Material Sciences

Title :

Microwave assisted reduction of iron ore/slimes: An innovative and cost effective approach for dry beneficiation for maximization of iron recovery from low grade ores

Area of research :

Material Sciences, Chemical Sciences

Focus area :

Communications, Defence, Energy, Environment, Indigenous model based software/tool development, Material processing technologies, Materials for better health/health, services, Materials for better health/health services (women), Materials for disruptive technologies, Packaging, Space applications, Transportation

Principal Investigator :

Dr Ajay Kumar Shukla, Assistant Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai


Executive Summary :

The proposed project aims at the study of microwave assisted reduction of lean quality Indian iron ore fines mixed with thermal grade coal fines under various operating conditions at bench scale and further scale up to pilot plant scale with the help of industrial partners (JSW/NMDC Ltd).


Prof. Anish Upadhyaya, Professor, Department of MSE, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur

Total Budget (INR):


Organizations involved