Ritwik Sarkar

Professor

Ceramic Engineering

 (+91) 661 246 2203 , 3203

 sarkarr[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

111

Publications       

4

Sponsored Projects

0

Consultancy Projects

10

Doctoral Students

0

Short-term Course

2

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Ritwik Sarkar

Professor

Ceramic Engineering

Joined in Jul 2009

 Room Number: CR-205

 Department of Ceramic Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    CERAMIC (REFRACTORY)
    JADABPUR UNIVERSITY (WORKED AT CSIR:CGCRI)
  2. M.Tech
    CERAMIC ENGINEERING
    BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY
  3. B.Tech
    CERAMIC ENGINEERING
    UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA

 Experience

Teaching Experience
  • REFRACTORIES, WHITEWARES, BIOCERAMICS,  NIT ROURKELA,  29 Jul 2009 - PRESENT
Post Doctoral Research Experience
  • CONTINUOUS CASTING REFRACTORIES,  Institute of Ceramic Components for Mechanical Engg., Technical Univ (RWTH - Aachen), Germany,  01 Oct 2003 - 30 Sep 2004
Industrial Experience
  • REFRACTORIES, BIOCERAMICS,  IFGL REFRACTORIES LTD,  02 Jun 2008 - 28 Jul 2009
  • REFRACTORY, TRADITIONAL CERAMIC, GLASS MELTING POT, INDUSTRIAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT,  CSIR:CGCRI, KOLKATA,  22 Feb 2001 - 30 May 2008
  • REFRACTORY - SHAPED & UNSHAPED, HIGH ALUMINA CEMENT,  ACC-RCD, ACC LTD, THANE,  01 Dec 1999 - 20 Feb 2001
Laboratory Development
  • Refractory Research lab,  NIT Rourkela,  Compression testing, Hobart mixer, Planetary mixer with heating facility, Drier, Furnace,

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Industrial Ceramics
Areas of Interest
Refractories, Waste Management, Bioceramics

 Projects

Use of nano Carbon black in the Development of Low Carbon containing Alumina-Carbon refractories

 CSIR

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Running

Sponsored

Development of Nano Carbon Containing Magnesia Carbon Refractories

 DST-TSG

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Development of Low-Carbon Steel Plant Refractories with non-oxide Ceramic Additives

 DST&TRL KROSAKI REFRACTORIES LTD

 Co-Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Development of Calcium Phosphate based Machinable Bioceramic

 SERB

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

 Continuing Education

No Continuing Educations Found....

 Publications

20

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17

Scopus h-index

Total Publications: 111
V. Pilli and R. Sarkar, "Carbon sources for alumina–carbon functional refractories: an overview", Emerging Materials Research,, vol.9, no.2, pp.1-9, ICE Publishing 2020, 10.1680/jemmr.19.00118 Article
V. Pilli and R. Sarkar, "Effect of mixing on the properties of nanocarbon containing Al2O3-C continuous casting refractories", International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, vol.17, no.2, pp.637-644, John Wiley & Sons 2020, 10.1111/ijac.13331 Article
V. Pilli and R. Sarkar, "Low carbon containing Al2O3-C refractories with nanocarbon as the sole carbon source", Ceramics International, vol.46, no.8, part b, pp.12812 - 12821, Elsevier 2020, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.02.051 Article
B. Baruah and R. Sarkar, "Rare-earth oxide doped magnesium aluminate spinel- An overview", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.69, no.3, pp.40 - 45, Springer 2020, 10.1007/s42411-020-0094-8 Article
B. Baruah and R. Sarkar, "Rare-Earth Oxide-Doped Magnesium Aluminate Spinel – an Overview", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.69, no.3, pp.40-45, Springer 2020, 10.1007/s42411-020-0094-8 Article

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V. Pilli and R. Sarkar, "Study on the nanocarbon containing Al2O3 – C continuous casting refractories with reduced fixed carbon content", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.781, pp.149-158, Elsevier, April 2019, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.12.002 Article
R. Sarkar, "Nanotechnologie in feuerfesten Gießmassen: Ein Überblick", Keramische Zeitschrift, vol.71, no.1-2, pp.48-57, Springer, February 2019, 10.1007/s42410-018-0056-1 Article
R. Sarkar and S. Sengupta, "Gradient refractory : a new concept for refractory lining", InterCeram : International Ceramic Review, vol.68, no.6, pp.28-33, Springer 2019, 10.1007/s42411-019-0038-3 Article
R. Sarkar, A. Agrawal, and R. Ghosh, "Preparation of ex-situ mixed sintered biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics from Its co- precipitated precursors and their characterization", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.78, no.2, pp.101-107, Taylor and Francis 2019, 10.1080/0371750X.2019.1619484 Article
R. Sarkar and U. K. Behera, "A study on the phosphate-bonded high-alumina castable —effect of MgO addition", Interceram - International Ceramic Review, vol.67, no.supplement 1, pp.44-49, Springer, September 2018, 10.1007/s42411-018-0041-0 Article
R. Sarkar, "Nanotechnology in refractory castables — An overview", Interceram - International Ceramic Review, vol.67, no.supplement 1, pp.22-31, Springer, September 2018, 10.1007/s42411-018-0039-7 Article
A. K. Singh and R. Sarkar, "Urea based sols as binder for nano-oxide bonded high alumina refractory castables", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.758, pp.140-147, August 2018, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.05.095 Article
R. Sarkar and S. P. Routray, "Fly ash containing alkali activated geopolymer concrete : Effect of Na2SiO3:NaOH ratio and temperature", Interceram - International Ceramic Review, vol.67, no.3, pp.24-29, Springer Professional 2018, 10.1007/s42411-018-0014-3 Article
R. Sarkar and M. Mallick, "Formation and densification of mullite through solid oxide reaction technique using commercial grade raw materials", Bulletin of Materials Science, vol.41, no.31, pp.31-38, Springer 2018, 10.1007/s12034-017-1533-7 Article
V. Pilli and R. Sarkar, "Nanocarbon containing Al2O3 – C continuous casting refractories: effect of graphite content", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.735, pp.1730 – 1736, Elsevier 2018, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.11.324 Article
R. Ghosh and R. Sarkar, "Synthesis and characterization of sintered Hydroxyapatite: a comparative study on the effect of preparation route", Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society, vol.54, no.1, pp.71–80, Springer 2018, 10.1007/s41779-017-0128-5 Article
S. K. Mohan and R. Sarkar, "Reaction sintered zinc oxide incorporated magnesium aluminate spinel from commercial grade oxide reactants", Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society, vol.53, no.1, pp.207-216, Springer, April 2017, 10.1007/s41779-017-0026-x Article
P. S. Behera, S. Bhattacharyya, and R. Sarkar, "Effect of citrate to nitrate ratio on the sol-gel synthesis of nanosized a-Al2O3 powder", Ceramics International, vol.43, no.17, pp.15221-15226, Elsevier 2017, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.08.057 Article
S. Behera and R. Sarkar, "Formation of Mg2C3 phase in N220 Nanocarbon containing Low Carbon MgO-C Composition", Bulletin of Materials Science, vol.40, no.5, pp.939-943, Springer 2017, 10.1007/s12034-017-1429-6 Article
A. K. Singh and R. Sarkar, "High alumina castables: a comparison among various sol-gel bonding systems", Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society, vol.53, no.2, pp.553-567, Springer 2017, 10.1007/s41779-017-0067-1 Article
R. Ghosh and R. Sarkar, "Hydroxyapatite based machinable bioceramic: an in depth investigation on drilling parameters and bioactivity", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.723, no.5, pp.43-49, Elsevier 2017, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.06.191 Article
R. Sarkar and M. Acharya, "Sintered porous balls from rice husk for thermal insulation in iron and steel industries", Ironmaking & Steelmaking : Processes, Products and Applications, vol.44, no.9, pp.649-655, Tailor and Francis 2017, 10.1080/03019233.2016.1226565 Article
S. Behera and R. Sarkar, "Effect of different metal powder anti-oxidants on N220 nano carbon containing low carbon MgO-C refractory: An in-depth investigation", Ceramics International, vol.42, no.16, pp.18484 – 18494, Elsevier, December 2016, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.08.185 Article
S. Behera and R. Sarkar, "Effect of different metal powder anti-oxidants on N220 nano carbon contains low carbon MgO-C refractory: an in-depth investigation", Ceramic International, vol.42, no.16, pp.18484 – 18494, Elsevier, December 2016, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.08.185 Article
A. Singh and R. Sarkar, "Development of spinel sol bonded high pure alumina castable", Ceramic International, vol.42, no.15, pp.17410–17419, Elsevier, November 2016, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.08.041 Article
A. Singh and R. Sarkar, "Development of spinel sol bonded high pure alumina castable composition", Ceramics International, vol.42, no.15, pp.17410 - 17419, Elsevier, November 2016, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.08.041 Article
R. Sarkar, "Refractory technology : fundamentals and applications", CRC Press, October 2016 Book
R. Ghosh and R. Sarkar, "Synthesis and characterization of sintered beta-tricalcium phosphate: a comparative study on the effect of preparation route", Materials Science and Engineering C, vol.67, pp.345-352, Elsevier, October 2016, 10.1016/j.msec.2016.05.029 Article
S. Mohan and R. Sarkar, "A comparative study on the effect of different additives on the formation and densification of magnesium aluminate spinel", Ceramics International, vol.42, no.12, pp.13932 - 13943, Elsevier, September 2016, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.05.206 Article
R. Ghosh, R. Sarkar, and S. Paul, "Development of machinable hydroxyapatite-lanthanum phosphate composite for biomedical applications", Materials and Design, vol.106, pp.161-169, Elsevier, September 2016, 10.1016/j.matdes.2016.05.104 Article
A. Singh and R. Sarkar, "Nano mullite bonded refractory castable composition for high temperature applications", Ceramics International, vol.42, no.11, pp.12937–12945, Elsevier, August 2016, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.05.066 Article
S. Mohan and R. Sarkar, "Effect of ZrO2 addition on MgAl2O4 spinel from commercial grade oxide reactants", Ceramics International, vol.42, no.8, pp.10355-10365, Elsevier, June 2016, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.03.167 Article
R. Ghosh, R. Sarkar, S. Paul, and S. K. Pal, "Biocompatibility and drilling performance of beta tricalcium phosphate: Yttrium phosphate bioceramic composite", Ceramics International, vol.42, no.7, pp.8263–8273, Elsevier, May 2016, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.02.039 Article
S. Behera and R. Sarkar, "Nano carbon containing low carbon magnesia carbon refractory: an overview", Protection of Metals and Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, vol.52, no.3, pp.467-474, Springer, May 2016, 10.1134/S2070205116030059 Article
R. Sarkar, J. Srinivas, and A. Mondal, "Effect of cement and sol combined binders on High-Alumina refractory castables", Refractories World Forum, vol.8, no.4, pp.73-78, Goeller Verlag Gmbh, April 2016 Article
P. Venkatesh and R. Sarkar, "A comparative study on bonding systems in alumina-silicon carbide-carbon-based trough castable", Ironmaking and Steelmaking, vol.43, no.9, pp.705 - 711, Taylor & Francis, March 2016, 10.1080/03019233.2016.1142721 Article
S. Behera and R. Sarkar, "Study on variation of graphite content in N220 nanocarbon containing low carbon MgO-C refractory", Ironmaking and Steelmaking, vol.43, no.2, pp.130-136, Taylor & Francis, March 2016, 10.1179/1743281215Y.0000000057 Article
P. Venkatesh and R. Sarkar, "Effect of spinel content on the properties of Al2O3-SiC-C based trough castable", Ceramic International, vol.42, no.2b, pp.2969–2982, Elsevier, February 2016, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.10.081 Article
S. Mohan and R. Sarkar, "Effect of in situ generated nascent magnesia and alumina from nitrate precursor on reaction sintered magnesium aluminate spinel", Materials and Design, vol.110, pp.145-156, Elsevier, December 2016, 10.1016/j.matdes.2016.07.095 Article
P. S. Behera, R. Sarkar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Nano alumina: A review of the powder synthesis method", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review., vol.65, no.1-2, pp.10-16, Expert Fachmedien GmbH, December 2016 Article
R. Sarkar, "Particle size distribution for refractory castables: A review", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.65, no.3, pp.82-86, Expert Fachmedien GmbH, December 2016 Article
R. Sarkar and A. D. Samant, "Study on the effect of deflocculant variation in high-alumina low-cement castable", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.18, pp.28 - 34, Expert Fachmedien GmbH, December 2016 Article
S. Mohan and R. Sarkar, "Study on the formation and densification of magnesium aluminate spinel using commercial grade reactants: effect of planetary milling", Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society, vol.52, no.1, pp.138 - 147, Australian Ceramics Society, December 2016 Article
A. Singh and R. Sarkar, "Synthesis and characterization of alumina sol and its use as binder in no cement high-alumina refractory castables", International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, vol.12, no.s3, pp.e54-e60, John Wiley & Sons, December 2015, 10.1111/ijac.12368 Article
S. Behera and R. Sarkar, "Sintering of magnesia: Effect of additives", Bulletin of Materials Science, vol.38, no.6, pp.1499-1505, Springer, October 2015, 10.1007/s12034-015-0962-4 Article
A. Badolia, R. Sarkar, and S. K. Pal, "Reactive alumina-LaPO4 composite as machinable bioceramics", Bulletin of Materials Science, vol.38, no.4, pp.975-983, Springer, August 2015, 10.1007/s12034-015-0955-3 Article
S. Dash, R. Sarkar, and S. Bhattacharyya, "Gel casting of hydroxyapatite with naphthalene as pore former", Ceramics International, vol.41, no.3, pp.3775-3790, Elsevier, April 2015, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2014.11.053 Article
A. Badolia, R. Sarkar, and S. K. Pal, "Effect of LaPO4 content on the machinability, microstructure and biological properties of Al2O3", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.64, no.6, pp.298-302, Expert Fachmedien Gmbh, January 2015 Article
A. Singh and R. Sarkar, "High alumina castables: effect of alumina sols and distribution coefficients", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.74, no.4, pp.225-231, Taylor & Francis, January 2015, 10.1080/0371750X.2015.1098566 Article
S. P. Das, B. Prasad, R. Sarkar, and A. Kumar, "Silica Sol Bonded High Alumina Castable: Effect of Reduced Sol", Refractories World Forum, vol.7, no.2, pp.83 - 87, Göller Verlag GmbH, December 2015 Article
R. Sarkar and S. Sahoo, "Effect of raw materials on formation and densification of magnesium aluminate spinel", Ceramics International, vol.40, no.10, part b, pp.16719-16725, Elsevier, December 2014, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2014.08.037 Article
S. Behera and R. Sarkar, "Low-carbon magnesia-carbon refractory: Use of N220 nanocarbon black", International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, vol.11, no.6, pp.968-976, American Ceramic Society / John Wiley & Sons, December 2014, 10.1111/ijac.12324 Article
R. Sarkar and S. Das, "Auto combustion synthesis for magnesium aluminate spinel using glycine as fuel and its sintering study", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.73, no.2, pp.172-176, Taylor & Francis, July 2014, 10.1080/0371750X.2014.922436 Article
P. Dey, S. K. Pal, and R. Sarkar, "Effect of alumina addition on 45S5 bioglass", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.73, no.2, pp.105-109, Taylor & Francis, July 2014, 10.1080/0371750X.2014.922423 Article
R. Ghosh, S. K. Pal, and R. Sarkar, "Study on the development of machinable hydroxyapatite - yttrium phosphate composite for biomedical applications", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.73, no.2, pp.121-125, Taylor & Francis, July 2014, 10.1080/0371750X.2014.922426 Article
M. Bag, R. Sarkar, and A. R. Pal, "Effect of increase in basicity of slag on the corrosion of tundish DVM", Refractories World Forum, vol.6, no.2, pp.45 - 48, Göller Verlag, June 2014 Article
A. Singh and R. Sarkar, "Effect of binders and distribution coefficient on the properties of high alumina castables", Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society, vol.50, no.2, pp.93-98, Australasian Ceramic Society, January 2014 Article
R. Sarkar and A. Parija, "Effect of alumina fines on a vibratable high-alumina low-cement castable", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.63, no.3, pp.113-116, International Ceramic Review, December 2014 Article
R. Sarkar, S. K. Pal, and R. Ghosh, "Effect of lanthanum phosphate addition on machinability of tricalcium phosphate based bioceramics", CFI Ceramic Forum International, vol.91, no.3/4, pp.e57-e62, TIB, December 2014 Article
A. Badolia, R. Sarkar, and S. K. Pal, "Lanthanum Phosphate Containing Machinable Alumina Ceramics for Bio-Medical Applications", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.73, no.2, pp.115-120, Indian Ceramic Society/ Taylor & Francis, December 2014, 10.1080/0371750X.2014.922425 Article
R. Sarkar and K. Bisoyi, "Reaction Sintering of Zirconia-Mullite Composites in the Presence of SrO", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.63, no.6, pp.304-306, Expert Fachmedien GmbH, December 2014 Article
R. Sarkar and A. Sharma, "Study of spinel-containing high alumina castable with different cements", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.63, no.7, pp.368-371, Expert Fachmedien Gmbh, December 2014 Article
R. Sarkar and A. Mishra, "High-alumina self-flow castable with different cement binders", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.62, no.4, pp.1-4, Expert Fachmedien Gmbh, January 2013 Article
R. Sarkar and A. Parija, "Effect of alumina fines on high alumina self-flow low cement castables", Refractories World Forum, vol.6, no.1, pp.73-78, Göller Verlag GmbH, December 2013 Article
K. Dana, S. K. Das, and R. Sarkar, "Development of aventurine glaze for ceramic tiles from red mud waste", Ceramic Forum International, vol.90, pp.55-57, Deutsche Keramische Gesellschaft 2013 Article
M. Bag, S. Adak, and R. Sarkar, "Nano carbon containing MgO-C refractory: Effect of graphite content", Ceramics International, vol.38, no.6, pp.4909-4914, Elsevier, August 2012, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2012.02.082 Article
M. Bag, S. Adak, and R. Sarkar, "Study on low carbon containing MgO-C refractory: Use of nano carbon", Ceramics International, vol.38, no.3, pp.2339-2346, Elsevier, April 2012, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2011.10.086 Article
A. Satpathy and R. Sarkar, "High alumina self flow castable with different binders", Refractories World Forum, vol.4, no.4, pp.98 - 102, Göller Verlag GmbH, December 2012 Article
R. Sarkar and A. Baskey, "Decomposition and densification study of zircon with additives", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.60, no.5, pp.308-311, Expert Fachmedien GmbH, May 2011 Article
R. Sarkar, "Additives for magnesium aluminate spinel: A review", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.13, no.1, pp.28-32, Expert Fachmedien GmbH, December 2011 Article
B. Mandal, R. Sarkar, and P., "Effect of different mullite precursors on the properties of low cement high alumina castable", Industrial Ceramics, vol.31, no.3, pp.217-222, Techna s.r.l., December 2011 Article
R. Sarkar and G. Banerjee, "Hydroxyapatite-based synthetic orbital implants", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.60, no.3, pp.239-241, Expert Fachmedien GmbH, December 2011 Article
R. Sarkar and G. Banerje, "Ceramic based bio-medical implants", InterCeram: International Ceramic Review, vol.59, no.2, pp.98-102, Expert Fachmedien GmbH, December 2010 Article
R. Sarkar, "Refractory applications of magnesium aluminate spinel", Refractories Manual, vol.12, no.1, pp.11-15, Expert Fachmedien GmbH, December 2010 Article
R. Sarkar, Nar. Singh, and S. K. Das, "Utilization of steel melting electric arc furnace slag for development of vitreous ceramic tiles", Bulletin of Materials Science, vol.33, no.3, pp.293-298, Springer, December 2010, 10.1007/s12034-010-0045-5 Article
R. Sarkar, M. K. Haldar, and S. Mukherjee, "Effect of addition of titania doped preformed spinel in high alumina castable", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.68, no.3, pp.145 - 150, Taylor & Francis 2009, 10.1080/0371750X.2009.11082168 Article
R. Sarkar, M. Das, and S. K. Das, "Development of an acid resistant porous pot using rice husk ash waste", Industrial Ceramics, vol.28, no.2, pp.139 - 144, Elsevier 2008 Article
R. Sarkar, S. Mukherjee, and A. K. Ghosh, "Effect of AlF3 on spinel formation", Industrial Ceramics, vol.28, no.1, pp.33 - 36, Springer 2008 Article
R. Sarkar, S. Ghos, and S. K. Das, "Waste silica from aluminium fluoride industries used for ceramic whiteware", American Ceramic Society Bulletin, vol.86, no.10, pp.9201 - 9205, Blackwell Publishing, December 2007 Article
R. Sarkar, Nar. Singh, and S. K. Das, "Effect of addition of pond ash and fly ash on clay for the development of ash - clay burnt brick", Waste Management and Research, vol.25, no.6, pp.566 - 571, Sage 2007 Article
R. Sarkar, A. K. Ghosh, M. Halder, B. Mukherjee, and S. Das, "Effect of lanthanum oxide on reaction sintering of zirconia-mullite composites", Bulletin of the American Ceramic Society, vol.85, no.1, pp.9201 - 9208, American Ceramic Society 2006 Article
R. Sarkar, S. Mukherjee, and A. Ghosh, "Gel bonded Al2O3 – SiC – C based blast furnace trough castable", American Ceramic Society Bulletin, vol.85, no.5, pp.9101 - 9105, Blackwell Publishing 2006 Article
R. Sarkar and S. K. Das, "Hydrothermal treatment of CaO-SiO2-Al2O 3-H2O system", American Ceramic Society Bulletin, vol.85, no.3, pp.9201 - 9213, American Ceramic Society 2006 Article
R. Sarkar, S. K. Das, and H. S. Maiti, "Phase and microstructure evolution during hydrothermal solidification of clay quartz mixture with marble dust source of reactive lime", Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol.26, no.3, pp.297 - 304, Elsevier 2006, 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2004.11.006 Article
T., R. Sarkar, and S., "Effect of synthetic mullite aggregate prepared by hydroxyl-hydro gel method on sol bonded clay based mullite castable", American Ceramic Society Bulletin, vol.84, no.11, pp.9101 - 9106, Blackwell Publishing 2005 Article
S. K. Das, K. Dana, Nar. Singh, and R. Sarkar, "Shrinkage and strength behavior of quartzitic and kaolinitic clays in wall tile compositions", Applied Clay Science, vol.29, no.2, pp.137 -143, Elsevier 2005, 10.1016/j.clay.2004.10.002 Article
A. Ghosh, R. Sarkar, B. Mukherjee, and S. Das, "Effect of spinel content on the properties of magnesia – spinel composite refractory", Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol.24, no.7, pp.2079 - 2085, Elsevier 2004, 10.1016/S0955-2219(03)00353-4 Article
R. Sarkar, H., and A. Ghosh, "Reaction sintering of different spinel compositions in presence of Y2O3", Materials Letter, vol.58, no.16, pp.2186 - 2191, Elsevier 2004, 10.1016/j.matlet.2004.01.015 Article
A. K. Ghosh and R. Sarkar, "Reaction sintering of alumina rich magnesium aluminate spinel", American Ceramic Society Bulletin, vol.82, no.12, pp.9501-9506, American Ceramic Society, December 2003 Article
S. K. Das, P., and R. Sarkar, "Effect of synthetic aggregates on alumina castable", American Ceramic Society Bulletin, vol.82, no.10, pp.9101 - 9106, American Ceramic Society, October 2003 Article
R. Sarkar, T., and G. Banerjee, "Reaction sintering of magnesium aluminate spinels : effect of MgSO4", American Ceramic Society Bulletin, vol.82, no.8, pp.9601- 9607, The American Ceramic Society, August 2003 Article
R. Sarkar, S. K. Das, and G. Banerjee, "Effect of composition and additives on the thermal expansion behaviour of magnesium aluminate spinels", Interceram, vol.52, no.2, pp.96-98, Expert Fachmedien GmbH, March 2003 Article
R. Sarkar, S. K. Das, P. K. Manda, and S. Mukherjee, "No cement high alumina self flow castable", Bulletin of the American Ceramic Society, vol.82, no.2, pp.55-59, American Ceramic Society, February 2003 Article
R. Sarkar and S. Das, "Porous ceramic tiles from industrial solid wastes", Tile and Brick International, vol.19, no.1, pp.24-28, Verlag Schmid GmbH, December 2003 Article
R. Sarkar, S., and G. Banerjee, "Effect of additives on the densification of reaction sintered and presynthesised spinels", Ceramic International, vol.29, no.1, pp.55 - 59, Elsevier 2003, 10.1016/S0272-8842(02)00089-5 Article
R. Sarkar, S. Chatterjee, B. Mukherjee, H., M. Haldar, S. Das, and A. Ghosh, "Effect of alumina reactivity on the densification of reaction sintered nonstoichiometric spinels", Ceramic International, vol.29, no.2, pp.195 - 198, Elsevier 2003, 10.1016/S0272-8842(02)00105-0 Article
R. Sarkar, S. Das, P. Mandal, R. S. Mukherjee, S. Dasgupta, and S. Das, "Fiber reinforced no cement self flow high alumina castable – a study", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.62, no.1, pp.34-37, Tailor & Francis 2003, 10.1080/0371750X.2003.11012067 Article
R. Sarkar, A. Ghosh, and S. K. Das, "Reaction sintered magnesia rich magnesium aluminate spinel: effect of alumina reactivity", Ceramic International, vol.29, no.4, pp.407 - 411, Elsevier 2003, 10.1016/S0272-8842(02)00152-9 Article
R. Sarkar and R., "Development of forsterite refractories from Indian olivine", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.61, no.1, pp.20-25, Taylor and Francis 2002, 10.1080/0371750X.2002.10800012 Article
R. Sarkar, G. Banerjee, and S. K. Das, "Effect of addition of Cr2O3 on the properties of MgO-Al2O3 spinels", Journal of the Eueopean Ceramic Society, vol.22, no.8, pp.1243 - 1250, Elsevier 2002, 10.1016/S0955-2219(01)00446-0 Article
R. Sarkar, "Olivine - the potential refractory raw material: an overview", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.61, no.2, pp.80 - 82, Tailor & Francis 2002, 10.1080/0371750X.2002.10800031 Article
R. Sarkar, G. Banerjee, and T. Pal, "Spinellisation study of three different MgO-Al2O3 compositions using a dilatometer", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.61, no.4, pp.173 - 175, Tailor & Francis 2002, 10.1080/0371750X.2002.10800057 Article
S., R. Sarkar, and P., "User friendly high refractory calcium aluminate cement", Calcium Aluminate Cements 2001: proceedings of the international symposium, ch.34, pp.467 - 476, IOM Communications, September 2001 Inbook
R. Sarkar and G. Banerjee, "Effect of addition of TiO2 on reaction sintered MgO–Al2O3 spinels", Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol.20, no.12, pp.2133–2141, Elsevier, November 2000, 10.1016/S0955-2219(00)00097-2 Article
R. Sarkar and G. Banerjee, "Single stage densification study of different magnesium aluminates in presence of additives", Industrial Ceramics, vol.20, no.1, pp.1-4, Techna Group S.r.l., April 2000 Article
R. Sarkar and G. Banerjee, "Magnesium aluminate spinel from single stage sintering", Science of Sintering, vol.32, no.2, pp.61-68, International Institute for the Science of Sintering (IISS), December 2000 Article
R. Sarkar, Sk. Das, and G. Banerjee, "Calcination effect on magnesium hydroxide and aluminium hydroxide for the development of magnesium aluminate spinel", Ceramic International, vol.26, no.1, pp.25-28, Elsevier 2000, 10.1016/S0272-8842(99)00014-0 Article
R. Sarkar and G. Banerjee, "Densification study of attritor milled magnesium aluminate spinel", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.58, no.4, pp.92-103, Tailor & Francis 1999, 10.1080/0371750X.1999.10799873 Article
R. Sarkar, S. K. Das, and G. Banerjee, "Effect of attritor milling on the densification of magnesium aluminate spinel", Ceramic International, vol.25, no.5, pp.485-489, Elsvier 1999, 10.1016/S0272-8842(98)00065-0 Article
R. Sarkar and G. Banerjee, "Effect of compositional variation and fineness on the densification of MgO-Al2O3 compacts", Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol.19, no.16, pp.2893 - 2899, Elsevier 1999, 10.1016/S0955-2219(99)00078-3 Article
R. Sarkar and G. Banerjee, "Spinellisation of magnesium and aluminium hydroxides with pressure and temperature", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, vol.58, no.3, pp.69-71, Tailor & Francis 1999, 10.1080/0371750X.1999.10799864 Article

 Courses Taught

  • CR0004 : Industrial Ceramics {Theory}
  • CR303 : Refractory Technology {Theory}
  • CR310 : Refractories Technology {Theory}
  • CR324 : Unshaped Refractories {Theory}
  • CR331 : Whiteware Technology {Theory}
  • CR3401 : Refractory Technology {Theory}
  • CR3414 : Unshaped Refractories {Theory}
  • CR415 : Bio-ceramics {Theory}
  • CR417 : Unshaped Refractories {Theory}
  • CR602 : Advanced Refractories {Theory}
  • CR610 : Advanced Refractories {Theory}
  • CR610 : Shaped and Unshaped Refractories {Theory}
  • CR612 : Refractories for Metallurgical and Allied Processes {Theory}
  • CR617 : Advances in Bio-ceramics {Theory}
  • CR6432 : Advanced Refractories {Theory}
  • CR3403 : Refractory Laboratory {Practical}
  • CR370 : Refractories  Technology Laboratory {Practical}
  • CR373 : Refractory Technology Laboratory {Practical}
  • CR373 : Whiteware Technology Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students
Refractories, Ceramics

 Satyam Kumar

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Refractories

 Biswajit Baruah

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Ceramic Adsorbents

 Amit Kumar Yadav

 OnGoing

 Co-Supervisor

Refractories

 Venkatesh Pilli

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Development Of Mullite Based Ceramics

 Pallavi Suhasinee Behera

 OnGoing

 Co-Supervisor

Study On The Development Of Calcium Phosphate Based Machinable Bioceramics

 Rupita Ghosh

 Graduated

 Supervisor

N220 Nanocarbon Black Containing Low Carbon Mgo-C Refractory

 Satyananda Behera

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Study On The Effect Of Different Sols On High Alumina Castable Refractory

 Akhilesh Kumar Singh

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Ceramic Phosphor

 Aiswarya Dash

 OnGoing

 Co-Supervisor

Effect Of Fabrication Methods On The Porosity, Microstructure, Strength And In-Vitro Bioactivity Of Porous Ha Scaffolds

 Smruti Rekha Dash

 Graduated

 Co-Supervisor

Executive Ph.D. Students
Refractories

 Soumyajit Roy

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Refractory Ceramics

 Arthita Bhattacharyya

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

M.Tech by Research Students
Densification And Characterization Of Magnesium Aluminate Spinel From Commercial Grade Reactants: Effect Of Milling And Additives

 Sanjay Krishna Mohan

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Study On The Alumina-Silicon Carbide-Carbon Based Trough Castable

 Pilli Venkatesh

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Alumina Based Bioceramic

 Abhishek Badolia

 Graduated

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Trinay Mondal (216CR2130), "Preparation and Characterization of Sintered Mullite based Ceramics Using Alumina-Fly ash Mixture" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Itkankhya Mahapatra (217CR2377), "Effect of ZrO2 addition on MgAl2O4 spinel: Comparison between co-precipitation and oxide reaction routes" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Aditya Pratap Dhall Samant (111CR0551), "Effect of Deflocculants on High Alumina Low Cement Castables" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Pragati Gupta (111CR0099), "Study and Preparation of high alumina Insulating castables" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Jatothu Srinivas (112CR0542), "Effect of combined binders, High alumina cement (HAC) and silica sol, on high alumina refractory castables" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Manish Mallick (112CR0116), "SYNTHESIS AND DENSIFICATION OF MULLITE USING DIFFERENT RAW MATERIALS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Megha Acharya (112CR0595), "PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF RICE HUSK ASH BALLS FOR THERMAL INSULATION IN STEEL LADLE AND TUNDISH" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Shubham Kumar Patel (113CR0113), "Synthesis of ß-Tri-Calcium Phosphate (ß-TCP) & Characterization of Alumina - ß-Tri-Calcium Phosphate Composites" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017 Summer
  • Swoyanga Prakash Routray (113CR0510), "Flyash based Geo-polymer composite for concrete application using Na2SiO3-NaOH activator" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017 Summer
  • Umesh Kumar Behera (114CR0085), "Phosphate bonded high Alumina refractory castable" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Chunchu Arun Kumar (114CR0629), "SINTERING OF MAGNESIA IN PRESENCE OF ADDITIVES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Sarmila Kabiraj (115CR0173), "STUDY ON THE INSITU SPINEL CONTAINING HIGH ALUMINA LOW CEMENT CASTABLE" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Surjashish Sengupta (115CR0609), "SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF GRADIENT REFRACTORY" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Mansha Bairiganjan (116CR0133), "EFFECT OF ADDITION OF SILICA ON FORMATION AND DENSIFICATION OF MAGNESIUM ALUMINATE SPINEL" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Shradha Suman Rickey (710CR1130), "Reaction-sintered Alumina - Spinel Composites: Effect of Raw Material Sources" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Subrat Dash (711CR1144), "Preparation of MgAl2O4 Spinel Through Different Wet Chemical Methods and Study of Its Densification Behavior." - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Akanksha Agrawal (712CR2160), "SYNTHESIS OF BIPHASIC CALCIUM PHOSPHATE BY EX-SITU METHOD AND ITS CHARACTERIZATION" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Bhattiprolu Devendra Nadh (714CR2135), "Chemical Synthesis of MgAl2O4 Spinel and Study of Its Properties." - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Sudha Priyadarshini (715CR2139), "Effect of addition of N990 nano-carbon in partial replacement of graphite for alumina carbon refractories" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • Ganpule Award for Whitewares – from Indian Ceramic Soc. .,    2012
  • Deokaran Award for Refractories – from Indian Ceramic Soc.,    2011
  • Received Best Poster paper Award in 7th India International Refractories Congress, Kolkata,,    2008
  • Received R. L. Thakur Memorial Award - Young Scientist Award the Indian Ceramic Society,    2005
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Fellowship,    2003
  • Best Poster paper Award in 5th India International Refractories Congress,, Bhubaneswar,    2002
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund’s Award in 1995,    1995
  • GOLD MEDAL from Banaras Hindu IUniversity,    1995
  • National Merit Certificate,    1989
Memberships / Fellowships
  • Editorial Board Member, Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society (SCI Journal),    2019
  • Indian Institute of Ceramics, Fellow,    2016
  • DAAD Fellowship (PDF - RWTH, Aachen),    2003
  • Indian Ceramic Society, Life Member,    2001
  • Indian Institute of Ceramics, Life Member,    2001
  • CSIR - SRF,    1995