Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Amit Kumar
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. (I.I.T, Mandi)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Dr. Amit Kumar, S/O Prof. (Dr.) K.P.Verma, Road No:05, At & P.O. : Laxmisagar, Darbhanga, Bihar, India
Local Address Dr. Amit Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Off Campus-Patna, Bihar, India
Phone (Office) +919805913290
Phone Residence +919805913290
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 1-Sep-2011

  Work Experience
Teaching : 12 Years

Research : 10 Years

  Professional Background

Ph. D.                Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, India

                          Specialization: Mechanical Engineering  

M.E.                 Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India

                          Specialization: Mechanical Engineering (Design of Mechanical Equipment)

B.E.                   P.R.E. Society’s College of Engineering, Pravaranagar, University of Pune,


                           Specialization: Mechanical Engineering

  Research Areas

Smart Materials

Structural health monitoring

Energy harvesting


  Award and Honours

1. Recipient of IAAM Young Scientist Medal for the year 2017 for outstanding research presentation awarded by International Association of Advanced Materials in Advanced Materials World Congress held on 4th – 8th February 2018 at Conference Centre, Mariner of the Seas, Singapore.

2. Awarded HTRA fellowship funded by MHRD for Ph.D. programme at Indian Institute of  Technology, Mandi (H.P), India      


Research Publications (International Journals):

1. Amit Kumar, K Prasad, Impact-based energy harvesting characteristics of Cement/Pb(Zr 0.52 Ti 0.48 )O 3 composites, Ferroelectrics, 613 (2023). (Impact factor: 0.62) (SCIE) (Accepted)

2. A Kumar, Amit Kumar, S Pratap, H Aryan and K. Prasad, Electrical properties of Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3/PVDF(25/75) composite, Materials Science Forum, 1070 115-120 (2022) (Scopus)

3. Subrato, K. M. Anand, Amit Kumar, M. Paswan and K. Prasad, Study of piezo-sensing characteristics of 0–3 cement/Ba0. 06Na0. 47Bi0. 47TiO3 composite using drop weight impact method, Materials Today Proceedings, 59 47-50 (2022) (Scopus)

4.   Amit Kumar, A Kumar, K Prasad, Evaluation of (Na1/2Bi1/2)TiO3/PVDF piezocomposites for mechanical energy harvesting, Solid  State Sciences, 121 106729 (2021). (Impact factor: 3.752) (SCI)

5. Amit Kumar, A Kumar, K Prasad, Energy harvesting from ceramic/blended polymer nanocomposites: Ba0.85Ca0.15Zr0.10Ti0.90O3/Polyvinylidene Fluoride-Polytetrafluoroethylene, Physica Status Solidi A: Applications and Materials Science, 218 (20) 2100382 (2021). (Impact factor: 2.170) (SCI)

6. Amit Kumar, V S Chauhan, R Kumar, K Prasad, Electromagnetic radiation detection in cement-mortar/lead zirconate titanate composites using drop-weight impact technique, Construction and Building Materials, 273 122022 (2021). (Impact factor: 7.693) (SCIE)

7. Subrato, Amit Kumar, M. Paswan and K. Prasad, Effective dielectric properties of Cement/Ba0.06(Na0.5Bi0.5)0.94TiO3 composites: A comparative approach, Journal of Physics: Conference series, 2070 (1) 012240 (2021) (Scopus)

8. S K Sharma, Amit Kumar, V S Chauhan, R Kiran, R Kumar, Electromagnetic radiation detection from cubical mortar sample and its theoretical model, Materials Science & Engineering B, 260   114638 (2020). (Impact factor: 3.407) (SCI)

9. Amit Kumar, A Kumar, K Prasad, Power generation characteristics of 0.50(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3–0.50Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3/PVDF nanocomposites under impact loading, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 31(15) 12708-12714 (2020). (Impact factor: 2.779) (SCI)   

10. Amit Kumar, S K Sharma, V S Chauhan, R Kumar, Electromagnetic radiation response from cement paste: A tool to monitor hydration and extent of deformation, Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials, 8(1) 20-38 (2019). (Impact factor: 4.429) (SCIE)

11. Amit Kumar, V S Chauhan, R Kumar, K Prasad, Electromagnetic radiation detection in 0-3 cement-PZT composite under impact loading, Integrated Ferroelectrics, 192(1) 67-79 (2018). (Impact factor: 0.836) (SCIE)                                                                                                                                

12. Amit Kumar, V S Chauhan, R Kumar, K Prasad, Detection of deformation induced electromagnetic radiation from cement-barium titanate composite under impact loading, Ceramics International,  44(10) 11711-11717 (2018). (Impact factor: 5.532) (SCI)

13. S K Sharma, R Kiran, Amit Kumar, V S Chauhan, R Kumar, A theoretical model for the electromagnetic radiation emission from hydrated cylindrical cement paste under impact loading, Journal of Physics Communications, 2(3)  035047 (2018). (Citescore: 2.6) (Scopus)

14. B K Pandey, Amit Kumar, K P Chandra, A R Kulkarni, S K Jayaswal, K Prasad, Electrical properties of 0-3 0.5(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3-0.5 Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3 /PVDF nanocomposites, Journal of Advanced Dielectrics, 8(04) 1850027 (2018). (Impact factor: 1.99) (Scopus)

15. Amit Kumar, V S Chauhan, S K Sharma, R Kumar, Deformation induced electromagnetic response of soft and hard PZT under impact loading, Ferroelectrics, 510(1) 170–183 (2017). (Impact factor: 0.62) (SCIE)

16. A Kothari, V S Chauhan, Amit Kumar, R Kumar, R Vaish, S Abbas, Effect of Peierls stress and strain-hardening parameters on EMR emission in metals and alloys during progressive plastic deformation, International Journal of Materials Research, 107(6) 503-517 (2016). (Impact factor: 0.678) (SCIE)

17. S K Sharma, V S Chauhan, Amit Kumar, Detection of electromagnetic radiation in ferroelectric ceramics for non contact sensing applications, Journal of Alloys and Compounds , 662 534-540 (2016). (Impact factor: 6.371) (SCI)

International conference proceedings:



1. Amit Kumar, K. Prasad, Cement – PZT Composites for structural health monitoring (Paper ID: 326, Page No: 1393-1400), International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures (ICCMS 2017), Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India (December 27-29, 2017).            


2. B.K. Pandey, Amit Kumar, K.P. Chandra, A.R. Kulkarni, S.K. Jayaswal and K. Prasad,0.5(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3-0.5Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3-PVDF Nanocomposites: Their fabrication and Characterization (Paper ID: 352, Page No: 1519-1526), International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures (ICCMS 2017), Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India (December 27-29, 2017).

  Member of Professional Bodies
  1. Life time member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).

         Membership No: LM 82655