Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune


Established u/s 3 of the UGC act 1956. 

MHRD, Government of India  has placed DIAT (DU) in Category 'A' Deemed University  & 'NAAC' and NBA Accredited

(An Autonomous Organization, Department of Defence Research & Development, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India)

Dr. S. K. Panigrahi
Dr. Sashi Kanta Panigrahi

Ph D (IIT Kgp), M Tech (Machine Design Analysis), BE (Mech).

Professor & Dean (SA)
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Academic Experience : 21 Years
  • 2014   Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, DIAT (DU), Pune
  • 2010 –2014 Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, DIAT (DU), Pune.
  • 2009 – International Visiting Academic, University of New South Wales at Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, Australia. (July 15 - Nov. 15, 2009).
  • 1996 – 2010: Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and technology (Deemed University, Under MHRD, Govt of India), Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh - 791109, India.
  • 1992 - 1996 Lecturer, Orissa Engineering College Bhubaneswar, India.

Professional Membership :
  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers (IE), India
  • Member, Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM)
  • Member, Indian Association for Mechanism and Machines (AMM)
  • Member, Indian Academy of Computational Mechanics (IndACM)
  • Member, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  • Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG)
Awards, Honors & Achivement
  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India).
  • Bharat Jyoti Award – 2012
  • One of Top 100 Scientists of the year 2012, UK.
  • Listed in Who’sWho in the world biography 2014, USA.
  • Executive Council Member, Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM), 2012-2015.
  • International Visiting Academic, UNSW@ADFA, Canberra, Australia (July - November, 2009).
  • GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Scholarship (1994-1996).
  • National Scholarship (1988-1992).
  • Merit Scholarship (1985-1988).
  • Ph. D Thesis examiner for University of New South Wales at Australian Defence Force Academy, Australia.
Area’s of Research :
  • Analysis and Design of Composite Structures: Damages in Fiber Reinforced Polymeric (FRP) Composite Materials, Modeling of FRP plates and shells, Adaptive finite element modeling of composite laminates, Thermo-mechanical analysis of FRP composite structures, Adhesively bonded and mechanically fastened joints of laminated FRP composite structures.
  • Finite Element Analysis: Adaptive Finite Element Modelling, Modelling of damages in FRP composite materials and composite structures.
  • Natural Fiber Reinforced Composite (NFRC) materials: Fabrication, characterization and modeling of NFRC.
  • Fracture Mechanics: Modelling and simulation techniques of damages in orthotropic and isotropic materials.
  • Material characterization/Stress analysis/Solid Mechanics/Machine design
Publications (Total) Books Journals Conference Proceedings Book Chapters Others
92 01 24 42 04 21

Articles (Latest FIve)

  • Nimje, S and Panigrahi, S. K. “Numerical Simulation for Stress and Failure of Functionally Graded Adhesively Bonded Tee Joint of Laminated FRP Composite Plates,” International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 48, 2014. pp. 139 – 149.
  • Tyagi, S. and Panigrahi, S. K. “Transient Analysis of Ball Bearing Fault Simulation using Finite Element Method,” International Journal of Institution of Engineers: Series – C, 95 (4), 2014. pp 309-318.
  • Sarangi, N., Panigrahi, S.K., Chandrasekhar U., “Fatigue Life Evaluation of an Annular Combustor Casing of Gas Turbine Engine,” Journal of testing and Evaluation, 42 (3), 2014.pp. 629 – 638.
  • Panigrahi, S. K. “Structural Design of Adhesively Bonded Single Lap Joints with Delaminated FRP Composite Adherends,” Composites: Part B – Engineering. Vol. 51, 2013. pp. 112 – 120.
  • Sarangi, N., Panigrahi, S.K., Patel, S.K., Ramesh, P. and Kumar, J. “Effect of Fatigue Loading on Proof Strength of a Combustor Casing of an Aero-Engine” Journal of failure analysis and failure prevention,. Vol.13, 2013. pp. 293-301.