Bhatu Kumar Pal

Professor

Mining Engineering

 (+91) 661 246 2605 , 3605

 bkpal[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

21

Publications       

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Sponsored Projects

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Consultancy Projects

6

Doctoral Students

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Short-term Course

8

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Bhatu Kumar Pal

Professor

Mining Engineering

Joined in Apr 1985

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 Department of Mining Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D. (IIT, Kharagpur)

 Experience

No Experience Found....

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Mine Environment
Areas of Interest
Mine Environmental Engineering, EIA, EMP, Opencast Mining & Mining Economics

 Projects

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 Continuing Education

No Continuing Educations Found....

 Publications

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Total Publications: 21
A. R. Mahananda and B. K. Pal, "Effect of Inhibitor in Suppressing Spontaneous Heating of Coals", International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, vol.8, no.5, pp.2495-2498, January 2020, 10.35940/ijrte.E5963.018520 Article
A. R. Mahananda and B. K. Pal, "Analysis of Water Quality in Mines and its effect on Health", in 10th International Congress on Environmental Research (ICER 2019), pp.142-147, December 2019 Inproceedings
S. K. Bisoyi and B. K. Pal, "Scientific Approach to Reduce Ground Vibration in Mines due to Blasting", in 10th International Congress on Environmental Research (ICER 2019), pp.282-287, December 2019 Inproceedings
H. Agrawal, B. K. Pal, and S. Chatterjee, "Optimization of opencast mines using minimum cut algorithm – a case study from iron mine", Journal of Mines, Metals & Fuels, vol.67, no.10, pp.469-478, October 2019 Article
K., A. R. Mahananda, and B. K. Pal, "Quantification of Environmental Impact of Coal Mining in Lajkura Opencast Surface Mine of Ib-valley Colafields of Odisha, india using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Model", in International Conference on Chemistry and Environmental Sustainability held at Mizoram University, pp.86-88, August 2019 Inproceedings

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A. R. Mahananda and B. K. Pal, "Study of fire retardants and its inhibition in delaying spontaneous combustion of coal", in International Conference on Chemistry and Environmental Sustainability, pp.84-85, Excel India Publishers, Mizoram University, Aizawl, August 2019 Inproceedings
A. R. Mahananda and B. K. Pal, "Application of Foam Stopping for Mitigation of Spontaneous Heating in Underground Coal Mines", International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, vol.9, no.2, pp.4425-4428 2019, 10.35940/ijeat.B3839.129219 Article
P. V. Karthik, S. Nanda, and B. K. Pal, "Analysis of blast fragmentation using wipfrag software", in Current Practices in MIning & Allied Industries, pp.182-191, GCE, Keonjhar, October 2018 Inproceedings
S. K. Bisoyi and B. K. Pal, "Assessment of water quality monitoring of a few lakes in India", in 17th World Lake Conference 2017, Lake Kasumigaura, Ibaraki, Japan,2018, October 2018 Inproceedings
A. K. Chauhan, A. R. Mohanty, and B. K. Pal, "Studies on pollution monitoring of water bodies due to mining operations in opencast mines", in Current Practices in Mining & Allied Industries (CPMAI-2018), pp.192-203, Department of Mining Engineering, GCE, Keonjhar, GCE, Keonjhar, October 2018 Inproceedings
S. Patel, B. K. Pal, and Raj. K. Patel, "A novel approach in red mud neutralization using cow dung", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol.25, no.13, pp.12841–12848, Springer, May 2018, 10.1007/s11356-018-1374-y Article
N. P. Nayak and B. K. Pal, "Beneficiation of goethite-laterite ore - An alternative", Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, vol.66, no.4, pp.253-255, Books & Journals Private Ltd., April 2018 Article
D. K. Khanda, M. R. Mahananda, and B. K. Pal, "Assessment of environmental impacts of coal mining in Lakhanpur Opencast Project of Ib Valley Coalfield, Odisha using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) model", in International Conference on Opencast Mining Technology & Sustainability, pp.198-205, Northern Coalfields Limited, Singrauli 2018 Inproceedings
P. V. Karthik, B. K. Pal, and S. K. Bisoyi, "Prediction of fragment size using regression tree and multi linear regression model", in International Conference on Opencast Mining Technology & Sustainability, pp.138-143, Northern Coalfields Limited, Singrauli, Singrauli 2018 Inproceedings
A. R. Mahananda and B. K. Pal, "Spontaneous heating hotspot: a key to temperature profile of coal stockpile", in International Conference on Opencast Mining Technology & Sustainability, pp.225-228, Northern Coalfields Limited, Singrauli 2018 Inproceedings
B. K. Pal, "Use of isotopic analysis technique for exploration of coal, oil and natural gas deposits", Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, vol.66, no.2, pp.161-162, Books & Journals Private Ltd. 2018 Article
D. Varghese and B. K. Pal, "Climate variability and changes in local climate", Weather, Royal Meteorological Society, December 2017, 10.1002/wea.3066 Article
M. M. Sahoo and B. K. Pal, "Geological modeling of a deposit and application using Surpac", Journal of Mines, Metals & Fuels, vol.65, no.7, pp.417-422, Books & Journals Private Ltd., July 2017 Article
M. M. Mohanty and B. K. Pal, "Sorption behavior of coal for implication in coal bed methane an overview", International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol.27, pp.307-314, Elsevier, March 2017, 10.1016/j.ijmst.2017.01.014 Article
B. K. Pal and N. P. Nayak, "Pelletisation in Indian context -need of the hour", Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, vol.65, no.9, pp.485-489, Books & Journals Private Ltd. 2017 Article
B. K. Pal, M. P. G, and M. V, "Thermal analyses of washed, microwave treated and magnetically separated coals of South-Eastern Coalfields, India", Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, vol.51, no.1, pp.321-326, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands 1998 Article

 Courses Taught

  • MN3005 : Mine Economics {Theory}
  • MN305 : Mineral Processing Technology {Theory}
  • MN3207 : Coal and Mineral Processing Technology {Theory}
  • MN331 : Mine Environmental Engineering {Theory}
  • MN336 : Solid Fuels and Clean Coal Technology {Theory}
  • MN338 : Mineral Beneficiation {Theory}
  • MN442 : Mine Fires and spontaneous heating {Theory}
  • MN451 : Mine Management {Theory}
  • MN6002 : Project Management {Theory}
  • MN602 : Mine Management {Theory}
  • MN6254 : Mine Fires and spontaneous heating {Theory}
  • MN632 : Environmental Management {Theory}
  • MN633 : Mine Fires and Spontaneous Heating {Theory}
  • MN639 : Safety Risk Assessment and Management {Theory}
  • MN643 : Advanced Mineral Processing Technology {Theory}
  • MN681 : Special Topics in Mining Engineering – I {Theory}
  • MN3272 : Hazard and Rescue Laboratory {Practical}
  • MN3273 : Coal and Mineral Processing Laboratory {Practical}
  • MN373 : Mineral Processing Technology Laboratory {Practical}
  • MN473 : Mineral Processing Technology Laboratory {Practical}
  • MN673 : Mining Engineering Laboratory - I {Practical}
  • MN683 : Special Laboratory in Mining Engineering - I {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students
Optimization Of Blast Design Parameters Using Artificial Neural Network To Reduce Fire Due To Backbreak And Ground Vibration

 Sunil Kumar Bisoyi

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Identification Of Spontaneous Heating And Its Preventive Measures

 Alok Ranjan Mahananda

 Thesis Submitted

 Supervisor

Geoinformatics Application In Land Use Dynamics And Its Biogeophysical Impacts On Macro Climate - A Case Study

 Dani V

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Development Of Adsorption Media By Using Industrial Waste: Red Mud For The Removal Of As (V) Ions From Water

 Sucharita Patel

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Numerical Simulation Of Co2 Sequestration To Enhance Methane Recovery Using Multi-Piont Geo-Statistics

 Manasi Manjari Mohanty

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Solid Waste Management

 Nirlipta Priyadarshini Nayak

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Executive Ph.D. Students
Analysing The Impacts Of Mining Activities On Socio-Economic And Environmental Conditions In The Nearby Residential Regions: A Case Study

 Mahesh Kumar Singh

 OnGoing

 Co-Supervisor

Quantifying The Role Of Human And Organizational Factors On Work Injury In Mines In India

 Souparna Jana

 OnGoing

 Co-Supervisor

Mineral Processing

 Sushanta Kumar Pradhan

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Production And Safety Management

 Sudip

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

M.Tech by Research Students
Coal Handling System - Its Performance Monitoring & Suggestive Measures For Improvement

 Somanath Ojha

 Graduated

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Sumit Kumar Srivastava (213MN1500), "Real Time Monitoring System for Mine Safety Using Wire Sensor Network (Multi-gas Detector)" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Varsha Chandravanshi (214MN1509), "REAL TIME GAS MONITORING SYSTEM USING WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Sudhir Laxman Gaikwad (215MN1440), "Optimization of performance monitoring of equipment to increase the productivity from large opencast mines." - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Arvind Kumar Chauhan (216MN1460), "ASSESSMENT OF WATER QUALITY INDICES OF SOME OPENCAST MINES" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Sarda Sharma (216MN1468), "WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK APPLICATION IN MONITORING MINE GAS USING XBEE TECHNOLOGY" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Lalthankima (217MN1265), "OPTIMIZATION OF BLAST DESIGN PARAMETERS TO REDUCE GROUND VIBRATION" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Dinesh Patidar (218MN1262), "Effectiveness of different Surface Mine Equipment using OEE technique." - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Sandeep Kumar (217MN1456), "PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT OF MINING EQUIPMENT'S IN OPEN CAST MINE - A CASE STUDY" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Aakash Deep Singhal (111MN0436), "Modelling & Simulation of Fluid Flow Behaviour during Carbondioxide Sequestration in Coal Structure Using Comsol Multiphysics" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Bimal Prasad Panda (111MN0599), "Modelling & Simulation of Fluid Flow Behaviour during Carbondioxide Sequestration in Coal Structure Using Comsol Multiphysics" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Jiten Kumar Pal (111MN0522), "ASSESSMENT OF AIR AND WATER QUALITY IN OPENCAST MINES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Rahul Pasayat (111MN0397), "ASSESSMENT OF AIR AND WATER QUALITY IN OPENCAST MINES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Rohit Kumar (111MN0521), "UTILIZATION OF SOLID WASTES GENERATED FROM STEEL PLANT" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • C Thejeswar Reddy (112MN0524), "Investment Analysis in Mining Ventures" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Dinesh Kumar Meena (112MN0530), "OXIDATION KINETICS OF STACK FIRE IN COAL MINES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Maitreya Mohan Sahoo (112MN0445), "Opencast Mine Modeling, Grade Optimization using Surpac and Haul Road Optimization" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Subhendu Pradhan (112MN0608), "GEOLOGICAL MODELING OF AN O/C LIMESTONE MINE USING SURPAC" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Arvind Kumar (113MN0471), "Analysis of some Indian coal seams for Underground coal gasification" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Samala Jeevan (113MN0473), "Investment analysis in Mining Ventures" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Satyabrata Nayak (113MN0487), "Coal Quality Analysis Of Some Indian Coals" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Banothu Balaji (114MN0522), "CHARACTERIZATION AND UTILIZATION OF FLY ASH" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Rajat Kumar Dalai (114MN0525), "ASSESSMENT OF SPONTANEOUS HEATING SUSCEPTIBILITY OF MCL COAL MINES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Debadatta Dey (115MN0524), "Use of ANSYS software in Mine Planning" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Janumpally Sandeep Kumar (115MN0532), "USE OF SURPAC SOFTWARE IN MINE PLANNING" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Pulikanti Vijay Kumar (115MN0533), "USE OF SURPAC SOFTWARE IN MINE PLANNING AND DESIGN" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Ashok (115MN0559), "USE OF ANSYS IN MINE PLANNING" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Kali Prasad Behera (116MN0552), "NOISE SURVEY:CASE STUDY IN AN OPENCAST MINE" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Santosh Kumar Pradhan (116MN0573), "DUST SURVEY: A CASE STUDY IN AN OPENCAST MINE" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Vanam Naveen Kumar (116MN0564), "Drilling in open cast mine using ANSYS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Shailesh Mahapatro (710MN1163), "DECISION MAKING- INVESTMENT, FINANCIAL & RISK ANALYSIS IN MINING PROJECTS" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Anish Kumar Swain (711MN1133), "USE OF COMSOL SOFTWARE TO SIMULATE CO2 SEQUESTRATION" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Aman Mishra (712MN1106), "Comparison of the mining industries of different countries" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Asarapalli Sandeep Kumar (713MN1135), "ROLE OF INHIBITORS ON SPONTANEOUS HEATING LIABILITY OF COAL" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • P Venkata Karthik (714MN1133), "PREDICTION & OPTIMIZATION OF BLASTING PARAMETERS IN OPENCAST MINES TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Akshat Sambodhi (715MN1032), "FINITE ELEMENT MODELLING AND ANALYSIS OF SLOPE STABILITY USING ANSYS" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Ashutosh Kumar (716MN1123), "NUMERICAL ANALYSIS FOR OVERBURDEN DUMP STABILITY USING ANSYS" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • Fellow & Chartered Engineer, Institution of Engineers (India),   
Memberships / Fellowships
  • Fellow IE(I), Fellow ICER, MGMI, MSDSI,MEAI,MISTE, MIIChE, C.Engg(I),