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Nirmal Mandal

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) Master of Engineering (Dynamics) PhD in Rail Structure Engineering
Senior Lecturer - Engineering (Mechanical)
School of Engineering and Technology
Centre for Railway Engineering
(07) 4923 2064
Rockhampton North
Building 30/1.04 - School of Engineering and Technology
About Me

I love teaching in Mechanical Engineering courses and make my students' learning journey better.
I also love to carry out applied research that can be used in industries for better operations and economy
I love music, sports
I love my family and uni

General
Universities Studied At

Central Queensland University

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Universities Worked At

Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh

University of Wollongong, Australia

University of Technology Sydney, Australia

University of New South Wells, Australia

Central Queensland University, Australia

Awards

Excellence in Research Award, Central Queensland University, Australia in 2005

Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) wheel/rail contact award in 2013

Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Good Practice in Learning and Teaching (Tier 1) - a team award in 2013

Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Good Practice in Learning and Teaching (Tier 1) in 2015

Previous teaching

At Chittagong University of Technology, Bangladesh

University of Wollongong, Australia

Professional Experience

Course coordinators:

ENEM 12007 - Statics and Dynamics
ENEG 12002 - Engineering Design
ENTM 12003 - Dynamics
ENTM 13010  - Dynamics of Industrial Machines
ENAG 11003 - Engineering Materials
ENTM 12001 - Mechanics
ENTM 14012 - Finite Element Analysis
ENEM 14014 - Capstone Thermofluid Engineering
ENEM13011 - Fluid and Electrical Drive Systems

Discipline Leader, Mechanical Discipline
Member, Centre for Railway Operational Committee
Member, Future Engineering Education Direction (FEED) Committee

Head of Program: Postgraduate of Engineering

  • Teacher in Mechanical Engineering, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) for sixteen years till 2001
  • Part-time teacher, University of Wollongong, 2001
  • Research Associate, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), 2002-2003
  • Research Associate, University of New South Wales (UNSW), 2002
  • Part-time teacher, CQUniversity, 2005-2006
  • Full-time teacher, CQUniversity, 2007-cont.

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Engineers Australia
  • Member, Engineers Australia Local Group - Rockhampton
  • Member, International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration
  • Fellow, Institution Engineers Bangladesh
  • Member, Australasian Association for Engineering Education

 

Responsibilities

Course Development

ENEM 12007 - Statics and Dynamics
ENEG 12002 - Engineering Design
ENEM 14012  - Solid Mechanics and Computational Analysis
ENEM 13011 - Fluid and Electrical Drive Systems

Professional Interests

FEM, Structural Fatigue, Damage Estimation, Stress  and Failure Analysis
Structural Dynamics, Structure-borne Sound, Vibration Propagation in Structures
For Master and PhD research in those areas or in any area of Mechanical Engineering, please send me an e-mail (n.mandal@cqu.edu.au) for preparation of research proposals.

Research Supervision
Accreditation

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

At the level of Principal Supervisor


Current Capacity
I am currently unavailable to supervise more research candidates
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