Dr. Krishnendu Sarkar

Assistant Professor – Senior Scale

B.Sc (Hons.) (Physiology), Presidency College, Kolkata, West Bengal

M.Sc (Human Physiology Ergonomics Specialization), University of Calcutta, West Bengal

Ph.D. (Ergonomics), University of Calcutta, West Bengal

Area of Specialization

User-Centered Design, Design Methodology, Human Factors and Ergonomics in Industrial Design, Automotive Ergonomics, Cognitive Ergonomics, Usability Engineering, User Interface Design, Statistical Methods, Statistical Modeling.

International Journals-

Sarkar K, Dev S,  Das T, Chakrabarty 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. 22 (2); 151-158 doi: 10.1080/10773525.2016.1189682 ISSN - 2049-3967

Gangopadhyay S, Sarkar K, Chongdar S. Rolling mills of  West  Bengal,  India: Present scenario and scope for improvement. Ergonomics  SA,  2017,  29  (2)  ,  14-26.  ISSN  Number  :  1010-2728 doi: 10.4314/esa.v29i2.3

Gangopadhyay S, Das S, Sarkar I, Sarkar K. Psychosocial factors in the development of musculoskeletal disorders among manual material handling workers of organized and unorganized sectors of West Bengal. Journal of Human Ergology, 2017, 46 (1) ISSN 1884-3964

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. 58; 365-372 doi: 10.1539/joh.14-0209-OA 

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. 21 (3); 199-206 doi: 10.1179/2049396714Y.0000000065 ISSN 2049-3967

International Conferences-

Sarkar K, Das T, Dev S, Gangopadhyay S. Effects of low back pain and neck pain on the health status of the porter of the central market area of Kolkata.  Chapter: Posture and Musculoskeletal Disorder in Ergonomics for Rural Development (ISBN 9789351749059) Edited by Prof. Prakash C. Dhara, Published by Department of Human Physiology with Community Health, Vidyasagar University, 2015, pp 421-426

Sarkar K, Das, T, Dev S and Gangopadhyay S. Effect of psychosocial factors on the development of low back pain among the porters of central market area of Kolkata in “User-centered Design & Occupational Well-being.” Proceedings of International Ergonomics Conference, HWWE 2014. ISBN 9789339219703; Section-C: ‘Physiological considerations for environmental and occupational health’. Edited by Debkumar Chakrabarti, Published by McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited, New Delhi, pp 592- 595.

Sarkar K, Das, T, Dev S and Gangopadhyay S. 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

Mandal BB, Sarkar K, Chatterjee D. Classification of Mining Equipment Used in India According to their Vibration Hazard Potential in Proceedings of the 34th International Conference of Safety in Mines Research Institutes, 7-10 December 2011. By Ashish Bhattacharjee, Biswajit Samanta and Aditya Kumar Patra published by Macmillan Publishers India. pp 723-730 ISBN 9789350590423

Book Published (if any)

Rewards & Recognition

Joint CSIR UGC NET, 2014

VIII Organising Committee (1996), PSI, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore Medal Award for best paper presentation among the young scientists at FIPSPHYSICON, 2015

Young Scientist Award of The Physiological Society of India: Prof. Sacchidananda Banerjee Memorial Research Prize, 2016