Professor Upadrasta Ramamurty

Professor, Indian Institute of Science

Areas of Interest:

Materials Engineering, Metallurgy, Advanced Materials.


Mechanical behavior of materials, fatigue, fracture, metals, alloys, composites, APIs.

Consultancy Areas:

Engineering failure analysis, design using advanced materials.

Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Consultancy Firms

Major Professional Contributions:

Extensive research contributions on various topics related to mechanical properties of materials.

Professional Experience:

  • Post-doctoral fellow, University of California-Santa Barbara, USA
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.



Mechanical behavior of materials. Fatigue. Fracture. Failure analysis.

Contact Information


Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India.

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Phone: 080-2293-3241



  • Ph.D. (Engineering), Brown University (1994)
  • M.E. (Metallurgy), Indian Institute of Science (1991)
  • B.E. (Metallurgy), Andhra University (1989)

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Fellow, INAE, INSA, IASc
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (Engineering Sciences)
  • Swarna Jayanthi and JC Bose National Fellowships of GoI
  • TWAS Prize (Engineering Sciences)
  • Metallurgist of the Year, Ministry of Steels, GoI

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated VIII: Mining Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2010

Year of Birth: 1967