Debrupa Lahiri - Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Debrupa Lahiri
Debrupa Lahiri Associate professor Website
Areas of Interest
  • (1) Biomaterials:, Developing Material systems for Implants, Tissue Engineering and Degradable Scaffolds, (2) Multiscale Mechanics and Tribology:, (i) For Structural Materials, (ii) Nanomechanics of Biological and 1D/2D Nanomaterials , (3) Composite Material Systems with Nanofillers:, For structural and biomedical applications with specific functionalities
Professional Background
2018-01-01OngoingAssociate ProfessorIIT-Roorkee
2012-01-016 years Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2012-01-01Visiting Assistant ProfessorFlorida International University, USA
2011-01-011 year Post Doctoral ResearcherFlorida International University, USA
2003-01-014 years Scientific Officer - DNuclear Fuel Complex, DAE, Hyderabad, India
2001-01-012 years Visiting ScientistNuclear Fuel Complex, DAE, Hyderabad, India
1999-01-012 years Metallurgist, R&DIndian Aluminum Company (INDAL), Belur, India
Multiple Posts
2019-01-01OngoingTeam Member (2019-20) and Coordinator (2021) for SPARK - Summer Internship ProgramIIT Roorkee
2013-01-015 years Member-Secretary, DRCMMED, IITR
2014-01-016 years 9 months OC, Website - MMEDMMED, IITR
2013-01-015 years Member, Printing and Production Committee, SamvadIITR
2013-01-012 years Faculty Advisor, METES - Students SocietyMMED, IITR
2013-01-011 year Stuff Advisor – Sports Council IITR
Honors and Awards
Best paper award in IIM-ATM (Indian Institute of Metals - Annual Technical Meeting)-2015India Institute of Metals2015
Zwick Science Award – 2013Zwick Roell Group2014
“Student Spotlight” – for excellent academic achievements by University Graduate School, FIU FIU2012
World’s Ahead Graduate by President, Florida International UniversityFIU2020
Best Doctoral Graduate College of Engineering and Computing, FIUFIU2020
Second best oral presentation in TMS-2011, San Diego, USAThe Minerals, Metals and Materials Society - TMS, USA2011
First place in student poster competition, MS&T-2010, Houston, USAAmerican Ceramic Society2010
First place in student poster competition – MPMD, TMS-2009, San Francisco, USA The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society - TMS, USA2009
Best paper award in IIM-ATM (Indian Institute of Metals - Annual Technical Meeting)Indian Institute of Metals2001
Educational Details
PhDMaterials Science and EngineeringFlorida International University, Miami, USA2011
M. TechMetallurgical and Materials EngineeringIIT- Kanpur, India2000
B.EMetallurgyBengal Engineering College, Shibpur, India1998
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Polymer Based Orthopedic ImplantFIG-IITR2013-053 years
Developing Polymer Based Surface Modified Composite for Drug Eluting Orthopedic ImplantsDST2014-073 years
Magnesium Based Functionally Gradient Material System for Orthopedic ApplicationDST - Health Science2015-013 years 11 months
Surface Modified Metallic Orthopedic Implant for Sustained Drug ReleaseDST-TSDP2016-013 years 11 months
Developing Hybrid Multiscale Carbon Filler Reinforced Epoxy Composite for Structural ApplicationBRNS, DAE2016-014 years 2 months
Developing Polymer Based Scaffold with Electrical and Topographical Cue for Neural Tissue Engg.ICMR2017-013 years
Development of functional scaffolds for soft tissue engineering using 3D bioprinterIIT Roorkee2018-05-01Ongoing
A multilayered regenerative scaffold engineered to heal deep wound by mimicking anatomical architecture of natural tissueLSRB, DRDO2020-01-31Ongoing
Bilayer functionalized scaffold for peripheral nerve and guided motor neuron regenerationDST-SERB2020-03-31Ongoing
3D Bio-Stereolithography for Engineering Functional TissuesDST-SERB-IRPHA2020-07-01Ongoing
  • Indian Institute of Metals - IIM, Life member
  • Materials Research Society of India - MRSI, Life Member
  • Society for Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine (India), Life Member
  • Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs India, Life Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Materials ScienceMT 201BArch , P&P, PS, PEM and GeotechSpring
Nanomaterials and ApplicationsMT-411MMEDAutumn
Structural Analysis of NanomaterialsNT - 502Nanotechnology - PGSpring
Nanoscale MaterialsNT 501Nanotechnology, PGAutumn
Materials ScienceMT-106ME, INSpring
Communication SkillsMT 308MMEDSpring
Structure of MaterialsMTN 501Post GraduateAutumn
BiomaterialsMTN 542Elective to UG, PGSpring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Mg Based Implant for Orthopedic ApplicationPramanshu Trivedi
Carbon Nanotube Based Composites for Li-ion Battery ApplicationSameer Chouksey
Surface Modification of Magnesium Based Alloy for Orthopedic ApplicationSanjay Singh
Corrosion Behavior of Surface Modified Mg-Zn Alloy for Orthopedic ApplicationKishor Kumar Kuntal
Modification of Mechanical Behavior of Mg-Zn Alloy for Hard Tissue EngineeringSoumyaranjan Nayak
Mg-HA composite for Orhopedic Implant AccessoriesSatish Jaiswal
Al-GNP Composite for Structural ApplicationMukul Srivastava
Developing Materials System for Skin GraftingAkriti Sharma
Studying Residual Stress in Sintered Refractory Based CompositesBhagyadhar Das
Polymer Based Composite for Structural ApplicationKhamgaonkar Ketan Mohan
Hot Working of Magnesium AlloySubham Agarwal
Hot Worked Al-GNP Composite for Structural ApplicationJijo Christodus
Synthesized PHA for Orthopedic Fracture Fixing ApplicationDeepa Garg
Carbon Nanofiller Reinforced Epoxy Coating on Steel for Surface ProtectionJose Santo
Developing Scaffold for Burnt Wound HealingIsha Goel
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Synthesis and Application of Boron Nitride NanostructuresVijayesh KumarA2013-01
Drug Eluting Implants for Orthopedic ApplicationsManoj Kumar RA2013-01
Nanophase Reinforced Polymer Based Composite for Structural ApplicationAnkita BishtA2014-01
Magnesium Based Composite for Orthopedic ApplicationAnshu DubeyO2016-01
Mg Based Scaffold for Orthoepdic ApplicationSatish JaiswalO2016-07
Multiscale Carbon Filler Reinforced Epoxy Composites for Structural ApplicationVaibhav JainO2017-01
Scaffolds for Neural RegenerationSouvik GhoshO2018-01
Nanogenerator for Biomedical ApplicationSiddharth SharmaO2018-01
Drug Releasing Metallic ImplantsKanike RajeshO2018-01
Composite for Damping ApplicationNitamkumar GoutamO2019-01
Regenerative Template for Motor Neuronal RegenerationArabinda MajhiO2020-08
Temporary Orthopedic ImplantsNishit PaloO2020-08
Coating in Mg Based Orthopedic ImplantsKay Khaing SoeO2020-08
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Introduction to Modelling and SimulationQIP, IITR2013-07
Recent Advances in Biomaterials and NanobitechnologyQIP, IITR2014-01
Nanotechnology: Basics and Applications in Chemical EngineeringQIP, IITR2015-06
Spark Plasma SinteringQIP, IITR2016-02
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Short term course on 'Hands-on Training for the Formulation of Smart Nanodevices'Centre for Nanotechnology, IITR and NextSapiens2013-12
Carbon Nanomaterials - Recent Advances and Functional ApplicationsQIP2019-05
Special Lectures Delivered
Nano-Scratch Based Technique: Novel Method for Quantifying Adhesion Strength at Sub-Micron ScaleIPA Lecture Series, Physics Dept., IITR2014-05
Carbon Nanotubes: How Strong is their Bond with SubstrateUniversidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain2014-04
Nano-Scratch Based Technique: Novel Method for Quantifying Adhesion Strength at Sub-Micron ScaleIIT Kanpur2014-01
Probing Into Bone-Implant Interface: Materials Engineering ApproachInvited Talk in ICMS: RTBTR?2014, IIT Roorkee, India2014-12
Nano-Scratch Based Technique: Novel Method for Quantifying Adhesion Strength at Sub-Micron ScaleInvited Talk in 12th Asian Forum for Materials Testing, Zwick-Roell, Gurgaon, India2015-01
Biomechanical Evaluation at Bone-Implant InterfaceKeynote Talk in ICEMEM, Dhule, Maharasthra, India2015-02
Nano-Scratch Based Technique: Novel Method for Quantifying Adhesion Strength at Sub-Micron ScaleInvited talk in Nanoyantrika-2015, Trivundrum, India2015-09
Aligned Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polymeric Scaffolds With Electrical Cues for Neural Tissue EnginInvited talk in CPDM, IIEST, Shibpur, India2015-12
Hydroxyapatite Modified Mg Alloy for Orthopedic ApplicationInvited Talk at CSIR-CGCRI - Kolkata2015-12
Evaluation of Cell Adhesion Mechanism at Multiple Scale LengthsInvited Talk at INDOGFOE - 2016 as a member of DST Delegation, Potsdam, Germany2016-05
Drug Releasing Acetabular Cup Lining – A New Dimension in Total Hip ImplantInvited Talk in Tenth National Frontiers of Engineering Symposium - IIT Kanpur, India2016-06
Invited talk at Nanoyantrika - 2017 by Hysitron IndiaThiruvanathapuram, India2017-09
Invited talk at 19th International Symposium On Eco-materials Processing And DesignJaipur, India2018-02
Invited Talk at New Materials for Healthcare- Idea Generation WorkshopBengaluru, India2018-05
Invited Talk at BioMET-2018VIT, Vellore, India2018-07
Keynote Talk at Advancement in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology - AECP-20K9MM University, Ambala, India2019-02
Invited Talk at Biomaterial Implant Consortium meetingKalam Institute of Health Technologies, Vishakhapatnam, India2018-11
Invited Talk at Fundamentals of and Clinical Perspectives on Implantable BiomaterialsIISc Bangalore2019-08
Invited Talk at BioTERM 2019 Innovation to TranslationIIT Kanpur2019-11
Invited Talk at Recent Trends in Biomedical EngineeringNIT Durgapur2020-01
Invited Talk at Opportunities in Bioceramic Materials in Orthopedic, Dental and Tissue Engineering Application(OBMODTEA 2020)NIT Rourkela2020-09
Invited Talk at International Conference On Biomedical Materials Innovations ICBMI-2020IIT Delhi2020-12
Other work


1.       ‘ORTHOPEDIC METALLIC IMPLANT FOR SUSTAINED DRUG RELEASE’:  Indian Patent Office  - application number ‘201711024735’.

2.       ‘A BIODEGRADABLE SKIN SCAFFOLD FOR HEALING DEEP WOUNDS’:  Indian Patent Office  - application number ‘201911007235’.

3.       ‘BIOENGINEERED REGENERATIVE SCAFFOLD FOR BURN WOUND HEALING’: Indian Patent Office  - application number ‘201911026834’.

4.       ‘BIOSENSOR FOR DETECTING CANCER USING EXHALED BREATH’. Indian Patent Office - application number ‘201911030871’.

5.        ‘IN-SITU CHARGING SYSTEM FOR IMPLANTABLE PACEMAKER’. Indian Patent Office - application number ‘202011038412’.


       Co-Founded Healagnostic Innovations Pvt. Ltd, Start-up incubated at TIDES@ IIT Roorkee in July, 2019 and served as director till March, 2021

Books Authored


1. “Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites”, A. Agarwal, S.R. Bakshi, D. Lahiri, Taylor and Francis Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-4398114-9-8.




1.       Graphene Reinforced Ceramic and Metal Matrix Composites”, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal,  in “Graphene: Synthesis and Applications”, Editors: W. Choi and J. Lee, Taylor and Francis Publishers, ISBN:  9781439861875.

2.       Medical Applications of Hierarchical Composites”,  Manoj Kumar R, K. Agrawal, D. Lahiri, in “Hybrid and Hierarchical Composite Materials”, Editors: C.-S. Kim, C. Randow, T. Sano, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-12867-2.

3.       Processing and Nanomechanical Properties of Hydroxyapatite-Nanotube Biocomposite”, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, in “Biosurfaces: A Materials Science and Engineering Perspective”, Editors: Kantesh Balani, Vivek Verma, Arvind Agarwal, and Roger Narayan, Wiley & Sons, ISBN: 978-1-118-29997-5.

4.       Boron Nitride Nanotubes as Nanofillers/Reinforcement for Polymer, Ceramic, and Metal Matrix Composites”, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, in “Nanotubes and Nanosheets: Functionalization and Applications of Boron Nitride and Other Nanomaterials”, Editor: Ying(Ian) Chen, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, ISBN: 9781466598096.

5.       3D print technology for Cell Culturing”, S. Haldar, D. Lahiri, P. Roy, in “3D Printing Technology in Nanomedicine”, Editors: N. Ahmad, P. Gopinath, R. Dutta, Elsevier, ISBN: 9780128158906.

6.       Nutraceuticals in brain health”, S. Haldar, S. Ghosh, V. Kumar, S. Saini, D. Lahiri, P. Roy, in “Nutraceuticals in Brain Health and Beyond”, Editor: D. Ghosh, Academic Press, ISBN: 978-0-12-820593-8.

Refereed Journal Papers



Book - 1

Book Chapters – 6

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles – 108

Patent - 5

h-index –  36 (; 39 (google scholar)

Total Citations - 4641 (; 5855 (google scholar)

i10 Index – 73 (google scholar)

108. S. Ghosh, A. Shrivastavaa, P. Jha, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Analysis of Neural Cell Behavior on Anisotropic Polymeric biodegradable Scaffolds Reinforced with Carbon Nanotubes”, Medical Devices and Sensors, 2020, DOI:

107.  K.N. Sasidhar, P.C. Maity, L. Chakravarty, S. Jaiswal, D. Lahiri, I. Lahiri, “Electrophoretically deposited graphene oxide with modified substrate–suspension interface for tailored field emission response”, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 2020, DOI:

106. Abhishek MS, S. Jaiswal, A. Dubey, D. Lahiri, A.K. Das, “Biocompatibility and biodegradability evaluation of magnesiumbased intramedullary bone implants in avian model”, J. Biomedical Materials Research A, 2020, DOI:

105. A. Dubey, S. Jaiswal, S. Haldar, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Functionally gradient magnesium based composite for temporary orthopedic implant with improved corrosion resistance and osteogenic properties”, Biomedical Materials, 2020, DOI:

104:  S. Ghosh, S. Haldar, S. Gupta, A. Bisht, S. Chauhan, V. Kumar, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Anisotropically Conductive Biodegradable Scaffold with Coaxially Aligned Carbon Nanotubes for Directional Regeneration of Peripheral Nerves”, ACS Applied Biomaterials, 2020, DOI:

103.  A. Dubey, S. Jaiswal, D. lahiri, “Assessment of biomechanical stability and formulation of a statistical model on magnesium based composite in two different milieus”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 111, 2020, pp. 103980

102.  S. Jaiswal. S. Agrawal, A. Dubey, D. Lahiri, “Effect of multiaxial hot forging process on mechanical, and corrosion resistance behavior of Mg3Zn alloy for temporary orthopedic implants”, Engineering Reports, 2020, DOI:

101.  S. Jaiswal, A.Duey, D.Lahiri, “The influence of bioactive hydroxyapatite shape and size on the mechanical and biodegradation behaviour of magnesium based composite”,  Ceramics International, 2020, DOI:

100.  A. Bisht, S.S. Samant, S. Jaiswal, K. Dasgupta, D. Lahiri, “Quantifying Nanodiamonds Assisted Exfoliation of Graphene and its Effect on Toughening Behaviour of Composite Structure”, Composites A, Vol. 132, 2020, pp. 105840.

99.    S. Singh, K.K. Pandey, A.R. OS, S. Haldar, D. Lahiri, A.K. Keshri, “Investigation of crystallinity, mechanical properties, fracture toughness and cell proliferation in plasma sprayed graphene nano platelets reinforced hydroxyapatite coating”, Materials Research Express,Vol. 7, 2020, pp. 015415.

98.    S. Jaiswal, A. Dubey, S. Haldar, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Differential in-vitro degradation and protein adhesion behaviour of SPS fabricated magnesium based temporary orthopaedic implant in serum and simulated body fluid”, Biomedical Materials, Vol. 15, 2020, pp. 015006.


97.    A. Bisht, K. Dasgupta, D. Lahiri, “Evaluating the effect of addition of nanodiamond on the synergistic effect of graphene-carbon nanotube hybrid on the mechanical properties of epoxy based composites”, Polymer Testing, Vol. 81, 2020, pp. 106274.

96.    G Kaur, A Baishya, R Manoj Kumar, D Lahiri, I. Lahiri, “Distinct Levels of Adhesion Energy of In-Situ Grown CuO Nanostructures”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 20, 2020, pp. 3527-3534.

95.    S. Haldar, A. Sharma, S. Gupta, S. Chauhan, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Bioengineered smart trilayer skin tissue substitute for efficient deep wound healing”, Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol.105, 2019, pp. 110140.

94.    A. Bisht, K. Dasgupta, D. Lahiri, “Investigating the role of 3D network of carbon nanofillers in improving the mechanical properties of carbon fiber epoxy laminated composite”, Composites A, Vol. 126, 2019, pp. 105601.

93.    K. Rajesh, M.K. Rangaswamy, C. Zhang, S. Haldar, M. Kumarasamy, A. Agarwal, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Surface Modified Metallic Orthopedic Implant for Sustained Drug Release and Osteocompatibility”, ACS Applied Biomaterials, Vol. 2, 2019, pp. 4181-4192.

92.    R.M. Kumar, K. Rajesh, S. Haldar. S. Ghosh, D. Lahiri, “Comparative study on the efficacy of the UHMWPE surface modification by chemical etching and electrostatic spraying method for drug release by orthopedic implants”, Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol.105, 2019, 110117.

91.    A. Bisht, V. Kumar, P.C. Maity, I. Lahiri, D. Lahiri, “Strong and transparent PMMA sheet reinforced with amine functionalized BN nanoflakes for UV-shielding application”, Composites B, Vol. 176, 2019, pp. 107274.

90.    A. Dubey, S. Jaiswal, S. Haldar, P. Roy, D Lahiri, “Mg-3Zn/HA Biodegradable Composites Synthesized via Spark Plasma Sintering for Temporary Orthopedic Implants”, Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 28, 2019, pp. 5702-5715.

89.   S. Haldar, S. Ghosh, V. Kumar, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “The Evolving Neural Tissue Engineering Landscape of India”, ACS Applied Biomaterials, Vol. 2, 2019, pp. 5446-5459.

88.    S. Jaiswal, A. Dubey, D. Lahiri, “In Vitro Biodegradation and Biocompatibility of Mg–HA-Based Composites for Orthopaedic Applications: A Review”, Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, Vol. 99, 2019, pp. 303-327.

87.    A. Samanta, S. Podder, M. Kumarasamy, C.K. Ghosh, D. Lahiri, P. Roy, S. Bhattacharjee, J. Ghosh, A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “Au nanoparticle-decorated aragonite microdumbbells for enhanced antibacterial and anticancer activities”, Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol. 103, 2019, pp. 109734.

86.    A. Bisht, R.M. Kumar, K. Dasgupta, D. Lahiri, “Spatial distribution of nanodiamond and its effect on mechanical behaviour of epoxy based composite using 2D modulus mapping”, Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 135, 2019, pp. 114-128.

85.    P. Das, K. Rajesh, V. Lalzawmliana, K. Bavya Devi, P. Basak, D. Lahiri, B. Kundu, M. Roy, S.K. Nandi, “Development and Characterization of Acellular Caprine Choncal Cartilage Matrix for Tissue Engineering Applications”, CARTILAGE, 2019, DOI: 10.1177/1947603519855769

84.    R.M. Kumar, K. Rajesh, S. Haldar, P. Gupta, K. Murali, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Surface modification of CNT reinforced UHMWPE composite for sustained drug delivery”, Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, Vol. 52, 2019, pp. 748-759.

83.    P. Gupta, A. Agrawal, K. Murali, R. Varshney, S. Beniwal, S. Manhas, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Differential neural cell adhesion and neurite outgrowth on carbon nanotube and graphene reinforced polymeric scaffolds”, Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol. 97, 2019, pp. 539-551.

82.    A. Dubey, S. Jaiswal, D. Lahiri, “Mechanical Integrity of Biodegradable Mg–HA Composite During In Vitro Exposure”, Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 28, 2019, 800-809.

81.    A. Dubey, S. Jaiswal, S. Ghosh, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Protein adsorption and biodegradation behaviour of Mg–3Zn/HA for biomedical application”, Nanomaterials and Energy, Vol. 8, 2019, pp. 23-33.

80.    A. Bisht, V. Kumar, L.H. Li, Y. Chen, A. Agarwal, D. Lahiri, “Effect of warm rolling and annealing on the mechanical properties of aluminum composite reinforced with boron nitride nanotubes”, Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 710, 2018, pp. 366-73 (Journal Impact Factor: 3.414)

79.    V. Kumar, P. Maity, D. Lahiri, I. Lahiri, “Copper Catalyzed Growth of Hexagonal Boron Nitride Nanotubes on Tungsten Substrate”, CrystEngComm, Vol. 20, 2018, pp. 2713-19. ((Journal Impact Factor: 3.304)

78.    S. Jaiswal, R. Manoj Kumar, P. Gupta, M. Kumaraswamy, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Mechanical, corrosion and biocompatibility behaviour of Mg-3Zn-HA biodegradable composites for orthopaedic fixture accessories”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 78, 2018, pp. 442-54. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.239)

77.    A. Bisht, K. Dasgupta, D. Lahiri, “Effect of Graphene and CNT Reinforcement on Mechanical and Thermomechanical Behaviour of Epoxy - A Comparative Study”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 135, 2018, pp. 46101. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.900)

76.    R. Kumar, R.M. Kumar, P. Bera, S. Ariharan, D. Lahiri, I. Lahiri, “Temperature-time dependent transmittance, sheet resistance and bonding energy of reduced graphene oxide on soda lime glass”, Applied Surface Science, Vol. 425, 2017, pp. 1558-63. (Journal Impact Factor: 4.439)

75.    A. Bisht, M. Srivastava, R.M. Kumar, I. Lahiri, D. Lahiri, “Strengthening mechanism in graphene nanoplatelets reinforced aluminum composite fabricated through spark plasma sintering”, Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 695, 2017, pp. 20-28. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.414)

74.   R.M. Kumar, P. Gupta, S.K. Sharma, A. Mittal, M. Sekhar, V. Kumar, B.V. Manoj Kumar, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Sustained drug release from surface modified UHMWPE for acetabular cup lining in total hip implant”, Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol. 77, 2017, pp. 649-661. (Journal Impact Factor: 5.080)

73.    A. Nieto, A. Bisht, D. Lahiri, C. Zhang, A. agarwal, “Graphene reinforced metal and ceramic matrix composites: a review”, International Materials Review, Vol. 62, 2017, pp. 241-302. (Journal Impact Factor: 12.703)

72.    R. Kumar, R.M. Kumar, D. Lahiri, I. Lahiri, “Thermally reduced graphene oxide film on soda lime glass as transparent conducting electrode”, Surfaces and Coatings Technology, Vol. 309, 2017, pp. 931-937. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.906)

71.    P. Gupta, D. Lahiri, “Aligned carbon nanotube containing scaffolds for neural tissue regeneration”, Neural Regeneration Research, Vol. 11, 2016, pp. 1062-1063. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.234)

70.    V. Kumar, N. Kumar, P.Roy, D. Lahiri, I Lahiri, “Emergence of fluorescence in boron nitride nanoflakes and its application in bioimaging”, RSC Advances, Vol. 6, 2016, pp. 48025. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.936)

69.   P. Gupta, M. Rajput, N. Singla, V. Kumar, D. Lahiri, “Electric field and current assisted alignment of CNT inside polymer matrix and its effects on electrical and mechanical properties”, Polymer, Vol. 89, 2016, pp. 119-127. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.483)

68.    S. Nayak, B. Bhushan, P. Gopinath, R.D. agarwal, R. Jayaganthan, D. Lahiri, “Strengthening of Mg based alloy through grain refinement for orthopae dicapplication”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 59, 2016, pp. 57-70. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.239)

67.    R.M. Kumar, K.K. Kunat, S. Singh, B. Bhushan, P. Gopinath, D. Lahiri, “Electrophoretic deposition of hydroxyapatite coating on Mg–3Zn alloy for orthopaedic application”, Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 287, 2016, pp. 82-92. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.906)

66.    A.K.Keshri, L. Behl, D. Lahiri, G.S. Duikravich, A. Agarwal, “Dry Sliding Wear Behavior of Hafnium-Based Bulk Metallic Glass at Room and Elevated Temperatures”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performances, Vol. 25, 2016, pp. 3931-3937. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.340)

65.    P. Gupta, S. Sharan, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Aligned Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polymeric Scaffolds with Electrical Cues for Neural Tissue Regeneration”, Carbon, Vol. 95, 2015, pp. 715-724. (Journal Impact Factor: 7.082)

64.    K. Saini, R.M. Kumar, D. Lahiri, I. Lahiri, “Quantifying Bonding Strength of CuO Nanotubes with Substrate Using Nano-Scratch Technique”, Nanotechnology, Vol. 26, 2015, pp. 305701. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.404)

63     R.M. Kumar, S. Sharma, B.V.M. Kumar, D. Lahiri, “Effects of Carbon Nanotube Aspect Ratio on Strengthening and Tribological Behaviour of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Composite”, Composites A, Vol. 76, 2015, pp. 62-72. (Journal Impact Factor: 4.514)

62.    S.Singh, R. Manoj Kumar, K.K. Kuntal, P. Gupta, S. Das, R. Jayaganthan, P. Roy, D. Lahiri, “Sol–Gel Derived Hydroxyapatite Coating on Mg-3Zn Alloy for Orthopedic Application”, JOM, Vol. 67, 2015, pp. 702-712. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.145)

61.  D. Lahiri, J. Karp, A.K. Keshri, C. Zhang, G.S. Dulikravich, L.J. Kecskes, A. Agarwal, “Scratch Induced Deformation Behavior of Hafnium Based Bulk Metallic Glass at Multiple Load Scales”, Journal of Noncrystalline Solids, Vol. 410, 2015, pp. 118-126. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.488)

60.    P. Trivedi, S. Goel, S. Das, R. Jayaganthan, D. Lahiri, P. Roy, “Biocompatibility of Ultrafine Grained Zircaloy-2 Produced by Cryorolling for Medical Applications”, Material Science and Engineering C, Vol. 46, 2015, pp. 309-315. (Journal Impact Factor: 5.080)

59.    S. Chouksey, A.Sil, D. Lahiri, I. Lahiri , “Atmospheric oxidation effect of silicon-carbon nanotube anode on Li-ion battery performance”, Nanomaterials and Energy, Vol. 4, 2015, pp. 1-20.

58.    K.S. Suresh, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, S. Suwas, “Microstructure Dependent Elastic Modulus Variation in NiTi Shape Memory Alloy”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 633, 2015, pp. 71-74. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.779)

57.    K.Jha, N. Suksawang, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “A Novel Energy-based Method to Evaluate Indentation Modulus and Hardness of Cementitious Materials from Nanoindentation Load–Displacement Data”, Materials and Structures, 2014, DOI: DOI 10.1617/s11527-014-0367-7. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.271)

56.    D. Lahiri, F. Hec, M. Thiesse, A. Durygin, C. Zhang, A. Agarwal, “Nanotribological Behavior of Graphene Nanoplatelet Reinforced Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Composites”, Tribology International, Vol. 70, 2014, pp. 165-169. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.246)

55.    A. Nieto, A. Kumar, D. Lahiri, C. Zhang, S. Seal, A.  Agarwal, “Oxidation Behavior of Graphene NanoPlatelets Reinforced Tantalum Carbide Composites in High Temperature Plasma Flow”, Carbon, 2013, Vol. 67, 2014, pp. 398-408. (Journal Impact Factor: 7.082)

54.    S. Das, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, W. Choi,  Interfacial bonding characteristics between graphene and dielectric substrates”, Nanotechnology, Vol. 25, 2014, pp. 045707. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.404)

53.    S.B. Pitchuka, B. Boesl, C. Zhang, D. Lahiri, A. Nieto, G. Sundararajana, A. Agarwal, “Dry sliding wear behavior of cold sprayed aluminium amorphous/nanocrystalline alloy coatings”, Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 238, 2014, pp. 118-125. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.906)

52.    S.B. Pitchuka, D. Lahiri, G. Sundararajan, A. Agarwal, “Scratch Induced Deformation Behavior of Cold Sprayed Aluminum Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Coatings at Multiple Load Scales”, Journal of Thermal Spray Technoogy, Vol. 23, 2014, pp. 502-513. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.949)

51.    A. Gupta, S. Barkam, D. Lahiri, R. Balasubramanian, K. Balani, “Effect of Alumina Dispersion on Microstructural and Nanomechanical Properties of Pulse Electrodeposited NickeleAlumina Composite Coatings”, Journal of Materials Science and Technology, Vol. 30, 2014, pp. 808-813. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.609)

50.    D. Lahiri, V. Singh, G.R. Rodrigues, T. M. Haas Costa, M.R. Gallas, S.R. Bakshi, S. Seal, A. Agarwal, “Ultrahigh-pressure consolidation and deformation of tantalum carbide at ambient and high temperatures”, Acta Materialia, Vol. 61, 2013, pp. 4001-4009. (Journal Impact Factor: 6.036)

49.    B. Boesl, D. Lahiri, S. Behdad, A. Agarwal, “Direct Observation of Carbon Nanotube Induced Strengthening in Aluminum Composite via In situ Tensile Tests”, Carbon, Vol. 69, 2013, pp. 79–85. (Journal Impact Factor: 7.082)

48.    D. Lahiri, A. Hadjikhani, C.  Zhang, T.  Xing, L. Hua Li, Y. Chen, A. Agarwal, “Boron nitride nanotubes reinforced aluminum composites prepared by spark plasma sintering: Microstructure, mechanical properties and deformation behaviour”, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Vol. 574, 2013, pp. 149-156. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.414)

47.    D. Lahiri, P.K. Gill, S. Scudino, C. Zhang, V. Singh, J. Karthikeyan, N. Munroe, S. Seal,  A. Agarwal, “Cold Sprayed Aluminum Based Glassy Coating: Synthesis, Wear and Corrosion Properties”, Surfaces and Coating Technology, Vol. 232, 2013, pp. 33-40. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.906)

46.    S. Das, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, W. Choi,  Measurements of the adhesion energy of graphene to metallic substrates”, Carbon, Vo. 59, 2013, pp. 121-129. (Journal Impact Factor: 7.082)

45.    A. Nieto, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Nano Dynamic Mechanical Behavior of Graphene NanoPlatelets Reinforced Tantalum Carbide”, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 69, 2013, pp. 678-681. (Journal Impact Factor: 4.163)

44.    A. Nieto, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Graphene NanoPlatelet Reinforced Tantalum Carbide Consolidated by Spark Plasma Sintering: Microstructure and Mechanical PropertiesMaterials Science and Engineering A,  Vol. 582, 2013, pp. 338-346. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.414)

43.     D. Lahiri, E. Khalegi, S.R. Bakshi, W. Li, E.A. Olevsky, A. Agarwal, “Graphene Induced Strengthening in Spark Plasma Sintered Tantalum Carbide-Nanotube Composite”, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 68, 2013, pp. 285-288. (Journal Impact Factor: 4.163)

42.     C. Zhang, U. Chaudhary, D. Lahiri, A. Godavarty, A. Agarwal, “Photo-catalytic Activity of Spark Plasma Sintered TiO2-Graphene Nanoplatelet Composite System”, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 68, 2013, pp. 719-722 (Journal Impact Factor: 4.163).

41.     A. Gupta, G. Tripathi, D. Lahiri, K. Balani, “Compression Molding of UHMWPE-HA-Al2O3-CNT Hybrid Composites for Hard Tissue Replacement”, Journal of Materials Science & Technology,  Vol. 29, 2013, pp. 514-522. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.609)

40.     V. Kumar, A. Gupta, D. Lahiri, K. Balani, “Nanomechanical Behavior Eliciting Serrated Yielding in Thermomechanically Processed Novel Mg-9Li-7Al-1Sn and Mg-9Li-5Al-3Sn-1Zn Alloys”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics,  Vol. 46, 2013, pp. 145304. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.521)

39.     K.K. Jha, N. Suksawang, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Evaluating initial unloading stiffness from elastic work-of-indentation measured in a nanoindentation experiment”, Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 28, 2013, pp. 789-797. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.495)

38.     D. Lahiri, S. Das, W. Choi, A. Agarwal, “Unfolding the Damping Behavior of Multilayer Graphene Membrane in the Low-Frequency Regime”, ACS Nano, Vol. 6, 2012, pp. 3992-4000. (Journal Impact Factor: 13.709)

37.     D. Lahiri, R. Dua, C. Zhang, I. Socarraz-Novoa, A.  Bhat, S. Ramaswamy, A. Agarwal, “Graphene Nano Platelet Induced Strengthening of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene and Biocompatibility in-vitro”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 4, 2012, pp. 2234-2241. (Journal Impact Factor: 8.097)

36.  D. Lahiri, V. Singh, L. Li, T. Xing, S. Seal, Y. Chen, A. Agarwal, “Insight into Reactions and Interface Between Boron Nitride Nanotube and Aluminum”, Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 27, 2012, pp. 2760-2770. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.495)

35.  D. Lahiri, S. Ghosh, A. Agarwal, “Carbon Nanotube Reinfoced Hydrxyapatite composite in Orthopedic Application: A Review”, Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol. 32, 2012, pp. 1727-1758. (Journal Impact Factor: 5.080) Ranked 11 out of 25 hottest articles published in MSEC for the full year of 2012

34.     D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Scratch Based Technique for Quantifying Adhesion at Nano and Micro-scales”, Advanced Materials and Processes, April, 2012, pp. 22-27. (Journal Impact Factor: 0.147)

33.     A. Nieto, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Synthesis and Properties of Bulk Graphene Nanoplatelets Consolidated by Spark Plasma Sintering”, Carbon, Vol. 50, 2012, pp. 4068-4077. (Journal Impact Factor: 7.082)

32.     M. Bao, C. Zhang, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Tribological Behavior of Plasma Sprayed Al-Si Composite Coatings Reinforced with Nanodiamond”, JOM, Vol. 64, 2012, pp. 702-708. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.145)

31.     K.K. Jha, N. Suksawang, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Energy Based Analysis of Nanoindentation Curves for Cementitious Materials”, ACI Materials Journal, vol. 109, 2012, pp. 81-90. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.123)

30.     D. Lahiri, A.P. Benaduce, L. Kos, A. Agarwal, “Quantification of Carbon Nanotube Induced Adhesion of Osteoblast on Hydroxyapatite using Nano-Scratch Technique”, Nanotechnology, Vol. 22, 2011, pp. 355703 (9 pp) (Journal Impact Factor: 3.404).

Highlighted in “Nanotech Web” (

29.     I. Lahiri*, D. Lahiri*, S. Jin, A. Agarwal, W. Choi, “Carbon Nanotubes: How Strong is Their Bond with the Substrate?” ACSNano, Vol. 5(2), 2011, pp. 780-787. (Journal Impact Factor: 13.709)

* Co-first Authors.

Highlighted in “Nanowerk”      (

28.     D. Lahiri, V. Singh, A.K. Keshri, S. Seal, A. Agarwal, “Apatite formability of boron nitride nanotube”, Nanotechnology, Vol. 22, 2011, pp. 205601 (Journal Impact Factor: 3.404).

27.     S. Facca*, D. Lahiri*, F. Fioretti, N. Messadeq, D. Mainard, N. Jessel, A. Agarwal, “In Vivo Osseointegration of Nano-Designed Composite Coatings on Titanium Implants”, ACS Nano, 2011, Vol. 5, pp. 4790-4799 (Journal Impact Factor: 13.709).

        * Co-first Authors.

26.     D. Lahiri, V. Singh, A.P. Benaduce, S. Seal, L. Kos, A. Agarwal, “Boron nitride nanotube reinforced hydroxyapatite composite: mechanical and tribological performance and ­in-vitro biocompatibility to osteoblasts”,  Journal of  the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials,  Vol. 4, 2011, pp. 44-56. (This paper was ranked amongst top 25 hottest articles published in this journal in the year 2011 )  (Journal Impact Factor: 3.239).

25.     D. Lahiri, A.P. Benaduce, F. Rouzaud, J. Solomon, A.K. Keshri, L. Kos, A. Agarwal, “Wear Behavior and In-vitro Cytotoxicity of Wear Debris Generated from Hydroxyapatite-Carbon Nanotube Composite Coating”  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Vol. 96A, 2011, pp. 1-12. (This Paper has been cited in the website of ‘The International Council on Nanotechnology’ and included in ‘nanoEHS Virtual Journal’.) (Journal Impact Factor: 3.231)

24.     A.K. keshri, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Carbon nanotubes improve the adhesion strength of a ceramic splat to the steel substrate”, Carbon, Vol. 49, 2011, pp. 4340-4347. (Journal Impact Factor: 7.082)

23.     K. Balani, R.R Patel, A.K. Keshri, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Multi-scale Hierarchy of Chelydra serpentina:  Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Turtle Shell”, Journal of  the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 4, 2011, pp. 1440-1451. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.239)

22.     H. Couvy, D. Lahiri, J. Chen, A. Agarwal, G. Sen, “Nano-hardness and Young’s modulus of nano-polycrystalline diamond”, Scripta Materialia, 2011, Vol. 64, pp. 1019-1022. (Journal Impact Factor: 4.163)

21.     S.R. Bakshi, V. Musharamthota, D.A. Virzi, A.K. Keshri, D. Lahiri, V. Singh, S. Seal, A. Agarwal, “ Spark plasma sintered tantalum carbide-carbon nanotube composite: effect of pressure, carbon nanotube length and dispersion technique on microstructure and mechanical properties”, Material Science and Engineering A, 2011, Vol. 528, 2538-2547. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.414)

20.     S.R. Bakshi, V. Musaramthota, D. Lahiri, V. Singh, S. Seal, A. Agarwal, “Spark Plasma Sintered Tantalum Carbide: Effect of Pressure and nano-Boron Carbide Addition on Microstructure and Mechanical properties”, Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 528, 2011, pp. 1287-1295. (Journal Impact Factor:3.414)

19.     D. Lahiri, V. Singh, A. K. Keshri, S. Seal, A. Agarwal, “Carbon Nanotube Toughened Hydroxyapatite by Spark Plasma Sintering: Microstructural Evolution and Multi-Scale Tribological Properties”, Carbon, Vol. 48, 2010, pp. 3103-3120. (Journal Impact Factor: 7.082)

18.     D. Lahiri, F. Rouzaud, T. Richard, A. K. Keshri, S.R. Bakshi, L. Kos, A. Agarwal, “Boron Nitride Nanotube Reinforced Polylactide–Polycaprolactone Copolymer Composite: Mechanical Properties and Cytocompatibility with Osteoblasts and Macrophages In Vitro”, Acta Biomaterialia, Vol. 6, 2010,  pp. 3524-3533. (This Paper has been cited in the website of ‘The International Council on Nanotechnology’ and included in ‘nanoEHS Virtual Journal’ (Journal Impact Factor: 6.383)

17.     S.R. Bakshi, D. Lahiri, R.R. Patel, A. Agarwal, “Nanoscratch behavior of carbon nanotube reinforced aluminum coatings”, Thin Solid Films, Vol. 518, 2010, pp. 1703-1711. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.939)

16.     S. R. Bakshi, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Metal Matrix Composite – A Review”, International Materials Review, Vol. 55, 2010, pp. 41-64. (Journal Impact Factor: 12.703)

15.     S. Kalmodia, S. Goenka, T. Laha, D. Lahiri, B. Basu, K. Balani, “Microstructure, Mechanical Properties and in vitro biocompatibility of spark plasma sintered hydroxyapatite-aluminum oxide-carbon nanotube composite” Material Science and Engineering C, Vol. 30, 2010, pp. 1162-1169. (Journal Impact Factor: 5.080)

14.     K. Balani, S.R. Bakshi, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, "Grain Growth Behavior of Aluminum Oxide Reinforced with Carbon Nanotubes During Plasma Spraying and Post-Spray”, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, Vol. 7, 2010, pp. 846-855. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.165)

13.     D. Lahiri, F. Rouzaud, S. Namin, A.K. Keshri, J.J. Valdes, L. Kos, N. Tsoukias, A. Agarwal, “Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polylactide-Caprolactone Copolymer: Mechanical Strengthening and Interaction with Human Osteoblasts in Vitro”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 1, 2009, pp. 2470-2476. (Journal Impact Factor: 8.097)

12.     D. Lahiri, S.R. Bakshi, A. K. Keshri, Y. Liu, A. Agarwal, “Dual Strengthening Mechanism Induced by Carbon Nanotube in Roll Bonded Aluminum Composites”, Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 523, 2009, pp. 263-270. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.414)

11.     K. Balani, R. Batista, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “The Hydrophobicity of a Lotus Leaf: A Nanomechanical and Computational Approach“, Nanotechnology, Vol. 20, 2009, pp. 305707 (9pp). (Journal Impact Factor: 3.404)

10.     T. Laha, Y. Chen, D. Lahiri, A. Agarwal, “Tensile Properties of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Aluminum Nanocomposite Fabricated by Plasma Spray Forming”, Composite Part A, Vol. 40, 2009, pp. 589-594. (Journal Impact Factor: 4.514)

9.       J. Tercero, S. Namin, D. Lahiri, K. Balani, N. Tsoukias, A. Agarwal, “Effect of Carbon Nanotube and Aluminum Oxide Addition on Plasma Sprayed Hydroxyapatite Coating’s Mechanical Properties and Biocompatibility”,  Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol. 29, 2009, pp. 2195-2202. (Journal Impact Factor: 5.080)

8.      K. Balani, D. Lahiri, A. K. Keshri, S.R. Bakshi, J.E. Tercero, A. Agarwal,  The Nano-scratch Behavior of Biocompatible Hydroxyapatite Reinforced with Aluminum Oxide and Carbon Nanotubes ”,  JOM,  Vol. 61, 2009, pp. 63-66. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.145)

1.      D. Lahiri, S.V. Ramana Rao, R.K. Srivastava, G.V.S. Hemantha Rao, “Study on Sintering Kinetics and Activation Energy of UO2 Pellets using Three Different Methods”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 357, 2006, pp. 88-96. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.447)

6.      K. Kapoor, D. Lahiri, I.S. Batra, S.V.R. Rao, T. Sanyal, “X-ray Diffraction Line Profile Analysis for Defect Study in Cu-1%Cr-0.1%Zr Alloy”, Materials Characterization, Vol. 54, Feb. 2005, pp.131-140. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.892)

5.       K. Kapoor, D. Lahiri, S.V. Ramana Rao, T. Sanyal, “X-ray Diffraction Line Profile Analysis for Defect Study in Zr-2.5%Nb Material”, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 27, Feb. 2004, pp.39-48. (Journal Impact Factor: 0.925)

4.       K. Kapoor, D. Lahiri, T. Sanyal, B.P. Kashyap, “Texture Evolution in two phase Zr-2.5 wt.% Nb through Modified Route”, Material Science and Technology, Vol. 20, Oct. 2004, pp. 1281-1298. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.803)

3.       I. Lahiri, D. Lahiri (Mondal), S. Bhargrava, "Effect of Prior b Processing on Superplasticity of (a+b) Thermomechanically Treated Ti-6Al-4V Alloy" Materials & Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 18, 2003, pp. 621-635. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.669)

2.       K. Kapoor, D. Lahiri, S.V. Ramana Rao, T. Sanyal, "Influence of Crystallographic Texture on X-ray Residual Stress Measurement for Ti-3Al-2V Tube Material", Journal of Testing and Evaluation (ASTM), Vol. 31, Nov. 2003, pp.465-471. (Journal Impact Factor: 0.669)

1.       K. Kapoor, D. Lahiri, C. Padmaprabu, T. Sanyal, "X-ray Measurement of Near Surface Residual Stress in Textured Cold-Worked Stress Relieved Zr-2.5%Nb Pressure Tube Material", Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 303, 2002, pp.147-155. (Journal Impact Factor: 2.447)

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