Dr. Nripendra Sarker

Dr. Nripendra Sarkar
Instructor and Program Assessment Coordinator
Department of Engineering Technology
Email: nsarker@pvamu.edu


  • Innovative Teaching Methods
  •  Battlefield wireless nano-power sensor routing algorithm
  •  Mobile Ad-hoc Network Technology
  •  Diffusion through porous media
  •  Finite Element and Finite Difference simulations
  • Physical and thermal properties of materials


• MS, Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA, 12/1996
Thesis: Traffic flow simulation of radiographic images and video conferences in a LAN

• PhD, Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA, 5/1993
Dissertation: Transient moisture gradients in rough rice mapped with FEM and related to fissures
after heated air drying

• M. Eng, Agricultural Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 4/1978
Thesis: Field study of agricultural mechanization in Comilla district, Bangladesh

• BS. Eng, Agricultural Engineering, Bangladesh Agricultural University, 12/1974.


  • Outstanding Male Teacher, recognized by the students of Pre-College Institute at Prairie View A&M
    University, Summer 2006.
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2000
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistantship, Texas A&M University, May 1989 to December 1996
  • Research Assistantship, Texas Transportation Institute, January 1996 to August 1996
  • International Visiting Research Fellowship, The University of Tsukuba, Japan, September 1983 – March 1984
  • U.K. Government Scholarship to pursue M.S. at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, September 1976 – April 1978
  • Merit Scholarships, Bangladesh Agricultural University, September 1967- March 1975
  • Merit Scholarship from the Government of Pakistan, 1965-1966


  • Member – American Society of Engineering Education
  • Chair – Technical Session of 2006 GSW ASEE Annual Conference on March 10-12, 2006 in Baton Rouge
  • Reviewer – International Journal of Modern Engineering Reviewer – ASEE 2005 Annual Conference in Portland, June 2-5
  • Reviewer – Journal of Bangladesh Society of Agricultural Engineers Reviewer – SBIR Grant Proposal


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