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M.Tech. and M.Tech.-Ph.D. Dual Degree Program in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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Introduction
Materials Engineering provides understanding of material behavior at various length scales (from atomic to component level). It is an interdisciplinary branch that covers design, production, and characterization of materials for energy, electronics, aerospace, automotive, and healthcare industries.
Our M.Tech. program offers four compulsory courses along with vast number of elective courses. While the compulsory courses equip the students with fundamental understanding of core concepts, the elective courses provide in-depth understanding in specific subject areas.

Objectives of the Program
To produce professionals with deep understanding of experimental and computational materials engineering, capable of providing innovative solutions for materials challenges in energy, electronics, aerospace, automotive, and healthcare industries.
To train the students for the roles of future academicians, scientists, innovators, and incubatees.

Expected Graduate Attributes
1. Ability to correlate electronic structure with transport properties of materials
2. Skill set to optimize microstructure and determine structure-property correlation
3. Ability to design and execute experiments for studying mechanical behavior of materials, and develop mechanistic models for failure prediction
4. Ability to determine metallurgical processing parameters for extraction of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and design process cycle to convert ore to final product
5. Ability to fabricate components following traditional and non-traditional manufacturing processes
6. Ability to characterize features at atomic, nano-, meso-, micro- and macro- length scales
7.  Ability to innovate materials for next generation energy, electronic and healthcare devices
8.  Skills to communicate the scientific findings to peers and general public
9. Appreciation and adherence to professional ethics
10. Ability to design and execute technical projects
   
Learning Outcome
Ability to:
1. Design the materials by microstructure control to meet the required properties
2. Use various modeling techniques for studying physical, mechanical, functional and transport properties of materials
3. Apply thermodynamics and kinetics principles to understand and control materials processes
4. Fabricate structural and functional materials through traditional and non-traditional manufacturing processes
5. Use various material characterization tools
6. Apply principles of material deformation to predict failure of materials for reliable design of structures
7. Understand the process metallurgy involved in ferrous and non-ferrous metal extraction
8. Define a scientific problem and devise an appropriate methodology for addressing the problem