Name  B.K.Dutta         Gender  bkd-22112011-2.jpg
Designation Sr. Professor & Dean, HBNI Category  General
Discipline  Engineering Sciences Division  HRDD / HBNI
Qualification Ph.D. IIT Mumbai Maharashtra-MH
CI Name  BARC / Central Office
Email ID
Contact No 9757000363
Broad Research Areas (Max 5 Lines)
1 Fracture Mechanics and Structural Integrity Analysis
2 Finite Element Simulation of structural and thermal problems
3 Nuclear Fuel Modelling
4 Multi Scale Material Modelling
5 Minituarized Specimen Testing
Awards & Recognitions (Max 5)
1 DAE Technical Excellence Award
2 DAE Homi Bhabha Award for Science and Engineering
3 Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering
4 Former President, International Association for Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (NC, USA)
5 Dean, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai
Selected Publications : Journal Papers / Books / Book Chapters / Patents (Max 10)
1 B.K.Dutta and H.S.Kushwaha, “FE Modelling of thermo-mechanical fracture: theory and case studies”, Book-Chapter in‘Thermo-mechanical fatigue and fracture’, ISBN 1-85312-549-0, Published by WIT Press (UK) (2002). 
2 B.K.Dutta, S.K.Maiti and A.Kakodkar, “Development and  application of two singular points finite elements”, Int.   J.   Num.   Meth. Engg., 28, 1449-1460 (1989).
3 B.K.Dutta, S.K.Maiti and A.Kakodkar, “On the use of one  point  and two  points  singularity  elements  in  the  analysis  of  kinked cracks”, Int. J. Num. Meth. Engg., 29, 1487-1499 (1990).
4 B.K.Dutta, S.K.Maiti and A.Kakodkar, “Analysis of crack-micro crack interactions and doubly kinked  cracks  using  multiple  singular points elements”, Engg.  Fract.  Mech., 38, 215-223 (1991).
5 B.K.Dutta, “A   6-noded   element   for   analysing   power   type singularities under thermal loads”, Int. J. Num. Meth. Engg., 36, 2287-2303 (1993).
6 B.K.Dutta, “A compatible and complete 6-noded element to model singularity”, Engg. Fract. Mech., 46, 991-1003 (1993).
7 B.K.Dutta & H.S.Kushwaha, “A modified damage potential to predict crack initiation theory and experimental verification”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 71,263-275 (2004).
8 B.K.Dutta , Shekhar Saini  and Navneet Arora,  “Application of a Modified Damage Potential to Predict Ductile Crack Initiation in Welded Pipes”, Volume 82, Issue 11, Pages 833-839, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 2005.
9 B.K.Dutta, S.Guin, M.K.Sahu and M.K.Samal, ‘A phenomenological form of q2 parameter of Gurson model’, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Vol 85, Issue 4, 199-210, 2008.
10 N. Naveen Kumar, R. Tewari, P.V. Durgaprasad, B.K. Dutta, G.K. Dey ‘Active slip systems in bcc iron during nanoindentation: A molecular dynamics study; Computational Materials Science’, 77 260-263,2013