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Dr. Mitun Das
Principal Scientist

Bioceramics & Coating Division

Phone: 033-23223270

E-mail: mitun@cgcri.res.in

B.E. (Metallurgical Engineering), Jadavpur University
M.Tech (Materials & Metallurgical Engineering), IIT, Kanpur
Ph.D (Metallurgical and Materials Engineering), IIT, Madras

Dr. Das joined CGCRI on 27th April, 2005

Research Interest
  • Laser engineered net shaping for orthopedic implants
  • Laser processing of hard coating for joint implants
  • Porous biomaterial
  • Sintering of ceramics and metals

Professional Career
Position HeldOrganisationDuration
JRF (GATE)CGCRI, Kolkata2002 - 2003
ScientistCGCRI, Kolkata2005 - Till date

  • Received Tata Trusts-Tel-Aviv University Scholarship for 2019 – 20
  • 2ndBest poster award in Indo-German Bilateral workshop on Additive Manufacturing of Metals (AMM-2019), 04-06 February 2019
  • “IEI Young Engineers Award 2013-2014” in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering discipline
  • Best poster award in National Seminar on Recent Advances on Multifunctional Materials (RA2M), HIT, Haldia, India, February 3 -4, 2017
  • Received International travel support (ITS) grant from SERC (DST) in 2013 for paper presentation in an International conference (ABMC4) at Hong Kong
  • Best poster presentation award from Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs (India) during International Conference on Design of Biomaterials (IISc Bangalore), 2012
  • Best Young Researcher award from CSIR-CGCRI, 2011
  • Best poster presentation award in BIO2011, July 21-23, 2011, CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata
  • Best oral presentation award in International Conference on Ceramics, CERATEC-07 at Visakhapatnam
  • Selected for CSIR Junior Research Fellowship (GATE), 2002

Selected Publications
Summary - SCI Journal Papers: 51, Book chapters: 04, Conference Proceedings: 44
Selected Papers:
  1. Mitun Das, V. K. Balla, T. S. Sampathkumar, I. Manna, Tribological, electrochemical and in vitro biocompatibility study of SiC reinforced composite coatings, Materials & Design 95 (2016) 510-517
  2. Mitun Das, K. Bhattacharya, S. A. Dittrick, C. Mandal, V. K. Balla, T. S. Sampath Kumar, A. Bandyopadhyay and I. Manna “In situ synthesized TiB-TiN reinforced Ti6Al4V alloy composite coatings: Microstructure, Tribological and In-vitro Biocompatibility” Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 29 (2014) 259 - 271
  3. Mitun Das, V. K. Balla, D. Basu, I. Manna, T. S. Sampath Kumar, Amit Bandyopadhyay, “Laser processing of in situ synthesized TiB-TiN reinforced Ti6Al4V alloy coatings” Scripta Materialia 66 (2012) 578–581
  4. Mitun Das, V. K. Balla, D. Basu, S. Bose and A. Bandyopadhyay, “Laser processing of SiC particle reinforced coating on titanium”, Scripta Materialia 63 (2010) 438–441
  5. Mitun Das, A. K. Basu, S. Ghatak, Amish G. Joshi, “Carbothermal synthesis of boron nitride coating on PAN carbon fiber” Journal of the European Ceramic Society 29 (2009) 2129 – 2134

Patents filed / Granted
       Patents: Indian : 01
  • M. Das, A. K. Basu, S. Ghatak, Patent in India: An improved process of making boron nitride coated carbon fiber (Ref No. 0205NF2007)

Landmark Research Contribution
  • Development of novel ceramic reinforced composites for biomedical applications.
  • Develop a much cheaper and less toxic synthesis process of boron nitride (BN) coating on carbon fiber carbon matrix (C/C) composite to improve the oxidation resistance of carbon fibers.

PhD Supervision

Summary: Ph.D.: 1 (ongoing, Jointly); M.Tech: 05 (completed) + 01 (ongoing)

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