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Dr. H. S. Tripathi
Scientist E-1 [Gr.IV(3)]

Refractories and Traditional Ceramics Division

Phone: (033) 2473 3496 (Ex. 3480)
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: hstripathi@cgcri.res.in

B.Sc. (Chemistry Hons.), University of Calcutta
B.Tech. (Ceramic Engineering), University of Calcutta
M.Tech.. (Ceramic Engineering), University of Calcutta
Ph.D (Tech.), Ceramic Engineering, University of Calcutta



Dr. Tripathi joined CGCRI on December 1997

Research Interest
Materials science and engineering with special reference to ceramics and refractories including synthesis and processing of high performance synthetic refractory raw materials, refractory processing and characterization in particular magnesia-carbon, mullite, Al2O3-MgO-MgAl2O4, mag-chrome system and value addition to natural raw materials

Professional Career
OrganisationPosition HeldDuration
Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata Sientist 1997 - till date
Boston University, Massachusetts, USA Post Doctoral Fellow 2003-2005
Imperial College London Raman Research Fellow June - Sept 2010

Awards/Recognition
  • Raman Research Fellowship 2010-11
  • Fellow, Indian Institute of Ceramics, 2009
  • Associate Editor - Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society from 2009
  • Malaviya award for basic ceramic science from Indian Ceramic Society (2008)
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship from Boston University, Massachusetts, USA (2003-2005).
  • Best Poster Paper Award in India International Refractory Congress (Year 2002, 2010)
  • Best Poster Paper Award in National Seminar on Refractories and Furnaces (Year 2000)

Selected Publications
Summary: in SCI Journal Papers = 22; in Conference Procedings = 14; Books/Monographs = 1;
Selected Papers:
  1. "Spinelisation and properties of Al2O3-MgAl2O4-C refractories: Effect of MgO and Al2O3", H. S. Tripathi & A. Ghosh, Ceram. Int. 36 1189-92 (2010)
  2. "Synthesis and densification of lutetium pyrosilicate from lutetia and silica", H. S. Tripathi & V. K. Sarin, Mat. Res. Bull. 42 197-202 (2007).
  3. "Reaction Sintering of different spinel compositions in presence of Y2O3", R. Sarkar, H. S. Tripathi, A. Ghosh, Mater. Lett. 58(16) 2186-91 (2004).
  4. "Synthesis and densification of magnesium aluminate spinel: Effect of MgO reactivity", H. S. Tripathi, B. Mukherjee, S. Das. M. K. Haldar, S. K. Das & A. Ghosh, Ceram. Int. 29(8) 915-18 (2003)
  5. "Synthesis and mechanical properties of mullite from beach sand sillimanite: Effect of TiO2", H. S. Tripathi & G. Banerjee, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 18 2081-87 (1998).

Patents filed / Granted
Indian : 5


Landmark Research Contribution
Developed various high alumina aggregates form the sillimanite beach sands an Industrial by-product available in India. Worked on Indian bauxite and developed refractory aggregate without beneficiation route. Technology know-how on Mag-Chrome aggregates from friable chrome ore transferred to industry

PhD Supervision


Summary: Ongoing (2)



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