Amit Kumar Gorai

Associate Professor

Mining Engineering

 (+91) 661 246 2615

 goraia[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

26

Publications       

2

Sponsored Projects

0

Consultancy Projects

5

Doctoral Students

0

Short-term Course

5

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Amit Kumar Gorai

Associate Professor

Mining Engineering

Joined in Dec 2014

 Room Number: MN-115

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

 Education Qualification

  1. MBA
    Operations Management
    IGNOU, New Delhi
  2. Ph.D.
    Environmental Science & Engineering
    IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
  3. M.E
    Mining Engineering
    IIEST Shibpore (Formerly B E College, Shibpore)

 Experience

Teaching Experience
  • Mining Engineering,  NIT Rourkela,  23 Dec 2014 - Present
  • Environmental Science & Engineering,  BIT Mesra, Ranchi,  10 Sep 2007 - 22 Dec 2014
  • Mining Engineering,  BIT Sindri,  10 Aug 2005 - 31 Aug 2007
Post Doctoral Research Experience
  • Air Quality,  UNSW, Sydney,  15 May 2018 - 16 Jul 2018
  • Air Quality and Health Studies using GIS,  Jackson State University, USA,  01 Sep 2013 - 31 Aug 2014

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Mine Environment
Areas of Interest
Environmental Modelling using Softcomputing, GIS Application, Air & Noise Pollution, System Engineering , Machine Vision System , GIS and Remote Sensing

 Projects

Estimation of Aresol Optical Depth(AOD) from satelite remote sensing data over coal mining region in India and development of statistical model for prediction of particulate matter concentration from AOD.

 CSIR

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Running

Sponsored

Geostatistical analysis and mapping of ground level ozone in an urban area in india: a case study of Ranchi city

 DST

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

 Continuing Education

International Webinar on Frontiers in Mining & Geosciences

 Mining Engineering

 Coordinator

 07 Nov 2020 - 08 Nov 2020

Conference

 Publications

Google Scholar h-index

Google Scholar i10-index

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Scopus h-index

Total Publications: 26
A. K. Ranjan, D. Sahoo, and A. K. Gorai, "Quantitative assessment of landscape transformation due to coal mining activity using earth observation satellite data in Jharsuguda coal mining region, Odisha, India", Environment, Development and Sustainability, Springer, May 2020, 10.1007/s10668-020-00784-0 Article
A. K. Gorai, S. Raval, and A. K. Patra, "Path analysis approach to quantify the causal factors of ground-level ozone concentration near coal-mining regions", International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Springer 2020, 10.1007/s13762-019-02278-7 Article
N. Shaw and A. K. Gorai, "Study of aerosol optical depth using satellite data (MODIS Aqua) over Indian Territory and its relation to particulate matter concentration", Environment, Development and Sustainability, Springer 2020, 10.1007/s10668-018-0198-8 Article
S. S. Biswal, S. Raval, and A. K. Gorai, "Delineation and mapping of coal mine fire using remote sensing data–a review", International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol.40, no.17, pp.6499-6529, Taylor & Francis, September 2019, 10.1080/01431161.2018.1547455 Article
S. S. Biswal and A. K. Gorai, "Detection and delineation of subsurface coal mine fire from spaceborne thermal infrared data in Jharia coalfield, Dhanbad, India.", in International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & Spatial Information Sciences, vol.xlii-3/w8, ISPRS, September 2019 Inproceedings

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A. K. Gorai, B. B. Chander, and V. S. B, "A deep learning approach for automated quality control of iron ores", in Mining goes Digital: Proceedings of the 39th International Symposium'Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry'(APCOM 2019), June 4-6, 2019, Wroclaw, Poland, CRC Press, June 2019 Inproceedings
A. K. Patel, S. Chatterjee, and A. K. Gorai, "Development of a machine vision system using the support vector machine regression (SVR) algorithm for the online prediction of iron ore grades", Earth Science Informatics, vol.12, no.2, pp.197-210, Springer, June 2019, 10.1007/s12145-018-0370-6 Article
B. B. Chander and A. K. Gorai, "A comparative study of various multi-criteria decision-making models in underground mining method selection", Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series D, vol.100, no.1, pp.105–121, Springer India, April 2019, 10.1007/s40033-018-0169-0 Article
A. K. Patel, S. Chatterjee, and A. K. Gorai, "Effect on the performance of a support vector machine based machine vision system with dry and wet ore sample images in classification and grade prediction", Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, vol.29, no.2, pp.309-324, Springer, April 2019, 10.1134/S1054661819010097 Article
P. Gogikar, B. Tyagi, and A. K. Gorai, "Seasonal prediction of particulate matter over the steel city of India using neural network models", Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, vol.5, no.1, pp.227-243, Springer, March 2019, 10.1007/s40808-018-0530-1 Article
B. B. Chander and A. K. Gorai, "Sensitivity analysis of fuzzy-analytic hierarchical process (FAHP) decision-making model in selection of underground metal mining method", Journal of Sustainable Mining, vol.18, no.1, pp.8-17, Elsevier, February 2019, 10.1016/j.jsm.2018.10.003 Article
A. K. Gorai, S. S. Biswal, and G. Mitra, "Effects of meteorology on ground-level ozone (GLO) concentrations and identifying the hot spots having significantly higher GLO concentration in a semi-urban area", Environmental Development and Sustainability, vol.20, no.4, pp.1461–1481, Springer, August 2018, 10.1007/s10668-017-9947-3 Article
A. K. Gorai, A. K. Patel, and S. Chatterjee, "Development of an expert system for iron ore classification", Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Springer 2018, 10.1007/s12517-018-3733-x Article
A. K. Gorai, P. Tchounwou, S. S. Biswal, and F. Tuluri, "Spatio-temporal variation of PM2.5 concentrations and its possible health impacts in a mega city, Delhi in India", Environmental Health Insights, SAGE 2018 Article
A. K. Gorai, "A Complete Guide for Mining Engineers", Lovely Prakashan, September 2017 Book
A. K. Gorai and D. S. Nimaje, "Sustainable Mining Practices", Sustainable Mining Practices, ch.18, pp.260, Narosa, January 2017 EditedBook
A. K. Gorai, P. Kumar, and A. K. Patel, "Reliability analysis of the main conveyor system in underground coal mine to determine the maintenance schedules", International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering, vol.8, no.3, pp.207-233, Inderscience 2017, 10.1504/IJMME.2017.085838 Article
A. K. Gorai, Pb. Tchounwou, and G. Mitra, "Spatial Variation of Ground Level Ozone Concentrations and its Health Impacts in an Urban Area in India.", Aerosol & Air Quality Research, vol.17, no.4, pp.951-964, Taiwan Association for Aerosol Research 2017, 10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0374 Article
A. K. Gorai and G. Mitra, "A comparative study of the feed forward back propagation (FFBP) and layer recurrent (LR) neural network model for forecasting ground level ozone concentration", Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, vol.10, no.2, pp.213–223, Springer, July 2016, 10.1007/s11869-016-0417-0 Article
K. Prasad, A. K. Gorai, and P. Goyal, "Development of ANFIS models for air quality forecasting and input optimization for reducing the computational cost and time", Atmospheric Environment, vol.128, pp.246-262, Elsevier Ltd, March 2016, 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.01.007 Article
A. K. Gorai, P., and T. F, "Association between ambient air pollution and asthma prevalence in different population groups residing in Eastern Texas, USA", International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol.13, no.4, pp.378, MDPI 2016, 10.3390/ijerph13040378 Article
A. K. Gorai, . Kanchan, U. A, T. F, G. P, and T. P. B, "An innovative approach for determination of air quality health index", Science of the Total Environment, vol.533, pp.495-505, Elsevier, November 2015, 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.06.133 Article
A. K. Gorai, J. K. G, S. N, T. F, and T. B. P, "Kriging analysis for spatio-temporal variations of ground level ozone concentration", Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment, vol.9, no.4, pp.247-258, Korean Society for Atmospheric Environment, November 2015, 10.5572/ajae.2015.9.4.247 Article
. Kanchan, A. K. Gorai, and P. Goyal, "A review on air quality indexing system", Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment, vol.9, no.2, pp.101-113, Korean Society for Atmospheric Environment, June 2015, 10.5572/ajae.2015.9.2.101 Article
A. K. Gorai, T. F, and T. P. B, "Development of PLS–path model for understanding the role of precursors on ground level ozone concentration in Gulfport, Mississippi, USA", Atmospheric Pollution Research, vol.6, no.3, pp.389-397, Elsevier, May 2015, 10.5094/APR.2015.043 Article
A. K. Gorai, T. F, T. P. B, S. N, and J. K. G, "Establishing the association between quarterly/seasonal air pollution exposure and asthma using geospatial approach", Aerosol and Air Quality Research, vol.15, no.4, pp.1525-1544, AAGR Aerosol and Air Quality Research 2015, 10.4209/aaqr.2014.09.0218 Article

 Courses Taught

  • MN2004 : Mine Surveying {Theory}
  • MN202 : Mine Surveying {Theory}
  • MN206 : Introductory Mining Technology {Theory}
  • MN392 : Special Topic in Mining Engineering - II {Theory}
  • MN417 : Surface Mining Environment {Theory}
  • MN6031 : Remote Sensing and GIS for Mining Applications {Theory}
  • MN6035 : Mine systems engineering {Theory}
  • MN621 : Surface Mining Environment {Theory}
  • MN624 : Mine Systems Engineering {Theory}
  • MN682 : Special Topics in Mining Engineering – II {Theory}
  • MN2074 : Mine Surveying Laboratory {Practical}
  • MN276 : Mine Surveying Laboratory {Practical}
  • MN6072 : Mine System Laboratory {Practical}
  • MN677 : Software Laboratory - II {Practical}
  • MN789 : Product Development Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students
Remote Sensing And Gis

 Avinash Kumar Ranjan

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Remote Sensing And Gis

 Ajay Kumar

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Study Of Mine Fire Using Gis And Remote Sensing

 Shanti Swarup Biswal

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Development Of Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Model Using Fuzzy-Ahp Technique For Selection Of Underground Metal Mining Method

 B Bhanu Chander

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Development Of An Online Vision Based Integrated Quality Monitoring Model For Mineral Industry

 Ashok Kumar Patel

 Graduated

 Supervisor

Executive Ph.D. Students
Development Of Gis-Based Land-Use Information System (Lis) For Mining Regions In Odisha, India

 Rajat Kumar Sahu

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

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

 Mahesh Kumar Singh

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

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

 Souparna Jana

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Air Quality Prediction Using Remote Sensing Data

 Pratap Kumar

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Phanideep Kallepalli (216MN1464), "MINERAL IDENTIFICATION USING HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGE: A CASE STUDY OF GUA IRON ORE MINE, JHARKHAND" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Debasmita Sahoo (217MN1365), "A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE PERFORMANCES OF SVM AND ANN MODEL IN LAND USE LAND COVER (LULC) CLASSIFICATIONS" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Yogesh Sharma (217MN1422), "Potential Implication of Particulate Matter on Human Health Residing near Mine Sites" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Rahul Raj (218MN1406), "Prediction of Water Quality and Quantity Using Remote Sensing Data: An Approach" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Sumeet Mishra (218MN1404), "Fault detection and development of machine learning system for a cantilever beam" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Iswar Chandra Jain (113MN0479), "DYNAMICS OF LAND USE AND LAND COVER CHANGE IN A MINING AREA: A CASE SYUDY OF JHARSUGUDA DISTRICT, INDIA" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Pulyala Poornachander (113MN0522), "SUB-SURFACE MINE FIRE MAPPING USING SATELLITE DATA: A CASE STUDY OF JHARIA COAL FIELD" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Rohit Kumar Singh (113MN0492), "DEVELOPMENT OF TIME SERIES MODEL FOR FORECASTING OF AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH (AOD) OVER MINING REGIONS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Umesh Oram (113MN0488), "LAND USE AND LAND COVER CHANGE DETECTION STUDY OF TALCHER VALLEY USING REMOTE SENSING AND GIS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Soumitra Nandy (113MN0485), "Surface and Sub-Surface Mine Fire Mapping Using Satellite Data: A Case Study of Jharia Coal Field" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017 Summer
  • Sk Md Fazal Elahi (114MN0565), "Development of SVR-based Machine Vision System for Automated Coal Characterization" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Tarini Gautam (114MN0274), "Design and Development of a Machine Vision System using ANN-based Algorithm for Coal Characterization" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Vikas Raika (114MN0567), "ASSESSMENT OF LAND-USE/LAND-COVER CHANGE DUE TO MINING ACTIVITIES USING REMOTE SENSING AND GIS: A CASE STUDY OF TALCHER MINING REGION, INDIA" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Yash Soni (114MN0534), "Detection and Delineation of Surface Mine Fire using Satellite Data: A Case Study of Jharia Coal Field" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Barun Kumar (115MN0531), "CHARACTERISATIONS OF COAL USING MACHINE VISION SYSTEM" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Ritesh Kumar (115MN0535), "LAND USE AND LAND COVER CHANGE DETECTION AT JHARIA COAL FIELD (DHANBAD) USING REMOTE SENSING TECHNIQUE" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Siddharth Sankar Nayak (115MN0541), "Development of ANN-based Machine Vision System for Coal Characterization" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Soumyadipta Sahu (115MN0511), "ANALYSING THE EFFECTS OF HUMAN AND ORGANISATIONAL FACTORS ON SAFETY IN MINES USING STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELLING APPROACH" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Akula Venkata Deekshit (116MN0555), "Development of Dynamic web maps using GIS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Ashutosh Rai (116MN0577), "ASSESSMENT OF GROUND WATER QUALITY IN SINGRAULI COALFIELD OF NCL USING GIS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Avinash Kumar (116MN0563), "ASSESSMENT OF SURFACE WATER QUANTITY OF JHARSUGUDA USING REMOTE SENSING AND GIS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Suyash Ratn Pandey (116MN0569), "PREDICTION OF PARTICULATE MATTER CONCENTRATION USING AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Satyabrata Behera (711MN1170), "Estimation of Aerosol Optical Depth using MODIS satellite data and its relation with particulate matter concentration in the mining regions." - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Raju Prasad (711MN1120), "CONTAMINATION AND HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METALS IN ROAD DUST IN DHANSAR MINING REGION, DHANBAD, INDIA" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Gollapudi Bharath Babu (713MN1144), "Prediction of Slope Failure in the Mine Area using Remote Sensing & GIS Technique" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2018 Summer
  • Pratyush Pradhan (714MN1112), "Prediction of Slope Failure Susceptibility using Remote Sensing & GIS Technique" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Chiranjibi Santi (715MN1156), "PREDICTION OF BLAST INDUCED AIR OVERPRESSURE AND PEAK PARTICLE VELOCITY USING ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2020 Summer
  • Subhankar Mishra (716MN1125), "Development of Genetic Algorithm Based Machine Learning Model for Coal Characterization" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • Endeavour Executive Fellowship of Australian Government for working in UNSW, Australia,    2017
  • Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship under Indo-US Research Scheme Awarded by UGC, New Delhi,    2013
  • DST Young Scientist Research Grant,    2012
  • Young Researchers Bursary Award from WMO, Geneva,    2012