Dr. Sourav Kar
Asst. Prof. & Coordinator
Department of Engineering Sciences & Humanities
Department of Engineering Sciences and Humanities (DESH) is composed of five sections viz., Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Engineering (Mechanical) and Humanities mainly, to serve the students of first year of all the streams of engineering disciplines and also to cater to the needs of higher semesters of different disciplines being offered at Siliguri Institute of Technology. The department not only nurtures the young minds academically but also prepares them to accept the challenges of the society. The students of the department actively participate in different co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
The faculty members of the Department of Engineering Sciences and Humanities comprise of qualified and goal oriented members whose research expertise includes major frontier areas in Physics, Chemistry Mathematics, Mechanical Science and English. Several members of the department have authored books which are widely accessed by students and teachers. Over the years the department has been receiving grants from various funding agencies like DST and CSIR. The department houses two research laboratories - namely the Liquid Crystal Research Laboratory and the Composite Materials Research Laboratory. The department has a repository of over 205 publications.