Dr. C. Ravindran has a diversified background in research, teaching, technology development and transfer, financial management and senior administrative leadership in the industry. His current activities include research in near-net-shape processing of materials, and consulting and leadership roles in many professional societies with extensive interactions with industry and government in North America.
Fundamental understanding of interactive parameters of foam, permanent, die, sand and other casting processes for alloys of magnesium, aluminum and iron with focus on energy and material conservation, quality, castability, mechanical properties, life extension and recycling, for automotive and aerospace sectors.
MTL 200 - Materials Science I - Fundamentals
MTL 300 - Materials Science II
ME 8109 - Advanced Casting and Solidification Processes
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Fellow
Indian National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Foreign Fellow
Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), Past President
ASM International, fellow
Alpha Sigma Mu, trustee
American Foundry Society (AFS), member
Editorial Advisory Board, Trans. Indian Inst. Met.