Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Sarit Bhaduri, Ph.D.


Distinguished University Professor
Director of Multifunctional Materials Laboratory

Department of Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Department; Department of Surgery

Nitschke Hall 4029
2801 W. Bancroft Street, MS#312
Phone: (419) 530-8223
FAX: (419) 530-8206





Dr. Bhaduri earned his BS and MS degrees in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology and received his PhD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1981.  He has held several tenured faculty positions, the last being the  George Bishop, III Endowed Chair and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Clemson University, Clemson in South Carolina.  Currently, he holds a joint appointment with the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering and in the Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine at UT.

Professional Honors

  • Fellow and Life member, The American Ceramic Society.
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
  • Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
  • Chair, Membership and Awards Committee of the Engineering Ceramic Division (ECD) of The American Ceramic Society (92-94).
  • Member, TMS -AIME.

Research Interests

  • Processing and evaluation of biomaterials and dental materials (specifically biomimetic coatings, dental implants, scaffolds for bone repairing, porcelain, types of cement, osteoblast interactions)
  • Processing of nanocomposites for biomedical applications.
  • Synthesis and densification of nanoceramics.
  • Microwave processing of materials.
  • Fabrication and testing of ceramic/polymer nanocomposites.
  • "Combustion Synthesis" (SHS) of borides, carbides, nitrides, aluminides, silicides, oxides, and composites thereof (including Functionally Gradient Materials).
  • Processing of ceramic matrix composites.

Publications and Patents

Google Scholar Profile


  •  Solid State Materials
  •  Scanning Electron Microscopy
  •  Deformation in Materials
  •  Fracture and Fatigue
  •  Introduction to Metallurgy & Materials Science,
  •  Elements of Materials Science, Materials Processing
  •  Materials Selection & Design
  •  Fundamentals of Advanced Ceramics
  •  Advanced Mechanical Metallurgy
  •  Advanced Engineering Ceramics
  •  Introduction to Biomaterials 
Last Updated: 4/8/24