Nilesh Prakash Gurao

PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Assistant Professor, Department of MSE


Research Interest



  • PhD, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 2010
  • BE, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technolohy, Nagpur, India, May 2005



  • Ghosh A., Gurao, N.P. 
    Effect of crystallographic texture on the planar anisotropy of ratcheting response in 316 stainless steel sheet (2016) Materials and Design Accepted Manuscript.

  • Sinha, S., Ghosh, A., Gurao, N.P.
    Effect of initial orientation on the tensile properties of commercially pure titanium (2016) Philosophical Magazine, pp. 1-24. Accepted Manuscript.

  • Mishra, S., Kulkarni, K., Gurao, N.P.
    Effect of crystallographic texture on precipitation induced anisotropy in an aluminium magnesium silicon alloy
    (2015) Materials and Design, 87, pp. 507-519.

  • Mohanty, S., Gurao, N.P., Biswas, K.
    Sinter ageing of equiatomic AlCoCuZnNi high entropy alloy via mechanical alloying
    (2014) Materials Science and Engineering A, 617, pp. 211-218.

  • Gurao, N.P., Suwas, S.
    Generalized scaling of misorientation angle distributions at meso-scale in deformed materials
    (2014) Scientific Reports, 4, art. no. 5641.

  • INSA Medal for Young Scientist 2015

  • Young Metallurgist of the Year 2015 from Ministry of Steels, GOI

  • INSA-DFG Bi-lateral exchange fellowship 2015

  • Received Teaching Excellence Certificate from Director IIT Kanpur for Mechanical Behaviour of Materials and Crystallographic Texture and Microstructural Engineering courses


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IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

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