Faculty Profile

Dr Makkuva Kalyan Phani

Associate Professor

Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

School of Engineering

  kalyan.makkuva@opju.ac.in

  •  PhD, Homi Bhabha National Institute, IGCAR Campus - Kalpakkam, 2016, Engineering.
  •  Two Year Advanced Course work – as a part of PhD programme at IGCAR Training School, 2012, Materials Science.
  •  B.Tech, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University - Hyderabad, 2010, Metallurgical and Materials Technology.
  •  OP Jindal University, Raigarh (C.G), Working as a Assistant Professor from Nov 2015 to till date.
  •  Worked as a Research Scholar at Dept. of Atomic Energy (DAE) : Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu from Aug 2010 to Oct 2015.
  •  Material Characterization with SEM, EBSD, SPM (AFM, advanced AFM) techniques.
  •  Steel Technology.
  •  Structure property correlations in materials.
  •  Welding of alloys.
  •  Casting and Solidification of alloys.
  •  Internal friction in alloys.
  •  M. Kalyan Phani, Anish Kumar & T. Jayakumar , “Elasticity mapping of delta precipitate in alloy 625 using atomic force acoustic microscopy with a new approach to eliminate the influence of tip condition”, Philosophical Magazine Letters, Vol. 94, 395 – 403, 2014.
  •  M. Kalyan Phani, Anish Kumar, T. Jayakumar, Walter Arnold and Konrad Samwer, “Mapping of elasticity and damping in an α + β titanium alloy using atomic force acoustic microscopy”, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 2015, 6, 767–776, 2015.
  •  M. Kalyan Phani, Anish Kumar, Walter Arnold and Konrad Samwer, “Elastic stiffness and damping measurements in titanium alloys using atomic force acoustic microscopy” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2016, 697, 397 – 406, 2016.
  •  M. Kalyan Phani, Anish Kumar, Vani Shankar, “Elasticity mapping of precipitates in nickel based alloys using atomic force acoustic microscopy” Journal of Material Science, 51, 1-14, 2016.
  •  V. Pfahl, M. Kalyan Phani, M. Büchsenschütz-Göbeler, A. Kumar, W. Arnold and K. Samwer, “Conduction Electrons as Dissipation Channel in Friction Experiments at the Metal-Insulator Transition of LSMO Measured by Contact-Resonance Atomic Force Microscopy” Applied Physics Letters, 110(5), 053102, 2017.
  •  Neeraj Kumar, Manoranjan Kumar Manoj, M. Kalyan Phani, “Influence of potential scan rate on corrosion behaviour of heat treated AA 7075 alloy in sulphuric acid solution”, Material Science Research India, 15(1), 91-99, 2018.
  •  C. Ma, V. Pfahl, Z. Wang, Y. Chen, J. Chu, M. Kalyan Phani, A. Kumar, W. Arnold, and K. Samwer, “Stick-to-Sliding Transition in Contact-Resonance Atomic Force Microscopy”, Applied Physics Letters, 113, 083102(1-4), 2018.
  •  M.K. Phani, V. Pfahl, C. Ma, A. Kumar, W. Arnold & K. Samwer (2018, October). "Nonlinear Behavior of Contact Resonance Atomic Force Microscopy Due to Stick-Slip Phenomena" In 2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) (pp. 1-4). IEEE.
  •  Arti Gupta, Ajay Kannauje, Vinita Patel, Satish Kr. Gupta, Keshav Sahu, M. Kalyan Phani, A comparative examination of the indentation size effect in microindentation testing on various materials, International Conference on Recent Advances in Metallurgy for sustainable Development (IC-RAMSD) held at MS University, Vadodara, Gujarat, February, 2018.
  •  Ankita Singh, Minal Gupta, Pradeep Rathore, M. Kalyan Phani, Effect of Cooling Rate on Property Enrichment in Medium Carbon Steels, 3rd International Conference on advances in Steel, Power and Construction Technology (ICASPCT) held at OP Jindal University, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, India, March, 2017.
  •  M. Kalyan Phani, Anish Kumar, Walter Arnold and Konrad Samwer, “Elastic stiffness and damping measurements in metals using atomic force acoustic microscopy”, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), Tours, France, September, 2016.
  •  M. Kalyan Phani and Anish Kumar, “Elasticity mapping of precipitates present in CM 247A aeronautical grade superalloy using atomic force acoustic microscopy”, presented at 2nd International Conference on advances in Steel, Power and Construction Technology (ICASPCT) held at OP Jindal University, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, India, March, 2016.
  •  Nand Kumar Patel, M. Kalyan Phani and Manish Kumar Pandey, “Case study on Green pellet its production and use”, presented at 2nd International Conference on advances in Steel, Power and Construction Technology (ICSAPCT) held at OP Jindal University, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, India, March, 2016.
  •  M. Kalyan Phani, Anish Kumar, T. Jayakumar, M. Büchsenschütz-Göbeler, Y. Luo, Walter Arnold and Konrad Samwer, “Mapping of elasticity and damping in an α + β titanium alloy using atomic force acoustic microscopy”, presented at 5th International workshop on Advanced Scanning Probe Microscopy Techniques ASXMT held at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, February 2014.
  •  Anish Kumar, M. Kalyan Phani, S. Sosamma, B.P.C. Rao and T. Jayakumar, “Multi-scale microstructural characterization through acoustic measurements”, presented at Acoustics held at New Delhi, India, November 2013.
  •  M. Kalyan Phani, Anish Kumar and T. Jayakumar, “Elasticity mapping of sub-micron size precipitates in Inconel 625 using Atomic Force Acoustic Microscopy” presented at 50th National Metallurgists Day – Annual Technical Meet (NMD-ATM) held at Jamshedpur, India, November 2012.
  •  Attended FIVE days QIP course on “Introduction and Applications of XRD”, organized by Centre for Continuing Education, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India (2017).
  •  Attended training on various AFM based techniques including AFAM for ONE WEEK by service engineer NT-MDT, Russia at NDED, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India (2012).
  •  Attended TWO days workshop on Electron Microscopy Techniques organized by Physical Metallurgy Group (PMG), IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India (2011).
  •  Attended FIFTEEN days orientation course organized byInternational Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad, India (2009).
  •  Attended workshop on Biomaterials at AMALGAM - Materials Fest organized during Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Dept. Of MME, IIT Madras (2009)
  •  Attended a FIFTEEN days training course at Pennar Industries, Hyderabad (2008).
  •  Life Member, Indian Institute of Metals (IIM).
  •  Life Member, Electron Microscopy Society of India (EMSI).
  •  Professional Member, IEEE.
  •  Editorial board member - Nanoscience and Nanometrology.
  •  Reviewer - Material Science Research India.
  •  Editorial Board Member - SCIREA Journal of Materials.
  •  Reviewer - Scrip Journals.
  •  Delivered Invited talk on topic “Non-Destructive Evaluation for Material Characterization” at Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) sponsored Short Term Course (STC) on “Processing and Characterization of Materials” organized by VSSUT, Burla, Odisha during April 24-29, 2017.
  •  Delivered Invited talk on topic “Scanning Probe Microscopy for Material Characterization at Submicron Scales” at Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) sponsored Short Term Course (STC) on “Processing and Characterization of Materials” organized by VSSUT, Burla, Odisha during April 24-29, 2017.
  •  Received International Travel Grant under Young Scientist category from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) for participating in IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) held at Kobe, Japan during October 22-25, 2018.
  •  Received Certificate of Recognition for contributing as a reviewer at Material Science Research India Journal for the year 2018.
  •  Nominated for Dr. T. K. Saksena Distinguished award for best PhD thesis work for the year 2016.
  •  Received Visiting Scholar award with scholarship by Georg-August Universität, Göttingen, Germany, 2014.
  •  First scholar from IGCAR, Kalpakkam to get deputed to Germany to carryout research work for two months on “Friction measurements at nanoscales using AFAM”, within the frame work of Indo-German collaboration project on Non-Destructive Materials Characterization between IGCAR and Georg-August Universität, Göttingen, 2014.
  •  Recipient of Senior Research Fellow by IGCAR, Department of Atomic Energy, 2012.
  •  Recipient of Junior Research Fellow by IGCAR, Department of Atomic Energy, 2010.
  •  Received full fellowship to pursue doctoral research by Department of Atomic Energy, 2010-2015.
  •  Awarded first prize in oral presentation at National Level Technical Paper Presentation contest “IDEAZ Metallurgy” of Cognizance held at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India (2010).
  •  Awarded Fourth prize in poster presentation at Golden Jubilee Technical Fest, “Amalgam”, organized by Metallurgical Engineering Student Association, IIT Madras, India (2009).
  •  Awarded first prize in oral presentation at National Level Technical Paper Presentation contest “BLUE print (Metallurgy)” of “Engineer”, held at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Suratkal, India (2009).
  •  Received Second Prize in the Design Event “Metamorphosis” at NIT, Suratkal, India which is a part of the national technical fest “Engineer” (2009).
  •  Won Second Prize in “MetMasters” a technical quiz during AYAS organized by Association of Metallurgical Engineers, JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India (2008).
  •  Won Third prize in “Casistica” a Case Study event at National level technical symposium, “Technozion” organized by NIT Warangal, India (2009).
  •  Received Certificate of Commendation for serving as an organizer for the National Technical Fest, “Metallon”, organized by Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology (MGIT), Hyderabad, India (2008).