Dr. Samit Kumar Nandi is currently Professor and Ex. Head, Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology at West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, Kolkata, India. He received his Ph.D. in Veterinary Surgery and Radiology in 2006. Prof. Nandiís research expertise lies with in vivo animal experimentation of calcium phosphate based scaffolds and cements alone and doped, polymers, bioactive glass as bone graft substitute, drug delivery system in osteomyelitis, coated implants in fracture healing, dental implants, silk based biomaterials both soft and hard tissue regeneration, silk based vascular grafts, and bone marrow nucleated cells in wound healing. On the basis of his research accomplishment, Prof. Nandi received five national awards from India and completed five nationally funded projects and presently running three projects. Prof. Nandi worked as Adjunct Faculty in 2012 at the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, USA. He has supervised/supervising over 12 Masterís and 08 Ph.D. students in Veterinary Surgery & Radiology and allied subjects. His students have moved to academia and national labs within India and abroad. He is a prolific writer and has contributed more than 120 scientific articles in National and International journals of repute, 3 books, 10 International book chapters and submitted 6 National patents. He is a reviewer of number of journals all over the Globe. He has given several invited and contributed presentations in various national and international symposia, national Institutes and labs. Dr Nandi is Fellow of Society of Applied Biotechnology, and Member of National Academy of Sciences, India and National Academy of Veterinary Sciences, India.
His research interest is on animal experimentation using biomaterials like calcium phosphate based scaffolds and cements, polymers, Composites, bioactive glass, local drug delivery system for treatment of osteosarcoma and osteomyelitis, coated metallic implants in bone healing, dental implants, silk based biomaterials both soft and hard tissue regeneration, silk based vascular grafts, cartilage grafting, and bone marrow nucleated cells in wound healing.