The centre for pioneering studies in gold and silver is a dedicated research centre aimed to study the metallurgy of gold and silver alloys. The centre, with the group of scientists of various disciplines such as Physics, Chemistry, Materials & Metallurgy, and Manufacturing, works extensively in the following areas:
The centre is one of its kind in our country, built with the support of the Management of SRM- University – AP, aiming to cultivate the research collaboration between academic institutions and industry. The centre was inaugurated on November 8, 2021, by Dr V. K. Sarawat, Hon’ble member Niti Ayog, in the august presence of the President, the Vice-Chancellor & the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of SRM University-AP.
The centre is led by Dr G. S. Vinod-Kumar, Professor, Dept. 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.
Facilities available at the Centre
Central Facilities of SRM–AP and SRMIST