Amar Patnaik, in April 2009, completed the Ph.D degree study in mechanical engineering with specialization in composite materials from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India. Dr. Patnaik is engaged in active research in the area of composite materials since 2004. He has 65 research papers to his credit which have been published in various international journals of high reputation. He has also presented 32 research papers in the area of composites at various national and international conferences held in India and abroad. His research interests include metal matrix composites, polymer matrix composites, and tribology. Presently, he is working in Mechanical Engineering Department as a Lecturer at NIT Hamirpur. He is guiding nine Ph.D. degree students in the area of functionally graded materials, metal matrix composites, and polymer matrix composites for tribology applications. Lastly, but not least, he is working in a project sponsored by DST, India. He got Young Scientist Award from DST, India in the year 2008, and also he got Er. Ganesh Mishra Memorial Award from Institutions of Engineer Best Paper Award in the year 2009.
Biography Updated on 1 April 2011