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Dr Nagvendra Kanoje

Research Associate


Dr. Nagvendra Kumar Kanoje is a Research Associate for NewRail Center of Railway Research, School of Engineering at Newcastle University.

Mechanical Engineer with wide experience in field of Research, Railway Manufacturing Industry and Academics.  With a strong Research experience at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong and Industrial experience in a wagon manufacturer company named Titagarh Wagon Limited, India. Commemorate a quick approach to any problem, open to knowledge, strong learning attitude. Also have a previous Academics experience of 4 years.

He is currently working on Railway Research projects on Active Radius Steering Suspension (ARSS) Bogie, ETALON at Newcastle University.


  • PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India (Title of thesis: Dynamics of Rail Wheel Structure due to various defects) in 2015.
  • MTech. Degree in Engineering Mechanics, Applied Mechanics from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India (Title of thesis: FE & optimization of Railway wheel) in 2009.
  • B.E in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Raipur, India in 2006.

Previous Positions

  • Associate Professor at Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology & Management, India from Jul 2017- May 2019.
  • Manager Design at Titagarh Wagon Limited, India from Jan 2016-March 2017.
  • Research Associate at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong from Jul 2014- Sep 2015.
  • Assistant Professor at Lovely Professional University, India from Jul 2009-Jul2011.

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Research Interest:

  • Vehicle Dynamics and Structural analysis.

  • Fatigue and Fracture analysis of components.

  • Wheel-rail Contact and defect analysis.

  • Design and Prototype testing.

  • Structural health monitoring (SHM) and damage detection.

  • Passenger Railway and Freight Regulations and standardisation.


    Current Projects

    At present, I am involved in the research projects

  • ARSS - Active Radius Steering Suspension
  • ETALON: On-board Energy Harvester, Power management and Energy Storage


At present, I have no teaching activities.

In my Previous job I have worked as faculty in Mechanical Engineering Department.