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NAME SOMNATH GANGOPADHYAY Ph.D, FABMS

PRESENT POSITION Professor, Occupational Ergonomics Lab.
Dept of Physiology

ADDRESS (HOME INSTITUTE) University College of Science and Technology
University of Calcutta
92,APC Road, Calcutta 700 009,India

PRESENT MAILING ADDRESS 13 Katua Khuti Lane, Bhowanipur
Calcutta 700 025, India

E MAIL ganguly1961@yahoo.com
PHONE No. 91 33 2455 8792, 91 33 2350 8386
MOBILE 91 9432290030, 91 9830050793
FAX 91 33 2351 9755

WEBSITE www.somnathgangopadhyay.net

CITIZENSHIP Indian by birth

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS Ph.D. (Physiology), University of Calcutta, 1993
M.Sc. (Physiology with specialization in Ergonomics and
Work Physiology), University of Calcutta, 1984
B.Sc. (Hons in Physiology with Chemistry and Zoology),
University of Calcutta, 1982
Awarded title MABMS by Indian Association of
Bio Medical Scientists, 2001
Awarded title FABMS by Indian Association of
Bio Medical Scientists, 2005

MEMBERSHIP OF THE a) Indian Science Congress Association, Life Member
PROFESSIONAL BODIES b) Indian Society of Ergonomics, Life Member
c) Physiological Society of India, Life Member (Hon.
General Secretary)
d) Indian Association of Occupational Health,
Life Member
e) Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists,
Life Member
f) Metropolitan (Bypass) Institute for Developmental
Studies and Welfare
MEMBERSHIP OF THE
PROFESSIONAL BODIES (Contd.) g) Centre for Working Life, Life Member
h) Road Traffic Injury Research Network (RTIRN)
i) International Society for Violence and Injury
Prevention
j) Prof. N.M.Basu Memorial Committee
k) International Commission on Occupational Health
(ICOH)
l) Indian Association of Physiological Sciences
m) Green World, Howrah,2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

a. PROFESSOR Occupational Ergonomics Lab, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta,
from 2012.
b. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Occupational Ergonomics Lab, Department of Physiology,
University of Calcutta, from 2009-2012.
c. READER, Occupational Ergonomics Lab, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta,
from 2006-2009.
d. ADVISOR to the REGIONAL DIRECTOR, WHOSEARO, New Delhi, 2004-2005.
e. SENIOR LECTURER, Ergonomics Lab, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, from
2001-2006.
f. LECTURER, Ergonomics Lab, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, from 1997-
2001.
g. WORK PHYSIOLOGIST in Work Physiology and Ergonomics Section, Occupational Health
Service Centre, Bhilai Steel Plant, SAIL.1992-1997.

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS:

1. MABMS title, Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists, 2001
2. Principal Investigator in two projects sponsored by University Grant Commission and All India Council
for Technical Education, 2001
3. Thangam Vasudevan Award, Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists, 2002
4. Scholarship for Attending the 7th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Vienna,
2004.
5. Advisor to the Regional Director, WHOSEARO, New Delhi, 2004-2005.
6. FABMS title, Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists, 2005.
7. Scholarship for Attending the 8th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Durban,
2006.
8. Scholarship for Attending the IEA 2006: 16 th World Congress on Ergonomics, Maastricht the
Netherlands 2006.
9. Visiting Professor, at Department of Physiology in Jiangxi Chinese Medical University, Nanchang
China. 2007, 2009.
10. Shri Ramendra Sundar Sinha Memorial Oration Award 2009.
11. Invited Speaker and Chair Person at 14th Commonwealth International Sports Science Congress held in
Delhi from 27-30 September 2010.
12. Invited lecture at National Institute of Miners’ Health, Nagpur on Occupational Safety and Health
day,April 2013
13. Invited lecture as Distinguished Speaker at Asansol Engineering College in the symposium on
Robotics to Ergonomics, May 4 2013
14. Invited lecture as Resource person at Faculty Development Program at North Eastern Regional
Institute of Science and Technology,Arunachal Pradesh, May 14 2013
15. Invited Lecture at HWWE 2013 at Vidyasagar University. Dec 4-6 2013
16. Plenary Lecture at 25th Annual Conference of PSI at Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences.
Dec 9-11,2013
AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS (Contd.)
17. Prof. S. Subhramanian Oration Award 2013 at 34th Annual Conference of IABMS at Madras
University. Dec 27-29 2013
18. Invited Lead Lecture at HWWE 2014 at IIT Guwahati. Dec 3-5 2014
19. Invited Symposium Lecture at SAAP 4 at Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec 5-7 2014
20. Invited Lecture at PHYSICON 2014 at Berhampur Girls College, Berhampur, Dec 19-21 2014
21. Invited Lecture and Chair at 22nd West Bengal State Science and Technology Congress 2015at North
Bengal University, North Bengal Feb 28-Mar 1 2015
22. Invited Special Session Chair and Lecture at ICOH 2015 at Seoul, South Korea May 31-June 5 2015
23. Key note Address: Application of Ergonomic Interventions in Informal Sectors of West Bengal, de la
conférence International sur : Les Application de l’Ergonomie dans les Pays en voie de
Développement, réalités et perspectives at Algiers, Algeria October 26 and 27
24. Invited Resource Person and Panelist: International workshop Basics of environmental and
occupational safety and health science and practice Organized:
International social security association, Harvard school of public health, collegium Ramazzini and
Dhaka community hospital trust
19-20 November 2015
Venue: Dhaka community hospital auditorium, Dhaka
25. Prof. B B Sarkar Memorial Oration Award 2015
26. Invited Resource Person at ICOH-Scientific Committee on Occupational Health in Small-Scale
Enterprises and Informal Sectors (SCOHSSEIS) Workshops : Achieving Healthy Workplaces in
Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) and Building Capability to Deliver Basic Occupational Health
Services(BOHS) to the Informal Sector Workers 21st and 22nd September 2016 at New Delhi
27. Invited Resource Person in the Workshop on Ergonomics for the Design and Production Engineers of
Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd, (GRSE), Kolkata. Organised by NID, Ahmadabad and
Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd, (GRSE), Kolkata at GRSE,FOJ unit, Kolkata 17th and
20th January 2017
28. Invited Resource person to deliver lecture on Ergonomics in Design at Vidyasagar College for
Women on 23rd February 2017
29. Invited Resource Person to deliver lecture on Ergonomics in Curriculum Design in the Workshop on
Curriculum Development at Production Engineering Department , Jadavpur University on 9 th March
2017
30. Invited Speaker to deliver lecture on Indian Ergonomics at The Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and
Human Factor, London, United Kingdom on 31 st May 2017.
31. Invited Speaker to deliver lecture on Indian Ergonomics in Recent Years at Institute of Naval
Medicine, Fareham, United Kingdom on 1st June 2017.

 

INVOLVEMENT IN CURRENT INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH PROJECT:

1.Pulmonary function of workers working in the dusty areas.
2.Ergonomics study on major accidents
3.Ergonomics studies on burn accidents
4.Integrated ergonomics and occupational health studies of workers engaged in crane operation.
5.Ergonomics study on non-reportable and near misses accidents of construction workers.
6.Study on recovery pulse rate of middle aged workers.
7.Study on CTS among workers of continuous data entry.
8.Study on CTS among meat cutters of West Bengal.
9.Analysis of posture in different cooking activities.
10.Study on working behavior of female workers of organized sectors.
11.Effect of stress on Cognitive performance.
12.Human computer interaction.
13.Development of teaching aids for mentally retarded persons.
14.Conicity Index and Blood Pressure.
15.Study on MSD among workers of unorganized and organized sectors.
16.Study on Office Ergonomics
17.Study on workers engaged in hand intensive precision jobs.
18.Study on pre-adolescent agricultural workers.
19.Study on porters involved in MMH in the central market area and railway station.
20. Study on different communities to identify the concept of safety and safe behaviour.
21. Evaluation of child safety with special reference to the design of the school buses.
22. Design of intervention for the MMH workers in the central market area.
23. Assessment of auditory status of regular surface and underground railway passengers.
24. Ergonomic assessment of occupatonal health of construction worker
25. Estimation of iron content in potable water and iron-related diseases
26. Occupational health problems of part-time housemaids
27. Design of office shoes.
28. CG analysis of MMH workers in central market area of Kolkata
29. Design of WELDING TORCH and FACE SHIELD of arc welders of West Bengal
30. Design of Low Cost finger protective device of sewing machine operators.
31. Interventions for Informal Sectors

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:
1. UGC-UPE Project :
Indo –US Collaborative Project (Funded by ICMR-CDC) Economic Evaluation of Interventions to prevent
Manual Material Handling Injuries in the Informal Labour Sector (2010-2013)
2. D.S.T Project. An Ergonomic Study on Occupational Health Problems of Women Engaged in Chikan
Embroidery in West Bengal & its Probable Management (2012-2015)
3. AICTE Project An ergonomics study on repetitive tasks of workers working in different
organised and unorganised sectors of India (2000-2003)
4. UGC Project Ergonomics and occupational health studies on low back pain during manual material
handling in unorganised sectors (2000-2002)

TEACHING AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
1.Taught Applied Physiology and Introductory Ergonomics in Semester I of Post graduate classes (M.Sc.)
2.Taught Advanced Ergonomics in Semester III of Post graduate classes (M.Sc.)
3.Taught Occupational Ergonomics,Cognitive Ergonomics in Semester IV of Post graduate classes (M.Sc.).
3. Supervised Post Graduate students on conducting Ergonomics Group and Individual Projects.
4. Supervised Ph.D. students on Ergonomics Research Projects.

ACTIVITIES AS CONSULTANT
a. Coal Mines
b. Construction, Heavy Engineering factories
c. Coal India Ltd
d. Loss Prevention Council of India
e. Godrej & Boyce Mfg.Co.Ltd, Office Furniture Division.
f. Larsen & Toubro Ltd, ECC Construction Division.
g. Numaligrah Refinery Ltd, Jorhat, Assam
h. World Health Organization South East Asia Regional Office (WHOSEARO), New Delhi.
i. Hindustan Lever Limited, Kolkata.
j. Cachar Paper Mill, Hindustan Paper Corporation, Assam.
k. Prax Air, Howrah.
l. India Glycol Ltd, Kashipur, Uttarakhand.
m. MSME Program in Rolling Mill cluster, National Institute of Design
n. Birla Ultratech Cement, Hirmi
o. Vedanta Alluminium Company,Jharsugda,2012
p. Bharat Alluminium Company (BALCO), Korba,2013,2016
q. Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials Private Limited, Bhutan,2013
r. Birla Ultratech Cement,Rawan,2013
s. Talwandi Sabo Power Ltd, Bhatinda,2014
t. Birla Ultratech Cement,Chhitorgrah,2014
u. Jindal Steel and Power Limited, Raigrah,2015
v. Birla Ultratech Cement, Karnataka,2015
w. Tata Global Beverages Limited, Kolkata,2016
x. MSME Program in Optical Lens cluster, Howrah Green World, 2016
y. Vedanta Alluminium Company, Lanjigarh, Orissa, 2017
z. Aditya Aluminium , Lapanga, Orissa,2017
aa. MSME Program in Lock & Key cluster, Howrah Green World, 2017
bb. JK Paper Mill, Rayagada, Odisha,2017

 

HON. VICE PRESIDENT
South Asian Association of Physiologists (SAAP)

HON. GENERAL SECRETARY
Physiological Society of India

SECRETARY
Institutional Human Ethical Committee, Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta

CHAIRPERSON
Institutional Human Ethical Committee, Raja Peary Mohan College, Uttarpara

MEMBER (Medical Scientist)
Institutional Human Ethical Committee, Department of Physiology, Presidency University

MEMBER IN TECHNICAL COMMITTEE
Howrah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI), Howrah
Rural Biotechnology Committee at Department of Biotechnology, Govt.of West Bengal
PGD-15 ,ERGONOMICS Section, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

CHAIRPERSON, SPECIAL LECTURE and PANELIST OF SPECIAL SESSION, SYMPOSIUM
a. Ergonomics Session, 17th Asian Conference on Occupational HealthTaiwan, November 2002.
b. 26th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists, Kolkata,
November 2005.
c. International Ergonomics Conference (HWWE 2005), Indian Institute of Technology,
Guwahati, December 2005.
d. International Ergonomics Conference (HWWE 2008), Vishwakarma Institute of Technology,
Pune, December 2008.
e. 14th Commonwealth International Sports Science Congress held in Delhi from 27-30
September 2010
f. The Second International Conference of the South East Asian Network of Ergonomics
Societies (SEANES) from 9-12 July 2012 held in Langkawi, Malaysia. Panelist of
Special Session on Ergonomics Interventions in SMEs.
g. Occupational Safety and Health Day at National Institute of Miners’ Health. 29th April,2013
h. Two days’ Seminar on advances in manufacturing: from Robotics to Ergonomics,3rd and 4th
May 2013 at Asansol Engineering College.
i. Organized Symposium entitled Design and Evaluation of Interventions to prevent MSDs at
PREMUS 2013, 7th to 11th July 2013, Busan, Korea
j. Distinguished Speaker lecture at National Institute of Miners’ Health, Nagpur on Occupational
Safety and Health day, April 2013
k. Invited lecture as Distinguished Speaker at Asansol Engineering College in the symposium on
Robotics to Ergonomics, May 4 2013
l. Invited lecture as Resource person at Faculty Development Program at North Eastern Regional
Institute of Science and Technology,Arunachal Pradesh, May 14 2013
m. Invited Lecture and Chair Person at HWWE 2013 at Vidyasagar University. Dec 4-6 2013
n. Plenary Lecture and Chair Person at 25th Annual Conference of PSI at Kamineni Institute
of Medical Sciences. Dec 9-11,2013
o. Prof. S. Subhramanian Oration Award 2013 Lecturer and Chair Person at 34 th Annual
Conference of IABMS at Madras University. Dec 27-29 2013
p. Invited Speaker and Chair Person at 100th Indian Science Congress, Kolkata, February 3-7
2014

q. Distinguished Faculty at National Institute of Miners’ Health, Nagpur in Applied
Ergonomics Workshop, November 28-30,2014
r. Invited Lead Speaker and Chair Person at 12 th HWWE, Guwahati, December 3-5;2014
s. Invited Speaker and Chair Person at 4th SAAP, Dhaka,Bangladesh, December 5-7;2014
t. Invited Lecture and Chair at 22nd West Bengal State Science and Technology Congress
2015at North Bengal University, North Bengal Feb 28-Mar 1 2015
u. Invited Special Session Chair and Lecture at ICOH 2015 at Seoul, South Korea May 31-
June 5 2015
v. Key note Address: Application of Ergonomic Interventions in Informal Sectors of West Bengal,
de la conférence International sur : Les Application de l’Ergonomie dans les Pays en voie de
Développement, réalités et perspectives at Algiers, Algeria October 26 and 27, 2015

w. Invited Resource Person and Panelist: International workshop Basics of environmental and
occupational safety and health science and practice Organized:
International social security association, Harvard school of public health, collegium Ramazzini
and Dhaka community hospital trust Venue: Dhaka community hospital auditorium, Dhaka19-20
November 2015

x. Key note Address: Application of Ergonomics in Re-Rolling mills of West Bengal for the
Improvement of Safety and Health at 4th ASSE India Chapter Professional Development
Conference 2016, Kolkata
y. Invited Talk as Resource Person in the section of Ergonomics at the
Workshop on Principles of Modern Safety in Mines organized by Indian School of Mines Alumni
Association, Kolkata Chapter, Kolkata 2016
z. Invited to discuss on The Reform of IUPS with Prof. Denis Noble, President IUPS at the Balliol
College, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom 2016
aa. Invited Talk as Guest Speaker in the School of Design at the University of Loughborough,
United Kingdom 2016
bb. Invited lecture : Fifth South Asian Association of Physiologists (SAAP V) Conference at
Kathmandu University, Nepal , November 9-12, 2016
cc. Plenary Lecture : Twenty eighth National Conference of Physiological Society of India
(PHYSIOCON 2016), Midnapore, November 18-20, 2016
dd. Key note Address: Ergonomic Interventions for the Improvement of Cognitive Processing at
International Conference on Management of Ergonomic Design, Industrial Safety and Healthcare
Systems (MESH 2016) December 20-23, 2016, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
ee. Chairperson in the Session of Ergonomic Design at International Conference on Management of
Ergonomic Design, Industrial Safety and Healthcare Systems (MESH 2016) December 20-23,
2016, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
ff. Invited Lecture at the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and HumanFactor (London Ergonomics
Group), London, UK, May 31, 2017
gg. Invited Lecture at the Institute of Naval Medicine, Fareham, UK, June 1, 2017
hh. Invited Lecture at Sapurji Industry, Kolkata, August 23, 2017

CONVENER
The International Conference on Frontier Researches in Integrative Physiology,
Calcutta University, Calcutta, January 8-10, 2007

COORDINATER
Calcutta University NAAC Subcommittee 2016, December 19-21, 2016

 

Ph. D SUPERVISION:

Students awarded Ph.D
1. Banibrata Das
Title of thesis: "Ergonomics Study on the Prevalence of Musculo Skeletal Disorders (MSD)
among the Preadolescent Agricultural Workers (Potato Cultivators) of West Bengal”.
Year of Doctoral Degree: 2007
2. Tamal Das
Title of Thesis: “Ergonomics and Occupational Health Studies of Workers engaged in Heavy Load
Handling”
Year of Doctoral Degree: 2008
3.GoutamGhoshal
Ergonomic study on Work Environment and Work Mode as Causative Factors for accident
duringManualMaterialHandling
Year of Doctoral Degree: 2009
4. Suhana Ghosh
An Ergonomic Evaluation on Library Work-Station Design and Analysis of Work Stress on
Library Staffs of Different Indian Academic Institutions
Year of Doctoral Degree: 2012
5. Tarannum Ara,
Title of Thesis: “An Ergonomic Study on Occupational Health Hazards of Indian Footwear Making
Workers and its Management”.
Year of Doctoral Degree: 2013
6. Samrat Dev,
Title of Thesis: “An Ergonomic Study on Occupational Health Problems of Indian Public Transport
Workers and Suggestive Remedial Measures”.
Year of Doctoral Degree: 2013
7. Tirthankar Ghosh:
Title of Thesis: Ergonomic Evaluation and Modification of Existing Work Organizations of Some
Unorganized Sectors to Study the Improvement in Productivity, Health and Safety of those Post Modified
Sectors.
Year of Doctoral Degree: 2014
8. Sabarni Chakrabarty
Title of Thesis: An Ergonomic Study On Occupational Health Problems Of Women Engaged In Chikan
Embroidery In West Bengal & Its Probable Management
Year of Doctoral Degree: 2015
9. Krishnendu Sarkar
Title of Thesis: Ergonomics Study on Occupational Health Problems of Porters of Central Market Area in
Calcutta and Probable Intervention Strategies for Improvement of Productivity.
Year of Doctoral Degree: 2017

Number of students presently working in Ph.D Program: Six
(Sourav Nandy; Manoj Nath; Piyali Mukherjee; Arunabha Bandyopadhyay,Titlee Majumdar, Sugata Das)
Number of students presently working in MD(Ayurved) Program: One
(Soumendra Mondal)

VISITING PROFESSOR and VISITING FACULTY
a. The Jiangxi Chinese Medical University, Nanchang China. (From 1st March to 15th
th th
July, 2007 and 30 January to 15 July 2009)
b. D. J. Academy of Design (DJAD) Coimbatore, India
c. University of Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal. India
d. Indian School of Design & Innovation, Mumbai
e. National Institute of Design, Vijayawada
f. Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management
g. Mednipur College (Autonomous) Mednipur

MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF STUDY (OTHER THAN CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY)
a. Department of Physiology, University of Kalyani
b. Department of Silpa-Sadana (PSV), Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan
c. Department of Physiology, University of Burdwan
d. Department of Physiology, Sreerampur College,Sreerampur
e. West Bengal State University, Barasat, West Bengal

JOURNAL EDITOR IN CHIEF
International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health (IJOSH)
JOURNAL GUEST EDITOR

1. Work. 2012; volume 43 special issue on Humanizing Work and Work
Environment: A challenge for developing countries.
2. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health, volume 2 special issue
on Occupational Ergonomics.
JOURNAL REVIEWER
1. International Journal of Injury Prevention.
2. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science
3. Journal: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology
4. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences
5. Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health
6. Japanese Journal of Human Ergology
7. Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences
8. Safety and Health at Work
MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL EDITORIAL AND ADVISORY BOARD
1. Journal of Environmental Physiology
2. Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences
3. International Journal of Ergonomics (IJEG)
4. International Journal of Engineering Technology and Sciences (IJETS)

 

ORGANISING SECRETARY
a) International Ergonomics Conference HWWE 2009 held in Calcutta at University of
Calcutta from 17-19 December 2009.
b) One Day Symposium on Occupational Health held in Calcutta at University of
Calcutta on 9th July 2011.
c) International Conference on Molecules to Systems Physiology: 100 years Journey
held in Calcutta at University of Calcutta from 21-23 September 2011.
d) Workshop on Occupational Ergonomics in Rural Engineering Industries held in
Calcutta at University of Calcutta on 24th March 2012.
e) Closing Ceremony of Centenary Celebration of Post graduate teaching in Physiology
at University of Calcutta: ICMSP: 100 held in Calcutta at University of Calcutta on 28th
August 2015.
f) XXVIIth Annual Conference of The Physiological Society of India (PSI) and the VIth
Congress of the Federation of Indian Physiological Societies (FIPS): FIPSPHYSICON-
2015 held in Calcutta at University of Calcutta from 18th -20th December 2015.

 

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES ATTENDED (2001-2017)

DATE / DURATION DETAILS

2001 University of California, San Francisco

 

November 2002 Invited Speaker and Chair Person at
Ergonomics Session, 17th Asian
Conference on Occupational Health
Taipei, Taiwan, November 2002
June 2004 Invited Speaker at 7th World Conference
on Injury Prevention and Safety
Promotion, Vienna, Austria 2004.

31 March – 1 April 2006 Invited Speaker at 8th World Conference
on Injury Prevention and Safety
Promotion, Durban, South Africa 2006.

July 2006 IEA 2006: 16th World Congress on
Ergonomics, Maastricht the
Netherlands 2006.
September 27-30; 2010 Invited Speaker and Chair Person at
14thCommonwealth International Sports
Science Congress held in Delhi from 27-
30 September 2010

 

July 1-3; 2010 Invited Speaker and Chair Person at
APCHI ERGOFUTURE, July 2010,
Bali, Indonesia
April 4-6: 2011 Invited Speaker and Chair Person at
ODAM 2011, Grahamstown, South
Africa
September 21-23; 2011 International Conference on Molecules to
Systems Physiology: 100 Years Journey,
ICMSP 100, Kolkata, September 21-23,
2011

 

July 9-12;2012 Invited Speaker and Chair Person at
Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics
Societies Conference (SEANES),
2012,Langkawi, Malaysia
December 6 – 8;2012 Invited Speaker and Chair Person at
International Conference on Ergonomics
and Human Factors (HWWE 2012),
Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, 6 - 8 December
2012
April 29; 2013 Distinguished Speaker Award lecture at
National Institute of Miners’ Health,
Nagpur on Occupational Safety and
Health day, April 2013

May 4; 2013 Invited lecture as Distinguished Speaker
at Asansol Engineering College in the
symposium on Robotics to Ergonomics,
May 4 2013

May 14; 2013 Invited lecture as Resource person at
Faculty Development Program at North
Eastern Regional Institute of Science and
Technology,Arunachal Pradesh, May 14
2013

July 7 – 11; 2013 Organized Symposium as Chair Person,
entitled Design and Evaluation of
Interventions to prevent MSDs at
PREMUS 2013, 7th to 11th July 2013,
Busan, Korea

Dec 4-6 ; 2013 Invited Lecture and Chair Person at
HWWE 2013 at Vidyasagar University.
Dec 4-6 2013
Dec 9-11; 2013 Plenary Lecture and Chair Person at 25 th
Annual Conference of PSI at Kamineni
Institute of Medical Sciences.
Dec 9-11,2013
Dec 27-29; 2013 Prof. S. Subhramanian Oration Award
2013 Lecturer and Chair Person at 34 th
Annual Conference of IABMS at
Madras University. Dec 27-29 2013

February 3-7; 2014 Invited Speaker and Chair Person at
100th Indian Science Congress, Kolkata,
February 3-7 2014

November 28-30, 2014 Distinguished Faculty at National
Institute of Miners’ Health, Nagpur in
Applied Ergonomics Workshop
,November 28-30,2014

December 3-5;2014 Invited Lead Speaker and Chair Person at
12th HWWE, Guwahati,
December 3-5;2014
December 5-7;2014 Invited Speaker and Chair Person at 4 th
SAAP, Dhaka,Bangladesh,
December 5-7;2014
December 19-21 2014 Invited Distinguished Speaker and Chair
Person at 26th PHYSICON, Berhampur,
December 19-21 2014
May 31- June 5 2015 Invited Special Session Chair and
Lecture at 31st International Congress on
Occupational Health 2015 at Seoul,
South Korea May 31- June 5 2015
October 26 and 27 2015 Key note Address: Application of
Ergonomic Interventions in Informal
Sectors of West Bengal, de la conférence
International sur : Les Application de
l’Ergonomie dans les Pays en voie de
Développement, réalités et perspectives
at Algiers, Algeria October 26 and 27
November 19-20 2015 Invited Resource Person and Panelist:
International workshop Basics of
environmental and occupational safety
and health science and practice
Organized:
International social security association,
Harvard school of public health,
collegium Ramazzini and
Dhaka community hospital trust
19-20 November 2015
Venue: Dhaka community hospital
auditorium, Dhaka

April 28-29 2016 Key note Address: Application of
Ergonomics in Re-Rolling mills of West
Bengal for the Improvement of Safety
and Health at 4th ASSE India Chapter
Professional Development Conference
2016, Kolkata

 

Invited Talk as Resource Person in the
May 23- 25 2016
section of Ergonomics at the
Workshop on Principles of Modern
Safety in Mines organized by Indian
School of Mines Alumni Association,
Kolkata Chapter, Kolkata 2016

May 31 2016 Invited to discuss on The Reform of
IUPS with Prof. Denis Noble, President
IUPS at the Balliol College, Oxford
University, Oxford, United Kingdom
2016

June 1 2016 Invited Talk as Guest Speaker in the
School of Design at the
University of Loughborough, United
Kingdom 2016

November 9-12, 2016 Invited lecture : Fifth South Asian
Association of Physiologists (SAAP V)
Conference at Kathmandu University,
Nepal
November 18-20, 2016 Plenary Lecture : Twenty eighth
National Conference of Physiological
Society of India(PHYSIOCON 2016),
Midnapore
December 20-23, 2016 Key note Address: International
Conference on Management of
Ergonomic Design, Industrial Safety and
Healthcare Systems (MESH 2016) Indian
Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
December 20-23, 2016 Chairperson: Session of Ergonomic
Design at International Conference on
Management of Ergonomic Design,
Industrial Safety and Healthcare Systems
(MESH 2016) Indian Institute of
Technology, Kharagpur.
January 17 - 20 , 2017 Invited Resource Person in the
Workshop on Ergonomics for the Design
and Production Engineers of Garden
Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd,
(GRSE), Kolkata. Organised by NID,
Ahmadabad and Garden Reach
Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd, (GRSE),
Kolkata at GRSE,FOJ unit, Kolkata
May 31, 2017 Invited Lecture at the Chartered
Institute of Ergonomics and Human
Factor (London Ergonomics Group),
London, UK
June 1, 2017 Invited Lecture at the Institute of Naval
Medicine, Fareham, UK
August 23, 2017 Invited Lecture at Sapurji Industry,
Kolkata
October 13, 2017 Invited Lecture at Indian Oil
Corporation Ltd, Mathura

 

Publications (Total 232 till 2017)
Selected Publications:

Peer reviewed paper (international journals)[2003-2017; 57]

1. Titlee Majumder , Anandi Bagchi, Somnath Gangopadhyay and Subrata Ghosh
Finger digit ratio: predicting aggression amongst school children of biphasic growth in
Eastern part of West Bengal.
IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences (IOSR-JPBS) e-ISSN:2278-3008, p-
ISSN:2319-7676. Volume 12, Issue 4 Ver. VIII (Jul – Aug 2017), PP 17-22

2. Somnath Gangopadhyay
A human factors perspective from India.
The Ergonomist.No.560, July- August,
24-25, 2017.

3. Sugata Das , Anandi Bagchi , Somnath Gangopadhyay and Subrata Ghosh (2017)
Effect of Natural Resources on Reproductive Health and Oxidative Stress of Female
Construction Workers, West Bengal, India.
International Journal of Advanced Research 5(7), 661-667

4. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Sayantika Das, Ishan Sarkar and Krishnendu Sarkar,
Psychosocial Factors in the Development Of Musculoskeletal Disorders among Manual
Material Handling Workers of Organised and Unorganized Sectors of West Bengal.
Journal of Human Ergology. Vol. 46 No.1, 2017.

5. Saurav Nandi, Debamalya Banerjee, , Somnath Gangopadhyay and Titas Nandi
Regression Analysis of Noise Parameters of Power Generators of Thermal Power Plants.
International Journal of Pollution and Noise Control. Vol 3, No. 1, 1-13, 2017.

6. W. Mishra, A. De, R. Iqbal, V. Khanzode, Somnath Gangopadhyay, A.M. Chandra
A study on Agony of Indian Percussionists. “Ergonomics in Caring for People –
Proceedings of International Conference on Humanizing Work and Work Environment
2015, Springer Publication, June 2017

7.Subhadip Nandy, Somnath Gangopadhyay and Sandip Meghnad Hulke
Musculoskeletal disorders among the gardeners: A cross sectional study
International Journal of Applied Research 2017; 3(5): 440-443, 2017.

8. Sugata Das, Anandi Bagchi, Somnath Gangopadhyay and Subrata Ghosh
Effect Of Pesticides On Reproductive Health And An Ergonomic Evaluation Amongst
Female Agricultural Workers Of West Bengal, India.
International Journal on Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology
Vol. 6, Issue, 4, pp 4-9 April 2017

9. Barsha Dassarma., Saptadip Samanta., Dilip K Nandi and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Carbon Tetrachloride Induced Hepatorenal Failure in Male Albino Rats: A Dose
Response Study. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research, Vol. 8, Issue, 3, pp.
15885-15892, March, 2017

10. Saurav Nandi, Debamalya Banerjee , Somnath Gangopadhyay and Titas Nandi
Conditional Analysis of 250MW Turbo Power Generators using PROMETHEE
Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR)
Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp 1681-1688, 2017

11. Sugata Das, Anandi Bagchi, Somnath Gangopadhyay, Subrata Ghosh
Comparison of Lung Related Discomforts among Female Mud Molders and Brick
Carriers of Brick Manufacturing Unit of West Bengal, India
International Journal of Health Sciences and Research (IJHSR) 2016; 6(8) 135-141

12. S Chakrabarty, K Sarkar, S Dev, T Das, K Mitra, S Sahu and Somnath
Gangopadhyay
Impact of rest breaks on musculoskeletal discomfort of Chikan embroiderers of West
Bengal, India- a follow up field study,
Journal of Occupational Health 2016; 58(4) 365-372
13.Krishnendu Sarkar, Samrat Dev, Tamal Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Examination of postures and frequency of musculoskeletal disorders among manual
workers in Calcutta, India, International Journal of Occupational and Environmental
Health,2016; 22 (2)151-158

14.Sugata Das, Anandi Bagchi , Somnath Gangopadhay and Subrata Ghosh
Work Related Health Disorders of Female Agricultural Workers Correlated with Sawing
and Ploughing in Bengal: An Ergonomic Profile
International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review 2016; Vol.4 (5):16-24.
doi: 10.20546/ijcrar

15. Krishnendu Sarkar, Samrat Dev, Tamal Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay.
Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorder among the Manual Material Handling Workers
of Central Market Area Kolkata, India
International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review 2016; Vol.4 (3):16-24.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2016.403.002

16. S Lahiri, T Tempesti and Somnath Gangopadhyay “Is There An Economic Case For
Training Intervention In The Manual Material Handling Sector Of Developing
Countries?”
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2016; Vol58: 211-214.

17. Banibrata Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Physiological Stress Among Adult, Male
Potato Cultivators of West Bengal, India
Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 2015; Vol. 27(2) NP1669–NP1682.

18. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Sabarni Chakrabarty, Krishnendu Sarkar, Samrat Dev,
Tamal Das, Sunetra Banerjee
An Ergonomics Study on the evaluation of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome among Chikan
Embroidery Workers of West Bengal, India
International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 2015; Vol.21 (3); pp
199-206.

19.Tirthankar Ghosh, Somnath Gangopadhyay and Banibrata Das
Prevalence of respiratory symptoms and disorders among rice mill workers in India
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine, 2014; Vol. 19(3), 226-233.

20.Durlov S, Chakrabarty S, Chatterjee A, Das T, Dev S, Gangopadhyay S, Haldar P,
Maity SG, Sarkar K, Sahu S. Prevalence of low back pain among handloom weavers in
West Bengal, India. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health,
2014; Vol.20 (4); pp 333-339.
21.Gangopadhyay S, Chakrabarty S, Sarkar K, Dev S, Das T. Evaluation of Low Back
Pain among Chikan Embroidery Workers of West Bengal. Journal of Industrial
Engineering and Management Innovation, 2014; Vol. 1 (1), pp 2-12.

22. Somnath Gangopadhyay and Samrat Dev
Design and Evaluation of Ergonomic Interventions for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal
Disorders in India
Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2014, 26:18
doi: 10.1186/2052-4374-26-18

23. Banibrata Das , Tirthankar Ghosh and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Prevalence of Musculo Skeletal Disorders and Occupational Health Problems among
Groundnut Farmers of West Bengal, India
J. Human Ergology, 2013; Vol. 42: 1-12.

24.W. Mishra, A De, Somnath Gangopadhyay, AM Chandra
A Study of Musculoskeletal Discomforts and Associated Risks among Indian Percussion
(Tabla) Players,
Ergonomics SA, 2013; Vol. 25(2):2-11 [ISSN Number : 1010-2728]

25.W. Mishra, A De, Somnath Gangopadhyay, AM Chandra.
Playing-related musculoskeletal disorders among Indian tabla players.
Med Probl Perform Art. 2013,28(2):107-111

26. B Das, T Ghosh, Somnath Gangopadhyay
Child Work in Agriculture in West Bengal, India: Assessment of Musculoskeletal
Disorders and Occupational Health Problems.
J Occup Health. 2013 Jun 7. [Epub ahead of print]

27. Somnath Gangopadhyay and Samrat Dev
Environment and RTI .
The Newsletter of the Road Traffic Injuries Research Network
(RTIRN), 2012;October –December pp 7-8

28. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Samrat Dev, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and
Tarannum Ara
An Ergonomics Study on the Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Indian
Bus Conductors
International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 2012; Vol18(4) p 521-530

29. Banibrata Das, Tirthankar Ghosh and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Assessment of Ergonomic and Occupational Health-Related Problems Among Female
Prawn Seed Collectors of Sunderbans, West Bengal, India
International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 2012;Vol.18(4), p531-540
30. Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Upper Body Musculoskeletal Disorders among Professional Non-Government City Bus
Drivers of Kolkata Network of Ergonomics Societies Conference (SEANES), 2012
Southeast Asian, IEEE Explore digital Library, pp1-5, 2012.
Print ISBN: 978-1-4673-1732-0
INSPEC Accession Number: 12997655
Digital Object Identifier : 10.1109/SEANES.2012.6299556
Date of Current Version : 13 September 2012
Issue Date : 9-12 July 2012
Impact Factor 6.801

31. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Humanizing Work and Work Environment: A challenge for developing countries.
Work. 2012 ;43(4):399-401

32. Tirthankar Ghosh , Somnath Gangopadhyay
Effect of an ergonomic intervention on muscle fatigue and respiratory stress of
goldsmith's during blowing pipe activity in India.
Work. 2012;43(4):427-35.

33. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Occupational Ergonomics in Industrially Developing Countries.
Editorial, Special Issue on Occupational Ergonomics.
International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health, 2012;Vol 2(2) p 1 – 2

34. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tamal Das
An ergonomic study on the onset of mental fatigue among the load handling workers of a
central market area in Kolkata.
Work. 2012 Jan 1;41:2467-2471.

35. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Samrat Dev
Effect of low back pain on social and professional life of drivers of Kolkata.
Work. 2012 Jan 1;41:2426-2433.

36. Banibrata Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Physiological Stress Among Adult, Male
Potato Cultivators of West Bengal, India.
Asia Pac J Public Health. 2012 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print]

37. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Editorial,.
International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health, 2012; Vol 2(1),pp 1

38. Ananga Mohan Chandra, Suhana Ghosh, Sangita Barman,
Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
An ergonomic study on musculoskeletal health hazards among sawmill workers
of West Bengal, India
Journal of Human Ergology, 2011; Vol. 40(1,2),p 1-10.

39. Banibrata Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
An ergonomics evaluation of posture related discomfort and occupational health
problems among rice farmers.
Occupational Ergonomics, 2011;Volume 10(1-2),p 25-38.

40. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tarannum Ara, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and
Samrat Dev
An Occupational Health Study of the Footwear Manufacturing Workers of Kolkata,
India.
Studies on Ethno-Medicine, 2011;Vol. 5(1),p11-15.

41. Banibrata Das, Tirthankar Ghosh, Somnath Gangopadhyay
A Comparative Study of Physical Fitness Index (PFI) and Predicted Maximum
AerobicCapacity(VO2Max) among the Different Groups of Female Students in West
Bengal, India.
International Journal of Applied Sports Sciences, 2010; Vol. 22 (1), p 13-23.

42. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Banibrata Das, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal,
Tirthankar Ghosh. An Ergonomic Study on Posture Related Discomfort and
Occupational Related Disorders among Stone Cutters of West Bengal, India.
International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics (JOSE), 2010; Vol. 16 (1),
p 69-79.

43. Somnath Gangopadhyay, T.Ghosh,T.Das,G.Ghoshal,B.Das,T.Ara and S.Dev
Effect of Working Posture on Occurrence of Musculoskeletal Disorders among the Sand
Core Making Workers of West Bengal.
Central European Journal of Public Health, 2010; Vol. 18(1),p38-42.

44. Subhashis Sahu, Moumita Sett and Somnath Gangopadhyay
An Ergonomic study on teenage girls working in the manual brick manufacturing units
in the unorganized sectors in West Bengal, India Journal of Human Ergology,2010; Vol.
39(1),p35-44.

45. Somnath Gangopadhyay, B.Das ,G.Ghoshal, T.Das,T.Ara and S.Dev
Ergonomics study on musculoskeletal disorders among female agricultural workers of
West Bengal, India
Ergonomics SA,2009;Vol 21(1),p11-22.

46. Somnath Gangopadhyay, B.Das , G.Ghoshal, T.Das,T.Ghosh,
R.Ganguly,K.Samanta,
The prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) among the prawn seed collectors of
Sundarbans
Journal of Human Ergology, 2008;Vol 37(2), p83-90.

47. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tirthankar Ghosh, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and
Banibrata Das,
Prevalence of Upper limb Musculo Skeletal Disorders among Brass Metal Workers in
West Bengal, India
Industrial Health, 2007; Vol. 45,p365-370

48. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tirthankar Ghosh, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and
Banibrata Das,
Impact of Injuries on Work Performance among the Surgical Blacksmiths of West
Bengal. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 2007; Vol. 14(2), p
85-92.

49. Somnath Gangopadhyay, T. Das, G. Ghoshal and T. Ghosh
Work Organization in Sand Core Manufacturing for Health and Productivity.
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 2006 ; Vol.36, p 915-920.

50. Somnath Gangopadhyay, BB Das, T. Das and G. Ghoshal.
The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders among Pre-adolescent Agricultural
Workers of West Bengal, India. Ergonomics SA (South Africa), 2006;Vol. 18 (1) p 14-
21.
51. K.Bose, A.Ghosh, S.Roy and Somnath Gangopadhyay
The relationship of age, body mass index and waist circumference with blood pressure in
Bengalee Hindu male jute mill workers of Belur, West Bengal, India. Anthropologischer
Anzeiger (Germany), 2005;Vol. 63 (2) p 205-212.

52. Somnath Gangopadhyay, A. Bharadwaj, T. Das and G. Ghoshal.
Ergonomic Study on Workers using Grinding Tools Sector and Proposed Design to
Eliminate Physical Trauma during Work. Ergonomics SA (South Africa), 2005; 17(1),
p 2-12.

53. Somnath Gangopadhyay, B. Das, T. Das and G. Ghoshal
An Ergonomic Study on Posture- Related Discomfort among Preadolescent Agricultural
Workers of West Bengal, India. International Journal of Occupational Safety and
Ergonomics (Poland), 2005;Vol. 11(3) p 315 – 322.

54. Somnath Gangopadhyay, B. Brata. Das, T. Das and G. Ghoshal.
Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders among pre-adolescent agricultural workers of
West Bengal, India. Ergonomics SA (South Africa), 2004;Vol. 16 (1) p 2-14.

55. Somnath Gangopadhyay and P. Banerjee.
A Study On The Prevalence Of Upper Extremity Repetitive Strain Injuries Among The
Handloom Weavers Of West Bengal.
Journal of Human Ergology (Japan), 2003; Vol. 32 (1) p 17-22.

56. Somnath Gangopadhyay, A. Ray, A. Das, T. Das, G. Ghoshal, P. Banerjee, and
S. Bagchi.
A Study On Upper Extremity Cumulative Trauma Disorder In Different Unorganised
Sectors Of West Bengal, India.
Journal of Occupational Health (Japan), 2003 ; Vol.45 (6), p 351-357

57. K. Bose, A. Ghosh, S. Roy and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Blood Pressure and Waist Circumference: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Waist
Circumference on Blood Pressure among Bengalee male jute mill workers of Belur,
West Bengal, India.
Journal of Physiological Anthropology and Applied Human Sciences, Japan, 2003;
Vol.22(4) p 169-173.

Peer reviewed paper (national journals)[1989-2012; 29 ]

1. Samrat Dev, Krishnendu Sarkar, Sabarni Chakrabarty, Tamal Das, and Somnath
Gangopadhyay
Prevalence of Work related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) in Distal Upper Extremity
(DUE) among the Workers of a Fan Manufacturing Unit of West Bengal
Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences, 2012 Vol 67 No.3, pp126-135

2.Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tamal Das, Samrat Dev, Sabarni Chakrabarty and
Krishnendu Sarkar
Ergonomics in potters’ hand
Indoceram of AIPMA, 2012,Vol 1 No 2,pp 35-37

3.T.Ghosh , B.Das , Somnath Gangopadhyay
A study on factors of dissatisfaction and stress of the blacksmiths resulting from the
organizational culture in the surgical instrument industry of India.
Industrial Psychiatry Journal 2011, Vol 20, pp124-130

4.Tirthankar Ghosh , Banibrata Das, Somnath Gangopadhyay
A comparative ergonomic study of work-related upper extremity musculo skeletal
disorder among the unskilled and skilled surgical blacksmiths in West Bengal, India.
Indian J Occup Environ Med. 2011,Vol 15, No.3,pp127-132.

5. Banibrata Das, Tirthankar Ghosh, and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Among Child Labourers in West Bengal, India
Indian Pediatrics,2011, Vol.48,No.6,pp 487-488.
6.Somnath Gangopadhyay, Samrat Dev, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and Tarannum
Ara
An Ergonomic study on the occurrence of injuries and concept of students on school bus
safety in India.
Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences, 2011:Vol. 4, No.1, pp 54-60.

7. Tirthankar Ghosh, Banibrata Das, Somnath Gangopadhyay
Work-related musculoskeletal disorder: An occupational disorder of the goldsmiths in
India
Indian Journal of Community Medicine, 2010 :Vol. 35, No 2, pp 321-325.

8. Somnath Gangopadhyay, S.Dev T.Das, G.Ghoshal, , T.Ara,
A study on concept of safety among users of school buses of Kolkata
Journal of Environmental Physiology, Vol. 1, 2008, 11-19

 

9. Somnath Gangopadhyay, T. Das, G. Ghoshal and P.Biswas.
A Questionnaire Study to Evaluate the Predominant Causes Behind City Bus Accidents
in Calcutta, India. The Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences, 2005:Vol 59,
No 2 , pp33-42.

10. Somnath Gangopadhyay, T. Das, G. Ghoshal and B. Das.
An Ergonomic Study on the Development of Musculoskeletal Disorders among the Fixed
Load and Variable Load Handling Workers of Kolkata. Indian Journal of Biological
Sciences, 2003: Vol. 9 pp 37- 45.

11. Somnath Gangopadhyay, G. Ghoshal, and T. Das.
An Ergonomic Study on the Prevalence of Cervical Accidents Among Heavy Load
Handling Workers in a Central Market Area of West Bengal. Indian Journal of
Physiology and Allied Sciences, January, 2003: Vol 57,No 1 pp-1-9.

12. Somnath Gangopadhyay, G. Ghoshal, and T. Das.
An Ergonomic Study on Different Working Postures of Manual Material Handling
Workers in The Central Market Area of West Bengal. Indian Journal of Occupational and
Environmental Medicine; 2002 :Vol 6,pp 225-229.

13. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Effect of Work Environment on the Working Behavior of Human being.
Environment and People; 2001: Vol 8, p 29.

14. Somnath Gangopadhyay and E.Poddar
Analysis of working postures of jute mill workers during weaving related activities.
Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences; 2001,: Vol 55, pp77-85.

15. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Concepts of Ergonomics and its application in Indian Industry. Ergonomics and
Occupational Safety Published by Loss Prevention Association of India Ltd. and
Indian Society of Ergonomics; 2001, pp 1-6.

16. Somnath Gangopadhyay and A. Ray
Application of initial screening tool to identify occupational risk factors during meat
cutting operation.
Vidyasagar University Journal of Biological Sciences ;2000: Vol 6,pp10-19.

17. Somnath Gangopadhyay and .H.L.Arora
Analysis of ergonomic causes behind the repetitive accidents of a steel plant in India.
Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences; 2000: Vol 54, pp 6-12.

18. Somnath Gangopadhyay and A. Ray
An analysis of repetitive strain injuries among three groups of workers.
Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; 2000 , Vol 4, pp39-41.

19.J.Ghosh and. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Computer bugs-environmental pollution and health hazards.
Environment and People; 2000,: Vol 6, pp 22-24.

20. Somnath Gangopadhyay and T. Bandyopadhyay
Ergonomics study on analysis of normal activities of Indian women in kitchen.
Biomedicine; 1999: Vol 19,pp 123-128.

21. Somnath Gangopadhyay, A. Ray and P.Mukhopadhyay
A study on effect of respirable dusts on the pulmonary functions of Indian steel plant
workers.
Environment and People; 1999,: Vol 6, pp 53-57.

22. Somnath Gangopadhyay and J.K.Mahapatra
Pulmonary function studies on clinically normal Indian steel plant workers.
Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences; 1998,: Vol 52, pp 49-52.

23. Somnath Gangopadhyay and R.N.Sen
An ergonomics study on reportable accidents in some industries with hot processes in
West Bengal.
Indian Journal of Industrial Medicine; 1997: Vol 43, pp 7-9.

24. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Occupational health studies of construction workers of a steel plant in India.
Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences; 1996,: Vol 50, pp145-149.

25.H.L.Arora, G.P.Agwani and Somnath Gangopadhyay
A study on pulmonary function of Indian steel plant workers.
Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences; 1995,: Vol 49, pp 78-82.

26. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Ergonomics study on burn accidents during handling of hot material in a steel industry in
India.
Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences; 1994, : Vol 48, pp78-82.

27. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Ergonomics study on four main types of accidents in a steel industry in India.
Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences; 1993, Vol 47, pp119-122.

28. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Ergonomics and its role in industrial production.
Safety, Health and Environment Scan, 1992, Vol 3 pp10-11.

29. R.N.Sen and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Ergonomics study on accidents during manual material handling in an engineering
factory in West Bengal.
Indian Journal of Physiology and Allied Sciences; 1989, Vol 43, pp 113-118.

Chapter in books (1993-2015; 22)

1.Sarkar K, Das T, Dev S, Gangopadhyay S. Effects of low back pain and neck pain on
the health status of the porter of central market area of Kolkata. Chapter : Posture and
Musculoskeletal Disorder in Ergonomics for Rural Development (ISBN 9789351749059)
Edited by Prof. Praksh C. Dhara, Published by Department of Human Physiology with
Community Health, Vidyasagar University, 2015, pp 421-426

2.Gangopadhyay Somnath, Chakrabarty Sabarni, Banerjee Sunetra. Assessment of
Mental Fatigue among Chikan Embroidery Workers of West Bengal. Chapter : Physical
and Cognitive Ergonomics in Ergonomics for Rural Development (ISBN
9789351749059) Edited by Prof. Praksh C. Dhara, Published by Department of Human
Physiology with Community Health, Vidyasagar University, 2015, pp 332-340

3. Manoj Nath, Somnath Gangopadhyay and Goutam Chel. Prevalence of Malnutrition
among Adolescent Bengalee and Tripuri boys of Agartala, Tripura. Section II Science in
Research Word (ISBN 978-81-930702) Edited by Anjali Chakraborty. Publish by
Charupath Publishing House,2015, pp 133-141

4. Somnath Gangopadhyay and Goutam Ghoshal
An ergonomic study on the occurrence of accidents among the manual material handling
workers of a central market area in Kolkata in Human Factors in Organizational Design
and Management X, Volume II, Chapter 20 Human Factors attributes of industrially
developing countries (ISBN 0-9768143-4-X) edited by Matthias Gobel, Candice Christie,
Swantje Zschernack, AndrewTodd and Miriam Mattison ,Published by IEA
press,California,USA,2011, 127-132.

5. Tamal Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
An ergonomic study on the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder among the load
handling workers of a central market area in Kolkata in Human Factors in Organizational
Design and Management X, Volume II,Chapter 20 Human Factors attributes of
industrially developing countries (ISBN 0-9768143-4-X) edited by Matthias Gobel,
Candice Christie, Swantje Zschernack, AndrewTodd and Miriam Mattison ,Published by
IEA press,California,USA,2011, 121-126.

6. Suhana Ghosh, Sangita Barman, Somnath Gangopadhyay and A. M. Chandra
An Ergonomic Assessment Of The Library Work Station Design In Relation To The
Employees’ Musculoskeletal Health Hazards in Ergonomics for Everyone, Chapter X
Ergonomics in Intervention and Design (ISBN 978-81-910303-0-3) edited by Somnath
Gangopadhyay Published by HWWE 2009 Department of Physiology, University of
Calcutta, 2010, 641-651.

 

7. Banibrata Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
An Ergonomic Evaluation of Spading Activity among the Child Labours in Agricultural
Sector in West Bengal, India in Ergonomics for Everyone, Chapter X Ergonomics in
Intervention and Design (ISBN 978-81-910303-0-3) edited by Somnath Gangopadhyay
Published by HWWE 2009 Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, 2010, 235-
246.

8. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal, Tarannum Ara, Samrat Dev
and Rapti Das.
Assessment of Occupational Health Problems among the Part-Time Housemaids of West
Bengal.
in Ergonomics for Everyone, Chapter II Ergonomics in Occupational Health (ISBN 978-
81-910303-0-3) edited by Somnath Gangopadhyay Published by HWWE 2009
Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, 2010, 53-60.

9.Samrat Dev,Tarannum Ara, Goutam Ghoshal, Tamal Das, Amitaba Kar and Somnath
Gangopadhyay
Occupational Factors Associated with Low Back Pain in Kolkata Bus Drivers, India in
Ergonomics
for Everyone, Chapter II Ergonomics in Occupational Health (ISBN 978-81-910303-0-3)
edited by Somnath Gangopadhyay Published by HWWE 2009 Department of
Physiology, University of Calcutta, 2010, 61-73

10. B.Das , T.Das G.Ghoshal,T.Ara, S.Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay,
Study on the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among agricultural workers of
West Bengal, India
in Section 1: Women in Agriculture in Developments in Agricultural and Industrial
Ergonomics, Vol 2:Women at Work, edited by L.P.Gite, C.R.Mehta, Nachiket
Kotwaliwale and Joydeep Majumder, Allied Publisher Pvt.Ltd, 2009, 96-104.

11. S.Dev,T.Ara,T.Ghosh,T.Das,G.Ghoshal,B.Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay,
Concept of metropolitan city students on the design of a safe school bus : a participatory
ergonomics study
in Section 1: Anthropometry and Work place Design in Developments in Agricultural
and Industrial Ergonomics, Vol 1: General Studies, edited by L.P.Gite, C.R.Mehta,
Nachiket Kotwaliwale and Joydeep Majumder, Allied Publisher Pvt.Ltd, 2009, 12-18.

12. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and Amrita Das Gupta,
Nitrate concentration in potable water of Singur Block of West Bengal In Air, Water and
Soil Pollution Edited by K.K.Singh, A.Juwarkar,A.K.Singh and A.Tomar, Section II,
Water Pollution, 2007, Chapter 16, 170-181, Kalyani Publishers, New Delhi.

 

13. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tamal Das, Goutam Ghoshal and Sayantan Roy,
Effects of commonly available pesticides on pulmonary function of agricultural workers
of Hooghly District, West Bengal In Air, Water and Soil Pollution Edited by K.K.Singh,
A.Juwarkar,A.K.Singh and A.Tomar, Section I, Air Pollution, 2007, Chapter 12, 115-
121,Kalyani Publishers, New Delhi.

14. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tamal Das and Goutam Ghoshal,
A Prevalence Study on the Development of Musculo Skeletal Disorders Among the
Workers Engaged in Hand Intensive Jobs in West Bengal In Ergonomic Interventions for
Health & Productivity Edited by Suman Singh, 2007, Chapter 14, 204-213, Himanshu
Publications, New Delhi.

15. Tirthankar Ghosh and Somnath Gangopadhyay
A Study on Workstation Design related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Goldsmiths in
West Bengal, India. Humanizing Work and Work Environment (HWWE 2005),
International Ergonomics Conference, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam,
Edited by Debkumar Chakrabarti and Abhijit Das, Published by Allied Publishers Private
Limited (India), 2006, pp 257-262.

16. Banibrata Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Comparitive Study of Peak Expiratory Flow Rate among the Child Labour in West
Bengal, India. Humanizing Work and Work Environment (HWWE 2005), International
Ergonomics Conference, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam, Edited by
Debkumar Chakrabarti and Abhijit Das, Published by Allied Publishers Private Limited
(India), 2006, pp 297-304.

17. Jisnu Basu, Somnath Gangopadhyay, Tirthankar Ghosh, Goutam Ghoshal and
Tamal Das
A Study on Work-Stress and Factors of Dissatisfaction of the Blacksmiths Resulting due
to the Difference in Technology Level with the Upper Links of the Production Chain in
Surgical Instrument Industry of West Bengal. Humanizing Work and Work Environment
(HWWE 2005), International Ergonomics Conference, Indian Institute of Technology,
Guwahati, Assam, Edited by Debkumar Chakrabarti and Abhijit Das, Published by Allied
Publishers Private Limited (India), 2006, pp 518-525.

18. Goutam Ghoshal and Somnath Gangopadhyay.
Analysis of Causes Behind Iron Foundry Accidents in West Bengal, India. Humanizing
Work and Work Environment (HWWE 2005), International Ergonomics Conference,
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam, Edited by Debkumar Chakrabarti and
Abhijit Das, Published by Allied Publishers Private Limited (India), 2006, pp 288-292.

19. Tamal Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
A Critical Evaluation of the Probable Causes of Musculoskeletal Disorders Prevalent
Among the Manual Material Handling Workers of a Construction Industry. Humanizing
Work and Work Environment (HWWE 2005), International Ergonomics Conference,
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam, Edited by Debkumar Chakrabarti and
Abhijit Das, Published by Allied Publishers Private Limited (India), 2006, pp 283-287.

20. J. Chakraborty, G. Ghoshal, T. Das and SomnathGangopadhyay
Designing of hand gloves in protection of hand wrist injuries among Jute Mill Workers of
West Bengal. Recent Trends in Human Biology, Edited by A.B. Das Choudhuri,
Published by Calcutta University Press; 2004, pp 93-101.

21. Somnath Gangopadhyay and J.K.Mahapatra
Ergonomic study on non-reportable accidents during mechanical maintenance work
(MMW) in a Steel. Plant in India.
Occupational and Environmental Ergonomics, Edited by R.N.Sen, H.P.Chattopadhyay
and A.Sinha. Published by Indian Society of Ergonomics (ISE); 1999, pp 273-276.

22.R.N.Sen and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Ergonomics study on MMH accidents in unorganized sectors in Calcutta.
Occupational and Environmental Ergonomics. Edited by R.N.Sen, S.Das, and
H.P.Chattopadhyay. Published by Indian Society of Ergonomics (ISE), 1993; pp 129-
133.

Edited book (2003-2011; 04)

1. Somnath Gangopadhyay (Editor)
Ergonomics for Everyone Volume 2 (ISBN 978-81-910303-1-0)
Published by HWWE 2009 Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, 2011, Pp
147.

2. Somnath Gangopadhyay (Editor)
Ergonomics for Everyone Volume 1 (ISBN 978-81-910303-0-3)
Published by HWWE 2009 Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, 2010, Pp
776.

3. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Sreya Chatterjee, Madhura Datta, D.C.Nath
Proceedings of the 83rd Orientation Program, March 1 to 27, 2010.Published by UGC-
Academic Staff College, University of Calcutta, Pp 136.

4.Somnath Gangopadhyay and B.K.Dutta.
Philosophy of Living.
UGC-Academic Staff College, Calcutta University, 2003.

 

Full paper in conferences’ proceedings (Full Papers 1994-2014; 20)

1. Blewett VL, Hirsch LF, Gangopadhyay S (2015) Work in art, art in work:
[un]changing representations of work in the art of Kiron Sinha. Proceedings of the
19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, 9-14 August,
Melbourne Australia

2. Gangopadhyay S. Application of Ergonomics in Informal Economy in “User
centered Design & Occupational Well being.” Proceedings of International
Ergonomics Conference, HWWE 2014. ISBN 978-93-392-1970-3; Section-D:
‘Ergonomics Awareness, Education and Training’. Edited by Debkumar Cakrabarti,
Published by Mc Graw Hill Education (India) Private Limited, New Delhi, pp 765-
768.

3. Chakrabarty S and Gangopadhyay S. A Participatory Ergonomics Study on Chikan
Embroidery Workers of West Bengal for Improving Productivity Using Low-Cost
Ergonomics Intervention in “User centered Design & Occupational Well being.”
Proceedings of International Ergonomics Conference, HWWE 2014. ISBN 978-93-
392-1970-3; Section-B: ‘Ergonomics & Design for Elderly, Specially disabled &
Women’. Edited by Debkumar Cakrabarti, Published by Mc Graw Hill Education
(India) Private Limited, New Delhi, pp 286- 291.

4. Sarkar K, Das, T, Dev S and Gangopadhyay S. Effect of psychosocial factors on the
development of low back pain among the porters of central market area of Kolkata in
“User centered Design & Occupational Well being.” Proceedings of International
Ergonomics Conference, HWWE 2014. ISBN 978-93-392-1970-3; Section-C:
‘Physiological considerations for environmental and occupational health’. Edited by
Debkumar Cakrabarti, Published by Mc Graw Hill Education (India) Private Limited,
New Delhi, pp 592- 595.

5. Saurav Nandi, Debamalya Banerjee and Somnath Gangopadhyay. A study on noise
pollution in different noise generating units of Thermal power plants in “User
centered Design & Occupational Well being.” Proceedings of International
Ergonomics Conference, HWWE 2014. ISBN 978-93-392-1970-3; Section-C:
‘Physiological considerations for environmental and occupational health’. Edited by
Debkumar Cakrabarti, Published by Mc Graw Hill Education (India) Private Limited,
New Delhi, pp 460- 463.

6. Krishnendu Sarkar, Tamal Das, Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among the manual material handling workers
– a pilot study in Humanizing Work and Work Environment Ergo safety for all (ISBN
9789351302704) Edited by Dr. Deepa Vinay, Published by Daya Publishing
House,India, 2014, Edited by Debkumar Cakrabarti, Published by Mc Graw Hill
Education (India) Private Limited, New Delhi, pp 244-249

7. Sabarni Chakrabarty and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Prevalence of Neck Pain among Chikan Embroidery Workers of West Bengal in
Humanizing Work and Work Environment Ergo safety for all (ISBN
9789351302704) Edited by Dr. Deepa Vinay, Published by Daya Publishing
House,India, 2014, pp 463-471

8. Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
A Study on the Prevalence of Occupational Stress Among the Urban Government
and Non Government Bus Drivers of Kolkata in Humanizing Work and Work
Environment Ergo safety for all (ISBN 9789351302704) Edited by Dr. Deepa Vinay,
Published by Daya Publishing House,India, 2014, pp 472-478

9. Tamal Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
An Ergonomics Study on the Assessment of Life Status of Porters of a Central
Market Area in Kolkata in Proceedings of 2012 Southeast Asian Network of
Ergonomics Societies Conference (SEANES) edited by Halimahtun M. Khalid,
Alvin W. Yeo, Martin G.Halender and Tek Yong Lim published by Damai Sciences
Sdn Bhd, Malaysia, ISBN: 978-983-41742, 2012.

10. Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Upper Body Musculoskeletal Disorders among Professional Non-Government City
Bus Drivers of Kolkata in Proceedings of 2012 Southeast Asian Network of
Ergonomics Societies Conference (SEANES) edited by Halimahtun M. Khalid,
Alvin W. Yeo, Martin G.Halender and Tek Yong Lim published by Damai Sciences
Sdn Bhd, Malaysia, ISBN: 978-983-41742, 2012.
11. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Application of ergonomic interventions in unorganized sectors of West Bengal for
the prevention of musculo skeletal disorders in Proceedings of APCHI
ERGOFUTURE edited by Dewa Putu Sutjana, I Putu Gede Adiatmika, I Gusti
Ngurah Ardana And I. B. K. Gede Dharma Putra published by Udayana University
Press, Bali, ISBN: 978-602-8566-85-8, 2010,273-279

 

12. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Cognitive Ergonomics and its application in Design in the Proceedings of the 83 rd
Orientation Program, March 1 to 27, 2010.Published by UGC-Academic Staff
College, University of Calcutta, 69-70.

13. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Concepts of Ergonomics and its application on the productivity of system design.
3rd Refresher Course in Physiology: Outlines of Reading Materials; Edited by
B.K.Datta, A.K.Chatterjee and D.Guha. Published by Academic Staff College
and Dept. of Physiology, University of Calcutta, 2001, p 209.

14. Banibrata Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
A Comparative Analysis of Work Related Musculo Skeletal Disorder (MSD)
Between Different Groups of Workers in West Bengal. Proceedings of
Humanizing Work and Work Environment (HWWE 2008), International
Ergonomics Conference, Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Edited by
Hemant Abhyankar, Shriram M. Sane, Prakesh R. Vaidya, Vinayak M. kale,
Published by Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Printed at kalyani
Corporation 2008, pp 491-496.

15. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Wricha Mishra and Amitabha De
Ergonomics Study on Development of Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Among
Indian Tabla and Drum Players. Humanizing Work and Work Environment
(HWWE 2008), International Ergonomics Conference, Vishwakarma Institute of
Technology, Pune, Edited by Hemant Abhyankar, Shriram M. Sane, Prakesh R.
Vaidya, Vinayak M. kale, Published by Vishwakarma Institute of Technology,
Pune, Printed at kalyani Corporation 2008, pp 300-305.

16. Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Ergonomic Study on the Development of Work Related Musculo Skeletal
Disorder (MSD) Among Bus Conductors of West Bengal. Humanizing Work
and Work Environment (HWWE 2008), International Ergonomics Conference,
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Edited by Hemant Abhyankar,
Shriram M. Sane, Prakesh R. Vaidya, Vinayak M. kale, Published by
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Printed at kalyani Corporation
2008, pp 258-266.

17. Tarannum Ara and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Ergonomics and Occupational Health Studies of Footwear Making Workers of
Kolkata. Humanizing Work and Work Environment (HWWE 2008),
International Ergonomics Conference, Vishwakarma Institute of Technology,
Pune, Edited by Hemant Abhyankar, Shriram M. Sane, Prakesh R. Vaidya,
Vinayak M. kale,Published by Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune,
Printed at kalyani Corporation 2008, pp 112-117.

18. Tamal Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
A Critical Evaluation of the Probable Causes of Occupational Stress among the
Porters of a Central Market Area in Kolkata. Humanizing Work and Work
Environment (HWWE 2008), International Ergonomics Conference,
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Edited by Hemant Abhyankar,
Shriram M. Sane, Prakesh R. Vaidya, Vinayak M. kale, Published by
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Printed at kalyani Corporation
2008, pp 294-299.

19. Goutam Ghoshal and Somnath Gangopadhyay
An Ergonomic Study on Construction Industry Accidents Due to Postural Stress
during Manual Material Handling In West Bengal, India. Humanizing Work and
Work Environment (HWWE 2008), International Ergonomics Conference,
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Edited by Hemant Abhyankar,
Shriram M. Sane, Prakesh R. Vaidya, Vinayak M. kale,Published by
Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Printed at kalyani Corporation
2008, pp 225-229.

20. Somnath Gangopadhyay
Accidents and occupational health studies of workers engaged in construction
work of an organized sector in India. Contemporary Ergonomics, “Ergonomics for
All”, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society, U.K., April
19-22, 1994. Edited by S.A.Robertson, Published by Taylor and Francis Ltd,
London, UK, pp 18-22.

Abstracts in conferences’ proceedings (1987-2015; 100 abstracts)
Recent abstracts (2011,2012, 2014, 2015)

1. Sabarni Chakrabarty, and Somnath Gangopadhyay
A Questionnaire Study of Physical Health among Women Engaged in Chikan
Embroidery in West Bengal. Proceedings of the International Conference on
Molecules to Systems Physiology: 100 Years Journey, ICMSP 100, Kolkata,
September 21-23, 2011, pp 163.

2. Krishnendu Sarkar, Tamal Das, Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Prevalence of musculo skeletal disorders among the manual material handling
workers – a pilot study. Proceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics
and Human Factors (HWWE 2012), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, 6 - 8 December 2012

3. Sabarni Chakrabarty and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Prevalence of neck pain among chikan embroidery workers of west Bengal.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics and Human Factors
(HWWE 2012), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, 6 - 8 December 2012

4. Krishnendu Sarkar, Tamal Das, Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Ergonomics study on accidents among manual material handling workers of central
market area. Proceedings of the 100th Indian Science Congress, Kolkata, January 3- 7
2013

5. Sabarni Chakrabarty and Somnath Gangopadhyay
An Ergonomics Study on repetitiveness and entire work process of the Chikan
Embroidery workers of West Bengal. Proceedings of the 100th Indian Science
Congress, Kolkata, January 3- 7 2013

6. Krishnendu Sarkar, Tamal Das, Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Effects of low back pain and neck pain on the health status of the porter of central
market area of kolkata. Proceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics
and Human Factors (HWWE 2013), Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West
Bengal, 4-6 December 2013

7. Sabarni Chakrabarty and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Assessment of mental fatigue among chikan embroidery workers of West Bengal.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics and Human Factors
(HWWE 2013), Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, 4-6 December
2013

8. Krishnendu Sarkar, Tamal Das, Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Ergonomics study on upper body musculoskeletal disorder among manual material
handling workers of central market area. Proceedings of the 100th Indian Science
Congress, Kolkata, February 3-7 2014

9. Sabarni Chakrabarty and Somnath Gangopadhyay
A Study on the Physical and Mental Health Status of the Women Engaged in Chikan
Embroidery in West Bengal. Proceedings of the 22nd West Bengal State Science &
Technology Congress Organized by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of
West Bengal Hosted by University of North Bengal, February 28 & March 01, 2015,
pp MPH-29.

10. Krishnendu Sarkar, Samrat Dev, Tamal Das and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Prevalence of musculo skeletal disorders among the manual material handling workers of
West Bengal. Proceedings of the 22nd West Bengal State Science & Technology
Congress Organized by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of West Bengal
Hosted by University of North Bengal, February 28 & March 01, 2015, pp MPH-20

11. Samrat Dev and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Ergomonics study on the effect of work related musculo skeletal disorder (MSD) among
bus conductors of West Bengal. Proceedings of the 22nd West Bengal State Science &
Technology Congress Organized by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of
West Bengal Hosted by University of North Bengal, February 28 & March 01, 2015, pp
MPH-30

12. Arunabha Bandyopadhyay and Somnath Gangopadhyay
Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among the Trammers of the unmechanised
underground coal mines of Eastern coalfield of India. Proceedings of FIPS-PHYSICON-
2015 held in Calcutta at University of Calcutta from 18th -20th December 2015

13. Sabarni Chakrabarty and Somnath Gangopadhyay
An Ergonomic Study on Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Discomfort among Chikan
Embroidery Workers of West Bengal, India. Proceedings of PSPHYSICON-2015 held in
Calcutta at University of Calcutta from 18th -20th December 2015

Accepted paper in 2017, waiting for publication:

1. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Sayantika Das, Ishan Sarkar and Krishnendu Sarkar,
Psychosocial Factors in the Development Of Musculoskeletal Disorders among
Manual Material Handling Workers of Organised and Unorganized Sectors of
West Bengal. Journal of Human Ergology. Vol. 46 No.1, 2017.

2. W. Mishra, A. De, R. Iqbal, V. Khanzode, Somnath Gangopadhyay, A.M.
Chandra
A study on Agony of Indian Percussionists. “Ergonomics in Caring for People –
Proceedings of International Conference on Humanizing Work and Work
Environment 2015, Springer Publication, June 2017

3. Saurav Nandi, Debamalya Banerjee, , Somnath Gangopadhyay and Titas Nandi
Regression Analysis of Noise Parameters of Power Generators of Thermal Power
Plants. International Journal of Pollution and Noise Control


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