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Dr. Ravikirana

Ph.D

Research Assistant Professor


Educational Details

  • Ph.D Metallurgy / Materials (Engineering Sciences) HBNI - Mumbai, 2015

Other Professional Experience:

  • Project officer, IIT Madras, 2015-2016

Memberships

  • Life Member, Electron Microscopy Society of India

  • Microstructural / Phase modification in High Entropy Alloys - Effect of processing routes
  • Study of microstuctural modifications in Steels / Titanium / Aluminium alloys as a function of processing parameters

Selected Publications

  • S. L. Pramod, Ravikirana, A. K. Prasada Rao, Srinivasa R. Bakshi and B. S. Murty, Effect of Sc addition and T6 aging treatment on the microstructure modification and mechanical properties of A356 alloy. Materials Science and Engineering -A 674 (2016) 438–450
  • Formation and reversion of metastable fcc phase in a Ti-5Ta-2Nb explosive clad, T N Prasanthi, C Sudha, Ravikirana,  S. Saroja, Materials Characterization, 116 (2016) 24–32.
  • Explosive cladding and post-weld heat treatment of mild steel and titanium, T N Prasanthi, C Sudha, Ravikirana,  S. Saroja, Materials and Design, Materials and Design 93 (2016) 180–193
  • Friction welding of mild steel and titanium: Optimization of process parameters and evolution of interface microstructure, TN Prasanthi, C Sudha, Ravikirana, S Saroja, NN Kumar, GD JanakiRam, Materials and Design 88 (2015) 58-68.
  • High Temperature Phase Stability of 9Cr-W-Ta-V-C Based Reduced Activation Ferritic-Martensitic (RAFM) steels: Effect of W and Ta additions,  Ravikirana, S. Raju, R. Mythili, S. Saroja, T. Jayakumar and E. Rajendra Kumar, Steel Research International, 86 (7) (2015) 825-840.
  • Effect of alloy content on microstructure and microchemistry of phases during short term thermal exposure of 9Cr-W-Ta-0.1C Reduced Activation Ferritic/Martensitic (RAFM) steels, Ravikirana, R. Mythili, S. Raju, S. Saroja, G. Paneerselvam, T. Jayakumar, E. Rajendra Kumar, Bulletin of Materials Science, 37 (6) (2014) 1453–1460.
  • Decomposition Modes of Austenite in 9Cr-W-V-Ta Reduced Activation Ferritic Martensitic Steels, Ravikirana, R. Mythili, S. Raju, S. Saroja, T. Jayakumar and E. Rajendra Kumar,  Materials Science and  Technology, 2014, 31 (4) (2014) 448-459 .
  • Influence of W and Ta content on microstructural characteristics in heat treated 9Cr-reducedactivation ferritic/martensitic steels, Ravikirana, R. Mythili, S. Raju, S. Saroja, T. Jayakumar, E. Rajendrakumar, Materials Characterization, 84 (2013) 196 – 204.
  • Microstructural modifications due to W and Ta in 9Cr Reduced Activation Ferritic Martensitic steels on creep exposure. R. Mythili, Ravikirana, J. Vanaja, K. Laha, S. Saroja, T. Jayakumar, M.D. Mathew, E. Rajendrakumar, Procedia Engineering, 55 (3–4) (2013) 295–299.

Papers Presented

  • Effect of heating rate on transformation temperature of 9Cr-W TaV RAFM steels, Ravikirana, S. Raju, R. Mythili, S. Saroja, T. Jayakumar and E. Rajendra Kumar, Proc. 19th Symp. on thermal analysis (Thermans -2013), Mumbai, India, 2013, pp.414 – 419.
  • Effect of alloy content on microstructure and microchemistry of phases during short term thermal exposure in 9Cr-W-Ta-C RAFM Steels, Ravikirana, R. Mythili, S. Saroja, T. Jayakumar, E. Rajendrakumar, Proc. ISRS-2012, Chennai, December 13-15, 2012, 1.
  • Microstructural modifications due to W and Ta in 9Cr Reduced Activation Ferritic / Martensitic steels on creep exposure, R. Mythili, Ravikirana, J. Vanaja, K. Laha, S. Saroja, T. Jayakumar, M.D. Mathew, E. Rajendrakumar, Proc. 6th Int. Conf. on Creep, Fatigue and Creep-Fatigue Interaction (CF-6), Mamallapuram, India, January 22-25, 2012, pp.685-689.
  • Study of precipitation kinetics in W added 9Cr- RAFM steel, R. Mythili, Ravikirana, S. Saroja, 48th National Metallurgist Day -64th Annual Technical Meeting, Nov.14-17, 2010, Bengaluru.
  • Study of microstructural evolution in 9Cr Reduced Activation Ferritic / Martensitic steels under the influence of temperature and stress, Ravikirana, R. Mythili, J. Vanaja, K. Laha, S. Saroja, 49th National Metallurgist Day - 65th Annual Technical Meeting, Nov. 13-16, 2011, Hyderabad.
  • Role of W and Ta on transformation characteristics and microstructure development in 9Cr-W-Ta-C RAFM Steels, R. Mythili, Ravikirana, S. Raju, S. Saroja, T. Jayakumar, M.D. Mathew, E. Rajendrakumar, IAEA Topical Meeting, December 11-13, 2012, Gandhinagar.
  • Study of γ→αˊ transformation in 9Cr-ferritic martensitic steel by Automated Crystal Orientation Imaging Microscopy, R. Mythili, Ravikirana, L. Herojit Singh, R. Govindaraj, S. Saroja and M. Vijayalakshmi, 52nd National Metallurgist Day - 68th Annual Technical Meeting , Nov. 12-15, 2014, Pune, India.
  • S. L. Pramod, Ravikirana, A. K. Prasada Rao, B. S. Murty and Srinivasa R. Bakshi “Effect of Sc addition on the microstructural modification and mechanical properties in A356 alloy and A356-TiB2 in-situ composite”, Second International Conference & Expo on Heat Treatment & Surface Engineering (HT&SE 2016) with Concurrent Event on Automotive Materials and Manufacturing, May 12-14, 2016, Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, India.
  • Research Assistant Proffesor at SRM University, (from 01.06.2017)

PhD opportunities
One  position available to work on the development of High Entropy Alloys (Under SERB-ECRA)

Contact: 

Dr. Ravikirana
Research Assistant Professor
Room # 1313, Office R-37, Central Library Building
SRM University, Kattankulathur 603 203.
Email: ravikirana.s@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in