Dr. P. Venkitanarayanan, Department of Mechanical Engineering has been invited to serve as the Associate Technical Editor of the Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials, an official journal of the Society for Experimental Mechanics, USA (Springer).
A book entitled "Nanofinishing Science and Technology" edited by Professor V. K. Jain, Department of Mechanical Engineering has been published by the CRC press. For details, please visit
Dr. Santanu Misra, Department of Earth Sciences has been awarded the Swarna Jayanti Fellowship of DST for the year 2015-16. The Fellowship is for five years.
Dr. Manas K Ghorai, Department of Chemistry has been elected to the Fellowship of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology – 2016.
Professor Avinash K. Agarwal (ME) has been awarded the S.S. Bhatnagar Prize for 2016.
Professor S. Anantha Ramakrishna (Physics) has been awarded the S.S. Bhatnagar Prize for 2016.
About present Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
Professor Jitendra K. Bera (born on October 24, 1968 at Midnapur (E), WB) is a Professor in the department of Chemistry and the Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs. Professor Bera is a Felow (2014) of the National Academy of Sciences. He is also the recipient of Ramanna Fellowship (DST, 2007), Swarnajayanti Fellowship in Chemical Science (DST, 2008) and Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze medal in (2012).