Saurabh Chandraker


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, May 28, 2018

Professional Experience: 

Post-Doctoral Fellow @ IIT Delhi (2 years)
Assistant Professor @ CSIT Durg (5 month)
Assistant Professor @ SSCET Bhilai (2 years 5 month)

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Academic Background

Doctorate of Philosophy @ NIT Rourkela

Areas of Interest

Rotordynamics, Vibration, Viscoelastic Materials, Composites, Tribology

Significant Projects

1) S. Chandraker, "Design and fabrication of helicopter tail rotor shaft system using carbon-fiber reinforced composite", ECR-SERB-DST Sponsored Project- 23,38,600 /- , (3-year).
2) Ankit, Motilal,S. Chandraker, Alok Agrawal, "Development of Bio-FRP Based Composites for a Low-Cost Mobile Shelter Houses", CRS- AICTE Sponsored Project - 19,00,000 /-, (1-year).
3) Sachin Singh, Manoj Mittal, S. Chandraker, Abhishek Sharma, "Development of Pyrolysis Reactor for Fuel Recovery using Plastic Waste", CRS- AICTE Sponsored Project - 17,90,000 /-, (1-year).
4) Faisal Rahemani, Rajeev Kumar, S. Chandraker, "Development of Energy Efficient Textured Journal Bearing for Improving the Performance of Rotor Bearing System", CRS- AICTE Sponsored Project - 19,70,000 /-, (1-year).

Significant Publications

1) H. Roy, and S. Chandraker, (2018) “Dynamic study of viscoelastic rotor: a comparative study using analytical and finite element model considering higher-order system”, Pubished in the Archieve of Applied Mechanics, Springer.
2) H. Roy, A. Khare, S. Chandraker, and J. K. Dutt, (2018) “Fatigue Based Design and Life Estimation of Viscoelastic Rotors”, Published in the Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: An International Journal, Vol. 90, No. 1, pp. 96-103 .
3) H. Roy, and S. Chandraker, (2017) “Dynamic Study of Viscoelastic Rotor: Modal Analysis of Higher Order Model Considering Various Asymmetries”, Published in the Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory, Elsevier, Vol. 109, pp. 65-77.
4) S. Chandraker, and H. Roy, (2016), “Dynamic Study of Viscoelastic Rotor: Reduction of Higher Order Model Using Different Techniques”, Published in the Journal of Aerospace Science and Technology, Elsevier, Vol. 58, pp. 306-317.
5) H. Roy, S. Chandraker, J. K. Dutt, and T. Roy, (2016), “Dynamics of Multilayer, Multidisc Viscoelastic Rotor – An Operator Based Higher Order Classical Model”, Published in the Journal of Sound and Vibration, Elsevier, Vol. 369, pp. 87–108.
6) H. Roy, J. K. Dutt, and S. Chandraker, (2014), “Modeling of multilayered viscoelastic rotors – An operator based approach”, Published in the Journal of Vibration Engineering and Technologies, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 485-494.


1) Gold Medal in ME (Design) @CSVTU Bhilai

2) “5- days Workshop organised, S. Chandraker and Manoj Mittal,"Design, Optimization and Computational Approaches for Mechanical Syatems” at GECJ Rajasthan, TEQIP-III Sponsored


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Dr. S M Murigendrappa

Professor and Head,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK),


P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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