Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

List of supervising students:

Devarshi Kashyap  (k.devarshi@iitg.ernet.in)

Studies on nano and micro filler reinforced shape memory polyurethane for endovascular applications. Ph.D student, July 2013

R. Vignesh Babu  (vignesh.r@iitg.ernet.in)

Studies on Copper-Carbon nanotubes based composites. Ph.D student, December 2013

Urmimala Saikia (urmimala@iitg.ernet.in)

Design and development of Lower-Extremity Orthosis for different types of leg deformities, Ph.D student, 2014 jointly with Prof.S.K.Dwivedy

Ashirbad Jana (ashirbad@iitg.ernet.in)

Development and Characterization of a next generation Acetabular cup as per ISO/ASTM Standards, Ph.D student, 2014 jointly with Dr. S.Senthilvelan

Dr.Akash Handique (h.akash@iitg.ernet.in) (M.D., Dept. of Radiology & Imaging, NEIGRIHMS, Shillong)

Development of an advanced inexpensive liquid embolic material to plug leaking arteries in life-threatening internal bleed under X-ray guidance, Ph.D student, 2014

Nandini Rai (nandini@iitg.ernet.in)

ROS control in Cochlear implants, Ph.D student, 2016

Vaibhav Jaiswal

Gait analysis based patient specific prosthetic polycentric knee joint and socket for trans-femoral amputees to improve their walking pattern, Ph.D student, 2017

P. Kishore Kumar

Development of a single station hip joint wear simulator for simulated in vivo characterization of acetabulum. Junior Research Fellow in a SERB sponsored project, jointly with Dr. S.Senthilvelan, IIT Guwahati, India.

Raagdeep Raj

Preservation of residual hearing by localized delivery of nanoceria based solid solution and composite as an antioxidant in cochlear implants Junior Research Fellow in a DBT sponsored project, IIT Guwahati, India.

Sarmistha Ojha

Prosthetist and Orthotist, Project Fellow in a sponsored project, IIT Guwahati, India

 

List of supervised students:

Ph.D students

S. Arun  

Design, development and testing of user friendly, light weight and inexpensive artificial limb for trans-femoral amputees. 2012-2016, IIT Guwahati, India

N. Shanmuga Priya

Synthesis and characterization of high oxygen storage capacity nanoparticles dispersed diesel for the emission reduction and performance enhancement of a direct injection engine, 2011-2015 jointly with Dr. C. Somayaji, IIT Guwahati, India

P. S. Rama Sreekanth

Feasibility Studies on Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene/Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes Composites for Total Joint Replacements, 2009-2013, IIT Guwahati, India

M.Tech students

Banamali Tappo

Reduction of metabolic energy of foot drop patient using custom made patient specific orthotic device to improve the gait pattern, M.Tech thesis 2016-17

Heta Panchal

In-situ blood pressure monitoring using Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices, M.Tech thesis, 2016-17 jointly with Dr.Ajai Kunnumakkara, BSBE

Deepak Adikari

Finite element modelling of Piezoelectric energy harvester, M.Tech thesis, 2016-2017 jointly with Dr.Atanu Banarjee, ME

Mrutyunjay Maharana 

Design and development of a trans-femoral amputee walking simulator. M.Tech final year project 2013-2014, IIT Guwahati, India

Pushpendra

Performance evaluation of nanofluid in a counter flow Heat Exchanger. M.Tech final year project 2013-2014, IIT Guwahati, India

Susanta Behera 

Preparation and characterization of copper-carbon nanotube nanocomposites via powder metallurgy technique. M.Tech final year project 2012-2013, IIT Guwahati, India

Bijay Kumar Roy

Preparation and characterization of shape memory polymer nanocomposites for stents. M.Tech final year project 2012-2013, IIT Guwahati, India

Randhir Kumar 

Hexagonal boron-nitride based nanofluid as a transformer coolant. M.Tech final year project 2012-2013, IIT Guwahati, India

S. Arun 

Performance enhancement of medical grade PMMA (bone cement) by reinforcing MWCNT.
M.Tech final year project (2011-2012), IIT Guwahati, India.

Saumes Harichandan

Preparation and characterization of superparamagnetic nanoparticles and nanofluids for hyperthermia application.
M.Tech final year project (2011-2012), IIT Guwahati, India.

P. Jayesh 

Experiments on nanofluids based thin film temperature sensors for transient measurements.
M.Tech final year project (2011-2012), IIT Guwahati, India, jointly with Dr.Niranjan Sahoo, IITG

N. Ramesh Babu 

Studies on mechanical characterization of Polymer blends using small punch technique.
M.Tech final year project (2011-2012), IIT Guwahati, India.

Swapnita Kakati

Performance enhancement of a conventional stove using a new class of fuel - Nanofuel.
M.Tech final year project (2010-2011), IIT Guwahati, India.

Mantulal Basumatary

Oleic acid coated ceria nanoparticles in diesel for the reduction of emission in a diesel engine.
M.Tech final year project (2010-2011), IIT Guwahati, India.

Saptarshi Mandal

Experimental and simulation study of the reduction of emission level in a diesel engine using nanofuel
M.Tech final year project (2009-2010), IIT Guwahati, India.
Ajay Sarma   

Mechanical characterization of CNT/HDPE nanocomposites using conventional and small punch technique
M.Tech final year project (2009-2010), IIT Guwahati, India.

 

B.Tech students

Sasanka Sekhar Sinha and Soshem Hungyo

Optimization of polycentric prosthetic Knee mechanism with improved flexion angle. B.Tech final year project 2012-2013, IITG

Ravindra Pator and Padmanabh Baruah

Development of a stent material from shape memory polymer nanocomposite. B.Tech final year project 2012-2013, IITG

V.M. Danial and Gaurav Joshi

Performance enhancement of Above Knee Prosthesis for North Eastern Region. B.Tech project, 2011-2012, IITG, India

Arun Yadav  

Enhancing bone bonding ability of 316L SS for hard tissue repalcement. B.Tech final year project 2011-2012, IIT Guwahati, India- jointly with Prof.P.S.Robi

Rajiv Sharma and Dushyant Sharma

Improving combustion efficiency of diesel in IC engine using Cerium-Zirconia based Three-way-catalyst.  

B.Tech final year project, 2010-2011, IITG, India

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Saurabh Mishra

Studies on thermal conductivity of ceramic compounds,

B.Tech final year project jointly with Prof.S.Ravi, Department of Physics, IITG, 2010-2011, India

Shyam Kishor Sharma and Arun Kumar Nirala 

Studies on the influence of cerium oxide nano-particles as an anti-wear lubricant additive.
B.Tech final year project (2009-2010), IIT Guwahati, India.

Siddarth Mehta and Prasanth Chouhan

Modeling and experimentation of composite nanofluids for biomedical application.
B.Tech final year project (2009-2010), IIT Guwahati, India.

Harsh Mehta and Hmantha Wangshul

Studies on mechanical properties of nanocomposites made acetabular cups using small punch technique.
B.Tech final year project (2008-2009), IIT Guwahati, India.

Sourab Mathur and Amit Bharatwaj

Nanofuel: Towards the reduction of emission control in an IC engine
B.Tech final year project (2008-2009), IIT Guwahati, India.

Narendra Singh and Gaurav Chand

Nanofluid: An efficient coolant for automobiles
B.Tech final year project (2008-2009), IIT Guwahati, India.

 

Research Fellows

M.Charan (Jan'2016-Dec'2017)

Thermal insulation material in lieu of ceramic wool, JRF in NIRDESH sponsored project

Manoj Nath (March 2015 to September 2016), Usha Mili (March'17 to June'17)

Fabrication and characterization of the next generation material for articulating surface in total joint replacements using medical grade UHMWPE reinforced with nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite and single walled carbon nanotubes. Junior Research Fellow in a SERB sponsored project, IIT Guwahati, India.

Ujjal Tewary (Oct-Nov 2012), R. Vignesh Babu (Oct'2012-Dec'13), Rupjyoti Bhuyan (May'14-July'14), K. Jagadeesh (March'15-July'15), K.Parkavi (March'15-November'15), Swarup Kalita (Sep'15-November'15, September'16-March'17), M.Charan (October'14-December 15) and Avanish Kunwar Verma  (December' 2012-December' 2015), M.Charan (Feb'17-April'17), Sarmishta Ohja (April'17-June'17)

Development of Copper (Cu) – Carbon Nanomaterial (CN) based nanocomposite formulations for heat recovery in different processes in a steel plant. Senior Research Fellow in Ministry Steel and Tata Steel sponsored project, IIT Guwahati, India

Jyoti Prasad Deka (June'2015-January'2016), Mr.Dibakar Bora (March'16-July'16), Mr.Anwar Ali (March'16-December'16)

Performance and emission studies on biofuel blended with high oxygen storage capacity nanoparticles using an indirect injection engine. Research Associate in UKIERI sponsored project, jointly with Dr. C. Somayaji, IIT Guwahati, India..

K. Jeevananthan (July'12-January'13), Barsha Hazarika (August-Dec'13), and Mrutyunjay Maharana (April'13-August'14)

Developing light weight, durable and user friendly artificial limbs through Nanotechnology-based modification of conventional materials and optimizing mechanical component design for enhancing their functional performance. Junior Research Fellow in DBT sponsored project, IIT Guwahati, India

Nitturi Naresh  Kumar

Biocompatability studies on carbon nanotubes/ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene nanocomposites used for total joint replacements - Senior Research Fellow in a sponsored project Nov' 2010 to April' 2012

Filipa Goncalves

Studies on thermodynamic properties of nanofluids, From January to December 2008
jointly with Prof. Abel Ferreira and Prof. Isabel Fonseca, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

J.Ponmozhi

Experimental investigation on heat transfer characteristics of nanofluids under different flow conditions for compact heat exchangers
From September 2007 to July 2009,  Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Fatima Varanda

Melt processing multi-walled carbon nanotube/high density polyethylene (CNT/ HDPE) for orthopaedic implants
From January to December 2006, jointly with Prof. Monica Oliveira and Prof.J A O Simoes, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal.