Dr. Nilanjan Mallik


Dr. Nilanjan Mallik, is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. He has more than 17 years of research and teaching experience at undergraduate as well as post graduate levels. He received Doctor of Philosophy degree in 2005 in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India and received Master of Technology degree in 2000 in Machine Design specialization in Mechanical Engineering from Viweswaraiah Technological University, Karnataka, India and Bachelor of Engineering degree in 1998 in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, West Bengal, India. His research fields are smart materials and structures involving piezoelectric materials, shape memory alloys, optical fiber sensors, electro- and magneto-rheological fluids and nanostructures, smart composites, finite element method, exact solution techniques and related fields. Dr. Mallik was recipient of prestigious BOYSCAST fellowship of Department of Science and Technology, India in the year 2006-07. Under this fellowship scheme he worked as visiting researcher in the Nanoworld Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and received outstanding researcher award for conducting research on spinning carbon nanotubes into threads in the year 2008. He published research in international peer reviewed journals and in proceedings of international and national conferences. He also presented research findings in international and national conferences. He also published a number of books and book chapters. He made one invention disclosure with co-inventors of Nanoworld laboratory. He delivered many invited expert talks in other Institutes on special topics and conducted many short-term courses on specialized topics for faculty and students.