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Sadhan Ghosh
Sadhan Ghosh Assistant Professor 01332-284762
Areas of Interest
  • Phase Transformations, Steel microstructure and properties, Alloy design, Thermo-Calc and Dictra Simulation
Professional Background
2012continuingAssistant ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
20102012Visiting ScientistIndira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam
20082010Postdoctoral FellowGraduate Institute of Ferrous Technology (GIFT), POSTECH, South Korea
20032008PhDKarlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Saarland University, Germany
20022003Research AssociateDepartment of Metallurgy, IISc Bangalore
20002002M.E.Department of Metallurgy, IISc Bangalore
19962000B.E.Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (earlier B.E. College), Shibpur, Howrah
Honors and Awards
Best Poster AwardInternational Conference AMPCO in Roorkee2017
Visiting ScientistIGCAR, Kalpakkam2010-2012
Post Doctoral FellowPOSCO, South Korea2008-2010
Grade of “Magna cum laude’ (very good) PhD thesis Examination2008
Doctoral Fellowship Center for Functional Nanostructures (CFN), Germany2006-2008
Doctoral Fellowship Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany2003-2006
M.E. scholarship from MHRD GATE Examination (All India Rank 23)2000-2002
National Scholarship from MHRDHigher Secondary Examination (State Rank: 153)1995
Educational Details
Ph.D.Natural Science and TechnologyKarlsruhe Institute of Technology & Saarland University, Germany2008
M.E.Metallurgical EnginneringIndian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore2002
B.E.Metallurgical EnginneringIIEST, Shibpur, West Bengal2000
Administrative Background
2017ongoingO.C. TA dutyMMED, IITR
2017ongoingAddl. O.C. OfficeMMED, IITR
20182020Member Secretary, Department Administrative CommitteeIIT Roorkee
20142015Faculty AdviserCOGNIZANCE
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Intermetallic in Low density steelSERB-DST2019
Stability of retained austenite in steelSERB-DST2018
Nanostructured bainitic steelIMPRINT2018
Intermetallics in steelsMHRD-FIG2013
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
Modern Steels and Iron AlloysWarsaw, PolandMHRDJune, 2018
Materias Science and Technology-MSTPittsburgh, USAIIT Roorkee2014
Asia International Steel ConferenceBusan, South KoreaPOSTECH2009
International Seeheim ConferenceFrankfurt, GermanyCFN2007
International Magnetic Conference-INTERMAGSan Diego, California, USAKIT2006
German Physical Society-DPGDresden, GermanyKIT2006
German Physical Society-DPGBerlin, GermanyKIT2005
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Materials ScienceMT106B.TechAutumn
Structural Metallurgy MT104BTechSpring
Phase Transformations and Heat TreatmentMTN203BTechAutumn
Modelling, Simulation and Computer Applications MT503MTechSpring
Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Kinetics MT 506MTechAutumn
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Phase Transformation in Low density steelMr. Prakash Upadhay
Spark plasma sintered Low Density SteelMr. Syed Ahed
Deformation of IF steelMr. Aarif Kamal
Synthesis and Characterization of Low Density SteelMr. Sunil Kumar Mahato
Ageing Behaviour of Inconel 718 Prepared by Laser ProcessingMr. Ajay Singh Tomar
Synthesis and Characterization of Low Density SteelMr. Atul Chaudhry
High Strength and High Ductility of IF Steel for Automobile ApplicationsMs. Monika Gautam
Micomechanical Behaviour of Microalloyed Steels by Hot Deformation StudyMr. Mrinmoy Sinha
Meidema's Model on Spinodal Decomposition in Fe-Based Binary and Ternary AlloysMr. Santosh Kumar N.L.
Dynamic Recrystallization & Strengthening Behaviour of IF Steel under Hot Deformation StudyMr. Nikhil Sajan
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Strengthening of interstitial free steelMrinmoy SinhaA2014
Austenite stabilitySravan KumarO2018
Low density steelMr. Sumit BhanO2017
Deformation of steelPravendra Pratap SinghO2018
Phase Transformation in steelsSandeep YadavO2020
National International Collaboration
Steel ResearchTata Steel, Jamshedpur, IndiaRP
Refereed Journal Papers

M. Sinha, B. Syed, A. Karmakar, S. Ghosh, “Effect of austenite conditioning on martensitic transformation in commercial grade interstitial free steel” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 51 (2020) 3435-3446.

M. Sinha, B. Syed, A. Karmakar, S. Ghosh, “Diffusional and displacive transformations in interstitial-free steel within the scope of a critical assessment of the mechanical property” Materials Science and Engineering A, 787 (2020) 139519. 

M. Sinha, S. Ahad, A. K. Chaudhry, S. Ghosh, “Kinetic constraints of δ-Ferrite to the formation of kappa (κ) carbide in a Fe-4Mn-9Al-0.3C Wt Pct Low-Density Steel”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 51 (2020) 809-817.

S. Ghosh, “Equilibrium versus paraequilibrium precipitation of cementite in ternary alloys: Thermodynamic and kinetic interpretations” Trans. IIM, 71 (2018) 1265-1278.

S. Ghosh, “Switching magnetic order in nanoporous Pd–Ni by electrochemical charging” Journal of Materials Research, 28 (2013) 3010-17.

S. Ghosh, J. Basu, D. Ramchandran, E. Mohandas, M. Vijayalakshmi, “A unified approach to phase and microstructural stability for Fe-ETM alloys through Meidema’s model”, Intermetallics, 23 (2012) 148-57. 

S. Ghosh, “Kinetic study on the coarsening behaviour of cementite in Fe-0.45C-0.22Si-0.62Mn steel during tempering” Journal of Tribology and Surface Engineering, 2 (2011) 115-125.

S. Ghosh, “Charge response of magnetization in nanoporous Pd-Ni alloys” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 323 (2011) 552-56.

S. Ghosh, “Kinetic study on the coarsening behaviour of equilibrium phases in Nb alloyed ferritic stainless steels at 7000C” Materials Chemistry and Physics, 124 (2010) 13-16.

S. Ghosh, “Rate controlling parameters in the coarsening kinetics of cementite in Fe-0.6C steels during tempering” Scripta Materilia, 63 (2010) 273-76.

S. Ghosh, “The role of tungsten in the coarsening behaviour of M23C6 carbide in 9Cr-W steels at 6000C’’ Journal of Materials Science, 45 (2010) 1823-29.

H.L. Yi, S. Ghosh, H.K.D.H. Bhadeshia, “Dual-phase hot-press forming alloys” Materials Science and Engineering A, 527 (2010) 4870.

G. Balaji, S. Ghosh, F. Doebrick, H. Eckerlebe, J. Weissmüller, “Small-angle neutron scattering of nanocrystalline terbium with random paramagnetic susceptibility” Physical Review Letters, 100 (2008) 227202.

S. Ghosh, C. Lemier, J. Weissmüller, “Charge-dependent magnetization in nanoporous Pd-Co alloys” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 42 (2006) 3617-19.

C. Lemier, S. Ghosh, J. Weissmüller, G -T. Fei, R.N. Viswanath, “Charge induced variation of the magnetization in nanoporous Ni-Pd” MRS Symposium Proceedings, 876E (2005) R2.6.1.

G.-T Fei, S. Ghosh, C. Lemier, RN Viswanath,Charge induced variation of the magnetization in nanoporous Ni-Pd MRS Symposium Proceedings, 876 (2005) 20.