Prof. P.P. Chattopadhyay
Phone  : 0651-2290859 
Email: director.nifft[at]​
Professor Partha Protim Chattopadhyay obtained Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering  degrees from University of Calcutta in 1984 and 1989, respectively and obtained the PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 2000. Professor Chattopadhyay served in Hindustan Motors Lmited, Uttarpara, West Bengal as Foundry Engineer from 1985-90 and as Promotion Officer in Ministry of Industries (SISI), GoI during 1990-91. Subsequently, he joined erstwhile Bengal Engineering College and served in different capacities including Professor and Head of Metallurgy and Materials and Engineering and Dean (Faculty of Engineering and Technology) in Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur.  Professor Chattopadhyay has supervised 11 doctoral scholars  and published about 127 papers in international Journal of repute and 36 peer reviewed papers in conference proceedings. He has received several awards out of which worth mentioning are guests scientist under the funding of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz program at University of Ulm, Germany (2001-02), Commonwealth Academic Fellowship award at University of Cambridge in 2004, Metallurgist of the year award by Ministry of steel (GoI), Eminent Engineer award by The Institution of Engineers (India) in 2014 and MRSI Medal in 2014. He has acted as Principal and Co-Principal Investigator of different research projects amount in about Rs. 9 crores. He is member of several professional bodies including Council Member of Indian Institute of Metals and Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India). His research interest includes phase transformation in metal and alloys and microstructure property correlation of materials.
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