Dr. J. Krishnan

L&T Chair Professor, M. S. University, Vadodara, Gujarat - 390001

Areas of Interest:

Welding Processes Analysis, Optimization, Welding process development; studies for enhancing in service property requirements, weld distortion prediction/control techniques, modelling in welding, weld automation.


R&D in Welding, Joining dissimilar metals Diffusion bonding, Electron Beam welding,

Consultancy Areas:

will be added later.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies)

Major Professional Contributions:

His group was responsible for the development of manufacturing technology for the following projects in BARC: Adv. Heavy water reactor critical facility, indigenous 24 kW EBW m/c, Inpile loop for research reactor Titanium-Carbon steel joint, Titanium vessels manufacture, PFBR-Long slender sleeve welding technique with Zero distortion,Phenix aluminium alloy frames, Dhruva research reactor, Matrix Heat Exchangers, Diffusion bonding of several dissimilar metals, Paraboloid glasses for astronomical research.
He has published/presented around 100 technical papers; and one patent.

Professional Experience:

  • Head Manufacturing Centre for design and manufacturing BARC 2002-09
  • Consultant to L&T In-situ Nuclear vessel repair welding
  • Consultant Godrej & Boyce Nadcap Auditing programme
  • Sr. GM Planning BFTL, Indore(L&T's Nuclear Project)
  • L&T Chair MS University Sep. 2013-


welding processes: analysis optimization, solid state welding processes, corporate training in welding, evaluation of research proposals.


Contact Information


Dr. J. Krishnan, L&T Chair, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engg., Faculty of Technology and Engineering, MS University, Vadodara - 390001
Mob.: 7874834674 and 9819388746

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  • B. E. (Hons.)
  • M. Tech. (Poduction) IIT Powai
  • Ph.D (Welding) IIT Powai


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Won Ist prize – Five Technical Papers (2000-2004)
  • Keith Hartley Memorial Lecture (2005)
  • Fellow of Indian Institute of Welding
  • FNAE- Fellow National Academy of Engineering
  • FIE- Fellow Institution of Engineers /Chartered Engineer
  • Welding expert to Iraq to train departmental welding staff
  • Group Achievement-Technology award BARC-2009
  • Chairman M.Tech. programme committee HBNI
  • Expert Member EBW facility LPSC Bangalore Reviewer: BRNS research proposals, IIT M.Tech and Ph.D. Programmes, Faculty in ISNT, AWS, IIW welding training programmes, Reviewer Iron and Steel Handbook

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section III: Mechanical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2009

Year of Birth: 1949