Mechanical Engineering

Head of Department

Dr. Kishore Debnath
Ph.D (IIT Roorkee)




Dr. Rabindra Narayan Mahapatra Associate Professor

Ph.D, NIT Rourkela

Research Interest

Reverse Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Robotics

Education Qualification

Ph.D, NIT Rourkela

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D :NIT, Rourkela, 2013
  • M.E. (Production) , Sambalpur University, 2003
  • P.G.D.H.R.M.,  IGNOU , 1995  
  • B.E. (Production) ,  Marathwada University , 1992 


1.      Finite element analysis of low-velocity impact behavior of green composites, GS Rao, K Debnath, RN Mahapatra, Materials Today: Proceedings                  2021

2.      Analysis of Force, Temperature, and Surface Roughness during End Milling of Green Composites, MR Choudhury, GS Rao, K Debnath, RN Mahapatra, Journal of Natural Fibers, 1-15,2021

3.      Development and Characterization of PLA-Based Green Composites: Experimental and Simulation Studies, GS Rao, K Debnath, RN Mahapatra, Green Composites, 209-223,2021

4.      Milling Behavior of Injection Molded Short Fiber-Reinforced Green Composites, K Debnath, MR Choudhury, GS Rao, RN Mahapatra, Machining and Machinability of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites, 149-171, 2021

5.      Analysis for Material Selection of Robot Soft Finger Used for Power Grasping, C Champatiray, GB Mahanta, SK Pattanayak, RN Mahapatra,Innovative Product Design and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, 961-970,          2020

6.      A deterministic inventory model in reverse supply chain, S Mohapatra, AK Behera, R Mahapatra, H Das, Journal of Modelling in Management, 2019

7.      Comparative Study of Some Machining Characteristics During Hard Turning of Alloy Steel with Untreated and Cryotreated Cermet Inserts, BBBRNM Anshuman Das, S. K. Patel, Advances in Mechanical Engineering Select Proceedings of ICRIDME 2018, 217-225          ,2019

8.      prediction of air pollutants emitting from chimney of a CHP using CFD, BD Pruthiviraj Nemalipuri,Dr. Malaya kumar Pradhan,Prof.(Dr) Harish Chandra ..., International journal of scientific & Engineering research 9 (4), 105-110, 2018

9.      Efficient Part Recognition Method in Vision Guided Robots using Orthogonal Moments, BK Balabantaray, RN Mahapatra, BB Biswal, International Journal of Engineering & Technology 7 (4.41), 60-65,2018

10.  A Deterministic Model for Remanufacturing Inventory for Reverse Supply Chain AKB Sasmita Mohapatra,R.N.Mahapatra,B.B.Biswal,B.Balabantray, International Journal of Engineering & Technology 7, 207-210, 2018

11.  An empirical study of the impact of IT on performance in Indian service industries, A Kumar Behera, NC Nayak, HC Das, RN Mohapatra, Global Business and Organizational Excellence 34 (3), 67-78, 2015

12.  A modified reverse supply chain with remanufacturing for sustainable product, RP Mahapatra, R.N., Biswal, B.B., Mohanty, International Journal of Supply Chain Management 2 (2), 51-59,2013

13.  A modified deterministic model for reverse supply chain in manufacturing, RN Mahapatra, BB Biswal, PK Parida, Journal of Industrial Engineering 2013                     

14.  Inventory Models for Manufacturing Process with Reverse Supply Chain, RN Mahapatra, 2013

15.  Generation of Optimized Robotic Assembly Sequence Using Immune Based Technique, BB Biswal, SK Pattanayak, RN Mohapatra, PK Parida, P Jha, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 45196,347-355, 2012

16.  Conceptual Design and Kinematic Analysis of a Five-Fingered Anthropomorphic Robotic Hand, PK Parida, BB Biswal, RN Mahapatra, Advances in Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots I, 609-617, 2012

17.  Appropriate Evolutionary Algorithm for Scheduling in FMS, BB Choudhury, BB Biswal, D Mishra, RN Mahapatra, International Journal of Applied Evolutionary Computation (IJAEC) 2 (3), 15-26,2011

18.  Robot Kinematics using Quaternion Theory, SK Pattanayak, BB Biswal, PK Parida, RN Mahapatra, TAROS 2010, 184,2010

19.  Generation of robotic assembly sequence using ant colony optimization, S Sharma, RN Mohapatra, BB Biswal, BB Choudhury, 2009 International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems ICIIS,2009

20.  Attribute-based relative ranking of robot for task assignment, BB Choudhury, BB Biswal, RN Mahapatra, 2009 International Conference on Computer Engineering and Technology,32-36,2009

21.  Attribute-based ranking and selection of robots for task assignment,BB Choudhury, BB Biswal, RN Mahapatra,2009 International Conference on Advanced Computer Control, 459-463,2009

Professional Membership

  Life Member (I.S.T.E.)

 Member, International association of computer science and information technology.

  Member IET

Senior Member IIIE

Contribution to Teaching

  • Manufacturing Science and Technology.
  • Product Design and Production Tooling.
  • Industrial Engineering.
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Industrial Management
  • Production and Operation Management
  • Metrology, quality control and reliability
  • Product design and development
  • Industry 4.0 and six sigma engineering


Work Time Motion Study, State Rural Employment Society, Meghalaya 

Ph.D student Supervised

Sasmita Mohapatra, A deterministic approach for remanufacturing inventory for reverse supply chain.