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Durga Charan Panigrahi

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Nationality
  
Indian

Fields
  
Mining engineering

Residence
  
India

Name
  
Durga Panigrahi


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Born
  
29 March 1961 (
1961-03-29
)

Institutions
  
Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad

Known for
  
Panigrahi's Law of Mine Ventilation

Notable awards
  
The National Mineral Award - 1998

Alma mater
  
Indian School of Mines

Durga Charan Panigrahi (Hindi: दुर्गा चरण पाणिग्रही, born: 29 March 1961) is an Indian mining scientist, author and director of Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad. He was awarded the National Mineral Award for the year 1998 by the Ministry of Mines and Minerals, Government of India for his contributions in the field of mining technology. His areas of research are Mine Ventilation, Mine Fire and sub-surface Environmental Engineering.

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Biography

Panigrahi was born on 29 March, 1961. He completed his bachelor's degree in 1984, his master's in Mining Engineering and Industrial Engineering and Management and his doctoral work in 1994, all from Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad.

He joined Tata Steel in 1984 as an assistant manager. In 1987, he joined the Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research as a scientist, and joined the Indian School of Mines as assistant professor in 1992. In 1998, he was promoted to professor and in September 2011, he became the director of the institute.

Publications

  • D. C. Panigrahi (2001). Mine Environment and Ventilation. Oxford & IBH Pub, 2001. ISBN 8120414586. 
  • D. C. Panigrahi (2009). Ninth International Mine Ventilation Congress: New Delhi, India, 10-13 November, 2009 : Technical Papers, Poster Session. Oxford & IBH Publishing Company, 2009. 
  • References

    Durga Charan Panigrahi Wikipedia