The Centre for Pioneering Studies in Gold and Silver is a dedicated research centre aimed at studying the metallurgy of gold and silver alloys. The centre, with a group of scientists from various disciplines such as Physics, Chemistry, Materials & Metallurgy, and Manufacturing, works extensively in the following areas:
The Centre is led by Prof. G S Vinod Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering. SRM University-AP has six and more years of experience handling industry-sponsored research projects, particularly in gold and silver alloys. Dr Vinod Kumar has successfully completed flagship projects and consultancy projects from Titan Company Ltd, Hosur, in Gold, Silver and Brass. He has expertise in handling Gold and Silver with utmost care and can retain almost 100% of the metal scrapped during the process.