Ming Su

C. Suryanarayana Ph.D.
Professor, MAE
Phone: 407 823-6662
ENG 1 Room 410
Orlando, FL 32826
E-mail: Challapalli.Suryanarayana@ucf.edu


  • Ph.D. (Metallurgical Eng.), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1970
  • M.Sc. (Metallurgical Eng.), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1967
  • B.E. (Metallurgy), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 1965


  • Nanostructured Materials
  • Processing and Properties of Non-equilibrium Materials
  • Mechanical Alloying
  • Materials Characterization

Scientific and Professional Societies

  • ASM International
  • Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining, London, UK
  • Member, TMS
  • Life Member, Indian Institute of Metals
  • Life Member, Materials Research Society of India
  • Life Member, Electron Microscope Society of India

Honors and Awards

  • Most Cited Researcher in Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Scientific Information, 2002
  • Lee Hsun Research Award, Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, China, 2008
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Invitation Fellowship Program, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan, 2008
  • Visiting Professor, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 2007
  • ASM-IIM Lectureship Award, 2007
  • Teaching Incentive Award, University of Central Florida, 2006
  • Visiting Professor, Helmut-Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany, 2006
  • Plenary Speaker at the International ISMANAM Conference, Warsaw, Poland, 2006
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1998
  • Fellow, ASM International, 1995
  • Fellow, The Institute of Materials, London, UK, 1994
  • National Metallurgists Day Award, Government of India, 1983
  • Young Scientist Medal of the Indian National Science Academy, 1974
  • Pandya Medal of the Indian Institute of Metals, 1972

Selected Publications

C. Suryanarayana, “Experimental Techniques in Mechanics and Materials”, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2006, 388 pp.

C. Suryanarayana, “Mechanical Alloying and Milling”, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY, 2004, 466 pp.

T. Klassen, C. Suryanarayana and R. Bormann, “Low Temperature Superplasticity in Ultrafine-Grained Ti5Si3-TiAl Composites”, Scripta Mater., 59 (2008) 455-458.

N. Al-Aqeeli, G. Mendoza-Suarez, C. Suryanarayana, and R.A.L. Drew, “Development of New Al-based Nanocomposites by Mechanical Alloying”, Mater. Sci. & Eng., A480 (2008) 392-396.

C. Suryanarayana, “Structure and Properties of Ultrafine-Grained MoSi2+Si3N4 Composites Synthesized by Mechanical Alloying”, Mater. Sci & Eng., A479 (2008) 23-30.

Satyajeet Sharma and C. Suryanarayana, “Effect of Nb on the Glass-Forming Ability of Mechanically Alloyed Fe-Ni-Zr-B Alloys”, Scripta Mater., 58 (2008) 508-511.

Satyajeet Sharma and C. Suryanarayana, “Effect of Carbon Addition on the Glass-Forming Ability of Mechanically Alloyed Fe-based Alloys”, J. Appl. Phys., 103 (2008) 013504-1 to 013504-5.

Satyajeet Sharma and C. Suryanarayana, “Mechanical Crystallization of Fe-based Amorphous Alloys”, J. Appl. Phys., 102 (2007) 083544-1 to 083544-7.

C. Suryanarayana and B. Prabhu, “Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials by Inert-Gas Condensation Methods”, in “Nanostructured Materials: Processing, Properties, and Applications”, Second Edition, Carl C. Koch (ed.), William Andrew, Inc., Norwich, NY, 2007, pp. 47-90.

A. P. Newbery, C. Suryanarayana, J.A. Christodoulou, B.Q. Han, and E.J. Lavernia, “Mechanical Alloying and Severe Plastic Deformation”, in “CRC Materials Processing Handbook”, J.R. Groza, J.F. Shackelford, E.J. Lavernia, and M.T. Powers (eds.), CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL, 2007, pp. 13-1 to 13-28.

S. Sharma, R. Vaidyanathan, and C. Suryanarayana, “Criterion for Predicting the Glass-Forming Ability of Alloys”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 90 (2007) 111915-1 to 111915-3.

B. Prabhu, C. Suryanarayana, L. An, and R. Vaidyanathan, “Synthesis and Characterization of High Volume Fraction Al-Al2O3 Nanocomposite Powders by High-Energy Milling”, Mater. Sci. & Eng., A425 (2006) 192-200.

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