METALLURGICAL & MATERIALS ENGINEERING

About the Department

The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering is devoted to the design, creation and fundamental understanding of materials by understanding relationships between processing, structure, properties and performance in engineering applications. It was established in the year 2009.

The quality of life shared by mankind has improved with the development of materials. The material industry includes conventional metals and ceramics, semiconductors, ferroelectrics, optical and magnetic materials for information technology and electronics, composites, metallic alloys and batteries and sensors for energy and sustainable environment related industries. Materials have been developed with the basic role of improving advanced industry. Virtually all sophisticated products — computers, aircraft, biomedical devices require materials manufactured to precise specifications. Increasingly, these specifications are determined at the molecular level. The evolution of advanced products can be hobbled by the limitations of the available materials.

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering is based on materials science and deals with the economical synthesis and production engineering of desired forms and required quantities of materials having particular properties. Basic understanding in materials science is applied to relate processing. The properties, performance, and functionality of materials are improved on the basis of investigations in the area of metallurgy and materials science. This work contributes to improving the quality of life of mankind through the development of materials having innovative properties, high performance, and diverse functionality. In the coming innovative materials era, the department must offer specialization, internationalization, and interdisciplinary research and education. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering is a scholastic field of continuous growth and expansion and one of the most exciting and challenging fields of engineering.

Vision

To be recognized as a leading Metallurgical and Materials Engineering institution in India so that it can effectively cater to the growing needs of industry, academia and research projects of India.

Mission

  • Create a vibrant and nurturing educational environment and preparing students with a broad outlook.

  • Create intellectual value, inspire need-based research & translate Science & Technology to marketplace.

  • Promoting technical innovations and entrepreneurship with focus on 'Make in India' concept.

Programme Objectives

Graduates from our program will

  • Know the fundamental science and engineering principles relevant to materials.

  • Understand the relationship between Nano/microstructure, characterization, properties and processing and design of materials.

  • Have the experimental and computational skills for a professional career or graduate study in materials.

  • Posses a knowledge of the significance of research, the value of continued learning and environmental/social issues surrounding materials.

  • Be able to communicate effectively, to work in teams and to assume positions as leaders.

Programme Outcomes

  • Be able to apply general math, science and engineering skills to the solution of engineering problems.

  • Be aware of the social, safety and environmental consequences of their work, and be able to engage in public debate regarding these issues.

  • Be able to apply core concepts in Metallurgy and Materials Science to solve engineering problems.

  • Be knowledgeable of contemporary issues relevant to Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.

  • Be able to select materials for design and construction.

  • Understand the importance of life-long learning.

  • Be able to design and conduct experiments and to analyze data.

  • Understand the professional and ethical responsibilities of a Metallurgical scientist and Engineer.

  • Be able to work both independently and as a part of a team.

  • Be able to communicate effectively while speaking, employing graphics and writing.

  • Possess the skills and techniques necessary for modern Metallurgical Engineering practice.

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