Dibya Prakash Jena | Best Researcher Award Winner 2023ūüŹÜ

Dr. Dibya Prakash Jena : Engineering

Congratulations, Dr Dibya Prakash Jena, on winning the esteemed Best Researcher Award from Research! Your dedication, innovative research, and scholarly contributions have truly made a significant impact in your field. Your commitment to advancing knowledge and pushing the boundaries of research is commendable. Here's to your continued success in shaping the future of academia and making invaluable contributions to your field. Well done!

He holds the position of Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial Design in NIT Rourkela. With a robust professional tenure spanning over 16 years, he boasts nearly equal periods of dedicated service in both industrial and academic domains. His career trajectory showcases eight years of invaluable industry experience, contributing his expertise to renowned companies such as John Deere Technology Center, Robert Bosch, and EICHER Engineering Solutions, where he specialized in automation, LabVIEW architecture, and product development. Transitioning into academia, he has spent the past eight years at NIT Rourkela and previously at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, exhibiting his commitment to teaching and research in mechanical sciences, notably industrial design and its intersection with acoustic and vibration-based condition monitoring. His extensive experience reflects a balanced blend of industry insights and academic prowess, reinforcing his role as an adept educator and a research-driven academician in the field of industrial design and engineering.

Professional Profiles:

Early Academic Pursuits :

His academic journey commenced with a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering specializing in Manufacturing from Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering Technology (SLIET) in 2004, followed by a Master's in Manufacturing Management from Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences (BITS) Pilani in 2011. He further pursued a Doctorate from the School of Mechanical Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar, completing his thesis titled "Development of Active and Passive Filters for Improving Quality of Acoustic and Vibration based Condition Monitoring" under the guidance of Prof. S.N. Panigrahi in 2014, securing a CGPA of 8.25.

Professional Endeavors :

He has amassed over 16 years of diverse experience, spanning both academia and industry. His academic journey commenced with a brief stint as an Assistant Professor at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, before he assumed his current role as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Design at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, where he has dedicatedly contributed to teaching and research for more than six years. His industrial experience encompasses pivotal roles in esteemed companies such as John Deere Technology Center, Robert Bosch, and EICHER Engineering Solutions, focusing on automation, LabVIEW architecture, and product development.

Contributions and Research Focus :

His research interests gravitate towards several significant domains, notably artificial metamaterials, condition monitoring, and the design of composite liners for industrial noise and vibration control. His contributions include seminal research in the development of active and passive filters, broad-band sonic crystal and metamaterial, and underwater acoustic composite metamaterial, emphasizing their applications in enhancing acoustic and vibration-based condition monitoring techniques.

Accolades and Recognition :

His impactful research has garnered substantial recognition through numerous sponsored research project grants from esteemed organizations like Naval Research Board, Indian Rubber Manufacturers Research Association, ISRO, DRDO Laboratory, and collaborations with international entities such as the University of Bologna and the University of Technology Sydney. These accolades underscore his significant contributions to advancing knowledge and technological innovation.

Impact and Influence :

His contributions in the realms of metamaterials, acoustic insulation, and underwater acoustics are poised to have a far-reaching impact on diverse sectors, particularly in revolutionizing noise and vibration control technologies, thereby influencing the advancement of condition monitoring systems in industries.

Legacy and Future Contributions :

With an extensive track record of sponsored research projects, His legacy lies in the pioneering work towards enhancing industrial processes, aligning with the "Make in India" initiative, and fortifying the realm of artificial metamaterials. His future contributions are anticipated to continue spearheading groundbreaking research endeavors aimed at technological advancements in noise and vibration control, furthering India's prowess in innovation and industrial excellence.

Notable Publications :


A total of  1205 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations¬† ¬† 680¬† ¬† ¬†525
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†14¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†13
  • i10-index¬† ¬†18¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†16
Dibya Prakash Jena | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

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