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Professor, IDC, IIT Bombay
Honorary Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering
, IIT Bombay

Academic background:
- M.Sc. degree in Physiology with specialization in Ergonomics and Work Physiology, from the University of Calcutta.
- Ph.D. in Physiology in the area of Ergonomics, from the same University.

Areas of Interest:
- Product Ergonomics,
- Consumer ergonomics,
- Workstation design,
- Manual Material Handling,
- Musculoskeletal Disorders,
- Automobile Ergonomics,
- Products for the Physically Handicapped.

Awards and Fellowship:
- Received the UNDP Fellowship (1981) for working at different institutions abroad, for a period of 10 months.
- Received 'Prof. J.N.Maitra' Memorial Gold Medal award in the Indian Science Congress, The Physiological Society of India, 1998, for his contribution in Ergonomics

Visiting Faculty:
- Visiting Faculty to several universities in India like SNDT College of Home Science, Mumbai, Vidyasagar University and the University of Calcutta, West Bengal, SJRCE, Mysore, etc.
- Appointed as a faculty of the Tufts University, USA. in 1991 for six months for conducting Ergonomic-Design classes.
- Invited as a visiting faculty at the Department of Human Sciences, University of Lulea, Sweden, on October, 1999,

Major Sponsored and Consultancy projects:
- DST, MHRD, AICTE, Min. of Social Welfare, etc.
- Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co.,
- Indian Diamond Institute,
- Eureka Forbes Ltd.,
- Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd,
- Bajaj Auto Ltd.
- Postmaster General India,
- Indian Railways,
- Johnson & Johnson Limited-India,
- Trend Moulded Furniture, etc.

Member of the editorial board:
- Saudi Journal of Disability and Rehabilitation, Saudi Arabia,
- Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences, India,
- Journal published by Institution of Engineers, Calcutta.
- Referee- Journal Applied Ergonomics, U.K.


- Published fourteen papers in International journals,
- seven popular articles in the area of Ergonomics/Human Factors and
- presented papers in more than 50 seminars and conferences both at National and International level.

Contact details:

Industrial Design Centre,
Indian Institute of technology,
Powai, Mumbai 400076