Personal Information

A Thirugnanam
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (IIT Madras)
Joined in Aug 2011
thirugnanam.a[at]nitrkl.ac.in
0661 246 2292 (Off)
http://www.nitrkl.ac.in/BM/~thirugnanam.a
 

Research Group

  • Biomechanics & Biotransport Engineering Group

Areas of Interest

  • Biomechanics, Biomaterials and Biotransport

Contact Information

Room Number: BM-206
Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering
National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha, India - 769008
  thirugnanam.a[at]nitrkl.ac.in
  0661 246 2292 (Off)
  0661 246 3292 (Res)

Acadmic Qualification

# Programme Discipline Name / Research Area Institute Name Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. (IIT Madras)

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Key Publications

  • I. Dash, D. Sharmila, B. P, A. Thirugnanam, and R. Jayabalan, "Utilization of sea water based media for the production and characterization of cellulase by Fusarium subglutinans MTCC 11891", Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, vol.7, pp.187-192, July 2016, 10.1016/j.bcab.2016.06.006
  • S. Mohapatra, A., A. K. Mondal, and A. Thirugnanam, "Dry sliding wear and corrosion behaviour of al-based hybrid composites reinforced with micro-tip and micro/nano-Al2O3p", Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, vol.69, no.6, pp.1155-1167, August 2016, 10.1007/s12666-015-0669-7
  • O. Majumder, A. S. Bankoti, T. Kaur, A. Thirugnanam, and A. K. Mondal, "The influence of silane and silane–PMMA coatings on the in vitro biodegradation behavior of AE42 magnesium alloy for cardiovascular stent applications", RSC Advances, vol.6, pp.107344-107354, September 2016, 10.1039/C6RA23384H
Total Publications : 24

Courses Taught at NIT Rourkela

  • BM232 : Biofluid Mechanics {Theory}
  • BM233 : Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM322 : Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM331 : Bioheat and Mass Transfer {Theory}
  • BM332 : Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM361 : Biochemical Engineering {Theory}
  • BM403 : Biomedical Engineering {Theory}
  • BM431 : Fundamentals of Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM434 : Sports Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM625 : Nanobiotechnology {Theory}
  • BM632 : Computational Fluid Dynamics in Bioengineering {Theory}
  • BM634 : Advanced Biomechanics {Theory}
  • BM652 : Advanced Biochemical Engineering {Theory}
  • BM663 : Advanced Biochemical Engineering {Theory}
  • CH334 : Process Dynamics and Control {Theory}
  • BM272 : Biofluid Mechanics Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM276 : Biomechanics Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM376 : Bioprocess Instrumentation Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM378 : Process Instrumentation Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM471 : Application of MATLAB in Bioengineering Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM483 : Computational Biomechanics Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM673 : Advanced Biochemical Engg. Laboratory {Practical}
  • BM680 : Application of ANSYS in Bioengineering {Practical}

Doctoral Students

  • Pushpdant Jain, "Design And Fe Analysis Of Rigid And Dynamic Stabilization Device Used For Human Lumbar Spine" : - {Co-Supervisor}
  • Shreeshan Jena, "Gait Analysis Of The Lower Limbs: A Systematic Approach For Design And Analysis Of An Orthotic." : - {Supervisor}
  • Biswajeet Champaty, "Development Of Electrooculogram Based Multi-Assistive Device Control System For Neuromuscular Disabled" : - {Co-Supervisor}
  • Tejinder Kaur, "Development Of Carbon Reinforced Polymer Ceramic Composites For Bone Tissue Engineering" : 2017 {Supervisor}
  • Chandrika Kumari, "Optimisation Of Cryogen Spray Cooling For Skin Tumour Ablation" : - {Supervisor}
  • Krishna Kumar Ramajayam, "An Approach To Improving Efficacy Of Cryosurgery: Numerical And Experimental (Using Gel Phantoms) Studies" : 2017 {Supervisor}

PG Dissertation

  • Basil Mathai (213BM1010), "FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS TO QUANTIFY THE EFFECT OF SURGERY IN PROXIMAL FEMUR" - M.Tech. : Supervisor {2014-15 Spring}
  • Omkar Majumder (213BM1009), "Processing, characterization and in-vitro biodegradation of AE42 magnesium alloy coated with silane-PMMA for cardiovascular stent application" - M.Tech. : Supervisor {2014-15 Spring}
  • Sumanta Kar (213BM2026), "PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF POROUS CHITOSAN-ORGANICALLY MODIFIED MONTMORILLONITE-HYDROXYAPATITE (CS-OM-HA) COMPOSITES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS" - M.Tech. : Supervisor {2014-15 Spring}
  • Naveen Chandrol (214BM1456), "Biomechanical Analysis of Knee Implant with and without Bone Attachment Using Finite Element Method" - M.Tech. : Supervisor {2015-16 Spring}
  • Veena Vyas (214BM1381), "Comparative Study of Carboxymethyl Tamarind Seed Powder Coated Chitosan/ Montmorillonite/ Hydroxyapatite Composite Macrosphere Scaffolds" - M.Tech. : Supervisor {2015-16 Spring}
  • Gaurav Mohan Sakhare (215BM1003), "Determining Predictability of Human Gait Parameters" - M.Tech. : Supervisor {2016-17 Spring}
  • Rahul Sarkar (215BM1443), "Synthesis of hydroxyapatite (HAp) and microwave assisted TiO2-HAp composite coating on Commercially pure (CP)- Titanium for biomedical applications Rahul Sarkar" - M.Tech. : Supervisor {2016-17 Spring}
  • Namasivaya Naveen S (216BM1006), "Microwave assisted calcium phosphate coatings on carbon fiber reinforced polyether-etherketone composite scaffolds for implant applications" - M.Tech. : Supervisor {2017-18 Spring}
  • Vivek Soni (216BM1008), "Improving the corrosion resistance of AE42 magnesium alloys for cardiovascular stents" - M.Tech. : Supervisor {2017-18 Spring}

UG Dissertation

  • Artatrana Tandi (111BM0013), "DEVELOPMENT OF POLY VINYL ALCOHOL-CELLULOSE COMPOSITES FOR WOUND DRESSING APPLICATIONS" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2014-15 Spring}
  • Deepshikha Mahapatra (111BM0008), "BIOACTIVITY OF ROLLED TITANIUM" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2014-15 Spring}
  • Subhashish Kumar Satpathy (111BM0546), "KINEMATIC AND KINETIC ANALYSIS OF SQUAT JUMP AND COUNTER-MOVEMENT JUMP" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2014-15 Spring}
  • Aasutosh Purohit (112BM0541), "Design and fabrication of a simple inverted pendulum apparatus for different prosthetic feet" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2015-16 Spring}
  • Isha Satyam (112BM0537), "Analysis of Roll Over Patterns of Three Different Prosthetic Feet using a Simple Inverted Pendulum Apparatus" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2015-16 Spring}
  • Kartikeya Singh Jodha (112BM0008), "TAILORING OF THERMALLY ACTIVATED POLY (ETHYLENE GLYCOL) IN POLY (METHYL METHACRYLATE) POLYMER NETWORK FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATION" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2015-16 Spring}
  • Sulagna Sahu (112BM0012), "PVA-BENTONITE NANOCOMPOSITE HYDROGELS INCORPORATED WITH MARIGOLD EXTRACT FOR WOUND HEALING APPLICATION" - B.Tech. : Co-supervisor {2015-16 Spring}
  • Swapnil Rajeev (112BM0580), "Bioactivity of Recrystallized Titanium" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2015-16 Spring}
  • Daina Kumar Sahu (113BM0499), "ANALYSIS OF THE GROUND REACTION FORCES FOR ASCENT ON A HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE STAIRCASE" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2016-17 Spring}
  • Ekant Mishra (113BM0006), "High heeled gait analysis on an adjustable inclined walkway" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2016-17 Spring}
  • Naeema Manika (113BM0573), "Biological evaluation of AZ91 magnesium alloy processed by different casting routes" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2016-17 Spring}
  • Nischit Mishra (113BM0007), "Synthesis of Iron Oxide Nano-fluid and Nano-Gels for Cryosurgery" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2017 Summer}
  • Archana Rath (114BM0593), "Biofunctionalization of commercially pure titanium with chitosan and L-carnitine via silanization" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2017-18 Spring}
  • Megha Satpathy (114BM0044), "The influence of metformin-eluting silane- PMMA coatings on the in-vitro biodegradation behavior of AE42 magnesium alloy for stent applications" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2017-18 Spring}
  • Vibhuti Kumar (114BM0621), "Comparison of Human Gait Parameters for Shoes and Insoles of Varying Stiffness" - B.Tech. : Supervisor {2018 Summer}

Memberships / Fellowships

# Membership Body Year
1 SBA0I 2008