Shamik K. Ray

Research Scientist
Natural Resources Canada

Current research and/or projects

Biography:

I am a process metallurgist with expertise in iron & steel processing. I hold advanced knowledge of application of physical & mathematical modelling techniques in the field of metallurgical processing operations. Prior to joining at NRCAN, I worked as Post-Doctoral Fellow at McMaster University. Before my graduate studies, I also worked in Blast Furnace iron production in an integrated steel plant for more than ten years.

Research and/or project statements

Current Research Projects:

  • Fuel injection in Blast Furnace ironmaking.
    • Experimental evaluation;
    • Mathematical modelling.
  • Use of bio material in ironmaking & steelmaking.

Professional activities / interests

  • Advisor of Process Metallurgy and Modelling Group at the University of Toronto.

  • Look to collaborate with graduate and under graduate students.

  • Interests: Application of physical and mathematical modelling techniques in the field of iron and steel processing.

Education and awards

Degrees:

Ph.D. Process Metallurgy, McGill University.

MEng Process Metallurgy, McGill University.

BE Metallurgical Engineering, B.E. College, Calcutta University, India.

Awards:

Dean's Doctoral Student Research Recruitment Award (DDSRRA), McGill University, 2006.

Hatch Graduate Fellowship in engineering, McGill University, 2008.

 

Key publications

  1. Evaluation of PCI coals in new injection facility at CanmetENERGY-OTTAWA; Shamik Ray, L. Giroux, T. MacPhee, K. W. Ng & T. W. Todoschuck, AISTech 2015 Proceedings, Vol-1, 926 – 937.
  2. Carbon Injection Rate for Optimum Electric Arc Furnace Slags Foaming; T. Zhu, K. S. Coley, G. A. Irons and S. K. Ray, AIST 2011 Proceedings, vol-1, 849 - 856.
  3. Modelling the performance of a 4 strand, 12 tonne, delta-shaped continuous casting tundish fitted with different flow modifying arrangements, for better steel quality; Shamik Kumar Ray, M. Isac, and R.I.L Guthrie. Ironmaking and Steelmaking, April 2011, vol. 38(3), pp 173 – 180.   (DOI 10.1179/030192310X12816231892224 )
  4. A comparative study of isothermal and non-isothermal modeling of flows in tundishes; Shamik Kumar Ray, M. Isac, R.I.L. Guthrie and M. Gagne, AISTech 2009 Proceedings,Vol-1, 1151–1162.
  5. Modeling of Tundish Slag Entrainment During Ladle Changes; Shamik Kumar Ray, M. Isac, R.I.L Guthrie, A. Beaulieu, and M. Gagne, AISTech 2008 Proceedings, Vol-2.