Resume of Dr.U. Kamachi Mudali


    Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali, is Distinguished Scientist and Chairman & Chief Executive of Heavy Water Board (HWB), and is responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of Heavy Water Plants, and other diversification activities located at Kota, Manuguru, Thal, Hazira, Baroda, Tuticorin and Talcher for production of Heavy Water, Organic Solvents, Sodium, Potassium, Oxygen-18, enriched Boron & B4C, and deuterated solvents and compounds.

    Dr. Mudali is Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Bombay, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, and Adjunct Faculty of Institute of Chemical Technology (University), Mumbai, and PSG Institute of Advanced Studies, Coimbatore. He is a Fellow of 10 academies including three from abroad. Dr. Mudali has been a Visiting Scientist at leading institutions in Germany, Japan, UK, France, Israel, Bulgaria etc. Dr. Mudali is Chairman, Advisory Committee of DAE-ICT Centre, Mumbai; Corrosion Protection and Finishes Sectional Committee, MTD 24 of BIS; Research Advisory Board of PSG Institute of Advanced Studies, Coimbatore; and, CII-Corrosion Management Committee. He is Member of Boards of Nuclear Fuel Complex, Hyderabad; Nuclear Recycle Board of BARC, Mumbai; Governing Council of Atomic Energy Education Society, Mumbai; and, Expert Advisory Committee of ONGC Energy Centre, New Delhi.

    Dr. Mudali was at IGCAR, Kalpakkam for 33 years since 1984, and was Director of Materials Chemistry and Metal Fuel Cycle Group before joining HWB. Dr. Mudali is internationally well known professional in the area of advanced materials, coating technology, corrosion engineering, and R&D projects of reactor & reprocessing materials, processes & equipment relevant to Fast Breeder Reactors. He has to his credit 441 papers (with h-index of 37 (Scopus)) in various National and International journals; 4 patents; and co-edited 17 books/proceedings. He has guided/coordinated 162 students for their UG, PG & PhD degrees.

    Dr. Mudali has been decorated with many prestigious awards like: Homi Bhabha Science and Technology Award from DAE; Frank Newman Speller Award from NACE International, USA; GD Birla Gold Medal Award; National Metallurgists Day Award from Ministry of Steel and IIM; INS Medal; VASVIK Award; Distinguished Faculty Award from HBNI, Mumbai. He has delivered several honour lectures including 19th Prof. TL Ramachar Memorial Lecture by ECSI, IISc., Bengaluru; Ninth Dr. Placid Rodriguez Memorial Lecture, by IIM Kalpakkam-Chennai; Dr. Baldev Raj Memorial Lecture by NDRF, IE Bengaluru & FiMPART, Ahmedabad; Fourth Dr. Abdul Kalam Memorial Materials Science Lecture Series, DMSRDE, Kanpur; IIChE Inventaa Prof. CK Murthy Memorial Lecture, Prof. GR Damodaran Endowment Lecture, PSG Institutions, Coimbatore, Prof. Brahm Prakash Memorial Lecture by IIM Trivandrum, Diamond Jubilee Commemoration Lecture of IIM Bangalore, Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Lecture by ITM University, Baroda, and OP Jindal Memorial Lecture, JSW Vijayanagar.

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    Last updated on: 02-Jan-2020