Dr. Vipin Jain
Principal Scientist
Sophisticated and Analytical Equipment Division (SAED# 5.02)
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Brief Biodata:

1. DP/DU No. and Name: 5.02 (SAED)

2. Name : D r. Vipin Jain

3. Current Position and Address: Principal Scientist (SAED#5.02)
Sophisticated and Analytical Equipment Division,
CSIR-National Physical Laboratory,
Dr. K.S. Krishnan Marg New Delhi-110012, India
Ph.: 011 4560 8213 (Main Building)

4. Educational Qualifications:

Degree Subject University/ Institute Year
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engg. IITK, Kanpur 2014
M.Tech. Materials & Met. Engg. IITK, Kanpur 1996
B.E. Metallurgical Engg. NIET (Formerly MREC), Jaipur 1994

5. Academics/Research Experience :

Year Duration Research field Institute in India/Abroad Position
2004 onwards 12+ Years
  • Structure-Property correlation using microscopic (e.g., Electron Microscopy) and spectroscopic measurements for nanocomposites, light alloys, powder metallurgy (PM) components, etc.
  • Nine (9) months training (June 2010 to March 2011) on superplastic evaluation of fine grained magnesium alloys processed by FSP/ECAP
  • CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA
  • PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST(Sept. 2013 onwards)
  • Fulbright Visiting Scholar
1999-2004 5 years Structure-property correlation of thermal sprayed coatings and diffusion coatings (such as, boronizing) ARC International (DST), Hyderabad Scientist
1996-1999 3 years R&D on by-products; such as, fly ash, generated from thermal power stations Electrical R&D Association, Vadodara Engineer

6. Date of Joining NPL: 30 th September 2004

7. Current Activities :

  • Structure-property correlation of nanocomposites; such as, metal-graphene using Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopic techniques
  • Faculty, AcSIR, CSIR-NPL

8. Honors/Awards/Recognitions:

  • 2016-17: Nominated by CSIR-NPL as Principal Member-Metallurgical Engineering Division Council (MTDC)-Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
  • 2015- IIM Distinguished Services Award 2015 conferred by The Indian Institute of Metals-Delhi Chapter (comprising a “Memento” and a “Stole”)
  • 2014-17: Honorary Joint Secretary on the Executive Committee of The Indian Institute of Metals Delhi Chapter
  • 2011 till date: State Alumni : International Exchange Alumni-US Department of State
  • 2011: Invited for participation in the 2011 Nashville Fulbright Enrichment Seminar organized by the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Institute of International Education (IIE) at Nashville, USA during 10-13 February, 2011
  • 2010 - Awarded Fulbright Doctoral & Professional Research Fellowship for Nine (9) months (availed at Missouri S&T, USA) for the year 2010-11
  • 2003-Officer In-Charge of the AMIIM Examinations for the IIM Hyderabad Chapter
  • 2002-MRSI Prize for the Best Poster Paper at 13th AGM of MRSI held at Hyderabad
  • 2001-Visited Institute for Problems in Materials Science (IPMS) , Kiev, Ukraine during October 2001 under a DST sponsored Joint Indo-Ukraine project