Somnath Chattopadhyaya is presently working as Associate Professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering of Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad. He is the author of 33 articles in SCIE journals till date. He has already guided four PhD Scholars leading to their award of the degrees and twenty more are working under his supervision along with the co-supervisions from the scientists and professors of European Universities. He is also the author of five books and one book chapter in the domain of manufacturing. He has worked 8 years in different industries and has 18 years of teaching and research experience. He is also the Principal Investigator and the Co-Investigator of some projects from AICTE, UGC and Ministry of Power. He has received the best researcher award sponsored by Canara Bank from the department of Mechanical Engineering of IIT(ISM), Dhanbad in 2015.