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Dr. S.N.Misra
Chief Scientist & Scientist-In-Charge

Naroda Centre, Ahmedabad

Phone: 079-22823345,22821747
Fax-079-22822052
E-mail: snmisra@cgcri.res.in, siccgcrinc@gmail.com

B.Sc (Chem Hons.) Burdwan University
M.Sc (Chemistry) I.I.T, Kharagpur
Ph.D (Science), I.I.T, Kharagpur


Dr. Misra joined CGCRI on 14th August 2006

Research Interest
  • Product & Process Development of Traditional Ceramics such as Tiles, Sanitarywares, Insulators, Ceramic Frits and Glazes.
  • Product development on advanced ceramics such as wear resistance alumina, cordierite-mullite, SiC and nitride bonded SiC.
  • Refractory Products development such as kiln furnitures, castable etc.
  • Development of nano coatings for ceramic substrate to improve surface characteristics, ceramic stains etc.
  • Waste utilization in ceramic industries.
  • Terracotta Potteries for rural artisans

Professional Career
OrganisationPosition HeldDuration
Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute, Naroda Centre, Ahmedabad. Scientist-in-Charge, Scientist-Gr.IV(5) Aug.,14,2006 continuing till date
Dileep Ceramics Pvt. Ltd, Ceramic Artware Unit, Jaipur. Ceramic consultant Dec., 2005 to July 5. 2006
Birla NGK Insulators Pvt. Ltd., Rishra, West Bengal R&D Manager July 2005 to Nov, 2005
Saudi Ceramics Co. (Ceramic Tile & Sanitary ware Plant) Saudi Arabia. R&D Manager Mar.,2004 to Oct., 2004
B. Ceramics / Bharat Potteries Ltd., Jaipur Plant Incharge April,2002 - Dec., 2003
Ambe Sneyd Oxides Ltd. Bhiwadi, Rajasthan General Manager (Operation) July, 1999 to Jan.,2002
Tata Refractories Ltd. Belapahar, Orissa Technology Specialist Dec.,1998 to June 1999
Orient Abrasives Ltd, Bhiwadi, Alwar Dist, Rajasthan State Deputy Genaral manager( R & D) July 1996 to Nov 1998
Grindwell Norton Ltd. Bangalore Research Scientist/ Manager July, 1990 to June, 1996

Awards/Recognition
  • Two Years Research Assoc. at Sree Chitra Thirunal Instt. For Medical Sci. & Tech, Trivandrum, Kerala ( Bio Ceramics) during 1988-90
  • Total Customer Service Award from Norton Co, USA.
  • Rotary International Fellowship to visit England, USA & Bolivia.
  • Selected under UNIDO Programme to visit China in the year 2008.

Selected Publications
Summary: In SCI journal Papers= 5 ; in conference proceedings = 12;
Selected papers (5 best)
  1. Tantri, P.K.; Misra S.N. and Shahimohan, A.I.; Developmental Studies of Porous Al2O3 Ceramic Filter for Molten Metal Filtration ; published in Ceramic Trans., Vol. 31, by the American Ceramic Society, (1995)
  2. Virkar, A.N. ; Misra, S.N. etal ; Thermal analysis and X Ray Diff. Studies on controlled Release ------ Blast Furnace Slags, Thermochemica Acta, 111, 135-142, (1987)
  3. Misra, S.N. ; Mohanty, M ; Valiathan, A. ; Ramani, A.V. ; "Development of Indigenous Zinc Phosphate Cement" J. of Pierre Fauchard Academy, Vol. 5, 41 (1991)
  4. Misra, S.N. Etal ; Leaching behaviour of blast furnace slag -------liming materials ; Trans. of Indian Ceramic Soc. ; 44(5), 109-112, 1985.
  5. Parvesh Agrawal, Indranil Pyara & S. N. Misra "Pyroplastic Behaviour of Two Plastic Clay In A Triaxial Porcelain" Interceram Vol.57(2008)[4]

Landmark Research Contribution
  1. Low mass kiln furniture technology was developed.
  2. Technology for ceramic foam filters for molten metal filtration.
  3. Technology for SiC plate for microwave absorber.
  4. Technology for slip cast nitride bonded SiC products.
  5. Technology for Kyanite based Insulation bricks.
  6. Technology for sol-gel alumina abrasives.
  7. Technology for Ceramic colour & frits.
  8. Process technology was developed to reduce firing temperature and energy savings for the stonewares and transferred to three Stoneware units in Naroda.

PhD Supervision

Summary: Ongoing :1
Topic: "Beneficiation of low grade china clay of Kachchh-Bhuj region for use in traditional ceramics".

M.Tech : 5
B.Tech: 6
Diploma: 7



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