Dr. C. Sasikumar

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Dr. C. Sasikumar


  Assistant Professor


 MSME Dept, MANIT, Bhopal 
 Ph: 0755-4051750 (M) 8989005394
 Email: csasimv[at]gmail[dot]com C.sasikumar[at]manit[dot]ac[dot]in

Date of Birth


Educational Qualification

Ph.D (Metallurgical Engineering)


Teaching – since 2010 (7 years)
R&D – 2001 to 2010  (9 years ) 


Mechanical alloying and Mechano-chemical Processing  of Materials 

  •     Thin films & Carbon nanostructures
  •     Surface nano-crystallization
  •     Microwave processing of Materials


In refereed Journals – 20 
In conference Proceedings - 16
Google scholar ID: Sasikumar Chandrabalan
Scopus Author ID:  57073628800
Orcid ID 0000-0003-0949-0176
International         20
National               NIL
International conference proceedings 22
National conference proceedings       NIL

Research Projects Undertaken

I.    Selective Conversion Of Co2 to Co using an Inexpensive Nanoporous Carbon Doped Plasma-Photo-catalysis – 14.86 Lakhs  sponsored by Energy Centre, ONGC, New Delhi - ongoing
II.    Startups at MANIT Bhopal sponsored by – 1.5 Crores, DST & MHRD – ongoing

Projects Completed 

  •     Surface modification of carbon and alloy steels using Boronizing technology. Sponsored by NML, CSIR, INDIA (member, 2000 - 2001).
  •     Failure analysis of super heater tube sponsored by M/S Alstom India (p) ltd, Neiveli, Tamilnadu, INDIA. (member, 2002-2003)
  •     Failure analysis of super heater tube sponsored by M/S TTPS ltd, Tamilnadu, INDIA. (member, 2003-2004)
  •     Non-isothermal kinetic analysis of sugarcane bagasse using TG-DTA Analysis sponsored by NML, CSIR, INDIA. (member, 2004-2006) 
  •     Failure Analysis of super heater boiler tube sponsored by Neiveli Lignite Corporation, INDIA. (member, 2005-2006)
  •     Failure Analysis of super heater boiler tube, sponsored by M/S Hindustan Zinc Limited, INDIA.( member, 2007-2008)
  •     Failure analysis of Tie bar used in plastic injection moulding machine sponsored by L&T Demag Chennai, INDIA.(2008-2009). 
  •     Mechano-chemical leaching studies of studies of Cu slag in sea water, sponsored by M/S Sterlite India (p) Ltd. (2008-2009).
  •     A critical analysis of Non-isothermal kinetic models using pyrolysis and oxidation reactions of groundnut shell sponsored by NML, CSIR, INDIA. (2009-2010)

Member of professional bodies

  • Member, Indian Institute of Metals Chapter-IIM 
  • Member, Materials Research Society of India –MRSI
  • Member, Institution of Engineers (India)-IEI 

Number of Ph.D. thesis

01 (Completed) + 04 (ongoing)

Number of P.G. Projects guided

supervised 30 (M.Tech)
04 (ongoing

Administrative work done

Member- PG Admission committee 
  •     Dept coordinator – Industrial Institute Interaction cell 
  •     Departmental coordinator- TEQIP-II
  •     Departmental coordinator- Website
  •     Departmental coordinator- Consultancy
  •     Departmental coordinator- Library
  •     Departmental Exam Coordinator
  •     In-charge Materials Testing lab, Thin films lab, Advance Materials Characterization Lab
Special Achievements

 Established Materials Processing and Characterization Lab with MHRD Fund 2012-13


Any other information

NIJHAWAN AWARD for the best technical paper of the year 2004-2005, by NML Jamshedpur.

MISHRA AWARD for best published paper in Phy/Chem/Bio material processing. Awarded by: Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers and Tata Steel.

Publications Information