Mr Mukesh Kamti - Cognitive Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering - Best Researcher Award

Indian Institute of Management - India 

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Mukesh Kumar Kamti embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from Siliguri College, North Bengal University, in 2014. This was followed by a Master of Science in Human Physiology with a specialization in Ergonomics and Sports Physiology from Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, in 2016.

Professional Endeavors

Driven by a passion for Ergonomics and Human Factors, Mukesh Kumar Kamti pursued a Ph.D. in Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering at the prestigious Indian Institute of Management Mumbai (IIMM). During his academic pursuit, he engaged in multidisciplinary research and served as a Research Assistant (RA) at the Centre of Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering (CEHFE), IIM Mumbai, from November 2017 to November 2020. Following this, he continued his research journey as a Project Assistant (PA) at the Ergonomics Laboratory, IIM Mumbai, from May 2021 to February 2023.

Contributions and Research Focus

Mukesh's significant contributions include his Ph.D. thesis titled “Cognitive study on Three-wheeler driver to evaluate Mental states and improve driving performance.” His research expertise extends to diverse projects, such as the study on the workstation and work tools of the Terracotta Handicraft Industry, ergonomic studies at tea estates, and workplace improvements in cashew processing units. His involvement spans the entire research process, from study planning to data analysis and manuscript preparation.

Accolades and Recognition

Mukesh Kumar Kamti has been recognized for his scholarly work with publications in reputed journals, including IEEE and Transportation Research Record. Notably, his research focuses on topics such as human factors associated with self-reported aberrant behavior among autorickshaw drivers and the evolution of driver fatigue detection techniques.

Impact and Influence

His impact extends beyond academia to the industrial sector, where he has been contributing significantly as the Assistant Manager Ergonomics at Tata Steel Ltd. Since March 2023, Mukesh has been applying his expertise to enhance ergonomics practices in a corporate setting.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Mukesh Kumar Kamti's legacy lies in his commitment to advancing the field of Ergonomics and Human Factors. With a rich academic background, extensive research experience, and a role in the industry, he continues to shape the future of the discipline. His proficiency in 3D motion analysis, biomechanics, and human-computer interaction positions him as a valuable asset in both academic and industrial contexts. As he forges ahead, his dedication to excellence and innovation promises continued contributions to the field of Ergonomics and Human Factors.

Notable Publication

Mukesh Kamti – Cognitive Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering – Best Researcher Award

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