Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar graduated from Bengal Engineering and Science University with Bachelor’s degree in mining engineering in 1965. He received his Master’s degree in mineral process engineering from Faculté Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium in 1971 and his Doctorate in mining engineering and mine economics from Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria in 1994. In Canada, he expanded his training to include a certificate in general business. He has worked in the mining industry in different countries including Germany, Algeria, India, and Canada. He joined CMPDI in 1976 and became Chief Engineer in 1996 before his voluntary retirement in 1997. He has worked in the coal industry for twenty-five years and also in other mineral sectors for several years. His research interests are coal mining and processing, steel metallurgy, mineral processing, mine economics, and mine management with special reference to integration of supply chain. He was responsible for the preparation of various types of project reports, manuals, tender specifications, evaluation of offers, pollution control measures, and techno-economic analyses. He has published extensively. At present, he is living in Canada and occupied with technical writing and consulting.

Affiliations and Expertise

Retired Chief Mining Scientist, Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI) Ranchi, India