Shashi Rao M.S.

Professional Title
Metallurgical Engineer

Research Interests

Extraction of critical metals, materials production for sustainable energy, materials production for 3D printing, energy efficiency in mining, wastewater treatment, waste minimization and materials recycling, big data and social analytics, and social innovations.


  • Master of Engineering Science in Metallurgical Engineering from Curtin University's Western Australian School of Mines;
  • Bachelor of Technology in Metallurgical and materials Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India

Prior Work Experience 

  • Metallurgist, Cobar Consolidated Resources, New South Wales, Australia
  • Metallurgical Engineer, JSW Steel, India
  • Researcher, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.

Member of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)

NRRI News Articles

Report explores the challenges and research opportunities in electronic waste recycling.

NRRI Coleraine has unique niche for small batch testing of alternative binders for iron of the future.

NRRI helps Iron Range modernize with new, more efficient rock crushing technology

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