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  • Dr. Sudip Kumar Samanta

    Designation : Senior Principal Scientist
    Department :
    Specialised in : Design and Manufacturing
    Joining at CMERI on : 26/12/1996

Dr. Sudip Kumar Samanta, Senior Principal Scientist is currently serving as the Head of Foundry Division, CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur. During Jul’2016 to Jul’2020, he was the Head, Advanced Manufacturing Centre (AdMaC) (now rechristened as Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Metrology) the largest division of CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur. He was instrumental in revamping the manufacturing facilities of CSIR-CMERI which have been serving institute R&D activities, academia and the industry. During his tenure as Head, AdMaC, he had also formulated AdMaC’s usage policy to achieve self sufficiency in its recurring expenditure.

Dr. Samanta received the Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree (1993) in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University, the Master of Technology (M.Tech.) degree (1995) in Design and Production Engg. from NIT, Durgapur and the Ph.D. degree in (2011) "Multi Phase Flow Numerical Modeling for Simulation of the Injection Stage of Power Injection Molding (PIM)" from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur. Since 1995, Dr. Samanta has been working with CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur, India. Dr. Samanta's research interests are in - Near Net Shape Manufacturing (Melting and Casting of Metal, Power Injection Molding and Solidification Simulation), accomplishing of which receives paramount importance in the parlance of mechanical engineering. Specifically, Dr. Samanta focuses on translational R&D activities in strategic aero-space sector. Over the years, Dr. Samanta built a strong relationship with DRDO, ISRO agencies as well as the industry and bagged several high valued funding towards research and developmental activities in strategic aero-space sector. Details of Dr. Samanta’s collaborative research work with various agencies are available with PME / BDG, CSIR-CMERI Durgapur.

Dr. Samanta is Fellow, Institute of Engineers (India), (2020). Earlier, Dr. Samanta was a recipient of JICA Fellowship from TNIRI, Sendai, Japan (1998-1999), DAAD Fellowship from RWTH Aaachen, Germany (2004-2005).

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Educational career: Doctor of Philosophy
  • Sustainable Metal Casting using Advanced Research & Technology (SMART) Foundry 2020

Phone : +91-9434330540(Mobile)

E-mail :sudip[at]cmeri[dot]res[dot]in