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

सीएसआईआर-केंद्रीय कांच और सिरेमिक अनुसंधान संस्थान
(वैज्ञानिक और औद्योगिक अनुसंधान परिषद की एक इकाई)

Dr. (Mrs.) Sumana Ghosh
Senior 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 Ghosh (Das) joined CGCRI on 9th February, 2001

Research Interest
Metallization of ceramics, Ceramic to ceramic/metal joining, Microwave processing of materials, Formation of ceramic/glass-ceramic coating 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-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
  • Life Member, The Indian Ceramic Society
  • Reviewer of some SCI journals

Selected Publications
Summary: In SCI Journals – 32; In Conference Proceedings – 37; In Book Chapters-5
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: 2.947, Times cited: 41)
  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: 2.605, Times cited: 48)
  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: 2.999, Times cited: 3)
  4. S. Ghosh, R. Chakraborty, N. Dandapat, K.S.Pal, S.Datta and D.Basu, “Characterization of alumina–alumina/graphite/monel superalloy brazed joints”, Ceram. Int. 38 (1) 663-670 (2012). (Impact factor: 2.605, Times cited: 7)
  5. 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: 2.947, Times cited: 9)

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

Current Projects:
  1. Very high power microwave tubes: design and development capabilities–CSIR, 2012–2017, Co-ordinating Officer
  2. Comparative study of conventional processing with microwave processing of bioactive glass-ceramic coating on Ti6Al4V substrate for biomedical applications–DST, 2013–2016, PI

Notable Research Contribution:
  • Developed novel ceramic/glass-ceramic 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.

PhD Supervision

Student Supervision: Ph.D.:2 (ongoing)

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