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:

  • Rock-Tool Interaction

  • Experimental Rock Dynamics

  • Study on the Fracture Progration in Rock

  • Development of Dynamic Testing Equipment

  • Pull out Tests of Anchors in Concrete

  • Blast Resistant Design of Underground Structures

  • Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Tests

  • Rock Mechanics

  • Finite Element Analysis

  • Mechanized Tunneling Methods