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Dr Nilam Barekar

Dr Nilam Barekar
Research Fellow - Constellium

Gardiner Building 101a


A dynamic figure. Self-starter with strong interpersonal skills. Diverse expertise in advanced materials for structural application, solidification research and modern materials technology. As an industrial research fellow Dr. Nilam Barekar's role is to carry out R & D activities spanning from designing and developing new processes, optimizing performance levels of materials, understanding the structure-property relation through characterisation to identifying weaknesses.


Doctor of Philosophy in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


Dr. Barekar is currently working on EPSRC funded LiME Hub project. He is directly liaising with industry and leading in managing the R & D project activities and delivering the results which can have significant business impact.

Newest selected publications

K.M., SM., Barekar, NS., Lazaro-Nebreda, J., Patel, JB. and Fan, Z. (2021) 'In-situ microstructural control of A6082 alloy to modify second phase particles by melt conditioned direct chill (MC-DC) casting process – A novel approach'. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 295. pp. 1 - 14. ISSN: 0924-0136 Open Access Link

Journal article

Barekar, N., Barbatti, C., Skalicky, I., Fan, Z. and Jarrett, M. (2020) 'Enhancement of chip breakability of aluminium alloys by controlling the solidification during direct chill casting'. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 862. pp. 1 - 8. ISSN: 0925-8388 Open Access Link

Journal article

Yang, X., Barekar, NS., Ji, S., Dhindaw, BK. and Fan, Z. (2020) 'Influence of reinforcing particle distribution on the casting characteristics of Al-SiCp composites'. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 279. pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 0924-0136 Open Access Link

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Adole, O., Barekar, N., McKay, B., Anguilano, L., Minton, T. and Novytskyi, A. (2018) 'Fibre/matrix intermetallic phase formation in novel aluminium-basalt composites'. Materials Letters, 239. pp. 128 - 131. ISSN: 0167-577X Open Access Link

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Miranda, A., Barekar, N. and McKay, B. (2018) 'MWCNTs and its use in Al-MMCs for Ultra-High Thermal Conductivity Applications: A Review'. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 774. pp. 820 - 840. ISSN: 1873-4669

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