Arkajit Ghosh

Amit Misra

Professor and Department Chair

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Ph.D. Pre-Candidate, Materials Science and Engineering

Academic Training:

Bachelor of Technology (2021), Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, WB, India

Short Bio:

  • Born and brought up at Berhampore, located in Murshidabad - one of the most important historic districts of India. Moved to Kolkata – The City of Joy, during my 8th grade and completed the rest of my school education (up to 12th grade) there.


  • Attended the second-oldest engineering university in the country (IIEST, Shibpur) to pursue undergraduate studies, where I got engaged extensively in materials research.


Research Interests:

  • Metal Additive Manufacturing
  • Microstructural Characterization
  • Mechanical Behavior of Materials




Honors and Awards:

  • Block Grant Fellowship (August 2021) by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan.
  • Mitacs Globalink Research Award (March 2020) to pursue a 12-week internship at the University of Toronto.
  • Ashok Kumar Sarkar Memorial UG Research Award (March 2020) by GAABESU for excellence in undergraduate research at IIEST.
  • Satya Narayan Mukhopadhyay Memorial Special Research Award (March 2021) by GAABESU for excellence in undergraduate research at IIEST.


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