Dr. Swaren Bedarkar, Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Bombay, has stints in R&D, Project Design and Commissioning activity of various metallurgical equipment. With over 17 years of professional experience, he provides a unique blend of expertise to Electrotherm in its pursuit of development of new metallurgical processes and equipment. The main areas of interest of Dr. Bedarkar are iron-making & steel-making, heat & mass transfer and processing modeling. He has worked extensively on de-phosphorization of steel using induction furnace route. He is continuously working on efficient melting of sponge iron in induction furnace steel making. Dr. Bedarkar is also involved in the various activities of Metallurgical Engineering Department of Indus University, Ahmedabad, India.