Dr. Chiranjit Sarkar
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Dr. Chiranjit Sarkar
Asst. Professor
Ph.D, IIT Delhi
Ph: 06115-233-394
Fax: +91-612-227 7383
csarkar[*AT]iitp.ac.in
Personal webpage: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=iQ3O1WwAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chiranjit_Sarkar

Highest Academic Qualification

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Ph D Mechanical Engineering IIT Delhi (2014)
M. Tech Industrial Tribology and Maintenance Engineering IIT Delhi (2011)
B. E Production Engineering Jadavpur University (2009)
12th Standard Science Branch West Bengal Board (2005)
Research Areas/Areas of Interest

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Magnetorheological (MR) Fluids and Devices, Rheology, Tribology, Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow, Design of Biomedical devices.
Other Interests : Car Driving and Bike Racing
Courses taught at IITP :
  • ME401: Industrial Engineering and Operation Research,
  • MH501: Fundamentals of Mechatronics,
  • ME214: Mechanics of Solids,
  • ME208: Kinematics and Dynamics of Mechanisms
  • ME313: Design of Machine Elements
  • ME102: Engineering Mechanics
No. of PhD Students : Awarded (01): Manish Kumar Thakur
Ongoing (5.5):
  • Rahul Kesharwani (Co-Guide: Dr. Murshid Imam)
  • Chandra Shekhar Maurya (Co-Guide: Dr. Sandip Khan)
  • Aashna Raj (Co-Guide: Dr. Manabendra Pathak)
  • Bittu Kumar Singh
  • Rakesh Kumar Singh
  • Saurabh Chauhan
  • Danishtah Quamar
Professional Experience :
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna (December, 2015 – Present)
  • Postdoctoral position, Division of Fluid and Experimental Mechanics, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden (January, 2016 – October, 2016)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela (July, 2015 – December, 2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Delhi Technological University (August, 2014 – June, 2015)
Administrative Experience at IIT Patna :
  • Departmental PhD Coordinator (Mechanical Engineering) (2019-2020)
  • Departmental Library Committee Member (2019-2021)
  • Departmental TEQIP-III program coordinator (2019 to present)
  • Professor in Charge Guest house, IIT Patna (2017-2018)
  • Liaison Officer, IIT Patna (2019 to present)
Awards & Honours :   First Class Honours in Bachelor of Production Engineering
Patents :
  • H Hirani and C Sarkar, “Magnetorheological brake operating under shear, compression and valve modes”, Application no: 2530/DEL/2013, Filed on 23.08.2013.
Research Sponsored projects :
TitlePrincipal InvestigatorSponsored by
Completed (Sept, 2018 – March, 2022)
Experiments and Modelling of Wall-Bounded flow of Lubricating Magnetorheological Grease
Dr. Chiranjit Sarkar
Co-PI: Dr. Manabendra Pathak
SERB-DST, New Delhi
(18.50 Lacs)
Ongoing (December, 2020 – December, 2023)
‘Design and development of hybrid magnetorheological brake and its Tribo effectiveness studies on a brake inertia dynamometer’
Dr. Chiranjit Sarkar SERB-DST, New Delhi
(37.23 Lacs)
Ongoing (March, 2021 – March, 2024)
‘Design of a hybrid magneto rheometer operating under compression and shear mode for characterizing rheological and tribological properties of nano smart fluids’
Dr. Chiranjit Sarkar DST Nano mission:
Nano Technology,
New Delhi
(22.41 Lacs)
Publications : Journal Publications
Name of all Authors(Last name, First Name)Title of the research paperName of the journalYear, Vol. No. PageLatest Impact factor of the journalH- index/H-5 index
Maurya, Chandra Shekhar, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Characterization of highly stable water-based magnetorheological gel using OPTIGEL-WX as an additive: the study of magneto-induced rheological and viscoelastic properties Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 2022, Accepted on Feb 21 6.064 97/73
Raj, Aashna, Sarkar, Chiranjit, and Pathak, Manabendra Thermal and multiphase flow simulations of polytetrafluoroethylene-based grease flow in restricted geometry Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part J Journal of Engineering Tribology 2022, 236 (1), 1-10 1.674 56/21
Maurya, Chandra Shekhar, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Rheological and creep and recovery behavior of carbonyl iron water- based magnetorheological gel using laponite as an additive and oleic acid as a surfactant Rheologica Acta 2022, 66, 99-110 2.627 80/27
Thakur, Manish, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Design and testing of a conventional clutch filled with magnetorheological fluid activated by a flexible permanent magnet at low compressive load: Numerical simulation and experimental study ASME Journal of Tribology 2021, 144 (021205), 1-14 2.045 84/24
Kesharwani, Rahul, Imam, Murshid and Sarkar, Chiranjit Effect of Flat Probe on Local Heat Generation and Microstructural Evolution in Friction Stir Welding of 6061-T6 Aluminium Alloy Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals 2021, 74(12), 1-19 1.499 31/25
Maurya, Chandra Shekhar, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Dynamic and creep and recovery performance of Fe3O4 nanoparticle and carbonyl iron microparticle water-based magnetorheological fluid Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 2021, DOI: 10.1177/1045389X211026379, 1-13 2.569 111/37
Thakur, Manish, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Thermal and Tribological Performance of Graphite Flake-Based Magnetorheological Fluid Under Shear Mode Clutch ASME Journal of Tribology 2021, 143(12), 1-24 2.045 84/24
Maurya, Chandra Shekhar, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Rheological response of soft flake-shaped carbonyl iron water-based MR fluid containing iron nanopowder with hydrophilic carbon shell Rheologica Acta 2021, 60, 277-290 2.627 80/27
Thakur, Manish, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Lubrication performance of magnetorheological fluid in shear mode magnetorheological clutch with and without groove Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part J Journal of Engineering Tribology 2021, Special Issue: India Trib 2019, 1-18 1.674 56/21
Raj, Aashna, Sarkar, Chiranjit, and Pathak, Manabendra Magnetorheological Characterization of PTFE-Based Grease With MoS2 Additive at Different Temperatures IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 2021, 57(7), 4600410 1.7 137/44
Maurya, Chandra Shekhar, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Synthesis and characterization of novel flake-shaped carbonyl iron and water-based magnetorheological fluids using laponite and oleic acid with enhanced sedimentation stability Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 2021, 32(14), 1-16 2.569 111/37
Thakur, Manish, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Investigation of different groove profile effect on torque transmission in shear mode magnetorheological clutch: Numerical simulation and experimental study ASME Journal of Tribology 2021, 143 (091801), 1-17 2.045 84/24
Maurya, Chandra Shekhar, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Effect of Fe3O4 nanoparticles on magnetorheological properties of flake shaped carbonyl iron water-based suspension IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 2020, 56(12), 1-9 1.7 137/44
Thakur, Manish, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Experimental and Numerical Study of Magnetorheological Clutch with Sealing at Larger Radius Disc Defence Science Journal 2020, 70(6), 575-582 0.73 32/17
Kesharwani, Rahul, Imam, Murshid and Sarkar, Chiranjit Clarification on the choice of sheet positioning in friction stir welding of dissimilar materials Manufacturing Letters 2020, 24, 100-104   26/26
Singh, Anurag, Thakur, Manish, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Design and development of a wedge shaped magnetorheological clutch Proc. I Mech E, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications 2020, 234(9), 1-15 2.311 34/25
Thakur, Manish, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Influence of graphite flakes on the strength of magnetorheological fluids at high temperature and its rheology IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 2020, 56(5), 1-12 1.7 137/44
Maurya, Chandra Shekhar, and Sarkar, Chiranjit Magnetic and Transient Temperature Field Simulation of Plate-Plate Magnetorheometer Using Finite Element Method IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 2020, 56(4), 1-9 1.7 137/44
Westerberg, Lars, Göran, Lladós, Farré, Josep, Sarkar, Chiranjit, and Terré, Casals, Jasmina Contaminant Particle Motion in Lubricating Grease Flow: a Computational Fluid Dynamics approach Lubricant 2018, 6(1), 1-14   24/23
Sarkar, Chiranjit, Westerberg, Lars, Göran, and Höglund, Erik Numerical simulations of lubricating grease flow in a rectangular channel with- and without restrictions Tribology Transactions 2018, 61(1), 144-156 1.960 65/25
Westerberg, Lars, Göran, Sarkar, Chiranjit, Lladós, Farré, Josep, Lundström, Staffan and Höglund, Erik Lubricating grease flow in a double restriction seal geometry: a Computational Fluid Dynamics approach Tribology Letter 2017, 65, 1 - 17 3.106 92/32
Sarkar, Chiranjit and Hirani, Harish Experimental studies on Magnetorheological Brake containing Plane, Holed and Slotted Discs Industrial Lubrication and Tribology 2017, 69(2), 116 - 122 1.297 30/18
Sarkar, Chiranjit and Hirani, Harish Particle dynamics of polydisperse magnetorheological fluids Smart Science 2016, 3, 177-188   10/11
Sarkar, Chiranjit and Hirani, Harish Effect of particle size on shear stress of magnetorheological fluids Smart Science 2016, 3, 65-73   10/11
Sarkar, Chiranjit and Hirani, Harish Synthesis and Characterisation of Nano Particle-based Magnetorheological Fluids for Brake Tribology Online 2015, 10(4), 281-294   13/12
Sarkar, Chiranjit and Hirani, Harish Synthesis and Characterisation of Nano Silver Particle-based Magnetorheological Fluids for Brake Defence Science Journal 2015, 65(3), 252 - 258 0.73 32/17
Sarkar, Chiranjit and Hirani, Harish Development of magnetorheological brake with slotted disc Proc. I Mech E, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering 2015, 229, 1 – 18 1.484 65/26
Sarkar, Chiranjit and Hirani, Harish Theoretical and experimental studies on a magnetorheological brake operating under compression plus shear mode Smart Materials and Structure 2013, 22(11), 115032 3.585 154/58
Sarkar, Chiranjit and Hirani, Harish Synthesis and Characterization of Antifriction Magnetorheological Fluids for Brake Defence Science Journal 2013, 63(4), 408-412 0.73 32/17
Sarkar, Chiranjit and Hirani, Harish Design of a Squeeze Film Magnetorheological Brake Considering Compression Enhanced Shear Yield Stress of Magnetorheological Fluid Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2013, 412(1), 012045   85/39
Presentation :
  • C Sarkar, “Numerical simulations of magnetorheological grease in a rectangular channel with- and without restrictions in the presence of external magnetic field”, 10TH International Conference on Industrial Tribology (INDIATRIB – 2019), 2019, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India.
  • C Sarkar, “Numerical simulation of transmiitable torque in rotating magnetorheological fluid device with different surface texture”, STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference, 2019, Chicago, USA.
  • C Sarkar, “Lubricating grease flow: A computational fluid dynamics Approach”, All India seminars on ‘Major advances and sustainable developments in lubrication domain’, 13th September 2018, Tata Steel Jamshedpur, India.
  • C Sarkar, “Studies on Magnetorheological brake operating under compression and shear modes”, Tribology Department, Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute Durgapur, 7th August 2018, Durgapur, India.
  • C Sarkar, “Computational Fluid Dynamics of Grease Flow”, Division of Fluid and Experimental Mechanics, Lulea University of Technology Sweden, 18 March 2016, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden.
  • C Sarkar, and H Hirani, “Design of a high torque magnetorheological brake considering compression enhanced shear yield stress of magnetorheological fluid”, 13th International Conference on Electrorheological Fluids and Magnetorheological Suspensions, 2-6 July 2012, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkiye.
  • C Sarkar and H Hirani, “Parametric Design of a Compression Enhanced Shear Yield Stress Magnetorheological Fluid Brake”, 1st National Conference on Thermal, Fluid and Manufacturing Science, J 20-21 January 2012, Surat, India.
  • C Sarkar and B N Lahiri, “Operational  ergonomics  and  productivity  drive  through  flow process  charting  of  non-parallel  drilling  operations  on  cubical block  with  reconfigurable  drilling  machine”, International Conference on Ergonomic for Everyone, HWWE-2009, 17-19 December 2009, Calcutta University, Kolkata, India.