Dr. Gaurav Kumar

Assistant Professor
Dept. of MEA at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bhagalpur


Dr. Gaurav Kumar has core expertise in the field of Mechatronics Engineering such as electromechanical interactions in electric machines, Electric Vehicle, Rotodynamics, Vibration, Actuator Design etc. His current research interest includes application of Artificial intelligence for the development of higher power density electric machines for electric vehicle, rotor dynamic and vibration analysis of electrical machines, particularly active magnetic bearing, induction machine, and switched reluctance motor.

He has received M.Tech in machine design & PhD from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati & working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechatronics Engineering, IIIT Bhagalpur.

Courses Taught
  • Hybrid Electric Vehicle, Mechatronics & Automation, Solid Mechanics, Electrical Machines, Design of Machine Elements, Engineering Mechanics

Current Academic/Administrative Responsibilities at IIIT Bhagalpur
  1. Registrar Incharge, IIIT Bhagalpur since 3rd November 2020

  2. Faculty Incharge – Training & Placement

  3. Associate Dean Faculty Affairs

Previous Academic/Administrative Responsibilities at IIIT Bhagalpur
  1. Head of Department, Mechatronics Engineering

  2. Coordinator Technical Board

Member of Professional Bodies
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

  • International Compumag Society (ICS)

Reviewer of Journals
  • IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics.

  • Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing