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Amrita Basak

Assistant Professor


  • Mechanical Engineering

233 Reber Building


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Research Areas:

Design & Manufacturing; Manufacturing; Mechanical Sciences; Multiscale and Multiphysics Modeling, Computational Analysis; Sensors & Controls; Thermal/Fluid Sciences




  • BE, Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, 2003
  • MTech, Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2005
  • MS, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017


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