Faculty Profile

Dr. Ashok K Srivastava

Professor & Head

Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

School of Engineering

  ashok.srivastava@opju.ac.in

  •  Ph.D. (Metallurgical & Materials Engineering) from IIT Kharagpur (2009).
  •  M.Tech. (New Materials & Processing Technology with Specialization in Physical Metallurgy of Steel & Composite Materials) from Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi (2004).
  •  Post Graduate Diploma in Teacher Training Education (PGDTTE) from All IndiaInstitute of ManagementStudies (AIIMS), Chennai (2004).
  •  M.Phil. (Applied Physics with Specialization in Solid State Physics) from Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad (2002).
  •  M. Sc. (Material Science) from NIT Jamshedpur - 2000.
  •  OP Jindal University, Raigarh (C.G), Working as a Assistant Dean, Center for Research Excellence from July 2017 to till date.
  •  OP Jindal University, Raigarh (C.G), Working as a Professor and Head, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from May 2009 to till date.
  •  Worked as a Senior Research Fellow (Institute Research Scholar), Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India from Jan 2005 to Apr 2009.
  •  Worked as a Research Associate, Research & Development, Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur, India from Jan 2004 to Dec 2004.
  •  Worked as a Teaching Assistantship, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India from July 2001 to May 2002.
  •  Synthesis and Characterization of Materials.
  •  Physical Metallurgy of Steel.
  •  Structure-property relations in materials.
  •  Composite Materials.
  •  Tribology.
  •  Corrosion.
  •  “An Overview of Fatigue Strength of Case-Hardening TRIP-Aided Martensitic Steels”, Published in ‘Metals (ISSN: 2075-4701)’, Vol.8, pp355, 2018 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, Koh-ichi Sugimoto and TomohikoHojo.
  •  “Template-Assisted Fabrication of Nanostructured Tin (β-Sn) Arrays for Bulk Microelectronic Packaging Devices”, Published in ‘Metals (ISSN: 2075-4701)’, Vol.8, pp347, 2018 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, Ashutosh Sharma, Yongho Jeon and ByungminAhn.
  •  “Microstructural and mechanical characterization of Chicken Eggshell-reinforced Al6061 Matrix Composites”, Published in ‘Open Journal of Metals (ISSN: 2164-2761)’, Vol.8, pp1-13, 2018 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, Surendra Kumar Dwiwedi, Manoj Chopkar and Koh-ichi Sugimoto.
  •  “Study of Lyoluminescence of gamma-irradiated GdCa4O(BO3)3:Ce phosphors: Mass of solute and pH of solvent as a key factor”, Published in ‘Optik (ISSN: 0030-4026)’, Vol.158, pp826-830, 2018 by Ashok Srivastava, G.C. Mishra, S. J. Dhoble, Surendra Dwiwedi and R. S. Kher.
  •  “Advances in Joining and Welding Technologies for Automotive and Electronic Applications”, Published in ‘American Journal of Materials Engineering and Technology (ISSN: 2333-8903)’, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp7-13, 2017 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Ashutosh Sharma.
  •  “Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of a TRIP-aided Martensitic Steel”, Published in Published in ‘Metallography, Microstructure and Analysis (ASM International) (ISSN: 2192-9270)’, Vol. 4 (2015) pp.344–354 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Koh-ichi Sugimoto.
  •  “Corrosion Behavior of TiC and (Ti,W)C-Reinforced Fe-17Mn and Fe-17Mn-3Al Austenitic Steel Matrix In Situ Composites”, Published in ‘Metallography, Microstructure and Analysis (ASM International) (ISSN: 2192-9270)’, Vol. 4 (2015) pp.371–380 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, Karabi Das, Sandeep Kr. Toor and Koh-ichi Sugimoto.
  •  “Corrosion behaviour of TiC-reinforced Hadfiled Manganese Austenitic Steel matrix in-situ composites”, Published in ‘Open Journal of Metals (ISSN: 2164-2761)’, Vol. 5 (2015) pp.11-17 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, Karabi Das, Sandeep Kumar Toor.
  •  “Experimental investigation of the effect of Working Parameters on Wire Offset in Wire Electrical Discharge Machining of Hadfield Manganese Steel” Published in ‘Journal of Surface Engineered Materials and Advanced Technology (ISSN: 2161-4881)’, Vol. 3 (2013) pp.295-302 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, Surya Kanta Pal, ProbirSaha and Karabi Das..
  •  “Multi-objective optimization in wire-electro-discharge machining of TiC reinforced composites through Neuro-Genetic technique”, Published in ‘Applied Soft Computing (ISSN: 1568-4946)’, Vol. 13 (2013) pp.2065-2074 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, Karabi Das, ProbirSaha, DebashisTarafdar, Surjya K. Pal and ParthaSaha.
  •  “In Situ Synthesis, Microstructure, and Properties of TiC and (Ti,W)C-Reinforced Fe-Mn-Al Austenitic Steel Matrix Composites”, Published in ‘Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance (ISSN: 1059-9495)’, Vol. 21 (2012) pp.2438-2445 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “The abrasive wear resistance of TiC and (Ti,W)C-reinforced high manganese austenitic steel matrix composites”, Published in ‘Tribology International (ISSN: 0301-679X)’, Vol. 43 (2010) pp.944-950 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “Modeling of wire-electro-discharge machining of TiC/Fe in-situ metal matrix composite using normalized RBFN with enhanced k-means clustering technique”, Published in ‘International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (ISSN: 0268-3768)’, Published in Vol. 43 (2009) pp.107-116 Ashok Kumar Srivastava, Karabi Das, ProbirSaha, DebashisTarafdar, Surjya K. Pal and ParthaSaha.
  •  “In-situ Synthesis and Characterization of TiC-reinforced Hadfield Manganese Austenitic Steel Matrix Composite”, Published in ‘ISIJ International (ISSN: 0915-1559)’, Vol. 49 (2009) pp.1372-1377 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “Microstructural and mechanical characterization of in situ TiC and (Ti,W)C-reinforced high manganese austenitic steel matrix composites”, Published in ‘Materials Science and Engineering A (ISSN: 0921-5093)’, Vol. 516 (2009) pp.1-6 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “Microstructure and abrasive wear study of (Ti,W)C-reinforced high manganese austenitic steel matrix composite”, Published in ‘Materials Letter (ISSN: 0167-577X)’, Vol. 62 (2008) pp.3947-3950 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “Microstructural characteristics of Hadfield austenitic manganese steel”, Published in ‘Journal of Materials Science (ISSN: 0022-2461)’, Vol. 43 (2008) pp.5654-5658 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “Microstructural and Mechanical characterization of C-Mn-Al-Si cold-rolled TRIP-aided Steel”, Published in ‘Material Science and Engineering A (ISSN: 0921-5093)’, Vol. 445-446 (2007) pp.549–557 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, D. Bhattachrjee, G. Jha, N. Gope and S. B. Singh.
  •  “Effect of heat treatment on microstructure and mechanical properties of cold rolled C-Mn-Si TRIP-aided steel”, Published in ‘Materials Characterization (ISSN: 1044-5803)’, Vol. 57 (2006) pp.127-135 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, G. Jha, N. Gope and S. B. Singh.
  •  “High Strength Steels for Automotive applications: Recent Trends and Experience at Tata Steel”, Published in ‘International Society of Automotive Engineers’, (2005) pp.201-211 by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, N. Gope, G. Jha, D. K. Rout, S. Mukherjee, A. N. Bhagat, A. K Verma and D. Bhattacharjee.
  •  “Weldability Assessment of Advanced High Strength Steel (YS>650 Mpa) Produced through CSP route” accepted in ‘ASIA Steel International Conference (ASIA Steel 2018)’ to be held on Feb 6-9, 2018 at Hotel Mayfair, Bhubaneswar, India by Ashok K Srivastava, P K Patra and Srimanta Sam.
  •  “Development of a hot rolled Ultra high strength steel with YS >700 MPa through CSP route by optimizing coiling temperature” accepted in ‘ASIA Steel International Conference (ASIA Steel 2018)’ to be held on Feb 6-9, 2018 at Hotel Mayfair, Bhubaneswar, India by Ashok K Srivastava, P K Patra, S Sam, Sujoy S Hazra and Srinivas Rao Bakshi.
  •  “Ferrite Channel Effect on Ductility and Strain Hardenability of High Strength Dual Phase Steel” presented in ‘Third International Conference on "Advance in Steel, Power and Construction Technology’ held on March 22-23, 2017 at Raipur organized by OPJU, JSPL Raigarh by Ashok K Srivastava, Nand Patel and B Ravi Kumar.
  •  “EFFECT OF HYDROGEN EMBRITTLEMENT ON FRACTURE TOUGHNESS OF API GRADE STEEL- A REVIEW” presented in ‘Third International Conference on "Advance in Steel, Power and Construction Technology’ held on March 22-23, 2017 at Raipur organized by OPJU, JSPL Raigarh by Ashok K Srivastava, and Manish Pandey.
  •  “Conventional melting and casting of carbide-reinforced austenitic steel matrix in-situ composites”, presented (Keynote) in ‘The National Conference on Emerging Technologies in Foundry and Forge (NCETFF 2016)’ held on November 25-26, 2016 at NIFFT Hatia, Ranchi.
  •  “Morphological and Mechanical Characterization of Low Alloy TMT Steel with Dual Phase” presented in ‘International Conference on Advance in Steel, Power and Construction Technology’ held on January 14-16, 2015 at OPJU, JSPL Raigarh by Ashok K Srivastava, CB Singh, AnkitaGoyal, Ajay Kumar and Naman Kumar.
  •  “Preparation and Characterization of Polyaniline (PANI) – Platinum Nanocomposite” presented in International Conference (International Scholarly and Scientific Research & Innovation) held on February 26-27, 2015 at Dubai, UAE by Ashok K Srivastava, Neeraj Kumar and Ranjan Haldar.
  •  “Pancaking in Cold Rolled Al-Killed Low Carbon Extra Deep Drawing Steel”,presented in ‘International Conference on "Advance in Steel, Power and Construction Technology’ held on January 14-16, 2015 at OPJU, JSPL Raigarh by Ashok K Srivastava, R Haldar, AkashSoni and G Sahu.
  •  “Failure Analysis of Shear Blade of Wire Rod Mill” presented in ‘International Conference on Metallurgical and Materials Processes, Products and Applications’ held on January 8-10, 2014 at OPJIT, JSPL Raigarh, India by A. K. Srivastava, PN Choubey, Anil Verma, Souvik Das and PS Mandley.
  •  “Investigating the Machinability Evaluation of Austenitic Hadfield Steel in the Wire-Electrical Discharge Machine (WEDM) based on the effect of Working Parameters on Cutting Speed” presented in ‘International Conference on Metallurgical and Materials Processes, Products and Applications’ held on January 8-10, 2014 at OPJIT, JSPL Raigarh, India by Ashok K Srivastava.
  •  “Modelling of heat flow path during heat transfer in heat conductive hyperbolic metallic surface” Presented in ‘AMPT 2012’ held on September 23-26, 2012 at Wollongong, Australia by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Deepak Dwivedi.
  •  “The abrasive wear resistance of TiC and (Ti,W)C-reinforced austenitic high manganese steel matrix in situ composites” presented in ‘2nd International Conference on Advanced Tribology 2008 (iCAT 2008)’, held on December 3-5, 2008 at NUS Singapore by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “Microstructural study of (Ti,W)C-reinforced high manganese austenitic steel matrix composite”, presented in ‘INCCOM-VI’, held on December 12-14, 2007 at IIT Kanpur, India by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “In situ synthesis and characterization of TiC-reinforced steel matrix composite”, presented in ‘International conference on Advanced Materials and Composites (ICAMC-2007)’, held on October 24-26, 2007 at RRL Trivandrum, India by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “An Advanced high strength steel (TRIP-aided steel) for automotive car body: An Overview”, presented in ‘INCCOM-IV’, held on December 5-7, 2005 at Amrita Engineering College, Coimbatore, India by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, G. Jha and N. Gope.
  •  “Thermodynamic equilibrium calculations of cold-rolled TRIP-aided steel by Thermo-Calc Software”, presented in ‘International Conference on Advances in Materials and Materials Processing (ICAMMP-2006)’ held on February 3-5, 2006 at IIT Kharagpur, India by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, G. Jha and N. Gope.
  •  “Nondestructive evolution for steel and allied industries” presented in ‘NDESAI 2011’ held on December 2-3, 2011 at SNTI Auditorium, Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur, India by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Parag R Bansal.
  •  “Review on Higher Engineering Education System in India” presented in ‘National Conference on Globalization of Indian Engineering Education’ held on October 14-15, 2011 at OPJIT, JSPL Raigarh by Ashok K Srivastava.
  •  “A comparative study between different process parameters of WEDM in machining of TiC-reinforced austenitic steel matrix composites” presented in ‘NMD-2010’ held on November 14-16, 2010 at IISC Bangalore, India by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “Innovative Methods for Quality Enhancement in Technical Education” presented in ‘National Conference on Technical Education’ held on October 8-9, 2010 at OPJIT, JSPL Raigarh by Ashok K Srivastava.
  •  “Wear behaviour of carbide reinforced austenitic manganese steel matrix composites”, presented at ‘NMD 2007’, held on November 14-16, 2007 at BARC Mumbai by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “Refractories for Steelmaking: Fundamentals and new trends”, presented in ICS 2007 held on September 25-26, 2007 at Centre for Excellence, Tata Steel Limited Jamshedpur organized by Indian Ceramic Society, Jamshedpur Chapter.
  •  “Synthesis and Characterization of in situ TiC-reinforced Hadfield manganese steel composite”, presented in ‘NMD 2006’, held on November 14-16, 2006 at Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur, India by Ashok Kumar Srivastava and Karabi Das.
  •  “Application of Optical and Electron Microscopy in the characterization of Steel”, presented in ‘NCEAAP-SS 2004’ held on February 21-23, 2004 at Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, P. K. Barhai.
  •  “To evaluate the Surface Roughness by the use of Laser Speckle”, presented in ‘NLS-2003’ held on December 22-25, 2003 at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, H. L. Yadav, and A. Mallick.
  •  “A Brief Review on Laser Induced Plasma”, presented in ‘PLASMA-2003’ held on December 8-11, 2003 at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, A. Mallick, P. K. Singh and G. P. Singh.
  •  “Surface Coating by Plasma Nitriding”, presented in ‘PLASMA-2003’, held on 8-11 December, 2003 at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India by Ashok Kumar Srivastava, A. Mallick, P. K. Singh and G. P. Singh.
  •   Participated in two week ISTE Workshop on Pedagogy of Engineering Education conducted by IIT Bombay under National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD) during January 5-24, 2015, 2015.
  •  5-Days International Steel Academy Course (Fundamental Principles – Practical Knowledge) at SAIL Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai, India organized by Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), USA during 16-20 January, 2015.
  •  Participated in two week ISTE Workshop on Fluid Mechanics conducted by IIT Kharagpur under National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD) during May 20-30, 2014.
  •  5-Days International Steel Academy Course at Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Raigarh, India organized by Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), USA during 9-13 December, 2013.
  •  6-Months Characterization Laboratory training during M. Tech. at “Research & Development for Iron & Steel Company, Steel Authority of India Limited, Ranchi, India”.
  •  One Week training during M. Tech. Project thesis on “Hot rolling and Cold rolling Technology” at “Research & Development for Iron & Steel Company, SAIL, Ranchi, India”.
  •  One Day training on “Thermo-mechanical Simulator Gleeble-1500” at “Research & Development, Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur, India”..
  •  One Week laboratory exposure training on “Melting, Casting and Forging of Steel” at “Research & Development, Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur, India”.
  •  One Day workshop on “New Generation Ceramic Fiber Material” organized by “Indian Ceramic Society & NML, Jamshedpur, India”.
  •  One Week short-term course on “Internetworking” at G. S. Sanyal School of Telecommunication, “Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India”.
  •  One Day short term course on “Machinery Condition based Maintenance and Failure Analysis” at The Park, Kolkata, organized by “Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur”.
  •  Three Days short term training on “Advanced Microstructural Characterization of Wear Tested Materials” held on 3-5 December, 2008 at “Minerals, Metals and Materials Technology Centre”, National University Singapore, Singapore.
  •  One Week DST sponsored SERC school on “Texture and microstructure” scheduled during 24 to 30th March 2008 at IISC Bangalore, India.
  •  Chaired a plenary session in “International Conference on Advances in Steel, Power and Construction Technology (ICASPCT 2016)” at OP Jindal University, Raigarh, India during March 17-19, 2016.
  •  Chaired two sessions in “Behind the Teacher’s Desk (BTTD 2015)” at CSIR-NML, Jamshedpur during April 9-10, 2015.
  •  Chaired a plenary session in “International Symposium on Advanced Mechatronics Engineering (7th ISAME) at CECO, Changwon, Korea during January 9-11, 2013.
  •  Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST), USA.
  •  The American Ceramic Society (ACerS), USA.
  •  ASM International (ASM), USA.
  •  The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS), USA.
  •  Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi, India.
  •  Indian Institute of Metal, Kolkata, India.
  •  Indian Ceramic Society, Kolkata, India – Associate Member.
  •  Editorial Board Member of “Modern Electronic Technology”, an international journal.
  •  Editorial Board Member - Materials Sciences and Applications, Scientific Research Publishing.
  •  Reviewer - Materials Science & Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing, Elsevier.
  •  Reviewer - Journal of the European Ceramic Society.
  •  Reviewer - Materials Characterization, Elsevier.
  •  Reviewer - Journal of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering(MSCE), Scientific Research Publishing.
  •  Reviewer - Materials Sciences and Applications (MSA), Scientific Research Publishing.
  •  Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Sponge iron for making primary steel products” in Bhusan Steel & Power Limited, Jharsuguda, India on March 5, 2016.
  •  Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Uses of Mild Steel and High Tensile Steel in Power Sector” in Monnet Ispat & Power Limited, Raigarh on April 2, 2016.
  •  Delivered a keynote lecture on “Wear behaviour of TiC-reinforced metal matrix composites” in workshop on “Fundamentals of Tribotesters and its selection matrix” at Ducom Instruments, Bangalore during November 23-27, 2015.
  •  Delivered a keynote lecture on “High-strength Steels for Automotive Application” in ‘Behind the Teacher’s Desk (BTTD 2015)’ at CSIR-NML, Jamshedpur during April 9-10, 2015.
  •  Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Super Reinforced Ceramics Composites & Ceramite Applications in Iron & Steel Industries” in the seminar organized by IIM, Raigarh Chapter on September 15, 2014.
  •  Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Metal Matrix Composites Application in Automotive Industry” in the seminar organized by IIM, Raigarh Chapter on July 17, 2014.
  •  Delivered a keynote lecture on “Synthesis and characterization of TiC-reinforced Hadfield austenitic manganese steel” in ‘International Symposium on Advanced Mechatronics Engineering (7th ISAME)’ at CECO, Changwon, Korea during January 9-11, 2013.
  •  Best M.Tech. Research project award from R&D, Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur.
  •  Institute Research Scholarship (SRF) from IIT Kharagpur.
  •  Honored by Editor’s Choice article for 2015 from the peer reviewed international journal “Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis”, ASM International, Springer.
  •  Awarded PhD in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering with two sponsored research projects funded by Naval Board of India, New Delhi.
  •  Awarded by Best M.Tech. Project thesis.
  •  Awarded by First class with Distinction in M.Phil. Program.
  •  Awarded by 2nd rank in the University and 1st rank in the Institute in M.Sc. program.