Kumar Babu Surreddi

Kumar Babu Surreddi

Senior Lecturer Material Engineering, Material Science
Teaching materials science courses: Powder MEtallurgy and Ceramics; Mechanical Properties of Metals; Materials Selection.
Associate Professor, Material Science
Research activities in tribology, steel forming, mechanical properties and powder metallurgy.

Summary of research experience

  • Research experience in various materials science topics, especially powder metallurgy, mechanical properties, steels, and tribology.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge with various scientific equipment, especially in X-ray diffraction, differential scanning calorimetry, dilatometry, scanning electron microscopy, EBSD, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, auger electron spectroscopy and in various mechanical testing equipment.
Education
  • Master of Technology (Aug 2001 - Feb 2003) in Metallurgical Engineering from the IIT (BHU), Varanasi, India

Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Fellow and Research assistant (Dec 2010 - Jul 2014), Materials and Manufacturing Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden.
    Research activities: Machinability of case hardened steels, creep behavior of PM components at low temperature and at high static loads (Höganäs AB and Volvo AB), sintering and compaction behavior of PM components with master alloy mixing concept (Höganas AB), NiTi shape memory alloys and superalloys (GKN Aerospace).
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Materials Engineering, LTH, Lund University, Sweden.
    Research activities: Reaction synthesis of AL-Ni-Ti, interdiffusion of Fe-W system, Small punch creep studies of Superalloys and Ti-6Al-4V and erosion of tungsten oxide (ESS AB).

Publications

Publications