65 Years of Excellence

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Name : Dr. Renu Prava Dalai
Designation : Assistant Professor
Phone No. : +91 94395 77301
Email Id : dalai.renu@gmail.com
Date of Joining : 11-06-2015

B.Tech (I.G.I.T., Sarang), M.Tech (N.I.T Rourkela), Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur)

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

04 Years and 5 months

Graduate Level :
  1. Engineering Materials
  2. Surface Engineering
  3. Fuel Furnace and Refractories
  4. Material Testing
  5. Composite Materials
Post Graduate Level :
  1. Surface Engineering
  2. Composite Materials

High Mn Steel, Tribology of Steel and Meta matrix Composites and FRP Composites

Ph. D. Candidates : NIL
M. Tech. Candidates : NIL
  1. 1st Prize in Oral presentation Composite 2010, IIT Kharagpur
  2. 1st Prize in Metallography Composite 2010, IIT Kharagpur
  3. Institute Silver Medal in M. Tech, NIT Rourkela
  1. Indian Institute of Metals IIM, India
  2. Powder Metallurgy Association of India (Life Member)

International Publications

  1. R. prava Dalai, S. Das and K. Das, Development of TiC reinforced austenitic manganese steel, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly 2014 VOL 53 NO 3.


  1. Renu prava Dalai, Effect of heat treatment on the microstructure, mechanical and wear resistance of a austenitic manganese steel, Accepted for the 5th International Conference of Materials Processing and Characterization (ICMPC 2016).
  2. R.P.Dalai, K.Das and S.Das, “Microstructure Property relation in Thermo Mechanical Processed Fe-17Mn and Fe-17Mn-3Al Steel Matrix Composite”, NMD ATM-2015, 13th-16th November, 2015.
  3. Renu prava Dalai, Siddhartha Das, Karabi Das,‘‘Effect of Thermo-mechanical processing on the impact wear resistance of Fe-17Mn steel and Fe-17Mn/TiC composites at lower impact load’’, EEMR 2013, IMMT Bhubaneswar.
  4. A. Kumar, R. Dalai, T. K. Bandhopadhyay and K. Das, “synthesis and characterization of vanadium carbide reinforced austenitic manganese steel”, NMD-ATM 2013, IIT BHU.
  5. R.P. Dalai, K. Das and S. Das, ‘Improvement of Fe-17Mn steel and TiC reinforced Fe-17Mn steel matrix composite properties by a secondary processing method’’, International Conference on Advances in Materials and Materials Processing (ICAMMP), 09-11 Dec 2011 IIT Kharagpur.
  6. R. P. Dalai and B.C. Ray, “Failure and Fractography Studies of FRP Composites: Effects of Loading Speed and Environments”, PFAM 19 (Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials) , University of Auckland, New Zealand, 14-17th Januray, 2011.
  7. R. P. Dalai and B.C. Ray, “Loading Rate Sensitivity of Fibrous Composite Materials”, International Conference on Recent Trends in Materials and Characterization (RETMAC-2010), February 14-15, 2010.
  1. Professor in charge of Fuel Testing Lab
  2. Professor in charge of Material Characterization Lab
  3. Professor in charge of Tribology Lab

1. Number of Conferences Attended: 07
(i) International Conferences: 04
(ii) National Conferences: 03
2. Number of Certification Course: Nil
3. Number of Short-term Courses Attended: 04
(i) Advance Materials: Synthesis, processing, characterization and applications (VSSUT,
(ii) Workshop on Advanced Coating Technology (WACT-2016)-IMMT Bhubaneswar
(iii) International Conference On Recent Advances In Mechanics & Materials (ICRAMM- 2016) (VSSUT, Burla)
(iv) Eclectic Modeling and Analysis Techniques In Mechanical Engineering (VSSUT,

Present Address : 
Renu Prava Dalai
Assistant Professor
Dept of Metallurgy & Materials Engineering
V.S.S. University of Technology, Burla
Sambalpur – 768018
Odisha, India
  Permanent Address : 
Renu Prava Dalai
C/O: Mr. Amulya Ratna Swain
Qr. No: C/3 - 4, Sector 8, S.B.I Staff Quarters, Rourkela,
Dist: Sundargarh, Odisha
Pin: 769002