Dr T. Jayakumar

Visiting Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MMED), National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal-506004, Telangana State


Areas of Interest:

High temperature materials and manufacturing technologies, non destructive
evaluation, structural integrity, failure analysis, ancient metallurgy
and cultural heritage.

Specialization:

High temperature materials and manufacturing technologies, non destructive
evaluation, structural integrity, failure analysis, ancient metallurgy
and cultural heritage

Consultancy Areas:

High temperature materials and manufacturing technologies, non destructive
evaluation, structural integrity, failure analysis, ancient metallurgy
and cultural heritage.

 

Sector Associated With:

Academia

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies)

Major Professional Contributions:

Dr. T.Jayakumar has made contributions to the areas of (i) development of materials for nuclear systems with specific focus on those required for fast breeder reactors and fusion reactors; (ii) Development of high temperature materials for advanced ultra super critical (AUSC) thermal power plant technology; and (iii) Development and application of advanced non destructive evaluation techniques for defects, microstructures and residual stresses for applications in strategic (nuclear, defence and space) and core (petrochemical and power) sectors..

Professional Experience:

  • Aug. 2015 onwards -- Visiting Professor, Metallurgical and Materials
    Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal
  • June 2015 onwards --- Honorary Scientific Consultant on High
    Temperature Materials, Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the
    Government of India, New Delhi
  • Aug. 2009 – May 2015 --- Director, Metallurgy and Materials Group,
    Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam
  • 2005 – March 2012 ----- Head, Non Destructive Evaluation Division,
    IGCAR
  • 1995 – 2005 --- Head, Non Destructive Testing and Evaluation Section,
    IGCAR
  • 1994-1995 --- Head, Research and Development Section, IGCAR.

Keywords:

High temperature materials, nuclear materials, manufacturing technology,
mechanical properties, non destructive evaluation, structural integrity, failure analysis.

 

Contact Information

Office

Dr. T. Jayakumar (+)
Visiting Professor
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department
National Institute of Technology
Warangal-506004 (Telangana State)
Phone:+91-870-246-2522 (O)
+91-870-246-8522 (R)


(+)Honorary Scientific Consultant on High Temperature Materials, at the Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, New Delhi

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Education

  • B.Tech. Metallurgical Engineering. (Regional Engineering College, Warangal, 1977)
  • M.S. Metallurgical Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, 1989
  • Ph.D. in Engineering Faculty (University of Saarland, Germany, 1996)

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Homi Bhabha Science and Technology Award by Department of Atomic Energy for the Year 1999 on the occasion of Founder's Day.
  • Metallurgist of the Year Award (2002) by the Indian Institute of Metals
  • National NDT Award by Indian Society for Non-destructive Testing (ISNT)
  • INS Outstanding Service Award (2010) by the Indian Nuclear Society (INS)
  • Group Achievement Award by Department of Atomic Energy (2011 and 2015) under Excellence in Science, Engineering and Technology Awards Scheme
  • SAIL Gold Medal of the Indian Institute of Metals in Nov. 1999

Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated VIII: Mining Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2005


Year of Birth: 1955