Dr. Chiranjit Sarkar
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Dr. Chiranjit Sarkar
Asst. Professor
Ph.D, IIT Delhi
Ph: +91-612-302 8394
Fax: +91-612-227 7383
csarkar[*AT]iitp.ac.in
Personal webpage: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=iQ3O1WwAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

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, Tribology, CFD of Grease flow, Design of Biomedical devices, Ergonomics in Design
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 : Manish Kumar Thakur, Rahul Kesharwani
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)
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 :
Title Principal Investigator Sponsored by
Ongoing (Sept, 2018 – August, 2021)
Experiments and Modelling of Wall-Bounded flow of Lubricating Magnetorheological Grease
Dr. Chiranjit Sarkar
Co-PI: Dr. Manabendra Pathak
SERB-DST, New Delhi
(19.20 Lacs)
Publications : (2018)
  • M K Thakur, C Sarkar, Development and Performance Analysis of a Magnetorheological Fluid Clutch, COMSOL Conference, 9-10th August, 2018, Bangalore, India.
  • R Kesharwani, M Imam, C Sarkar, Design and conceptualization of friction stir additive manufacturing tool for the development of multi-layered gradient structure, Indo-japan Bilateral symposium on Futuristic materials and manufacturing, Towards the age of material informatics, 16-17 July, 2018, IIT Madras, India.
  • L G Westerberg, J F Lladós, C Sarkar, J CTerré, “Contaminant Particle Motion in Lubricating Grease Flow: a Computational Fluid Dynamics approach”, Lubricant, 2018, Vol. 6 No. 10, pp 1 – 14, DOI: 10.3390/lubricants6010010.
(2017)
  • L G Westerberg, C Sarkar, J F Lladós, T. S Lundström and E Höglund, “Lubricating grease flow in a double restriction seal geometry: a Computational Fluid Dynamics approach”, Tribology Letter, 2017, Vol. 65 No. 82, pp 1 – 17, DOI: 10.1007/s11249-017-0864-2.
  • C Sarkar, L G Westerberg and E Hoglund, “Numerical simulations of lubricating grease flow in a rectangular channel with- and without restrictions”, Tribology Transactions, 2017, pp. 1 – 13, DOI: 10.1080/10402004.2017.1285090.
  • C Sarkar and H Hirani, “Experimental studies on Magnetorheological Brake containing Plane, Holed and Slotted Discs”, Industrial Lubrication and Tibology, 2017, Vol. 69 No. 2, DOI: 10.1108/ILT-12-2015-0205.
(2016)
  • L G Westerberg, E Höglund and C Sarkar, “Modelling and Experimental Validation of Grease Flow”, Eurogrease, 2016, Vol. 4, pp 17-32.
  • C Sarkar and H Hirani, “Particle dynamics of polydispersemagnetorheological fluids”, Smart Science, 2016, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 177 – 188, DOI: 10.1080/23080477.2015.11670489.
  • L G Westerberg, E Höglund and C Sarkar, “Modelling and experimental validation of lubricating grease flow”, ELGI Annual General Meeting, Venice (ITALY), April16 – 19, 2016.
  • L G Westerberg, E Höglund and C Sarkar, “On the Flow of Lubricating Greases: a Computational Fluid Dynamics Approach”, STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference, Chicago (USA), Nov. 13-15, 2016
  • C Sarkar and H Hirani, “Effect of particle size on shear stress of magnetorheological fluids”, Smart Science, 2016, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp. 65-73, DOI: 10.1080/23080477.2015.11665638.
(2015)
  • C Sarkar and H Hirani, “Synthesis and Characterisation of Nano Silver Particle-based Magnetorheological Fluids for Brakes”, Defence Science Journal, 2015, Vol. 65, No. 3, pp. 252-258, DOI: 10.14429/dsj.65.7879.
  • C Sarkar and H Hirani, “Synthesis and Characterization of Nano-particles based Magnetorheological fluids for Brake”, Tribology Online, 2015, Vol. 10 No. 4, pp.282-294, DOI: 10.2474/trol.10.282.
  • C Sarkar and H Hirani, “Development of magnetorheological brake with slotted disc”, Proc. IMechE, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 2015, Vol. 229 No. 14, pp 1 – 18, DOI: 10.1177/0954407015574204.
(2013) (2012)
  • C Sarkar and H Hirani, “Design of a high torque magnetorheological brake considering compression enhanced shear yield stress of magnetorheological fluid”, 13th International Confernece on Electrorheological Fluids and Magnetorheological Suspensions, Gazi University, Ankara (TURKIYE), July 2-6, 2012.
  • 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, Surat, January 20-21, 2012.
(2010)
  • C  Sarkar and H Hirani, “Transient thermo elastic analysis of volvo disk brake”, 7th International Conference on Industrial Tribology, ICIT-10, Ranchi (INDIA), December 2-4, 2010.
  • C Sarkar and H Hirani, “Electromagnetic simulation of magnetorheological brake”, 16th ISME Conference on Mechanical Engineering for Sustainable Development, Delhi (INDIA), December 2-4, 2010.
(2009)
  • 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, Calcutta (INDIA), December 17-19, 2009.
  • C Sarkar and B N Lahiri, “Productivity  and  ergonomic  considerations  in  process  design  of  multi-face  drilling  of  cubic  block  with  reconfigurable  drilling  machine”, All India Seminar on Ergonomics for improved productivity, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (INDIA), November 21-22, 2009.
Presentation :
  • 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.