Department of
 Mechanical Engineering

About The Department

The Department of Mechanical Engineering started the journey in 1999, and successfully completed 22 years with excellence. Presently, the department is the largest in the institute having 46 faculty members. The department offers two UG courses, one in Mechanical Engineering and another in Mining Machinery Engineering. Faculty members of the department have guided more than 200 PhD students so far. The UG and PG students are working with the faculties in the field of microfluidics, aero-acoustics, ubble dynamics, biomechanics, robotics, renewable energy, tribology, refrigeration, CFD, Fluid-structure interactions, Turbomachinery, modern-manufacturing, fluid power, mining machinery along with conventional thermal engineering and machine design. Students of the department are associated with Robotics club, Smart manufacturing, ASME students’ chapter and other professional bodies. The UG and PG students of the department are associated with several national and international research and consultancy projects funded by several agencies and industries. Also, a good number of them complete their research internships abroad.


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Prof Somnath Chattopadhyaya
Head of the Department
Phone: 0326-223-5260 (O)
Fax: 0326-2296563
DEPARTMENT OF Mechanical Engineering
Phone:0326-223-5260 (O)
Indian Institute of Technology
(Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad, Dhanbad- 826004 ,Jharkhand, India

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