Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in Hindi

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

ERGONOMICS LABORATORY

Faculties

Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Professor

 

Interest Areas : Ergonomics Research, Human Compatibility Factor, Design Ergonomics, Product-Environment Interface

                         Design, Occupational Health, Participatory Ergonomics and Training

 

                        dc[at]iitg.ac.in                +91-361-2582453

Biodata

Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Associate Professor

 

Interest Areas : Virtual Simulation (CAD and Digital Human Modeling), Physical Ergonomics (Product and Workstation design),

                         Cognitive Ergonomics (Information processing), Design and work environment, Design and Occupational Health

 

                        karmakar.sougata[at]iitg.ac.in, karmakar.sougata[at]gmail.com            +91-361-2582464; +91-8011403513

 Biodata

Dr. Swati Pal (on lien)

Assistant Professor

 

Interest Area : Ergo-design & Innovation, Physical Ergonomics, Cognitive Ergonomics, Design and Biomechanics,

                        Occupational Health

 

                          swatipal[at]iitg.ac.in, palswati27[at]gmail.com                +91-361-2584477, 07896517576

Dr. Urmi R Salve

Assistant Professor

 

Interest Area : Human Factor Engineering, Occupational Ergonomics, Cognitive Ergonomics, Research Methodology

 

                          urmi.salve[at]iitg.ac.in, meeturmi[at]gmail.com              +91-361-2582473, 09699532474

 

Biodata

 

Research Scholars

Institute Post Doctoral Fellow (IPDF)

Dr. Abhirup Chatterjee (from 2014 - 2017)

 

Designation : Institute Post Doctoral Fellow

Mentor :  Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Broad Area : Cognitive Ergonomics & Design implementation

Background : Cognitive Ergonomics & Neuropsychophysiology; Occupational & Techno Stress; Sleep, Sleep

                     Disturbances & Deprivation; Non-Pharmacological Interventions to Stress - Meditation/Yoga and

                     Cognitive Retraining; Autonomic Recovery Approaches for Stress.

 

                                                         abhirup2k4[at]gmail.com, drachatterjee[at]iitg.ac.in

Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh (from March, 2019 - till date)

 

Designation : Institute Post Doctoral Fellow

Mentor :  Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Broad Area : Physical and Cognitive Ergonomics

Background : Occupational health, physical ergonomics, workplace risk assessment, work system design/ redesign, physical  and physiological capabilities and limitations of the human body, biomechanics, hand-arm vibration, noise exposure, data analysis.

 

                                                         singh.mechanical [at]yahoo.com; ashishksingh[at]iitg.ac.in

Dr.  Naveen Virmani (from May, 2019 - till date)

 

Designation : Institute Post Doctoral Fellow

Mentor :  Dr. Urmi Ravindra Salve

Broad Area : Physical and cognitive ergonomics in manufacturing industries

Background : Physical ergonomics, cognitive ergonomics, system design and ergonomics aspects in manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, data analysis and optimization.

 

                                                          naveenvirmani11[at]gmail.com; naveen.virmani[at]iitg.ac.in

Awarded Doctorates

Nandita Bhattacharyya

 

Roll No. : 08610502

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Thesis Title : Ergonomically Designed Intervention towards Occupational Wellness of Women Tea Leaf pluckers in Assam.

At Present : Associate Professor, Department of Family Resource Management, Assam Agricultural University,

                    Assam, India

 

                                                     nbhatta2000[at]yahoo.com

Prakash Kumar

 

Roll No. : 09610510

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Thesis Title : Ergonomic Design Intervention for pineapple pealing task in small food processing units

At Present : Assistant Professor Shiv Nadar University, Noida (U.P.)

 

 

                                                     prakash.iitg[at]gmail.com, prakash.kumar[at]snu.edu.in

Sangeeta Pandit

 

Roll No. : 09610510

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Thesis Title : Assistive design intervention to reduce Occupational Ergonomic stress among Women Handloom Weavers of Assam

At Present : Assistant Professor, IIITDM Jabalpur (M. P.)

 

 

                                                    s.pandit[at]iitg.ac.in

Anirban Chowdhury

 

Roll No. :  126105003

Category : Regular

Supervisor  : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Thesis Title: Influence of Anthropomorphic Product Appearance on Purchase Intention: A Cognitive Ergonomics Perspective

At Present : Assistant Professor, MIT INSTITUTE OF DESIGN

 

                                                  chowdhuryanirban14[at]gmail.com

Thaneshwar Patel

 

Roll No. : 126105007

Category : QIP

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Thesis Title: Ergonomic Design Modification of ‘Pedal Operated Paddy Thresher’ Adoptable for Agricultural Needs of Northeast India

At Present : Assistant Professor, NERIST, Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh

 

                                                     thaneswer[at]gmail.com

Sanjog J

 

Roll No. : 11610501

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Thesis Title : Ergonomic design interventions for improvement of shop-floor working conditions in the Indian small and medium scale injection-molded plastic furniture manufacturing industries

 

 

                                                  sanjog[at]iitg.ac.in

Preeti Yadav

 

Roll No. : 126105009

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Thesis Title : Mascot and consumer perception on food product selection

 

 

 

                                                  y.preeti[at]iitg.ac.in

Swathi Matta Reddy

 

Roll No. : 10610501

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti, Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Thesis Title : Influence of Colour and Form in Product Choice: Cognitive Ergonomics Perspective

At Present : Guest Faculty, NIFT, Chennai (T. N.)

 

 

                                                  m.swathi[at]iitg.ac.in, swathimr127[at]gmail.com

Surendra Kumar

 

Roll No. : 126105004

Category : Part Time

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Thesis Title: Impact of Low illumination and High noise level on Occupational Health of Indian Hand-loom Weavers : Special Reference to Bargarh District of Odisha

At Present : Director, Indian Institute of Handloom Technology, Bargarh, Orissa

 

 

                                                  k.surendra[at]iitg.ac.in, kumars.iiht[at]gmail.com

Shilpi Bora

 

Roll No. : 136105008

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Thesis Title : An Ergonomic Study on Occupational Wellbeing and Womanness Issues of Assam Police

 

                                                 shilpi.bora[at]iitg.ac.in

Ongoing Doctoral

T Ravi

 

Roll No. : 09610506

Category : Part Time

Supervisor : Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Broad Area : Fashion & Aesthetics

 

 

 

                                                    t.ravi[at]iitg.ac.in, thanakodiravi[at]gmail.com

Nilakshi Yein

 

Roll No. : 146105008

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Swati Pal

Broad Area : Ergonomic Intervention for Elderly

 

                                                    y.nilakshi[at]iitg.ac.in

Indresh Kumar Verma

 

Roll No. : 146105005

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Broad Area : Cognitive Ergonomics of Driver-Vehicle Interaction.

 

 Website                                  indresh.verma[at]gmail.com

Brajesh Dhiman

 

Roll No. : 156105014

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Broad Area : Renewal Energy based Product Design

 

                                                     brajesh.dhiman[at]iitg.ac.in

Arunita Paul

 

Roll No. : 156105002

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Urmi R Salve

Broad Area : applied ergonomics, cognitive ergonomics

 

                                                     arunita[at]iitg.ac.in, arunita.paul2007[at]gmail.com

Wanrisa Bok Kharkongor

 

Roll No. : 156105011

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Prof. DebKumar Chakrabarti

Broad Area :

 

                                                     wanrisa89[at]gmail.com

Susmita Nath

 

Roll No. : 156105008

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Broad Area : Occupational Vibration

 

 

                                                   n.susmita[at]iitg.ac.in, susmitanath44[at]gmail.com

Sukanya Bor Saikia

 

Roll No. :  156105001

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Prof. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Broad Area :  Ergonomics in Micro-Tourism

 

                                                     sukanya.saikia[at]iitg.ac.in

Amrita Bhattacharjee

 

Roll No. : 156105003

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Swati Pal

Broad Area : Lighting Design

 

                                                     amrita.2015[at]iitg.ac.in

Ganesh S. Jadhav

 

Roll No. : 156105018

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Urmi R. Salve

Broad Area : Occupational Ergonomics

 

                                                   j.ganesh[at]iitg.ac.in, gsjadhav[at]yahoo.co.in

Bighna Kalyan Nayak

 

Roll No. : 156105021

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Broad Area : Cognitive Ergonomics

 

                                                        k.bighna[at]gmail.com

M. ARUNACHALAM

 

Roll No. : 156105020

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Broad Area : Automotive ergonomics

 

                                                   muthiah_arunkaveri[at]yahoo.co.in, a.arunachalam[at]iitg.ac.in

Jitesh Singh Chauhan

 

Roll No. : 166105103

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Broad Area : HUMAN COMFORT IN AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY (ERGONOMICS)

 

                                                   jiteshsingh[at]iitg.ac.in, jiteshsingh9[at]yahoo.com

Amare Wibneh

 

Roll No. : 166105010

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Broad Area : Ergonomic Vehicle Design

 

                                                   amare.wm[at]iitg.ac.in

Chirapriya Mondal

 

Roll No. : 166105107

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Broad Area : To develop a framework for retention of ethnic features and pursue innovation in handloom sarees: Case studies from India

 

               Website                            chirapriya[at]iitg.ac.in

Md. Sarfaraz Alam

 

Roll No. : 166105008

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Urmi R. Salve

Broad Area : Environmental Ergonomics

 

                                                   sarfaraz8665[at]iitg.ac.in, sarfaraz8665[at]gmail.com

Gurdeep Singh

 

Roll No. : 176105105

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Broad Area : Design Ergonomic Interventions in FMCG's

 

                                                   singh176105105[at]iitg.ac.in

K C P Parasaram

 

Roll No. : 166105108

Category : Part-time

Supervisor : Dr. Urmi R. Salve

Broad Area : Design and Development of Training module for firing skill improvement.

 

                                                    kcpiitg[at]gmail.com

Vigneshkumar C

 

Roll No. : 176105104

Category : Regular

Supervisor : Dr. Urmi R. Salve

Broad Area : Safety in Design: Prevention of fall from Height in Residential projects

 

  Website                                      c176105104[at]iitg.ac.in

Staff

Amitabh Bordoloi

Sr. Technical Superintendent

 

          amitabh[at]iitg.ac.in

          amitabhbordoloiiitg[at]gmail.com

 

          +91 361 2583097

Sabyasachee Ghosh

Project Staff

 

           ghosh.s[at]iitg.ac.in

          ghosh.sabyasachee[at]gmail.com

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