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Dipak Mazumdar

Ph.D. (McGill University)

Professor, Department of MSE

Research Interest



  • Ph.D. (Hons.) (McGill University, 1985)
  • M.Tech. (IIT Kanpur, 1982)
  • B.Sc.Engg. (RIT, Jamshedpur,1980)



  • Dipak Mazumdar and Ravi Verma: A predictive mathematical model for analysis of continuous casting of steel, Trans.I.I.M., Vol.42(5),1989, pp.447-459 ( Trans. IIM Best paper award, Kamani Gold Medal , 1989).
  • A tundish adapted for reduction in residual metal losses and a method thereof Application No:1397/MUM/2008 Date of Application : 03.07.08 List of inventors: D Satish Kumar, Dipak Mazumdar, B.Reddi Prasad, Sujay Pandit Patil, Abijit Sarkar, P.C.Mahapatra & Madhu Ranjan
  • D.Mazumdar and J.W.Evans: Modeling of Steelmaking Processes, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA ,2009.
  • Dipak Mazumdar, O.P.Singh ,Joy Dutta, Shaktimoy Ghosh, D.Satish and S.Chakraborty : "Reduction of tundish skull and yield improvement in steel plants through physical modeling of steelmaking tundish system", Transaction of Indian Institute of Metals, Vol.64(6), 2011, pp.593-606.(Trans. IIM best paper award; SAIL GOLD MEDAL 2012 PAPER)
  • D.Mazumdar: A first course in iron and steelmaking (in Press; scheduled for release by IIM and University press in July 2013).


  • Metallurgists of the year award by the Ministry of Steel and Mines, Govt of India ( Nov.2000)
  • Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (2002)
  • GD Birla Gold Medal of the Indian Institute of Metals (2009)
  • Vasvik Industrial Research Award (2010)
  • Ministry of Steel, GoI, Chair Professorship (2012-2017)



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