Jayant Jain Ph.D. (British Columbia)


Jayant Jain

Associate Professor

Ph.D. (British Columbia)




Dr. Jayant Jain has completed his B. Tech with Honours in Metallurgical Engineering from NIT Raipur, India. He obtained his M. Tech in Materials Engineering from IIT Kanpur, India in 2004 and PhD in Materials Engineering from University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in 2010. He also worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Institute for Frontier Materials in Deakin University, Geelong, Australia till 2012. He joined Department of Applied Mechanics as an Assistant Professor in 2012. 

Dr. Jayant Jain is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Delhi. His research work is focussed in the areas of materials characterization, microstructure-property correlation, alloy design and control of microstructure and texture through processing. The work also includes investigation of nanoscale deformation, wear, creep and fatigue in novel materials.

  • B.Engg. (Metallurgical Engineering), NIT Raipur, Raipur, Chattisgarh, India, June 2002.
  • M.Tech. (Materials Science and Engineering), IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, June 2004.
Assistant Professor Aug 2012-Aug. 2018 Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Delhi, HauzKhas, New Delhi, 110016.
Visiting Faculty May-July 2016 Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University Geelong, Australia.
Visiting Faculty June-July 2018 Department of Materials Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Post-doctoral Research Fellow April 2011-July 2012 Institute for Frontier Materials, Geelong Technology Precinct, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia, 3216
Visiting Faculty June 2017 National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
Associate Professor Aug. 2018-Present Department of Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Delhi, HauzKhas, New Delhi, 110016.
Visiting Faculty May-July 2019 School of Metallurgy and Materials Science, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, U.K.

Honors and Awards

  • India-Birmingham Fellowship for the year 2019-2020, The University of Birmingham, UK.
  • Recipient of Kusuma Trust Fellowship for “Young Faculty Incentive Fellowship” for the period of three years, 2012-2017.
  • Best poster prize in the MagNET AGM meeting held at Sheraton Wall Center, Vancouver, 2009
  • Selected for Graduate Research Assistantship, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, for the period 2005-2010.
  • DAAD fellow RWTH, Aachen, Germany, 2003-2004.
  • Best undergraduate student in Department of Materials Engineering at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Raipur, 2002.