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  • Dr. Pranab Samanta

    Designation : Scientist
    Specialised in : Tribology
    Joining at CSIR on : 9/4/2010
    Joining at CMERI on : 9/4/2010

Dr. P. Samanta has done his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2008. Recently he is working with Surface Engineering and Tribology Department at CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CMERI). Before joining in CSIR-CMERI he worked at R&D division of Larsen and Toubro Ltd., Mumbai for two and half years. He received best paper award in technical category in 5-th International Conference as well as NMR award from Larsen and Toubro Ltd. as recognition for excellence in research. He has more than 30 papers in national and International publications and two design registrations on mechanical product. His research interest includes following areas: Air Journal Bearing, Magnetic Bearing, Wear and Lubrication.

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Educational career: PhD
  • Developmental Studies of 5 KW Gas Turbine Compressor Set
  • Preliminary studies on development of Foil Bearing
  • Investigation of Degradation of Hydraulic oil in Hydraulic power steering
  • Magnetically Levitated Contactless Bearings for Miniaturized/ Microdevices

  • Investigation of velocity slip effect on steady state characteristics of finite hydrostatic double-layered porous oil journal bearing

Phone : 0343-6452009(Office) +919126714635(Mobile)

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