NameDr. Soraj Kumar Panigrahi
Date of Birth05.09.1973
E-mailskpanigrahi@cbri.res.in, panigrahi1111@yahoo.com
Present DesignationPrincipal Scientist
DivisionAIMS Group
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Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.E.MechanicalUCE BurlaIndia1993
M.TechMachine DesignREC RourkelaIndia1996
Ph.D.Structural Health MonitoringIIT RoorkeeIndia2010

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationMachine Design and Structural Health Monitoring
b) Sub-area of SpecializationMachine Design & Fabrication, Health Monitoring of Steel and RC Structures, System Identification

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
BotswanaFaculty position at University of Botswana, GaboroneJuly 2009July 2011
South AfricaTraining on Vibration Equipments (ESTEQ), Pretoria25-03-201025-03-2010
South AfricaTo present in the AfriCOMP11 conference at University of Cape town, Cape town05-01-201108-01-2011
Publications and Patents
Current Publications (2009 onwards) :

Journals

  1. Narendra Kumar, Panigrahi S K, Sameer, Gautam D K (2016), Boring machine for making horizontal bores under the ground-Trenchless technology, New Building materials & Construction World, Vol. 21(12), p126-130.
  2. Patel S S, Chourasia Ajay, Panigrahi S K. J. Parashar, Parvez, M. Kumar (2016), Damage Identification of RC Structures using Wavelet Transformation, Procedia Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 144, p336-342.
  3. Panigrahi S K, Chakraverty S., Bhattacharyya S K (2015), Damage detection of multi-storeyed shear structure using sparse and noisy modal data, Smart Structures and Systems, Vol. 15(6), p1215-1232.
  4. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., Damage identification of Multi-storey shear structure from sparse modal information, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 27(1), p1-9.
  5. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S., Mishra B.K (2013), Damage assessment in beam with sparse modal information, Advances in vibration Engg., 12(4).
  6. Panigrahi S.K., Kommula V. P., C. Ketlogetswe, Design and Development of a Low Cost Brick Making Machine for Producing Fly ash-Sand-Cement Bricks, International Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 2(1), 2011
  7. Kommula V. P., Panigrahi S.K. and  C. Ketlogetswe., Utilization of fly ash for building industries in Botswana; Present scenario and future,  International Journal of Environment and Development, Vol. 8(2) p123-129.
  8. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K, 2013, A Technique for Damage Identification in a Multi Storey Steel Structure using Genetic Algorithm, Journal of Botswana Institution of Engineers, Vol. 4 (1), p5-12.
  9. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., 2009, Vibration based damage detection in a uniform strength beam using genetic algorithm, Meccanica, Springer,  Vol. 44, p697-710.

Conferences

  1. Panigrahi S K, Bisht Ravindra, Sameer, Damage Assessment in Uniform Strength Beam using Modal Curvature Method and Genetic Algorithm, 10th Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress (USSTC), February 10-12, 2016, Dehradun.
  2. Sameer, Afzal M, Kumar Narendra, Panigrahi S K, Machines for Pre-Cast Components for Low Cost Housing,10th Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress (USSTC), February 10-12, 2016, Dehradun.
  3. Panigrahi S K, Chourasia Ajay, Patel Shiv Singh, Parashar Jalaj, Application of Modal Curvature Technique for Damage Identification of Reinforced Concrete Beam, Int. Conf. on Innovations in Structural Engg.,14-16 Dec 2015, Hyderabad, India, p-941-949.
  4. Patel S. S., Chourasia A. P.,  Panigrahi S. K., J. Parasher, Parvez N., Kumar M., “Damage Identification of RC Structures using Wavelet Transformation”, Proceedings of ICOVP 2015, 12th International Conference on Vibration Problems, December 14-17, 2015, IIT Guwahati.
  5. Panigrahi S K, Chourasia Ajay, Bhattacharyya S K, Alexander Soju & Parashar Jalaj, Noise influence on condition monitoring of structures, 8th Uttarakhand  State Science and Technology Congress, Dehradun, 26-28 Dec 2013, P-200.
  6. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., Fault identification in a tapered beam with sparse modal information, Second African Conference on Computational Mechanics–An International Conference–AfriCOMP11, Cape Town, January 5–8, 2011.
  7. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., Damage assessment in beam with sparse modal information, International Conference on Vibration Engineering & Technology of Machinery, IIT Delhi, December 13-15, 2010
  8. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., Damage assessment of a non-homogeneous uniform strength beam using genetic algorithm, Proceedings of 3rd IASTED African Conference on Modeling and Simulation, Gaborone, Botswana, 6-8, Sept. 2010.
  9. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., A new technique for damage identification in lumped mass systems, Proceedings of International Conference on Challenges and Applications of Mathematics in Science and Technology, Dept. of Mathematics, NIT, Rourkela, 11-13 Jan. 2010.
  10. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., Damage identification of a shear structures with noisy sparse modal information using genetic algorithm, Trends and Challenges in Structural Engg. and Construction Technologies, CBRI, Roorkee, 11-12 Feb. 2009.
  • Publications previous to 2009:

Journals

  1. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., 2008, Application of genetic algorithm for damage identification of non-homogenous tapered beam, J. of Computer Methods in Material Science, Vol.8(2), p93-102.
  2. Chakraverty S., Saini Himani and Panigrahi S.K.,2008, Prediction of compressive strength using simplex lattice design for mixture proportions in ternary systems of fly ash – cement – sand bricks, Indian Concrete Journal, Vol. 82(7), p27-34.
  3. Chakraverty S., Saini Himani and Panigrahi S.K., 2008, Prediction of product parameters of fly ash cement bricks using two dimensional orthogonal polynomials in the regression analysis, Computers and Concrete, Vol. 5(5).
  4. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., 2007, Damage identification in structural members with variable thickness using genetic algorithm, International Journal of Engineering Simulation, K., Vol. 8(3), p3-10.
  5. Chakraverty S., Saini Himani and Panigrahi S.K., 2007, Prediction of product parameters and optimization of mixture proportions in ternary systems of fly ash – cement – sand bricks, Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers, K., Construction Materials, Vol. 160(CM2), p65-74,;
  6. Gautam D.K., Panigrahi S.K., Sameer et. al., 2009, Trenchless Technology for under ground services, Journal of New Building Materials and Construction World, 14(11), p162-167.
  7. Chakraverty and Panigrahi S.K., 2005, FL-BRASM – A computer software for assessment of physical properties of flyash lime bricks, Journal of New Building Materials and Construction World, Vol. 11(2), 86-89,;
  8. Chakraverty S., Panigrahi S.K., Gupta R.L. and Kumar Narendra, Mathematical Relationships for the Assessment of Product Parameters of Flyash Lime Bricks, Journal of New Building Materials and Construction World, Vol. 9(8), p104-106, 2004;
  9. Chakraverty S. and Panigrahi S.K., 2003, Modeling for the Pressure Field Calculation in Acoustic Cavity, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (India), Vol. 62, p773-776.
  10. Gupta R L, Bhatanagar J M., Panigrahi S K.,  Jan 2003, ‘Small scale   production   of  Reactive   Silica   from  Flyash’ ,  New   Building  Materials and Construction World, Vol.8(7), 2002.

Conferences

  1. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., Damage identification in vibrating lumped mass systems using genetic algorithm, The Sixth Structural Engg. Convention, SERC, Chennai, p331-342, 18-20, Dec. 2008.
  2. Chakraverty S., Panigrahi S.K. and Mishra B.K., Identification of structural parameters of multistorey shear structures from minimum number of modal data, Challenges and Applications of Mathematical Modeling Techniques in Building Science and Technology, Proc. of CBRI Diamond Jubilee Year Conference, C.B.R.I., Roorkee, p131-139, Feb. 7-8, 2008.
  3. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., Genetic algorithm based damage identification in non-homogeneous structural members, Challenges and Applications of Mathematical Modeling Techniques in Building Science and Technology, Proc. of CBRI Diamond Jubilee Year Conference, C.B.R.I., Roorkee, p237-245, Feb. 7-8, 2008.
  4. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., Genetic algorithm based damage identification in tapered structural members, Second Uttarakhand State Science Congress (Dehradun), Kumaun Univ., Nainital, Nov. 15-17, 2007.
  5. Panigrahi S.K., Chakraverty S. and Mishra B.K., Identification of damage in structural members using genetic algorithm, National Conference on Emerging Technology and Developments in Civil Engineering, Govt. College of Engineering, Amravati, pV71-78, March 22-23, 2007;
  6. Chakraverty S. and Panigrahi S.K., Assessment of physical parameters of fly ash cement bonded bricks through numerical modeling, Int. Congress on Flyash, N. Delhi, Dec.4-7, 2005;
  7. Chakraverty S., Gupta R.L. and Panigrahi S.K., An approach for the Assessment of Physical Parameters of Flyash Lime Bricks, Indian Habitat & Infrastructure Need for Innovative Approach, CBRI, Roorkee, Sept. 25-26, 2003;
  8. Gupta R L, Bhatanagar J M., Panigrahi S K al. A Small scale Plant for Production   of  Amorphous    Silica   from  Flyash ,  National Workshop on Innovative Building Construction Machinery, C.B.R.I, Roorkee,  22nd  Aug.,  2003.
  9. Chakraverty S. and Panigrahi S.K., Alternative Approach for the Reduction of Noise from Service Equipment in Heritage Buildings, Conf. on Strategy and Methodology for Conservation of Heritage Buildings and Monuments, Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, April 4-5, 2002.
  • Tech. Reports: 15 No.
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters:Articles:
  • Patents filed / granted: 01 No.
  • Processes Developed:  03 No.
  • Process Under Utilization: 00 No.

Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Uttarakhand State Young Scientist AwardUCOST, DehradunBest paper presentation2007
Research grant award (Round 19, ORD, University of Botswana)University of BotswanaPrevious research achievement2010

Professional Experience:.

Name and address of employer/ Inst.FromToExperience
UCE BurlaSept. 1995March 1996Teaching to UG students
HINDALCO, RenukootFeb. 1997Sept. 1999Design and development of Machines
CSIR-CBRI, RoorkeeSept. 1999Sept. 2009R & D on machine development and structural health monitoring
University Of BotswanaJuly 2009July 2011Teaching UG & ME students and R & D
CSIR-CBRI, RoorkeeJuly 2011WorkingR & D on machine development and structural health monitoring, Teaching PG students, Guidance to M.Tech and PhD students

Miscellaneous

  • Membership
  1. Associate Member of Institution of Engineers, India
  2. Life Member of Indian Association of Computational Mechanics