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Dr Murmu is Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering and Computing, University of     the  West of Scotland, UK. Following is his research overview 

  • Researcher’s H-Index’: 27 (Google Citations, Scopus) 
  • i10-index: 39
  • No of Research Journal Papers: 49
  • No of Citations (5 years) of international journal’s articles: 2200+(Web of Science, Google citations)
  • Most research articles are in sciencedirect.com TOP25 
  • Among fastest PhD in Aerospace Dept, IIT Kharagpur 
  • Recipient of The President of India Prize, 2010
  • Authored a book ‘Non-local Structural Mechanics’ inISTE-John Wiley Publications, 2015
  • Associate Editor, Journal: Shock and Vibration, Hindwai Publication
  • PGCertTLHE (2016, UWS)

Area of academic expertise - outline

Dr Murmu is the winner of the prestigious IRCSET (Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering & Technology) EMPOWER Postdoc Fellowship for 2011 (Ireland).

Dr Murmu obtained his PhD from IIT Kharagpur, India. His research during his PhD was on Small-Size Effects in the Vibration and Buckling of Nano-scale Structures based on Nonlocal Elasticity

His present research focus is in understanding structural engineering at nanoscale and make suitable associated computational and analytical models to bridge across multiple scales. 

Desired research direction

Dr Murmu's research areas are   multidisciplinary   in nature   and include   Composites, Theory at Nanoscale;    Nonlocal Elasticity; Graphene;   CNTs; Bucky balls;   Fracture and Fatigue; Nanostructures, Functionally Graded Materials, Nanocomposites; DQM. 

Target collaborative organisations

Swansea University, Wales United Kingdom

University of Limerick, Ireland

Mathematical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Kneza Mihaila 36, 11001, Belgrade, Serbia

Manchester University


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Research Output

  • 14 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Applications of magnetorheological (MR) fluids in the biomedical field

Abdel-Wahab, A. A., Murmu, T. & Olabi, A. G., 24 Dec 2018, Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering. Hashmi, S. (ed.). Elsevier Limited, p. 1-25 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  • Magnetorheological fluids technology and its applications in the biomedical field

    Abdel-Wahab, A. A., Murmu, T. & Olabi, A-G., 7 Aug 2018, Materials Science & Smart Materials (MSSM): Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Materials Science and Smart Materials. Olabi, A. G. (ed.). Paisley: University of the West of Scotland, p. 510-515 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • Vibrating nonlocal multi-nanoplate system under in-plane magnetic field

    Karličić, D., Adhikari, S., Kozić, P. & Murmu, T., 1 Jul 2017, In : European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids . 64, p. 29-45

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 23 Citations (Scopus)
    86 Downloads (Pure)

    Nonlocal effects on the longitudinal vibration of a complex multi-nanorod system subjected to the transverse magnetic field

    Karličić, D., Cajić, M., Murmu, T., Kozić, P. & Adhikari, S., Jun 2015, In : Meccanica. 50, 6, p. 1605-1621

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    17 Citations (Scopus)

    Nonlocal mass-nanosensor model based on the damped vibration of single-layer graphene sheet influenced by in-plane magnetic field

    Karličić, D., Kozić, P., Adhikari, S., Cajić, M., Murmu, T. & Lazarević, M., Jun 2015, In : International Journal of Mechanical Sciences . 96-97, p. 132-142 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 45 Citations (Scopus)