Powder Metallurgy Association of India publishes Short Course programme

October 3, 2012

October 3, 2012

The Powder Metallurgy Association of India (PMAI) has published the full programme for its popular PM short course to be held at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India from 19th – 22nd Dec 2012.

The course is designed for practicing powder metallurgists and other engineers, managers, executives and academics.

The schedule for the four day course is listed below (as published 3 Oct 2012). For further information contact: [email protected]  or [email protected] 

Day 1


Inaugural Function

Chief Guest:Mr N Saibaba, Chief Executive, Nuclear Fuel Complex

Guest of Honour: Prof. K Bhanu Sankara Rao, University of Hyderabad


Particulate Science and PM R&D – Current Scenario in India

Dr. G Sundarajan, Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI)

PM Industry- Global Scenario, Market, Technology Status

Mr N Chandrachud, GKN Sinter Metals Ltd


Science of Powder Production: Mechanical Methods

Prof B S Murty, Indian Institute of Technology (Madras)

The Atomization Process

Dr K K Rao, Consultant

Production of Powders by Hydrometallurgy, Electrolysis, and Condensation: Science & Technology

Dr T L Prakash Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology DoE, GOI

Characterization of Powders and Products

Mr Bijoy Sarma, Defence Research and Development Laboratory

Day 2


Powder Compaction

Prof J Viplava Kumar, MG Institute of Technology

Equipment for Powder Compaction

Mr G Babu, Akhilesh Engg.

Selection of Materials & Design of Compaction Tooling

Mr N Nagarjuna, Hoganas India

Sintering Phenomena (Solid state, Liquid phase and Activated)

Prof T R Rama Mohan, Consultant

Sintering Practice and FurnaceDesign

Mr N Gopinath, Fluidtherm Technology

Hot Isostatic Pressing

Dr. G Appa Rao, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory

Powder Forging and Post-Sintering Operations

Mr N Nagarjuna, Höganäs AB, Sweden

PM High Temperature Materials

Mr K Ramesh, Institute of Public Enterprise

Day 3


Porous Components

Dr K Murli Gopal, Consultant

Nuclear Fuel Fabrication

Mr R N Jayaraj, Nuclear Fuel Complex (Retd.)

Bio-engineering Applications

Dr Malobika Karanjai, Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI)

Processing of Ceramics

Dr Amitava Chakraborty, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory

Powder Injection Molding

Dr M Vijaya Kumar, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory

Cemented Carbides

Dr Sanjay Basu, Sandvik Asia

Industrial Diamonds Tooling

Mr Vivek Singal, Staysharp Diamonds

Day 4


PM in Defence and Aerospace

Dr T K Nandy, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory


Dr. Bijoy Sarma, Defence Research and Development Laboratory

Magnetic Materials by PM

Dr V Chandrashekaran, Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials

Powders for Coating

Dr Srikanth Joshi, Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI)

Download the PM Short Course brochure here (PDF hosted on PMAI website)



Posted by: Paul Whittaker, Editor ipmd.net, [email protected]   

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