Profile of Prof. V.A. Altekar-Our New Director

Director, NML (1969) Profile of Prof. V.A. Altekar-Our New Director. NML Technical Journal, 11 (3). 4- .

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Prof. V.A. Altekar has taken over the charges of the National Metallurgical Laboratory as Director from 16th August, 1969. Born on 4th March, 1925, Prof. Altekar took his degree in Metallurgical Engineering in 1946, from the Banaras Hindu University. His research work on the utilisation of the lead-zinc ores of Zawar was well recieved and he was awarded a scholarship by the Colorado School of Mines, U.S.A. for post-graduate work on 'Mechanism of formation of nodular cast iron'. Working under Prof. C.B. Carpenter and Prof. Wichman there he obtained his Master's and Doct-orate degrees in Metallurgical Engineering. He was also assigned many industrial problems. He worked for some time with the U.S. Bureau of Mines and also with a private Copper Mining and Milling Company in Arizona.

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