Dr. Ranjit Prasad is an associate professor and ex-head of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, National Institute
of Technology Jamshedpur. He has a Ph.D. in Geology from Ranchi University. His area of expertise is mineral processing technology.
He has a teaching experience of 33 years. He has more than 50 publications in national and international conferences. He was
the member of BOS, Binova Bhave University, 2014-2017. He is the member of Departmental Research Committee (DRC), 2017-2020.
Dr. Rina Sahu is an assistant professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology
Jamshedpur. She has completed her B.E. and M. Tech. in Metallurgy from NIT Jamshedpur and Ph.D. in Metallic Glasses- IIEST
Shibpur. She has specialization in metallic glasses, nanostructured materials, lean grade ores, mineral beneficiation and
hydrometallurgy. She has research experience of six years at NML and teaching experience of more than nine years. She has
published 110 proceedings papers in international and national conferences and 34 papers in SCI, Scopus-indexed and others
journals. Dr. K. L. Sahoo is a senior principal scientist in materials engineering division CSIR - NML Jamshedpur. He has
done his Ph.D. from IIT Kharagpur. He has 21 years of experience in R&D work at various prestigious institutions. His major
fields of work include metallic glasses and nanocrystalline materials, quasicrystals, casting, semi-solid processing and forming
process foams (steel and Al) and alloy development. He has published 149 papers in respected journals. Some of his notable
achievements include Prof. Shilobhadra Banerjee award-best in house OLP project in the year 2016; National Metallurgist Day
(NMD) Award in the year 2013; Raman Research Fellowship Award 2008-09; CSIR Young Scientist Award (2000) - in Engineering
Sciences for the year 2000; Nijhawan Award (2001)-for best paper published from NML in 2000; INSA-The Royal Society fellowship
Award-to visit University of Oxford for three months (2002); JICA fellowship award-to visit Japan for three months (1999);
and first prize in metallography contest 1997 IIT Kharagpur. G. N. Jadav is a professor of the Department of Earth Science
in the Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai. He has done Ph.D. in Geology. He has more than 28 years of teaching experience.
His major fields of work include melt inclusion petrography, ore petrology, mineral exploration and mineral beneficiation.
He has published ten papers in respected journals. Some of his notable achievements include overall in charge of "Techconnect-2013-14"
of "Techfest-2013-14" of IIT-Bombay; Development of Labs.: 05 and Museum-Gemology; Organization of workshops-2; Chairman Organizing
Committee of MPT-2016, TCS, Hinjewadi, Pune, from 5th to 7th Jan 2016; Co-Chairman of ACROFI-VI, held at VMCC, IITB from 25th
to 27th November 2016; Co-Editor of Proceedings of The International Seminar on "Mineral Processing Technology-2007"; Co-Editor
of Proceedings of The International Seminar on "Mineral Processing Technology-2016 and Co-Editor of ACROFI-VI, Extended Abstract
Volume, (25th to 27th November 2016).