CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
A Unit of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

सीएसआईआर-केंद्रीय काँच एवं सिरामिक अनुसंधान संस्थान
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Dr Sumana Das (Ghosh)
Principal Scientist

Bio-ceramics & Coating Division

Phone: (033) 24733469/96/76/77 (Ex. 3230)
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: sumana@cgcri.res.in

B.E. (Metallurgical Engineering), Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, Howrah
M.Tech. (Materials Science), Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.), Kharagpur
Ph.D. (Metallurgical and Material Engineering), Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Dr Sumana Das (Ghosh) joined CSIR-CGCRI on 9th February, 2001

Research Interest
Metallization of ceramics, Ceramic to ceramic/metal joining, Microwave processing of materials, Formation of ceramic/glass-ceramic/bioactive glass-ceramic coatings of predetermined properties on metallic substrate, Thermal barrier coatings.

Professional Career
Position held Organization Duration
Junior Scientist CSIR-CGCRI 9.2.2001-8.2.2006
Scientist CSIR-CGCRI 9.2.2006–8.2.2011
Senior Scientist CSIR-CGCRI 9.2.2011-8.2.2015
Principal Scientist CSIR-CGCRI 9.2.2015-till date

  • Best Poster Paper (3rd) Award, The Indian Ceramic Society & NIIST, CSIR, 2009
  • CSIR Travel Fellowship Award, 2013
  • INSA Travel Fellowship Award, 2014
  • Bharat Jyoti Award, awarded by India International Friendship Society, 2015
  • Best Citizens of India Award, awarded by Best Citizen Publishing House, 2015
  • Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (2011–2012, 11th Edition & 2016-2017, 12th Edition )
  • M.Tech Thesis Reviewer, NIT, Rourkela, India, 2013
  • Invited Speaker and Session Chairperson, ISCMD 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Invited Speaker, Materials Science-2014, San Antonio, USA
  • Keynote Speaker and Session Chair, ICEMS-2016, Jaipur, India
  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World® (2019)
  • Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 2019
  • Life Member, The Indian Ceramic Society
  • Reviewer of some SCI journals

Selected Publications
h-index: 13, Total citations: 877
SCI Journals – 42
Conference proceedings – 13
Conference presentations/posters – 50
Book chapters – 6
Invited lectures –7

Selected Papers:
  1. S. Das, A.K. Mukhopadhyay, S. Datta, G.C. Das and D. Basu, “Hard glass-ceramic coating by microwave processing”, J. Euro. Ceram. Soc. 28 (4) 729–738 (2008). (Impact factor: 4.029, Times cited: 58)
  2. S. Das , S. Datta, D. Basu and G.C. Das, “Glass-ceramics as oxidation resistant bond coat in thermal barrier coating system”, Ceram. Int. 35 (4) 1403−1406 (2009). (Impact factor: 3.450, Times cited: 62)
  3. S. Das, A. K. Mukhopadhyay, S. Datta, N. Dandapat, D. Basu, “Effect of dopants on the phase formation in microwave processed Al-Al2O3 composites”, J. Alloys Compd. 500 (2) 231–236 (2010). (Impact factor: 4.175, Times cited: 7)
  4. S. Ghosh, K. S. Pal, N. Dandapat, J. Ghosh, S. Datta, Glass-ceramic glazes for future generation floor tiles, J. Euro. Ceram. Soc. 33 (5) 935-942 (2013). (Impact factor: 4.029, Times cited: 25)
  5. S. Ghosh, S. Nandi Majumdar, M. Shukla, Enhanced bioactive glass-ceramic coating on Ti6Al4V substrate by microwave processing technique for biomedical applications, Materials letters, 218, 60-66 (2018). (Impact factor: 3.019, Times cited: 0)

Patents filed / Granted
Summary: Indian Patents: Applied–5, Granted–5

Current Projects (as Principal Investigator):
  1. “Preparation of high heat resistant CG-B-55A enamel frit for application in MIG series aero-engine parts”, funded by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), 2017-2018.
  2. “Preparation of high heat resistant CB-ABK-13 enamel frits for application in MIG series aero-engine parts” funded by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), 2017-2018.
  3. Oxidation and hot corrosion study on functionally graded multilayer thermal barrier coating for gas turbine applications” funded by Aeronautics R & D Board (AR&DB), 2018-2021

Notable Research Contribution:
  • Developed novel ceramic/glass-ceramic/bioactive coatings on metallic substrates by microwave processing.
  • Use of glass-ceramics as oxidation resistant bond coat in thermal barrier coating system.
  • Developed glass-ceramic glazes for modern generation floor tiles.
  • Developed metallization and active metal brazing technology for fabrication of different electron tube components.
  • Development of suitable potting material for dispenser cathode of a high power microwave tube
  • Microwave-assisted brazing of ceramics for electron tube applications
  • Preparation of suitable glass frits for application in MIG series aero-engine parts

PhD Supervision

Ph.D.: 2 (completed)

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