Dr. Sunita Mishra is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mining Engineering at IIT Kharagpur. Prior to that, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow in SIMLab, CASA: Center for Advanced Structural Engineering at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. She has completed her Ph.D. in the area of Rock Dynamics from the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India.

Currently, her research interests are:

  • Experimental and Numerical Rock Dynamics

  • Rock-Tool Interaction

  • Fracture Propagation in Rock

  • Development of Dynamic Testing Equipment

  • Pullout Tests of Anchors in Concrete

  • Blast Resistant Design of Underground Structures

  • Finite Element Analysis

  • Mechanized Tunneling Methods

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