METALLURGICAL & MATERIALS ENGINEERING

The Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering at OP Jindal University imparts quality education at undergraduate and post graduate level with a special emphasis on innovation, design, implementation, and improvement of processes that transform mineral resources to metalsand then to a useful product. To ensure that students are sought by various metallurgical companies. The department provides training in various cutting edge technologies, inculcate professional behaviors, inculcate ethical values and develop leadership and team working capabilities. Our program provides flexible curriculum enabling the students to achieve their goals and make them industry ready.

Department has experienced and energetic faculty members with various specializations especially Iron & Steel making, heat treatment, composites, advanced materials, material characterization, refractories, powder metallurgy, nano-materials etc. Department has state-of-the-art laboratories, latest hardware-software and teaching learning tools to create a learning environment and impart quality education.

Department Highlights

  • Well qualified and dedicated staff and faculty members with an inclination towards teaching, training and research activities.

  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities.

  • International collaborations with top most universities: Changwon National University, South Korea and Colorado School of Mines, USA.

  • National collaborations with IITs, NITs, R&D Labs, CSIR Labs etc.

  • Different Societies & Professional Chapters for all round development of students

  • Industry connect with top manufacturing units such as RINL, TATA, JSPL, NSPL, JSW, Vedanta, Bhushan etc.

  • Research connects with various research organizations as well as with premier Institutes.

Learning by doing is the driving philosophy of the department. The Department has state-of-the-art laboratories, latest hardware-software, round the clock internet accessibility and supportive teaching-learning. Following are the main laboratories in the department:

  • Physical Metallurgy Lab

  • Heat Treatment Lab

  • Material Science Lab

  • Material Testing and NDT Labs

  • Corrosion Lab

  • Foundry Lab

  • Fuels, Furnaces & Refractories Lab

  • Metal Joining Lab

  • Ore Dressing Lab

  • Transport Phenomena Lab

  • Tribology Lab

The Department’s Teaching Learning aims enabling students to face real-world challenges using Problem-Project Based Learning (PPBL), interactive and participative processes and constant mentoring. A brief detail has been illustrated below:

Society / Chapter/ Club

  • NPTEL Student Chapter

  • IIM Student Chapter

  • Material Advantage Student Chapter (AIST, TMS, ASM International, American Ceramic Society), USA

  • Society of Metallurgical Engineers

Activities / Events

  • Industry Visits

  • Metallographic Contests

  • Technical workshops

  • Industrial Projects and Quiz Competitions

  • Students Seminars and Technical Debates

  • Personal Interviews and Group Discussions

  • Team-building Exercises Webinar Conductions

  • In house Training program

Department researchers are working extensively in some of the thrust areas like structure-property correlations of materials, metal matrix composites, material optimizations, refractories, advanced high strength steels, super alloys, powder metallurgy, ancient iron making, and nanomaterials etc. Department has collaborated with leading Industries and renowned institutes across India. Students along with the teachers constantly involved in exciting and interesting problems/projects to explore and innovate new methods and finding sustainable solutions along with publications in various national and international journals.

Key Research Area:

  • Advanced Materials Characterization

  • Material development and property enhancements

  • Corrosion

  • Tribology at various dimensions

  • Powder metallurgy

  • Simulation tools in metallurgy

  • Refractories

  • Iron making

  • Steel making

  • Composites