Professor, Department of Metallurgical & Material Engineering
Jadavpur University,
188 Raja S C Mullick Road
Kolkata, West Bengal
Pin Code-700032, Country-India
PH:+91 33 2457 2181 (Direct)
Fax:+91 33 2414 6940
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Ph.D. Jadavpur University
M.E. Jadavpur University
B.E. Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (2)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Lecturer, Reader, Associate Professor 2005,1st March to 
Jadavpur University Professor  to Till Date
Industrial Experience (1)
Name Of Organization Postition Held Period
M.N, Dastur & Co.(P).Ltd Senior Engineer 1996 to 2005
Field of Specialization
Iron & Steelmaking, Non-Ferrous Technology, Foundry Technology, Nanobiotechnology, Bio-Materials
Courses Taught/Teaching
Iron Making (UG)
Steel Making (UG)
Production of Ferro Alloys (UG)
Foundry Technology (UG)
Mineral Beneficiation (UG)
Steel Technology (PG)
Bio-Materials (PG)
Research Area
Extractive Metallurgy, Process development of Metals Extraction, Nano biotechnology
More than 12 years, teaching experience in Ferrous & Non-ferrous Process Metallurgy, Foundry Technology, Mineral Processing, Bio-Materials & Eight & half years in consulting engineering firm
Conference Papers Published (15)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

A Novel Method to Use Steel Plant Wastes and High Ash Coal for DR Iron Preparation SCANMET V - 5th International Conference on Process Development in Iron and Steel making, 2016 2016 Bitan Kumar Sarkar, S. Chakraborty, M. K. Sharma, V. Suresh, Chandan Sarkar, M K Mitra, R. Dey -
Reduction of Iron Ore Fines using SYNGAS from Lean-Grade Coal OPMR2016 - Opportunities in Processing of Metal Resources in South East Europe Budapest 2016 Anrin Bhattacharyya, Chanchal Biswas, Johannes Schenk, Gopesh Chandra Das, Mahua Ghosh Choudhuri and Rajib Dey -112-124
Pre-reduction of Iron Ore Briquettes by gasification of Lean Grade Ore Proceedings of the 13th International Seminar of Mineral Processing Technology - MPT 2013 2013 Chanchal Biswas, Rajib Dey, Mahua Ghosh Chaudhuri -
A quantitative study for mineralogical phase analysis of Indian titaniferous magnetite and its iron mineral characterization by 57Fe Mossbauer Spectroscopy 17th Convention of the Indian Geological Congress and International Conference on New Paradigms of Exploration and Sustainable Mineral Development: Vision 2050 2011 S. Samanta, K. Bhattacharjee, S. Biswas, T.K Baidya, S. Mukherjee, R. Dey -
Recovery of metal values from chromite overburden using Biohydrometallurgical route International Conference on Advances in Materials and Materials Processing 2011 Supratim Biswas, Saikat Samanta, Pataki Charan Bandyopadhyay, Rajib Dey, Siddhartha Mukherjee -
Journal Papers Published (45)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Study on reduction kinetics of iron ore sinter using coke dust International journal of metallurgical & materials Science and engineering (ijmmse) 2018 Arghya majumder, bitan kumar sarkar, maharshi ghosh dastidar, Gopes chandra das &rajib dey Vol. 8, issue 1-19-26
Novelty on reduction of raw and pre-oxidised titaniferous magnetite ore with boiler grade coal Journal of Ironmaking & Steelmaking 2017 B. K. Sarkar, S. Samanta, R. Dey & G. C. Das DOI: 10.1080/03019233.2017.1286545-1-10
Effect of Naphthalene on Reduction Characteristics of Iron Ore Nuggets using Boiler Grade Coal MGMI transactions 2017 Rajib Dey, Chanchal Biswas, Mahua Ghosh Chaudhuri Vol-113-33-49
Production of Pig Iron by Smelting of Blended Pre- Reduced Titaniferous Magnetite Ore and Hematite Ore Using Lean Grade Coal World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering 2016 Bitan Kumar Sarkar, Akashdeep Agarwal, Rajib Dey, Gopes Chandra Das Vol: 10, No- 8-978-985
Study on Reduction Kinetics of Briquettes of Hematite Fines with Boiler Grade Coaland Coke Dust in Two Different Forms: Intermixing & Multilayered Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series D 2016 2016 Gopal Ghosh Roy, Bitan Kumar Sarkar, Mahua Ghosh Chaudhuri, Rajib Dey, Manoj Kumar Mitra DOI:10.1007/s40033-016-0130-z-
Books Published (0)
Awarded By Award Name Year

The Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India Indranil Award for Metallurgy for his Outstanding Contribution in Ferrous Metallurgy 2017
The Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India Institute s Bronze Medal 2017
Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India Institute s Gold Medal 2010
International Symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Materials Science & Engineering IIT Madras, Chennai ISRS Best paper Prize 2010
Indian Institute of Metals Kolkata Chapter Best Performer Award 2009
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (13)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Maharshi Ghosh Dastidar Alkali effect on the iron making processes Ongoing 2016
Surojit Ghoshal Optimization of coating for austenitic stainless steel pipeline in buried, above ground and splashed condition Ongoing 2016
Arghya Majumder Optimizations of the Sinter Chemistry to achieve adequate mechanical properties and higher blast furnace productivity through Microstructural study Ongoing 2015
Subrata Goswami Application of Gait analysis in assessment of outcome of pain management among workers with chronic low back pain Ongoing 2015
Bikramaditya Bhaumick A comparative exploration of techno-economic and marketing parameters for different Indian steel grades Ongoing 2014
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (22)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Kaustav Manna Role of Binders and Size Fractions on the Mechanical Properties of Sintered Alumina Prof G C Das 2017
Ahana Banerjee Effect of Hydroxyapatite on Metallic Biomaterials Dr S R Das Gupta 2017
Saugata Dhar A Prediction Model of Steel Melting Shop (LD Converter) Productivity with the help of Artificial Neural Network in an Integrated Steel Plant Prof G C Das 2017
Ranjan Kumar Behera Study on release kinetics of insulin entrapped in nano-porous silica gel as a potential drug carrier 2016
Prithviraj Gupta Utilization of low grade chromite ores in mag-chrome refractories 2016
Project Works (9)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Smelting of pre-reduced chromite ore pellets by Syngas for the production of ferrochrome Principal Investigator Teqip 1 year 2016 to  Complete
Recovery of Metal Values Analysis of the Harmful Effects of Alkaline Elements on the Raw Materials Performance and the Efficiency of Different Ironmaking Process Principal Investigator DST & Austrian Part 2 years 2015 to  Ongoing
Physico-Chemical Processing of Low Grade Chromite Ore for Beneficiation and Agglomeration of Fines for utilization Principal Investigator Ministry of Mines 3 years 2014 to  Ongoing
Value Addition by Design in Rural Articles - Dissemination & Development Principal Investigator UGC 1 Year 2012 to  Complete
Prepared Burden (Steel Nugget) for Solid-state Reduction and Subsequent Smelting in Electric Furnaces Principal Investigator RINL 3 years 2010 to  Ongoing
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (6)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

Collaborative research on Extractive Metallurgy (Iron and Steel) Montanuniversitat Leoben, Leoben, Austria 2016
Collaborative Research ESI Institute of Pain Management 2015
PhD Research (Bikramaditya Bhaumick) Professor Soumya Sarkar, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi, 2014
PhD Research (Sagnik Das) Dr. Mrinal Pal, Scientist, CSIR - Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute 2014
PhD Research (Suparna Chakraborty) Dr. Satadal Das, Microbiologist, Peerless Hospital and B K Ray Research Center 2010
InviteLectures (5)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Steel: Steel is the best UGC-HRDC Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2017
Steel: Steel is the best UGC-HRDC Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2016
Lessons from School & Beyond Hare School Hare School 2012
Copper Alloy Castings for Marine Use Indian Institute of Foundry man, Howrah Chapter Rotary Club, Howrah 2011
ADI-Future of Quality Castings in India Indian Institute of Foundry man, Howrah Chapter Mini Seminar Hall, Sarat Sadan, Howrah Maidan 2010
Membership Of Learned Societies (4)

Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India - Life Member
Indian Institute of Metals - Life Member
Indian Institute of Foundry - 1 year (Annual)
The Institution of Engineering and Technology - 1 year (Annual)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (6)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

61st Orientation Programme (13/06/2016 to 11/07/2016) UGC-HRDC Jadavpur University 2016
Siemens: Training on Fundamental of Metallurgical Engineering: Introduction to the theory of Ironmaking and Steelmaking (Course Coordinator) Metallurgical & material Engineering Department Jadavpur University 2014
Certificate Course on Foundry Technology for RDSO, 5th Sep to 10th Sep 2011, (Course Coordinator) Metallurgical & material Engineering Department Jadavpur University 2011
Recent Trends in Nanoscience & Technology School of Materials Science & Technology, Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2007
Retraining of College Teacher programme under UGC-University with potential for Excellence Scheme Conceptual Changes in Higher Education School of Women s Studies, Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2006
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (81)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

Indian Foundry Convention - East : Committed to Make in India Indian Foundry Organisation Hotel ITC sonar 2017 Attended
Deformation and Texture of Materials COE, TEQIP Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2017 Attended
Current Dynamics of Steel in India BCC&I, The Bengal Chamber Hotel Taj Bengal 2017 Attended
Initiatives in Outcome Based Education and NBA Accreditation Engineering Staff College of India Hotel Hyatt Regency 2017 Attended
Usage of Structural Steel and Stainless Steel in Archiitecture Building & Construction Sector Nickel Institute & Insdag Hotel Pride 2017 Attended
Session chaired (1)
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Emerging Technologies and application for steelmaking, Continuous casting, rolling and finishing mills Steel and Metallurgy Hotel Gateway 2017
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Professional Society Activity (2)
Type of Professional Activity Period

Joint Secretary of of Indian Institute of Metals Kolkata Chapter 2008 to 2014
Secretary of Indian Institute of Metals Kolkata Chapter 2014 to 2015
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (5)

Acted as Head of the Department (Metallurgical and Material Engineering) in 2011-13
Conducting research work on the behavioural abnormalities of Children with Special Need Through Skill Development Programme with the Department of Adult, Continuing Education and Extension, Jadavpur University
Conducting research work on value addition in rural articles
Awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from All India Institute of Management Studies
Acted as member of expert committee of Department of Adult, Continuing Education and Extension in 2009