Professor Muralidhar Miryala
I am Deputy President at Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT) and Professor at the Graduate School of Science and Engineering. My main task is to transform SIT into a high rank university. Interested in applications and technology of bulk single-grain superconductors; thus, I had developed a new class of mixed LRE-123 system which can be used up to 15 T at 77 K and high temperatures up to 90.2 K. I also developed a novel technology to produce a RE-123 type silver sheathed wire on the basis of solid state / liquid phase reaction. My intellectual mindset enabled me to produce a small type superconducting bulk magnet which is useful to magnetize both high-Tc superconducting materials and magnetic materials in a variety of industrial applications. Further, I also contributed to develop technology for the development of DC Superconducting Cable for Railway system applications. I am an author and co-author for more than 400 publications in international journals and delivered over 100 oral presentations including plenary and invited ones. I hold several Japanese national and international patents. Awards: Young Scientist Project Award, DST-Govt. of India (1995), Director’s Award, SRL-ISTEC (1998 and 2003), 1999 PASREG Award of Excellence (1999), Best Presentation Award at the IWCC11 (2003), Best Researcher Award, ISTEC-SRL (2007 and 2008), Best Researcher Award, Railway Technical Research Institute (2012), the Amity Global Academic Excellence Award (2017), Engineering Education Award for Contribution in Higher Education (2018), SIT Excellent Education Award (2019). I am an Editor-in-Chief and Editorial board member of several international journals.