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     Deepak Amban Mishra

Ph.D. fromIIT Khargpur - Department of Geology and Geophysics
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Arindam Basu
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: Completed in 2013
AddressDepartment of Geology and Geophysics, IIT Kharagpur
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Sambalpur UniversityApplied Geology2008
B.Sc.North Orissa University, D. D. CollegeGeology2006
12CBSE, JNV Hadagarh, KeonjharScience2003
10 CBSE, JNV Hadagarh, KeonjharMath. Science, SSt, English, Oriya2001

Research Areas
  • Mechanical characterization of virtually isotropic and anisotropic rock materials
  • Microstructural analysis of rocks in relation to their mechanical behaviors

  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in 2009

  • Worked as Junior Project Assistant and Junior Research Fellow at IIT Kharagpur
  • Experience in handling various rock mechanical instruments

Teaching Experience
  • Engineering Geology Lab (GG69006)(P) at IIT Kharagpur 2011-2013 (3 terms)
  • Groundwater and Engineering Geology Lab (GG59009)(P) at IIT Kharagpur 2010-2013 (4 terms)
  • Engineering Geology Lab (GG39007)(P) at IIT Kharagpur 2010-2013 (4 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Junior research fellow (MHRD) from July 2009 to July 2011
  • Senior research fellow (MHRD) from 2011 to till date at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Papers Published in Journals
  • A method for estimating crack-initiation stress of rock materials by porosity by Basu A. and Mishra D. A. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment Accepted (2013)
  • Failure modes of rock materials under uniaxial compression, Brazilian test condition and point loading by Basu A., Mishra D. A. and Roychowdhury K. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment In Press (2013)
  • Estimation of uniaxial compressive strength of rock materials from index tests using regression analysis and fuzzy inference system by D. A. Mishra and A. Basu Engineering Geology 160, 54-68 (2013)
  • Use of the block punch test to predict the compressive and tensile strengths of rocks by D. A. Mishra and A. Basu International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 51,119-127 (2012)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Microstructural Control on Uniaxial Compressive Strength of Granitic Rocks by D. A. Mishra and A, Basu International Conference On Advances in Concrete, Structural and Geotechnical Engineering Souvenir, pp 57 (2009)

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