Prasanta Sahoo works as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. He received a B.E. (Hons.) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University and MTech and a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. His research area is tribology of materials and structural mechanics. He is the supervisor of 15 Ph.D. theses and 22 M.S. theses. He has authored a textbook on Engineering Tribology (Prentice Hall of India, 2005), coauthored Fractal Analysis in Machining (Springer, 2011) and more than 15 book chapters. Sahoo has coauthored more than 250 technical papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Materials, Manufacturing and Design (Academic Research Journals); and an Associate Editor (computational mechanics and tribology) of International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology (Multicraft), International Journal of Materials Forming and Machining Processes (IGI Global), and Journal of Tribology Research (Serials). Sahoo is also on the Editorial Board of Journal of Tribology and Surface Engineering (Nova Science); International Journal of Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering (IGI Global); International Journal of Surface Engineering and Interdisciplinary Materials Science (IGI Global); ISRN Tribology (Hindawi) and Materials and Design (Elsevier). He is on the Review panel of over 50 international journals.
Biography Updated on 28 May 2013