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Dr Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay

Professor of Physics & Dean, FOS

Department of Physics School of Basic Sciences

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Prof (Dr) Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay is working as Dean, Faculty of Science and Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Manipal University, Jaipur.

    Earlier Prof Mukhopadhyay had served as a Chief Scientist at CSIR- CENTRAL GLASS AND CERAMIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE (CGCRI) at Kolkata.

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph.D. Science Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India 1988
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Physics Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India 1982
Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.), (Physics Major) Kalyani University, Kalyani, West Bengal 1978

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Advance Mechanical and Material Characterization Division, CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute. Chief Scientist and Head Administrative Dec 2011 till 2018
Senior Principal Scientist Analytical Facility Division, CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute Administrative 2005-2011
Principal Scientist Non-oxide Ceramic and Composite Division, CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute Administrative 03-Dec-1999 02-Dec-2005
Senior Scientist Composite Division, CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute Administrative & Research 03-Dec-1994 02-Dec-1999
Director's Laboratory, Electroceramics Division, Composite Division, CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute Scientist: Mechanical Test Section Research 03-Dec-1989 02-Dec-1994
Director's Laboratory, CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute Junior Scientist: Mechanical Test Section Research 03-Dec-1986 02-Dec-1989

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Area of Interest

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Working Experience

About 35 years in Evaluation of Mechanical Properties including the Nano Indentation Technique (DSI) based Characterization, Non-Destructive and Ultrasonic Characterization, Structure Property Correlation, Tribology and Fatigue of : Surgical and Bio-Ceramics as well as Ceramic Composites including Multilayer Composites, Thermal Barrier Coating (TBC), Thin Films and functional ceramic coating.

Post-Doctoral Experience

  • Guest Scientist, Dept. of Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia, 1990-1992
  •  Invited Speaker, University of Technology of Sydney, Australia, 1991
  •  Guest Lecturer, Sydney University, Australia, 1991
  • Guest Lecturer, University of New South Wales, Australia, 1992
  • Guest Scientist, Forshungszentrum, Juelich, Germany, Feb.-Aug., 2000

Academic Experience

  • Guest Lecturer, Quality Improvement Program for College Teachers, IIT, Kharagpur, India, 1993
  •  Guest Lecturer, Jadavpur University, 1998-1999
  • Guest Lecturer, Calcutta University, 1997-1998
  • Invited Speaker, Solid State physics Research Center, Physics Dept., Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001
  • Invited Speaker, Zonal Meet of the Confederation of Indian Industries, Kolkata, 1997
  •  Invited Speaker, Quality Improvement Program for College Teachers, Calcutta University, Kolkata, 2001
  • External Examiner, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, India
  • External Examiner, Calcutta University, Kolkata, India

International Recognition as Expert

  • Reviewer, International Journal of Wear, Elsevier Science, UK
  • Reviewer, Journal of Materials Science, Elsevier Science, UK
  • Reviewer, Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, Indian Ceramic Society, India
  • Reviewer, Indian Journal of Physics, Springerlink, Springer, UK
  • Reviewer, Bulletin of Materials Science, Springerlink, Springer, UK
  • Reviewer, Materials and Manufacturing Process, Elsevier
  • Reviewer, RSC Advance, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
  • Reviewer, Frontiers in Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
  • Reviewer, Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group
  • Reviewer, ACS Omega, American Chemical Society
  • Reviewer, Materials Science and Engineering A, Elsevier
  • Reviewer, Materials Science and Engineering C, Elsevier
  • Reviewer, Ceramics International, Elsevier
  • Reviewer, Materials and Metallurgical Transactions A, Elsevier
  • Reviewer, Surface Engineering, Maney Publishers, UK
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, Wiley, USA
  • Reviewer, Journal of Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, Elsevier
  • Reviewer, Thin Solid Films
  • Reviewer, Journal of the American Ceramic Society
  • and many others…..

Organizational Capability

  • Ex-Secretary, Calcutta Chapter, Materials Research Society of India
  • Member, Executive Council, 2004-10, Calcutta Chapter, Materials Research Society of India
  • Vice Chairperson, MRSI, Kolkata Chapter, 2006 to 2015

Research Supervision

  • M. Tech. Thesis -30
  • B. Tech/B. E Thesis – 50
  • PhD Thesis – 14 (3 Currently under supervision/co-supervision)

Awards/Fellowships/ Recognition:

  • MRSI Medal, 25th AGM of MRSI, Bangalore, 2014
  • The research paper entitled, “Charecterization of alumina ceramics under shock loading” authored A. K. Mukhopadhyay, K. D. Joshi, S. Biswas, S. Bhattacharya, A. Rav and S. C. Gupta, (Issue no. 309, October 2009, pp. 409-412) has been recently re-published in FOUNDER’S DAY SPECIAL ISSUE at Dr. HOMI BHABHA CENTENARY YEAR’S JOURNAL by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).
  • The research paper entitled, “Nanoindentation study of Microplasma Sprayed Hydroxyapatite Coating” authored by A. Dey, A. K. Mukhopadhyay, S. Gangadharan, M. K. Sinha, D. Basu and N. R. Bandyopadhyay (35, 2009, 2295–2304) obtained 17th position in the TOP 25

HOTTEST ARTICLES of the Ceramics International journal published by Elsevier & cited by Science Direct. Please look into the following web link for further details:

http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/materials-science/15/journal/ceramics-international/02728842/archive/22

  • On the basis of the research paper entitled, “Characterization of Microplasma Sprayed Hydroxyapatite Coating” authored by A. Dey, A. K. Mukhopadhyay, S. Gangadharan, M. K. Sinha and D. Basu published in Journal of Thermal Spray Technology (18, 2009, 578–592)”, a web article has been published in December 21, 2009 by Vertical News in the section of Nanotechnology Top News based on the application of nanoindentation technique to the novel microplasma sprayed Bio-ceramic coating on metallic implants reported in this research paper.

Please look into the following web link for further details: http://nanotechnology.verticalnews.com/articles/2952438.html

  • On the basis of the research paper entitled, “Weibull Modulus of Nano-hardness and Elastic Modulus of Hydroxyapatite Coating” authored by A. Dey, A. K. Mukhopadhyay, S. Gangadharan, M. K. Sinha and D. Basu published in Journal of Materials Science (44, 2009, 4911–4918), a web article has been published in September 7, 2009 by Vertical News in the section of Nanotechnology Top News based on the application of nanoindentation technique to the novel microplasma sprayed Bio-ceramic coating on metallic implants. Please look into the following web links for further details: http://nanotechnology.verticalnews.com/articles/2372313.html

http://www.verticalnews.com/premium_newsletters/Nanotechnology-Weekly/2009-09-07/71522NA.html

  • International Community’s acceptance of our research established by Invitation to present an oral presentation along with another three poster papers at the International Conference “Nanobrücken : Hysitron European Workshop 2010” jointly organized by the INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials and Hysitron, Inc. held at the INM campus in Saarbrücken, Germany, on February 25-26, 2010.

Best Poster Paper Award, 2008, 53rd DAE Solid State Physics Symposium.

Sir C V Raman Award, 2000, Acoustical Society of India.

Best Poster Paper Award, 2000, Materials Research Society of India.

Visiting Scientist Fellowship Award, 2000, Forschungszentrum, Juelich, Germany.

Outstanding Young Person Award for Science and Innovation, Calcutta, 1997

Lions Club of India Award, 1996

Best Poster Paper Prize, Materials Research Society of India, India, 1995

Australian Research Council Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Govt. of Australia, 1990-1992

Research Fellowship, CSIR*, Govt. of India, India, 1982-1986

National Scholarship, Govt. of India, 1978

Merit Scholarship, University of Kalyani, India, 1974

*CSIR: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India

Fellowships of Professional Societies:

1. Materials Research Society of India (Life Member), 1995

2. Electron Microscope Society of India (Life Member), 2000

3. Acoustical Society of India (Life Member), 2000

4. Indian Physical Society (Life Member), 2009

5. Indian Ceramic Society (Life Member), 1995

Travel Abroad:

1. Australia, 5-Nov-1990 to 4-Nov-1992, University of Sydney, To work as Guest Scientist at Dept. of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, University of Sydney as a Australian Research Council Post Doctoral Fellowship Awardee

2. Germany (Federal Republic of), 18-Feb-2000 14-Aug-2000, Forshungszentrum, Juelich to work as Guest Scientist Fellowship Awardee at Forshungszentrum, Juelich

3. Germany (February 22-28, 2010) to present an oral presentation along with another three poster papers at the International Conference “Nanobrücken : Hysitron European Workshop 2010” jointly organized by the INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials and Hysitron, Inc. held at the INM campus in Saarbrücken, Germany, on February 25-26, 2010.

 

Research Project:

 

  • Project No. 1: Development of laminated ceramic composites for structural applications PI: Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI,Co-PI: Dr K K Phani, Sponsor: DST(SERC), Amount: Rs. 11.45 Laks, Completed, March 2002.
  • Project No. 2: Joining of glass pieces by a novel fusion technique, PI: Dr K K Phani, CSIR-CGCRI, CI : Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, Sponsor: DST, Amount:14.41 Laks, Completed, March 2001.
  • Project No. 3: Microstructural characterization of thermal barrier coating by indentation technique (CI), PI: Dr K K Phani, CSIR-CGCRI, CI : Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI and FZJ, Germany, Sponsor: CSIR-FZJ International Scientific Collaboration, Completed, March 2004.
  • Project No. 4: Nanostructured Multi-Layer Composites for Damage Tolerant Applications PI: Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI, Co-PI: Dr K K Phani, Sponsor: CSIR Amount: Rs. 19.98 Laks, Completed, March 2007.
  • Project No. 5: Near net shape manufacturing of bio-implants and engineering components from advanced ceramics and metals, PI: Dr D Basu, CSIR-CGCRI, CI : Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, Sponsor: CSIR, Amount:308 Laks, Completed, March 2007.
  • Project No. 6: Micromechanical Characterization of Hydroxyapatite Coated Metallic Implants, PI: Dr D Basu, CSIR-CGCRI, CI : Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, Sponsor: DST(SERC), Amount:20.82 Laks, Completed, March 2010.
  • Project No. 7: Development of Equation of State of Alumina and ZTA ceramics under shock loading, PI: Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI, Co-PI: Dr K D Joshi, BARC, Sponsor: BRNS, DAE, Amount: Rs. 21.96 Laks, Completed, March 2010.
  • Project No. 8: Non-oxide ceramic based advance structural materials for Application in Armors, PI: Dr S. Biswas, CSIR-CGCRI, CI : Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, Sponsor: CSIR, Amount:1450 Laks, Completed, March 2013.
  • Project No. 9: Technology for Assessment & Refurbishment of Engineering Materials & Components (TAREMaC), Activity II: Minimally Invasive and Miniature Specimen Techniques: Sub-Activity: Indentation Technique for Ceramic Materials, PI: Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI, Sponsor: CSIR, Amount:80 Laks, Completed, March 2013.
  • Project No. 10: Renovation of Mechanical Testing Facility at CGCRI, PI: Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI, Sponsor: CSIR, Amount:88 Laks, Completed, March 2013.
  • Project No. 11: Evaluation of Mechanical Properties, PI: Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI, Sponsor: CSIR-CGCRI, Amount:10 Laks, Completed, March 2012.
  • Project No 12: Nanomechanical characterization of carbon carbon composites”, PI: Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI, Sponsor: ISRO, Amount:17.20 Laks, Completed in March 2015.
  • Project No 13: Development of ITO Foam Coatings for Stealth applications, PI: Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI, Sponsor: DRDO, Amount: 20 Laks, Completed in March 2017.
  • Project No. 14: Development of Advanced Clay based Geo-Polymers for Structural applications, PI: Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI, CI: Dr S K Ghosh, Sponsor: CSIR, Amount: 63.5 Laks.
  • Project No. 15: Ceramic materials for Membrane, Energy, and Structural Armour applications (CERMESA), Task 3 : Advanced composite armour for protection against medium caliber threat, PI: Dr P K Das, CSIR-CGCRI, Team Member Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, Sponsor: CSIR, Amount: 6800 Laks, Completed in March 2017.
  • Project No. 16: Nanomechanical Characterization of human hair, PI: Dr A. K. Mukhopadhyay, CSIR-CGCRI, CI: S D Acharya, Sponsor: CavinKare Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, India, Amount: 9.99 Laks, Ongoing.
  • Project No. 17: Development of Novel Biomedical Implants with Enhanced Reliability, CSIR-CGCRI, CI: Dr V K Balla, Dr B. Kundu and 5 Others from CSIR-CGCRI, Sponsor:DST, Amount : Rs. 33.396 Laks,
  • Project No. 18: Studies on Vanadium Oxide based Thin Films Developed By Dip/Spin Coating Techniques for Spacecraft Thermal Control Applications, CSIR-CGCRI, CI: Dr A Dey, Dr N. Sridhara from ISAC, ISRO, Sponsor:ISRO (RESPOND), Amount : Rs. 21.41Laks,

A process of making aluminium oxide coated aluminium

S. Das D. Basu S. Datta A. K. Mukhopadhyay

India (Republic of), Filing Date 22-Jan-2003, Grant Date 05-Sep-2008, Patent No. 223204.

An improved process for sintering of silicon carbide

Dr Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay S. Ghatak A. Seal S. Mandal A. K. Samant, K. K. Phani H. S. Maiti

India (Republic of), Filing Date 25-Feb-2000 Grant Date: 19-Jun-2008, Patent No. 221204.

A process of making Al-Al2O3 composites useful in engineering applications

S. Das D. Basu S. Datta A. K. Mukhopadhyay

India (Republic of), Filing Date 07-Mar-2003, Grant Date 09-April-2009, Patent No. 233814.

An improved process of making glass-ceramic coatings on metallic substrate made thereby

S. Das D. Basu A. K. Mukhopadhyay S. Datta

India (Republic of), Filing Date 30-Mar-2006, Patent No. 883/DEL/06.

An improved process for making sintered silicon carbide composites

S. Ghatak, A. K. Mukhopadhyay K. Adhikary S. Mandal A. Seal A. K. Samant K. K. Phani H. S. Mait

India (Republic of), Filing Date 25-Feb-2000, Patent No. 162/DEL/00.

A process for the fabrication of glass polymer hybrid multilayer laminates having improved failure resistance and glass polymer multilayer laminates made thereby

Dr Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay S. K. Dalui A. Seal K. K. Phani H. S. Maiti

India (Republic of), Filing Date 25-Jan-2002, Patent No. 51/DEL/02.

An improved process for the manufacture of glass polymer hybrid multilayer laminates having enhanced failure resistance and glass polymer hybrid multi-layer laminates made thereby

Dr Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay A. Seal S. K. Dalui K. K. Phani

India (Republic of), Filing Date 27-Mar-2003, Patent No. 467/DEL/03.