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Biswajit Samanta
Ph.D.(IIT, Kharagpur)
Associate Professor, Mining Engineering
B Samanta joined the Institute in 2004

Contact Addresses
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email
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B-314, IIT Campus, Kharagpur 721302


+91 - 3222 - 283718
+91 - 3222 - 280719 (IIT Phone)
samantab @ mining.iitkgp.ernet.in

Research Areas
Mine planning
Geostatistics
Mine environment and ventilation

Member of Professional Bodies


Regular : MGMI
Regular : Institute of Engineer
Regular : SME (Society of Mining Engineering, USA)

Current Sponsored Projects


Project Title : Use of hyperspectral remote sensing for mineral identification and mapping
Principal Investigator : D. Chakravarty
Co-Principal-Investigators : B. Samanta
Sponsor : STC, ISRO
Project Title : Virtual Laboratory for mine automation and vitural reality
Principal Investigator : D. Chakravarty
Co-Principal-Investigators : B. Samanta
Sponsor : MHRD
Project Title : Pedagogy Project for Mine Ventilation
Principal Investigator : A. K. Ray
Co-Principal-Investigators : B. S. Sastry, B. Samanta, N. C. Karmakar
Sponsor : MHRD
Project Title : DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF APPLICATION TOOL FOR DIFFERENTIAL INSAR TECHNIQUE TO DETERMINE GROUND SURFACE MOVEMENT
Principal Investigator : D. Chakravary
Co-Principal-Investigators : B. Samanta, P. Mitra
Sponsor : SAC
Project Title : GPU BASED MULTI-TEMPORAL IMPLEMENTATION OF IMAGE CHANGE DETECTION ALOGRITHMS AND THEIR VERIFICATION
Principal Investigator : J. Mukhopadhaya
Co-Principal-Investigators : D. Chakravary, B. Samanta, P. Mitra
Sponsor : SAC

On-going Consultancy Projects


Project Name : STABILITY ANALYSIS OF ASH-DYKE AT 4X250 MW JINDAL POWER PLANT, TAMNAR, RAIGARH
Client : JPL
Consultant : D. Chakravary
Co-consultant(s) : B. Samanta, B. S. Sastry
Project Name : Geo-environmental study for fly-ash mixed dumping JPOCCM
Client : JPL
Consultant : D. Chakravarty
Co-consultant(s) : B. Samanta

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Project Name : NUMERICAL MODELING IN 3-DEMSION FOR SUBSIDENCE PREDICTION FOR LAWA UNDERGROUND MINES OF MMIPL
Client : MMIPL
Consultant : D. Chakravary
Co-consultant(s) : B. Samanta, B. S. Sastry
Project Name : SCIENTIFIC STUDY FOR QUARTERLY ASSESSMENT OF GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS AT JINDAL POWER OPEN COAL MINES
Client : JPL
Consultant : D. Chakravary
Co-consultant(s) : B. Samanta, B. S. Sastry
Project Name : Environmental impact assessment for fly-ash mixed dumping in JOCCM#1
Client : JSPL
Consultant : D. Chakravarty
Co-consultant(s) : B. Samanta
Project Name : Design of air-cooling system at SCCL mine, Kothagudem
Client : SCCL
Consultant : B. S. Sastry
Co-consultant(s) : B. Samanta
Project Name : Study of ventilation system at Boula Chromite mine
Client : FACOR
Consultant : B. S. Sastry
Co-consultant(s) : B. Samanta
Project Name : Determination of IPT and CPT of Jhillimili mine
Client : SEC L
Consultant : B. samanta
Co-consultant(s) : B. S. Sastry

Member, Editorial Board


Associate Editor : Transactions of SME
Associate Editor : Mining Engineering
Member : International Journal of Wireless Engineering and Technoloyg

Publications: 2013 - 2014


Support and Information Effect Modeling for Recoverable Reserve Estimation of a Beach Sand Deposit in India by Thakur, M., Samanta, B., Chakravarty, D.
Natural Resources Research, 15 (2013)
A Prototype Autonomous Mine Robot for Underground Mine mapping by Ghosh, D., Chakravary, D., Samanta, B., CIM Magazine, Accepted (2014)

Publications: 2010 - 2011


Uncertainty Based Mine Production Scheduling for Ore Grade ControlUsing Conditional Simulation and Multi Objective Genetic Algorithms by Samanta,B, Raj,
K., V., Bhattacherjee, A., Chakravarty, V., Expert systems, (under review) (0)
Long-term Mine Planning of Malanjkhand Copper Deposit by Samanta, G., Samanta,B, Chakravarty, D. Transactions of SME, (under review) (0)
Land-Use-Land-Cover Changes in East Singbhum Mineralized Zone by Pal K., Deb, D, Vardhan, H., Aruna, M., Samanta, B Advances in Management, (under
review) (0)

Publications: 2009 - 2010


Construction of a radial basis function using evolutionary algorithm for grade estimation in placer gold deposit by B. Samanta and S. Bandopadhyay
computers and Geosciences, v.19 n.4, p.567-575 (2009)
Image-based quality monitoring systems of limestone ore grades by S. Chatterjee, A. Bhattacherjee, B. Samanta and S. Pal Computers in Industry, doi:
10.1016/j.compi (2009)
Radial basis function for ore grade estimation by B. Samanta Natural Resources Research, doi: 10.1007/s11053 (2010)
Condtional simulation of a placer gold deposit using sequential gaussian, histogram matching and simulated annealing algorithms by B. Samanta and S.
Bandopadhyay Transactions of SME, vol.326, pp.111-118 (2009)
Comparative Performance of Radial Basis Function Network and Support Vector Regression in an Automated Spatial Mapping of Natural Radioactivity by S.
Dutta, S. Bandopadhyay, R. Ganguli and B. Samanta International Journal of Environmental pollution control and Management , (accepted) (2010)
An Investigation of Shock Loss Phenomena at Shaft Bottom Junction using Computational Fluid Dynamics and Scale Model Studies by M. Sriwas, B. S.
Sastry and B. Samanta Transactions of CIM, (accepted) (2010)
Hydrodynamic Modeling of Subernarekha River and its Floodplain using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques by Yarrakula. K, D. Deb and B. Samanta
Journal of scientific and industrial research, (accepted) (2010)

Publications: 2008 - 2009


Rock-type classification of an iron ore deposit using digital image classification technique by S. Chatterjee, A. Bhattacherjee, B. Samanta, and S. K. Pal
International Journal of mining & mineral Engineering, 22-46 (2008)
Construction of a Radial Basis Function Network Using an Evolutionary Algorithm for Grade Estimation in a Placer Gold Deposit by B. Samanta and S.
Bandopadhyay Computers & Geosciences, Accepted (2009)

Publications: 2005 - 2006


Evaluation of ANN and Kriging for the Prediction of Arsenic in Bedrock Derived Stream Sediments Using Gold Concentration Data (Accepted) by Mishra, D.,
Samanta, B., Dutta, S., and Bandopadhyay, S. International Journal of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Environment , (2005)

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Ore grade estimation of a limestone deposit in India using artificial neural network by Chatterjee S, Bhattacherjee A, Samanta B and Pal S K Applied GIS,
2.1-2.20 (2006)
A Comparative Study of Principle Component Kriging and Ordinary Kriging in Ore Grade Estimation of a Limestone Deposit by Chatterjee S, Bhattacherjee A,
Samanta B and Pal S K Minetech, 29-36 (2005)

Some Earlier Publications


Open Pit Mine Design in Presence of Uncertainty Due to Ore Grade Modeling by Samanta, B., Kumar, A., Bhattacherjee, B., and Chatterjee, S. Mineral
Resources Engineering, 12 (4) PP 241-257 (2007)
General regression neural network residual estimation for ore grade prediction of limestone deposit by Chatterjee, S., Bandopadhyay, S., Ganguli, R.,
Bhattacherjee, A., Samanta, B., Pal. S. K. Mining Technology, 116, 3 PP 89-99 (2007)
Hybrid Ensemble Model of Kriging and Neural Network for Ore Grade Estimation by Dutta, S., Mishra, D., Ganguli, R., Samanta, B., and Bandopadhyay, S.
International Journal of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Environment , 20, 1 PP 33-45 (2006)
Comparative Evaluation of Neural Network Learning Algorithms for Ore Grade Estimation by Samanta, B., Bandopadhyay, S., Ganguli, R Mathematical
Geology, 38, 2 PP 175-197 (2006)
A comparative study of the performance of single neural network vs. Adaboost algorithm based multiple neural networks for mineral resource estimation by
Samanta, B., Bandopadhyay, S., Ganguli, R., and Dutta S Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy , 105, 4 PP 237-24 (2005)
Investigation of two Neural Network methods in an Automatic Mapping Exercise by Dutta, S., Ganguli, R., and Samanta, B., Dutta, S., Ganguli, R., and Samanta,
B. Applied GIS, 1, 2 PP 1-19 (2005)
Comparing the Predictive Performance of Neural Network Technique with Ordinary Kriging Technique in a Bauxite Deposit by Samanta, B., Ganguli, R., and
Bandopadhyay, S. Transactions Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 114 PP A1-A12 (2005)
Use of Johnson Transformation for Constructing Control Chart for Nonnormal population in surface mining operations by Samanta, B. and Bhattacherjee, A.
Transactions of SME, 316 PP 113-119 (2004)
Problem of Nonnormality in Statistical Quality control by Samanta, B., and Bhattacherjee, A. Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy,
PP 257-264 (2004)
Data segmentation and Genetic Algorithms for Sparse data division in Nome placer grade estimation using neural network and geostatistics by Samanta, B.,
Bandopadhyay, S. and Ganguli R. Exploration and Mining Geology, 11 PP 69-76 (2004)
Sparse Data Division Using Data Segmentation and Kohonen Network for Neural network and Geostatistical Ore Grade Modeling in Nome Offshore Placer
Deposit by Samanta, B., Bandopadhyay, S., Ganguli, R., and Dutta, S. Natural Resources Research, 13, 3 PP 189-200 (2004)
Practical Issues in Construction of Control Charts in Mining Applications by Bhattacherjee, A., and Samanta, B Journal of the South African Institute of
Mining and Metallurgy, 102, 3 PP 173-180 (2002)
Multivariate Control Chart Using Principal Component Analysis and Time-Series Modelling: A Case Study by Samanta, B. Transactions of the Institute of
Mining and Metallurgy: Section A, 111 PP A149-A157 (2002)
Statistical Quality Control: A Multivariate Approach by Samanta, B. and Bhattacherjee, A. Mineral Resources Engineering, 8, 2 PP 227-238 (1999)
A Comparative Evaluation of Gaussian Markov Random Model based Simulation and Sequential Gausian Simulation for Orebody Modeling by Samanta, B.,
Bandopadhyay, S., and Bhattacherjee, A. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels , 57 PP 8-22 (2009)
Conditional Simulation Technique as a Tool for Grade Forecasting: A Case Study by Samanta, B., and Bhattacherjee, A. Journal of Mine, Metal and Fuels, 51,
7 PP 229-233 (2003)
An Investigation of Geostatistical Techniques for Orebody Modelling in a Bauxite Deposit by Samanta, B., Bhattacherjee, A., and Adhikery, R. Minetech, 23, 1
and 2 PP 71-76 (2002)
An Investigation of Cokriging Technique in an Iron Ore Deposit for Estimation of Multivariate Quality Characteristic by Samanta, B., and Bhattacherjee, A.
Minetech, 22, 3 PP 21-33 (2001)
A Statistical Approach for Evaluating the Impact of Blending by Samanta, B., Bhattacherjee, A., Ray, S. C., and Ray, P. K. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels,
Jan-Feb PP 23-27 (2000)
An Application of Control Charts for Quality Control in a Bauxite Deposit by Samanta, B., and Bhattacherjee, A. Minetech, 21, 1 PP 19-22 (2000)
Determination of Rest Break Policy for Mining Operations: An ergonomic approach by Samanta, B., Bhattacherjee, A. Minetech, 20, 2 PP 31-36 (1999)
Influence of Posture on Drilling Operations by Samanta, B. and Bhattacherjee, A. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 46, 4 PP 186-191 (1998)
A Model for Quantitative Assessment of Blending by Samanta, B. and Bhattacherje, A. Trans. of MGMI, 95, 1 PP 59-71 (1998)
Human Factors Application in Mining: A Case Study by Samanta, B., Bhattacherjee, A., Ray, P. K., and Ray, S. C. Trans. of MGMI, 93, 1 PP 105-120 (1996)

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