Hrushikesh Naik

Associate Professor

Mining Engineering

 (+91) 661 246 2603 , 3603

 hknaik[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

14

Publications       

2

Sponsored Projects

2

Consultancy Projects

4

Doctoral Students

0

Short-term Course

9

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Hrushikesh Naik

Associate Professor

Mining Engineering

Joined in Aug 1985

 Room Number: MI-204

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

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    Mining Engineering
    National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
  2. M.Tech
    Mining Engineering (Specialization in Opencast Mining)
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) ISM Dhanbad
  3. B.Tech
    Mining Engineering
    National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

 Experience

Teaching Experience
  • Mining Engineering,  National Institute of Technology, Rourkela,  19 Aug 1985 - Present
Industrial Experience
  • Underground Coal Mining,  Coal India Limited (CIL),  05 Oct 1984 - 18 Aug 1985
Laboratory Development
  • Hydraulic Pipeline flow Lab,  National Institute of Technology, Rourkela,  Rheometer, Air Compressor, Water bath temperature control equipment, Ball measuring system
  • Mine Surveying,  National Institute of Technology, Rourkela,  Global Positiong System, Total Station, Electronic Theodolites, Digital Levels

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Geomechanics
Areas of Interest
Opencast Mining, Mine Surveying, Fly ash Management and Utilization, Underground mine hazards and rescue, Mine Legislation and safety Engineering, Remote Sensing application in Mining - Mining of Surface mineral deposits by opencast mining methods, Survey of mining areas by use of various modern surveying instruments, Fly asg a byproduct of coal combustion from thermal power plants has immense potential to be utilized for various applications including mine filling purpose.

 Projects

Bearing capacity enhancement of sub based of open cast coal mine haul road with stabilised fly ash based composites and evaluation of the resilient modulus approach

 CSIR

 Co-Investigator

 48 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Evaluation of flow and in place strength characteristics of fly ash composite materials

 DST

 Principal Investigator

 24 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Verification of Iron ore stock at Kurmitar, Gandhamardhan and Daitari Iron ore mines of OMC

 Odisha Mining Corporation, Bhubaneswar

 Co-consultant

 13 Mar 2018 - 30 Jun 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

Analytical advice for Physico-mechanical Analysis of Boreholes

 Central Mine Planning and Design Institute, Bhubaneswar/Ranchi

 Co-consultant

 01 Mar 2018 - 30 Jun 2018

 Completed

Consultancy

 Continuing Education

Slope Stability Issues In Opencast Mining And Civil Engineering

 Mining Engineering

 Coordinator

 25 Jul 2015 - 26 Jul 2015

Conference

 Publications

5

Google Scholar h-index

4

Google Scholar i10-index

2

Scopus h-index

Total Publications: 14
H. Naik and P. Das, "Optimization study of a Surface Mine and Grade Monitoring using SURPAC", in Proceedings of the International Conference on Opencast Mining Technology and Sustainability, pp.131-137, Anand Printers, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, December 2018 Inproceedings
H. Naik and D. R. Pappu, "Study and analysis of fly ash for stowing in underground coal mine voids", in 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Challenges (3 rd SEEC), vol.nit, pp.512-514, Springer, third, IIT, Roorkee, December 2018 Inproceedings
H. Naik and R. Kumar, "Optimization and determination of blast design parameters for an opencast mine", in Proceedings of National Sem on Rock Blasting Techniques- Challenges and Opportunities, pp.1-13, Dhanbad, India, November 2018 Inproceedings
P. V. Karthik, S. Nanda, and H. Naik, "Prediction of fragment size using multiple linear regression model", in Rock Blasting Techniques-Challenges And Opportunities, vol.nit, pp.83-91, Dhanbad, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, November 2018 Inproceedings
H. Naik and M. K. Mishra, "Characterization of Indian fly ashes for mine stowing purposes", in Proceeding of the Eighth International Conference on Advances in Applied Science and Environmental Technology-ASET 2018, vol.9, no.33, pp.27-36, Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors, 155, Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors, USA, June 2018, 10.15224/978-1-63248-155-9-33 Inproceedings

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S. Jayanthu, S. Jayadarshana, A. Sahu, H. Naik, and M. Panda, "Slope Stability Issues in Opencast Mining and Civil Engineering", pp.195, April 2015 Proceedings
H. Naik, M. K. Mishra, and K U. M. Rao, "Parametric evaluation of some Indian fly ashes for filling underground coal mine voids", Journal of Coal Combustion and Gasification Products, vol.4, no.1, pp.28-36, Allen Press 2012, 10.4177/CCGP-D-12-00002.1 Article
H. Naik, M. K. Mishra, and R. U. M, "Evaluation of flow characteristics of fly ash slurry at 40% solid concentration with and without an additive", in Proceeding of World of Coal Ash (WOCA), University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research, Conference Date: 9 - 12 May, 2011 2011 Inproceedings
H. Naik, M. K. Mishra, and K U. M. Rao, "Potential of Fly Ash Utilisation in Mining Sector- A review", Indian Mining and Engineering Journal, vol.50, no.3, pp.7-22, IMEI 2011 Article
H. Naik, M. Mk, Rao. K. Um, and Eb. D, "Evaluation of the role of a cationic surfactant on the flow characteristics of fly ash slurry", Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol.169, no.1-3, pp.1134-1140, Elsevier 2009, 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2009.03.016 Article
H. Naik, M. K. Mishra, K U. M. Rao, and D. Deb, "Evaluation of the Role of a Cationic Surfactant on the Flow Characteristics of Fly Ash Slurry", Journal of Hazardous Material, vol.169, no.1-3, pp.1334-1140, Elsevier Publ 2009, 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2009.03.016 Article
H. Naik, M. K. Mishra, and R., "Rheological characteristics of fly ash slurry at varying temperature environment with and without an additive", in 2009 World of Coal Ash (WOCA) Conference, World of Coal Ash (WOCA) Conference, Lexington, KY, USA 2009 Inproceedings
H. Naik, M. K. Mishra, and R. M, "The Effect of Drag-Reducing Additives on the Rheological Properties of Fly Ash-Water Suspensions at Varying Temperature Environment", Journal of Coal Combustion and Gasification Products, vol.1, pp.25-31, University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research and the American Coal Ash Association. 2009, 10.4177/CCGP-D-49-00005.1 Article
H. Naik, "Strength development of fly ash by lime and gypsum addition for its effective utilization-A laboratory investigation", in Proceedings of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, CHEMCON 2007, Kolkata, India 2007 Inproceedings

 Courses Taught

  • MN202 : Mine Surveying   {Theory}
  • MN203 : Basic Surveying {Theory}
  • MN211 : Surface Mining Technology {Theory}
  • MN3104 : Surface Mining Technology {Theory}
  • MN311 : Surface Mining Technology {Theory}
  • MN3203 : Underground Hazards and Rescue {Theory}
  • MN321 : Rock Mechanics {Theory}
  • MN337 : Remote Sensing and Its Application {Theory}
  • MN401 : Mine Planning {Theory}
  • MN402 : Mine Legislation and Safety Engineering {Theory}
  • MN411 : Advanced Surface Mining {Theory}
  • MN600 : Mine Planning {Theory}
  • MN641 : Mine Legislation and Safety Engineering {Theory}
  • MN271 : Mine Surveying Laboratory {Practical}
  • MN476 : Mine Safety Engineering Laboratory {Practical}
  • MN477 : Mine Planning and Design Laboratory {Practical}
  • MN674 : Mining Engineering Laboratory – II {Practical}
  • MN675 : Software Laboratory - I {Practical}
  • MN789 : Product Development Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students
Production Planning And Optimization In Opencast Mines Using Modern Techniques

 Manish Kumar Swain

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Study Of Solar Pv System For Power Generation In Surface Mines

 Ganti Praful Kumar

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Value Addition Of Beach Sand Minerals

 Adabala Kumar Sanjay

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Coal Layer Thickness Estimation Using Gpr Signal Processing Techniques

 Shweta B Thomas

 Graduated

 Co-Supervisor

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

 Rajat Kumar Sahu

 OnGoing

 Co-Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Atma Ram Sahu (213MN1498), "Performance Study & Evaluation of Electrical Parameter of Dragline in Open Cast mine" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Shailesh Kumar Sone (214MN1451), "Performance Evaluation of Surface Mining Equipment with Particular Reference to Shovel-Dumper Mining" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Jitendra Kumar Tripathi (215MN1469), "SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS OF OPEN CAST MINES USING FLAC 3D" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Ganti Praful Kumar (216MN1473), "REVIEW OF ELECTRICAL PARAMETERS AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF SHOVELS IN OPENCAST MINES" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Nitin Sharma (216MN1467), "PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF HEAVY EARTH MOVING MACHINERIES (HEMM) IN OPENCAST MINES" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Kunal (217MN1419), "ANALYSIS OF ACCIDENT STATISTICS IN INDIAN MINES" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Ambati Vamsi (218MN1484), "SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS IN OPENCAST MINES" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Pintoo Kumar (218MN1481), "PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF HEAVY EARTH MOVING MACHINERIES (HEMM) IN OPENCAST MINES" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Tarun Kumar G (219MN1314), "Study of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) of Heavy Earth Moving Machineries (HEMM) in Surface Mines" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Ayush Tiwari (111MN0443), "Analysis of the slope stability of the overburden dumps mixed with fly ash and various stabilization techniques for slope stability" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Nooka Shashank (111MN0524), "CHARACTERIZATION OF FLY ASH FOR THEIR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Ravikant Kumar (111MN0472), "Analysis of the slope stability of the overburden dumps mixed with fly ash and various stabilization techniques for slope stability" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Sandeep Suman (111MN0406), "SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS USING NUMERICAL MODELLING" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Vaddeti Kalyan Chakravarthi (111MN0474), "CHARACTERIZATION OF FLY ASH FOR THEIR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Abinash Mohanty (112MN0436), "Overburden Dump Slope Stability Analysis: A Case Study of Chromite Mine" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Arun Kumar (112MN0481), "Overburden Dump Slope Stability Analysis: A Case Study of Chromite Mine" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Rakesh Kumar Nayak (112MN0023), "Performance Evaluation of a Coal Handling Plant: A Case Study" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Tanmaya Kumar Patra (112MN0440), "Performance Evaluation of a Coal Handling Plant: A Case Study" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Abinash Swain (113MN0495), "DESIGN OF A STRATA MANAGEMENT CYCLE WITH TRIGGER ACTION RESPONSE PLAN (TARP) FOR UNDERGROUND COAL MINES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Devgen Kumar Singh (113MN0525), "DEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTER ORIENTED ALGORITHM FOR OPENCAST MINE DISPATCH SYSTEM" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Gorantla Arun Kumar (113MN0570), "SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS IN OPEN CAST MINES USING NUMERICAL MODELLING" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Manish Kumar Sahu (113MN0491), "ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF MINING ON LAND USE PATTERN OF TALCHER COAL FIELD AREA OF MCL" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Vrishank (113MN0474), "MEASURES FOR IMPROVING SAFETY IN OPENCAST MINES WITH FOCUS ON MINE TRUCKS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Dinesh Reddy Pappu (114MN0530), "EVALUATION OF FLY ASH AS AN ALTERNATIVE MATERIAL FOR STOWING UNDERGROUND VOIDS OF COAL MINES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Manikant Singh (114MN0568), "SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS OF OVERBURDEN DUMP MIXED WITH FLY ASH USING NUMERICAL MODELLING" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Rajeswar Mishra (114MN0278), "Influence of Design Parameters on Blast Induced Ground Vibration using Numerical Simulation" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Sahoo Dpwicqk Nicergaw (114MN0282), "INVESTIGATION OF OVERBURDEN DUMP CHARACTERIZATION FOR BACKFILLING" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Vangalapudi Achuta Kumar (114MN0526), "OPTIMIZATION OF BLASTING PARAMETERS IN OPENCAST MINES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Nihal Chandra Das (115MN0520), "Numerical Simulation of Pull-out Test to Design Support for Mechanised Depillaring" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Samyak Das (115MN0521), "STUDY AND APPLICATION OF NEW DIGITAL MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES IN MINING" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Sudipta Kumar Panda (115MN0543), "DUMP SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS BY NUMERICAL MODELLING" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Aditya Prakash (116MN0575), "TO ANALYSE THE EFFECT OF ILLUMINATION ON PRODUCTIVITY OF HEMMs, SAFETY AND HEALTH OF OPERATORS IN OPENCAST MINE AND TO DESIGN OPTIMUM ILLUMINATION SYSTEM FOR THE HAUL ROAD IN MINE" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Gourav Kumar Pathak (116MN0572), "DESIGN AND MODELLING OF HAUL ROADS IN SURFACE MINES USING SURPAC AND AUTO CAD SOFTWARE" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Manish Kumar Chaurasia (115MN0055), "FEASIBILITY STUDY OF SURFACE MINER IN INDIAN COAL MINES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Subhrajeet Lenka (116MN0565), "EVALUATION OF RIPPER DOZER MINING IN INDIA - A CASE STUDY OF PANCHPATMALI, NALCO MINES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Reyshav Chaurasia (116MN0003), "Slope Stability of Rock in Opencast Mines" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020 Summer
  • Nitesh Parihar (117MN0679), "Analysis of Different Slope Features to Develop Stable Slope Models for Opencast Mines using Slide2" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Seethiraju Eswar Nandan (710MN1171), "PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT OF SURFACE MINER IN INDIAN COAL MINES" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Roshan Khan (711MN1126), "Analysis of Different Slope Features and To Develop Stable Slope Models for Opencast Mine using FLAC slope" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Pritish Das (712MN1104), "Optimization of a Surface Mine and Grade Monitoring using SURPAC" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Rahul Kumar (713MN1120), "OPTIMIZATION AND DETERMINATION OF BLAST DESIGN PARAMETERS FOR AN OPENCAST MINE" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Guguloth Prashanth (714MN1107), "EVALUATION OF BLASTING PARAMETERS IN OPENCAST MINES-A CASE STUDY OF COAL MINES" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Suryajyoti Nanda (714MN1110), "A COMPARATIVE ROCK FRAGMENT ANALYSIS USING WIPFRAG AND MACHINE VISION APPROACH" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Guguloth Prashanth (714MN1107), "EVALUATION OF BLASTING PARAMETERS IN OPENCAST MINES-A CASE STUDY OF COAL MINES" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2019 Summer
  • Deepak Kumar Behera (715MN1114), "MODIFICATION OF CEMENTED PASTE BACKFILL USING SLAG BLENDED CEMENT FOR LONG TERM STRENGTH" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Satyam Choudhury (716MN1122), "The Use Of Machine Learning to Optimize Truck Dispatch System in Open-Pit Mine" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India), Fellowship No. F-113360-4,    2008
Memberships / Fellowships
  • Mining and Engineering Journal Readers Forum, Life Membership No. LMJRF-416,    2010
  • Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Life Membership No. 33052,    2007
  • Mining Engineers' Association of India, Life Membership No. LM 2756,    2006
  • The Institution of Engineers (India), Membership No. M 115535/5,    1998
  • Mining Engineers Association of India, Membership No. M 1092,    1993
  • The Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India, Membership No. M 6115,    1992
  • The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) Life Membership No. LM 7895,    1990