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Dr. Dhurjati Majumdar


Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D 

Previous assignments: Assistant Director, Central Labour  Institute, M/o Labour, Govt of India, Sion, Mumbai, Scientist-‘G’ & Additional Director, DRDO, M/o Defence, Govt of India, Delhi

Achievements and Awards:                       

i) National Scholarship for 1976-77.

ii) Silver Medal for  Sc. Result 1978.

iii) Prof.J.N.Moitra Memorial Oration Lecture, Physiological Society of India, 2001

iv) Technology Group Award 2003, DRDO

v) Technology Day Award 2004, DRDO

vi) Lab Scientist of the year Award 2008, DRDO

vii) Technology Group Award 2009, DRDO

viii)Rear Adm. M.S. Malhotra  Best Paper Award 2010, DRDO

ix) National Science Day Oration Lecture 2010, DRDO

x) Technology Group Award 2013, DRDO 

Guided 10 students, seven awarded for Ph D, three have submitted thesis.

General Secretary (2008-15)/ Vice President(2015- till date), Indian Society of Ergonomics, India

Publication :

  • Book : 1
  • Book Chapter : 9
  • Journal Paper : 37
  • Scientific Reports : 30
  • Journal Citations : More than 225
  • Journal Editorial Adviser : Al-Amen J of Medical Sciences, India
  • Reviewer  :  Ergonomics, Int J of Ind Ergonomics, Appl Ergonomics, J of Ergonomics, J of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Ind. JPhy&Pharm, DS&T, ICMR,NCAOR, DRDO, etc.

Members of  National & International Committees :

  • Vice President, Indian Society of Ergonomics (ISE), India
  • United Services Institution of India(USI)
  • International Ergonomics Association(IEA)
  • International Arctic Scientific Committee(IASC)

Brief Profile:

Dr. Dhurjati Majumdar was born in Kolkata (Calcutta), India on 1stFebruary, 1956. He completed his B Sc, M Sc and Ph.D in Physiology from the University of Calcutta, Kolkata. He has specialized in Ergonomics/Human Factors. He has served in the CLI, Mumbai (1986-88) and DRDO, Delhi (1988-2016) . He has researched extensively in the areas of environmental physiology, exercise physiology, physical ergonomics, design ergonomics, cognitive ergonomics, gait and biomechanics and yoga. He conducted physiological acclimatization studies at Antarctica. He has established first 3D motion analysis laboratory in India.

He conducted several studies on occupational health and safety, training programs and consultancy studies on the “Effects of heat, noise and ergonomic issues on the health and performance of industrial workers” in various industries in India.

He has published several papers in the leading international journals in Ergonomics/Human Factors. He is the reviewer of all most all the international journals in the area of Ergonomics in the world.

He has got wide experience of teaching in the areas of Human physiology, Environmental physiology, Exercise physiology, application of Ergonomics and Human Factors in design in several universities, IITs, NITs and other reputed academic institutes in India.

He has vast administrative and professional experience. He has received a no. of awards from DRDO and outside organizations. He is a member of several national and international societies.


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