The 10th Placid Rodriguez Memorial Lecture
Materials for Future Defence Systems: Aeroengines , by Dr. Samir V. Kamat

The 10th Placid Rodriguez Memorial Lecture was organised on 05 October 2018, at IC & SR Auditorium, IIT Madras, jointly by IIM Kalpakkam and IIM Chennai Chapters. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Samir V. Kamat, Director General of Naval Systems and Materials, who is an expert on the development of various advanced materials for defence applications.  

The speaker stressed upon the diverse requirements that materials for future defence systems will be required to satisfy, be it for speed, strength, precision, survivability, signature, materials selection, cost, weight or commonality.    (continue reading here)