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Personal Profile of Dr. Mihir Kumar Pandit

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Dr. Mihir Kumar Pandit
Title : Associate Professor
School : Mechanical Sciences
Office (Room No.) : School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar, Room No. 223, Argul, Jatni-752050, Khurda, Odisha
Phone No. (Office) : +91 674-713 7120
Email : mihir@iitbbs.ac.in
Research Scholars : 1. Ms. Hemalata Jena (2015) 2. Mr. Pradip Kumar Mishra (2018) 3. Mr. Ansuman Padhi (continuing) 4. Mr. Sunil Manohar Maharana (continuing) 5. Mr. Pramod Kumar Parida (continuing) 6. Mr. Irquam Alam (continuing)
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Courses Taught
Mechanics, Theory of Composite Materials, Vibrations, Advanced Solid Mechanics, Mechanics of Solids Lab, Machine Design Practice, Applied Elasticity, Mechanical Systems Simulation Lab-II
Research Interests
Design and Solid Mechanics, Composite Materials, Sandwich Structures, Finite Element Analysis, Natural Fibre Composites, Smart Composites
Degree Discipline Year School
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering 2009 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Recent Publications (International Journals)
PK Mishra, AK Pradhan, MK Pandit (2018), Mixed mode embedded circular delamination propagation in spar wingskin joint made with curved FRP composite laminates, Engineering with Computers, pp. 1-9, (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00366-018-0626-2).
PK Mishra, AK Pradhan, MK Pandit (2018), Adhesion failure propagation analyses of Spar Wingskin Joints made with curved laminated FRP composite and FGM panels, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, Vol. 85, pp. 77-87.
H Jena, AK Pradhan, MK Pandit (2018), Study of solid particle erosion wear behavior of bamboo fiber reinforced polymer composite with cenosphere filler, Advances in Polymer Technology, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 761-769.
A Padhi, MK Pandit (2017), Bending and free vibration response of sandwich laminate under hygrothermal load using improved zigzag theory, The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, Vol. 52, No. 5, pp. 288-297.
KV Akshaj, P Surya, MK Pandit (2017), Low Velocity Impact Response of Composite/Sandwich Structures, Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 725, pp. 127-131.
A Padhi, MK Pandit (2016), Behaviour of sandwich laminates subjected to thermal loading using higher-order zig-zag theory, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Vol. 18,No. 2, pp. 174-199.
P K Mishra, A K Pradhan and M K Pandit (2016), Inter-laminar delamination analyses of Spar Wingskin Joints made with flat FRP composite laminates, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, Vol. 68, pp. 19-29.
P K Mishra, A K Pradhan and M K Pandit (2016), Delamination propagation analyses of spar wingskin joints made with curved laminated FRP composite panels, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, Vol 30, No. 7, pp. 708-728.
S Ghosh, S Agrawal, AK Pradhan, MK Pandit (2015), Performance of vertically reinforced 1-3 piezo composites for active damping of smart sandwich beams, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 258-277
H Jena, AK Pradhan, MK Pandit (2014), Effect of cenosphere filler on damping properties of bamboo-epoxy laminated composites, Advanced Composite Letters, Vol. 23, No. 1,  pp. 17-22.
H Jena, AK Pradhan, MK Pandit (2014), Studies on water absorption behaviour of bamboo–epoxy composite filled with cenosphere, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 33, No. 11, pp. 1059-1068.
H Jena, MK Pandit, AK Pradhan (2013), Effect of cenosphere on mechanical properties of bamboo–epoxy composites, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 32, No. 11, pp. 794-801.
Hari Kishore, M.D.V., Singh, B. N., and Pandit, M. K. (2011), Nonlinear static analysis of smart laminated composite plate, Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technology, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 224-235.
Pandit, M. K., Sheikh, A. H., and Singh, B. N. (2010), Analysis of laminated sandwich plates based on an improved higher order zigzag theory, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 307-326.
Pandit, M. K., Singh, B. N., and Sheikh, A. H. (2010), Stochastic free vibration response of soft core sandwich plates using an improved higher-order zigzag theory, ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 14-23.
Pandit, M. K., Singh, B. N., and Sheikh, A. H. (2009), Buckling of sandwich plates with random material properties using improved plate model, AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 418- 428.
Pandit, M. K., Singh, B. N., and Sheikh, A. H. (2009), Stochastic perturbation based finite element for deflection statistics of soft core sandwich plate with random material properties, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 51, No. 5, pp. 363-371.
Pandit, M. K., Sheikh, A. H., and Singh, B. N. (2008), An improved higher order zigzag theory for the static analysis of laminated sandwich plate with soft core, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Vol. 44, No. 9-10, pp. 602-610.
Pandit, M. K., Sheikh, A. H., and Singh, B. N. (2008), Vibration characteristic of laminated sandwich plates with soft core based on an improved higher-order zigzag theory, Proceedings of the IMechE Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 222, No. 8, pp. 1443-1452.
Pandit, M. K., Haldar, S., and Mukhopadhyay, M. (2007), Free vibration analysis of laminated composite rectangular plate using finite element method, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 26, pp. 69-80.
Conferences (International)
Ghosh S, Agrawal S, Pradhan AK, Pandit MK, “Active constrained layer damping of smart sandwich beams using 1–3 piezoelectric composites”, 56th Cong. of ISTAM, Alliance University, Bangalore, December, 2014.
Ansuman Padhi and Mihir K. Pandit, "Static analysis of laminated sandwich plate using higher order shear deformation theory", 6th International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM-2014), IIT Kharagpur, December, 2014.
H. Jena, A. K. Pradhan and M. K. Pandit, “Mechanical characterization of natural fibre hybrid composite filled with waste based microsphere filler,” in International Conference on Emerging Material and Process (ICEMP), Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (CSIR), Bhubaneswar, India, pp: 326-330, February, 2014.
Pandit, M. K., Sheikh, A. H., and Singh, B. N., Response of laminated sandwich plates using an improved higher order zigzag plate model, 5th International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM), IIT Kharagpur, India, December, 2010.
Pandit, M. K., Sheikh, A. H., and Singh, B. N., An improved higher order zigzag plate model for bending and buckling response of soft core sandwich plates, 9th International Symposium on Fibre Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-9), Sydney, Australia, July 13-15, 2009.
Pandit, M. K., Singh, B. N., and Sheikh, A. H., Natural frequency of laminated sandwich with soft core, 9th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-9), IIT Kharagpur, India, January 19-22, 2009.
Pandit, M. K., Sheikh, A. H., and Singh, B. N., Analysis of laminated sandwich plates based on an improved higher order zigzag theory, 8th International Conference on Sandwich Structures (ICSS), Porto, Portugal, May 6-8, 2008.
Pandit, M. K., Sheikh, A. H., and Singh, B. N., Vibration and buckling behaviour of soft core sandwich plate using an improved higher order zigzag theory, XXII International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM), CD ROM Proceedings: ISBN 978-0-9805142-1-6, Adelaide, Australia, August 25-29, 2008.
Sheikh, A. H., Pandit, M. K., and Singh, B. N., An accurate assessment of the behaviour of sandwich panels using an improved higher order zigzag plate model, 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20), Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, December 2-5, 2008.
Pandit, M. K., Singh, B. N., and Sheikh, A. H., Buckling behavior of laminated sandwich plates with soft core based on improved higher-order zigzag theory, Proceedings of the International Conference on Aerospace Science and Technology (INCAST), Bangalore, India, June 26-28, 2008.
Pandit, M. K., Singh, B. N., and Sheikh, A. H., Free vibration of laminated sandwich plate using an improved higher order zigzag theory, International  Conference on Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), IIT Madras, Chennai, India, December 13-15, 2007.
Pandit, M. K., Sheikh, A. H., and Singh, B. N., Bending of laminated sandwich plate using an improved higher order zigzag theory, 4th International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics (ICTACEM), IIT Kharagpur, India, December 27-29, 2007.
Academic Honors & Awards
  • Teaching Excellence Award for Autumn 2018-2019
  • Teaching Excellence Award for Autumn 2016-2017
  • Teaching Excellence Award for Autumn 2015-2016
Projects
  • Design Innovation Center (DIC), IIT Bhubaneswar (Jointly with Dr. S. N. Panigrahi & Dr. A.K. Pradhan) - Ongoing
    Sponsoring Agency - MHRD, Government of India
  • Re-Engineering of a Walking Type Reaper Binder (Jointly with Dr. A.K. Pradhan & Dr. A. Mandal) - Ongoing
    Sponsoring Agency - Department of Agriculture and & Food Processing (O), Odisha, India
  • Impact response and damage analysis of advanced composite sandwich structures, 2015.
    Sponsoring Agency - Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India
  • The UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) Thematic Partnership in Low Carbon Materials Technologies, Innovation and Application (Jointly with WMG International Manufacturing Centre, University of Warwick, UK, IIT Kharagpur & IIT Guwahati), 2012-2015.
    Sponsoring Agency - UK India Education and Research Initiative, UK
  • Design Modification of a Maize Sheller (Jointly with Dr. A.K. Pradhan & Dr. A. Mandal), 2012.
    Sponsoring Agency - Department of Agriculture and & Food Processing (O), Odisha, India