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Dr. Swapan Kumar Das
Scientist G [Gr.IV(6)] & Head

Refractories Division

Phone : (033) 2483 8081
FAX : +91-33-24730957
E-mail: swapan@cgcri.res.in

B.Sc. (Chemistry Hons.), University of Calcutta
B. Tech Chemical Engineering & Chemical Technology (Specialization in Ceramic Engineering), University of Calcutta
M.Tech Chemical Engineering & Chemical Technology (Specialization in Ceramic Engineering), University of Calcutta
Ph.D (Tech.) in Ceramic Engineering, University of Calcutta

Dr. Das joined CGCRI on 16th April 1997

Research Interest
Materials science and Engineering with special reference to ceramic materials such as refractories, porcelain and solid waste management starting from raw materials processing to product development.

Professional Career
OrganisationPosition HeldDuration
Graphite India Ltd, Bangalore, Management Trainee, 1979-1981
BHEL/EPD, Bangalore, Enginer/Sr. Engineer, 1981-1988
Murdeshwar Ceramics Ltd, Hubli, Manager(R&D & Technology) 1988-1990
NML, CSIR, Jamshedpur, Scientist C/ E1, 1990-1997
CGCRI, CSIR, Kolkata, Scientist E1I/F/G, 1997- till date.

  • Best Poster Paper Award in India International Refractory Congress (year 1998, 2008, 2010)
  • Ganpule Award for best paper published in Trans. Ind.Cer.Soc, 1998 & 2008,
  • Deokaran award for best paper published in Trans. Ind.Cer.Soc. 1995, 2001 & 2003
  • V.A. Altekar award for best technology developed at NML, 1993
  • D.G. Memorial Medal award for 1st Class in B.Sc (Chemistry Hons), 1973

Selected Publications
Summary: in SCI Journal Papers = 48; in Non-SCI = 19 and in Conference Procedings = 30;
Selected papers ( 5 best)
  1. S.K.Das, A. Mitra & P.K. Daspodder "Thermal Analysis of hydrated calcium aluminates", Journal of Thermal Analysis, 47 (1996) 765-774
  2. S.K. Das & P.K. Daspodder "Dehydration kinetics of hydrated calcium dialuminate", Thermochimica Acta, 293 (1997) 125-128.
  3. S.K. Das, S.Kumar & P. Ramchandra Rao "Exploitation of Iron ore tailings for the development of Ceramic Tiles", Waste Management, 20(2000) 725-729.
  4. S.K. Das & K. Dana, "Differences in Densification behaviour of K-and Na- felsper containing porcelain bodies" Thermochimica Acta, 406 (2003) 199-206.
  5. K. Dana, & S.K. Das "Partial substitution of feldspar by B.F. Slag in Triaxial Porcelain : Phase & Microstructural evolution", J. Eu. Cer. Soc. 24 (2004) 3833-3839.

Patents filed / Granted

Indian : Indian : 23 nos.;   International : 1 no.;

Landmark Research Contribution
  1. New Generation Refractory Castable Technology was developed & transferred to four refractory industries successfully. The industries shown satisfaction to this CGCRI know-how & doing well.
  2. Innovative use of industrial solid wastes in silicate ceramic products and its scientific publication enhanced my image within National & International Bodies & attracted many corporate clients to sponsor projects on CGCRI.
  3. Improvement in Refractory pot technology at CGCRI for Special Glass cullet preparation from a level of 20% successful melting to almost 80% successful melting (2006 onwards)

PhD Supervision

Completed (1)- Topic : "Industrial Solid Waste utilization in triaxial porcelain system"
Ongoing (1) Topic : "Effect of rare earth doping on mulite synthesis"

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