Dr. Sreedevi Varam who has obtained PhD in Materials Engineering from the School of Engineering Sciences and Technology, University of Hyderabad (UoH) under the supervision of Dr. Koteswararao V. Rajulapati has been selected for the post of Assistant Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, NIT, Warangal.

Her doctoral thesis titled “Studies on Strain Rate Sensitivity of Bulk Multi-Phase Nanocrystalline Aluminium Based Alloys Evaluated by Nanoindentation” has resulted in several reputed international publications and also a book chapter. Her thesis work was internationally recognized by several awards including the prestigious “The James Clerk Maxwell Writers Prize (Highly Commended Article)” of Philosophical Magazine Letters and the James Clerk Maxwell foundation, U. K.

Hearty congratulations to her and best wishes for her academic career!.

-Contributed by Dr. Koteswararao V. Rajulapati