IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

आई आई ई एस टि, शिवपुर

भारतीय अभियांत्रिकी विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, शिवपुर

(पूर्व में बंगाल इंजीनियरिंग एंड साइंस यूनिवर्सिटी)

१८५६ से देश को सशक्त बनाना

Dr. Debasis Datta


Department of Mechanical Engineering

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India, 1996
  • Master of Mechanical Engineering, (M.M.E.) Jadavpur University, India, 1986
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, (B.M.E., Hons.) Jadavpur University, 1984



  1. Office: 2668 4561 to 4564 (Ext. 298)
  2. Fax: 2668 2916
  3. Residence: +91 98303 49590


  1. Office:
  2. E-mail: ddatta@mech.iiests.ac.in, ddatta.besus@gmail.com, debasis_datta@rediffmail.com

Area of Research

  • Ultrasonic NDE
  • Finite Element Analysis of Machine Components and Simulation of Acoustic Wave propagation
  • Ultrasonic Tomography
  • Application of Fractal Analysis in NDE

Courses Undertaken

Under Graduate

  • General Mechanical Engineering (for Met. E. Students at Bengal Engineering College)
  • Elements of Mechanical Engineering (for Elec. E. Students at Bengal Engg. College)
  • Introduction to Machine Design (for 2nd year M.E. Students at Bengal Engg. College)
  • Design of Machine Elements – I (for 3rd year Students of Mechanical Engineering)
  • Design of Machine Elements – II (for 3rd year Students of Mechanical Engineering)
  • Numerical Methods in Engineering (for 3rd year Students of Mechanical Engineering)
  • Introduction to the Finite Element Method (for 4th year Students of Mechanical Engineering)

Post Graduate

  • Composite Materials – I
  • Composite Materials – II
  • Finite Elements in Mechanical Systems
  • Design Optimization

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. S. Samanta and D. Datta (2010): Ultrasonic detection of inclusion type defect in a composite panel using Shannon entropy, Electronic Journal of Non-Destructive Testing (eJNDT, ISSN: 1435-4934, ID: 8700).
  2. S. Samanta and D. Datta (2010): Experimental and numerical simulation based assessment of Kevlar composite specimens under ballistic impact, Electronic Journal of Non-Destructive Testing (eJNDT, ISSN: 1435-4934, ID: 9987).
  3. N. Nayak, A. Banerjee, and D. Datta (2012): Ultrasonic assessment of bullet inflicted damage in aramid laminated composites, Defence Science Journal, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp. 153-158.
  4. P. Maji, A. Roychowdhuri and D. Datta (2012): Investigating the morphology of the proximal femur of Indian population towards designing more suitable THR implants, Journal of Long Term Effects of Medical Implants (ISSN: 1050-6934/11), Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 49-64.
  5. P. Maji, A. Roychowdhuri and D. Datta (2013): Minimizing stress shielding effect of femoral stem – a review, Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, American Scientific Publishers (USA), Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 171-178.
  6. P. Maji and D. Datta: Cluster Analysis of Osteological Parameters of Femur in standardizing its stem size for Indian population, accepted for publication in the Indian Journal of Biomechanics.
  7. S. K. Dey, D. Datta and S. Samanta: Ultrasonic Imaging of Ballistically Impacted Plates using DIVFRP Clustering Method, J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. C (October–December 2014) 95(4): 367–374.
  8. A.Banerjee, S.Dhar, S.Acharyya, D.Datta and N.Nayak: Determination of Johnson cook material and failure model constants and numerical modelling of Charpy impact test of armour steel, Materials Science & Engineering A 640 (2015) 200–209.