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सीएसआईआर-केंद्रीय काँच एवं सिरामिक अनुसंधान संस्थान

CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute


Director ▸ Dr. Suman Kumari Mishra
Dr. Suman Kumari Mishra, FNASc

Dr. Suman Kumari Mishra, FNASc


CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute,
Adjunct Prof. AcSIR and Ex-Dean Eng. Sc. AcSIR

Contact Information:

Ph: +91 33 24735829 / 24839241 / 23223001 / 23223380 (Secretariat), Fax: +91 33 24730957
E-mail: dir_office@cgcri.res.in; director@cgcri.res.in; sumank.mishra@cgcri.res.in

Dr. Suman Kumari Mishra, FNASc

Dr. Mishra joined CSIR-CGCRI on 18th January, 2021 (Full CV)

Professional Career

Position Organisation Period
Director CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI) Jan 2021-Contd.
Chief Scientist, Scientist G CSIR- National Metallurgical Laboratory Jamshedpur Jan 2013-15 Jan 2021
Sr. Pr. Scientist, Scientist F CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory Jamshedpur Jan2008-Dec 2012
Scientist EII CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur

Jan 2004- Dec 2007


Scientist EI CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory,  Jamshedpur Jan 2001-Dec.2003
Scientist C CSIR-CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur

Feb 1996-Dec 2000



Degree Discipline University; Year
Ph.D. Materials Science IIT Kharagpur; 1995
M.Sc. Physics Ranchi University; 1985
B.Sc. (Hons) Physics Ranchi University; 1983


Patents filed / Granted

Summary: 13 (5 US, 2 European, 1 Japan, 5 Indian)

Field of specialization:  Synthesis and processing of nano and fine ceramics by novel routes, nano and nano-composite coatings for wear, high temperature and oxidation resistance applications by different plasma processing routes such as sputtering, plasma spray, superconductors and devices, mechanical, microstructural and functional properties correlation of nano and fine materials and their coatings. Solar thermal reflector and other coatings


Administrative and other responsibilities:

  • Director, CSIR-CGCRI since 18th January, 2021.
  • Head Human resource group, NML since 2nd  Feb 2017-January 2021.
  • Head corrosion and Surface engineering Division at NML Jan 2014- March 2017
  • Head Analytical Chemistry Division, additional Charge, June 2016 to March 2017.
  • Prof. & Dean, Engineering Sciences, AcSIR, Since July 2017- continued
  • Prof and Associate Dean, Engineering Sciences,  AcSIR- since 2011- June 2017
  • Technical purchase committee TPC at NML, Chairperson since April 2009 –May 2013
  • Standing purchase committee at NML, SPCII, member since 2002-2009 March.
  • Member of Management Council of NML for 4 years
  • Member of RAMC ( in house research committee of NML) for 5 years
  • PAC member of DST, Science and Technology for women, [ 2 terms (6 years) served]
  • PAC Member of DST, Science and Society, 2 terms served
  • National IIM council Member since 2006-2014.

Editorial responsibilities:

Regular Reviewer of ISI journals, J. Am. Ceramic Society, J. Mater.. Res, Materials and Metal Transaction A &b,. Thin solid fims, J. Materl. Sci.,Composite science and technology. Surface coating and Technology, J Vac. Sci. Technol., Thin solid films, J. Materials performance, Materials letter, Applied surface science, corrosion, Materials Science and Engineering A and B, Journal of Materials and Design. Combustion Science and Technology, etc

  • Fellow of National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) 2018.
  • IIM National Council Member: July 2006 -2016 July.
  • 2012 Best metallurgist of the year, awarded by Ministry of Govt of India.
  • Invited for writing a chapter in Handbook on Aerospace Materials from CRC press, a world renowned accepted CRC press for hand book, published in Nov 2012
  • Member of International Editorial Board of the IIM-Universities Press for publishing books, 2010
  • Vasvik award (Smt Chandaben Mohanbai award given by Vasvik foundation) 2004 in women category  , announced and awarded in 2008.
  • Nijawan award 2008, for best publication, given by NML on the basis of review of peers of country.
  • Fellow of Indian Institute of ceramics 2007
  • Best paper award in products category by IIM, poster at NMD Jamshedpur, Nov. 2006
  • Visited China as member of CSIR delegation representing materials science of CSIR for possible collaboration between CSIR and NSFC China
  • Best inhouse project 2003, judged in 2005, NML
  • Best paper award in Materials Science Processing at NMD 2005, IIT Chennai
  • MRSI Medal’2004
  • CSIR Raman Fellowship’2002
  • CSIR Young Scientist Award In Eng.Sc.- 1999
  • Best paper award in Materials Science at NMD 1999, IIT Kanpur.
  • University Gold Medal for being 1 St Class 1 St in M.Sc 1985 batch, Ranchi University
  • Best paper award in Materials Science at NMD 1999, IIT Kanpur.


  • IIM council member for 2006-2014
  • Life member: MRSI, IIM, Plasma Society India, Indian Ceramic Society,
  • Member:  Indian National Science Academy

  • Publications

No of technical paper published: 192

  • Peer review journal: 111 (109 published rest in review), conference :74, Book chapter: 7, One is in CRC hand book Taylor & Francis,
  • Review Paper : 3
  1. L. C. Pathak, S. K. Mishra Synthesis of YBCO powder – A review, Superconducting Sci & Technol. 18, R67-R89, 2005.  This review is considered as most downloaded and important 3 top IOP journals.
  2. S. K. Mishra, L. C Pathak SHS sysnthesis of Adnavanced high temperature Ceramics; a review (invited) [sp issue on high temperature materials] Key Engineering Material, 2008
  3. Nano and nanocomposite coatings of silicon carbonitride and titanium diboride, invited, Int j. Applied ceramic Technology, 6(3),345-354,2009.


Invited lectures (India and abroad) : 51

…..full list

Technology Transfer: 2 Nos on High temperature boride powders, Aum Technologies, Gujrat

Sponsored projects undertaken as project leader & co project leader: more than 25

Industrial projects: 10 (total worth ~500 Lakhs)

Govt funded projects: 15 (Total contract value ~2500L)

…..full list

Colorado school of mines, USA as Raman Research Fellow

Institute of  Mackrokinetics and materials science, Russian Academy of sciences ( thrice visited) under ongoing collaborative project.

China, several universities and National Science Foundation China as a member in CSIR delegation for possible R& D Collaboration.

National technical University, Singapore for discussion of collaoartive project, chair a session as chairpersont and deliver invited talk on international conference on THIN Film 2008..

University of florida, invited speaker in sp. workshop on “Boron rich solids” organised by NATO research and University of florida  USA

Boeing,  Seatle, USA

Singapore June 2011, as invited speaker and to chair one session in international conference on “ Materials for Advanced Technology” organised by MRS, NNU, NTU Singapore.

USA Seattle April 2013, Boeing research and development and speaker at Internation Conference on “ Advanced Aerospace Materials and processes” organised by ASM International.

Ph.D : 7 (3 completed, 1 submitting, 3  ongoing)

M.Tech : 28

B.Tech : ~36

Last Updated on March 17, 2021