Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Paritosh Mahata
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Ph. D. (IIT Kanpur)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Vill - Radhamahuli, P.O. - Joypur, P.S. - Jhargram, Dist. - Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India, PIN - 721513
Local Address Flat No. TA - 19, Transit Accommodation, BIT Mesra Campus, BIT Mesra, Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand - 835215
Phone (Office) +91 7607487861
Phone Residence +91 7607487861
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 12-Jul-2016
  Work Experience
Teaching : 5 Years

Individual: 2 Years

  Professional Background

1. July, 2008 - July, 2010, Engineer - Piping, Foster Wheeler India Private Limited, Kolkata, India.

2. Jan, 2016 - June, 2016, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Jalandhar, Punjab, India.

3. July, 2016 - Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BIT Mesra, Ranchi, India.

  Research Areas

Mechanical Modelling on Biosystems, Continuum Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics of Elasticity, and Nonlinear Vibration.


1. S. Chatterjee, P. Mahata, Time-delayed absorber for controlling friction-driven vibration, Journal of Sound and Vibration 322 (2009) 39-59.

2. S. Chatterjee, P. Mahata, Controlling friction-induced instability by recursive time-delayed acceleration feedback, Journal of Sound and Vibration 328 (2009) 9-28.

3. P. Singh, P. Mahata, T. Baumgart, S. L. Das, Curvature sorting of proteins on a cylindrical lipid membrane tether connected to a reservoir, Physical Review E 85, 051906 (2012).

4. P. Mahata and S. L. Das, Two-dimensional convex-molecule fluid model for surface adsorption of proteins: Effect of soft interaction on adsorption equilibria, Physical Review E 90, 062713 (2014).

5. P. Mahata  and S. L. Das, Generation of Wavy Structure on Lipid Membrane by Peripheral Proteins: A Linear Elastic Analysis, FEBS Letters 591(10), 1333 - 1348 (2017).

6. P. Mahata and Laxminarsimharao V., Deformation of an elastic membrane interacting electrostatically with a rigid curved domain: implications to biosystems, Archive of Applied Mechanics 91, 509 - 525 (2021).

7. P. Mahata, Laxminarsimharao V, and S. Chattopadhyay, A mechanical-thermodynamic model for understanding endocytosis of COVID-19 virus SARS-CoV-2, Under Review.

8. S. Mukherjee and P. Mahata, Computational investigation for endocytosis of CoVID-19 virus SARS-CoV-2 in cell membrane, Accepted in Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science.

9. P. Mahata, L. Singhal, R. K. Prasad, K. Kumar, S. Bakshi, P. Raj, H. Choudhary, and A. Biswas, Deformation of lipid membrane by peripheral BAR proteins due to electrostatic interaction: a finite element analysis, Under Review.

  Member of Professional Bodies

1. Society of Automotive Engineers, India