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Dr. A. K. Mukhopadhyay
Profile of Dr. A. K. Mukhopadhyay
Dr. Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay
Chief Scientist and Head
Advanced Mechanical and Materials Characterization Division
Phone: Work : (033) 24733-469/76/77/96 (Ex. 3358);
Residence : (033) 2430-8549;
(Physics Hons.), 1978, University of Kalyani
(Physics), 1982, Jadavpur University
(Science), 1988, Jadavpur University
Dr. Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay joined CGCRI on 03.12.1986
Physics of deformation and fracture of brittle solids, shock physics of ceramics, tribology, nanoindentation behaviour and nanotribology of ceramics, ceramic coatings and thin films, microwave processing of ceramics and glass ceramic coating.
Invited Speaker, International Conf. AOFC, 2015
Keynote Speaker, Hysitron User Workshop, 2015
MRSI Medal, 2014
Executive Council Member, MRSI, Kolkata Chapter (2006-2015)
Vice Chairman, MRSI, Kolkata Chapter (2006-2015)
Invited Speaker, International Conf. AOFC, 2013
Invited Speaker “Nanobrücken : Hysitron European Workshop”, 2010
Best Poster Paper Award, DAE Solid State Physics Symposium, 2008
Co-tutor in Leadership Development Program (LDP),HRDG, CSIR, Gaziabad, 2008, 2009
Best Poster Paper Award, MRSI, 2000
Visiting Scientist Fellowship Award, Forschungszentrum, Juelich, Germany, 2000
Outstanding Young Person Award for Science and Innovation, 1997
Lions Club of India Award, 1996
Best Poster Paper Award, MRSI, 2000
Post doctoral Research Fellowship Award, 1990-92, Sydney University, Australia.
Guest Lecturer, Sydney University, Australia, 1991
Guest Lecturer, University of New South Wales, Australia, 1992
Junior and Senior Research Fellowship, DRDO and CSIR, 1982-1986
Merit Scholarship, Govt of India 1978-80
Merit Scholarship, Kalyani University, West Bengal 1974
Life Member, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Life Member, Materials Research Society of India
Life Member, Acoustical Society of India
Life Member, Electron Microscopy Society of India
Life Member, Indian Ceramic Society
Reviewer, Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group
Reviewer, RSC Advance, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
Reviewer, Frontiers in Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
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
Reviewer, International Journal of Wear, Elsevier Science, UK
Reviewer, Journal of Materials Science, Elsevier Science, UK
Reviewer, Indian Journal of Physics, SpringerLink, Springer, UK
Reviewer, Bulletin of Materials Science, SpringerLink, Springer, UK
Reviewer, Materials and Manufacturing Process, Elsevier
Publications: in SCI Journals - 120; in Conference Proceedings - 132; in Books - 3;
Selected papers :
Aniruddha Samanta, Dipak K. Chanda, Pradip Sekhar Das, Jiten Ghosh, Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay and Arjun Dey, “Synthesis of Nano Calcium Hydroxide in Aqueous Medium”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 99 (3) 787–795 (2016).
Aniruddha Samanta, Dipak Kr. Chanda, Pradip Sekhar Das, Jiten Ghosh, Arjun Dey, Sukhen Das and Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay, “Synthesis of mixed calcite–calcium oxide nano jasmine flowers,” Ceramics International 42, 2339–2348 (2016).
Aniruddha Samanta, Manjima Bhattacharya, Srikanta Dalui, Megha Acharya, Pradip S Das, Dipak K Chanda, Saikat D Acharya, Sankar K Sivaraman, Shekhar Nath, Ashok K Mandal, Jiten Ghosh, and Anoop K Mukhopadhyay, “Nanomechanical responses of human hair”, Journal of Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, 56, 229-248, (2016).
P. S. Das, A. Dey, A. K. Mandal, N. Dey and A. K. Mukhopadhyay, “Growth of dip coated magnesium oxide nanoflower thin films,” Surface Engineering, 32, 15-20, (2016).
Biswajit Bera, Pradip Sekhar Das, Manjima Bhattacharya, Swapankumar Ghosh, Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay and Arjun Dey, “Nanoscale contact resistance of V2O5 xerogel films developed by nanostructured powder,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 49, 085303 (2016) [(16pp), First Published online on 27 January 2016 • © 2016 IOP Publishing Ltd (http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0022-3727/49/8/085303/meta)].
B Bera, A C M Esther, A Dey and A K Mukhopadhyay, “Structural, optical and electrical properties of V2O5 xerogel thin films,” Published online February 2016 in Indian J. Phys., DOI: 10.1007/s12648-015-0807-4.
A. K. Gupta, D. Porwal, Arjun Dey, N. Sridhara, A. K. Mukhopadhyay, A. K. Sharma and H. C. Barshilia, “Evaluation of elasto-plastic properties of ITO film using combined nanoindentation and finite element approach”, Ceramics International, 42, 1225–1233(2016)
A. K. Gupta, D. Porwal, A. Dey, A. K. Mukhopadhyay and A. K. Sharma, “Evaluation of critical depth ratio for soft V2O5 film on hard Si substrate by finite element modeling of experimentally measured nanoindentation response”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, (In press, 2016).
Manjima Bhattacharya, Arjun Dey and Anoop K. Mukhopadhyay, “Self-adjusting unique nanoscale contact resistance of a single alumina grain”, Materials Research Express, (In press, 2016).
Manjima Bhattacharya, Srikanta Dalui, Nitai Dey, Sandip Bysakh, Jiten Ghosh and Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay, “Low Strain Rate Compressive Failure Mechanism of Coarse Grain Alumina,” Ceram. Int., (In Press, 2016).
Pradip Sekhar Das, Manjima Bhattacharya, Dipak Kr Chanda, Srikanta Dalui, Saikat Acharya, Swapankumar Ghosh, Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay, “Failure and Deformation Mechanisms at Macro- and Nano-scales of Alkali Activated Clay”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, (In press, 2016).
Saikat Acharya, Sandip Bysakh, P. Venkitanarayanan, A. K. Mukhopadhyay, “Deformation and failure of alumina under high strain rate compressive loading”, Ceramics International 41, 6793–6801 (2015).
A. Dey and A. K. Mukhopadhyay, “Nanoindentation Study of Phase-pure Highly Crystalline Hydroxyapatite Coatings Deposited by Microplasma Spraying, The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal, 9, (2015) 65-74. This invited paper is part of a special issue entitled “Materials Science of Bioceramic Coatings” edited by Univ.-Prof. em. Dr. Robert B. Heimann.
A. Dey, M. Bhattacharya and A. K. Mukhopadhyay, “Grain boundary nanohardness of coarse grain alumina”, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 12, 1199–1209, (2015).
Patents filed / Granted
Summary: 7(Indian), 3 (Granted)
Landmark Research Contribution
Establishment of a Nanoindentation Laboratory at CGCRI.
Creation of a group with research activities on (i) Nanomechanical Characterization of Glass, Ceramics, Ceramic Thin Films and Coatings (ii) Microwave Processing of Ceramics, Ceramic Composites and Glass Ceramic Coatings and (iii) Shock Physics of Structural Ceramics at CGCRI.
Dey A, Mukhopadhyay AK, Gangadharan S, Sinha MK and Basu D., 2009. Weibull modulus of nano-hardness and elastic modulus of hydroxyapatite coating. Journal of Materials Science, 44(18), 4911- 4918. On the basis of this research paper a web article has been published in September 7, 2009 by VerticalNews 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. In addition, another web article has been written by Nanotechnology Weekly Top News on innovative Materials Science research. 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
Dey A, Mukhopadhyay AK, Gangadharan S, Sinha MK and Basu D., 2009. Characterization of microplasma sprayed hydroxyapatite coating. Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 18(4), 578-592. On the basis of this research paper a web article has been published in December 21, 2009 by VerticalNews 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
Dey A, Mukhopadhyay AK, Gangadharan S, Sinha MK, Basu D and Bandyopadhyay NR., 2009. Nanoindentation study of microplasma sprayed hydroxyapatite coating. Ceramics International, 35(6), 2295-2304. This paper 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
Summary: Completed-3, Submitted-1, Ongoing-5, Under Processing-1
Ph.D Supervision: Completed =3
Dr. Arjun Dey, IIEST, Shibpur, Howrah [Ph.D(Engg.), 2011]
Dr. Riya Chakraborty, Jadavpur University [Ph.D (Science), 2014]
Dr. Payel Bandyopadhyay, Jadavpur University [Ph.D (Science), 2015]
Updated on: 06-05-2016 14:52
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