Department of Mining Engineering

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Dr. Shraddha Prasad

Shraddha Prasad is working as a Deputy Registrar (Academics) and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Science & Engineering. During her tenure in Jharkhand Rai University she is actively involved in academic & administrative responsibilities. She has done Ph.D from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi. She has done post graduation in Physics from Ranchi University, Ranchi and B.Ed. from St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi. She has completed Orientation Programme with Grade-A, organized by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre Ranchi University, Ranchi. A number of her papers are published in different reputed International journals with good impact factors e.g. Elsevier, Scopus, WoS etc. and numbers of research papers presented by her in different International Conference / Seminars. She has also contributed chapter in a book published by Springer Nature. She has edited a book titled as “Advances in Science & Technology” ISBN No. 978-81-946375-0-9, 2020. She is an expert reviewer of reputed Journal. She has been convener of National/ International conferences. She is a member of reputed organizations like Indian Academic Researchers Association (IARA), The Institution of Engineers, India. She has published a patent on 01/01/2021, title-Continuous Health Monitoring and Conditioning of Uprooted Tree due to Cyclone when Replantation, Patent Application No.202041055475A. She has more than 14 years teaching experience in different reputed institutes including 3 years research experience as a Project Fellow in U.G.C Project at BIT, Mesra, Ranchi. As a research guide she has produced 1 Ph.D under her supervision and presently supervising 4 Ph.D Research Scholars at Jharkhand Rai University, Ranchi. Her areas of research are Nonlinear Optics, Solitons, All-optical Devices, Communication and Material Science.


Sumit Kumar Pandey
Dr. Sumit Kumar Pandey

Dr. Sumit Kumar Pandey is working as a Dean Academics and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. He has done his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Durgapur. His area of research is Control System. He has more than 10 years of Experience in teaching in different academic institutions across India. He is a former faculty of the National Institute of Technology Patna and the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur, India. Both are known as the Institute of National Importance and have an excellent NIRF ranking. He has published more than 30 research papers in different international journals and conferences indexed by SCI and SCOPUS. He has published two books also. He is the reviewer of many journals published by IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, Taylor and Francis, etc. He has also chaired the session of many conferences sponsored by IEEE, Springer, etc. He has delivered invited talks at conferences and workshops organized by different institutions such as NIT Patna, O. P. Jindal Global University, etc. He is also associated with doing joint research with internationally reputed academic and research institutions, including Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (in Top 50 of QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS) and Research Centre in Industrial Technologies, Algeria. He is also a member of the International Association of Engineers, Teaching and Education Research Association and an Associate member of the International Society for Development and Sustainability, Japan. He has received numerous awards and recognition in research, such as the Best Paper Award, the most downloaded published paper in a year, etc.



Prof. Avijit Ghosh

Avijit Ghosh is the Professor in the Department of Mining Engineering. He completed his Bachelor of Technology in Mining Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad in 1980 and also obtained First Class Manager`s Certificate of competency restricted to open cast metalliferous mine from DGMS Dhanbad. He has retired from the post of Chairman cum Managing Director, HEC Ranchi. Mr. Ghosh has 37 years of professional experience in many organizations including Hindustan Copper Limited, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd., Indian Aluminum Company, Raymond Cement Works etc. Mr. Ghosh has been awarded Dr. J. Coggin Brown Memorial Gold Medal by Mining Geological & Metallurgical Institute of India (MGMI) for his outstanding contribution in the field of Mining.



Prof. Dhirendra Prasad Pandey

Dhirendra Prasad Pandey is a Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering (Mining Dept.) at Jharkhand Rai University. Prof. Pandey has earned his M.Tech from ISM Dhanbad in First Class with specialisation in Industrial Engineering and Management) and B.Sc in Mining Engineering from ISM Dhanbad itself with First Class. He also owns the PG Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relation from Annamalai University. Prof. Pandey has a rich experience of 36 years and during this span he has worked at different Managerial positions in Collieries & Offices of Subsidiaries of CIL (a Maharatan CPSU) since July1974. He was the Chief General Manager (Mining) in the Project Appraisal Division of CMPDI (HQ), Ranchi.


Vineeta Kumari
Dr. Vineeta Kumari

Dr. Vineeta Kumari is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Jharkhand Rai University. She is Ph.D from Veer Kunwar Singh University, Ara, Bihar. She earned her Master Degree from Magadh University, Bodhgaya. The topic of her doctoral dissertation was “Studies on Salvation & Desolvation in different Aqua-organic Co-solvent media”. She has presented her research paper in National and International seminars. She has 7 Years of rich experience in teaching and research.


Jai Prakash Meena
Dr. Jai Prakash Meena

Dr. Jai Prakash Meena is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mining Engineering at Jharkhand Rai University. He has completed his Master of Technology in Mining Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has also completed his Ph.D. under the guidance of Prof. Samir Kumar Das from the Department of Mining Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. His Research areas are Mine Safety management, Mines safety Analytics, Industrial Safety and Mineral Economics etc. He has been the visiting faculty in the School of Mines and Metallurgy, Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol (West Bengal). He has also served as an Assistant Professor in the department of Mining Engineering, Shridhar University, Pilani (Rajasthan) and 6 Students have completed M. Tech Project and submitted their thesis under his Supervision. He was also the course facilitator and conducted more than 13 Short Term courses in the Department of Mining Engineering in association with Continuing Education Program, IIT Kharagpur along with his PhD Supervisor. He has also been associated and worked in several projects of SRIC (Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy) in IIT Kharagpur.


sumit Kishor
Mr. Sumeet Kishore

Sumeet Kishore is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering with Jharkhand Rai University. Mr. Kishore earned his Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering from B.I.T. Sindri, Dhanbad & masters from Shridhar University, Rajasthan. He has worked on the topic “Designing and Optimization of pillar sizes in Undergroung Coal Mines” for 6 month. Mr. Kishore has enriched his research work with quality papers in the field of mining engineering. He has visited and analyzed the working culture of various mines such as HCL Ghatsila, Bararee Colliery BCCL, SAIL Chasnala, Bagru Mines, Hindalco, etc. He has received various recognitions for contribution towards students from IIT Bombay, Global Teaching Academic etc. He is also member of scientific committee of Institute for engineering research & publication.Apart from this he has proficiency in Web Technology, Computer Languages, etc. and also provides consultation to the student regarding their career, future scope & outcome.



Mr. Ved Prakash Singh

Ved Prakash Singh is working as the Deputy Registrar (Exams) at Jharkhand Rai University & is also associated with the Deptt. of Applied Science. He is associated with Jharkhand Rai University since September 2014. He has earned his M.Sc. degree from J.P. University, Chapra and currently pursuing Ph.D. He has more than eight years of experience in teaching & academic administration (in the role of Academic In charge, Examination Controller) in various reputed engineering colleges. He is proud to work for the state-sponsored project entitled “Floride containment water in different district in Jharkhand”, sponsored by the Govt. of Jharkhand. Apart from presenting research papers in seminars and conferences, he has also authored various research papers that have been published in national and international journals. To his credit, he has published two research papers in highly-indexed international journals named American Journal of Optics and Photonics (Vol-3, No.5 2015) and International Journal of Innovations in Engineering & Technology (vol.6).



Ms. Shambhavi Sinha

Ms. Shambhavi Sinha is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Science & Engineering at Jharkhand Rai University. She received her M.Tech with specialization in Geotechnical Engineering from BIT Mesra, Ranchi. She has worked on the thesis “Comparison of shear strength of cohesion-less soil reinforced with Human Hair fiber, Coir fiber and Sugarcane Bagasse”, during her M. Tech, which was also presented in the “National Conference of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering” (NCSGE-2022) held in NIT Jamshedpur. She has a journal published on Krishi Sanskriti on the topic- “Laterite Soil stabilization by using Waste Plastic Strips”.Her area of interest includes Ground improvement, seismic stability of slopes in mines and retaining walls, analysis and design of machine foundation, seismic soil-structure interaction.



Om Prakash Satyam

Om Prakash Satyam, a Master in Production Technology had started his career as a Trainee Engineer in the Production of Heavy Farming Equipments at Punjab Agro Based Ltd., based on Bhatinda, Punjab, in April’2012. After gaining industry experiences in Production, Mr. Satyam started his career in academics with BM Groups of Institutions, Gurugram, in the department of Mechanical Engineering, since July’ 2012. Mr. Satyam, a Gate qualified engineer, has published his thesis, titled, “To Study the effect of Process Parameters on Mechanical Properties of Mild Steel in Sub-merged Metal” in IJMEIT. His area of interest includes “Strength of Material”, “Machine Design”, “Production Technology”, & “Tribology’’ etc. He has six years of Teaching Experience. He has participated in NPTEL courses such as Wastewater Treatment and Recycling, Processing of Polymers and Polymers Composites, Geosynthetics Laboratory and Project Planning and Development. Presently he is working with Jharkhand Rai University as a Assistant Professor.


Srinivas Gorlapalli
Mr. Srinivas Gorlapalli

Srinivas Gorlapalli is a Lecturer in Department of Mining Engineering at Jharkhand Rai University. He has pursued his Bachelor of Technology in Mining Engineering from Malla Reddy Engineering College, Hyderabad. He has visited and analyzed the working culture of various underground as well as open cast mines such as Kalyani khani no-5 underground mine-SCCL, Kalyani khani no-1 opencast mine-SCCL, New Tech incline-SCCL, Srirampur etc. He is committed and an engaging Lecturer, bringing exceptional lecturing skills and expertise in Mining Engineering Sought after for variety of learning modalities and support materials to facilitate learning process and accentuate presentations. He got patented right on his project “MINE VENTILATION LAYOUT” during his graduation. “MINE PLANNING AND DESIGNING USING SURPAC SOFTWARE” was his project during his graduation from Malla Reddy Engineering College.


Somnath Kumar Rishi
Mr. Somnath Kumar Rishi

Somnath Kumar Rishi is working as a Lecturer in Department of Mining Engineering at Jharkhand Rai University. He has completed his Bachelor of Technology in Mining Engineering from Mats University, School of Engineering & IT Raipur (C.G). He also obtained Second Class Mine’s Manager Certificate of Competency (UR) Coal from DGMS Dhanbad. He has worked in u/g which is governed by Reliance Mines Chhindwara (M.P). He has also visited and analyzed working culture at CCL Dhori & Govindpur Colliery, MOIL MANGANESE ORE MINES SITASOWNGI, NAGPUR, KANHAN AREA WCL UG COAL NAGPUR (M.H). He is committed and an engaging Lecturer, bringing exceptional lecturing skills and expertise in Mining Engineering. He has also worked in several projects on “A systematic Utilization of Shovel Dumper combination” and “Using of Fly ash for backfilling.


Sameer Farooque
Mr. Sameer Farooque

Sameer Farooque is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Jharkhand Rai University. Md Sameer Farooque earned his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Sharda University, Greater Noida and M.Tech in Advance Production System from NRI college Bhopal, RGPV University. He has worked as a lecturer at Subhash Institute of Technology, Giridih. He also worked a Boiler Operator Engineer at Shantamani paper mill, Bihar Sharif.

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