil Kumar, U. Prakash, S.K.Nath and R.G. Baligidad, Accepted for publication in special issue on low density steels, Journal of Metals.
  3. Thermomechanical behavior of 23/8 nitrogen steel, N. Sahu, A. Selokar and U. Prakash, ISIJ International, 54 (2014) 970.
  4. Creep behavior of a carbon containing Fe3Al alloy, D.V.V. Satyanarayana, U. Prakash, S. Khaple, R.G. Baligidad and V.V.S. Prasad, Materials at High Temperatures, 31 (2014) 258.
  5. Erosion behavior of Fe-Alloys for underwater components of hydroelectric power plant, A. Selokar, D. B.Goel, U. Prakash and A. Chaurasia,  Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, 66 (2013) 425.
  6. A comparative study of cavitation erosive behavior of 23/8N Nitronic steel and 13/4 martensitic steel,  A. Selokar, D. B.Goel and U. Prakash, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 583 (2012) 554.
  7. Fe-P soft magnetic properiesof iron for AC applications,  S.K.Chaurasia , U. Prakash, K. Chandra and P. S. Misra,  Advanced Materials Research, Vol 583 (2012) 289..
  8. Comparisons of Sintered Technology with Powder forging for Fe-P soft magnetic alloys, S.K.Chaurasia , U. Prakash, K. Chandra and P. S. Misra, Materials Science Forum, Vol. 210 (2012) 297.
  9. Development of P/M Fe-P soft magnetic alloys, S.K.Chaurasia , U. Prakash, K. Chandra and P. S. Misra, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 35 (No.2) (2012) 191.
  10. An air induction melting process for preparation of intermetallic alloy, R. G. Baligidad, U. Prakash and A. Radhakrishna, Indian Patent No. 242438, 2010.
  11. Recycling of  fine copper scrap into copper chromium alloys, , V.V.S. Prasad,  Y. Satish Reddy, U. Prakash and R.G. Baligidad, Copper Topics, September 2009, pp6-17.
  12. Thermo-mechanical processing of Cu-Cr alloys prepared by using electro slag crucible melting, V.V.S. Prasad, M. Sankar, Y. Satish Reddy, U. Prakash and R.G. Baligidad, Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, Vol. 62 (No.1) (2009) 65.
  13. Effect of Heat Treatment on structure and properties of P/M EIP 698P superalloy processed by Hot Isostatic Pressing, U. Prakash and D.V.V. Satyanarayana, Transactions of Powder Metallurgy Association of India, 34 (2008) 28.
  14. Develoment of iron aluminides containing carbon, Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, Vol. 61 (No.2) (2008) 1.
  15. Effect of foaming characteristics of Al-based foams processed through P/M route, U. Prakash, P. Prasadachary, T. Raghu, M. Sudhakar Rao and T. Raghu, Transactions if Indian Institute of Metals, 60 (2007) 531.
  16. Effect of composition on hydrogen permeation in Fe-Al alloys, U. Prakash, N. Pravathavarthini, and R.K. Dayal, Intermetallics, 15 (2007) 17.
  17. Effect of process parameters on in-situ reduction of chromium oxide during electroslag crucible melting, V.V. Satya Prasad, Y. Satish Babu and U. Prakash, to be published in ISIJ International, vol. 6, 2006.
  18. Production of Cu-Cr alloys by in-situ reduction of chromium oxide during air induction melting, V.V.S. Prasad, Y.S. Babu and U. Prakash, ISIJ International, 43 (2003)1280
  19. Effect of carbon addition on hydrogen permeation in an Fe3Al-based intermetallic alloy, N. Parvathavarthini, U. Prakash and R. K. Dayal, Intermetallics, 10 (2002) 329.
  20. Electroslag cladding of low alloy steel with stainless steel, V. V. S. Prasad, A.S. Rao, U. Prakash and R.G. Baligidad, International journal of Welding nd Joining Technology, 7 (2002) 102.
  21. Recycling of valuable scrap through electroslag processes, V. V. S. Prasad, A.S. Rao U. Prakash, V. R. Rao, P.K. Rao and K. M. Gupt, Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, Vol. 55, Nos.  1-2, February-April 2002, pp9-14.
  22. Machinable Iron aluminides containing carbon, U. Prakash and G. Sauthoff, Scripta Materialia, 44 (2001) 73.
  23. Structure and Properties of Fe-Al-Ti intermetallic alloys, U. Prakash and G. Sauthoff, Intermetallics, 9 (2001) 107.
  24. Production of Cu-Cr alloys by in-situ reduction of chromium oxide during electroslag crucible melting, V.V.S. Prasad, A.S. Rao and U. Prakash, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 16 (2001) 209.
  25. On elevated temperature stability of high carbon Fe-Al alloys, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash and A. Radhakrishna, Materials Science and Engineering A, A265 (1999) 301
  26. Effect of Al-content on creep and stress rupture properties of high carbon Fe-Al alloys, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash and A. Radhakrishna, Materials Science and Engineering A, A269 (1999) 125.
  27. Effect of thermomechanical processing and heat treatment on structure and mechanical properties of an electroslag remelted Fe-8.5wt%Al-1.1wt%C alloy, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash and A. Radhakrishna, Materials Science and Engineering A, A269 (1999) 120
  28. Microstructure and mechanical properties of P/M Al-Fe-V-Si and Fe-Al-Ce alloys, U. Prakash, T. Raghu, A. A. Gokhale and S. V. Kamat, Journal of Materials Science, 34 (1999) 5061.
  29. The effect of Mg addition on microstructure and mechanical properties of a P/M Al-Fe-Ce alloy, U. Prakash, T. Raghu, S.V. Kamat ad A.A. Gokhale, Scripta Materialia, 39 (1998) 867.
  30. Processing of a high carbon Fe3Al-based intermetallic alloy, R.G. Baligidad, U. prakash and A. Radhakrishna, Intermetallics, 6 (1998) 765.
  31. Effect of processing on mechanical properties of Fe-8.5wt%Al-1.1wt%Calloy, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash and A. Radhakrishna, Materials Science and Engineering A, A255 (1998) 162.
  32. Effect of carbon addition on structure and mechanical properties of electroslag remelted Fe-20wt%Al alloy, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash and A. Radhakrishna, Materials Science and Engineering A, A249 (1998) 97.
  33. Effect of process variables on electroslag crucible melting of Cu-Cr alloys, V.V.S. Prasad, A.S. Rao, U. Prakash, V.R. Rao, P. K. Rao and K. M. Gupt, ISIJ International, 38 (1998) 1390.
  34. Alumina additions to fluoride slags for recycling of low oxygen high conductivity copper scrap through electroslag remelting, V.V.S. Prasad, A.S.Rao, U. Prakash, V.R. Rao, P.K. Rao and K. M. Gupt, ISIJ International, 38 (1998) 1387.
  35. Mechanical properties of high carbon Fe3Al-based intermetallic alloys, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash and A. Radhakrishna, Materials Science and Engineering A, A257 (1998) 235.
  36. Effect of carbides on embrittlement of Fe3Al-based intermetallic alloys, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash, A. Radhakrishna, V.R. Rao, P.K. Rao and N.B. Ballal, Scripta Materialia, 36 (1997) 667.
  37. High temperature tensile and creep properties of a cast AIM and ESR intermetallic alloy based on Fe3Al, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash and A. Radhakrishna, Materials Science and Engineering A, A231 (1997) 206.
  38. Thermal stability and elevated temperature mechanical properties of electroslag remelted Fe-16wt%Al-(0.14-0.5)wt%C intermetallic alloys, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash and A. Radhakrishna, Materials Science and Engineering A, A230 (1997) 188.
  39. Effect of carbon content on high temperature tensile properties of Fe3Al-based intermetallic alloys, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash, V.R. Rao, P. K. Rao and N.B. Ballal, Scripta Materialia, 36 (1997) 105.
  40. Effect of Titanium substitution on structure and properties of Fe3Al-based intermetallic alloys, U. Prakash, K. Muraleedharan, R. A. Buckley, H. Jones and P.A. Shenton, Journal of Materials Science, 31 (1996) 1569.
  41.  Effect of hot working on room temperature mechanical properties and stress rupture behaviour of ESR processed F-16wt%Al intermetallic alloys, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash, V.R. Rao, P.K. Rao and N.B. Ballal, ISIJ International, 36 (1996) 1215.
  42. Electroslag crucible melting for recycling of low oxygen high conductivity copper scrap, V.V.S. Prasad, V.R. Rao, U. Prakash, P.K. Rao and K.M. Gupt, ISIJ International, 36 (1996) 1113
  43. Effect of carbon content on mechanical properties of electroslag remelted Fe3Al-based intermetallic alloys, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash, V.R. Rao, P.K. Rao and N.B. Ballal, ISIJ International, 36 (1996) 1453.
  44. Processing of Fe3Al-based intermetallic alloys through electroslag remelting, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash, V.R. Rao, P.K. Rao and N.B. Ballal, ISIJ International, 36 (1996) 1448.
  45. Recycling of superalloy scrap through electroslag remelting, V.V.S. Prasad, A.S. Rao, U. Prakash, V.R. Rao, P.K. Rao and K. M. Gupt, ISIJ International, 36 (1996) 1459.
  46. Development of Fe3Al-based intermetallic alloys by electroslag remelting, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash, V.R. Rao, P.K. Rao and N.B. Ballal, ISIJ International, 35 (1995) 443.
  47. Electroslag remelting of Fe-28at.%Al intermetallic alloy, R.G. Baligidad, U. Prakash, V.R. Rao, P.K. Rao and N.B. Ballal, Ironmaking and Steelmaking, 21 (1994) 324.
  48. Effect of Mo substitution on crystal structure of ordered Fe-Al alloys, U. Prakash, R.A. Buckley and H. Jones, Materials Science and technology, 9 (1993) 16.
  49. A comparison of melting/splat quenching and chill block melt spinning for rapid solidification of late transition metal aluminides, U. Prakash, R.A. Buckley, H. Jones and C.M. Sellars, Materials Letters, 14 (1992) 274.
  50. The role of antiphase boundary energy in influencing intergranular fracture in ordered Fe-Al-Cr intermetallic alloys, U. Prakash, R. A. Buckley, H. Jones and G.W. Greenwood, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 65 (1992) 129.
  51. The effect of composition and heat treatment on fracture of Fe-Al-Cr intermetallic alloys, U. Prakash, R. A. Buckley, H. Jones and G. W. Greenwood, Philosophical Magazine A, 65 (1992) 1407.
  52. The DO22 to L12 transition in Intermetallic systems, U. Prakash, R.A. Buckley, H. Jones and C.M. Sellars, Journal of Materials Science, 27 (1992) 2001.
  53. The role of elasticity in determining antipase domain boundary anisotropy in ordered intermetallics, U. Prakash, R.A. Buckley, H. Jones and C.M. Sellars, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, 25 (1991) 2429.
  54. On strain contrast from B2 antiphase domain boundaries  in rapidly solidified Fe-32Al-15Mo alloy, U. Prakash, R.A. Buckley, H. Jones and C. M. Sellars, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, 25 (1991) 2249.
  55. Structure and Properties of ordered intermetallics in the iron aluminium system (Review Article), U. Prakash, R.A. Buckley, H.Jones and C.M. Sellars, ISIJ International, 31 (1991) 1119.
  56. Formation of B2 antiphase domains in rapidly solidified Fe-Al-X alloys, U. Prakash, R.A. Buckley and H. Jones, philosophical Magazine A, 64 (1991) 797.
  57. Novel faulted structures in rapidly solidified Fe-Al-X alloys, U. Prakash, R.A. Buckley and H. Jones, Acta Metallurgica et Materialia, 39 (1991) 1677.
  58. Effect of Mo substitution for Fe on B2 antiphase domain formation in rapidly solidified Fe-Al alloys, U. Prakash, R.A. Buckley and H. Jones, Materials Science and Engineering A, A133 (1991) 588.