Ph.D Mech. (1972) IISc
Research Interests: Materials Science Advanced Manufacturing Processes Science of Metal Casting – Alloy Development Metal Matrix Composites Non-conventional machining techniques
Total publications: Journal -145, Conference -140.
Selected publications: • S.Seshan and Padmaprabha "Recent developments in near net shape casting processes" Foundry, Vol.XVI, No.6, Nov/Dec. 2004, p.9-14 • S.Seshan, M.Jayamathy, S.V.Kailash and T.S.Srivatsan "Tensile behaviour of two magnesium alloys reinforced with SiC particulates" Materials Science and Engineering, A 363 (2003) p.345 – 351 • S.Seshan, S.Y.Buni and N.Raman "The role of graphite morphology and matrix structure on low frequency thermal cycling of cast irons" Proceedings of Indian Academy of Sciences (Sadhana), 29 (135), Vol.29, Part I, february 2004, p.117 – 127
Industrial Interaction & Professional services: Associated with industries for developing near net shape manufacturing processes, substitution of newer materials for critical components, micro alloyed steels, die design and process mechanization. Director of 2 industries, and engaged in R&D work on automotive components