Dr. Samrat Dev

Assistant Professor

Academic Qualification:

Bachelor of Science (BSc.) City College; University of Calcutta, 2003.

Masters in Science (M.Sc) in Physiology, University College of Science and Technology and Agricultural Sciences (UCST); Kolkata, University of Calcutta, 2005.

Ph.d: Ergonomics and Occupational Health and Safety, University of Calcutta, 2013.

 

Area of Specialization:  Ergonomics and Human Factor, Research Methodology, Product Analysis and Design, Cognitive Ergonomics, Furniture , Interior and Space Design, Working Environment, Anthropometry, Physiology

Research & Publications:-

 

SCI index International Journal

1. Chakrabarty S, Sarkar K, Dev S, Das T, Mitra K, Sahu S, Gangopadhyay S. Impact of rest breaks on musculoskeletal discomfort of Chikan embroiderers of West Bengal, India: a follow up field study. Journal of Occupational Health. 2016. Jul 22; 58 (4): 365-72. (Impact factor: 1.701)

2. Sarkar K, Chakrabarty S, Dev S, Das T, Mitra K, Sahu S, Gangopadhyay S. Examination of postures and frequency of musculoskeletal disorders among manual workers in Calcutta, India. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2016 Volume 22, Issue 2, 151-158. (Impact factor: 1.554)

3. Gangopadhyay S, Chakrabarty S, Sarkar K, Dev S, Das T, Banerjee S. An Ergonomics Study on the evaluation of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome among Chikan Embroidery Workers of West Bengal, India. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2015 Mar; 21(3): 199–206.  (Impact factor: 1.554)

4. Durlov S, Chakrabarty S, Chatterjee A, Das T, Dev S, Gangopadhyay S, Haldar P, Maity SG, Sarkar K, Sahu S. Prevalence of low back pain among handloom weavers in West Bengal, India. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2014. 20 (4); pp 333-339. (Impact factor: 1.554)

5. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Samrat Dev, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and Tarannum Ara Ergonomic Study on the Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) among Indian Bus Conductors. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics (JOSE) 2012, Vol. 18, No. 4, 521–530. (Impact Factor: 0.354)

6.Somnath Gangopadhyay and Samrat Dev Effect of Low Back Pain on Social and Professional Life of drivers of Kolkata. Work, Vol. 41, 2012.(Impact Factor: 0.534)

 

Referred International Journal

1. Gangopadhyay S, Chakrabarty S, Sarkar K, Dev S, Das T. Evaluation of Low Back Pain among Chikan Embroidery Workers of West Bengal. Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Innovation. 2014. 1 (1); pp 2-12.

2. Somnath Gangopadhyay and Samrat DevDesign and Evaluation of Ergonomic Interventions for the prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders in developing Countries. Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2014, 26:18.

3. Somnath Gangopadhyay and Samrat Dev, Environment and RTI, The Newsletter of the Road Traffic Injuries Research Network (RTIRN), October - December 2012.

4. Samrat Dev and Somnath GangopadhyayUpper Body Musculoskeletal Disorders among Professional Non-Government City Bus Drivers of Kolkata. Network of Ergonomics Societies Conference (SEANES), 2012 Southeast Asian , IEEE Explore digital Library, 1-5, 2012.  (Impact Factor: 6.081)

5. Arunabha Bandyopadhyay, Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay A study on the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among the coalminers of Eastern Coalfields of India. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health, Vol 2. No 2, 34 – 37, 2012.

6. A. M. Chandra, Suhana Ghosh, Sangita Barman, Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay An Ergonomic Study on Musculo-Skeletal Health Hazards among Sawmill Workers of West Bengal, India. Journal of Human Ergology Vol. 40, No. 1-2, 2011.

7. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Banibrata Das, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal, Tirthankar Ghosh, Tarannum Ara, and Samrat Dev. Study on Musculoskeletal disorders among female potato cultivators of west Bengal India. Ergonomics SA, Vol 21, No.1, 2009, 11-22.

 

Referred National Journal

1. Krishnendu Sarkar, Samrat Dev, Tamal Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorder among the Manual Material Handling Workers of Central Market Area Kolkata. International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review 2016, 4 (3); pp 16-24 (Impact factor: 2.0519)

2. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Samrat Dev, Tamal Das, Sabarni Chakrabarty and Krishnendu Sarkar. Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorder (WMSD) in Distal Upper Extremity (DUE) of Fan manufacturing workers in West Bengal.  Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences, Vol. 67, No. 3, 2013. 

3. Sommnath Gangopadhyay, Tamal Das, Samrat Dev, Sabarni Chakrabarty and Krishnendu Sarkar. Ergonomics in potters’ hand, Indoceram of AIPMA. Vol 1 No 2, pp 35-37, 2012.

4. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Samrat Dev, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and Tarannum Ara An Ergonomic study on the occurrence of injuries and concept of students on school bus safety in India. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences. Vol 04, No 01, 2011.

5. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tarannum Ara Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and Samrat Dev An Occupational Health Study of the Footwear Manufacturing Workers of Kolkata, India. Journal of Ethno-Medicine. 5(1), 11-15, 2011.

6. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Samrat Dev, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and Tarannum Ara A study on concept of safety among users of school buses of kolkata. Journal of Environmental Physiology. Vol. 1, No.1, 11-19, 2008.  

 

Book Publications (if any)

1. Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay A Study on the Prevalence of Occupational Stress among the Urban Government and Non Government Bus Drivers of Kolkata in Humanizing Work and Work Environment Ergo safety for all (ISBN 9789351302704) Edited by Dr. Deepa Vinay, Published by Daya Publishing House,India, 2014, pp 472-478.

2. Krishnendu Sarkar, Tamal Das, Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among the manual material handling workers – A pilot study in Humanizing Work and Work Environment Ergo safety for all (ISBN 9789351302704) Edited by Dr. Deepa Vinay, Published by Daya Publishing House,India, 2014, pp 244-249.

3. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal, Tarannum Ara, Samrat Dev and Rapti Das. Assessment of Occupational Health Problems among the Part-Time Housemaids of West Bengal.in Ergonomics For Everyone, Chapter II Ergonomics in Occupational Health (978-81-910303-0-3) edited by Somnath Gangopadhyay Published by HWWE 2009 Department of Physiology, Calcutta University, 2010, pp 53-60.

4. Samrat Dev, Tarannum Ara, Goutam Ghoshal, Tamal Das, Amitaba Kar and Somnath Gangopadhyay Occupational Factors Associated with Low Back Pain in Kolkata Bus Drivers, India in Ergonomics For Everyone, Chapter II Ergonomics in Occupational Health (978-81-910303-0-3) edited by Somnath Gangopadhyay Published by HWWE 2009 Department of Physiology, Calcutta University, 2010, pp 61-73.

5. B. Das, T. Das G. Ghoshal, T. Ara, S. Dev and S. Gangopadhyay, Study on the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among agricultural workers of West Bengal, India in Section 1: Women in Agriculture in Developments in Agricultural and Industrial Ergonomics, Vol 2:Women at Work, edited by L.P.Gite, C.R.Mehta, Nachiket Kotwaliwale and Joydeep Majumder, Allied Publisher Pvt.Ltd, 2009, 96-104.

6. S. Dev, T. Ara, T. Ghosh, T. Das, G. Ghoshal, B. Das and S. Gangopadhyay, Concept of metropolitan city students on the design of a safe school bus: a participatory ergonomics study in Section 1: Anthropometry and Work place Design in Developments in Agricultural and Industrial Ergonomics, Vol 1: General Studies, edited by L.P.Gite, C.R.Mehta, Nachiket Kotwaliwale and Joydeep Majumder, Allied Publisher Pvt.Ltd, 2009, 12-18.

7. Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay. Ergonomic Study on the Development of Work Related Musculo Skeletal Disorder (MSD) Among Bus Conductors of West Bengal. Humanizing Work and Work Environment (HWWE 2008), International Ergonomics Conference, Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Edited by Hemant Abhyankar, Shriram M. Sane, Prakesh R. Vaidya, Vinayak M. kale, Published by Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Printed at kalyani Corporation 2008, pp 258-266.

 

International Conferences-

1. International Conference on Frontier Researches in Integrative Physiology (ICFRIP 2007), Organized by Department of Physiology, Kolkata, January 2007.

2. International Ergonomics Conference (HWWE 2007)at Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, India.

3. International Ergonomics Conference (HWWE 2008)at Viswakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, India.

4. International Ergonomics Conference (HWWE 2009)at Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India.

5. International Conference on Molecular to System Physiology (ICMSP 100)at Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, 2011.

6. International Ergonomics Conference (HWWE 2012)at Department of Home Science, G. B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India.

7. Eighth International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders(PREMUS 2013)to be hosted by Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, Korea from 8th - 11th July 2013.