CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
(A Unit of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research)

सीएसआईआर-केंद्रीय कांच और सिरेमिक अनुसंधान संस्थान
(वैज्ञानिक और औद्योगिक अनुसंधान परिषद की एक इकाई)
  
  
 

Dr. Saikat Deb Acharya
Senior Scientist

Advanced Mechanical and Materials Characterization Division
(High Speed Experimental Mechanics: Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar)

Phone: +91-33-2322 3247 (office), 033-2465 7835 (R)
FAX : +91-33-2473 0957
E-mail: saikat@cgcri.res.in; saikat.acharjee@gmail.com
B.E. (Hons.) (Mechanical Engineering), National Institute of Technology Durgapur India
PGDBM, Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management, Kolkata
Ph.D. (Engg.), National Institute of Technology Durgapur India

Dr. Acharya joined CSIR-CGCRI on February, 2001

Research Interest
  • High Strain Rate Phenomena
  • Dynamic Fracture Mechanics
  • Experimental Solid Mechanics
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Bone Mechanics

Professional Career

Institution
Position
Period
CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata Senior Scientist Feb 2012 – till date
CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata ScientistFeb 2006 – Feb 2012
CSIR-CGCRI, KolkataJunior ScientistFeb 2001 – Feb 2006


Awards / Recognition
Awards:
  • Best Project award as Co-PI from CSIR-CGCRI for a Private Sponsored Project, 2014
  • Gandhi Centenary Scholarship 1986
Peer Recognition:
Journal Referee:
  • Polymer Bulletin, Springer
  • Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Springer
  • Ceramics International, Elsevier
Project Reviewer:
  • Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Dept. of Science and Technology, India
Life Member:
  • The Indian Ceramic Society
  • Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI)
  • Materials Research Society of India (MRSI)
  • Millennium Institute of Energy & Environment (MIME) (Governing Body)
Recent Invited Talks:
  • Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology Durgapur India; 10 February 2017
  • Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata Chapter; 16 December 2016
  • Department of Metallurgical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi and Electron Microscope Society of India; 03 June 2016
  • Metallurgical Colloquium, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, Tamilnadu 603102; 02 February 2016
  • Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata Chapter; 17 December 2015
  • International Unit of Macromolecular Science and Engineering (IUMSE), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala 686560; 11 October 2015
  • Indian Space Research Organisation – Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695022; 14 November 2014
  • CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar 751013; 27 February 2014
  • Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, Tamilnadu 603102; 06 February 2014


Selected Publications

Publications in SCI Journals (last 5 years):
  1. Saikat Acharya*, R.K. Gupta, Jiten Ghosh, Sandip Bysakh, K.S. Ghosh, D.K. Mondal and A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “High strain rate dynamic compressive behaviour of Al6061-T6 alloys”, Materials Characterization 127: 185-197 (2017).
  2. Saikat Acharya*, D.K. Mondal, K.S. Ghosh and A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “Mechanical behaviour of glass fibre reinforced composite at varying strain rates”, Materials Research Express 4: 035303 (2017).
  3. Saikat Acharya*, S. Bysakh, P. Venkitanarayanan, A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “Deformation and failure of alumina under high strain rate compressive loading”, Ceramics International 41: 6793-6801 (2015).
  4. Saikat Acharya* and A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “Dynamic Compressive Fracture of Ceramic Polymer Layered Composites”, Procedia Engineering 86: 281-286 (2014).
  5. Saikat Acharya* and A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “High Strain Rate Compressive Behaviour of PMMA”, Polymer Bulletin 71: 133-149 (2014).
International and National Conference Proceedings (last 5 years):
  1. Saikat Acharya*, Garry L. Messing, K.S. Ghosh, D.K. Mondal, A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “High strain rate deformation of -alumina with and without texture” presented at 2nd International Conference on Alumina and Other Functional Ceramics (AOFC-2017) jointly organized by CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata and Indian Ceramic Society, at CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata; February 15-17, 2017, Abstract book pg-CL05.
  2. Saikat Acharya*, Manjima Bhattacharya, Sandip Bysakh, K.S. Ghosh, D.K. Mondal, A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “Electron microscopy of damage evolution in SHPB experiments on layered alumina-polymer composites” presented at International Conference on Electron Microscopy (EMSI-2016) organized jointly by Department of Metallurgical Engineering, IIT (BHU) and Electron Microscope Society of India, at Varanasi, India; June 2-4, 2016, Abstract book pg-74.
  3. Saikat Acharya*, M. Nanibabu, A. Moitra, S.A. Krishanan, C.K. Mukhopadyay, K.V. Rajkumar, G. Sasikala, A.K. Mukhopadhyay, K.S. Ghosh, D.K. Mondal, K. Muraleedharan. “High strain rate deformation behaviour of austenitic steel using SHPB”, presented at National Seminar on Make in India: Challenges for Indian Industries (Mining, Metal and Services), Indian Institute of Metals, Kolkata Chapter; December 17, 2015, Souvenir pg-14.
  4. Saikat Acharya*, K.S. Ghosh, D.K. Mondal, A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “Dynamic Mechanical Behaviour of Ceramics and Polymers under high strain rate compressive loading” presented at World Congress on Microscopy: Instrumentations, Techniques and Applications in Life Sciences and Material Sciences (WCM-2015), International Unit on Macromolecular Science and Engineering (IUMSE), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India; October 9-11, 2015, Abstract book pg-53.
  5. S. Acharya*, Sandip Bysakh, Venkitanarayanan P., A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “High Strain Rate Dynamic Failure Mechanism of Alumina ”, presented at 1st International Conference in Alumina and Other Functional Ceramics (AOFC-2015) at CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata; March 11-13, 2015, Abstract book pg-61.
  6. Saikat Acharya* and A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “High strain rate compressive behaviour of GFRP and PMMA”, presented at EMCA-2014, Kolkata; December 4-6, 2014, Conference Proceedings pg-125.
  7. R. Sharma, S. Das, A.K. Mukhopadhyay and Saikat Acharya*, “The strain rate dependence of dynamic impact properties of 6061-Aluminium Alloy”, presented at First International Conference on Emerging Materials: Characterization and Application (EMCA-2014), Kolkata; December 04-06, 2014, Abstract book pg-124.
  8. Saikat Acharya* and A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “High Strain Rate Compressive Behaviour of GFRP”, presented at INCCOM-13, ISAMPE National Conference on Composites, VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram, India; November 14 - 15, 2014, Abstract book pg-44.
  9. S. Acharya*, M. Bhattacharya, S. Basu and A.K. Mukhopadhyay, “Nanomechanical Properties of AlN-SiC Composites”, presented at ICEMP-2014, CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar, India; February 26-28, 2014, Conference Proceedings pg:430-435.
  10. S. Acharya* and A. K. Mukhopadhyay, “Dynamic Compressive Fracture of Ceramic Polymer Layered Composites”, presented at ICONS-2014, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India; February 4-7, 2014, Abstract book pg-67.




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