Mrityunjay Doddamani


Assistant Professor (On Lien - Associate Professor, SMME, IIT Mandi)

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, July 12, 2013

Professional Experience: 

Total: 14 years, @ NITK: 05 years

Contact Details



0824 247 3678
Academic Background

• Ph.D 2012
• M.Tech. 2003
• B.E. 2000

Areas of Interest

Additive manufacturing of composites, 3D printing
Industrial scale manufacturing of syntactic foams
Mechanical characterization of composites (static and dynamic)

Significant Projects

Additive Manufacturing of Composite, 33.03 lacs, 2016-19, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

Supervision of Ph.D

Completed : 12
Ongoing : 06

Significant Publications

Awards and Achievements 

  1. Visiting Scientist Fellowship by Office of Naval Research – Global, SG USA, 2017.
  2. Young Scientist research grant, 2016-17.
  3. Award for Research Publication, 2016-17.
  4. First prize (Job offers along with Samsung smart phones) by Robert Bosch, India to my team of 5th semester students (Gururaj Parande, Keertish Bafna and Vyasraj M. B.) in the annual techno-innovation event – INSCRIBE 2012 for presenting the research concept “Functionally graded materials-Boon to automotive sector”.
  5. Appreciation for the project titled “BULLOCK FRIENDLY CARTfrom the Belgaum Chamber of Commerce & Industries, Karnataka, 2010.
  6. Awarded BEST RESEARCH PAPER award in International Symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Material Science & Engineering organized by Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai during December 10-12, 2008.
  7. Awarded Gold Medal for securing 1st rank in M.Tech. Program, 2003.

In Media 

  1. Research outcome on Lightweight composite is reported by THREE leading National News Papers The Hindu (28.08.2017), Deccan Herald (25.08.2017), Times of India (31.08.2017), Bangalore Mirror (30.08.2017) in India and abroad.


  1. “ENERGY CLUSTER” (2369/CHE/2010) on 17th August 2010 to Govt. of India. Published in OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE PATENT OFFICE on 22.06.2012. Current status – Awaiting Examination.

Research Associations

  1.  Prof. Nikhil Gupta, Mechanical and Aerospace engineering, School of Engineering, New York University (NYU), Brooklyn, USA [QS ranking : 46]
  2. Prof. Seeram Ramakrishna, Director – Center for Nanofiber and Nanotechnology, Professor of Mechanical engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore. [QS ranking : 13]
  3. Prof. Manoj Gupta, Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore. [QS ranking : 13]
  4. Prof. Pavana Prabhakar, Civil and Environmental Engg., University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA. [QS ranking : 53]
  5. Dr. Sailaja Bhattacharya, The Energy Resources Institute, Bangalore.

Institute outreach activities

  1. Evaluator for Best Paper Award, American Society of Composites, USA, 2017.
  2. Lead Guest Editor, JOM, Springer (SCI Journal) - Metal and Polymer Matrix Composites, 2018
  3. Reviewer for 
  • Composites Part B, Elsevier.
  • Material Letters, Elsevier
  • Polymer Composites, John Wiley.
  • Composite Interfaces, Taylor and Francis.
  • Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Springer
  • Journal of Engineering Tribology, Sage.
  • Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Wiley.
  • Journal of Composite Materials, Sage.
  • JOM, Springer
  • Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Taylor & Francis.

Contact us

Dr. Ravikiran Kadoli, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473049

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