Sundeep Mukherjee

Associate Professor
Discovery Park E103
940-565-4170
Sundeep.Mukherjee@unt.edu
  • Education

    Ph.D., Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, 2005

    M.S., Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, 2003

    B.Tech., Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur), 1998

  • Research

    Research Interests                                                                                ​

    • Advanced Materials Development
    • Energy Conversion and Storage
    • Corrosion and Electrochemistry
    • Thin Films and Semiconductor Devices
    • Nano-Materials
    • Bio-Materials
    • Metallic Glasses
  • Publications

    Journal Publications | Invited Talks | Conferences

    Journal Publications

    2015

    1. S. Mukherjee, H. S. Arora, and S. Mridha, “Surface Modification of Metallic Glass Composites Through Severe Plastic Deformation”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 46A, p. 1030-1034 (2015) [Link]
    2. H. S. Arora, A. V. Aditya, and S. Mukherjee, “Structural relaxation driven increase in elastic modulus for a bulk metallic glass”, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 117, p. 014902 (2015) [Link]
    3. M. Veligatla, S. Katakam, S. Das, N. B. Dahotre, R. Gopalan, D. Prabhu, D. A. Babu, H. Choi-Yim, and S. Mukherjee, “Effect of Iron on the Enhancement of Magnetic Properties for Cobalt-Based Soft Magnetic Metallic Glasses”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 46A, p. 1019-1023 (2015) [Link]
    4. S. Das, S. Garrison, and S. Mukherjee, “Bi-Functional Mechanism in Degradation of Toxic Water Pollutants by Catalytic Amorphous Metals”, Advanced Engineering Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adem.201500239 (2015) [Link]
    5. S. Mridha, D. L. Jaeger, H. S. Arora, R. Banerjee, S. Mukherjee, “Evolution of atomic distribution during devitrification  of bulk metallic glass investigated by atom probe microscopy”, Materials Letters, Vol. 158, p. 99–103 (2015) [Link]
    6. S. Das, V. Bandi, H. S. Arora, M. Veligatla, S. Garrison, F. D’Souza, S. Mukherjee, “Synergistic catalytic effect of iron metallic glass particles in direct blue dye degradation”, Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 30 (8), p. 1121-1127 (2015) [Link]
    7. A. V. Aditya, H. S. Arora, S. Mukherjee, “Corrosion behavior of ZrTiCuNiBe bulk metallic glass subjected to friction stir processing”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Vol. 425, p. 124–129 (2015) [Link]
    8. H. S. Arora, A. V. Aditya, S. Mukherjee, “Electromechanical behavior of nanoporous metallic glass”, Philosophical Magazine Letters, Vol. 95 (3), p. 131-137 (2015) [Link]
    9. S. S. Joshi, S. Katakam, H. S. Arora, S. Mukherjee, N. B. Dahotre, “Amorphous Coatings and Surfaces on Structural Materials”, Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, DOI: 10.1080/10408436.2015.1053602 (2015)
    10. S. Mridha, S. Das, S. Aouadi, S. Mukherjee, R. S. Mishra, “Nano-mechanical behavior of CoCrFeMnNi High Entropy Alloy”, JOM (2015) [Link]

    2014

    1. H. S. Arora, H. S. Grewal, S. Mridha, H. Singh, and S. Mukherjee, “Structural changes in amorphous metals from high-strain plastic deformation”, Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 617, p. 175-178 (2014) [Link]
    2. S. Katakam, S. S. Joshi, S. Mridha, S. Mukherjee and N. B. Dahotre, “Laser assisted high entropy alloy coating on aluminum: Microstructural evolution”, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 116, p. 104906 (2014) [Link]
    3. S. Mukherjee, H. S. Arora and M. Veligatla, “Crystallization Kinetics and Fragility of a Metallic Glass Composite”, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 95, p. 62-65 (2014) [Link]
    4. H. S. Arora, S. Mridha, H. S. Grewal, H. Singh, D. C. Hofmann, and S. Mukherjee, “Controlling The Length Scale and Distribution of the Ductile Phase in Metallic Glass Composites Through Friction Stir Processing”, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, Vol. 15 (3), p. 035011 (2014) [Link]
    5. B. K. Dhindaw, H. S. Arora, J. Eckert, N. Barekar and S. Mukherjee, “Nano Science and Technology through Friction Stir Processing and Bulk Metallic Glass Routes Part II: Bulk Metallic Glass”, International Journal of Surface Engineering & Materials Technology, Vol. 4 (1), p. 28-33 (2014) [Link]
    6. H. S. Arora, H. S. Grewal, M. Veligatla, H. Singh and S. Mukherjee, “Microwave assisted in situcomposite coating using metallic glass precursor”, Surface Engineering, Vol. 30 (11), p. 779-783 (2014) [Link]
    7. H. S. Arora, H. S. Grewal, H. Singh, B. K. Dhindaw, and S. Mukherjee, “Enhancing the Mechanical Properties of AE42 Magnesium Alloy through Friction Stir Processing”, Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol. 16 (5), p. 571 (2014) [Link]
    8. H. S. Grewal, H. S. Arora, H. Singh, A. Agrawal, and S. Mukherjee, “Improving Erosion Resistance of Hydroturbine Steel Using Friction Stir Processing”, Journal of Tribology,Vol.136, p. 041102 (2014) [Link]
    9. H. S. Arora, H. S. Grewal, H. Singh, B. K. Dhindaw, D. S. McPhail, S. Barbara, R. Chater, and S. Mukherjee, “Microstructure‐Property Relationship for Friction Stir Processed Magnesium Alloy”, Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol. 16 (1), p. 94-102 (2014) [Link]

    2013

    1. H. S. Arora, H.S. Grewal, H. Singh, B.K. Dhindaw and S. Mukherjee, “Unusually High Erosion Resistance of Zirconium Based Bulk Metallic Glass”, Journal of Material Research, Vol. 28 (22), p. 3185-3189 (2013) [Link]
    2. H. S. Arora, Q. Xu, Z. Xia, Y. H. Ho, N. B. Dahotre, J. Schroers, and S. Mukherjee, “Wettability of Nano-textured Metallic Glass Surfaces”, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 69, p. 732 (2013) [Link]
    3. H. S. Arora, H. S. Grewal, H. Singh and S. Mukherjee, “Zirconium Based Bulk Metallic Glass - Better Resistance to Slurry Erosion Compared to Hydroturbine Steel”, Wear, Vol. 307, p. 28 (2013) [Link]
    4. H. S. Grewal, H.S. Arora, A. Agrawal, H. Singh, and S. Mukherjee, “Slurry Erosion of Thermal Spray Coatings: Effect of Sand Concentration”, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 68, p. 484 (2013) [Link]
    5. S. Mukherjee, R. C. Sekol, M. Carmo, E. I. Altman, A. D. Taylor, and J. Schroers, “Tunable Hierarchical Metallic-Glass Nanostructures”, Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 23 (21), p. 2708 (2013) [Link]
    6. M. Gopinadhan, Z. Shao, Y. Liu, S. Mukherjee, R. Sekol, G. Kumar, A. D. Taylor, J. Schroers, and C. O. Osuji, “Finite size effects in the crystallization of a bulk metallic glass”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 103, p. 111912 (2013) [Link]
    7. Z. Shao, M. Gopinadham, G. Kumar, S. Mukherjee, Y. Liu, C. S. O’Hern, J. Schroers, and C. O. Osuji, “Size-dependent viscosity in the super-cooled liquid state of a bulk metallic glass,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, p. 221901 (2013) [Link]
    8. R. C. Sekol, G. Kumar, M. Carmo, F. Gittleson, N. Hardesty-Dyck, S. Mukherjee, J. Schroers, and A. D. Taylor, “Bulk Metallic Glass Micro Fuel Cell”, Small, Vol. 9 (12), p. 2081 (2013) [Link]

    2012 and Before

    1. S. Mukherjee, M. Carmo, G. Kumar, R. C. Sekol, A. D. Taylor, and J. Schroers, “Palladium nanostructures from multi-component metallic glass”, Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 74, p. 145 (2012) [Link]
    2. S. Mukherjee, W. L. Johnson, and W. K. Rhim, “Non-contact measurement of high-temperature surface tension and viscosity of bulk metallic glass-forming alloys using the drop oscillation technique”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 86, p. 014104 (2005) [Link]
    3. S. Mukherjee, J. Schroers, W. L. Johnson, and W. K. Rhim, “Influence of kinetic and thermodynamic factors on the glass-forming ability of zirconium-based bulk amorphous alloys”, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 94, p. 245501 (2005) [Link]
    4. S. Mukherjee, J. Schroers, Z. Zhou, W. L. Johnson, and W. K. Rhim, “Viscosity and specific volume of bulk metallic glass-forming alloys and their correlation with glass forming ability”, Acta Materialia, Vol. 52, p. 3689 (2004) [Link]
    5. S. Mukherjee, Z. Zhou, J. Schroers, W. L. Johnson, and W. K. Rhim, “Overheating threshold and its effect on time-temperature-transformation diagrams of zirconium based bulk metallic glasses”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 84, p. 5010 (2004) [Link]
    6. S. Mukherjee, H. G. Kang, W. L. Johnson, and W. K. Rhim, “Non-contact measurement of crystallization behavior, specific volume and viscosity of bulk glass-forming Zr-Al-Co-(Cu) alloys”, Physical Review B, Vol. 70, p. 174205 (2004) [Link]
    7. S. Mukherjee, Z. Zhou, W. L. Johnson, and W. K. Rhim, “Thermo-physical properties of Ni-Nb and Ni-Nb-Sn bulk metallic glass forming melts by containerless electrostatic levitation”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Vol. 337, p. 21 (2004) [Link]
    8. S. Mukherjee and D. M. Stefanescu, “Liquid convection effects on the pushing-engulfment transition of insoluble particles by a solidifying interface: Part I. Analytical calculation of the lift forces”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 35 A, p. 613 (2004) [Link]
    9. S. Mukherjee, M. A. R. Sharif, and D. M. Stefanescu, “Liquid convection effects on the pushing-engulfment transition of insoluble particles by a solidifying interface: Part II. Numerical calculation of drag and lift forces on a particle in parabolic shear flow”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 35 A, p. 623 (2004) [Link]
    10. Z. Zhou, S. Mukherjee, and W. K. Rhim, “Measurement of thermophysical properties of molten silicon using an upgraded electrostatic levitator”, Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol. 257, p. 350 (2003) [Link]
    11. A. V. Catalina, S. Mukherjee, and D. M. Stefanescu, “Dynamic model for the interaction between an insoluble particle and an advancing solid liquid interface”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 31, p. 2559 (2000) [Link]
    12. A. V. Bune, S. Sen, S. Mukherjee, A. V. Catalina and D. M. Stefanescu, “Effect of melt convection at various gravity levels and orientations on the forces acting on a large spherical particle in the vicinity of a solidification interface”, Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol. 211, p. 446 (2000) [Link]

     

    Invited Talks and Keynote Talks

    1. California Institute of Technology, Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science, “Surface Engineering in Nano-Fabrication, Catalysis, and Energy Conversion”, May 2 (2012)
    2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, “Multi-Scale Forming of Metallic-Glasses”, February 22 (2012)
    3. University of North Texas, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, “Metallic Glasses: Thermodynamics and Kinetics”, March 2 (2012)
    4. University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, “Metallic Glasses: Thermodynamics and Kinetics”, March 9 (2011)
    5. Oregon State University, Department of Materials Science, “Metallic Glasses: Nano-scale Applications”, May 12 (2011)
    6. EUROMAT 2011 (Keynote Speaker), Montpellier, France, “Processing of Bulk Metallic Glasses”, September 12 (2011)

     

    Select Conferences

    2015

    1. H. S. Arora, A. V. Aditya, and S. Mukherjee, “Bulk Metallic Glass - A Superior Erosion and Cavitation Resistant Material”, TMS 2015, Orlando, Florida (2015) [Invited]
    2. S. Das, H. S. Arora, M. Veligatla, and S. Mukherjee, “Excellent Mechanical and Magnetic Properties of Cobalt-Iron Metallic Glasses”, TMS 2015, Orlando, Florida (2015)
    3. S. Mridha, D. Jaeger, R. Banerjee, and S. Mukherjee, “Crystallization Behavior of a Zr41.2Ti13.8Cu12.5Ni10Be22.5 Bulk Metallic Glass-A Correlative Atom Probe Tomography Study”, TMS 2015, Orlando, Florida (2015)
    4. S. Mukherjee, “High Strain Processing of Rapidly Solidified Metallic Composites”, TMS 2015, Orlando, Florida (2015)

    2014

    1.  S. Mukherjee, “Bulk Metallic Glass – A Superior Erosion Resistant Material”, International Conference on Metallic Materials and Processing (ICMMP), Las Vegas, Nevada (2014) [Invited]
    2. A. V. Aditya, H. S. Arora, S. Mukherjee, “Corrosion Behavior of Metallic Glass Subjected to Severe Plastic Deformation”, Materials Science & Technology (MS&T 2014), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2014)
    3. S. Mukherjee, “Erosion Behavior of Bulk Metallic Glasses”, TMS 2014, San Diego, California (2014) [Invited]
    4. H. S. Arora, H. S. Grewal, H. Singh, S. Mukherjee, “Mechanical Behavior of Bulk Metallic Glasses Subjected to Severe Plastic Deformation”, TMS 2014, San Diego, California (2014)
    5. H. S. Grewal, H. S. Arora, H. Singh, A. Agrawal, S. Mukherjee, “Ni-Al2O3 based Thermal Spray Coatings for Protection against Erosion”, TMS 2014, San Diego, California (2014)
    6. S. Das, M. Veligatla, and S. Mukherjee, “Synergistic Thermal and Magnetic Properties of Amorphous Cobalt-Iron Alloys”, Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts (2014)
    7. H. S. Arora, S. Mridha, A. V. Aditya, and S. Mukherjee, “Controlling the Length-Scale of Crystalline Phase in Metallic Glass Composite Using Friction Stir Processing”, Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts (2014)

    2013

    1.  S. Mukherjee, “Wettability of Electrochemically Nano-textured Metallic Glasses”, Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts (2013)
    2. S. Mukherjee, “Erosion and Corrosion in Metallic Glasses”, Metastable Materials: past, present and future”, Pasadena, California (2013) [Invited]
    3. S. Mukherjee, R. C. Sekol, A. D. Taylor, J. Schroers, “Electrochemical tuning of metallic glass nanostructures”, TMS 2013, San Antonio, Texas (2013) [Invited]

    2012 and before

    1.  S. Mukherjee, R. C. Sekol, G. Kumar, A. D. Taylor, J. Schroers, “Nanofabrication of metallic glasses,” Gordon Research Conference - Nanostructure Fabrication, University of New England, Maine (2012)
    2. S. Mukherjee, R. C. Sekol, A. D. Taylor, J. Schroers, “Electro-catalysis of metallic glass nanostructures,” MRS 2012, Boston, Massachusetts (2012)
    3. S. Mukherjee, M. Carmo, G. Kumar, A. D. Taylor, J. Schroers, “Metallic glasses for electro-catalytic applications,” TMS 2012, Orlando, Florida (2012)
    4. G. Kumar, S. Mukherjee, M. Carmo, R. C. Sekol, A. D. Taylor, J. Schroers, “Bulk metallic glasses as new materials for PEM Fuel Cells,” MRS 2011, Boston, Massachusetts (2011)
  • Professional Experience

    01/2013 to Present Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, UNT

    2011 - 2012 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Mechanical Engineering, Yale University

    2005 - 2011 Senior Process Engineer, Logic Technology Development, Intel Corporation