Bio-Data of Dr P R Prasad

Full Name:

PRIYA RANJAN PRASAD   ( प्रिय रंजन प्रसाद )


March 1944 at Bettiah, West Champaran, Bihar, India


B.Sc.Engg(Met), M.Sc.Engg(Met), Ph.D.(Met Engg)

Designation & Address:

retired Professor and Head
Department of Metallurgical Engineering
Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri (BIT Sindri)
P.O.Sindri Institute - 828123, Distt: Dhanbad
Jharkhand, India

Presently: Proprietor and CEO, G R InfoTech Services
169/C, Srikrishnapuri, Patna - 800001, Bihar, India


Music, Computer, Astrology, Social Work, Reading & Writing



High School(1958) from Birla Vidya Mandir, Nainital

I.Sc(1960) from Birla Vidya Mandir, Nainital


B.Sc.Engg(1965) in Met. Engg. from BIT Sindri

M.Sc.Engg(1971) in Met. Engg. from BIT Sindri

Ph.D(1984) in Met. Engg. from Roorkee University


Five weeks intensive training in Microprocessor Applications during May-June 1985 at IIT Kharagpur



Over 35 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Teaching Interests:

Undergraduate Level: Physical Metallurgy, Mechanical Metallurgy, Foundry Technology, Metallography, Testing of Materials

Postgraduate Level: Solidification Processing, Phase Transformation and Structural Metallurgy, Computer Application in Metallurgy

Research Interests:

Semi-Solid Processing of Alloys and Composites, Melting and Solidification, Heat Treatment, Design and Analysis of Experiments. Click the link for details about Research Contributions


Over 50 technical papers in national and international journals and conferences. Click the link for details of List of Publications


Several Awards and Honors received from national and international agencies - Listed in several biographical publications. Click the link for details about Awards and Honors conferred


Chartered Engineer (India), IEI, Calcutta

Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Calcutta

Fellow of United Writers Association of India, Chennai

Patron of Management Studies Promotion Institute, New Delhi

Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi


Actively associated with various laboratory development and research projects at BIT Sindri sponsored by HRD Ministry, Govt of India, UGC, BCST etc.

Served several times as Secretary/Treasurer of Indian Institute of Metals, Sindri Chapter

Organized three weeks ISTE sponsored winter school on Materials Processing for engineering college teachers during December 1987

Worked as Symposium Treasurer and Proceedings Editor of National Symposium on Converting Wastes into Wealth held in Sindri during September 15-16, 1995

Worked as Convener and Proceedings Editor of Natiional Seminar on Computer Application in Metallurgy held in BIT Sindri during December 21-22, 2002

Worked several times as Member of Bihar State Committee of Institution of Engineers(I), Bihar State Center, Patna

Dr P R Prasad

Dr Priya Ranjan Prasad, PhD FIE
169/C, Srikrishnapuri
Patna - 800001, Bihar, India