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

Santanu Kumar Karmakar

Professor & Ex Head in Dept. of Mech. Engg. and

Dean, International Relations and Alumni Affairs

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph. D. in Engineering in 1993 from Indian Institute of Technology,  Delhi
  • M.M.E. in Mech. Engg. (Production Engg. specialization) in 1987 from Jadavpur University
  • B. E. in Mech. Engg. in 1983 from B. E. College, Shibpur under Calcutta University



  1. Phone: +91-33-26684561/62/63 Extn. 357 
  2. Mobile: +91- 98311 45516


  1. Email: skk@mech.iiests.ac.in  dean.aaer@iiests.ac.in

Area of Research

  • Tribology and Bio-Tribology
  • Friction and Wear Modeling
  • Machine Design and Contact Mechanics

Courses Undertaken

UG Course

  • Tribo-Design of Machine Elements (ME-701)
  • Fundamental of Tribology (ME-821/3)

PG Course

  • Engineering Tribology (ME-711D/ME-911)
  • Industrial Tribology (ME-811D/ME-1011)

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. Santanu Sardar, Santanu Kumar Karmakar and Debdulal Das, "High stress abrasive wear characteristics of Al 7075 alloy and 7075/Al2O3 composite", Measurement, 127(2018), 42-62
  2. Santanu Sardar, Santanu Kumar Karmakar and Debdulal Das, "Evaluation of Abrasive Wear Resistance of Al2O3/7075 Composite by Taguchi Experimental Design Technique", Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, 19.04.2018
  3. Santanu Sardar, Santanu Kumar Karmakar and Debdulal Das, "Tribological properties of Al 7075 Alloy and 7075/Al2O3 Composite under Two Body Abrasion: A Statistical Approach", Journal of Tribology, ASME Publication, 03.04.2018, Vol. 140, September, 2018; pp 051602-(1-23)
  4. Jayanta Kumar Biswas, Masud Rana, Santanu Majumder, Santanu Kumar Karmakar, Amit Roychowdhury, "Effect of two-level pedicle-screw fixation with different rod materials on lumbar spine: A finite element study", Journal of Orthopaedic Science, 23(2018) 258-265
  5. Jayanta Kr. Biswas, Sandipan Roy, Santanu Majumder, Santanu Kr. Karmakar, Subrata Saha & Amit Roychowdhury, "Artificial Intervertebral Disc Replacement to Provide Dynamic Stability to the Lumbar Spine: A Finite Element Study", Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants; 28(2): 1-9 (2018)
  6. Banerjee Partha Sarathi, Pradhan Rururaj, Roychowdhury Amit and Karmakar Santanu Kumar; "Investigation of Stresses Developed in Natural and Implanted Human Cervical Spine by Finite Element Method", Journal of Advanced Medical and Dental Sciences Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp: 9–18 (2015)
  7. Santanu Sardar, Santanu Kumar Karmakar, Debdulal Das; “Ultrasonic cavitation based processing of metal matrix nanocomposites: an overview”; Journal of Advanced Materials Research, 2014 vol.1042, pp 58-64
  8. Jayanta Biswas, Santanu Karmakar, Santanu Majumder, Partha Sarathi Banerjee, Subrata Saha & Amit Roychowdhury; “Optimization of Spinal Implant Screw for Lower Vertebra through Finite Element Studies”; Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants; 24(2–3): 99-108 (2014)
  9. Parthasarathi Sarathi Banerjee, Amit Roychoudhury and Santanu kumar Karmakr; “Morphological and Kinematic Aspects of Human Spine – As Design Inputs for Developing Spinal Implants”; Journal of Spine; vol. 2, issue 4, pp 1-4 (2013)
  10. Parthasarathi Sarathi Banerjee, Amit Roychoudhury and Santanu Kumar Karmakar; “Biomechanical Remedies for Degeneration of Cervical Spine – A Review of Literature”; Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics (JMIHI); vol. 2, pp 343-351, 2012

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