Virtual Conference: November 16 – 19, 2020
Amit Bagchi received BTech (Hons) from IIT, Kharagpur, MScE from UNB-Fredericton, Canada, and Ph.D. from CMU, Pittsburgh. He is a Staff Scientist in the Material Science and Technology Division at NRL, leading research in body armor, gel-based human surrogates, behind armor insults effects and blast sensor assessment, and data analysis. Dr. Bagchi has been a faculty member at OSU, Columbus, and Clemson University, an industry R&D manager, and a NIST Program Manager. With over 80 peer-reviewed publications, and four patents, he is an ASME Fellow, SME Senior Member, Sigma Xi Member, and is active on ASME Boards, Nominating Committees, and Technical Divisions. He has been (or currently) is on review panels for other agencies, like the U.S. Department of Energy and National Science Foundation, as well as on Navy and NATO STO technical groups. He has also been organizing symposium topics on injury and damage biomechanics in ASME’s annual International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition.