Prof. Upadrasta Ramamurty


Upadrasta Ramamurty is a professor and a J.C. Bose National Fellow in the Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), where he joined in 2000, and also an Honorary Professor at the International Centre for Materials Science, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering with Metallurgy as a major and his PhD from Brown University. Subsequently, he worked as a Post-doctoral Fellow at University of California – Santa Barbara and MIT. At IISc, Ramamurty teaches and does research in the broad area of mechanical behavior of materials and has co-authored 180 papers in peer reviewed international journals. His research is recognized through the Swarnajayanthi and J.C. Bose National Fellowships of the Govt. of India, and the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Engineering Sciences category in 2011. He is a fellow of the Indian National Science Academy and the Indian National Academy of Engineering and Indian Academy of Sciences.