Dr. Navin Kumar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Ropar. Prior to joining IIT Ropar, he was working as a Research Scientist at Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersy, USA. He has completed masters in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) from IIT Delhi. Dr. Navin Kumar's research interests are related to both theoretical and experimental aspects of mechanics and dynamics of nano, biological and bio materials and structures, Bone Properties Characterization, Biomedical Engineering, Biomechanics, Biomedical Instrumentation, smart structures and materials, fault diagnosis and condition monitoring. In particular he is interested in the areas, Biomaterial Characterization. Experimental and simulation of nano and bio materials and structures, active vibration control and fault diagnosis.
Work ExperienceAssociate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, December 2015- Present
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India, January 2010- December 2015
Research Scientist, Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA, January 2007-December 2009
Graduate Engineer Trainee (Good Year Ltd) 1997-1998.
EducationPh.D. (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
M.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), Aligarh Muslim University, India