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Dr. Sanjay Kumar Rai
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering IIT BHU
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Academic Qualifications:     B.E. MNNIT Allahabad
                                            M.Tech (Biomedical Engineering) IIT (BHU)
                                            Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering) IIT (BHU)


1. Biomechanics
2. Biomaterials
3. Ergonomics

Area of Research: Biomechanics Laboratory is associated with the research in the field of Orthopaedic Implants, Dental Biomechanics,  and development of cardiovascular devices. Present work focuses primarily on computational biomechanics of lower extremity as well as dental biomechanics.It deals with 3D modeling using CT and MRI data, implant design (CAD/CAM) and Optimization as well as simulations (Finite Element Analysis). Lab has its collaboration with Department of Radiology and Diagnostic, Department of Cardiology,Department of Orthopaedics and Dental Sciences Institute of Medical Sciences BHU Varanasi. Lab is fully equipped with the licensed version of software such as Ansys,Mimics Medical +3Matic Medical, & Anybody software.

Papers Published in Journals:

1. Farhan Durrani, Arpit Galohda, Nishant Kumar Singh, Rati Verma, Sanjay Kumar Rai, Dhananjay Singh Yadav, Karthickraj SM, “Evaluation and Comparison of Stress Distribution Around Periodontally Compromised Mobile Teeth Splint  With Different Materials: 3D Finite Element Analysis”: Indian Journal of Dental Research, Vol 30 No.1, January-February 2019,97-101.
2. C Kumar, A Gaur, S Tiwari, A Biswash, S K Rai, P Maiti, " Bio-waste polymer hybrid as induced piezoelectric material with high energy harvesting efficiency" Composites Communications, 2019, Vol. 11, 56-61
3. Nishant Kumar Singh, Sanjay Kumar Rai, Amit Rastogi : “Possible vascular injury due to screw eccentricity in minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty”, Indian Journal of Orthopaedics July-August 2017,Vol.51,447-454
4. Chandan Kumar, Anupama Gaur, Sanjay Kumar Rai, Pralay Maiti, “Piezo devices using poly (vinylidene fluoride)/reduced graphene oxide hybrid for energy harvesting”, Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects (Elsevier), 2017, Vol.12, 174-181
5. Nishant Kumar Singh, A.Sarkar, Anandita Deo, Kirti Gautam and S.K.Rai, “Estimation of Suitable Methodology for Determining Weibull Parameters for the Vortex Shedding Analysis of Synovial Fluid”, Journal of Biomedical Engineering  Research,2016,Vol.37,21-30.  
6. Praveen Kumar Gupta, Jitendra Singh, K.N.Rai, S.K.Rai, “Solution of the heat transfer problem in tissue during hyperthermia by finite difference- decomposition method”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2013, Vol.219, 6882-6892.

Papers Published in Conferences:

1.Rati, Nishant Kumar Singh, Sanjay Kumar Rai, “Survey of Finite Element Analysis in Orthopedic Biomechanics: Advances and challenges,” 2014, National Conference on Present Scenario and Future Trends in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare Technologies, IIT (BHU).
2.Nishant Kumar Singh, Rati and Sanjay Kumar Rai, “Solid model generation of knee joint and alignment analysis in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in obese patient - a finite element study,” 2014, National Conference on Bio-Mechanical Science, vol.1,chap.17, pp. 107-113.Bhubaneswar, Odisha.         
 3..S.K. Rai, Nishant Kr. Singh and Nilanjan Mallik “Finite Element Analysis of New Cementless Hip Arthroplasty and Biomechanical Comparison With Different Shapes to Facilitate Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)”, International  Conference on Computer Aided Engineering, Dec, 19-21, 2013, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, pp. 786-790.
4.S.K. Rai, Nishant Kr. Singh and Nilanjan Mallik “Variation in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with genu varum & valgum deformity – A Finite element Study”, International  Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation, Jul, 01-03, 2013, Department of Applied Mathematics, BBA Central University,Lucknow, India. 
5.Nishant Kumar Singh, Rati and S.K. Rai “Solid model generation of knee joint & alignment analysis in total knee arthroplasty (TKA) in obese patient  A finite element study”, National Conference on Bio-Mechanical Science, March, 7-8, 2014, Center of Bio-Mechanical Science, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

PhD Supervision:

S.N. Name Title of the Phd Thesis Status
1 Mr. Praveen Kumar Gupta Some studies on Mathematical modeling of heat transfer in biological tissues AWARDED(2011)
2 Mr. Nishant Kumar Singh Design and analysis of novel hip implants driven by shape memory alloy and study the effect of eccentric screw on vascular injury during total hip replacement AWARDED(2017)
3 Mr. Chandan Kumar Energy harvestinh using Piezo-elecric crystals Awarded (2019)
4 Ms. Rati  FEA based prosthetic optimization and design In Progress
5 Mr. Sumit Design of Cardiovascular Devices In progress

Convener, DUGC (Departmental Undergraduate Committee (2014)
Member, Advisory Committee, Training and Placement Cell ,IIT-BHU (July 2015- June-2020)
Convener, DPGC ( September 2020- August 2021)

1. A project entitled "Biomechanical Failure Analysis of Natural and Artificial Femoral joints using some Finite Element based Softwares’" .Mr. Bolarinwa Gabriel Oladeji from Nigeria did his research Project under my guidance ( funded by NAM S&T centre New Delhi, Amount 270000/ INR) during May 2015- Oct.2015

2.  A project entitled“ Development of Cardiac Model for Prediction of Human Heart Failure using Noninvasive medical imaging and Computational Fluid Dynamics techniques” sponsored by ICMR New Delhi of Total cost (INR 52,25,149/) has been sanctioned for three years (Project start date 25/11/2021) (PI : Dr. SANJAY KUMAR RAI).