Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, July 15, 2019


Scopus ID (Author ID: 57195755561):

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ORCID ID (ORCID No.: 0000-0002-8562-6111):

WoS ResearcherID : G-4034-2018

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Academic Background

Ph.D (Mining Engineering), National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India, 2019

M. Engg (Information and Network Security), University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, 2011

B.Tech (Mining Engineering), University College of Engineering (KSM), Kothagudem, India. 2008

Areas of Interest

Mine safety, Risk assessment in mines, Risk analysis techniques, Failure analysis and prevention and Disaster control and prevention

Significant Publications

Ala, C. K., & Tripathy, D. P. (2016). Qualitative assessment of strata control in an Indian underground coal mine. Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series D, 97(1), 99–104.

Tripathy, D. P., & Ala, C. K. (2018). Identification of safety hazards in Indian underground coal mines. Journal of Sustainable Mining, 17(4), 175–183.

Tripathy, D. P., & Ala, C. K. (2018). Risk assessment in underground coalmines using fuzzy logic in the presence of uncertainty. Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series D, 99(1), 157–163.

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 Karnataka, India.

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