K.A. Natarajan
Honorary Professor

Contact Information:
Department of Metallurgy
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012. INDIA.
Office Phone : +91 80 2293 2679

Home Phone : +91 80 2360 0038

Fax : +91 80 2360 0472

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Recent publications:
  1. A. Das, J.M. Modak and K.A. Natarajan
    Surface Chemical Studies of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans with Reference to Copper Tolerance,
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhock Journal of Microbiology, 73 (1998), pp 215-222.

  2. Namita Deo and K.A. Natarajan
    Biodegradation of some organic flotation reagents by Bacillus polymyxa,
    Bioremediation Journal, 2(1998) pp 205-214.

  3. Namita Deo and K.A. Natarajan
    Role of Corundum-adapted strains of Bacillus polymyxa in the separation of hematite and alumina,
    Minerals & Metallurgical Processing, 16(1999) 29-32.

  4. R.J. Deshpande and K.A. Natarajan
    Studies on grinding media wear and its effect on the flotation of ferruginous phosphate ore,
    Minerals Engineering, 12(1999) pp 1119-1125.

  5. D.Santhiya, S.Subramanian, K.A. Natarajan and S.G. Malghan
    Surface chemical studies on the competitive adsorption of poly acrylic acid and polyvinyl alcohol onto alumina,
    J.Colloid and Interface Science, 216 (1999) pp 143-153.

  6. J.M. Modak, S.S. Vasan and K.A. Natarajan
    Calcium Removal from Bauxite using Paenibacillus polymyxa,
    Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, 16(1999) pp 6-12.

  7. D. Santhiya, S. Subramanian and K.A. Natarajan
    Surface chemical studies on galena and sphalerite in the presence of Thiobacillus thiooxidans with reference to mineral beneficiation,
    Minerals Engineering 13(2000) pp 747-763.