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Jayanth Iylaboina (2019)

Ph.D. Candidate

B.Tech, Andhra Pradesh, M.Tech, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad

Ph.D. Topic: Roof Monitoring in Underground Mines.

Email: jay.mining@iitkgp.ac.in


Banothu Ramesh (2020) 

Ph.D. Candidate

B.Tech, Kothagudem School of Mines (KSM), M.Tech, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad

Ph.D. Topic: A Study on Temperature Effect on Dynamic Properties of Rocks.

Email: ramesh.20@kgpian.iitkgp.ac.in


Rabin Kumar Samal (2021) 

Ph.D. Candidate

B.Tech, BPUT Odisha, M.Tech, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad

Ph.D. Topic: Fracture Propagation in Rock under Dynamic Loading Condition.

Email: rks.shyanu@gmail.com

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Durga Charan (2022) 

Junior Research Fellow

B.Tech, Kurukshetra University, M.Tech, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh 

Project: Development of an Unconventional Flapping-based Sediment-Aeration System for the Brackish Water Aquaculture.

Email: dcharan44@gmail.com

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Rohit Roy (2020) 

M.S. Candidate

B.Tech, West Bengal University of Technology

M.S. Topic: Analysis of Suitable Backfilling Material and Filling Method for Underground Mines

Email: rohit.roy@kgpian.iitkgp.ac.in

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Manikant Ranjan (2022) 

B.Tech, Internship May 2022 - July 2022

Internship Topic: Barrier Pillar Stability between Two Mines.

Email: manikantranjan13@gmail.com 


Subrojit Mandal (2021) 

Research Student, 4th Year B.Tech, Mining Engineering, IIT Kharagpur

Research Topic: Drilling in Rocks.

Email: subhrojit08@iitkgp.ac.in

Past Members:


1. Kamran Khan (2020) M.Tech, Geomechanics for Mineral and Energy Resources 

    Topic: Parametric Study on the Efficacy of a Cutting Tool on Rock Surface.

Dual Degree: 

1. Sumedh Wasnik (2020) B.Tech (Dual Degree), Mining Engineering

    Topic: Effect of Explosives at the Coalface during Blasting Operation.

2. Himsindhu Biswas (2020) B.Tech (Dual Degree), Mining Engineering

    Topic: Applicability of Machine Learning to the Failure Analysis of Tunnels.

3. Sushant Singh (2021) B.Tech (Dual Degree), Mining Engineering

    Topic: Numerical Analysis on Crack Propagation in a Rock.

4. Md. Shahbaz Ansari (2021) B.Tech (Dual Degree), Mining Engineering

    Topic: Numerical Simulation of Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Tests.


1. Suvvari Akhil Dheeraj (2020) B.Tech, Mining Engineering

    Topic: Numerical Simulation of Split Hopkinson Bar Test by Using ABAQUS.

2. Pranay Vibhor Prasad (2020) B.Tech, Mining Engineering

    Topic: Development of the Wireless Circuit for an Unmanned Excavator Vehicle System.

3. Ankit Sahoo (2021) B.Tech, Mining Engineering

    Topic: Optimisation of Dumper Routes.

4. Kumidini Kesana (2021) B.Tech, Mining Engineering

    Topic: Structural Analysis of Bucket Wheel Excavator.


1. Kaustuv Ray (2021) Dual Degree, Mining Engineering (Micro-specialisation: Mechanical Engineering),

                                      NIT Rourkela

    Topic: Study on drilling in rocks by using shockwaves.