Prof. B. K. Mishra

Designation : Professor

Broad Area of Expertise : Materials Engineering

Email : bk{at}iitgoa.ac.in

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Address : Admin Block, Faculty cabin 1, Main Building

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Educational Qualifications

  1. Ph.D. (Metallurgical Engg) , University of Utah Salt Lake City, USA (1991)
  2. M.S. (Metallurgical Engg) , Wayne State University Michigan, USA (1986)
  3. B.Sc (Metallurgical Engg) , NIT Rourkela, India (1981)

Areas of Research

Extractive Metallurgy, Thermal Plasma, Particulate Materials, Discrete element methods (DEM), Appropriate Technology

Courses Taught


Professional Appointments

  1. Director CSIR-IMMT Bhubaneswar (Dec 2005 - March 2017)
  2. Chairman, Recruitment & Assessment Board CSIR, New Delhi (May 2015 - May 2016)
  3. Professor IIT Kanpur (July 2001 - June 2011)
  4. Visiting Professor, University of Utah, USA (Dec 2003 - July 2004)
  5. Associate Professor, IIT Kanpur (May 1997 - July 2001)
  6. Visiting Professor, Aston University, UK (July 1999 - July 2000)
  7. Assistant Professor, IIT Kanpur (July 1993 - May 1997)
  8. Post-doctoral fellow, University of Utah, USA (Jan 1991 - June 1993)
  9. Project Engineer, IMFA, India (June 1981 - July 1984)

Recent Publications

  1. S. Dash, Swati Mohanty, B.K. Mishra, CFD modelling and simulation of an industrial scale continuous fluidized bed roaster, Advanced Powder Technology, 31(2), 658-669, 2020.
  2. P.R. Behera, B. Bhoi, R.K. Paramguru, P.S. Mukherjee, B.K. Mishra, Hydrogen plasma smelting reduction of Fe2O3, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B., Issue 1, 2019.
  3. K.C. Sabat, R.K. Paramguru, B.K.Mishra, Formation of copper-nickel alloy from their oxide mixtures through reduction by low-temperature hydrogen plasma, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 2018
  4. S. Das, D.P. Das, C.K. Sarangi, B. Bhoi, B.K. Mishra, J. Ghosh, Optical emission spectroscopy study of Ar-H2 plasma at atmospheric pressure, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 46 (8), 2909-2915, 2018.

Recognition and Awards

  1. Distinguished Alumnus Awards, NIT Rourkela, 2019
  2. VASVIK Award, 2012
  3. Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2009
  4. National Mineral Award, 2007
  5. IIME Mineral Beneficiation Award, 2007

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