DEAN

Sanjaya K. Dash, Ph.D.
Dean
College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology
Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology
Bhubaneswar

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Prof. Sanjaya K Dash has obtained his B. Tech. (Agril. Engg.) from OUAT in 1987, M. Eng.(Ag.) from Rajasthan Agriculture University in 1989 and Ph.D. from IARI, New Delhi in 1999. He has been working in Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar in different capacities since 1989. He worked as the Professor and Head, Agril. Proc. & Food Engg. during January, 2008- June 2017 and Dean of the College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology since June, 2017. Dr. Dash has handled eight externally funded projects including being the CPI of one NAIP project of ICAR. Dr. Dash has more than 50 research publications in national/international journals, more than one hundred fifty popular technical articles, four books with ISBN, three book chapters and 10 course manuals to his credit. His present research interests include value chain management of perishables, food packaging as well as grain processing. He has received many awards for his professional contributions, which include the Commendation medal from the Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE) during 2014, Best Teacher Award of OUAT during 2008, Distinguished Services Award from ISAE during 2006, as well as some awards for research papers. Dr. Dash has been a Visiting faculty/ Adjunct Professor/Resource person to many central and state agricultural universities, ICAR institutes and Management Institutes and is a member of many important committees at National and State levels. He is a member of editorial board of four research journals and referee of many national/ international journals and reviewer of project proposals of ICAR and other agencies. Dr. Dash has visited countries like Israel (under MASHAV fellowship), Germany (under DAAD fellowship), Netherlands (under NUFFIC fellowship), USA (under Indo-US AKI program and under NAIP) and Canada under different professional assignments. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (I), Professional Engineer of Engineering Council of India and Life member of many professional societies.

The academic staff comprises experienced faculty from diverse fields. The high calibre of the staff comes across through the composition of the faculty consisting of professionally qualified individuals. The college extracts several visiting faculties from the industry, thus incorporating their practical experience into teaching.

The college believes that teaching is the art of simplifying knowledge and information without diluting it. In accordance with this ideology, the college has been effectively developing innovative teaching methods such as:

  • Presentations/discussions and classroom debates.
  • Home assignments evaluated, by faculty members, and feedback given to the students.
  • Reference websites details given to students for gathering additional information to supplement learning.
  • Organizing guest lecturers for the benefit of the students.
  • Additional coaching for students excelling in sports and also for students requiring remedial training.
  • Encouraging students to solve past papers of different examinations like GATE,JRF, which are methodically assessed.

Sl No Name Position/Designation Qualification Experience of Teaching & Research Biodata
1 Dr. Ajaya Kumar Dash Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech (Ag. Engg),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 28 years
2 Dr. Arun Kumar Mohapatra Scientist (Animal Science) Ph.D. (Animal Nutrition),M.V.Sc.(Animal Nutrition),B.V.Sc. & A.H. 24 years
3 Dr. Aswini Kumar Goel Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech (Ag. Engg & Tech),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 33 years
4 Dr. Bijay Kumar Behera Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech (Ag. Engg & Tech),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 16 years
5 Dr. Debraj Behera Professor and Head Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech (Ag. Engg & Tech),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 18 years
6 Dr. Jayanarayan Mishra Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.), M. Tech. (Agril. Engg.) ,B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 24 years
7 Dr. Mahendra Kumar Mohanty Associate Professor Ph.D., M. Tech.(FMP.),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 28 years
8 Dr. Manoj Kumar Ghosal Professor Ph.D. (Energy Engineering),M. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 28 years
9 Dr. Markandeya Mahapatra Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech (Agril. Engg.),B.Tech.(Ag. Engg.) 30 years
10 Dr. Nrushinhananda Mahapatra Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech (Farm Machinery and Power),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 28 years
11 Dr. Padma Lochan Pradhan Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech. (Agril. Engg.),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 28 years
12 Dr. Rama Chandra Dash Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech (Agril. Engg & Tech),B.Tech.(Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 29 years
13 Dr. Santosh Kumar Mohanty Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Sc. (Ag. Engg.) ,B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 29 years
14 Dr. Sangram Keshari Swain Research Engineer Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M.Sc. (Ag.Engg & Tech),B.Sc. (Ag.Engg & Tech) 33 years
Sl No Name Position/Designation Qualification Experience of Teaching & Research Biodata
1 Dr.Ambika Prasad Sahu Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M.Sc.(Ag. Engg. & Tech.),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 28 years
2 Dr. Balram Panigrahi Professor and Head Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Eng.(Water Resources Engg.),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech) 30 years
3 Dr. Bharat Chandra Sahoo Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech. (Agril. Engg.),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 32 years
4 Dr. Ch.Rajendra Subudhi Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech.(Agril. Engg.) ,B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 26 years
5 Dr. Jagadish Chandra Paul Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 28 years
6 Dr. Narayan Sahoo Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech. (Agril. Engg.),B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 30 years
Sl No Name Position/Designation Qualification Experience of Teaching & Research Biodata
1 Dr.Chinmaya Kishore Bakhara Assistant Research Engineer B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.), ,M. Tech (Post Harvest Engg.), Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.) 29 years
2 Dr.(Mrs.) Kalpana Rayaguru Associate Professor and Head B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.), M.Tech (Post Harvest Engg), Ph.D. (Post Harvest Process and Food Engineering) 28 years
3 Dr. Manoj Kumar Panda Research Engineer B.Sc((Agricultural Engineering and Technology), M. Tech. (Post Harvest Technology) , Ph.D.(Agricultural Engineering) 28 years
4 Dr. Md. K. Khan Professor B.Tech.((Agricultural Engineering and Technology), M. Tech. (Processing and Food Engg.) , Ph.D.(Post Harvest Process and Food Engineering) 38 years
5 Dr.(Mrs.) Minati Mohapatra Assistant Professor B.Tech (Agril. Engg),M. Tech (Agril. Engg.), Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.) 14 years
6 Dr. Nihar Ranjan Sahoo Associate Professor B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.),M. Sc. (Food Technology) , Ph.D. (Post Harvest Engineering) 24 years
7 Dr. Sanjaya Kumar Dash Professor and Dean B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.), M. Eng.(Ag.),Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.) 28 years
8 Dr. Uma Sankar Pal. Associate Professor B. Tech. (Ag. Engg), M. Tech ( Post Harvest Engineering), Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.) 21 years
Sl No Name Position/Designation Qualification Experience of Teaching & Research Biodata
1 Sri Prasanta Kumar Barik Assistant Professor M.Tech (Power Electronics and Drives),B.E. ( Electrical Engineering ) 12 years
2 Dr. Rama Chandra Dash Professor & HOD Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech (Agril. Engg & Tech),B.Tech.(Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 29 years
4 Sri Subhrajit Ray Assistant Professor M.Tech(Production Engineering),B.E. (Mechanical Engineering ) 9 years
Sl No Name Position/Designation Qualification Experience of Teaching & Research Biodata
1 Dr. Bishnu Prasad Behera Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.) ,M.Tech(Agril. Engg.) ,B.Sc. (Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 35 years
2 Dr. Rashmi Ranjan Pattnaik Associate Professor Ph.D. (Civil) ,M.E.(Civil), B.Sc Engg (Civil) 30 years
Sl No Name Position/Designation Qualification Experience of Teaching & Research Biodata
1 Dr. Sanjay Kumar Raul Associate Professor Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.),M. Tech (Agril. Engg & Tech),B.Tech.(Ag. Engg. & Tech.) 16 years
2 Sri Saurajeet Acharya Assistant Professor B.E. ( Electrical Engineering ) 6 years
Sl No Name Position/Designation Qualification Experience of Teaching & Research Biodata
1 Mrs Sonali Das Assistant Professor MCA ,B.Sc 11 years