Vishesh Ranjan Kar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, India


Contact

G10-1, Golden Jubilee Lecture Hall Complex, National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur

P.O: NIT Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India, PIN: 831014

Institute Website: www.nitjsr.ac.in

Email: visheshkar@gmail.com; vishesh.me@nitjsr.ac.in

Dr. Kar is presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, India, since 2018. He completed his doctoral program under Prof. S. K. Panda, Department of Mechanical Engineering at NIT Rourkela in 2015 as a full-time research scholar in the field of Computational Solid Mechanics. His research interests are Nonlinear Finite Element Method, Advanced Composite Structures, Computational Mechanics and Shape Optimization. He authored (and co-authored) over 60 research articles in peer-reviewed journals, books and conferences in the field of modeling and analysis of composite structures. He is also the Editorial Board Member of Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials (De Gruyter). Currently, he is handling various research projects as Principal Investigator (and Co-PI) funded by government agencies. Presently, he is supervising 06 PhD students in the area of advanced composite structures. He is the recipient of Research Award 2016 from VIT University, India; Early Career Research Award 2017 from DST, Government of India; Young Scientist 2019 from Venus International Foundation, India; and Preeminent Researcher Award 2019 from International Institute of Organized Research, India in association with Western Sydney University, Australia. He is a recognized reviewer of many reputed international journals of his domain. He is a lifetime member of Indian Society for Applied Mechanics.


Awards/Achievements/Fellowships

Recognised as one of the Top 2% Scientists in World by Elsevier BV, Stanford University for year 2020.

Preeminent Researcher Award 2019 from International Institute of Organized Research, India in association with Western Sydney University, Australia.

Young Scientist-2019 (Mechanical Engineering) Award in Venus International Research Award (VIRA-2019) from Venus International Foundation, Chennai, India.

Early Career Research Award-2017 from SERB, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.

Research Award 2016 from VIT University, Vellore, India.

Qualified GATE-2007 in Mechanical Engineering Discipline with All India Rank 543.

Who’s Who in Engineering Education, Academic Keys (2018).

Outstanding Reviewer, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2017).

Outstanding Reviewer, Thin-Walled Structures, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2017).

Institute fellowship received from MHRD for Doctoral Program (2012-2015).

Industrial fellowship received from TATA TC SPRINGS Ltd.,Pune: A group of TATA AutoComp System (2008-2009).

Institute fellowship received from MHRD for Masters Program (2007-2009).

Educational Background

2015: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India

2010: M.Tech. in Design Engineering, College of Engineering Pune, India

2007: B.E. (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering, Pt. R. S. University Raipur, India

Experiences

Academic

2018-Present: Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

2016-2018: Assistant Professor (Sr.) in School of Mechanical Engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Jan 2016- April 2016: Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Raghu Engineering College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

2011-2012: Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at O. P. Jindal Institute of Technology, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, India

2010-2011: Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Pragati College of Engg. & Management, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

Research

2012-2015: Full-time Research Scholar in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha, India

Industrial

2008-2009: Project Trainee in Design & Development Department at TATA TC Springs Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra, India