Mechanical Engineering

Head of Department

Dr. Kishore Debnath
Ph.D (IIT Roorkee)

E-mail:
hod.me@nitm.ac.in

Faculty

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Dr. Deba Kumar Sarma Associate Professor, Former Dean (Planning & Development), Former HoD, ME Deptt.

B.E. (Mech), AEC, Guwahati; M.Tech, IIT Guwahati; Ph.D, IIT Guwahati.

dksarma@nitm.ac.in
9485177041

Research Interest

Manufacturing, Application of Soft Computing Techniques in Machining, Micro-machining, Surface modification of cutting tool by texturing.

Education Qualification

B.E. (Mech), AEC, Guwahati; M.Tech, IIT Guwahati; Ph.D, IIT Guwahati.

PUBLICATIONS


International Journals:


  1.      H. Dutta, K. Debnath, and D.K. Sarma, Preliminary Investigation of Powder-Mixed Microelectrical Discharge Drilling (PMµEDD) of CFRP Composite, Surface Review and Letters (SRL), World Scientific, (Accepted), 2022
  2.       H. Dutta, K. Debnath, and D.K. Sarma, Experimental investigation of parametric effects and characterization of the machined surface in µED-milling of CFRP composite, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, (Springer), doi.org/10.1007/s13369-022-06869-4, 2022.
  3.      Hrishikesh Dutta, Kishore Debnath, Deba Kumar Sarma, Investigation on Cutting of thin carbon fiber reinforced polymer composite plate using sandwich electrode-assisted wire electrical discharge machining, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, (SAGE), DOI: 10.1177/09544089211013318, Vol., No., Page nos. 1-11, 2021
  4.      Meinam Annebushan Singh, Koushik Das, Deba Kumar Sarma, Development and experimental validation of numerical formulations of a heuristic model in WEDM of H13 tool steel, Int. J. of Machining and Machinability of Materials (IJMMM), Inderscience, Vol.23, No.4, Page nos. 348-368, 2021
  5. Dutta H, Debnath K, Sarma D. K, Improving the Micro-Electrical-Discharge Drilling Performance of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer: Role of Electrode and Shaped Tools, Int. J. of Machining and Machinability of Materials (IJMMM), Inderscience, Vol.23, No.2, Page nos. 191-207, 2021
  6. Sanjib Kr. Rajbongshi, Deba Kumar Sarma, Surface morphology and effect of cutting force and temperature in formation of the white layer during hard machining, Int. J. of Machining and Machinability of Materials (IJMMM), Inderscience, Vol.23, No.2, Page nos. 113-135, 2021
  7. H. Dutta, K. Debnath, D. K. Sarma (2020) Multi-objective Optimization of Hole Dilation at Inlet and Outlet during Machining of CFRP by µEDM Using Assisting-Electrode and Rotating Tool, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology,  Vol. 110, No.(9-10), Page nos. 2305-2322, 2020
  8. H. Dutta, K. Debnath, D.K. Sarma, Improving the Performance of µED-Milling using Assisting Electrode for Fabricating Micro-Channels in CFRP Composites, Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier, Vol. 28, Page nos. 755-760, 2020
  9. D. K. Sarma, S. Kr. Rajbongshi, A study in turning of AISI D2 steel with Textured and Non-textured coated carbide tool at the flank face, Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier, Vol. 28, Page nos. 574-581, 2020
  10. D. K. Sarma, Meinam Annebushan Singh, Machining of thin sections using multi-pass Wire Electrical Discharge Machining process, Int. J. of Machining and Machinability of Materials (IJMMM), Inderscience, Vol.22, No.1, Page Nos. 62-78, 2020
  11. Sanjib Kr. Rajbongshi, Deba Kumar Sarma, Performance parameters studies in machining of AISI D2 steel with dot-textured, groove-textured & non-textured cutting tool at the flank face, International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, Vol.83, Page Nos-1-16, September 2019,
  12. Hrishikesh Dutta, Kishore Debnath, Deba Kumar Sarma, A Study of Material Removal and Surface Characteristics in Micro-Electrical Discharge Machining of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics, Polymer Composite, Willey, Vol.40, No.10, Page nos. 4033-4041, 2019
  13. M. A. Singh, Sanjib Kr. Rajbongshi, D. K. Sarma, O. Hanzel, J. Sedlácek, P. Šajgalík, Surface and porous recast layer analysis in µ-EDM of MWCNT-Al2O3 composites, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor & Francis, Vol.34, No.5, Page Nos.567-579, 2019
  14. Sanjib Kr. Rajbongshi, Meinam annebushan Singh, Deba Kumar Sarma, A comparative study in machining of AISI D2 steel using textured and non-textured coated carbide tool at the flank face, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Elsevier, Vol.-36, Page Nos- 360-372, 2018
  15. Sanjib Kr. Rajbongshi, Deba Kumar Sarma, A comparative study in prediction of surface roughness & flank wear using artificial neural network & response surface methodology method during hard turning in dry and forced air-cooling condition, Int. J. of Machining and Machinability of Materials (IJMMM), Inderscience, Vol. 21, Nos. 5/6, Page Nos.- 390-436, , 2019
  16. M. A. Singh, D. K. Sarma, O. Hanzel, J. Sedlácek, P. Šajgalík, Surface Characteristics and Erosion Phenomena in WEDM of Alumina Composites, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Taylor & Francis, Vol.-33, Issue No.16, Page Nos- 1815-1821, 2018
  17. M. A. Singh, D. K. Sarma, O. Hanzel, J. Sedlácek, P. Šajgalík, Wire Electrical Discharge Machining of MWCNT filled alumina composites, Materials Today Proceedings, Elsevier, Vol.-37(9), Page Nos -3107-3114, 2018
  18. M. A. Singh, D. K. Sarma, O. Hanzel, J. Sedlácek, P. Šajgalík, Surface Characteristics Enhancement of MWCNT alumina composites in Multi Pass WEDM process, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Elsevier, Vol.-38(11), Page Nos -4035-4042, 2018 
  19. M. A. Singh, K. Das, D. K. Sarma, Thermal Simulation of Machining of Alumina with Wire Electrical Discharge Machining Process using Assisting Electrode, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Springer, Vol.-32(1), Page Nos -333-343, 2018
  20. M.A. Singh, D.K. Sarma, Parametric and Subsurface Analysis of MWCNT Alumina Composites in WEDM Process, Ceramics International, Elsevier, Vol.-44(2), Page Nos -2186-2197, 2018 
  21. M. A. Singh, D. K. Sarma, O. Hanzel, J. Sedlá?ek, P. Šajgalík, Machinability analysis of multi walled carbon nanotubes filled alumina composites in Wire Electrical Discharge Machining process, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Elsevier, Vol.-37(9), Page Nos -3107-3114, 2017 
  22. C. Marthong, D.K. Sarma, Influence of PET fiber geometry on the mechanical properties of concrete: an experimental investigation, European Journal of Environment and Civil Engineering, Taylor and Francis, Vol.-20, Issue No.-7, Page Nos -771-784, 2016 
  23. C. Marthong, D.K. Sarma, Flexural behavior of ferrocement plates incorporating steel and PET fibers, Materials and Construction Technologies for Sustainable Development, Key Engineering Materials, Trans Tech Publication, Vol.-666, Page Nos -97-106, 2016
  24. R. Kalidasan, M.Yatin, D.K.Sarma, S.Senthilvelan, U.S. Dixit, An experimental study of cutting forces and temperature in multi-tool turning in grey cast iron, International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, Inderscience, Vol.-18, Issue No.-5/6, Page Nos -540-541, 2016
  25. Comingstarful Marthong, Deba Kumar Sarma, Mechanical Behavior of Recycled Pet Fiber Reinforced Concrete Matrix, International Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering, WASET, Vol. 9, No.7, Page Nos- 879-883, 2015
  26. R. Kalidasan, M.Yatin, D.K.Sarma, S.Senthilvelan, Effect of Offset Distance on Cutting Forces and Heat Generation in Multi-Tool Turning Process, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech, Vol.-592-594, Page Nos -211-215, 2014
  27. R. Kalidasan, V. Ramanuj, D.K.Sarma, S.Senthilvelan, Influence of cutting speed and offset distance over cutting tool vibration in multi-tool turning process, Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publication, Vol.-984-985, Page Nos -100-105, 2014
  28. D.K. Sarma, U.S. Dixit, Neural network modelling of forces and indirect prediction of tool wear in turning of grey cast iron, International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, Inderscience, Vol.-8, Page Nos -55-75, 2010 
  29. D.K. Sarma, U.S. Dixit, Environment-friendly strategies for efficient utilization of cutting tools in finish turning, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of ASME, Vol.-131, Page Nos -064506 pp. 1-5, 2009 
  30. D.K.Sarma, U.S.Dixit, A comparison of dry and air-cooled turning of grey cast iron with mixed oxide ceramic tool, Journal of Material Processing Technology, Elsevier, Vol.-190, Page Nos -160-172, 2007 
  31. U.S.Dixit, P.S.Robi, D.K.Sarma, A systematic procedure for the design of a cold rolling mill, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier, Vol.-121, Page Nos -69-76, 2002 


International Conferences:

  1. Dutta, S. Sarma, D.K. Das, K. Barua, B.M. Numerical modelling and simulation of ?-EDM process on Inconel 718 using FEM model. 7th International Conference on Advanced Production and Industrial Engineering (ICAPIE 2022), Period 11-06-2022 to 12-06-2022, Centre for Advanced Production and Industrial Research, Delhi Technological University (DTU), Delhi. Page-6, 2022.
  2. Souradeep Dutta and Deba Kumar Sarma, Multi-response optimization of machining parameters to minimize the Overcut and Circularity error during Micro-EDM of Nickel-Titanium Shape Memory Alloy, 2nd International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing System (CIMS2021), Period 11-11-2021 to 13-11-2021, PEC, Chandigarh and NIT Jalandhar, Page-6, 2021
  3. H. Dutta, K. Debnath, D.K. Sarma, Improving the Performance of µED-Milling using Assisting Electrode for Fabricating Micro-Channels in CFRP Composites, 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (IMMT 2019), Period 20-11-2019 to 22-11-2019, BITS PILANI, Dubai Campus, UAE, Page -6, 2019
  4. D. K. Sarma, S. Kr. Rajbongshi, A study in turning of AISI D2 steel with Textured and Non-textured coated carbide tool at the flank face, 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (IMMT 2019), Period 20-11-2019 to 22-11-2019, BITS PILANI, Dubai Campus, UAE, Page -6, 2019
  5. Hrishikesh Dutta, Kishore Debnath, Deba Kumar Sarma, Performance Analysis of µEDM of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers using Copper and Brass Tools, 20th CIRP CONFERENCE ON ELECTRO PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL MACHINING, Zurich, Switzerland, Page-6, 2019
  6. S. Kr. Rajbongshi, D. K. Sarma, Process parameters optimization using Taguchi’s orthogonal array and grey relational analysis during hard turning of AISI D2 steel in forced air-cooled condition, 4th International Conference on Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering (ICMAE 2018), Hong Kong Society of Mechanical Engineers, Period 13-12-2018 to 16-12-2018, Bangkok, Thailand, Page -6, 2018
  7. S. Kr. Rajbongshi, D. K. Sarma, Application of Taguchi’s orthogonal array and overall evaluation criteria in turning of AISI D2 steel in dry and forced air-cooled environment, 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ICETME-2018), department of Mechanical Engineering, Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute of Technology, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India, Period 20-12-2018 to 22-12-2018, Proceedings published in Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., Page -177-185, 2020
  8. Hrishikesh Dutta, Kishore Debnath, Deba Kumar Sarma, A Study of Wire Electrical Discharge Machining of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic, 7th International & 28th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR), Period 13-12-2018 – 15-12- 2018, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Production Technology of Anna University, Chennai, Page- 451-460, 2018.
  9. Sanjib Kr. Rajbongshi, D. K. Sarma, M. A. Singh, A brief review of white layer formation in hard machining with a case study, International Conference on Recent Innovations and Developments in Mechanical Engineering (IC-RIDME 2018), Period 08-11-18 to 10-11-18, 2018, NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India, Page -6, 2018.
  10. M. A. Singh, D. K. Sarma, Sanjib Kr. Rajbongshi, O. Hanzel, P. Šajgalík, Investigation of machining capabilities of 2.5 vol. % MWCNT Al2O3 composites in µ-EDM, International Conference on Recent Innovations and Developments in Mechanical Engineering (IC-RIDME 2018), Period 08-11-18 to 10-11-18, 2018, NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India, Page -6, 2018.
  11. M.A. Singh, D.K. Sarma, H.M. Kalita, C. Marthong, Analysis of material removal and surface characteristics in machining multi walled carbon nanotubes filled alumina composites by WEDM process, 2nd International Conference on Design, Mechanical and Materials Engineering (D2ME 2017), Period -14-09-2017 to 16-09-2017, Place -Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australlia, Page -6, 2017.
  12. C. Marthong, D.K.Sarma, H.M. Kalita, Effect of aspect ratio and volume fraction of PET fibre on the mechanical properties of PFRC, 2nd International Conference on Design, Mechanical and Materials Engineering (D2ME 2017), Period -14-09-2017 to 16-09-2017, Place -Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australlia, Page -6, 2017.
  13. H.M. Kalita, A.K. Sarma, C. Marthong, D.K.Sarma, 2nd International Conference on Design, Mechanical and Materials Engineering (D2ME 2017), Period -14-09-2017 to 16-09-2017, Place -Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australlia, Page -6, 2017.
  14. M. A. Singh, D. K. Sarma, O. Hanzel, J. Sedlácek, P. Šajgalík, Wire electrical discharge machining of MWCNT filled alumina composites, 7th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterstics (ICMPC 2017), Hyderabad, India, 2017.
  15. D.K. Sarma and S.Kr. Rajbongshi, Experimental Study and Neural Network Modeling in Prediction of Surface Roughness on Dry Turning Using Two Different Cutting Tool Nose Radii, 18th International Conference on Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering (ICMMME 2016), Period -., Place -Wembly, Middlesex, London, Page -989-994, 2016.
  16. C. Marthong and D.K. Sarma, Mechanical behaviour of recycled PET fiber Reinforced concrete matrix, 17th International Conference on Mechanics, materials and Civil Engineering (ICMMCE – 2015), Period -., Place -Paris, France, Page -1294-1298, 2015.
  17. M.A. Singh, K. Das and D.K. Sarma, Numerical Simulation of Wire Electrical Discharge Machining of Non-conducting Material, 24th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Material (PFAM-24), Period -., Place -Kansai University, Osaka, Japan, Page -484-493, 2015.
  18. R. Kalidasan, V. Ramanuj, D.K. Sarma and S. Senthilvelan, Influence of cutting speed and offset distance over cutting tool vibration in multi-tool turning process, International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Interdisciplinary Developments (ICRAMID-14), Period -., Place -Ponjesley College of Engineering, Nagercoil-3, Tamilnadu, Page -330-333, 2014.
  19. R. Kalidasan, M. Yatin, S. Senthilvelan and D.K. Sarma, Preliminary Experimental Investigation on Multi-tool Turning Process, 5th International & 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR-14), Period -., Place -Department of Mechanical Engineering, IITGuwahati, Page -50-1 to 50-5, 2014.
  20. U. Gautom, S. Das and D.K. Sarma, Prediction of Surface Roughness on Dry Turning using Two Different Cutting Tool Nose Radius, 5th International & 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR-14), Period -., Place -Department of Mechanical Engineering, IITGuwahati, Page -577-1 to 577-6, 2014.
  21. M. Yatin, R. Vishwakarma, D.K. Sarma and S. Senthilvelan, Design of attachment tool for multi-tool turning, Twenty-First International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials-XXI. (PFAM-21), Period -., Place -Department of Mechanical Engineering, IITGuwahati, Page -854-866, 2012.
  22. D.K. Sarma, N. Abburi and U.S. Dixit, A study of performance of ceramic, carbide and high speed steel tools in turning of gray cast iron, International Conference on Recent Advances in Material Processing Technology, (RAMPT ’05), Period -., Place -Department of Mechanical Engineering., National Engineering College, K.R. Nagar, Kovilpatti, Tamilnadu, Page -85-93, 2005.

National Conferences:


D.K. Sarma, S.Kr. Rajbongshi and M.A. Singh, Green Manufacturing: An Overview, 30th National Convention of Production Engineers on the Theme “Sustainable Manufacturing”, Period -., Place -Agartala, India, Page -40-1 to 40-6, 2015.



Books & Book Chapters:


1. U.S. Dixit, D.K. Sarma and J. Paulo Davim. Environmentally Friendly Machining, Springer, London, ISBN: 978-1-4614-2307-210120127K, 2012, Total pages: 101.

2. Sanjib Kr Rajbongshi, Deba Kumar SarmaProcess Parameters Optimization Using Taguchi’s Orthogonal Array and Grey Relational Analysis during Hard Turning of AISI D2 Steel in Forced Air-Cooled Condition, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/491/1/012032, Page nos. 1-6, 2019

3. K. Debnath, H. Dutta and D.K. Sarma, Green Manufacturing of Polymer Composites: A Futuristic Perspective, Woodhead Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., ISBN: 978-93-88320-08-5, Chapt. No. 9, page nos. 155-173, 2020.

4. H. Dutta, K. Debnath and D.K. Sarma, A Study of Wire Electrical Discharge Machining of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic, Advances in Unconventional Machining and Composites, Springer Nature, ISBN: 10.1007/978-981-32-9471-4_36, Chapt 36, Page no.  451-460, 2020

5. Sanjib Kr Rajbongshi, Deba Kumar Sarma, Meinam Annebushan Singh, A brief review of white layer formation in hard machining with a case study, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-0124-1_36, Springer, Page no.  407-418, 2020

6. Meinam Annebushan Singh, Deba Kumar Sarma, Sanjib Kr Rajbongshi, Ondrej Hanzel and Pavol Sajgalik, Investigation of Machining Capabilities of 2.5 vol.%MWCNT Al2O3 Composites in Micro-EDM, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-0124-1_41, Springer, Page no.  459-465, 2020


7. Sanjib Kr Rajbongshi, Deba Kumar Sarma, Application of Taguchi’s Orthogonal Array and Overall Evaluation Criteria in Turning of AISI D2 Steel in Dry and Forced Air-Cooled Environment, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, doi.org/10.1007/978-981-32-9931-3_18, Page no.  177-186, 2020


8. K. Debnath,  H. Dutta and D.K. Sarma, Influence of Different Tool Materials on the Machining Performance in ?ED-Milling of CFRP Composites, Machining and Machinability of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites, Composites Science and Technology, Springer-Nature Pte. Ltd.,  doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-4153-1_8, Page no.  207-224, 2021


9. B.M. Barua, S. Chang, E. Shylla, V. S. Chauhan, P. Kumar, M. Rahang & D. K. Sarma, Numerical Modeling of Die-sinking EDM for Evaluation of Material Removal Rate and Surface Roughness, Recent Advances in Manufacturing Modelling and Optimization, Springer-Link, doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9952-8_7, Page no.  67-77, 2022






Courses Taught

Engineering Mechanics, Autumn Semester, 2013

Workshop Practice-I, Spring Semester, 2014

Strength of Material, Autumn Semester, 2014

Engineering Materials, Autumn Semester, 2014

Manufacturing Technology - I, Spring Semester, 2015

Manufacturing Technology - II, Autumn Semester, 2015

Manufacturing Science, Autumn Semester, 2015

Mechanical Laboratory III, Spring Semester, 2015

Manufacturing Technology - I, Spring Semester, 2016

Manufacturing Technology -II, Autumn Semester, 2016

Manufacturing Science, Autumn Semester, 2016

Engineering Materials, Spring Semester, 2017

Workshop Practice - II, Spring Semester, 2017

Strength of Material, Autumn Semester, 2017

Manufacturing Science, Autumn Semester, 2017

Engineering Materials, Spring Semester, 2018

Strength of Material, Autumn Semester, 2018

Engineering Materials and Thermal Science Lab, 2018

Engineering Materials, Spring Semester, 2019

Strength of Material, Autumn Semester, 2019

Manufacturing Science, Autumn Semester, 2019

Engineering Materials, Spring Semester, 2020

Strength of Material, Autumn Semester, 2020

Engineering Materials, Spring Semester, 2021

Advanced Manufacturing Lab, Spring Semester, 2021

Students Supervised/Supervising

  • Ph.D (Completed):

Dr. M.A. Singh, Experimental and numerical analysis of multi-walled carbon nanotubes filled alumina composites in WEDM and micro-EDM process, Date of defense 05-01-2019.

Dr. S. Kr. Rajbongshi, MODELLING OF HARD & HIGH SPEED MACHINING ALONG WITH PARAMETRIC STUDY ON FLANK FACE SURFACE TEXTURING OF CUTTING TOOL, Date of defense 10-02-2020

Dr. Hrishikesh Dutta, ELECTRICAL-DISCHARGE MACHINING OF CARBON FIBER-REINFORCED POLYMER COMPOSITES, Date of defense 29-07-2021


PhD (Ongoing):

Arunabh Choudhury, Surface texturing on cutting tool to study machining performance, 2019-23

Souradeep Dutta, Study of micro-machining performance in superalloy, 2019-23


B.Tech Projects:

Kunal Kumar Ray, Adip Kumar Rabha, Himashri Lahary, Adarsh Singh, 3D Printing of a High-Tech Face Mask, 2021-22

Shubham Chang, Vivek Singh Chauhan, Eugynea Shylla and Prem Kumar, Thermal Analysis of Electric Discharge Machining of German Silver Material, 2020-21

Varish Agarwala and Nitesh Kumar, Re-Design and In-house Fabrication of Forensic tools, 2019-20

Saras Vibhuti, Mandela Rabha and Mashun Vashum, Design of artificial prosthetic hand / fingers with 3D printer, 2018-19

Karambeer Singh, Yellina Sriram Sai Teja and Agrasen Kumar, Develop an Expert System Using Artificial Neural Network in Machining AISI D2 Steel by Coated Carbide Tool, 2017-18

Aiboklang Sawkmie, Shilpi Das and Jaydeep Joshi , Machining of Non-conducting Materials using Wire Electrical Discharge Machining and Numerical Modelling of Performance Parameters, 2016-17

Nikhil Tripathi and Lekhansh Hirwani , Hard Machining: Data Acquisition and Analysis, 2016-17

Student Extra Project:

Mentor: Dr. D.K. Sarma, Team Captain: Varish Agarwala, PRATHAM- Project Go-Cart. Sponsored by TEQIP-III, 2019-20

Administrative Responsibility

Head of Department (HoD), Department of Mechanical Engineering, from 05-09-2013 to 05-09-2016.

Invited Member, Senate, NITMeghalaya, from 2013 to 30-06-2020.

Center-in-Charge, Centralized Counseling for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan Admissions (CCMT), For the year 2016.

Associate Dean (P&D), Planning & Development, NIT Meghalaya, from 16-08-2016 to 30-06-18.

Dean (P&D), Planning & Development, NIT Meghalaya, from 01-07-2018 to 30-06-2020.

Registrar (i/c), Administration, NIT Meghalaya, from 26-10-2016 to 18-05-2017.

Head of Center (HoC),Design Innovation Center, from 28-02-18 to till date.

Nodal Officer (Procurement), TEQIP-III, Procurement of equipment, software, minor works etc.,  from 01-04-2017 to 30-09-2021.

Special Invited Member, Building & Works Committee (B&WC), from 30-06-2016 to 30-06-2018.

Member, Building & Works Committee (B&WC),  from 01-07-2018 to 30-06-2020.

Coordinator, Research group, Manufacturing Engineering, ME Deptt. , from 23-06-2020 to till date

Chairman, Library Committee, from 01-07-2020 to till date.

Chairman, Core Committee for screening of applications for various NF posts of TA, TE and LA, 2020-21

Project and Consultancy

Project


Sl No.

Title of Project

PI

CO-PI

Funding Agency

Sanctioned Amount

StartYr – EndYr (Duration)

Status

1

Feasibility Studies for Generating Electric Power Using Helical Water Turbine

Dr. Vinayak Kulkarni, Dr. U.K. Saha (IITGuwahati)

Dr. D.K. Sarma

Assam Power Generation Corporation Limited (APGCL)

27.2 lakhs

2013-2017

Completed

2

Technology Transfer of Betel Nut cutter and Briquette making machine

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG-NE)

Rs. 1.8 lakhs

2015-16

Completed

3

Design Innovation Center

Dr. D.K. Sarma

Dr. K. Das

MHRD

100 lakhs

2016-19

Ongoing

4

Design of a shallow water turbine for energy harvesting, utilizing stream water in hilly places

Dr. D.K. Sarma, Dr. K. Das

Mr. U. Kashyap, Mr. M.A. Singh

DIC

13.668 lakhs

2018-19

Completed

5

A low cost thermoelectric generator based energy generating probe that can be used with existing stoves in rural villages in North-East india

Dr. D.K. Sarma

Mr. U. Kashyap, Mr. B. Borah, Mr. M.A. Singh

DIC

1.1 lakh

2018

Completed

4

Design and Development of the Small Wind Turbine Combined with Solar system for Household Application

Dr. B. K. Sarkar

Dr. D. K. Sarma, Dr. S. Maity

DIC

3.2 lakhs

2018-19

Completed

5

Tool texturing in flank face of cutting tool using Laser, micro-machining and WEDM process for improvement of tool life and better surface finish of machined product

Dr. D.k. Sarma

nil

TEQIP-III

2.31 lakhs

2019-21

Ongoing


Consultancy


Sl No.

Title of Project

PI

CO-PI

Funding Agency

Sanctioned Amount

StartYr – EndYr (Duration)

Status

1

Concrete Mix Design for construction of NIT Meghalaya, permanent campus at Sohra (First phase)

Dr. D.K. Sarma and Dr. C. Marthong

nil

RITES, Gurgoan

1,10,000

2014

Completed

2

Concrete Mix Design for construction of NIT Meghalaya, permanent campus at Sohra (Second phase)

Dr. D.K. Sarma and Dr. C. Marthong

nil

RITES, Gurgoan

1,00,000

2015

Completed

3

Third party quality Control/Assurance in various project of CPWD, Shillong (First Phase)

Dr. D.K. Sarma and Dr. C. Marthong

nil

CPWD, Shillong

2,26,452.00

2015

Completed

4

Third party quality Control/Assurance in various project of CPWD, Shillong (Second Phase)

Dr. D.K. Sarma and Dr. C. Marthong

nil

CPWD, Shillong

1% of project cost

2016

Ongoing

5

Testing of angle section and barbed wire for providing overhanging wire fencing at Shillong Airport

Dr. D.K. Sarma and Dr. C. Marthong

nil

Airport Authority of India, Shillong

25,000

2015

Completed

6

Material testing

Dr. D.K. Sarma and Dr. C. Marthong

nil

CPWD, Shillong

174000

2016

Completed

7

Material Testing

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

State Investment Programme Management & Implementation Unit, Govt. of Meghalaya

15870

2017

Completed

8

Material Testing

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

State Investment Programme Management & Implementation Unit, Govt. of Meghalaya

24980

2017

Completed

9

Testing of anodic coating of aluminium section

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

11,800

2017

Completed

10

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

RITES Ltd., Shillong

26,550

2017

Completed

11

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

PWD(B), Meghalaya

56,640

2017

Completed

12

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

St. Terasa Int. School, Shillong

37,800

2017

Completed

13

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

1,13,280

2018

Completed

14

Testing of anodic coating of aluminium section

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

RITES Ltd., Shillong

23,600

2018

Completed

15

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

RITES Ltd.,, Shillong

55,460

2018

Completed

16

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

35,400

2018

Completed

17

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

Mr. C. Swakmie, Shillong

36,580

2018

Completed

18

Third part inspection of JCB

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

State Investment Programme Management & Implementation Unit, Govt. of Meghalaya

87,000

2018

Completed

19

Material Testing

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

State Investment Programme Management & Implementation Unit, Govt. of Meghalaya

47,790

2018

Completed

20

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

37,760

2018

Completed

21

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

MPWD, Shillong

56,640

2019

Completed

22

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

B.D. Marbeniang, Shillong

47,790

2019

Completed

23

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

MPWD, Shillong

51,920

2019

Completed

24

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

MPWD, Shillong

63,720

2019

Completed

25

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

B.D. Marbeniang, Shillong

8,850

2019

Completed

26

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

NITM boundary wall, Shillong

47,200

2019

Completed

27

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

89,680

2019

Completed

28

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

49,560

2019

Completed

29

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

77,880

2019

Completed

30

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

54,280

2019

Completed

31

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

28,320

2019

Completed

32

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

49,560

2019

Completed

33

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

M/s Rishen Rapsang, Shillong

 

77,880

2019

Completed

34

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

14,160

2019

Completed

35

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

23,600

2019

Completed

36

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

77,880

2020

Completed

37

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

35,400

2020

Completed

38

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

28,320

2020

Completed

39

Testing of materials

Dr. D.K. Sarma

nil

CPWD, Shillong

2,73,760

2020

Completed

Conference, Worshop, Seminar Organized


Conference


Sl No.

Title

Sponsors

National/International

Duration

Role Played

1

5th International & 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR 2014) at IITGuwahati, (NITMeghalaya was an Associate Institute)

DST, ONGC, BRNS

International

12-12-2014 to 14-12-2014.

Organising member

2

International Conference on Recent Innovations and Developments in Mechanical Engineering (IC-RIDME)

DST, NEC, NEEPCO, TEQIP-III, TOCIC-IITG, NIT Arunachal Pradesh

International

08-11-2018 to 10-11-2018

Organizing Secretary


Workshop


Sl No.

Title

Sponsors

National/International

Duration

Role Played

1

Identification of the need based technological issues related to rural economy for providing S&T interventions for such systems and technologies that have already been developed to a level of functioning and are identified for further development to

RuTAG-NE

National

25-02-2014

Coordinator

2

Computational Modeling and Analysis using Ansys and Creo (CoMAAC)

Allied – PTC Creo & Innovent Engineering Solutions – ANSYS

National

3-06-15 to 7-06-15

President

3

Identification of challenging, need-based problems related to science & technology concerning rural economy

RuTAG-NE

National

18-03-2016

Coordinator

4

One Day Workshop on Promoting Innovation in Individuals, Start-Ups and MSMEs (PRISM) Scheme

TePP Outreach cum Cluster Innovation Centre (TOCIC) IIT GUWAHATI & Department of Science and Industrial Research (DSIR)

National

04-05-2017

Convener

5

Short Term Course On Seismic Resistant Design, Assessment and Retrofitting of RC Buildings

Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya

National

27-05-19 to 31-05-19

Adviser

6

One day workshop on “Innovation & Entrepreneurship” under PRISM (Promoting Innovations in Individuals, Start-ups and MSMEs)

 

DSIR-TOCIC at IIT-Guwahati

National

07-06-2019

Convener

7

Industry Academia Conclave

NECTAR, Maverick Technologies, Jindal steel, TEQIP-III

National

12-12-2019 to 13-12-2019

Member, advisory Committee

8

Research Conclave, NIT Meghalaya

NIT Meghalaya

National

28-02-2020

Member, advisory Committee

9

Short Term Course on Green Technologies for Sustainable Growth

NIT Meghalaya

National

14-09-2020 to 18-09-2020

Finance Secretary

10

National Education Policy 2020 with a focus on “Higher Education and Research”

TEQIP-III

National

17-02-2021

Organizing Committee member


Seminar


Sl No.

Title

Sponsors

National/International

Duration

Role Played

1

Interactive session for the faculty members and research scholars of NIT Meghalaya with the experts of Design Innovation Center, IIT Guwahati

DIC, NIT Meghalaya

National

08-05-2017

Coordinator

2

Interactive session for the Research Scholars and Faculty members towards regarding the possibilities of funding under innovation scheme. Speaker: Dr. Ramanuj Banerjee, Scientist-E, DSIR, GoI.

Deptt. of ME, NITMeghalaya

National

10-01-2018

Convener

Workshop, Conference, Seminar Attended

Workshop


Sl No.

Name

Period

Place

National/International

1

Workshop on Engineering Curriculum and Instructional Design

05-06-2014 to 07-06-2014

NIT Meghalaya, Shillong

National

2

IPR & Ethical Issues in Engineering-Becoming Innovators

23-06-2014 to 25-06-2014

Effective Quality Up-gradation Assistance for Technical Education (EQUATE), New Delhi

National

3

Industrial tour, equipment inspection and training

10-08-2014 to 16-08-2014

M/s GUNT, Hamburg, Germany

International

4

Knowledge Incubation Cell (KIC) – TEQIP sponsored short term course on “Advanced Machining and Finishing Processes”

15-12-2014 to 16-12-2014

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IITGuwahati

National

5

Workshop on “Internet of Things: A Gateway to Smart and Intelligent Future”

04-11-2016 to 05-11-2016

NIT Meghalaya

National

6

Summer Training Program on Active Learning for Senior Faculty

02-07-2018 to 06-07-2018

IIT Indore

National

7

Workshop on Good Governance

29-01-2019

Gauhati University, Conducted by SPIU-NE, TEQIP-III

National

8

Executive Leadership Program

19-07-2019 to 21-07-2019

Vyakti Vikas Kendra, The Art of Living, Bangalore

National

9

Short Term Course on Analytical Mechanics and its Applications

14-12-2020 to 18-12-2020

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IITGuwahati

National

10

National Education Policy 2020 with a focus on “Higher Education and Research”

17-02-2021

NIT Meghalaya, conducted by TEQIP-III

National


Conference

Sl No.

Name

Period

Place

National|International

1

National Conference on Manufacturing: Vision for Future

12-10-2013 to 13-10-2013

Deptt. Of Mechanical Engineering, IITGuwahati

National

2

5th International & 26th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR 2014)

12-12-2014 to 14-12-2014

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IITGuwahati

International

3

17th International Conference on Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering (ICMMCE 2015)

20-07-2015 to 21-07-2015

World Academy of Science Engineering & Technology (WASET), Paris, France

International

4

18th International Conference on Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering (ICMMME 2016)

18-1-2016 to 19-1-2016

World Academy of Science Engineering & Technology (WASET), London, UK

International

5

2nd International Conference on Design, Mechanical and Materials Engineering (D2ME 2017)

14-09-2017 to 16-09-2017

Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australlia

International

6

International Conference on Recent Innovations & Developments in Mechanical Engineering (IC-RIDME 2018)

08-11-2018 to 10-11-2018

Shillong, NIT Meghalaya

International

7

4th International Conference on Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering (ICMAE 2018)

13-12-2018 to 16-12-2018

Bangkok, Thailand

International

8

2nd  International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (IMMT  2019)

20-11-2019 to 22-11-2019

BITS PILANI, Dubai Campus, Dubai, UAE

International

 

 

 

 

 

Committee

Sl No.Committee NameContributionDescriptionDuration
1Convocation Preparation CommitteeCore committee member
2014,2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
2Departmental Advisory Committee (DAC)Chairman
05-09-2013 to 05-09-2016
3Departmental Research Committee (DRC)Chairman
05-09-2013 to 05-09-2016
4Academic Probation Committee, ME Deptt.Chairman
05-09-2013 to 05-09-2016
5Planning and Preparation Committee for Shifting to the Permanent campusChairman
2015-16, 20116-17
6Physical Stock Verification CommitteeConvener
2015-16
7NITM Alumni AssociationConvener
2015-16
8Framing of Modalities to start Part-time M.Tech programme in NIT MeghalayaConvenerFraming of rules2016
9CPDA Rules Framing CommitteeMember
2014
10Revised Detailed Project Report (DPR), NIT MeghalayaConvenor
29-5-17 to till date
11Academic Programme Committee (APC)Member
2014 to 2016
12Evaluation of BTech Project SeminarConvenor
Spring semester-2017
13Research Committee (RC)Member
2016, 2017, 2018
14Pay revision of Institute Teaching and Non-teaching Staff as per 7th CPCChairmanFixation of pay and calculation of arrearsNovember'17-'January'18
15Verification of institute account in regards of Grant in Aid received from MHRDMemberVerification of funds received, audited anual accounts and utilization certifiates along with unspent balance

Feb'18 to March'18


Outreach Activities

Sl. no.

Activities

1

Board of Studies for Mechanical Engineering, NITMizoram, External Member, from 2014-2015, (National)

2

Audit committee for MPURB (Meghalaya Private University Regulatory Board), External Member, from 2014-2015, (National)

3

Procurement Committee, ME Deptt., NIT Nagaland, Member, from 2017-2018, (National)

4

Member, Selection board, Temporary faculty, ME Deptt., NIT Nagaland, Member, from 02-02-2018

5

Member, External committee for investigation of procedure lapse by Dean-in-charge (Acad), NIT Arunachal, 15-11-18.

6

Member, Short listing committee for faculty recruitment, NIT Arunachal, 8-1-19 to 9-1-2019

7

Chairman, Project  Review Committee (PEC), DSIR, GOI, at IITGuwahtai, 22-04-2019

8

Member, Project  Review Committee (PEC), DSIR, GOI, at IITGuwahtai, 17-06-2019

9

External Examiner, MTech thesis evaluation, NIT Arunachal Pradesh, 9-5-19 to 11-5-19

10

Member, Audit observation Committee, NIT Arunachal Pradesh, 10-08-19

11

Member, Selection board, Guest Faculty, ME Deptt., NIT Nagaland, Member, 13-08-2019

Professional Membership

Sl No.NameMember IDCategoryValidity
1Indian Welding Society (IWS)L01167Life memberLife long

Awards and Invited talks

Sl No.

Award and Invited Talks

Date & Year

1

Best Teacher Award, NITMeghalaya

01-04-2015

2

Invited to NIT Arunachal Pradesh to deliver Expert lecture on NBA accreditation

16-09-2019

3

Invited to Asansol Institute of Engineering and Management – Polytechnic, Asansol, WB to deliver Expert talk at FDP on “Environment-Friendly Machining”

28-12-2020