RECIPIENTS OF PROFESSOR JAI KRISHNA MEMORIAL AWARD 2020
INDIAN NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING (INAE), GURUGRAM, HARYANA
Dr V Ramaswamy, Professor, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore has made outstanding
contributions in the field of Ferrous Metallurgy. He developed many new steel products such as dual phase steels, Duplex stainless steels,
Heat resistant steel for Indian Railways etc. He had also helped the strategic sectors by developing 9Cr-1 Mo steels for Atomic Energy
and Si-Cr-Ni steels for defence applications. As ED and CE of Salem Steel Plant, he commissioned the coin blanking line. He was responsible
for completing a Rs. 600 Crore hot rolling Steckel mill in 1995 without any cost and time overrun. Dr. Ramaswamy was invited to
be an expert member in the DMRL project on the development of a high strength and with high weldability characteristics for the Indian Navy.