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 13 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 (16)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Recovery of Metal Values from a Blast Furnace Waste Waste Management in Metallurgical Industries : Effective Industry Practices & Research Initiatives 2018 Maharshi Ghosh Dastidaar, Ishita Sarkar, Bitan Kumar Sarkar, Riddhi Sarkar, Arghya Majumder, Rajib Dey -
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 -
Journal Papers Published (47)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Optimization of Quenching Parameters for the Reduction of Titaniferous Magnetite Ore by Lean Grade Coal Using the Taguchi Method and Its Isothermal Kinetic Study Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B: Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science 2018 B.K. Sarkar, N.Kumar, R. Dey, G.C. Das -1-12
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
Nanomaterials in Relation to their Drug Delivery and Release Mechanisms: A Review Exemplified with some Herbal Drugs World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2018 PrithaPal ,Rajib Dey, Satadal Das, Mahua Ghosh Chaudhuri Volume 7-1782-1804
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
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
Books Published (0)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Indian Institute of Metals Kolkata Chapter Award of Excellence 2017
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
International Symposium for Research Scholars on Metallurgy, Materials Science & Engineering IIT Madras, Chennai ISRS Best paper Prize 2010
Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India Institute s Gold Medal 2010
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (14)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Sudhir Kumar Ghosh To study the mechanical properties of metal-alumina composite Ongoing 2018
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
Subrata Goswami Application of Gait analysis in assessment of outcome of pain management among workers with chronic low back pain Ongoing 2015
Arghya Majumder Optimizations of the Sinter Chemistry to achieve adequate mechanical properties and higher blast furnace productivity through Microstructural study Ongoing 2015
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (24)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Himangshu Sahoo Optimization of Quenching Parametersof Vanadium Bearing TitaniferousMagnetite Lump Ore Using Box BehnkenDesign Followed by Smelting for theProduction of Ferro-Alloy 2017
Sharmistha Guha Synthesis and Characterization ofAlumina-Ni/Co Nano-Composite through Sol-Gel Route by Insitu Reduction 2017
Kaustav Manna Role of Binders and Size Fractions on the Mechanical Properties of Sintered Alumina 2016
Saugata Dhar A Prediction Model of Steel Melting Shop (LD Converter) Productivity with the help of Artificial Neural Network in an Integrated Steel Plant 2016
Ahana Banerjee Effect of Hydroxyapatite on Metallic Biomaterials 2016
Project Works (11)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Synthesis of Drug (Herbal Values) Entrapped NanoMaterial to Treat Cancer Disease and Other Disease Causing Organisms Co-Investigator WB DST 15.988 Lakhs 3 Years 2018 to  Ongoing
Design of Nano-Carriers for Sustained Release ofConventional Analgesic Drugs Principal Investigator WB DST 15.17 Lakhs 3 Years 2018 to  Ongoing
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
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 (6)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Patient Safety and Pharmacovigilance :Role of Different Stake Holders :The Informed Patient Jointly organised by Departments of Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata and Indian Pharmacological Society - West Bengal School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata (First Floor Lecture Theatre) 2018
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
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 (89)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

Seminar on Mass Spectroscopy :NexION&Qsight Perkin Elmer Hotel Radisson 2018 Attend
National Symposium on Automation and Digitization ofMetal, Oil and Power Sector :Metallix - 18 Natioanl Student Metallurgists Meet Department of Metallurgical & Material Engineering, Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2018 Organise (Advisor to Treasurer)
Symposium on Union Budget 2018-19 : An In depth Analysis BCC&I, The Bengal Chamber Hotel Oberoi Grand 2018 Attend
Workshop on Coking coal in Indian Steel industry - issues & challenges SAIL & IIM Kolkata Chapter Hotel LalitGreat Eastern 2018 Organise
National Seminar on Green Recycling of Used Lead Batteries ILZDA, IIM Kolkata Chapter & MIEEM CGCRI 2018 Organise
Session chaired (2)
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Success & Survival Strategies for Indian Steel Industry Steel & Metallurgy Hotel Gateway 2018
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