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. Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay
Chief Scientist and Head

Bioceramics & Coating Division

Phone: (033) 24733496 (Ex. 3475)
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: sbando@cgcri.res.in

B.Sc.Tech. (Ceramic Technology), University of Calcutta, 1979
Ph.D (Engineering), Jadavpur University, 1988


Dr. Bandyopadhyay joined CGCRI on 5th Oct. 1980

Research Interest
Advanced materials based on non oxide ceramics. Opened up a new area of research in our country, called oxynitride ceramics. Studies include phase relationships, formation mechanisms, optical & thermo-mechanical properties, component developments for wear, thermo-mechanical & optical applications.

Awards / Recognition
  • CSIR Young Scientist Award (Engineering), 1995
  • Max Planck Visiting Fellow, MPI, Stuttgart, Germany, 2000
  • DAAD Fellow, Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart, Germany, 1992-93
  • College of Ceramic Technology, Calcutta University, Kolkata as examiner for B. Tech (1998- 2000)
  • Materials Engg., Bengal Engineering & Science University, question moderator for M.Tech (2003-04)
  • West Bengal University of Technology, visiting faculty for M.Phil (Materials Science, 2006)
  • Metallurgical Engg. Dept., Jadavpur University, visiting faculty for M. Tech & thesis examiner (continuing 2009 onwards)



Selected Publications
Publications: Summary: SCI journals- 29 numbers, Seminars presentation- 19 numbers, Invited talks- 10 numbers
Best Five Publications:
  1. J. Mukerji, S. Bandyopadhyay, "SiAlON from natural aluminosilicates", Advanced Ceramic Materials, 3, 369-73, 1988. (Imp. Fact.- 2.167)
  2. S. Bandyopadhyay, M.J. Hoffmann, G. Petzow, "Densification behaviour and properties of Y2O3 containing alfa-SiAlON based composites", Journal of American Ceramic Society, 79, 1537-45, 1996. (Imp. Fact.- 2.167)
  3. S. Bandyopadhyay, "The in-situ formation of SiAlON composite phases", Journal of European Ceramic Society, 17, 1997, 929-934. (Imp. Fact.- 2.574)
  4. S. Bandyopadhyay, G. Petzow, "Formation of multiphase Si-Al-O-N ceramic" Materials Chemistry and Physics, 61, 1999, 9-13, (Imp. Fact.- 2.353)
  5. S. Bandyopadhyay, G. Rixecker, F. Aldinger, S. Pal, K. Mukherjee, H.S. Maiti, "Effect of reaction parameters on gamma-AlON formation from Al2O3 and AlN", Journal of American Ceramic Society, 85(4), 1010-12, 2002. (Imp. Fact.- 2.167).

Patents filed / Granted Summary:

Granted- 18 numbers
Indian- 14
USA- 4
(Three Indian and one USA patents are under agreement for licensing and technology transfer to private entrepreneur)

Landmark Research Contribution
  • Phase relationships, machanism of formation and densification of phases in the (M)-Si-Al-O-N & (M)-Al-O-N systems, engineering components for different wear & thermo-mechanical applications, precursor non-oxide powders for structural applications, IR- transparent windows.

Thesis Supervised:
Post Graduate- 02 numbers
Doctoral- 01 (registered- continuing)

Projects Conducted:
8 numbers


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