Professor Bikramjit Basu

Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka


Areas of Interest:

Biomaterials, Engineering Ceramics, Materials Science.

Specialization:

Biomaterials, Engineering Ceramics, Materials Science

Consultancy Areas:

Biomaterials, Engineering Ceramics, Materials Science.

 

Sector Associated With:

Academia

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Government (including funding agencies), Consultancy Firms

Major Professional Contributions:

Professor Bikramjit Basu, the nominee has made truly outstanding and fundamental contributions of lasting
value to the technologically important fields of structural ceramics having relevance to our country’s
strategic sectors and Biomaterials with relevance for human healthcare. Overall, his research has
effectively utilized his undergraduate training in Engineering Sciences, his doctoral training of processingmicrostructure- property correlation of ceramics and his self-motivated learning of the fundamentals of
Biological Sciences. The relevant papers/patents of the nominee are mentioned below within parenthesis..

Professional Experience:

  • Dec., 2014 – till date: Professor, Materials Research Center, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA.
  • May, 2011 - Dec., 2014: Associate Professor, Materials Research Center, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA.
  • July, 2014 - July, 2016: Adjunct Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Kanpur, INDIA
  • Dec. 2007 - Mar., 2012: Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kanpur, INDIA.[Promoted to Professor in Mar., 2012]
  • Nov. 2001 - Dec. 2007: Assistant Professor, Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kanpur, INDIA.

Keywords:

Biomaterials, Engineering Ceramics, Materials Science.

 

Contact Information

Office

Bikramjit Basu
Professor, Materials Research Center,
Associate Faculty, Center for Biosystems Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560012, Karnataka, INDIA.
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Education

  • PhD: (Magna Cum Laude, Great Distinction), Metallurgy and Materials Engineering;
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL), Belgium; Thesis defended in March, 2001; specialisation: Ceramics
  • Masters of Engineering:(First Class), Metallurgy; Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1997.
  • Bachelor of Engineering:(First Class Honors), Metallurgical Enginnering; Regional Engineering College, (presently National Institute of Technology) Durgapur, India, 1995.

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • National Bioscience Award for Career Development, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, 2014 [a coveted honor conferred annually by the Indian Government upon select Indian bio-scientists of less than 45 years of age for unique contributions made in the frontier areas of biological sciences.] [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_
    Bioscience_Award_for_Career_Development
    ]
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India, 2013 (website: http://ssbprize.gov.in/) [In the history of Indian Science, he is the youngest Materials Scientist and the only Ceramicist/Biomaterial Scientist so far to receive the highest scientific award].
  • Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) Medal, 2011.
  • P K Kelkar Fellowship (outstanding young faculty), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2009-11.
  • NASI-SCOPUS Young Scientist Award for the meritorious contributions in the field of Engineering Sciences, Elsevier partnered with National Academy of Sciences, India, 2010 [Award given to active researchers of 40 years or below for the Nature and uniqueness of research, Outcomes of research, Impact on society, Vision of the researcher and Quality and number of publications].

Honors:


Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated To : Section VIII: Mining Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2015


Year of Birth: 1973