Faculty Profile

Dr Kamal Nayan Goswami

Assistant Professor

Ph.D (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom ), M.E.(IISc, Bangalore), B.E.Hons.(Jadavpur University)

  kn.goswami@opju.ac.in

  •  PhD in Computational Materials Science from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom - 2018.
  •  M. E. in Materials Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 2012.
  •  B. E. Hons. (Gold medalist) in Metallurgical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 2010.
  •  Working as an Assistant Professor at OP Jindal University, Raigarh (C.G), from Sep 2021 till date.
  •  Worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Lancaster University, UK from Jan 2019 to Dec 2019.
  •  Worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Birmingham, UK from May 2018 to Dec 2018.
  •   Worked as a Teaching Assistant (part time) at University of Birmingham, UK from Jan 2014 to Apr 2016.
  •   Worked as a Project Assistant at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore from Aug 2012 to Oct 2012.
  •   Worked as a Vocational Trainee at Tata Steel, Jamshedpur from May 2009 to Jul 2009.
  •  Atomistic modelling and simulations using ab initio Density Functional Theory (DFT), kinetic Monte Carlo simulations (kMC), etc.
  •  Studying diffusion in solids using Transition State Theory, Nudged Elastic Band calculations, etc.
  •  Thermodynamic modelling of systems using CALPHAD.
  •   Ni-based superalloys, Li-based ceramics, Fe-C steels, etc.
  •  K. N. Goswami and S. T. Murphy, The influence of lithium vacancy defects on tritium diffusion in β-Li2TiO3, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol 124, No 13, pp. 12286-12294, 2020.
  •  K. N. Goswami and A. Mottura, A kinetic Monte carlo study of vacancy diffusion in non-dilute Ni-Re alloys, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Vol 743, pp. 265-273. 2019.
  •  K. N. Goswami and A. Mottura, Can slow-diffusing solute atoms reduce vacancy diffusion in advanced high-temperature alloys?, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Vol 617, pp. 194-199. 2014.
  •  K. V. Vamsi, K. N. Goswami, K. S. Vinay, S. K. Verma, R. Balamuralikrishnan, N. Das, D. Banerjee and S. Karthikeyan, Computational design of model Re/Ru bearing Ni-base superalloys, MATEC Web of Conferences, Vol 14, pp. 17007 (1-6), 2014.
  •  S. Paul, S. K. Guchhait and K. N. Goswami, An artificial neural network modeling to study unpredictable degradation of carbon steel marine structure with environmental variables: Chloride, sulphate, bicarbonates, pH, Innovations in Corrosion and Materials Science (Formerly Recent Patents on Corrosion Science), Vol 4, No 2, pp. 127–133, 2014.
  •  K. N. Goswami and S. T. Murphy, ‘A first-principles kinetic Monte Carlo investigation of tritium diffusion in β-Li2TiO3’, CBBI-20, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, September 2019.
  •  K. N. Goswami, J. Wynn, P. Medeiros, A. Vasylenko, J. Sloan, D. Quigley and A. J. Morris, ‘First principles structure prediction for encapsulated nanowires’, CCP9 Young Researchers and Community Meeting, University of York, UK, July 2018.
  •  K. N. Goswami and A. Mottura, ‘Ab initio study of the effect of solute atoms on vacancy diffusion in Ni-based superalloys’, UK-Japan Symposium, Pembroke College, University of Oxford, UK, September 2015.
  •  K. N. Goswami, A. Mottura, S. Schuwalow, J. Rogal and R. Drautz, ‘Ab initio study of the effect of solute atoms on vacancy diffusion in Ni-based superalloys’, TMS-2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Orlando, FL, USA, March 2015.
  •  K. N. Goswami and A. Mottura, ‘Can slow-diffusing solute atoms reduce vacancy diffusion in Ni-based superalloys?’, International Workshop on Modelling and Simulation of Superalloys, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, September 2014.
  •  K. V. Vamsi, K. N. Goswami, K. S. Vinay, S. K. Verma, R. Balamuralikrishnan, N. Das, D. Banerjee and S. Karthikeyan, ‘Computational design of model Re/Ru bearing Ni-base superalloys’, Eurosuperalloys 2014 (2nd European Symposium on Superalloys and their applications), Giens, France, May 2014.
  •  K. N. Goswami, S. Karthikeyan and D. Banerjee, ‘Predicting γ, γ’ lattice parameters in Ni-based superalloys using Vegard’s Law: a first-principles investigation of its validity’, 16th International Conference on Strength of Materials, Bangalore, India, August 2012.
  •  K. N. Goswami, S. Karthikeyan and D. Banerjee, ‘A first principles calculation of the effect of composition on elastic misfit in Ni-based superalloys’, 65th Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals on the National Metallurgists’ Day, Hyderabad, India, November 2011.
  •  One-week workshop on “CASTEP training” at University of Oxford, UK in 2018.
  •  One-week workshop on “Modelling and Simulation of superalloys” at ICAMS, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany in 2014.
  •  One-week workshop on “Computational Materials Thermodynamics: Hands on Training with ThermoCalc” at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in 2011.
  •  Received faculty travel grant of £ 500 for attending the CBBI-20 Workshop in Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany in 2019.
  •  Awarded 2nd prize, BEAR Postgraduate Conference Poster Competition, University of Birmingham, UK in 2015.
  •  Secured the School of Metallurgy and Materials Scholarship for pursuing PhD at University of Birmingham, UK in 2012.
  •  All India Rank-14 in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in Metallurgical Engineering in 2010. (GATE is national level entrance examination for graduate programs in IISc/IITs).
  •  Awarded University Gold Medal for standing first in the merit list of Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering, 2006-10 batch, Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2010.
  •  Awarded 2nd prize, Dara P Antia Metal Quiz, NIT Jamshedpur in 2009.
  •  Secured 1st Rank at school and district levels in CBSE 10+2 examination in 2006.
  •  Secured 27th Rank in Regional Mathematical Olympiad conducted by the Bihar Mathematical Society, on behalf of National Board of Higher Mathematics in 2002/03.
  •   Student Member, Indian Institute of Metals, Bangalore Chapter, 2011-12.
  •   Student Member, Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata Chapter, 2009-10.