Dr Abdus Samad, CEng FIMechE, FASME

Brief introduction

I am an Associate Professor at the Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, I am teaching Ocean and Petroleum engineering courses. Currently, I have several projects from different national and international bodies. I filed several patents and some of those are issued by the US patent office. I have contributed more than 150 journal and conference articles. I authored a book on Fluid Machinery (Wiley, 2019). I am a Chartered Engineer (CEng, Engineering Council, UK), a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and a Fellow of the Americal Society of Mechanical Engineers. I am an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Fluid Machinery and Systems. Recently, I got Young Scientist Award.
Education/ work experiences etc: I obtained my bachelor’s (2001) and master’s (2004) degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University (India) and Ph.D. degree (2008) from Inha University (Republic of Korea). I worked at the University of Aberdeen (UK) and Zi-Lift Ltd (UK) to design novel downhole pumps during my post-doctoral works. I was an India Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the University of Nottingham (UK campus) for three months (2011). I was a DAAD fellow and I worked at Otto Von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany (2015). I worked at Seoul National University as a BrainPool Fellow (a fellowship given by the Korean Government). I was a visiting professor at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (2019, USA) and the work was supported by the PACE Fellowship of National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Department of Energy (USA).


 Area of research

  • Marine Energy (Wave/Tidal energy)

  • Fluid Machinery/Turbomachinery

  • Computational/Experimental Fluid Mechanics

  • Design Optimization/Automated Optimization

  • Control Engineering

  • Artificial Lift/Pump for Oil Industry Applications

Other links -For the publications, please visit Google Scholar.

-For Scopus listed articles (Author ID: 24465559200), click here.

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- Dr Abdus Samad’s book in Bengali: Swapnatarir Majhi- An Inspirational Memoir Memoir-Swapnatarir Majhi.