Designation:HOD (Transport & Infrastucture Consultant)
Qualification: Ph.D, 1985, Technical University of Gdansk, Ship Research Institute, Poland. B.Tech (Hons), 1976, IIT Kharagpur.
Area of Interest : Ship production, Computational Weld Mechanics and Welding Technology, FRP Composite applications.
Career History & Experience
Retd. Professor, Department of Ocean Engineering & Naval Architecture, IIT Kharagpur. Joined Kharagpur as a member of Ocean Engineering & Naval Architecture faculty on Apr.1987 Superannuated on Nov.2017.
He was Dean of Students’ Affairs from Apr.2012 – Apr 2015.
He was posted as Managing Director of Science & Technology Entrepreneurs’ Park, IIT Kharagpur for the Dec.2004 to Oct.2007 as additional activities
He was Lecturer, Institute of Shipbuilding Technology, Vasco-da Gama, Goa from May 1986 to Apr.1987
He was Naval Architect, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd. for a period of three years graduation from IIT Kharagpur from Jul.1976 to Aug.1979.
Spent six years in Poland doing my Polish language and Ph.D studies from Sept.1979 to Dec.1985.
Undertaken several industrial consultancy as well as sponsored research projects involving techniques, weld distortion analysis, distortion control and mitigation as well as development of stir welding of marine grade aluminum alloys sponsored by various Govt. and private agencies.
About 80 research papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences.
- “Aluminum Welding“, 2nd Edition, 2005, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, ISBN 817319-637-0.
- “Welding and Distortion Control“, 2004, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, ISBN 817319-552-8, simultaneously published by Alpha Science International Ltd., Pangbourne,U.K. ISBN 1-84265-177-3 and ASM International, USA, ISBN 0-87170-800-0.
- “Welding Techniques, Distortion Control and Line Heating”, 2009, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-81-7319-971-4.
- “Ship Construction and Welding”, 2017, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. ISBN 978-98110-2953-0.
Awarded fellowship under Royal Society of Edinburgh International Exchange Programm
Elected Fellow of The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, 2006.
Elected Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India), 2001.
Certified and designated Member of American Welding Society, 1991
Design and Fabrication of Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Road Side Crash Barrier, (Filed).
Design and Fabrication of Stiffened Plate Panel of AA5083 by Friction Stir Welding, (Filed).
Additional Skills & Interests
Amateur radio enthusiast, call sign VU2ROA.
Solar thermal and tidal energy