Faculty/Scholars from Odisha

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Following are the contact information of NRI/OSA members in academics and industries who may be contacted by various academics institutes, universities/colleges, faculties/researchers/students primarily form state of Orissa for potential research collaboration, visiting faculty/research opportunity, seminar talks, student advising etc. The support and involvement by members is completely voluntary in nature.


Name Institute/0rganization Contact Information Area of Interest
Agriculture and Veterinary Science
Prof. Binayak Mohanty Texas A&M University College Station, TX, USA Professor, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering 301C Scoates Hall Texas A&M University College Station, Texas 77843-2117
Phone: (979) 458-4421 Fax: (979) 845-3932 Email:bmohanty@tamu.edu Web site: http://baen.tamu.edu/users/bmohanty/
Engineering, Mathematics, Computing and Information Technology
Prof. Manoranjan Misra University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA Professor and ChairMetallurgical & Materials Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno
Office: LMR 469, Reno, NV, USA
Phone: (775) 784-1603
Fax: (775) 327-5059

Email: misra@unr.edu

Home Page: http://www.unr.edu/mse/Misra.html

Separation processing, extractive metallurgy;Surface chemistry;
Environmental engineering, remediation of contaminated soils and mixed wastes; Hydrometallurgy; Application of biotechnology in mineral processing and Waste remediation.
Prof. Jayadev Misra The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA Professor and Schlumberger Centennial Chair, Dept. of Computer Sciences
Taylor Hall
1 University Station C0500
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1188, USAPhone: 512-471-9550;
Fax: 512-471-8885

Email: misra@cs.utexas.edu

Home page: http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/misra

Computer Science

Prof. Laxmi N. Bhyan

University of California, Riverside, CA, USA ProfessorComputer Science and Engineering

319 Surge Bldg.

University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

Phone: (951) 827-2347 Fax: (951) 827-4643 Email: bhuyan@cs.ucr.edu

Home Page: http://www.cs.ucr.edu/~bhuyan/


Computer Science and Engineering

Prof. Chita R. Das

Pennsylvania State University University Park , PA, USA ProfessorDept. of Computer Science and Engineering Pennsylvania State University University Park , PA 16802


Phone: (814)-865-0194 (Office)

Fax: (814)-865-3176 Email: das@cse.psu.edu

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Computer Science and Engineering

Prof. Rabi N. Mohapatra

Texas A&M University College Station, TX, USA Associate Professor Department of Computer Science520B H. R. Bright Building Texas A&M University College Station, TX 77843-3112


Phone: (979) 845-5787 Fax: (979) 847-8578 Email: rabi@cs.tamu.edu

Home Page: http://faculty.cs.tamu.edu/rabi/


Computer Science
Dr. Sukant K. Mohapatra Lucent Technologies,Holmdel, NJ, USA Lucent Technologies101 Crawfords Corner Road

Room 3B 428A

Holmdel, NJ 07733, USA


Phone: (732) 949 8120

Fax: (425) 645 7830

Email: skmohapatra@lucent.com


Computer Science, Telecommunication
Prof. Prasant Mohapatra University of California at Davis Davis, CA , USA ProfessorDepartment of Computer Science 2063 Kemper Hall University of California at Davis Davis, CA 95616
Tel. (530) 754-8380 Fax. (530) 752-4767 E.mail: prasant@cs.ucdavis.eduHome Page:



Computer Science

Prof. Durga Misra

ProfessorDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering Room: 339 ECEC New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ 07102
Tel:(973) 596-5739,FAX:(973) 596-5680 EMAIL: dmisra@adm.njit.edu

Home Page: http://web.njit.edu/~dmisra


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Prof. Chitta Baral

Arizona State UniversityTemple, AZ, USA ProfessorDepartment of Computer Science and Engineering

Arizona State University Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering Brickyard Suite 572, 699 S. Mill Avenue Tempe, AZ 85281-8809, U.S.A.

Phone: 480-727-6047

Fax: 65-2751 (fax) Email: chitta@asu.edu

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Computer Science

Prof. Dhabaleswar K. Panda

The Ohio State University Columbus, OH, USA ProfessorDept. of Computer Science and Engineering Dreese Lab 785 The Ohio State University 2015 Neil Avenue Columbus, OH-43210, USA


Tel: (614) 292-5199 Fax: (614) 292-2911 Email: panda@cse.ohio-state.edu

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Computer ScienceNetwork-based Computing

Sanjit K Bhanja

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, USA 1801,East-12th St, Apt# 1806 Cleveland, Ohio-44114
Telephone: (216) 479-0171Email: sanjoey4u@yahoo.com Home Page: www33.brinkster.com/sanjit
Computer and Information Science

Prof. Keshab K. Parhi

University of MinnesotaMinneapolis, MN, USA Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Minnesota 4-174 EE/CSCI Building 200 Union St. S.E.Minneapolis, MN 55455
Tel: (612) 624-4116 Fax: (612) 625-4583 Email: parhi@ece.umn.eduHome Page: http://www.ece.umn.edu/users/parhi/
Digital Signal Processing (DSP) algorithms, architectures, techniques, and design tools.
Prof. Radha K. Mahapatra University of TexasArlington, TX, USA Associate ProfessorDept. of Information System and Operations Management

College of Business Administration

502 Business Building

University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19437

Arlington, TX 76019-0437


Tel: (817) 272 3590

Fax: (817) 272 5801

Email: mahapatra@uta.edu

Home Page: http://www2.uta.edu/mahapatra/


software development methodologies, knowledge management, web-based end-user training, database design, data mining, and IT management
Prof. Brajendra Panda University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR 72701 Associate ProfessorComputer Science and Computer Engineering Department

313 Engineering Hall

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-2067

Fax: (479) 575-5339

Email: bpanda@uark.edu

Home Page: http://comp.uark.edu/~bpanda/


Database SystemsComputer Security

Computer Forensics

Information Assurance


Dr. Debendra Kumar Das, P.E. University of Alaska FairbanksFairbanks, AK 99775 U.S.A. Professor of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Alaska FairbanksFairbanks, AK 99775 U.S.A. Tel. No. (907) 474-6094 (Office) (907) 479-0776 (Home)Fax No. (907) 474-6141 E-mail ffdkd@uaf.edu or ffdkd@aurora.uaf.eduWeb page: http://www.faculty.uaf.edu/ffdkd/ Mechanical Engineering

Social Science

Prof. Prasanta Pattanaik

University of California, Riverside, CAUSA ProfessorDepartment of Economics 4128 Sproul Hall University of California, Riverside Riverside CA 92521-0427 Office: (951) 827-1592 Fax: (951) 787-5685 Email: ppat@ucrac1.ucr.edu Website: http://www.economics.ucr.edu/people/pattanaik.htm Economics
Prof. Santosh Mishra Oregon State UniversityCorvallis, ORUSA Department of Economics 315 Ballard Extension Hall Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331-3612 Tel: (541)-737-1475 Fax:(541)-737-5917 E-Mail: santosh.mishra@oregonstate.eduWebsite: http://oregonstate.edu/~mishrasa/ Economics
Professor M. Mohanty California State University, Los Angeles Department of EconomicsSimpson Tower F905California State University, Los Angeles, CA 90032 Phone: (323) 343-2935 Fax: (323) 343-5462 Email: mmohant@calstatela.eduWebsite: http://cbe.calstatela.edu/econ/mohanty.html Economics
Medical and Biological Science

Dr. Kailash C. Bhol

Harvard School of Dental MedicineBoston, MA, USA Oral Medicine, Infection and ImmunityHarvard School of Dental Medicine

188 Longwood Avenue

Boston, MA 02115, USA



Home: 617-739-6128

Work: 781-246 6053

Email: kailash_bhol@hms.harvard.edu


Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity

Dr. Sarat K. Dalai

Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimore, MD, USA


Research FellowJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Division of Immunology, Department of Pathology

720 Rutland Ave., Ross 664-E

Baltimore, MD 21205, USA


Email: sdalai1@jhmi.edu


Immunology, Pathology

Dr. Alekha K. Dash

School of Pharmacy and Health ProfessionsCreighton University

Omaha, NE, USA


Professor and ChairDepartment of Pharmacy Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Creighton University

2500 California Plaza

Omaha, NE 68178



Phone: 402-280-3188

Fax: 402-280-1883

Email: adash@creighton.edu

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Pharmacy Education and Research

Dr. S.K. Dash

UAS LabsMinneapolis, MN, USA PresidentUAS Labs

9953 Valley View Rd Minneapolis, MN 55344


Ph: (952) 935-1707 Fax: (952) 935-1650

Email: dash@uaslabs.com

Home Page: http://uaslabs.com/sections/about/dash.php


UAS Laboratories manufactures and markets probiotics and antioxidants
Science (Physics, Chemistry ..)
Dr. Sangrama Kesari Sahoo University of AkronAkron, OH, USA Research AssociateDepartment of Chemistry

University of Akron

190 E Buchtel Commons

Akron, OH 44325-3601


Phone: 330-972-7352 (Off)

Fax: 330-972-5256

Email: sahoo@uakron.edu

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