Dr. Diptikanta Das was graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar in 1997, and received Doctoral Degree from KIIT University, Bhubaneswar in 2015. He has more than 21 years of teaching experience and currently, working as Associate Professor and Programme Head of B.Tech. (Mechanical) in School of Mechanical Engineering, KIIT Deemed to be University. More than 60 technical articles in International Journals of repute and 1 patent (published) are credited with him. He has supervised 10 theses at the post graduation level, and currently he is guiding 4 Ph.D. theses. He has presented more than 30 Technical talks, Keynote speeches, Refresher courses, Short term training programs, Induction programs and has chaired many Technical sessions in various International conferences. His area of research includes fabrication and characterization of composite materials, hard machining, high speed machining, tribology, ceramic coating, multi-criteria decision-making, optimization and simulation.
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Ph. D. (Mechanical)
Composite fabrication and characterization, machining of composites and hard materials, tribology, multi-criteria decision-making, optimization and simulation.
1. Programme Head (B.Tech., Mechanical) 2. University nominated member, Central Technical Purchase Committee 3. University nominated member, Lab Review Committee 4. Member, Central Research Facility 5. Member, Academic review committee (SME) 6. Member, Board of Studies (SME) 7. Member, Student Activity Center (KIIT DU) 8. Honors Coordinator for Mechanical and Mechanical (Automobile) Engineering 9. Faculty-in-charge, Testing and Consultancy Cell 10. Faculty-in-charge, Composites Development & Characterization Laboratory 11. Faculty-in-charge, Student Affairs 12. Faculty-in-charge, Student Discipline 13. Tutor Mentor 14. Placement Mentor
Awards & Honours
1. “Vice Chancellors Silver Medal” for securing highest CGPA in M.Tech. KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar 2. “3rd position in Poster Presentation” during National Science Day celebration. KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar 3. Best paper award in International Conference on Mechanical Materials and Renewable Energy (ICMMRE-2017). Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim. 4. Outstanding Teacher Award-2019. KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar. 5. Best paper award in International Conference on Advances in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (ICAMIE 2020). KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar.
1. Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education (LM 60784) 2. Life Member, Indian Science Congress Association (L 29402)
Actively involved with Organizers of many International Conferences. Patents Filed: Method of producing AlN grafted CNT and nano-TiB2 particulate reinforced al 7075 matrix composites, Reference No. 201831008267 A (Published at IPO on 13.09.2019).
. Sahoo BP and Das D*, Investigation on reinforcement incorporation factor and microstructure of Al 7075/submicron-TiB2 metal matrix composites processed through a modified liquid metallurgy technique. Experimental Techniques 45:2 (2021), 179-193. DOI: 10.1007/s40799-020-00429-x
. Sahoo, B.P., Das, D*, Rath, P., & Chaubey, A.K. (2020). Effective functionalisation of carbon nanotubes for reinforcement application in liquid state processed aluminium composites: A relatively greener approach. Journal of Composite Materials, 54(21), 2943-2951. DOI: 10.1177/0021998320906197
. Das, D*, Chakraborty, V., Nayak, B. B., Satpathy, M. P., & Samal, C. (2020). Machining of aluminium-based metal matrix composite-a particle swarm optimisation approach. International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, 22(1), 79-97. DOI: 10.1504/IJMMM.2020.104013
. Das, D*, Mishra, P., Singh, S., Chaubey, A., & Routara, B. (2018). Machining performance of aluminium matrix composite and use of WPCA based Taguchi technique for multiple response optimization. International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations, 9(4), 551-564. DOI: 10.5267/j.ijiec.2017.10.001
. Das, D*, Mishra, P., Chaubey, A., & Singh, S. (2016). Fabrication process optimization for improved mechanical properties of Al 7075/SiCp metal matrix composites. Management Science Letters, 6(4), 297-308. DOI:10.5267/j.msl.2016.1.011
. Mishra, P., Das, D., Ukamanal, M., Routara, B., & Sahoo, A. (2015). Multi-response optimization of process parameters using Taguchi method and grey relational analysis during turning AA 7075/SiC composite in dry and spray cooling environments. International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations, 6(4), 445-456. DOI: 10.5267/j.ijiec.2015.6.002
. Das, D., Mishra, P. C., Sahoo, A. K., & Ghosh, D. (2015). Experimental investigation on cutting tool performance during turning AA 6063 using uncoated and multilayer coated carbide inserts. International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, 17(3-4), 277-294. DOI:10.1504/IJMMM.2015.071996
. Das, D., Mishra, P. C., Singh, S., & Thakur, R. K. (2015). Tool wear in turning ceramic reinforced aluminum matrix composites—A review. Journal of Composite Materials, 49(24), 2949-2961. DOI:10.1177/0021998314558955
. Das, D., Chandra, M. P., Saranjit, S., & Kumar, T. R. (2014). Properties of ceramic-reinforced aluminium matrix composites—a review. International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, 9, 1-12. DOI:10.1186/s40712-014-0012-9
. Das, D., Mishra, P. C., Singh, S., & Pattanaik, S. (2014). Fabrication and heat treatment of ceramic-reinforced aluminium matrix composites-a review. International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, 9(1), 1-15. DOI:10.1186/s40712-014-0006-7