Assistant Professor


Mr. Rajib Bhowmik joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Girijananda Chowdhury University, Assam where he has been a faculty member since 2011. Mr. Bhowmik obtained his Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2008 from Assam Engineering College, Guwahati. Subsequently, he pursued a Postgraduate degree in Energy Technology in 2011 from Tezpur University, Tezpur. Currently, Mr. Rajib Bhowmik is pursuing a Ph.D. from North Eastern Regional Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh. He has published 6 research papers in both national and international journal including 3 book chapters. He was awarded the “Best Presenter” at the conference on “International Congress on Renewable Energy” held at Tezpur University. Furthermore, Mr. Bhowmik holds the role of Coordinator for the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), where he has played a significant role in receiving the accreditation for the Department of Mechanical Engineering for the session 2022-2025.Moreover, he has successfully completed two projects funded by TEQIP III, which is a program initiated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). He is also the member of Indian Society for Technical Education. His research work focuses on the field of Renewable Energy & Composites, reflecting his research interests.


  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 2008 GAUHATI UNIVERSITY
  • Master's of technology in Energy Technology 2011Tezpur University
  • Ph.D pursuing in Mechanical Engineering NERIST


  • Chatterjee A., R. Bhowmik, 2022, Experimental determination of flexural strength of Bholuka bamboo (BambusaBalcooa) of Assam, India,. Materials Today: Proceedings.
  • R. Bhowmik, S. Das, D Mallick, S.S. Gautam. 2022, Predicting the elastic properties of hemp fiber- A comparative study on different polymer composite, Materials Today: Proceedings. 50, 2510 -2514.
  • R. Bhowmik, C. R. Kakati and D. Dhar, 2018, Design and Fabrication of Manual Rice Transplanter.International Journal for Research in Engineering Application & Management, Vol 4, pp. 252-256,doi: 10.18231/2454-9150.2018.0332, ISSN: 2454-9150.
  • M. Pathak, N. Kalita, D. Baruah and R. Bhowmik, 2015, Production of Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil. International Journal of Modern Engineering Research, Vol 5, pp. 60-64, ISSN: 2249– 6645.
  • B. Bikash, R. Bhowmik and M. Saikia, 2013, Challenges of Wet Briquetting from Locally Available Biomass. International Journal of Modern Engineering Research, Vol 3, pp. 1707–1711, ISSN: 2249-6645.
  • M. Saikia, R. Bhowmik, D. Baruah, B. J. Dutta and D.C.Baruah, 2013, Prospect of bioenergy substitution in tea industries of North East India. International Journal of Modern Engineering Research, Vol 3, pp. 1272-1278, ISSN: 2249-6645.

Award, Fellowship & Recognition

  • Awarded Best Poster Presenter (Poster title: Studies of Mesua Ferrea L: Biodiesel Production and characterization) in International Congress on Renewable Energy: 2nd - 4 th November 2011, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam.
  • Appreciation letter received for writing the Self-Learning materials of Units I-IV of the course DRE 202-“Energy Efficiency in Thermal Utilities” for the programme PG Diploma in Renewable Energy and Energy Management offered by the Centre for Open and Distance learning, Tezpur University.
  • Reviewed book on “Design of Machine Elements”, Oxford University Press
  • Scholarship during 2009 -2010 under the scholarship scheme of Government of Assam, Director of Technical Education, Assam