Dr. K.K. Sahu
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PhD Senior Principal Scientist
Group Leader, NonFerrous Process Engineering
Metal Extraction and Recycling Division
CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory
Jamshedpur - 831007
email: kksahu[at]nmlindia[dot]org
Tel : +91 657 2345296

Research Experience and Achievement

  • My areas of interest : technology development, waste recycling & material synthesis
  • Have about 27 years of R & D experience
  • Transferred 9 technology (3 of them are commercialized)
  • Published more than 140 papers
  • Filed 36 National and International patents
  • Written a Book Chapter, Nova Publisher, USA
  • Completed more than 60 R&D projects (~40 as PL)
  • Guided 3 M. Tech. and 2 Ph D.

Other Professional Achievements

  • Recognized reviewer of about 20 International Journals.
  • Honorary member Royal Society of Chemistry (London)
  • Life member of Indian Institute of Metals, Material Research Society (MRSI), Institution of Chemist (India) etc.
  • Served as R&D and QC Head of NICOMET Industries, Goa before joining CSIR
  • Served as Technical Consultant several industries for product/ process improvement and plant set-up
  • Visited Moscow as a part of thematic Indian delegation to identify the areas of collaboration between India and Russia  on NonFerrous and Rare Metals

Awards and Honours

Received more than 15 different Awards

  • CSIR Young Scientist Award (Engg.)  - 2002
  • IIME Mineral Beneficiation Awards (R & D) - 2015
  • SKOCH Smart Technology Award - 2015