Dr. B B V L Deepak is currently working at National Institute of Technology, Rourkela as head of the Department of Industrial Design. He received his Master’sand Ph.D. degrees from the National Institute of Technology Rourkela in 2010 and 2015, respectively. He has 11 years of research and teaching experience in Manufacturing and Product Design fields. He produced 4 Ph.D. theses and is currently supervising 3 Ph.D. scholars. He has published more than 100 papers in various peer-reviewed journals and conferences along with 1 patent. He is also currently handling two sponsored research projects in the field of robotics. He received several national and international awards such as Ganesh Mishra Memorial Award-2019, IEI Young Engineer Award-2018, Early Career Research Award-2017, etc.
Prof. Dayal R. Parhi is working in NIT Rourkela as a Professor (HAG). He is currently heading the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has received his Ph.D. in Mobile Robotics field from Cardiff School of Engineering, UK. He has 27 years of research and teaching experience in robotics and artificial intelligence fields. He has guided more than 20 Ph.D. theses and published more than 300 papers in various journals and conferences along with 3 patents. He has completed and currently handling several sponsored research projects in the field of robotics.
Prof. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswal is currently acting as Director of National Institute of Technology Meghalaya. He is also a Professor (HAG) in the Department of Industrial Design of NIT Rourkela. He has 33 years of research and teaching experience in FMS, CAD/CAM, robotics fields. He has guided more than 15 Ph.D. theses and published more than 200 papers in various journals and conferences along with 3-patents/copyrights. He has international collaboration with Loughborough University and Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. He has also completed and currently handling several sponsored research projects in his research field.
Dr. Pankaj Charan Jena is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Production Engineering, Veer Sirendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, Odisha, India. He obtained his B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) and M.Tech (Mechanical System Design) from Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha, and Ph.D. (Engineering) from the Jadavpur University, Kolkata. His major areas of research interests include composite material structures, fault diagnosis, fuzzy technique, vibration engineering and use of waste materials in engineering applications. He has published 19 papers in reputed international journals, 15 papers in international conferences, 06 book chapters and 01 book. Currently, he is an editorial board member of the International Journal of Materials Manufacturing Technology”.