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A. O. Surendranathan

National Institute of Technology Karnataka

I hale from Thenhippalam Village in Malappuram District, Kerala State, India. I completed my school education in Thenhippalam, and my father's native village called Naduvattam in the same District. After that one of my uncles took me to Kozhikode City in the same State to complete my Pre-Degree, and Degree Courses. After passing Bachelor of Science Degree in the year 1975, I was taken to Bombay by my brother. There I got selected to Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in the year 1976.


After serving Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for 6 years, I resigned when I got selected for Master of Engineering Degree Studies in the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. After getting my degree in the year 1984, Prof. K. I. Vasu, my M.E.project guide, and the Director, Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi, appointed me in CECRI as Senior Research Fellow. In the year 1985, I got selected as Lecturer in the Metallurgical Engineering Department (present Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering) Karnataka Regional Engineering College (present National Institute of Technology Karnataka). At present, I am working as Professor. I am married to Ms. T. P. Latha in the  year 1985, and blessed with two boys, Nikhil & Akhil.


    M.E., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1984
    Ph. D., Mangalore University, Konaje, 1993

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Powder Metallurgy, Superplasticity, Lithium Battery, Corrosion, Composites, Nanomaterials

Personal Interests

    Reading, Watching T.V., and Playing badminton, cricket, carroms, cards, table tennis, volley ball, and chess


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