Bishakh Bhattacharya

PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD, Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, 1998
  • Master of Engineering (Applied Mechanics), Department of Mechanical Engineering,Jadavpur University, 1991
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, 1988



  • Hybrid Damping of Flexible Manipulator

  • Development of Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) based Compliant Mechanism for Trajectory Tracking

  • Active Shape Control of Flexible Parabolic Antenna System for Space Application

  • Pipe Health Monitoring System based on PVDF Sensor

  • Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of Laminated Composite

  • Editorial Board Member of Journal of Low Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active Control

  • Academic Senate Commendation for Principles of Vibration Control and Design Practice

  • UK-India Research Initiative Award 2012 for Integrated Health Monitoring and Healing of ComplexSystem

  • Young Scientist Award 2006 by Systems Society India

  • Vibration Damping System and a Method of Damping Vibrations, US Patent 6688439


NL-103, Applied Dynamics and Vibration Laboratory
Department of Mechanical Engineering
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: +91-512-259-7824 (O) / 7913 (Lab)

Fax: +91-512-259-7048

Email: bishakh[AT]

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