Professor Jayanta Bhattacharya

Professor and Head,School of Environmental Science and Engineering and Professor ,Mining Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology

Areas of Interest:

Strategic Planning, Environmental Technology and Engineering.


Mining Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Consultancy Areas:

Land Acquisition, bio-diversity protection,coal quality,safety and disaster management..


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs, Private Agencies

Major Professional Contributions:

Environmental engineering in mines and power plants,land diversification, slope stability, mine planning, ground vibration,coal quality.

Professional Experience:

  • All academic positions in Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.


Environment protection, bio-diversity protection,safety ,security,disaster management, quality control.


Contact Information


Jayanta Bhattacharya,PhD
Fellow,Indian National Academy of Engineering
Professor,Department of Mining Engineering and Head, School of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721302,India.

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  • PhD ( Mining Engineering)
  • B Tech ( Mining Engineering)
  • M.Tech ( Mining Engineering ).


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Several Gold Medals, leadership Award ( Mining Engineers Association of India )
  • Thermo Fisher Senior Scientist ( Water Analytics)

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated VIII: Mining Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2008

Year of Birth: 1958