Designation: PROFESSOR & DIRECTOR, FAS, MRIU
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
- 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)
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.