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सीएसआईआर-केंद्रीय काँच एवं सिरामिक अनुसंधान संस्थान

CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute

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Scientists ▸ Dr. K. Annapurna
Dr. K. Annapurna

Dr. K. Annapurna

Senior Principal Scientist (Laser & Cladding Glass) & Leader

Specialty Glass Division


Contact Information:

Phone: +91-33-23223363
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: annapurnak@cgcri.res.in

Dr. K. Annapurna

Joined CSIR-CGCRI on July 30, 1996

Professional Career

Position Institute Duration
Junior Scientist Glass Division, CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata 1996-2000
Scientist Glass Division, CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata 2001-2003
Senior Scientist Glass Division, CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata 2004-2009
Principal Scientist Glass Division, CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata 2010 – 2014
Senior Principal Scientist Glass Division, CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata 2015 – Till date
Lab Coordinator Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR), CSIR-CGCRI 2014    – 2018

Education

Degree Discipline University; Year
B.Sc. Science Andhra University; 1987
M.Sc. Physcis Sri Krishnadevaraya University; 1989
Ph.D. Physics Sri Venkateswara University; 1993

Patents Filed / Granted

Total                     : Eight (7)
International      : Six (6)
Indian                  : One (1)

Research Interest

Advanced spectroscopy of transition and rare earth ions in a wide variety of specialty glasses, phosphors, nano glass-ceramics for optoelectronic or photonic applications. Conducting glasses and glass ceramics for solid state electrolyte applications. Further, development of bioactive glasses and glass ceramics with anti-bacterial for bio implants, tissue engineering along with anti-microbial coatings on glasses.  Infrared transmitting oxide and non-oxide glasses for IR optics and photonics.

Notable Research contribution:

Technology developed:

  • Indigenous process technology for the production of large sized Nd-laser glass rods and discs
  • IR transmitting chalcogenide glasses for thermal imagers

Products developed:

  • Sm3+ doped filter glass for laser cavity material to enhance the laser efficiency by 30% from Nd-Lasers
  • Fe3+ doped phosphate glass as IR absorbing filter for laser eye-safe filter glasses
  • (CdSSe)Te semiconductor micro-crystals incorporated glasses for IR transmitting filter glass as component in optical device
  • Novel low silica alkaline earth aluminate glasses for MIR photonic applications
  • Indigenous process technology for the production of large sized Nd-laser glass rods and discs
  • IR transmitting chalcogenide glasses for thermal imagers
  • Thermally stable novel bioactive glasses with anti-bacterial property
  •  No. of R&D Projects: Fifteen (15)
    Completed: Eleven (11); Ongoing: Four (4); Submitted: One (1)
  • Total Value of R&D Projects: Rs. 69.22 Cr.
    Completed: Rs. 32.66 Cr; Ongoing: Rs. 36.56 Cr; Granted: Rs. 1.72 Cr
Publications:

  •  In SCI Journals:  142 (1761 citations; Hindex-25)
  •  In Conference/Symposium:   42
  •  Invited Talks/Lectures: 9

…full list

  • R. L. Thakur Award for Young Scientists in Materials Science for the year 1998 from Ind. Ceram. Soc., Kolkata 
  • ‘Best Poster award’ in an international conference “ICAGST-2017‟, Jan 23-25, 2017, CGCRI, Kolkata.
  • ‘Best Poster award’ in a national conference “NCFGC-2015‟, Dec 10-13, 2015, VNIT, Nagpur.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), Kolkata – Life Member
  • Indian Institute of Welding (IIW), Kolkata – Life Member
  • Indian society for Non-destructive testing (ISNT) – Member
  • Acoustic Emission Working Group (India), AEWG(I) – Member
  • Society For Failure Analysis (SFA), India – Member, Executive Committee
  • Society for Surface Protective Coatings(SSPC), India – Life Member
  • Powder Metallurgy Association of India – Life Member
  • Postdocs : One (1): RA completed; One (1): Working
  • D.: Five (5): Awarded; Four (4):Registered currently
  • Tech.: two (2) Completed, one (1) on-going
  • Sc.: two (2) completed

Last Updated on September 18, 2020