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Did B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat, Assam, (Dibrugarh University) in 1999 and completed M. Tech (Energy Technology) from Tezpur University in 2001. Before joining at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tezpur University in June 2007, I was lecturer (Mechanical Engineering) at National Institute of Technology, Silchar, Assam. Major areas of interest are Heat and Mass Transfer, Automobile Engineering, Power Plant Engineering, Renewable Energy, and Farm & Food Processing Machinery

Former Positions: 

         Served as Service & Technical Support Engineer, Piaggio Vehicle Limited (Puna) form 2002 January to December 2002.

         Served as Senior Research Fellow (Food Processing Machinery) at Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat form 2003 January to June 2003.

         Served as Associate Research Engineer (Design & Manufacturing) at ICAR, Shillong from 2003 July to 2004 October at National Agricultural Technology Project on Prototype Manufacturing of Agricultural Implements.

         Served as Founder Head of Department, Automobile Engineering at Jowai Government Polytechnic, Jaintia Hill, Meghalaya under World Bank Technician Education Programme III (NPIU) form November 2004 to April 2006.

         Served as Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, at National Institute of Technology, Silchar, Assam from May 2006 to June 2007.

Associated with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) sponsored Research, Technology Development and Popularization Projects for North East India.

         NATP on Soybean Processing (SPDUSEI).

        NATP on Prototype Manufacturing of Agricultural Implements (PMAI)  

Teaching Courses:

v B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)

        Internal Combustion Engine.

        Engineering Graphics.

        Engineering Mechanics

        Power Plant Engineering

        Strength of Material.

        Material Science.

        Energy Engineering and Management.

        Automobile Electronics.

        Theory of Mechanism & Machines.

        Manufacturing Technology.

        Heat and Mass Transfer

        Industrial Engineering and Management

M. Tech (Thermal Engineering/Energy Technology)

        Combustion Principles and Appliances.

        Power Plant Engineering.

Studentís Research Projects Guided:

B. Tech (Mechanical Engineering)

        Design Fabrication and Testing of a Passive Air Cooler.

        Model Development of Electric Differential Automobile.

        Advances in Design & Development of Thermal Power Plant, A Case Study with Reference to Cachar Paper Mill, Panchgram, Assam.

        Design and Fabrication of Two Stage Fluidized bed Tea Dryer.

M. Tech (Thermal Engineering)

Design, Fabrication and Performance Testing of a 15 kWe Down Draught Coal Gasifier, Suitable for North East Region.

Preparation of course curriculum/setting up of Laboratory at Jowai Govt. Polytechnic, Meghalaya.

As a member, constituted with expert committee form NITTTR. Kolkota, three year Diploma in Automobile Engineering syllabus of Jowai Govt. Polytechnic, Meghalaya had been revised in the year 2005.

   Fluid Machinery Laboratory.

   Basic Electronic and Electrical Laboratory.

   Mechatronics Laboratory.

   CAD Centre.

   Central Workshop.

   Internal Combustion Engine Laboratory.

   Automobile Engineering Laboratory.

Research Articles published (Referred):

         Dutta P. P., R.K. P Singh, K.K. Sathapathy (2005), Study of Agricultural Implements Manufacturing in Assam, Journal of Assam Science Society.

Conference/Workshop:

        Dutta P.P, Jain B.C, Knowar D. and D.C. Baruah; Experimental heat transfer study of a woody biomass gasifier at variable loads, presented at International Conference on Renewable Energy Asia-2008 at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi from 12/12/2010 to 14/12/2010.

 

        Modification and Performance Testing of a Slow Speed Diesel Engine Purely Producer Gas Power Operation, Dutta P. P, B.C. Jain, National Seminar on ďRenewable Energy Technologies: Issues and Prospects (RETIP-2010)", on 24-25 September, 2010 at NERIST. India.

 

        Attended National Workshop on NPTEL at IITG from 23/08/2009 to 24/08/2009.

 

         Attended International Workshop on RACFD at IITG from 29/08/2010 to 02/09/2010

 

Books / Project Report:

         Directory of Manufacturers of Agricultural Machines in India, Published by Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal (Co-author)

         Compressed Air System in Numoligarh Refinery Ltd, Assam. B.E Final Year Project dissertation.

         Thermal Energy Balance of Woody Biomasss Gasifier at Variable Loads ( M Tech research work done at Ankur Scientific and Energy Technology Limited, Vadodar

Training Imparted/Materials Developed:

         (Short term course funded by ICAR for Assistant Engineer (Agri) State Department of Northeast, on Farm Mechanization in North East India (edited)

Training undertaken (TEQIP, AICTE sponsored)/Technical Institutions:

        Student Assessment, at NITTTR, Kolkota

        Computer Graphics in Mechanical Engineering, NITTTR, Kolkota

        PLC Application in Mechanical Engineering, NITTTR, Chandigarh.

        Hydraulics, NITTTR, Kolkota

        Micro Teaching and Teaching Skills. NIT, Silchar & NITTTR, Kolkota

        High End CAD/CAM at TRTC, Guwahati

        Industrial Applications of Turbo-Machinery at IIT, Guwahati.

        Introduction to Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics, IITG,

        Computational Fluid Dynamics to Chemical and Petroleum Engineer, IITG,

        Power Plant Engineering at NITTTR Kolkota.

Membership of professional Societies:

         Life member of Assam Science Society, Guwahati.

Hostel Superintendent/Additional duties:

        Worked as Warden of Hostel: IV NIT, Silchar for duration of one year (2006-07).

        Presently working as Warden, CMH, and TU since July 2009.

        Organized and worked as founder Faculty in-charge of TechXetra08, the first annual technical festival of Tezpur University most successfully.

 

 

References:

         Dr. B. C. Jain (MS, PHD, SM, Mechanical Engineering, MIT, USA), Chairman cum Managing Director, ASCENT, Vadodara, Gujarat, India, M. Tech Project Guide.

         Dr. K. K. Sathapathy ( B.Tech, M. Tech, PHD, IITKgp, Principal Scientist & Head of Division (Engineering), ICAR, Barapani, Meghalaya)

         Prof P. K Banaik, (BS, MS, PHD, Mining Engineering, USSR) ,Ex. Director, NIT, Silchar, Assam